# A Birthday bonus??

Birthdays are special for everyone. .So how about brilliant starts giving bonus points on any problem solved on the user's birth date? It would make us feel really good, wouldn't it?

Note by Arshdeep Duggal
5 years, 10 months ago

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- 5 years, 10 months ago

While surviving yet another year is a commendable accomplishment, we probably won't be giving out extra points for your birthday's. That said, we might come up with something fun to do to/for people on their birthdays that doesn't involve points.

Staff - 5 years, 10 months ago

There you have a nice thought.

- 5 years, 10 months ago

That's nice!

- 5 years, 10 months ago

Brilliant gives you point for your hard-work you have done while solving a problem. Points are like appreciation for our success.

You're asking for giving bonus points on our birthday, the some other user will ask to give points on some other special events. Getting points that way would not be at all satisfying (atleast for me)

SO this is a bad idea for me.

- 5 years, 10 months ago

Ok, I am just giving a suggestion, no need to get hyper..

- 5 years, 10 months ago

you shouldn't be solving brilliant problems on your birthday, arshdeep...

- 5 years, 10 months ago

I disagree. In my opinion, nothing should stop you from doing Brilliant problems just for the sake of it.

- 5 years, 10 months ago

Nice thought; buddy! Maybe my obsession with brilliant won't last long! On the other hand, I came up with this idea as my birthday is real close and I am at home coz I have a 1 month break from college; nothing much to do around the house..

- 5 years, 10 months ago