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Why isn't there any master sessions lately?

Why isn't there any master sessions lately?

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4 years, 9 months ago

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Hello all,

We have suspended master sessions and are in the process of doing a major overhaul of the points exchange. The reason for this is that master sessions do not engage very many of you at a time. As we quickly expand as a site we are experimenting with enriching rewards that engage more of you. In the very near future, we will be offering books on the points exchange in order to offer more variety, and appeal to more people. We did not see expanding master sessions as a way of offering the community more, given the rate at which the community is growing.

A master session is ephemeral, a book you can read and reread on a flexible schedule. We decided that switching to books on the points exchange is a better way to offer more useful prizes to spend your points on, for more of you.

Peter Taylor Staff - 4 years, 9 months ago

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The idea of books is totally cool and awesome!

Nishanth Hegde - 4 years, 9 months ago

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Thank you Peter. When do you think you will have the new master session up and running?

Trever Reeh - 4 years, 9 months ago

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Trever,

The new points exchange will be changed and live within the next week, possibly within the next day(that is a deliberately vague statement). It's mostly done, and just at the stage of doing fiddly things to it. Stay tuned. I will announce on the discussion forum when it is up and alert you on this thread.

Peter Taylor Staff - 4 years, 9 months ago

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Also note that master sessions have been suspended indefinitely and that Peter was actually referring to when the e-book prizes would be available when he said

the new points exchange will be changed and live within the next week

The new points exchange will not have master sessions because as Peter said, there wasn't an effective and fair way to make them beneficial to more than a few users at a time.

Sam Solomon Staff - 4 years, 9 months ago

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What is the expected amount of points for claiming a book??

Soham Chanda - 4 years, 9 months ago

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The points exchange is live, and books range from 2000 to 15000 points. They are really amazing books too!

Rohan Rao - 4 years, 9 months ago

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