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JusTash83

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I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« on: May 30, 2012, 10:06:28 am »
So I get daily surveys but I vary rarely get to take the survey for the full amount only get the 1 cent for my attempt... Why is this???? :angry7:


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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012, 10:25:04 am »
I have had the same problem with surveys and I can't put my finger on why someone would get chosen for one survey and not another since the only thing they are asking for is your opinion. I believe that they are looking for people who may have the same opinion that they are looking for. So that the surveys can be slanted in their favor. Out of 1000 people polled 950 people chose this product. I guess the product they want you to have a favorable opinion on is the product that they are selling.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012, 10:42:59 am »
True But the questions they ask you before you take the survey are all pretty much the same race job status etc.... its almost like if you dont say the right thing you wont get picked...

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2012, 11:46:55 am »
I think this is true for everyone! I only qualify for about 20 Percent of the surveys. I personally think it is because of my age and I am retired but, who knows!! I really don't think anyone qualifies for most of them.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2012, 12:37:09 pm »
This is the very reason I quit trying the surveys (except for the FC ones that pay .01 even if you are DQ'd).

I am older, with no kids at home and I think a lot of companies are looking for people in their 30's-40's with kids at home....  What really made me decide to stop is that I would be asked the same question 2 or 3 times and THEN get disqualified.  I understand wanting a certain demographic, but with technology as advance as it is, I don't understand why, when I put in my b-date (12/29/1954), 3 questions later, I'd be asked for my age.   Or when I'm asked my marital status (married) many people live in my house (2), the next question is how many children under 18 live in the house.  It isn't brain surgery.  If you are 57 & married and 2 people live in the house, why would there be ANY kids under 18 (are there really a lot of 57 year olds out there married to 16 year olds?). 

Anyway, to save myself the frustration, I just stopped trying.  I am still able to cash out each month, and I am happy.



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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2012, 04:06:10 pm »
You just have to keep trying even though its annoying and it never seems like it will work, you have to hang in there cause you will eventually qualify for something!! Good Luck!

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2012, 10:39:35 pm »
me the 0nly survey i get is the ssi i give up trying the rest surveys  :) :) :)

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2012, 07:37:04 am »
I never qualify for any surveys. One reason is that i work in market research and that almost always kicks me out of taking a survey.

The clients or advertisers are looking for a certain profile. For me, my demographics are more often not what they are looking for. I am a lower income senior citizen who lives in an apartment. I do not own an automobile. I have no children or grandchildren. I am not what they want.  :crybaby2:

I attempt the Fusion Cash surveys that do pay me one cent for trying. I am usually DQ'd very fast so it does not take a up a lot of my time. There are other ways to earn on FC so I am very satisfied with what I do earn but I wish that some of the clients would want the opinion of lower income seniors. I am a consumer. I shop, eat and travel. I have a computer, iPad, cell phone and am bundled with my cable company. Maybe one day, there will be a survey just for seniors.  ;D




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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2012, 08:28:21 am »
This is the very reason I quit trying the surveys (except for the FC ones that pay .01 even if you are DQ'd).

I am older, with no kids at home and I think a lot of companies are looking for people in their 30's-40's with kids at home....  What really made me decide to stop is that I would be asked the same question 2 or 3 times and THEN get disqualified.  I understand wanting a certain demographic, but with technology as advance as it is, I don't understand why, when I put in my b-date (12/29/1954), 3 questions later, I'd be asked for my age.   Or when I'm asked my marital status (married) many people live in my house (2), the next question is how many children under 18 live in the house.  It isn't brain surgery.  If you are 57 & married and 2 people live in the house, why would there be ANY kids under 18 (are there really a lot of 57 year olds out there married to 16 year olds?). 

Anyway, to save myself the frustration, I just stopped trying.  I am still able to cash out each month, and I am happy.

The only ting I can think of is with the way the economy has changed living arrangements, some older adults have had to allow their adult children and grandchildren to move back into their homes, or in some cases, grandparents may be raising their grandchildren in their homes currently. But then that should have changed your total # of people living in the house. They may realize that it is a force of habit to reply that there are only 2 people in the household because it is more automatic to think of just the adults? Who knows , I gave up on the surveys a long time ago as well for many of the same reasons as already pointed out in this thread, too much time and a high percentage of DQ's. Just not worth the frustration to me.


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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2012, 08:31:13 am »
I have had the same problem with surveys and I can't put my finger on why someone would get chosen for one survey and not another since the only thing they are asking for is your opinion. I believe that they are looking for people who may have the same opinion that they are looking for. So that the surveys can be slanted in their favor. Out of 1000 people polled 950 people chose this product. I guess the product they want you to have a favorable opinion on is the product that they are selling.

I think you most likely have hit the nail on the head. Many things in marketing are controlled and numbers can always be manipulated to say just about anything that you want them to say, look at Enron! It does seem unrealistic and a bit unfair though to not include more age groups and different demographics, as someone else pointed out, all of us have opinions and spend money it just seems a little short sighted on the part of the marketers to exclude so many from their data.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2012, 08:39:48 am »
i quit doing surveys i only do the video the paid to post the checking your email everyday because i never qualify it started good but now saying i don't qualify.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2012, 05:10:22 pm »
You need to fit the demographics the survey company is looking for.  You also need to be consistent in your answers.  The surveying companies are just as eager as you to get quality completed surveys.  It is frustrating, but part of the survey taking world.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2012, 05:17:03 pm »
i have the same problem all the time. I dont get it either.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2012, 11:40:57 am »
I also have this problem quite a bit when I do surveys. I never really understand it because I have always assumed that surveys were taking from variety of people but it seems like all the surveys I try to qualify on FC is only looking for certain people and certain answers.

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Re: I dont qualify for most surveys Why??
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2012, 12:31:32 pm »
I can be on a survery for 30 min then be told you dont qualify. They just are not worth it to me. None of the fusion surveys qualified but I answered questions for 20 to 30 min on them for a penny. Questions not even related to what the survey was supposed to be about.
The surveys must be ways to get spies attached to your computer. :BangHead:

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