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  1. Aug 8, 2011 #1
    Just curious - are the people who help with questions paid staff?
    Thanks!
     
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  3. Aug 8, 2011 #2

    jtbell

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    No. The only "paid" person here is the site owner/admin, Greg Bernhardt. The rest of us "staff" (Mentors, Science Advisors, Homework Helpers) are all volunteers.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2011 #3

    Pengwuino

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    And don't remind them. Can you believe these suckers do this FOR FREE???

    I'm trying to get some of them to clean my house and work in a large field I'm trying to build.
     
  5. Aug 8, 2011 #4

    I like Serena

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    We get paid in terms of distracting ourselves from the work we *should* do. :wink:
    And by the thanks we get from the people we help. :blushing:
    And, errr... sometimes by anger tantrums from people who feel we don't help enough. :biggrin:
     
  6. Aug 8, 2011 #5

    dlgoff

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    One of the biggest payments I get is from the fine education I'm getting here. :approve:
     
  7. Aug 8, 2011 #6

    micromass

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    Wait, we're not getting paid????

    I'm getting out of here!

    :grumpy:
     
  8. Aug 8, 2011 #7

    Evo

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    I pay Greg, you mean you guys get to do it for free? :grumpy:
     
  9. Aug 8, 2011 #8

    micromass

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    You pay Greg for every person you get to ban? :tongue2: That's a lot of money :biggrin:
     
  10. Aug 8, 2011 #9

    Vanadium 50

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    I get paid twice as much as Evo.
     
  11. Aug 8, 2011 #10

    Evo

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    Back in the old days we did get free Porsches and trips to Bora Bora. <sigh> The good old days...
     
  12. Aug 8, 2011 #11

    micromass

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    Doesn't scientology give out good vacations to their employees?
     
  13. Aug 8, 2011 #12
    I could answer that, but you'll have to pay me first.
     
  14. Aug 9, 2011 #13
    This must be the site of the greatest concentration of generosity in the world. THANK YOU ALL!!! :)
     
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