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Spark Points

Monday, July 16, 2012

It amazes me how motivating spark points can be. What are they anyway? A trophy on your page. Yet, everytime I am close to a new award, I become diligent about acquiring every available point for that day! On an average day, I track food and exercise, that is about it. If a friend posts an interesting blog, I will comment. Other activities, like message boards and huddle with team, not so much. But, if I am close to a new trophy, I will do all of the above! It is a great way to encourage people to be active on the site and communicate with other members.

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    Yes it is a motivator. I also found that when I increased my comments to others, I received more in return, and sometimes the information seemed to help someone else. emoticon
    2412 days ago
    I agree with all of the comments! I too try to get every point that I can when getting clos to a new award! It must be our inner competitiveness that makes us like that!
    2412 days ago
    I agree. We don't get anything for them, but they sure are motivating. For me, it's being competitive with myself.
    2412 days ago
    lol agreed!!
    2412 days ago
    your guess is as good as mine
    2412 days ago
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