Points versus credits

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Hi, When winning an award, sometimes you get points. What can you do with the points? And why do you sometimes don't get points at all, even if you win an award?
I see some people win 3 awards and have thousands of points, whereas I won 20 awards and have 311 points. Please can someone explain this/ Thank you.
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Another one here, always getting awards, not points. I don't guess we are that good yet!
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The points values increase dramatically as the award increases for instance in animals, a weekly 20% daily award will get in the region of 17 - 18 points where as the 1st place might expect to get 2000ish.

Not all categories are the same because it is based on the number of images entered in the category and a percentage allocated following a format set by Pixoto, not sure on that but i am sure it is here somewhere !

Hope this helps not very clear ?
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Thank you Ralph for helping Marion and Terry.
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Thanks, that explains a lot!
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A second place day winner in dogs awarded 390 points, points go up when you win weekly and monthly awards
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I. Received a 10% award with no points just this morning. I'm always getting awards with no points, which I'm glad for that, not complaining. I think I have won 2 x times 76 points before. Maybe 2 on one, 4 on another one. I don't really understand it either. I enter lots of images, sometimes I think I enter too many. Oh Well! Maybe in time I will get better as I think I am learning and already improved a little. Just my opinion. I know some one that have very few images and already 4000 something points.
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Hello Marion and Terry, awards won if images is submitted to Uncategorized category do not get points, awards in challenges do not get points, and some Rising star awards also do not get points.

The higher award is the higher number of point is for that award, also, as Ralph explained, awards in some categories with much greater number of images submitted (like Animals, People, Landscape...) have higher amount of points then categories where there are just few images submitted.

I hope this helps.
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Thanks for your answers. The one question that was not answered is: What can I do with the points?
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Hi Marion, I'm sorry I missed that question. Points determine your position on Contributor leaderboard, you can not spend them.

I hope this helps.
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Thanks for that :-)
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You are welcome Marion, glad I could help :)

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