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What is the purpose of Quest Merits?
Team members can contribute merits to a team to help the team win the monthly competitions. Along with the monthly team contest to win the cash prize, there is a weekly competition held to win merits. Merits donated towards the teams number of merits only go towards the current running contests. Make sure you and your teammates have enough merits to win a competition before donating them, that way you're getting more from your merits earned. Your quest merits completed are also displayed on your profile.
The bars beside each merit quest indicate your completed quests, as well as your progress to the next quest following. The green color represents what you have reached, whereas the gray area represents the percentage you have left before you have reached the quest.
How do I earn more Merits?
You have the opportunity to earn merits by completing the Quests listed on our Your Quests page. On this page you will find two sections. One of which will show merit quests you have yet to reach and the other showing quests you have already completed. You can also see how many merits you will gain for each quest, how much you have earned for ones completed, and how many members on Points2shop/Cashle have completed the quest. The number of merits that you will receive is shown in orange beside the small gold star for each quest.
Another way of earning Merits is from the Spin2win wheel. After you have completed an offer and claimed it, you will have a chance at winning merits by spinning the wheel when it appears. You could win the 1 merit prize, the 5 merit or the 50 merit prize.
Lastly, you will gain 10 merits for each day you're active on the site.
How do I use quest merits and what does "donate to team" mean?
First you will need to either join a current open team or create one of your own to be able to donate. If you're wanting to join a current team, you can look through the teams list found under the Compete tab and click Teams Competition. You will see that some teams are closed - this means the team leader has chosen to not receive anymore requests for members trying to join their team. Once you have requested a join to the team, the leader(s) of the team will have to accept you to be able to access the team forum and the ability to donate merits.
- You will most likely have a better chance of getting accepted into a team by visiting the Compete discussion forum and looking to see if any members are looking for teammates to join their team.
To create your own team - Go to the Compete tab and click the Teams Competition page. Here you will see three tabs on a blue bar that says "Teams", "Create a Team", or "Help". Click on Create a team. It is best to wait until you have at least 20,000 merits before creating a team. This allows you to better compete with the top teams and actually win a cash prize.
How do I know how many merits I have?
- Your total merits are displayed in the heading of the page, beside your cash earnings.
- Your team page will also display the total number of merits that you have not yet donated.
- You can also find your merits on your profile page.
Can I exchange Merits for points or cash?
- No, but you have the opportunity to win cash by joining a team.