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Exciting New Feature added to SpoilerTV *Update 27th October 2011*

Update: 27th October 2011 Once again thought it was a good idea to bring this back up as we have a lot of new people visiting the site who email asking me what this all is :)

We have over 2500 users using the badgeville system now and we hope to roll out some more show specific badges soon, along with hopefully a cool personal notification system. Stay tuned for that.

Remember, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate in contacting me direct or by leaving a comment below.

Hey All,

We're pleased to announce an exciting new feature to SpoilerTV. As we mentioned recently we're doing away with the Monthly Commentator rewards and replacing them with this new feature.

The SpoilerTV Rewards and Loyalty System

Basically in the past we were only able to provide the monthly draw for people who made it into our top 10 commentators list. This was not fair for other users who help SpoilerTV in a number of other ways, eg ReTweeting our content, visiting the site, Facebook Liking, Voting on Polls, Clicking the Google+1 button etc.

So we're pleased to announce the new system

Basically whenever you preform one of these actions, you'll be rewarded with points.

As you can see above each activity gives you a different set of points. As you get more points you get more badges.

Also you get badges for completing so many actions of a type. Lets say your a regular commentator on the site. Every time you make a comment you get some points. You get Comment Badges as you make so many comments. eg

Level 1 - 5 Comments
Level 2 - 10 Comments
Level 3 - 20 Comments

When you unlock a new badge/level you'll see a notification popup to inform you of your award.

As you can see we've added some new widgets to the sidebar.

These allow you to see the top users for the week, month and all time and you can track your progress here.

Each month we'll take the top 10 people from the Monthly list and they will be entered into the prize draw for a free DVD Boxset of their choice.

You can track your progress by hovering your mouse over the header widget

The other widget that you'll see is that of the Activity Stream. This shows you all the recent badges/levels etc for all users across the site.

If you find the scrolling distracting you can simply click on the Pause link at the bottom of the widget.

Using the System
When you first start you'll see the Signup/Sign In links.

Click the link and connect with your Twitter account. (We hope to support Facebook accounts soon) If you don't have a Twitter Account you can create one very quickly for the purposes of this system. It's simply used to log you in and track your progress

And that's it. Once connected any activity like commenting, voting on a poll, visiting the site, Facebook Liking, Using the Tweet button,clicking the Google +1 Button will all give you points.

You can click on My Rewards link to see all the badges/awards etc that you currently have as well as seeing how many points you need to get to the next level.

Clicking on the View Profile Button will give you more details

Changing your Settings
The settings page allows you to upload your Avatar/Photo that you want to be seen as.

You can also turn off/on a variety of Notifications.

1) You are only rewarded if you are logged in. Make sure it shows you as logged in at the top right sidebar.
2) Anyone found spamming the comments or trying to game the system just to get more points will be banned.
3) This system will have some bugs/glitches/odd behaviours so please bare with us during the early days and report them in the comments below.
4) We hope to have rewards also for playing videos on the site shortly along with some other activities.
5) Only activities performed on the site currently count. eg Comments via email don't count along with ReTweeting via external clients.
6) The system currently logs you out after about an hour or so if you've not been on the site. We hope to extend this later. So make sure you Sign back in when you revisit the site.
7) We'll be add some new badges/rewards shortly.

If you have any comments/issues/bugs please leave a comment below.

We hope you enjoy this fun new addition to the site and we hope it brings more interaction with our readers etc. So get started, sign in and start interacting and getting points!

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About The SpoilerTV Daily Newsreel

Every day 100's of items are submitted to us and we don't always have the time to make separate posts for the news and/or there is so much that it would quickly push all other items off the homepage.

So a result we've come up with the idea of the Newsreel, which will feature smaller shows and news items as they happen.

There will be a new Newsreel each day, and as news is added we will update the post and and push it back to the top of the site so that you can see that new items have been added. A tweet of the item will also be sent to our @SpoilerTV account.

New Items will be listed at the top of the article.

This will allow us to provide more news on more shows in a much more timely fashion
About Movie News Roundup

Rather that creating lots of new posts as new info is released and fragmenting the commentary, we thought it would be a good idea for the upcoming major movies to create a single post for each major movies that will collate all the info as it's posted.

New items will be added to the top of the list as well as the post being re-posted back to the top of the homepage when a new item is added. We will additionally send out a fresh tweet alerting you of the new information.

This will allow you to bookmark this page so that you can return to it whenever you like. It will also help consolidate all the discussion on this movie in a central place and make it less likely that you'll miss some key information.

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