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Something is off on my merits
I can't for the life of me figure out why sometimes I don't get merits after completing something, but in other times that same job will give merits. It happens on different jobs, not just the one. Sometimes I will get the merits and sometimes nothing happens when I complete the job. Does anyone know what could POSSIBLY be the issue?
Also sometimes when a new day triggers, I will get all my jobs issued but then sometimes I will just lose a ton of points. I don't know if I'm supposed to lose points when jobs are assigned or if that's not supposed to happen because both happens. Do merits roll over when you get to many?
I feel like there is some kind of bug in my script or even the program itself. I just can't figure it out.
Can you send me a script with the problem? Then I will look at it. You can send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, I see the problem. Apparently the points awarded when a job is done, is counted as if the jobs were punishments. But only if the Run keyword is used.
My problem is that I cannot change the program at the moment. I can only do that from my Windows XP machine, and it is broken down. I am in the process of transferring it to a new development environment on my Windows 10 machine, but it will take quite some time to complete that, as I don't have much time for it.
As I see it, you can circumvent the problem by one of these means:
- Use timers to launch the jobs, as you do.
- Use Interval instead of Run.
- Remove AddMerit from the jobs.
I'm sorry, but it's the best I can do right now.
It's weird that no one else has ever seen that problem. I'm not to worried now that it's confirmed and that there is a work around. I just felt like I was losing my mind lol. I thought I was just doing something really dumb.
You say "some time" is that a months timeline or years timeline? I totally understand that you do this as a hobby and don't really make any money off of it. Just trying to get some kind of idea. I really love the idea of this program. There really isn't anything like it that I can find. I wish I could be more help to further it to reach an awesome potential.
I also find it weird that no one else have experienced the problem. That's why I was so reluctant to recognise the bug. I apologise for that.
"Some time" might be years. I don't know. Yes, it's a hobby that has been going on for more than 20 years. And I'm not so keen as I were. Especially when uninteresting stuff like software upgrades spoils the fun. But hopefully one day I will get past it.