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I Did It! 10,000 Coins Today

Well, first of all, I would like to thank everyone who helped me get here. Without your page views and your cool articles for me to comment on, I wouldn't have been able to make it to 10 coins, let alone 10,000. Also, I realize that I can't even cash out yet, so it's not like I'm gonna be spending up a storm any time soon.

But, man, considering how hard it was to make the first thousand coins, I'm pretty happy that I've made it to 10,000. As I promised in my previous post, now that I've achieved this milestone, I will not be posting for 11K and 12K and so on, although I am likely to post when I cash out, or maybe even when I can cash out, whether I do yet or not.

Because I haven't gone into specifics for a while, and because it seems like an appropriate time to do so, I will recount the statistics of each leg of the journey, for those of you who are interested in finding out the nuts and bolts of what worked:

1,000 coins - 35 days, 38 posts

2,000 coins - 10 days, 9 posts

3,000 coins - 25 days, 25 posts

4,000 coins - 42 days, 11 posts

5,000 coins - 24 days, 15 posts

6,000 coins - 34 days, 17 posts

7,000 coins - 38 days, 20 posts

8,000 coins - 28 days, 22 posts

9,000 coins - 16 days, 23 posts

Whew, that was a lot of work to put all those links! I'm gonna have to take a nap. But before I do, chances are pretty good that since you clicked on this article, you'll want to know that one last critical piece of information--how many days and posts did it take to get me from 9,000 coins to 10,000? The answer--drumroll, please! --only 13 days, during which time I was ridiculously productive and churned out 28 articles.

So there you have it, folks. Once again, thanks for helping me get there, and I hope you stick around to help me some more!

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alexdg1 wrote on March 4, 2015, 10:38 AM

That's a major achievement, AliCanary !! Congratulations!

Since I'm still plugging away at The Site That Shan't Be Named in a (vain?) effort to get my last $50 there, I have not been as active here as I need to be. That's why I still have not reached the 1K coin mark yet.

SebastianOnciu wrote on March 4, 2015, 11:12 AM

That's an impressive achievement! Congratulations and keep on doing a great job on Persona Paper!

UK_Writer wrote on March 4, 2015, 11:13 AM

It's not for me.... too much effort for little reward. I've been spending my time cleaning up a couple of old/abandoned websites I thought seemed a good idea about 5-6 years ago.

j2jworkz wrote on March 4, 2015, 11:25 AM

Good for you! i'm exhausted just looking at 10,000.

donrothra wrote on March 4, 2015, 12:14 PM

Congratulations on 10,000. We all have to stick around because now we have a goal. We'll follow your breakdown to the letter.

peachpurple wrote on March 4, 2015, 12:44 PM

congrats, looks like you need to write at least 1.5 post per day.

FreyaYuki wrote on March 4, 2015, 1:55 PM

Congrats on your achievement emoticon :smile: And it's nice that you kept track of all the statistics. I don't even remember when I reached $5. Am currently only at 25%. Good luck with being able to cash out soon.

JohnRoberts wrote on March 4, 2015, 2:58 PM

My God, you have accomplished the impossible. I know you put the figures up but I still can't believe you did it. The lesson to be learned is if you can do it, we can also.

carolscash wrote on March 4, 2015, 3:23 PM

Congratulations! Your hard work here is paying off.

Colibry21 wrote on March 4, 2015, 3:25 PM

Wow! That's really impressive. Congrats on the achievement.

antoniowestley wrote on March 4, 2015, 4:00 PM

Well Will give you credit sticking to your guns surely paid off and it give other members insight in what the progress time can be like on here. Hopefully the more the site grows this can be some thing that happens faster for you

Arvi wrote on March 4, 2015, 5:32 PM

Congrats to you! I am really new here and it is exciting to see some impressive numbers like that.

bestwriter wrote on March 4, 2015, 8:01 PM

It is a pretty long journey to get where we want to go but along the way we come across some interesting sights - worth the effort. Congrats for getting there.

BarbRad wrote on March 4, 2015, 8:14 PM

Congratulations! If you keep up the momentum, you will be cashing out before you know it.

GemOfAGirl wrote on March 4, 2015, 10:49 PM

WooHoo! Congratulations! Today has been a good day! emoticon :smile:

CoralLevang wrote on March 4, 2015, 11:30 PM

Ali...congrats!!! HUGS....quite an accomplishment, and it took hard work and determination. You deserve me singing .... I'll sing "Celebration." emoticon :winking:

nbaquero wrote on March 5, 2015, 10:59 AM

Alicanary Hard Work really pays off, you are so close to redemption, I am very glad you are so close to it. I will do my best to visit and commentuntil you get there!

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 2:35 PM


AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:27 PM

I have been visiting and clicking on your stuff to help you, and I will continue to do so. Good luck!

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:40 PM

Thanks so much! And congratulations again on your first thousand--keep 'em coming!

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:40 PM

Oh, it's no effort, really. I like it.

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:41 PM

I wasn't in a huge rush to achieve it, lol--maybe that's the secret!

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:42 PM

Everyone's results will vary, though--kinda depends on how many comments you make, as well!

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 6:42 PM

That would be a good average, but I'd love to do more.

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 7:26 PM

Thank you@ I'm a huge statistics nerd. I just analyze things to death, lol. I like to see how other people got to where they are, too.

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 7:50 PM

I'm glad I exceeded your expectations of me.

AliCanary wrote on March 5, 2015, 7:51 PM

Thank you! It's really more fun than work emoticon :smile:

cheri wrote on March 7, 2015, 11:12 PM

This is really awesome and impressive! It really takes a lot of hard work to earn coins. More coins coming up!

GemOfAGirl wrote on March 8, 2015, 12:46 PM

That made me laugh, emoticon :grin:

CoralLevang wrote on March 8, 2015, 1:18 PM

emoticon :winking: Always need to keep 'em laughing, Gem!!! I do hope that Ali mustered a smile.

GemOfAGirl wrote on March 8, 2015, 3:14 PM

I'm sure that she laughed heartily! emoticon :winking:

AliCanary wrote on March 9, 2015, 7:04 AM

Sure, through my tears.

iwrite28 wrote on June 11, 2015, 7:19 AM

This is also a post I have visited from you One Year celebratory post. Your journey to 10,000 coins is quite inspiring...especially to people who complain that their banks show no movement.

AliCanary wrote on June 11, 2015, 5:17 PM

What I thought was kind of interesting was looking at the URLs for the posts all lined up like that and noting the article numbers of each. The first post was made in the 7000s, and by the time I did this one, it was post number 25,856! So many contributions to the site, representing so much work and care by the members. It must be very heartenning for the admins to see how hard we have worked to help the site succeed.