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How do points and awards work?

Registered users earn points for submitting, voting and improving brain teasers and quizzes.

50Submitting a Brain Teaser that is approved
50Submitting a Quiz that is approved
1Taking a Quiz and rating it
1Trying a Brain Teaser and rating it.
1Taking a Photo Identification Quiz.
1Taking an Art Identification Quiz.
1Rating or Reviewing a game in the Game Directory.
1Helping with Braingle's Maintenance Tasks
1Voting on definitions in our dictionary
Your IQTaking our IQ Test

When you reach 500 points, you will unlock extra abilities which were previously not available to you. You can then earn additional points by helping to improve the website via the following actions:

50Correctly reporting two Brain Teasers that are duplicates
5Correcting a Brain Teaser that has problems
5Correcting a Quiz that has problems
1Reviewing an unapproved Brain Teaser

You do not get points for correcting your own teasers or quizzes.

Users who demonstrate excellent leadership skills may be promoted to be an editor. An editor is allowed to help review submitted teasers, and verify duplicates and corrections. Editors get 2 points for each teaser they edit and 1 point for each duplicate or correction that they verify.

Any user who meets the eligibility requirements may run in an election and become a quizmaster. Quizmasters are allowed to review submitted quizzes. Quizmasters earn 2 points for each quiz that they review.

You can also get awards that appear next to your name once you have achieved certain goals.

For a list of all awards, please visit our Awards Page

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