Indonesia Challenge - End of Challenge Summary
Yesterday marked the end of our Global Reviewer Challenge - Indonesia! It was such an exciting time to see so many of the Indonesia Wayspots reach a decision and see the number of participants increase day by day. Here is a quick snapshot of where we landed with those numbers:
- 4,654 total participants
- 3,378 Wayspots Accepted
As I mentioned yesterday, there was a lot of feedback for this challenge. We will be taking this feedback, along with the feedback from our Ambassadors and implementing the parts that make the most sense for the upcoming challenge in mid-May 2023. We want to make sure our new Ambassadors get a say as well so we won’t commit to any of the suggestions just yet, however, we are committing to making changes to make the future challenges more enjoyable and equitable.
With that said, one of those changes applied to this challenge will be to not only take Accepted Wayspots into consideration to reach the Tiers goals, but to also take into account the number of Wayspots Rejected. We know getting a Wayspot rejected can take as much effort as getting it accepted, so we have decided that for this challenge we will take both into consideration. How many Wayspots were rejected during the challenge? Take a look below:
- 3,280 Rejected Wayspots
This brings our total number of Wayspots reaching a decision during the Indonesia Challenge to 6,658! Meaning, we have reached Tier 2 of the challenge! Congratulations!
Rewards distribution will begin this week and all rewards will be delivered by March 15, 2023. We will be sure to update you all once they have all been delivered. Please refer to our initial post for Reward Eligibility.
Once again, Congratulations and Safe Exploring!
Great to hear that you also consider all the rejected way spots the wayfinders agreed upon. Sad to see that it is almost 50-50 here though.
This gives me some needed hope for future challenges.
Glad to see that feedback was taken on board and you opted for Agreements instead.
Hope that’s the same for future challenges.
upcoming challenge in mid-May 2023
Will you communicate about this one on the actual wayfarer website?
@NianticTintino-ING Why can't I change my bonus location back to my previous location? It's not giving me the option to change it back.
It's great to hear that also rejected wayspots were considered. I participated a lot, but unfortunately only about every 20th-50th wayspot to assess was from there and when I got one, it was mostly to reject with a lot of fakes or 3rd party photos used. I didn't follow all the updates here in the forum area about this challenge, as I'm not using this forum often, but now I cannot change back the bonus location. Is there any way I can change this back to a more useful location? If that's not possible, then I'll have to stop assessing until I can change it again, which is next year, but I hope there is another way. Thanks.
"You may change Bonus Location on: 2/16/24, 10:29 PM"
I'm also unable to change it, and I wasn't able to change it at all during the challenge either (after initially setting it to Indonesia for the start of the event). I probably should've brought it up on the forum, but between reviewing and then having other issues to deal with in real life, I never got around to posting it. The pencil icon has been greyed out the entire time though.
Have you tried changing it. It still gave dates a year out but we're able to edit every 3 days.
I have seen many other reports of it throughout the challenge. I never saw a solution from Niantic though.
I tried it was giving me the option to change this morning but not giving now.
I can't even interact with the pencil icon. It's just grey.
Same here!! I really don't want to stuck into Indonesia after the challenge. I just made a separate post please comment there too. Hope Niantic responds to it.
@NianticTintino-ING has the requirement for an agreement of an approval also been laxed to include an agreement for a rejection by an individual?
You are eligible to participate in the challenge if (i) you are an eligible Wayfarer reviewer (meaning you are at least Level 37 Trainer in Pokémon GO or Level 10 Agent in Ingress and have passed the quiz); (ii)the target Wayspot acceptance goal has been met; and (iii) you review at least one nomination in Indonesia that also gets approved during the Challenge Review Time (so start from day 1 of the Challenge!).
Thank you @NianticTintino-ING & others involved, this outcome is unexpected and appreciated. I was prepared to take this experience on the chin with no rewards. You've restored a lot of faith with this move.
Ty for taking our advice and making it agreements instead of accepts.
Oops, I did not change my bonus soon enough. Is there a procedure for requesting a bonus reset?
Oh see I am not alone.
Yeah I just woke up and went to work - silly me I didn't consider opening Niantic Wayfarer before my work day started!
Yes, there will be a banner on the Wayfarer website for the next challenge.
Thanks for letting me know. Give it to the end of the day and if you still can't please let us know.
It looks like there's several people not able to change their Bonus Location. I'll check in with the team to see how long the reset we did earlier will take to take affect. Apologies for that folks. I'll report back when I know more.
That’s great to hear!
Will you also post about it on other wayfarer communities, like discord, Reddit, and Facebook?
This needs more than a 👍 or 💡 to react to.
i can edit now - and done! ty
Great question. I will encourage the sharing of it by all of you and our Ambassadors. We currently do not have official presence in the other communities, only in here and Twitter.
Yeah, also can't edit it - do I need to wait 3 days, some patience until the issue is resolved, or do we need an after event thread where forum staff resets stuck people again like in the past challenges @NianticTintino-ING ?
I still can't edit it either FWIW.
That’s unfortunate. When will Niantic be establishing presences in other wayfarer communities to better communicate with them? Other Niantic properties seem to have managed this.
How about on Campfire? Will you at least start an official wayfarer community there?
Still not after you refresh the page? It worked for me. Hope it'll work for you!
Refreshing did not help, but I can set it now - thx Wayfarer Team!
Changing the bonus location worked now, thanks!