Gift Certificates Map

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May 30th, '06, 17:54
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Gift Certificates Map

by ilya » May 30th, '06, 17:54

I have just put the finishing touches on a bit of code that shows a visual representation of the gift certificates you have sent out and up to three degrees of separations of how they spread once redeemed. It's located in the Adagio Teas account page and I'd love to get any feedback you may have.

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May 30th, '06, 19:08
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by studio271 » May 30th, '06, 19:08

It's great, and it works! :D

...doesn't say much to me since I have only one referral, but... still. :?

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by rhpot1991 » May 30th, '06, 23:37

Looks nice, though I wish I had more referals now.

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May 30th, '06, 23:58
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by ilya » May 30th, '06, 23:58

rhpot1991 wrote:Looks nice, though I wish I had more referals now.
why do you think we put this page together? :)

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by jogrebe » May 31st, '06, 00:22

The problem isn't sending out the referrals but having people that you send them to place orders. Last year at Christmas I sent out a $5 gift certificate referral to everyone in my address book and nobody cashed theirs in yet :cry:

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May 31st, '06, 08:49
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by hummingbird » May 31st, '06, 08:49

Hey ilya - that is really neat! Now I'll have to go to the guy that sent me a certificate to see an additional level of separation! It's good that you're only putting in the initial for the person's last name too, so that their privacy isn't compromised. Keep up the great work! :D

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by klemptor » May 31st, '06, 09:33

I love the concept but I wish I could see it - the map is displaying just as a gray box in my browser (IE6).

This is a neato idea!

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by TeaFanatic » May 31st, '06, 12:06

It is a pretty cool idea...hopefully people will start using my certificates now, Although everyone that I have sent one to so far is from my city.

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by Darth Jeeling » Jun 1st, '06, 20:02

I've sent 6 certificates out so far and no one's used them...

...but inspired by this map, I've just sent out three more. :)

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by rabbit » Jun 1st, '06, 20:54

I've sent out a ton of them, but only one person used them and they aren't on my map. :|

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by daughteroftheKing » Jun 2nd, '06, 00:52

So far only one of my friends has used the certificate. It doesn't show on the map nor is the "conversion" indicated with my icon. Probably because I changed email addresses awhile back.
Matters not -- I still got 10 points credit and I'm happy about that!

Jun 16th, '06, 14:19

by Guest » Jun 16th, '06, 14:19

Still no ideas why TeaMap thinks I live in California? Something is messed up somehow with the code if it thinks this. Just thght I'd mention it again.

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Bug fixed

by ilya » Jun 16th, '06, 16:52

Seems that there was a bug in the code and it was picking one of your gift orders as your residence. It was now been corrected.

Jun 20th, '06, 11:55

by Guest » Jun 20th, '06, 11:55

Thanks for fixing it Ilya! I was wondering why it was only me.. guess I'm kinda buggy... :)

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