HIT DB

n. Acronym for Greasemonkey script MTurk HIT DataBase, TCIM’s most renowned tool. Creates a database of HITs submitted, exportable to CSV, and sortable by every detail imaginable. Capable of generating detailed HTML reports and colored charts. Successor to MTurk Extended HIT Search. Chrome fix by Squrly’s boyfriend.

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Tampermonkey

n. A Chrome extension that serves as a Greasemonkey user script manager. Not required for the installation of user scripts in Chrome.

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Greasemonkey

n. A Firefox extension that enables users to add JavaScript code in the form of user scripts to any webpage, augmenting the browsing experience on-the-fly. User scripts are supported natively in Chrome. Originally authored by Aaron Boodman in 2004. Related: Tampermonkey n., user script n.

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GHE

n. Acronym for Greasemonkey script MTurk Great HIT Export. Generates BBCode for listed HITs, nicely formatting/hyperlinking details into a blurb suitable for posting onto forums. Written by the fabled TCIM.

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PE

1. n. Greasemonkey script Pending Earnings, which totals assumed earnings from HITs pending approval and adds it to the Worker dashboard. 2. n. Greasemonkey script Today’s Projected Earnings, which totals assumed earnings from HITs pending approval for the day and adds it to the Worker dashboard. 3. n. A Worker’s total assumed earnings from HITs pending approval, or total projected earnings for the current day. A: What’s your PE? B: $168 pending, $43 projected

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TO

1. n. TurkOpticon, a community of MTurkers who review MTurk Requesters. 2. n. TurkOpticon, a browser add-on for Chrome and Firefox that enables reporting and displays ratings when browsing HITs on MTurk. 3. n. An MTurk Requester’s TurkOpticon rating.

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PM

1. n. Acronym for Page Monitor, a Chrome extension that monitors web pages for changes while staying in the background, alerting users through fancy pop-up and/or audio notifications. 2. n., v. Acronym for “private message”.

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