Back in April, we introduced a lot of new complexity when we introduced new features such as voting and the Community Pot. A lot of you have written to us and asked: “What exactly happens to the money after a question gets asked?”
Misty, our technical director and project manager, has created a flowchart that makes clear every
There are 3 main outcomes that are possible:
1.) the money is refunded to the Asker
2.) the money is donated to the Community Pot
3.) the money is allocated to the Experts via voting
The money that goes into the Community Pot also gets allocated to the experts, though the process is automatic and does not involve voting. Rather, money from the Community Pot is sent out on the basis of the percentage of money earned by the experts over the last 30 days.