By in Writing – My First Impression

Joined the myLot community yesterday. My user name is “cmoneyspinner” (same as here). Regardless of what my husband thinks, there is only one me with one personality, not multiple personalities that are called by different names. One name or user name is sufficient for my online work, web travels, adventures and misadventures. was mentioned by a few members here. Must confess. Wasn't gonna go there. It's true! Just walked away from my Bubblews-removal and did not want to start a new relationship. The brain turned it off. But then, got that one last nudge from reading a recommendation by a member and thought:

  • PersonaPaper members are genuine.

  • PersonaPaper members seems to like this site.

  • PersonaPaper members don't usually blow smoke!

Guess what!

Folks at are just like people here. Meaning? They're real and they talk back!

Well duh! It is a discussion forum type of community, so it's great if you're “soap box” mode and want to shout from a mountain top or you're searching "voices" that are not in your head.

My first impression? Be warned. They're lively! Hmmm? Maybe if you're just getting started, probably shouldn't pick the topic of Gun Control in the USA as an ice-breaker. Choose something simple or less complex like … the ketchup drinker, Miley Cyrus or … roses. (O.o) :)

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Feisty56 wrote on August 6, 2015, 12:02 PM

Thanks for this candid review of MyLot. Another community member here, bestwriter , came from that site to here when it was no longer paying and has now returned there, in addition to Persona Paper. It seems you are in good company. : )

GemOfAGirl wrote on August 6, 2015, 1:30 PM

"Gun Control" as an icebreaker...LOL. Living in the South where some people believe that shooting guns ranks right up there with taking communion, I can only imagine the reaction that one got!

wolfgirl569 wrote on August 6, 2015, 1:52 PM

I guess I need to check it out soon. But gun control is always a good ice breaker lol

JohnRoberts wrote on August 6, 2015, 2:02 PM

I am still on the fence about joining MyLot. I have been sitting back to read reactions such as yours before making a decision. But what is the pay rate? I know $10 is cash out but is it higher and swifter to accumulate than here?

inertia4 wrote on August 6, 2015, 2:07 PM

MyLot was there way before Persona Paper and before Bubblews. So, that being said, they, to me, are the original site like this. I jumped back there when I heard they were going to pay again. I was and am still extremely excited about that. I have been spending time there. I cannot lie about that. But I am still going to remain a member here because I like it here also. And yes, I will remain at the Bubs as well. So, since I am spreading myself thin, I will be trying my hardest to stay on top of everything and every site.

Porcospino wrote on August 6, 2015, 2:56 PM

I joined myLot 7 years ago. A few days ago I returned after a long break. It is a great site, and I am happy to be back, but I don't intend to leave Persona Paper, because I like both sites.

frankie2015 wrote on August 6, 2015, 3:03 PM

I, also, used to be a "MyLot" member but after they stopped paying I stopped writing there. I know it sounds selfish on my part, but in this freelancer world where we live it is hard to write for free even if it is entertaining.
That is the reason why I much prefer writing here on Persona Paper and Chatabout with the occasional stint on Bubblews. I will admit that I often suffer from a lack of inspiration but after reading some of the posts, it brings some inspirational subjects to write or/and talk about. Thank you for bringing your opinion on this writing site. It is pushing me to go back on the site and look it over one more time.

DanieGirl8587 wrote on August 6, 2015, 7:10 PM

Lol your post made me laugh. I am still debating on joining or not. I have this site and another site I am on and to be honest, I have been so busy I have not been too focused on writing or chatting much ;/ but this made me giggle so thank you!

bestwriter wrote on August 6, 2015, 8:56 PM

It is a nice place to be. I am quite active there ; in fact was there and have now gone back.

FourWalls wrote on August 6, 2015, 9:07 PM

You sold me. I joined myLot. Infinitely better than the "B" place (which I will leave once I get nine more dollars....or, based on current rates, in 2044 emoticon :grin: ).

cheri wrote on August 6, 2015, 9:39 PM

I have been a member of that site but went inactive. I just got back after hearing the good news

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 6, 2015, 10:00 PM

Feisty56 , bestwriter – Spent almost the whole day there trying to learn the platform and also responding to comments.

inertia4 , Porcospino , frankie2015 , cheri
Incredible! So many people already knew about myLot! I may have heard people mention it, but there's a store here in Austin, Texas with a similar name, so I probably thought that's what the talk was about. (O.o)

GemOfAGirl , wolfgirl569 , DanieGirl8587 – Had just signed up. While on my laptop, my husband was watching clips of his video tapes and in between checking the TV to see what was showing. Somewhere in “mix of all the different voices” I heard the words “gun control”. So I wrote a post.

JohnRoberts – I understand your reservation. I don't want count my chickens before they're hatched. The proof is in the pudding. If I get paid $10, I'll holler and say how long it took for it to happen.

FourWalls – Found you and followed you! Welcome!

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Paulie wrote on August 7, 2015, 3:21 AM

I also joined myLot a few days ago, but haven't interacted much. I'll be looking for you over there.

jiangliu1949 wrote on August 7, 2015, 4:22 AM

My account has been there on MyLot ,but I am changjiangzhibin89 there.MyLot is the first English site I visited and I have made many friends there ,then some of them came to Bubblews ,then Personapaper. In all fairness,it is suitable for me ,learning English oriented and writing in a small way one.However I love personapaper as much as MYLot .

Koalemos wrote on August 7, 2015, 9:52 AM

I joined Mylot some 9 years ago and for about 7 years it was the only site that I used. I finally moved on because too many members left once the payments ceased. However, since the payment structure has been reintroduced a great number of members are returning.

Koalemos wrote on August 7, 2015, 9:55 AM

I intended to remain after the payments stopped, but too many members left and the site became a ghost town.

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 7, 2015, 3:39 PM

Paulie , jiangliu1949 , Koalemos
This is my 3rd day and have to say the experience is very enjoyable.

DWDavisRSL wrote on August 7, 2015, 9:58 PM

I have not visited MyLot yet and still not sure if I will, though you make it sound like a lot of fun.

Paulie wrote on August 7, 2015, 11:27 PM

Do you think the rate of earning is faster than that on PP?

CoralLevang wrote on August 8, 2015, 1:47 PM

I'm over there, with the same name as here. I suppose I should journey over there and start getting busy.

FreyaYuki wrote on August 11, 2015, 7:40 AM

Will check out that site when I get more time. How's the pay, traffic there?

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 12, 2015, 5:37 PM

It appears to be faster. (Although I have not cashed out yet.) But there also seems to be guess work involved for the earnings. You don't get paid to write you earn pay by discussing. Also, I use the word “guess” because it's an algorithm. Maybe the computer can do the math. But humans guess as it! With PersonaPaper there is less guess work in calculating your earnings. But I'm not too excited because … sometimes sites start out paying you quickly and then stop. Not saying that's what myLot will do but … it happens. I like all the sites I write for regardless of the pay. But if I don't earn money, I don't hang around too much. Time is money and I don't have a lot of it.

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 12, 2015, 5:38 PM

For sure myLot is fun. But so is PersonaPaper and you can make your posts look prettier here. If looks mean anything. :)

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 12, 2015, 5:44 PM

Found you an clicked the Follow button.

cmoneyspinner wrote on August 12, 2015, 5:49 PM

This was once a great site and so traffic-wise it still seems OK. The community is very nice. The earnings appear to be accumulating but can't give a good report until I cash out.

Paulie wrote on August 12, 2015, 11:14 PM

It is enjoyable and I have started to earn a little money. I will have to post and interact more to make any good money.

Gina145 wrote on August 14, 2015, 9:20 AM

I'm in the same boat as you are. I've kept my account at "B" open, more in the hope that they'll lower the redemption rate than that I'll ever reach $50 again. I've written about 6 posts there this year and earned a massive 5 CENTS so clearly continuing would be a waste of time. I guess I'll have to investigate MyLot. And try to find some ideas to start posting here again too. I've got accounts all over the place, but I never seem to write for any of them.

Shellyann36 wrote on August 15, 2015, 10:40 PM

myLot was the very first place I started writing and earning. Now that they are paying again I am going back again too. I am shellyann36 there too. LOL I don't like to change my name either.

AinsleyJo1952 wrote on September 4, 2015, 4:23 PM

I'm currently building a new website and am making one of its uses consolidating my places on the Internet into something easy to find and access so I don't have to go all over Cyberspace looking for them...

Oh yes! Here's the url to my website. It IS under construction, so pardon my dust...

cmoneyspinner wrote on June 24, 2016, 1:47 PM

* MBS August 2015

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