WHEN IS THE DIC/HIC/MIC GENERATED?
The DIC/HIC/MIC is NOT generated when the app opens. Depending on which version of the app you have, and if you are using "Justin's Awesome Bonus Selector," (JABS) it is generated after tapping one of two buttons:
New App - not using JABS
New App - using JABS
SO, WHY AM I NOT GETTING THE DIC/HIC/MIC I'M EXPECTING?
Are you waiting at your bonus with this screen showing on the app?
If so, you have already set the DIC/HIC/MIC. Back out to the main screen and hit "Claim Bonus" or "Go!" again.
Are you gunning for that 10% bonus for being the first one to submit the Word of the Hour bonus?
If you are hitting the "Claim Bonus" button as soon as your phone strikes the top of the hour, this may be part of the issue. The app does not generate the DIC/HIC/MIC from the time on your phone.
The app gets the time from a time server and your phone's time might not be precisely synced up with it. (i.e. your phone thinks it is 12:00:00 however the time server thinks it is 11:59:59). It is not outside the realm of possibility that your phone could be quite a bit different from the official BMR time.
Something else that I haven't thought of yet.
At the end of the day, there's really no way to prove to anyone that the app is functioning properly - it's like trying to prove a negative. With that in mind, here's a few of the things I've done to verify the app is working correctly:
- I've reviewed (and re-reviewed) the code for both the current and 2016 version of the app. The only time when the app generates the DIC/HIC/MIC codes is when the Check Bonus or "Go!" button is pressed. (Depending on if you are using "Justin's Awesome Bonus Selector.")
- I have opened the app open prior to the top of the hour, verified the appropriate DIC/HIC/MIC, then, without closing the app, waited for the hour to change, pressed "Check Bonus"/"Go!" again, and verified the correct code is shown for the next hour.
Each and every time I've taken a picture, the correct codes are on the bottom. If that changes, I will fix it it immediately. Until then though, it's tough to do anything.
In any event, the official DIC/HIC/MIC is always displayed at the top of bigmoneyrally.com. If in doubt: check there. This is what the scorers will be using for the DIC/HIC/MIC.