What Are Cycles?
TimothyAnderso1 (55)

Recently I earned 5 of them, but don't know what they are any idea?

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Answered by eankeen (529) [earned 5 cycles]
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ArchieMaclean (524)

Cycles are also known as upvotes. You can see the number of cycles you have after your username in PARENTHESES. They don't serve any real purpose, but if you have a lot then it means you have been helpful to people on repl and/or have shared a cool project that people have upvoted.
You get 5 cycles if someone marks your answer as correct.

eankeen (529)

@ArchieMaclean Woah! That's interesting. They show up after my username inside enclosed parenthesis! ;) :sticking_out_tongue:

PYer (2045)

@ArchieMaclean i think they are going to allow you to buy stuff with cycles. at least the mentioned something like that when they first came out. check out the announcment

Steven_The_GuyT (197)

@PYer Oh i want to buy something!

ebest (412)

@ArchieMaclean THAT MAKES SOOOO MUCH SENSE i never understood