One reason for using a flow cheat is that the meter automatically resets back to a certain amount every day with regular use of the site. Users who want to build up a large amount of flow to use on the site are always in search of ways to create a lot of free flow very quickly.
A popular way that many regular users generate a lot of flow very quickly is by playing Spin and Win. One thing that many users don't realize is that by pressing Shift and Alt, they can cause the wheel to keep spinning, resulting in more flow.
Another game that can result in a lot of extra flow very quickly is Dance Planet, which generates 1 flow per 30 seconds. Many users are unaware of the fact that they can increase their flow by talking to other players on the site, which is a way to earn flow that requires very little effort.
Many users also choose to download the optional Ourworld toolbar, which can be used for another popular flow cheat. Type test-mode 42 into the toolbar, then cryptobiologist to get 10 extra flow every day, which a maximum of 10 extra flows.