FUND OUR SERVER / 2019 EDITION - GOAL MET

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April 22nd, 2019, 11:04 pm

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April 23rd, 2019, 4:55 am

Am I being dense? Can't see a link to donate.*


*(not that I would)
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April 23rd, 2019, 9:56 am

p.Lo wrote:
April 23rd, 2019, 4:55 am
Am I being dense? Can't see a link to donate.*


*(not that I would)
Everyone's posts have this lil $ button next to the 'quote' button.
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April 23rd, 2019, 3:18 pm

p.Lo wrote:
April 23rd, 2019, 4:55 am
Am I being dense? Can't see a link to donate.*


*(not that I would)
if you're on mobile, switch to landscape mode so the buttons are showing. the top menu also has a donate button :)
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April 24th, 2019, 2:38 am

Fancy!!
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April 25th, 2019, 6:59 am

Donated!
Best of luck, Jorge!
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April 25th, 2019, 11:52 am

May 20th? :cry:
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April 25th, 2019, 11:54 am

I wanted to thank everyone for their contributions and for helping fund the server. We still have a little over a month before the payment for the server is due, so I added a countdown to that effect on the main page.

The money so far collected is still "in escrow" at PayPal. If we don't finish funding the server, all the money will be heading back to those who donated.

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So, we're in the endgame (OUT IN THEATERS TONIGHT Y'ALL!!!!)
I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 25th, 2019, 12:05 pm

Christina is going on her first European tour in over a decade and this place is about to close down. Very sad.

If it gets down to the end and it’s very close I wouldn’t mind donating some more.
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April 25th, 2019, 12:11 pm

Emma wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 11:52 am
May 20th? :cry:
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That's when it's due.
I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 25th, 2019, 12:14 pm

welp.
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April 25th, 2019, 12:20 pm

jorge. wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 11:54 am
I wanted to thank everyone for their contributions and for helping fund the server. We still have a little over a month before the payment for the server is due, so I added a countdown to that effect on the main page.

The money so far collected is still "in escrow" at PayPal. If we don't finish funding the server, all the money will be heading back to those who donated.

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So, we're in the endgame (OUT IN THEATERS TONIGHT Y'ALL!!!!)
X/Red can't close! :cry:

Attention y'all who haven't yet donated!
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April 25th, 2019, 12:22 pm

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April 25th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Christina is going on her first European tour in over a decade and this place is about to close down. Very sad.

If it gets down to the end and it’s very close I wouldn’t mind donating some more.
Exactly! There's still time!

X/Red needs to continue so we can share our stanning experiences! :shook:
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April 25th, 2019, 12:25 pm

As a general housekeeping note, I fixed the problem with the constant log-in's. It should be working as normal now, keeping you logged in unless you log out.
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I spent all this time tryna play now
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See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 25th, 2019, 12:26 pm

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April 25th, 2019, 12:22 pm
Exactly! There's still time!
There is! We still have a little under a month left. I just figured I'd point out the end results now rather than closer to the date, just in case.
I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 25th, 2019, 12:33 pm

DONATE!!!!!!
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April 25th, 2019, 2:33 pm

I went to try to donate but there’s no donate link in the original post? @jorge. how dumb is that...I guess I’ll just keep holding off until I find the donate button.
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April 25th, 2019, 2:40 pm

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April 25th, 2019, 2:33 pm
I went to try to donate but there’s no donate link in the original post? @jorge. how dumb is that...I guess I’ll just keep holding off until I find the donate button.
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April 5th, 2019, 7:31 am
I don’t know if I’m not seeing it on the phone or whatever but is there a link or something to make the payment?
All our current donation options (I wasn't kidding about there being a button to donate pretty much everywhere lololol )

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I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 25th, 2019, 6:16 pm

Have you looked into a different host at all?
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April 25th, 2019, 6:55 pm

Just did my part! 😊
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April 25th, 2019, 10:31 pm

Jenna wrote:
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Have you looked into a different host at all?
I have. Remember that we are on our third host. They previous two were entirely cheaper, but they were also the reason why the site was down and basically unusable 80% of the time. I’ve looked at other hosting options in the intervening years since this started, and in order to get a cheaper price on a VPS plan (which we need, because when we tried shared hosting in our second go-round it was a disaster and the site basically shut down), we would have to lose either the RAM or the bandwidth. Hostwinds has also been very well rated online for uptime and tech support, the latter of which I used extensively during the first year and a half while I figured things out.

From the ones I’ve researched, BlueHost has cheaper pricing but not unlimited bandwidth, which this site eats a lot of, so that ones out. HostGator I will never return to for previous reasons. InMotion sounds great on paper, but again, not unlimited bandwidth and the pricing for a year is actually pretty close to HostWinds. HostWinds is actually the cheapest of the good ones.
I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 26th, 2019, 4:30 am

Done ;)
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April 26th, 2019, 5:47 am

Hecho.
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April 26th, 2019, 9:10 am

We have over 2,000 members. Even if we cut that number in half, it would be less than $2 per person to fund this place. We shouldn't be in a position where the forum could close.

Do your part.
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April 26th, 2019, 9:59 am

Donated!
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April 26th, 2019, 10:03 am

Death & Decay wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 9:10 am
We have over 2,000 members. Even if we cut that number in half, it would be less than $2 a piece to fund this place. We shouldn't be in a position where the forum could close.

Do your part.
Is it really up to the members though? If you want a completely user-funded website then I think users should have more say in how the place is run and who is in charge. Rotating mods who are voted on each year?

No criticism to Jorge bc I like him, but maybe putting the domain/board up for sale could be a good thing for the community? A fresh start wouldn't hurt imo.

But that's just my personal thoughts.
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April 26th, 2019, 10:41 am

Death & Decay wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 9:10 am
We have over 2,000 members. Even if we cut that number in half, it would be less than $2 a piece to fund this place. We shouldn't be in a position where the forum could close.

Do your part.
agree, only takes what, 20 quarters to be able to contribute - which can probably be found under/in the couch or in the car. Seems same few hundred donate year after year.
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April 26th, 2019, 10:48 am

kunst wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 10:03 am
Death & Decay wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 9:10 am
We have over 2,000 members. Even if we cut that number in half, it would be less than $2 a piece to fund this place. We shouldn't be in a position where the forum could close.

Do your part.
Is it really up to the members though? If you want a completely user-funded website then I think users should have more say in how the place is run and who is in charge. Rotating mods who are voted on each year?

No criticism to Jorge bc I like him, but maybe putting the domain/board up for sale could be a good thing for the community? A fresh start wouldn't hurt imo.

But that's just my personal thoughts.
I see what you're saying. But I think Jorge does a good job picking mods & keeping this place running smoothly. I can only imagine who would be chosen if we left it up to the members. No offense to anyone here, but there are quite a few members that should NEVER be a mod but would probably be chosen if left to a vote by all of us.

I think some rules could be tweaked though. Maybe Jorge could have an open discussion about what changes we'd like to see...
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April 26th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Death & Decay wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 10:48 am
kunst wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 10:03 am
Is it really up to the members though? If you want a completely user-funded website then I think users should have more say in how the place is run and who is in charge. Rotating mods who are voted on each year?

No criticism to Jorge bc I like him, but maybe putting the domain/board up for sale could be a good thing for the community? A fresh start wouldn't hurt imo.

But that's just my personal thoughts.
I see what you're saying. But I think Jorge does a good job picking mods & keeping this place running smoothly. I can only imagine who would be chosen if we left it up to the members. No offense to anyone here, but there are quite a few members that should NEVER be a mod but would probably be chosen if left to a vote by all of us.

I think some rules could be tweaked though. Maybe Jorge could have an open discussion about what changes we'd like to see...
im open to that, tbh.
I just kept hoping, I just kept hoping
The way would become clear
I spent all this time tryna play now
I found my way here
See, I've been having me a real hard time

But it feels so nice to know I'm gonna be alright
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April 26th, 2019, 12:45 pm

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