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Offline Brass_Machine

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Donations to the site - Discussion/Thanks
« on: February 17, 2010, 02:24:28 PM »
With the pace that the site is increasing in size, I foresee an upgrade to the server very soon. A few people have asked how they can donate to the site to keep it going etc... Originally, I was against donations. I have been financing this out of pocket. But it is coming to a time where either donations or discreet advertising to help cover the costs is needed.

Feel free to donate, or not. It is not a requirement.

paypal link

Eric
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2010, 04:13:56 PM »
Eric,

please check your pm's


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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2010, 06:11:42 PM »
Eric

Er ... I think I have donated, not sure, I may have reversed my First & Second names  ::)   ::)   :hammer:   :hammer:

Will have to see ... maybe it will work anyway ..

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2010, 12:59:53 AM »
I just paid paypal. Thanks for your work maintaining this site.

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2010, 03:27:10 AM »
Eric,

Thank you.....  :thumbup:

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2010, 05:19:17 AM »
I hope the donations are sufficient so that you don't have to have advertising.

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010, 12:46:39 PM »
How much does it cost to host this site?

What will it cost for the upgrade?

If it is none of my business, let me know and I will not be offended.  :)

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2010, 12:55:50 PM »
How much does it cost to host this site?

What will it cost for the upgrade?

If it is none of my business, let me know and I will not be offended.  :)

 :mmr:

SAM

Sam,

On another forum, we had the same dilemma......

If I remember correctly, we raised around £40. It was said, this would provide support for several years......  :thumbup:

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2010, 02:08:02 PM »

Sam,

On another forum, we had the same dilemma......

If I remember correctly, we raised around £40. It was said, this would provide support for several years......  :thumbup:

David D

Thats almost $75 USD. Would cover 2 months of the dedicated server. I won't be taking donations for long. I still intend to carry this mostly out of my pocket. To get to where I want us to be... as bandwidth increases... about $59USD a month.

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2010, 03:17:01 PM »
Paypal tells me that I made a donation to V******a Y****g.

I sure hope I can remember who she is when my wife gets the MC bill.  :wack:  :hammer:

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2010, 03:25:10 PM »
Yes you did! That would be my wife... she is the primary on our paypal account :)

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2010, 06:14:23 PM »
Eric.
I just paid. If you need anymore feel free to ask again.

I for one DO NOT WANT OR NEED ADVERTIZING.

I am sick to death of BS clutter and unwanted rif-raf trash filling up my computer screen. Thatís reminiscent of  adds in a library.! 


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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2010, 06:12:01 AM »
Eric,

Thanks for all your work with the site.

Have made a contribution and would second Anthony's message above as well

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2010, 07:57:56 AM »
Hi Eric, just threw a few bucks into the wood pile, not sure if they will work though, only had aussie bucks to throw in.... probably not much good over there.... :D
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2010, 09:58:40 AM »
Everything helps guys!

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2010, 10:09:29 AM »
Just slid a few your way Eric. Keep up the good work!  :thumbup: :mmr:
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2010, 02:27:19 PM »
Not much , but i hope it helps Eric , :nrocks:


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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2010, 02:58:15 PM »
And a little from here too, well done Eric keep up the good work.

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #18 on: March 08, 2010, 02:55:15 PM »
 :thumbup:
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2010, 04:43:46 PM »
A few more shekels for the kitty...     :clap:
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2010, 06:45:18 PM »
Shekels?? are they as useless as the aussie dollar??
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #21 on: March 14, 2010, 06:46:31 PM »
Shekels?? are they as useless as the aussie dollar??

Even more so...
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #22 on: October 19, 2010, 11:21:25 AM »
Someone just made a donation... Can you send me a PM letting me know who you are?

Thanks
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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2010, 12:27:23 PM »
Just sent you some of them doller things  not mutch but hope it helps


Thanks   :bang:

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Re: Donations to the site
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2010, 12:31:01 PM »
Hey Steve!

It does help keep us running. We Appreciate it!

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