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Post by Spider » Fri Jun 03, 2005 5:44 pm

Maintaining a site such as this isn't free, we all know that. Up until now Josan has carried the financial burden by himself, but now you all get a chance pitch in.

By using the newly added PayPal button you can donate as much or as little as you want to help pay for the servers and help finance competitions and the like that we will be running.

(believe it or no, this feature has actually been requested)

edit: to celebrate I added the global announcement mod to these forums so that important news like these (and similar in the future) will get noticed
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Post by Joseph » Wed Jun 08, 2005 11:24 pm

We received our first ever donation today. I will not identify the donator but it was generous and is much appreciated!

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Post by pidda » Fri Sep 02, 2005 9:39 pm

lol, who would donate money to a forum

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Post by Gorth » Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:55 pm

pidda wrote:lol, who would donate money to a forum
It's an alien concept, granted. But there is something... nevermind. Look it up yourself:

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Post by Joseph » Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:58 pm

Well, that and the clown was such a clown he probably didn't notice:

A) A lot of forums have paypal

B) WW, like most forums that have a paypal button also has a site

but then again, he was just here to tell us he was teh g4y.

Gorth, I know you're the oldest guy here but seriously... registration date and banned the same day usually = "something up somewhere".

It's ok, senile dementia and lower cognitive processing happens at your age. :wink:

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Post by Gorth » Sat Sep 03, 2005 5:09 am

Josan wrote:Gorth, I know you're the oldest guy here but seriously... registration date and banned the same day usually = "something up somewhere".

It's ok, senile dementia and lower cognitive processing happens at your age. :wink:
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Post by Barren » Sat Sep 03, 2005 5:21 am

Don't worry, he's only ranting about it to keep his mind from remembering that he's getting old himself.
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Post by Joseph » Sat Sep 03, 2005 7:45 am

Bite your tongue sonny or feel the sting of my cane!

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Post by Barren » Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:28 pm

Eek, an angry geezer! *Runs*
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Post by Joseph » Tue Apr 29, 2008 10:38 am

My, this thread is funny. I'd forgotten about pidda actually.

Anyhow, it's spring time which means it's time to pay our host and this year, I actually have to renew the domain.

So... who wants to make a contribution? Hmm? Anyone? You there... yes you...

Gorth and Janmanden both made donations in the last week. Thank you gentlemen. Any others? How about you? Or you? :)

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Post by Jan » Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:13 pm

Just a crazy idea.. how about adding some account shit or an account sheet and maybe some fringe benefits as a lure? Maybe a little coolness that would be inspiring to the lollers..

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Post by Joseph » Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:32 am

An interesting idea but... what could we offer?

We're a small forum afterall and from what I've seen, "perks" on other forums consist of allowing users to use their own avatars or have custom titles. We already have that. Any other thoughts?

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Post by Jan » Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:48 pm

Well..ee.. it could be that which is free should only be free for the payee, to some degree. Ugh, that was a very tiring exercise, phew, maybe I should stop thinking about the rhythm or lack there of while I write.

The account shit/sheet is to address the issue of a need for funds to finance the site. We are quite fortunate to be rid of commercials, but that's also a loss.. financially...

Hm.. but it could be that commercials would add some dynamics to this place.. I am actually a bit curious, how that would work with the topics and interest we got around here..

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Post by Gorth » Thu May 01, 2008 3:19 am

I can just see the ads for me... People who visited Winterwind Forums also purchased "Scarf Knitting for Beginners" and "Time Travel - The Quantum Way" :lol:

A Bronze, Silver and Gold sponsor tag? :roll:

No idea rally. I am not an expert on the fundraising stuff, except for my own personal needs :P
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Post by Jan » Fri May 02, 2008 11:39 pm

Hm.. yeah. Something like it. Pick whatever I was referring to yourself.

But then again, it could also be a bit of daily or monthly awards, create some hallmarks.. like spammer of the month, wisecracker, funny titles I can't think of that personify the posters in some way. Like server awards from Day of Defeat Source... but some just for posters. And then you'll get ribbons and stuff.

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