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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #165 on: June 11, 2015, 03:55:54 PM »
I visit a trade forum, and even though I post very seldom, I pay their upgraded member fee which is something like $25 a year. I like some of what is there, the bloke who owns it keeps spam and crap off the site. I think its a modest donation to help keep what is a very useful site for many going.

And back to here, someone else tipped up $50 last night.

Perhaps a link to the trade forum - as you seem to find it useful.

2nd Request Please and Thank you...

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #166 on: June 12, 2015, 01:21:11 AM »
I visit a trade forum, and even though I post very seldom, I pay their upgraded member fee which is something like $25 a year. I like some of what is there, the bloke who owns it keeps spam and crap off the site. I think its a modest donation to help keep what is a very useful site for many going.

And back to here, someone else tipped up $50 last night.

Perhaps a link to the trade forum - as you seem to find it useful.

2nd Request Please and Thank you...

PM sent.
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
Yes, he said that.........

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #167 on: April 21, 2016, 04:40:52 PM »
This from the guy who causes more moderation work here than any other member by far:

Manny, I appreciate that you - and others - DO point in a lot of work behind the scenes and would WILLINGLY contribute - via paypal  (  :chuckle: ) a regular contribution -

And here we are almost a year later with Moby as good as we know his word to be.

£0

 :chuckle:
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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #168 on: April 21, 2016, 04:57:40 PM »
Would I be wrong to think that, while he'd love,  absolutely love, to help out, that he can't at the moment because he still can't use PayPal?

If only there were some other way that he could send money.  ;)
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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #169 on: September 17, 2017, 07:25:12 AM »
A member today kindly made a three figure donation towards the forums running costs.

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #170 on: September 17, 2017, 07:39:07 AM »
That's very nice!
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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #171 on: September 17, 2017, 09:23:03 AM »
A member today kindly made a three figure donation towards the forums running costs.
:party0011: Can we then maybe get rid of some of those annoying "bride" pictures because they aint searching for husbands  :innocent:

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #172 on: September 17, 2017, 10:03:40 AM »
A member today kindly made a three figure donation towards the forums running costs.
:party0011: Can we then maybe get rid of some of those annoying "bride" pictures because they aint searching for husbands  :innocent:

My wife  keeps asking how much per hour do they charge?
What is worse than not being able to get what you don't even want?

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #173 on: December 31, 2018, 12:02:17 PM »
I.d be willing to be your onsite techie for 24/7  if you take a dirt cheap vps. Together with herrie as your webmaster that should cover 99% of your IT needs

For instance a 1cpu 1gb memory 2tera storage with hetzner.de costs 15 euro/ month. I run my mail relay there and its very good for self service type guys like me
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An example of a Manny lie
« Reply #174 on: January 01, 2019, 12:40:58 AM »
This from the guy who causes more moderation work here than any other member by far:

Manny, I appreciate that you - and others - DO point in a lot of work behind the scenes and would WILLINGLY contribute - via paypal  (  :chuckle: ) a regular contribution -

And here we are almost a year later with Moby as good as we know his word to be.

£0

 :chuckle:

JUST saw this...

I suppose you won't mind me mentioning the conditional ( 'accidentently' ) you left off ?..

Why be so disingenuous ?


Russia doesn't have form for making stuff like this up.
He really did say that
Here is my Russophobia/Kremlinphobia topic

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #175 on: January 01, 2019, 02:04:13 PM »
those who lie habitually need to accuse others of lying to shine the spotlight off them hence why Moby constantly writes (forum member name) "busted" ..he got poor Trench now hahaa.

figures he wouldnt put his money where his mouth is. wouldnt even take my bet. johngaunt was right about you.

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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #176 on: January 01, 2019, 04:27:14 PM »
I.d be willing to be your onsite techie for 24/7  if you take a dirt cheap vps. Together with herrie as your webmaster that should cover 99% of your IT needs

For instance a 1cpu 1gb memory 2tera storage with hetzner.de costs 15 euro/ month. I run my mail relay there and its very good for self service type guys like me

Thanks for the offer, Mark. Your suggestion would involve migrating the site from where we are: UK based, managed servers, with backups, fast response to, and protection from DDOS and similar, with a very reputable firm with first class customer service, and close to zero downtime, to a place I don't know in Germany in a language I'm not good at.

Every time this site has been migrated in the past has been a total nightmare and lots of it broke. Our current host imported the site painlessly and it was a condition of the swap over back then that they did so and fixed anything that broke. We had a lot of problems over the years with cheap hosting.

The offer of volunteer help is always appreciated, of course, and nobody doubts your tech capability, but I'm not keen on the idea of migrating the site elsewhere to save a few quid. Plus I've always found cheap hosting is cheap for a reason. Images will be crawling to open, downtime becomes a thing again, etc. All that stuff is in the past since I started using an expensive host.

For me, a lot of it is about time and not money. I haven't got half a day to fix the site when it breaks or time to spend the whole morning on the phone asking others to do so. I'll pay more to solve a problem painlessly. All the time I've had websites I've had ongoing issues with the host one way or another. With this firm, I don't need to think about it. And that has a price.
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Re: Site Funding. Supporting Members. Q & A.
« Reply #177 on: January 01, 2019, 09:48:45 PM »
those who lie habitually need to accuse others of lying to shine the spotlight off them

Ah, so one of your crack-pot "I'm obsessed with moby" posts got through ..in the hope I'll respond and then MY post will get moved into obscurity  :)

Russia doesn't have form for making stuff like this up.
He really did say that
Here is my Russophobia/Kremlinphobia topic


 

 

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