DONATE AND HELP IN OUR SITE OVERHAUL/UPDATE

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Re: DONATE AND HELP IN OUR SITE OVERHAUL/UPDATE

#51 Post by Altair » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:50 pm

Completely agree with mfunk - I would also support the suppressing of post counters next to people's profiles.

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#52 Post by knives » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:21 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:26 pm
Not sure if I ever shared this opinion but I've never liked the idea of having a "like" button here. So much good discussion comes out of people having to come out and say what they're thinking about this or that, and if they can just tap a button and move on, I think it'll stifle some of the substantive discussion that occurs here.
Now if there was only a button to indicate my simple agreement with this message.

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#53 Post by cdnchris » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:51 am

Man, I didn't realize how obsessed you all were with a.) like buttons and b.) having your avatars on the left hand side as opposed to the right. How about like buttons for some, mini American flags for others?

At any rate, today was a bit slower unsurprisingly $1400, but I wasn't expecting anything like that until maybe the beginning of August so I just want to say thank you to everyone so far. I'm still looking at some other incentives and hope to add more later.

I've also contacted everybody I could about any incentives. If you made a donation and you haven't heard from me and were looking to it may be because I couldn't track down an account. If this is the case feel free to contact me and indicate the e-mail address used to submit through PayPal.

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#54 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:22 pm

Great, we all remember how I pledged to stop rhyming when you reached $1400, we did it gang

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Re: DONATE AND HELP IN OUR SITE OVERHAUL/UPDATE

#55 Post by swo17 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:25 pm

He sang

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#56 Post by tenia » Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:48 am

DarkImbecile wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:03 pm
domino harvey wrote:
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If any donator wants a mod to come up with their custom rank like it was in the olden days of yore, say so. The brain trust will come up with something for you
I’ll subject myself to the whims of the brain trust, at their leisure
I did and I certainly won't ask for a refund ! :D

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#57 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:10 am

tenia wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:48 am
I did and I certainly won't ask for a refund ! :D
HA! Delightful. Out of all the mod suggestions, I thought that was the stupidest one (and I would only offer that info if it were mine, which it is)

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#58 Post by cdnchris » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:16 am

We're only $1000 from hitting the goal. Again, I am very surprised by the level of support and am very thankful to everyone.

I'll update the incentives but for $60+ a user can pick an avatar for me to use for a week. Must be in "good taste," though. This will also be retroactively applied to users who have already donated that and I will contact them at some point today.

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#59 Post by tenia » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:18 am

mfunk9786 wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:10 am
tenia wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:48 am
I did and I certainly won't ask for a refund ! :D
HA! Delightful. Out of all the mod suggestions, I thought that was the stupidest one (and I would only offer that info if it were mine, which it is)
That's all good : I usually love stupid stuff ! (to be exact, in this case, I liked the innuendo giving it another layer of joke)

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#60 Post by mfunk9786 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:21 am

Hey, I can call it stupid, but how dare you =;

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#61 Post by Michael Kerpan » Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:25 am

Sent in $25. Not sure I am brave enough to allow the mods to describe me.... ;-)

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#62 Post by swo17 » Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:28 am

Spelling Champian

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#63 Post by Michael Kerpan » Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:35 am

swo17 wrote:
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Spelling Champian
Champeen has a more cinematic history as a mis-spelling (an Our Gang film from 1923) ... So maybe Spelling Bee Champeen?

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#64 Post by cdnchris » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:12 pm

Altair wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:50 pm
Completely agree with mfunk - I would also support the suppressing of post counters next to people's profiles.
I meant to follow up on this: we did this before, suppress the post count, and it came back with the update. Is this something we'd all like to continue?

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#65 Post by Lemmy Caution » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:18 pm

swo17 wrote:
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Spelling Champian
To digress, there is a shop in Shanghai named COMPLET PRINTING.
Makes me laugh every time I see it.

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#66 Post by domino harvey » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:25 pm

cdnchris wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:12 pm
Altair wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:50 pm
Completely agree with mfunk - I would also support the suppressing of post counters next to people's profiles.
I meant to follow up on this: we did this before, suppress the post count, and it came back with the update. Is this something we'd all like to continue?
Absolutely, get it gone please and thanks

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#67 Post by Altair » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:33 pm

cdnchris wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:12 pm
Altair wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:50 pm
Completely agree with mfunk - I would also support the suppressing of post counters next to people's profiles.
I meant to follow up on this: we did this before, suppress the post count, and it came back with the update. Is this something we'd all like to continue?
Yes - I think having post counters are a psychological encouragement to new users to just post more to increase their number, rather than because they have something of substance to add to the conversation.

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#68 Post by cdnchris » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:48 pm

Thankfully that was easy

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#69 Post by cdnchris » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:04 am

Slowly but surely, we're now just over $900 from our goal!

I must apologize those I didn't get to yesterday: after getting the kids to bed I ended up falling asleep on the couch shortly afterwards, so I didn't get to everybody. I'll be fixing that today.

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#70 Post by Michael Kerpan » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:22 pm

cdnchris wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:04 am
...after getting the kids to bed I ended up falling asleep on the couch shortly afterwards, so I didn't get to everybody. I'll be fixing that today.
What movie were you TRYING to watch? :-)

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#71 Post by cdnchris » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:33 pm

Ha. Scarlet Empress, which I've seen before. Didn't make it past the credits.

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#72 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:00 pm

Someone donate $3 extra to buy Chris a Red Bull

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#73 Post by cpetrizzi » Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:09 pm

Sent in my donation. No perks necessary; knowing this site will continue is enough for me.

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#74 Post by cdnchris » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Sorry for no update yesterday. I'll give an update later on where we are but wanted to catch up quickly.

If you haven't heard from me yet I will be getting to you today so sorry for any delay. The ads should also be removed by the end of today for those that reached that incentive.

Also, I just had a second person ask me this and didn't consider it before but if you don't want to go through PayPal and want to use a digital asset (like Bitcoin) instead, yes, I will consider that. Just contact me in PM and we can go over that.

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#75 Post by Anhedionisiac » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:32 pm

I'm happy to help like everyone else. Just sent in my donation. Great work, Chris!

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