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Xenforo Upgrade - Votes and Pledges

Discussion in 'Announcements and Rules' started by tehelgee, Nov 23, 2014.

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Do you want the forum to upgrade to Xenforo(like Spacebattles)?

Poll closed Dec 23, 2014.
  1. Yes

    78.8%
  2. No

    21.2%
  1. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    This thread will be for the purpose of collecting votes and pledges only. If you want to discuss the merits and cons of a switch to XF, use Vanathor's thread in the Announcements section.

    Only post your pledge to this thread. Votes are done by the poll.

    For pledges, post how much you are willing to chip in for the initial license purchase, and the date you can swing that pledge, up to immediately(don't actually donate yet though). If you can chip in on the yearly license renewal fee, post that too.
     
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  2. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    I can pledge (up to) one hundred dollars USD for purchasing the license, and up to fifteen dollars per year for the annual license, pending needs of the site. I can swing that amount of money immediately if it comes down to it.

    Obviously I am in favor of getting it.
     
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  3. RCa

    RCa Versed in the lewd.

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    I can pledge $5 to $10 USD immediately, more by January. The annual license is a little less predictable but I should also be able to pitch in for that.
     
  4. StriderAnarchy99

    StriderAnarchy99 Getting sticky.

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    I pledge $20 dollars for the initial fee, and $50 for the annual fee.
     
  5. Guile

    Guile Clothes That Kill Virgins

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    I'll drop in $10 for the initial fee. I could probably chip in for the renewal, but it's a little hard to say what's happening a year from now.
     
  6. Biigoh

    Biigoh Just a miko... Moderator

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    I can drop 20 for the initial and the renewal
     
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  7. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    I can pledge however much is needed to fill out the amount for the initial fee, up to $100.

    I can't promise being able to pay anything toward yearly renewal during the actual years in question. However, I may be able to drop some amount now (over and above anything for the initial fee) to stay in the account and go toward renewal in future years. Not sure what the parameters are on money staying in a Paypal account long-term.
     
  8. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Vanathor - $100.00
    alethiophile - $100.00
    StryderAnarchy - $20.00
    Biigoh - $20.00
    Guile - $10.00
    RCa - $5-10.00
    Walkir - $10.00
    DuskAtDawn - $30.00
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    Total: $300.00 USD by my count currently.
    Goal: $190.00 USD
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    Differential: $110.00 USD

    So myself and Alethiophile looks like could afford to drop our donations from the maximum to $45 dollar a piece, plus or minus depending on whether or not everyone who pledged money follows through.

    I'm not even going to bother totaling for the reoccurring fees cause have more then beat that by a landslide.
     
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  9. DuskAtDawn

    DuskAtDawn Of the Thousand Faces

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    I'll throw $30 at the forum sometime around the tenth. I can't promise anything about the yearly donation, but I should be able to manage another twenty a year for as long as I can remember saying this.
     
  10. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    I can throw in $10 annually, including this year for the upgrade.
     
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  11. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Updated my running count of pledged funds.
     
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  12. enthalpy

    enthalpy 好厉害哦!

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    I'm willing to put up as much as necessary to fund the cost of the license, up to and including the whole cost of the license.
     
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  13. Jaertin

    Jaertin I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I could throw 20€ or more into the pot, no problem. I'm sure I can contribute at least 10€ yearly.
     
  14. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    I'D rather mention Dollars, as the admins can plan with that amount. I certainly picked those and will eat any currency changes. Just say $15/$8 or something to be on the safe side.
     
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  15. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Based on Google, twenty euros is basically twenty-five dollars with current exchange rates.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=20+euro+to+usd
     
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  16. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    For what it's worth, Paypal gave me an exchange rate of 1.20... and a 9 somewhere plus a $0.69 fee.
     
  17. Jaertin

    Jaertin I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Er, saw this too late, I already sent it in euros. :-[
     
  18. Walkir

    Walkir Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    I guess no one cares for the one time payment, but the annual payment fluctuating over exchange rates makes planning harder. Still better than not getting the money because you won't eat the exchange rate risk yourself, though. ;)
     
  19. GiftofLove

    GiftofLove A Gift From The Heart

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    Where are we supposed to send donations? I don't have any to spare at the moment, but when I start getting some spare income I would like to help support the site.
     
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  20. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Here:
    donations@questionablequesting.com

    You can send it via paypal.
     
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  21. GiftofLove

    GiftofLove A Gift From The Heart

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