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Re: Help us appease the Overlords - Ways you can help

Post by Lassr » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:53 am

monetary sacrifice sent to appease the overlords.
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Post by stessier » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:52 pm

Just to bump and tell everyone to read the banner - it changed!

(I'm so used to it just sitting there quietly that I didn't realize the information had been updated and funds were needed again.)
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Post by Lassr » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:44 pm

stessier wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Just to bump and tell everyone to read the banner - it changed!

(I'm so used to it just sitting there quietly that I didn't realize the information had been updated and funds were needed again.)
It is a good idea to change it's color once the drive is over, that way it stands out when it's red the next time. I almost didn't notice either.
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Post by Blackhawk » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:46 pm

Better yet, now is the time to do the magic pin that pops the thread onto the top of every forum.
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Post by coopasonic » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:02 pm

I'm conflicted... if the forum goes away, my work performance likely improves, but then I don't get to talk about video games and my life performance deteriorates. Also I don't learn about new games so my financial situation and marriage potentially improve. Hmmm...
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Post by Zaxxon » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:39 pm

Sounds like a small donation is in order as you can't clearly pick one outcome over the other...

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Post by hentzau » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:59 pm

FP, any way we can get a tally update?
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Post by FishPants » Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:28 pm

hentzau wrote:
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FP, any way we can get a tally update?
Just did an update, $1171.51 of $1700. Sorry been busy with work and home life, haven't had a chance to pop on and update it.
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Post by hepcat » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:02 am

I dumped my paypal account recently. Any chance you have a Venmo account I could send funds to?
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Post by RMC » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:06 am

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I dumped my paypal account recently. Any chance you have a Venmo account I could send funds to?
If you need an inventive way, you can send it my way via Venmo, and I will send via Paypal. :)

But I can attest setting up a Venmo account was pretty easy and painless. :)
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Post by hepcat » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:31 am

Oh, good call. I can do that if there isn't a venmo account available. Thanks!
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Post by RMC » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:35 pm

And done. Sent in for Hepcat. :)
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Post by TheMix » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:15 pm

Finally had the wallet close by... Donation sent.
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Post by Kraken » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:06 am

Have we put Fishpants' kids thru college yet?

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Post by hepcat » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:20 pm

We sent them to Akron University, so they actually paid him.
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Post by RMC » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:54 pm

hepcat wrote:
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We sent them to Akron University, so they actually paid him.
My wife actually got both her undergraduate and master degrees from there!

I got two of mine from Kent Read, Kent Write, Kent State. Although I did go to Akron for a bit, and met my wife there, and was in a fraternity there as well. :)
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Post by hepcat » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:08 pm

I know, I was teasin' ya (and me, since I went there too).
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Post by RMC » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:11 pm

hepcat wrote:
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I know, I was teasin' ya (and me, since I went there too).
Akron Strong!!!! We control the OO board, with the most alumni from any University here... No proof of this, but I dare ya to prove me wrong.
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Post by Blackhawk » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:24 am

We are down to the wire. Can we get a final stretch update?
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Post by hentzau » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:22 am

Blackhawk wrote:
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We are down to the wire. Can we get a final stretch update?
Yes please.
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Post by Default » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:14 pm

Sent some USD. Will send more after I squeak through this month.
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Post by FishPants » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:43 pm

Sorry folks I've been in work hell since labour day hit; combined with some extended family stuff it's been an absolute time suck. I'll break out the spreadsheet this afternoon or evening and get an update out to everyone. Worst case I don't renew for a year and pay the 10/11 months or whatever we have, we aren't in a dire spot at any rate.
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Post by wonderpug » Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:28 pm

FishPants wrote:
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We're short of our goal, but with your help we can still make it! With only two-and-a-half weeks to go, we're looking for your support to make this dream continue to be a reality. Even if you pledge just $5 a month, you could make it so instead of being in work hell since labour day, FishPants could instead be in work hell since labour day with an additional $5 a month in his pocket. Pledge today!
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Post by FishPants » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:54 am

Ok I just renewed it on my credit card, threw in $150 of my own money and we got another 12 months paid for. It came out to just over 2k CDN (After Paypals graft on donations + taking foreign currency conversion the transfer to my bank is around $1857 something.

We are good for a year, and please don't set recurring donations -- we will pick this up again next year, and maybe I do need to look into Venmo if it's better for the graft. Paypal takes more than I'd like to see both coming in and going out, I feel like we are using a payday loans provider or something.
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Post by TheMix » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:57 am

I remember you mentioning that so I added some additional this time to offset the 'graft'.
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Post by LordMortis » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:54 am

FishPants wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:54 am
Ok I just renewed it on my credit card, threw in $150 of my own money and we got another 12 months paid for. It came out to just over 2k CDN (After Paypals graft on donations + taking foreign currency conversion the transfer to my bank is around $1857 something.

We are good for a year, and please don't set recurring donations -- we will pick this up again next year, and maybe I do need to look into Venmo if it's better for the graft. Paypal takes more than I'd like to see both coming in and going out, I feel like we are using a payday loans provider or something.
If you decide on a different preference, make sure to give me time to learn it. Paypal is easy for me and it goes to my plastic which is the most secure for me and also the easiest. But that means both paypal and my CC company are going to want a piece of the pie before it ever gets to you. It's easy for me but I'd prefer more of my money goes in to OO's pocket if that avenue is readily available.

I'd offer to help you but accounting beyond personal accounting is largely voodoo to me.

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