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Request for donations

Post by Uncle Jesse » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:52 pm

Folks,

You all know I don't like to ask for money, which is why I went for years without accepting any donations. Old Timers know that I turned down any financial help for many years here at HD. However, things are tight right now and donations have fallen off the last few months so if you find the site useful and could spare a few sheckles, we would greatly appreciate it.

As always, nobody has to donate and nobody will think any more or less of you if you do or don't. I cover all the costs and do almost all the site maintenance on the server side and that is not going to change. I do not allow ads and have turned down numerous offers to buy the site outright and that won't change either.

I do want to give credit to Husker who has made a lot of great changes to PHPBB, most notably anti-spam and anti-spambot changes, just so I don't sound like I am the only one who has done heavy lifting!

As I said, if you find the site useful and feel good about sharing a few dollars, we thank you in advance.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by pythonshine » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:10 pm

Donated, ain't much. This site is the place to be and I thank you so much for keeping it alive. You have my appreciation. Keep on keepin!

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Truckinbutch » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:18 pm

Done it before and will get SOH to help me help again this weekend . This is the only site I go to that my ad blocker app does not show me that it is blocking unsolicited ads . I've also found a home here that I share with a lot of folks . Won't be big , but it will help a small bit .
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Uncle Jesse » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:22 pm

Thanks guys, it means a lot to me not only that you are willing to help financially, but more important that you find the site useful and see it as a good community of like minded folks. It makes a moonshiner proud!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Odin » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:43 am

I'll chime in next week, UJ.

Thanks for all the good work. From you and your team.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Haus » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:48 am

I don't know what a sheckle is but done. :thumbup:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by bitter » Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:06 am

Darn wish I could help again (Just donated a couple months ago) but our fridge just died so need a replacement not to mention the 200$ in food that spoiled too :(

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Re: Request for donations

Post by WIski » Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:45 am

Haus Wrote,
I don't know what a sheckle is but done. :thumbup:
Check out the Old Testament. Its mentioned in there a lot. :angel:

Ill be sending a donation. :thumbup:

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Re: Request for donations

Post by rgreen2002 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:12 am

Trying in vein to donate... paypal not cooperating! :evil: Will try again later!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by T-Pee » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:17 am

bitter wrote:Darn wish I could help again (Just donated a couple months ago) but our fridge just died so need a replacement not to mention the 200$ in food that spoiled too :(

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Re: Request for donations

Post by yakattack » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:53 am

Done and done. Thanks uj.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Rng4 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:07 am

Done. Thx for what you do

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Re: Request for donations

Post by rgreen2002 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:42 am

Whew! Don't know why it was so tough from paypal.

Donated! Thanks for all the work you do for fools like me and thanks for asking/reminding - sometimes I can forget. :mrgreen:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by skow69 » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:52 am

The ad-free thing is priceless. Here ya are. Thanks for your good work.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by moosemilk » Sat Apr 02, 2016 10:10 am

Mine will be coming soon. Won't be much as i'm still a broke-ass middle age guy who went back to school, but any spare bit I can dig up i'll contribute. Thanks for keeping the site "REAL" and all your hard work UJ, as well as Husker and all the mods that keep us in line.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by RedwoodHillBilly » Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:13 am

I would donate some more, but the donate button is broken. When it is fixed, you will get more sheckels from me. Thanks for all the good work.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Bigbob » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:53 pm

Done and done. Thanks for what you do Uncle Jesse!! :thumbup:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Kegg_jam » Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:20 pm

Done.

Damn I wish I had more to give.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by BayouShine » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:24 pm

Done :thumbup:

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Re: Request for donations

Post by BTR Kentucky » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:55 pm

I have never donated before on here, I'm a new member but been reading a bit on here. Where do you donate at?
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Haus » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:59 pm

Scroll to the bottom of the page, the Donate button. :thumbup:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by pfshine » Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:51 pm

As soon as the IRS stops playing with me I will give what I can
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Truckinbutch » Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:06 pm

SOH says she just sent it via PayPal . Notify me by PM if it's not received .
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Re: Request for donations

Post by ga flatwoods » Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:44 pm

Thanks for all your behind the scenes sir!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by justsomeguy » Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:18 pm

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Truckinbutch » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:49 pm

I live on a fixed income . SOH is still working and advancing in position and income . Total role reversal from when we first got together . Our entire life together we have discussed where every dollar we accumulated needed to go before we spent it . She surprised me when I brought up donating again to this site .
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Re: Request for donations

Post by jb-texshine » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:20 pm

Haus wrote:I don't know what a sheckle is but done. :thumbup:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by amh71 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:56 am

Done, been a long time lurker and have found it invaluable, can't afford much but wanted to show my appreciation.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Tater » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:01 am

amh71 wrote:Done, been a long time lurker and have found it invaluable, can't afford much but wanted to show my appreciation.
Tks for donation . First post should be in welcome so please make that your next one.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by DSM Loki » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:29 am

Sent what I could. Thank you for everything you're doing. I know it's not easy to keep a large forum going

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