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Re: Request for donations

Post by Uncle Jesse » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:35 pm

To all of you who have donated: Thanks!

I have received three offers to buy this site in the last year. All of these folks want to take over the site and run ads. The offers haven't been lowball either! But I always tell them no, we don't want ads, and we are supported by our users!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Saltbush Bill » Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:56 am

Way to go UJ... :thumbup:

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Re: Request for donations

Post by hellbilly007 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:13 pm

You're a good man UncleJesse.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Copperhead road » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:39 am

Every thing has a price usually but somethings are “NOT FOR SALE”
Love ya work UJ :ewink:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by fizzix » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:51 am

As much as I'd miss you in charge, Uncle Jesse, I don't think anyone would fault you for eventually cashing in.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by hefezelle » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:55 pm

Uncle Jesse wrote:I have received three offers to buy this site in the last year. [...] But I always tell them no, we don't want ads, and we are supported by our users!
It takes romantics with a fair amount of idealism to carve out a place as comfortable and welcoming as is this site and its community. Thank you for holding on to your ideals, and for years of standing your ground! This place would be very different if it was commercialized, at least for me it would lose appeal real fast. And i believe i'm not alone in that, yet i feel appreciation for the status quo is expressed way too seldom. I value your integrity, you got my respect, man!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Yonder » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:56 pm

UJ, you are a scholar and a gentleman. We appreciate the site and all you do. And...UJSSM!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by bronctoad » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:47 am

its this time of year again for me UJ hope it helps :wave:
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Scorpster » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:00 pm

On my one year anniversary, I just found this thread! I have learned so much from this forum it's incredible, well worthy of a donation. Oh and my eyes may not be bleeding any more but they are still always sore from reading. Forums like this are invaluable when mentoring or other exposures are not available. Thanks to UJ.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by fizzix » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:10 am

Welcome to the Site Donor Club, Scorpster.
There comes a time when one thinks, "What would this info otherwise cost on the open market?"

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Oldvine Zin » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:20 pm

As a longtime site donor its easy to forget to donate more than once, just remembered that and sent another. Thank-you uncle J for hosting this site.


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Re: Request for donations

Post by dcpac » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:56 am

Just saw this thread. Donated last Thursday, not much but I felt I should contribute something for all the knowledge I have gained from this forum.
Thanks, to everyone.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by hellbilly007 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:10 am

I got you homie, I mean Uncle Jesse :lol:

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Copperhead road » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:08 am

dcpac wrote:Just saw this thread. Donated last Thursday, not much but I felt I should contribute something for all the knowledge I have gained from this forum.
Thanks, to everyone.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Uncle Jesse » Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:45 pm

dcpac wrote:Just saw this thread. Donated last Thursday, not much but I felt I should contribute something for all the knowledge I have gained from this forum.
Thanks, to everyone.
I must have missed this in my email! Sorry about that!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Uncle Jesse » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:45 pm

Don't want to sound like a pauper, but donations have fallen off lately. Could use any amount folks are willing to send!

Thanks folks. Of course, even if I don't get a red cent, this site will continue to provide useful information for free!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Expat » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:48 am

Done.

Thank you again for keeping this wonderful place up and running!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by StillerBoy » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:30 am

Thanks for the reminder.. donation on it's way..

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Manc » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:11 am

Donation on its way

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Holeplugger » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:04 pm

I have been cruising this great website for the past couple of years as I try to learn the craft. I didn’t know that donations were needed until I just found this post by accident - my shekel is on the way. Wish there was a way to “poke” members as they log on to this site as a reminder that good things don’t come for free. Thanks to all those responsible for keeping the site up and running- because of things I learned here I am starting t make a decent drop to share with friends and family - what more can you ask of life?o

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Birrofilo » Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:51 am

My donation is small, by my gratitude is heartfelt. Thanks for this site.

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Spiritospopcorn » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:11 am

I would swap "insert currency" for a book of genuine moonshine recipes. If such a thing were possible, but if such a thing were possible the realms of possible increase dramatically with the amount of information available. I can imagine a book, a compilation of stories and methods and recipes and humour sitting alongside other comprehensive manuals on other great subjects. Its value equal to other great comprehensive manuals. Please.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Swedish Pride » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:51 am

Spiritospopcorn wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:11 am
I would swap "insert currency" for a book of genuine moonshine recipes. If such a thing were possible, but if such a thing were possible the realms of possible increase dramatically with the amount of information available. I can imagine a book, a compilation of stories and methods and recipes and humour sitting alongside other comprehensive manuals on other great subjects. Its value equal to other great comprehensive manuals. Please.
Just go to tried and true, as good as a book if not better as you'll get other peoples view of said recipe ,not just the cooks.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Cabron99 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:54 am

Done! Thanks!!!!

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Re: Request for donations

Post by Jstroke » Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:32 am

UJ,

I found a few pennies under the floor mat. Bottom line, none of this would have happened without this site.

Much appreciated
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Re: Request for donations

Post by HomerD » Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:15 am

Will try to make regular donations. Sorry it’s not much.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by nerdybrewer » Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:55 pm

Thanks for bumping up this post, bumped my memory a little so I tossed a few bucks in.
Love the site and the mods and UJ, keep up the good work!
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Re: Request for donations

Post by MichiganCornhusker » Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:36 pm

I saved a ton of money just this weekend drinking my own booze... :shifty:
Passed along some of my savings to you, Jesse, thank you for this incredible resource.
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Re: Request for donations

Post by Kansas » Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:24 am

Chipped in some dollars for the best resource on the internet.

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