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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby Staff » 12 Apr 2013, 02:31

alexis031182 wrote:
Staff wrote:Donation tally (This information is updated occasionally.):
We currently receive USD $80 each month from supporters, and we have $240.25 USD on hand.

Currently $80 or $55? (this page "http://donations.wz2100.net" contains $55)

$55, it was a typo. :oops:
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby FrankB » 15 Apr 2013, 20:48

vexed wrote:Paypal takes 30 cents per transaction + 3% on top of that. I suppose we can add those options as well.


Oh, I didn't think about that. So... maybe $12 p.a. is better.
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby carlosjhr64 » 17 Apr 2013, 04:42

Put up a Bitcoin address for donations too.
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby wayne- » 22 Apr 2013, 19:53

FrankB wrote:I'd suggest that you also allow a $ 1 monthly donation. I do not know who is active here, but I think it is quite possible that some folks cannot (or do not want to) spend $5 every month... ;-) With $1, you could give them a chance to participate, and who knows, maybe they will "upgrade" later.



i no £1/£1 ain't much but its all some ppl can afford per month. iwill be willing todo this.

i never use the forums but once in a while il check back here and have a look around and may hv a game online.
I enjoy watching this project grow and it would be a real shame for it to stop.
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby Per » 23 Apr 2013, 14:34

$1 / £1 would be mostly lost to transaction costs, so it is not worth it.
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby aubergine » 24 Apr 2013, 00:41

$3 is the smallest monthly one I've seen - used by last.fm
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby Per » 26 Apr 2013, 22:27

We have now gotten our new server. It is blazing fast! Do not worry if there are some service disruptions in the next few days as we move things over.

Thanks to everyone who made this possible!
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby Rman Virgil » 04 May 2013, 12:43

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Congrats. :)

I thought I detected a transition in the server latency optimization with mobile devices using 3g-4g and browsers not running through there own server optimizations, resulting in Error 504 server gateway timeouts that disappeared when using the same browser through W-Fi or other mobile browsers in 3g-4g running requests through own server optimizations first. :hmm:
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby jamesdean » 09 May 2013, 11:40

I'm a fan of this game from China, wanna be able to donate for this great and unselfish project,which last so long far beyond my expection, but I dont have any PAYPAL account here, is there any suggestions
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby Per » 09 May 2013, 13:56

Sorry, we just have PayPal for now. Adding additional payment processors is a lot of work.
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby FrankB » 17 May 2013, 20:56

jamesdean wrote:is there any suggestions

It seems that PayPal is active in China, too: http://owenhaacke.com/before-opening-a- ... d-to-know/
and a chinese site (I hope it is useful - Google translator could not translate it for me into English or German): https://www.paypal.com/cn

@wayne and aubergine: Save the money you want to donate for 6 or 12 months and make a single donation then. :wink:
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Re: Donation drive is now live!

Postby lordcirth » 19 Jun 2013, 02:40

carlosjhr64 wrote:Put up a Bitcoin address for donations too.


Agreed. If a Bitcoin address is provided I will donate 0.2 BTC. (~$20)
It only takes about 10 minutes to set up the wallet.
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