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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby Nocentelli » 17 Mar 2019, 16:42

karul wrote:When we click on " View new posts" it's still opening the following page
Suspended website
This website has been suspended.


Aargh, I've been fretting for days that Modman had gone rogue
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby plush » 17 Mar 2019, 17:06

modman wrote:
plush wrote:Welcome back, FSB! I've missed you.
p.s. Mr Modman, how about you post a link for those who are willing to donate to web/domain hosting or other forum needs? :roll:
p.p.s. sorry for necroposting


I'm so sorry, there was a payment glitch because of a switch of credit cards... Forgot to update people over here, although I did post it in the facebook group. That's always the place to go in case of downtime. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1088980 ... 1604614862

Necroposting is cool, make me reread what I wrote years ago :thumbsup

I really need to have the serversoftware updated and haven't had the time to look into this. I could spend the whole summer re-learning all that stuff, but thinking about having it done at the hosting company. It really would be a good idea to set up something to allow people to support freestompboxes.org.

What would be the best platform?
Gofundme? Patreon? others?


Patreon is fine, I guess.

But direct paypal transactions could be better, since, you know, no service fee...
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby Seiche » 18 Mar 2019, 11:46

welcome back.

can you set up a regular payment via PayPal?
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby plush » 18 Mar 2019, 12:33

Seiche wrote:welcome back.

can you set up a regular payment via PayPal?


I've just learned that paypal charges $10 monthly for adding recurring payments as a feature to your account. In addition to some other pretty questionable charges.

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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby Seiche » 18 Mar 2019, 21:14

maybe patreon IS the way to go. You can't depend on people remembering every month they are supporting a cause with 1-2 dollars even if they do. There is just too much other shit going on in life.
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby ToneKarma » 20 Mar 2019, 09:45

plush wrote: I've just learned that paypal charges $10 monthly for adding recurring payments as a feature to your account. In addition to some other pretty questionable charges.


Why does it have to be a monthly contribution and therefore raise problems with Paypal?
Would a one-time (annual) donation not achieve the same result ?
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby Seiche » 20 Mar 2019, 18:24

you're probably right, I was just thinking about a set-and-forget kinda thing. But maybe just a yearly reminder is sufficient.

I also don't know about the costs involved.
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Re: freestompboxes.org is back

Postby modman » 04 Jun 2019, 09:21

We were down again, for most of yesterday CET... serious issues at the host company. I hadn't expected us to be up by now, we may still face some downtime in the following days, the issues doesn't seem to have been resolved yet.
Join the facebook group for updates in emergencies...
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