Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

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Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby JohnBG » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:38 am

Howdy Fellow Steeds,

I always tell folks that want to donate thru the year to wait until we pass the hat to cover the server rent. Well, the server rent is due in early May, so it's time to pass the hat again. It costs about $1500 a year for server hosting (we use a lot of bandwidth and storage) and paying the geek squad to fix it when it goes on the fritz.

Those that donate will receive the "Hero of the Soviet Union - 2018" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 10 years, you folks have helped keep us running.

To send a donation via PayPal (preferred method), just click on one of the below links. If you don't have a PayPal account and want to pay with a credit card, it only takes a minute to set up a new PayPal account. Be sure to put your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname in the notes or comment section when sending payment so I know who to make a Hero of the Soviet Union out of.

To send $25 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/25
To send $50 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/50
To send $100 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/100
To send any amount you want via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds

If you don't have or want PayPal and want to snail mail a check, you can send it to me at the following address. Be sure to put a note in with the check with your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname so I can up you to the Hero rank.

John Grocke
3199 Yarmouth Ave.
Deltona, FL 32738

Thank you again for your generous support in keeping this site up and running for over 10 years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.
John Grocke aka "JohnBG"
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby msamsen » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:02 pm

JohnBG wrote:Howdy Fellow Steeds,

I always tell folks that want to donate thru the year to wait until we pass the hat to cover the server rent. Well, the server rent is due in early May, so it's time to pass the hat again. It costs about $1500 a year for server hosting (we use a lot of bandwidth and storage) and paying the geek squad to fix it when it goes on the fritz.

Those that donate will receive the "Hero of the Soviet Union - 2018" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 10 years, you folks have helped keep us running.

To send a donation via PayPal (preferred method), just click on one of the below links. If you don't have a PayPal account and want to pay with a credit card, it only takes a minute to set up a new PayPal account. Be sure to put your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname in the notes or comment section when sending payment so I know who to make a Hero of the Soviet Union out of.

To send $25 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/25
To send $50 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/50
To send $100 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/100
To send any amount you want via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds

If you don't have or want PayPal and want to snail mail a check, you can send it to me at the following address. Be sure to put a note in with the check with your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname so I can up you to the Hero rank.

John Grocke
3199 Yarmouth Ave.
Deltona, FL 32738

Thank you again for your generous support in keeping this site up and running for over 10 years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.


Done!! Thanks for your efforts!!


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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Toon » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:09 pm

Done

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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby TNT9848 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:38 pm

Done
Thank you for an invaluable service!
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Navy TM » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:48 pm

Thanks John, see my PM
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Kenny Wasserburger » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:58 pm

Done, it's only a little but I truly appreciate your efforts.

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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby KW1M » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:06 am

Done... KW1M

Thanks for hosting this site!
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby RAMDrive » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:31 am

Done
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Bilgekeeldave » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:51 pm

This luddite sent you a check today, paypal is just to fancy for me.
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby hookapelli » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:18 pm

JohnBG wrote:Howdy Fellow Steeds,

I always tell folks that want to donate thru the year to wait until we pass the hat to cover the server rent. Well, the server rent is due in early May, so it's time to pass the hat again. It costs about $1500 a year for server hosting (we use a lot of bandwidth and storage) and paying the geek squad to fix it when it goes on the fritz.

Those that donate will receive the "Hero of the Soviet Union - 2018" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 10 years, you folks have helped keep us running.

To send a donation via PayPal (preferred method), just click on one of the below links. If you don't have a PayPal account and want to pay with a credit card, it only takes a minute to set up a new PayPal account. Be sure to put your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname in the notes or comment section when sending payment so I know who to make a Hero of the Soviet Union out of.

To send $25 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/25
To send $50 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/50
To send $100 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/100
To send any amount you want via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds

If you don't have or want PayPal and want to snail mail a check, you can send it to me at the following address. Be sure to put a note in with the check with your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname so I can up you to the Hero rank.

John Grocke
3199 Yarmouth Ave.
Deltona, FL 32738

Thank you again for your generous support in keeping this site up and running for over 10 years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.

Done.

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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Lmo » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:09 am

11,011 members .... wow!
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby harryball » Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:14 pm

DONE! Thanks for keeping the forums great.
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby greywolf138 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:49 am

John,
Check is in the mail. Sorry I dont use pay pal or all those new fangled ways to pay. But I wanted to send you a few rubles to show my appreciation for your efforts in Soviet Steeds. I wish there was a site like this for the Triumph Rocket.

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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby Beastmaster » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:47 pm

Done :thumbsup:

Glad to be able to help this fine resource. :cheers:
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Re: Passing the Hat for Donations - Server Rent is Due Again!!!

Postby sagerat » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:53 pm

Done
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