Passing the hat for Donations - Server Rent is due soon!

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Passing the hat for Donations - Server Rent is due soon!

Post by JohnBG » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:23 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 - 2017" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 9 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 almost 10 years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.
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'98.5 Ural Tourist - "Valentina" - Gone but not forgotten.
2002 Harley Road King FLHPI
1997 Harley Electra Glide FLHTPI
Honda Nighthawk 650 from the mid-80's
1980 Suzuki RM125T
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Passing the hat for donations - Server Rent is due again soon

Post by JohnBG » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:24 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 - 2017" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 9 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 almost 10 years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.
John Grocke aka "JohnBG"
Site Administrator - sovietsteeds.com

Current Rides:
'06 Ural Raven - "Vorona"
'09 Kawasaki KLR650 - "Madea"

History:
'98.5 Ural Tourist - "Valentina" - Gone but not forgotten.
2002 Harley Road King FLHPI
1997 Harley Electra Glide FLHTPI
Honda Nighthawk 650 from the mid-80's
1980 Suzuki RM125T
1970 Honda CL100

Love is the feeling you get when you like something as much as your motorcycle.” ― Hunter S. Thompson

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Re: Passing the hat for Donations - Server Rent is due soon!

Post by Buckhorn » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:37 am

Done
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Post by Navy TM » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:42 am

Thanks John :cheers:
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Post by rougaroo » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:51 am

Done! Best resource on the Web-

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Post by co_g30 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:57 am

Done.
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Post by Penrod » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:00 am

:boogie:
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Post by :FI:Igor » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:01 am

Done.
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Post by Tin Man » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:03 am

Done..........thanks again John. :cheers:
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Post by Revtech100 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:07 am

Done. But like last year I didn't add the note to PayPal.
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Post by Lee Pape » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:50 am

You know me I'm the old fuddy duddy that does not to the new fangled paypal thingy. Check will be in the mail today.
We may not have it all together,
But, together we have it all.


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Post by siberman1 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:37 am

Lee Pape wrote:You know me I'm the old fuddy duddy that does not to the new fangled paypal thingy. Check will be in the mail today.
ditto.

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Post by sallen » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:40 am

payment sent
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Post by phliparoonie » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:48 am

DONE! Cheap insurance is how I look at it. This forum has saved me hundreds in shop charges. TYFAYD. :cheers:
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Post by hotflash44 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:52 am

Sent in my PayPal donation this morning well worth the money i get so much information and enjoyment from this forum. Besides i need the promotion!
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