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It's that time of year again.. I just paid for the upcoming year's internet services required to keep the forum Ad and cost free to all our members. I once again am asking for donations only to cover the cost of the actual charges to run the site..  If you donate please be sure to make it known in a post below so others know how much is being collected.  I have attached the receipt for the total paid bill for reference. Thank you on behalf of all our member's in advance to any of those who choose to support the forum this year!

Paypal funds to ******************(use gift feature to avoid fees if at all possible.) Once the funds have reached the total I will delete the Paypal info and cease to collect any further..

Total costs paid to Godaddy for 2020.. $459.87

UPDATED : In order to go to a secure website I had to upgrade our Hosting to Deluxe Hosting with cPanel.  We were charged a one time migration fee of $99.99 in addition to the Deluxe Hosting.  Please send any small donation you can, for now this is all out of pocket for me. In the next few days our site will be migrated over to a secure platform and will eventually have the "secure" lock to the right of the url in your browsers search bar.  This will allow us to appear in Google searches again and secure our site in general.


Thanks again..

Tropicalfruitforum.com

Links to paid receipt below..

https://ibb.co/7C3ryRX

https://ibb.co/GRGCQJV

https://ibb.co/QP2WZss
« Last Edit: December 21, 2019, 06:56:51 PM by pj1881 (Patrick) »

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020)
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2019, 09:15:28 AM »
Sent $40

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020)
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2019, 09:24:11 AM »
Sent $15

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020)
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2019, 09:37:22 AM »
Sent $30.
Thank you for maintaining this site. Its a treasure of knowledge. 🙏🏻
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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2019, 10:12:25 AM »
A special thanks to those who have already contributed!! (Tropical-Farmer), (Abimael777), and (Mikesid).  We have currently raised $85 of our goal of $459.87 to stay running Advertising Free for another year.

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2019, 10:15:08 AM »
Sent $20

Thank you, for keeping things running.

Vincent
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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2019, 11:19:03 AM »
Money send. Thanks to Pat and Sheehan for keeping this going.

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2019, 12:17:02 PM »
$50 send for support, thanks for setting a good site for everyone need.

Problems i facing wt the site, hopefully can solve it for better using experience:
1.Hard or almost cannot edit or update old post and new post(even only few day created), i try with phone and computer, the results is always fail. Quite a lot members tell me the same problem.
2.Just happen yesterday, for first time i cannot upload the photo through the private message.

Response from moderators:  We are told by our hosting provider that certain features are being altered by the lack of the site being a "secure' site.   As of this morning they are migrating our site to a new hosting platform.  I am told that the process takes about seven days to complete.  Once we reach "secure" status I will reach out to our developer (if he is still out there!)
« Last Edit: December 21, 2019, 01:01:26 PM by pj1881 (Patrick) »
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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2019, 12:19:17 PM »
Sent $10

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2019, 12:41:36 PM »
I sent support of $ 10. Thanks for maintaining the forum

Patrick, it seems that server maintenance costs
which you have to pay are extremely high. Maybe it's time to look for someone else?

I have a trusted man who I work with - when it comes to hosting (we work together about 10 years). Here in my country, server maintenance costs can be few times lower than in US. In case of need I can contact you.
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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2019, 12:57:35 PM »
A special thanks to those who have already contributed!! We have currently raised $268.50 of our goal of $459.87 to stay running Advertising Free for another year.

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2019, 02:10:31 PM »
$ sent

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2019, 04:02:55 PM »
Sent $15

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2019, 04:50:20 PM »
A special thanks to those who have already contributed!! We have currently raised $433.50 of our goal of $459.87 to stay running Advertising Free for another year.

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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2019, 06:08:50 PM »
Just sent $25
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Re: It's that time of year again... Forum Fundraiser (2020) - UPDATED!
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2019, 06:57:39 PM »
Thatís a wrap folks! Many thanks to all our contributors!!

 

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