#Sensational-Adelaide Hosting Fund - Donation Thread

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#31 Post by Pikey » Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:07 am

Hey mate,

Chuck us your account details and I'll see what I can fling your way.

Cheers!

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#32 Post by Jim » Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:35 pm

This is a must have website for anyone interested in Adelaide and SA, often first with the news, and hours of good and other stuff, best value in Adelaide. So get behind Howie and make your donation. :D :D
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#33 Post by Norman » Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:21 pm

Donated a small amount, will try to donate some more in a few days.

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#34 Post by joshzxzx » Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:49 pm

Hey guys this may be a little out there, but i look @ it this way.

This website is here for all of us to use and we are here to voice the concerns of the South Australian public. How can we go about getting possible funding from the Gov?

What are your thoughts on this? :roll:
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#35 Post by Jim » Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:56 pm

joshzxzx wrote:Hey guys this may be a little out there, but i look @ it this way.

This website is here for all of us to use and we are here to voice the concerns of the South Australian public. How can we go about getting possible funding from the Gov?

What are your thoughts on this? :roll:
Joshzxzx, I am happy to donate to this great site to keep it working well. I do however think it is more important for government read/used it than funded it.
Maybe good if they could do both :D :D

I should add local government to that as well!

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#36 Post by muzzamo » Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:10 pm

Will be donating once I get paid.

Howie: Just a suggestion you should make it clear how long the "donating member" badge lasts for. Make it expire after 1 year or 2 years etc rather than last until infinity. If people want it again, they can donate again :-)

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#37 Post by Will » Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:12 pm

joshzxzx wrote:Hey guys this may be a little out there, but i look @ it this way.

This website is here for all of us to use and we are here to voice the concerns of the South Australian public. How can we go about getting possible funding from the Gov?

What are your thoughts on this? :roll:
If the government funds this website, then opinions may be self-censored. i.e. people will not want to piss-off who pays the bills.

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#38 Post by SRW » Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:16 pm

Omicron wrote:I suspect that I too require the same message as both Mr. Cruise and Mr. 1237, given my lack of credit card or billion-dollar family trust.
Likewise.
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#39 Post by Wayno » Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:38 pm

joshzxzx wrote:Hey guys this may be a little out there, but i look @ it this way.

This website is here for all of us to use and we are here to voice the concerns of the South Australian public. How can we go about getting possible funding from the Gov?

What are your thoughts on this? :roll:
interesting concept, and i don't share the censorship concerns of others...

Here's the SA Govt Grants website ==> http://www.service.sa.gov.au/contentpag ... rants.aspx

I'm thinking we could seek fundings, benefits of S-A include:
  • * Encouraging community discussion and participation
    * Represent a broad demographic (people aged 13-60+)
    * Educating S-A members on many aspects of South Australia, past and present (there are truly many S-A members with incredible levels of knowledge, and together we are a virtual library of knowledge!)
    * We are not for profit, so essentially a volunteer organisation
    * We bring together locals, expats, and those generally interested in SA. This includes socially isolated individuals who otherwise would have trouble keeping up with recent activities and events
    * A couple of S-A members insist on improving our grammar :lol: presumably this is an advantage!
    * We assist the SA Govt and ACC by collaborating and compiling topical submission documents/letters
    * Etc...
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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#40 Post by crawf » Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:04 am

Omicron wrote:I suspect that I too require the same message as both Mr. Cruise and Mr. 1237, given my lack of credit card or billion-dollar family trust.
I require the same message, cheers

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#41 Post by Howie » Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:18 am

Hi guys just updated the opening post again.

Many thanks to everyone the reception has been phenomenal! We're nearly past the 1 year hosting mark... once we get over that line i'll notify our data center of our intention to move. Aiming to secure 2 years of hosting .. and at this rate I don't think it'll be long before we'll get there.

Good going everyone!! The future's looking bright for S-A.

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#42 Post by bm7500 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:27 am

Howie wrote:Hi guys just updated the opening post again.

Many thanks to everyone the reception has been phenomenal! We're nearly past the 1 year hosting mark... once we get over that line i'll notify our data center of our intention to move. Aiming to secure 2 years of hosting .. and at this rate I don't think it'll be long before we'll get there.

Good going everyone!! The future's looking bright for S-A.
Hi Howie,

I am having trouble sending you a PM as it is just sitting in my 'Outbox'.

What is the latest amount donated as i would like to donate the difference to make up the $580 to guarantee us at least another year!

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#43 Post by Howie » Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:30 am

Hey Brett just got your pm. It stays in the outbox until the recipient picks up the message. :)

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#44 Post by bm7500 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:38 am

Howie wrote:Hey Brett just got your pm. It stays in the outbox until the recipient picks up the message. :)
Hi Howie,

$30 coming your way! :)

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#45 Post by Howie » Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:48 am

Got it mate! Thanks.. and happy to say we're guaranteed for a year now!

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