Call for site funding

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tim.cullis
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Call for site funding

Post by tim.cullis » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 16:44

Given the problems we've experienced with hackers, the plan is to migrate the forum to another format, either the later version of pbpBB, or alternatively VBulletin which is something I would need to buy a licence for.

In the meantime I've been hit with a bill from the ISP (Active 24) for over £1100, some of which predates the last load of problems with the site. I'm hoping to negotiate this down but could do with some contributions to help out...

If you wish to help, please send a contribution (£10?) by PayPal to REMOVED, please quote your board name so I know who to acknowledge.

Many thanks
Tim Cullis
Site Administrator

Mod Edit: PAYPAL ADDRESS REMOVED AS NO LONGER CURRENT

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Canman
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Post by Canman » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 16:48

payment sent , hope you get something sorted Tim.
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Please help. The money will go to a good cause. email me for the link to my fundraising page.

DC
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Post by DC » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 17:07

Canman wrote:payment sent , hope you get something sorted Tim.
Me too, good luck with the negotiations and fund raising.
Dave.
Dave. 1998 Arctic Silver Z3 M44 1.9 Automatic

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Post by swamper » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 17:18

same here :wink:
the badness makes me do it...!

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Robert T
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Post by Robert T » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 18:01

Paypal gift sent.

If you need any assistance with the tech side, I'd be happy to lend a hand - php and mysql have recently become part of my day job. :wink:

If Giles is up for it again this year, then hopefully we will be running another calendar fund raiser later this year.

Best regards,

Robert
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Desiro
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Post by Desiro » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 18:16

Payment sent

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Adam
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Post by Adam » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 18:52

Donation made. This site is worth every penny.

johnjo
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Post by johnjo » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 18:56

Money sent great site keep up the good work

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Post by Brian H » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:06

Payment sent. Thanks

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Post by Ragtop » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:15

Donation sent.

Many thanks for all your hard work Tim. :thumb:

I like many others have benefitted from advice and info. from this great forum. :D
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Post by Titan » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:20

Payment sent Tim :thumb:
Good Luck with the bargaining!
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Post by stu » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:28

Tim, any alternative to Paypal please?
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Post by freds dad » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:28

Payment sent Tim. Keep up the good work.

I have a friend who hosts sites and if its of any use and saves you money I can have a word with him.

PM me if its of any help

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GazHyde
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Post by GazHyde » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:29

Contribution made. More than happy if it means the site keeps running!

An invaluable resource.

Gaz.

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Post by VikingSven » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:34

Contribution sent - more than happy given the amount of help this site has given me in the short time I've had the car!

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Post by HPFirenza » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 19:45

Money sent. Worth every penny for this superb site.

Graham :D

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Post by Ian_C » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 20:12

Donation sent from me too.

When I've done my Santa Pod sums I should have a small amount left over from that (~£20) so I'll get that sent across towards the end of next week also.

Keep up the good work Tim :thumb:
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Post by Zed Carer » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 20:21

Donation sent - good luck Tim
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Post by hornel Z3M » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 20:34

Hi Tim.
Well done with the website and good luck. Donation sent 8.35pm

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Post by Jonttt » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 20:58

Contribution made with thanks :wink:
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Post by rgf » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 21:05

Keep up the good work!
Hope my twopenworth (?) helps a bit
Thanks
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Post by Jamezee » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 21:07

Contribution made via Giles along with an order for the window stickers :)
Good luck with the negotiations, ask 'poker face' Jonttt for some tips :D
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Post by TitanTim » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 21:09

Donation sent :lol: Thanks for your hard work on the site Tim :)

Tim.
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Post by reddyzeddygo » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 22:16

Donation sent Tim. :) Good luck with the fundraising. Finding the site invaluable as an information resource.

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Post by gookah » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 22:38

payment sent,
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I have an element of 'M-styling' on my car, If that's a good enough reason for the manufacturers to adorn a 320 with the M badge, then its certainly a good enough reason for me..

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Post by Deano1712 » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 22:43

4 years worth sent. Been on the site that long and not paid before :oops:
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Cloz
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Location: Boucherville

Post by Cloz » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 22:45

Donation sent Tim.
Thank you and good luck!

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Post by tcrichton » Thu 16 Sep, 2010 23:06

Hi Tim,

I'm a noob to z3s (just bought shanty's) but do own two colocated servers.

I'd be happy to host this site for free and would be able to help with the migration from your current isp FOC.

I've been hosting and developing sites for nearly as long as I've been driving so give me a shout if you need anything at all.

Perhaps this way any donations (after paying your crazy huge bill) could goto that vbulletin license rather than ongoing hosting costs,

Tris.

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tim.cullis
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Post by tim.cullis » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 00:17

Many thanks to those who have donated so far.

For those who have asked for alternatives to PayPal, it isn't necessary to open a PayPal account, you can charge the amount directly from PayPal to your credit card.

Click on this link: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?c ... UFKH9ZP89W

Under 'Don't have a PayPal account?', click on 'continue'.
1. You enter your name.
2. You are asked for your credit card, email address, and phone number.
3. And afterwards, if you wish, you can save this information to create a PayPal account. But if you don't want to, you don't need to.

The advantage of using PayPal is that your credit card info is never released to whomever you are sending funds.

Cheers
Tim

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Post by billz » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 05:36

Payment sent with thanks.
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Post by TaffZee » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 06:23

Payment Sent
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italex
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donation

Post by italex » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 09:45

Donation made.

Alex
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Post by whiteminks » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 10:07

Donation sent.

Many thanks :wink:


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Gio
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Post by Gio » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 10:42

Donation sent

If you need a new hosting company, my wife works for one and should be able to arrange a discount.

PM me for contact details if interested.

Cheers

John
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Gazza
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Post by Gazza » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 11:06

Pleased to help :wink:
Gazza

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donation completed.

Post by tkbruce » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 11:37

Donation sent in 1 minute by Paypal. Quickest £20 I've ever spent but when you realise the wealth of information, facts, tips, personalities, photos, laughs etc etc etc, this site and it's members are worth every penny.

Best wishes to all, :) :)

Keith Bruce, Fraserburgh, Scotland.

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Post by Fender2004 » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 12:09

Keep up the good work :pc money sent

freelandm
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Donation

Post by freelandm » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 13:25

Donation gladly sent

Matt

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Post by Springer » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 13:32

Pleased to help and thank you for your work on the site. :drive

Only been a Zed owner for a short time, the site and members help has been a of great assistance :bow

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Post by maurice the martian » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 16:07

Payment sent ,keep up the good work,many thanks.
Maurice. :thumb:

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Annie
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Post by Annie » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 17:55

Hi Tim,

£10 just sent to help keep things going,

Annie

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Post by Mouldy » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 19:44

Contribution gladly made. Keep up the great work, Tim!
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call for site funding

Post by brilie » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 19:45

Hi donation sent! As a newby I have learned a lot from the site keep up the good work!! :wink: every little heps!!!! :!:






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Post by ('_')Z3 » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 20:24

Payment sent. This site is a lifesaver! :D

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Post by Vic-Z3 » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 20:29

Sent via Paypal ................ :)

Only to :D to keep this site going I (we) need it .......... :wink:
and want it .......... :thumb:
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Post by jontymo » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 20:35

Hi Tim

Donation sent

Keep up the good work.

Jon

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Post by corky » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 21:04

Hello Tim
Donation on its way keep up the good work

Regards Corky

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Post by mid life crisis » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 21:19

payment sent
keep up the good work
regards Gary :wave

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Post by Hang_em_high » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 21:23

My donation sent. Keep up the great work Tim :)
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Post by Zteve » Fri 17 Sep, 2010 21:23

Contribution sent, from a newbie to zeds this has been a great place to learn,
Thanks for your hard work....

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