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Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:30 am
by Nem
I thought it was a bit odd that everyone seemed to be donating Yen. :P

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:33 am
by Schnoff
Yeah no :). Author is looking into it. It'll get fixed. Eventually :).

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:40 am
by Schnoff
The currency display has been fixed.

We're discussing anonymous donations in the admin chat. I think to be entirely anonymous would take the following:
- Create a business paypal account with an email address that's not your personal email, do set your legal name and such (necessary to fund it), but also set a business name. Transactions should show the business name, not your personal legal name. The same way that our Paypal account shows "Chastity Forums", not my name. This is free from Paypal.
- Log out of the forum and donate as a guest. This way it'll be shown as "anonymous" in the donor list.
- If you prefer to show your forum name but not have your legal name visible to the admin team, stay logged in, and use the Paypal Business Account.

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:44 am
by KittensBoyToy
Just added a few bucks to the coffers. More than happy to help keep the forum up and running!

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:04 am
by Schnoff
Thanks a lot! I transferred the donations over to our hosting account.
If you are wondering what "we have used" means, it means the money has been transferred into the hosting account to be used there to pay as we go, or it's been used to pay for the domain name itself, which happens once a year.

Right now, through the generosity of the forum members, we are paid up for the next 7 and a half months, which brings us to the end of April 2021.

We have until August 2021 to ponder this next question: How do you prefer we show donation goals and dollars used? "Since the beginning of time", or starting from zero every year? I can see an argument either way, it's really just a preference: And it should be your preference, since it's your money.

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:40 pm
by Tessasissy
Donated hope you get to the total.
Cheers

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:19 pm
by Schnoff
Thank you so much!

This also exposes another bug: Donations not in USD are counted twice towards the total, and in the wrong currency. Raised with the author. It's another display issue only, which I am fixing manually when it occurs. Paypal did correctly convert the donation to USD and subtracted its fees.

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:43 am
by Schnoff
@nosaint , I am talking to the author of the donation extension about the error you are seeing. This is specific to Paypal. I'm not expecting it to work right this minute, by the way. Depending on where you are in the world, different Paypal servers will be used.

Are you comfortable PMing me the answers to these questions?

Country?
Default language?
Default currency?

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:26 am
by Lady M
Schnoff, anyway to sticky that link to the top of this thread or just because I have mine sort like I do, I'll always see it on the last page?

(I know, I'm annoying)

Re: Love the forum? Donate a buck or two!

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:48 am
by Schnoff
@Lady M , please elaborate. This donation thread is stickied to all forums globally - how's it showing up to you, and what are you suggesting we change?