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  1. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    TFO supporters eventually will see no ads. Remember, it's a work in progress. That's why I encourage you all to voice your concerns and complaints through email to Josh.
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  2. Markw84

    Markw84 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    How do you become a supporter? I have donated money to the forum before but never get a "supporter" designation.
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    Toddrickfl1 Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    It took a while before I got the banner, several months.
  4. Markw84

    Markw84 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I think its been over a year.
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  5. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    It has to be manually input. I'll contact Josh to double check the "supporter" designation and if he confirms, I'll fix it right away.
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    Markw84 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    It was Oct 1, 2017.

    Thanks.
  7. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Thanks. I've sent him an email. I also looked at your 'stats' and the 'supporter' box by your name is not tic'd. There's really no excuse for that. Your support is much appreciated. If I don't hear from him soon, I'll call him. (WHAT? Yvonne would use the telephone? Unheard of!!!)
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  8. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Josh told me that supporters are now receiving their banners automatically, but Mark's donation posted prior to Josh fixing the auto thing. He has added your banner.
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    Lyn W Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I would be happy to contribute but not sure whether to become a member or donate.
    Apart from one having a set membership fee could you tell me the difference please?
    Is becoming a TFO member the same as becoming a supporter .
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  10. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    You already are a member. Non members can't post. A supporter donates money to help pay to keep the forum online.
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    Lyn W Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Thanks Yvonne, I thought I was but was confused by the Support TFO options one says Become a Member and when I click on that it offers me 5 years for 40 USD and the other says Donate option which is open. So I guess I'll donate.
  12. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I chose to donate an ongoing amount monthly and it comes out of my checking account automatically through Paypal. I don't have much money to live on, so I chose a small amount that I could afford.
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    I wouldn’t keep you from getting the ads right now, I assure you. :)

    Hopefully Josh will have things adjusted soon.
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    It's not worth complaining about. And I'm sure that nagging Josh won't expedite things.
    It's annoying. But the forum can still be used.
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    You can also pay him a lump sum once a year as I do. (Usually in a Christmas card)
    But I think HOW, WHEN or HOW MUCH you contribute isn't much of an issue.
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    Is the paying membership ad free yet?
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    I don't have any ads anymore but I haven't been able to create a post in over a week. The box where you enter the title is covered up when the page loads.
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  18. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    The next time that happens, take a screen shot and send it to Josh. The only way he can fix these sort of problems is if he can see what you're talking about.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I don't understand??? If you're a 'paying' member, that means you actually paid $$, so it wouldn't have been free?????
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Oh, nevermind. I see you're asking if there are no ads for paying members.

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