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Unread 10-25-2010, 10:20 PM
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Richard Meyer Richard Meyer is offline
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I agree with Alex. Contributions should remain voluntary and not be mandated. I think all we need once in a while is a gentle reminder to send some financial help. For many reasons it's important that a site such as this remain open and free to all, including those who may be unable to contribute and even those who are unwilling to contribute.

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Unread 10-26-2010, 01:41 PM
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Hi Alex,

Just another thought on the 'annual membership fee' idea: I appreciate that some people might feel embarrassed if the fee was more than they could afford, but on the other hand, might it not work out that a small fee from everyone would equate to more than a larger amount from just a few?

Regarding anyone 'unwilling ' to help (huh??), as they say in Yorkshire (or almost anywhere 'oop North') "You don't get owt for nowt."

...and we get plenty.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 01:34 AM
Alex Pepple Alex Pepple is offline
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Hello Jayne,

Thanks again for the suggestion and support.

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