[Coco] A little tip jar in the right side bar...
Jorge Renato Machin Ibarra
jorge_machin at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 27 14:58:17 EDT 2009
Could I donate via paypal, to keep the site up?
> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 13:01:16 -0500
> To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> From: operator at coco3.com
> Subject: [Coco] A little tip jar in the right side bar...
> Well pals, perhaps this is the best time to say,
> The only thing I can see keeping the site and efforts afloat is "a
> little tip jar in the right sidebar".
> All the coco3.com hosting fees are due on Oct 7 and Oct 10. I've got
> no shame in saying that I can't afford to keep giving at this
> time. In 2008-2009 I gave more to the cause than I've gotten back,
> mainly by selling wireless paks below cost and investing in the
> materials to make other pak-related gadgets.
> If anybody here over 40 with a family tells you that the economy
> hasn't crashed in their neighborhood, then I'd have to say they're
> not being honest, or that they're filthy rich and just haven't
> noticed the real world lately. Around here it's nothing but budget
> right now, more so than ever before.
> To make a long story short, coco3.com goes offline on Oct 7 if there
> is lacking support shown. I'm trying to get pending orders shipped
> out now while new ones are creeping in like a snail, which means
> items that cost money to fullfill will probably be removed
> soon. Yes, it's been an actual business for a long time with
> thousands of sales receipts to prove it, but times are tough and
> money isn't moving anymore. That's life. So be it.
> Anyway, the thing about this tip jar is that you get to enter your
> URL and link text and it gets put in a Link Cloud immediately with
> the larger links going to the higher donators. They stay there for 1
> full year and show up on every page of the site. So that's an extra
> part of the widget I chose out of about 20 others like "buy me a
> beer" or "buy me a pizza" and lazy stuff like that.
> This should keep the site online, and of course I'll always be there
> regardless of the situation... just gotta have a site to work on! :)
> ~ Roger Taylor
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