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    Forum Hosting Update

    Well, I've known this was going to happen soon and it finally did. Today we reached the 15GB disk space limit on our Gold level hosting account. That 15GB contains all the forum software files, database and user attachments such as uploaded photos and avatars, etc.

    To keep things going, I've upgraded our hosting package to the Platinum level which doubles our disk space to 30GB at an additional immediate expense of $103 and a new annual hosting expense of $499.50 which will be due on June 1st, 2021. There are no additional expenses anticipated until that time.

    It took us 10 years to use up the initial space so I'd anticipate no additional upgrades necessary for a very long time.
    "Things should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler." ~ Albert Einstein

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    So are there sufficient $$ in the donation pot currently to cover the $103?
    As Cicero said, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by razz View Post
    So are there sufficient $$ in the donation pot currently to cover the $103?
    Yes, the donation pot is approximately $230.00 at the moment. However I elected to pay the $103 myself and save the donation funds for the next years expenses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    Yes, the donation pot is approximately $230.00 at the moment. However I elected to pay the $103 myself and save the donation funds for the next years expenses.
    Thanks Alan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    Yes, the donation pot is approximately $230.00 at the moment. However I elected to pay the $103 myself and save the donation funds for the next years expenses.
    Thank you! I will definitely contribute before the June bill comes due since I'm one of the people who has felt free to upload quite a few pictures.

    As a related aside I've noticed that the paypal donation link shows up when I view the site on Safari on my ipad, but not when I use Firefox on my windows 10 machine.

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    My new login pushed us over the edge...

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    Is the next level up Diamond Level? Let's aim for that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jane v2.0 View Post
    Is the next level up Diamond Level? Let's aim for that!
    Our host only advertises 3 levels, Pro, Gold and Platinum, so we're already at the top!
    "Things should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler." ~ Albert Einstein

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    Thank you, Alan, for taking such good care of us.

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    Thanks, Alan!

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