New Funding Request 2018!

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JLT
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by JLT » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:36 am

Latest post of the previous page:

Amskeptic wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:21 pm
(yes, I paid the hosting fee yesterday and any assistance to the $115.00 would be appreciated)
I just sent you $25.00 via PayPal. I would have sent more, but:

1. Just finished paying for two root canals that were not entirely covered by insurance, and

2. I wanted to give all the other IAC buddies a chance to chip in. So chip in, already.
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:57 am

asiab3 wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:50 pm
The last three "crowd-sourced" VW adventures on TheSamba ended with locks and maybe a few bans… Be careful using that system on TheSamba. Patreon is a MUCH more viable alternative, as folks are paying for regular goods or services, instead of financing an idea. Patreon would also require relatively regular content to be created, though.

I can attest that the social media 'game' is not a lackadaisical afterthought; it requires near full-time ministering if one is to gain anything financial. I'm neck-deep in the trenches right now.

Annual IAC subscription PayPal sent. :)
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Aw, thanks . . .

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asiab3 wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:50 pm
Patreon would also require relatively regular content to be created, though.
Would Itinerary stories and pictures qualify as regular?
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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:59 am

JLT wrote:
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:36 am
Amskeptic wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:21 pm
(yes, I paid the hosting fee yesterday and any assistance to the $115.00 would be appreciated)
I just sent you $25.00 via PayPal. I would have sent more, but:

1. Just finished paying for two root canals that were not entirely covered by insurance, and

2. I wanted to give all the other IAC buddies a chance to chip in. So chip in, already.

Thank-you for your contribution. See my new marketing outreach? Yeah, I'll have you all barfing soon enough.
Hurry! Order yours . . . . TODAY:

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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by asiab3 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:28 am

Amskeptic wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:57 am
asiab3 wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:50 pm
Patreon would also require relatively regular content to be created, though.
Would Itinerary stories and pictures qualify as regular?
I think so. You set the schedule. And Patreon lets you set different levels of contribution, and different schedules, I believe. So you could set one donation level for "Itinerary Thread" style posts, and another (same or different cost) level for technical articles. Then there could be a combination (discount?) donation level that includes both.

The Millennial Marketing Manager in me encourages this, because it is passive income. (Assuming you're still writing tech articles these days… Would love a 'Chloe drum brakes front wheel bearing repack' addendum to the Road Warrior disc brake article…) Then again, would the paywall eliminate the free readership right now because most folks don't pay for most media these days?

I love the sticker on BobD. I'm sure that will keep him from any more fuel pump antics……
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by tommu » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:37 am

I'm sure I could find out if I took 5 minutes to research.. but who owns the rights to Patreon content once someone has paid to view it?

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:12 am

A big thank you! to all of the people who contributed to the hosting fees. If you'd like your name published, let me know! At itinerant Air-Cooled, it is *your* contributions that help us serve you the daily/weekly/monthly/yearly programming that you have come to rely on for remaining informed and amused.
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BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by JLT » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:14 am

Amskeptic wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:12 am
If you'd like your name published, let me know!
Well, for me, that ship has sailed. But if my comment encouraged a few anonymous donors to cough up a buck or two, so much the better.
-- JLT
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Present bus: '71 Dormobile Westie "George"
(sometimes towing a '65 Allstate single-wheel trailer)
Former buses: '61 17-window Deluxe "Pink Bus"
'70 Frankenwestie "Blunder Bus"
'71 Frankenwestie "Thunder Bus"

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by tristessa » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:51 pm

Gave Sluggo $10 cash towards the hosting issue a couple of weeks ago. Would have done more but that was all I had on me that day...
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by MonoCone » Tue May 01, 2018 11:12 am

Sent $10 by Paypal.
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Thu May 03, 2018 4:34 am

MonoCone wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 11:12 am
Sent $10 by Paypal.

That was you! I was wondering . . . . thank-you!
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by pdlrofdrms » Fri May 04, 2018 9:00 pm

I just saw this post. Sorry! I just sent dollars. See you in a month!

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Sun May 06, 2018 7:18 am

pdlrofdrms wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 9:00 pm
I just saw this post. Sorry! I just sent dollars. See you in a month!

Hey! Thank-you for your contribution to this very worthy cause!

While we're here, send List of Concerns to my PM inbox.
June 10th!
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by poptop tom » Sat May 12, 2018 4:54 am

Sent some cash!
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by Amskeptic » Sat May 12, 2018 8:08 am

poptop tom wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 4:54 am
Sent some cash!

Why thank-you. How is your beautiful bus with those phenomenally sized connecting rod clearances?
Colin
BobD - 1978 Bus . . . . . . . . . . .111,130 miles
Chloe - 1970 bus . . . . . . . . . . . 206,787 miles
Naranja - 1977 Westfalia . . . . . 94,615 miles
Pluck - 1973 Squareback . . . . . 55,510 miles
Alexus - 1991 Lexus LS400 . . . 72,990 miles

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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by vistacruzer » Sun May 13, 2018 6:31 pm

what do I type in on PayPal?
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Re: New Funding Request 2018!

Post by poptop tom » Mon May 14, 2018 4:37 am

Amskeptic wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 8:08 am
poptop tom wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 4:54 am
Sent some cash!

Why thank-you. How is your beautiful bus with those phenomenally sized connecting rod clearances?
Colin
You are welcome! Bus is currently sitting in my shop suffering from my neglect! I procrastinated all winter on taking care of some things, and now that has caught up to me. I've got all new fuel lines and clamps to put on, but have failed to do it as of yet. Maybe I can find some time this week to get this started!

Safe travels this lap!

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