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Paid MY membership...Anyone else paid?? .. Please list your name

Discussion in 'Paid Membership System' started by Mak Maven, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. Jake44460

    Jake44460

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  2. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday CLM

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    And so it begins...

    "Who is a Paid Member?", because if you aren't, you must be a POS who doesn't support the site, right? Pay up or shut up? Your opinion doesn't count for jack if you aren't a 'Premium Member'???

    We've all seen it before on other 'paid membership' boards. Let's hope elitism like that doesn't take hold here.
     
  3. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    I might have paid. I might not have paid.

    It's for Eric to know.
     
  4. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    By the same token, if there are icons for various reasons, I would want mine to reflect what I've done.

    It would not bug me one bit if there were none for anyone, though.

    It also wouldn't bug me if people started with the "Well, YOU'RE just a petty bronze member, what the heck say do you have?" and Eric took everyone's icon away.

    Please keep the pettiness out of it.
     
  5. Jake44460

    Jake44460

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    Definitely agreed.

    I want to show my support without the "Weasel Effect".
     
  6. One Ragged Hole

    One Ragged Hole Dis ain't funny

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    One Ragged Hole. If everyone would just remember it helps GT, and doesn't mean anything else, we should be fine. I suppose there will always be trouble makers though.
    O-R-H
     
  7. Cleric1stClass

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    I paid up for a Platinum, but I also donated money on the 10th of July and still dont have a contributor icon, whats up with that???

    Who's to know if this will go through?
     
  8. Eddie C.

    Eddie C. Administrator Moderator CLM

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    Done! See, you just aren't asking the right people!;):animlol: :laughabove: :rofl: :banana:
     
  9. mike253

    mike253 NRA - IWLA

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    It's pretty simple guys. You pay for a membership, you get a nice little icon that says so. If you don't pay for a membership, you don't get that nice little icon. Nothing more, nothing less.

    If I create a thread, I will value everyone's opinion as much as I do now, regardless of their membership status. When I ask a question right now, I don't look for a "contributor" icon to see if that person is worthy of providing information. Heck, I don't have a contributor icon because I hadn't contributed, but my answers to questions were still to the best of my knowledge.

    Only case I can see where that "member" icon will mean anything is in threads related to the money collected from the memberships, and I'm about 99% sure that Eric won't be posting any of those as he already knows what needs to be done with the money.

    As far as "membership elitism" between the various tiers, that won't happen. If I have a bronze membership and you have a platinum one, that just means you had a few extra bucks, maybe I hadn't been paid yet, or maybe I spent all my money on hookers and blow. There is no "contributer elitism" that I've seen. There are guys with no icon, guys with the regular icon, and guys with II and III icons, doesn't mean squat to me other than "thanks for helping keep this place around".
     
  10. fabricator

    fabricator Got Biodiesel?

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    What happens the next time I go postal, and get banned, do I a pro rated amount of my money back.:sad: :whistling:
     
  11. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

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    You may get a pro-rated quantity of used french fry oil... ;)
     
  12. buster55

    buster55 Senior Member CLM

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    I signed up yesterday for a platinum,
    Thanks to Eric and all the others who make this site
    run as smooth as it does :thumbsup:
     
  13. mitchshrader

    mitchshrader Deceased

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  14. Eddie C.

    Eddie C. Administrator Moderator CLM

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    Hell, you get charged double for making Eric and I take out the trash!:rofl: :tongueout: :wavey:
     
  15. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    :) Postal's no good. Try sulking, instead! :supergrin:








    (I've signed on for the Gold Membership!) :thumbsup:
     
  16. fabricator

    fabricator Got Biodiesel?

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    How much would that be?
     
  17. fabricator

    fabricator Got Biodiesel?

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    Why I oughta!.............:supergrin:
     
  18. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

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    Depends. It's pro-rated, you know. ;)