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Post by maxwell » Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:50 pm

For those who wish to become a donor or renew your status there are two options available. Donations can be made by cash in the mail or CC through our secure third party vendor. For your protection we only get a message that confirms a payment was made no personal information.

Cash may be sent along with the username to:
Nobody Home Ent
PO Box 3011
Davenport, IA 52808

If choosing the CC payment option you will receive an email from the processor Flint. Please then forward that along with your GBN username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com

There is a small transaction fee that our CC vendor charges of $2.95 for standard, $3.95 for Advanced and $4.95 for Sustaining so please remember that if buying a PP card for the exact amount.

$30 donation is 30+2.95=32.95
$50 donation is 50+3.95=53.95
$100 donation is 100+4.95=104.95

Thank you in advance for supporting GBN and being a part of our community.

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Post by maxwell » Mon May 08, 2017 11:56 am

This is a reminder that when paying with a CC please use the same email address that is associated with your GBN account. Without this information we have no way to identify who made the payment.

You must forward your receipt that you receive along with the username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com to receive credit for your donation if you do not do this.

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Post by maxwell » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:43 pm

Received another CC payment today with no association to a GBN account and no receipt was forwarded to the email You will not receive credit until you do this as we have no way of knowing who you are.

Also, when sending a cash payment please include the username inside the envelope and assure you have filled out the envelope properly. We received a postage due a few weeks ago that when we went to pay the postage the PO could not find the piece of mail. I assume it was returned to sender if you put an actual address on it.
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Mon May 08, 2017 11:56 am
This is a reminder that when paying with a CC please use the same email address that is associated with your GBN account. Without this information we have no way to identify who made the payment.

You must forward your receipt that you receive along with the username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com to receive credit for your donation if you do not do this.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by maxwell » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:50 pm

Publisher wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:28 am
maxwell wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:43 pm
Received another CC payment today with no association to a GBN account and no receipt was forwarded to the email You will not receive credit until you do this as we have no way of knowing who you are.

Also, when sending a cash payment please include the username inside the envelope and assure you have filled out the envelope properly. We received a postage due a few weeks ago that when we went to pay the postage the PO could not find the piece of mail. I assume it was returned to sender if you put an actual address on it.
maxwell wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 11:56 am
This is a reminder that when paying with a CC please use the same email address that is associated with your GBN account. Without this information we have no way to identify who made the payment.

You must forward your receipt that you receive along with the username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com to receive credit for your donation if you do not do this.
Did the most recent mystery ever get solved?
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:37 pm

maxwell wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:50 pm
Publisher wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:28 am
maxwell wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:43 pm
Received another CC payment today with no association to a GBN account and no receipt was forwarded to the email You will not receive credit until you do this as we have no way of knowing who you are.

Also, when sending a cash payment please include the username inside the envelope and assure you have filled out the envelope properly. We received a postage due a few weeks ago that when we went to pay the postage the PO could not find the piece of mail. I assume it was returned to sender if you put an actual address on it.
maxwell wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 11:56 am
This is a reminder that when paying with a CC please use the same email address that is associated with your GBN account. Without this information we have no way to identify who made the payment.

You must forward your receipt that you receive along with the username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com to receive credit for your donation if you do not do this.
Did the most recent mystery ever get solved?
Yes but I had to do the leg work and will not do it again.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by corndog » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:03 pm

Using a VISA gift card worked just excellent...
I had my doubts about prior to using it, but I'm quite pleased how seamlessly it worked...
I just bought the card an hour and a half ago, and it was set to be used...

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Post by Publisher » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:13 am

corndog wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:03 pm
Using a VISA gift card worked just excellent...
I had my doubts about prior to using it, but I'm quite pleased how seamlessly it worked...
I just bought the card an hour and a half ago, and it was set to be used...
It's not meant to be difficult.
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Post by maxwell » Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:10 pm

Please make sure you use the same email that you do on the site. This is how we match the two up so your account gets credited.

We had a sustaining member donation arrive this afternoon with an email that is not in our system. If this was you please email admin with the username so your account can be updated.

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Post by Publisher » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm

Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Reefer » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:09 am

Publisher wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
What number/email/$cashtag?
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Post by Publisher » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:11 am

Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:09 am
Publisher wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
What number/email/$cashtag?
Cashapp is preferred.

http://cash.me/$NobodyHomeEnt
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Reefer » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:14 am

Publisher wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:11 am
Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:09 am
Publisher wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
What number/email/$cashtag?
Cashapp is preferred.

Again what’s the $cashtag? Tried $GBN got a name I didn’t recognize
Reefers love to propagate!

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:17 am

Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:14 am
Publisher wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:11 am
Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:09 am
Publisher wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
What number/email/$cashtag?
Cashapp is preferred.

Again what’s the $cashtag? Tried $GBN got a name I didn’t recognize
This http://cash.me/$NobodyHomeEnt
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Reefer » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:18 am

Publisher wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:17 am
Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:14 am
Publisher wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:11 am
Reefer wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:09 am
Publisher wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:14 pm
Can also use this to make it easier

Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! DRCKVHV
https://cash.me/app/DRCKVHV
What number/email/$cashtag?
Cashapp is preferred.

Again what’s the $cashtag? Tried $GBN got a name I didn’t recognize
This http://cash.me/$NobodyHomeEnt

Thanks
Reefers love to propagate!

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Post by maxwell » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:12 pm

Please review before making your donation. There has been an addition to your donation options and some reminders on the process you MUST follow.
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For those who wish to become a donor or renew your status there are two options available. Donations can be made by cash in the mail or CC through our secure third party vendor. For your protection we only get a message that confirms a payment was made no personal information.

Cash may be sent along with the username to:
Nobody Home Ent
PO Box 3011
Davenport, IA 52808

If choosing the CC payment option you must enter the email address that is also associated with your GBN account, this is how we match the donor to username. You will also receive an email from the processor Flint, please then forward that along with your GBN username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com and maxwell@grainbeltnews.com to assure the quickest processing. We have received a few lately used a different email and/or did not forward the receipt so we have no way to apply to the member.

There is a small transaction fee that our CC vendor charges of $2.95 for standard, $3.95 for Advanced and $4.95 for Sustaining so please remember that if buying a PP card for the exact amount.

$30 donation is 30+2.95=32.95
$50 donation is 50+3.95=53.95
$100 donation is 100+4.95=104.95

You may also use the Cash App to send any amount from $30 and up with your debit card http://cash.me/$NobodyHomeEnt

Updates to your status will occur with 24 hours of receiving the donation although many times it is done much quicker usually with an hour or less.

Thank you in advance for supporting GBN and being a part of our community.

You can make your donation and Support GBN here.

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Post by maxwell » Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:47 pm

maxwell wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:10 pm
Please make sure you use the same email that you do on the site. This is how we match the two up so your account gets credited.

We had a sustaining member donation arrive this afternoon with an email that is not in our system. If this was you please email admin with the username so your account can be updated.
A correct email is required for both yourself and us to apply any donation. If it is not the same as on your GBN account or just typed incorrectly we have no way to match to your account. If you enter it incorrect you will also not receive a receipt to forward to Publisher@grainbeltnews.com and maxwell@grainbeltnews.com

It is YOUR responsibility to follow these steps for you donation to be applied.

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Post by Publisher » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:46 am

Donations are always welcome. They help keep the boat afloat.

Being involved is the best way to become trusted and verified on GBN. Introducing yourself in Greetings to New Members, finding topics of interest and participating and/or creating a new one of your own, all help.

Being a donor creates another layer of access to information. Just using the free sections has the least number of resources available to people.
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Post by maxwell » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:48 am

It is never to soon to advance your status on the site by becoming a donor. Once you have done so you will remain a donor member for the next 12 months. This will also give you expanded access and privileges.

Within the donor section you can find more information in regards to becoming a verified member.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by maxwell » Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:52 pm

maxwell wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:43 pm
Received another CC payment today with no association to a GBN account and no receipt was forwarded to the email You will not receive credit until you do this as we have no way of knowing who you are.

Also, when sending a cash payment please include the username inside the envelope and assure you have filled out the envelope properly. We received a postage due a few weeks ago that when we went to pay the postage the PO could not find the piece of mail. I assume it was returned to sender if you put an actual address on it.
maxwell wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 11:56 am
This is a reminder that when paying with a CC please use the same email address that is associated with your GBN account. Without this information we have no way to identify who made the payment.

You must forward your receipt that you receive along with the username to publisher@grainbeltnews.com to receive credit for your donation if you do not do this.

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Post by Jlbn69 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:48 am

I can still see this.
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Post by Publisher » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:58 am

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I can still see this.
Good. it means the site is still here.
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Post by Publisher » Wed May 01, 2019 8:11 pm

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I can still see this.
Can you still see this?
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Post by Racing71 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:53 am

Can we use PayPal??

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Post by Publisher » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:08 am

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Can we use PayPal??
No

Try Cashapp instead
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Post by vorlon » Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:06 pm

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Can we use PayPal??
You wouldn't want to. Paypal will shut down any account if they think it is being used for anything illegal.
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Post by Publisher » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:31 pm

vorlon wrote:
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Can we use PayPal??
You wouldn't want to. Paypal will shut down any account if they think it is being used for anything illegal.
I've had Paypal literally try to steal nearly $1000 from me saying I broke their rules. It took me 6 months to get it back, via a complaint to the FCC and Commerce department for what was nothing but an attempt at a theft by them.

I have a very nearly unused Paypal account for a very specific purpose completely unrelated to this site. And it will stay that way, since I'm not going through their rigamarole a 2nd time.
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Post by Poker69 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:07 pm

If you're going to pay a pal buy him a drink.
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Post by Publisher » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:52 am

Poker69 wrote:
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If you're going to pay a pal buy him a drink.
This is a good idea, too.
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Post by Rainwalker004 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:24 pm

First time subscriber just sent payment and sent email hope I did it right

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Post by Publisher » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:25 pm

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First time subscriber just sent payment and sent email hope I did it right
Thank you.
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Post by Publisher » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:43 pm

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Can we use PayPal?
The answer is still no.
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Post by Publisher » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:00 pm

The credit card processing fees have been dropped.

I have found a much easier, and much less intrusive, means of accepting them. You just use your username, and email account used here at GBN, when setting it up.
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Post by Anitathrowaway5 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:33 am

Just signed up and donated via cc. Super easy!

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Post by Anitathrowaway5 » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:20 pm

for anyone curious, the CC charge description reads “thank you for your support”

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Post by Publisher » Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:57 pm

Anitathrowaway5 wrote:
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for anyone curious, the CC charge description reads “thank you for your support”
And we still don't take Paypal
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Post by Publisher » Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:41 pm

And today - the reason I do NOT accept Paypal on here rears its head ONCE AGAIN.

These assclowns have frozen $200 of my money "pending review" for a SCHOLARLY ARTICLE I wrote nearly 20 years ago that has been sitting in limbo with a publisher unti TODAY.

So I started the day, feeling yippee skippee. And now, when I want to RETRIEVE MY MONEY, pissed off with Paypal, once again.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:28 am

I am so puzzled by the behavior of some people. This resource is inexpensive. In fact, downright cheap. We only need 15 of those new people to act on that after they've been wandering around here for a few days.

Last night, one of the existing members agreed we deserve more support, and kept us from going into limbo this morning.

They have chose to remain anonymous, and without any sort of credit for their generosity. And I thank them.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by nematoda » Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:43 am

Sorry, I did what I was supposed to. I got a money order and sent to the address. Presumably it worked the past 5 years but not this year. If it ever shows up, perhaps I'll return. Otherwise, I'll try again next year.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:30 am

Did you read the email you got yesterday about a money order? Please send me the information requested.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:00 pm

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Yuna » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:38 pm

Hmm interesting, so I know a member here who also sent in a money order over several months ago and he said it never was received. You guys never got it and it was never cashed. He eventually just sent a credit card payment. But I think something is fishy about the money order.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by DMLawPro » Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:22 pm

Yuna wrote:
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Hmm interesting, so I know a member here who also sent in a money order over several months ago and he said it never was received. You guys never got it and it was never cashed. He eventually just sent a credit card payment. But I think something is fishy about the money order.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by muffdog1963 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:27 am

The postal service absolutely sucks.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:29 am

Yuna wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:38 pm
Hmm interesting, so I know a member here who also sent in a money order over several months ago and he said it never was received. You guys never got it and it was never cashed. He eventually just sent a credit card payment. But I think something is fishy about the money order.
The mail has been HIGHLY unreliable for the last 3 months, and more than one person have sent things that took weeks to arrive, and a few never at all.

I know of who you speak and I thanked him for his extra effort.

In one case, his "check is in the mail" excuse for why it was sent late (and never received) I found highly suspicious since he had let his membership lapse 3 years in a row. My email exchange with him was, to put it bluntly - pissed off.

And if you make it payable to Grain Belt News as a money order - you mailed scrap paper unless you want us to return it to you by mail. WE CAN'T CASH IT if it isn't made payable properly - OR YOU CAN JUST LEAVE THE PAYEE BLANK so we can fill it out and deposit it.

IF YOU SEND A MONEY ORDER and we never cash it - GO REDEEM YOUR RECEIPT as Lost In The Mail and have it reissued, or just get a refund. We are NOT in control of how it gets handled in the mail, and getting testy with us about it does no good. IF WE DON'T CASH IT but we did receive it - see above.

Our CC processing allows you to be anonymous. Vanilla Visa and Amex Prepaid have both been tested and work. We don't ASK for your real information. We don't WANT it unless you're a total douchebag then try to say it was a fraudulent transaction.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by nematoda » Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:41 am

Publisher wrote:
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Did you read the email you got yesterday about a money order? Please send me the information requested.
Just read and replied.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:48 am

nematoda wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:43 am
Sorry, I did what I was supposed to. I got a money order and sent to the address. Presumably it worked the past 5 years but not this year. If it ever shows up, perhaps I'll return. Otherwise, I'll try again next year.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Faromir » Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:41 am

First I apologize for sending a message when I first had a question and hit a snag instead of doing my research here.

However I do have 3 questions to clarify things as I’m somewhat a novice with these issues:

1) Can I use a prepaid Visa gift card with either the credit card processor link in this thread and with the CashApp? I clicked on the link for CashApp and it looks like I have to install the app in order to use it, so I’m thinking the CC option may leave less of a trail?

2) If I make my donation in the month prior to my renewal month, does my renewal month stay the same or does it get reset to the month I made the donation? Same question for verified status.

3) Based on the post of Jan 23, 2020 that says “the credit card fees have been dropped” I assume (and you know what happens when you assume something) that we now can send the even amount of the donation we want to make?

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:15 am

Faromir wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:41 am
First I apologize for sending a message when I first had a question and hit a snag instead of doing my research here.

However I do have 3 questions to clarify things as I’m somewhat a novice with these issues:

1) Can I use a prepaid Visa gift card with either the credit card processor link in this thread and with the CashApp? I clicked on the link for CashApp and it looks like I have to install the app in order to use it, so I’m thinking the CC option may leave less of a trail?

2) If I make my donation in the month prior to my renewal month, does my renewal month stay the same or does it get reset to the month I made the donation? Same question for verified status.

3) Based on the post of Jan 23, 2020 that says “the credit card fees have been dropped” I assume (and you know what happens when you assume something) that we now can send the even amount of the donation we want to make?

Thanks
1. Yes on credit card, no on Cashapp

2. Yes

3. That is correct. The new processor's fees are low enough I'm willing to eat them.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Faromir » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:46 am

Publisher wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:15 am
Faromir wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:41 am
First I apologize for sending a message when I first had a question and hit a snag instead of doing my research here.

However I do have 3 questions to clarify things as I’m somewhat a novice with these issues:

1) Can I use a prepaid Visa gift card with either the credit card processor link in this thread and with the CashApp? I clicked on the link for CashApp and it looks like I have to install the app in order to use it, so I’m thinking the CC option may leave less of a trail?

2) If I make my donation in the month prior to my renewal month, does my renewal month stay the same or does it get reset to the month I made the donation? Same question for verified status.

3) Based on the post of Jan 23, 2020 that says “the credit card fees have been dropped” I assume (and you know what happens when you assume something) that we now can send the even amount of the donation we want to make?

Thanks
1. Yes on credit card, no on Cashapp

2. Yes

3. That is correct. The new processor's fees are low enough I'm willing to eat them.
Thanks for the quick reply and answers, although question #2 was more of an either/or question than a yes/no. I think I understand and given dates it really doesn’t matter. I also assume you won’t refuse a payment if it includes something extra to help with fees.

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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:54 pm

Faromir wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:46 am
Publisher wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:15 am
Faromir wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:41 am
First I apologize for sending a message when I first had a question and hit a snag instead of doing my research here.

However I do have 3 questions to clarify things as I’m somewhat a novice with these issues:

1) Can I use a prepaid Visa gift card with either the credit card processor link in this thread and with the CashApp? I clicked on the link for CashApp and it looks like I have to install the app in order to use it, so I’m thinking the CC option may leave less of a trail?

2) If I make my donation in the month prior to my renewal month, does my renewal month stay the same or does it get reset to the month I made the donation? Same question for verified status.

3) Based on the post of Jan 23, 2020 that says “the credit card fees have been dropped” I assume (and you know what happens when you assume something) that we now can send the even amount of the donation we want to make?

Thanks
1. Yes on credit card, no on Cashapp

2. Yes

3. That is correct. The new processor's fees are low enough I'm willing to eat them.
Thanks for the quick reply and answers, although question #2 was more of an either/or question than a yes/no. I think I understand and given dates it really doesn’t matter. I also assume you won’t refuse a payment if it includes something extra to help with fees.
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Re: Becoming a Donor or renewing status

Post by Publisher » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:27 am

Time to refresh this.

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