UPDATE

Thank you for the offers of help. We looked at Open Collective for the payments, but it seemed a bit over-complicated for our needs now. We went with something simpler. You can contribute any amount, starting at a £1 minimum. It can be recurring or one-off, up to you.

We’d like to give recognition in the sidebar to our supporters. Your contributions are anonymous by default. So if you would like to be mentioned, please include your fediverse handle when making your contribution.

https://ko-fi.com/futurologytoday

Original Message

Our server costs aren’t huge. We are projecting them to be about $150 for the whole of the next year. However it’s all being paid by just one of the moderators (Espiritdescali) right now, and that doesn’t seem fair in the long run.

Any amount of help is appreciated, no matter how small. Leave a comment here, or message me or Espiritdescali if you want to help. If anyone helps we’re going to thank them with a prominent ‘Supporter’s Roll Call’ in the sidebar. They are also welcome to have other input into the site or take on a moderator role if they wish.

    • LughOPMA
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      2 months ago

      Thanks Philofuel. Like I said above. We’ll get back to people in a couple of weeks or so.

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          1 month ago

          I gave you a shout out in the main sidebar as an extra thank you.

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            1 month ago

            Thanks for the honours :), but again, just glad to help - get a lot out of the community as well

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      2 months ago

      Thanks threelonmusketeers. We haven’t thought about how to organize contributions yet. We’ll leave this up for a couple of weeks and sort it out when we see how many people want to help.

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    2 months ago

    Where are you hosting this? Hetzner has very good prices. I’m running multiple websites (including a forum) on a $5/mo server, using Centmin Mod.

    I agree with the other suggestion to put up a link to Open Collective payments or another similar one. There are lots, if you need I can list some.

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      2 months ago

      Thanks Everett. We’ll be in touch soon.