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Old 11-23-2001, 03:31 PM
Great Dave Great Dave is offline
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: left coast (for now)
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I mean, really, even if it is $50, (which is apparently on the high side) just put a buck in a coffee can on top of the fridge, and by the end of the year, you can pay the fee and buy most of a happy meal. I think most people here are clever enough to find a dollar laying about on a weekly basis.

Perhaps if the fee was assessed on a quarterly or monthly basis, with a discount for a year commitment, newbies would be more inclined to join up.
Old 11-24-2001, 05:59 PM
Billy Rubin Billy Rubin is offline
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Out of my mind.
Posts: 1,146
Possible special features?

I'm signed up, I'll certainly pay to post.

What I've wondered is, could the Board make the scrip a little more attractive by giving it more features? The ability to use (small) graphics? custom fonts? colors? That sort of thing leaves me cold but others might find it worth the scrip cost.

Of course the administrative costs go up, but maybe we'll lose enough deadbeats to minimize the abuse..

KIDDING! i'm KIDDING! Don't you people know a JOKE when you HEAR one?

Jus' wunnerin'

Old 11-26-2001, 12:22 PM
kniz kniz is offline
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Location: Pratts, Mississippi
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Once again, I plan to ante up. Who knows it might even get better. Can it? Only one way to tell!
Old 11-26-2001, 03:37 PM
clayton_e clayton_e is offline
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Location: Plattsburgh, NY
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I started a thread a while ago against any payment for membership. I was entirely against it, but now that I think it over, I love this place too much. I would pay to post.
Buy Whizzo butter.
Old 11-27-2001, 10:06 PM
Fiver Fiver is offline
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Location: Atlanta, Georgia - Female
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I'd pay. I get more out of SDMB than I get out of the magazines I subscribe to, and they cost more than $50 smackers a year.
This space for hire.


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