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      Exclamation My Way Out needs your help!

      Since February 2017, the My Way Out Community forums have been managed by a dedicated team of administrators and moderators. I'm sure we can all agree that prior to that date, the forums were being overrun by trolls, troublemakers, and spammers.

      We think we've accomplished a lot since then: we created clear forum rules and removed users who consistently violated those rules. When the forum was demolished by a malicious attack last year, the team banded together to get it back up and running within a few hours. Spammers are promptly banned, and we try to respond to reports in a timely manner. And we hope we've gained the trust and support of the community.

      Here's our dilemma: the team members along with a (very) few subscribers have been footing the bill for the forums. We need your help to keep this community running. My Way Out does not have any other revenue source and we do not advertise.

      We are hoping to reach a modest goal: $200 per month in donation revenue to cover our hosting costs. Any surplus will go towards future upgrades. The MWO staff are all volunteers, and nobody is pocketing this revenue.

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      So we're asking for your donations. Currently, subscriptions are set at $20/month or $100/year. We are open to discussion regarding whether people would be more willing to donate if it was $10/mo or $75/year. Comments are welcome.

      The "Subscribe" tab is at the top of the forum next to the "Home" tab, now highlighted in red.

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      Done. I have just renewed my subscription. Thank you for the great job you've done with MWO. Byrdie
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      I donít, nor will I use PayPal, what options do I have?
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      Worry about tomorrow, tomorrow. Just get through today. Tomorrow will look after itself when it becomes today, because today is all we have to think about.
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      Quote Originally Posted by abcowboy View Post
      I don’t, nor will I use PayPal, what options do I have?
      You can use the paypal link to pay by card without registering with pay pal I understand.
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      I need to update my subscription. Count me in. Byrdie
      Thank you for your support Byrdie I have updated your status.
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      It looks as if it opened a pay pal account linked to my credit card, as you say. I'm ok with that. I didn't see a way JUST to pay by credit card.
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      Hi. I tried to PM you and it said I didn't have enough room.
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      Doesn’t work for me, maybe because I’m in Canada, they want me to set up a paypal account and give my banking info. Not going to do that sorry.
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      Quitting and staying quit isnít easy, itís learning a whole new way of thinking. Itís accepting a new way of life, and not just accepting it, embracing it...
      Worry about tomorrow, tomorrow. Just get through today. Tomorrow will look after itself when it becomes today, because today is all we have to think about.
      Friendship is not about how many friends you have or who you've known the longest. It's about who walked into your life, said "I'm here for you", and proved it.

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      Nora - PM sent!

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      So the forum is subscriber only now?
      I have too much shit to do today and tomorrow to drink

      I'm taking care of the "tomorrow me"

      Off the table no MATTER what.

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