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Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Thunderfall, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    Yes, I had a look around some of the old threads and found one that happened a couple of years before I joined, so I hadn't known about it.

    It's worth remembering that while a lot of the young people from the thread of 13 years ago are now adult and presumably no longer saving for school and do have the means to make online purchases, there's a new generation of members who are in the same position as the other ones before them.
     
  2. Fippy

    Fippy Micro Junkie Queen

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    I actually keep my adblocker off here ;)
    Imo the ads are not annoying. They are placed in reasonable spots, they have no sound & no popups.
    All 3 of those points are important for me, and if it stays classy like that i have no reason for turning adblocker back on.
     
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  3. poundjd

    poundjd Chieftain Supporter

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    Question: How many new page loads would I have to load per month to make the site $15/year?

    I want to support the site, but was wondering which was the best way for me?

    -jeff
     
  4. Synsensa

    Synsensa Warlord Retired Moderator

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    Literally thousands. A single individual would take several years to make a site $15 through ad revenue unless they clicked the ads (and Google has algorithms that help them differentiate between legitimate clicks and just spam clicks).
     
  5. poundjd

    poundjd Chieftain Supporter

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    Thanks, so the site is better off if I donate the $15/year.
    -jeff
     
  6. Nials

    Nials Chieftain Supporter

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    Thunderfall,

    Thank you for continuing to run this site. I have been playing the series for two decades (with my favorite by far and away being the fourth installment).

    The knowledge and value that I have been able to gather from this excellent community has been enormous, and without it, I wouldn't have enjoyed hundreds of hours of Civ.

    Expect to see some support in the near future.
     
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  7. TrailblazingScot

    TrailblazingScot I was kittenOFchaos Supporter

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    How much would it cost to upgrade my username?
     
  8. leif erikson

    leif erikson Game of the Month Fanatic Administrator Supporter GOTM Staff

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  9. Nomad or What

    Nomad or What Wayfarer Supporter

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    Oooooohhh! Hey, look! I got a fancy new badge! :D

    I'm happy to contribute. Thanks for maintaining this site!

    :grouphug:
     
  10. Petek

    Petek Alpha Centaurian Administrator Supporter

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    Thanks for your support. :dance:
     
  11. Enginseer

    Enginseer Salientia of the Community Patch Supporter

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    I think there are more benefits in being a Supporter no than what is explicitly stated? A person asked how I was able to post than 10 images in one reply and I tried to see how much images I could fit in and it was up to 30!

    These features should be more straightforward you feel? :lol:

    Would provide more incentives for people to support rather than a moral obligation (ad-free)

    Then there's this https://forums.civfanatics.com/threads/new-benefit-for-account-upgrades.638056/#post-15257819

    where I didn't even know about it.
     
  12. Petek

    Petek Alpha Centaurian Administrator Supporter

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    The standard limit on the number of images in a post has been 30 for as long as I can remember (even in vBulletin). This limit is not just for Supporters.

    I've edited the first post in this thread to reflect that "flood control" (the time between posts) no longer applies to Supporters. Please post here if there are any other perks that we've overlooked. Thanks for pointing this out.
     

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