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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #100 on: January 07, 2015, 09:04:56 PM »
Is there a way to remind subscribers that they are close to renewal date, so they won't get momentarily flummoxed when they see the Amazon banner asserting itself?

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #101 on: January 09, 2015, 01:59:22 AM »
Sorry, the subscriptions are automated via Paypal.

Being flummoxed every now and then is probably a good thing. I think a regular flummoxing is a healthy thing. I try to flummox my kids and wife regularly.  Also work colleagues. I'm pretty sure I succeed.

If you want a chance at avoiding flummoxing, I recommend you tick the "Make subscription recurring" for automated renewals. (Even then, there is sometimes a few hours (of flummoxing) when the old subscription lapses and the new one kicks in).

cheers, and thanks for your ongoing support

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #102 on: March 13, 2015, 12:11:12 AM »
I'd like to support the site, but I for one enjoy the advertisements. They're not obtrusive, and how am I supposed to know about all the new items coming out without them? There sure as hell aren't any record stores around here for me to go to anymore! Advertisements work, that's why they do them. It would be more of a detriment to not see the ads with this type of subject matter then to have the "privilege" of not seeing them.

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #103 on: September 20, 2016, 10:10:45 AM »
Hey Rob, didn't subscriptions used to auto-renew? I just found out mine lapsed because ads started popping up.

EDIT: I'm a dope. This was discussed in the posts just above mine. Time to go renew. But mine automatically renewed from 2007-today, so I was surprised when that stopped.

Hmm...I'm more financially stable now...maybe I can up to a higher category!

EDIT II: hahahahaha, after 9 years subscribing, my PM box is now 1,048% full.
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #104 on: September 24, 2016, 08:51:22 AM »
UPDATE

Hey Rob,
GMG says my subscription ended on Sept 20 and that I'm no longer enrolled.

On the other hand, PayPal says it automatically transferred a $50 subscription payment to you on Sept 21.

Please help!

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #105 on: September 24, 2016, 08:58:05 AM »
Brian, I am not certain how often Rob checks in. It might be an idea to PM him.

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #106 on: July 16, 2017, 11:26:49 AM »
I've sent Rob an email msg, or rather, forwarded him the email msg from Paypal which says my subscription renewal has been cancelled.  Is there some box I ought to have ticked?  Anyway, this duffer needs some guidance.
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #107 on: July 16, 2017, 11:33:01 AM »
I've sent Rob an email msg, or rather, forwarded him the email msg from Paypal which says my subscription renewal has been cancelled.  Is there some box I ought to have ticked?  Anyway, this duffer needs some guidance.

Is the credit card involved near its expiration date?

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #108 on: July 16, 2017, 11:43:06 AM »
Is the credit card involved near its expiration date?

No, but then, the question may be, did I refresh that info in PayPal?  Thanks!
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #109 on: July 17, 2017, 07:04:37 AM »
Is the credit card involved near its expiration date?
No, but then, the question may be, did I refresh that info in PayPal?  Thanks!

That was not the problem (i.e., expiry info was indeed current).
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #110 on: July 17, 2017, 08:00:21 AM »
No, but then, the question may be, did I refresh that info in PayPal?  Thanks!


That was not the problem (i.e., expiry info was indeed current).

Well then, back to sending up a flare to the DungeonMaster.

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #111 on: July 21, 2017, 03:29:53 AM »
Subscribing
Another way to support the forum is to become a subscriber. All funds collected from subscriptions go into a specially-created account that directly pays for the costs of running the website.  By becoming a subscriber, you get rid of all advertising. That's right - subscribers see a clean forum sans ads. At the request of subscribers, the small Amazon link at top right remains for those that want to buy CDs from Amazon and still support GMG.

Subscribers also get a nifty "subscriber" icon below their username in their profile, a larger Personal Message storage box and a warm glow that they are directly keeping the forum going.

Simply click on the "Subscribe" tab in the top menu[...]

Say, Rob . . . my subscription renewal was not accepted for a reason which I have not yet fathomed.

So I thought the solution might be, to set up a fresh subscription.

But I am not finding the "Subscribe" tab.  Help a chap out?  TIA.
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #112 on: July 21, 2017, 05:37:36 AM »
Say, Rob . . . my subscription renewal was not accepted for a reason which I have not yet fathomed.

So I thought the solution might be, to set up a fresh subscription.

But I am not finding the "Subscribe" tab.  Help a chap out?  TIA.

Profile | Account settings (left sidebar) | Bottom choice left sidebar 'Subscriptions.

I was wondering how this had turned out, now I see. Perhaps Rob is on midwinter vacation? :-\

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #113 on: July 21, 2017, 06:12:31 AM »
Profile | Account settings (left sidebar) | Bottom choice left sidebar 'Subscriptions.

I was wondering how this had turned out, now I see. Perhaps Rob is on midwinter vacation? :-\

 8)

Naturally, I do want the gentleman to enjoy his vacation, which means, unplugged  8)

Perhaps since I am not presently (!!) a subscriber, my Profile account settings do not show that option?—
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #114 on: July 21, 2017, 06:28:35 AM »
Naturally, I do want the gentleman to enjoy his vacation, which means, unplugged  8)

Perhaps since I am not presently (!!) a subscriber, my Profile account settings do not show that option?—

And on the left, you aren't seeing this?

???
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #115 on: July 21, 2017, 06:30:18 AM »
And on the left, you aren't seeing this?

???

Well, perhaps you are right, although I don't have a subscription (I moderate for ad-free) so I didn't think mine would be different from yours.  :-\

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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #116 on: July 21, 2017, 06:32:44 AM »
Naturally, I do want the gentleman to enjoy his vacation, which means, unplugged  8)

Perhaps since I am not presently (!!) a subscriber, my Profile account settings do not show that option?—
It's under actions (at the top there next to modify profile). I don't see what Gurn posted, but Actions should show what he is talking about.
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #117 on: July 21, 2017, 06:33:40 AM »
And on the left, you aren't seeing this?

 ???

Actually, I do not see any such sidebar. But, your query set me to looking for an Actions section, and I believe we have found it!


It's under actions (at the top there next to modify profile). I don't see what Gurn posted, but Actions should show what he is talking about.


Thanks!  It is a mere accident of timing that your post was not a very great help!
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #118 on: July 21, 2017, 06:35:52 AM »
Houston, the Eagle has landed!
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Re: How YOU can Support GMG
« Reply #119 on: July 21, 2017, 09:10:49 AM »
Houston, the Eagle has landed!


Well, allowing (I suppose) for some brief processing period . . . .
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