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Message 1160665 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 18:27:45 UTC
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Our annual fall funding drive has started. If you haven't gotten our message in your email, you can see it here. Please help us keep SETI@home going by donating today.


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Message 1160689 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 19:13:55 UTC

Hey ya,

i´m sorry but i can´t donate anything yet. Perhaps i can do anything for S.E.T.I
in the next year. My budget is to little to do donate for it.

See ya

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Message 1160700 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 19:46:43 UTC - in response to Message 1160665.

Are you not taking donations via paypal. I clicked on your donate link and all I see for paypal is:

"Paypal Users:"

This is not followed by a link or any text.

I could use a credit card if need be but would really prefer paypal.


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Message 1160705 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 19:59:24 UTC

Hi friends,

There will be a donation on my part, but I wish that the server would not let us down so often. I am committed to SETI's cause, but, please, give us the chance to "crunch".

With my sincere regards.

Jos Kuerten
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Message 1160710 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 20:18:54 UTC - in response to Message 1160700.

Are you not taking donations via paypal. I clicked on your donate link and all I see for paypal is:

"Paypal Users:"

This is not followed by a link or any text.


Paypal requires that you have a bank account attached to send or receive funds. For various reasons, there is no bank account specifically for SETI@Home, so no way to receive funds.

Previously, a user had agreed to forward all Paypal donations made to his account to SETI@Home via his credit card, but that user has been missing for a few years, and therefore there is no way to donate via Paypal at this time.

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Message 1160711 - Posted: 9 Oct 2011, 20:19:58 UTC - in response to Message 1160705.

There will be a donation on my part, but I wish that the server would not let us down so often. I am committed to SETI's cause, but, please, give us the chance to "crunch".


I assure you the Admins would love nothing more than to let everyone download all the workunits they can handle if they had a choice in the matter.

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Message 1160784 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 1:42:24 UTC - in response to Message 1160665.

I wish I could help this year. but money is really tight. I am sorry.


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Message 1160786 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 2:10:09 UTC - in response to Message 1160705.

Hi friends,

There will be a donation on my part, but I wish that the server would not let us down so often. I am committed to SETI's cause, but, please, give us the chance to "crunch".

With my sincere regards.

Jos Kuerten
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Jos:

Many of the servers are old and in need of upgrade or replacement.
That is one of the reasons we have these fund drives.
Most of S@H funding comes from the volunteer crunchers like you and me.
If only everyone could/would contribute.....
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Message 1160844 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 6:04:57 UTC

uhm i did a minidonation two days ago, plz use it for that drive ^^


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Message 1160851 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 7:01:04 UTC
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Here we go!

'We received your gift of $50.00 via Mastercard on 10/09/2011. Your confirmation number is 79386.'

Would like to see a total of at least $50k before the end of december

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Message 1160852 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 7:03:23 UTC

Dear SETI@home staff,

at the moment, donating to SETI@home can prove difficult for some potential donors outside of the US, since credit card is the only practical method of payment.
If this is wanted by the SETI@home staff - as noted in this thread, it was already done before - I would volunteer to provide two additional donation methods:

- A PayPal account
- An EU bank account (bank transfers are an easy and cheap payment method for many EU users)

I would vow to publish monthly reports on the accepted donations, and to forward donations and any gained interest from the bank account to SETI@home bi-monthly.
Donors could - as usual - choose to remain anonymous or have their name published in the monthly reports.

Kind regards,
Helsionium



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Message 1160870 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 8:34:03 UTC

I will also be sending something shortly as well. Helsionium, have a word with Uli, she is Setis's donation specialist, I'm sure she would welcome your help.

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Message 1160876 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 9:03:56 UTC - in response to Message 1160852.

Don't be put off by the "credit card" description. Any Visa or Mastercard works just as well, including bank debit cards and pre-paid travel money cards.

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Message 1160890 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 10:45:57 UTC

I expect we will finally make contact using S@H on December 21, 2012...


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Message 1160907 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 12:23:40 UTC - in response to Message 1160665.

Bom dia, amigos

Infelizmente este ano não poderei doar ao SETI como gostaria.
Porém, tem outra forma de doação além do cartão de crédito? No momento não possuo nenhum.

Obrigado pelo maravilhoso serviço à Humanidade.


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Message 1160944 - Posted: 10 Oct 2011, 15:04:23 UTC

Thank you for your gift of $55.00 via Mastercard on 10/10/2011.
Your gift was assigned to the following areas:

SETI@home - $55.00 Your confirmation number is: 79425

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Message 1161293 - Posted: 11 Oct 2011, 23:41:05 UTC

I didn't subscribe to this thread, but I keep getting notices about new messages posted to it. How do I stop that?

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Message 1161325 - Posted: 12 Oct 2011, 2:47:18 UTC - in response to Message 1161293.

At the top left of the first post (or most recent post depending on your sort order preferences), does it say "Subscribe" or "Unsubscribe"? If it says "Unsubscribe", you must have subscribed to it accidentally. Hitting "Unsubscribe" will fix that.

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Message 1161475 - Posted: 12 Oct 2011, 13:18:02 UTC

Thank you for your gift of $50.00 via Visa on 10/12/2011.
Your gift was assigned to the following areas:

SETI@home - $50.00

Your confirmation number is:
79582


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Message 1161500 - Posted: 12 Oct 2011, 14:14:33 UTC

Hello.

Internationally donation is ok.

"Dear Gregorio Ochoa G.,
Thank you for your gift to:
SETI@home
We received your gift of $50.00 via Visa on 09/24/2011. Your confirmation number is 78469."

I am from Mexico.

Best regards.

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