Not sure what the current legality is with online raffles and ironically it would cost more $ to talk to lawyer about it lol. I appreciate offers to help but it may be best in short term to have subscription. If the price is too high, or better features are needed for membership please advise.
Did not get ripped off.
litespeed webserver for best possible site performance $349
Consulting to migrate system (very complex process and have IT background) $1090
Chat system: $36
Site also has hosting costs, legal expenses,etc.
The site upgrade took many weeks of time/planning and cost over $1000. Need a way to account for some costs with the project. Also the cost of hosting has increased and laser ads are not making as much as they used to (probably due to legal issues with lasers and less laser companies in...
In addition to getting access to a real-time chat system for faster communications and "LPF Site Supporter" status, the $5/month subscription will also remove various ads such as Adsense network, Media.net ad network, and the TopLaserPointers.com links. Only static ads like Sanwu...
I don't think it is possible to go over 113 points... if you look at the Trophy system, and add up the possible points, the most appears to be 113.. 1+2+5+10+10+15+20+20+30=113
We are using the default XenForo settings; of course this could all...
Char len was increased to 786432 a few days ago (3/4 of an MB of text). There is some bug where even if it's set to unlimited the webserver doesn't like the large POST request and 503 errors. This is being researched.
regarding the subscription thing i haven't look into it but right now the level of donations is def. very good.. need to research subscriptions more but i wouldn't want it to interfere with site
i was thinking of doing redhat certs actually, what level did u get up to for that one?
thx for your continued support Jay and everyone who has donated!
btw just so u guys know... if we ever don't make the quota it is OK.. even 100 to 150 a month is a big help.
thanks again to everyone
i not only pay for a dedicated server but dedicated hardware firewall as well. i could have cheaper hosting or use a VPS, but in terms of risk i would rather pay more to protect the data and the lock down the box as much as possible.. i work in the information security field and...