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Topic # 112021 23-Nov-2012 09:58
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Ive been looking for a cloud solution recently and Crashplan appears to have several recommendations on here so I took a look at the site.

They are currently offering a 12 month plan at a 96% discount....yes thats ninety-six ! A year of backups for 2-10 machines is currently USD7.20.

I have tried to sign up but the site still loads the total as $150.

So if the price is US based only.



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  Reply # 721712 23-Nov-2012 10:06
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The FAQ says:

Who is eligible?Discounts are available worldwide. People who are not already or ever have been CrashPlan+ customers



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  Reply # 721714 23-Nov-2012 10:08
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Perfect, I didn't think to read the FAQ !

I've sent them a tweet to see what's going on because it only gives me full price.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 721719 23-Nov-2012 10:09
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martyyn: Perfect, I didn't think to read the FAQ !

I've sent them a tweet to see what's going on because it only gives me full price.


You could probably try signing up with a different email address.



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  Reply # 721720 23-Nov-2012 10:10
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BraaiGuy: The FAQ says:

Who is eligible?Discounts are available worldwide. People who are not already or ever have been CrashPlan+ customers


Yeah, I just found the same thing but am getting same behaviour as the OP - add to cart and it seems to load the full price

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  Reply # 721722 23-Nov-2012 10:10
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Tried it here and got the same result as the OP. Cheap as ghost chips maybe?

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  Reply # 721723 23-Nov-2012 10:10
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BraaiGuy: The FAQ says:

Who is eligible?Discounts are available worldwide. People who are not already or ever have been CrashPlan+ customers


Yeah, I just found the same thing but am getting same behaviour as the OP - add to cart and it seems to load the full price


Thats exactly what happens to me.

But I am a crashplan+ customer

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  Reply # 721727 23-Nov-2012 10:14
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Anybody tried with a US VPN?



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  Reply # 721732 23-Nov-2012 10:27
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Tried from my unblock-us machine, but no dice :(

Price has now gone up too !

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  Reply # 721752 23-Nov-2012 10:43
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You folks SHOULD NOT use the Crashplan when using a VPN. When you create your backup Crashplan will use either their US datacentre or their new AU datacentre. Uploads to AU are a lot faster than uploads to the US.

Having said that please use this aff link to sign up for Crashplan ;)




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  Reply # 721754 23-Nov-2012 10:43
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Hmmm... Is their code to detect timezone screwing up?

"On Friday, Nov. 23 at 6:00AM CST, CrashPlan 1-year plans will be FREE. Every two hours after that, the price will steadily increase "

But the current CST time is:

"Current time in Mexico City
Thursday, 22 November 2012 at 3:43:49 PM CST"


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  Reply # 721755 23-Nov-2012 10:45
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freitasm: You folks SHOULD NOT use the Crashplan when using a VPN. When you create your backup Crashplan will use either their US datacentre or their new AU datacentre. Uploads to AU are a lot faster than uploads to the US.


I'm using unblock-us (though not a VPN) and all my backups default to Australia

Having said that please use this aff link to sign up for Crashplan ;)


But thats not the special

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  Reply # 721761 23-Nov-2012 10:48
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Is the special a code or a link? If a code then use our link, if it's a link then use theirs ;)







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  Reply # 721763 23-Nov-2012 10:51
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freitasm: Is the special a code or a link? If a code then use our link, if it's a link then use theirs ;)

Its just on their front page. 

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  Reply # 721765 23-Nov-2012 10:54
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Yeah exactly, supposed to be the 23rd at 6am CST time - which i worked out is 1am the 24th for us.

Sucks that it's new customers only - I'm coming to the end of my 1 yr subscription so looking to renew, was hoping I'd be able to do it .




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  Reply # 721779 23-Nov-2012 11:12
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Bugger, I dont know how I feel about being up at 1am ! May take the six hour hit and buy it at 7am and save myself a couple of dollars :)

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