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Last month I became a paid subscriber of geekzone. While I have been a free user for a couple of years I decided it was time to support the website financially.   Being a subscriber gives you a few benefits:  

 

  • Advertising free option for browsing Geekzone;
  • Access to private forums;
  • Personal Tag under your name in the forums;
  • 250 MB of disk space for image storage (automatically resized for best use in our forums or on your Geekzone Blog);
  • Image gallery for use in your Geekzone Blog "Random Picture" feature; . Up to ten private forums, with invite-only access that you manage for each individual forum.  

I don’t do it to remove the adds, I don’t do it to give me access to private forums, I do it because I use the website on a daily basis and I think I get enough value out of the content to validate $25 per year.  


I think the mod’s do a great job of maintaining the website and I would like to thank them for hosting this web site so as a gift I ask the rest of the community to think about being a subscriber so we all feel like we are contributing to a successful community.   Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year :)




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  Reply # 1200782 19-Dec-2014 20:14
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Just done the same. This is my favourite website.



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  Reply # 1200783 19-Dec-2014 20:15
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As a result of my post? that would make me happy :)




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  Reply # 1200785 19-Dec-2014 20:16
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sdavisnz: As a result of my post? that would make me happy :)
Yep. lol



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  Reply # 1200788 19-Dec-2014 20:20
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cool.




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  Reply # 1200797 19-Dec-2014 20:32
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I have thought of doing this for some time but do not have a Paypal account and don't want one




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  Reply # 1200824 19-Dec-2014 21:07
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KiwiNZ: I have thought of doing this for some time but do not have a Paypal account and don't want one


You can pay via Internet Banking if that suits you better! :-)




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  Reply # 1200826 19-Dec-2014 21:09
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Which reminds me I need to resubscribe soon.




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  Reply # 1200829 19-Dec-2014 21:11
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I'm not as active as I used to be (stupid work) but I'd be lost without my GZ subscription!

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  Reply # 1200830 19-Dec-2014 21:13
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sonyxperiageek:
KiwiNZ: I have thought of doing this for some time but do not have a Paypal account and don't want one


You can pay via Internet Banking if that suits you better! :-)


You can? Did not know that




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 It's our only home, lets clean it up then...

 

Take My Advice, Pull Down Your Pants And Slide On The Ice!

 

 




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KiwiNZ:
sonyxperiageek:
KiwiNZ: I have thought of doing this for some time but do not have a Paypal account and don't want one


You can pay via Internet Banking if that suits you better! :-)


You can? Did not know that


y not sub then  :)




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  Reply # 1200836 19-Dec-2014 21:23
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Looks like I have to contact the management to use internet banking




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  Reply # 1200837 19-Dec-2014 21:24
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I think you can pay with bitcoins as well if you fancy that.

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KiwiNZ:
sonyxperiageek:
KiwiNZ: I have thought of doing this for some time but do not have a Paypal account and don't want one


You can pay via Internet Banking if that suits you better! :-)


You can? Did not know that


I paid my subscription that way. PM freitasm and he will send you the account details.


A.



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  Reply # 1200858 19-Dec-2014 22:14
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Did it a while ago.

I never saw the ads anyway (do people really still actually see ads on websites?!) but it's easily the best $25 a year I spend. (Don't tell the wife I said that...!)





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  Reply # 1200860 19-Dec-2014 22:16
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Those are a lot of good reasons to pay the subscription to Geekzone. Have been thinking about this for a while as it is definitely one of the websites I visit every day usually on multiple occasions. Whilst not a prolific poster, I certainly enjoy reading the posts and information available. I too did not know that I could make a payment via internet banking. Will need to do so because I wholeheartley support this website and recommend it to everyone who I think would benefit from it :-). damn...too much home brew beer and cider tonight.....Maybe I should just stump up with the money before I sober up lol cool

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