Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

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Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by JohnBG » Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:54 pm

Fellow Steeds,

I always tell folks that want to donate thru the year to wait until we pass the hat to cover the server rent. Well, the server rent is due in May, so it's time to pass the hat again. It costs about $1500 a year for server hosting (we use a lot of bandwidth and storage) and paying the geek squad to fix it when it goes on the fritz or Ivan spills Baltika on the server.

First and foremost, if you have been furloughed, laid-off, or severely financially impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19/Wuhan Flu/Chinese Chernobyl/Sino Sinus Syphillis or whatever you prefer to call it, please do not send any money!!! Take care of yourselves and your families. We understand it's tough out there for many in these crazy days.

Those that can and do donate will receive the "Hero of the Soviet Union - 2020" rank. For those of you that have donated in the past, thank you for your past donations, it's time to "re-up". For 12 years, you folks have helped keep us running. Hard to believe it's been that long... :old:

To send a donation via PayPal (preferred method), just click on one of the below links. If you don't have a PayPal account and want to pay with a credit card, it only takes a minute to set up a new PayPal account. Important Note: Please be sure to put your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname in the notes or comment section when sending a PayPal payment so I know who to make a Hero of the Soviet Union out of.

To send $25 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/25
To send $50 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/50
To send $100 via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds/100
To send any amount you want via PayPal --> https://www.paypal.me/sovietsteeds

If you don't have or want PayPal and want to snail mail a check, you can send it to me at the following address. Be sure to put a note in with the check with your Soviet Steeds handle/nickname so I can up you to the Hero rank.

John Grocke
3199 Yarmouth Ave.
Deltona, FL 32738

Thank you again for your generous support in keeping this site up and running for over a dozen years and making it what it is. I am humbled by your support.
John Grocke aka "JohnBG"
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2002 Harley Road King FLHPI
1997 Harley Electra Glide FLHTPI
Honda Nighthawk 650 from the mid-80's
1980 Suzuki RM125T
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by BinDerSmokDat » Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:06 pm

$25 sent John!
It's a no-brainer and SS technical help alone has saved me hundreds in parts/repair costs.

All the other shenanigans are a bonus!

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Gristlebone » Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:48 pm

Happy to toss a bit into the hat. You cats have been exceptionally welcoming and a BIG source of information on all things Ural!
Located in Richmond, VA.

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Kenny Wasserburger » Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:52 pm

Sent via PayPal..

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by 42Thumbs » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:33 pm

Done
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Navy TM » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:54 pm

Done
Mike :old:
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by David Z » Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:06 pm

Done
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Tin Man » Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:43 pm

Done, thanks John. :cheers:
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by glacoste » Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:30 am

:cheers: Done
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Jim_Z » Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:43 am

Done.
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by DrUralGo » Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:46 am

Done. Thanks for all you do.
2020 cT arriving 4/13 :D

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by snowymonkey » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:51 am

Done :)
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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by tgtrotter » Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:35 pm

A dime a day to throw my two cents out and read others. What a deal.

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by cjlyth » Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:05 am

Sent, thanks for keeping this running!

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Re: Passing the hat 2020 - Server rent is due again!

Post by Michael W » Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:47 am

Done. Thanks for keeping the site up.
2019 Ural Gear-Up, O. D. Green. :clap:

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