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Discussion in 'Rules of Conduct / HBA News and Announcements' started by Jman, Jun 9, 2019.

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  1. Jun 9, 2019 #1

    Jman

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    Hey All,

    Just a quick note to let you know about a recent upgrade. Now that we are on new software, we can use it to handle the donations more easily. I have setup three options, monthly, annual, lifetime to help support HBA. Many of you had expressed an interest in this idea.

    I also want to express my gratitude to the membership and the moderators of this site. I've been a bit of a ghost around here since going into Special Operations Aviation 6 years ago and then retiring from the military in September of last year. Everyone has been more than gracious with the slow pace of improvements. I'm grateful to those that continue to support HBA despite that. Thank you.

    To see all of the benefits of becoming a supporting member, go here https://www.homebuiltairplanes.com/forums/account/upgrades
     
  2. Jun 10, 2019 #2

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    $20/Year? Will query exchequeor. You still in Pacific NW?
     
  3. Jun 15, 2019 #3

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    Yes, still just south of Seattle. I just retired from the Army I’m September. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest. Now that I have a choice, I can’t imagine living anywhere else.
     
  4. Jun 15, 2019 #4

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    Grew up in Upper Left Coast also = Portland. Brother's in Seattle; back at work with Boeing.
     
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  5. Jun 15, 2019 #5

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    Thanks, I'll happily contribute annually. The value I get from this forum is tremendous, so I am happy to contribute a little!
     
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    Thank you Voidhawk, I really appreciate it.
     
  7. Jun 16, 2019 #7

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    Worth every penny.
     
  8. Jun 16, 2019 #8

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    Exchequer says it is a go. PalPal says no deal. Alternatives?
     
  9. Jun 16, 2019 #9

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    +1. If there's a way to enroll without getting a PayPal account, that would be super.
     
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  11. Jun 16, 2019 #11

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    When I clicked on the "Becoming a supporting member" link at the top of the page I had 2 options: Credit card and PayPal. I used the PayPal option and it works just fine. I prefer PayPal over a credit card because it lets me use Two-factor authentication.
     
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    Yes, you would think we are being offered a non PayPal option, but we are not. When I clicked the "credit card" button, I got a sign-in screen that eventually required me to accept a PayPal account. I could not find a way to have my charge card billed without establishing a PayPal account--a cynic might suspect that this is the business model of whatever "7 Global Community Solutions" is, which seems a bit questionable to me.
    I understand that some people like PayPal, but I do not.
    This is not a reflection on HBA at all.
     
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  13. Jun 16, 2019 #13

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    You are indeed a Vigilant One! Modern WWWeb thinking is to "Monitize" a click any way one can. I agree that this should not reflect on HBA. It is an affect of not rolling every bit of HTML on one's own.
    Upshot: Maybe I should send a check via Snail Mail.
     

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