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Storm5

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Southernwx.com is hosting a site fundraiser . This community has supported us so much over the last 4 years and we are so very thankful for that support . Without our members Southernwx.com would not exist today . Thank you for your support and we look forward to the future of the site



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The main goal of this fundraiser is to remove the ads that many people on the site receive and most have a subject matter that is not related to their search history or the subject matter of the website. Currently the ads that you see are the revenue stream that keeps the site going and paid for month over month with DJF paying the bills for the majority of the rest of the year. A secondary goal is to pay for an upgraded server sub so that we will have more space to host images and manage high volume traffic in winter assuming it ever snows again. Right now we are approaching levels on our current server/plan where we may have to look at hosting images via a 3rd party which isn't ideal to anyone since we will lose visibility to those in the future if anyone wants to look back and they become a pain to upload. This upgraded plan would also allow for live threads during active events assuming the available plugins are compatible with our current version of the software and they are safe to use. Finally we did extend the goal past what is 1 year of cost to us for the site in hopes that running the fundraiser now at a higher goal would keep us from having to do so until the 23-24 winter potentially longer.

If you have any more questions about the fundraiser or concerns feel free to drop a post here or shoot someone on staff a PM.

Thanks everyone for your support and here's to a great 21-22 winter!
 

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The main goal of this fundraiser is to remove the ads that many people on the site receive and most have a subject matter that is not related to their search history or the subject matter of the website. Currently the ads that you see are the revenue stream that keeps the site going and paid for month over month with DJF paying the bills for the majority of the rest of the year. A secondary goal is to pay for an upgraded server sub so that we will have more space to host images and manage high volume traffic in winter assuming it ever snows again. Right now we are approaching levels on our current server/plan where we may have to look at hosting images via a 3rd party which isn't ideal to anyone since we will lose visibility to those in the future if anyone wants to look back and they become a pain to upload. This upgraded plan would also allow for live threads during active events assuming the available plugins are compatible with our current version of the software and they are safe to use. Finally we did extend the goal past what is 1 year of cost to us for the site in hopes that running the fundraiser now at a higher goal would keep us from having to do so until the 23-24 winter potentially longer.

If you have any more questions about the fundraiser or concerns feel free to drop a post here or shoot someone on staff a PM.

Thanks everyone for your support and here's to a great 21-22 winter!
Does donating increase my chances of snow?
 

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Sent 50 bones. You guys do a great job. This is a community I would like being a part of for the rest of my days. Would have sent more but @Rain Cold stole all my tendies shorting MVIS

ROfL this is so good. Damn shorts


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