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Once more into the breach... the 2022 Heavy Harmonies Donation Drive!

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Welcome to the COVID-free HH donation drive! (well, unless you live in Australia).

Time again to twist everyone's arm to chip in to cover Heavy Harmonies' expenses. Costs for the site run roughly US$195 a month, about the same as last several years. Unlike the cost of consumer goods, which have gone insane, electronic services have continue to remain fairly stable.

So when I say "costs", what do I mean? It's the out-of-pocket expenses to keep Heavy Harmonies running: server lease, bandwidth, hosting support, and the subscription for this forum software.

The 2021 drive did ok, reaching 82% of goal of covering the annual costs. Let's see if we can meet, or better yet, beat that goal!

The donation drive will run through Halloween, October 31.


Anyone who makes a single donation of $20 or more and has a board username will be added to the group "2022 Donors". This gets you the following benefits:

  • A nice shiny icon in your profile showing that you are an HH Donor for 2022: 998666789_2022Donor_0.png.429cc83660340b
  • An increase in the size of your PM storage from 200 to 500 messages
  • An increase in image attachment/upload storage from 20MB to 50MB
  • Exempt from the search flood control (normally if you try and do a search more than every 10 seconds, you get an annoying little "please wait" message)
  • No time limit on editing your own posts! This will especially be useful for those with trade/sale lists as you'll be able to edit them rather than posting revised versions.
  • A warm fuzzy feeling inside that you are helping support Heavy Harmonies!

If you donate $50 during the drive, either as a single donation or across multiple donations, you will be added to the group "2021 Gold Donors". This gets you the following in addition to the above:

  • A bigger, shiny badge: 2022_1.png.3a8fadd73617a0a78fb096b8909a6
  • All your posts will be highlighted, because if you show this much dedication to HH, what you have to say is obviously more more important! (just kidding, but your posts will be accentuated).
  • The ability to create a forum "signature" that will be added to all of your posts.

In your donation, please put your board username in the notes section! Otherwise I have no way to tie your donation to your membership here on the board.

If you are currently in the 2021 donor groups but don't wish to donate this year (or can't), at the end of the donation drive, your group membership features will revert to the regular non-donator membership group.

Membership in the 2022 Donors group will last until the end of next year's donation drive, at which point you can donate again to remain in the Donors group with the same benefits, or revert back to your current member group.

PayPal donation buttons are found at the top of all the pages on the main site and here on the forum on the right side at the top, or if you'd prefer to send a money order, check, or cash (not recommended, but I know some people prefer to do so), you can make payable to Dan Harding and send to:

Heavy Harmonies
P.O. Box 17158
Urbana, IL 61803

If you can't give $20, give $10... if you can't give $10, give $5... it's just once a year.

(And if you happen to be fortunate enough to be earning gobs of money, please feel free to give bunches! I'm not about to start an OnlyFans... and no feet pics!)

As always, your support is greatly appreciated! :git::banger:


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Done mate and once again a big THANK YOU to you and the moderators ("Dan and the Moderators" isn't a bad band name BTW).

You've hit the 100% mark once since I've been here. I hope you do it again this year.

Special thanks to Whiplash for keeping the main site database up to date. I just noticed the "Minus One" post. Nice one. Cheers.



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