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Old 12-21-08, 12:29 PM
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I see your point. There was a credit card option two days ago when I signed up. It's gone now
Old 12-21-08, 01:17 PM
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You can still use a CC. You click the PayPal button, then look towards the bottom where it says, "Don't have a PayPal account..."

Btw, the countdown feature is retarded looking and reminds me of a Japanese Anime forum.
Old 12-21-08, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
Btw, the countdown feature is retarded looking and reminds me of a Japanese Anime forum.
The avatars are pretty retarded looking as well.
Old 12-21-08, 01:29 PM
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I think I'll stay "non-premium" for a while.
Old 12-21-08, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
You can still use a CC. You click the PayPal button, then look towards the bottom where it says, "Don't have a PayPal account..."

Btw, the countdown feature is retarded looking and reminds me of a Japanese Anime forum.
Well, doesn't that just sign you up for a PayPal account?
Old 12-21-08, 02:48 PM
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Well, doesn't that just sign you up for a PayPal account?
Yeah that's what it looks like.
Old 12-21-08, 03:36 PM
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They might have had an issue with credit card payments and maybe disabled it. IB-Dick could possibly explain tomorrow.
Old 12-21-08, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by pilot View Post
They might have had an issue with credit card payments and maybe disabled it. IB-Dick could possibly explain tomorrow.
That would be great. Thanks for responding pilot. I would love to get a Premium Membership but I wanted to just get some stuff cleared up. That's all.
Old 12-21-08, 06:53 PM
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For those who are concerned about Paypal (if you have one but do not want to sign up) - you can sign up then cancel your subscription, which then should not re-bill you again in another year. You go into your Paypal account, look for the subscription for the premium membership (you may have to go into you history) then select details, then click cancel subscription.
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Originally Posted by NoirFan View Post
The avatars are pretty retarded looking as well.
Very much so. However, if you haven't done so, you can go into your User CP and disable the avatars. First thing I did when I saw all of them in the morning.
Old 12-21-08, 09:57 PM
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I'm surprised that wasn't made a Premium feature.
Old 12-22-08, 11:38 AM
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Soo I just bought one, how do I know if it worked? EDIT: Ooo, on the side. that's how I know.
Old 12-22-08, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by GreenVulture View Post
Very much so. However, if you haven't done so, you can go into your User CP and disable the avatars. First thing I did when I saw all of them in the morning.
Oh, believe me, they're disabled.
Old 12-22-08, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by tommyp007 View Post
I think I'll stay "non-premium" for a while.
Yeah, this. If Geoff was still running the show, I'd be happy to give him some money. IB...not so much.
Old 12-22-08, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by pilot View Post
They might have had an issue with credit card payments and maybe disabled it. IB-Dick could possibly explain tomorrow.
Explaination: Nothing has changed with the billing options. I just re-ran through the process and everything is exactly the same.

Originally Posted by John Slider View Post
I'm surprised that wasn't made a Premium feature.
We did not remove any options and make them only available to Premium Members. All features of the Premium Memberships are new.
Old 12-22-08, 01:51 PM
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Ive been looking around.. i cant find my ban tokens
Old 12-22-08, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by IB-Dick View Post
Explaination: Nothing has changed with the billing options. I just re-ran through the process and everything is exactly the same.
Wasn't there an option to pay by credit card directly instead of using a credit card but going through paypal? I thought I saw it on the first day, but I could be wrong.

Edit: Just saw your response in the other thread. Thanks.

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Old 12-22-08, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by GreenVulture View Post
Very much so. However, if you haven't done so, you can go into your User CP and disable the avatars. First thing I did when I saw all of them in the morning.
I did this as well. I find the avatars annoying. I just hope they maintain the policy of no images in signatures as well. That shit is even worse.
Old 12-22-08, 06:42 PM
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I'm trying to justify this b/c this site has saved me a ton of money.

But if you don't care about avatars, what really are you missing by not joining?

Avatars: Don't Care.
Social Groups: Don't Care.
Premium Membership icon next to your screen name: Don't care
User Photo Albums: Could be interesting, but not worth 10 bucks.
Panic Button: WTH is that?
private "Premium Members Only" forum: potential, but until I know what that really might entail, it's not a deciding factor

To quote the announcement: "and much more" --- what is that?

I really only go to the Bargains forum. Sometimes when I'm bored, DVD Talk or TV Talk, but not much else on any regular basis. So, for now, I'm passing, but may change my mind before 1/2/09.
Old 12-22-08, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by That'sAllFolks View Post
I'm trying to justify this b/c this site has saved me a ton of money.

But if you don't care about avatars, what really are you missing by not joining?

Avatars: Don't Care.
Social Groups: Don't Care.
Premium Membership icon next to your screen name: Don't care
User Photo Albums: Could be interesting, but not worth 10 bucks.
Panic Button: WTH is that?
private "Premium Members Only" forum: potential, but until I know what that really might entail, it's not a deciding factor

To quote the announcement: "and much more" --- what is that?

I really only go to the Bargains forum. Sometimes when I'm bored, DVD Talk or TV Talk, but not much else on any regular basis. So, for now, I'm passing, but may change my mind before 1/2/09.
Panic button is what you click when your boss comes by to take you to a predetermined webpage (chosen by you)

I find alt-tab is efficient enough, since any web page can be frowned upon.

You also forgot the nifty count down timers!
Old 12-22-08, 11:36 PM
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The countdowns are super ghey. So are avatars.
Old 12-22-08, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by That'sAllFolks View Post
Panic Button: WTH is that?
The panic button is so small, that if I were really in a panic, I think I would probably have about the same amount of time to just close the window.

The avatar was important to me, and was worth the $10.
Old 12-22-08, 11:46 PM
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I thought about going for this, but ultimately the features weren't worth it, even for $10. I also went into my CP and turned off the avatars. I don't mind most of them, but the animated gifs are annoying.
Old 12-23-08, 11:27 AM
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Are animated avatars allowed?
Old 12-23-08, 11:47 AM
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Are animated avatars allowed?
Yes.

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