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By deathwaltz
#114978 JUST A HEADS UP

Spin will shut down in March.

Honestly I forgot I was even still paying for it.I don't think I have logged for over year. If someone want ts to take over paying etc then feel free!


Could I suggest joining the Mondowax group over on Facebook?
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By static14
#114980 Well darn. That stinks. I’ll miss this place for sure. :(
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By ScoJo
#114981
static14 wrote:Well darn. That stinks. I’ll miss this place for sure. :(


Ditto, Chris. I can understand why.

I wonder (top of my head) whether there are enough regulars (and depending what the cost of hosting actually is) that folks would be into throwing in a few bucks to keep her alive? Obvs it would depend what those numbers came out as - perhaps @Monster would be able to fill us in on the details/we can run the proposal up a metaphorical flagpole and gauge interest?

Spitball City!
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By static14
#114982 I’d definitely like to hear the cost and all
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By Bezulsqy
#114983 I will contribute.

I did I quick search on the net how much hosting a forum costs. It appears to be somewhere between $5 and $10 per month.

That does sound like too much to cover between us all. I will definitely pitch in!
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By Dollarhyde
#114984 Nooooo!

This would be a real shame. I could possibly consider chipping towards the fees.

Are there not free alternatives that could be an option, or even cheaper alternatives.

A discogs group, would be better than nothing.
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By Bezulsqy
#114986 For me Facebook is not an option.

I am very happy to throw some money in STBC. This is my only social media outlet and I am planning to keep it that way :-)
By skeletonbutt
#114987 I have web server space I pay for and I could host it. It would just be a matter of transferring the forum and its posts over there. I don't know if Spencer owns the domain as well, but that would need to have its DNS servers updated to reflect the change of server.
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By ScoJo
#114995 Image

Even with my shocking grasp of maths, and based purely on the above... so even with just 12x die-hards forming a coalition to save the place as it is, it might be like $12-15 bucks each a year maybe?

I'd personally be happy to throw in the price of a large cappucino and a sandwich to keep this old ship on the waves...
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By Hatter313
#114998 This is the only socializing I do online, I have no social media accounts and I’d love to help maintain it somehow. I’m down to help.
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By monsterworship
#115000
deathwaltz wrote:JUST A HEADS UP

Spin will shut down in March.

Honestly I forgot I was even still paying for it.I don't think I have logged for over year. If someone want ts to take over paying etc then feel free!


Could I suggest joining the Mondowax group over on Facebook?


I've sent you an email. i'm willing to take everything over assuming I can get the domain name transferred.
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By inksb
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Bezulsqy wrote:For me Facebook is not an option.

I am very happy to throw some money in STBC. This is my only social media outlet and I am planning to keep it that way :-)

Yeah I'm not a facebook person. This is the only place I can talk to you crazy bastards about records. I really hope we can find a way to keep this place alive. :(
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By maxlevel
#115007 I only come here for the porn links :D

Seriously tho, I deleted FB and I barely use instgram. I would definately chip in for server costs or board upgrades etc
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By Bub
#115009 We should have a talent show. It worked for Miracles.

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By thedeepness
#115013 Hopefully this place can stay alive in some form. I will admit that I don't post much but I come here often and really enjoy it. I can't tell you how much good music I have been turned on to from you guys.
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By Jimmy_Mike
#115014 I just killed my IG account last week. This is all I have left.
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By Mateo Sanboval
#115019 I love everyone rallying in this thread. S'what makes this place so great. Obviously I'm all in. Currency? Time? Research? Digital manipulation? You call it.
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By monsterworship
#115024 No worrries, I'm working it out as soon as I get all the info i'll let you all know.

The site will have to be down for a weekend to move all of the files and resolve the domain to the new location. But everything should remain the same, I want to upgrade to the latest version of the software to combat all the spambots and whatnot.
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By Hatter313
#115026 Thanks Chad, for helping to keep our little corner of the internet alive!