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Mac Elite
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Jun 22, 2016, 08:54 PM
 
Assuming it would be legally feasable, if we could get a database dump and a backup of the web root, I would be willing to try moving the site to AWS on a new domain with the 'NN graphics stripped off.

Are there any copyright or liscensing issues in the way?
     
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Jun 22, 2016, 09:07 PM
 
I've already been looking into it, but don't panic yet. Some news soon.
     
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Jun 22, 2016, 10:09 PM
 
     
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Jun 22, 2016, 11:50 PM
 
Can we please set up a Patreon to help pay the bills now? That would be aces.
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Jun 23, 2016, 08:02 AM
 
A Patreon would be complicated. I'll ask some key questions today from ownership.
     
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Jun 23, 2016, 12:52 PM
 
Originally Posted by Mike Wuerthele View Post
A Patreon would be complicated. I'll ask some key questions today from ownership.
Thank you... and thanks for everything!

You're out of a gig but are still helping us in the asylum. It's a testament to your character.
     
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Jun 23, 2016, 05:56 PM
 
     
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Jun 24, 2016, 01:17 AM
 
Much obliged.
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Jun 24, 2016, 09:10 AM
 
Well.

You guys are my people. How could I not? Besides, how would I spread the word otherwise where the staff is going, so you can harangue us in other venues?
     
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Jun 25, 2016, 07:10 PM
 
Hey, just responding here to keep in the loop.

I'm assuming you mean legal/money-flow complications, Mike? Patreon is pretty simple to get going, and I'd recommend it, or something like it, for future funding models (vs ads).
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