1. Standard memberrhb
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    10 Jul '06 21:201 edit
    As simple as the title suggests - moves, forum posts, tournie entries, clan challenges are charged to the user on a pay per item basis.

    E.g.

    Move = 1p
    Start New Game = 5p
    Tournie Entry = £1
    Forum Post = 2p
    Join Clan = £2
    Clan challenge = 10p

    When sub is next due, admin invoices for previous subscription periods accrued amount, and paying that then allows subscription to continue. If not paid, it's back to the 6 game limit and ads on every page.

    Any thoughts?
  2. Standard memberHand of Hecate
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    10 Jul '06 21:27
    Originally posted by rhb
    As simple as the title suggests - moves, forum posts, tournie entries, clan challenges are charged to the user on a pay per item basis.

    E.g.

    Move = 1p
    Start New Game = 5p
    Tournie Entry = £1
    Forum Post = 2p
    Join Clan = £2
    Clan challenge = 10p

    When sub is next due, admin invoices for previous subscription periods accrued amount, and paying that then ...[text shortened]... to continue. If not paid, it's back to the 6 game limit and ads on every page.

    Any thoughts?
    That's a great idea, can you make the rates in US$ though?

    I would like to see anyone winning a game get a small kick back, a couple of pennies say. You could also use your banked $ to bet on games.
  3. Standard memberDoctorScribbles
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    10 Jul '06 21:27
    Originally posted by rhb
    As simple as the title suggests - moves, forum posts, tournie entries, clan challenges are charged to the user on a pay per item basis.

    E.g.

    Move = 1p
    Start New Game = 5p
    Tournie Entry = £1
    Forum Post = 2p
    Join Clan = £2
    Clan challenge = 10p

    When sub is next due, admin invoices for previous subscription periods accrued amount, and paying that then ...[text shortened]... to continue. If not paid, it's back to the 6 game limit and ads on every page.

    Any thoughts?
    I like the idea of paying for forum posts. I bet it would cut down on the number of crap ideas put forth here.
  4. Subscriberhuckleberryhound
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    10 Jul '06 21:27
    Originally posted by rhb
    Please elucidate...
    I have so far, since i started on this site, made 12762 moves.
    Thats £127 before i even think about the fact i'm a clan leader.


    I believe my earlier statement to be the best response for this very reason 🙂
  5. Standard memberHand of Hecate
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    10 Jul '06 21:28
    Originally posted by DoctorScribbles
    I like the idea of paying for forum posts. I bet it would cut down on the number of crap ideas put forth here.
    You'll have to put some more Ho's on the street to keep up with the volume you've been producing.
  6. Standard memberDoctorScribbles
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    10 Jul '06 21:28
    Originally posted by Hand of Hecate
    You could also use your banked $ to bet on games.
    Or outcomes of the Votes.
  7. Standard memberHindstein
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    10 Jul '06 21:43
    Originally posted by rhb
    Please elucidate...
    Not wanting to knock an idea flat, but I disagree with this one:

    My Stats
    Moves: 8843 = £88.43
    Games Started: 40ish = £2
    Tournaments: 12 = £12
    Forum Posts: 189 = £3.78
    Clans Joined: 3 = £6
    Clan Challenges issued: 11 = £1.10
    __________________________________
    Total for the Year = £108.31

    Think I'll stick to $29.99 (£17ish) if that's OK with you.

    🙂
  8. Standard memberrhb
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    10 Jul '06 21:45
    Originally posted by Hindstein
    Not wanting to knock an idea flat, but I disagree with this one:

    [b]My Stats

    Moves: 8843 = £88.43
    Games Started: 40ish = £2
    Tournaments: 12 = £12
    Forum Posts: 189 = £3.78
    Clans Joined: 3 = £6
    Clan Challenges issued: 11 = £1.10
    __________________________________
    Total for the Year = £108.31

    Think I'll stick to $29.99 (£17ish) if that's OK with you.

    🙂[/b]
    The rates I put forward for an example. The rates admin decide on must remain competitive in the market.
  9. Standard memberrhb
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    10 Jul '06 21:45
    Originally posted by Hand of Hecate
    I would like to see anyone winning a game get a small kick back, a couple of pennies say. You could also use your banked $ to bet on games.
    Nice suggestions.
  10. Standard memberHindstein
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    10 Jul '06 21:49
    Originally posted by rhb
    The rates I put forward for an example. The rates admin decide on must remain competitive in the market.
    Perhaps not a charge per move then?
  11. Standard memberrhb
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    10 Jul '06 21:51
    Originally posted by Hindstein
    Perhaps not a charge per move then?
    Would you object if it was 0.1p? I.e. You bought blocks of 10 moves per penny?

    That'd reduce your ytd cost on moves to £8.84.
  12. Standard memberHand of Hecate
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    10 Jul '06 21:52
    Originally posted by rhb
    The rates I put forward for an example. The rates admin decide on must remain competitive in the market.
    This fee would also be balanced out by cash rewards for games won and betting on games. You could also pay the admins to inflict harsh punishment on forum retards. I'd be willing to put up some cash to have the admins send Scribbles a turd in a box to his home address.
  13. Standard memberrhb
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    10 Jul '06 21:551 edit
    Originally posted by Hand of Hecate
    This fee would also be balanced out by cash rewards for games won and betting on games. You could also pay the admins to inflict harsh punishment on forum retards. I'd be willing to put up some cash to have the admins send Scribbles a turd in a box to his home address.
    Who would supply the turd? Could you send your own to be forwarded on, or must admin produce (edit - a suitable specimen) on demand?
  14. Standard memberHand of Hecate
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    10 Jul '06 22:32
    Originally posted by rhb
    Who would supply the turd? Could you send your own to be forwarded on, or must admin produce (edit - a suitable specimen) on demand?
    If Russ or one of the other muckity mucks can meet the volume demand, I think we should solicit No1Marauder's help... he's more than full of enough sh....
  15. Standard memberKJCavalier
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    12 Jul '06 08:37
    Originally posted by rhb
    Would you object if it was 0.1p? I.e. You bought blocks of 10 moves per penny?

    That'd reduce your ytd cost on moves to £8.84.
    with my almost 64,000 moves and 84 games going to date and being a clan leader, this could get extreme;y expensive even at reduced figures that you are coming up with. Nevermind forum posting.

    Heldon with over 300,000 moves and is by far the most active player would probably have to take out a loan to keep up his pace.

    Nope this is a bad idea, the base rate works better for me.
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