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Touch Arcade Donations?

06-01-2009, 12:39 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,512
Touch Arcade Donations?

Is there any reason why Touch Arcade doesn't have a "donate" link? Some of the big forums that I visit (not game related) have this as an option, and is available from any page for people that wish to donate. The sites that do this usually offer some "incentive" like a special title, etc. If this has been asked before, please forgive me, I started typing before doing a search.
06-01-2009, 12:43 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,438
not something we've offered. Maybe we'll have some toucharcade-branded stuff in the future. something to think about though.

arn

06-01-2009, 12:52 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,512
Quote:
Originally Posted by arn View Post
not something we've offered. Maybe we'll have some toucharcade-branded stuff in the future. something to think about though.

arn
Well, that's more like a store. What I'm talking about is just a PayPal (or similar) donation, regardless of how big or small the amount. Either way, every little bit counts, and I'm sure TA isn't cheap to run, especially with the growing user base
06-01-2009, 01:03 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 2,799
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Originally Posted by pharmx View Post
Well, that's more like a store. What I'm talking about is just a PayPal (or similar) donation, regardless of how big or small the amount. Either way, every little bit counts, and I'm sure TA isn't cheap to run, especially with the growing user base
That is what the ads are for.
06-01-2009, 01:14 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 159
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Originally Posted by starjimstar View Post
That is what the ads are for.
Exactly.

click on those ads.
06-01-2009, 01:52 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,512
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Originally Posted by Raphie View Post
Exactly.

click on those ads.
That's silly. First of all I don't want to see the ads. I don't think I've ever willingly clicked on an ad. Second, clicking on an ad doesn't let you pick how much money you want to donate.
06-01-2009, 02:19 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Posts: 353
Just click on links to games in the forums when you want to buy stuff. The links are automatically re-written by the server to redirect to affiliate links. In other words, TA gets 5% of every sale of every app that people buy when they click any App Store link on this site.
06-04-2009, 08:40 PM
#8
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Earth
Posts: 5,252
A TA store would be awesome. TA fingerboards, t-shirts..........it would be awesome!

I'M ON A MAC MOTHAF*@%!

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06-04-2009, 09:12 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
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Originally Posted by dannys95 View Post
A TA store would be awesome. TA fingerboards, t-shirts..........it would be awesome!
Neeeeeerd. And the nearly 4,000 posts only backs up my case. I could go for a TA iPod case, though, but nooo way a t-shirt. If my game's moderately successful, I can see myself donating a good chunk.
06-04-2009, 09:15 PM
#10
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Earth
Posts: 5,252
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Originally Posted by Kamazar View Post
Neeeeeerd. And the nearly 4,000 posts only backs up my case. I could go for a TA iPod case, though, but nooo way a t-shirt. If my game's moderately successful, I can see myself donating a good chunk.
Haha. More like TA addict. I wouldin't wear a TA shirt though. Not that I'm ashamed or anything.........it's just it would be random. TA case would be nice.

I'M ON A MAC MOTHAF*@%!

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