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Contributors version of TA

01-18-2011, 03:25 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,282
Contributors version of TA

I noticed on macrumors there's a contributors version of the site, where you pay $25 a year for an ad free main page.

Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I'd be willing to pay some sort of yearly fee to remove the ads. I visit this site more times a day than I can count, so it'd be a nice feature.

Maybe the way the site is built prevents this, but I was just curious why there isn't an option for it.
01-18-2011, 03:32 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Coolidge, AZ
Posts: 5,892
I'm good with how it is. But for those that would want this, that would be nice. Ads don't bother me none, and as long as all the features were intact as the paid version, I won't complain. I am just broke as shit LOL

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Liberals hate conservatives because they think that they're stupid.
Win.
01-18-2011, 03:37 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: alea iacta est
Posts: 1,368
MidianGTX asked about this and arn said he would consider it if there was enough interest. Too lazy to find the quote.
01-18-2011, 03:38 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,282
The ads aren't that bad, but I usually visit on my iPad, so I have to wait for the whole page to load before I click on anything, or else the ads will pop up and shift the page down making my click register somewhere I didn't touch.

In fact, I wouldn't even care if the ads were left, if they weren't right above the thread listings
01-18-2011, 03:41 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,282
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Originally Posted by K?! View Post
MidianGTX asked about this and arn said he would consider it if there was enough interest. Too lazy to find the quote.
Seems like it would only involve hosting a second site without the ads built in, and requiring a login to access it. I've only dabbled in web development though, so maybe it's harder than it sounds. Or maybe it's not worth the $200 a year it'd generate lol