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People have been asking for this, so here it is setup. Poal.co is now accepting donations in a few different ways.

SubscribeStar for those would like to help poal.co on a monthly basis.

CashApp and Venmo for those who prefer these new money apps.

Next Square for those who like the convenience of just using a credit card.

Last but certainly not least, currently we are accepting 2 forms of crypto bitcoin( 3F8ZWieWtm4ZzDPnFGzd664yqeMDsnJaWu ) and dash ( XuJivPefjxzDZ2cYjEk7KQwTfpyXjD1uQ9 ).(If you would like me to accept a different form of crypto please send me a PM and I will create an address for it)

I would be stupid to believe I could fund something like this on my own forever. I'd like too but I know that simply isn't really possible. You guys know why we are here and what we are standing for and against. So Poal.co can't be financially mine forever. I've taken a lot of pride in the fact that I funded getting this place started and keeping it running but I'm at a point where I just can't do it alone anymore so now you guys can take pride in it with me, if you want to.

So if you can, help out with expenses I would appreciate it. It will also enable me to get more done for poal.

So going forward hopefully poal.co will be brought too you by you.

One more thing, soon there will be ads in the sidebar, however they will only be available for purchase by people with accounts above level 6. So if you want to get something out there feel free to buy an ad, it can be anything you want.(within the ToS) I plan to advertise /s/Boobsisafaggotsub

Checkout the Donate to poal.co(in the sidebar)

Sincerely, Boobs(PMYB2)

People have been asking for this, so here it is setup. Poal.co is now accepting donations in a few different ways. [SubscribeStar](https://www.subscribestar.com/poalco) for those would like to help poal.co on a monthly basis. [CashApp](https://cash.app/$poalco20) and [Venmo](https://venmo.com/poalco) for those who prefer these new money apps. Next [Square](https://checkout.square.site/buy/YADTMJ4PY2SAGB32KXQEBMWC) for those who like the convenience of just using a credit card. Last but certainly not least, currently we are accepting 2 forms of crypto bitcoin( 3F8ZWieWtm4ZzDPnFGzd664yqeMDsnJaWu ) and dash ( XuJivPefjxzDZ2cYjEk7KQwTfpyXjD1uQ9 ).(If you would like me to accept a different form of crypto please send me a PM and I will create an address for it) I would be stupid to believe I could fund something like this on my own forever. I'd like too but I know that simply isn't really possible. You guys know why we are here and what we are standing for and against. So Poal.co can't be financially mine forever. I've taken a lot of pride in the fact that I funded getting this place started and keeping it running but I'm at a point where I just can't do it alone anymore so now you guys can take pride in it with me, if you want to. So if you can, help out with expenses I would appreciate it. It will also enable me to get more done for poal. So going forward hopefully poal.co will be brought too you by you. One more thing, soon there will be ads in the sidebar, however they will only be available for purchase by people with accounts above level 6. So if you want to get something out there feel free to buy an ad, it can be anything you want.(within the ToS) I plan to advertise /s/Boobsisafaggotsub Checkout the Donate to poal.co(in the sidebar) Sincerely, Boobs(PMYB2)

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I much prefer this approach to the "secret investor whose identity you don't need to know approach".

But consider this scenario if you will: let's say a user makes regular sizeable donations . Said user also behaves like a dick, abuses other users, threatens other users, etc. Would you still be willing to uphold the same standards and values by banning said user?

I mean it's unlikely because those most disagreeable here are all welfare claimants so are highly unlikely to donate but it's still worth considering such scenarios.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 5 points (+5|-0)

In the event that something like that were to happen I would act in the interest of the community and the ToS. I won't allow money to destroy this place that is why I specifically am avoiding investor capital as it comes with far too many strings. I would treat them like any other user I've gone pretty far out of my way and spent many, many hours trying to deal with bad actors peacefully instead of just dropping the ban hammer but if it has to happen it has to happen.

What are the monthly expenses here if you don't mind me asking?

Do you have a price in mind for ads?

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 5 points (+5|-0)

Monthly expenses have gone up a bit since I started hosted things locally. I don't have an exact number at the moment but its well over 150 a month at this point if you factor in the electric bill.

And by "community" you mean your clique of rejected goats. Keep stealing our content, though ;)

That's ironic considering I found poal through a copy/pasta on voat's front page.

Also I'm pretty sure the only OC I've ever seen on voat in 4 years that's memorable is dumbcommentbot's comics. Everything else is just links to the same news articles.

I can't wait to see some of these 'ads'.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 4 points (+4|-0)

Me either I'm really hoping to see some pretty funny ones.

Ads that no one will see. The front page is growing mold.

Edit: LOL @ my tag. So questioning authority is suspicious behavior? 😂

People have been asking for this

I was firmly insisting, not merely asking.

So Poal.co can't be financially mine forever.

It's still fully yours. It's just that people can help you out.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 5 points (+5|-0)

Well thank you I'm not sure I would have actually done it if you hadn't.

Good shit guys, this is way better than whateverthehell Voat thinks they're doing. I especially like that ads will originate from this platform rather than a third party that would just block this site.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 5 points (+5|-0)

they will originate on poal's domain. They also will probably have some jokes thrown in. I reserve the right to post joke ads everyone once in a while. Also I have a bridge I would like to sell you.

I will definitely be donating, free speech is under attack and as a result is too expensive for one mans burden

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 4 points (+4|-0)

Once I sat down and actually figured out how much I've spent on this project it was pretty eye opening.

What is so expensive involved in running a site? I had a rather successful site in the past. I had offshore servers for legal reasons. Hosting was $100/$150 a month while revenue was 5-15 times that. Purely ad revenue, before the whole donation trend kicked off.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 5 points (+5|-0)

Well I don't accept any ad revenue at the moment. I also host several things for poal out of my home which has been more expensive than I thought it would be. Before this I've not asked for a dime publicly there have been a few private donations that have helped but I'm at a point where I have to ask for some help. So rather than just letting things go I'm asking you guys to help me. If you can great if not that is okay.

What is Square's cut of the donation?

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 3 points (+3|-0)

2.75% which for credit card processors isn't horrible, people kept asking for credit card and this one was where I landed.

Credit transfers are sort of silly... Purchase some crypto. It's a great time to learn.

You should also set up an ETH wallet, I would suggest. XMR is another great choice for privacy.

Great ideas, Boobs. I'm sure many will consider helping you out.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 3 points (+3|-0)

I will look into that this evening. Thanks for the suggestion.

I'm seconding this (XMR) because privacy coins will prevent you from getting sanctioned by crypto exchanges. For instance, plenty of crypto companies block BTC payments to Stormfront. It would take a while to get the type of attention to make that happen, but it would be a wise long term plan.

What happened to selling mugs?

The mugs were given as prizes and rewards.

I thought that was just for the first round, further rounds would be for sale.

A new round of mugs would be for sale. If one were to come about. I suppose we'll have to stay tuned.

Donated, or trying to, squaresite is still loading, like forever before I signed in here. Hope this isnt a mistake using it. Stuck on review and submit.

Let us know what you think and if it all turned out ok. I’ve been investigating which option I want to use. Ruled out venmo and not willing to learn enough about cryptocurrency yet. Square seems to fit this square better. Especially if I can use my debit card, which I think I can.

You pay a fee to the Jew every time you pay fiat electronically. Learn cryptocurrency now.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 3 points (+3|-0)

The test run I did, and then I got one through square it went smooth. No idea why it wouldn't go through.

Are ads time limited?

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 2 points (+2|-0)

They probably will be limited I haven't decided for how long yet.

Can you do # of views rather than time based? That would scale well.

[–] PMYB2 [OP] 2 points (+2|-0)

I probably could, I don't know for sure yet. It'll have to wait until I finish getting things set up.

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