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==Why Support the website?==
 
==Why Support the website?==
===Current needs===
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===Current needs:===
*We're looking to increase [[Mother]]'s Ram to 1GB from its current 512MB (PC3200 400Mhz, Non-ecc). Depending on available funds, we'll either purchase:
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BluWiki.org has a number of current needs, which your donations will directly support.
*[http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.Asp?IMODULE=CT2KIT6472AA53E Crucial's PC4200 with ECC: 512MB x 2 sticks] - '''$137'''
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**We would replace the two 256MB PC3200 sticks in the machine with these two 512MB PC4200 sticks, to make 1GB total.
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*'''RAM Memory upgrade'''
*[http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.Asp?IMODULE=CT2KIT3264AA40E  Crucial's PC23200 without ECC: 512MB x 2 sticks] - '''$68''
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**<strike>I'm looking to increase [[Mother]]'s Ram to 1GB from its current 512MB (PC3200 400Mhz, Non-ecc).</strike>
**If we bought these, we would add them to the two existing two 256MB PC3200 sticks already in the machine, to make 1GB total.
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***I've upgraded to 2GB of PC4200 with ECC, which is the fastest (and most expensive!) RAM BluWiki's server can use. --[[User:Sam Odio|Sam Odio]] 14:53, 11 August 2007 (EDT)
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*'''Power Bills'''
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**Believe it or not, but running the [[Mother|BluWiki server]] 24/7 adds about $20 / month to my power bills.
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*'''Internet Access'''
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**The [[Mother|Bluwiki server]] needs access to a T1, which costs about $400 / month.
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***Currently I'm <s>using a business DSL account</s> using Slicehost, which costs about <s>$150.00 / month</s>  --[[User:Sam Odio|Sam Odio]] 12:14, 29 June 2007 (EDT)
  
 
==Donations==
 
==Donations==
===Donations via PayPal===
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===Donations of time===
Currently, the easiest way to donate money through paypal is go to http://www.paypal.com, and send the money to '''sam@odio.com'''.
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*'''Volunteer Programmers
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**'''Urgent:''' BluWiki desperately needs volunteers with experience in '''PHP / MySQL & MediaWiki'''.  You can find a list of programming work that I need help with at [[BluWiki:Site Improvements]]
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*'''Volunteer Contributors
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**I also need users (especially experienced Wikipedians) willing to donate their time to BluWiki.  Currently, she is in need of much love and attention.  Users willing to [http://www.bluwiki.org/go/Category:BluWiki_categorization categorize] user pages, fill out the [[Help:Contents|help section]], and contribute other miscellaneous structure to the wiki will quickly gain karma.
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**I'm also looking for [[BluWiki:Sysop|sysops]] that have experience with WikiPedia, or a similar wiki.
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[[Image:verification_seal.gif|thumb|right|[https://www.paypal.com/us/verified/pal=sam%40odio%2ecom sam@odio.com is verified]]]
  
===Donations by mail===
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===Financial Donations===
You can mail your donation to:
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*'''Donations via PayPal'''
:www.BluWiki.org
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**Currently, the easiest way to donate money through paypal is go to http://www.paypal.com, and send the money to '''sam@odio.com'''.
:Attn: Sam Odio
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*'''Donations by mail'''
:1215 Wertland St. #C13
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**You can mail your donation to:
:Charlottesville, VA 22903
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:::www.BluWiki.com
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:::Attn: Sam Odio
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:::14525 SW Millikan Way, #39248
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:::Beaverton, OR 97005
  
 
==Levels of support==
 
==Levels of support==
===$100 - BluWiki Benefactor===
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*'''$200 - BluWiki Benefactor'''
With a donation of $100 or more, we are able to offer:
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**With a donation of $200 or more, I am able to offer:
*A link on the right hand column of ''all the pages'' on this site, for two months.
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***A link on the bottom every page on this site, for a month.
*A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for a week.
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***A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for one month.
*A short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
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***A permanent short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
  
===$65 - BluWiki Patron===
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*'''$65 - BluWiki Patron'''
*A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for a week.
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**A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for two weeks week.
*A link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
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**A permanent link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
 
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===$25- BluWiki Contributor===
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*A link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page.
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*'''$25- BluWiki Contributor'''
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**A permanent link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page).
  
 
==Past Sponsors==
 
==Past Sponsors==
 
===Benefactors===
 
===Benefactors===
*[http://www.dinarprofits.com DinarProfits.com]
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*Andrew E. Mathis, creator of the [[Daryl_Bradford_Smith]] wiki.
**DinarProfits.com offers an opportunity to invest in the new Iraqi dinar.
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*[http://www.dinarprofits.com DinarProfits.com] - DinarProfits.com offers an opportunity to invest in the new Iraqi dinar.
*[http://www.odioworks.com OdioWorks.com]
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*[http://www.odioworks.com OdioWorks.com] - OdioWorks, LLC is run by [[Sam Odio]] (BluWiki's founder).  Interesting pages include the [http://www.odioworks.com/32-An_Entrepreneur_Scholarship.html OdioWorks scholarship] and [http://www.odioworks.com/7-Free_Contact_Form_Maker.html free feedback forms].
**OdioWorks, LLC is run by [[Sam Odio]] (BluWiki's founder).  Interesting pages include the [http://www.odioworks.com/32-An_Entrepreneur_Scholarship.html OdioWorks scholarship].
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*[http://www.onthegrounds.com OnTheGrounds.com] - OnTheGrounds.com is a Charlottesville community site. Find UVa upcoming events, textbooks, and housing.
*[http://www.onthegrounds.com OnTheGrounds.com]
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*Daniel Odio, founder of [http://drodio.com DROdio] (Northern Virginia real estate firm)
**OnTheGrounds.com is a Charlottesville community site. Find UVa upcoming events, textbooks, and housing.
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===Patrons===
 
===Patrons===
*''None yet...''
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*Anonymous $70 donation
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*[[User:KaiAdin|KaiAdin]] - who runs the [[KaiAdin Central Nexus]].
  
 
===Contributors===
 
===Contributors===
*''None yet...''
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*[http://www.patentstorm.us/ PatentStorm] - PatentStorm provides free searches of US patents over the web
 
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*[[User:CostaOlivier]], who runs [http://www.AEGISoft.be www.AEGISoft.be].  AEGISoft provides software & services to help people effectively work together.
 
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*[http://franklyrealty.com FranklyRealty.com] - Northern Virginia Real Estate
  
 
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[[Category:BluWiki]]

Latest revision as of 05:11, 9 June 2008

Why Support the website?

Current needs:

BluWiki.org has a number of current needs, which your donations will directly support.

  • RAM Memory upgrade
    • I'm looking to increase Mother's Ram to 1GB from its current 512MB (PC3200 400Mhz, Non-ecc).
      • I've upgraded to 2GB of PC4200 with ECC, which is the fastest (and most expensive!) RAM BluWiki's server can use. --Sam Odio 14:53, 11 August 2007 (EDT)
  • Power Bills
    • Believe it or not, but running the BluWiki server 24/7 adds about $20 / month to my power bills.
  • Internet Access
    • The Bluwiki server needs access to a T1, which costs about $400 / month.
      • Currently I'm using a business DSL account using Slicehost, which costs about $150.00 / month --Sam Odio 12:14, 29 June 2007 (EDT)

Donations

Donations of time

  • Volunteer Programmers
    • Urgent: BluWiki desperately needs volunteers with experience in PHP / MySQL & MediaWiki. You can find a list of programming work that I need help with at BluWiki:Site Improvements
  • Volunteer Contributors
    • I also need users (especially experienced Wikipedians) willing to donate their time to BluWiki. Currently, she is in need of much love and attention. Users willing to categorize user pages, fill out the help section, and contribute other miscellaneous structure to the wiki will quickly gain karma.
    • I'm also looking for sysops that have experience with WikiPedia, or a similar wiki.

Financial Donations

  • Donations via PayPal
    • Currently, the easiest way to donate money through paypal is go to http://www.paypal.com, and send the money to sam@odio.com.
  • Donations by mail
    • You can mail your donation to:
www.BluWiki.com
Attn: Sam Odio
14525 SW Millikan Way, #39248
Beaverton, OR 97005

Levels of support

  • $200 - BluWiki Benefactor
    • With a donation of $200 or more, I am able to offer:
      • A link on the bottom every page on this site, for a month.
      • A thankyou link on the main page, for one month.
      • A permanent short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
  • $65 - BluWiki Patron
    • A thankyou link on the main page, for two weeks week.
    • A permanent link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
  • $25- BluWiki Contributor
    • A permanent link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page).

Past Sponsors

Benefactors

Patrons

Contributors

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