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    becoming a supporter

    I want to donate funds to wiihacks.com but I'd like to know how the feedback/response system works after I have donated. Specifically, I would like to know is there a minimum amount that I need to pay in order to get great feedback regarding issues I'm having with my wii. I ask this because I didn't see a minimum amount posted anywhere, so it seemed like just donate whatever and then I'll be an official forum donater. But I didn't know if it worked like the more I donate the faster and better support I receive.

    I understand that you all are busy and tons of people are asking plenty of questions everyday so I am assuming that if I donate then I can PM the mods and get a personalized response for my questions very quickly instead of having to wait several days for an answer in the public forums since I'm not a forum donater. I just want to make sure that that is how it works. I would hate to donate funds only to find out that I still have to wait several days for a response. But at the same time, I don't expect that kind of customer support if I only donate one dollar. So, that is why I ask is there a minimum donation amount required to get unlimited super-fast customer support. thanks and I plan on donating when I get these questions I have answered. This is a great website and I believe it's setup the way it is supposed to be setup. Not requiring people to pay for info but rather enabling those who have paid to faster better support. awesome!

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    A few people donated $1000 and the Admin Team came round to their house and actually modded their wii for them. Hows that for service!?

    Joke.

    Donating is to keep the forums alive for everyone. There is s cost for the servers that needs to be covered as well as other outlays on a monthly basis.
    Donating will not get you a quicker response to your problems. The reason you are waiting so long may very well be that your posting in the wrong places and/or you post isn't clear enough.

    I have found the response of this site to be furiously quick, and the team certainly do not have to time to wipe the nose of everyone on a personal 1-2-1 basis. I am sure they would like to, but they are understaffed and shockingly enough are actualy volunteers who are here to help out of the goodness of their heart.

    Donating will not get you a gold star with breakfast in bed. It will not get Mr-T to arrive at your house in a helicopter to mod your Wii for you and tell you jokes. What donating will do is keep the forums alive.

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    I can assure you making a small contribution has its perks as we now offer invites if they are available to private trackers in the donators forum and we also a have a VIP IRC room where we are required to help you if you have any questions.

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    Donating will not get you a quicker response to your problems.
    I can assure you making a small contribution has its perks as we now offer invites if they are available to private trackers in the donators forum and we also a have a VIP IRC room where we are required to help you if you have any questions.


    I surely didn't know that some people are volunteering here without any rewards. I have over 100 posts about different issues that I have been having and I have no technical knowledge about computers whatsoever so I feel compelled to donate. I hate being a leech and I always pay my way in some form or another...

    Well, whatever I don't know who's right but I feel I should donate either way. I just hope the response time increases accordingly.

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    Well generally listening to the moderators of a forum is usually a good idea.

    There are many of us here who donate our time to help give back to the community. If and when you need help, there is usually someone able to respond fairly quickly to any inquiries you may have. But, as we're all only human, sometimes threads do slip through unnoticed. There are heaps of questions asked everyday, and I think most of us try to do what we can, when we can.

    Donating helps support this website and keeps it running, so we all have a place to go to get/give help.
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    smashlo - it's not some people are volunteering; it's just about all of us. The Virtual Welcomers, Staff, and Moderators are all volunteers. So you are pretty much guaranteed that anyone who answers whether the Avatar field says Member, Staff, or Moderator that person is trying to help you as a voluntary effort.

    The term staff does not mean paid staff. Thank you for stepping up to repay what you have gained from our community.

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    Forgive me if I'm not looking well but I don't see the option for sending in a money order or check. Like I said, I'm not technical meaning I don't know what Paypal is or whatever and I've never had a credit card so I prefer to send in a money order or check. Maybe a mod can post the details here, please.

    P.S. - Also, some supporters have multiple stars on their 'forum donator' banner(s). How do I get that?

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    The more you donate the more stars you get and after a certain point your literally cinsidered VIP as for donations you might want to contact ModderMan if you have any questions regarding it.

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