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The End Has... Been Postponed? Nebhead Send a noteboard - 27/02/2017 08:45:25 PM

A week ago I had very little desire but every intention of closing down RAFO. Since then I have received an unsolicited but welcome offer to cover the bulk of the hosting charges over the next year.

I admit to being torn. On one hand, this site, the community, and its links to a gloriously Wotmaniac past are something I hold dear and have no wish to see consigned to the great 404 page in the sky. On the other hand, I've been covering the hosting charges myself for the past 3-4 years and can't really afford to continue doing so. And I certainly don't have the time to spend nurturing the site into the thriving forum I once dreamt it could be.

I have already received statements of support in the form of several premium accounts being purchased, and it's gratifying to see people put their money where their mouth is, so to speak.

So here's your chance to have a say. Has RAFO had its day, and should it be put our to pasture? Or is there life in the old dog yet?



I should be clear - if I do decide to shut the site down now, as opposed to a years time, anyone who has so far purchased a premium account will be as fully refunded as paypal allows me to do so without incurring charges.

It's all my fault...
Vegas Aug 17-18 - A Night to Remember

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The End Has... Been Postponed? - 27/02/2017 08:45:25 PM 2257 Views
I will buy a premium today if that counts as a yes *NM* - 27/02/2017 08:52:45 PM 121 Views
I really want another year, and greatly appreciate A2K's initiative and stepping-up-ness *NM* - 27/02/2017 09:14:47 PM 106 Views
Seconded on A2K! *NM* - 27/02/2017 11:42:24 PM 99 Views
I won't be able to always have a premie, but I can be here - 27/02/2017 09:19:19 PM 229 Views
Same here *NM* - 02/03/2017 12:36:32 PM 107 Views
I'm an old dog, I still have life. - 27/02/2017 09:28:43 PM 205 Views
I'd love it to stay opened, I'll even stop lurking *NM* - 27/02/2017 10:11:15 PM 151 Views
Hell yeah from me ----- - 27/02/2017 10:43:51 PM 208 Views
I say we give it a go.... - 27/02/2017 11:48:22 PM 193 Views
Let's give the ol' gal another year. - 28/02/2017 12:01:00 AM 156 Views
There's life. - 28/02/2017 01:51:48 AM 221 Views
Seems simple to me - give us a number and if we reach it, RAFO LIVES ON for another year - 28/02/2017 02:43:05 PM 239 Views
Hmm, dunno... last thing I got from the wotmania/RAFO community swelled up & shot out ANOTHER thing - 28/02/2017 03:35:12 PM 190 Views
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Re: - 28/02/2017 06:14:40 PM 175 Views
The baby grows are really cute. *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:09:47 PM 111 Views
I came today to say a very sad goodbye. - 28/02/2017 04:29:47 PM 230 Views
Yeah, I can probably drop a premium subscription. *NM* - 28/02/2017 04:37:46 PM 108 Views
More RAFO please *NM* - 28/02/2017 06:10:22 PM 104 Views
Hey Stephen - 28/02/2017 10:55:48 PM 210 Views
Yeah but I'm not super active there. - 01/03/2017 07:41:23 PM 183 Views
Question...who is A2K? *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:53:46 PM 100 Views
Anonymous2000 *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:55:01 PM 109 Views
Well hello there. - 28/02/2017 11:00:26 PM 183 Views
I'll buy a premium! And I'll donate get a chat! *NM* - 28/02/2017 11:47:29 PM 108 Views
MAKE RAFO GREAT AGAIN! *NM* - 01/03/2017 02:27:46 AM 108 Views
*peeks in* *NM* - 01/03/2017 04:08:53 AM 109 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 01/03/2017 07:43:35 AM 118 Views
Re: The End Has... Been Postponed? - 01/03/2017 10:15:39 AM 238 Views
Nailed it in one. - 01/03/2017 02:37:42 PM 211 Views
Re: Nailed it in one. - 03/03/2017 11:49:32 AM 198 Views
Not exactly a parallel - 03/03/2017 02:29:10 PM 211 Views
Re: Not exactly a parallel - 04/03/2017 02:10:00 PM 208 Views
All I heard was... - 21/03/2017 06:17:24 PM 182 Views
Dude..... - 01/03/2017 11:38:07 PM 215 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:22:12 AM 107 Views
Premie me baby! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:50:54 AM 104 Views
I'm glad the site has one more chance. - 02/03/2017 12:05:48 PM 219 Views
Let's keep this old dog running! Just renewed my premium account! *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:28:23 PM 104 Views
Came here earlier today thinking the place might have been gone. - 19/03/2017 02:37:51 PM 182 Views
Awesome! And please come back and post regularly. *NM* - 19/03/2017 08:13:38 PM 99 Views

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