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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 4639 Views
I will buy a premium today if that counts as a yes *NM* - 27/02/2017 08:52:45 PM 484 Views
I really want another year, and greatly appreciate A2K's initiative and stepping-up-ness *NM* - 27/02/2017 09:14:47 PM 401 Views
Seconded on A2K! *NM* - 27/02/2017 11:42:24 PM 446 Views
I won't be able to always have a premie, but I can be here - 27/02/2017 09:19:19 PM 875 Views
Same here *NM* - 02/03/2017 12:36:32 PM 442 Views
I'm an old dog, I still have life. - 27/02/2017 09:28:43 PM 833 Views
I'd love it to stay opened, I'll even stop lurking *NM* - 27/02/2017 10:11:15 PM 517 Views
Hell yeah from me ----- - 27/02/2017 10:43:51 PM 803 Views
I say we give it a go.... - 27/02/2017 11:48:22 PM 806 Views
Let's give the ol' gal another year. - 28/02/2017 12:01:00 AM 782 Views
There's life. - 28/02/2017 01:51:48 AM 778 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 850 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 759 Views
- 28/02/2017 03:38:46 PM 750 Views
Re: - 28/02/2017 06:14:40 PM 765 Views
The baby grows are really cute. *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:09:47 PM 463 Views
I came today to say a very sad goodbye. - 28/02/2017 04:29:47 PM 784 Views
Yeah, I can probably drop a premium subscription. *NM* - 28/02/2017 04:37:46 PM 434 Views
More RAFO please *NM* - 28/02/2017 06:10:22 PM 436 Views
Hey Stephen - 28/02/2017 10:55:48 PM 853 Views
Yeah but I'm not super active there. - 01/03/2017 07:41:23 PM 800 Views
Question...who is A2K? *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:53:46 PM 420 Views
Anonymous2000 *NM* - 28/02/2017 10:55:01 PM 477 Views
Well hello there. - 28/02/2017 11:00:26 PM 802 Views
I'll buy a premium! And I'll donate get a chat! *NM* - 28/02/2017 11:47:29 PM 436 Views
MAKE RAFO GREAT AGAIN! *NM* - 01/03/2017 02:27:46 AM 459 Views
*peeks in* *NM* - 01/03/2017 04:08:53 AM 436 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 01/03/2017 07:43:35 AM 473 Views
Re: The End Has... Been Postponed? - 01/03/2017 10:15:39 AM 844 Views
Nailed it in one. - 01/03/2017 02:37:42 PM 832 Views
Re: Nailed it in one. - 03/03/2017 11:49:32 AM 763 Views
Not exactly a parallel - 03/03/2017 02:29:10 PM 805 Views
Re: Not exactly a parallel - 04/03/2017 02:10:00 PM 798 Views
All I heard was... - 21/03/2017 06:17:24 PM 819 Views
Dude..... - 01/03/2017 11:38:07 PM 884 Views
I'm in! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:22:12 AM 423 Views
Premie me baby! *NM* - 02/03/2017 01:50:54 AM 446 Views
I'm glad the site has one more chance. - 02/03/2017 12:05:48 PM 860 Views
Let's keep this old dog running! Just renewed my premium account! *NM* - 06/03/2017 09:28:23 PM 428 Views
Came here earlier today thinking the place might have been gone. - 19/03/2017 02:37:51 PM 749 Views
Awesome! And please come back and post regularly. *NM* - 19/03/2017 08:13:38 PM 437 Views

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