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V.I.P Upgrades

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by Brent, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    Becoming a V.I.P. member with our new software is pretty painless.

    To purchase a V.I.P. upgrade for yourself head over to: http://www.autismforums.com/account/upgrades

    What do you get with a V.I.P. account?
    • No advertisements! Browse the site with no ads.
    • Access to private V.I.P. forum. Our V.I.P. forum gives you a private place to play games, ask questions or just enjoy the company of others who have donated to make Autism Forums even better.
    • Edit posts up to one month after creating them.
    • Upload larger file size avatars. Currently, members are allowed 50kb avatars. V.I.P. members are allowed up to 500kb.
    • Create conversations with up to 20 people. Currently, regular member accounts are limited to 5.
    • Blue username and V.I.P. badge next to each of your posts and on your profile!
    • That warm and fuzzy feeling inside knowing you helped keep Autism Forums alive and growing!

    If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. The current price for V.I.P. membership is $10 US dollars per year or $25 for a lifetime membership.
     
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  2. wyverary

    wyverary Bare-footed hippie V.I.P Member

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    This new gifting option is great! I have no doubt some will be making use of this (myself included, hehe).
     
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  3. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    We now have a 1 month upgrade for just $1.00. You may upgrade or gift to someone a 1 month upgrade for $1.00. You can see all your options here and here.
     
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  4. King_Oni

    King_Oni Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Just out of curiosity; what kind of payments does AC accept?
     
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  5. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    Currently only Paypal. If you do not have Paypal and wish to use something else, let me know what service and I will see if it is possible to implement.
     
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  6. Gomendosi

    Gomendosi Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I wondered if the people who achieved lifetime VIP status in the original AC through one means or another, would still have that here?
     
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  7. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    I will honor it if it turns out that it was not transferred with the move to the new software.
     
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  8. Geordie

    Geordie Geordie

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    I was a 'lifetime VIP', but I lost my membership privileges after the move of the software, as I was previously a staff member (which did not carry over, too). But well, VIP membership is a privilege, after all, so does being a staff member. For a week (I guess) or so I just stopped logging in to this site altogether because I thought, 'here's the end, what happened to AC, I did everything I could given my limited mental and physical energy and this is what goes' - well, except subscribing to VIP, because I was already one.

    But I just thought to myself, if I am doing everything I could, then what is there to fear or be scared of? If I can't be a VIP, then I just subscribe.

    So here i am, I guess I will pay for the VIP subscription, because now I feel like it :)
     
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  9. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    Sorry you had to pay. I did not realize at the time about the lifetime V.I.P.
     
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  10. Peace

    Peace Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I tried signing up, but your pay option is pretty [email protected]#sed. It is requiring me to use an old pay pal account which I no longer care to use. It appears I have no other option, so sorry.
     
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  11. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    I can't help you if you can't give me more information. Pretty [email protected]#sed doesn't do anything for me. You should have an option to use any account you choose. If not, then I need more information on how something is wrong on our end.
     
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  12. freddie

    freddie Active Member

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    I have been reading the posts about friendship. I am 70, and my experience has been that no other person is exactly like me, and the joy of friendship has been exploring those differences. I know for a fact that I don't know everything, and I never will. I change my opinions over the years as I grow and learn. What I believe today may not be what I believe 10 years from now (if I live so long), so I want to be open to different ideas that might set me on a better path. Life is a journey of growth and change for the better if we are open to the ideas and opinions of others. I value most the friends who are honest enough to disagree with me and tell me why.
     
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  13. Rocco

    Rocco Wandering Trainwreck V.I.P Member

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    I can't find the gift option... Or does it come AFTER signing into paypal? Can I ninja gift people without their permission/ knowledge?

     
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  14. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    We now provide a one time, life time upgrade option for V.I.P. member status. For $35.00 one time payment you will be a V.I.P. member for the life of your account on AspiesCentral.com.
     
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  15. StephF

    StephF Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Did I read that right ? For a single one-off payment of $ 35 I can get a lifetime membership ?
     
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  16. Kirsty

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    think you can ninja gift someone. Don't know how, but someone did it to me.
     
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  17. Brent

    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    Correct.
     
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    Brent Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    If you want to gift V.I.P. to someone you can simply send me a private message with their username and I will give you the paypal address to send the money to. We hope to have a seamless automatic gifting option soon.
     
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  19. StephF

    StephF Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I'm all over that like white on rice which is a silly saying as its not like rice can remove its white coating but it could get mildewed and go green & slimy. Oh dear I'm off on a tangent again, arent I ?
     
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  20. clg114

    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Several weeks ago I tried to get a lifetime VIP membership, paying with the Stripe option. Nothing ever happened. Does this work? Should I try again?
     
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