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Message 1905388 - Posted: 7 Dec 2017, 20:08:36 UTC
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Please see the thread in News... we're bringing a third data source (Parkes) online for Breakthrough Listen data... donations will be matched 5x!

So this is a great time to get that green star you always wanted but were putting off. :^) There will also be special forum/profile icons for donations at the $75 and $250 level.

For anyone either having issues donating, or wanting to donate via PayPal, you can donate through GPUUG (GPU Users' Group). This will be tax-deductible for U.S. donors, but not for donors elsewhere.

Note as always for GPUUG donations that they are transferred to SETI@Home at the beginning of the following month so it may take a while for your star or other icon to appear.
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Message 1905396 - Posted: 7 Dec 2017, 20:30:01 UTC

Donated :-))
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Message 1905472 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 2:58:16 UTC

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Message 1905478 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 3:47:56 UTC

Just posted in TLPTPW Thread...

Just donated $10.00 to the cause.

Wish I could do more. God bless the SETI@Home crew.


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Message 1905578 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 13:42:19 UTC

And the kitties are in.
Waiting for that nifty new icon!
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Message 1905581 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 13:55:30 UTC

Thank you all... and every little bit helps! :^)
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Message 1905597 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 14:43:42 UTC

And meowmeowmeow!
The kitties haz a new icon!
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Message 1905651 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 18:38:15 UTC - in response to Message 1905388.  

There will also be special forum/profile icons

Cute, but the single spinner reminds me a record player, ;~).
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Message 1905664 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 19:08:20 UTC - in response to Message 1905651.  

Cute, but the single spinner reminds me a record player, ;~).


And which record? Why, a record-breaking fundraiser! :^)

Mirrored from the news thread:

The response has been amazing! We've already reached our goal for the fundraiser and a bit more, and we reached the limits to which the donors have agreed to match. Any further matching of donations is up to them. If you didn't get a chance to get your special disk drive or GPU icon, we'll keep that open for donations that come in until 8am Pacific Time (1600 UTC) on Monday.

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Message 1905697 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 20:09:38 UTC

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Message 1905721 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 21:15:49 UTC

I can't wait to be crunching data from my own countries telescope. I think it's very exciting.
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Message 1905762 - Posted: 9 Dec 2017, 0:24:57 UTC - in response to Message 1905721.  

I can't wait to be crunching data from my own countries telescope. I think it's very exciting.


Same here Jeff. :)
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Message 1905939 - Posted: 9 Dec 2017, 15:13:24 UTC

Donated :)
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Message 1906611 - Posted: 12 Dec 2017, 4:03:03 UTC - in response to Message 1905664.  

Mirrored from the news thread:

The response has been amazing! We've already reached our goal for the fundraiser and a bit more, and we reached the limits to which the donors have agreed to match. Any further matching of donations is up to them. If you didn't get a chance to get your special disk drive or GPU icon, we'll keep that open for donations that come in until 8am Pacific Time (1600 UTC) on Monday.

Oh, poop. I was considering going for a hard drive.
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Message 1906686 - Posted: 12 Dec 2017, 12:53:48 UTC
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we're bringing a third data source (Parkes) online for Breakthrough Listen data...


Great news! I'll see what I can do when I receive my tax refund in Januari. I have to have the green star again as well..
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Message 1906704 - Posted: 13 Dec 2017, 14:20:02 UTC

Hi Julie :-))
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