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    Donating to TPF issues

    Recently a couple of members had an issue with trying to donate to the forum.

    One issue was the person didnt want to use Paypal and just his credit card. You certainly can use your own credit card and do not have to use Paypal...here is a screenshot of how it should look...Note the second option below is for your own card


    https://i.imgur.com/wcn096W.png
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    PayPal is a strange duck, or maybe not so strange if you dig beneath the surface.

    The method described above can work properly and I used it many times in the past with no issues. I stopped using PayPal when issues did pop up, which happened more than once. In each case the root cause was different but on my end the result was the same, it was nearly impossible to fix.

    Here's where I pile on.

    Over the course of the past few years PayPal has cancelled the accounts of any entity it deems unsavory. You can guess which types of entities fall under this category. Here's one more example - Link To Article.

    To put it in the nicest terms I can possibly muster I'll just state PayPal is the enemy.

    If I was feeling less generous I'd simply say PayPal is trying to kill us. And I can prove it.

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    Ebay and other sites are paypal, there are other alternatives to paypal, do a search
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brat View Post
    I once used a company called Transfer Wise. You might try that.
    hmm thats a new one on me..ill have to look at that one
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    Quote Originally Posted by Foghorn View Post
    PayPal is a strange duck, or maybe not so strange if you dig beneath the surface.

    The method described above can work properly and I used it many times in the past with no issues. I stopped using PayPal when issues did pop up, which happened more than once. In each case the root cause was different but on my end the result was the same, it was nearly impossible to fix.

    Here's where I pile on.

    Over the course of the past few years PayPal has cancelled the accounts of any entity it deems unsavory. You can guess which types of entities fall under this category. Here's one more example - Link To Article.

    To put it in the nicest terms I can possibly muster I'll just state PayPal is the enemy.

    If I was feeling less generous I'd simply say PayPal is trying to kill us. And I can prove it.
    Thanks for the info and the article. After taking a look at the article, I can say that I already knew that Facebook was doing this type of stuff, didn't know Paypal was. I use both, they have their uses, but it's good to know that when it comes to certain issues, they are not friendly in the slightest.
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    Ive been reading the best alternative to paypay is "Stripe" Im going to look into it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Recently a couple of members had an issue with trying to donate to the forum.

    One issue was the person didnt want to use Paypal and just his credit card. You certainly can use your own credit card and do not have to use Paypal...here is a screenshot of how it should look...Note the second option below is for your own card


    https://i.imgur.com/wcn096W.png


    It is far better to use a DEBIT card to donate. It is the only way I would donate for safety reasons.

    Gave up Pay pal years ago when Debit became available.
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