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Old 11-03-2012, 04:43 AM   #1
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Default premium vs free HBT membership?

I'm all about supporting the site but had a couple of questions before i become a paid member. So, what are the benefits of being a "full" member? What does the money go towards? How much is it? any input is greatly appreciated. Cheers,

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Old 11-03-2012, 07:45 AM   #2
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It's somewhere around $2/month. I assume it pays for all of the servers required to host the site.

When you upgrade you can add an avatar, you get MUCH more email space than the 5 in/outgoing messages, you can elect to turn off ads and most importantly you'll be supporting an awesome community.


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Old 11-03-2012, 07:46 AM   #3
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Oh, you get a cool sticker too.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:16 AM   #4
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You can get rid of adds. Adds are important, they help pay for the site but I get tired of them. Didn't even know after becoming a paid member they could be ended until later on.

The other thing is iike dfc said, "you'll be supporting an awesome community!"
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:41 PM   #5
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I can turn off ads and I'm not a paying member.. Should I not have said that? Will I lose that ability now??
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:09 PM   #6
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There are a few benefits, as listed in this link. One of the biggest benefits IMO is that beer swaps are only available to premium supporters. There's one being organized right now for the christmas season.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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Hey... its a business. You'll be adding to TxBrew's income, as well.
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There are a few benefits, as listed in this link. One of the biggest benefits IMO is that beer swaps are only available to premium supporters. There's one being organized right now for the christmas season.
Thanks. Pretty straight forward. Cheers.


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