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View Poll Results: Should LQ have a lifetime subscription option?
Yes 16 64.00%
No 3 12.00%
Unsure 6 24.00%
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:43 AM   #1
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Post Lifetime option


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Thinking about it now, would there be interest in a "Lifetime" option?

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Old 04-15-2016, 10:44 AM   #2
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I did not set a time limit on the poll

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Old 04-22-2016, 10:14 AM   #3
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If we were to offer this option, what do members think a fair price would be?

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Old 04-22-2016, 02:06 PM   #4
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Between two and three hundred dollars.
 
Old 04-22-2016, 02:19 PM   #5
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Replied Unsure because it would depend on the terms and the impact on regular subscribers and non subscribers, if any. It's always nice to have more options. Not to over complicate, but perhaps there might also be different terms for people in different categories, i.e., over 70, veterans etc: just a thought.
 
Old 04-22-2016, 02:54 PM   #6
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Replied Unsure because it would depend on the terms and the impact on regular subscribers and non subscribers, if any. It's always nice to have more options. Not to over complicate, but perhaps there might also be different terms for people in different categories, i.e., over 70, veterans etc: just a thought.
There would be no change from the existing Contributing Member program, it would simply be an option to pay one time to be upgraded for the life of LQ. I'm happy to upgrade any veteran who contacts me gratis.

--jeremy
 
Old 04-22-2016, 03:52 PM   #7
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If we were to offer this option, what do members think a fair price would be?
Hi Jeremy...

I would say $100.00. I think more folks might be able to afford it at this level.

Regards...

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Old 04-22-2016, 06:29 PM   #8
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I am happy that this poll and thread did not get forgotten. I kept checking but nobody seemed to post or vote in the poll. I guess not until Jeremy put his magic touch .

I still do not know the price range and again that is up to Jeremy. Also maybe some more perks vs a regular subscription might do. I.E. visible avatar, or at least ability to embed video with an [embed] option. Again these are just suggestions, and not strictly a requirement.

I would be also willing to pay $100 or $150 or $200 perhaps. Again, Maybe when we have a good sample from the poll, then we all can debate a price and Jeremy will make the final decision on that.

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Old 04-23-2016, 08:41 AM   #9
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With the current $35/year price, I think $150 sounds reasonable for a lifetime subscription (possibly with an initial discounted introductory price). Still very much open to feedback, however.

--jeremy
 
Old 04-23-2016, 08:04 PM   #10
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I would be willing to pay that, hell even $200 if need be
 
Old 04-23-2016, 08:38 PM   #11
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I'd pony up at that level.
 
Old 04-25-2016, 07:04 AM   #12
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With the current $35/year price, I think $150 sounds reasonable for a lifetime subscription (possibly with an initial discounted introductory price). Still very much open to feedback, however.

--jeremy
I'm good with that. I like little fuss and usually would avail myself of a one-time thing versus something that I'd update from year to year or have to put effort into keeping track off.
 
Old 04-25-2016, 09:41 AM   #13
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Thanks for the feedback. I've added a lifetime option to http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/member.html.

--jeremy
 
Old 04-25-2016, 12:05 PM   #14
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Cool, now when I am ready I will definitely go for the lifetime option
 
Old 04-26-2016, 09:40 PM   #15
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Thanks for the feedback. I've added a lifetime option to http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/member.html.
Nice!
 
  


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