In the last few months we had started fund raising to support your and our forum, and we had the idea of Donator Zone to stimulate donations, so far was good. But eventually we noticed that people pay money (previously, donate!!) to get the exclusive materials not to support the forum, which totally opposite to our mission (Knowledge must be Free).
So we apologize for all of you for this practice, we tried but it seems that our method was not correct, so we are sorry again for this. We closed the donation system (we will open it after solving all issues).
For donators (previous and current), I do not know your purpose when you decided to donate. If you donated just to get exclusive materials, I think we have to give your money back (so send me email or PM). If it is OK with you and you are satisfied that this money is just for the support of the forum, so Thank you very much for your generosity and we appreciate this, and your money will used for server costs and maintenance.
For future donations, we will appreciate it just with virtual advantages (f.e.g. Increase inbox size, custom title ... etc) but no more exclusive materials. Exclusive materials will be for all.
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