Team Twiizer Donation Fail?

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Aug 4, 2011

Team Twiizer Donation Fail? by XFlak at 5:11 AM (2,246 Views / 0 Likes) 17 replies

  1. XFlak
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    I was considering sending some cash to the legendary team this thread is all about, but every time I click the donation button on this webpage (http://bootmii.org/donate/), I get the following message:


    Is it just me, or is the same thing happening to everyone else?



    @TT, if this is a problem for everyone, please get it fixed, you deserve it [​IMG]
     
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    I'm pretty sure they run wiibrew too, and that's been down for me.

    Maybe they're having server issues? I don't know.
     
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    The Paypal donate button is also broken here. Same error as XFlak.
     
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    The paypal link is broken I've also looked at hbc.hackmii.com and it's the same.
     
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    I'll say something to marcan about it when I get home from work.
     
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    The donation link is broken since ages. I don't think they will accept any donations anymore.

    Personally I wouldn't bother with it, this team has obviously abandoned the wii long time ago.
     
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    So because they pretty much achieved everything they set out to do, they don't deserve any reward?
     
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    ??, so because an artist/sports player gives up.. he doesn't deserve to get paid for his/her endorsements, or the use of there name.
    they do deserve to get donations, with all the apps/ moddes we can do with the wii. most wouldn't be here if it wasn't for them.
    now if the team split. this could be the reason they are not taking donations, not fair for one person to get the money,or chickens,cows or what ever you want to donate.
     
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    Everyone can decide for themselves if they want to donate, and whom they'd like to donate to. The point is, its TEAM TWIIZERS, and it should be possible to donate to them if someone wants to. This thread wasn't intended to be a discussion about whether you think Team Twiizers deserves a donation or not, it's intent was to give those who do want to donate to them the ability to do so.

    This thread has served it's purpose so far... we've confirmed that no one can send them donations (not just me), and DeadlyFoez is going to get in touch with Marcan to see if the problem can be fixed. With any luck, Marcan or someone else from the Team can get it up and running again soon.
     
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    Believe it or not, they're not actually hard to get ahold of. Some people even stay on IRC 24/7.
     
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    This is the actual code of their paypal button:
    CODE





    The PaypalButton Generator gives me such a paypal button code
    CODE










    The 2 most important (okay the 2nd field is less important) fields are missing...
    The PayPal Account is missing:
    CODE
    The currency is missing:
    CODE
     
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    No, but I think at this point other people deserve donations more than team twiizers. Other people, who are still active in the wii scene, developing new apps, improving existant apps, helping people out, etc., especially if you take a look at the apparently abandoned hackmii bugtracker. There are still bugs open including the critical network init bug of the hbc. How long has it been since they did something?

    If I had some money to donate, I would rather choose someone with a work-in-progress project just to encourage him/her to continue with it. But that's just how I see it. Xflak is proof that people still bother to donate TT some money after the long period of inactivity.
     
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    Ok. If that's what you choose to do, don't expect them to update HBC when the next system update appears.
     
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    Truth be told, I didn't expect them to update anything just like I didn't expect any coder to develop homebrew since nobody is paid for that and they can do what they want, but again, there will always be other people who are willing to donate and expect a hbc update.
     
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    Via IRC.
     
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    oh like ps3's epic fail?
     
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    OMG, it seems a lot of donation pages are having problems:

    I went into the about tab in Leathl's showmiiwads and clicked the donate link
    https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_...tton_id=8731272

    and it's giving me the following error:
    Code:
    PayPal cannot process this transaction because of a problem with the seller's website. Please contact the seller directly to resolve this problem.
    Common Team Twiizers and Leathl! Get your donation pages up and running again! People want to send you money!!!!

    edit: I PM'd Leathl about this. It usually takes him about 6 months to get back to me though (he's not very active anymore these days)... so we'll see how long it takes to get this problem fixed.
     
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    XFlak, you can send him donations directly using his email address: leathl@gmail.com
     

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