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Secretly learning Japanese during class
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RE: Secretly learning Japanese during class

(08-11-2016 06:34 AM)Jop Wrote:  
(08-10-2016 09:11 AM)Lucas Gallindo Wrote:  /*It's particular strange and paradoxical SS having a Patreon, because most of people here are kids and adolecents whose parents would not let them participate of a forum whose the theme is hating school, beacause the reason we are here is that our parents are pro-school. To contribute, they need their parents (but not if they cheat [not the school meaning] a little bit), then, if they ask their parents to do that, they are not going to do, obviosly, and they may be prohibed to access this site again (or to use computer).
A logical thing to do is: wait to the adult live and Patreon SS. There is not another way, unfortunately.Dead*/

There's a Bitcoin address too now, in addition to Patreon. Anybody can use Bitcoin. Patreon is for the people who are long out of school and have a creditcard.

Interesting. I'm unsure if I want to get Bitcoin or not. It seems a little late to make money off it. However, it is an alternative means of online payment to Credit Cards, which involve fees and interest.

08-17-2016 01:16 PM
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RE: Secretly learning Japanese during class - UnicornLionWolf - 08-17-2016 01:16 PM

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