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Old June 1st, 2009 (9:52 AM). Edited September 1st, 2015 by Rukario.
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Donate to PokéCommunity in a new way!
Hello dear Community. With the help of Zenus, and some other community members and the interest and effort of Steve (Rukario), PokéCommunity gained a new way of donation. You are now able to donate to PC easier than ever. All you need is to have money on your SIM card of your mobile phone and the ability to send SMS ().

How it works!
That's very easy. Just visit this page and scroll down to SMS/Text and Phone Payment (beta). There you click the button "Donate". After that you select your region (in most cases it's auto detected) and the way you want to donate.
You can choose to donate through phone call or SMS. I think SMS is more easy.

The SMS Way
After you clicked SMS, you'll be shown a text and a 4-digit number, which you have to send to a number. Write down the 4-digit number (!!) and the time/date you sent the message. That is needed later on to specify your donation.
If you did that, you might have to validate your donation by sending another SMS (one of the SMS-cost is the one of your standard tariff, the other is the donation amount). Then you should get a SMS saying that the donation was completed successfully.
All you have to do then is to write a PM to Rukario where you say that you've just donated per SMS. There you also include the date/time (include your timezone as well) and the 4-digit number. Additionally you can include your mobile phone number as well, while you're x-ing out the last 3 or 4 numbers of your number. So he knows that the doations is from you and can add you to the supporters.

The Phone Call Way
No direct information available at the moment, as nobody hast tested it yet
Note: PM me if you have donated that way and tell me what you've did exactly

Here I want to thank a few members, making that possible.

- Zenus For the incredible idea and for searching around to find a nice system
- Rukario For your effort and interest in this and for implementing this
- The other 21 poll voters of this thread

So hopefully this will open many members a new way to donate, who wanted to but just have no PayPal or something.

Note: Use this service at your own risk only! PC cannot promise a 100% work of this service as it's currently only in testing mode and we have not much experience with it now. PC is not responsable for any problems occuring as the use of this service is voluntary.

Zenus, Rukario, Youji & the rest of the Community