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Monday 19 December
The equivalent of $12,735.50 USD was donated through PayPal on Day 4 (Monday 19 December), making it the second most successful day so far in this drive! A total of 628 individual donations (the second highest) were made yielding an average donation of $20.28 (lowest average thus far). Dexia total for the day is €110 ($132.19) via 5 donations. Accumulated donations passed the $50,000 milestone on Day 4!
- Total for the day: $12,867.69
Here is the PayPal breakdown for Day 4:
AUD 429.03 (321.99 USD) CAD 823.33 (677.53 USD) EUR 2,297.97 (2,791.32 USD) GBP 578.73 (1,037.84 USD) JPY 17,274.00 (156.07 USD) USD 7,750.76 Total 12,735.50 USD
Selected donor comments
Let's all thank everybody who donated on this day by reading their comments.
Here are some examples that caught my eye:
- "De plus en plus utile! Merci!" by Etienne Boucher
- "Protect Our Free Speach" by anonymous
- "Thank you for all the information (and fun) I've had from you" by Steve Czyrko
- "Thank you so much for such a fantastic resource!" by Emily Gillis
- "Wikipedia is the culmination of all that is good about the information age." by anonymous
- "Wikipedia is one of the pillars of the egalitarian Internet" by Christian Cotichini
- "Very happy to support this excellent project - User:Ianblair23" by IAN S BLAIR
- "Wikipedia is the single greatest asset to knowledge on the Internet." by Adam Greenfield
- "A small price compared to the priceless knowledge gained." by anonymous
- "What a lovely place to get information." by anonymous
- "Your site has become a treasure-trove of information for me. Please take this as a small token of my esteeem" by James Kamakahi
- "I am proud to support the greatest learning resource on the web." by Simon Smith
- "Human knowledge should not be subject to intimidation" by anonymous
- "Was gut ist muß gut bleiben." by Ulf Kuessner
- "Thank you for using the Internet for good." by anonymous
- "Borg Lojasiewicz : Thank You to everyone who contributed to the expansion of my prosthetic mind." by wanda lojasiewicz
- "Wikipedia has helped me many times in the past and I hope it will help me many times in the future." by Henrique Rodrigues
- "This is truly a great resource that deserves community support. Let's keep it free for all who may seek knowledge and information." by John Woody
- "The finest resource on the web." by Tvrtko Crnkovic-Dodig
- "A buck a week! Well worth it." by John Hahn
My personal favorites:
- "For the future" by Samuel Borgman
- "Drop by drop the sea rises..." by Rene Rex
- "It is a far better thing we do..." by Ian Yorston
- "the light of truth can be hidden but not stopped" by Timothy Bates
- "You make me look smart." by anonymous
- "Merry Festivus!" by Chai Trakulthai
-- Daniel Mayer