Archive:Fund drives/2005/Q4/Day 4

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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

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    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

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