The Co-op has long abandoned it's economic model and purposeful structure. Policies developed over the past ten to fifteen years for board elections changed the direction to one that no longer represented the original core values of the co-op.
I think the nail in the coffin moment was when...
Seriously guys, the collection of money on a website (regardless of ad revenue or subscriptions via Patreon, PayPal, credit card, or otherwise is not a big deal. It's what accountants are for. Certainly not worth more posts in this discussion.
Let's all take a few steps back here.
First off, we need to be very clear that WestCoastPaddler has never been nor is it planned for in the future, to be a non-profit organization or company. It is and always has been, a 100% privately owned website.
I have personally paid all costs...
It won't. This isn't our first forum upgrade. Just please be a bit patient -- we're all busy people and are doing our best with available time to get the little things on the site restored to the way they were before this upgrade. Give it a week or so. Thanks for your input, it's much...
Please note that the WestCoastPaddler forums will be closed for updates and maintenance this coming Saturday, March 7 from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
Thanks for your understanding.
Edit: Changed date of update