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EarlG

(22,041 posts)
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 02:56 PM Feb 2024

The ayes have it -- Hearts extended until Sunday!

Just a quick announcement: Yesterday I noted that a number of people had requested an extension of the fund drive so that there was more time to give and receive hearts, and I asked how everyone felt about that. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of the idea, so we're extending the fund drive for a few extra days -- it will now end Sunday night (February 18).

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I won't be bugging you any further -- this will be the last announcement before the end of the fund drive! When you arrive at DU on Monday morning everything will be back to normal, so you have until Sunday night to give and receive hearts.

Once again, a huge thank you to all our Star Members past, present, and future -- this fund drive has really demonstrated the difference you make, and the power of your support when it comes to keeping DU up and running.

Thank you!



EarlG, on behalf of Elad -- the DU Administrators
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The ayes have it -- Hearts extended until Sunday! (Original Post) EarlG Feb 2024 OP
Yay!!! Think. Again. Feb 2024 #1
Thanks, EarlG, for the good news! Rhiannon12866 Feb 2024 #2
YAY!! 2naSalit Feb 2024 #3
Thank you EarlG for all you do, c-rational Feb 2024 #4
Woot! woot! Good call EarlG, Elad, and participants. Thank you for the hearts! Backseat Driver Feb 2024 #5
Big kick and rec! BumRushDaShow Feb 2024 #6
I love this! MontanaMama Feb 2024 #7
Yay!! onecaliberal Feb 2024 #8
Thanks, started to buy some more last night but thought they'd disappear in an hour. KS Toronado Feb 2024 #9
Hurray & Thank you! 💕 nt Raine Feb 2024 #10
Yay!!! calimary Feb 2024 #11
Good news democrank Feb 2024 #12
No, thank YOU!! moonscape Feb 2024 #13
Great! Mike Nelson Feb 2024 #14
Thank you, EarlG and Elad. I have been dealing with bad news all day, so niyad Feb 2024 #15
Excellent news Solly Mack Feb 2024 #16
Thank you EarlG & Elad! CottonBear Feb 2024 #17
Good idea. Dave Bowman Feb 2024 #18
Thank you! CaptainTruth Feb 2024 #19
Will there be Shamrocks for St Paddy's day? n/t Buttoneer Feb 2024 #20
So, through Sunday, we can give hearts to our hearts' content. Different Drummer Feb 2024 #21

Backseat Driver

(4,416 posts)
5. Woot! woot! Good call EarlG, Elad, and participants. Thank you for the hearts!
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 03:11 PM
Feb 2024

I love passing them out as well! So much gratitude for all here at DU...

KS Toronado

(17,587 posts)
9. Thanks, started to buy some more last night but thought they'd disappear in an hour.
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 03:30 PM
Feb 2024

I'll be getting more for newbies who aren't trolls.

calimary

(81,678 posts)
11. Yay!!!
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 04:08 PM
Feb 2024

It just demonstrates the difference YOU and Elad have made with this nifty little online hangout!

CottonBear

(21,598 posts)
17. Thank you EarlG & Elad!
Thu Feb 15, 2024, 07:36 PM
Feb 2024

❤️ I have really enjoyed receiving and giving hearts!

Valentine Hearts are such a wonderful way to support Democratic Underground! ❤️

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