[Community] [Fundraising] $60 t-shirts was [Gta04-owner] New Phoronix article on Gta04

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Tue Jul 10 22:02:15 CEST 2012


maybe i missed something, but didn't we have some kind of "i'd be willing  
to help others buy a gta04" rally, when it became clear, that the group  
tour would not yield the necessary amount of orders?

to be honest, i have no problems donating another 60€ or so, but i  
certainly wouldn't buy a t-shirt.

On Tue, 10 Jul 2012 03:33:06 +0200, Alishams Hassam  
<alishams.hassam at gmail.com> wrote:

> I concur, I'm in the same boat. I'm saving up for one, but still need  
> some
> more time to ensure I'll have enough funds to both buy a GTA04 and keep
> eating and living in an apartment ;) The $60 t-shirt sounds great. That's
> an expenditure I can do without much impact.
>
> I don't know how serious you are about this but I guess it would involve
> someone buying t-shirts from somewhere like
> http://www.entripy.com/Detail.aspx?sc=3930&name=Fruit-of-the-Loom-Heavy-Cotton-T-Shirt&id=b71a5b79-6ee2-4250-9d53-361ae3511444in
> bulk and selling each one for $60?
>
> Besides me and you, I don't know where else we would find people to buy
> these... I guess we can always spam slashdot comments ;)
>
> On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Joshua Judson Rosen  
> <rozzin at geekspace.com>
> wrote:
>> By the same token, I bought the GTA02...; I wouldn't buy
>> an iPhone for $25, but I'd pay a premium for a GTA04...,
>> if only it wasn't *$1k*. And, I know--it's a fair price.
>> I just don't have the money in my budget. I could afford
>> to help subsidize *others'* GTA04 purchases, however, by
>> buying a $60 T-shirt. I wonder how many other people are
>> in the same situation as I am: we want to see this thing
>> succeed, but we can't afford to buy one...; but we could
>> afford to join the fan-club, if only there was one.
>>
>> So, where are the $60 T-shirts?
>>


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