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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by EssexBri » Fri May 24, 2019 9:59 am

Just set up a direct debit. Hopefully target will be met today.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri May 24, 2019 10:10 am

Darlopartisan wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:52 pm
Yea it would be a awesome boost for AA on Monday morning, here yer go mate start with that .
It doesn't work like that.
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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Fri May 24, 2019 10:29 am

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:47 pm
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:43 pm
super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 7:36 pm
So £40k up after 5 full days of BTB.

181 investors compared to 420 last year, so 239 missing investors currently. That's not a dig as not everyone can or wants to give every year.

I would hope we can add an extra 120 or so though at the average of £221.54 which would give a further £26.6k taking us to £66.7k which is excellent even if the target was £80k.
What makes you think we'll only get another 120 investors Les?

I see no reason why we can't match last years effort both in terms of overall investors, and £££s raised.
I didn't think we would get anywhere near £80k last year and was very surprised at what we did get, I hope we do but I am trying to be cautious. Also I think we may have a drop out due to not getting value for money last year and I just think some will give it a miss this year.

However with 24 days to go and a new manager to be revealed in that time then hopefully that can push us to 80k again.
Looks like my cautious approach was incorrect :lol:

7 and half days to go and we are at £76,212, so less than 4k to go. :clap: :clap:

We clearly have a hardcoe of 400 or so fans who are willing to finance the club on an ongoing basis, amazing really. Well done to all and roll on some signings, pre-season and another season starts.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by en passant » Fri May 24, 2019 10:54 am

Hopefully the change of manager has reset the boundaries of what is achievable in BTB. Whilst last year tapped into the core 400 who are prepared to dig deep (yet again) it may be that the recent boost given to the fund on the AA announcement is indicative that more people may still be prepared to invest. It is has often been the case that when a fundraiser is announced there is a rush to invest at the start and at the end with a lull in the middle. If that pattern remains true then we could still be in for a big finish, possibly getting the total to £90,000+

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Darlopartisan » Fri May 24, 2019 11:10 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 10:10 am
Darlopartisan wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 8:52 pm
Yea it would be a awesome boost for AA on Monday morning, here yer go mate start with that .
It doesn't work like that.
I understand that, it was more of a ‘look what the fans are doing ‘ type comment, and the big surge in monies since your appointment.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri May 24, 2019 11:33 am

I was one of the first to BTB last year - this year although I intend to pledge (and increase it slightly) I haven't done it yet.

I'm waiting until we've beaten last year's 86k

Anyone else who means to pledge but who has held off so far?
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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Fri May 24, 2019 11:39 am

Every call for funds taps into the same core people. Always has and no doubt always will. It's getting the other 700 or so regulars to commit that's our issue. Obviously some may not be able to, but a good proportion will. It's understanding why they won't to see if there's anything that can be done to change this.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri May 24, 2019 11:47 am

Wow, £77,057 up now - just £2,943 to go to that target now! Can we clear £80,000 by tonight? I think we can.

Pledges wlll inevitably slow down over the bank holiday weekend, but despite that I think we have a real chance of matching last season's 86k by Monday night?

Then 4 days run in, what can we achieve, will there be a mad rush at the end like last season, or have more people contributed earlier this year?

If there is a bit of a rush next week, we've honestly got a chance of hitting 100k...look at that again...£100,000...one hundred thousand pounds. That would be incredible, dare to dream?
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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by My opinion » Fri May 24, 2019 12:15 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:33 am
I was one of the first to BTB last year - this year although I intend to pledge (and increase it slightly) I haven't done it yet.

I'm waiting until we've beaten last year's 86k

Anyone else who means to pledge but who has held off so far?
Yes, I will be adding to the total and will increase my last years contribution.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Vodka_Vic » Fri May 24, 2019 2:54 pm

It certainly looks as if some fans didn't contribute last year because they weren't convinced by TW as a manager, and maybe this year with AA they are convinced.
David Johnston in an interview last May said that 419 contributors was 33% of the average fan base. He said that to go forward with the fan owned model than we'd hopefully see an increase to 40% - that would be 508 contributors. (Then I think he said we'd need 50% to be competitive in the National League) Can we hit that? As Quakerz says, dare to dream. For me, the number of contributors is kind of just as important as the amount raised.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by don'tbuythesun » Fri May 24, 2019 4:31 pm

Ghost, I hope the other 28 or so still missing from last year's numbers don't have the same strategy or we might never get there!

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by JE93 » Fri May 24, 2019 4:49 pm

My opinion wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 12:15 pm
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:33 am
I was one of the first to BTB last year - this year although I intend to pledge (and increase it slightly) I haven't done it yet.

I'm waiting until we've beaten last year's 86k

Anyone else who means to pledge but who has held off so far?
Yes, I will be adding to the total and will increase my last years contribution.
I promise I will finally get round to it this weekend. Upping mine slightly from last year. Cant be said enough, when it comes to supporting the club our fan base is unbelievable.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by onewayup » Fri May 24, 2019 7:14 pm

Budget boosted again not far away from the target. Says an awful lot about the fans of this great club of ours.keep it going people. Let's raise as much as possible for the new season/manager. :thumbup:

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by onewayup » Fri May 24, 2019 7:26 pm

2,315 POUNDS and the target is reached with 7 days to go. Brilliant supporters

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by onewayup » Sat May 25, 2019 12:10 pm

1,210 pounds to get the target come, on lads let's get over the line today.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by shawry » Sat May 25, 2019 12:44 pm

Target achieved :)

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Phlash » Sat May 25, 2019 12:49 pm

Incredible effort yet again. Now with 6 days to go, how high can this go?

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Darlopartisan » Sat May 25, 2019 12:53 pm

Boom!!

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by JE93 » Sat May 25, 2019 1:27 pm

If we get some positive signings announced early next week might push it on towards £90k. Whatever happens the fans have shown once again that they are behind this club and willing to provide the support we need to keep on developing as a club.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by banktopp » Sat May 25, 2019 2:04 pm

Again our wonderful supporters have reached the BTB target, still with time to go well past it.
I don't mind admitting that it makes me proud to support this club. One good reason why this club did not die back in 2012 was the determination of a few dedicated fans and volunteers, and now we appear to have a hardcore of 400 supporters who are willing to contribute each year to BTB. A truly fan owned club and with DJ in charge we can only go from strength to strength.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by en passant » Sat May 25, 2019 3:18 pm

Judging by the several small sums that I have seen going in I am tempted to think that this year there is a greater number, above and beyond the usual suspects, who feel moved to contribute in whatever way they can afford. Good on everyone who is willing to do this and share the load.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sun May 26, 2019 11:00 am

Over 82k now, can see us hitting 90k. If we have good news regarding signings, then 100k is on IMO.

My one slight worry is that some fans might get carried away (especially when the signings start rolling in) and potentially pledge more than what they can afford.
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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Darlopartisan » Tue May 28, 2019 12:10 pm

£84,000 now :clap:

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by onewayup » Tue May 28, 2019 2:37 pm

:D what fantastic owners, fans, supporters DARLINGTON fc have always breaking through barriers. Never say die attitude has tobe good for the club. Keep it coming gentlemen we can we will brilliant each and everyone of you. :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by quakerste » Tue May 28, 2019 6:13 pm

Seems to have slowed down the last few days could be a struggle to get to 90k. Let's hope for a few investors for the last three days.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by al_quaker » Wed May 29, 2019 11:22 am

£85k up - which beats last years total :clap:

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by onewayup » Wed May 29, 2019 2:36 pm

85,154 and still time to add your boost 2 day's left com'on lads dig deep let's break through the 87,000

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by Spyman » Wed May 29, 2019 3:13 pm

Thought it was £86k last year?

Either way, brilliant achievement and I'm genuinely quite surprised we've done it again.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by AndyPark » Wed May 29, 2019 6:35 pm

Best fans in the world.

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Re: Boost The Budget 19/20

Post by real_darlo_85 » Wed May 29, 2019 9:51 pm

AndyPark wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 6:35 pm
Best fans in the world.
I will second that, considering what the club and supporters have endured to varying degrees throughout the club's history! :thumbup:
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