Posted by Katt6410 (OpManager) (Ranked 15 on Gin (VU Games) Ladder) on March 24, 2009 at 08:21:33:
To the Hoyle Community,
Cases Ladder is pleased to let everyone know that we’ve come up with a way to keep the site up and running.
For the month of March, everything will continue as-is.
Starting April 1st, in order to cover the costs of upcoming hardware migration, our bandwidth and overhead, we will need to collect a small yearly membership fee. With the economy where it is, we worked very hard to keep the yearly ante (membership fee) as little as possible.
If enough community members sign-up, we can make this work for less than $1.70 a month. Because of the way credit card companies bill us, we do need to collect the full year $20 membership at sign-up.
Please know that we’ve listened carefully to your feedback and think this amount meets your suggestions. We also heard that you want to give the gift of a membership to a friend. So, when you sign up to your membership, you can sponsor a friend for a year at only $10.
We will provide further updates over the next few weeks as we approach the start of the membership drive.
Thank you for your patience and continued loyalty.
The Team at Cases Ladder
Customer Support Staff
Case's Ladder, Inc.