The 2019 Maintaining the Tower Fundraiser!

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  1. Ilissa al'Nari

    Ilissa al'Nari Scribe of the Glitterati Aes Sedai

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    Okay, so: are we supposed to use the send to friends and family or the paying for services rendered button? I mostly ask to see which options means paypal gets the smallest possible amount of my money :p. For the first option I have to pay 2 euro--how much does the Tower have to pay if I use the services rendered option? Or does it depend on how much money I transfer?
     
  2. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    The second is a percentage of the amount transferred.
     
  3. Ilissa al'Nari

    Ilissa al'Nari Scribe of the Glitterati Aes Sedai

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    How big a percentage are we talking? Just want to make sure the Tower gets as much of my cash as possible :p.
     
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    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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  5. Arie Davion

    Arie Davion Matron Mother of Mischief Aes Sedai Master of the Watch

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    I believe it's between 3-5%, if I remember correctly.
     
  6. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    I'll be able to donate a lot more when I get paid tomorrow. ^^
     
  7. Ilissa al'Nari

    Ilissa al'Nari Scribe of the Glitterati Aes Sedai

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    Ty Mother and Arie, money incoming :).
     
  8. Jocasta Braithe

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    Sent! Not much but something!
     
  9. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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  10. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach Historian

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    Wow wow WOW! :joy We have reached $1,500!! This is HALFWAY to our goal! :yay

    Y'all are awesome, and we're reaching our goal so quickly. :D I'll be back later today with the next installment of our story, as I am currently at brunch for my birthday. :shifty

    Keep it up, fellow Ogier. :grouphug

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  11. Nandi el'Shahir

    Nandi el'Shahir Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Sweet! And Happy Birthday!
     
  12. Nymala Ingasy

    Nymala Ingasy Glitter Guardian Aes Sedai Director of Mods and Ops Forum Moderator

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    Best birthday gift ever!
     
  13. Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak

    Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak Aes Sedai TVT Editor Forum Moderator

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  14. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach Historian

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    Oh, hello. :look Guess what? WE MADE IT TO MILEPOST #3!!! :joy We are now slightly above $1,800!

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    And because I forgot to post the chapter for Milepost #2 ( :shifty) here are the next two chapters to continue our story.

    Milepost #2 Chapter:
    Since the Ogier had arrived, the grounds around the Tower was filled to bursting with busy helpers. The Mayor of Tar Valon had organized the Citizens to keep refreshments flowing, while the Ogier directed the Tower inhabitants in various specialized jobs. The White Ajah was helping Ogier Caerwyn in his work by bolstering the Tower with a mass of giant bubbles. Ogier Melisande was working alongside the Yellow Ajah, as they used the Power to grow strong, thick vines attached to the sides of the Tower. The Gaidin of San d’ma Shadar were building a giant bonfire, so the work could continue throughout the night. Everyone within the city of Tar Valon was dedicated to saving the Tower from this mysterious sinking catastrophe, and with their enthusiasm and camaraderie, save it they surely would.

    Meanwhile, Serinia Sedai was stationed at a nearby inn called “The Laughing S’redit,” where she was hard at work. Pigeons from all over the world were arriving daily with messages of support, funds, and secret missives. Serinia Sedai was in the middle of a letter, when Karassa Sedai rushed into her office. “Sister, that pigeon you were waiting for has arrived. You know that special pigeon.” Karassa handed her a small canister, and Serinia took out the coded message and began to read. The code deciphered to: We have arrived at the You Know What and have found the Thing We Have Been Searching For… xoxo Rhed and Lireina. Serinia Sedai sighed and slipped the note into the fire. She hoped the secret mission that the Amyrlin and Keeper were on would end successfully, and soon...

    Milepost #3 Chapter:
    Deep underground beneath the Tower, Sela Sedai was in trouble. Her Cavalier King Charles Puppy angreal was the only thing keeping her alive, as she battled her way through the 13th Depository. Had she reached Elia and the Mysterious Source of Sinking? Why no, for she was a mere twenty-five feet past the front door. She sighed and thought for the hundredth time how she wished Serenla and Eluial hadn’t been quite so enthusiastic when creating the defensive traps down here. My goodness, but they were exhausting. And they were all based on their favorite smutty romances, for Light’s sake! Who thought of making romance novel themed weapons out of Saidar? The Brown Ajah, of course. She would be proud of them, if an amorous were-bear wasn’t currently trying to kill her! But this was the only way, and so Sela steeled herself and pushed on…

    Above ground, the Blue Ajah was working alongside Ogier Viv with their herd of s’redit. The faithful s’redit had taken hold of the Yellow Ajah’s vines, and were pulling them as far as they could go, under the stern eye of Ogier Viv. However when no one was looking, Viv fed brownies to the s’redit and giggled. She was having entirely too much fun. The Red Ajah was also having too much fun, as they were seen nailing Novices and Recruits to the Tower walls. When asked by Novice Cirella about the activity, Relinya Sedai claimed, “We are aiding the effort by adding extra weight to one side of the Tower. It’s Science, child, look it up!”

    TO BE CONTINUED...

    Thank you so much to everyone who has donated thus far. Y'all are amazing. :bow Please do remember that our Amyrlin Rhed al'Tere is still matching all donations that are $10 and under! :D We have about 10 days left in the fundraiser, so there is still plenty of time to participate.
     
  15. Analiese Sinclaer

    Analiese Sinclaer Gaidin Company Commander of San d'ma Shadar

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    I love the stories, lol
     
  16. Leala al'Dareis

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    "IT'S SCIENCE, CHILD!!" :rofl :rofl
     
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  18. Stasia t'Andrei

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    Amorous werebears :eek :lol
     
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  20. Feros Sandulf

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    Funds are on their way.