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SMF Premier Membership

TulsaJeff

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Joined Jun 28, 2005
We are now offering SMF Premier Memberships for those who have asked for this! As always, the forum is absolutely FREE and there is no requirement or expectation, but when you "chip in" it is greatly appreciated.

This forum comes at a cost and we try to offset this with ads and some affiliate links. The premier memberships help to defray the remaining amount.

With a premier membership, you are not only supporting this forum but there are PERKS involved too.
  • You get to turn off the Ads
  • You can post a link to your website, facebook, etc. in your signature area
  • You get a badge on your profile letting everyone know that you "chipped in".
  • Notification emails contain the full text
More than anything else, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the forum that you love.

Once you get to the "account upgrade" area, you'll see the following (5) options:
  1. 1 month membership for $1.99*
  2. 1 year membership for $15*
  3. 2 year membership for $25*
  4. 3 year membership for $40*
  5. Lifetime membership for $100
*The first four membership types are automatically set up as recurring however, all future payments can easily be canceled just as soon as you purchase. I am always happy to do this for you from my end if you need help with it.

Choose the one that you like and click on the "Purchase" button to go to Paypal where you can use your Paypal account or a credit/debit card (no paypal account or login required) to purchase your account upgrade.

Upgrade Your Membership Now

Once your payment goes through, a badge will appear below your username on every post that says "Premier Member".

Let me know if you have any questions about this.
 

driedstick

Smoking Guru
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
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Joined Nov 3, 2011
Yep,,, just signed up also,,, Way easier on this site to find this,,, Was just too lazy to look for it in the old format.

Thanks, Jeff
 

pc farmer

Epic Pitmaster
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★ Lifetime Premier ★
14,686
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Joined Feb 17, 2013
I need to step up to the lifetime one.
 

GaryHibbert

Legendary Pitmaster
OTBS Member
★ Lifetime Premier ★
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Joined Jun 20, 2013
Well, its a combination of things. The truck had a great year, I have some spare cash (been a long time since I've been able to say that!!) and I've been meaning to do it for several years now.
When I joined this forum, I didn't know a MES from a reverse flow stick burner. EVERYTHING I know about smoking meat I learned right here.
I figure now is the time to say "Thanks Jeff". So I'm gonna click that button and become a Lifetime Premier Member.
I'd write some more stuff, but I have a Buy Now button to click.
Gary
 

smokeymose

Master of the Pit
SMF Premier Member
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872
Joined Aug 13, 2015
Just tried to “upgrade”. It didn’t recognize my log in. Twice. It offered to take my credit card info, though. Sorry, but no thanks....
 

farnknitti

Newbie
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15
Joined Nov 25, 2015
Was wondering if there is a way to join the premium area other than thru PayPal? Had a bad experience with them several years back
 

TulsaJeff

Smoke Whisperer
Staff member
Administrator
OTBS Member
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221
Joined Jun 28, 2005
At this time, the built-in system only accepts Paypal but I'm not opposed to accepting paper checks from anyone who is opposed to allowing Paypal to handle their debit/credit card payment.

Use the Contact Us link to email support and we will contact you with the mailing address so you can send in a personal check, money order or cashier's check.

I am even willing to make it instant on your end. If you tell me you are sending in a check, I will go ahead and move you to the membership and make it active today so you won't have to wait.

I am planning to implement an add-on that allows other forms of payment but I do not have a scheduled date for that yet.

Let me know if I can help anyone further with this.
 

old sarge

Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
★ Lifetime Premier ★
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404
Joined Nov 26, 2012
Would be kind of special if those who opt for a lifetime membership were identified as a Lifetime Premier Member.

Just a thought.
 

natej

Smoking Fanatic
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Joined Mar 11, 2017
Ive just purchased a premier membership.. the knowledge i have gained from this forum and its awesome members is truly priceless

Plus i love this forum
 

JackBNimble

Newbie
23
1
Joined Oct 19, 2017
Count me in too. Only been here a short time but already learned much and the membership seems ready to chip in and help a new member.
 

tropics

Epic Pitmaster
OTBS Member
★ Lifetime Premier ★
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Joined Jun 25, 2014
Don't remember when mine was due so I will go Life Time
Richie
 

sprink 71

Newbie
1
1
Joined Jan 2, 2017
Just signed up for Premier Membership. This site is my ultimate "go-to" for all smoking and grilling questions. The help I've received here is im measurable.
 

lemans

Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
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811
Joined Dec 29, 2013
Everyone should support the forum. If you picked up one thing that improved
Your technique or your pit , you should pitch in and assure that we keep it going!!
 

millerbuilds

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SMF Premier Member
★ Lifetime Premier ★
821
349
Joined May 13, 2013
Easy decision... I have received way more than $100 of information and entertainment from this site :)
Thanks Jeff!

Smoke ON!

- Jason
 

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