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GGJstudios

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It only costs $25 to find out! Of course, we could offer you a special price for a limited time.... only $50! :)
 
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grahamperrin

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If that $50 is the sum of $25 annually for the private areas, plus a one-off $25 to regain square avatars: that's shrewd, dudes …

… and that's how rumours get started ;-)
 
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MRU

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https://forums.macrumors.com/account/upgrades

Is it too soon to ask for a description of those private areas?

(Are those areas so private that they can not, yet, be named?)
Essentially they are little reward areas to thank contributors for their financial support of the forum. It allows contributors to discuss various things outside of the general fora and without the hostility that can sometimes arise in public fora.

Its a nice place to talk to likeminded community supporters.
 
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redheeler

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Will the $25 contribution force square avatars site-wide, on all devices?

If so, hmmm...

:D
 
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Doctor Q

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Account upgrades are back!

Account upgrades are now available for $25, the same price we've had for many years. Their purpose is to support the MacRumors website, but we give you some thank-you benefits for contributing this way.

Upgrading will give you ad-free viewing, access to private forums, and a special user title.

To upgrade, hover over your username at the top and select "Account Upgrades" or go to URL https://forums.macrumors.com/account/upgrades.

Avatars will still be round.
 
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Doctor Q

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Are those privileged fora moderated and censored too?
The Forum Rules apply to everyone everywhere. But paid members, some of whom have been members for many years, are for the most part our friendliest and most easy-going forum members, so while the moderators do oversee the private forums along with the rest, there are rarely if ever problems there.

As far as censorship goes, certain "four-letter words" are censored automatically by the forum software no matter which forum you are in. And opinions and ideas are never censored (with very rare exceptions like hate speech and criminal activity) as long as they are expressed within the rules. That too applies to all forums.
 
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Gwendolini

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Thanks, I only meant actual words, not thoughts. Seeing as this is a PG-13 message board it is understandable, I just have to come to grips with it.
 
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