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Old 2010-02-13, 20:17   #1
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Default FYI: GIMPS now officially accepting donations

In case anyone missed it, GIMPS now has an official process for accepting donations.

You can donate to GIMPS by going to the home page and clicking on the large "Donate" button. You can also use this direct link: http://mersenne.org/donate
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Old 2010-02-14, 00:00   #2
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I'll soon be there!

GIMPS helped me find a new job, understanding Math principles of Number theory, writing a good factorization program and thilled me with a useful search.

It's the minimum I can do to express my pride and thankfulness of being here. Thank you GIMPS!

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Old 2010-02-22, 02:42   #3
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GIMPS helped me find a new job
Really? If I may ask, what is your "new" job?
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Old 2010-02-22, 11:45   #4
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Number theory helped me passing the cryptography exam...

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Per the donate page, gifts above $500 will receive a receipt. The current tax law would indicate that the figure should be $250.
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Old 2010-03-02, 22:36   #6
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Per the donate page, gifts above $500 will receive a receipt. The current tax law would indicate that the figure should be $250.
I made my donation without redeeming tax tickets. George and Scott deserve it.

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I made my donation without redeeming tax tickets. George and Scott deserve it.
What I was referring to, is that any amount above $250, should cause them to send a "thank you" that mentions that the giver did not get anything in return. I am all for larger donations,

It is per: http://www.irs.gov/publications/p526...link1000229833 that 250 is the minimum level that requires ack.

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