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Old 2021-03-14, 01:15   #1
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Apparently Amazon had a couple of requests for GIMPS (a.k.a Mersenne Research Inc) to be their Amazon Charity recipient. I've filled out the paperwork to register GIMPS with the Amazon Smile program.

Should anyone be inclined to send GIMPS a few bucks while they shop at Amazon, the link is:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3446106

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Old 2021-03-14, 14:27   #2
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Apparently Amazon had a couple of requests for GIMPS (a.k.a Mersenne Research Inc) to be their Amazon Charity recipient. I've filled out the paperwork to register GIMPS with the Amazon Smile program.

Should anyone be inclined to send GIMPS a few bucks while they shop at Amazon, the link is:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3446106
Cool. My shopping at Amazon did increase the last couple of months, what with the lockdown and all. I'll make sure to use this.
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Old 2021-03-15, 09:01   #3
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I should point out that on a desktop you have to specifically go to smile.amazon.com to checkout, otherwise your order will not qualify. On a mobile device it's automatic once you signed up.


I added Mersenne Research Inc as my Amazon Smile charity about half a year ago. I spent close to 2k since adding (some were not eligible I think and some I forgot to checkout thru smile.amazon website) and so far only generated 3.30 USD, of which 0.00 USD has been received.


It's not much but better than nothing I guess
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Old 2021-03-22, 09:56   #4
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Geeez, I just ordered one mobo, one cpu, and couple of t-shirts, about that time, for a total of about $1700. Couldn't you say a bit earlier?
(the t-shirts will support Mathologer, hehe, I have seen them first in his video and liked them a lot).
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Old 2021-04-30, 09:28   #5
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I should point out that on a desktop you have to specifically go to smile.amazon.com to checkout, otherwise your order will not qualify.

I guess one could put in /etc/hosts on Linux, or some equivalent on Windoze, that means that links www.amazon.com are redirected to smile.amazon.com. Then there would be no need to remember or worry if one clicks a link. I have not tested this though, but I think it would work.
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Old 2021-05-03, 19:32   #6
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Apparently Amazon had a couple of requests for GIMPS (a.k.a Mersenne Research Inc) to be their Amazon Charity recipient. I've filled out the paperwork to register GIMPS with the Amazon Smile program.

Should anyone be inclined to send GIMPS a few bucks while they shop at Amazon, the link is:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3446106
Very nice. I usually get something from Amazon on a monthly basis. I will have to remember this.
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Old 2021-05-10, 08:29   #7
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I suppose this only works on the .com version of Amazon and not in the EU?
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