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CAG Fundraiser for Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief - $24,000+ Raised!


#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:23 AM

I'm sure you don't need to be told any more about the absolute devastation that has befallen the north coast of Japan. Cheap Ass Gamer will be matching donations up to $10,000 for those who donate to GlobalGiving's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund through our community fundraiser. Please donate through the link below or through the widgets seen around CAG.

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Edited by CheapyD, 16 March 2011 - 06:17 AM.


#2 daminion   Bah CAGiversary!   2488 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:28 AM

nice, put $25 in to get it started.

hope all is well with you and your family.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:35 AM

Haha, nice profile pic Cheapy.

In all seriousness, thanks for setting this up. When is the deadline for those of us getting paid Friday or next week?
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#4 LiK   Internet Superstar CAGiversary!   2296 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:49 AM

Well done Cheapy.
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:51 AM

I was wondering when one of these was going to go up.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:53 AM

Glad to see gaming community helping out again.

#7 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:55 AM

Haha, nice profile pic Cheapy.

In all seriousness, thanks for setting this up. When is the deadline for those of us getting paid Friday or next week?


I don't know. You have plenty of time.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 03:55 AM

I had been looking for a good way to give to Japan. I'll throw in some when I get paid on Friday.
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:04 AM

Nice going Cheapy!
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#10 Microshock   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   613 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:10 AM

So is Japan accepting money or something now? I thought they said they didn't want help, then again that news was from like three days ago.
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#11 Marconi88   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   40 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:20 AM

Thanks for putting this up Cheapy.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:23 AM

So is Japan accepting money or something now? I thought they said they didn't want help, then again that news was from like three days ago.


What news have you been watching? (probably Fox News)

They've been asking for help like everyday, just not with the nuclear situation, but as of recently, they have actively been seeking help with their nuclear reactors now, since it is starting to turn grim.

But they have indeed been asking for help, but to be honest, who wouldn't in their situation?

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#13 SDC   OMFG PINKU CAGiversary!   2939 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:23 AM

Awesome. Donated. Saving money in the past helps the needy in the present, eh?

#14 daminion   Bah CAGiversary!   2488 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:34 AM

But they have indeed been asking for help, but to be honest, who wouldn't in their situation?


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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:35 AM

My prayers go out to Japan. From what I'm hearing it seems like the workers in the nuclear reactor are being pulled out and it's been left up to hope now. Donating now.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:37 AM

Donated :D It's good to see the money I saved from this website used for people in need.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:42 AM

This is a good idea! It's awful what's been going on over there.

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#18 drktrpr1   Total GearsHead CAGiversary!   1678 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 05:11 AM

Awesome post, Cheapy. Donated all I could. My heart goes out to those in Japan.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 05:22 AM

Has the disaster impacted you directly Cheapy? I don't know how widespread it is but living there I can't imagine it hasn't impacted you in some significant way. I was worried for your family's safety when I heard about it. I hope you and yours are as safe as you can be.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 05:35 AM

I donated as well.

Thanks cheapy for setting this up, I'm sure any little bit helps and I'm glad to help.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 05:40 AM

I gave what I could now. Planning on giving more soon.
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 06:10 AM

I completely didn't notice that CAG would be matching up to $10,000 until I was checking twitter laying in bed...

God bless you cheapy

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#23 kitpowers007   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   151 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 06:23 AM

Just finished donating some to the red cross, but that didn't stop me from donating more.

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#24 outcast529   <3 CAGiversary!   142 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 06:40 AM

Cheapy you (and all the CAGs who are donating) rock! This type of generosity is why cheapassgamer is one of the only websites disabled from my adblocker and why I'm happy to click through your links before shopping online!

#25 diabloroxx   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   22 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 06:55 AM

I hope you and your friends/family are safe. For the rest we can just pray for their recovery.

#26 MarkHawk   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   317 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 16 March 2011 - 07:23 AM

I'm sure you don't need to be told any more about the absolute devastation that has befallen the north coast of Japan. Cheap Ass Gamer will be matching donations up to $10,000 for those who donate to GlobalGiving's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund through our community fundraiser. Please donate through the link below or through the widgets seen around CAG.


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I came here for this very reason. I read some of your twitter posts about reading the fine print for some charities. Glad to see you set this up.

As a freelance employee it's hard to tell when I'll be getting a check but that isn't going to stop me from contributing to help. This could of happened to my family. It'd could of been me wondering if they were okay, if they had food, water, or shelter, if help was on the way. Money is the least I can do. Just wish I could be there to help some how. Have hope Japan.

Edited by MarkHawk, 16 March 2011 - 07:58 AM.

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#27 ElektroDragon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   788 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 08:20 AM

I just donated. Please match the $25.

#28 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17048 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Grand Theft Auto V
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Posted 16 March 2011 - 08:29 AM

I just donated. Please match the $25.

Don't worry. I'll be matching the grand total of donations in 2 weeks or so, or earlier if we hit the $10k before then.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 08:33 AM

Just donated. Thanks for matching Cheapy. Makes me proud to be a part of such a selfless community.

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 09:05 AM

Yo Cheapy,
For real, get the fock out of Japan. The government is lying! That reactor is in a meltdown. You want to be out of there now, not when everyone else realizes the shit is hitting the fan. Good luck and be safe.
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