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License expensive?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Mihailo, Aug 6, 2015.

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  1. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    For those who are not 18+ XenForo license is a little bit expensive..

    I'm 16 and I want to buy XenForo license but I have no money.
    Is there any option for young people? :D
  2. teletubbi

    teletubbi Well-Known Member

    Like working? :D
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  3. ŽivaAkcija

    ŽivaAkcija Well-Known Member

    you are 16 on profile 21 :ROFLMAO:
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  4. DroidOne

    DroidOne Well-Known Member

    If you save USD12/month, you'll have for a license within 12 months. Good luck! I'm sure you can make 12 extra bucks/month.

    Meanwhile, get your forum going by using a free/open source alternative. Maybe try phpBB? You can import directly from phpBB->XF (Importing | XenForo)
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  5. ŽivaAkcija

    ŽivaAkcija Well-Known Member

    i suggest Mybb more better then SMF and phpbb its sucks
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  6. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Nothing until 18 :D

    Well, I'll change it.

    That's bad. :p I want XenForo. This forum software is awesome.
    Or I can find someone who want to sell his/her license for 50$ or € :)
  7. ŽivaAkcija

    ŽivaAkcija Well-Known Member

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  8. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Well, I don't have a paypal or a credit card :p
  9. ŽivaAkcija

    ŽivaAkcija Well-Known Member

    that is not problem, you can buy it from any paypal acc, friends, relatives, parents
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  10. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    At your age I started to understand to get good things I had to pay for them (y)
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  11. teletubbi

    teletubbi Well-Known Member

    That`s the problem today.
    Every time the best and newest gadgets without money.
    Can`t really blame this generation for this.

    In witch country is not allowed to work beside school?
    Deliver newspaper, go out with dogs, cut grass, wash cars, baby sitting, give lessons to other who are more worse at school. There are many opportunities to make some money if someone want it really.
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  12. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    I live in Montenegro. Here, that's impossible. Americans do that...
  13. Zynektic

    Zynektic Well-Known Member

    If you are just starting a forum and would not have a ton of users then use a free version for now of another forum software. If your forum grows and your content is worth it perhaps ask for donations (in the future not right off the bat) to help move to this forum software if you feel it would serve better than the free options whilst you have no funds.
  14. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    XenForo isn't all that's needed, there's web hosting and a domain name, both of which cost money. As you say you have no money, you'd be best saving up for hosting and a domain and using phpBB or Maybe which are free to start with. If your forum takes off, you can ask members for donations towards a XenForo licence.
  15. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    I have a webhosting and a domain already. That's not too expensive for me.
  16. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    My suggestion about forum software still applies.

    Anyway, you won't get a discount on a new XenForo license so you either pay the full cost, get a second hand license from elsewhere or use free software. The choice is yours. :)
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  17. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    Find a sponsor.. Work out terms.. Lots of people atre sitting on unused licenses possibly someone would lease you one until you can purchase your own copy.. I did this with my first successful site and found a guy willing to let me use his expired vB 3.8 license in exchange for my adsense earnings. and a prominent link back to his own related forum..
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  18. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    You'll need to contact a staff member. It can't be changed on the front end.

    In any case, if you're not old enough to work at that age over there, find some odd jobs and save up. Then when you can get a real job, it won't take that long to gather money because you'll already have some money from your odd jobs.
  19. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    I disagree. I had a vB licnese at 14, and traded it for an XF license at 15...

    I don't have a job, and the laws are annoying in England...

    Just save up.
  20. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    I think I will use a nulled XenForo release until I collect a money for the license :p
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