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Racemonster505 01-22-2003 12:08 PM

Tiny is it expensive to run this site?
tiny i wated to start a site using vbb but i went to there site only to find it cost $85 for the software thats with out webhosting :O

what is the total cost for you to run this site? ( i understand if you dont want to tell) i relly like the way your site looks and feels if


tinyrc 01-26-2003 02:04 PM

Racemonster505, the software is actually a tiny drop in the bucket of what it costs to run the site. The main cost is the bandwidth - we're head and sholders above any other small scale RC site (and don't forget we've got three of them to run, Mini-ZRacer.com and YourMicro.com also dominating their respective markets). I can't reveal our exact hosting costs obviously, but I can tell you that I could lease a nice sports car for the same monthly cost! :eek:

BabyKiller 01-26-2003 04:16 PM

damn the money you must make off this sit(thinks tiny is rollin is pimpin with cash):rolleyes:

binaryterror 01-26-2003 04:30 PM

I doubt he makes millions or anything. Bandwidth is VERY costly, especially when people don't obey the rules and do searches on questions answered MILLIONS of times before. Also try to host your own pics, this lowers the bandwidth considerably.

I was thinking about trying to offer low cost forum service, but a dedicated T1 line is about $1500 per month...yikes!

Racemonster505 01-26-2003 11:48 PM

thx for the info tiny your site is still the best all 3

d00kie 01-30-2003 09:45 PM

oOooo, lease a nice sports car...

HINT: bbskyb

And that is what Tiny is sacrificing to run his site :D

fastboy 01-31-2003 04:08 AM

i was seriously thinking of being a uk agent for dinball in honk kong,but i have to be realistic and work everything out cost wise yet,bandwidth,e store etc,i have quite a bit of money coming soon
so i will have to see

tinyrc 02-04-2003 08:13 AM

fastboy, I think that would be a big mistake, they're a bit dodgy, and you'd be violating UK copyright agreements and laws depending on what items you import from them.

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