While I think it's pretty stupid to pay money just to temporarily remove ads from a website, it's not really up to me how people waste their money. If they want to pay for stupid things, that's up to them. Claiming that giving money to the PA Kickstarter somehow prevents people from giving money to other Kickstarters is stupid. If someone is genuinely interested in a project, they'll fund it. Apparently a lot of people are interested in a temporarily ad-free Penny Arcade.