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Post by Eldorion Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:30 pm

Based on previous discussion, people here seem interested in this forum acquiring it's own custom domain name (i.e., instead of us being hosted at hobbitmovie.forumotion.com we would be at, for example, forumshire.com). The exact domain name has yet to be chosen - that is up to you guys - but with your support we can afford the rather small fee that Forumotion charges for this service. Every little bit helps and is greatly appreciated. Smile

http://www.hobbitmovieforum.com/donate.forum
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Post by Ally Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:39 pm

I'll donate £5 (or whatever, is that too much?) when I get home, probably shouldn't get engaged in any financial transactions sitting under a tree using a notoriously unsecure IPAD- well unsecure in the sense people always go on my facebook! Very Happy

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Post by Eldorion Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:50 pm

£5 is great! Very Happy Fortunately it is not expensive to get a domain name through Forumotion. Smile
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Post by odo banks Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:22 am

Wouldn't a Brittish fiver be worth more than half the cost? $16.00 was it?

I'll send $5.00 (Aus) once I know where (via paypal). $10.00 if we're desperate. $16.00 if all else fails.


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Post by Eldorion Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:11 pm

Yeah, a fiver is a big chunk of it right there. Smile I'm hoping Forumotion will let me pre-pay for multiple years so I don't have to do this again next summer, but even if not, it's nice to have a reserve on hand. Very Happy

The donation link is in the first post of this thread. A big thanks again to everyone! cheers
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Post by Orwell Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:15 pm

Missus is in control of paypal - send soon (when the Missus is up - it's 1.14am here at moment!)

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Post by The Wobbit A Parody Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:29 pm

If I can figure out my Pay Pal, I'm good for $5.00 American.
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Post by Orwell Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:45 am

I could only send $10.00 (Aus) for some reason. Spend it wisely Eldo. But, I warn you, if I hear anything about a skiing holiday, I'll come looking for you! Mad

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Post by Ringdrotten Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:34 pm

At the moment I've got about 2,21 kroner (Norwegian currency, that's about $0.40 Laughing), but I'll probably be able to sort something out over the next couple of days. I'll let you know Wink

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Post by Eldorion Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:50 pm

Thanks again everyone - very much! Very Happy We're almost able to pay for the first year right now (and I still have yet to get around to figuring out PayPal for my own contribution). We should be good to go when the domain name voting closes in a few days. cheers
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Post by The Wobbit A Parody Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:49 am

I'm sure there are obvious instructions somewhere, but I've missed them.
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Post by Eldorion Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:51 am

Just go to http://www.hobbitmovieforum.com/donate and click the link for PayPal or Allopass and hopefully the instructions should be self-evident from there. Smile
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Post by Ringdrotten Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:52 am

On a different note, nice avatar, Paul Very Happy I take it that's the cover of your book?

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Post by The Wobbit A Parody Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:25 pm

Eldorion wrote:Just go to http://www.hobbitmovieforum.com/donate and click the link for PayPal or Allopass and hopefully the instructions should be self-evident from there. Smile

Thanks, Eldo! My contribution is flying through the ether right now.

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Post by The Wobbit A Parody Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:38 pm

Ringdrotten wrote:On a different note, nice avatar, Paul Very Happy I take it that's the cover of your book?

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Thanks! That is indeed the cover of The Wobbit A Parody. Despite my shameless self-promotion, sales are still very slow, but remarkably steady.

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Post by Ringdrotten Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:54 pm

That's great Very Happy I really enjoyed the few bits I read back on the old forum, maybe I'll buy myself a full copy too sometime Smile

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Post by Eldorion Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:31 pm

The Wobbit A Parody wrote:Thanks, Eldo! My contribution is flying through the ether right now.

Thank you very much, Paul! Smile
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Post by Orwell Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:21 am

 Contributions don't fly through the ether, everyone knows that! Rolling Eyes

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Post by Ringdrotten Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:26 am

Ringdrotten wrote:At the moment I've got about 2,21 kroner (Norwegian currency, that's about $0.40 Laughing), but I'll probably be able to sort something out over the next couple of days. I'll let you know Wink

Damn, am I glad things have changed Very Happy

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Post by Pettytyrant101 Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:38 am

Any chance of sharing your secret of success Ringdrotten? (And if its join the army that wont help- tried that and they told me I would have to sober, sometimes for days on end!  affraid )

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Post by Ringdrotten Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:44 am

I'm afraid joining the army is the key, at least it has been for me - carrying backpacks through the woods at night pays surprisingly well Laughing

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Post by Pettytyrant101 Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:47 am

I may have left it a little late for joining up, well that and the drunkenness.

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Post by Norc Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:46 am

is this still a thing?
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Post by Pettytyrant101 Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:18 pm

What me being drunk? I bloody well hope so!  drunken 

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Post by Eldorion Fri Apr 04, 2014 5:26 pm

Norc wrote:is this still a thing?

We're still accepting donations, if that's what you mean. Wink
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