I think a new layout would definitely be good. As far as I know,
Arwen is the only one with control over that though. :/ I don't know
if she ever checks in these days.
I recently messaged a couple of moderators and I have heard nothing back.
I don't think any of our mods are active right now. I keep looking at the names
of recent posters to see any of the mods have been on and, nope. :/
Oh sorry I didn't answer that question last time, I didn't realize you were asking
me (thought you were asking Marida). But ok, so I do different things in different
-On tumblr, I made a blog (link in my sig) and I tried messaging bloggers
just by saying "Hi, I'm from Arwen-Undomiel.com and were are trying to revive
our forum! If you would like to discuss Tolkien books or movies with us please
come by the forum and join in our discussions! Thank you!"
That's not verbatim, but basically it was like that. I heard NOTHING back from
anyone, so maybe they found that message annoying???
-After that, I tried messaging people and asking them to check out my blog
with no mention of AU. Just "Hi if you have time can you please check out
lotr my blog? Thanks if you can!" And suddenly I started getting some
responses. I figure with this approach, as I get more followers, I can make
several posts with content from AU and hopefully that will lead people here.
People usually respond very nicely to a simple request to check out your blog.
-On yahooanswers, I ask a bunch of questions like "What are some good LOTR
discussions sites?" and then in details I add "I know about arwen-undomiel.com
which is great! But I would like to know about more too, so please list them below."
This way I can put in a good word for AU without anyone realizing I'm trying to
So far answers have been polite and no one seems to suspect. ^^
Also, I figure it may be a good way to find affiliate websites, so I am interested in the answers