Book Club House closed?

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  1. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I've been wondering why the TFF Book Club is closed. Is it because not enough people were interested?

    And if we got enough people interested would it be unlocked?

    Or do we need a certain amount of posts?
     
  2. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    I believe you have to have over 9000 posts or be generally Über to have access
     
  3. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Ah right. That's probably why there haven't been any posts since this time 2010.
     
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    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    I think the bulk of the members (excepting LWB) have been on hiatus or posting sporadically.
    But I am sure there may be interest in it again!!
     
  5. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Once we've got our post count up...
     
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    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    I reckon that if you chat to LWB about your interest and a few other members come to life it could kick off again!!
     
  7. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Good idea. She just needs to be online...
     
  8. Árëlin Milloway

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    I tried resurrecting the Book Club a couple of years ago. That was what got LWB to step in and take charge. It worked for a while, though I found it a little difficult to always keep up with the pace due to school, RL, and also getting hold of the books that were available in the US. We weren't that many people, and as there were always some who were too busy or not interested in that specific book, we rarely got a proper discussion going.

    The Book Club is such a great way to get introduced to new authors and genres, though. One of my favourite books at the moment is one that I would not have been introduced to had it not been for TFF...

    Long post of babble. But if we do try to resurrect it, I'll do my best to be active!
     
  9. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    What we could do is use free PDF books/short stories/... that are available on the internet. I've got a great one (with chapters cut out by the editor), as well as some that I've got from Games-Workshop and things like that. All fantasy, free, and available anywhere.
     
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    That is a great idea...would solve a lot of drama's sourcing books!! Good thinking.
     
  11. ~Elladan~

    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    Suggest you pm LWB, she was looking after it since HI disappeared from the scene.

    There's no reason why a new bunch of members couldn't give it a new lease of life. A few old members are still around too. As Arelin has already said it did encourage you to look at new authors but RL got in the way for most of us.
     
  12. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Is this about four of us interested? I could post some messages on profile pages, and if we get enough people we could pm LWB.
    I'll mention this around. Thanks for the pointers.
     
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    Make that 5 interested now. I've been looking for something like this. Please please find a way to start it up again I think it will be so enlightening to read some new things and see what other people have to say about it and annalyse it. Go Druid! Go Druid! Go Druid!
     
  14. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I've posted a comment on LWB's profile, telling her about the thread.
     
  15. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    Thanks for the message, Druid! :) I'm happy to keep running the book club if enough people want to take part. I never formerly closed it but we didn't really have enough participation to keep it going.

    It isn't actually closed BTW; it's just that only members have access. BFD is making up the post limit thing :p. I did ask Nienor to open it to everyone in an effort to encourage more participation but I don't think she did that correctly. I'm sending her a PM now asking her to open it again.

    Oh, and in the interest of experimentation, how many of you can access the book club? If I'm correct anyone who was made a member by Nienor (i.e. me, El, Arelin and BFD) should be able to access it, while Druid and WildPony shouldn't. Is that right?
     
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  16. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    I can access them, and read the threads. I haven't tried posting though.
    Thanks for the quick reply LWB.
     
  17. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    OK, maybe it is open then. Could you try posting in one of the threads? If it is open I'll go ahead and restart the club; we don't need to wait for the Mods to respond.
     
  18. Liadan

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    Which book?

    Also, ohaider everyone. I don't really go through TFF anymore, but Aoife let me know through email that people were interested in starting up the bookclub again. Count me in, but those of you who have my Facebook or email are more than welcome to prod me along if updates happen and I don't notice.
     
  19. wanderingmagus

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    i'd be interested in joining in, not *quite* as much time as i used to have, but every other day I'd be able to post :)
     
  20. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    God, I dream of having my minions posting in the book club every other day... ;). Nice to have you on board WM!