The Return of the Guilds...

Discussion in 'News & Announcements' started by Boomer, Oct 4, 2003.

  1. Boomer

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    I have been thinking very long and very very hard about this issue. And I have been trying to figure out a way to bring Guilds back to the boards but in a way that makes us more of a community. And I have come up with a way. Since we are a Fantasy Forum now. And not so much all about LoTR but many other things as well I figure Guilds might be a good place/thing to have. People like feeling a sense of belonging to something at a site/group, social event, or whatever else you can think of. It makes people more active as far as a community goes for them to be able to go somewhere and post somewhere with a group of people rather than a lot of people. If that makes any sense whatsoever. So here we go. Here is some information for you to absorb about Guilds and figure out if it is something you want to do.

    House Information:
    Rules:
    - House are not for Spamming. We have a spam forum for those reasons.
    - Anyone is allowed to post in a House regardless if they are a supporting member or not.
    - If a House become inactive for more than 1 week it will be removed until the House Leader gets in touch with me(Boomerang).
    - I(Boomerang) will be in charge of every House. As such if something is objectionable I will take care of it by any means necessary.
    - House must abide by forum rules. They are not I repeat NOT exempt from any rules.

    How to get a House:
    - You must have over 150 posts. Why this high number? We only want active members to have Houses not inactive members.
    - Your 150 posts must be of half way decent quality and they will be checked in a random way.
    - Houses can be about anything you wish to have them be about.
    - If you feel you have what it takes to run your own House PM me and let me know what you want your House name to be as well as a reason why you want your guild and what you think it can bring to TFF. All of these things must be in the PM. If they are not it will be deleted and you will not be notified about it.
    - Please give me at least 48 hours to get back to you about your House. It must be approved by Khamul, Asgath and myself before being added to the boards.

    I am taking a big leap of faith here in bringing them back to the boards as we were one of the first forums to have them way back when we were LoTR Online. So I am hoping people understand now why I am bringing them back and that we want these to succeed this time. Guilds are also going to be called Houses this time around. No more name Guilds. Houses is it.
    Thanks and welcome them back!
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2003
  2. Asgath

    Asgath Heavy-metal dwarf

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    Any help possible I will give Boom, I havnt done much recently...been playing to much Enemy Territory:rolleyes:
     
  3. Lego

    Lego God amongst men

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    thats the best new I've heard all day!!! thanks Boom!!!
     
  4. Boomer

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    no problem.
     
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    Doyler King of Dragons

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    Hmmmm....intersting. Houses huh!? I like it!
     
  6. Boomer

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    Yeah we like the idea. Houses sound more sophisticated anyways.
     
  7. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    I think it's a really nice idea, it brings the we-band-of-brothers feeling to the members of this forum and I'm sure it makes people even more comfortable when they know that they are a part of something where they are known and appreciated, it's human nature. I for one would love to be a member of a house or even be a leader eventually. You have my blessings.
     
  8. Boomer

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    Well so far noone has stepped forward with a submittal. We shall see! Thanks for the comments though!
     
  9. Khamul

    Khamul Roaming

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    Well, just keep posting, and you will be one, Finrod. :)
     
  10. Crusader

    Crusader Disturber of the Peace

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    hmmm sounds interesting boom, i still remeber the big rant you made about why you were abolishing guilds, i suppose it doesnt count now that theyre called "houses" but it sounds better.
     
  11. Boomer

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    There is a huge difference between what these are aimed at and what guilds were aimed at. These are to be intellectual places or groups.
     
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    me, nienor are talking about one.
     
  13. Khamul

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    Neat, we will be looking forward to it. :)
     
  14. Boomer

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    Defo. Let me know when you are ready.