A section of TORn's website
This is just a general grouping of assorted information. It does not need to be the final organization of the article once fully developed.
May 9, 1999
A TORn News Article welcomed readers to "TheOneRing, our new, bigger, faster website." 1
May 14, 1999
A message board was added that would be reset weekly (to keep issues up to date) and a poll with a weekly contest to pick the poll question. 2
June 13, 1999
Readers were invited to "Check out the possible new message board!" created using results of a survey. 3
June 14, 1999
New message board, previewed the day before, replaced the previous message board set up. 4
August 31, 2000
Lasselanta, a website supporting the messageboards, joined the TORn Fan Site Community. 5
Febrary 17, 2007
New Message Boards were opened with a new look and more stable servers. The old boards were kept active until March 9, 2007 at which time a series of Fiesta Friday threads held in the old space served as a send-off to the old boards which were shut down on the 10th.
- February 12, 2007 ~ Teaser: I amar prestar aen... (The world is changed)February 13, 2007 ~ Teaser: 16/223 Total headers, spanning 83 hours of messages (6 days to Fresh/New switchover)February 13, 2007 ~ Teaser: han mathon ne nen...(I feel it in the water)February 13, 2007 ~ Teaser: 8/203 Total headers, spanning 25 hours of messages (5 days to Fresh/New switchover)(there may be more teasers that have not been tracked down)February 16, 2007 ~ Announcement: Information on registering for the new boardsFebruary 17, 2007 ~ New Boards Opened: **0 Days to fresh/new switchover!! Link to New Board Login Page inside!!!February 17, 2007 ~ First Fiesta (Saturday) thread on the new boards: *Opens shiney new doors to redecorated bar* Come join in a special Innagural Fiesta to christen the new boards!March 9, 2007 ~ Final Fiesta Friday thread on the old boards, pt 1: *Lovingly props old bar doors open* Come on in everyone – it’s ‘send off’ Fiesta Friday!!March 9, 2007 ~ Final Fiesta Friday thread on the old boards, pt 2: **Second Fiesta Thread... (and this one's self serve)March 9, 2007 ~ Final Fiesta Friday thread on the old boards, pt 3: **Please do not try to post in the 1st Fiesta Thread! It's locking upMarch 10, 2007 ~ Old Board Locked: The TORn MESSAGE BOARDS HAVE MOVED. Please follow the link inside and join us in our new home!!
May 23, 2008
The "Movie Discussion" board was split into "Movie Discussion: The Lord of the Rings" and "Movie Discussion: The Hobbit." 6
Events and Projects
6 May 23, 2008 ~ TORn Message Board Post http://newboards.theonering.net/forum/gforum/perl/gforum.cgi?post=100659;#100659 ⇑