We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

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We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby emk » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:29 am

Right now, under "A language learner's forum", you can see the text "(the newest site!)". I added that while we were migrating servers and we had stale DNS records all over the place, so that we could actually figure out who was accessing which server. (They all looked the same!)

But now that things have calmed down, I think it's time to brainstorm for new tag lines. Personally, I'd love something which:

  1. Says something about who we are as a community, and
  2. Invites new users to explore, hang around, and sign up.
I bet we can think of something! Here are some random brainstorming ideas to get you started:

  • "Yes, you really can learn to speak another language!"
  • "A worldwide community of people who love languages."
  • "We can help you figure out how to learn a new language."
...but I bet we can find better ideas than that.

The new tagline will be selected by some combination of popular acclaim and the whims of the admins. I'm not aware of any prizes for chosen tag line, but if I see you at the Montreal polyglot thing this fall (I'd love to make it), I'll buy you a delicious beverage of some sort. :-)
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby DangerDave2010 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:52 am

Dictionary not found: (A)bort, (R)etry, (P)anic?
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby tommus » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:57 am

There has been a lot of discussion in the past about having one or more links across the top of the Forum to go directly to the Wikia, the Blog, etc. I know that buttons and links are at the top of "http://www.language-learners.org" but most newcomers and probably most members spend almost all of their time on the Forum. Many (or most) forget that the Wikia even exists. So to have these buttons across the top of the Forum would very significantly improve the visibility (and likely the use and contributions) to the Wikia and the Blog. And it would help keep members (especially new members).

As for a new tagline, I would like to see something that claims we have the best language learning forum, the best advice, and the best community on the whole Internet. When new users see those "new links" to the Blog and the Wikia, they will be convinced. :D
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby astromule » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:12 am

"Yes, emk is really going to buy you a beverage".
"No, it's impossible to learn a new language. Don't even try it".
"Languages are addictive. Before you know it, you'll be in an dark corner, buying the latest Finnish course to a language dealer".


emk wrote:Right now, under "A language learner's forum", you can see the text "(the newest site!)". I added that while we were migrating servers and we had stale DNS records all over the place, so that we could actually figure out who was accessing which server. (They all looked the same!)

But now that things have calmed down, I think it's time to brainstorm for new tag lines. Personally, I'd love something which:

  1. Says something about who we are as a community, and
  2. Invites new users to explore, hang around, and sign up.
I bet we can think of something! Here are some random brainstorming ideas to get you started:

  • "Yes, you really can learn to speak another language!"
  • "A worldwide community of people who love languages."
  • "We can help you figure out how to learn a new language."
...but I bet we can find better ideas than that.

The new tagline will be selected by some combination of popular acclaim and the whims of the admins. I'm not aware of any prizes for chosen tag line, but if I see you at the Montreal polyglot thing this fall (I'd love to make it), I'll buy you a delicious beverage of some sort. :-)
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby tomgosse » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:39 am

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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby neofight78 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:45 am

You are not alone!
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby rlnv » Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:38 am

neofight78 wrote:You are not alone!


In a similar light: "Language learning is a team activity."
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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby smallwhite » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:06 am

A language learners’ forum
From a mother language to another language.
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Dialang or it didn't happen.

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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby neofight78 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:52 am

Learning together

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Re: We need a new forum tag line! (brainstorming)

Postby rdearman » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:14 am

If at first you don't succeed, we'll help you.

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.

To have another language is to possess a second soul.

The limits of my language are the limits of my world.

Change your language and you change your thoughts.
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