Servetus had another fantastic idea – donating to RA’s charities in appreciation. What do you think? For the next week, why don’t we, as a fandom, GIFT BOMB his JustGiving page? It would be an early start on the Christmas giving, plus it would be like sending him flowers in congratulations, except better. Remember the collective “Just Another Rubbish Richard Armitage” signage he got a kick out of?
How about we each make a donation, not matter how big or small anonymously at JustGiving, and comment: “The Armitage Army Rubbish Gift Bomb of Congratulations, With Love, Us” or some such. How about it? If you like the idea, please tweet, Facebook, reblog, and Tumblr. Remember, the idea is to make a mass congratulatory statement for very worth causes. (Of course, you can give to other organizations in his name if you so choose).
I think he’d get a kick out of it.
Wow, it would be great if this would take off. People could use the msg “rubbish” in their donation, too 🙂
Oh, great idea! Will fix that. 😀
I’m actually excited about your idea. It’s hurting my rep as a jaded fangurl, damnit! 😉
Really? I’m a bit dumbfounded, but happy nonetheless.
Peach of an idea!! Count me in! Well, what’s the slogan?
I’m thinking: “Another RA Rubbish Gift Bomb”, for short. I’m sure somebody else can do better. All suggestions welcome. 😀
As usual, I wasn’t thinking about the cool part, for which Judiang is essentially always responsible.
You get something like 140 char at JustGiving, so it could be
Another Rubbish Gift Bomb for Richard Armitage
Another Rubbish Hobbit Gift Bomb
Congratulations on finally making another rubbish film, Richard Armitage!
Rubbish is as Rubbish Does: Congrats on the Hobbit
Maybe we should encourage people to be creative.
What a fab idea, guys! I like the way you both think! 🙂
Let’s get this to go viral! BWAHAHA!
I just created a hashtag #richardarmitagegiftbomb
Love “Another RA Rubbish Gift Bomb” idea! Count me in!!! 🙂
Me too – love “another RA Rubbish Gift Bomb” that is
OK, I put mine up there. I’ll look silly if I am the only one, gang 🙂
See, it’s getting a bit more cosy over there…… 🙂
I just looked, thanks linda60!
This is a fantastic idea!
Thanks, Grati — would be wonderful if you could “spReAd” the suggestion and I would be grateful.
So Judi and Serv,
Is the cute and colorful graphic one we should all use to point people to the giving link?
Months ago I had just put the Just Giving green blue red ribbons as the image for giving in my sidebar.
But I’m happy to change to this heart love charity graphic on my blog to attend to a cohesive identity for this particular donation push. Just let me/us know.
Cheers! Grati ;->
I don’t think we have a graphic yet. 🙂
Okay, the graphic Judiang had above was cute. So I thought maybe she had made it. Anybody with WordArt could make a graphic of the #RichardArmitageGiftBomb Though since the donations are for his charities and not for him, might the hashtag want to indicate that, too?
I don’t care really, but I think how we get people to donate is by phrasing it as a gift to or recognition of him, that’s why I put his name in it.
I like what you have so far. I don’t know how long those hashtag names can be–were the word Charity to be added to it–as in #RichardArmitageCharityGiftBomb
Go for it!
Okay, here is the URL for the revised #RAHobbitGiftBomb graphic that I made (I also put this link on Serv’s blog post about the Gift Bomb):
Anyone is welcome to use this graphic on their blog if they are touting the Just Giving link to donate in honor of Richard Armitage. Of course, you can also make your own graphic.
For WordPress Bloggers, the image automatically resizes downward to 180 x 177 when you put those dimensions in your widget format boxes.
I’ll make a gif version of this graphic tomorrow so the white background will be clear–for blogs with a non white background.
The RA as Thorin image is from The Hobbit Stills Gallery pix 53 at RANet. I just manipped it a bit to accommodate the smaller size needed and still have the image distinguishable.
Here is the Gif version (clear background) of the graphic (179 x 176):
Mine’s out there … 🙂
Thanks, zan. Any chance you would reblog?
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Great idea Judiang. 🙂
Gratiana, I love your graphic. 🙂
Thanks, April — any chance you would reblog or spread the word?
Here is the link again for the gif version (clear background) of the graphic should you wish to use it on your blog to promote the Gift Bomb giving campaign.
Cheers! Grati ;->
Servetus, I wanted to reblog this post, but I don’t know how to do because there is no “reblog” button like on WordPress’ blogs.
I would be glad to do it if someone is kind enough to explain me, thanks. 🙂
Gratiana, I will try to add your grafic in my blog 🙂
Judi — you probably have to explain.
No reblog (I’ve tried again, but without success), but Gratiana’s graphic is on my blog with the link for JustGiving since yesterday. 🙂
I try to insert your link in my widget, but we cannot see the grafic, only the text appears… 🙁
Gratiana, could you please explain me how you have done for your blog ? I must have doing something wrong. I’m not very clever with computers, lol.
I works now !!! Yesssssssss !!!! 🙂
Great job April!
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I just saw. Thanks!
Me too. 🙂
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