Fifty times, to be precise. Some stats:
Got Billy three times in the first five! Yay! :)
Billy Boyd: 6 times.
Dominic Monaghan: 6 times.
Sean Astin: 7 times.
Ian Holm: 3 times.
Elijah Wood: 9 times.
Orlando Bloom: 5 times.
Peter Jackson: 5 times.
Christopher Lee: 5 times.
Liv Tyler: 4 times.
I'm Christopher Lee... I'm everyone's favourite Bad Guy... Welcome to Lord
of the Rings... Dot net...
Hello, this is Orlando Bloom. I'm lying outstretched on a velvet sofa,
wearing my favourite mumu. Welcome to Lord of the Rings dot net, come drool
Hello, this is Liv Tyler. People have complained that Arwen was too much of
a tough chick in the film, so I'm sounding a bit more sappy here. Welcome
to Lord of the Rings dot net.
Hello, this is Peter Jackson. I've got a very busy schedule, what with me
still having to finish two more films, but welcome to Lord of the Rings dot
Hello, this is Sean Astin. I had to learn a completely different accent for
the film, and boy does it feel good to speak normal again! Welcome to Lord
of the Rings dot net.
Hello, this is Dominic Monaghan. Hah, try copying *that* pronunciation!
Welcome to Lord of the Rings dot net.
Hello, this is Billy Boyd. I've got the cutest accent in the world, six
times in fifty is nowhere near enough. Welcome to Lord of the Rings dot net.
(Yes, I'm heavily biased towards Billy. Sue me. *grin*)
Hello, this is Elijah Wood. Cool, you're visiting us! Welcome to Lord of the
Rings dot net.
Web-people: Ian, you have to. It's in your contract.
Ian Holm: But they *know* they're at Lord of the Rings dot net! Why else
would they have typed in the address?
Web-people: They like to hear your voice, Ian.
Ian Holm: God knows why. Oh, alright then. Hello, this is Ian Holm... I
still really don't see the point of this! Why would people want to hear *me*
Ian Holm: Oh, you're probably right, you usually are. Welcome to Lord of the
Rings dot net.