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Expand entire thread Sticky: Frontpage of TheOneRing.net Polls calisuri 29537 17 Nov 7 2013, 1:43am Jump to last post in thread (by marie)

  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to The Pollantir Altaira 21841 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:43am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

  Expand entire thread The Dilemna Dilemma SirDennisC 3629 156 Jun 9, 5:57pm Jump to last post in thread (by Loresilme)

  Collapse What's the first big news story you remember? Aunt Dora Baggins 2251 133 Dec 7 2011, 3:08pm Jump to last post in thread (by Aunt Dora Baggins)
       Collapse Eisenhower's re-election Annael 1366 3 Dec 7 2011, 3:35pm
           The first election I remember was LBJ Aunt Dora Baggins 1352 0 Dec 7 2011, 3:54pm
           Collapse Yep, Eisenhower! Alcarcalime 1265 1 Dec 8 2011, 2:07am
               I remember watching Eisenhauser on the tv silneldor 1241 0 Dec 8 2011, 2:36am
       Collapse Probably the first Gulf War Arwen's daughter 1337 2 Dec 7 2011, 4:33pm
           Collapse That's mine too acheron 1940 1 Dec 8 2011, 1:22am
               Yep, fellow 1982 baby here // Arwen's daughter 1199 0 Dec 8 2011, 7:09pm
       Collapse Kennedy--and not just from the news-- Ethel Duath 1399 1 Dec 7 2011, 4:50pm
           I remember when they announced in our class... RosieLass 1320 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:11pm
       Collapse And what does it say about our Demographic here (or our interest Ethel Duath 1395 1 Dec 7 2011, 4:53pm
           Oops! I spoke way too soon . . . // Ethel Duath 1898 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:49pm
       Collapse Sputnik. dernwyn 1341 9 Dec 7 2011, 5:44pm
           Collapse I remember a few years later Aunt Dora Baggins 1254 8 Dec 7 2011, 10:02pm
               Collapse the 1969 moon landing Magpie 1320 7 Dec 8 2011, 12:17am
                   Collapse I was in a motel outside of Denver. dernwyn 1308 4 Dec 8 2011, 3:31am
                       Collapse You were? Aunt Dora Baggins 1244 3 Dec 8 2011, 3:45am
                           Collapse we did that too! Annael 1233 1 Dec 8 2011, 3:48am
                               Lunar phase... GAndyalf 1104 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:15pm
                           Yep, me too, but a bit later in the day Ethel Duath 1285 0 Dec 10 2011, 12:14am
                   My husband and kids went to Florida to watch the launch. Elizabeth 1313 0 Dec 8 2011, 7:01am
                   I had a teacher in high school... Maiarmike 1373 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:49am
       The Erebus disaster. Ataahua 2095 0 Dec 7 2011, 6:36pm
       The death of Princess Diana Nightingale 1394 0 Dec 7 2011, 6:43pm
       Collapse Well, if some nice admin would change my accidental "Other" vote to "Watergate", I'll be all set. Alassėa Eruvande 1356 3 Dec 7 2011, 6:45pm
           I had a Jackie and Caroline paper doll set Aunt Dora Baggins 1341 0 Dec 7 2011, 10:07pm
           Collapse No nice admins around Ataahua 1271 1 Dec 7 2011, 10:35pm
               You'll have to do, I guess. Alassėa Eruvande 1234 0 Dec 8 2011, 12:09am
       Collapse 9-11. I was pretty young, around 6-7 and I just remember Gimli'sBox 1322 1 Dec 7 2011, 6:53pm
           I was 8 going on 9, One Ringer 1289 0 Dec 14 2011, 3:03pm
       Watergate. RosieLass 1305 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:09pm
       Collapse Definitely the Challenger explosion taekotemple 1388 4 Dec 7 2011, 7:32pm
           Collapse It was early in 1986. I was taking a college freshman chemistry test. Alassėa Eruvande 1338 1 Dec 8 2011, 12:23am
               I remember that clearly too. Aunt Dora Baggins 1241 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:43am
           I was watching it live, Elizabeth 1245 0 Dec 8 2011, 6:57am
           1986 GAndyalf 1180 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:24pm
       Collapse The Gary Powers U-2 incident Darkstone 1292 3 Dec 7 2011, 8:10pm
           Collapse Do you remember the paper doll dernwyn 1233 2 Dec 8 2011, 3:21am
               Collapse Oh, yeah! Darkstone 1265 1 Dec 8 2011, 2:23pm
                   We were all so innocent dernwyn 1244 0 Dec 12 2011, 12:56am
       Collapse MS Estonia sinking in 1994 Faenoriel 1435 6 Dec 7 2011, 8:38pm
           Pretty sure now the bodies were seen on the news. Faenoriel 1321 0 Dec 7 2011, 8:41pm
           Collapse The sinking I remember is the Edmund Fitzgerald Magpie 1316 3 Dec 8 2011, 12:24am
               Collapse The one I remember was the Thresher. Darkstone 1229 1 Dec 8 2011, 7:44pm
                   I remember that! // Annael 1822 0 Dec 8 2011, 10:24pm
               Okay, READ before posting! LIP GAndyalf 1129 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:59pm
           I know what you mean about a local marine accident... GAndyalf 1238 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:50pm
       Collapse The murder of the athletes in the '72 Olympics made a big impression on me too. Aunt Dora Baggins 1277 1 Dec 7 2011, 10:01pm
           It was just before Watergate... GAndyalf 1213 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:04pm
       VE-Day. Elizabeth 1345 0 Dec 7 2011, 10:43pm
       JFK Magpie 1314 0 Dec 7 2011, 11:57pm
       Collapse Probably the Thredbo Landslide and the rescue of Stuart Diver Spencissimus 1304 1 Dec 8 2011, 12:31am
           Yes, I remember Thredbo. Ataahua 1281 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:36am
       Sputnik silneldor 1243 0 Dec 8 2011, 1:59am
       Collapse Well, someone may guess I am old! Alcarcalime 1345 2 Dec 8 2011, 2:04am
           This exercise does separate people by age, doesn't it? Aunt Dora Baggins 1261 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:48am
           Gotcha. Elizabeth 1267 0 Dec 8 2011, 6:54am
       I remember sitting in class and watching Challenger explode. Silverlode 1307 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:45am
       Collapse I was fascinated by the election of John Paul II as Pope even though I'm not Catholic zarabia 1283 4 Dec 8 2011, 9:10am
           Collapse I remember... Darkstone 1324 3 Dec 8 2011, 3:10pm
               That *would* be awsome. // Aunt Dora Baggins 1450 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:31pm
               I agree! Annael 1157 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:58pm
               Pope George Ringo:) Maybe one day that injustice will be remedied:) zarabia 1324 0 Dec 9 2011, 3:11am
       Collapse Some of you guys have lived through some pretty important stuff! Maiarmike 1293 3 Dec 8 2011, 12:27pm
           Collapse *creaky voice* why, I remember . . . Annael 1333 1 Dec 8 2011, 6:14pm
               Yup :-) Aunt Dora Baggins 1316 0 Dec 9 2011, 12:24pm
           I thought about this when my grandmother passed away last July... GAndyalf 1108 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:25pm
       9-11 tolkiennerd 1212 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:42pm
       Oops.. Donry 1256 0 Dec 9 2011, 4:21am
       Collapse Does a presidential election count as a big news story? Finding Frodo 1255 2 Dec 9 2011, 6:42am
           Sure, if it made an impression on you. Aunt Dora Baggins 1230 0 Dec 9 2011, 12:21pm
           You, too? Cool! Arandiel 1869 0 Dec 15 2011, 7:26pm
       Collapse Does the shooting of John Lennon count? greendragon 1263 11 Dec 9 2011, 7:11pm
           That's another event I remember clearly Magpie 1288 0 Dec 9 2011, 7:26pm
           Of course it counts! // Aunt Dora Baggins 1292 0 Dec 9 2011, 7:59pm
           I also remember Stevie Ray Vaughan's death. RosieLass 1325 0 Dec 9 2011, 11:39pm
           Collapse We sang "Imagine" in church this morning <3 // Aunt Dora Baggins 1233 7 Dec 11 2011, 7:11pm
               Collapse of course you did Annael 1154 3 Dec 11 2011, 9:13pm
                   Collapse You know us all too well :-) // Aunt Dora Baggins 1223 1 Dec 12 2011, 3:25am
                       born and raised in the briar patch! // Annael 1195 0 Dec 15 2011, 3:41pm
                   Mods up!// GAndyalf 1110 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:31pm
               The children sang his "Happy Christmas" dernwyn 1237 0 Dec 12 2011, 12:53am
               Collapse i always loved that song! greendragon 1293 1 Dec 12 2011, 6:48am
                   Me too! Marillė by the Sea 1303 0 Dec 14 2011, 10:37pm
       Collapse Blimey, you people are OLD! Faenoriel 1278 23 Dec 9 2011, 10:04pm
           Collapse I may be old. Darkstone 1226 1 Dec 9 2011, 10:08pm
               Or as my husband says: Aunt Dora Baggins 1211 0 Dec 9 2011, 10:43pm
           what fun is there in that? Magpie 1316 0 Dec 9 2011, 10:32pm
           I love it when young whipper snappers say that... silneldor 1242 0 Dec 9 2011, 11:04pm
           Collapse Eh? What's that you say? I can't hear you because I'm OLD!! Alassėa Eruvande 1215 6 Dec 9 2011, 11:11pm
               Collapse I hope people didn't get insulted Faenoriel 1208 5 Dec 9 2011, 11:33pm
                   Collapse I can only speak for myself. Aunt Dora Baggins 1194 1 Dec 10 2011, 12:07am
                       I thought it was funny, too. Magpie 1224 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:26am
                   No, no Faenoriel silneldor 1844 0 Dec 10 2011, 3:52am
                   Our obsession with youth is so silly zarabia 1298 0 Dec 11 2011, 6:08am
                   It was a compliment until... GAndyalf 1075 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:36pm
           Collapse LOL! Old is just a state of mind. ;) Maiarmike 1267 3 Dec 10 2011, 1:47am
               Collapse I think I used to believe... Magpie 1330 2 Dec 10 2011, 3:17am
                   Thank you. Maiarmike 1237 0 Dec 10 2011, 4:20am
                   Or Roger and the boys... GAndyalf 1099 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:40pm
           Collapse I've lived 60 years, yes, but I'm not old yet! Annael 1301 6 Dec 10 2011, 3:33pm
               That's what was implied Faenoriel 1171 0 Dec 10 2011, 3:46pm
               Collapse You must be descended from Bullroarer Took:) zarabia 1234 4 Dec 11 2011, 6:34am
                   one of my great-aunts Annael 1207 0 Dec 11 2011, 9:18pm
                   Collapse Bullroarer? GAndyalf 1159 2 Dec 23 2011, 11:43pm
                       Collapse Congratulations, you passed my little test to see if anyone would notice...you buying that???:P zarabia 1165 1 Dec 24 2011, 7:36am
                           Of COURSE, gentle zarabia! GAndyalf 1209 0 Dec 24 2011, 9:07am
           As (apparently) the oldest person here, Elizabeth 1186 0 Dec 11 2011, 4:49am
       Collapse "I counted them all out and I counted them all back" Hengist 1365 2 Dec 10 2011, 12:02am
           Ah, you mean . . . Alcarcalime 1960 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:16am
           ah, a well known quotation! greendragon 1210 0 Dec 12 2011, 6:44am
       this historic event is not mentioned... willowing 1420 0 Dec 10 2011, 10:18am
       Collapse I picked other Rosie-with-the-ribbons 1955 2 Dec 10 2011, 1:07pm
           Collapse It seems like Aunt Dora Baggins 1925 1 Dec 10 2011, 5:10pm
               To be fair... GAndyalf 1781 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:50pm
       Watergate ByThorinsBeard 1170 0 Dec 11 2011, 10:52pm
       Kennedy assassination FantasyFan 1310 0 Dec 12 2011, 5:13pm
       Collapse Sputnik; Kennedy v. Nixon 1960 campaign; Berlin wall; Cuban missile crisis ElanorTX 1353 2 Dec 14 2011, 11:48am
           The Cuban missile crisis . . . Annael 1291 0 Dec 15 2011, 3:49pm
           Nice to see the Berlin Wall RAISED as opposed to falling make the list... GAndyalf 1128 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:53pm
       Collapse Princess Diana & 9/11 Marillė by the Sea 1289 1 Dec 14 2011, 10:35pm
           I felt the same way about her not wearing a seatbelt and I'm a LOT older// GAndyalf 1076 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:56pm
       John Lennon's assassination... diedye 1934 0 Dec 15 2011, 7:11pm
       Collapse Fall of the Berlin Wall HappyHobbitess 1211 1 Dec 20 2011, 7:20pm
           My son remembers that because Aunt Dora Baggins 1192 0 Dec 24 2011, 1:43am
       Collapse Depends upon what is 'news'... GAndyalf 1168 4 Dec 23 2011, 10:01pm
           Collapse It is whatever you define it to be. Aunt Dora Baggins 1151 3 Dec 23 2011, 11:44pm
               Collapse I asked my Mum if I would be drafted... GAndyalf 1116 2 Dec 23 2011, 11:58pm
                   Collapse You are a master of irony. // Aunt Dora Baggins 1691 1 Dec 24 2011, 12:12am
                       Only when one faces a fear may it be defeated... GAndyalf 1103 0 Dec 24 2011, 12:16am
       Collapse The Watergate hearings interrupted Lothlorian 1134 1 Dec 26 2011, 10:29pm
           The JFK funeral interrupted Captain Kangaroo. Aunt Dora Baggins 1107 0 Dec 27 2011, 10:02am
       Collapse I was 11 when JFK was assassinated. grammaboodawg 1093 1 Dec 30 2011, 9:09pm
           A few years ago we found a time capsule in our house Aunt Dora Baggins 1119 0 Dec 30 2011, 10:08pm

  Expand entire thread Are you a Homeschooler or Not Lady Brynna 10998 128 Jun 15 2011, 8:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Mad Hatter of Middle-Earth)

  Expand entire thread How do you eat your apple? Xanaseb 6917 123 Feb 28 2013, 3:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by Finwe)

  Expand entire thread Personality Type? Laerasėa 7190 117 Nov 10 2008, 3:56am Jump to last post in thread (by Antiel)

  Expand entire thread Would you name your kids after Tolkien characters? CuriousG 14771 100 Apr 2 2013, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by sauget.diblosio)

  Expand entire thread Have you seen TH:AUJ yet? SirDennisC 4355 95 Apr 1 2013, 11:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by sauget.diblosio)

  Expand entire thread Swords are of no use here!...so do you? Pipe Dream 5318 91 Jul 23 2010, 12:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Oiotįri)

  Expand entire thread How do you define yourself religiously? DaughterofLaketown 2646 89 May 11, 4:40pm Jump to last post in thread (by sauget.diblosio)

  Expand entire thread So, who has a garden? Cirashala 1701 88 Jul 3, 8:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Cirashala)

  Expand entire thread What big political conviction is closest to you? Arannir 2887 88 Jul 12, 6:39pm Jump to last post in thread (by Annael)

  Expand entire thread 2008 USA Presidential Election acheron 8217 83 Nov 5 2008, 9:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by Annael)

  Expand entire thread What books should be discussed next in The Reading Room? CuriousG 1676 82 Oct 10 2013, 12:51am Jump to last post in thread (by elentari3018)

Expand entire thread Where are you from? KAOS82 4418 82 Aug 9 2011, 8:55am Jump to last post in thread (by Niniel Valinor)

  Expand entire thread How old are you? BlackFox 2990 81 Mar 25, 11:47am Jump to last post in thread (by EomundDaughter)
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