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Expand entire thread Sticky: Frontpage of TheOneRing.net Polls calisuri 31654 17 Nov 7 2013, 1:43am Jump to last post in thread (by marie)

  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to The Pollantir Altaira 23362 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:43am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

  Expand entire thread The Dilemna Dilemma SirDennisC 14119 156 Jun 9 2014, 5:57pm Jump to last post in thread (by Loresilme)

  Collapse What's the first big news story you remember? Aunt Dora Baggins 2409 133 Dec 7 2011, 3:08pm Jump to last post in thread (by Aunt Dora Baggins)
       Collapse Eisenhower's re-election Annael 1465 3 Dec 7 2011, 3:35pm
           The first election I remember was LBJ Aunt Dora Baggins 1476 0 Dec 7 2011, 3:54pm
           Collapse Yep, Eisenhower! Alcarcalime 1366 1 Dec 8 2011, 2:07am
               I remember watching Eisenhauser on the tv silneldor 1330 0 Dec 8 2011, 2:36am
       Collapse Probably the first Gulf War Arwen's daughter 1437 2 Dec 7 2011, 4:33pm
           Collapse That's mine too acheron 2065 1 Dec 8 2011, 1:22am
               Yep, fellow 1982 baby here // Arwen's daughter 1285 0 Dec 8 2011, 7:09pm
       Collapse Kennedy--and not just from the news-- Ethel Duath 1494 1 Dec 7 2011, 4:50pm
           I remember when they announced in our class... RosieLass 1422 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:11pm
       Collapse And what does it say about our Demographic here (or our interest Ethel Duath 1491 1 Dec 7 2011, 4:53pm
           Oops! I spoke way too soon . . . // Ethel Duath 1983 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:49pm
       Collapse Sputnik. dernwyn 1434 9 Dec 7 2011, 5:44pm
           Collapse I remember a few years later Aunt Dora Baggins 1369 8 Dec 7 2011, 10:02pm
               Collapse the 1969 moon landing Magpie 1415 7 Dec 8 2011, 12:17am
                   Collapse I was in a motel outside of Denver. dernwyn 1404 4 Dec 8 2011, 3:31am
                       Collapse You were? Aunt Dora Baggins 1329 3 Dec 8 2011, 3:45am
                           Collapse we did that too! Annael 1328 1 Dec 8 2011, 3:48am
                               Lunar phase... GAndyalf 1197 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:15pm
                           Yep, me too, but a bit later in the day Ethel Duath 1368 0 Dec 10 2011, 12:14am
                   My husband and kids went to Florida to watch the launch. Elizabeth 1406 0 Dec 8 2011, 7:01am
                   I had a teacher in high school... Maiarmike 1475 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:49am
       The Erebus disaster. Ataahua 2207 0 Dec 7 2011, 6:36pm
       The death of Princess Diana Nightingale 1479 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 1445 3 Dec 7 2011, 6:45pm
           I had a Jackie and Caroline paper doll set Aunt Dora Baggins 1436 0 Dec 7 2011, 10:07pm
           Collapse No nice admins around Ataahua 1370 1 Dec 7 2011, 10:35pm
               You'll have to do, I guess. Alassėa Eruvande 1345 0 Dec 8 2011, 12:09am
       Collapse 9-11. I was pretty young, around 6-7 and I just remember Gimli'sBox 1412 1 Dec 7 2011, 6:53pm
           I was 8 going on 9, One Ringer 1383 0 Dec 14 2011, 3:03pm
       Watergate. RosieLass 1395 0 Dec 7 2011, 7:09pm
       Collapse Definitely the Challenger explosion taekotemple 1497 4 Dec 7 2011, 7:32pm
           Collapse It was early in 1986. I was taking a college freshman chemistry test. Alassėa Eruvande 1439 1 Dec 8 2011, 12:23am
               I remember that clearly too. Aunt Dora Baggins 1338 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:43am
           I was watching it live, Elizabeth 1329 0 Dec 8 2011, 6:57am
           1986 GAndyalf 1279 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:24pm
       Collapse The Gary Powers U-2 incident Darkstone 1394 3 Dec 7 2011, 8:10pm
           Collapse Do you remember the paper doll dernwyn 1332 2 Dec 8 2011, 3:21am
               Collapse Oh, yeah! Darkstone 1364 1 Dec 8 2011, 2:23pm
                   We were all so innocent dernwyn 1334 0 Dec 12 2011, 12:56am
       Collapse MS Estonia sinking in 1994 Faenoriel 1550 6 Dec 7 2011, 8:38pm
           Pretty sure now the bodies were seen on the news. Faenoriel 1419 0 Dec 7 2011, 8:41pm
           Collapse The sinking I remember is the Edmund Fitzgerald Magpie 1411 3 Dec 8 2011, 12:24am
               Collapse The one I remember was the Thresher. Darkstone 1339 1 Dec 8 2011, 7:44pm
                   I remember that! // Annael 1929 0 Dec 8 2011, 10:24pm
               Okay, READ before posting! LIP GAndyalf 1210 0 Dec 23 2011, 10:59pm
           I know what you mean about a local marine accident... GAndyalf 1333 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 1355 1 Dec 7 2011, 10:01pm
           It was just before Watergate... GAndyalf 1311 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:04pm
       VE-Day. Elizabeth 1438 0 Dec 7 2011, 10:43pm
       JFK Magpie 1405 0 Dec 7 2011, 11:57pm
       Collapse Probably the Thredbo Landslide and the rescue of Stuart Diver Spencissimus 1406 1 Dec 8 2011, 12:31am
           Yes, I remember Thredbo. Ataahua 1366 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:36am
       Sputnik silneldor 1341 0 Dec 8 2011, 1:59am
       Collapse Well, someone may guess I am old! Alcarcalime 1434 2 Dec 8 2011, 2:04am
           This exercise does separate people by age, doesn't it? Aunt Dora Baggins 1346 0 Dec 8 2011, 3:48am
           Gotcha. Elizabeth 1354 0 Dec 8 2011, 6:54am
       I remember sitting in class and watching Challenger explode. Silverlode 1408 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 1373 4 Dec 8 2011, 9:10am
           Collapse I remember... Darkstone 1421 3 Dec 8 2011, 3:10pm
               That *would* be awsome. // Aunt Dora Baggins 1557 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:31pm
               I agree! Annael 1244 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:58pm
               Pope George Ringo:) Maybe one day that injustice will be remedied:) zarabia 1429 0 Dec 9 2011, 3:11am
       Collapse Some of you guys have lived through some pretty important stuff! Maiarmike 1384 3 Dec 8 2011, 12:27pm
           Collapse *creaky voice* why, I remember . . . Annael 1455 1 Dec 8 2011, 6:14pm
               Yup :-) Aunt Dora Baggins 1404 0 Dec 9 2011, 12:24pm
           I thought about this when my grandmother passed away last July... GAndyalf 1217 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:25pm
       9-11 tolkiennerd 1304 0 Dec 8 2011, 5:42pm
       Oops.. Donry 1344 0 Dec 9 2011, 4:21am
       Collapse Does a presidential election count as a big news story? Finding Frodo 1350 2 Dec 9 2011, 6:42am
           Sure, if it made an impression on you. Aunt Dora Baggins 1322 0 Dec 9 2011, 12:21pm
           You, too? Cool! Arandiel 1971 0 Dec 15 2011, 7:26pm
       Collapse Does the shooting of John Lennon count? greendragon 1349 11 Dec 9 2011, 7:11pm
           That's another event I remember clearly Magpie 1374 0 Dec 9 2011, 7:26pm
           Of course it counts! // Aunt Dora Baggins 1376 0 Dec 9 2011, 7:59pm
           I also remember Stevie Ray Vaughan's death. RosieLass 1420 0 Dec 9 2011, 11:39pm
           Collapse We sang "Imagine" in church this morning <3 // Aunt Dora Baggins 1341 7 Dec 11 2011, 7:11pm
               Collapse of course you did Annael 1256 3 Dec 11 2011, 9:13pm
                   Collapse You know us all too well :-) // Aunt Dora Baggins 1297 1 Dec 12 2011, 3:25am
                       born and raised in the briar patch! // Annael 1290 0 Dec 15 2011, 3:41pm
                   Mods up!// GAndyalf 1223 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:31pm
               The children sang his "Happy Christmas" dernwyn 1317 0 Dec 12 2011, 12:53am
               Collapse i always loved that song! greendragon 1368 1 Dec 12 2011, 6:48am
                   Me too! Marillė by the Sea 1400 0 Dec 14 2011, 10:37pm
       Collapse Blimey, you people are OLD! Faenoriel 1386 23 Dec 9 2011, 10:04pm
           Collapse I may be old. Darkstone 1322 1 Dec 9 2011, 10:08pm
               Or as my husband says: Aunt Dora Baggins 1292 0 Dec 9 2011, 10:43pm
           what fun is there in that? Magpie 1420 0 Dec 9 2011, 10:32pm
           I love it when young whipper snappers say that... silneldor 1339 0 Dec 9 2011, 11:04pm
           Collapse Eh? What's that you say? I can't hear you because I'm OLD!! Alassėa Eruvande 1312 6 Dec 9 2011, 11:11pm
               Collapse I hope people didn't get insulted Faenoriel 1305 5 Dec 9 2011, 11:33pm
                   Collapse I can only speak for myself. Aunt Dora Baggins 1279 1 Dec 10 2011, 12:07am
                       I thought it was funny, too. Magpie 1325 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:26am
                   No, no Faenoriel silneldor 1950 0 Dec 10 2011, 3:52am
                   Our obsession with youth is so silly zarabia 1375 0 Dec 11 2011, 6:08am
                   It was a compliment until... GAndyalf 1164 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:36pm
           Collapse LOL! Old is just a state of mind. ;) Maiarmike 1364 3 Dec 10 2011, 1:47am
               Collapse I think I used to believe... Magpie 1419 2 Dec 10 2011, 3:17am
                   Thank you. Maiarmike 1339 0 Dec 10 2011, 4:20am
                   Or Roger and the boys... GAndyalf 1203 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:40pm
           Collapse I've lived 60 years, yes, but I'm not old yet! Annael 1382 6 Dec 10 2011, 3:33pm
               That's what was implied Faenoriel 1252 0 Dec 10 2011, 3:46pm
               Collapse You must be descended from Bullroarer Took:) zarabia 1319 4 Dec 11 2011, 6:34am
                   one of my great-aunts Annael 1310 0 Dec 11 2011, 9:18pm
                   Collapse Bullroarer? GAndyalf 1243 2 Dec 23 2011, 11:43pm
                       Collapse Congratulations, you passed my little test to see if anyone would notice...you buying that???:P zarabia 1247 1 Dec 24 2011, 7:36am
                           Of COURSE, gentle zarabia! GAndyalf 1312 0 Dec 24 2011, 9:07am
           As (apparently) the oldest person here, Elizabeth 1309 0 Dec 11 2011, 4:49am
       Collapse "I counted them all out and I counted them all back" Hengist 1458 2 Dec 10 2011, 12:02am
           Ah, you mean . . . Alcarcalime 2053 0 Dec 10 2011, 1:16am
           ah, a well known quotation! greendragon 1302 0 Dec 12 2011, 6:44am
       this historic event is not mentioned... willowing 1512 0 Dec 10 2011, 10:18am
       Collapse I picked other Rosie-with-the-ribbons 2059 2 Dec 10 2011, 1:07pm
           Collapse It seems like Aunt Dora Baggins 2034 1 Dec 10 2011, 5:10pm
               To be fair... GAndyalf 1880 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:50pm
       Watergate ByThorinsBeard 1277 0 Dec 11 2011, 10:52pm
       Kennedy assassination FantasyFan 1409 0 Dec 12 2011, 5:13pm
       Collapse Sputnik; Kennedy v. Nixon 1960 campaign; Berlin wall; Cuban missile crisis ElanorTX 1458 2 Dec 14 2011, 11:48am
           The Cuban missile crisis . . . Annael 1396 0 Dec 15 2011, 3:49pm
           Nice to see the Berlin Wall RAISED as opposed to falling make the list... GAndyalf 1216 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:53pm
       Collapse Princess Diana & 9/11 Marillė by the Sea 1385 1 Dec 14 2011, 10:35pm
           I felt the same way about her not wearing a seatbelt and I'm a LOT older// GAndyalf 1151 0 Dec 23 2011, 11:56pm
       John Lennon's assassination... diedye 2037 0 Dec 15 2011, 7:11pm
       Collapse Fall of the Berlin Wall HappyHobbitess 1312 1 Dec 20 2011, 7:20pm
           My son remembers that because Aunt Dora Baggins 1280 0 Dec 24 2011, 1:43am
       Collapse Depends upon what is 'news'... GAndyalf 1269 4 Dec 23 2011, 10:01pm
           Collapse It is whatever you define it to be. Aunt Dora Baggins 1246 3 Dec 23 2011, 11:44pm
               Collapse I asked my Mum if I would be drafted... GAndyalf 1209 2 Dec 23 2011, 11:58pm
                   Collapse You are a master of irony. // Aunt Dora Baggins 1780 1 Dec 24 2011, 12:12am
                       Only when one faces a fear may it be defeated... GAndyalf 1206 0 Dec 24 2011, 12:16am
       Collapse The Watergate hearings interrupted Lothlorian 1245 1 Dec 26 2011, 10:29pm
           The JFK funeral interrupted Captain Kangaroo. Aunt Dora Baggins 1192 0 Dec 27 2011, 10:02am
       Collapse I was 11 when JFK was assassinated. grammaboodawg 1197 1 Dec 30 2011, 9:09pm
           A few years ago we found a time capsule in our house Aunt Dora Baggins 1218 0 Dec 30 2011, 10:08pm

  Expand entire thread Are you a Homeschooler or Not Lady Brynna 12781 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 8786 123 Feb 28 2013, 3:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by Finwe)

  Expand entire thread Personality Type? Laerasėa 8359 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 18608 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 5343 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 5889 91 Jul 23 2010, 12:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Oiotįri)

  Expand entire thread How do you define yourself religiously? DaughterofLaketown 3188 89 May 11 2014, 4:40pm Jump to last post in thread (by sauget.diblosio)

  Expand entire thread So, who has a garden? Cirashala 2465 88 Jul 3 2014, 8:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Cirashala)

  Expand entire thread What big political conviction is closest to you? Arannir 3324 88 Jul 12 2014, 6:39pm Jump to last post in thread (by Annael)

  Expand entire thread 2008 USA Presidential Election acheron 8534 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 2033 82 Oct 10 2013, 12:51am Jump to last post in thread (by elentari3018)

Expand entire thread Where are you from? KAOS82 4796 82 Aug 9 2011, 8:55am Jump to last post in thread (by Niniel Valinor)

  Expand entire thread How old are you? BlackFox 3375 81 Mar 25 2014, 11:47am Jump to last post in thread (by EomundDaughter)
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