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  Expand entire thread Sticky: General notice re book discussions and the use of copyrighted materials Ataahua 75043 1 Jun 20 2007, 12:34pm Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 71881 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 64241 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Expand entire thread Silmarilion Discussion: Chapter 16 -- "Of Maeglin" Maciliel 36398 380 Jun 16 2013, 10:27am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)

  Expand entire thread Silmarillion Discussion, Chapter 19: Of Beren and Luthien: Love, etc. CuriousG 48485 343 Jul 8 2013, 8:00pm Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Expand entire thread LOTR Unofficial Read Through - The Two Towers Eruonen 40474 322 Jul 24 2017, 8:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)

  Expand entire thread The Fellowship of the Ring Discussion, Chapter Two: The Shadow of the Past Kim 31486 226 Dec 22 2014, 1:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)

  Expand entire thread 'The Fellowship of the Ring' Discussion, Chapter One: A Long-Expected Party Rembrethil 40837 186 Dec 17 2014, 2:33pm Jump to last post in thread (by Rembrethil)

  Expand entire thread The Return of the King - Unofficial read through Eruonen 40909 183 Aug 14 2017, 5:26pm Jump to last post in thread (by sador)

  Expand entire thread The Numenorean Kingdoms, part XI - bridge-film material? sador 34008 182 Feb 8 2009, 9:47pm Jump to last post in thread (by simplyaven)

  Expand entire thread Reading Room Culture Dreamdeer 33969 177 Mar 19 2009, 9:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by Idril Celebrindal)

  Expand entire thread Return of the King Part II - the unofficial read through - Book VI onward Eruonen 20342 173 Sep 10 2017, 9:08pm Jump to last post in thread (by sador)

  Expand entire thread The Tale of Years (Appendix B): Part I – The 2nd Age, 1 -1600 Morthoron 16508 160 Mar 15 2009, 9:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eowyn of Penns Woods)

  Collapse Fellowship - Rookie Reader Review Cygnus 10516 160 Jan 14, 5:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by N.E. Brigand)
       Collapse Funny about Bilbo; don't read all of Appendix A CuriousG 10113 4 Jan 14, 7:02pm
           Collapse There's a scene dernwyn 9936 1 Jan 15, 12:33pm
               The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen Otaku-sempai 9918 0 Jan 15, 3:08pm
           Collapse thanks Cygnus 9863 1 Jan 15, 5:09pm
               The Appendix covers it all, entmaiden 9816 0 Jan 15, 10:17pm
       Collapse I have Ataahua 10096 2 Jan 14, 9:14pm
           Collapse the end Cygnus 9861 1 Jan 15, 5:19pm
               Into the West. N.E. Brigand 9845 0 Jan 15, 6:19pm
       Collapse Variations between different editions of LOTR are interesting but minor. N.E. Brigand 10087 6 Jan 14, 10:08pm
           Collapse Melancholic Tolkien is the best Tolkien Chen G. 10084 5 Jan 14, 10:29pm
               Collapse Agree - it's that idea of eucatastrophe entmaiden 10077 4 Jan 14, 11:17pm
                   Collapse Correction Chen G. 10076 2 Jan 14, 11:21pm
                       Collapse I was trying to avoid spoilers, entmaiden 10070 1 Jan 14, 11:26pm
                           spoilers Cygnus 9854 0 Jan 15, 5:27pm
                   Yep, I know. Ataahua 10068 0 Jan 14, 11:40pm
       So glad you love the Foreword! entmaiden 10074 0 Jan 14, 11:19pm
       Collapse So it begins.... Silverlode 10069 1 Jan 15, 1:06am
           Not just Hobbits Chen G. 9939 0 Jan 15, 12:02pm
       Collapse By the time you reach the end, Plurmo 9875 6 Jan 15, 4:54pm
           LOL Cygnus 9859 0 Jan 15, 5:25pm
           This was how I felt, too. Lissuin 9849 0 Jan 15, 5:48pm
           Collapse Yes. This. entmaiden 9817 3 Jan 15, 10:19pm
               Collapse Oh, it wasn't as bad as all that. squire 9818 2 Jan 15, 11:06pm
                   Though of course... noWizardme 9722 0 Jan 16, 2:20pm
                   So maybe Tolkien wouldn't have minded too much Hamfast Gamgee 7673 0 Jan 22, 8:30am
       Collapse Wow! Cygnus 7965 17 Jan 16, 6:52pm
           17 years. N.E. Brigand 7949 0 Jan 16, 7:38pm
           Tolkien’s prose is powerful Ardamírë 7950 0 Jan 16, 7:38pm
           Your quote Alassea Elensar 7939 0 Jan 16, 8:50pm
           Oh, yes entmaiden 7933 0 Jan 16, 9:09pm
           Collapse You’re soon arriving in unfilmed parts noWizardme 7936 12 Jan 16, 9:32pm
             And to this day, if I am hiking, I will NOT stop and talk to men riding horses, dressed in black, and smelling the ground. I know, it's just me. // CuriousG 7897 0 Jan 17, 1:42am
               I always find the book version scarier. Silverlode 7902 0 Jan 17, 2:53am
               Collapse Moving on Cygnus 7894 8 Jan 17, 5:44am
                   Collapse Elbereth Silverlode 7894 3 Jan 17, 6:32am
                       Collapse In rough terms, imagine she’s somewhere between a goddess and a saint noWizardme 7832 1 Jan 17, 1:44pm
                           “Glimpses” noWizardme 7824 0 Jan 17, 3:03pm
                       thank you Cygnus 7444 0 Jan 18, 5:06pm
                   Collapse One of the things I love about LOTR entmaiden 7825 2 Jan 17, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Those glimpses are tantalizing (and not evidence of poor writing!) enanito 7412 1 Jan 18, 7:42pm
                           Yes, it's impressive. Silverlode 8103 0 Jan 18, 8:19pm
                   "Who is Elbereth? Should I know?" It depends. N.E. Brigand 7815 0 Jan 17, 4:22pm
               Yes, that part "grew [on me] in the reading" and Ethel Duath 7626 0 Jan 18, 4:02am
     Avoiding backcovers, chapter titles... but never the maps! enanito 7953 0 Jan 16, 7:27pm
       Collapse It's delightful Roheryn 7583 2 Jan 18, 10:11am
           Well, you found your own Strider entmaiden 7496 0 Jan 18, 3:57pm
           Amen to that. Ataahua 7411 0 Jan 18, 7:42pm
       Collapse the Ferry Cygnus 7448 11 Jan 18, 5:35pm
           Collapse Bath Tolkien is the best Tolkien Plurmo 7443 1 Jan 18, 5:51pm
               I bet most of us would like Ethel Duath 7825 0 Jan 20, 4:43pm
           I wouldn't worry too much CuriousG 7430 0 Jan 18, 6:28pm
           Collapse I wish we could dig up links to the old boards entmaiden 8100 7 Jan 18, 10:46pm
               Collapse Lol Starling 8060 3 Jan 19, 4:41am
                   Collapse That would require Ataahua 8055 2 Jan 19, 4:52am
                       Collapse I'm sure that can be arranged Starling 8052 1 Jan 19, 5:08am
                           Remember when... Silverlode 8041 0 Jan 19, 7:05am
               different perspective Cygnus 7947 0 Jan 20, 12:29am
               "We do have a long term project to restore the old boards..." N.E. Brigand 7932 0 Jan 20, 2:12am
               It should also be said that Two Towers and Return of the King were more controversial kzer_za 7915 0 Jan 20, 4:35am
       Just popping in to say Kimi 7423 0 Jan 18, 7:43pm
       Collapse moving on Cygnus 7633 7 Jan 22, 5:34pm
           That wasn't my experience. Ataahua 7616 0 Jan 22, 7:09pm
           Collapse I understand what you're saying, but CuriousG 7613 1 Jan 22, 7:23pm
               Love them! Cygnus 7524 0 Jan 23, 3:08am
           Anticlimactic? Not really, but it’s hard to explain noWizardme 7600 0 Jan 22, 9:50pm
           Collapse I am a movie firster. jlj93byu 7439 2 Jan 23, 5:50pm
               Collapse Love this entmaiden 7604 1 Jan 23, 9:56pm
                   Exactly! No right or wrong way. jlj93byu 7596 0 Jan 23, 10:06pm
       Collapse Mysterious Cygnus 7553 13 Jan 22, 11:03pm
           Collapse Barrows are underground tombs; Wights are ghostly spirits. squire 7550 3 Jan 22, 11:11pm
               Collapse Words Cygnus 7528 1 Jan 23, 3:03am
                   Wight Otaku-sempai 7477 0 Jan 23, 1:57pm
               Barrows noWizardme 7488 0 Jan 23, 11:14am
           Collapse The Tom Bombadil discussion entmaiden 7472 8 Jan 23, 3:33pm
               Collapse agree with both Cygnus 7465 7 Jan 23, 5:04pm
                   That first shot of Aragorn in the movie entmaiden 7451 0 Jan 23, 5:42pm
                   I was rather glad Tom wasn't in the movie. Silverlode 7610 0 Jan 23, 9:54pm
                   Collapse Narsil, not Andúril Otaku-sempai 7588 4 Jan 24, 12:24am
                       Collapse I just can't see it fitting Chen G. 7551 2 Jan 24, 8:24am
                           Collapse The Barrow-wight Otaku-sempai 7515 1 Jan 24, 3:06pm
                               More importantly than plot devices skyofcoffeebeans 7392 0 Jan 26, 1:18am
                       Anduril Cygnus 7393 0 Jan 26, 1:22am
       Collapse A little rest Cygnus 7400 5 Jan 26, 1:13am
           Collapse Ah, so.... Silverlode 7398 1 Jan 26, 2:28am
               And at least one person even said so! Voronwë_the_Faithful 7199 0 Jan 28, 2:40am
           Collapse So...what did you think dernwyn 7317 2 Jan 26, 8:28pm
               ...and the slow plod from Weathertop to the Ford? noWizardme 7232 0 Jan 27, 1:42pm
               differences Cygnus 7200 0 Jan 28, 3:11am
       Collapse Many Meetings Cygnus 7114 10 Jan 28, 5:42pm
           Collapse RE: all the names. At some point on first read, I just gave up CuriousG 7088 4 Jan 28, 7:36pm
               Collapse Characters Cygnus 7051 3 Jan 28, 10:51pm
                   Collapse Let me introduce you to the Encyclopedia of Arda entmaiden 7319 2 Jan 29, 12:48am
                       Collapse Amazing Cygnus 7229 1 Jan 29, 5:22pm
                           One reason the Reading Room entmaiden 7205 0 Jan 29, 8:15pm
           Sauron isn't exactly the counter to Elbereth entmaiden 7073 0 Jan 28, 8:57pm
           Collapse I can only think of one movie scene Silverlode 7071 1 Jan 28, 9:54pm
               You got it! Cygnus 7063 0 Jan 28, 10:24pm
           Collapse Frodo & Bilbo enanito 7057 1 Jan 28, 10:31pm
               Bilbo Cygnus 7052 0 Jan 28, 10:55pm
       Collapse Thanks again Cygnus 7064 4 Jan 28, 10:46pm
           It's Homeric, isn't it? N.E. Brigand 7047 0 Jan 28, 11:03pm
           Collapse This is one of my favourite chapters Ataahua 7046 2 Jan 29, 12:00am
               Collapse One of my favorites too entmaiden 7322 1 Jan 29, 12:52am
                   backstory Cygnus 7228 0 Jan 29, 5:26pm
       Collapse Moving on Cygnus 7160 13 Jan 30, 2:47am
           Collapse Good ol' Sauron CuriousG 7054 9 Jan 30, 5:22pm
               thanks Cygnus 7049 0 Jan 30, 5:30pm
               Good kitty Voronwë_the_Faithful 7039 0 Jan 30, 6:19pm
               Collapse Elrond is much more significant than it first seems, yes Chen G. 7038 6 Jan 30, 6:37pm
                   Collapse For some reason, that tickled my imagination hanne 7032 5 Jan 30, 9:52pm
                     Collapse This is hysterical! Or you're hysterical. Or I'm hysterical after reading it! Lissuin 7009 1 Jan 30, 11:00pm
                           Must be all of them at once :) hanne 6888 0 Jan 31, 3:33pm
                       Wait! This is the hour of Doom! Plurmo 7001 0 Jan 30, 11:27pm
                       Hahahaha! Mods way up! :D Ethel Duath 6971 0 Jan 31, 4:08am
                       "Here is a jewel among hobbits"! // sador 7033 0 Feb 1, 6:38am
           Collapse "the movie scene of the Ring being destroyed is so iconic" N.E. Brigand 7008 2 Jan 30, 11:23pm
               Collapse Oh yeah, I loved Raiders of the Lost Ark! // Dunadan of North Arnor 6903 1 Jan 31, 12:19pm
                   Then you may find this post of interest. N.E. Brigand 4159 0 Feb 18, 3:57am
       Collapse The Dark Cygnus 6977 15 Jan 31, 4:22am
           Collapse That moment is very tense. entmaiden 6961 1 Jan 31, 4:54am
               Yes, I thought book-Moria was scarier for the reason Cygnus gives CuriousG 6959 0 Jan 31, 5:13am
           Collapse The movie definitely says it was Balin's tomb CuriousG 6959 12 Jan 31, 5:18am
               Collapse Yes, Gandalf reads it out. Silverlode 6960 11 Jan 31, 5:39am
                   Collapse dense Cygnus 6920 10 Jan 31, 12:15pm
                       Collapse As you've seen.... Silverlode 6909 5 Jan 31, 1:37pm
                           Collapse revelation Cygnus 7095 4 Jan 31, 7:57pm
                               Collapse Heh. Well, you know.... Silverlode 7057 3 Feb 1, 2:59am
                                   Collapse Thanks Silverlode Cygnus 7049 2 Feb 1, 3:51am
                                       I don't think you're embarassing yourself at all. Silverlode 7047 0 Feb 1, 6:04am
                                       You're doing great. sador 7038 0 Feb 1, 6:57am
                       Collapse Oh, not dense, don't worry CuriousG 6905 3 Jan 31, 1:51pm
                           :) hanne 7110 0 Jan 31, 4:18pm
                           I took one of my neighbors to FOTR entmaiden 7086 0 Jan 31, 8:03pm
                           Father's neighbor's cousin's dogcatcher No One in Particular 7060 0 Feb 1, 2:24am
       Collapse sweet Cygnus 7008 7 Feb 1, 5:25pm
           I loved Rivendell, Moria and Lorien in the movies entmaiden 7001 0 Feb 1, 5:59pm
           Collapse Same as Entmaiden (without the cheating) :) CuriousG 6994 3 Feb 1, 7:02pm
               Collapse decision Cygnus 6927 2 Feb 2, 4:51am
                   Collapse Yes.... Silverlode 6931 1 Feb 2, 6:16am
                       names Cygnus 6891 0 Feb 2, 2:38pm
           Collapse I totally believed Gandalf was dead and gone. Ataahua 6993 1 Feb 1, 7:28pm
               back to life Cygnus 6924 0 Feb 2, 4:53am
       Collapse resting Cygnus 6888 9 Feb 2, 4:17pm
           Collapse I have 1,000 favorite quotes; that's one of them CuriousG 6886 8 Feb 2, 4:26pm
               Collapse Quotes Cygnus 6853 6 Feb 2, 9:49pm
                   Collapse Favorite Tolkien quotes and quotations from the past CuriousG 6782 3 Feb 3, 2:47pm
                       Collapse Quotes Cygnus 6755 2 Feb 3, 3:39pm
                           Collapse If you'll excuse a quick interpolation here.... Lily Fairbairn 6687 1 Feb 4, 9:52pm
                               interest Cygnus 4582 0 Feb 4, 11:18pm
                   Collapse It's been a while dernwyn 6733 1 Feb 3, 10:07pm
                       favorite quotes Cygnus 4583 0 Feb 4, 11:09pm
               I see Galadriel's quote a little differently entmaiden 6833 0 Feb 3, 12:47am
       Collapse rolling down the river Cygnus 4507 2 Feb 8, 5:19pm
           Well, OK, but squire 4503 0 Feb 8, 6:52pm
           Hairs and hatred CuriousG 4493 0 Feb 8, 9:28pm
       Wrapping things up Cygnus 4490 0 Feb 9, 5:24am
       Collapse Spelling Cygnus 4485 3 Feb 9, 6:06am
         Collapse Think of it as having alternate names CuriousG 4434 1 Feb 9, 5:53pm
               And in North by Northwest, I'm Archie Leach. Ethel Duath 4410 0 Feb 9, 9:57pm
           I'm dying Cirashala 4419 0 Feb 9, 7:50pm

  Expand entire thread need help filling in some blanks please (First Age, Elros, Elrond, Gil-galad, etc.) erynion 20347 159 Jun 9 2013, 9:36am Jump to last post in thread (by wildespace)

  Expand entire thread Do Elves have free will? visualweasel 33259 156 Mar 23 2009, 3:18pm Jump to last post in thread (by visualweasel)

  Expand entire thread **Unfinished Tales Discussion - Disaster of the Gladden Fields noWizardme 25414 154 Mar 6 2014, 8:28am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)

  Expand entire thread Fellowship of The Ring - unofficial, unsanctioned, unsolicited read through Eruonen 20174 152 Apr 25 2017, 1:10am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
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