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Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 59887 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Expand entire thread Sticky: General notice re book discussions and the use of copyrighted materials Ataahua 70568 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 67493 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

  Expand entire thread Frodo in the Tower of Cirith Ungol Saruman 227 8 Tue, 5:20pm Jump to last post in thread (by uncle Iorlas)

  Expand entire thread Two Towers-Rookie Review Cygnus 2027 57 Tue, 2:39pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)

  Expand entire thread Meriadoc Brandybuck Saruman 1067 24 Sun, 11:25pm Jump to last post in thread (by Hamfast Gamgee)

  Expand entire thread Dol Guldur assault on Lothlorien and Woodland Realm Victariongreyjoy 491 9 48 mins ago Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

  Expand entire thread Were the stars really brighter in ME? Cirashala 713 16 Feb 8, 1:47pm Jump to last post in thread (by FarFromHome)

Expand entire thread More musings, namely writing and languages in ME Cirashala 835 20 Feb 15, 12:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Cirashala)

  Expand entire thread What parts of the legendarium do you wish we knew more? kzer_za 1302 22 Feb 13, 2:00pm Jump to last post in thread (by Padster)

  Expand entire thread Ho, Tom Bombadil! Time to begin discussing the JRRT shorter works! ElanorTX 300 3 Fri, 10:09am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)

  Expand entire thread "The Blood of Westernesse" Saruman 325 2 Feb 1, 2:59am Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)

  Expand entire thread What do Tom and Goldberry add to LOTR? noWizardme 2063 28 Jan 29, 12:09am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)

  Expand entire thread Synopsis Spoiler? Roverandom 795 4 Jan 22, 5:03pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)

  Collapse Fellowship - Rookie Reader Review Cygnus 2797 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 2399 4 Jan 14, 7:02pm
           Collapse There's a scene dernwyn 2222 1 Jan 15, 12:33pm
               The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen Otaku-sempai 2204 0 Jan 15, 3:08pm
           Collapse thanks Cygnus 2149 1 Jan 15, 5:09pm
               The Appendix covers it all, entmaiden 2102 0 Jan 15, 10:17pm
       Collapse I have Ataahua 2382 2 Jan 14, 9:14pm
           Collapse the end Cygnus 2147 1 Jan 15, 5:19pm
               Into the West. N.E. Brigand 2131 0 Jan 15, 6:19pm
       Collapse Variations between different editions of LOTR are interesting but minor. N.E. Brigand 2373 6 Jan 14, 10:08pm
           Collapse Melancholic Tolkien is the best Tolkien Chen G. 2370 5 Jan 14, 10:29pm
               Collapse Agree - it's that idea of eucatastrophe entmaiden 2363 4 Jan 14, 11:17pm
                   Collapse Correction Chen G. 2362 2 Jan 14, 11:21pm
                       Collapse I was trying to avoid spoilers, entmaiden 2356 1 Jan 14, 11:26pm
                           spoilers Cygnus 2140 0 Jan 15, 5:27pm
                   Yep, I know. Ataahua 2354 0 Jan 14, 11:40pm
       So glad you love the Foreword! entmaiden 2360 0 Jan 14, 11:19pm
       Collapse So it begins.... Silverlode 2355 1 Jan 15, 1:06am
           Not just Hobbits Chen G. 2225 0 Jan 15, 12:02pm
       Collapse By the time you reach the end, Plurmo 2160 6 Jan 15, 4:54pm
           LOL Cygnus 2145 0 Jan 15, 5:25pm
           This was how I felt, too. Lissuin 2135 0 Jan 15, 5:48pm
           Collapse Yes. This. entmaiden 2103 3 Jan 15, 10:19pm
               Collapse Oh, it wasn't as bad as all that. squire 2104 2 Jan 15, 11:06pm
                   Though of course... noWizardme 2008 0 Jan 16, 2:20pm
                   So maybe Tolkien wouldn't have minded too much Hamfast Gamgee 1229 0 Jan 22, 8:30am
       Collapse Wow! Cygnus 1508 17 Jan 16, 6:52pm
           17 years. N.E. Brigand 1492 0 Jan 16, 7:38pm
           Tolkien’s prose is powerful Ardamírë 1493 0 Jan 16, 7:38pm
           Your quote Alassea Elensar 1482 0 Jan 16, 8:50pm
           Oh, yes entmaiden 1476 0 Jan 16, 9:09pm
           Collapse You’re soon arriving in unfilmed parts noWizardme 1479 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 1440 0 Jan 17, 1:42am
               I always find the book version scarier. Silverlode 1445 0 Jan 17, 2:53am
               Collapse Moving on Cygnus 1437 8 Jan 17, 5:44am
                   Collapse Elbereth Silverlode 1437 3 Jan 17, 6:32am
                       Collapse In rough terms, imagine she’s somewhere between a goddess and a saint noWizardme 1375 1 Jan 17, 1:44pm
                           “Glimpses” noWizardme 1367 0 Jan 17, 3:03pm
                       thank you Cygnus 987 0 Jan 18, 5:06pm
                   Collapse One of the things I love about LOTR entmaiden 1368 2 Jan 17, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Those glimpses are tantalizing (and not evidence of poor writing!) enanito 955 1 Jan 18, 7:42pm
                           Yes, it's impressive. Silverlode 1659 0 Jan 18, 8:19pm
                   "Who is Elbereth? Should I know?" It depends. N.E. Brigand 1358 0 Jan 17, 4:22pm
               Yes, that part "grew [on me] in the reading" and Ethel Duath 1169 0 Jan 18, 4:02am
     Avoiding backcovers, chapter titles... but never the maps! enanito 1496 0 Jan 16, 7:27pm
       Collapse It's delightful Roheryn 1126 2 Jan 18, 10:11am
           Well, you found your own Strider entmaiden 1039 0 Jan 18, 3:57pm
           Amen to that. Ataahua 954 0 Jan 18, 7:42pm
       Collapse the Ferry Cygnus 991 11 Jan 18, 5:35pm
           Collapse Bath Tolkien is the best Tolkien Plurmo 986 1 Jan 18, 5:51pm
               I bet most of us would like Ethel Duath 1381 0 Jan 20, 4:43pm
           I wouldn't worry too much CuriousG 973 0 Jan 18, 6:28pm
           Collapse I wish we could dig up links to the old boards entmaiden 1656 7 Jan 18, 10:46pm
               Collapse Lol Starling 1616 3 Jan 19, 4:41am
                   Collapse That would require Ataahua 1611 2 Jan 19, 4:52am
                       Collapse I'm sure that can be arranged Starling 1608 1 Jan 19, 5:08am
                           Remember when... Silverlode 1597 0 Jan 19, 7:05am
               different perspective Cygnus 1503 0 Jan 20, 12:29am
               "We do have a long term project to restore the old boards..." N.E. Brigand 1488 0 Jan 20, 2:12am
               It should also be said that Two Towers and Return of the King were more controversial kzer_za 1471 0 Jan 20, 4:35am
       Just popping in to say Kimi 966 0 Jan 18, 7:43pm
       Collapse moving on Cygnus 1189 7 Jan 22, 5:34pm
           That wasn't my experience. Ataahua 1172 0 Jan 22, 7:09pm
           Collapse I understand what you're saying, but CuriousG 1169 1 Jan 22, 7:23pm
               Love them! Cygnus 1080 0 Jan 23, 3:08am
           Anticlimactic? Not really, but it’s hard to explain noWizardme 1156 0 Jan 22, 9:50pm
           Collapse I am a movie firster. jlj93byu 995 2 Jan 23, 5:50pm
               Collapse Love this entmaiden 1171 1 Jan 23, 9:56pm
                   Exactly! No right or wrong way. jlj93byu 1163 0 Jan 23, 10:06pm
       Collapse Mysterious Cygnus 1109 13 Jan 22, 11:03pm
           Collapse Barrows are underground tombs; Wights are ghostly spirits. squire 1106 3 Jan 22, 11:11pm
               Collapse Words Cygnus 1084 1 Jan 23, 3:03am
                   Wight Otaku-sempai 1033 0 Jan 23, 1:57pm
               Barrows noWizardme 1044 0 Jan 23, 11:14am
           Collapse The Tom Bombadil discussion entmaiden 1028 8 Jan 23, 3:33pm
               Collapse agree with both Cygnus 1021 7 Jan 23, 5:04pm
                   That first shot of Aragorn in the movie entmaiden 1007 0 Jan 23, 5:42pm
                   I was rather glad Tom wasn't in the movie. Silverlode 1177 0 Jan 23, 9:54pm
                   Collapse Narsil, not Andúril Otaku-sempai 1155 4 Jan 24, 12:24am
                       Collapse I just can't see it fitting Chen G. 1118 2 Jan 24, 8:24am
                           Collapse The Barrow-wight Otaku-sempai 1082 1 Jan 24, 3:06pm
                               More importantly than plot devices skyofcoffeebeans 959 0 Jan 26, 1:18am
                       Anduril Cygnus 960 0 Jan 26, 1:22am
       Collapse A little rest Cygnus 967 5 Jan 26, 1:13am
           Collapse Ah, so.... Silverlode 965 1 Jan 26, 2:28am
               And at least one person even said so! Voronwë_the_Faithful 766 0 Jan 28, 2:40am
           Collapse So...what did you think dernwyn 884 2 Jan 26, 8:28pm
               ...and the slow plod from Weathertop to the Ford? noWizardme 799 0 Jan 27, 1:42pm
               differences Cygnus 767 0 Jan 28, 3:11am
       Collapse Many Meetings Cygnus 681 10 Jan 28, 5:42pm
           Collapse RE: all the names. At some point on first read, I just gave up CuriousG 655 4 Jan 28, 7:36pm
               Collapse Characters Cygnus 618 3 Jan 28, 10:51pm
                   Collapse Let me introduce you to the Encyclopedia of Arda entmaiden 932 2 Jan 29, 12:48am
                       Collapse Amazing Cygnus 842 1 Jan 29, 5:22pm
                           One reason the Reading Room entmaiden 818 0 Jan 29, 8:15pm
           Sauron isn't exactly the counter to Elbereth entmaiden 640 0 Jan 28, 8:57pm
           Collapse I can only think of one movie scene Silverlode 637 1 Jan 28, 9:54pm
               You got it! Cygnus 630 0 Jan 28, 10:24pm
           Collapse Frodo & Bilbo enanito 624 1 Jan 28, 10:31pm
               Bilbo Cygnus 619 0 Jan 28, 10:55pm
       Collapse Thanks again Cygnus 631 4 Jan 28, 10:46pm
           It's Homeric, isn't it? N.E. Brigand 614 0 Jan 28, 11:03pm
           Collapse This is one of my favourite chapters Ataahua 613 2 Jan 29, 12:00am
               Collapse One of my favorites too entmaiden 935 1 Jan 29, 12:52am
                   backstory Cygnus 841 0 Jan 29, 5:26pm
       Collapse Moving on Cygnus 772 13 Jan 30, 2:47am
           Collapse Good ol' Sauron CuriousG 666 9 Jan 30, 5:22pm
               thanks Cygnus 662 0 Jan 30, 5:30pm
               Good kitty Voronwë_the_Faithful 652 0 Jan 30, 6:19pm
               Collapse Elrond is much more significant than it first seems, yes Chen G. 651 6 Jan 30, 6:37pm
                   Collapse For some reason, that tickled my imagination hanne 645 5 Jan 30, 9:52pm
                     Collapse This is hysterical! Or you're hysterical. Or I'm hysterical after reading it! Lissuin 622 1 Jan 30, 11:00pm
                           Must be all of them at once :) hanne 501 0 Jan 31, 3:33pm
                       Wait! This is the hour of Doom! Plurmo 614 0 Jan 30, 11:27pm
                       Hahahaha! Mods way up! :D Ethel Duath 584 0 Jan 31, 4:08am
                       "Here is a jewel among hobbits"! // sador 704 0 Feb 1, 6:38am
           Collapse "the movie scene of the Ring being destroyed is so iconic" N.E. Brigand 621 2 Jan 30, 11:23pm
               Collapse Oh yeah, I loved Raiders of the Lost Ark! // Dunadan of North Arnor 516 1 Jan 31, 12:19pm
                   Then you may find this post of interest. N.E. Brigand 29 0 Mon, 3:57am
       Collapse The Dark Cygnus 590 15 Jan 31, 4:22am
           Collapse That moment is very tense. entmaiden 574 1 Jan 31, 4:54am
               Yes, I thought book-Moria was scarier for the reason Cygnus gives CuriousG 572 0 Jan 31, 5:13am
           Collapse The movie definitely says it was Balin's tomb CuriousG 572 12 Jan 31, 5:18am
               Collapse Yes, Gandalf reads it out. Silverlode 573 11 Jan 31, 5:39am
                   Collapse dense Cygnus 533 10 Jan 31, 12:15pm
                       Collapse As you've seen.... Silverlode 522 5 Jan 31, 1:37pm
                           Collapse revelation Cygnus 766 4 Jan 31, 7:57pm
                               Collapse Heh. Well, you know.... Silverlode 728 3 Feb 1, 2:59am
                                   Collapse Thanks Silverlode Cygnus 720 2 Feb 1, 3:51am
                                       I don't think you're embarassing yourself at all. Silverlode 718 0 Feb 1, 6:04am
                                       You're doing great. sador 709 0 Feb 1, 6:57am
                       Collapse Oh, not dense, don't worry CuriousG 518 3 Jan 31, 1:51pm
                           :) hanne 781 0 Jan 31, 4:18pm
                           I took one of my neighbors to FOTR entmaiden 757 0 Jan 31, 8:03pm
                           Father's neighbor's cousin's dogcatcher No One in Particular 731 0 Feb 1, 2:24am
       Collapse sweet Cygnus 678 7 Feb 1, 5:25pm
           I loved Rivendell, Moria and Lorien in the movies entmaiden 672 0 Feb 1, 5:59pm
           Collapse Same as Entmaiden (without the cheating) :) CuriousG 665 3 Feb 1, 7:02pm
               Collapse decision Cygnus 598 2 Feb 2, 4:51am
                   Collapse Yes.... Silverlode 602 1 Feb 2, 6:16am
                       names Cygnus 562 0 Feb 2, 2:38pm
           Collapse I totally believed Gandalf was dead and gone. Ataahua 664 1 Feb 1, 7:28pm
               back to life Cygnus 595 0 Feb 2, 4:53am
       Collapse resting Cygnus 559 9 Feb 2, 4:17pm
           Collapse I have 1,000 favorite quotes; that's one of them CuriousG 557 8 Feb 2, 4:26pm
               Collapse Quotes Cygnus 524 6 Feb 2, 9:49pm
                   Collapse Favorite Tolkien quotes and quotations from the past CuriousG 453 3 Feb 3, 2:47pm
                       Collapse Quotes Cygnus 426 2 Feb 3, 3:39pm
                           Collapse If you'll excuse a quick interpolation here.... Lily Fairbairn 358 1 Feb 4, 9:52pm
                               interest Cygnus 452 0 Feb 4, 11:18pm
                   Collapse It's been a while dernwyn 404 1 Feb 3, 10:07pm
                       favorite quotes Cygnus 453 0 Feb 4, 11:09pm
               I see Galadriel's quote a little differently entmaiden 504 0 Feb 3, 12:47am
       Collapse rolling down the river Cygnus 377 2 Feb 8, 5:19pm
           Well, OK, but squire 373 0 Feb 8, 6:52pm
           Hairs and hatred CuriousG 363 0 Feb 8, 9:28pm
       Wrapping things up Cygnus 360 0 Feb 9, 5:24am
       Collapse Spelling Cygnus 355 3 Feb 9, 6:06am
         Collapse Think of it as having alternate names CuriousG 304 1 Feb 9, 5:53pm
               And in North by Northwest, I'm Archie Leach. Ethel Duath 280 0 Feb 9, 9:57pm
           I'm dying Cirashala 289 0 Feb 9, 7:50pm

  Expand entire thread When do the surviving Dwarves of the Hobbit finally die? Hamfast Gamgee 1151 6 Feb 1, 12:12am Jump to last post in thread (by Saruman)

  Expand entire thread Do Frodo and Sam meet again? Melilot Brandybock 1804 19 Jan 17, 6:25am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)

  Expand entire thread Saruman's blood on the Shire Alveric 1552 14 Feb 1, 2:53am Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)
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