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  Collapse Just a thought Hamfast Gamgee 1478 6 May 21, 10:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)
       Collapse Not disagreeing in principle, but CuriousG 1425 1 May 22, 11:37am
           i thought the multiple signatures Maciliel 1257 0 May 28, 10:55pm
       Collapse I think there's more than a difference in culture noWizardme 1363 2 May 25, 8:57am
           Collapse feeling an itch to do a read-through of the sil again Maciliel 1260 1 May 28, 10:53pm
               I guess the Refusal* was the deed that Plurmo 1219 0 May 30, 2:54am
       a whole different kettle of fish uncle Iorlas 1308 0 May 26, 2:11am

Collapse ***The Hobbit Read-through; Ch 1 - An Unexpected Party noWizardme 4088 63 May 20, 9:51am Jump to last post in thread (by joec_34)
       Collapse A Long Expected Read-through CuriousG 3862 3 May 20, 2:34pm
           Dreadful things, and the narrator (who is the narrator, anyway?) noWizardme 3839 0 May 20, 5:14pm
           Both of you make some excellent points about the dwarves. Ithilisa 3773 0 May 21, 4:56am
           Maybe Tolkien should have made Gimli carry some small instrument. InTheChair 3713 0 May 21, 5:54pm
       Collapse An introduction to all of Tolkien in one chapter CuriousG 3860 5 May 20, 3:04pm
           unlikely heroes noWizardme 3836 0 May 20, 5:29pm
           Love that way of looking at it! hanne 3654 0 May 21, 11:09pm
           Collapse Do we also get a taste of one of the book's themes - about greed? noWizardme 2601 2 May 24, 8:33am
               Collapse And since Bilbo did share on a big scale later CuriousG 2595 1 May 24, 11:30am
                   ...it gives us even more of your "all of Tolkien in one chapter" noWizardme 2590 0 May 24, 1:49pm
       Collapse Of Narrators and Dwarves and.... sevilodorf 3798 2 May 21, 12:45am
           Collapse Letting go of the narrator’s hand noWizardme 3761 1 May 21, 6:44am
               First Readings Ettelewen 2770 0 May 23, 7:15pm
       Collapse Gandalf's trickery Hamfast Gamgee 3677 6 May 21, 9:33pm
           Collapse More Gandalf’s trickery CuriousG 3588 4 May 22, 11:42am
               Collapse 'Facilitated' noWizardme 3587 2 May 22, 11:51am
                 Collapse I am sure Darkstone "facilitated" you into thinking that it was your idea. He's tricksy too. // CuriousG 3575 1 May 22, 12:37pm
                     Well... noWizardme 3581 0 May 22, 12:44pm
               all one save Boromir, possibly! Hamfast Gamgee 1046 0 Jun 17, 10:15pm
           That's tricky noWizardme 3583 0 May 22, 11:49am
       Collapse There is quite a lot going on in this chapter Hamfast Gamgee 3676 1 May 21, 9:48pm
           There definitely is. hanne 3653 0 May 21, 11:18pm
       Collapse Gandalf needs "nothing short of a total literary resurrection". squire 3644 1 May 22, 3:03am
           "it’s not really about The Lord of the Rings at all" noWizardme 3586 0 May 22, 12:43pm
       Collapse why it’s ‘poor Belladonna’ noWizardme 3593 6 May 22, 12:55pm
           Collapse Or maybe Bilbo declared her mentally incompetent and collected his inheritance early, CuriousG 3542 2 May 22, 5:16pm
             Collapse I heard she had a freak accident with a bedside lamp noWizardme 3537 1 May 22, 5:22pm
                   Yes, one must be careful dernwyn 2858 0 May 23, 1:15am
           Perhaps it's Poor Belladonna because she married down? sevilodorf 2866 0 May 22, 11:57pm
           Well, I checked in the Family Trees (appendix C of LotR) sador 1638 0 May 28, 4:47am
           Tookish Adventures joec_34 928 0 Jun 28, 2:06pm
       Collapse "He semeth elvyssh by his contenaunce" Darkstone 3541 1 May 22, 5:42pm
           Doggoneit, Darkstone, was enjoying your story, but your last line was a total downer. Not going to buy your book now. CuriousG 3528 0 May 22, 6:18pm
       Collapse With regards to Chapter One Roverandom 2867 2 May 22, 11:58pm
           Collapse How to give character to 13 characters? CuriousG 2804 1 May 23, 12:39pm
               colour-coded for your convenience noWizardme 2779 0 May 23, 4:59pm
       Collapse Manners -- sevilodorf 2867 6 May 23, 12:06am
           Collapse -- maketh hobbit, but might maketh dwarf differently noWizardme 2822 5 May 23, 9:06am
               Collapse Contrasting manners CuriousG 2811 1 May 23, 12:31pm
                 The Downton Abbey Fight Club? - you are *not* supposed to mention it! :) // noWizardme 2793 0 May 23, 1:03pm
               Collapse Also the dwarves think Bilbo is touting for business FarFromHome 2789 1 May 23, 4:16pm
                   Weirdest job interview ever noWizardme 2789 0 May 23, 5:03pm
               Another practical reason for the Unexpected Party? Murlo 1596 0 May 29, 2:58pm
       Collapse How did Tolkien's various rethinkings and reworkings affect this chapter? noWizardme 2611 7 May 24, 8:16am
           Collapse The Quest of Erebor ("QOE") CuriousG 2534 6 May 25, 1:39am
               Collapse Re: your last point entmaiden 2490 3 May 25, 12:46pm
                   Collapse How well did Gandalf know Bilbo? Otaku-sempai 2488 1 May 25, 1:13pm
                       It’s his big QOE miscalculation noWizardme 1929 0 May 26, 8:46am
                   And for geeks like me: a couple articles on 13's history of being lucky or not (real world) CuriousG 2443 0 May 25, 9:26pm
               Collapse QOE Gandalf's machinations sevilodorf 1865 1 May 26, 7:44pm
                   Gandalf and Thráin Otaku-sempai 1849 0 May 26, 10:11pm
       Collapse Better late than never sador 2587 3 May 24, 3:47pm
           Collapse Dwarf roll calls noWizardme 2583 2 May 24, 4:36pm
               Collapse Bedtime Story Roverandom 2568 1 May 24, 6:53pm
                   Reading to children sador 1765 0 May 27, 5:17pm
       Collapse Some thoughts cats16 2428 7 May 26, 2:24am
           Collapse I've always assumed payments to goblins Meneldor 2420 1 May 26, 2:31am
               Axe to the skull cats16 1954 0 May 26, 2:44am
           Collapse Shire noWizardme 1940 2 May 26, 6:01am
               Collapse Great Elephants! No "Shire" in The Hobbit? CuriousG 1919 1 May 26, 11:18am
                   Quite true. dernwyn 1641 0 May 28, 3:44am
           Collapse The maps! sador 1747 1 May 27, 7:53pm
               I would assume... Petty Dwarf 1565 0 May 31, 7:16pm

  Collapse Essay: Grace in the Unredeemed Land of Middle-Earth Attalus 1311 6 May 18, 7:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by Aelfwine)
       Collapse Gee, look, an actual temple in which Tolkien is the solitary idol. squire 1293 3 May 18, 8:32pm
           Collapse "Hagiography" Aelfwine 1122 2 May 20, 11:30pm
               Collapse Put another way Aelfwine 1120 1 May 20, 11:53pm
                   Put another way still Aelfwine 1115 0 May 21, 12:24am
       Collapse Lessons on writing CuriousG 1245 1 May 19, 3:49pm
           Glad... Attalus 1240 0 May 19, 4:07pm

  Collapse LOTR Lunar Readalong for the rest of Book 6, Chapter 5 (through S.R. 1419 Mid-year's Day) Murlo 1287 8 May 18, 2:27pm Jump to last post in thread (by Murlo)
       Collapse A tad OT Murlo, but Bracegirdle 1259 5 May 18, 11:56pm
           Collapse I always thought entmaiden 1253 2 May 19, 12:51am
               Collapse Interesting question. Silverlode 1242 1 May 19, 2:04am
                   It was less than 7 years old Murlo 983 0 May 20, 2:53pm
           Collapse Appendix B tends to focus on Aragorn or Frodo, I noticed Murlo 978 1 May 20, 3:08pm
               Such trivia is always interesting Bracegirdle 949 0 May 21, 3:53pm
       LOTR Lunar Readalong for 1419 Forelithe 6? The sapling of the White Tree becomes laden with blossom Murlo 838 0 May 29, 2:31pm
       Continued.... Murlo 351 0 Jun 23, 6:24pm

  Collapse "Turgon (David E. Smith) [aka Douglas A. Anderson]" N.E. Brigand 727 4 May 17, 2:29am Jump to last post in thread (by N.E. Brigand)
       Jane Chance presented at Kalamazoo. N.E. Brigand 708 0 May 17, 2:46am
       I am surprised squire 709 0 May 17, 2:53am
       Collapse Hmmmm? Voronwë_the_Faithful 672 1 May 17, 3:59pm
           Smith interrogating Anderson? N.E. Brigand 652 0 May 17, 6:28pm

  Collapse Weird noWizardme 1238 8 May 10, 11:08am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)
       The old adage 'I before E except after C' has sooo many exceptions - Now THAT's weird! / Bracegirdle 1180 0 May 10, 3:33pm
       Collapse Tolkien generally uses the word "queer" Petty Dwarf 1168 3 May 10, 7:22pm
           Collapse I was thinking the same thing: he preferred “queer” CuriousG 1144 2 May 11, 11:46am
               Collapse No one knows hanne 1121 1 May 11, 4:24pm
                   Tolkien at the OED noWizardme 1115 0 May 11, 4:51pm
       Collapse Perhaps he ignored the word based on its Anglo-Saxon origin... Morthoron 1077 1 May 12, 5:58pm
           I would have thought he would enjoy using it in the original sense squire 1057 0 May 12, 11:10pm
       It is said that Mandos does not come to Middle-earth Plurmo 795 0 May 18, 9:52pm

***Starting May 20: The Hobbit – An Unexpected Read-through noWizardme 655 0 May 9, 7:56pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)

  Collapse The Hobbit "Read-through", anyone? noWizardme 2472 44 May 7, 2:24pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Collapse Sure! hanne 2316 1 May 7, 4:36pm
           Thanks! // noWizardme 2301 0 May 7, 5:13pm
       Collapse That would be fun squire 2318 3 May 7, 5:46pm
           Collapse That is good advice - how about this, then... noWizardme 2300 2 May 7, 7:54pm
               I'm surprised it's been 5+ years since The Hobbit entmaiden 2293 0 May 7, 8:16pm
               Well Darkstone 2294 0 May 7, 8:49pm
       Sure, whichever way you prefer. Eruonen 2309 0 May 7, 6:09pm
       Sure. Darkstone 2308 0 May 7, 6:27pm
       Well, if you twisted my arm, I might be persuaded to make a contribution Hamfast Gamgee 2283 0 May 7, 10:27pm
       I haven't been here much, lately. sador 2145 0 May 9, 2:35am
       Collapse I have come to a conclusion about what I'd like to do... noWizardme 2117 16 May 9, 12:13pm
           Collapse I'll do Chapter X :) hanne 2080 1 May 9, 4:44pm
             X // noWizardme 2048 0 May 9, 7:13pm
           Collapse I would be glad to do Chapter XI, 'On The Doorstep'. squire 2064 1 May 9, 6:41pm
             Thanks! // noWizardme 2045 0 May 9, 7:13pm
           Collapse Hobbit Read-Through Roverandom 1120 11 May 17, 12:21am
               Nice to see you, Roverandom! Ataahua 1102 0 May 17, 2:44am
               Welcome, Roverandom! // cats16 1096 0 May 17, 4:00am
             Collapse Roverandom has "Queer Lodgings" (the chapter I mean ;) ) noWizardme 1078 7 May 17, 10:33am
                   Collapse Rookie mistakes CuriousG 1059 6 May 17, 3:13pm
                       Collapse Flat statements and opinions noWizardme 1057 5 May 17, 5:59pm
                         Collapse “Dogmatic?” Oh, that made my stomach hurt from laughing. Where’s a lawyer when I need one? // CuriousG 1010 3 May 17, 11:15pm
                             Collapse I would pony up some more Beorn puns... noWizardme 968 2 May 18, 9:29am
                                 Collapse Hobbit puns? CuriousG 930 1 May 19, 3:17pm
                                       Ow...hee hee hee hee :) // hanne 899 0 May 21, 10:10pm
                           Just call it a dog and pony show. // sador 955 0 May 18, 12:08pm
               Welcome, Roverandom! // CuriousG 1048 0 May 17, 3:08pm
       Great! Ettelewen 2080 0 May 9, 4:31pm
       Collapse Splendid! A 20 May start would give us.... noWizardme 2064 10 May 9, 7:34pm
           Collapse Great! cats16 2018 1 May 10, 3:23am
             Great - Roast Mutton is yours. // noWizardme 2006 0 May 10, 6:00am
           Collapse I will take sador 2019 4 May 10, 8:48am
             Collapse Thanks - Over Hill and Under Hill is yours! // noWizardme 2005 3 May 10, 10:29am
                   Collapse Thank you for organising this! sador 1930 2 May 10, 8:13pm
                       Collapse Yes, thanks! hanne 1894 1 May 11, 4:18pm
                           You are all welcome noWizardme 1894 0 May 11, 4:23pm
           Collapse Put me down for "The Clouds Burst" Petty Dwarf 1035 2 May 17, 6:29pm
             Collapse "The Clouds Burst" goes to Petty Dwarf noWizardme 1032 1 May 17, 6:38pm
                 I'll put it on the calendar! // Petty Dwarf 1027 0 May 17, 6:41pm
       Great, thanks! Loresilme 1150 0 May 14, 4:04pm
       Collapse YESSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Maciliel 796 1 May 28, 10:35pm
         And welcome back to the Reading Room! // noWizardme 786 0 May 29, 6:29am
       Collapse Expectations of researching the last read-through? joec_34 184 1 Jun 27, 5:41pm
           Reading old read-throughs is certainly not compulsory noWizardme 179 0 Jun 27, 5:52pm

  Collapse How do you reread? Erethen 1297 7 May 7, 12:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)
       Welcome to the Reading Room, Erethen! noWizardme 1251 0 May 7, 5:24pm
       Collapse I’m a browser CuriousG 1224 2 May 8, 8:44pm
         Collapse Wow, these AI programs are getting convincing then! ;) noWizardme 1185 1 May 9, 8:48am
             Just call me Chrome. // CuriousG 1101 0 May 10, 10:54pm
       with unruly children uncle Iorlas 1095 0 May 11, 2:28am
       Collapse I go "I need to look that up". Darkstone 1051 1 May 11, 5:30pm
         Tolkien is like an addictive drug. CuriousG 890 0 May 14, 5:53pm

  Collapse The Fall of Gondolin - Eruonen 1008 2 May 2, 6:33pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)
       Collapse Won't it be more a thing of its own? InTheChair 946 1 May 3, 6:52pm
           I look forward more to any new illustration artwork than anything Eruonen 939 0 May 3, 7:48pm

  Collapse How much of the Numenor story was in LOTR? uncle Iorlas 2793 19 May 2, 5:40am Jump to last post in thread (by Plurmo)
       Collapse from Faramir... hanne 2729 6 May 2, 6:04am
           Collapse Though that line from Faramir misled me on first read. CuriousG 2640 5 May 2, 7:55pm
               Collapse Oh yes! hanne 2557 4 May 3, 3:32pm
                   Collapse "a nice authorial trick ... tossing in mentions of this and that..." noWizardme 2460 3 May 4, 12:01pm
                       Collapse Yes Darkstone 2424 2 May 4, 6:21pm
                           Collapse "There is of course a clash..." noWizardme 2318 1 May 5, 10:30am
                               Personal (professional?) experience. Darkstone 2019 0 May 7, 2:17pm
       We must also look at Appendix A. Otaku-sempai 2658 0 May 2, 2:20pm
       Lest we forget Bracegirdle 2623 0 May 2, 10:54pm
       Collapse excellent, many thanks uncle Iorlas 2375 9 May 5, 2:56am
           Collapse Yes - the source for Erech is in the main text entmaiden 2286 8 May 5, 5:20pm
               Collapse I wonder what happened to the bat that went with that ball? // noWizardme 2277 2 May 5, 5:22pm
                   There were four bats Plurmo 2064 0 May 7, 1:26am
                   Is it the same one sador 2058 0 May 7, 2:33am
               Collapse Interesting that you mention that chapter, Plurmo 2066 4 May 7, 1:24am
                   Collapse ...and interesting that we get more about Numenorian character than their history noWizardme 2025 1 May 7, 12:07pm
                       interesting way of reading the chapter titles hanne 2016 0 May 7, 3:42pm
                   Collapse . uncle Iorlas 1950 1 May 10, 11:03am
                       Ah, Dr. Lecter, I presume! :) // Plurmo 1737 0 May 18, 9:53pm

  Collapse Are orcs immortal? uncle Iorlas 2020 12 Apr 28, 12:56pm Jump to last post in thread (by CMackintosh)
       Collapse Orcs seem to be mortal. Otaku-sempai 1992 3 Apr 28, 1:49pm
           Collapse But theoretically? noWizardme 1968 2 Apr 28, 9:43pm
               What were Melkor's limitations? Otaku-sempai 1962 0 Apr 28, 10:32pm
               Continued from previous post. Otaku-sempai 1957 0 Apr 28, 11:11pm
       Collapse the actuarial answer, of course uncle Iorlas 1940 4 Apr 29, 2:25am
           Can Orcs be found in the Halls of Mandos? Otaku-sempai 1935 0 Apr 29, 3:06am
           Collapse I think Tolkien's orcs were a work in progress noWizardme 1915 2 Apr 29, 9:53am
               Collapse Hang on a moment... (correction) noWizardme 1900 1 Apr 29, 3:10pm
                   Boldogs Otaku-sempai 1770 0 Apr 30, 8:41pm
       Collapse my unhelpful answer (and not considering Orcs hailing from Elves as a certain fact) Elthir 1778 2 Apr 30, 8:28pm
           Yes, Tolkien was straining himself to the limit to get the Orcs to work squire 1746 0 May 1, 1:33am
           Orcs and Druedain as kin? CMackintosh 867 0 Jun 10, 9:23am

  Collapse **FD Game: Name Generators... so who are you? grammaboodawg 1468 8 Apr 27, 11:38am Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       Fun! hanne 1418 0 Apr 27, 4:13pm
       Collapse The elf-name generator i shady InTheChair 1409 1 Apr 27, 7:27pm
           Tricksy grammaboodawg 1390 0 Apr 28, 12:48am
       “Lugdush, the witless - Uruk of Mordor”- thanks! :) // noWizardme 1359 0 Apr 28, 12:17pm
       Tharbűrz, the vile - Uruk of Mordor * Bracegirdle 1314 0 Apr 28, 8:18pm
       Rűm, the swift - Uruk of Mordor grammaboodawg 1297 0 Apr 28, 10:57pm
     All hail Barash, the bloated! // cats16 1226 0 Apr 29, 9:10pm
       Elf name swordwhale 1198 0 Apr 30, 2:16pm

  Collapse **FD Party Game: “I’ve got the prose of a pro! Your stuff's sub-par!” squire 1373 11 Apr 26, 7:12pm Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       Wow! hanne 1305 0 Apr 26, 9:45pm
       Collapse Interesting game. InTheChair 1292 1 Apr 26, 10:04pm
           Didn't do to impressively InTheChair 1291 0 Apr 26, 10:06pm
       Collapse Ok, I'll give this a go Hamfast Gamgee 1288 1 Apr 26, 11:34pm
           "a deep blue metamorphic rock used as a semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense color" N.E. Brigand 1266 0 Apr 27, 5:30am
       *bows in awe* grammaboodawg 1275 0 Apr 27, 12:23am
       Collapse Some of the non-Tolkien passages read like "The Book of Lost Tales". N.E. Brigand 1267 1 Apr 27, 5:31am
           To me it read like a cheap imitation sador 1263 0 Apr 27, 6:25am
       Excellent game - thank you! sador 1268 0 Apr 27, 6:21am
       Some are definitely NOT Tolkien dernwyn 1182 0 Apr 28, 6:15pm
       welp... swordwhale 1008 0 Apr 30, 2:22pm

  Collapse **FD Game - Six Subject Line Challenge!! grammaboodawg 2050 27 Apr 26, 11:45am Jump to last post in thread (by Bracegirdle)
       Collapse A Wizard Shops for a Mobile Phone CuriousG 1982 6 Apr 26, 9:35pm
           Bwahahaha! Ring of power discounts! :D grammaboodawg 1968 0 Apr 26, 10:22pm
           Hilarious!! hanne 1968 0 Apr 26, 10:25pm
           Fabulous! squire 1970 0 Apr 26, 10:51pm
         Mods up! Lissuin 1948 0 Apr 27, 7:13am
           Brilliantly done! // Kimi 1941 0 Apr 27, 9:59am
           I would gawk, too. sador 1931 0 Apr 27, 3:38pm
       Collapse *tosses hat into Ring* grammaboodawg 1968 3 Apr 27, 4:50am
         And another silly scenario! Lissuin 1948 0 Apr 27, 7:21am
           O well done! hanne 1923 0 Apr 27, 4:15pm
           Lol! The *real* story behind the Fellowship is far messier than the official one, like usual. // CuriousG 1571 0 Apr 30, 6:42pm
       Collapse Haven't got one yet but.... noWizardme 1879 4 Apr 28, 10:23am
           Collapse *wild applause* Brilliant! :D grammaboodawg 1787 2 Apr 28, 11:07pm
               Collapse Looking for a name for that game... noWizardme 1724 1 Apr 29, 7:41am
                   Oh, I’ve found at least one noWizardme 1727 0 Apr 29, 7:56am
           "Ah, Rosie! sador 1692 0 Apr 29, 5:53pm
       Collapse Gandalf interrogates Gollum, somewhere under Mirkwood noWizardme 1857 2 Apr 28, 3:32pm
           *eyebrows shoot up* :o grammaboodawg 1783 0 Apr 28, 11:14pm
         “Elves!” Sam muttered. “Now I’m not for Sauron, but I’m not against him, either.” // CuriousG 1575 0 Apr 30, 6:40pm
       Collapse Something old, something new, something borrowed, something with baad rhyming Bracegirdle 1783 2 Apr 28, 11:21pm
           What a great approach! grammaboodawg 1655 0 Apr 29, 10:27pm
           Bravo! Fun to imagine Bombadil admitting anything is ridiculous. We’ve been waiting Ages. // CuriousG 1570 0 Apr 30, 6:44pm
       Collapse A drivel of a drabble... Bracegirdle 1535 4 May 1, 4:35pm
           LOL hanne 1521 0 May 1, 8:29pm
           Wizard tossing?!? :D grammaboodawg 469 0 May 2, 1:31am
         Collapse :) ! wasn't 'up a covert talan'.... noWizardme 459 1 May 2, 3:36pm
               Hmm, yes, very possibly likely… Bracegirdle 449 0 May 2, 10:43pm
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