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  Collapse Smeagol's metamorphosis into Gollum noWizardme 1767 16 Oct 11 2017, 4:50pm Jump to last post in thread (by Petty Dwarf)
       Collapse When hobbits go bad CuriousG 1702 4 Oct 13 2017, 12:39pm
           Collapse in Middle-earth, sins become teratogenic, perhaps? noWizardme 1697 1 Oct 13 2017, 1:24pm
               Teratogenic--what a cool new word I learned CuriousG 1654 0 Oct 13 2017, 9:08pm
           Collapse Also "Power according to his stature" maybe? noWizardme 1687 1 Oct 13 2017, 3:30pm
               Why Gollum didn't become the Chief Goblin CuriousG 1651 0 Oct 13 2017, 9:13pm
       Collapse Immortal evil? Darkstone 1698 3 Oct 13 2017, 1:32pm
           Collapse Evil makes you ugly? noWizardme 1691 2 Oct 13 2017, 2:11pm
               And immortality makes you *really* old... noWizardme 1686 0 Oct 13 2017, 3:16pm
               I must admit, serial killers in the news never look as evil as I wish they did. CuriousG 1652 0 Oct 13 2017, 9:18pm
       Collapse Exhibit B: Bilbo's metamorphosis into Gollum noWizardme 1692 6 Oct 13 2017, 2:24pm
           Collapse Metamorphosis or the deceits of the Ring? FarFromHome 1668 1 Oct 13 2017, 6:36pm
               It’s wonderfully unclear, as usual noWizardme 1658 0 Oct 13 2017, 8:15pm
           Collapse Did the Ring make Frodo more merciful? CuriousG 1654 3 Oct 13 2017, 9:24pm
               Collapse The Ring can't really make someone good. Petty Dwarf 1240 2 Nov 8 2017, 10:52pm
                   Collapse Thanks for your reply, Petty Dwarf, and welcome to the Reading Room! // CuriousG 1217 1 Nov 9 2017, 3:08pm
                       At your service! Petty Dwarf 1203 0 Nov 10 2017, 2:20am

  Collapse Does Legolas know "magic"? Darkstone 1779 16 Oct 9 2017, 2:29pm Jump to last post in thread (by InTheChair)
       Collapse "it is a v. large question, and difficult" noWizardme 1705 4 Oct 10 2017, 9:05am
           Collapse It does seem to be more about "knowing" than "having" CuriousG 1693 3 Oct 10 2017, 2:57pm
               Collapse Could little 'enanito' make a Ring of Power? enanito 1414 2 Oct 13 2017, 6:52pm
                 Clearly we need a new team of Istari to take out enanito, who has become a world threat. CuriousG 1398 0 Oct 13 2017, 8:54pm
                   Yes, what would we mean by “inherent” in real life? noWizardme 1385 0 Oct 14 2017, 8:21am
       Collapse Magic, only on Tuesdays CuriousG 1701 8 Oct 10 2017, 2:54pm
           Different Magics? Otaku-sempai 1691 0 Oct 10 2017, 3:10pm
           Collapse To muddy the waters further noWizardme 1664 5 Oct 10 2017, 6:13pm
               And muddier CuriousG 1646 0 Oct 10 2017, 8:21pm
               Collapse Mud, mud, glorious mud! FarFromHome 1568 3 Oct 11 2017, 2:26pm
                   Collapse Moreover - Middle-earth mud, or Primary world mud? noWizardme 1550 2 Oct 11 2017, 3:42pm
                       Collapse I like your animist idea FarFromHome 1540 1 Oct 11 2017, 6:04pm
                           I prefer your idea about Legolas on the snow as a metaphor noWizardme 1529 0 Oct 11 2017, 6:56pm
           There's something said about the Mouth of Sauron that he was deep into his Masters magic, and he was not even a Nazgul InTheChair 1160 0 Oct 23 2017, 11:29am
       Collapse Perhaps it is a similar magic "inherent" to that magical creature, the cat. Lissuin 1644 1 Oct 10 2017, 9:59pm
           But Hobbits do become invisible whilst wearing the One Ring Hamfast Gamgee 1405 0 Oct 13 2017, 8:50pm

  Collapse What do Mountains mean in Middle-earth? squire 2379 16 Oct 6 2017, 11:29pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Collapse As I read your post SirDennisC 2326 1 Oct 7 2017, 3:08am
           I was thinking about the Himalayas too... noWizardme 2263 0 Oct 7 2017, 12:37pm
       Collapse literal and symbolic noWizardme 2268 3 Oct 7 2017, 12:09pm
           Collapse ...and mostly to force heroes into the underworld? noWizardme 2244 2 Oct 7 2017, 3:42pm
               Collapse Why *do* the underground passages always go under mountains, and not fields or lowlands? squire 2246 1 Oct 7 2017, 3:57pm
                   I can make a guess, but help needed noWizardme 2226 0 Oct 7 2017, 5:18pm
       Collapse Seemingly it means Middle-earth does not have regular plate tectonics noWizardme 2271 6 Oct 7 2017, 12:12pm
           Collapse Horst and Graben, indeed. squire 2270 2 Oct 7 2017, 1:53pm
               The Sellotape Mountains and the Scotchtape Hills :) noWizardme 2253 0 Oct 7 2017, 3:28pm
               Just came across this yesterday FarFromHome 2068 0 Oct 9 2017, 8:41am
           Collapse I would think not! Darkstone 2056 2 Oct 9 2017, 2:12pm
               Collapse Perhaps that gives Alex Acks a geological answer (not that one is really needed) noWizardme 2051 1 Oct 9 2017, 2:32pm
                   The Change of the World Otaku-sempai 2020 0 Oct 9 2017, 5:02pm
       Northern European mythos Darkstone 2056 0 Oct 9 2017, 2:06pm
       Collapse Symbolism SirDennisC 2013 1 Oct 9 2017, 8:26pm
           I like that idea// noWizardme 1920 0 Oct 10 2017, 9:13am

  Collapse Bilbo's equinox birthday - significant? noWizardme 1446 8 Sep 25 2017, 3:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Murlo)
       Agreed, Sept. 22 is an unusual date. Bracegirdle 1424 0 Sep 25 2017, 5:01pm
       September 22, 1341 (S.R.) Otaku-sempai 1412 0 Sep 25 2017, 6:32pm
       Collapse September 22, December 25, and March 25 were all observed as New Year's Day at some point in European history Murlo 1005 3 Nov 26 2017, 6:59pm
           Thanks! The French Revolution is an unexpected link! // noWizardme 1001 0 Nov 26 2017, 7:22pm
           Collapse France's First Republic starting on Sept. 22 had nothing to do with the equinox, however. squire 999 1 Nov 26 2017, 7:59pm
               Can we be so quick to rule it out? Murlo 946 0 Nov 28 2017, 3:17pm
       September 22 would not have represented the equinox in the Shire Reckoning though. Otaku-sempai 991 0 Nov 26 2017, 8:28pm
       And why not The Hobbit publication date? Murlo 926 0 Nov 29 2017, 3:22pm

  Collapse heathen kings Alveric 1259 4 Sep 20 2017, 6:06pm Jump to last post in thread (by Alveric)
       I think he is referring to the coming of the Numenoreans Eruonen 1234 0 Sep 20 2017, 6:22pm
       Collapse I agree it's not clear, but I think this is a reference to the Second Age, not the First squire 1236 1 Sep 20 2017, 6:33pm
           Yes I think... noWizardme 1182 0 Sep 21 2017, 11:26am
       excellent Alveric 1100 0 Sep 22 2017, 11:27am

  Collapse Lord of the Rings read-through bluestar42 1149 2 Sep 16 2017, 8:39pm Jump to last post in thread (by jlj93byu)
       Collapse Welcome to TORn and the Reading Room entmaiden 1134 1 Sep 16 2017, 9:29pm
           Just started mine jlj93byu 1002 0 Oct 2 2017, 4:54pm

  Collapse My Review of Beren & Lúthien at The Journal of Tolkien Research Voronwë_the_Faithful 1825 8 Sep 16 2017, 11:59am Jump to last post in thread (by Khim)
       Collapse Thank you squire 1782 1 Sep 16 2017, 2:32pm
           You may be right! Voronwë_the_Faithful 1771 0 Sep 16 2017, 3:49pm
       Collapse The end or an uncertain future? InTheChair 1754 2 Sep 16 2017, 6:46pm
           Qualified? Voronwë_the_Faithful 1732 0 Sep 17 2017, 3:53am
           Rankin-Bass did me some good. N.E. Brigand 1607 0 Sep 18 2017, 8:28pm
       Collapse Cloistered SirDennisC 1637 1 Sep 18 2017, 5:43pm
           Cheers! Voronwë_the_Faithful 1624 0 Sep 18 2017, 6:27pm
       Of like minds... Khim 1537 0 Sep 23 2017, 4:07pm

  Collapse LOTR Lunar Readalong Murlo 3095 56 Sep 12 2017, 3:37pm Jump to last post in thread (by Murlo)
       Collapse What day did Gandalf depart from Bag End at the end of 'June' 3018 (S.R. 1418)? Murlo 2972 8 Sep 12 2017, 7:18pm
           Collapse Gandalf from Bag End to Sarn Ford Otaku-sempai 2952 7 Sep 12 2017, 10:05pm
               Collapse Speaking of editing windows... Otaku-sempai 2935 6 Sep 12 2017, 10:24pm
                   Collapse Thanks for the Sarn Ford - Hobbiton distance info Murlo 2912 5 Sep 13 2017, 2:37am
                       Collapse Travel in the Shire Otaku-sempai 2907 4 Sep 13 2017, 3:18am
                           Collapse Wait - what "unnatural vitality"? squire 2901 3 Sep 13 2017, 3:42am
                               Collapse I did indicate that this is just speculation. Otaku-sempai 2858 2 Sep 13 2017, 2:12pm
                                   Collapse Seems I should amend my Readalong for this date Murlo 2805 1 Sep 14 2017, 2:03pm
                                       Two days or less (by horse) Otaku-sempai 2793 0 Sep 14 2017, 2:31pm
       Collapse Welcome to the Reading Room and CuriousG 2969 1 Sep 12 2017, 8:12pm
           Thanks! Murlo 2965 0 Sep 12 2017, 8:25pm
       1418 Astron 12 (2017 April 5 / 2020 April 2): Gandalf reaches Hobbiton Murlo 2802 0 Sep 14 2017, 2:13pm
       1418 Forelithe 20 (2017 June 12 / 2020 June 9): Sauron attacks Osgiliath Murlo 2795 0 Sep 14 2017, 2:21pm
       1418 Halimath 18 (2017 September 11 / 2020 September 8): Gandalf rescued from Orthanc by Gwaihir Murlo 2786 0 Sep 14 2017, 2:34pm
       1418 Halimath 20 (2017 September 13 / 2020 September 10): Frodo has packed and sends his belongings to Buckland Murlo 2782 0 Sep 14 2017, 2:42pm
       1418 Halimath 22 (2017 September 15 / 2020 September 12): Frodo's 50th (farewell) Birthday dinner Murlo 2723 0 Sep 16 2017, 7:10pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1418 Halimath 24 (2017 September 17 / 2020 September 14) Murlo 2696 3 Sep 17 2017, 7:26pm
           1418 Halimath 24 (2017 September 17 / 2020 September 14) Murlo 2655 0 Sep 18 2017, 12:01am
           1418 Halimath 27 (2017 September 20 / 2020 September 17): In the House of Tom Bombadil Murlo 2552 0 Sep 21 2017, 3:04am
           1418 Halimath 29 (2017 September 22 / 2020 September 19): The hobbits stay at the Prancing Pony Murlo 4934 0 Sep 25 2017, 2:53pm
       Collapse Lunar Phases in 'The Hobbit' Otaku-sempai 2692 4 Sep 17 2017, 8:23pm
           Collapse Good catch! Murlo 2664 3 Sep 17 2017, 11:51pm
               Collapse Continuing the Quest of Erebor. Otaku-sempai 2661 2 Sep 18 2017, 12:14am
                   Collapse Moon of Durin's Day Murlo 2608 1 Sep 18 2017, 2:25pm
                       Oops! Otaku-sempai 2599 0 Sep 18 2017, 3:37pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1418 Winterfilth 1 (2017 September 24 / 2020 September 21) Murlo 4932 3 Sep 25 2017, 3:37pm
           Collapse Winterfilth's 1st quarter moon and Weathertop Murlo 4922 2 Sep 26 2017, 4:41pm
               Winterfilth's 1st quarter moon in 2020 Murlo 4893 0 Sep 27 2017, 3:19am
               Did the Moon rise over Weathertop late at night on Winterfilth 6? Murlo 4842 0 Oct 1 2017, 4:12pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1418 Winterfilth 9 (2017 October 2 / 2020 September 29) Murlo 4831 1 Oct 2 2017, 3:33pm
           The full moon of 1418 Winterfilth 11; the anniversary of Ulmo coming to Tuor Murlo 4815 0 Oct 4 2017, 3:00pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1418 Winterfilth 15 (2017 October 8 / 2020 October 5) Murlo 4588 1 Oct 9 2017, 2:54am
           1418 Winterfilth 18 (2017 October 11 / 2020 October 8): Last quarter moon of Winterfilth Murlo 4500 0 Oct 17 2017, 4:48am
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1418 Winterfilth 24 (2017 October 17 / 2020 October 14): Start of Book II Murlo 4492 1 Oct 17 2017, 7:05am
           Winterfilth 24 (2017 October 17 / 2020 October 14): No moon on the eve of the Council of Elrond Murlo 4407 0 Oct 19 2017, 2:00pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the Hunter's Moon of 1418 Blotmath 10/11 (2017 November 3 / 2020 October 31) Murlo 4030 2 Nov 3 2017, 7:33am
           Collapse Mars and the Hunter's Moon of 1418 Murlo 3621 1 Nov 6 2017, 11:55pm
               Venus not so prominent for Mirror of Galadriel scene in February 2018 after all? Murlo 3115 0 Nov 17 2017, 2:05pm
       Lunar Readalong for 1418 Foreyule 18 (2017 December 10 / 2020 December 7) Murlo 2933 0 Dec 10 2017, 6:43am
       Lunar Readalong for 1418 Foreyule 25 (2017 December 17 / 2020 December 14) Murlo 2709 0 Dec 17 2017, 7:21am
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1419 Afteryule 8 (2018 January 1 / 2020 December 29) Murlo 2453 11 Jan 1, 6:35pm
           Collapse Readalong cutoffs on each date Murlo 2328 9 Jan 7, 5:31pm
               Collapse Restart the thread? Otaku-sempai 2316 8 Jan 7, 6:39pm
                   Collapse New post? Murlo 2303 7 Jan 8, 3:01pm
                       Collapse These boards don't move old threads entmaiden 2281 6 Jan 8, 7:55pm
                           Collapse Activity Date? Attalus 2267 4 Jan 8, 11:49pm
                               Collapse At the top of the page, for a specific forum entmaiden 2258 3 Jan 9, 1:19am
                                   Collapse Alas! Attalus 787 2 Jan 9, 4:15am
                                       Collapse Those are the headings.... Silverlode 781 1 Jan 9, 8:01am
                                           Thanks! Attalus 750 0 Jan 9, 4:44pm
                           Thanks for the advice, all! Murlo 762 0 Jan 9, 3:34pm
           The moon of 1419 Afteryule 13 and the West-gate of Moria Murlo 2318 0 Jan 7, 6:30pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1419 Afteryule 14 (2018 January 7 / 2021 January 4) Murlo 2312 1 Jan 7, 6:39pm
           The moon in the pre-dawn skies of 1419 Afteryule 16 Murlo 715 0 Jan 13, 5:17pm
       Collapse Lunar Readalong for the week of 1419 Afteryule 25: The Battle of the Peak Murlo 626 1 Jan 15, 6:39am
           Afteryule's new moon and the 3-day Battle of the Peak Murlo 557 0 Jan 18, 3:13pm

  Collapse LOTR unoffcial read through Appendices Eruonen 3485 86 Sep 8 2017, 2:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse New info for me...Numenor was originally Elenna Eruonen 3323 6 Sep 8 2017, 3:22pm
           Collapse Always fun to delve into Tolkien's word-hoard squire 3313 5 Sep 8 2017, 5:39pm
               Collapse He can hate me in the after life I guess.... Authority? It is not linked on henneth-annun Eruonen 3307 4 Sep 8 2017, 5:55pm
                   Collapse Star - Finnish - tahti - Sindarin - tinu - Hindi taara- Estonian taht Eruonen 3301 3 Sep 8 2017, 6:12pm
                       Collapse OK, I guess squire 3291 2 Sep 8 2017, 7:29pm
                           Collapse Honestly, you think to deeply on this - Eruonen 3289 1 Sep 8 2017, 8:38pm
                               Tar Eruonen 3284 0 Sep 8 2017, 9:09pm
       Not all notes have the quotation marks they should. N.E. Brigand 3290 0 Sep 8 2017, 8:32pm
       Collapse in response to Tolkien Gateway Elthir 3229 77 Sep 9 2017, 12:39pm
           'nuther example Elthir 3220 0 Sep 9 2017, 1:03pm
           Collapse No arguement regarding what Tolkien said about his invented languages, however, Eruonen 3195 75 Sep 9 2017, 4:23pm
               Collapse Tolkien makes an interesting comment about Dwarves Eruonen 3183 74 Sep 9 2017, 8:08pm
                   Collapse It appears that Bilbo is the author of Appendix A...the footnotes indicate as such Eruonen 3144 73 Sep 10 2017, 1:06am
                       Collapse When beginning the Appendices, go back to the Prologue's "Note on the Shire Records". squire 3154 72 Sep 10 2017, 1:29am
                           Collapse Nice summation Elthir 3087 5 Sep 10 2017, 1:33pm
                               Collapse translaror Elthir 3081 1 Sep 10 2017, 1:41pm
                                   I believe it involves hormones and surgery! Eruonen 3075 0 Sep 10 2017, 1:58pm
                               Collapse Ah! So interesting about the change to the 2nd Edition Prologue squire 3077 2 Sep 10 2017, 2:30pm
                                   There is certainly a lot of material to explore, maybe not as films, but as Eruonen 3066 0 Sep 10 2017, 3:21pm
                                   Mannish myth in Rivendell... maybe? Elthir 3039 0 Sep 10 2017, 9:35pm
                           Collapse So, by co-incidence, neither JRR or BB could finish their books noWizardme 3078 65 Sep 10 2017, 3:26pm
                               Collapse You might be right but when he wrote the LOTR he still had hopes of finishing Eruonen 3050 62 Sep 10 2017, 6:56pm
                                   Collapse Did Sauron practice biological warfare? Eruonen 2626 61 Sep 11 2017, 2:29pm
                                       Collapse The Great Plague Otaku-sempai 2623 60 Sep 11 2017, 2:52pm
                                           Collapse Another way to look at it is a remnant evil of the original marring by Morgoth Eruonen 2612 59 Sep 11 2017, 2:54pm
                                               Collapse Wow, that worked awesome... but I don't think I'll try it again enanito 2594 58 Sep 11 2017, 5:59pm
                                                   Real world example Eruonen 2591 0 Sep 11 2017, 6:07pm
                                                   Collapse Why not use that tactic more often? CuriousG 2564 56 Sep 11 2017, 9:11pm
                                                       Collapse It probably makes no military sense noWizardme 2520 55 Sep 12 2017, 9:17am
                                                           Compications Otaku-sempai 2504 0 Sep 12 2017, 1:12pm
                                                           Collapse zoomed-out history, and the value of story squire 2510 53 Sep 12 2017, 1:27pm
                                                               Collapse By the time period of the LOTRs Gondor was basically on its knees Eruonen 2504 52 Sep 12 2017, 2:55pm
                                                                   Collapse Thorongil, Thorongil, where art though Thorongil? Eruonen 2468 50 Sep 13 2017, 8:37pm
                                                                       Thor - thunder Eruonen 2459 0 Sep 13 2017, 8:56pm
                                                                       Collapse Denethor the White enanito 2410 48 Sep 14 2017, 8:12pm
                                                                           Collapse Jealousy was a also a part of his make up. Eruonen 2407 46 Sep 14 2017, 8:17pm
                                                                               Collapse The story of Aragorn and Arwen Eruonen 2380 45 Sep 15 2017, 3:08am
  Collapse a bit disturbing noWizardme 2358 1 Sep 15 2017, 11:12am
       Is there fan fiction that uses Tolkien's Silmarillion style? N.E. Brigand 2277 0 Sep 15 2017, 11:07pm
  Collapse Queer and disturbing! squire 2359 42 Sep 15 2017, 12:08pm
       Collapse I imagine more like a "Snow White" scene....she lies upon a fragrant Eruonen 2338 2 Sep 15 2017, 1:48pm
           Collapse I wonder if the tale of Snow White could have played some part in his thinking Eruonen 2318 1 Sep 15 2017, 4:28pm
               Lewis and Tolkien both hated aspects of Disney art Eruonen 2290 0 Sep 15 2017, 8:52pm
       Collapse The Rohirrim were a rough and ready bunch - was Helm guilty of murder? Eruonen 2201 38 Sep 16 2017, 10:13pm
           Collapse We learn that Theoden was 1/2 Gondorian......Thengel married Morwen Eruonen 2158 37 Sep 18 2017, 12:28am
               Collapse Dain as the slayer of Azog vs Thorin Eruonen 2092 36 Sep 19 2017, 1:06am
                   Collapse We also learn of the other Dwarf lines - that they exist - but are not really mentioned Eruonen 2631 35 Sep 19 2017, 1:31am
                       Collapse The Seven Houses Eruonen 2621 34 Sep 19 2017, 2:52am
                           Collapse The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains Otaku-sempai 2618 33 Sep 19 2017, 3:25am
                               Collapse Some closing Appendix A tidbits Eruonen 2558 32 Sep 19 2017, 6:39pm
                                   Collapse Appendix B - Tale of Years etc. Eruonen 2441 31 Sep 22 2017, 2:26am
                                       Collapse The War of Wrath? Otaku-sempai 2436 14 Sep 22 2017, 2:43am
                                           Collapse I was thinking of the disobedience of both men and elves Eruonen 2426 13 Sep 22 2017, 3:56am
                                               Collapse Not a punishment. Otaku-sempai 2421 12 Sep 22 2017, 4:52am
                                                   Collapse True, but Sauron was comparitively a pip squeak Eruonen 2395 11 Sep 22 2017, 1:53pm
                                                       Collapse Subtopic: Aragorn and the Woodland Realm Otaku-sempai 2382 5 Sep 22 2017, 3:27pm
                                                           Collapse I think he would have to be introduced by someone, either Elrond or Gandalf Eruonen 2377 4 Sep 22 2017, 3:55pm
                                                               Collapse Maybe, maybe not. Otaku-sempai 2365 3 Sep 22 2017, 4:21pm
                                                                   Collapse Some more tidbits Eruonen 2358 2 Sep 22 2017, 6:09pm
                                                                       Collapse Gandalf and Shadowfax; the North in the Fourth Age Otaku-sempai 2352 1 Sep 22 2017, 6:26pm
                                                                           I would think Esgaroth was linked to Dale. Eruonen 2347 0 Sep 22 2017, 6:34pm
                                                       Collapse Not sure. Elrond isn't depicted as the travelling type in LotRs or the Hobbit. InTheChair 2230 4 Sep 23 2017, 7:37pm
                                                           One thing to keep in perspective is that due to their long lives Eruonen 2226 0 Sep 23 2017, 8:01pm
                                                           Did Aragorn already know Thranduil and/or Legolas? Otaku-sempai 2211 0 Sep 24 2017, 12:42am
                                                           Collapse According to The Hobbit sador 2049 1 Sep 25 2017, 4:23am
                                                               Visiting the In-laws? Otaku-sempai 2037 0 Sep 25 2017, 5:44am
                                       Collapse I don't have any comments on Appendix C or D Eruonen 2128 15 Sep 24 2017, 2:50pm
                                           Collapse Or E....F Eruonen 2117 1 Sep 24 2017, 4:40pm
                                               Comment on E and F - re Westron Eruonen 1938 0 Sep 27 2017, 3:19pm
                                           Collapse Mid-year's Day on the Shire Calendar Otaku-sempai 2093 7 Sep 24 2017, 7:49pm
                                               Collapse Shire vs. Gregorian calendar and Mid-year's Day vs. the Summer Solstice Murlo 2285 6 Sep 30 2017, 8:48pm
                                                   Collapse Cross-post! Otaku-sempai 2269 5 Sep 30 2017, 9:06pm
                                                       Collapse Yep, cross-post :) Murlo 2258 4 Sep 30 2017, 9:21pm
                                                           Collapse Assuming our June 21 for the Summer Solstice Otaku-sempai 2255 3 Sep 30 2017, 9:30pm
                                                               Collapse "some ten days" is too vague Murlo 2179 2 Oct 1 2017, 3:31pm
                                                                   Collapse Fair enough. Otaku-sempai 2175 1 Oct 1 2017, 3:47pm
                                                                       interpretation varies for modern vs. ancient times Murlo 2167 0 Oct 1 2017, 4:23pm
                                           Collapse Comparison of Calendars in Appendix D Murlo 2290 3 Sep 30 2017, 8:11pm
                                               The Shire's Mid-year's Day and the Gregorian calendar Otaku-sempai 2280 0 Sep 30 2017, 8:57pm
                                               Collapse Aragorn and the Kings' Reckoning Murlo 2141 1 Oct 1 2017, 10:00pm
                                                   That might make sense. Otaku-sempai 2135 0 Oct 1 2017, 10:24pm
                                           The 3 Calendars of Gondor Murlo 2256 0 Sep 30 2017, 9:23pm
                                                                           Denethor and Saruman do make quite a pair noWizardme 2358 0 Sep 15 2017, 9:41am
                                                                   The Gates of Vienna sador 2046 0 Sep 25 2017, 4:32am
                               Collapse 'Leaf by Niggle' suggests it's not a coincidence squire 3004 1 Sep 11 2017, 3:32am
                                   Yes, that makes sense noWizardme 2977 0 Sep 11 2017, 11:35am

  Collapse What would you consider to be Tolkien's Magnum Opus? dernwyn 2132 8 Sep 3 2017, 6:03pm Jump to last post in thread (by Aragorn the Elfstone)
       Collapse Not to be too contentious, but The Lord of the Rings is the undisputed answer. squire 2095 2 Sep 3 2017, 7:24pm
           I would agree with Squire... Morthoron 2055 0 Sep 5 2017, 1:48am
           Agree, of his completed works it is not even close - LOTR. Eruonen 1975 0 Sep 5 2017, 7:29pm
       The Silmarllion Otaku-sempai 2084 0 Sep 3 2017, 8:07pm
       LOTR--no competition. // CuriousG 1956 0 Sep 5 2017, 8:30pm
       Collapse Which question are we answering? noWizardme 1945 1 Sep 6 2017, 11:37am
           magnum opus Otaku-sempai 1938 0 Sep 6 2017, 1:09pm
       When I was younger... Aragorn the Elfstone 1754 0 Sep 21 2017, 1:31am

  Moved: one hardbound copy of HoME vol IX - free to good home ElanorTX - - Sep 3 2017, 3:57am Jump to last post in thread (by ElanorTX)

  Collapse When can darkness be good? Hamfast Gamgee 2377 13 Aug 21 2017, 11:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       When I was flying missions in Iraq Meneldor 2303 0 Aug 22 2017, 2:45pm
       My spouse is subject to migraines Otaku-sempai 2292 0 Aug 22 2017, 3:52pm
       Collapse I have an 8" reflector. DARK-DARK-DARK-- PLEASE! Bracegirdle 2277 1 Aug 22 2017, 7:31pm
           Huh, Alcarcalime 2245 0 Aug 23 2017, 9:59am
       Collapse Darkness produces the scary sounding chemical N-acetyl-5-methoxy tryptamine! Darkstone 2276 1 Aug 22 2017, 7:57pm
           Also, "We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness." Darkstone 2210 0 Aug 23 2017, 5:09pm
       Collapse I suppose that.... noWizardme 2214 2 Aug 23 2017, 4:23pm
           Collapse There are indeed examples of dark-loving creatures in fantasy fiction squire 2211 1 Aug 23 2017, 6:14pm
               whose ambiguous attitude though - the light-loving author? noWizardme 2174 0 Aug 24 2017, 9:19am
       Collapse Darkness and Light: Not quite the opposites they appear to be. Rembrethil 2202 3 Aug 23 2017, 7:43pm
           Collapse Rem so good to see you here! I'd like to expand on Squire's ROTK quote Ethel Duath 2134 2 Aug 25 2017, 3:03am
               Collapse Per Eru, is Darkness always Good? enanito 2022 1 Aug 29 2017, 9:10pm
                   or 'oft evil will...'? noWizardme 1998 0 Aug 30 2017, 1:19pm

  Collapse Return of the King Part II - the unofficial read through - Book VI onward Eruonen 4197 173 Aug 13 2017, 9:24pm Jump to last post in thread (by sador)
       Collapse Sam's wanderings around Cirith Ungol Eruonen 3964 172 Aug 13 2017, 10:32pm
           Collapse Some illustrations Eruonen 3951 2 Aug 13 2017, 11:44pm
               Collapse Do you like Fonstad's ideas? squire 3922 1 Aug 14 2017, 11:54am
                   I have her book and will have to pull it out - some of the illustrations are helpful but Eruonen 3915 0 Aug 14 2017, 2:08pm
           Collapse Maybe confusing is what it's meant to feel like... FarFromHome 3897 49 Aug 14 2017, 4:27pm
               Good points, Tolkien certainly succeeded in the dark confusion felt. Eruonen 3885 0 Aug 14 2017, 5:06pm
               Collapse As Sam discovers, within Mordor the ring changes - becomes stronger and Eruonen 3880 47 Aug 14 2017, 5:55pm
                   Collapse Why doesn't Sauron sense the Ring when used in Mordor? Rembrethil 1238 46 Aug 23 2017, 8:12pm
                       Collapse I don't think the Ring was used "in Mordor" - it was last used by Sam on the edge. Eruonen 1238 12 Aug 23 2017, 8:22pm
                           Collapse The psychology of a talking Ring... Rembrethil 1234 11 Aug 23 2017, 8:51pm
                               Collapse And we will see the words were true - at least in the ending. Eruonen 1231 10 Aug 23 2017, 8:54pm
                                   Frodo becoming like Gollum...make up shots Eruonen 1216 0 Aug 23 2017, 9:05pm
                                   Collapse The Ring's Purpose.. Rembrethil 1215 8 Aug 23 2017, 9:13pm
                                       Sam's vision on the slope when Gollum confronts them. Eruonen 1210 0 Aug 23 2017, 9:18pm
                                       Collapse I have always seen Frodo "in white" as a clear reference... squire 2067 5 Aug 23 2017, 10:05pm
                                           Collapse Saint Frodo Rembrethil 2064 3 Aug 23 2017, 10:23pm
                                               Collapse It is a little bit of a stretch, I agree squire 2060 1 Aug 23 2017, 10:57pm
                                                   The loss of Eden and Fall from Grace Rembrethil 2051 0 Aug 23 2017, 11:33pm
                                               More like martyr Frodo. / Darkstone 2046 0 Aug 23 2017, 11:51pm
                                           That is an interesting conception. Eruonen 2056 0 Aug 23 2017, 10:41pm
                                       White robes--not only the Barrow, but the Nazgul CuriousG 1828 0 Aug 28 2017, 11:56am
                       Collapse Oh, and Sauron does sense the Ring in Mount Doom Eruonen 1214 32 Aug 23 2017, 9:11pm
                           Collapse My Opinon ('Cause that's all I got!) Rembrethil 1209 31 Aug 23 2017, 9:19pm
                               Collapse It is murky because he does not have the ability to sense its location Eruonen 1200 30 Aug 23 2017, 9:46pm
                                   Split-personality? Rembrethil 2059 0 Aug 23 2017, 10:08pm
                                   Collapse Sensing the Ring No One in Particular 2033 28 Aug 24 2017, 2:04am
                                       Collapse The End of All Things Eruonen 1994 27 Aug 24 2017, 2:39pm
                                           Collapse I assume that with the Shadow of Sauron dissipating so too did the Nazgul Eruonen 1984 26 Aug 24 2017, 4:35pm
                                               Collapse The Field of Cormallen Eruonen 1979 13 Aug 24 2017, 7:14pm
                                                   Collapse Not only was the destruction of the Ring too fast, so was the rescue CuriousG 1832 12 Aug 28 2017, 11:49am
                                                       Collapse I do seriously think Hamfast Gamgee 1503 3 Aug 29 2017, 9:55pm
                                                           Collapse The Many Partings chapter does read as a sequential list of necessary Eruonen 1498 1 Aug 29 2017, 11:49pm
                                                               As the story winds down I also get the impression Tolkien wanted to use some Eruonen 1484 0 Aug 30 2017, 1:57am
                                                           I don't think Tolkien thought of this as an action-focused fantasy sador 1547 0 Sep 1 2017, 10:59am
                                                       Collapse Journey vs Destination? enanito 1452 1 Aug 30 2017, 1:14pm
                                                           I agree heartily! Rembrethil 1366 0 Sep 4 2017, 6:16pm
                                                       Collapse oh, I don't know... noWizardme 1430 5 Aug 30 2017, 2:20pm
                                                           Collapse Visions of Terminator.....Gollum rises from the lava....... Eruonen 1423 3 Aug 30 2017, 2:30pm
                                                               Collapse Certainly the story has to manage a big change of gears here... noWizardme 1417 2 Aug 30 2017, 2:58pm
                                                                   The old saying that one should enjoy and treasure the journey rather than just the destination. Eruonen 1416 0 Aug 30 2017, 3:01pm
                                                                   I think it also matters how personally attached you are to the characters CuriousG 1409 0 Aug 30 2017, 4:28pm
                                                           Well, if that's what you prefer - sador 996 0 Sep 1 2017, 10:14am
                                               Collapse Nazgûl No One in Particular 1937 11 Aug 25 2017, 1:38am
                                                   Collapse This is a slim chapter but a few interesting observations Eruonen 1908 10 Aug 25 2017, 4:08pm
                                                       Collapse Also, we have another instance of the Standing Silence when the Eruonen 1893 9 Aug 25 2017, 6:46pm
                                                           Collapse The Steward and the King Eruonen 1885 7 Aug 25 2017, 9:19pm
                                                               Collapse Oh, love, right CuriousG 1830 6 Aug 28 2017, 11:44am
                                                                   Collapse Faramir zeroed in on Eowyn and persistently wooed her. Finally, her Eruonen 1804 5 Aug 28 2017, 3:40pm
                                                                       Collapse Ioreth is amusing..... Eruonen 1782 3 Aug 28 2017, 8:47pm
                                                                           Ioreth...for some reason I think of Aunt Bee (Andy Griffith Show) Eruonen 1779 0 Aug 28 2017, 9:39pm
                                                                           Collapse I think of Ioreth as counterpart to Butterbur: folksy, chatty, humorous, commoners. // CuriousG 1706 1 Aug 29 2017, 6:53pm
                                                                               This image does a fine job of fitting her to my mind Eruonen 1510 0 Aug 29 2017, 8:29pm
                                                                       The acceptance and crowning of King Elessar takes place on the Pelennor Eruonen 1755 0 Aug 29 2017, 4:51am
                                                           The neat things about those details like the Standing Silence CuriousG 1832 0 Aug 28 2017, 11:38am
           Collapse But the fit passed. N.E. Brigand 3889 14 Aug 14 2017, 6:21pm
               Collapse Tolkien certainly succeeded in creating the lost, confusing path Eruonen 3848 13 Aug 15 2017, 2:26pm
                   Collapse Sam is driven forward, despite fear, to rescue his master Frodo from the horrible fate Eruonen 3782 12 Aug 16 2017, 2:00pm
                       Collapse We also get a small glimpse of how Galadriel may have brought down Dol Guldur Eruonen 3784 8 Aug 16 2017, 3:00pm
                           Collapse Not sure about that Tolkien Gateway quote. N.E. Brigand 3733 1 Aug 16 2017, 11:10pm
                               Tolkien Gateway is prone to embellishment squire 3731 0 Aug 16 2017, 11:23pm
                           Collapse A gift is a gift? CuriousG 3710 5 Aug 17 2017, 2:07am
                               Collapse That is a tough one Eruonen 3705 4 Aug 17 2017, 2:21am
                                   Collapse The Land of Shadow Eruonen 3654 3 Aug 17 2017, 2:50pm
                                       I am trying to think of real world influences on Tolkien for Mordor Eruonen 3487 0 Aug 18 2017, 5:34pm
                                       Collapse There is one thing said in these chapters I wonder about Hamfast Gamgee 1402 1 Aug 21 2017, 11:23pm
                                           When you look at Frodo and Sam's trail it takes them toward danger Eruonen 1388 0 Aug 22 2017, 1:34am
                       Collapse Communist Orcs? Otaku-sempai 3743 2 Aug 16 2017, 10:32pm
                           Collapse Stuff InTheChair 3372 1 Aug 19 2017, 6:56pm
                               Well, that happened! Otaku-sempai 3367 0 Aug 19 2017, 7:27pm
           Collapse His own mind hatster 3183 103 Aug 21 2017, 8:49am
               Collapse Sauron is brooding, even disturbed and possibly worried Eruonen 3158 102 Aug 21 2017, 2:24pm
                   Collapse Fear and Loathing within Mordor Eruonen 3142 3 Aug 21 2017, 3:25pm
                       Nice paintings Eruonen 3116 0 Aug 21 2017, 6:07pm
                       Cirith Ungol should have really weighed on Sauron's mind CuriousG 1415 0 Aug 21 2017, 9:05pm
                       Orcs do seem to like to have a rumble! Hamfast Gamgee 1403 0 Aug 21 2017, 11:04pm
                   My guess is he'd prefer orcs over men as servants. CuriousG 1413 0 Aug 21 2017, 9:06pm
                   Collapse Another thing he could be worried about. Hamfast Gamgee 1403 96 Aug 21 2017, 11:06pm
                       Collapse Post deleted by Eruonen Eruonen 1327 95 Aug 22 2017, 5:05pm
                           Collapse The Uruk Hai saw that they were wearing orc helms and shields....so I suppose they looked like Eruonen 1328 94 Aug 22 2017, 5:14pm
                               Collapse Mount Doom Eruonen 1314 93 Aug 22 2017, 6:47pm
                                   Collapse "What light through yonder window breaks?" No One in Particular 1307 92 Aug 23 2017, 12:32am
                                       Collapse It has been fun to read these tidbits that show more "active if undeclared" influences Eruonen 1294 3 Aug 23 2017, 2:51am
                                           Collapse Another tidbit that supports somewhat the films design for Bara-dur and the Eye Eruonen 1257 2 Aug 23 2017, 6:04pm
                                               Collapse Well, no squire 1252 1 Aug 23 2017, 6:28pm
                                                   I indicated " supports somewhat" - not exactly. Eruonen 1249 0 Aug 23 2017, 6:38pm
                                       Collapse 'A' for effort Rembrethil 1248 87 Aug 23 2017, 8:33pm
                                           Collapse An A+++ for your response CuriousG 1843 86 Aug 28 2017, 11:27am
                                               Collapse Nudge or luck? noWizardme 1460 85 Aug 30 2017, 10:18am
                                                   Collapse Involved in things that "Really Matter"? enanito 1448 84 Aug 30 2017, 1:43pm
                                                       Collapse I wasn't seeing the Valar as being lazy or disengaged noWizardme 1438 80 Aug 30 2017, 2:00pm
                                                           Collapse Valar conversations Eruonen 1436 3 Aug 30 2017, 2:15pm
                                                               valar dohaeris :) // noWizardme 1424 0 Aug 30 2017, 2:23pm
                                                             Collapse Just goes to show - discretion is the better part of Valar... // noWizardme 1425 1 Aug 30 2017, 2:25pm
                                                                   LOL! Eruonen 1423 0 Aug 30 2017, 2:27pm
                                                           Collapse Points well made, but at the same time, this is a fairy story CuriousG 1409 74 Aug 30 2017, 4:39pm
                                                               Collapse Arrgh- now you have me imagining "the Power Rangers ending" :o noWizardme 1408 67 Aug 30 2017, 5:24pm
                                                                 Now you're talking! CuriousG 1395 0 Aug 30 2017, 8:42pm
                                                                   Collapse Arwen must be played by Megan Fox of course. Eruonen 1395 65 Aug 30 2017, 9:00pm
                                                                       Collapse Nooo! Otaku-sempai 1378 64 Aug 30 2017, 10:03pm
                                                                           Collapse Absolutely, there can be no substitutions for such a Transformer LOTR. Eruonen 1375 63 Aug 30 2017, 10:18pm
                                                                               Collapse Well, you're right about that! Otaku-sempai 1369 2 Aug 30 2017, 10:26pm
  Collapse That is news....slight thread diversion but it came up....see in Main Eruonen 1360 1 Aug 30 2017, 10:33pm
       I know! Otaku-sempai 1181 0 Aug 30 2017, 10:37pm
                                                                             Collapse A talking Fox in LOTR? Surely not :) // noWizardme 1133 59 Aug 31 2017, 1:51pm
  Collapse She does not have to say a word! ;) Eruonen 1133 58 Aug 31 2017, 2:16pm
       Collapse Why did Celeborn say to Aragorn Eruonen 1127 57 Aug 31 2017, 2:31pm
           Collapse "May your doom be other than mine..." Otaku-sempai 1121 12 Aug 31 2017, 2:58pm
               Collapse "100 years is a mere blink in the life of an elf. I'm patient. I can wait." As Thranduil said. Eruonen 1113 11 Aug 31 2017, 3:06pm
                   Additionally, Celeborn has lost Lorien noWizardme 1111 0 Aug 31 2017, 3:30pm
                   Sooner or later. Otaku-sempai 1105 0 Aug 31 2017, 3:45pm
                   Collapse Sooner or later. Otaku-sempai 1105 8 Aug 31 2017, 3:45pm
                       Collapse Yes, the loss of the power of Nenya will fade Lothlorien Eruonen 1104 7 Aug 31 2017, 3:59pm
                           Collapse The traveling company chances upon Saruman and Grima.... Eruonen 1091 6 Aug 31 2017, 4:28pm
                               Collapse "And now, what ship will bear you back across so wide a sea? noWizardme 1083 5 Aug 31 2017, 5:25pm
                                   Collapse Yes, I think Saruman believes that the ship will be a sad journey of regret Eruonen 1076 4 Aug 31 2017, 5:47pm
                                     Collapse Hunting for Balrog wings? enanito 1055 3 Aug 31 2017, 8:04pm
                                           Collapse Since they can walk on snow it makes the journey less taxing. Eruonen 1044 2 Aug 31 2017, 9:27pm
                                               Collapse I was thinking about this side story.....I wish it had been more developed. Eruonen 1043 1 Aug 31 2017, 9:35pm
                                                   We also have another scene where telecommunication is directly indicated Eruonen 1032 0 Aug 31 2017, 11:53pm
           Collapse He has also lost Silverlode 1032 43 Sep 1 2017, 1:16am
               Collapse Ah yes, good points. Eruonen 1020 41 Sep 1 2017, 2:43am
                   Collapse Things are not well in Bree and the surrounding country. Eruonen 1525 40 Sep 1 2017, 3:29pm
                       Collapse The obvious depopulation makes Butterbur's "crowded" concerns seem odd CuriousG 1510 39 Sep 1 2017, 6:50pm
                           I think they love the commerce, they just don't want folks to stick around and settle Eruonen 1507 0 Sep 1 2017, 7:06pm
                           Collapse When Gandalf goes off to see Tom Bombadil who wouldn't want to eavesdrop on those Eruonen 1502 37 Sep 1 2017, 7:14pm
                               Collapse It also seems that Gandalf is aware of problems in the Shire far more than the hobbits Eruonen 1499 36 Sep 1 2017, 7:46pm
                                   Collapse Homeward Bound Eruonen 1429 35 Sep 4 2017, 3:12am
                                       Collapse The Scouring of the Shire Eruonen 1432 34 Sep 4 2017, 3:18am
                                           Collapse That's just boss squire 1400 33 Sep 4 2017, 1:08pm
                                               Collapse Looking back I see Eruonen 1387 32 Sep 4 2017, 2:46pm
                                                   Collapse Sharkey....seems a bit out of place Eruonen 1366 31 Sep 4 2017, 7:55pm
                                                       Collapse What is this "Irish" of which you speak? squire 1366 30 Sep 4 2017, 9:03pm
                                                           Collapse The Irish surname means "loving" so I think we can safely assume no connection! Eruonen 1345 27 Sep 4 2017, 10:02pm
                                                               Collapse The actual Battle of Bywater Eruonen 1337 26 Sep 4 2017, 11:32pm
                                                                   Collapse I wonder who works the tobacco plantations in the Southfarthing. Eruonen 1327 22 Sep 5 2017, 12:10am
                                                                       Collapse More Shire industry Eruonen 1323 21 Sep 5 2017, 12:23am
                                                                           Collapse Deceptively pastoral and agrarian CuriousG 2153 20 Sep 5 2017, 8:55pm
                                                                               Collapse Fantasy economics noWizardme 2108 19 Sep 6 2017, 11:31am
  Collapse I wonder where Saruman would have wandered off too if he had not been killed? Eruonen 2102 1 Sep 6 2017, 1:58pm
       Saruman was truly a lost soul, with nowhere to go CuriousG 2080 0 Sep 6 2017, 7:52pm
  Collapse Fans vs. impartial literary critics CuriousG 2084 16 Sep 6 2017, 7:49pm
       Collapse Granted, we are just partaking in speculation that Tolkien never had time to actually Eruonen 2080 10 Sep 6 2017, 7:55pm
           Collapse The Grey Havens Eruonen 2055 9 Sep 7 2017, 1:24am
               Collapse This has been a very enjoyable read through for me - Eruonen 2058 5 Sep 7 2017, 1:32am
                   I enjoyed it too - thanks for leading! // noWizardme 2014 0 Sep 7 2017, 2:28pm
                   A couple of things stand out for me: Eruonen 2011 0 Sep 7 2017, 2:55pm
                   I liked it too. Ettelewen 1997 0 Sep 7 2017, 6:24pm
                   Thanks for leading us through Middle-earth again, Eru! // CuriousG 1904 0 Sep 9 2017, 7:02am
                   Thank you, Euronen! sador 1870 0 Sep 10 2017, 9:08pm
             Collapse replying to "Sam, marries and has a child - that was fast!" noWizardme 2020 2 Sep 7 2017, 2:27pm
                   Collapse Totally! FarFromHome 2017 1 Sep 7 2017, 2:38pm
                       Makes me think of the movie Cocoon Eruonen 2014 0 Sep 7 2017, 2:43pm
       Collapse Fantasy economics underpins a lot of English fiction FarFromHome 2017 4 Sep 7 2017, 2:30pm
           Collapse Austen's fiction (and the rest) are built on "unpleasant economics" not "fantasy economics". squire 2003 3 Sep 7 2017, 5:30pm
               Collapse I was pretty sure... FarFromHome 1992 1 Sep 7 2017, 7:48pm
                   "A district of well-ordered business". sador 1873 0 Sep 10 2017, 9:06pm
               A real world ancient example may shed some light on the possibilities Eruonen 1989 0 Sep 7 2017, 7:53pm
                                                                   Collapse Saruman repeatedly says that Gandalf uses his tools then discards them... Eruonen 1294 2 Sep 5 2017, 7:27pm
                                                                       Collapse Saruman's snarky remark about Gandalf CuriousG 1285 1 Sep 5 2017, 8:43pm
                                                                           That demonstrates his power of persuasion even in print! Eruonen 1280 0 Sep 5 2017, 8:50pm
                                                           Collapse What's in a name? FarFromHome 1985 1 Sep 7 2017, 8:03pm
                                                               This goes back to elements being a bit off if he wanted to create a mythology for England. Eruonen 1981 0 Sep 7 2017, 8:21pm
               What constitutes treasure, anyway? No One in Particular 1436 0 Sep 4 2017, 1:42am
                                                               Collapse god-duels: Aslan vs. White witch noWizardme 1146 5 Aug 31 2017, 9:41am
                                                                   Collapse CS Lewis adhered to the norms more than his buddy Tolkien; And, what do we do about those powerful women? CuriousG 1146 4 Aug 31 2017, 12:47pm
                                                                       Collapse You realise that this is, of course like asking Merry to comment on pipe-weed.... noWizardme 1113 3 Aug 31 2017, 3:26pm
                                                                           Collapse Even counting fairy tales for a tally of male/female evil opponents can be fraught with discord CuriousG 1056 1 Aug 31 2017, 8:33pm
                                                                               I agree with both those points! // noWizardme 1541 0 Sep 1 2017, 10:39am
                                                                           Feminine power according to the era CuriousG 1053 0 Aug 31 2017, 8:45pm
                                                           What to do, what to do... No One in Particular 1437 0 Sep 4 2017, 1:47am
                                                       Collapse The gods are men--well mannish. Rembrethil 1364 2 Sep 4 2017, 6:36pm
                                                           Collapse It does help to see the Valar as more human than divine. CuriousG 1278 1 Sep 5 2017, 8:49pm
                                                               The Fall of Morgoth Otaku-sempai 2142 0 Sep 5 2017, 11:12pm

  Collapse Hidden Tolkien Haiku? (game +) noWizardme 3023 11 Aug 13 2017, 10:26am Jump to last post in thread (by SirDennisC)
       Collapse Pretty tough to do squire 2985 1 Aug 13 2017, 12:33pm
           *applause* - glad there is at least one! noWizardme 2956 0 Aug 13 2017, 4:46pm
       Collapse Seems that we missed some... noWizardme 2933 2 Aug 14 2017, 9:03pm
           Collapse Tweak? Who said we could tweak? squire 2931 1 Aug 14 2017, 11:07pm
               well... game, versus any artistic insight one might get noWizardme 2879 0 Aug 15 2017, 9:56am
       Collapse Here's one - SirDennisC 2865 5 Aug 16 2017, 12:53am
           Collapse not Tolkien but in response to your comment elsewhere sevilodorf 2631 1 Aug 27 2017, 6:09pm
               Nailed it! SirDennisC 2601 0 Aug 28 2017, 12:51am
         That's a fine one noWizardme 2531 0 Aug 29 2017, 3:29pm
           Collapse It's tricky to get these things just so squire 2442 1 Sep 1 2017, 9:10pm
               Yes, yes SirDennisC 2435 0 Sep 1 2017, 10:53pm

  Collapse Here's a review of 'Beren and Luthien' from The New Republic squire 1620 5 Jul 30 2017, 12:27am Jump to last post in thread (by InTheChair)
       Collapse What a well-written review! noWizardme 1576 1 Jul 30 2017, 2:03pm
           That is a gender flip CuriousG 1494 0 Jul 31 2017, 8:21pm
       Very nice review! Voronwë_the_Faithful 1458 0 Aug 2 2017, 12:31pm
       Collapse Best Presentation Route Michelle Johnston 1343 1 Aug 12 2017, 1:15pm
           A thanks to him at any rate. InTheChair 1326 0 Aug 12 2017, 4:32pm
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