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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 63440 0 Dec 28 2006, 3:11am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

  Collapse Sticky: General notice re book discussions and the use of copyrighted materials Ataahua 49450 1 Jun 20 2007, 5:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 55912 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Collapse ***The Hobbit Read-through: Chapter 18 - :"The Return Journey" (Part 3 of 3) Otaku-sempai 52 2 4:03am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse "It were too tedious to tell the tenth part of his adventures" (Sir Gawayne and The Green Knight) noWizardme 21 1 11:29am
           Mister Baggins and the Grey Wizard Otaku-sempai 16 0 12:52pm

  Collapse ***The Hobbit Read-through: Chapter 18 - :"The Return Journey" (Part 2 of 3) Otaku-sempai 109 6 Tue, 4:32am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Bilbo's farewell noWizardme 88 0 Tue, 2:20pm
       Collapse Uses of treasure noWizardme 83 4 Tue, 2:30pm
           Collapse The Master's generosity (or lack thereof). Otaku-sempai 83 1 Tue, 2:48pm
               Cease the ceacing! Otaku-sempai 29 0 1:14pm
           Collapse Bard or the Master? Roverandom 23 1 2:30pm
               You might be correct. Otaku-sempai 16 0 3:22pm

Collapse Question about the timeline in Beren and Lúthien. painjoiker 71 1 Mon, 11:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)
       Not sure myself, but CuriousG 36 0 Tue, 12:35pm

  Collapse ***The Hobbit Read-through: Chapter 18 - :"The Return Journey" (Part 1 of 3) Otaku-sempai 382 41 Sun, 1:19pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse When I fell asleep we were winning!!?!?? No One in Particular 295 2 Mon, 1:08am
           Collapse Gwaihir Otaku-sempai 287 1 Mon, 1:21am
               Gwaihir's Uber aervice... No One in Particular 281 0 Mon, 1:38am
       Collapse I find it odd sador 282 24 Mon, 2:54am
           Collapse Taking down the chief baddie noWizardme 251 4 Mon, 8:54am
               Collapse Then maybe the counter-question is CuriousG 242 3 Mon, 11:15am
                   Collapse You might well be correct. Otaku-sempai 220 2 Mon, 1:46pm
                       Collapse on the other hand... noWizardme 213 1 Mon, 2:26pm
                           Do or die battles CuriousG 198 0 Mon, 3:51pm
           Collapse Delayus ex machina CuriousG 237 1 Mon, 11:24am
               The problems of independent commands? noWizardme 211 0 Mon, 2:38pm
           Collapse Worms, Orcs and Eagles Otaku-sempai 228 16 Mon, 1:42pm
               Collapse Gwaihir: quick hits Bracegirdle 183 13 Mon, 5:14pm
                   Collapse Gwaihir’s leadership role CuriousG 163 12 Mon, 8:27pm
                       Collapse Here be Kings and Things Bracegirdle 135 11 Tue, 4:21am
                           Collapse Gwaihir and Landroval Otaku-sempai 114 10 Tue, 10:06am
                               Collapse Not to be misread about them there Eagles Bracegirdle 179 9 Tue, 8:22pm
                                   Collapse Comma Commotion Otaku-sempai 175 8 Tue, 9:33pm
                                       Collapse Outside information... Bracegirdle 153 7 Wed, 3:28am
                                           Collapse Plurals Otaku-sempai 135 6 Wed, 8:33am
                                               Collapse King of All Birds, wearing a golden crown, with courtier eagles wearing golden collars... squire 120 1 Wed, 11:47am
                                                   Crowned with Gold Otaku-sempai 111 0 Wed, 1:45pm
                                               Collapse A final Eagle thought (I hope) Bracegirdle 97 3 Wed, 4:27pm
                                                   Collapse That's not quite right. Otaku-sempai 91 2 Wed, 4:46pm
                                                       Collapse What we mean and how we are interpreted… Bracegirdle 74 1 Wed, 8:09pm
                                                           Are they the same? Otaku-sempai 65 0 Wed, 9:10pm
               Collapse My apologies sador 130 1 Tue, 6:04am
                   No problem. Otaku-sempai 118 0 Tue, 9:49am
       Collapse Random Stone noWizardme 251 1 Mon, 8:43am
         Stone giants playing dice CuriousG 241 0 Mon, 11:10am
       Beorn and Treebeard CuriousG 160 0 Mon, 9:04pm
       Collapse Ransome note noWizardme 113 2 Tue, 10:51am
         Collapse Wait, now you’re bringing up worms too? CuriousG 99 1 Tue, 12:25pm
               Yeah, really shouldn’t have eaten that orc food noWizardme 204 0 Tue, 12:53pm
       Collapse 'child of the kindly West' noWizardme 106 4 Tue, 11:11am
           Who you calling a child, gramps? CuriousG 207 0 Tue, 12:32pm
           Collapse The Kindly West Otaku-sempai 201 2 Tue, 1:03pm
               Collapse I was also wondering about religious interpretations noWizardme 196 1 Tue, 1:11pm
                   Yeah... Otaku-sempai 189 0 Tue, 1:22pm
       Collapse The Eagles Roverandom 14 1 2:02pm
           The Scrubbing Bubbles of the Dead Otaku-sempai 13 0 2:16pm

Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -The Clouds Burst: 3 of 3: The Battle of 5 Armies noWizardme 437 11 Sep 13, 10:27am Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)
       This battle does remind me a bit Hamfast Gamgee 388 0 Sep 13, 10:58pm
       Collapse What where the actual numbers here? Hamfast Gamgee 389 1 Sep 13, 11:05pm
           BoFA by the Numbers Otaku-sempai 381 0 Sep 14, 1:01am
       Beorn Hamfast Gamgee 385 0 Sep 13, 11:14pm
       Goblin-bashing and Bilbo CuriousG 223 0 Sep 14, 8:56pm
       Collapse Battle plans CuriousG 218 1 Sep 14, 9:10pm
           Geography of Lonely Mountain Otaku-sempai 194 0 Sep 15, 12:12am
       The Beagles are coming! CuriousG 218 0 Sep 14, 9:25pm
       The battle: laughter and tears CuriousG 216 0 Sep 14, 9:38pm
       Collapse "Miserere mei!" N.E. Brigand 108 1 Sat, 7:42pm
           Maybe his magic ring has is charged up with 1 wish he can use. // CuriousG 82 0 Sun, 12:05am

Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -The Clouds Burst: 2 of 3 Dain noWizardme 266 7 Sep 11, 8:07am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Clouds bursting and otherwise. Otaku-sempai 233 0 Sep 11, 12:48pm
       Looking toward the future... No One in Particular 208 0 Sep 12, 1:58am
       Collapse Which direction does the storm come from? // N.E. Brigand 203 3 Sep 12, 2:43am
           Collapse I think that's unclear noWizardme 196 2 Sep 12, 8:28am
               Collapse "The next day the wind shifted west..." N.E. Brigand 132 1 Sep 13, 4:54am
                   That helps a bit... noWizardme 106 0 Sep 13, 10:44am
       Dain's options sador 151 0 Sep 12, 8:00pm

  Collapse Sharkey and the Dunedain emre43 609 14 Sep 10, 11:55am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Collapse Driven Off Otaku-sempai 576 3 Sep 10, 12:06pm
           Collapse Did it say anywhere in the books how many Dunadain were there? elentari3018 490 2 Sep 11, 1:13am
               No noWizardme 416 0 Sep 11, 8:21am
               The Dúnedain of the North Otaku-sempai 392 0 Sep 11, 12:14pm
       Collapse I think it's implied the Rangers all went south to help Aragorn win the war. squire 574 4 Sep 10, 12:52pm
           Collapse The Defense of the North Otaku-sempai 566 3 Sep 10, 1:30pm
               Collapse That's as plausible as not squire 564 2 Sep 10, 1:51pm
                   It would be a nice irony if... noWizardme 556 0 Sep 10, 3:18pm
                   Black Story Holels Otaku-sempai 544 0 Sep 10, 4:43pm
       Collapse It's because of his "mountainish inhumanity". // N.E. Brigand 517 3 Sep 10, 9:35pm
           Collapse --"Sir Thomas More" (Wm. Shakespeare and others) N.E. Brigand 490 2 Sep 11, 5:53am
               Collapse Fishing for Shakespeare squire 401 1 Sep 11, 1:20pm
                   Don't 'ee like it, squire? // N.E. Brigand 274 0 Sep 12, 3:02am
       "Sharkey and the Dunedain" - name of my band when I was in college... noWizardme 243 0 Sep 12, 12:18pm

Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -The Clouds Burst: 1 of 3 "Miserable Hobbit!" noWizardme 406 17 Sep 9, 11:22am Jump to last post in thread (by Hamfast Gamgee)
       Collapse Why Gandalf? Otaku-sempai 355 3 Sep 9, 1:47pm
           Collapse Gandalf's spoiler (the goblins are coming, but don't tell anyone) noWizardme 338 2 Sep 9, 4:10pm
               Today is my Sunday of ambivalence CuriousG 320 0 Sep 9, 8:17pm
               Maybe Gandalf did tell them Hamfast Gamgee 59 0 Sep 13, 10:56pm
       Collapse Bilbo's success or lack thereof CuriousG 324 1 Sep 9, 8:10pm
           A for effort, E for achievement, F for fate? noWizardme 286 0 Sep 10, 8:50am
       Collapse Thorin, Gandalf, Bilbo, Reason CuriousG 321 7 Sep 9, 8:21pm
           Collapse being the Voice of Reason when someone is in a near-murderous rage doesn't win you any points noWizardme 276 6 Sep 10, 3:00pm
               Collapse Qutoing Smaug, of all people. sador 196 5 Sep 12, 12:08pm
                   Does this mean that Thorin was at the bottom honourable noWizardme 192 0 Sep 12, 12:21pm
                   Collapse The mithril coat was not the mithril coat back then. squire 159 3 Sep 12, 9:21pm
                       Collapse Mithril noWizardme 121 2 Sep 13, 1:47pm
                           Collapse To answer just the question about the occurrence of 'mithril' in The Hobbit squire 90 1 Sep 13, 5:37pm
                               In the days that elves were smaller... noWizardme 76 0 Sep 13, 7:10pm
       When the good guys are Thieves/Burglars, and we loves them forever CuriousG 317 0 Sep 9, 8:33pm
       Collapse Just one comment: sador 198 1 Sep 12, 12:04pm
           the terms have been set noWizardme 191 0 Sep 12, 12:25pm

Collapse ***The hobbit-read-through: ch. 16 – A Thief in the Night sador 1174 40 Sep 2, 7:48am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Collapse Happiness is a Warm Arkenstone Darkstone 1068 9 Sep 2, 9:12am
           Collapse I agree with Darkenstone; and, Schrödinger's silmaril noWizardme 1016 8 Sep 2, 5:40pm
               Collapse semi-silmaril Finding Frodo 811 2 Sep 3, 7:39pm
                   Collapse If it looks like a silmaril, scintillates like a silmaril, and engenders possessive lust like a silmaril.... Darkstone 750 1 Sep 4, 7:36am
                       Arkenstone vs. Silmarilli Otaku-sempai 706 0 Sep 4, 12:02pm
               Collapse The tree of Aulë had a heart of light. Plurmo 273 4 Sep 9, 3:11am
                   Collapse "A lonely star" Otaku-sempai 243 3 Sep 9, 9:50am
                       Collapse I think that the Mirrormere crown implies Plurmo 180 2 Sep 9, 11:40pm
                           The resting sites of the Seven Fathers Otaku-sempai 169 0 Sep 10, 1:37am
                         "Outright fanfiction" perhaps, but a lovely idea. // noWizardme 128 0 Sep 10, 8:38am
       Collapse I don't think that word means what you think it means. Otaku-sempai 1051 2 Sep 2, 12:16pm
           Collapse Well, sador 1049 1 Sep 2, 12:25pm
               My apologies. Otaku-sempai 1041 0 Sep 2, 12:49pm
       Collapse With Regards to the Arkenstone and Anduril Roverandom 1038 5 Sep 2, 1:36pm
           Collapse Thrain? Which Thrain? Otaku-sempai 1031 4 Sep 2, 1:53pm
               Collapse Too Many Thrains Roverandom 1027 3 Sep 2, 2:40pm
                   'I'm going off the rails on a Crazy Thrain...' noWizardme 1008 0 Sep 2, 6:05pm
                   Collapse Here a Thrain, there a Thrain squire 1007 1 Sep 2, 6:27pm
                     'change Thrains at Erebor for the remoter Mountains...' // noWizardme 906 0 Sep 3, 1:42pm
       Collapse 16-0, “What’s in a name?” (with a trigger warning) sador 1029 1 Sep 2, 3:31pm
           splendid scriptural sleuthing! noWizardme 873 0 Sep 3, 3:14pm
       Collapse 16-1, The thief sador 878 3 Sep 3, 3:43pm
           "Hide your lights!" Otaku-sempai 823 0 Sep 3, 7:11pm
           The other thief? noWizardme 684 0 Sep 4, 4:11pm
           thief in the night. Hamfast Gamgee 552 0 Sep 6, 9:35am
       Collapse 16-2, The businessman sador 678 3 Sep 4, 3:55pm
           Some thoughts noWizardme 679 0 Sep 4, 4:45pm
           Collapse The non-Art of the Deal CuriousG 546 1 Sep 5, 12:21pm
               From burglar to bungler noWizardme 534 0 Sep 5, 2:06pm
       Collapse 16-3, His Finest Moment sador 542 9 Sep 5, 1:51pm
           I agree noWizardme 645 0 Sep 5, 3:39pm
           Capacity for Friendship is one of Bilbo's best qualities noWizardme 635 0 Sep 5, 5:16pm
           In a real world, I think Bilbo would be dead CuriousG 624 0 Sep 5, 8:34pm
           Bombur noWizardme 548 0 Sep 6, 10:55am
           Collapse Bombur in LOTR CuriousG 482 3 Sep 7, 11:20am
               Collapse "YMMV." looks very rune-like noWizardme 469 1 Sep 7, 1:47pm
                 I thought it was CuriousG 441 0 Sep 7, 8:10pm
               I agree, but sador 462 0 Sep 7, 2:51pm
           The Elvenking’s wonder at Bilbo CuriousG 437 0 Sep 7, 8:31pm
       All this talk of complex negotians Hamfast Gamgee 552 0 Sep 6, 9:37am

  Collapse What does the One Ring look like? uncle Iorlas 406 4 Sep 1, 4:17am Jump to last post in thread (by Petty Dwarf)
       Collapse Gandalf being slow? noWizardme 355 1 Sep 1, 12:25pm
           Thinking about this some more noWizardme 348 0 Sep 1, 3:27pm
       Collapse Gandalf might have been speaking with the benefit of hindsight Hamfast Gamgee 215 1 Sep 6, 9:44am
           All true. Petty Dwarf 124 0 Sep 11, 2:47am

  Collapse A question about the Hobbit read-through Hamfast Gamgee 287 3 Aug 31, 10:08pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Collapse Good idea - how about when we get to the end of the book? noWizardme 227 2 Sep 1, 2:55pm
           Collapse Yes, that's an idea Hamfast Gamgee 163 1 Sep 6, 9:33am
               The main problem may be lack of enthusiasm noWizardme 164 0 Sep 6, 10:59am

Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -The Gathering of the Clouds: 5 of 5: Tone, and everything else noWizardme 210 2 Aug 31, 1:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by uncle Iorlas)
       Here's a little point Hamfast Gamgee 185 0 Aug 31, 10:01pm
       avunculus uncle Iorlas 175 0 Sep 1, 4:04am

  Collapse LOTR Lunar Readalong for the month of S.R. 1419 Halimath, Book VI Ch.6 continued: More Partings and Return to Rivendell for Bilbo's 129th birthday Murlo 311 3 Aug 30, 11:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Murlo)
       LOTR Lunar Readalong for 1419 Halimath 13: Celeborn and Galadriel depart, the others set out for Rivendell. Murlo 268 0 Sep 6, 2:00pm
       Collapse LOTR Lunar Readalong for the week of Bilbo's 129th birthday. Murlo 63 1 Sep 14, 1:54pm
           1 year since Frodo's 50th birthday and his setting out on his Quest Murlo 27 0 Sun, 10:23pm

Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -The Gathering of the Clouds: 4 of 5: Thorin won't negotiate noWizardme 289 7 Aug 30, 12:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
     Collapse ***The Hobbit read-through -Thorin won't negotiate (detail) noWizardme 265 5 Aug 30, 12:51pm
           The allied military threat; Bilbo’s role CuriousG 253 0 Aug 31, 12:11pm
           Collapse The debatable potency of “dragon-sickness” CuriousG 252 1 Aug 31, 12:39pm
               Dragon sickness noWizardme 196 0 Sep 1, 3:13pm
           Collapse The rights & wrongs of the parley CuriousG 252 1 Aug 31, 12:47pm
               Negotiations ancient and modern noWizardme 243 0 Aug 31, 2:38pm
       nice meaty discussion in general by the by uncle Iorlas 209 0 Sep 1, 3:42am

  Collapse The dunedains after the fall of Arnor. Victariongreyjoy 530 11 Aug 29, 9:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       It seems like the Arnor Dunedain always had a fertility problem CuriousG 503 0 Aug 29, 9:47pm
       Collapse No one really knows. squire 501 9 Aug 29, 10:02pm
           Collapse Vulnerability Otaku-sempai 473 8 Aug 30, 12:41am
               Collapse "little to no evidence" is an open term. squire 475 2 Aug 30, 12:52am
                   Collapse Let me change that to "no evidence". Otaku-sempai 471 1 Aug 30, 1:00am
                       I should have been more clear. "North", capitalized, is as you say the entire Eriador region. squire 459 0 Aug 30, 1:13am
               Collapse Near The Grey Havens Victariongreyjoy 375 4 Aug 31, 1:23am
                   Collapse That's not impossible. Otaku-sempai 371 2 Aug 31, 1:41am
                       Collapse A Edoras size post Arnor city near Grey Havens? Victariongreyjoy 170 1 Sep 9, 6:38pm
                           I don't think so. Otaku-sempai 157 0 Sep 10, 1:25am
                   Sure they could have done that squire 360 0 Aug 31, 3:01am
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