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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 79224 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 66023 1 Jun 20 2007, 5:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 71793 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

Collapse Sticky: Favourite Chapters Project - schedule listing (schedule listing only, please) noWizardme 2264 11 Nov 18 2019, 7:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by Hamfast Gamgee)

  ***Favorite Chapters - A Journey in the Dark (LOTR) Roverandom 62 0 Mon, 9:57pm Jump to last post in thread (by Roverandom)

  Collapse It gets you down after a while. Barbara Remington has passed away. squire 184 1 Sat, 7:49am Jump to last post in thread (by Morthoron)
       One can't help but think.... Morthoron 79 0 Sun, 5:35pm

  Collapse General Tolkien question for all true LR geeks! Solicitr 287 13 Fri, 4:20am Jump to last post in thread (by ElanorTX)
       Collapse He does use the day names elsewhere, but only in Shire or Bree contexts. squire 269 9 Fri, 4:42am
           Collapse In addition... Otaku-sempai 257 2 Fri, 5:18am
               Collapse Yes Solicitr 217 1 Fri, 1:11pm
                   Well... Otaku-sempai 211 0 Fri, 3:16pm
           Collapse Oh No - Bilbo's Birthday was *always* a Thursday? That explains... noWizardme 211 2 Fri, 3:48pm
               I was thinking of that one Hamfast Gamgee 188 0 Fri, 9:10pm
             NoWiz - winner of Hitchhiker's Guide Hobbit Mashup Caption Contest XLll. Perfect. // Lissuin 183 0 Fri, 9:25pm
           I would just like to take a moment to observe uncle Iorlas 176 0 Fri, 11:07pm
           Also Wednesday Kimi 169 0 Sat, 1:39am
           JRRT observes ElanorTX 136 0 Sat, 8:55am
       Frodo's song at the Prancing Pony Lissuin 261 0 Fri, 5:16am
       Collapse If you have an LOTR eBook... noWizardme 207 1 Fri, 3:51pm
           Convenient as that would be, Solicitr 198 0 Fri, 4:48pm

Collapse ***Favourite Chapters - Three is Company (LOTR) noWizardme 612 86 Jan 19, 6:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by squire)
     Collapse **Favourite quotations from this chapter - please add ones you like! noWizardme 498 32 Jan 19, 6:35pm
           Collapse You overlooked Solicitr 483 2 Jan 19, 9:38pm
               Collapse That's a fine quotation! noWizardme 292 1 Jan 21, 3:04pm
                   Oh, no! Solicitr 287 0 Jan 21, 3:43pm
           "Of course you mustn't vanish," sevilodorf 439 0 Jan 20, 5:31am
           Collapse Three's Company, Nine's a Crowd CuriousG 408 3 Jan 20, 3:21pm
               Collapse Pippin a lightweight spy.... sevilodorf 403 2 Jan 20, 3:42pm
                   Collapse Unpredictable Pippin (and a tangent about the hobbits as a rock quartet) noWizardme 320 1 Jan 21, 10:01am
                       Pippin CuriousG 294 0 Jan 21, 3:09pm
           Collapse Through Sam's eyes Finding Frodo 402 23 Jan 20, 3:56pm
               Collapse Found it Finding Frodo 400 1 Jan 20, 4:10pm
                   Sam's hat, "Jack's hat" noWizardme 313 0 Jan 21, 11:15am
               Collapse Pippin's reaction to the Elves vs. Sam's CuriousG 297 20 Jan 21, 2:56pm
                   Collapse Pippin Solicitr 288 19 Jan 21, 3:50pm
                       "originally written for a completely different cast of characters" noWizardme 281 0 Jan 21, 4:26pm
                       Collapse The Pippin here is certainly different than the one CuriousG 296 17 Jan 21, 4:32pm
                           Collapse I think you're absolutely right. Solicitr 290 16 Jan 21, 4:57pm
                               Collapse But why not complete the transition, I wonder? noWizardme 280 15 Jan 21, 6:54pm
                                   Collapse I would go with "it's deliberate, and for effect" squire 282 9 Jan 21, 7:23pm
                                       Collapse I think that's the explanation I'm looking for noWizardme 240 7 Jan 22, 9:53am
                                           Collapse Phew - got stuck in the 'reply' box there, just escaped & can now add the rest.... noWizardme 237 6 Jan 22, 10:31am
                                               Collapse Okay, that's interesting, Solicitr 225 1 Jan 22, 2:45pm
                                                   It would also be interesting to compare notes with people who saw the (PJ) film before they read the book noWizardme 213 0 Jan 22, 6:02pm
                                               Collapse ARU CuriousG 214 3 Jan 22, 6:25pm
                                                 "SIGFU" had me worried for a moment ;) noWizardme 208 0 Jan 22, 6:48pm
                                                   Collapse That was a *big* BIGWIT, if you didn't warm to Frodo until Moria or Lorien noWizardme 143 1 Jan 23, 9:57am
                                                     Yes, and I only began to like him then because Gollum did, precious.// CuriousG 117 0 Thu, 2:55pm
                                       And, ultimately perhaps, the beginning is also to do with the end noWizardme 106 0 Thu, 5:41pm
                                   Collapse Well, Solicitr 266 1 Jan 21, 8:10pm
                                       Yes, I only recently saw... squire 296 0 Jan 21, 9:01pm
                                   Collapse Master Plan vs. What You Can Live With CuriousG 287 2 Jan 21, 11:21pm
                                       Unwin Solicitr 281 0 Jan 22, 12:26am
                                       OOOh Hamfast Gamgee 272 0 Fri, 9:17pm
       Collapse Themes begin to stir CuriousG 405 3 Jan 20, 3:39pm
           What's Solicitr 355 0 Jan 21, 4:13am
           Collapse As another theme (or something like it) noWizardme 308 1 Jan 21, 11:50am
               That is accurately prescient CuriousG 293 0 Jan 21, 3:00pm
       Collapse How do you imagine the countryside in which this chapter takes place? noWizardme 146 19 Jan 23, 9:51am
           Collapse While Tolkien was probably thinking of Oxfordshire CuriousG 121 18 Thu, 3:09pm
               Collapse Tolkien Solicitr 116 6 Thu, 3:49pm
                   Collapse Subject Solicitr 113 5 Thu, 4:07pm
                       Collapse maritime climate noWizardme 104 4 Thu, 7:28pm
                           Collapse The Shire: Weather, Water and Climate Otaku-sempai 96 3 Thu, 9:13pm
                               Collapse A question about the Shire Hamfast Gamgee 269 2 Fri, 9:20pm
                                   Collapse Maps of the Shire Otaku-sempai 259 1 Sat, 1:41am
                                       Shire Map Solicitr 202 0 Sat, 3:15pm
               Collapse Oxfordshire(-ish) countryside noWizardme 111 10 Thu, 7:20pm
                   Collapse Such Solicitr 107 1 Thu, 7:41pm
                     Thanks but Don't encourage me "You do not know your peril" :) noWizardme 297 0 Fri, 4:14pm
                   Collapse It's amazing how well NZ worked CuriousG 98 1 Thu, 9:15pm
                       NZ locations were magnificent. noWizardme 278 0 Fri, 6:42pm
                   Collapse That final photo with the cloudy sky is a keeper. // CuriousG 87 5 Thu, 9:16pm
                       Collapse Lovely photos all round uncle Iorlas 83 2 Thu, 11:26pm
                           baroque landscape vocabulary noWizardme 48 0 Fri, 2:44pm
                           I get lost in all the plant names too CuriousG 291 0 Fri, 4:58pm
                       Collapse Thanks - that's the River Thames from Eynsham Toll Bridge noWizardme 49 1 Fri, 3:01pm
                           Yes Solicitr 289 0 Fri, 4:59pm
       Collapse Of Gildor Hamfast Gamgee 271 20 Fri, 9:14pm
           Collapse I thought I remembered uncle Iorlas 268 19 Fri, 11:12pm
               Collapse Subject Solicitr 258 18 Sat, 2:08am
                   Collapse Guess I had that backward uncle Iorlas 256 16 Sat, 3:52am
                       Collapse Why don't the elves fly with Frodo to Rivendell? noWizardme 202 15 Sat, 3:32pm
                           Collapse Yes Solicitr 189 14 Sat, 6:08pm
                               Collapse I'm 50-50 on Gildor and what he should have done, but maybe this goes back to CuriousG 176 13 Sat, 8:21pm
                                   Collapse I think our best shield against this reading uncle Iorlas 162 12 Sat, 11:18pm
                                       Collapse Good point CuriousG 161 11 Sat, 11:28pm
                                           Collapse I agree - "maybe we shouldn't assume that Gildor specifically understands "black riders" as Nazgul." noWizardme 103 10 Sun, 11:25am
                                               Is there also a point here about the story's genesis? noWizardme 97 0 Sun, 11:46am
                                               Collapse Look, black is a slimming color that never goes out of style CuriousG 80 8 Sun, 2:54pm
                                                   Collapse Gildor's final words - maybe that's where Tolkien wobbles? noWizardme 67 7 Sun, 5:16pm
                                                       Collapse The Shire's porous borders CuriousG 130 5 Sun, 6:05pm
                                                         Collapse Elves cross the Shire easily and without notice noWizardme 131 4 Sun, 6:25pm
                                                               Collapse [said coldly] “You jest, Lord NoWiz, as is your way." squire 127 2 Sun, 6:50pm
                                                                 hobbit-like, I jest about things I take seriously.... noWizardme 122 0 Sun, 7:14pm
                                                                   I like this "mysterious corridor" idea noWizardme 123 0 Sun, 7:30pm
                                                             It explains the fireworks CuriousG 116 0 Sun, 8:35pm
                                                       Fell beings and fey Elves CuriousG 115 0 Sun, 8:41pm
                   perhaps Gildor ElanorTX 231 0 Sat, 9:11am
     Is there anything else in this chapter you'd like to discuss? noWizardme 98 0 Sun, 11:47am
       You not on time? What about me, a week late? sador 94 0 Sun, 1:06pm
       Collapse Come on Inn - and other trivia squire 73 5 Sun, 4:32pm
           Collapse Thanks for these! noWizardme 128 1 Sun, 6:20pm
               A prosaic explanation for Frodo's route might be noWizardme 121 0 Sun, 7:25pm
           Collapse "All aboard" does indeed Kimi 104 2 Mon, 12:34am
               Subjects Solicitr 96 0 Mon, 1:38am
               'They are sailing, sailing, sailing over the Sea, ...' squire 92 0 Mon, 2:42am

  Collapse A thought has occured to me Hamfast Gamgee 682 17 Jan 17, 11:12pm Jump to last post in thread (by Hasuwandil)
       Collapse By all means Omnigeek 542 8 Jan 18, 7:04pm
           Subject Solicitr 534 0 Jan 18, 7:47pm
           The end of an era, certainly. uncle Iorlas 531 0 Jan 18, 8:13pm
           Collapse End of an era? Hasuwandil 498 4 Jan 19, 1:40am
               Collapse Well, Solicitr 495 3 Jan 19, 2:16am
                   Collapse Tolkien's papers Hasuwandil 293 2 Jan 21, 8:49am
                       Collapse Ah. Okay. Solicitr 265 1 Jan 21, 3:31pm
                           Thanks Hasuwandil 250 0 Jan 21, 6:34pm
           You wouldn't, perhaps, feel like writing something, short or long, learned or lighthearted about your favourite chapter? noWizardme 410 0 Jan 19, 4:53pm
       Collapse This Reading Room has always been about the books squire 527 7 Jan 18, 9:47pm
           Ooh, I can see my house from here uncle Iorlas 518 0 Jan 18, 10:12pm
           To avoid suffocating under a pile of books ElanorTX 450 0 Jan 19, 10:05am
           Collapse "For Frodo!" no, Format! noWizardme 407 4 Jan 19, 5:18pm
               Collapse Why we lurk.....This thing all things devour.... sevilodorf 385 3 Jan 20, 5:48am
                   Collapse Certainly 'time wounds all heels' in volutneer projects noWizardme 344 1 Jan 20, 3:27pm
                       In the Catholic Church ElanorTX 292 0 Jan 21, 8:47am
                   I’ll second that motion... Dunadan of North Arnor 318 0 Jan 21, 3:28am

Collapse Any more volunteers for the 'Favourite Chapters' project, please? noWizardme 268 2 Jan 17, 6:37pm Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
     Collapse That's two more - thanks! // noWizardme 233 1 Jan 19, 5:26pm
         New contributors especially welcome noWizardme 235 0 Jan 19, 5:29pm

  Collapse ***Favorite Chapters- Inside Information (The Hobbit) uncle Iorlas 571 44 Jan 13, 4:54am Jump to last post in thread (by Hamfast Gamgee)
       Collapse Thorin son of Thrain son of Thror, King under the Mountain uncle Iorlas 503 5 Jan 13, 4:55am
           Collapse I like how Thorin is usually the most sensible CuriousG 483 3 Jan 13, 3:35pm
               Collapse I'm reading Thorin as being done for compedy here (but I'm not completely sure) noWizardme 405 2 Jan 14, 1:58pm
                   I Solicitr 400 0 Jan 14, 2:27pm
                   Speaking of comedy Hamfast Gamgee 162 0 Jan 17, 11:02pm
           I love Thorin, too. sador 285 0 Jan 16, 3:14pm
       Collapse Bilbo Baggins of Bag-End, Hobbiton uncle Iorlas 479 5 Jan 13, 4:05pm
           Bilbo the Trickster noWizardme 401 0 Jan 14, 1:33pm
           More ways to run a chapter than beat a dragon noWizardme 401 0 Jan 14, 1:40pm
           Collapse Bilbo as leader CuriousG 279 1 Jan 15, 9:30pm
               I think Solicitr 276 0 Jan 15, 9:45pm
           Any way of running a discussion is fine. sador 283 0 Jan 16, 3:25pm
       Collapse Smaug the Chiefest and Greatest of Calamities uncle Iorlas 481 8 Jan 13, 4:06pm
           Collapse Well, Solicitr 453 1 Jan 13, 6:43pm
               ouch uncle Iorlas 390 0 Jan 14, 4:20pm
           I read Smaug as being rather donnish noWizardme 398 0 Jan 14, 2:19pm
           Collapse I am sorry I was so late in responding sador 286 3 Jan 16, 3:32pm
               Collapse IMO Solicitr 286 2 Jan 16, 3:58pm
                   Yes, it was Shippey. sador 262 0 Jan 16, 8:06pm
                   STOP THIS NONSENSE uncle Iorlas 231 0 Jan 17, 3:44am
           Dragons, Trolls and mind controls noWizardme 266 0 Jan 16, 5:58pm
       Collapse The chapter’s structure and its place within the whole. uncle Iorlas 480 15 Jan 13, 4:08pm
           Collapse Yeah, what is it will all these underground bits? noWizardme 309 12 Jan 15, 2:59pm
               Collapse As well as Solicitr 303 1 Jan 15, 3:25pm
                   And the Barrow CuriousG 275 0 Jan 15, 9:19pm
               More: Otaku-sempai 284 0 Jan 15, 7:31pm
               Collapse It's kind of Jungian, as you guessed squire 281 8 Jan 15, 9:00pm
                   Collapse Gonna take--a geocentric journey-- uncle Iorlas 259 7 Jan 16, 2:29am
                       Collapse Don't forget, "Deep roots are not reached by the frost" squire 260 6 Jan 16, 3:17am
                           Underland noWizardme 282 0 Jan 16, 4:03pm
                           Collapse By random co-incidence (Second World War school air raid shelters) noWizardme 278 3 Jan 16, 4:18pm
                               Collapse Tolkien Solicitr 278 2 Jan 16, 4:34pm
                                   Collapse There was an Andersen shelter in the back garden... noWizardme 268 1 Jan 16, 5:48pm
                                       Just because Solicitr 253 0 Jan 16, 9:12pm
                           Going underground Hamfast Gamgee 159 0 Jan 17, 11:06pm
           This chapter marks a change of plan noWizardme 301 0 Jan 15, 3:15pm
           I felt like the journy through Mirkwood was effectively underground CuriousG 281 0 Jan 15, 9:22pm
       Collapse appendix w uncle Iorlas 475 6 Jan 13, 4:20pm
           Collapse I would quite like to bury underground that "Puff the Magic Dragon" noWizardme 278 5 Jan 16, 4:11pm
               Collapse That song always bothered me as a kid too CuriousG 269 4 Jan 16, 5:52pm
                 Collapse I think we need a princess... noWizardme 266 3 Jan 16, 6:09pm
                     A princess is probably preferable to my litigious idea of suing the kid for dragon neglect. // CuriousG 256 0 Jan 16, 8:23pm
                       Collapse This reminds me uncle Iorlas 231 1 Jan 17, 3:35am
                         Shame! ;) - but I guess there are lots of night-flying insects? noWizardme 171 0 Jan 17, 6:44pm

  Collapse Elrond made one mistake Hamfast Gamgee 496 8 Jan 12, 10:49pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)
       Collapse Legacies Otaku-sempai 447 4 Jan 13, 5:36am
           Moreover Solicitr 402 0 Jan 13, 1:59pm
           Collapse And don't forget Legolas... Morthoron 366 1 Jan 14, 4:43am
               So true. Otaku-sempai 326 0 Jan 14, 3:02pm
           Elladan and Elrohir Hamfast Gamgee 269 0 Jan 17, 10:59pm
       Is this a pedants' revolt? noWizardme 220 0 Jan 21, 11:01am
       Collapse If we've done the 'legacy' thing to death now, I have some other responses noWizardme 220 1 Jan 21, 11:02am
           Amen Solicitr 212 0 Jan 21, 3:40pm

  Collapse side by side Solicitr 781 6 Jan 1, 8:41pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)
       Collapse According to Tolkien Gateway- SirDennisC 618 5 Jan 4, 5:20pm
           Collapse Tolkien comments on the contrast somwhere. N.E. Brigand 513 4 Jan 7, 3:06am
               Collapse Christina Scull and Wayne Hammond Voronwë_the_Faithful 446 3 Jan 8, 5:34pm
                   Yes Solicitr 446 0 Jan 8, 5:54pm
                 Collapse Would 'Ubi' be an unreliable Anglo-Saxon ride-hailing service? ;) noWizardme 438 1 Jan 8, 6:26pm
                       Subject Solicitr 435 0 Jan 8, 7:21pm

  Collapse ***Favorite Chapters- In the House of Tom Bombadil Solicitr 1212 75 Dec 23 2019, 3:13pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)
       I've really enjoyed reading this.// noWizardme 1046 0 Dec 23 2019, 6:44pm
       Collapse I've come to like the Bombadil chapter more too noWizardme 1048 7 Dec 23 2019, 6:54pm
           Collapse Bombadil and the Larger Narrative Otaku-sempai 1010 5 Dec 24 2019, 1:05pm
               Collapse But is Tom 'explained' by the larger narrative? noWizardme 571 4 Dec 30 2019, 3:16pm
                   Collapse Very remarkably Solicitr 351 2 Dec 30 2019, 6:41pm
                       Collapse Remarkable, but not all that remarkable squire 338 1 Dec 30 2019, 8:30pm
                           How a Tale Grows in the Telling noWizardme 259 0 Dec 31 2019, 2:23pm
                   Is Tom ever really explained? Otaku-sempai 337 0 Dec 30 2019, 8:28pm
           Nice! CuriousG 1000 0 Dec 24 2019, 4:27pm
       Collapse yes yes uncle Iorlas 1045 1 Dec 23 2019, 8:47pm
           Sheep CuriousG 997 0 Dec 24 2019, 4:28pm
       Collapse hobbits who find themselves singing uncle Iorlas 1037 2 Dec 23 2019, 9:20pm
           A film audience would have to leave a lot of cultural baggage behind noWizardme 1012 0 Dec 24 2019, 12:22pm
           Well, if I'm understanding you correctly CuriousG 999 0 Dec 24 2019, 4:25pm
       Collapse That's how I feel CuriousG 998 1 Dec 24 2019, 4:39pm
           Bomadil's parlor trick.... Morthoron 966 0 Dec 25 2019, 5:21am
       Unadaptable Tom sador 949 0 Dec 25 2019, 9:04am
       Collapse Initiation rites. N.E. Brigand 779 3 Dec 29 2019, 3:56am
           Collapse o ho uncle Iorlas 770 2 Dec 29 2019, 5:10am
               Why, N E. Brigand can look up that post for you ... or not. squire 759 0 Dec 29 2019, 6:35am
               Curious's comments would soon be old enough to vote. N.E. Brigand 356 0 Dec 30 2019, 5:25pm
       Collapse As a side question, how old does Goldberry look? squire 713 28 Dec 29 2019, 3:10pm
           Collapse 'as young and as ancient as Spring' would seem a good answer! noWizardme 698 27 Dec 29 2019, 5:05pm
               Collapse And how many legs does Goldberry have? noWizardme 574 3 Dec 30 2019, 2:45pm
                   Collapse Is she named after a real world Berry? InTheChair 951 2 Jan 1, 12:51pm
                       Collapse I have a suspicion Na Vedui 902 1 Jan 2, 12:20am
                           Now that's intriguing. uncle Iorlas 848 0 Jan 2, 4:25am
               Collapse I feel like there are two levels to the question -- and thanks for a new word, by the way squire 305 22 Dec 31 2019, 5:48am
                   Collapse In that connection Solicitr 296 10 Dec 31 2019, 6:14am
                       Collapse Whoops! What's the "triple goddess", precious?? squire 295 9 Dec 31 2019, 6:26am
                           Collapse I would guess this is a reference to the three faces of female goddesses. sador 286 1 Dec 31 2019, 8:17am
                               Or Maiden / Mother / Crone ? (e.g. from Robert Graves) noWizardme 274 0 Dec 31 2019, 11:38am
                           Collapse Sounds like there are four goddesses, not three. squire 257 6 Dec 31 2019, 3:08pm
                               Collapse Well, Solicitr 251 1 Dec 31 2019, 4:44pm
                                   yes I know, I think noWizardme 241 0 Dec 31 2019, 5:44pm
                               I'm sure it would be unwise to refuse a fourth goddess - look what happend to Actaeon noWizardme 245 0 Dec 31 2019, 5:19pm
                               Collapse Tripartite goddesses uncle Iorlas 235 2 Dec 31 2019, 6:52pm
                                   Collapse Much to agree with here! noWizardme 235 1 Dec 31 2019, 7:29pm
                                     Well, if we're going with multiple goddesses and real-life people CuriousG 1041 0 Dec 31 2019, 8:02pm
                   Collapse "I think there's the matter of how Tolkien thought she looked, and the matter of how fans think she looks" noWizardme 266 7 Dec 31 2019, 12:46pm
                       Collapse Well, Solicitr 260 6 Dec 31 2019, 1:55pm
                           Collapse Pauline Baynes (but not 'Pauline Babes') noWizardme 249 5 Dec 31 2019, 5:33pm
                               Collapse Apparently, it is sador 983 1 Jan 1, 8:54am
                                   Goldberry young?Aged? Where I've ended up noWizardme 927 0 Jan 1, 4:07pm
                               Collapse Glad to hear you are enjoying JS&MN Voronwë_the_Faithful 632 2 Jan 3, 8:49pm
                                   Collapse I enjoyed that article, thanks! // noWizardme 291 1 Jan 6, 4:07pm
                                       Yay! Voronwë_the_Faithful 287 0 Jan 6, 4:53pm
                   Collapse Just be careful with that word, BTW noWizardme 242 2 Dec 31 2019, 5:52pm
                       Collapse I'll probably never use it squire 238 1 Dec 31 2019, 6:34pm
                         Now I feel like Gandalf apologising for Black Speech at Imladris ;) // noWizardme 229 0 Dec 31 2019, 6:40pm
       Collapse Beorn again... noWizardme 699 5 Dec 29 2019, 4:39pm
           Collapse It's a trap! CuriousG 684 1 Dec 29 2019, 6:29pm
               And maybe it is (a trap) noWizardme 573 0 Dec 30 2019, 2:38pm
           Collapse Well, Solicitr 682 2 Dec 29 2019, 7:19pm
               Collapse But I think Tom was successful... Morthoron 626 1 Dec 30 2019, 3:17am
                   even so, there's a lot about this chapter that doesn't seem to weave into the rest noWizardme 362 0 Dec 30 2019, 3:20pm
       Collapse One more thing Solicitr 297 1 Dec 31 2019, 6:16am
           Nice noWizardme 1045 0 Dec 31 2019, 7:38pm
       Collapse Is this the real-world version of Tom Bombadil's storytelling magic? noWizardme 237 3 Dec 31 2019, 7:37pm
           Collapse Is this the real-world? Is this just fantasy? dernwyn 1034 2 Jan 1, 12:30am
               Collapse So many marching bands played that song in 2019. N.E. Brigand 730 1 Jan 2, 7:49pm
                   It's difficult for me to imagine dernwyn 196 0 Jan 8, 3:24am
       Collapse Dreams sador 780 8 Jan 2, 11:23am
           Merry's dream CuriousG 741 0 Jan 2, 6:03pm
           Collapse perchance2dream uncle Iorlas 403 6 Jan 5, 7:10pm
               Let's Solicitr 289 0 Jan 6, 4:40pm
               Collapse Perchance to wake? Notice something odd about how M & P both wake noWizardme 233 4 Jan 7, 5:50pm
                   Collapse They've all been sleeping outdoors. Elizabeth 231 2 Jan 7, 7:28pm
                       Yes but... Solicitr 182 0 Jan 8, 6:42am
                       Where Frodo has his memorable dreams, and not thinking of white bears noWizardme 137 0 Jan 8, 6:21pm
                   I also dream my best work in bed uncle Iorlas 110 0 Jan 10, 2:34pm
       Collapse Tom Bombadil Roverandom 630 3 Jan 3, 9:13pm
           Environmentalists vs stewards of the environment vs. abuse CuriousG 526 0 Jan 4, 5:31pm
           Collapse It was slow to occur to me but uncle Iorlas 114 1 Jan 10, 2:19pm
               I Solicitr 343 0 Jan 10, 5:08pm

  Collapse Yuletide is upon us...and other calendar questions Cirashala 1278 16 Dec 19 2019, 5:26am Jump to last post in thread (by Cirashala)
       Subject Solicitr 1221 0 Dec 19 2019, 1:55pm
       Collapse Shire Reckoning and Yuletide Otaku-sempai 1216 5 Dec 19 2019, 3:04pm
           Collapse Thanks! Cirashala 1194 4 Dec 19 2019, 6:09pm
               Collapse There's not much about the Dwarven Calendar. Otaku-sempai 1154 3 Dec 20 2019, 2:21am
                   Collapse Lunar calendar sounds like an excellent possibility! Cirashala 1152 2 Dec 20 2019, 2:47am
                       Collapse I don't think Tolkien kept a 'tight lid' on details of Dwarven culture squire 1148 1 Dec 20 2019, 3:31am
                           Admittedly... Otaku-sempai 1146 0 Dec 20 2019, 3:44am
       Tolkien's Conversion from Shire Reckoning to the Modern Era Otaku-sempai 1208 0 Dec 19 2019, 3:50pm
       Collapse Appendix D gives a brief description of the Elvish calendar squire 1182 1 Dec 19 2019, 9:11pm
           Thanks for that squire! Cirashala 1177 0 Dec 19 2019, 9:16pm
       Collapse Happy Yuletide (Modern Era)! Otaku-sempai 1092 3 Dec 20 2019, 2:07pm
           Collapse Yebbut Solicitr 1078 2 Dec 20 2019, 4:22pm
               Collapse Thanks! Otaku-sempai 1075 1 Dec 20 2019, 4:35pm
                   happy holidays uncle Iorlas 1057 0 Dec 20 2019, 7:34pm
       Collapse Happy First Night! Otaku-sempai 747 1 Dec 24 2019, 1:11pm
           Happy Christmas Eve to you too! Cirashala 738 0 Dec 24 2019, 5:35pm

  Collapse *** Favorite Chapters - The Steward and the King (LotR) ElanorTX 1268 33 Dec 18 2019, 6:50am Jump to last post in thread (by Cirashala)
       Collapse Actually, I would have stayed with that original title CuriousG 1126 6 Dec 18 2019, 4:23pm
           Collapse I wonder.... noWizardme 1126 5 Dec 18 2019, 4:54pm
               Collapse Story formulas were certainly known to Tolkien and his publisher, CuriousG 1117 1 Dec 18 2019, 5:44pm
                   Not just Frodo of course noWizardme 1112 0 Dec 18 2019, 6:13pm
               Collapse Initially Solicitr 1113 2 Dec 18 2019, 6:20pm
                   That writing sure did evolve CuriousG 1039 0 Dec 19 2019, 6:36pm
                   Trotter was singing about his 'fairy wife' squire 1003 0 Dec 20 2019, 2:18am
       Glad you made it, and hope the cold is better soon! // noWizardme 1120 0 Dec 18 2019, 4:47pm
       The History of the White Tree (backstory) ElanorTX 906 0 Dec 22 2019, 12:23am
       Collapse I'm not sure that was ever the intended title for this chapter sador 866 3 Dec 22 2019, 7:26am
           Collapse I too like The Watchers on the Wall, and appreciate your cogent comments. // ElanorTX 809 1 Dec 22 2019, 4:07pm
               Thank you sador 793 0 Dec 22 2019, 6:33pm
           very nice uncle Iorlas 619 0 Dec 23 2019, 9:30pm
       Ooh, those awful Orcs! ElanorTX 814 0 Dec 22 2019, 4:05pm
       Collapse Any thoughts Solicitr 799 3 Dec 22 2019, 6:38pm
           Collapse Isn't that in "The Last Debate"? // CuriousG 657 2 Dec 23 2019, 2:09pm
               Collapse whoops Solicitr 649 1 Dec 23 2019, 3:18pm
                   Tolkien, I suppose, also had to decide where to put Eowyn and Faramir bit.... noWizardme 633 0 Dec 23 2019, 6:16pm
       Collapse One more thing Solicitr 660 2 Dec 23 2019, 2:12pm
           Nice connection! // CuriousG 651 0 Dec 23 2019, 2:24pm
           Perfect. uncle Iorlas 640 0 Dec 23 2019, 4:13pm
       Collapse Aragorn the master of herblore ElanorTX 637 6 Dec 23 2019, 6:38pm
           Collapse Not as much as Meriadoc, but still.. sador 747 3 Dec 25 2019, 6:57am
               Collapse The critters aren't that rare. Otaku-sempai 732 2 Dec 25 2019, 2:02pm
                   Collapse And the gulls, and a hawk, and black swans... sador 688 1 Dec 26 2019, 4:02am
                       Okay, I see what you're saying. Otaku-sempai 645 0 Dec 26 2019, 3:18pm
           Collapse I Solicitr 644 1 Dec 26 2019, 5:13pm
               That troubles me too ElanorTX 582 0 Dec 27 2019, 10:38am
       Collapse What to do with a Dead White Tree? ElanorTX 638 4 Dec 23 2019, 7:01pm
           ow finding a sapling of the Tree reassured Aragorn of his qualification to win Arwen's hand noWizardme 631 0 Dec 23 2019, 7:26pm
           What actually remained of Rath Dinen? sador 745 0 Dec 25 2019, 7:31am
           Collapse A fertility symbol? Elizabeth 497 1 Dec 28 2019, 7:37am
               I like your thoughts of the "line of succession restored" Cirashala 428 0 Dec 28 2019, 8:05pm

  Collapse Another sad bit of news squire 1700 11 Dec 14 2019, 5:23pm Jump to last post in thread (by N.E. Brigand)
       How sad! sador 1624 0 Dec 14 2019, 7:31pm
       Oh no Archestratie 1615 0 Dec 14 2019, 8:01pm
       I hate seeing these posts Cirashala 1617 0 Dec 14 2019, 8:08pm
       Thank you for this lovely tribute, Squire. Kimi 1608 0 Dec 14 2019, 10:06pm
       Thank you for your beautiful tribute, Squire. Aunt Dora Baggins 1546 0 Dec 15 2019, 3:29pm
       Condolences. uncle Iorlas 1475 0 Dec 16 2019, 6:21pm
       Sad news indeed noWizardme 1125 0 Dec 18 2019, 5:19pm
       A star has fallen from the firmament... Morthoron 1109 0 Dec 19 2019, 12:28am
       She was incredibly brave. Elizabeth 1073 0 Dec 19 2019, 8:31am
       I'm so sorry to hear that Voronwë_the_Faithful 1035 0 Dec 19 2019, 7:29pm
       Very sad indeed. N.E. Brigand 629 0 Dec 29 2019, 3:41am

  Call for assistance Solicitr 1068 0 Dec 13 2019, 4:26pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)

  Collapse ***Favorite Chapters – Roast Mutton (The Hobbit) squire 1338 33 Dec 9 2019, 5:50am Jump to last post in thread (by Roverandom)
       Collapse Troll voices noWizardme 1232 19 Dec 9 2019, 2:19pm
           Collapse Yes Solicitr 1231 18 Dec 9 2019, 2:40pm
               Collapse Must say, I don't like the idea of *any* regional or class accent for fantasy characters noWizardme 1220 16 Dec 9 2019, 4:35pm
                   Which reminds me of Solicitr 1215 0 Dec 9 2019, 5:33pm
                   Collapse This American's view on British accents CuriousG 1199 8 Dec 9 2019, 8:58pm
                       Collapse " they have a speech pattern that's rough, reflecting how rough and tough they are." noWizardme 1115 7 Dec 10 2019, 3:12pm
                           Collapse Are The Hobbit's trolls and the Druedain from the same world? squire 1102 6 Dec 10 2019, 8:12pm
                               Well no, and yes (and yes and no)! noWizardme 1023 0 Dec 11 2019, 11:48am
                             Collapse Wow - How hard-core is that?! noWizardme 1022 4 Dec 11 2019, 11:53am
                                   Collapse Pretty hard-core, but he was an old hand at that kind of thing by then. squire 1018 3 Dec 11 2019, 12:39pm
                                     Collapse Far out and groovy, Man! Is that 'Bored of the Rings', or you, squire? // noWizardme 1015 2 Dec 11 2019, 2:47pm
                                           Ka-ching! // squire 1041 0 Dec 11 2019, 7:52pm
                                           What! You need inquire? dernwyn 904 0 Dec 15 2019, 3:23am
                   Collapse accent ague uncle Iorlas 1180 4 Dec 10 2019, 1:46am
                       Collapse Happy with 'classist issues' rather than 'snobbery issues' noWizardme 1132 3 Dec 10 2019, 11:46am
                           Collapse good heavens, no uncle Iorlas 1092 2 Dec 10 2019, 8:48pm
                               Tolkien Solicitr 1072 0 Dec 11 2019, 1:15am
                               Glad to know I'm not being annoying! noWizardme 1024 0 Dec 11 2019, 10:17am
                   “What the ’ell Ronald was a-thinkin of to write us these parts at all, beats me." squire 1173 0 Dec 10 2019, 2:50am
               The burglar's bourgeois, the trolls are proles noWizardme 1214 0 Dec 9 2019, 5:28pm
       Collapse questions of structure uncle Iorlas 1086 2 Dec 10 2019, 10:18pm
           Collapse Patterns - crikey, where to start? Scooby Doo, where are you? noWizardme 1014 1 Dec 11 2019, 2:45pm
               if I could spell the sound of Scooby's laugh it would be the subject now uncle Iorlas 1046 0 Dec 11 2019, 5:46pm
       Collapse the purse also speaks with an accent uncle Iorlas 1085 5 Dec 10 2019, 10:35pm
           Collapse I like that idea! noWizardme 1025 4 Dec 11 2019, 12:48pm
               Collapse Maybe thinking of the Old Took? CuriousG 1025 3 Dec 11 2019, 2:14pm
                   Ah yes, that is what I was thinking of - thanks! // noWizardme 1011 0 Dec 11 2019, 2:46pm
                   links and cuffs uncle Iorlas 1054 0 Dec 11 2019, 5:00pm
                   Or maybe another character? dernwyn 904 0 Dec 15 2019, 3:35am
       Interesting change demnation 960 0 Dec 13 2019, 5:23am
       Collapse Better late than never (I hope) sador 880 1 Dec 15 2019, 9:43am
           Subject Solicitr 847 0 Dec 15 2019, 5:03pm
       Questions Answered and Answers Leading to a Question Roverandom 838 0 Dec 15 2019, 6:18pm
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