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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 88817 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 75541 1 Jun 20 2007, 5:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 81060 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Collapse A simple question: SirDennisC 77 3 12:35am Jump to last post in thread (by Voronwë_the_Faithful)
       Collapse Bilbo asked to take only two small chests Voronwë_the_Faithful 67 2 1:54am
           Collapse Supplemented with Troll treasure. Otaku-sempai 60 1 3:36am
               Nudged by Gandalf Voronwë_the_Faithful 56 0 4:12am

  Collapse New Tolkien coming Solicitr 228 6 Fri, 4:20pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)
       Congratulations! Voronwë_the_Faithful 203 0 Fri, 6:08pm
       Collapse That should be interesting squire 197 4 Fri, 7:21pm
           Collapse answers to queries Solicitr 193 3 Fri, 11:41pm
               Thank you for such a thorough answer squire 185 0 Sat, 1:11am
               Collapse Thank you! Voronwë_the_Faithful 138 1 Sat, 3:03pm
                   Yes Solicitr 119 0 Sat, 6:30pm

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 25 November - A Short Cut to Mushrooms noWizardme 189 10 Thu, 8:52am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
     Collapse About next week (2nd December)... noWizardme 171 2 Thu, 9:09am
         Collapse Wait: better plan - no chapter next week noWizardme 168 1 Thu, 11:38am
               That is, I do agree, a better plan. Lissuin 150 0 Thu, 9:25pm
       Collapse Three mushroom observations noWizardme 160 4 Thu, 5:48pm
           Collapse Casa del Maggot No One in Particular 122 1 Fri, 6:56am
               Hmmm - that's interesting noWizardme 63 0 Sun, 5:32pm
           Collapse Sun-dried bricks ElanorTX 43 1 Sun, 10:30pm
               The rain it raineth every day noWizardme 25 0 10:41am
       Hmm.... Maggot has three daughters.... and three dogs.... sevilodorf 65 0 Sun, 4:55pm
       Receeding Black Riders noWizardme 65 0 Sun, 5:42pm

  Collapse Are Orcs (and trolls) the one major "mistake" in the legendarium? Eruonen 425 12 Nov 17, 9:40pm Jump to last post in thread (by Elthir)
       Collapse Really No One in Particular 397 1 Nov 18, 2:12am
           It may be Tolkien got ahead of himself by focusing on the Children of Illuvater Eruonen 375 0 Nov 18, 3:06am
       Collapse Long-lived Orcs? Otaku-sempai 393 3 Nov 18, 2:48am
           Collapse There was the rare exception but orcs were described as shorter lived by Tolkien Eruonen 381 1 Nov 18, 2:58am
               intendedness Elthir 220 0 Nov 21, 11:37pm
           the Awakening-s of Men Elthir 221 0 Nov 21, 11:26pm
       Collapse Are there two species of Orcs? sevilodorf 299 5 Nov 20, 3:00am
           Collapse There's Orcs, and then there's Orcs No One in Particular 299 1 Nov 20, 3:11am
               difficult problem CMackintosh 284 0 Nov 20, 5:29am
           Collapse training Elthir 222 2 Nov 22, 12:01am
               Collapse Orc endurance Solicitr 61 1 Fri, 3:50pm
                   even more training? Elthir 52 0 Fri, 11:59pm

  Eru and Melkor - a difficult father and son relationship Eruonen 134 0 Nov 17, 8:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

  Collapse "Threes Thursday": 18 November - Three is Company noWizardme 342 14 Nov 17, 12:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by ElanorTX)
       Three threes for Chapter three noWizardme 308 0 Nov 17, 12:32pm
       Collapse Now for certain InTheChair 296 2 Nov 17, 5:18pm
           Collapse I'll build on the poetry thread.... sevilodorf 226 1 Nov 20, 3:32am
               I've never managed... noWizardme 199 0 Nov 20, 2:59pm
       Collapse Is it already Thursday? I thought you were Wednesday afternoon. // ElanorTX 288 2 Nov 17, 8:20pm
         Collapse It is, as it happens, Thursday the 18th of November in my corner of the Shire, BUT... Lissuin 286 1 Nov 17, 10:03pm
               wizard time zones noWizardme 244 0 Nov 19, 10:48am
       Collapse Three sightings/appearances of the Black Rider sevilodorf 224 2 Nov 20, 3:34am
           Collapse A three-part crescendo noWizardme 199 1 Nov 20, 3:09pm
               I had spoiled it. InTheChair 178 0 Nov 20, 6:33pm
       Collapse I snap my fingers at your threes, and ask where the Baggins money comes from squire 221 3 Nov 20, 5:01am
           Collapse A fine finger-snap! noWizardme 200 1 Nov 20, 3:48pm
               what do you think Frodo gains from his subterfuge? noWizardme 197 0 Nov 20, 3:53pm
           "Never touch your capital" turns up in American children's fiction too ElanorTX 126 0 Nov 21, 9:17am

  Collapse The fallen Wizard of Númenor | The Tolkien Archives Eruonen 424 13 Nov 12, 10:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Hmm Otaku-sempai 399 9 Nov 13, 2:46am
           Collapse I will have to research if the rings were made specifically for each race Eruonen 397 8 Nov 13, 2:57am
               Collapse I think that you will find... Otaku-sempai 377 7 Nov 13, 4:14pm
                   Collapse I wonder why men were turned into ring wraiths but not the dwarves Eruonen 364 6 Nov 13, 8:26pm
                       Collapse From "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age" Voronwë_the_Faithful 345 1 Nov 14, 2:01am
                           Nice find, so the good professor considered the issue Eruonen 340 0 Nov 14, 2:18am
                       Voronwë has it covered! Otaku-sempai 337 0 Nov 14, 2:53am
                       Collapse 'Of Aulë and Yavanna' Felagund 321 2 Nov 14, 11:25am
                           I was thinking about their special creation by Aule having an impact on their resistance Eruonen 308 0 Nov 14, 2:50pm
                           Such an odd chapter Voronwë_the_Faithful 286 0 Nov 14, 9:54pm
       Collapse He was called the Wizard-king InTheChair 219 2 Nov 15, 10:05pm
           Wizard King Solicitr 54 0 Fri, 3:57pm
           Mannish Istari Otaku-sempai 50 0 Fri, 4:18pm

  Collapse Half-Elves of Dol Amroth - Tolkien Lore Video Eruonen 294 7 Nov 12, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by Felagund)
       Collapse I had always wondered Gwytha 264 6 Nov 13, 5:20pm
           Collapse the 'Elvishness' of the princes of Dol Amroth; unions between Elves & Humans Felagund 247 5 Nov 14, 4:13pm
               Collapse What is the network extent of Mordorfone? Does it co-opt Verizon, US Cellular Eruonen 233 2 Nov 14, 6:17pm
                   Collapse not as good as it once was Felagund 225 1 Nov 14, 8:17pm
                       The service was spotty in Osgilliath, ‘tis said. / SirDennisC 201 0 Nov 15, 1:34pm
               Collapse Not unrequited, according to Finrod, who was Aegnor's brother Cirashala 171 1 Nov 16, 8:37pm
                   quite right! Felagund 141 0 Nov 17, 9:34pm

  Glorfindel: What makes him so special? | Tolkien Lore Video Eruonen 145 0 Nov 12, 10:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 11 November - The Shadow of the Past noWizardme 399 14 Nov 11, 9:27am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Some "threes" ... GreenHillFox 355 0 Nov 11, 2:41pm
       Three purposes Gwytha 347 0 Nov 11, 5:06pm
       Three kinds of information noWizardme 343 0 Nov 11, 7:25pm
       Multiples of three sevilodorf 334 0 Nov 11, 10:22pm
       Collapse Three essential Gandalf quotes Gwytha 328 4 Nov 12, 1:07am
           Collapse I used that last quote ElanorTX 312 3 Nov 12, 6:16am
               Collapse That's wonderful. Gwytha 309 1 Nov 12, 6:33am
                   Friedrich W. Tolkien noWizardme 290 0 Nov 12, 4:16pm
               And who says, Elanor, Lissuin 260 0 Nov 13, 4:45am
       Collapse The three doomed and the three blessed mortal ring-bearers Lissuin 266 3 Nov 13, 3:28am
         we all know... noWizardme 212 0 Nov 13, 5:37pm
           Collapse Three doomed Ringbearers noWizardme 210 1 Nov 13, 5:47pm
               A bit more of dooms and blessings and the 'coincidence' of three. Lissuin 187 0 Nov 14, 2:55am
       Frodo's strange quest noWizardme 125 0 Nov 15, 7:22pm

  Collapse Kopp that, Tolkien noWizardme 242 3 Nov 9, 12:46pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gwytha)
       Collapse Wow! The list is a gold mine, Tolkien-wise Gwytha 225 2 Nov 9, 3:10pm
         Collapse Yes, and a free earworm :) noWizardme 220 1 Nov 9, 4:22pm
               That was a fun piece of time travel for me Gwytha 142 0 Nov 12, 7:27am

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 4 November - A Long-expected Party noWizardme 708 40 Nov 4, 1:29pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gwytha)
       Great idea! cats16 602 0 Nov 4, 5:55pm
       Collapse Looking forward to this ElanorTX 601 2 Nov 4, 6:50pm
           Collapse Couldn't agree more. Gwytha 312 1 Nov 7, 8:16pm
               Hooray, It works! :) noWizardme 328 0 Nov 8, 11:34am
       Collapse To take the most obvious approach, Tolkien almost universally uses three for a typical "bunch" number squire 607 15 Nov 4, 6:57pm
           Collapse Threes - three kinds? noWizardme 541 7 Nov 5, 10:17am
               In the name of William, of Bert, and of the Holy Tom squire 538 0 Nov 5, 11:55am
               Collapse Threes in fairy tales Gwytha 305 5 Nov 7, 8:26pm
                   Collapse So I opened a book of African folktales Gwytha 374 4 Nov 7, 9:00pm
                       Collapse Wow, how interesting! noWizardme 330 3 Nov 8, 11:31am
                           Collapse Another way in which three works practically in storytelling squire 326 1 Nov 8, 1:16pm
                               Oooh! rhetoric too! noWizardme 316 0 Nov 8, 5:41pm
                           I meant archetypes Gwytha 233 0 Nov 10, 3:54pm
           Collapse Po-ta-toes! Lissuin 502 4 Nov 6, 12:47am
               Collapse I wonder noWizardme 339 1 Nov 7, 3:13pm
                   Multiples of three Gwytha 374 0 Nov 7, 8:44pm
               Collapse Speaking of twos... Gwytha 304 1 Nov 7, 8:31pm
                   Finding twos noWizardme 326 0 Nov 8, 11:44am
           Collapse What about also Hamfast Gamgee 348 1 Nov 7, 11:54am
               Three Rings.. Gwytha 373 0 Nov 7, 8:48pm
       Collapse By the time Lissuin took up noWiz's challenge of three's, Lissuin 581 1 Nov 4, 8:48pm
           Engagement! Three Cheers! noWizardme 538 0 Nov 5, 10:05am
       Collapse Peoples of Middle-earth: Chapter One Lissuin 573 1 Nov 5, 12:15am
         Interesting take, bravo! // noWizardme 531 0 Nov 5, 10:18am
       Collapse Some more "threes" ... ! GreenHillFox 535 1 Nov 5, 10:54am
           Bilbo's three companions noWizardme 354 0 Nov 7, 11:07am
       Collapse In the chapter we get to see... InTheChair 508 1 Nov 5, 10:58pm
           Gee! nice find! // noWizardme 350 0 Nov 7, 11:08am
       Collapse Bilbo calls the ring.... my precious three times. sevilodorf 409 1 Nov 6, 9:10pm
           "what I tell you three times is true" noWizardme 353 0 Nov 7, 11:11am
       Collapse Beginning in threes noWizardme 352 1 Nov 7, 12:02pm
         Why Tolkien felt he didn't need to start with 'Concerning Hobbits' noWizardme 343 0 Nov 7, 2:55pm
       Collapse Wonderful idea that! Gwytha 311 3 Nov 7, 8:11pm
           Collapse As a quick aside... Lily Fairbairn 324 2 Nov 8, 3:12pm
               Collapse I'm loving the Andy Serkis version Gwytha 266 1 Nov 9, 3:01pm
                   Thank you! // Lily Fairbairn 256 0 Nov 9, 4:21pm
       Collapse by the numbers Felagund 309 1 Nov 8, 9:22pm
           Great find! Altaira 93 0 Nov 16, 9:29pm
       Collapse So: next Thursday... noWizardme 274 1 Nov 9, 12:01pm
           I suspect Gwytha 91 0 Nov 16, 10:15pm

  Collapse Excellent review of Easterlings, Southrons, Wainriders etc Eruonen 206 3 Nov 2, 4:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)
       If you have a moment... noWizardme 166 0 Nov 4, 1:32pm
       Collapse Great stuff Tolkien R.J.J 165 1 Nov 4, 1:45pm
           No, I just find them. Eruonen 161 0 Nov 4, 1:58pm

  Very informative look at the Barrow Wights and the Witch King Eruonen 168 0 Nov 2, 3:54pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

  Collapse LOTR vs. Bible Paulo Gabriel 1004 7 Oct 29, 9:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by CMackintosh)
       I think this is a case of somebody engaging in hyperbole. FrogmortonJustice65 862 0 Oct 31, 6:38pm
       Nahh Tolkien R.J.J 832 0 Nov 1, 1:25am
       Collapse I would argue that very few people actually "read" the Bible Eruonen 718 4 Nov 2, 7:33pm
           Collapse for many the Bible is a reference book or a collection of books // ElanorTX 707 3 Nov 2, 9:31pm
               Collapse Yes, it likely comes down to the definition of "read" Wielder of Anduril 662 2 Nov 3, 7:19pm
                   Collapse Yes... Paulo Gabriel 292 1 Nov 19, 5:19pm
                       Languages CMackintosh 245 0 Nov 20, 5:40am
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