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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Reading Room (-->Including links to old RR discussions!) Altaira 88860 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 75577 1 Jun 20 2007, 5:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Wynnie)

Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 81094 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Collapse A simple question: SirDennisC 137 3 Mon, 12:35am Jump to last post in thread (by Voronwë_the_Faithful)
       Collapse Bilbo asked to take only two small chests Voronwë_the_Faithful 122 2 Mon, 1:54am
           Collapse Supplemented with Troll treasure. Otaku-sempai 116 1 Mon, 3:36am
               Nudged by Gandalf Voronwë_the_Faithful 112 0 Mon, 4:12am

  Collapse New Tolkien coming Solicitr 283 6 Nov 26, 4:20pm Jump to last post in thread (by Solicitr)
       Congratulations! Voronwë_the_Faithful 255 0 Nov 26, 6:08pm
       Collapse That should be interesting squire 249 4 Nov 26, 7:21pm
           Collapse answers to queries Solicitr 245 3 Nov 26, 11:41pm
               Thank you for such a thorough answer squire 237 0 Nov 27, 1:11am
               Collapse Thank you! Voronwë_the_Faithful 190 1 Nov 27, 3:03pm
                   Yes Solicitr 171 0 Nov 27, 6:30pm

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 25 November - A Short Cut to Mushrooms noWizardme 301 10 Nov 25, 8:52am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
     Collapse About next week (2nd December)... noWizardme 278 2 Nov 25, 9:09am
         Collapse Wait: better plan - no chapter next week noWizardme 275 1 Nov 25, 11:38am
               That is, I do agree, a better plan. Lissuin 257 0 Nov 25, 9:25pm
       Collapse Three mushroom observations noWizardme 267 4 Nov 25, 5:48pm
           Collapse Casa del Maggot No One in Particular 229 1 Nov 26, 6:56am
               Hmmm - that's interesting noWizardme 170 0 Sun, 5:32pm
           Collapse Sun-dried bricks ElanorTX 151 1 Sun, 10:30pm
               The rain it raineth every day noWizardme 136 0 Mon, 10:41am
       Hmm.... Maggot has three daughters.... and three dogs.... sevilodorf 172 0 Sun, 4:55pm
       Receeding Black Riders noWizardme 172 0 Sun, 5:42pm

  Collapse Are Orcs (and trolls) the one major "mistake" in the legendarium? Eruonen 463 12 Nov 17, 9:40pm Jump to last post in thread (by Elthir)
       Collapse Really No One in Particular 435 1 Nov 18, 2:12am
           It may be Tolkien got ahead of himself by focusing on the Children of Illuvater Eruonen 413 0 Nov 18, 3:06am
       Collapse Long-lived Orcs? Otaku-sempai 431 3 Nov 18, 2:48am
           Collapse There was the rare exception but orcs were described as shorter lived by Tolkien Eruonen 419 1 Nov 18, 2:58am
               intendedness Elthir 258 0 Nov 21, 11:37pm
           the Awakening-s of Men Elthir 259 0 Nov 21, 11:26pm
       Collapse Are there two species of Orcs? sevilodorf 337 5 Nov 20, 3:00am
           Collapse There's Orcs, and then there's Orcs No One in Particular 337 1 Nov 20, 3:11am
               difficult problem CMackintosh 322 0 Nov 20, 5:29am
           Collapse training Elthir 260 2 Nov 22, 12:01am
               Collapse Orc endurance Solicitr 99 1 Nov 26, 3:50pm
                   even more training? Elthir 90 0 Nov 26, 11:59pm

  Eru and Melkor - a difficult father and son relationship Eruonen 163 0 Nov 17, 8:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

  Collapse "Threes Thursday": 18 November - Three is Company noWizardme 380 14 Nov 17, 12:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by ElanorTX)
       Three threes for Chapter three noWizardme 346 0 Nov 17, 12:32pm
       Collapse Now for certain InTheChair 334 2 Nov 17, 5:18pm
           Collapse I'll build on the poetry thread.... sevilodorf 264 1 Nov 20, 3:32am
               I've never managed... noWizardme 237 0 Nov 20, 2:59pm
       Collapse Is it already Thursday? I thought you were Wednesday afternoon. // ElanorTX 326 2 Nov 17, 8:20pm
         Collapse It is, as it happens, Thursday the 18th of November in my corner of the Shire, BUT... Lissuin 324 1 Nov 17, 10:03pm
               wizard time zones noWizardme 282 0 Nov 19, 10:48am
       Collapse Three sightings/appearances of the Black Rider sevilodorf 262 2 Nov 20, 3:34am
           Collapse A three-part crescendo noWizardme 237 1 Nov 20, 3:09pm
               I had spoiled it. InTheChair 216 0 Nov 20, 6:33pm
       Collapse I snap my fingers at your threes, and ask where the Baggins money comes from squire 259 3 Nov 20, 5:01am
           Collapse A fine finger-snap! noWizardme 238 1 Nov 20, 3:48pm
               what do you think Frodo gains from his subterfuge? noWizardme 235 0 Nov 20, 3:53pm
           "Never touch your capital" turns up in American children's fiction too ElanorTX 164 0 Nov 21, 9:17am

  Collapse The fallen Wizard of Númenor | The Tolkien Archives Eruonen 484 13 Nov 12, 10:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Hmm Otaku-sempai 459 9 Nov 13, 2:46am
           Collapse I will have to research if the rings were made specifically for each race Eruonen 457 8 Nov 13, 2:57am
               Collapse I think that you will find... Otaku-sempai 437 7 Nov 13, 4:14pm
                   Collapse I wonder why men were turned into ring wraiths but not the dwarves Eruonen 424 6 Nov 13, 8:26pm
                       Collapse From "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age" Voronwë_the_Faithful 405 1 Nov 14, 2:01am
                           Nice find, so the good professor considered the issue Eruonen 400 0 Nov 14, 2:18am
                       Voronwë has it covered! Otaku-sempai 397 0 Nov 14, 2:53am
                       Collapse 'Of Aulë and Yavanna' Felagund 381 2 Nov 14, 11:25am
                           I was thinking about their special creation by Aule having an impact on their resistance Eruonen 368 0 Nov 14, 2:50pm
                           Such an odd chapter Voronwë_the_Faithful 346 0 Nov 14, 9:54pm
       Collapse He was called the Wizard-king InTheChair 279 2 Nov 15, 10:05pm
           Wizard King Solicitr 114 0 Nov 26, 3:57pm
           Mannish Istari Otaku-sempai 110 0 Nov 26, 4:18pm

  Collapse Half-Elves of Dol Amroth - Tolkien Lore Video Eruonen 335 7 Nov 12, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by Felagund)
       Collapse I had always wondered Gwytha 305 6 Nov 13, 5:20pm
           Collapse the 'Elvishness' of the princes of Dol Amroth; unions between Elves & Humans Felagund 288 5 Nov 14, 4:13pm
               Collapse What is the network extent of Mordorfone? Does it co-opt Verizon, US Cellular Eruonen 274 2 Nov 14, 6:17pm
                   Collapse not as good as it once was Felagund 266 1 Nov 14, 8:17pm
                       The service was spotty in Osgilliath, ‘tis said. / SirDennisC 242 0 Nov 15, 1:34pm
               Collapse Not unrequited, according to Finrod, who was Aegnor's brother Cirashala 212 1 Nov 16, 8:37pm
                   quite right! Felagund 182 0 Nov 17, 9:34pm

  Glorfindel: What makes him so special? | Tolkien Lore Video Eruonen 159 0 Nov 12, 10:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 11 November - The Shadow of the Past noWizardme 418 14 Nov 11, 9:27am Jump to last post in thread (by noWizardme)
       Some "threes" ... GreenHillFox 374 0 Nov 11, 2:41pm
       Three purposes Gwytha 366 0 Nov 11, 5:06pm
       Three kinds of information noWizardme 362 0 Nov 11, 7:25pm
       Multiples of three sevilodorf 353 0 Nov 11, 10:22pm
       Collapse Three essential Gandalf quotes Gwytha 347 4 Nov 12, 1:07am
           Collapse I used that last quote ElanorTX 331 3 Nov 12, 6:16am
               Collapse That's wonderful. Gwytha 328 1 Nov 12, 6:33am
                   Friedrich W. Tolkien noWizardme 309 0 Nov 12, 4:16pm
               And who says, Elanor, Lissuin 279 0 Nov 13, 4:45am
       Collapse The three doomed and the three blessed mortal ring-bearers Lissuin 285 3 Nov 13, 3:28am
         we all know... noWizardme 231 0 Nov 13, 5:37pm
           Collapse Three doomed Ringbearers noWizardme 229 1 Nov 13, 5:47pm
               A bit more of dooms and blessings and the 'coincidence' of three. Lissuin 206 0 Nov 14, 2:55am
       Frodo's strange quest noWizardme 144 0 Nov 15, 7:22pm

  Collapse Kopp that, Tolkien noWizardme 251 3 Nov 9, 12:46pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gwytha)
       Collapse Wow! The list is a gold mine, Tolkien-wise Gwytha 234 2 Nov 9, 3:10pm
         Collapse Yes, and a free earworm :) noWizardme 229 1 Nov 9, 4:22pm
               That was a fun piece of time travel for me Gwytha 151 0 Nov 12, 7:27am

Collapse "Threes Thursday": 4 November - A Long-expected Party noWizardme 714 40 Nov 4, 1:29pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gwytha)
       Great idea! cats16 608 0 Nov 4, 5:55pm
       Collapse Looking forward to this ElanorTX 607 2 Nov 4, 6:50pm
           Collapse Couldn't agree more. Gwytha 318 1 Nov 7, 8:16pm
               Hooray, It works! :) noWizardme 329 0 Nov 8, 11:34am
       Collapse To take the most obvious approach, Tolkien almost universally uses three for a typical "bunch" number squire 613 15 Nov 4, 6:57pm
           Collapse Threes - three kinds? noWizardme 548 7 Nov 5, 10:17am
               In the name of William, of Bert, and of the Holy Tom squire 544 0 Nov 5, 11:55am
               Collapse Threes in fairy tales Gwytha 311 5 Nov 7, 8:26pm
                   Collapse So I opened a book of African folktales Gwytha 375 4 Nov 7, 9:00pm
                       Collapse Wow, how interesting! noWizardme 331 3 Nov 8, 11:31am
                           Collapse Another way in which three works practically in storytelling squire 327 1 Nov 8, 1:16pm
                               Oooh! rhetoric too! noWizardme 317 0 Nov 8, 5:41pm
                           I meant archetypes Gwytha 234 0 Nov 10, 3:54pm
           Collapse Po-ta-toes! Lissuin 508 4 Nov 6, 12:47am
               Collapse I wonder noWizardme 345 1 Nov 7, 3:13pm
                   Multiples of three Gwytha 375 0 Nov 7, 8:44pm
               Collapse Speaking of twos... Gwytha 310 1 Nov 7, 8:31pm
                   Finding twos noWizardme 327 0 Nov 8, 11:44am
           Collapse What about also Hamfast Gamgee 354 1 Nov 7, 11:54am
               Three Rings.. Gwytha 374 0 Nov 7, 8:48pm
       Collapse By the time Lissuin took up noWiz's challenge of three's, Lissuin 587 1 Nov 4, 8:48pm
           Engagement! Three Cheers! noWizardme 544 0 Nov 5, 10:05am
       Collapse Peoples of Middle-earth: Chapter One Lissuin 579 1 Nov 5, 12:15am
         Interesting take, bravo! // noWizardme 537 0 Nov 5, 10:18am
       Collapse Some more "threes" ... ! GreenHillFox 541 1 Nov 5, 10:54am
           Bilbo's three companions noWizardme 360 0 Nov 7, 11:07am
       Collapse In the chapter we get to see... InTheChair 514 1 Nov 5, 10:58pm
           Gee! nice find! // noWizardme 356 0 Nov 7, 11:08am
       Collapse Bilbo calls the ring.... my precious three times. sevilodorf 415 1 Nov 6, 9:10pm
           "what I tell you three times is true" noWizardme 359 0 Nov 7, 11:11am
       Collapse Beginning in threes noWizardme 358 1 Nov 7, 12:02pm
         Why Tolkien felt he didn't need to start with 'Concerning Hobbits' noWizardme 349 0 Nov 7, 2:55pm
       Collapse Wonderful idea that! Gwytha 317 3 Nov 7, 8:11pm
           Collapse As a quick aside... Lily Fairbairn 325 2 Nov 8, 3:12pm
               Collapse I'm loving the Andy Serkis version Gwytha 267 1 Nov 9, 3:01pm
                   Thank you! // Lily Fairbairn 257 0 Nov 9, 4:21pm
       Collapse by the numbers Felagund 310 1 Nov 8, 9:22pm
           Great find! Altaira 94 0 Nov 16, 9:29pm
       Collapse So: next Thursday... noWizardme 275 1 Nov 9, 12:01pm
           I suspect Gwytha 92 0 Nov 16, 10:15pm

  Collapse Excellent review of Easterlings, Southrons, Wainriders etc Eruonen 218 3 Nov 2, 4:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)
       If you have a moment... noWizardme 178 0 Nov 4, 1:32pm
       Collapse Great stuff Tolkien R.J.J 177 1 Nov 4, 1:45pm
           No, I just find them. Eruonen 173 0 Nov 4, 1:58pm

  Very informative look at the Barrow Wights and the Witch King Eruonen 178 0 Nov 2, 3:54pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)

  Collapse LOTR vs. Bible Paulo Gabriel 1128 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 986 0 Oct 31, 6:38pm
       Nahh Tolkien R.J.J 956 0 Nov 1, 1:25am
       Collapse I would argue that very few people actually "read" the Bible Eruonen 842 4 Nov 2, 7:33pm
           Collapse for many the Bible is a reference book or a collection of books // ElanorTX 831 3 Nov 2, 9:31pm
               Collapse Yes, it likely comes down to the definition of "read" Wielder of Anduril 786 2 Nov 3, 7:19pm
                   Collapse Yes... Paulo Gabriel 416 1 Nov 19, 5:19pm
                       Languages CMackintosh 369 0 Nov 20, 5:40am
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