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  1. Kinofnerdanel replied to the thread Weapon and Arms of choice in Middle-earth.

    My voice as an elf ;) that song-battle evoking Edda between Finrod and Melkor was ace! Besides that, as a human I'd go for a spear,...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 6:25 AM
  2. Kinofnerdanel liked legoman's post in the thread Eomer vs Boromir.

    Simple, Eomer, Boromirs dead.

    Jun 18, 2018 at 6:15 AM
  3. Kinofnerdanel liked Halasían's post on Kinofnerdanel's profile.

    My avatar is a gentleman named Cherif Fortrin, who has been a book cover model in his early days. My user name is a Dunedain Ranger...

    Jun 18, 2018 at 4:03 AM
  4. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Eledhwen's post in the thread What is the worst part?.

    Tom Bombadil is an enigma, but without him the hobbits could not hope to have escaped the barrow wight. The barrow wight was necessary,...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 11:00 PM
  5. Rilien liked Ithilethiel's post in the thread Introductions....

    Your referencing the passages as Tolkien wrote them gives me goosebumps. I want to go back and re-read the books to re-live those perfect...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 10:30 PM
  6. Halasían liked Galin's post in the thread Elves' ears and other nonsense....

    The debate exists, I think, as Tolkien himself never published anything describing Elven ears -- while other popular depictions of...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 8:02 PM
  7. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Merroe's post in the thread How did Gollum not become a Wraith despite having the Ring for so long?.

    I'll try an answer since you haven't had a reply yet. Gandalf was knowledgeable in hobbit-lore; he had discovered i.a. that hobbits were...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 3:12 PM
  8. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Alcuin's post in the thread How did Sauron not find the Three Rings beforehand?.

    Galin and Squint-eyed Southerner have both said the Elves (all Noldor, most likely) in Eregion “took off their rings” when they perceived...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 3:09 PM
  9. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Galin's post in the thread How did Sauron not find the Three Rings beforehand?.

    Short version: when Celebrimbor perceived the designs of Sauron, the Elves took off their rings. Sauron recovered some rings of course...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 3:03 PM
  10. Squint-eyed Southerner replied to the thread How was Gandalf being delayed a good thing?.

    Looking through HOLOTR, I appear to have misremebered: Frodo was going east from the beginning. The knots are difficult to untangle, so I...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  11. Galin replied to the thread Elves' ears and other nonsense....

    The debate exists, I think, as Tolkien himself never published anything describing Elven ears -- while other popular depictions of...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 11:17 AM
  12. Halasían replied to the thread Long winter of 2758-9.

    I was going to say have a look at Appendix A - The House of Eorl.

    Jun 17, 2018 at 5:20 AM
  13. Halasían liked TheFool's post in the thread Long winter of 2758-9.

    Hi there I found this: "Helm Hammerhand From 2741-59 Third Age, the ninth King of Rohan and the last of the First Line of the Mark....

    Jun 17, 2018 at 5:18 AM
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