Tolkien-addiction

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When did your Tolkien-addiction started?

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  1. Belthil

    Belthil Active Member

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    My addiction started when I was 12, just out of primary school...
    Yours?
     
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    I think I read Tolkien for the first time when I was around 9 or 10, but I understood absolutely nothing!!!
    I re-read LotR couple of years later (around 12 or 13, I believe) and feel madly in love :p So in terms of "addiction" I would say around that age.
     
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    CirdanLinweilin The Wandering Wastrel

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    Welcome to the forums!

    Mine started when I started and finished Fellowship in 2016 when my sister was getting married. It consummated itself when I finished LOTR.

    Now, I am reading The Hobbit, have to pick up The Silmarillion again.

    But yeah!

    :)

    CL
     
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    Belthil Active Member

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    :) madly in love sounds better though ... :)

    Thanks :)
    Once in a while I start all over again from the beginning, the Silmarillion, The Hobbit, LOTR and the Middle Earth Cycle, indeed consuming all of it :)
     
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    Starbrow Tolkien Fan

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    I first read The Hobbit when I was 12 or 13, but I didn't get hooked then. I had to read it for English class when I was 14 and fell in love with it. I have been addicted to Tolkien for 53 years and have no intention of stopping.
     
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    Same here :)