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How many times have you read the hobbit and how old are you?

How many times have you read the Hobbit?

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    Votes: 2 2.7%
  • 1-2

    Votes: 22 29.7%
  • 3-5

    Votes: 18 24.3%
  • 6-9

    Votes: 10 13.5%
  • 10-14

    Votes: 4 5.4%
  • 15-20

    Votes: 3 4.1%
  • 20-26

    Votes: 6 8.1%
  • 27-34

    Votes: 4 5.4%
  • 35-40

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • More then 40

    Votes: 5 6.8%

  • Total voters
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Rosie Cotton

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Seriously?! That's about 3 times a year, I'm impressed! I'm 15, and I've read it about 3 times. The most recent being 2 weeks ago.
 

Lucie Baggins

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I've only read it twice. I was about 7 when I first read it and I never finished it. I can still remember which page I was on, it was p77 I don't know why I can still remember it because it was 6 yrs ago! :D
 

Rian

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I've lost count. I've been reading the Hobbit on and off for 20 years now.
 
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Silmiel

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I'm 15 and have read it through about 10 times. I have some catching up to do! ; )
 

Bucky

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I'm 40.
I started at 15 or 16, whenever the Hobbit cartoon came out.
I'd say I read it about 25 times.

I usually go in this order:
THe Hobbit
LOTR
Silmarillion
Appendixes
Unfinished Tales

This time, due to the movie, I went straight to LOTR.
But I am reading the Hobbit to my younger daughter, age 7.
 

Camille

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I have read it twice, the LOTR is my favorite and i am reading it again,
Ah! and I am 25 :D
 
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Turambar

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And I thought I was bad!

I've just turned 15 and I've read it at least 5 or 6 times, the last being 2 or 3 months ago. I only first read it when I was, um...9, maybe.

Oh, and now I remember, I've listened to The Hobbit, read by Martin Shaw countless times.
 
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Son of Gondor

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I'm 19 and i've read it only once, very recently. I found it to be excellent. Very, very clever book... More than just once, it tricked me into thinking something would happen when actually all the contrair takes place.

It matters not how many times you read a book...but HOW you read it.

I particulary liked the arrival of the dwarves at bilbo's house,
bilbo's encounter with gollum,
bilbo's brave attempt at rescuing the dwarves from the spiders,
their escape from the elves,
and bilbo's dialogue with smaug

A friend told me he loves the book till the part Smaug leaves the mountain... because he was expecting the dwarves and bilbo to anihilate the dragon. I told him, PRECISELY...i think that's the clever part. That the dragon leaves them there and is killed somewhere else, thus turning more than just 1 army against them. It is a very unexpected twist...
 

Glory

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just once

1 and just because i bought it a week ago

Re: just once

Originally posted by Glory
1 and just because i bought it a week ago
by the way i am 18 i got exam so i better leave bye! :)
 
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Nazgul_Lord

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15, and ive read it 9 times, im reading it again, and i've read LOTR 23 times
 

Prince Legolas

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I'm 20.
My mum read me The Hobbit twice when I was 7,8,9ish, and I've read it a few times since then.
I've also listened to the radio adaptation about 5 times, most recently last year.
 

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