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Hall of Fire later today — test your Tolkien trivia!

May 7, 2011 at 8:38 am by Demosthenes  - 

How’s your Tolkien trivia? Do you know the difference between a Balchoth and a Brandybuck? All the seven names of Gondolin? How many great rings of power there were in total?

Well, if you’re up for the challenge, we’ve powered up our trivia master Elrond for this weekend’s Hall of Fire session. Elrond knows about 500 questions — some easy, some not so easy! So join us this evening (Saturday May 7) from 6pm EST in #thehalloffire on our IRC server ( where we’ll be indulging in a fun battle of wits where that will test your Tolkien geekery to the limit!

Upcoming chats in Hall of Fire

May 7/8 — LoTR and Middle-earth Trivia!
May 14/15 — The Hobbit Ch 5

Time zone conversions

Not sure what time the chat will be where you are? Check this little conversion table out for some help.

6.00pm EDT (New York)
5.00pm CDT (Chicago)
4.00pm MDT (Denver)
3.00pm PDT (Los Angeles)

10.00pm GMT (London)

8.00am (Sunday) Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne
11.00am (Sunday) Wellington

Our chats usually last 45 mins to an hour, and are very newbie friendly. Simply drop in and join the conversation!

Where — connection details

Chat happens on #thehalloffire on — the TORn IRC server. You can connect instantly via our java chat client that works inside your web browser. Alternatively, you can install a dedicated chat program such as mIRC on your computer and just plug in the following connection details.

Port: 6667
Channel: #thehalloffire

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One response to “Hall of Fire later today — test your Tolkien trivia!”

  1. Nostariel says:

    I’m a long time follower, first time chatter, but I can’t seem to get the chat to work on my computer. I have a mac and am using the newest version of firefox. Any suggestions?

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