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TORn Message Boards Weekly Roundup – August 14, 2011

August 16, 2011 at 2:13 am by Kelvarhin  - 

Welcome to our Kili and Filicollection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past week. If you’ve fallen behind on what’s happening on the Message Boards, here’s a great way to catch the highlights. Or if you’re new to TORn and want to enjoy some great conversations, just follow the links to some of our most popular discussions. Watch this space as every weekend we will spotlight the most popular buzz on TORn’s Message Boards. Everyone is welcome, so come on in and join in the fun!

We’re hearing the word “Hobbit” being used more and more in popular culture, sometimes in a negative way, other times positive.  So what is your take on “Hobbit”?  Do you consider it a putdown or a compliment if someone calls you one?  Let us know here.

In the Reading Room, Gerontius reminds us why language scholars shouldn’t use mathematics or science in their writings.

Music scores, often overlooked, but without them, movies just wouldn’t be the same.  They set the mood, helping to transport us into the film.  We’re being asked about our favourite pieces from the LOTR films, by WingShield210, which are yours?

It looks like Hot Dwarves are back on the menu this week. Garfeimao is wondering if we’ll see the famous Dwarves bathing near the Carrock scene in the films, and how it could be tastefully approached.

We’ll share more topics next week and hope you can join in on the conversation! Don’t forget,’s message boards have over 6800 registered Tolkien fans, just like yourself! Let your voice be heard.

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