Welcome to our collection 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!

TORn poster DarkJackal raised a lot of comments about the age of the Dwarves in Jackson’s adaptation of Tolkien’s story of The Hobbit.  This is a new approach to an old question with some fascinating responses.  See what the Good Professor’s ideas of the age of Dwarves here.

The Hobbit Movie Discussion Board was lit up when poster Captain Salt found chatter about the next Hobbit trailer due out soon!   Running for nearly as long as the first trailer released last December 20th, TORn posters are buzzing with the news!  Come join in the conversation here.

We just couldn’t let the week go by without spotlighting the 6-month mark of the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on December 14, 2012!  Come share in the excitement here!

We’ll share more topics next week and hope you can join in on the conversation!  Don’t forget, TheOneRing.net’s Message Boards have over 7,700 registered Tolkien fans, just like you.  Let your voice be heard!