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!

Elevorn would like to know which Middle-earth race do you see yourself as?  Are you a Godly Vala, Angelic Maia, Ethereal Elf, Noble Edain, Sturdy Dwarf, Happy Hobbit or Rampaging Orc?  Come and tell us here.

SirDennisC challenges you to a Middle English Vocabulary Challenge.  Click here to take up his gauntlet.

ValarNienna wants to know if any of the orcs or Uruk-hai in the movies stood out to you.  Do you have a particular favourite or is there one you find especially gruesome?  Tell us on LOTR Movie Board.

Over in Off Topic we’ve been catching up with TORnadoes affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Our thoughts and love are with all of you dealing with the aftermath of this terrible storm.

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 8,400 registered Tolkien fans, just like yourself.  Let your voice be heard!