Welcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past year.  We’ve collected together some of 2012′s most popular posts on 10 of our Message Boards.  You’ll be surprised at what captured the attention and imagination of our members.  Come and have a look back at what has kept us busy, as we impatiently awaited the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. We actually did manage to talk about many fascinating things, besides The Hobbit, so just follow the links to some of our most popular discussions for 2012. Continue to watch this space as every weekend we spotlight the most popular buzz on TORn’s Message Boards. Everyone is welcome, so come on in and join the fun!

Main Discussion Board: Tolkien Estate HATES these movies? (18266 views)

The Reading Room: Plot hole? (6608 views)

 Movie Discussion Board – LOTR: The Ring Wraiths (16001 views)

Movie Discussion Board – The Hobbit: 3 Hobbit Films Confirmed (76800 views)

The Arena: LOTR Character Elimination *Qualifiers* (14999 views)

Gaming & Collecting: Collecting The Precious – The Bridge Direct Winners and Comic-Con 2012 Coverage (47927 views)

Fan Art: Paintings I’ve Done About “The Hobbit” (15869 views)

Off Topic Discussion Board: Commonly misused phrases (5780 views)

The Pollantir: Would you name your kids after Tolkien characters (2214 views)

TORn Moots & Other Events: Moot report: The Hobbit world premiere (1249 views)

Wishing all of you a safe and happy New Year! May the best of your 2012 be the worst of your 2013. Cheers All from grammaboodawg and Kelvarhin 🙂

Hobbity New Year 2013