Happy Hobbity New Year 2013-14Welcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past year.  We’ve collected some of 2013’s most popular posts on our 10 Message Boards.  You’ll be surprised at what captured the attention and imagination of our 10,500+ members.  Come and have a look back at what has kept us busy as we impatiently awaited the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.  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 2013.  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:  All Hail Tolkienia!  A proposed anthem collaboration (2,965 viewings)

The Reading Room:  Silmarillion Discussion, Chapter 19: Of Beren and Luthien: Love, etc.  (7,146 viewings)

Movie Discussion Board – LotR:  Other actors who could have played Aragorn  (7,041 viewings)

Movie Discussion Board – The Hobbit:  Entertainment Weekly Hobbit Cover  (1,353,617 viewings)

The Arena:  LotR Character Elimination *Qualifiers*  (1,954 viewings)

Gaming and Collecting:  Collecting The Precious – The Bridge Direct Comic-Con 2013 Booth Tour  (1,685 viewings)

Fan Art:  Dedicated to the Purists – The Orthodox Hobbit  (1,831 viewings)

Off Topic Discussion Board:  What is it about accents?  (4,208 viewings)

The Pollantir:  How would you like to travel across Middle-earth?  (3,226 viewings)

TORn Moots & Other Events:  Just back from HobbitCon  (1,447 viewings)

Feedback:  Just some comments about comments (3,083 viewings)

Wishing all of you a safe and Happy New Year!  May the road of 2014 rise up to meet you.  Cheers from Kelvarhin, DanielLB, grammaboodawg and the TORn Community.