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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 5:49 pm 
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Welcome, Annabelle! And since I’m posting from Tapatalk, it’s going to be a double!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 5:49 pm 
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Welcome, Annabelle! And since I’m posting from Tapatalk, it’s going to be a double!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:16 pm 
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Welcome, TolkienJRR! I hope you'll find some interesting discussions here!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:56 am 
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Oh goodness. The man himself.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:43 am 
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I know!!!!!!!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:58 pm 
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He fellow Tolkien lovers. Looks like a great site. I was thinking of getting Arda Reconstructed and was informed of this site.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:59 am 
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It's a great book by an excellent author. Clearly you have good taste. :)

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:00 am 
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Hi J.R.R, I'm glad you are interested in my book! I saw your comment/question at TORN. The purpose of the book isn't to identify the "real Silmarillion"; so far as I can tell there really isn't such a thing. The purpose of the book is to attempt to trace as much as possible the sources of the various parts of the published book and to determine as much as possible what editorial changes were made by Christopher Tolkien and his assistant, Guy Kay. In that I think I was fairly successful.

Please feel free to ask any questions about the book that you might have. And if you do get a chance to read it I would love to read your thoughts about it.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:09 pm 
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Welcome to Gondolin23. I hope you are enjoying the new book!

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:18 am 
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Welcome to Tolkien R.J.J :welcome:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:52 am 
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Welcome to Oronin! Are you a cousin of Olórin?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:26 am 
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Welcome, Oronin!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:03 pm 
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Welcome to JonasHS! We look forward to getting to know you.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:06 pm 
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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
Welcome to JonasHS! We look forward to getting to know you.

Thank you for the welcome.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:27 pm 
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I see you've already posted a lovely photo in Nature Pics!

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“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:56 pm 
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So, JonasHS... what brings you to the Hall of Fire? :)

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:36 am 
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elengil wrote:
So, JonasHS... what brings you to the Hall of Fire? :)

I have visited this forum often and I thought that it was time for me to register. And Tolkien is my favorite fiction writer. This forum seems like a nice community too. :)


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:54 pm 
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You are obviously a person of taste and discernment. I am pleased to make your acquaintance. Please don't hesitate to jump in.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:28 pm 
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Hi JonasHS, nice to meet you. :)

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Welcome to nugykepeh!

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