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Old 01-23-2016, 09:07 PM   #2134
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Originally Posted by Galadriel55 View Post
Hahaha! Oh my. Sometimes my family attempts to strike up a serious conversation about Tolkien or the legendarium or the movies. I try to change the topic, because it's just impossible to explain the dynamics of an entire fandom in a few sentences of casual conversations, and they don't get it anyways.

(On the flip side, occasionally my siblings would make up funny alternate endings where Sauron looses because he stepped on a piece of gum and got stuck to the floor or something. I appreciate the Middle-earth mirth. )
I appreciate mirth too, but my family, my mother especially, will come to incorrect conclusions about how characters are by their movie counterparts. It drives me nuts.
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