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Old 11-25-2015, 05:27 PM   #4041
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Old 12-07-2015, 10:07 AM   #4042
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A belated welcome to TilloW, who came here at my recommendation. Thank you all for welcoming him so nicely and apologies for not being in to greet him myself!
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Old 07-17-2016, 11:42 AM   #4043
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White Tree Hi guys :)

Hi. I'm new here, but I want to tell you a little about me:

I come from under the hill, and under the hills and over the hills my paths led. And through the air, I am he that walks unseen. I am the clue-finder, the web-cutter, the stinging fly. I was chosen for the lucky number. I am he that buries his friends alive and drowns them and draws them alive again from the water. I came from the end of a bag, but no bag went over me. I am the friend of bears and the guest of eagles. I am Ringwinner and Luckwearer; and I am Barrel-rider.

Just kidding I have read the Hobbit, and I am almost through The Two Towers. I am very happy to have joined you guys here.

So I guess you could say I'm a typical Tolkien fan Tolkienology ftw!
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Old 07-17-2016, 12:20 PM   #4044
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Welcome, Barrel-rider!

One thing I've definitely come to believe since I joined the Downs is that there is no such creature as a 'typical Tolkien fan'. Here we seem to have them all: the learnéd, the eclectic, the young, the old, the in-between. Movie-fans, and movie-not-fans.

Enjoy yourself!
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Old 07-18-2016, 04:11 PM   #4045
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White-Hand Welcome!

Welcome to the Downs, Barrel-rider!

Like Inziladun, I found since joining Tolkien fandom that us fans come in all shapes and sizes, although I don't think there are any dragons among us; so no one will miss a cup...
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Old 07-22-2016, 12:31 PM   #4046
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Welcome, Barrel-rider! Your barrel has brought you to the right port. Any pickled Dwarves to declare? Otherwise proceed and enjoy being dead.

Like Zil and Faramir said, Downers come in infinte diversity and infinite combinations, and the only typical Tolkien thing about all of us is, well, being Tolkien fans. You'll fit in fine.
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Old 07-26-2016, 07:00 PM   #4047
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White Tree Thanks!

Thanks for welcoming me, guys I'm glad this place is still active. I also think I'll be using the smoking emoticon a lot
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Old 08-24-2016, 01:51 AM   #4048
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Hey! Been a big fan of Tolkien since I read The Hobbit, many many years ago. Look forward to talking about Middle Earth with you all!
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Old 08-24-2016, 06:54 AM   #4049
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Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.Inziladun is a guest of Galadriel in Lothlórien.
Welcome Greybeard! Feel free to stir the pot with some controversial topic.
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:04 AM   #4050
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White Tree Welcome Greybeard

Welcome! Glad you decided to join us! I'm a relatively new fan myself, though I am inspired by Tolkien's works. Hope you enjoy your stay!
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Old 08-25-2016, 02:03 PM   #4051
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Welcome, Greybeard, and belatedly Barrel-rider!
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Old 08-27-2016, 07:34 AM   #4052
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