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Old 02-10-2002, 12:31 PM   #1
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Hi! I know this doesn't have too much to do w/ LotR, but I was wondering what kind of people use this forum. I wonder if some people could write their age and gender to see how well I relate to you guys [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] . I'll start:

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Old 02-10-2002, 01:23 PM   #2
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Well, I'll just say female & waaaaaaaayy older! lol (I'm 41).

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Old 02-10-2002, 01:31 PM   #3
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People are always curious about this, and some people get upset by the question, but I think its fair to know who you're dealing with. So, i'll answer.

I'm male and 36. Discovered Tolkien at 14.
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Old 02-10-2002, 03:16 PM   #4
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Can't imagine why you'd want to know, but I'm willing to satisfy your curiosity. I'm female, age 39.
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Old 02-10-2002, 04:05 PM   #5
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OK...I am a she-elf, age 3017.
Oh...you want our Earth age, not our ME one! Darn!!
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Old 02-10-2002, 04:27 PM   #6
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I notice I seem to be surrounded by female Elves about my age. This is starting to look like a bar! [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 02-10-2002, 05:10 PM   #7
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Well, Barrow-Wight, there is a bit of smoking going on here... [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] (See "Hobbits Unite!")

I'm female, aged 19.
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Old 02-10-2002, 09:06 PM   #8
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Ent, hoom-hom, let me count the rings... ten thousand four hundred and..

Female, 34. Discovered Tolkien age 13. Much to my english teachers' dismay. Care for a pint, B-W?
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Old 02-10-2002, 11:10 PM   #9
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Wow most of you guys outhere are actually sweet maidens...and quite old to (no harm done).

Well i am 19 male from Penang, Malaysia.Discovered Tolkien at the age of 10.Being a fan of fantasies ever since...anyone played LONE WOLF here?
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Old 02-10-2002, 11:24 PM   #10
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i'm 15,female.discovered Tolkein not so long ago,two years ago to be precise.
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Old 02-10-2002, 11:39 PM   #11
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Newer knew there is a fellow Malaysian in here...anyway anyone read the Hobbit yet? [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 12:17 AM   #12
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<center><font color="red">Female. Born in 1974 Third Age so that would make me how old? I should be dead, as i was a Dunadain... but there was this unfotunate incident involving a dark lord, torture, and a magic ring....

But in earth I am Female and 14... and I first read LotR when 10.

[img]smilies/evil.gif[/img] Morauko, The Nazgul Queen! [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 12:28 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by Rosa Underhill:
<STRONG>Well, Barrow-Wight, there is a bit of smoking going on here... [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] (See "Hobbits Unite!")

I'm female, aged 19.</STRONG>
Perfect for the bar scene!, If your an Elf that is [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] Want some pirated Old Toby B-W? Wow, alot of us 30 somethings in here

[img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] .
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Old 02-11-2002, 02:30 AM   #14
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Mmmmm, seem to be in a mid-range age all on my own at the moment:

Male 26

Elven Maiden, I can imagine why you'd want to ask this question, but personally I don't think it matters too much. That's the good thing about these kinds of places: you can relate to others using the things you have in common (i.e. Tolkien here) without having to get over the usual barriers that might stop you meeting these people in the real world... I think the mix of ages you get on this board is a good thing: adds perspective!

Besides, it says something for the maturity of this place that it is difficult to guess most people's ages - a couple of times I've been surprised by people I assumed were adults turning out to be youngsters. I think that's a good thing.

How about you? What's your take on this subject? Will you still be talking to us now that half of us are twice your age? [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 02-11-2002, 02:40 AM   #15
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:24 AM   #16
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I'm female, and 19.
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:32 AM   #17
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Um, just decided to remain an International Man of Mystery. For now. All I will say is that the two words that best describe me are the two words used in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in reference to Earth.

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Old 02-11-2002, 05:51 AM   #18
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Female 28 [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 06:24 AM   #19
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Male, 25, and new to Tolkien.

I just started reading this summer because I knew the movies were coming out, and I know how much better books usually are than movies. Also, many of my favorite books are written in a Tolkien style, so I figured I should read the guy who started it all.

Hmm... lots of girls around the age I like too... Anyone from NC or Ca?
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Old 02-11-2002, 07:21 AM   #20
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Well, Glen, if you really want to remain mysterious, watch out what you post on other threads! If you were about 18 when Bakshi's movie came out, it doesn't take higher mathematic proficiency to put your age at approximately - well, a number which is very important in Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide!
That just strengthens my resolve to post absolutely nothing on this site that gives anyone a clue to my age!! [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 08:15 AM   #21
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LOL! Slaps forehead!DOH!

I guess I may as well say that I am a male too. I better go edit that out before everyone wakes up!

LOL! Glenethor is appropriate, as it appears I am in my dotage!

I haven't been busted that badly for a while!
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My love of the Halflings' Leaf has clearly slowed my mind!

LOL!

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Old 02-11-2002, 08:18 AM   #22
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And I won't be 42 until May!!!
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Old 02-11-2002, 08:19 AM   #23
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OK, I'll play too. Male, age 41, first read The Hobbit at age 11 and yes I do recall reading JRRT's obituary.
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Old 02-11-2002, 08:28 AM   #24
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Old 02-11-2002, 09:08 AM   #25
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Ha ha... You're all going to die before me [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

male 13... first read Tolkien when i was 9...
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Old 02-11-2002, 09:22 AM   #26
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Well, I wasn't feeling too old until that last post! [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img] Anyway: female, 29, had Hobbit read to me and saw cartoon movie around age 7, first read LOTR at 14 or 15 and Sil at 16.
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Old 02-11-2002, 09:25 AM   #27
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Ha ha... You're all going to die before me
male 13... first read Tolkien when i was 9...

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Ahhhh! Spoken with the overweening confidence of the truly young!

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Old 02-11-2002, 10:05 AM   #28
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Androndo, it says here you are a Haunting Spirit. That means dead. Get it? Deader than me , in fact.

I'm female and 20, but it must be hobbit years, given my behavior... [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 10:47 AM   #29
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wow i feel so young

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Old 02-11-2002, 11:05 AM   #30
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That could be true Niphredil... but look at our member numbers... You died before me [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:03 PM   #31
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Wow! Thank you all for replying so fast! I only posted this yesterday! It's amazing to see the variety of ages here. Everyone seems so mature, and knows so much about Tolkien and his books. I'm really glad to be a part of this! [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:22 PM   #32
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me? mature? I think you have got something wrong there [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:30 PM   #33
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Glad I found this thread. I just posted the same question on my "introductory" post.

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Old 02-11-2002, 04:35 PM   #34
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That's right, Forgoil [img]smilies/mad.gif[/img] grrrr Wild Man here!
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Old 02-11-2002, 04:57 PM   #35
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Goodness, where do I start.....
31,female.
Saw the cartoon "The Hobbit" at about 6.
At about 12, had the book "The Two Towers" left in my lap when the bell rang and the friend who'd gotten it in the school library took off, so I read it...then I figured I'd better begin at the beginning...
Said friend said that she and a freind in her "old neighborhood" had taken on roles of the characters, my friend was Merry, her old friend Pippin. After little thought, I became Sam. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] He was near and dear to my heart then and he still is. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
A moment that makes me chuckle: My friend "Merry" once said: "I've got to go over to the cafeteria." and headed off. Not being told not to, I followed. She turned to me and said, "Hm. Maybe I ought to be Frodo, too, 'cause you seem to keep wanting to follow me around! "
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Old 02-11-2002, 05:00 PM   #36
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well online i'm a 750 year old female half elf, half hobbit

not online im 21, and still a female
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Old 02-11-2002, 05:09 PM   #37
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Alright, no more secrets. I'm 7, discovered Tolkien at 4.

Don't bischrimitate aganst my yuth. I now mani larg wurds for my age.
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Old 02-11-2002, 05:59 PM   #38
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Born on Feb 29, were you?
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Old 02-11-2002, 06:11 PM   #39
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Online, half-dragon, half-elf, somewhere around 250... [img]smilies/evil.gif[/img]

But on Earth...female, age 13. Discovered Tolkein last November, when my friend let me borrow her LoTR book. Now I'm hooked... [img]smilies/cool.gif[/img]

And check that out, I have the same name as the topic starter...don't know how that worked out!
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Old 02-11-2002, 06:36 PM   #40
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Hello I'm female and 16. Wow this sounds like a personal ad! Eep!

.............rate me, please?
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