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The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

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“In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.” With Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of The Hobbit just a few short months away, I thought it would be a good time to revisit the novel to get a refresher course on Bilbo Baggins and his adventures with the Company to retrieve a mountain of gold from the dragon Smaug. ...

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Lego Lord of the Rings: Gandalf Arrives 9469

To paraphrase Walter Sobchak, the beauty of the Gandalf Arrives set is its simplicity. This Lord of the Rings set is taken from one of the earliest scenes in the Fellowship of the Ring when Gandalf makes his return to The Shire.  The minifig for Gandalf looks awesome, his cart is made up of only a handful of pieces but ...

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Lord of the Rings: Extended Edition on Blu Ray

I can still remember getting a BluRay player about five years ago and thinking ‘Lord of the Rings will probably look really sweet in high definition.’ Well, it took nearly half a decade for the definitive Extended Edition to get released but here it is at last.  I watched Fellowship of the Ring tonight with Jen and it was fantastic.  ...

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Who trains the trainers?

For some reason, about a month ago, I nominated myself to run an all-day workshop for an organisation that has a partnership with the company I work for.  I can’t quite recall why I thought this was a good idea.  I’ve never done anything like this before and now its a day away and I’m a little nervous about it.  ...

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TTT EE Bootleg Subtitles

Some website went to the trouble of screen-capping all the bizarre typos and interpretations of dialogue from an Asian bootleg copy of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Extended Edition. link. Enjoy.  

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The deliberate devolution of the soul of a species

site is looking very nice. also good to see Tim blogging again. “There’s still no Tom Bombadil in this film but I don’t really give a shit.” this made me laugh so much i squirted my breakfast out of my nose. comic shop had it’s chirstmas sale on saturday. up to 50% off. this made me happier than a pig ...

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We will call this WWE day

Ah, good ol’ Lord of the Rings! i remember counting down the seconds til i saw it with Edo in the legendary Brunei Cinema. Ah the laughter of the anticipation. Speaking of movies, i saw the trailor of ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ … it looks SO much better than the first one… mind you, it was a ...

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