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A completely unnecessary and therefore utterly essential Metaball Studios comparison of the relative height of various characters and objects from Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

Previously: Know Your Video Game Robots

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In the summer of 1952, sixty-year-old J.R.R. Tolkien encountered a tape recorder for the first time [and]…So enchanted was Tolkien with this novel technology that he proceeded to record himself reading much of his work over the years to come.

MORE: J.R.R. Tolkien Reads from The Lord of the Rings and Sings “Sam’s Rhyme of the Troll” in a Rare Recording (Brain Pickings)

(Image: The One Ring)

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A LOTR inspired cabin at the Chateau de Soleil country house in the Black Hills of South Dakota, decked out with Elvish signs; a Sauron mask; a gauntlet with the gold ring and Hobbit-feet slippers tailored for all age groups.

Shire where would you get it?

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They’ve plenty more photos on Flickr.

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At a recent Q&A session, actor Andy Serkis was asked whether Gollum was a fan of the Lord Of The Rings movies, prompting him to drop into (briefly NSFW) character.

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LOTR fans Kerry Shawcross and Chris Demarais of RoosterTeeth make the 200km trek from Hobbiton to Mount Ngauruhoe (Mount Doom) in New Zealand just to prove Boromir wrong.

MORE: Part Two and Part Three

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In the original draft of the script for Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, Faramir has a dream in which he has a vision of Frodo Baggins’ future, should the ring take hold of his soul.

The scene was completed but never made the movie.

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