did you read lotr first, second?

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what did you do first?

  1. read the books first then saw the movies

    30 vote(s)
    52.6%
  2. saw movies then read books

    12 vote(s)
    21.1%
  3. just read the books

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. just saw the movies

    6 vote(s)
    10.5%
  5. neither of these.

    9 vote(s)
    15.8%
  1. ~Elladan~

    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    Read the books tons of times before films. Films are great but the books are much better. In fact I refuse to picture the characters as they were cast, I prefer my imaginary versions ~ only Elrond was pretty close :)
     
  2. Meteorain

    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Read it, then watched it. Although my copy of LotR is one that came out when the whole "omg lotr" coming out stage; which sorta suggests otherwise lol
     
  3. Lego

    Lego God amongst men

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    I read them ages ago, just after the hobbit, way before the whole movie milarky.
     
  4. Turambar

    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    Exactly what I did...
     
  5. Lia

    Lia New Member

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    read the books first ... I couldn't imagine it the other way round. Having read the books I could enjoy the movie but if would have seen the movie before I couldn't enjoy the books anymore. That's different with every other book that was filmed, I suppose it's because of the greatness of the LotR-movie (at least I think it's great - i was 12 the last time I saw it).
     
  6. Mord

    Mord The Fighters Guide House Member

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    Movies only, only caught certain parts of the book.
     
  7. Kelmourne

    Kelmourne The Savage Hippy

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    I read The Hobbit and Fellowship before the movies and the rest afterwards.
     
  8. AlphaAlex

    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    just movies, I'm an artist not a reader.
     
  9. Greybeard

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    Read the books first.
     
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    I watched the movies first!
    *hides as lynch mob closes in*
    but I did read the Hobbit and the Simillarion before the movies!
     
  11. ~Elladan~

    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    ^ Uses high-power rifle from quite a distance... lynching is just so last century :D
     
  12. rhapsody of serendai

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    Watched first movie then read the books!
     
  13. Kai

    Kai Dark Jedi Warrior

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    My answer is the same as Serendai, I saw the first movie, and then read the books.
     
  14. thesilentking

    thesilentking Tiocfaidh ár lá!

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    I read the books about 20 years ago and haven't bothered with the movies.