How many times have you read the books/seen the movies?

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  1. Meldawen

    Meldawen New Member

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    Just wondering how many times people have read

    - The Hobbit
    - The LOTR trilogy

    and how many times you've seen the movies (in theater or video/dvd)
    - FOTR
    - TTT
    - ROTK

    Myself, I've read the hobbit and the trilogy about 15 times
    I've seen FOTR about 29 times, TTT about 26 times, and ROTK 4 times in theater (can't wait for DVD.).

    (Am I weird?!?) :)
     
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  2. celebrimor

    celebrimor Elven Jewel-smith

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    wow thats alot of reading.... so far i only got 3 for each. ummm saw ROTK 4 times. and FOTR and TTT about like 40 times each
     
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    Strider Eccentric

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    Movies: Lost count ages ago

    Books: Not that much but it was so random and for different reasons (school and stuff) I've lost count. More than once...that I can say
     
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    umm...i've only read them twice, the hobbit 3 times. I've got too many books to read to re-read them, but i will be reading them again after i finish the book i'm reading now! I don't know how many times i've seen the movies but it's a lot!
     
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    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Read all the books three times, and I've seen FOTR and TTT too many times to count. I've only seen ROTK twice :( Looking forward to the DVD so I can watch it countless times too... :D
     
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    Hobbit book: 3X

    FOTR book: 3X

    FORT movie:12X maybe

    TTT book: 4X

    TTT movie:7X

    ROTK book 4X

    ROTK movie 3X
     
  7. Meldawen

    Meldawen New Member

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    Well, being way older than you guys here, and taking that into account, I guess I haven't really gone over-board!!! :)

    I found myself reading the books each time once again after I saw each movie in the theater. It was fun doing that because then, as I re-read the books, I had the movie voices and the movie pictures to fill in... so it was almost as if I recreated the FULL version of the movie in my head. :)
     
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    Books:
    The Hobbit - 2 or 3. Can't remember anymore.
    FotR - 4 times
    TTT - 4 times
    RotK - 6 times (like it better than the first two)
    The Sil - 3 times
    UT - once
    BoLT I + II - once

    Movies:
    FotR - lost count
    TTT - close to 10
    RotK - three times.
     
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    read the series 3 times

    seen FOTR and TTT about 4 each. ROTK once

    Hobbit 3 times
     
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    dwarf tosser "What the Deuce?"

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    i have read the hobbit once, read the trilogy 3 times (on my third)
    I have seen the FOTR including EE 57 1/4 times.
    I have seen TTT including EE 32 times
    And i have seen ROTK twice.

    -dt

    P>S> i have a lot of time on my hands, if you dont beleave me ask people who know me.
     
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    i've seen fotr 15 times ttt 10 and rotk 5 and i have read the hobbit, lotr, and silmarillion just about every year since i was 12.
     
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    Wow, that's a lot!!! I guess you really do have time on your hands. :)
     
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    ok, ive lost count of FOTR and TTT movies, read the Hobbit 3 times, have read entire LOTR trilogy cover to cover 4 times, and have read the Silmarrilion 3 times
     
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    Read
    FotR:1.5
    TTT:1.5
    TRotK:1.5
    seen
    FotR:probably close to 150
    FotR-EE:3 w/o A 1 w/A
    TTT:about 10
    RotK: i am ashamed to say this but...1
     
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    I've lost count on how many times I've read the Hobbit and LotR or seen FotR and TTT.

    But so far I've seen RotK 6 times...
    ...and I've read the Silmarillion twice and Unfinished Tales once.
     
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    I've read the Hobbit four times, lotr, I lost count after about six or seven. It's been a lot more that that, though. I saw rotk once. Fellowship, I don't know how many times I've seen it, and I've seen Two Towers twice, both times with Spanish subtitles. :) I'm currently reading the Silmarillion, but it's really hard to understand, so I've pretty much given up on reading it all the way through. :(
     
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    I dont know how many times I read the Lord of the Rings, the Silmarillion and the Hobbit. I read them at least three times every year. And I never get tired of it, for I love them.
    Of the movies...well they arent the books, but still are good, so I watch them all at leats five times a month or whenever I get some free time.
    ~Fingon
     
  18. boromir_the_ranger

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    i have read all the books about once. movies seen lotr 1600, ttt 1600, rotk17000
     
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    Child of a Pineapple Echo Design & Camera God

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    I've read the Lord of the Rings 5 times, the Hobbit twice, seen FOTR 24 times, TTT 17 times, and ROTK 8 (yes, that's pathetic compared to the rest, but I'm trying).