tolkien's house for sale

Discussion in 'J.R.R. Tolkien / Lord of the Rings' started by Bard, May 25, 2004.

  1. Bard

    Bard Erchamion

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    I just found on msn that J.R.R. Tolkien's old house in North Oxford has been put up for sale for 2.7 million dollars. I posted this just to let you guys know.

    -bsb-
     
  2. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    thats pretty interesting.

    Whoever bought it would be able to say : "this was JRR Tolkien's house!"
     
  3. Bard

    Bard Erchamion

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    If I had roughly 3 million bucks, I know what I'd spend it on.
     
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    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    It would be tempting to buy it if I had that kind of money. But it would also be weird to live in his house. Cool, but weird.
     
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    Radagast Art House Member

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    Personally, I'd rather own some original drafts of LotR rather than live in his house. :p
     
  6. Bard

    Bard Erchamion

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    personally, id rather live in middle earth or beleriand or numenor(before the drowning)
     
  7. boromir_the_ranger

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    hello alex good reserch

    if i had the money i would too.

    carpe diem!
     
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    why would u waste money on a car, buy tolkiens crib
     
  9. Lady_of_Shalott

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    Hey does anyone know if it's been sold, and for how much? Just curious...
     
  10. Bard

    Bard Erchamion

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    actually I have not been following up on the house so I have no earthly idea...
     
  11. boromir_the_ranger

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    really i wouldnt really care antway. i would want to live in middle earth or gondolin