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#6 - gammajk (10/31/2013) [-]
User avatar #7 to #6 - twofreegerbils (10/31/2013) [-]
over 9000 hours in ms paint
#45 to #7 - keltainenlumi ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
It took 8 hours in photoshop to make this baby.

No but seriously the feels missed me as well
User avatar #1 - swimmingprodigy (10/30/2013) [-]
He has such a cute love story with his wife (copied from Wikipedia):

At the age of 16, J.R.R Tolkien met Edith Mary Bratt, who was three years his senior, when he and his brother Hilary moved into the boarding house where she lived. His guardian, Father Morgan, viewing Edith as a distraction from Tolkien's school work and horrified that his young charge was seriously involved with a Protestant girl, prohibited him from meeting, talking to, or even corresponding with her until he was 21. He obeyed this prohibition to the letter,[43] with one notable early exception, over which Father Morgan threatened to cut short his University career if he did not stop.[44]

On the evening of his 21st birthday, Tolkien wrote to Edith. He declared his love and asked her to marry him. Edith replied that she had already agreed to marry another man, but that she had done so because she had believed Tolkien had forgotten her. The two met beneath a railway viaduct and renewed their love. Edith returned her engagement ring and announced that she would marry Tolkien instead.[45] Following their engagement Edith reluctantly announced that she was converting to Catholicism at Tolkien's insistence. Her landlord, a staunch Protestant, was infuriated and evicted her as soon as she found other lodgings.[46] Edith and Ronald were formally engaged in Birmingham, in January 1913, and married at St. Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church, Warwick, on 22 March 1916.[47]
User avatar #35 to #1 - consales (10/31/2013) [-]
Why the **** is his brother named Hilary
Did his parents think it hilary...ous

I'm a bad man.. And i should be spanked...plz
#40 to #35 - shadowbreech (10/31/2013) [-]
That's in no way the worst pun I've read today don't feel bad bro
User avatar #8 to #1 - adu ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
The whole Catholics vs Protestants thing back that was pretty ****** stupid to be honest... glad that's mostly over now.
#27 to #8 - anonymoose (10/31/2013) [-]
MFW living in Northern Ireland and it's still very prominent in a lot of places.
#29 to #27 - kievaughnb (10/31/2013) [-]
>yfw brick through the window
User avatar #31 to #29 - anonymoose (10/31/2013) [-]
It better be a green brick. Don't want no dirty orange bricks.
User avatar #43 to #8 - milthyfoustache (10/31/2013) [-]
It's still a big thing in many places across the UK. Fortunately I live in Nottinghamshire which is a huge black hole of culture. Wait I don't think fortunately is the right word
User avatar #2 to #1 - messerauditore (10/31/2013) [-]
Touching, but it kinda makes me feel bad for the other guy though...
User avatar #4 to #2 - swimmingprodigy (10/31/2013) [-]
ehh I guess, but she was obviously happier with Tolkien so it worked out better in the end
#41 to #4 - shadowbreech (10/31/2013) [-]
Not for him...
#5 - robertootrebor (10/31/2013) [-]
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#36 to #5 - indonesia (10/31/2013) [-]
#56 to #36 - robertootrebor (10/31/2013) [-]
Manly tears were shed...
#3 - privatepanda ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I can't thank this man enough for writing one of the greatest series of all time.
User avatar #9 - scoobi (10/31/2013) [-]
I feel out of place here
I'm not a Lotr fan but this made me hnnng
User avatar #10 to #9 - darkangeloffire ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I think it might not be a LOTR thing, but possibly a nod to his service in World War I. Of course, I could be completely wrong here.
User avatar #18 to #10 - daentraya (10/31/2013) [-]
If it isn't his service in ww1, then it's because that not only did he write LOTR; he made the whole dahm high fantasy genre what it is
#19 - niggernazi (10/31/2013) [-]
why the hell would you thank somebody for dying? thats 			*******		 retarded
why the hell would you thank somebody for dying? thats ******* retarded
User avatar #47 to #19 - takesomemorewater (10/31/2013) [-]
See, that's a joke. The other one you made was ******* terrible.
User avatar #20 to #19 - mitchr (10/31/2013) [-]
Hitler can't be that bad of a guy, I mean, he killed Hitler.
#24 to #19 - theblaar (10/31/2013) [-]
before talking **** know your facts. if im not mistaken, it was his son who put it there. Tolkien wrote the Lord of the Rings in letters to his son who was in the ww1, so that his son would have something else to think about other than war. that is his sons dog tag you ******* retard.
User avatar #49 to #19 - steammadewalrus (10/31/2013) [-]
Its a thank you for the lord of the rings, dumb ************ .
User avatar #58 to #49 - niggernazi (10/31/2013) [-]
dont need to call me a dumb mother ****** you inbred retarded ******* ******
User avatar #26 to #19 - swimmingprodigy (10/31/2013) [-]
The other two comments dont understand the joke you made.

But I appreciate it.
User avatar #11 - lurifax (10/31/2013) [-]
It's pretty cool how he spent his entire life as a writer creating lore for the LOTR universe.
User avatar #17 to #11 - viscerys (10/31/2013) [-]
And it didn't really become popular until after he was dead.
User avatar #13 - jibb (10/31/2013) [-]
So you got feels that someone left a dogtag with "thank you" on it?
User avatar #55 - ljxjlos ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I left the pen that I used when I wrote my first actual story there...sounds corny as hell, I know, but it felt good.
User avatar #21 - creepingquincy (10/31/2013) [-]
fun fact: on tolkein's gravestone it says "beren" and on his wife Edith's gravestone it says "luthien", which were two characters in the silmarillion with a pretty epic/intense love story and he said that luthien was, basically, the most beautiful person ever, and he said he based her on his wife Edith
User avatar #28 - mondominiman ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I never did read the LOTR books and I never enjoyed the movies. I never watched them even when the teacher would use references for bonus points.
User avatar #52 to #28 - asheskirata (10/31/2013) [-]
Then you don't understand true literature.
User avatar #59 to #52 - mondominiman ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I'm just not into fantasy books that include orcs and goblins and ect.
#60 to #59 - include (10/31/2013) [-]
That's my fetish.
User avatar #61 to #59 - asheskirata (10/31/2013) [-]
Go read part of the Warhammer 40K series. Just do it.
User avatar #62 to #61 - mondominiman ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
I've never played warhammer 40k so I have no idea whats it about.
User avatar #63 to #62 - asheskirata (10/31/2013) [-]
Don't have to play it. Read the books.
User avatar #64 to #63 - mondominiman ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
What's it about though, from what I've seen people say on here it's something about space marines.
User avatar #65 to #64 - asheskirata (10/31/2013) [-]
It's a massive war in the future, between the humans(Space Marines, the Eldar, Orks, Tyranids and a few other factions, including the forces of Chaos which are Daemons.
User avatar #67 to #65 - mondominiman ONLINE (11/01/2013) [-]
I'll check it out.
User avatar #68 to #67 - asheskirata (11/01/2013) [-]
38,000 years in the future, mankind has settled more than a million worlds across the galaxy. Most are united in the Imperium of Man, an extremely brutal and oppressive theocratic regime devoted to the God-Emperor of Mankind. Although the Imperium of Man is vast, its population uncountable and its armies immense, it is like a house of cards ready to collapse. Constant and escalating warfare, bureaucratic inefficiency, corrupt leadership, and technological stagnation put an immense strain upon its economy and the morale of its people. Victories come at a terrible cost and only delay the inevitable fall.

Better description of Warhammer
User avatar #69 to #68 - mondominiman ONLINE (11/01/2013) [-]
Is there somewhere I can read it or pirate it or what?
User avatar #70 to #69 - asheskirata (11/01/2013) [-]
I typically just go to a local bookstore and read it there
User avatar #71 to #70 - mondominiman ONLINE (11/01/2013) [-]
I'll read some of it online and If i really like it I'll order it or buy it if I come across a bookstore.
User avatar #72 to #71 - asheskirata (11/01/2013) [-]
That's a good plan, hope you enjoy the stories
User avatar #73 to #72 - mondominiman ONLINE (11/01/2013) [-]
Alright I just looked online and there's a **** ton of books. Which one is the first one or the one that explains the Warhammer universe the most.
User avatar #74 to #73 - asheskirata (11/01/2013) [-]
The books do not tell a sequential tale of Warhammer or Warhammer 40,000 but tell the tales of the battles or events of the period. If it’s easier, think of each novel or series as telling of a battle or following a character or company through an engagement set during WWII rather than being the definitive history of the entire war.
User avatar #54 to #28 - ljxjlos ONLINE (10/31/2013) [-]
Yeh, missed out on the best thing life has to offer, my friend...
User avatar #32 - basicargentinian (10/31/2013) [-]
I understand Tolkien was the most important author for most of you, as J. K. Rowling was for me when I was a kid and Albert Camus when I was in Highschool, but a simple dogtag with thankyou shouldn't give you that much "feels".

I'm sure people have done much better, and heartfelt things in the name of, or simply because of Tolkien.
User avatar #34 to #32 - lmOldGreg (10/31/2013) [-]
Spoken like a true basic person.
#50 to #34 - anon (10/31/2013) [-]
Normal person
User avatar #44 to #32 - niggapete (10/31/2013) [-]
agreed. to call this one the best is tacky to me.
User avatar #51 to #44 - basicargentinian (10/31/2013) [-]
that's exactly what I meant, thanks.
#14 - baitdoesnttalkback (10/31/2013) [-]
would you also get a feel from me thanking my waitress with a tip?
would you also get a feel from me thanking my waitress with a tip?
User avatar #53 to #14 - vivalavidya (10/31/2013) [-]
That's a ******* terrible argument. Go sit in the corner.
Jesus ******* christ I didn't even get any "feels" from this post, but even I know the difference between a waitress and a writer of arguably one of the best fantasy series ever written.
#57 to #53 - baitdoesnttalkback (10/31/2013) [-]
theres no difference
#76 to #75 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/02/2013) [-]
a writer and a waitress. only one provides anything meaningful to this world.

in case youre really stupid its the waitress. she brings food. a writer just spews junk to spoiled rich white boys
#77 to #76 - vivalavidya (11/02/2013) [-]
Your ignorance is absolutely astounding
#78 to #77 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/03/2013) [-]
your liberal arts degree is showing
#79 to #78 - vivalavidya (11/03/2013) [-]
I love this, because it just proves you're literally spouting 			****		 just to be edgy.   
I am not a liberal but last time I checked, liberal policies had nothing to do with waiters or writers.
I love this, because it just proves you're literally spouting **** just to be edgy.
I am not a liberal but last time I checked, liberal policies had nothing to do with waiters or writers.
#80 to #79 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/03/2013) [-]
i said liberal arts you uneducated ****
#81 to #80 - vivalavidya (11/03/2013) [-]
****** I ain't even got a degree in anything
#82 to #81 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/03/2013) [-]
was  that supposed to help your case?
was that supposed to help your case?
#83 to #82 - vivalavidya (11/03/2013) [-]
I don't recall even having a "case".   
I've literally just been calling you an ignorant twat for the last couple comments.
I don't recall even having a "case".
I've literally just been calling you an ignorant twat for the last couple comments.
#84 to #83 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/03/2013) [-]
the case is that im right and you put celebrity over necessity which makes you a lower intellectual level than me and can never be on my level
the case is that im right and you put celebrity over necessity which makes you a lower intellectual level than me and can never be on my level
User avatar #85 to #84 - vivalavidya (11/03/2013) [-]
I hardly recall a waitress a "necessity".
You can fetch your own ******* food.
#86 to #85 - baitdoesnttalkback (11/03/2013) [-]
food > holden caufield and 50 shades of gray
#16 to #14 - wheredahoodat (10/31/2013) [-]
Did the waitress shape a considerable part of your childhood? If so, then probably yes.
User avatar #30 to #16 - leanonwut (10/31/2013) [-]
that bitch gave me pancakes every day
now im fat
**** that bitch, influencing my life n ****
User avatar #25 to #16 - desacabose (10/31/2013) [-]
She came back from the future to stop the past from becoming the future by sacrificing herself using the money from his tip
User avatar #23 to #16 - waffenmia (10/31/2013) [-]
maybe it's his mother
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#12 - anon (10/31/2013) [-]
meh jk rowling is better
#37 to #12 - yetiyitties (10/31/2013) [-]
4/10 troll harder
4/10 troll harder
User avatar #33 to #12 - warioteam (10/31/2013) [-]
personally, i agree, but only because Tolkien's stuff is really old
and really old stuff in a phobia of mine
#39 to #33 - shadowbreech (10/31/2013) [-]
I can tolerate that opinion. I disagree with it, but at least you gave something of a reason.
User avatar #48 to #39 - warioteam (10/31/2013) [-]
Honestly, I think I would have liked it.
Genetics n' **** , bro.
#15 to #12 - victorkoot (10/31/2013) [-]
Troll, y u do tis t us
Troll, y u do tis t us
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