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# Lord of the rings

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# Quiz
QUIZ: How well do you remember the movies of 2003?
We somehow kept it to only one Return of the King question.
All time
# Lord of the rings
'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.
# RIP
Lord Of The Rings and Chariots Of Fire star Ian Holm dies aged 88
The actor died peacefully in hospital.
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: How well do you know Lord of the Rings?
One ring to rule them all…
# Lord of the rings
Historic sixth ring for Brady as Patriots down Rams to win Super Bowl 53
New England beat the Rams by 13-3 in a low-scoring affair.
# Precious
Andy Serkis did his Gollum voice on Graham Norton and made everybody's night
“I’ve loved this singer for so many years – NO YOU DID NOT PRECIOUS.”
# my precious
A great grandmother has accidentally been praying to a Lord of the Rings figurine
She’s now an internet sensation.
# frodonuts
This Dublin cinema had a special menu for its Lord of the Rings marathon today
Large Pippincorns for all.
# Lord of the rings
A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum
A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.
# up in the mountains
This stunning footage of Carrauntoohil is like something out of a movie
Lord of the Rings much…?
# RIP
6 times Christopher Lee was more than just the 'scary guy' from the movies
The legendary actor has died at the age of 93.
# Middle Earth
Somebody actually drew Middle-Earth on a Starbucks cup, and it's ridiculously impressive
My precccccious.
# Lord of the rings
Co Cork roundabout makes it into 2015 world roundabouts calendar
Yes, there’s a world roundabouts calendar.
# where is gandalf
Ian McKellen warns college students what'll happen if they don't study
You can probably guess what he says.
# Middle Earth
This Hobbit-inspired airplane safety video is one you'd actually pay attention to
It stars Elijah Wood and Peter Jackson. This is serious, lads.
# the shire
Have a look at the Lord Of The Rings-themed pub opening in Killarney
Pint of Bilbo’s Beer, anyone?
# where is gandalf
Man torments his poor girlfriend with endless Lord of the Rings quotes
“THE BEACONS ARE LIT! GONDOR CALLS FOR AID!”
# tubby custard
9 delicious-sounding fictional foods that should definitely exist
Normal food is boring in comparison.
# one ring to rule them all
Lord of the Rings' Middle-earth was inspired by... the Burren
A Derry-based academic says the time Tolkien spent in Ireland inspired his concept.
# Lord of the rings
Tree re-plants itself after being chopped up
Deep roots.
# Dawson's Creek
18 events from 2003 to make you feel ancient
Watching The Panel and Cabin Fever, and listening to The Darkness. What an odd year.
# life advice
Ian McKellen's message to schoolkids is the best ever
Wise words, Gandalf. Wise words.
# nui galway
Imagine if J.R.R. Tolkien was marking your exam papers?
If you were a NUI Galway student in the late forties… he might have been.
# my precious
56 people who are REALLY excited about The Hobbit
And one who seems a bit confused.
# Review
The Hobbit - is it actually any good?
Patrick McCarry delivers the verdict on Peter Jackson’s new blockbuster… and recognises that chap from Cold Feet.
# New Zealand
Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.
# fantasy island
Fantasy films/programmes: Why so serious?
Sssshhh don’t tell them it’s not real…
# Work Can Wait
'I'm just worried about the dinosaurs': on set with The Hobbit
Peter Jackson’s latest video blog shows some of the challenges facing his crew while filming in New Zealand.
# Hobbit House
Want to go to Middle Earth on holidays? Here's the next best thing...
A hobbit house, complete with Bilbo and Frodo as neighbours, has been built in Montana.