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How Well Do You Actually Know "Lord Of The Rings"?

Not all who wander are thots.

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    Patrick Stewart turned down the role of Gandalf.
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    Elijah Wood almost turned down the role of Frodo as he had been set on playing Legolas.
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    Jake Gyllenhaal auditioned for the role of Frodo.
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    The different colors of the elves' eyes revealed what race they were.
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    Ian McKellen based Gandalf's accent on that of J.R.R. Tolkien himself.
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    Ian McKellen attended the same grammar school as J.R.R. Tolkien.
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    New Zealand law prohibited actors from performing their own stunts.
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    Orlando Bloom (Legolas) did most of his own stunts and broke a rib in the process.
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    John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) is the tallest of the actors who play members of the Fellowship.
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    Daniel Radcliffe has a cameo in Bilbo's birthday scene.
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    Ian McKellen hadn't read the books when he was first approached to play Gandalf.
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    Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) requested the script be revised to let Aragorn speak more of his lines in Elvish.
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    The moment when Gandalf hits his head on the ceiling of Bilbo's hobbit-hole was not in the script.
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    There are no female hobbits in the books, but studio execs insisted they be created for the films.
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    Dominic Monaghan (Merry) was allergic to the Elven cloaks the Fellowship wore.
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    Orcs are corrupted elves, not a different race.
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    Tolkien typed all 1200 pages of LOTR using only two fingers.
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    The Son of Smaug is a picture book written by Tolkien's son to honor his late father.
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    Return of the King was published three weeks after Tolkien's death.
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    Tolkien did not choose the title of Return of the King.
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    The length of time from when Frodo first gets the ring to when he actually sets out on his adventure is 17 years.
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    Tolkien sold the film rights to LOTR for only 10,000 GPB.
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    In the books, Bilbo leaves behind his wife to go on his adventure.
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    The LOTR novels are written as if they were translated to English from an ancient language.
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    LOTR is banned in Bangladesh.
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    The Queen of Denmark illustrated the Danish version of LOTR.
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    Merry was originally called "Marmaduke Brandybuck."
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    All the mountains on Saturn's moon, Titan, are named after mountains in LOTR.
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    In the books, Gandalf smokes a hookah, rather than a pipe.
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    One of the types of pipe tobacco Gandalf likes is called "Longbottom Leaf."
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    Hobbiton was originally called Hobbitshire.
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    The original plan was to film the trilogy in two movies.
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    Hundreds of members of the New Zealand Army were brought in and as extras in battle scenes.
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    The special edition box set has the option to listen to the film in Elvish.
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    The last spoken line in the films is also the last line of the book.
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    The sounds of the cave troll was a mixture of a walrus, a tiger, and a horse.
 
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