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Revision as of 13:21, 21 May 2010

Mith
Biographical information
Age 22
Location Sussex, UK
Language British English
Edit Count 39,733
Physical description
Race Men, unfortunately
Gender Male
Height 6'0"
Hair colour Black
Eye colour Dark brown
Contact Information
IRC Mith
Talk Page User talk:Mith
Other Information
lore-3 This user has an advanced understanding of J.R.R. Tolkien's works.
Istari This user supports Wizards over any other race.
DD-Y This user believes the Dagor Dagorath is canonical.
Olanda Fong-Surdenas - The Balrog of Moria.jpg This user doesn't know if Balrogs have wings.
Ent This user believes the Entwives are lost forever.
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us."
Gandalf to Frodo in The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"

About Me

I'm Mith and I'm a 22-year-old tolkienist/tolkienologist/Tolkien-enthusiast (whichever you like) from Sussex in the UK. I am currently in my third year of studying a BA in Politics at the University of Sussex but I have no idea as to where this will lead me. I have been a member of this website and community for about three years now - although I was aware of it for some time before them - and although my contributions are only modest, I hope they go some way to making this wiki the best online Tolkien resource.

With regards to Tolkien, the areas which really interest me are: languages, Tengwar, genealogies, maps, calendars, and the history of the First Age. In fact, almost everything within the legendarium!

The name Mith is a contraction of the name Mithrandir (the Sindarin name for Gandalf) which is the name I've used for myself on many Tolkien websites over the last eight years. I would, like other members, use the Quenya translation of my name (Erufailon), but I personally think it's a bit ugly, and everyone knows me as Mith anyway!

When I'm not here, I enjoy learning about everything in general (I'm a hoarder of useless information), but in particular I really like learning about language (in particular, English history, etymologies of words, etc.), politics (especially British government and politics), and British history. I'm also an avid fan of Nintendo, going to the cinema, and eating!

Current and Future Projects

  • Generally tidying and minor edits

Favourites

Character: Gandalf (following very closely by Fingolfin)
Location: Gondolin (followed by Tirion)
Quote: see the top of the page
Book: The Book of Lost Tales (forget, The Children of Húrin, this should be edited and released in a separate book)
Chapter: Not strictly chapters, but, the Ainulindalë and the Valaquenta (in The Lord of the Rings I'm rather keen on "The Council of Elrond" and "The Grey Havens")
Era: First Age
Film Scenes: "The Council of Elrond", "The Bridge of Khazad-dûm" and "The Lighting of the Beacons"

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