Which Lord of the Rings character to you identify with?

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Which L.O.T.R character to you identify with?

  1. Bilbo

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  2. Frodo

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Samwise

    3 vote(s)
    7.9%
  4. Pippin/Meriodoc

    3 vote(s)
    7.9%
  5. Gandalf

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  6. Gimli

    3 vote(s)
    7.9%
  7. Legolas

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  8. Borimir

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  9. Faramir

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  10. Gollum

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  11. Saruman

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  12. Sauron

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  13. An Orc

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Elrond

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Aragorn

    3 vote(s)
    7.9%
  16. Eowyn

    1 vote(s)
    2.6%
  17. Kind Theoden

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  18. Grima (Wormtongue)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. Treebeard

    3 vote(s)
    7.9%
  20. other

    8 vote(s)
    21.1%
  1. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    For me it is mostly Samwise Gamgee. I don't see myself as stand out person but I am very loyal to my friends and committed. I also have a childlike nature that I see in the hobbits. I have no desire to famous and/or powerful. I am very happy with a quiet life, but that is not always where life leads me.
    Sam would be my first choice but there is also a lot of King Theoden in me. I have been set free from some things that I allowed in my life that ended up ruling me.
  2. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick Supporting Member

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    Aragorn, but as Strider. Yep, that's me.
  3. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    Mostly Han Solo.
  4. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    Are you sure it's not Ultraman? :p
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  6. Texan

    Texan 667 Neighbor of the Beast. Supporting Member

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    Except for height (6'2"), I am Gimli in every way. I'm stubborn, secretive, and fiercely loyal to my friends.
  7. Unrepresented

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    Han Solo is always sure.:|
  8. DwaynieAD

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    films or books?

    I voted Faramir, but I'm thinking film version. I can't recall at the moment his demeanor in the books.
  9. elgecko

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  10. chuck norriss

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  11. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    I was going by the books, that is why I didn't include Arwen in the list. She is in the books but plays a smaller role.
    I don't have a problem with someone going the movies.
  12. BayStateBass

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    I voted Faramir. When I was younger I had a friend who was really into the books, which is how I started reading them. He always said that if I were one of the characters, he was 100% sure I would be Faramir.
  13. Milk

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    I say samwise too though i'm not as submissive as he is. he's probably the most courageous of all the characters in the book because he's the most scared of all and yet he oes so much, specifically near the end when Frodo is too affected by the ring to do much of anything and where he shows what he's really made of. Not that i am courageous, but i like to make myself believe that in the face of such adversity i might become. I am very scared of everything anyway.
  14. slobake

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    So far it is a tie between Faramir and the notorius other. Sauron voted but as usual he chose to not reveal his true self. :p
  15. Dale D Dilly

    Dale D Dilly Monster Supporting Member

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    Tom Bombadil, or at least I like to speak in rhythmic half nonsense and dally about the countryside.
  16. BayStateBass

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    I'm willing to bet that if people here on TB were honest with themselves, Radagast would be a clear cut winner......;)
  17. JimK

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    Me, too.
  18. MTBK

    MTBK

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    As enjoyable as the books are to read I always found it difficult to identify with LOTR characters. Many of their flaws, if they even have any, are quite difficult to relate to.

    I guess Tom Bombadil because I'm always off in my own little world oblivious to, or can't be arsed to bother with what's trending or going on. But even then it's a shaky comparison because we know very little about that character.
  19. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    What is that nasty smelling stuff in your hair? :bag:
  20. BayStateBass

    BayStateBass

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    Brylcreem?
  21. JennySuzuki

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    In the book version of the LotR, Eowyn is pretty much the only strong woman. I know, Professor Tolkein was a product of his times, and all that, but still... LotR is one hell of a Sausage Party.

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