We just looked here and said "My Goodness! This guy has spent more money on Tolkien stuff than your average chicken farmer makes in a lifetime! What a fan!!!
Here's what I have or have done. You decide if I'm the biggest fan. You mentioned a room dedicated to my Tolkien stuff, and as a matter of fact that is the case. My basement has the maps (two in tubes and two sold as fold-ups at bookstores) that I've bought and the three bookshelves full of every book I could lay my hands on (complete list below).
My desk, also located in the basement, has the Tolkien documentary video, every back issue of fanzines I could still buy from the Tolkien Society in England, the American Tolkien Society, and from E.L.F.
Lead figures (Mithril), painted and unpainted, along with all the MERP gaming modules that came out in the 1980s (ie. Moria, Northern Mirkwood, etc.). I have patches and a lapel pin from the Tolkien Society in England.
CD recording of the Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and the Lord of the Rings (BBC recording for the last two). I also have the Audio Collection by J.R.R. Tolkien, the Lord of the Rings (cassette) as performed by the author.
Cassette recordings of the Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion (BBC).
Downloaded fonts to my computer from Dan Smith's page and the Tengwar Generator to use for writing letters to friends.
I bought a Swavoroski crystal egg just to use in a MERP game to represent one of the Silmarils.
The complete first Middle-earth CCG, including four cards signed by the artists as well as nearly complete sets for all the other CCG sets issued.
I have had 7 poems published back in the mid 1990s by the American Tolkien Society.
I have also just finished work on a Sindarin Lexicon that took 5 years to put together and has almost 3,000 line items to it, and will have it published by the Tolkien Society in England this coming September 22nd.
Two siamese cats are named Beren (Chocolate point) and Luthien (Blue point).
My last car license plate was: 9 NAZGUL.
I wear a gold ring simply because it is my own personal One Ring (and no, there is no inscription, since I'm not Sauron).
A recording of the songs in RGEO performed by my brother-in-law with piano accompaniment as well as a voice recording of an interview with Professor Tolkien done years ago. I have a tape of songs that I have burned onto CD for my computer so I can listen to them in my car or at work.
A computer game called The Fellowship of the Ring (even though it never works on the computer and knew that before purchase).
10 years worth of calendars.
A Tolkien notepad, pen, coffee mug, and name stickers for the inside cover of books
Bilbo Baggins (a matchbook from a restaurant located at: 208 Queen Street. Old Town Alexandria, VA 22314)
The Lord of the Rings Movie by Bakshi
The Nature of Evil by W. H. Auden
Visited Oxford England just to see the grave-site and stop in at "The Bird & the Babe"
PHOTOS INCLUDED DEPICTING THE LICENSE PLATE, BOOKS, FANZINES, MAPS, VIDEOS, CDs AND CASSETTES, CCGs, LEAD FIGURES, RING, NOTEPAD, COFFEE MUG, AND MERP GAMING MODULES.
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