Avner Shahar-Kashtan suggested:
- How well-known is the theology of Middle Earth, in Middle Earth?
- Why did Sauron keep Mount Doom alive after forging of the One Ring?
Richard (the vampire slayer) suggested this question and his subsequent answer:
Anthony Grist suggested:
Admittedly I might be a little biased because I got a lot of votes for my answer to it as well, but it’s something I think a lot of people who read the books wouldn’t have necessarily been clear on, and not just limited to those whose first language isn’t English.
It was kind of a Lord of the Rings quarter for the site, stats wise.
The question with the highest up-vote (by a huge margin) was Would the One Ring even work for anyone but Sauron? asked by Alexander Winn. Not surprisingly, this question also had the most views.
The second most viewed question was Why did Sméagol become addicted to the ring, when Bilbo did not? asked by User21319.
The answer with the most up-votes was for the question Do Lord of the Rings or The Silmarillion pass the Bechdel test? was answered by Jimmy Shelter. The second most up-voted answer was from the most up-voted question, and the third most up-voted answer was from the second most viewed question.