What did I know? I thought it was just a book, just a story. Just a movie. And then I came here. I saw the love and the hope in your eyes, and I finally understood that it was a fantasy. And you, you have made it a reality.
Ken Stott, at HobbitCon 2014 Closing Ceremony (x)
another hobbitcon anecdote: one time luke was driving through italy and it was like 3am and he needed to stop for gas in this really small town and there were three guys sitting on the steps of a church and when they saw him they just kinda turned towards each other and whispered: