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[Pinned] Legendary Items and You

Dear Fellow Turtles,I still remember getting my first Legendary Sword on my champion and the confusion that ensued. Luckily, there are a number of sources for all of us players to guide us through the darkness. While it will probably take you a co...
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General Discussion

[Pinned] Leave of Absence and extended leave

Use this thread for telling the other turtles if you're going to be away for a longer period of time. So they won't stand there in Combe waiting, *sighing* for you to turn up in the slowtro channel.
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[Pinned] Instances - Checklist

Just want to check what people maybe need in the way of instances. I will list the ones we have available, just say if you need to complete it on your Turtle character. That way we can maybe plan to get some stuff done together. X - Grorax (Guardi...
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[Pinned] Greetings
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[Pinned] Greetings

Welcome to the forums!If you're new here, add a post introducing yourself to the community :)
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[Pinned] The Scaling Shinies

Hail to the Turtles!Having a level-appropriate, incomparable (teal) item with the desired statistics on it is usually as good as it gets as far as BiS (best in slot) equipment goes. With Update 12.1 (16/Dec/2013) "Loot drops have been restructured...
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[Pinned] Group Dynamics and Decorum - The Way of the Turtle

Hello Turtles!We had a lot of fun hunting spiders yesterday in the North Trollshaws - and it was great to see some new turtles online.However, it was also a very confusing session and some people felt they wasted a lot of time because they weren't...
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[Pinned] Homestead Crafting Discounts

This is a reminder that buying from the Supplier in the housing areas can net you a discount. For somebody like a cook with expensive ingredients, this savings can be HUGE!1) If you own a Standard or Deluxe home in the neighborhood, the discount ...
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[Pinned] Kin-chest Crafting Mats T1/T2

Good Day Tortoises,Just wanted to give more details about the kin-chest materials storage and swap that I mentioned in the mail that came with the Kinhouse Grand Opening notice.As you all know, getting a new character's crafting skill from Apprent...
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Turtle Roleplay

[Pinned] Your RP - how do you take it?

I'll hold my hand up right now and confess I am a 'lite' RP'er in MMOs. I'm the diet coke of RP'ers - only one calorie. I'm mostly focussed on the action, and playing the game, with the occaisonal side of RP thrown in.Here's how I play Rychyrd in-...
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[Pinned] Three Types of Events

Hey Slowtrowers,It has come to my attention some members ran little out of ideas for events, we'd like to encourage you not only to make more events but when we're online together, not just be split up doing our own things but RP / quest / do deed...
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[Pinned] Immersion RP

We can use this thread to discuss different kinds of attitudes towards immersion in the game. (For the extreme version see the Total Immersion series).I play Berawena as a poor country girl from Archet. That means literally that she has nothing ex...
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Lothlorien - Mirkwood Level Raises

I would like to get a discussion going regarding the (Epic) Quests vs. Slowtro levels as we are slowly but surely approaching the second historical level cap in LOTRO.Our experiences with the first one (Angmar to "all-over-Eriador" to Eregion to M...
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Questing in Lothlorien

Questing in Lothlorien is no two ways about it, but people will be running repeatables in Lothlorien to gain rep and probably XP. Originally only the area up and down the Mirrormere was a...
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Eriador Base of Operations (EBO)

My Dear Turtle Friends! How about a Kinship House / Tortoise Headquarters?We have quite a few trophies and riches collected from our campaigns.Provides RP opportunities, potential meeting point, extra Travel skill, Kinship-wide shared storage.Po...
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Questing in Moria

Level 47Vol II BkI,Durins Threshold, Dolven View,Silvertine Lodes,Vector to Crossroads.Level 48Vol II BkII Ch 5CrossroadsZirik ZigilJazurgundFanged PitLevel 49Vol II BkII,The Water-worksLevel 50Zelem-melekLevel 51Vol II BkIII Ch 5Redhorn LodesLeve...
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Saviour of Eriador.

Some people have expressed interest in finishing off deeds in these areas. Perhaps we can organise a night this week to put a dent in them. Im happy to bring along a high level warden and run through the instance while you smoke pipeweed at the en...
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Character Backgrounds

Thalaranc of Lindon

Thalaranc he is called or in the sindarin tongue 'The Steady Arm'. However this was not always the name that he was known by nor his birth name, but rather an inherent gift that was noticed at his early years in life. His true name he keeps to h...
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Turtle Roleplay

Inside the Chamber of Mazarbul

mellyn nín (my friends)in anticipation of level cap rise now we have finished eriador i'd like to organise a short rp event for book 3 chapter 3 where we finally find out what became of Balin's expedition- let me know by replying to this thread if...
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The Rift.

Well done all last night, we havent downed the bad boy yet, but I think the trail of destruction we left will have given the Balrog food for thought. I must admit, I am a little disappointed in just how easy it was. The groups general awesomeness ...
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Virtues - Checklist (Level 55)

Going through these for my Warden, someone here might also appreciate the list. Doing all this will net, Charity 13, Confidence 11, Compassion 13, Innocence 14, Honour 12, Tolerance 14 and Fidelity 14.Edit: Tried Changing format to fit more on 1 l...
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