A Hobbit’s GIF Guide To Throwing A Tolkien Birthday Party

Guess what, Middle-earth dwellers. Today is J.R.R. Tolkien’s 121st birthday!

So no doubt you’ll want to throw a hobbit-filled shindig, but there are a few things you need to understand about throwing a “Lord of the Rings” bash that includes all of the favors that make the on-screen fun look so real.

We have put together a helpful GIF guide walk you through the steps of making your Tolkiened-out party worthy of the man himself.

Invite dwarves.

They’ll help clean up…

but they’re known to start singing randomly.

Make sure to limit Gollum’s drinking. He gets a little emotional if he has too much.

But there’s one thing you have to do before planning anything else.

You have to invite the biggest partier of them all.

But don’t be too loud or…