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So, I read part of Unfinished Tales Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin. Voronwë owned a short sword and came from Gondolin. Later, Bilbo's (later Frodo's) short sword came from Gondolin. I mean,how many short swords were made by the tall elves in Gondolin? I might be mistaken but someone please help me.--Pippin4 01:56, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

Elves weren't very tall. And the name "short sword" has been used for a lot of different swords - long knives, arming swords, broadswords, basically all one-handed weapons, as opposed to cumbersome two-handed longswords. Every soldier would've had one. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 11:47, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks, Ederchil! I'm new to Tolkien Gateway and I'm only ten. I've read The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and I've started reading Unfinished Tales. Even though I'm young I take Tolkien very seriously. I'm working on another forum just like this. Although, I could be wrong about the new Forum or not. The new forum is: The Swan of Nevrast= Dol Amroth? I might change the name. Anyway,Thanks, Ederchil! --Pippin4 14:58, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

If you're only 10, I have some bad news. Per COPPA, websites cannot store the information of people under 13, well, not without an insane amount of documentation. That's why pretty much all major sites have an age limitation and don't accept registrations from people under 13. We don't have any rules written up on it, but since Tolkien Gateway is hosted on US servers (to my knowledge) we have to comply with this law. --Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 15:24, 28 December 2013 (UTC)