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Where does it state that 3000 years past between the awakening and the summoning? And I thought Thingol was found again after being in a trance for 200 years, not 1000. Ælfwine228 16:33, 10 July 2008 (EDT)

Perhaps we should change the image. The sketch is nice but the Tengwar are really crappy and shouldn't be featured on a Tolkien wiki. Sage 04:43, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

I agree on not using this as the infobox pic. The whole article is in dire need of more images. -- Ederchil 04:48, 30 July 2008 (EDT)
Had some more time to look at the tengwar - I've seen Sotomayor's bumbling before. It's usually Spanish qwerty-Tengwar. The problem is, we haven't got that many images. Anyone know a good one? -- Ederchil 05:08, 30 July 2008 (EDT)
I really like these Sage 05:24, 30 July 2008 (EDT)
Tom Loback's are, as far as I know, not in the public domain. We can't use them. -- Ederchil 05:35, 30 July 2008 (EDT)
Hm I don't know all about legal stuff and licenses, but Alan Lee's images are in the PD? If not, why are they used here? Sage 05:55, 30 July 2008 (EDT)
Some special agreement or something. Ask Hyarion when he gets back. -- Ederchil 05:59, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

Move

To just "Thingol". Most articles link to just "Thingol" anyway, whilst the majority of the article refers to simply "Thingol" (as do publications like The Silmarillion). --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:26, 12 January 2011 (UTC)

Yes. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:45, 12 January 2011 (UTC)

Infobox picture showing nonsense tengwar

Can we at last do something about the picture in the infobox, which is still there despite the discussion above? I totally agree with Sage that a serious Tolkien wiki should not use pictures displaying ‘Mode of Boloneyland’, that is nonsense tengwar as used by incompentent persons who have no understanding of the script at all and think it just codes for the Latin alfabet. — Mithrennaith 03:58, 22 June 2011 (UTC)

Image replaced. -- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  13:44, 22 June 2011 (UTC)

Born vs awoke

A note in the article says "In the published The Silmarillion, Elu Thingol awoke at Cuiviénen, instead of being born there". What is the exact quote supporting that Thingol belonged to the first generation of the "unborn" Elves? It could as well be that the Elves of Cuivienen were of more than one generation. Is there a reference that definitely rules out that Thingol was a second-generation Elf? Sage 09:10, 3 May 2012 (UTC)

Since there is no comment, I am altering the text to make it less fanon and more agnostic. Sage 12:18, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
Fair enough.-- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  13:28, 18 May 2012 (UTC)