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If the Characters from The Hobbit Had Tinder

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Tinder is a lot like The Hobbit. There’s a sense of adventure. There’s mystery and suspense. Sometimes trolls appear. Now that I’ve got you thinking about both Tinder and The Hobbit, what would it look like if Bilbo and Thorin and all the rest of them were on the 21st century’s most notorious dating app? That’s what I’m here to find out.

Last time I did Tinder profiles for the characters from Lord of the Rings; today, I’m doing The Hobbit. (Is it weird that I’d consider swiping right on Smaug? Probably. Is that going to stop me from feeling how I feel? No.)