Joyswag: The Lord of the Rings: War in the North-themed JRR Tolkien birthday toast kit

Did you know today was Lord of the Rings scribe JRR Tolkien's birthday? If you did, you probably also know that fans of "The Professor" toast his birth at 9pm your local time. It's true! Read all about it here on the Tolkien Society's website. To celebrate the occasion (oh, and we guess to promote the upcoming Lord of the Rings: War in the North video game), Warner Bros. sent over the above kit, replete with L-sized shirt, sparkling cider and three shot glasses that would look at home in the land of Middle Earth.

Since we don't keep this stuff (and everyone on staff is allergic to non-alcoholic beverages) we're going to send this to one of you. Obviously, you won't get it in time to toast The Professor, but something tells us he won't mind if you're a few days late. Find out what you've got to do after the break and, if you're reading this at 9pm your time, a toast: to The Professor!%Gallery-112390% To enter this giveaway:

  1. Leave a comment telling us another "professor" you'd like to toast.
  2. You must be 18 years or older and a resident of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec).
  3. Limit 1 entry per person.
  4. This entry period ends at 6:30PM ET on Tuesday, January 4.
  5. At that time, we'll randomly select one winner to receive this Lord of the Rings: War in the North-themed JRR Tolkien birthday toast kit. (Total ARV $50)
  6. For a list of complete rules, click here.

What is Joyswag? Since we don't keep the games and merchandise we receive for review or promotional purposes, it becomes "Joyswag," which is passed along to our readers. Please note that Joyswag may be in "used" condition.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.