Are you constantly confusing the thirteen dwarves who travel with Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit? Have you made the embarrassing faux pas of confusing Oin with Gloin? Do you not know your Bombur from a hole in the ground? Never fear, my friend, because the fine folks at Lord of the Rings Project have got you covered with this convenient flowchart that can tell you in just a few simple questions which diminuitive, bearded adventurer you're looking at. Click through to embiggen and see the whole chart, and prepare to amaze friends and family alike with your encyclopedic knowledge of Dwarven lore. Or, you know, depress them with it. Probably that second thing.
Maybe by now we've all saturated the Internet with so much anti-SOPA, anti-PIPA content that you've finally decided you want to do something about stopping these bills, even if it's just to get everyone to shut up already and talk about something else. Great, but what steps can you take, and where can you get the information to take those steps? Well, this super fantastic interactive flowchart from Ape Con Myth will walk you through the steps and direct you to where you need to be to know what you need to know and do what you need to do. Step up everybody, and then we can all go back to talking about video games and silly cats again. Check out the chart after the jump.
Aside from being totally true, this graph is especially great because it was posted on GraphJam.com, the chart, graph, and infographic outpost of noted meme factory Cheezburger Network. The commenters there are either responding almost entirely in meme form out of knowing irony or because they can't handle the assault that this chart presents to their way of life: "In soviet Russia, the internet is real life" "cool story, bro" "hide yo kids, hide yo wife, hide yo husbands cause they rapin’ everyone out here" "THIS IS SPARTA!" "Son, I am disappoint." (GraphJam via Laughing Squid)