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Bilbo and Gollum agree to play the riddle game with each other. If Bilbo wins he will be free to go, but if Gollum wins he implies that he will kill and eat Bilbo.

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What was the point of the competition between Gollum and Bilbo?

Gollum promised to show Bilbo the way out if Bilbo won. And Gollum was going to eat Bilbo if he could.


What is Bilbo and Gollum's game?

Bilbo and Gollum played riddles. If Gollum won he could eat Bilbo. If Bilbo won Gollum had to show Bilbo the way out of the cave.


How are Bilbo and Gollum dissimilar?

Bilbo is hairy, Gollum is not. Bilbo is sane, Gollum is not. Even though both are controlled by the One Ring, Bilbo is better able to resist it. Bilbo eats his fish cooked, Gollum "preferses" them raw and juicy.


Is Gollum's real name Bilbo?

No, Gollum and Bilbo are two different characters. Gollum's original name was Smeagol.


What question does Bilbo ask that gollum cannot answer?

Bilbo asks Gollum "What's in my pocket" (the Ring) and Gollum cannot answer.


Why did Bilbo pity Gollum?

Bilbo recognized that Gollum used to be much like him, and that he had the potential to become just like Gollum. He knew the pull the ring had on Gollum.


How does gollum help Bilbo escape in the hobbit book?

Gollum, believing that Bilbo already knows the way out of the cave, leads an invisible Bilbo to the exit. Gollum also believed Bilbo to have his ring (his precious), so he fervently searched for him. However, Bilbo not knowing the way out of the tunnels, indeed found freedom by following Gollum. And indeed Bilbo did have the magic ring and was able to follow Gollum undiscovered because the ring made him invisible.


What was the key incident between Gollum and Bilbo in 'The Hobbit'?

The riddle game.


How did Bilbo win the riddle game with Gollum?

Bilbo said, talking to himself, "what have i got in my pocket?" (it was the Ring). Gollum thought it was a riddle and Bilbo decided to make it one. he gave Gollum three chances to guess and gollum lost after four. then gollum went "to get something" (it was the ring), and Bilbo thought he was abandoned and left with the ring on. Gollum thought Bilbo knew the way out and he wanted to follow him, realizing Bilbo had the ring. Bilbo saw Gollum racing towards the gate and followed him to safety.


Why does Bilbo steal the ring from gollum?

Bilbo doesn't really steal it. He found it laying where Gollum lost it.


What does Gollum intend to do to Bilbo and why does Bilbo feel different towards Gollum than the goblins or trolls?

if Bilbo loses the riddles contest Gollum intended to eat him and take back "his precious" or the ring. Bilbo feels pitiful about Gollum whereas the goblins and trolls want him dead


Why did Gollum hurry right past Bilbo?

Bilbo had put on his ring, so he was invisible. Gollum couldn't find him.

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