03/04/2012 12:58 BST | Updated 03/04/2012 12:58 BST

'Longboarding Gandalf' Will Make You Even More Excited About 'The Hobbit', Want To Go Longboarding (VIDEO)

The first part of Peter Jackson's adaptation of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit - officially titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - comes out in cinemas on December 14.

Because of this, Lord Of The Rings fans are giddy at the prospect of seeing The Shire once more, as well as Gollum, Gandalf and many, many more.

But though we understand and respect such fandom, we have to wonder... is dressing up as a wizard and holding up traffic really the right thing to do, no matter how much you love the epic fantasy saga?

Hell, what are we saying - we love it. How could you not when it's obviously just some twenty-something in a dressing gown, pootling down a country road on a longboard? That, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of comedy. Kind of.

It reminds us of another awesome Hobbit-loving mickey taker, Peeder Jigson - and no, we haven't spelt his name wrong...