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Because during the unexpected party, Thorin promised Bilbo 1/14th payment of the treasure in return for Bilbo's services as a 'thief'. Though Bilbo did not do much in the way of being a thief, he did save the dwarves from Thranduil, as well as help them gain entrance into the mountain. They also wanted him on the journey because it would have been unlucky to take on their journey with 13 members. At the end of their adventures, Bilbo had obviously earned his 1/14th share, so Thorin fulfilled his promise and sent Bilbo home with a chest of treasure (though it is hinted later on in LotR that Bilbo ended up receiving more).

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When they first get to the treasure trove. Thorin gives it to Bilbo as part of his payment.

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Smaug introduced the weaknesses to Bilbo in their conversation. The biggest one was how Bilbo was going to get a one 14th part of the treasure home.

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Chapter 8 is where the company is captured like flies by the spiders. All except Bilbo and Thorin, that is. Bilbo plays the part of the naughty little fly that the spiders cannot catch.

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Though it seemed wise at the time Bilbo took the cup, it was actually very unwise, because a dragon can sense when a part of it's treasure is missing, and will not rest until it has killed the thief. This is what made Smaug aware of the dwarves' presence to begin with.

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He devised several plans. If you're talking about the troll scene from the movie, An Unexpected Journey, he came up with reasons why the trolls shouldn't eat the dwarves, such as them having parasites. The intention was to keep them occupied until the sun shone on them and turned them to stone. If you're talking about the part with the elves of Mirkwood in the second movie, The Desolation of Smaug, and in the book, he stole the keys and led all the dwarves to an area with some empty barrels, and pushed a lever to release them into the river below. If you're talking about the part with the Arkenstone in the third movie, The Battle of Five Armies, and in the book, he decides to take the Arkenstone to Thranduil (the elven king of Mirkwood) and Bard as his share of the treasure, and gives it to them so that they can trade it to Thorin in exchange for a share in the treasure of the Lonely Mountain, therefore avoiding war.

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