The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum


Visit The *EVEN NEWER* Barrow-Downs Photo Page

Go Back   The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 163
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Arothir
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-08-2004, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,679
Posted By Arothir
1812 overture reminds me of explosions and fire,...

1812 overture reminds me of explosions and fire, so that's why I think it'd be cool to have that for the Pyre.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-04-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,679
Posted By Arothir
For some reason, I think a Saruman scene should...

For some reason, I think a Saruman scene should have "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" being played. And maybe 1812 Overture for the pyre of Denthor.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-04-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By Arothir
Insanity and HOME

For those of you who read HoME, do you ever go crazy for a little while? I find that every once in a while, random statements like "fair copy, A, B, typescript, revision, hastily emended, scrawled"...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-15-2004, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,777
Posted By Arothir
Sting For a LOTR trailer: The dark lord sauron...

For a LOTR trailer:

The dark lord sauron shall send his servants, the Nazgul. They are fierce(Nazgul start riding close to the screen.)They are deadly(the Nine get even closer). They are 4 feet...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-10-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By Arothir
Sting I believe that is Thrain son of Thror. Thror had...

I believe that is Thrain son of Thror. Thror had gone to Moria, but first he gave Thrain his Ring. Later, Thrain went wandering with the Ring. He was found by the Necromancer and had the Ring...
Forum: The Movies 01-10-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By Arothir
Sting Meneltarmacil, Letter 210 is a critique of a...

Meneltarmacil, Letter 210 is a critique of a storyline for an animated LOTR, here's a quote from it <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>[the writer of the synopsis] has cut out the end of the book, including...
Forum: The Movies 01-09-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By Arothir
Sting I don't think he sold them to Disney. In his...

I don't think he sold them to Disney. In his Letters he expresses contempt for them frequently.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-09-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,877
Posted By Arothir
Sting You give constant lectures on how LOTR is in fact...

You give constant lectures on how LOTR is in fact six books, not three. Also when you give your friend an ovation when they finish the Silm. And when your friend's been reading FOTR for about a day...
Forum: The Movies 01-09-2004, 02:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,921
Posted By Arothir
Sting You could read letter 210 in Letters. Also take...

You could read letter 210 in Letters. Also take a look at letters right before them, the ones addressed to Rayner Unwin. Just tone down the comments in 210, and we'll see what he thinks.
Forum: The Movies 01-08-2004, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Arothir
Sting I did not notice the Isildur is the Last King...

I did not notice the Isildur is the Last King Moment, but in a visual guide to FOTR he is called the last High King of Gondor. Yes my friend thought Aragorn was his son.
Forum: The Books 01-06-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By Arothir
Sting I love His Dark Materials, which are very none...

I love His Dark Materials, which are very none Tolkien and almost have a C. S. Lewis religious based thing in it. But HDM starts like this: Strange things are happening of which Lyra doesn't...
Forum: The Books 01-05-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By Arothir
Sting Denethor must have loved Faramir. He didn't want...

Denethor must have loved Faramir. He didn't want his son to suffer, so he burned him in hopes of him dying. They would have been together at death. The film should have shown that not all men are...
Forum: The Books 01-05-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By Arothir
Sting Basically you can't write fantasy without it...

Basically you can't write fantasy without it seeming like a ripoff of Tolkien. As Gorwingel said, Tolkien basically created the genre of modern fantasy. You don't have to read Tolkien to write a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-04-2004, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,895
Posted By Arothir
Sting What, only High Kings?! I'd say Maedros, he...

What, only High Kings?! I'd say Maedros, he definitely held together the Noldor high atop the peaks of Thangorodrim, just kidding. Finwe definitely. He doesn't make bad decisions really. Of...
Forum: The Books 01-04-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Arothir
Sting Flame of Anor? Wow, that sounds like Myths...

Flame of Anor? Wow, that sounds like Myths Transformed. I mean it makes the Sun sound like a great primeval force. Anyway, I don't see how you could call Gandalf's body different. When Elves are...
Forum: The Books 01-04-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By Arothir
Sting Merlin still around in the time of the last...

Merlin still around in the time of the last battle of Camlann? Duneadain and Easterlings and Southrons don't come in in the early mythology when it was written for England. So they couldn't be...
Forum: Elvenhome 12-31-2003, 09:30 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,212
Posted By Arothir
Sting Eothed had asked Taurnil how long he was going to...

Eothed had asked Taurnil how long he was going to stay. Taurnil was silent for a while. This was a nice inn, yes, but he wanted to get out of Middle-earth soon. He argued in his mind. He still...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2003, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By Arothir
Sting Treating them as Movies, my order would be ROTK,...

Treating them as Movies, my order would be ROTK, TTT, FOTR. Basically, Return of the King was kind of a climax, TTT has lots of action, and Fellowship doesn't have much action. Not that I hate...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2003, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,948
Posted By Arothir
Sting I noticed Gandalf singing the Road goes ever on,...

I noticed Gandalf singing the Road goes ever on, but it's not the same tune I sing it to... Oh well. Gimli makes reference to Balin.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2003, 09:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,584
Posted By Arothir
Sting Chrisafy (verb) to "edit" something wrong ...

Chrisafy (verb) to "edit" something wrong

CJRT comepleted Chrisafied the Silmarillion.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2003, 09:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,161
Posted By Arothir
Sting The judge's name is Simon Cowell I believe. So...

The judge's name is Simon Cowell I believe.
So this doesn't get deleted:

Theoden: You've already saved me.
Eowyn: I have?
Theoden: Yea, but that director botched the story...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-29-2003, 02:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,046
Posted By Arothir
Sting Morgoth will be a giant bearlike creature,...

Morgoth will be a giant bearlike creature, although Fingolfin couldn't fight a giant bearlike creature... Anyway, the Elves make a huge catapult, the rocks of the catapult hit Morgoth on the head,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-26-2003, 10:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,127
Posted By Arothir
Sting A backwards POTC one: A pirate says, "It calls...

A backwards POTC one: A pirate says, "It calls to us, yes it calls to us precioussss..."
Forum: Elvenhome 12-24-2003, 03:43 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,212
Posted By Arothir
Sting "Well," Taurnil started. He looked around the...

"Well," Taurnil started. He looked around the Inn. His table was fairly quiet, but all around he could hear many conversations. The hobbit called Vallavo Baggins spoke up.

"Excuse me sirs, but...
Forum: Elvenhome 12-24-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,212
Posted By Arothir
Sting "So what brings you here, Taurnil?" asked Eothed....

"So what brings you here, Taurnil?" asked Eothed. He had just sat down with Taurnil and the hobbits.

Taurnil began. "I come from Eryn Lasgalen. In the year 3015 of the Third Age my parents left...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 163

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:46 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.