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Forum: The Books 11-04-2002, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,200
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Hey, if anybody can claim "victim's rights" here,...

Hey, if anybody can claim "victim's rights" here, it's Gollum. Think about it: Poor, hapless sap who stumbles upon the Ultimate Fashion Accessory, which causes him 500+ years of Pain and Suffering...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-04-2002, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting That is so cool, Legolas Lover!!! What kind of...

That is so cool, Legolas Lover!!! What kind of contest did your mom win? What did she have to do?
Forum: The Books 10-30-2002, 11:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,051
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Provocative topic, as always, lmp! And great...

Provocative topic, as always, lmp! And great answers all (so far)!

Okay, at the risk of sounding like one of those "thick as brick" people, I'm going to submit here that Tolkien was not writing...
Forum: The Books 10-30-2002, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting I could be completely off on this, but I was...

I could be completely off on this, but I was under the impression (in reading Ainulindale) that the difference between Valar/Maiar/etc. was tantamount to the differences between the different choirs...
Forum: The Movies 10-28-2002, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Does anyone know if TTT-game will be coming out...

Does anyone know if TTT-game will be coming out for the PC? My kids have a Sega and an N64. All the games my hubby plays are on the PC, so I was hoping to avoid having to buy an Xbox or PS2!...
Forum: The Books 10-25-2002, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Ha! Nice one, Birdland! smilies/biggrin.gif

Ha! Nice one, Birdland! smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: The Movies 10-21-2002, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting You can win it from the official movie site...

You can win it from the official movie site (www.lordoftherings.net). There's a contest right off the main page.<P>I'm buying it (TTT game), but for my husband. He'll watch the movies, but refuses to...
Forum: The Books 10-21-2002, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,369
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting You're welcome, Tirned Tinnu! Glad to be...

You're welcome, Tirned Tinnu! Glad to be appreciated! smilies/biggrin.gif

To add a little to the Fr. Francis story, it goes something like this (or mostly like this, since I don't have my...
Forum: The Books 10-18-2002, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,369
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting To further the thoughts of Raefindel and...

To further the thoughts of Raefindel and hobbitlass: Even if Aragorn died soon after becoming King, at least that would leave Arwen well-off, as the Queen.

But I think there was more to it, from...
Forum: The Books 10-18-2002, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Yes, thanks, Estelyn! I had been looking for some...

Yes, thanks, Estelyn! I had been looking for some good maps, and I also found the 1999 map very funny. (Albeit not at all "canon!") smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: The Books 10-18-2002, 08:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,299
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Yes, GildorInglorion, that is an expression (in...

Yes, GildorInglorion, that is an expression (in American, if not also British English), and you used it correctly. Good job! (I envy those of you who can speak more than one language -- and well,...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2002, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,567
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Cool! smilies/cool.gif Thanks, akhtene! Oooh:...

Cool! smilies/cool.gif Thanks, akhtene! Oooh: a sequel! I hope it gets translated into English!!!
Forum: The Books 10-16-2002, 09:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,299
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Interesting point, Rimbaud. It made me stop and...

Interesting point, Rimbaud. It made me stop and consider whether spirits -- or those who could possibly be argued to be spirits -- (i.e. Ainur, Maiar, Bombadil, etc.) could legitimately have the...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2002, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,200
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Yeah, Diamond18, when Sauron heard the coach say,...

Yeah, Diamond18, when Sauron heard the coach say, "Keep your eye on the prize," he must have stopped listening to the rest of the speech. Then again, he did only have one eye...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2002, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,246
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting I read somewhere that JRRT specifically denounced...

I read somewhere that JRRT specifically denounced that LOTR was any attempt at a direct parallel with any Biblical stories. It was a sticking-point of his with friend CS Lewis, who chose to make...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2002, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,567
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Thanks, lindil! smilies/biggrin.gif (A Russian...

Thanks, lindil! smilies/biggrin.gif (A Russian guy really swallowed his census form as a protest against U.S. policy in Iraq? Weird.) akhtene: is LOTR really as big in Russia as it is in...
Forum: The Books 10-14-2002, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Very cool info, Rumil! Is the "mahout" the person...

Very cool info, Rumil! Is the "mahout" the person riding on top?
Forum: The Books 10-13-2002, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,218
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Tee hee! So let's see, so far the list includes: ...

Tee hee! So let's see, so far the list includes:

hell-hawks
gierwargs (vulture wargs)
baistúin salach ein (the filthy bastard birds)
Morhawks
Udunaew (Hell birds)
stink birds (or the elvish...
Forum: The Movies 10-13-2002, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,833
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Wow, Gandalf, sounds like you had the "Viking...

Wow, Gandalf, sounds like you had the "Viking snot" and then some...! Flavor, huh?<P>I must admit that this has been, at times, a rather difficult thread for me, albeit a fascinating one. As a mom, I...
Forum: The Books 10-13-2002, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting "Oliphaunt," from the Afrikaans "Olifaunt,"...

"Oliphaunt," from the Afrikaans "Olifaunt," meaning "Elephant." (As you probably already know, JRRT lived in Africa in his very early childhood.) But yes, Bill Ferny, you are correct: the oliphaunts...
Forum: The Movies 10-11-2002, 11:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting I think the "slimy stuff" was, as Knight of...

I think the "slimy stuff" was, as Knight of Gondor and Diamond18 have said, embryonic fluid, but I think it's purpose was for PJ to show that Saruman created the Uruk hai, and he did it at about this...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2002, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,363
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Welcome to the Downs, ilon and nils! ...

Welcome to the Downs, ilon and nils!



I think, rather, that he went to Valinor in spite of his weakness, not because of it.



I think the morgul blade wound, as nils mentioned, was...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2002, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,218
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting Interesting comparisons, Dimaldaeon! I...

Interesting comparisons, Dimaldaeon!

I guess I always thought the Fell Beasts/Creatures looked kind of like giant vultures...? And perhaps, since there is no other name available we, the Ringers...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2002, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,200
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting **Eve stops snorting and chortling long enough to...

**Eve stops snorting and chortling long enough to post**

Gee, Thenamir, I'd LOVE to see your version of a Father Christmas(TM) letter! (Those elven gaming programmers must be working overtime to...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2002, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,054
Posted By Evenstar1
Sting (Now there's an idea for the TTT Missing Story...

(Now there's an idea for the TTT Missing Story contest! Go for it, Nar! smilies/biggrin.gif )

Yes, I, too, love the fact that Sam carried his pans all the way out to the middle of nowhere, on his...
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