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Forum: The Movies 03-29-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By EluThingol
LMAO that entire Darth Vader thing got me. ...

LMAO that entire Darth Vader thing got me.



Anyway I was absolutely HORRIFIED to learn what almost happened. I mean it made me think " Wait. Maybe he didn't read any of the books! Maybe this...
Forum: The Books 03-07-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By EluThingol
Im certainly going to have to rethink my list. ...

Im certainly going to have to rethink my list.

Narvi, Telchar, Gamil for the Dwarves.

Celebrimbor for his work with Dhum and the rings certainly makes him a contender for being just under...
Forum: The Books 03-07-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By EluThingol
The greatest Craftsman/Smith of Arda

I was thinking about the various skilled entities of Arda..... those who stood by a forge or used tools to craft things of worth, beauty, power, etc, and that includes the fashioning of Arda itself. ...
Forum: The Books 03-04-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,331
Posted By EluThingol
Surely people try to emulate what they like, or...

Surely people try to emulate what they like, or what was successful. But like someone else said, much of what Tolkien wrote was borrowed from something else.

There is a saying "No Idea is...
Forum: The Books 02-27-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,068
Posted By EluThingol
I do believe Melian was one of the most powerful...

I do believe Melian was one of the most powerful of the Maia that lingered in Middle Earth. Arguably almost as strong as Sauron, being able to withstand him. But her power was in withstanding and...
Forum: The Books 02-27-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,037
Posted By EluThingol
Sauron was definately his own guy. When...

Sauron was definately his own guy.

When Morgoth realized he couldn't actually RULE everyone, and make his own will the will of others, and shape the entire world in his own image, he would have...
Forum: The Books 02-26-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By EluThingol
Tuor took on Balrogs. And Elves sent out of...

Tuor took on Balrogs. And Elves sent out of Doriath took on Glaurung.




I just think it happens to be coincidence. Where and when Dragons were most relevant and destructive in terms of some...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By EluThingol
You guys rock. Thank you.

You guys rock. Thank you.
Forum: The Books 02-19-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By EluThingol
Tragic flaw of the Hurin family

I love the Children of Hurin.

But one thing bothers me.



It is supposed to be the very WILL of Morgoth, and the power therein, to spoil everything within Hurin's family. Chris Tolkien made...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-11-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,815
Posted By EluThingol
It's a little hard to say, trying to breakdown...

It's a little hard to say, trying to breakdown exactly the criteria for "greatest"... you have to take into consideration the foes they were facing at the time, and how grea tthey were... how many...
Forum: The Books 02-08-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,164
Posted By EluThingol
I think Tolkien would have liked that we make...

I think Tolkien would have liked that we make assumptions and form hypothesis, collecting facts and trading quips. THe level of mystery here was something he put there for that very thing.


that...
Forum: The Books 01-31-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,164
Posted By EluThingol
Indeed I thought about Jackson merely using these...

Indeed I thought about Jackson merely using these creatures, even the very thin rumor of them from the actual book, as a whole spectacle for the movie.

But then again you sort of have to do that...
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