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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-22-2003, 03:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,666
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril woah! this'd be my first post after, say, five...

woah! this'd be my first post after, say, five months!

hmmm, i remember a friend emailing me one bd quiz and getting hooked. took me quite some time to finally notice the forum and join it....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-29-2003, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 134,143
Posted By Amarinth
Sting been out of commission (as usual) for the longest...

been out of commission (as usual) for the longest time, and the first thing that catches my attention is this--- lush, you are irrepressible, i'm falling off my chair laughing...

here's just 5...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-16-2003, 01:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,517
Posted By Amarinth
Sting ingkling elf, i sure hope my niece gets...

ingkling elf, i sure hope my niece gets tolkien-mania from me, counting on the genes i am smilies/wink.gif. nice to know you're a book worm smilies/smile.gif i mean many of my younger relatives...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-14-2003, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,517
Posted By Amarinth
Sting hi nevvasaiel! thanks, she's actually my...

hi nevvasaiel!

thanks, she's actually my niece, but i am trying my very best to appropriate her from her parents for my own smilies/wink.gif

glad to see many asian tolkien fans!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-10-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,517
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril hey inkling elf! i'm from manila, though my...

hey inkling elf!

i'm from manila, though my work in volcanoes takes me practically everywhere in the flips smilies/wink.gif but starting next month i'll be based in sapporo, hokkaido, where i'll...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-06-2003, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,517
Posted By Amarinth
Sting hey neferchoirwen, we're kababayans! and if i...

hey neferchoirwen, we're kababayans! and if i remember correctly, you had your picture posted in alkanoonion's mempix site, right? kaya pala you look pinoy (=

nice to have at least two fellow...
Forum: The Books 02-21-2003, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,602
Posted By Amarinth
Sting hi doug smilies/smile.gif i'm no real...

hi doug smilies/smile.gif i'm no real proficient, but what i understand of deus ex machina - hand of god - is that it is that literary device where the central conflict cannot be resolved by any...
Forum: The Books 02-21-2003, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,769
Posted By Amarinth
Sting interesting discussion. i agree that elrond was...

interesting discussion. i agree that elrond was never called king nor held its title simply because by the third age the elven kingdoms had diminished (and continued to diminish) significantly, to...
Forum: The Movies 02-11-2003, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,748
Posted By Amarinth
Sting i checked out the oscars website and ttt actually...

i checked out the oscars website and ttt actually got nominated in six categories -- <B>best picture, sound, sound editing, art direction, visual effects and film editing</B>.<P>folks in the other...
Forum: The Movies 02-10-2003, 10:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,185
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> Arwen shoud have been...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> Arwen shoud have been played by that chick from Gladiator <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>that was indeed connie nielsen, fingo, yeah she would have made a great arwen too . she has that...
Forum: The Books 02-07-2003, 02:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,092
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril great thread! yeah i agree with gorwingel...

great thread!

yeah i agree with gorwingel and birdie, we can't draw conclusions with one test case. more than that, had galadriel been much younger, or had she been offered such a weapon of power...
Forum: The Books 02-07-2003, 02:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,528
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril hi birdie smilies/smile.gif off the top...

hi birdie smilies/smile.gif

off the top of my head, i remember it said in lotr that sauron also needed the one for him to take physical form in the world once more (or something to that...
Forum: The Books 02-06-2003, 04:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,541
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril i've always thought it an irony that, during the...

i've always thought it an irony that, during the time when the armies of noldorin princes in beleriand were constantly laid to waste by morgoth, it took a half-elven woman and a man to get this close...
Forum: The Movies 02-05-2003, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril Sauron speaks?

a mellon sent me this write-up, whence it came i know not (does anyone here?)...seems pj's movies are giving the dark lord some manner of complex eh...<P> <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> Good evening,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-05-2003, 07:22 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 14,662
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril thanks alkanoonion. me and my precious do look...

thanks alkanoonion. me and my precious do look good together eh? i see it ok unlike the others, a teeny bit blurry though, maybe because of the low res?

btw, compliments to my fellow barrowdowners...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-05-2003, 05:01 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 14,662
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril smilies/smile.gif hi alkanoonion! please...

smilies/smile.gif hi alkanoonion!

please buzz me if you got my email...

again, congratulations on the excellent work, and for bringing out the faces on such excellent folks!
Forum: The Books 01-10-2003, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,153
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril beautifully expressed, doug smilies/smile.gif...

beautifully expressed, doug smilies/smile.gif frodo fails because of an evil power he cannot overcome, yet the seed of his past deeds bears fruit and saves him and ME in the end.

my $0.02: i've...
Forum: The Books 01-10-2003, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,230
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril wow this is a great thread! i've not read HoME...

wow this is a great thread! i've not read HoME yet, but being a geologist i find myself inclined to agree with the version here as piosenniel detailed in her first post. thanks btw for sharing that,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-29-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril congratulations, tulkas! btw, the reverse...

congratulations, tulkas! btw, the reverse happened to me...i was supposed to be member 480+ but after reg was dished out this really nicely rounded number. and you're exactly one order of magnitude...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-29-2002, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,400
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril ...which prods me to edit my sig poem...sorry mr....

...which prods me to edit my sig poem...sorry mr. h, and thanks herenistarion for the inadvertent bzzzzt.... smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: The Movies 11-26-2002, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril i remember an earlier link here to an interview...

i remember an earlier link here to an interview of EW right after TFOTR where he openly admitted to not having read LOTR at all. brrr; i thought at the time that, whatever, at least he's cool enough...
Forum: The Books 11-22-2002, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By Amarinth
Sting what a refreshing take on sea-longing, mr....

what a refreshing take on sea-longing, mr. underhill. are you by chance alluding to death-longing resonant with greek and egyptian mythology -- charon and anubis taking the dead by boat to their...
Forum: The Books 11-22-2002, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By Amarinth
Sting just on a tangent--- My guess would be that...

just on a tangent---

My guess would be that Galadriel made a new staff for him, but to be honest I don't have any real reason for it; it just seems to be part of her whole approach to caring for...
Forum: The Books 10-25-2002, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril tolkien agreeably has illustrated that power does...

tolkien agreeably has illustrated that power does not necessarily equate with physical prowess and skill, as you guys above have amply said smilies/wink.gif. and more to this, tolkien also showed...
Forum: The Books 08-07-2002, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,250
Posted By Amarinth
Silmaril nicely put, ravenna. "destiny" i agree would...

nicely put, ravenna.

"destiny" i agree would be the more appropriate word for the prophecy of the north, a path the actions of the departing noldor opened up for themselves with the choices they...
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