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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-31-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,229
Posted By The Mushroom
Ooooh... I write a bit of fantasy. I guess I like...

Ooooh... I write a bit of fantasy. I guess I like writing fantasy because for me it just comes easiest. I can't see myself writing something like... oh... a historical novel for instance. That's just...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-25-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By The Mushroom
I'm a hobbit all through so I wouldn't be in...

I'm a hobbit all through so I wouldn't be in Valinor anyways, but if I was an elf...hmmm... I'm not entirely sure. I think I would stay in Valinor. I'd prefer the easy life and (hehehe) I wouldn't...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-25-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,634
Posted By The Mushroom
Saeros! Eeeewwww... :p I also dislike Mim,...

Saeros! Eeeewwww... :p I also dislike Mim, Radaghast, and Bill Ferny.
Forum: The Movies 03-25-2004, 05:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,638
Posted By The Mushroom
Okay, I didn't have time to read through this...

Okay, I didn't have time to read through this entire thread so forgive me if I'm repeating things that have already been said. Here goes...
I LOVED the movies! The only things that really bugged me...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-25-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 134,758
Posted By The Mushroom
Oddwen- Ah, nice to see another person who...

Oddwen- Ah, nice to see another person who actually knows who George MacDonald is. :) No one I talk to seems to have heard of him. And I know what you mean about the Redwall series! Brian Jaques...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-25-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 362,991
Posted By The Mushroom
Oooooh.... Silent Sam , did you get your name...

Oooooh.... Silent Sam , did you get your name from the Redwall series? I like it! Anyway, welcome to the Downs! :D
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-13-2004, 01:53 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 134,758
Posted By The Mushroom
Ooops... I'm really sorry for double posting...

Ooops... I'm really sorry for double posting here, but I read George MacDonalds fantasy stories too. Argh! How could I forget about George? I've got a quote from one of his stories in my...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-13-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 134,758
Posted By The Mushroom
I'll always love the Narnian Chronicles and...

I'll always love the Narnian Chronicles and Lewis' Space Trilogy, but I don't read very much fantasy other than Tolkien.
Forum: The Movies 03-12-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,727
Posted By The Mushroom
The parts that made me cry were: 1. Frodo wakes...

The parts that made me cry were:
1. Frodo wakes up in his bedroom at Rivendell and is reunited with the other members of the Fellowship, and then Sam walks in.
2. Frodo leaving for Valinor.
3....
Forum: The Movies 03-06-2004, 02:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 24,706
Posted By The Mushroom
The animated Hobbit has a special place in my...

The animated Hobbit has a special place in my heart :) . I'm serious! It was what first introduced me to Tolkien (don't laugh!). Watching it again now I find it quite hilarious and stupid but it...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-06-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 362,991
Posted By The Mushroom
Hullo again! Looking at some of the posts above,...

Hullo again! Looking at some of the posts above, I didn't realize that there were so many people my age on the Downs (but I guess that that shouldn't surprise me). I'm a 14 year old highschool...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-06-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,082
Posted By The Mushroom
I agree that Tolkien "fans" that think they know...

I agree that Tolkien "fans" that think they know everything about Middle Earth but really have no clue, and no desire to learn from the real Middle Earth scholars (not that I am one), are rather...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-05-2004, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By The Mushroom
Finrod's my favorite. In fact, he's one of my all...

Finrod's my favorite. In fact, he's one of my all time favorites!:) He was brave, noble, friendly toward other races, and he gave his life to save Beren. Thingol, on the other hand, seemed proud,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-21-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,638
Posted By The Mushroom
I'm most often called Tolkienite or Tolkien Fan....

I'm most often called Tolkienite or Tolkien Fan. I really like Ent-hugger and Middle-earthling though! :) How about Tolkienoholic? :rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 02-21-2004, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
HerenIstarion, I do not think I am mixing fiction...

HerenIstarion, I do not think I am mixing fiction and reality anymore. You say that Harry's abilities are a gift from God. That, I think, gets a little closer to mixing then what I was trying to say....
Forum: The Books 02-20-2004, 08:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
Thanks Theron Bugtussle!:) HerenIstarion,...

Thanks Theron Bugtussle!:)

HerenIstarion, you're probably right. Now I think I'll have to drop my original argument.
The main point of my original argument was that the magic in HP comes from...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2004, 12:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
Hehehe! Fat chance! ;) :D Alright, we're...

Hehehe! Fat chance! ;) :D

Alright, we're looking at both books as if they exist in a monotheistic world. That is how Christians view it. As for why LOTR magic is different from HP magic, I'll...
Forum: The Books 02-19-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
Phew! It's hard to fight against your intellect,...

Phew! It's hard to fight against your intellect, Saucepan Man! But I do have afew comments.

Hmmm... that's true to a certain extent. But, after Melkor fell his powers became simply a corrupt and...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-18-2004, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By The Mushroom
Yes, I think that the complexity is a major draw....

Yes, I think that the complexity is a major draw. His beautiful writing style is too. It's also just a great story.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-17-2004, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By The Mushroom
Oh! I feel your pain! I know this guy (told me...

Oh! I feel your pain! I know this guy (told me that he knew everything about Middle Earth) who tried to correct me when I told him that Feanor was an elf!!! (sighs deeply) Shocking.... shocking...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-16-2004, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 362,991
Posted By The Mushroom
Troll Dollls. They were kinda popular about a...

Troll Dollls. They were kinda popular about a decade or so ago. They have brightly colored hair that sticks straight up and cute, smiley faces. :)
Forum: The Books 02-15-2004, 04:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,896
Posted By The Mushroom
Oh yeah! My sister and I just love looking...

Oh yeah! My sister and I just love looking through the geneologies! We've decided that Elrond Halfelven is a misnomer since he's actually 9/16 elven!:D Hehehe!
Forum: The Books 02-15-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,469
Posted By The Mushroom
Hmmm... I can see the point about the flame of...

Hmmm... I can see the point about the flame of Arnor being the sun. At Helms Deep didn't Aragorn or someone tell the orcs that dawn was always the hope of men? So couldn't the sun have been...
Forum: The Books 02-15-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
Sorry about that. :( I only wanted to show it...

Sorry about that. :( I only wanted to show it from a Christian perspective (which I did very poorly).
Forum: The Books 02-14-2004, 11:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,274
Posted By The Mushroom
Er... I think that the two magics are different....

Er... I think that the two magics are different. The power that the Istari had and occasionally used was God-given, rather like God giving the apostles the power to preform miracles in the new...
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