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Forum: The Books 07-17-2003, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Saucepan Man, good point on evolution. That...

Saucepan Man, good point on evolution. That doesn't seem to work in Middle-Earth, which messes up my entire thought process. However I have to say that I feel that the Elves are less natural then...
Forum: The Books 07-16-2003, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Here's what I can add to the subject. All I know...

Here's what I can add to the subject. All I know from Unfinished Tales is that Oropher came from Doriath with a handful of other Sindarin Elves. If my memory serves then they came to basically get...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-12-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 13,502
Posted By Cúdae
Sting G for Glorfindel, elf of Gondolin (correct me if...

G for Glorfindel, elf of Gondolin (correct me if I'm wrong) and later Rivendell.
Forum: The Books 07-12-2003, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,083
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Ah, yet another question that we have been asking...

Ah, yet another question that we have been asking ourselves for years! Right up there with "Do Balrogs have wings?" and "Why does Cirdan have a beard?"

Anyway, back on topic, I feel that we need...
Forum: The Books 07-12-2003, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,301
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Aredhel Idril Telcontar (long name, but I like...

Aredhel Idril Telcontar (long name, but I like it)- The Arkenstone was clearly a diamond? *looks confused* Could you explain that to me, because I never really thought of it as one. Thanks. ...
Forum: The Books 07-08-2003, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Cúdae
Sting This is interesting that some people find Sam to...

This is interesting that some people find Sam to be the most developed character in the books. Now that I think about it though, you might just be right (and if Tolkien said it himself, then you...
Forum: The Books 07-08-2003, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,301
Posted By Cúdae
Sting A counter-argument would be interesting. Maybe...

A counter-argument would be interesting. Maybe I'll write it, since I still don't think the Arkenstone was a Silmaril. Hmm...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-08-2003, 01:05 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 50,592
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Amazingly, no one has discovered any of my...

Amazingly, no one has discovered any of my numerous typos. They must be well disguised. smilies/evil.gif

Anyway, from that chat over 4 months ago (undoubtedly long forgotten by those who...
Forum: The Books 07-07-2003, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,663
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Perfectly so, but I am not sure I agree with you....

Perfectly so, but I am not sure I agree with you. I haven't read the Silmarillion cover-to-cover in awhile (most of my Sil reading has lately been bits and pieces for fanfic writing), but if my...
Forum: The Books 07-07-2003, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,350
Posted By Cúdae
Sting I can see what Eomer means by "over-rated" here. ...

I can see what Eomer means by "over-rated" here. If you haven't read the Silmarillion and have only heard babbling on and on about this Feanor person, it's easy to think that he was some hero...
Forum: The Books 07-07-2003, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Neferchoirwen, I had never considered...

Neferchoirwen, I had never considered Middle-Earth itself to be a character before. And I am also not sure that I agree with you, for a reason you yourself stated when you wrote "...people in it are...
Forum: The Books 07-06-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Cúdae
Sting The characters were each developed in thier own...

The characters were each developed in thier own way and to the extent needed. Frodo, being the main focus, was developed far more right from the start. As was Aragorn, also being a key player. ...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-06-2003, 06:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 87,011
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Although all my spare change goes to gas money...

Although all my spare change goes to gas money (for the dang car...I wish I knew how to ride a bike...) and to my niece's college fund, I can't spare money directly to the 'Downs. On the other hand,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-06-2003, 06:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,829
Posted By Cúdae
Sting My favorite Tolkien names are: Cúthalion ...

My favorite Tolkien names are:
Cúthalion
Fingon (short and sweet without any of that fishy pronunciation business)
Maedhros
Caranthir (I am a resident obsessee.)
Maelor (the early version of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-06-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,282
Posted By Cúdae
Sting If you call hacking into my brother's...

If you call hacking into my brother's finance-and-military jibberish only laptop to use his internet connection to reach the 'Downs because my sister was tying up our PC, well then, yeah I'm...
Forum: The Books 07-06-2003, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,301
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Gwaihir, that essay is enough to make me...

Gwaihir, that essay is enough to make me reconsider my stance that the Arkenstone is not a Silmaril! I would have replied on that thread, but it already seemed full to brimming with ideas, and this...
Forum: The Books 07-05-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,301
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Ooh, resurrected topic! I love these... ...

Ooh, resurrected topic! I love these...

Anyway, I don't think the Arkenstone was a Silmaril, for reasons stated about three years ago by various other people. smilies/smile.gif

However...
...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-05-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 59,056
Posted By Cúdae
Sting I don't know what the date was that Lind posted...

I don't know what the date was that Lind posted last, but I sent a little reminder anyway.
Forum: The Books 07-04-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
Posted By Cúdae
Sting This is a great thread. And a touching one at...

This is a great thread. And a touching one at that.

For me, the books have both changed with me and changed me. The first time I remember having LotR read to me was when I was about 3 years...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-04-2003, 03:13 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 95,650
Posted By Cúdae
Sting I am, at long last, throwing off the tyranny of...

I am, at long last, throwing off the tyranny of my ruling quote even as my forefathers did 227 years ago on the fourth of July!

Okay, so my quote wasn't exactly tyrannous. And I'm not exactly...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-04-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,350
Posted By Cúdae
Sting This is fascinating, finding out names others go...

This is fascinating, finding out names others go by. Actually, it's a little strange, because I recognize some of the names from various places. smilies/smile.gif

Anyway, two new names to add...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-03-2003, 07:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,607
Posted By Cúdae
Sting You got it, Firondoiel! Your turn! ...

You got it, Firondoiel! Your turn! smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Quiz Room 07-03-2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,607
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Close, but not quite. smilies/smile.gif Not...

Close, but not quite. smilies/smile.gif Not Eldar because of the broadness it covers and not Morequendi or the other one I can't spell, because, well, I can't spell. Think a shorter name and...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-02-2003, 08:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,607
Posted By Cúdae
Sting Spelling, hatesss we doesss. smilies/smile.gif ...

Spelling, hatesss we doesss. smilies/smile.gif

Avari, Vanyar, Noldor, Silvan, Laiquendi, Sindar, Nandor, Teleri, Nandor, and...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-02-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,849
Posted By Cúdae
Sting I told myself I wouldn't join this thread, but...

I told myself I wouldn't join this thread, but alas, here I am. Because no one mentioned my favorite! My vote goes to Caranthir. Not sure why, not sure I want to know why. After that comes Feanor...
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