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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 111,047
Posted By Bergil
I'm back

and I'll get a new signature in honor of the occasion. Besides, I don't think I ever asked him if I could quote him. So I'm going to stop using


in favor of
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-28-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 54,198
Posted By Bergil
as opposed to brainfarts?

What's to say?
Forum: The Books 03-13-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,409
Posted By Bergil
So, it's hid. Now what?

If the ring could be hidden, Sauron could be given a false lead as to where it is. the trap that could be set could seriously hurt his forces and possibly kill him. and even if he took over the world...
Forum: The Books 01-25-2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,544
Posted By Bergil
someone once hypothesised that the animal minds...

someone once hypothesised that the animal minds of the eagles would fall easily to the lure of the ring, and they knew it. this seems very beleivable.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-25-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 20,907
Posted By Bergil
...blown out of preportion, the man is just an...

...blown out of preportion, the man is just an eye!

there has never been any...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-22-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,530
Posted By Bergil
I ask you a question, did you want to see The...

I ask you a question, did you want to see The Scouring?
I ask you another question, did you see Legend Of Zorro?
Do you still want to see the Scouring?
Forum: Quiz Room 01-20-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 59,308
Posted By Bergil
the waffler from the Houses of Healing, anyone...

the waffler from the Houses of Healing, anyone recall his name.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-20-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 111,047
Posted By Bergil
old Paul's stopped being quite so pathetic. I'm...

old Paul's stopped being quite so pathetic. I'm still not cheering for him, but I'll find another signature

R.I.P.
Forum: The Books 01-13-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,273
Posted By Bergil
I've always had a theory on what the gift of men...

I've always had a theory on what the gift of men is. Death is only part of it, I'm sure I read something in the Silmarillion about "desire to know what;s beond the world", the gift is an unquenchable...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-11-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 54,198
Posted By Bergil
I knew he was bad, but...

boring financial talk? The Void's too good for him!
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 01-09-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,551
Posted By Bergil
I mean Shelob herself.

I mean Shelob herself.
Forum: The Books 01-09-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,464
Posted By Bergil
Tolkien, enemy of progress?

This seems an example of several wel-thought-out, invalid arguments.

l
no, it wasn't. Sauron's army consisted of Ainuir, Men, Orcs, and trolls, if you count trolls. the good guys had Ainuir,...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 01-08-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,551
Posted By Bergil
The cleverest post I've made yet.

In both the books and the movies, the "duel" between Sam and Shelob is my favorite part. there's also somthing very interresting in the description of the fight (not that, you freaudian dignified...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 01-08-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,511
Posted By Bergil
[quote]The question of why Gandalf takes three...

[quote]The question of why Gandalf takes three eagles with him is difficult to answer.[/qoute]

no it isn't, he was riding the third one.
Forum: The Books 01-08-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,464
Posted By Bergil
Some sage once described every political group...

Some sage once described every political group going to the library and destroying anything that could possibly be contrued as offending them. Nothing was left, not even the thesaurus.
Forum: The Books 01-05-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,464
Posted By Bergil
Royal Flush

Anyone who accuses Tolkien of idealizing monarchy had best consider what George Washington, John A Macdonald, and so forth would do upon seeing a modern election (throw up, then go make a few...
Forum: The Books 01-04-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,464
Posted By Bergil
The man with the pan clearly doesn't get it....

The man with the pan clearly doesn't get it. Shhippey means (and I agree) that iff you're looking for a twonie you dropped in a completely different place then you dropped it because the light's...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-01-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,912
Posted By Bergil
I am canadian

and so I vote Hockey
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 54,198
Posted By Bergil
Orcs with afros? I don't want to think about that.

Orcs with afros? I don't want to think about that.
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 12-30-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,744
Posted By Bergil
Is this the right place for these observations?

One question hasn't been raised, why was Saruman in such a hurry to develop advanced technology? it's hardly his nature to to fund A "Royal Acadamy of Science". I see 2 possibileties. Either he,...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-30-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,922
Posted By Bergil
A dwarf calling for food at the Unexpected party?

A dwarf calling for food at the Unexpected party?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-28-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 111,047
Posted By Bergil
RIP christmas is over, and I now turn my...

RIP

christmas is over, and I now turn my eyes elsewhere (when I can spare them from my new books and video games). an election is coming, and I want my opinion known. I fear all the other Canadian...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-23-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 20,907
Posted By Bergil
I'll just post a scentance starter ...

I'll just post a scentance starter

Galadriel: I know what it is you saw, for...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-21-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,239
Posted By Bergil
I always thought "power according to his stature"...

I always thought "power according to his stature" meant that the ring took Smeagol's natural abilities at sneaking and hiding (common to all hobbits, frodo, bilbo, and sam included) and magnified...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,471
Posted By Bergil
you're not quite right.

ELVES (good and bad) go to the halls of mandos. No-one (possibly not even the valar) know where peiple go. As you're newer (weaker in convincing people) then me, I won't argue real-world theology...
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