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Forum: The Books 11-29-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,599
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Pipe I read the whole thread, but almost passed on replying...

...because I think that LotR had a deep effect on me, highly personal. But like one other person has posted, I think I recognized in the book a morality and an idealism that was already formed in me...
Forum: The Books 09-13-2004, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,777
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island --his mother sent...

Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island --his mother sent him off on his adventure, and he was only 12.

Private Ryan (as in Saving...) had a mother. It was debatable in the squad whether Captain Miller had...
Forum: The Books 09-13-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,666
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Ring I think mark12_30 was spot on with the love and...

I think mark12_30 was spot on with the love and commitment between Celeborn and Galadriel.

The root of jealousy is a lack of trust in the other. These two had lived together in marriage for ages,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-13-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,327
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! JRRT Fantasy Life Revealed!

Used ELS of 9, rows indicated below

(If someone can help me format this in a courier-type font for fixed width character spacing, it would help!)

109 || D E L E E R L O O O T O G P E G A A M H...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-08-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! Can't let this thread die...

As Frodo and Sam lie down on Mt. Doom to breathe their last, out of the sky appear huge eagles. The first seems to bear...a package. He lands, dropping the present at Frodo's feet.

Frodo, with...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-25-2004, 03:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,862
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Palantir-Green When cooking, especially grilling out, I ask...

When cooking, especially grilling out, I ask about the accompanying dishes.

"What I wouldn't give for some nice taters!" *and especially if someone looks at me funny:*"...PO-TAY-TOES!"

Like Sam...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Tolkien Saving Private Ryan

When Sam keeps Frodo from turning himself in at Minas Morgul--

Sam: Frodo, if your mother saw you do that, she'd be upset!
Frodo: I thought you were my mother.


When Aragorn, Legolas, and...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! Legolas: Aragorn, why did you bring Gimli along?...

Legolas: Aragorn, why did you bring Gimli along? He cannot keep up the pace in this chase.
Gimli: I am not suited for long runs. But whacking! I am hell at whacking!

~Witness (Harrison Ford)
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Dark-Eye Back to the Future

After Aragorn nearly died in the Warg attack, and was nursed back to health by Eowyn--

Eowyn, snuggling up to Aragorn on his sickbed: We're finally all alone, Calvin.
Aragorn, moving away...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Question How about some Raiders...?

At the Bridge of Khazad Dum--

Gandalf: A balrog? Why'd it have to be a balrog?
Legolas: Spawn of Melkor--very dangerous! You go last!

~Raiders of the Lost Ark

The Mouth of Sauron, to the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! Naval Intelligence Interrogating Chekov

Gandalf, furious after Pippin knocks the skeleton into the well in the Mines of Moria: Aragorn, what the--?

Aragorn, trying to calm Gandalf: He is but a hobbit, a fool of a Took!

Gandalf: Of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Thumbs up Seeing the "Smokey and the Bandit" Reference above...

Denethor to Faramir: There is no way in hell that you could have been spawned from my loins!

~Smokey and the Bandit

Leading up to the wedding:

Arwen: Aragorn, you haven't bathed in 35 years....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-24-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,139
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Sting I will give it a go...

Gollum (to Frodo and Sam as they surveyed the Black Gate): Mordor--there was never a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be careful.

~Star Wars

On the Three Hunters encountering...
Forum: The Books 06-24-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,588
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Pipe Hmmm...well,

I really meant it in more of a selfish way, not in a way to actually try to impose my will on you.

I mean, I went to see the movies, though I knew in some way they would alter or affect my own...
Forum: The Books 06-24-2004, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,898
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Tolkien Good Question, Shadow_Lady

Tolkien is just distilling evil from our real (and spiritual) world into his literary world. Why evil? Why sin? Why pride, envy, lust, fear? It is in the corrupted nature of fallen beings.
Forum: The Books 06-24-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
The Eye davem, I like that quote. Also, I think that the...

davem, I like that quote. Also, I think that the thrown away barrenness of it is designed to make it harder for an army to approach, no flat easy plain, but full of pits and requiring detours. It...
Forum: The Books 06-24-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,588
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
White-Hand Wait: Why Not Think Through That Again?

Wow, that is impressive. I must say that if I had a vote, I would vote that you NOT go see the movies. Yes, I would keep you as a great social experiment--kind of a lab rat. You are about the only...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-24-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,570
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Pipe This Reminds Me of the Old Days...

When I was growing up, I had a Monopoly game. I played it with my family (parents and one brother, younger by two years). I always won. By the time I was in High School, they would not play with me....
Forum: The Books 03-24-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,947
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! No time (or really inclination) to research this,...

No time (or really inclination) to research this, but I think I recall that at least in the NT, the word for witchcraft was occasionally claimed by preachers to be related to drugs. This was used to...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-23-2004, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,131
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Thumbs up Southern Ents would sound like, "Hoom hom! I...

Southern Ents would sound like, "Hoom hom! I ain't gonna be hasty...turn round, I want a look at y'all. Hey, y'all sho' 'nuff look like orc young'uns to me!"

This is kind of a wierd topic to me,...
Forum: The Books 03-19-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,947
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
1420! (more of a chat than a reply)

I am unique, and you are beautiful. But I am not a snowflake. More of a snowball. Or an icicle. With a sharp point.

That is what I have been saying, only Lush said it better. You are a gentlewoman...
Forum: The Books 03-19-2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,947
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Thumbs up Look what happened while I was gone

Indeed. It is also fantastically refreshing that yahoos like myself can both own and tote weapons of individual destruction (firearms) in this great country. But alas, that is for a different forum....
Forum: The Books 03-10-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,947
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Narya ...long explanations...

Heren, my original post was as follows:

Quote from Bekah:
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(How could they [read them]? After all, they'd go to...
Forum: The Books 03-08-2004, 05:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,947
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
The Eye about the book banning...

I read the linked forum threads and articles till my eyes glazed over... I read the entire original wacko article on the website that referred to HP and LOTR as evil.

1. The guy just stated his...
Forum: The Books 03-08-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,488
Posted By Theron Bugtussle
Sting "Hello, there, Mr. Ranger, sir!" - Yogi Bear

Elianna, it was not forgotten, it was in symestreem's original post, assuming the title "Dunadan" meant "THE Dunedan" as Bilbo so impressively referred to him!

And we thought he was just a Ranger!...
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