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Forum: The Books 10-17-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,674
Posted By Lobelia
[QUOTE=urbanhiker;675049] Did Boromir not...

[QUOTE=urbanhiker;675049]

Did Boromir not know of the close relationship and allegiance between Lorien and Rivendell?
Well, yes, Galadriel was Elrond's mother-in-law, after all! :D
Forum: The Books 06-14-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,581
Posted By Lobelia
Would you really like Turin if he moved in next...

Would you really like Turin if he moved in next door? Or if you had to work with him? I know one thing, I wouldn't want to be his insurance agent!:eek:
Forum: The Books 01-05-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By Lobelia
Shield Bilbo and the Ring

[QUOTE=Findegil;645777]Probably Frodo was right that as long as he was around Sam would have been split between his comradship to Fordo and his love for Rose and the children. May be it was the best...
Forum: The Books 05-26-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 30,251
Posted By Lobelia
Thumbs up Hey, it's great! The language is just right. I...

Hey, it's great! The language is just right. I had a huge laugh, me little droog!:D
Forum: The Books 05-04-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 30,251
Posted By Lobelia
Leaf I love it! And I've read many of the authors...

I love it! And I've read many of the authors mimicked here.

For the record, in reply to a question part way down: Bagenders" is a reference to long-running British soap "Eastenders". The name...
Forum: The Books 04-06-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,236
Posted By Lobelia
White-Hand if you're writing something about a prof's...

if you're writing something about a prof's favourite book, just be careful! He/she will have very definite ideas about it and if yours are different, they'd better be convincing.

I once had a...
Forum: The Books 12-01-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By Lobelia
Leaf [QUOTE=Lalwendė;534374] Though what the...

[QUOTE=Lalwendė;534374]

Though what the population situation was like in The Undying Lands I shudder to think - I have visions of Galadriel returning there to find it crammed with skyscrapers, the...
Forum: The Books 10-02-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By Lobelia
Shield Actually, from the sound of this writer, I'm...

Actually, from the sound of this writer, I'm surprised that they haven't started an equivalent of the competition where you have to come up with something worse than "It was a dark and stormy night"...
Forum: The Movies 09-10-2006, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lobelia
And all he did was LOOK at you, for crying out...

And all he did was LOOK at you, for crying out loud! What a wimp. :D

Actually, as an Australian, I couldn't help giggling at the Mouth in the movie. He was Bruce Spence, best known here as a...
Forum: The Books 09-10-2006, 02:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,939
Posted By Lobelia
Shield What a lovely thread. As it happens, I'm...

What a lovely thread. As it happens, I'm currently re-reading; Frodo and Sam are on the last part of their journey to the mountain and I'm sniffling with sadness. I have this feeling I am going to...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 06-26-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,588
Posted By Lobelia
Shield While Squatter probably has it right about why...

While Squatter probably has it right about why the Elves of The Hobbit are so different from those of LOTR (spoilsport! :) ) I would like to think that they aren't entirely different, they just...
Forum: The Books 04-28-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,303
Posted By Lobelia
Shield I remember when I first read Terry Pratchett's...

I remember when I first read Terry Pratchett's novels and he had female dwarves with beards I thought he was just having fun with the fact that all of Tolkien's Dwarves seem to be male, but imagine...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-31-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 183,818
Posted By Lobelia
[QUOTE=Lhunardawen]Is it just me, or did anybody...

[QUOTE=Lhunardawen]Is it just me, or did anybody else wonder why a lot more are being sent to Mordor than to the Shire? Is the world generally filled with things that belong to Mordor?

But the...
Forum: The Books 09-05-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By Lobelia
Actually, the English runes are only used in THE...

Actually, the English runes are only used in THE HOBBIT. By the time we read the runes on Balin's tomb in LOTR, they're - well, not English any more. I remember being rather annoyed that I couldn't...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-02-2005, 02:39 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,237
Posted By Lobelia
Puffing and panting, a short, bespectacled hobbit...

Puffing and panting, a short, bespectacled hobbit hurried into the barrow, umbrella in one hand, plate of macaroons in the other. "Sorry I'm late! What a night! The umbrella turned inside out and I...
Forum: The Books 05-02-2005, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,507
Posted By Lobelia
Nice thought, very true - they were all different...

Nice thought, very true - they were all different from other members of their races - mind you, I don't think there were any "ordinary" wizards! I think that any growth on Gimli's part is posible...
Forum: The Books 03-20-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,171
Posted By Lobelia
I actually did my Honours thesis in English...

I actually did my Honours thesis in English literature on the subject of King Arthur and why he starts off as a heroic warrior and ends up sitting in Camelot handing out knighthoods. The conclusion I...
Forum: The Books 03-20-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,171
Posted By Lobelia
I actually did my Honours thesis in English...

I actually did my Honours thesis in English literature on the subject of King Arthur and why he starts off as a heroic warrior and ends up sitting in Camelot handing out knighthoods. The conclusion I...
Forum: The Books 03-14-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,329
Posted By Lobelia
[QUOTE=Frodo Baggins]Where does it say Elves...

[QUOTE=Frodo Baggins]Where does it say Elves don't smoke??? I would rather focus on that. No where does it say they did, but it does not say they didn't either. Besides, if an Elf had spent as much...
Forum: The Books 02-27-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,220
Posted By Lobelia
Thumbs up While we're discussing the role of Elrond - and I...

While we're discussing the role of Elrond - and I agree that the banner-bearer/messenger,etc. would have had to be able to fight, even though he wasn't commanding fighters - in the Council of...
Forum: The Movies 01-05-2005, 05:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,915
Posted By Lobelia
Um, sorry - there was, in fact, a mention of...

Um, sorry - there was, in fact, a mention of Eldarion the grown man in the Appendices. Aragorn says to Arwen, who's trying to talk him out of dropping dead, that their son is old enough to rule. I...
Forum: The Movies 12-18-2004, 12:03 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,916
Posted By Lobelia
Does it need a lot of lightening? Okay, Thorin...

Does it need a lot of lightening? Okay, Thorin dies, but there's plenty of humour in the rest of the novel - the smug, middle-class hobbit dragged off on a quest, after hosting all those Dwarves,...
Forum: The Movies 12-14-2004, 05:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,916
Posted By Lobelia
Child: Ah, John Rhys-Davies as Gloin,...

Child:



Ah, John Rhys-Davies as Gloin, nice idea - Gloin is a feisty character who thinks Bilbo is an idiot and would be a meaty role ... or he could do Balin, the kind one, or even Thorin.
...
Forum: The Movies 12-11-2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,916
Posted By Lobelia
Shield [QUOTE=Child of the 7th Age]More fuel for...

[QUOTE=Child of the 7th Age]More fuel for speculation..... Here is a doozy of a story on The Hobbit.


OK, Gimli is not a problem. You could certainly reprise Ian as Gandalf. And I suppose they...
Forum: The Books 11-12-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 30,251
Posted By Lobelia
LOL! You cheeky person! :D

LOL!
You cheeky person! :D
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