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Forum: The Books 05-22-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
Ironic. You come here ONLY to disembogue Priya'a...

Ironic. You come here ONLY to disembogue Priya'a prattle and then defend each post like they're Gospel -- as if all other explanations for your ipecacic epistolaries are exclusionary. As if....you,...
Forum: The Movies 05-05-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Morthoron
"Sindarin, mother-f*****, can you speak...

"Sindarin, mother-f*****, can you speak it?"
Forum: The Movies 05-05-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Morthoron
From Bizarre to the Ridiculous...

And...in the most surreal news of the day, Harvey Weinstein, one-time CEO of Miramax Films (before getting outed as a serial rapist), threatened to replace Peter Jackson as director of Lord of the...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Morthoron
The army of green Scrubbing Bubbles(TM) was...

The army of green Scrubbing Bubbles(TM) was loaded with Perchloroethylene, Triclosan, Quarternary Ammonium Compounds, 2-Butoxyethanol, Ammonia, Sodium Hydroxide and Chlorine.

The green Scrubbing...
Forum: The Movies 04-28-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,722
Posted By Morthoron
The "fey" nature of the Silvan Elves in TH...

The "fey" nature of the Silvan Elves in TH certainly reflects the folklore of the British Isles (particularly Gaelic Ireland, Wales and Scotland), where unwanted visitors stumble upon a glimpse of...
Forum: The Books 04-23-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
This is not a yes or no question, and it never...

This is not a yes or no question, and it never was. The analogy/allegory you and your cipher Seth wish to force on the situation does not apply to the story at all. The story line does not in any...
Forum: The Books 04-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Morthoron
I am guessing the 300+ pages will be filled in...

I am guessing the 300+ pages will be filled in appendices, footnotes and postscripts, as C. Tolkien has a penchant for addenda.
Forum: The Books 04-11-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Morthoron
[/quote] I don't see C. Tolkien venturing...

[/quote]

I don't see C. Tolkien venturing down the publishing path again; in fact, I am surprised he managed to eke this one out at his august age.

As far as the publisher's blurb, perhaps in...
Forum: The Books 04-10-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Morthoron
"The Fall of Gondolin" Due Out August 30th, 2018

Here are the particulars from the Tolkien Society:

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/2018/04/the-fall-of-gondolin-to-be-published/

It will be interesting to see how much of this will be just...
Forum: The Books 03-18-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,784
Posted By Morthoron
No thank you. I think I've made all the points...

No thank you. I think I've made all the points necessary, and this conversation is getting no where. So rather than continue a circular debate without a logical outcome, I'll just stop here. We are...
Forum: The Books 03-18-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,784
Posted By Morthoron
Breeding a better orc may be a technological...

Breeding a better orc may be a technological advance, but it does not indicate strength. Consider that Smaug ruined Erebor and Dale by himself, but he was the last of his kind; yet in the 1st Age...
Forum: The Books 03-18-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
Oh look! It's Balfrog the Fallacy Farmer come to...

Oh look! It's Balfrog the Fallacy Farmer come to spread more manure from the Supriya Seth, LLC (Limited Literary Currency) pile of ponderous allegorical offal and digital dung.

I still can't...
Forum: The Books 03-15-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,784
Posted By Morthoron
That is not a counter-argument. Saruman did not...

That is not a counter-argument. Saruman did not create the Uruk-hai, he merely borrowed the recipe from Sauron who actually first bred the race earlier in the 3rd Age. But Saruman and Sauron...
Forum: The Books 03-11-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,784
Posted By Morthoron
I think you're quite off the mark there. I don't...

I think you're quite off the mark there. I don't for once think that Tolkien meant the slow, inexorable fall from grace from the 1st to 2nd to 3rd Age to be hyperbolic in the least. There are any...
Forum: The Books 03-11-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,784
Posted By Morthoron
Biblical precedents, certainly; however, Tolkien...

Biblical precedents, certainly; however, Tolkien drew just as heavily, if not more, on the Greek pantheon and mythos in The Silmarillion. Really, every mythology, whether it be Hebraic, Greek or...
Forum: The Books 02-25-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
Lard is also a cure for butter burs. Very...

Lard is also a cure for butter burs. Very nettlesome.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-25-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,605
Views: 255,747
Posted By Morthoron
Thank you, much appreciated!

Thank you, much appreciated!
Forum: The Books 02-17-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
Unfortunately, you are utterly incapable of...

Unfortunately, you are utterly incapable of seeing the asininity, which makes this all the more hilariously ironic!



Your mathematics is as flawed as Seth's theory. How does one make four...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By Morthoron
Exodus 21:32 If the ox gores a slave, male or...

Exodus 21:32 If the ox gores a slave, male or female, its owner will pay the price -- thirty shekels -- to their master, and the ox will be stoned.

the pony Bill was a slave, wretched and...
Forum: The Books 01-21-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Morthoron
I had always assumed that Of the Rings of Power...

I had always assumed that Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age was an essay compiled by Christopher Tolkien and Guy Gavriel Kay, a distillation of JRRT's work beyond the bounds of The Silmarillion...
Forum: The Movies 01-07-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Morthoron
No. They would have had no contact with Elves for...

No. They would have had no contact with Elves for centuries.
Forum: The Books 01-03-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By Morthoron
Morgoth would be dragon the depths of despair.

Morgoth would be dragon the depths of despair.
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By Morthoron
Considering Jackson marched an army of elves a...

Considering Jackson marched an army of elves a couple hundred miles through enemy-held territory filled with 10,000 orcs without anyone noticing, sure, why not. In Jackson's warped universe,...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,318
Posted By Morthoron
...Green is his skin, And his pants are yellow.

...Green is his skin,
And his pants are yellow.
Forum: The Movies 12-30-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,318
Posted By Morthoron
Why remake classic films or TV shows at all? Why...

Why remake classic films or TV shows at all? Why disembogue ubiquitous sequels ad nauseam (Rocky, Die Hard, Halloween, Fast and Furious, Star Wars, Godzillas, King Kongs, et al)? Did we need two Hulk...
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