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Forum: The Books 04-04-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By Eldar14
It was on the bottom of the Anduin for 2 and a...

It was on the bottom of the Anduin for 2 and a half millenia ... and it still managed to resurface.

It was uder a mountain for 500 years ... and it still managed to see the light of day again.
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-28-2006, 12:02 AM
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Views: 1,280,190
Posted By Eldar14
No one was more shocked than Merry and Pippin...

No one was more shocked than Merry and Pippin when Frodo slipped on the wrong ring, and instead of turning invisible, turned into a dead oliphaunt.

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"Oh no!!! The Oliphaunt crushed my...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-27-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,065
Posted By Eldar14
Are the swords from Gondolin?

Are the swords from Gondolin?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-27-2006, 11:48 PM
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Views: 400,466
Posted By Eldar14
I assign 2nd hour class. It's really early, so I...

I assign 2nd hour class. It's really early, so I don't want to wake up and eat breakfast before. But it ends about ten minutes after breakfast ends.

Actually, I guess I assign whomever decided...
Forum: The Books 03-27-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,568
Posted By Eldar14
Gothmog, you raise a very good point regarding...

Gothmog, you raise a very good point regarding how there are lions in captivity which don't attack their keepers. However, this isn't because the lions are tame.

In most cases of a predatory...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-26-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3,229
Views: 400,466
Posted By Eldar14
I assign average case Big-O analysis. Best...

I assign average case Big-O analysis.

Best case and worst case are fine, and even sometimes fun, but average case is the worst of orcseys.

Oh, and I assign weekends when professors decide to...
Forum: The Books 03-26-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,568
Posted By Eldar14
But temperament and things of that sort are still...

But temperament and things of that sort are still nature. A person's entire personality is NOT based on nurture, but a lot of it is also based on nature.

For example, dogs make good pets. For...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,065
Posted By Eldar14
Correct, Kath

Correct, Kath
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,065
Posted By Eldar14
Who led the Goblins at the Battle of the Five...

Who led the Goblins at the Battle of the Five Armies?
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,065
Posted By Eldar14
"A warm bath and late breakfast on the lawn...

"A warm bath and late breakfast on the lawn afterwards"
Forum: The Books 03-22-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,568
Posted By Eldar14
I hate to disagree with everyone so far, but I...

I hate to disagree with everyone so far, but I don't think that an orc could be non-evil, no matter how he was raised, unless someone of equal power to Morgoth were to spend generations upon...
Forum: The Books 03-22-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,682
Posted By Eldar14
Now wouldn't that be an interesting paper. Pick...

Now wouldn't that be an interesting paper. Pick as your two main characters things which aren't really characters: The Oath and The Silmarils.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-21-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14,182
Views: 1,280,190
Posted By Eldar14
One extinguisher to rule them all One...

One extinguisher to rule them all
One extinguisher to find them
One extinguisher to bring them all
And in the darkness ... extinguish them

-- OR --

If only it read:

"Ash ghash durbatuluk
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-20-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,040
Posted By Eldar14
I'm glad to say that I'm in a rather odd...

I'm glad to say that I'm in a rather odd situation regarding the demographics around me, especially in regard to Tolkien. I'm at a relatively small undergraduate engineering school (Rose-Hulman...
Forum: The Books 03-20-2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,682
Posted By Eldar14
It seems to me that the best choice would be to...

It seems to me that the best choice would be to use Melkor/Morgoth and Feanor as the two main characters. While Feanor may not be in the whole book, his actions, primarily the creation of the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-19-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 324,209
Posted By Eldar14
People who hold the door for other people.

People who hold the door for other people.
Forum: The Books 03-18-2006, 03:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,684
Posted By Eldar14
On Hiding the Ring in Such a Fashion That Sauron...

On Hiding the Ring in Such a Fashion That Sauron Could not Find It:

I'm sorry to say, but I'm pretty sure it would be impossible to hide the ring so that Sauron couldn't find it. Sauron's...
Forum: The Books 09-26-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,971
Posted By Eldar14
I don't think there really is any logical choice...

I don't think there really is any logical choice for a person to take the ring into the depths of Mordor. :D

But maybe even though Gimli seems the most logical, he may not be. When Sauron made...
Forum: The Books 09-24-2004, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,971
Posted By Eldar14
Everyone seems to think that Gimli would be the...

Everyone seems to think that Gimli would be the last of the fellowship to fall to the ring, but that doesn't give much credit to the others. I believe that the other Hobbits would be the last ones...
Forum: The Books 02-17-2004, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By Eldar14
I wasn't saying that Sam would have taken the...

I wasn't saying that Sam would have taken the quest and failed because of lack of inspiration. I'm saying that that's why Sam would never volunteer for the quest. Sam feared for ME's fate, but he...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-17-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 307,213
Posted By Eldar14
... when you start throwing random elven words...

... when you start throwing random elven words into your conversation.

... when your friends finally accept the fact that you throw random elven words into conversation.

... when you spend over...
Forum: The Books 02-17-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Eldar14
Well, this is neither the time nor place to argue...

Well, this is neither the time nor place to argue the physical size and shape of Balrogs, so I guess I won't discuss the ring not fitting.

But even so, I think Sauron would have been aware of the...
Forum: The Books 02-16-2004, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Eldar14
Maybe just saying that he weilded the Flame of...

Maybe just saying that he weilded the Flame of Anor added to his power. After weathertop, didn't Aragorn tell Frodo thet what he yelled at the the Nazgul ("Gilthoniel! O Elbereth!" or something like...
Forum: The Books 02-16-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,841
Posted By Eldar14
I don't think that Frodo's kindness towards...

I don't think that Frodo's kindness towards Gollum was because he was such a good Hobbit. Yes, Frodo was good inside, but I think his kindness had other motives. I think Frodo was nice to Gollum...
Forum: The Books 10-12-2003, 01:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,386
Posted By Eldar14
Tolkien Um, why are we assuming that Sauron had a second...

Um, why are we assuming that Sauron had a second in command over all of his forces. He wouldn't really need one. He could directly communicate with his Lt. for each of the various strongholds and...
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