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Forum: The Movies 11-23-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pitchwife
I see it as an inevitable stage in their...

I see it as an inevitable stage in their transmutation from literature to true myth.

Michael, thanks for a little trip down memory lane, back to the days where we could only surmise which of our...
Forum: The Movies 11-22-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,884
Posted By Pitchwife
You don't have to be cynical to recognize that...

You don't have to be cynical to recognize that artists need to pay rents and grocery bills like the rest of us. Tolkien was free to build his languages and legendarium for love and his own enjoyment...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-21-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 397
Posted By Pitchwife
Five years of Werewolf abstinence were long...

Five years of Werewolf abstinence were long enough.

I'll be a bat; a vampire bat, some late scion of Thuringwethil. An undead bat... as in: not dead, just resting, pining for the pines of...
Forum: The Books 11-12-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Pitchwife
Even though the events in Tolkien's legendarium...

Even though the events in Tolkien's legendarium don't match those in Judeo-Christian mythology 1:1, I think Manwė qualifies as, shall we say, Ilśvatar's champion against Melkor, the one to challenge...
Forum: The Books 11-11-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Pitchwife
https://i.imgur.com/0dU9qeh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/0dU9qeh.jpg
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-10-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,231
Posted By Pitchwife
Ring Ivriniel, where art thou?

As far as Sauron is concerned, I think we can safely assume that sex as a one-on-one encounter between consenting partners was completely alien to his personality. I mean, what is sex without trust,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-22-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
Pipe Happy birthday Fordim, and happy Baggins day...

Happy birthday Fordim, and happy Baggins day everyone!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-20-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
Seconded. Happy birthday, Ibrīnišilpathānezel,...

Seconded. Happy birthday, Ibrīnišilpathānezel, wherever you are!

(And now I'm waxing nostalgic for the days when pronouncing her nick was a popular sport during our Skype sessions...)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-18-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,714
Posted By Pitchwife
I just came across this while browsing some old...

I just came across this while browsing some old threads and was delighted by Legate bringing up Nicholas Roerich above, since I had just discovered and fallen in love with Roerich's art at the time I...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-06-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
1420! Happy birthdays to the phantom and The...

Happy birthdays to the phantom and The Barrow-Wight!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-04-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 139,051
Posted By Pitchwife
And a pretty one at that: ...

And a pretty one at that:

https://image.jimcdn.com/app/cms/image/transf/dimension=456x1024:format=jpg/path/see70c98c3943cdc8/image/if567222a32142bcb/version/1497598958/image.jpg
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-02-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 139,051
Posted By Pitchwife
Nudge nudge, say no more!

Nudge nudge, say no more!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-02-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 139,051
Posted By Pitchwife
Amon Lanc (commonly known als Helsinki nowadays)...

Amon Lanc (commonly known als Helsinki nowadays) sent its Legate over for the weekend to convey birthday felicitations, salmiakki and Czech mead, all of which are very much appreciated (and possibly...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
Thank you both! :) Now let's see whether I can...

Thank you both! :) Now let's see whether I can make it the rest of the way up to eleventy-one.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 139,051
Posted By Pitchwife
Apparently the tree was also sleeping at the...

Apparently the tree was also sleeping at the time, or that could have gone sooo wrong...

I'd like to return the compliments. It was a pleasure to have G55 visiting on the last leg of her grand...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-15-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 139,051
Posted By Pitchwife
I can try with a little help from my friends. ;)

I can try with a little help from my friends. ;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-15-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Pitchwife
"For Pitch, whenever you feel the need": on a...

"For Pitch, whenever you feel the need": on a bottle of pills against correctile dysfunction (=the urge to correct people on minor mistakes of no practical importance or relevance to the topic at...
Forum: The Books 03-21-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Pitchwife
I dunno, I think I did remember Lotho way back...

I dunno, I think I did remember Lotho way back when, but then I have an uncanny memory for names (as long as they're real, proper characters in a book, preferably Elvish, and not something absurd...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-21-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 156,891
Posted By Pitchwife
^When I saw you had posted on this thread, Rune,...

^When I saw you had posted on this thread, Rune, I kind of hoped you were volunteering to mod the next game...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-20-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By Pitchwife
This is fun!

"Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendķa was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice. And then the murders began." - 100...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-17-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By Pitchwife
White-Hand Off the top of my bedside table: "Ash fell...

Off the top of my bedside table:

"Ash fell from the sky. And then the murders began." - Mistborn

"A window burst open high above the market. And then the murders began." - Perdido Street...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-25-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
For a moment there I thought you meant Lommy and...

For a moment there I thought you meant Lommy and Aang (http://www.hdwallpapers.in/walls/avatar_the_last_airbender-wide.jpg)! But yes, best wishes to our Byronic Brand, wherever he may be.

Somehow...
Forum: The Books 01-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By Pitchwife
Wait a sec. Let's suppose for a moment Sauron in...

Wait a sec. Let's suppose for a moment Sauron in flight had actually seen Gondolin and returned to his boss reporting its precise geographical position. What would have happened?

Morgoth, I think,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-03-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,007
Posted By Pitchwife
1420! (since I can't find the proper thread, and this is as good as any*

The Professor! Happy twelfty-fifth birthday!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-02-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,587
Posted By Pitchwife
1420! What I tell you three times is true

Thirded! Happy Belegorn birthday!
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