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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-30-2004, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By Birdland
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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-30-2004, 05:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,906
Posted By Birdland
Hobbits hunt Oliphants. That would make Sam...

Hobbits hunt Oliphants. That would make Sam happy. :)
Forum: The Movies 01-05-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,098
Posted By Birdland
Sting Forlong the Fat. I didn't see one fat Gondorian...

Forlong the Fat. I didn't see one fat Gondorian in the whole siege, for that matter. <P>BTW - Anyone spot P.J.?
Forum: The Movies 01-05-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,658
Posted By Birdland
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I just can't see Legolas...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I just can't see Legolas doing something like that.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>Well, I couldn't see Legolas sliding down an oliphant's trunk, but slide he did. <P>At least the line...
Forum: The Movies 01-03-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By Birdland
Sting Let's save the boxed set for the 10th...

Let's save the boxed set for the 10th Anniversary. I haven't even watched the films with all the commentaries, yet.
Forum: The Movies 01-02-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Birdland
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Also, PJ & co. did want to...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Also, PJ & co. did want to make it feel realistic as possible, and large clouds looking like people just doesn't seem very realistic.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>Ahem...Carlas...just...
Forum: Elvenhome 01-02-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting WHAT??? Nooooo tunnel?? NO TUNNEL??? Bilbo has a...

WHAT??? Nooooo tunnel?? NO TUNNEL??? Bilbo has a tunnel. Frodo has a tunnel The Freakin' King of Gondor and Anor had a freakin' tunnel!

But nooooooo! Our Merisuwyniel falls down inside an evil...
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Birdland
Sting Pointy - How can you tell, from the few, brief...

Pointy - How can you tell, from the few, brief glances we had of the Hobbits' steeds? Did you find an article mentioning it? <P>As for your sister: lucky sister! They look like a fun horse to ride.
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Birdland
Sting Demloth - I Googled it, and could find no mention...

Demloth - I Googled it, and could find no mention of Icelandic horses being used in the film. <P>For those not up on it; Icelandic horses (they are <I>never</I> called ponies) are small, gaited...
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By Birdland
Sting In the book Tolkien gets around the shirt by...

In the book Tolkien gets around the shirt by having Shelob stab Frodo from behind in the back of the neck. So I'd say that this was a screw-up on P.J.s part. <P>The thing that was bothering me more...
Forum: Elvenhome 01-01-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting (A huge pile of crinkled holiday paper, packing...

(A huge pile of crinkled holiday paper, packing peanuts, empty See's candy boxes, and aluminum angel hair shifts, shudders and collapes)
Happy Holidays! I'm back!

Esty, I'm deleting my former...
Forum: Elvenhome 01-01-2004, 01:14 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 103,399
Posted By Birdland
Sting After mucking about in a benighted manner for a...

After mucking about in a benighted manner for a little while, he [Vogonwë] gave up and sat down to compose that poem I was talking about earlier, while shadows fell and unseen eyes (but not unseeing,...
Forum: The Movies 12-28-2003, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,662
Posted By Birdland
Sting Yes, I found the movie to have a rushed feel,...

Yes, I found the movie to have a rushed feel, particularly the beginning, with P.J.s rather shabby treatment of Christopher Lee's character. I'm sorry, but that was just plain wrong, and I can see no...
Forum: The Movies 12-18-2003, 12:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By Birdland
Sting And as an added bonus, you got to see Merry the...

And as an added bonus, you got to see Merry the Hobbit screaming <B>"DEATH!"</B>
Forum: The Movies 12-18-2003, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,703
Posted By Birdland
Sting I pretty much did not care for the choices made...

I pretty much did not care for the choices made by John Noble in his portrayal of Denethor. I thought the table manners scene was just bad taste. I never pictured the Steward of Gondor chompin' away...
Forum: The Movies 12-17-2003, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,443
Posted By Birdland
Sting OK, that was one, creepy CGI critter! Attacking...

OK, that was one, creepy CGI critter! Attacking Shelob was great, and came across very like I pictured her in the book. <P>But I thought she was at her scariest <I>after</I> she stung Frodo and was...
Forum: The Movies 12-17-2003, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,761
Posted By Birdland
Sting What? I beat Samwise to the punch? Sean Astin was...

What? I beat Samwise to the punch? Sean Astin was and always will be the perfect Samwise. P.J. never did a better day's work than when he cast Mr. Astin for that role.
Forum: The Movies 12-17-2003, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,755
Posted By Birdland
Sting Truth be told, I'm a little disappointed with...

Truth be told, I'm a little disappointed with Elijah Wood's performance. He was a perfect hobbit in the first film, but I saw no growth - or wearing down - of his character as the films progressed....
Forum: Elvenhome 11-24-2003, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting Hmmmph! You're just jealous because that...

Hmmmph! You're just jealous because that misbegotten, stunted equine Puff doesn't have bouncy curls. Look out Muddled Mirth. Buttercup is in the house!

And if Pimpi or Merisu ever need to fly,...
Forum: Elvenhome 11-24-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting I've put a "Save" up regarding the disappearance...

I've put a "Save" up regarding the disappearance of Vogie, which I will fill in tonight, but anyone else feel free to go ahead with posts. Just remember that Vogie is lost, and not with the...
Forum: The Movies 11-24-2003, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By Birdland
Sting Here's the link for Newsweek's huge online...

Here's the link for Newsweek's huge online edition devoted to <A HREF="http://www.msnbc.com/news/996638.asp?0cv=KA01" TARGET=_blank>The Return of the King</A><P>Enjoy!
Forum: Elvenhome 11-23-2003, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting Yay! Middle Earth will soon have it's own version...

Yay! Middle Earth will soon have it's own version of Extreme Makeover. Now if we could only get a little "Elf Eye for the Straight Guy" action going.

Now let's all regurgitate a squid in honor of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-22-2003, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By Birdland
Sting Wonderful Esty. And I got them all correct, too....

Wonderful Esty. And I got them all correct, too. Which just goes to show you that I always listened to my ol' Gaffer.
Forum: Elvenhome 11-22-2003, 10:42 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 103,399
Posted By Birdland
Sting Gruff the Nazgrrl stood by the sodden dripping...

Gruff the Nazgrrl stood by the sodden dripping cart, where her friend the Thigh was desperately trying to spit river mud out of his various knotholes and bemoaning his finish. She silently, bleakly ...
Forum: Elvenhome 11-06-2003, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,414
Posted By Birdland
Sting Excellent free-fallin' battle, Annun. My heart...

Excellent free-fallin' battle, Annun. My heart was in my throat, wondering who would come out on top. Oh, wait...sorry, just a hair. (Cough! Hack!)

Esty, Norni is up for grabs for anyone who would...
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