The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum


Visit The *EVEN NEWER* Barrow-Downs Photo Page

Go Back   The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: lindil
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-05-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,077
Posted By lindil
Thumbs up I can only add the project was started expressly...

I can only add the project was started expressly with the purpose of maximal inclusion.

to expose more folks to the gems buried in the silm. CJRT's silm was created for a] as much consistency with...
Forum: The Books 11-20-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By lindil
hmm do not know but i would hazard he would have...

hmm do not know but i would hazard he would have been more agnostic than atheist
Forum: The Books 11-17-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By lindil
michio kaku and the ainulindale: discuss (or Eru rejoices in mankind Seeing

http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/blog/world-famous-scientist-god-created-universe
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 08-07-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,932
Posted By lindil
Lol it has been so long I forget how access...

Lol it has been so long I forget how access works. Aiwendil or I will get you in asap. Apologies.

~ the rusty mod.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 08-05-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,932
Posted By lindil
I think we should move any discussion of texts to...

I think we should move any discussion of texts to private forum. I hear u findegil...not looking rk cause trouble! :smokin:
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 08-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,932
Posted By lindil
Sounds perfect eruhen. Recovering from. Multiple...

Sounds perfect eruhen. Recovering from. Multiple fractures so j got some time! Just how do u picture chapters? Without apparatus? Just straight text? That was always my vison of final version. On...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 06-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,932
Posted By lindil
oh, another little bit of celebratory data! over...

oh, another little bit of celebratory data! over 20, 800 visits to this thread, seeing what we are up to. Impressive. as is the project. Still to my knowledge the only one like it on the net. Anyone...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 06-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 35,932
Posted By lindil
Thumbs up Hi G85 Yes, this can be the quietist barrow...

Hi G85

Yes, this can be the quietist barrow of them all sometimes. But the work done over the 12 plus yeears, egads! well the work aiwendil and I and a few others started way back has gone on and...
Forum: The Books 10-19-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,209
Posted By lindil
Personally, CJRT had the right approach at first,...

Personally, CJRT had the right approach at first, there could still be a brilliant 'annotated' silmarillion that has all the major variants and incredible bits of HoME with minimal commentary....
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,077
Posted By lindil
I think a good case could be made for the...

I think a good case could be made for the athrabeth in the story chronologically, before the 4th battle, perhaps after the description of the mereth aderthad.
Forum: The Movies 12-20-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,474
Posted By lindil
agreed. This is the magic of tolkien, he...

agreed.

This is the magic of tolkien, he helps us grow up with out us hardly realizing we are being shown the way to walk off into the white spaces of our own maps.

And despite being a fairly...
Forum: The Movies 12-14-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By lindil
Thumbs up I was very pleasantly surprised. as no big fan of...

I was very pleasantly surprised. as no big fan of PJ's TT and RotK, I was really delighted by the movie, even the over the top radagast bits were ok.

I felt he did very little of the whole sale...
Forum: The Books 10-04-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,765
Posted By lindil
In addition we have the 'I knew the west was in...

In addition we have the 'I knew the west was in for a hard time, and without leaders the hobbits would be in great peril, they had begun to forget....' a paraphrase and I'm not sure if it is from the...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 06-22-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,592
Posted By lindil
just read your interview with MMb @ xenite ,...

just read your interview with MMb @ xenite
, very well done.

How cool CJRT read and commented on it.

Love to hear/see more of his comments, especially if he refers to his own decisions he...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 06-22-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,203
Posted By lindil
very cool. I thought at firstIhad read your book...

very cool. I thought at firstIhad read your book Voronwe [as Imentioned in a private rep. ] But now i see it is not so.

really look forward to getting a copy.

Hope the efforts here were...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 06-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,592
Posted By lindil
voronwe, you wrote arda reconstructed? ...

voronwe, you wrote arda reconstructed?

really look forward to reading it!

jallanite -great to see you!
Forum: The Books 03-22-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,614
Posted By lindil
'definitive'

I will define what I see as 'definitive' which I notice has become very different from many here.

1st - any definitive Silmarillion, would be at best relatively so, as JRRT would not be the...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,614
Posted By lindil
"I think Tolkien was engaged in creating a...

"I think Tolkien was engaged in creating a measure of purposed inconsistency, especially between sources: the Annals versus Quenta Silmarillion for example, or the variant texts regarding Numenor...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,664
Posted By lindil
A few points of disagreement, though I think I...

A few points of disagreement, though I think I share something of your general assessment.

Bree was settled BEFORE Arnor, pretty darn sure. Like Bombadil.

The Dunlendings were a group in direct...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 03-02-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,131
Posted By lindil
White Tree have always loved the Galadriel Celeborn chapter...

have always loved the Galadriel Celeborn chapter here. Many things seem to me worthy of commenting on, first if you hate footnotes but love M-E lore, time to teach your old dog a new trick! AS CJRT...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,664
Posted By lindil
Plausible theory, but I would demur based on the...

Plausible theory, but I would demur based on the proximity of Tharbad to the hidden refuge of the northern Dunedain, and their propensity to guard what was left of Arnor. And THE road from the south...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,614
Posted By lindil
Galin I will respectfully disagree. IF JRRT...

Galin I will respectfully disagree.

IF JRRT was involved in Sub-creation [see On Faery Stories] then his 'experiments' in various drafts can [on at least one level] be seen as a the universe...
Forum: The Books 03-01-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,614
Posted By lindil
down the drain? hardly. :cool:

down the drain? hardly. :cool:
Forum: The Books 03-01-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,614
Posted By lindil
I think if the right person [douglas anderson or...

I think if the right person [douglas anderson or one of the other folks already close to CJRT] were to present him with an 'Expanded Silmarillion' that did not try and change the 77/99 Silmarillion...
Forum: The Books 03-01-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,845
Posted By lindil
Guinevere posted [and the Squatter also...

Guinevere posted [and the Squatter also referenced]
"It's the same with me. When first reading Tolkien, I just enjoyed his special language unconsciously, without thinking about how and why it ...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:16 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.