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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-04-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 137,746
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I wasn't able to be there, but I do happen to...

I wasn't able to be there, but I do happen to know that one of the "werewolf" ladies is named Estelyn! :Merisu:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-17-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Sting "And then the murders began..."

Here's a little game - add "And then the murders began" after the first sentence in a book. I'll start with this example:
"When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-22-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 81,754
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Dear me, I have become so treeish here that I...

Dear me, I have become so treeish here that I completely missed my 15th death day last month! I may neglect this site, life being what it is, but I will never forget it and the role it has played in...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 09-23-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,886
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Thanks for re-starting this discussion, Lommy and...

Thanks for re-starting this discussion, Lommy and Legate! I'm going to try to join in as much as possible.

I just realized that there's an additional echo back to the first chapter of the Hobbit -...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-14-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/estelyn_strider/135...

http://ic.pics.livejournal.com/estelyn_strider/13513260/2325/2325_600.jpg

Front row: two dwarflings, Estelyn Telcontar, and Bungo Baggins
Back row: Kath, Aganzir, Hookbill, Guinevere, and Faramir...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-13-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Thank you, Lord Pitchwife! The Lady Telcontar is...

Thank you, Lord Pitchwife! The Lady Telcontar is delighted to be the subject of such wonderful poetry!

I shall post a photo of all the Downers we could round up as soon as I get around to it.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-12-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,201
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
1420! Oxonmoot 2016

Several Downers met at Oxonmoot, the annual meeting of the Tolkien Society (and friends) in Oxford. This thread is for photos and posts!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-10-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 233,268
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Thanks for the birthday wishes, all! If I were an...

Thanks for the birthday wishes, all! If I were an Elf, I'd still be pretty young...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-01-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,752
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I am planning to come to Oxonmoot and looking...

I am planning to come to Oxonmoot and looking forward to being with the Downer tribe!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-03-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,767
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I will be toasting with my traditional mimosa. ...

I will be toasting with my traditional mimosa.

How about some birthday cakes (http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2016/1/3/sunday-sweets-for-jrr-tolkiens-birthday.html) for the occasion?
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-02-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,340
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
A wing of Balrogs, of course!

A wing of Balrogs, of course!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 09-26-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 293,713
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
The first time I met Downers at a Tolkien Society...

The first time I met Downers at a Tolkien Society event was at the big conference in 2005 in Birmingham ("The Ring Goes Ever On"). Incidentally, it took that trip across the water for me to actually...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,301
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Any Oxonmoot-Moot pictures to show? Envious eyes...

Any Oxonmoot-Moot pictures to show? Envious eyes want to see...
Forum: The Movies 08-25-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,603
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Add melodies to the rhyme: Howard Shore reprises...

Add melodies to the rhyme: Howard Shore reprises almost all of his musical themes in the Hobbit trilogy - some of them in a different context which doesn't fit the original at all.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-08-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,301
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I'm sorry to say that I will not be able to come...

I'm sorry to say that I will not be able to come to Oxonmoot this year. I look forward to reports and lots of photos from those of you who will be there!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-11-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 233,268
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
A belated "thag you very buch" for the birthday...

A belated "thag you very buch" for the birthday greetings! I'm lurking more than being active now, since a major project is taking up much of my time, but I hope to be more alive (more dead?) here...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 05-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,123
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Ah, Pitch, you know me! The title is enticing...

Ah, Pitch, you know me! The title is enticing indeed and immediately got my attention. Alas, I have little time for posting activity, but perhaps lightning shall strike...

And here is my...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,239
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Estelyn smiled as she looked around the Barrow -...

Estelyn smiled as she looked around the Barrow - the party may not have been so crowded as in bygone years, but those who came were true friends, dear to her heart. She had abandoned her post at the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,852
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Welcome to the Barrow-Downs birthday party! I...

Welcome to the Barrow-Downs birthday party! I have revived the good old tradition of celebrating an RPG style festivity. Please post your entrance and activities - we would love to "hear" your poetry...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-03-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,239
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Silmaril Welcome Back Birthday Party!

"Welcome to the Barrow-Downs forum!" the Lady Estelyn said. "Here is the City of the Dead where dwell the Lord Barrow-Wight and the Ladies and Lords of the Administrators and Moderators. Long were we...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-03-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,852
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
The Downs revival was *almost* on time for the...

The Downs revival was *almost* on time for the forum's (15th, if I remember rightly) birthday, which we have celebrated in the past on several May the firsts! What do you say, fellow dead ones? Shall...
Forum: The Movies 12-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,017
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
Oh dear, Helen, I don't want you to feel...

Oh dear, Helen, I don't want you to feel restricted in expressing your positive opinion just because I expressed my negative one! I actually don't mind hearing what people enjoyed about the movies...
Forum: The Movies 12-19-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,017
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
You know what says the most about the value of...

You know what says the most about the value of the Hobbit movies? The lack of discussion. Obviously very few people are interested enough to post about them. Well do I remember the olden days of...
Forum: The Movies 12-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,017
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
One more detail occurs to me - the Arkenstone...

One more detail occurs to me - the Arkenstone doesn't look like what was described in the book: The stone used in the movie looks like a rather flat, not quite regular shape, and it has the...
Forum: The Movies 12-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,017
Posted By Estelyn Telcontar
I just got back home from the theatre, and I'm...

I just got back home from the theatre, and I'm not yet sure what to say. I found the impressions to be overwhelming in a negative way - too much food for the eyes, not enough time to digest it. A few...
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