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Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 03-16-2019, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
It seems you're correct. As Théoden angrily...

It seems you're correct.
As Théoden angrily remarked to Wormtongue in The King of the Golden Hall:



Théoden, being of part Gondorian descent, could be expected to use some of their expressions.
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 03-16-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,727
Posted By Inziladun
Well, two chapters prior in The Battle of the...

Well, two chapters prior in The Battle of the Pelennor Fields, Imrahil says:



To the Gondorian mind, at least, it seems that the term 'leech' carried no negative connotation.
Forum: The Books 03-12-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Inziladun
In the same UT essay is given a snippet from the...

In the same UT essay is given a snippet from the sketch in which the Valar chose the particular Maiar for the mission:



No mention of eventual physical death from aging among the perils.


...
Forum: The Books 03-12-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Inziladun
Except that the UT essay regarding the Istari...

Except that the UT essay regarding the Istari states:



Why would the Valar have sent the Istari in such a form as could disintegrate prior to their being able to complete their mission?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-11-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Rikae!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Rikae!
Forum: The Movies 03-09-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Inziladun
I agree, unless it's to point to the "forcible"...

I agree, unless it's to point to the "forcible" conversion of Edith.



I'd like to think they wouldn't shoehorn Hollywood tropism into an ostensible biography, but you never know...:rolleyes:
Forum: The Movies 03-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Inziladun
Tolkien Tolkien Bio-pic

All right, I know I'm not the only one who's heard about the upcoming Tolkien biography (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3361792/) film, and seen the trailer. So, how does it look? More importantly, how...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-07-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Eomer!

Happy Birthday Eomer!
Forum: The Movies 03-06-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,625
Posted By Inziladun
You and probably many others. Not I, though, ...

You and probably many others. Not I, though,

This is an old stance of mine, going all the way back (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showpost.php?p=270837&postcount=2) to the PJ movie announcement. I...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By Inziladun
Well, Cirion and Eorl does acknowledge that...

Well, Cirion and Eorl does acknowledge that Cirion didn't make the offer solely from the goodness, of his heart; he did, though, genuinely have an affection for Eorl and his people, and wanted to...
Forum: The Books 02-27-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By Inziladun
The Steward of Gondor was originally sort of an...

The Steward of Gondor was originally sort of an "underking", charged with aiding the King with day-to-day operations and carrying out his orders.
When King Earnur died, no accepted claimant to the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-25-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday Morth!

Seconded Happy Birthday Morth!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-24-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 154,039
Posted By Inziladun
A transition from treeish to Entish is always...

A transition from treeish to Entish is always welcome. :)
Forum: The Movies 02-24-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 15,625
Posted By Inziladun
I doubt the opinions of "traditional" fans have...

I doubt the opinions of "traditional" fans have been much of a factor in the project. They're after the movie fans who only want more of the same.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Lommy and Ang!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Lommy and Ang!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-16-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Kath!

Happy Birthday Kath!
Forum: The Books 02-16-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 49,732
Posted By Inziladun
Poor J.R.R.T never dreamed that the term could...

Poor J.R.R.T never dreamed that the term could one day be used for an actual prurient operation. :(

I still think Sam's mention of the "Tree-man" was 1. An RL move by Tolkien to foreshadow the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-13-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Shasta!

Happy Birthday to Shasta!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-11-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Formendacil!

Happy Birthday Formendacil!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-28-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,739
Posted By Inziladun
This isn't Tolkien, per se, but all the same,...

This isn't Tolkien, per se, but all the same, it's a nice feeling to be reminded of LOTR while eating breakfast.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-28-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to the inestimable Mister U!

Happy Birthday to the inestimable Mister U!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-23-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 46,644
Posted By Inziladun
Narmer the Numenorean...

Narmer the Numenorean (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?p=713346#post713346)

Historical records indicate that was Boromir, Son of Denethor II's, favourite childhood book.

A...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-21-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to the illustrious HI!

Seconded Happy Birthday to the illustrious HI!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Naturally. ;)

Naturally. ;)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-16-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,727
Views: 303,028
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Huinesoron!

Happy Birthday to Huinesoron!
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