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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-12-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 356,489
Posted By Arcuwen
Hullo all.

Hullo all here at the Barrow Downs! I'm back from a very long absence and would like to re-introduce myself and meet a few people to get re-aquainted. I'm Rae, by the way.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-21-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By Arcuwen
*Shakes head* What will they think of next?

*Shakes head* What will they think of next?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-15-2004, 05:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,182
Posted By Arcuwen
I read The Hobbit at 12 years, the LOTR trilogy...

I read The Hobbit at 12 years, the LOTR trilogy at 13, and I am now reading the Silmarillion at 14 years of age. When should you introduce kids to Tolkien? It all depends on the child's reading level...
Forum: The Books 02-05-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,445
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I think what it comes down to is how you yourself...

I think what it comes down to is how you yourself percieve the world: your beliefs, values, your morals. Tolkien saw the world as having good and evil, as do many of us. It brings us all back to the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-04-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting That has happened quite a bit to me through the...

That has happened quite a bit to me through the past 2 months or so, for reasons I'm not entirely sure of. I frequently have sleepless nights, but by reading the Silmarillion it gives me an...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-30-2004, 08:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,118
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I have had the same problem. I have written a...

I have had the same problem. I have written a couple fanfics in my day, but as I reread them now and compare it to the works of Tolkien themselves they have all experienced a trip to the paper...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-28-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 133,343
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting Ah yes, fantasy books smilies/biggrin.gif ....

Ah yes, fantasy books smilies/biggrin.gif . There are quite a few I could mention, but I'll just mention my favorites here:
-The Immortals series and The Song of the Lioness series by Tamora...
Forum: The Movies 01-27-2004, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,298
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting <BR>Just have to smile! I had a jump up and down...

<BR>Just have to smile! I had a jump up and down and doing chorus line kicks in the living room moment each time they won. I normally don't watch those award shows but something told me the ROTK...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-07-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,595
Posted By Arcuwen
That's the funniest smilies/biggrin.gif ...

That's the funniest smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/biggrin.gif ! Haven't laughed like that in a while. Whoever made this was REALLY confused...
-Hoppits will the shake the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-07-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 30,686
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting In the last LOTR-related dream I had, my geometry...

In the last LOTR-related dream I had, my geometry teacher was trying to kill me (as in running after me with a knife). I arrived in a room with a gaint pool table and was trying to hide from her when...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-05-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,528
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I don't feel so insane now that I see how many...

I don't feel so insane now that I see how many other people decorate their rooms ME style smilies/biggrin.gif . I recently went from a flowery orange and yellow theme (about as far from LOTR is you...
Forum: The Movies 01-05-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,344
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I never took the Eye of...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I never took the Eye of Sauron to be literally a great big ugly eye on top of the Dark Tower for all and sundry to see. I thought it was in the mind of those that could perceive...
Forum: The Movies 01-02-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,640
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I have to say the ROTK Arwen was much better in...

I have to say the ROTK Arwen was much better in my opinion than her role in the TTT and FOTR movies. I agree with you Lyta_Underhill <BR>when you talked about Arwen's role in FOTR and making Frodo...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-25-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,701
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting That sounds like the greatest present, BethoHOG!...

That sounds like the greatest present, BethoHOG! You must have some great brothers!

So many LOTR presents this year! smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/biggrin.gif I got the...
Forum: The Books 12-23-2003, 07:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,011
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I started reading the LOTR trilogy after I saw...

I started reading the LOTR trilogy after I saw the Fellowship also. When I read the books I did see the characters in the movies but it doesn't bother me because each actor really did an excellent...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-23-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,822
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I suppose I consider myself somewhat like...

I suppose I consider myself somewhat like Legolas, Elrond, Treebeard, or Aragorn. Legolas because he is a bit reserved and quiet, not unlike myself, and he likes trees smilies/biggrin.gif . Elrond...
Forum: The Movies 12-23-2003, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting The lighting of the beacons was really moving. He...

The lighting of the beacons was really moving. He did an excellent job for all 3 of the movies. I thought that he composed music to fit each place/character/event perfectly. Example of this is the...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,215
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting Viggo is, in my world, the perfect Aragorn. If...

Viggo is, in my world, the perfect Aragorn. If you have ever heard him talk about doing these movies, you can tell that he tried to become Aragorn inside and out. It really showed on screen. I agree...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I completely agree with you, Saucepan Man. PJ and...

I completely agree with you, Saucepan Man. PJ and company did not try to improve Tolkien's work, they just adjusted it for the silver screen. And yes, everyone has their own opinion's of how the...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting The paths of the dead really suprised me. I...

The paths of the dead really suprised me. I thought that they would make it really hokey, but they portayed the dead well. I too can't imagine them as skeletons. Although I pictured the paths more as...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I personally liked Denethor in ROTK, the way he...

I personally liked Denethor in ROTK, the way he acted in the movie was how I had pictured him in the book. You have to remember he just lost his favorite son, a wizard comes out of nowhere and is...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-22-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 356,489
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting 'Ello all! I'm Arcuwen (Royal Bow Maiden in...

'Ello all! I'm Arcuwen (Royal Bow Maiden in Elvish), an avid reader and writer who is, of course, obsessed with Lord of the Rings and the other works of J.R.R. Tolkien. A friend told me about the...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 05:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,384
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting Wow, where do I start?! I'm trying to find a word...

Wow, where do I start?! I'm trying to find a word to describe how good it was, but none of them come close to how I felt about it. Let's just go with excellent, moving, and amazing for now. There...
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,767
Posted By Arcuwen
Sting I think you really have a great idea going here,...

I think you really have a great idea going here, especially with Galadriel. It might be hard to understand the movie without reading the book first though, so it might not be as successful as the...
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