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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-13-2021, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Steve!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Steve!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-12-2021, 10:23 AM
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Views: 7,049
Posted By Inziladun
A Lost Friend

Today, we had to euthanize our 14 year old cat, and those exact words came to my mind.

Tolkien didn't write those words, but that song at the end of the Rankin-Bass ROTK still moves me.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-10-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Guinevere, sorely missed in PoF.

Happy Birthday to Guinevere, sorely missed in PoF.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-03-2021, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
1420! Hear, hear.

Hear, hear.
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 54,861
Posted By Inziladun
What's sad is really not so much that Amazon...

What's sad is really not so much that Amazon could feel the need to sexualize something Tolkien-based, but that they're likely right that a large portion of potential viewers may both expect and...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 54,861
Posted By Inziladun
GoT laid down the tracks already. Why bother...

GoT laid down the tracks already. Why bother doing something that doesn't play to the baser instincts? :rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 12-30-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,815
Posted By Inziladun
UT has always been highly enjoyable reading for...

UT has always been highly enjoyable reading for me, so I'm very much on board.
Forum: The Books 12-29-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,815
Posted By Inziladun
Who can say? The level of one's interest in the...

Who can say? The level of one's interest in the book may depend on what in particular attracts one to Tolkien to start.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-22-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Agan, my possible long-lost...

Happy Birthday to Agan, my possible long-lost relation (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showpost.php?p=634494&postcount=1010)! :)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-17-2020, 07:29 AM
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Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Andsigil!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Andsigil!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-13-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 605,375
Posted By Inziladun
Welcome, araxhiel! Well, as a native...

Welcome, araxhiel!



Well, as a native English speaker I can tell you that The Silmarillion is usually considered rather difficult for the average reader; LOTR (and especially The Hobbit) are...
Forum: The Books 12-10-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Inziladun
Of course not, despite the fact that he was...

Of course not, despite the fact that he was devoted to his Catholic faith, and it unquestionably influenced his works, both the greater and lesser-known.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-04-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,023
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Posted By Inziladun
1420! Seconded Happy Birthday to Nog!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Nog!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-22-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
A very Happy Birthday to Greenie!

A very Happy Birthday to Greenie!
Forum: The Books 11-16-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Inziladun
Right. The Valar were capable of dealing with...

Right. The Valar were capable of dealing with Númenor, but felt they lacked the authority. They were 'governors' of Arda, but were hesitant to annihilate an entire race of people, especially one that...
Forum: The Books 11-13-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Inziladun
It was said that Morgoth's servants feared the...

It was said that Morgoth's servants feared the Sea, and it's notable that neither he, nor later Sauron, ever had a navy of any sort.
In any case, I don't think it possible that he could have...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-11-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 314,468
Posted By Inziladun
It's the Shire. I look on it as a new chapter,...

It's the Shire. I look on it as a new chapter, not a slamming door. :)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-07-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 314,468
Posted By Inziladun
I am a good deal older now than when I joined the...

I am a good deal older now than when I joined the Downs, and I have changed spiritually more than physically over time.

Amid the general world chaos, I've had family deaths, retirement from my...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-04-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to lindil!

Happy Birthday to lindil!
Forum: The Books 10-31-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Inziladun
Or Legolas using a shield as a surfboard....

Or Legolas using a shield as a surfboard. :rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 10-31-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Inziladun
That quote isn't to be found in the books.

That quote isn't to be found in the books.
Forum: The Books 10-31-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By Inziladun
I will give the usual disclaimer that I am far...

I will give the usual disclaimer that I am far from being a Tolkien scholar on the level of others.

However, it's my understanding that Isengard was simply a translation, consistent with other...
Forum: The Books 10-26-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,961
Posted By Inziladun
When I consider it, sending others to do the Pony...

When I consider it, sending others to do the Pony break in was a pretty good idea.

If Ferny and the Southerner had been able to get the Ring (or the hobbit that carried it), well and good. If...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-26-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to morm!

Seconded Happy Birthday to morm!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-21-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 477,426
Posted By Inziladun
Planning on some grilled trout with the wife....

Planning on some grilled trout with the wife. Thanks!
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