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Forum: The Books 10-29-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By Perethil
Sting I posted earlier saying that I found tolkien to...

I posted earlier saying that I found tolkien to be a bit of a racist, I was sleep deprived tired and my computer was lagging, there the post was short. unfortunately I cannot back up anything with...
Forum: The Books 10-28-2003, 06:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By Perethil
Sting I've always the professor came off as a bit of a...

I've always the professor came off as a bit of a racist actually, whether thats from my interpretation of LOTR or just from the various quotes I have read from him..
Forum: The Books 10-17-2003, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,407
Posted By Perethil
Sting I was surprised at seeing this thread here, cos...

I was surprised at seeing this thread here, cos its something i spent a lot of time (and money) on. i speak several languages, and i find that purchasing the one text i know best not only improves my...
Forum: The Books 10-16-2003, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By Perethil
Sting maybe as an arachnophobiac Tolkien was...

maybe as an arachnophobiac Tolkien was uncomfortable even foreshadowing it .. hmm.
well it does seem odd, cos that was definately a skill of his. maybe what was intended was that feeling of shock to...
Forum: The Books 10-05-2003, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,846
Posted By Perethil
Sting i have two books by Day, a small A-Z of tolkien...

i have two books by Day, a small A-Z of tolkien and the encyclopedia of tolkien (i think its a later publication of the same book). personally, i find his info a wee bit misleading an at places...
Forum: The Books 10-05-2003, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By Perethil
Sting maps of beleriand

none of my maps of beleriand show utumno or angband... they all just end at anfauglith. did tolkien leave morgoth's strongholds out on purpose?
if so, why?
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 04-15-2002, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,260
Posted By Perethil
Sting for some reason i really didnt imgine the male...

for some reason i really didnt imgine the male elves with long hair.. i sortof always thought they had shortish curlyish hair, a bit like that guy from incubus in the drive video. the females, well i...
Forum: The Books 04-15-2002, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Perethil
Sting i imagines them as milky diamonds, which glow...

i imagines them as milky diamonds, which glow occasionally, and from afar look like stars. with corners but rounded...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 04-14-2002, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,260
Posted By Perethil
Sting red-headed elves.... cool smilies/smile.gif

red-headed elves.... cool smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Books 04-06-2002, 05:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,448
Posted By Perethil
Sting Led Zeppelin: battle of evermore mentions...

Led Zeppelin: battle of evermore mentions ringwraiths, misty mountain hop, and i personally like to think that stairway in heaven is tolkien inspired also;
"There's a feeling I get when I look to...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-02-2002, 10:28 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 23,959
Posted By Perethil
Sting legolas: keep that doobie going! nazgul: i...

legolas: keep that doobie going!

nazgul: i come in peace

aragorn: No time for the old in-out, love. I've just come to read the meter.

thorin oakenshield: u know, sometimes i think, what is...
Forum: The Books 04-02-2002, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By Perethil
Sting uhm.. the ring... and sauron.

uhm.. the ring... and sauron.
Forum: The Books 02-06-2002, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,058
Posted By Perethil
Pipe read the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett ...

read the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
they are comedy/fantasy...
there is an extremely large amount of imagination while at the same time the books are hilarious
Forum: The Books 02-03-2002, 07:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By Perethil
Pipe another point, i guess, would be that maiar could...

another point, i guess, would be that maiar could make themselves look bigger, using shadows... well at least the balrog and gandalf could. as far as i know, not all of them could shapeshift tho,...
Forum: The Books 02-02-2002, 03:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,750
Posted By Perethil
Sting Balrog size

this is probably an old topic, but - how big were balrogs?
gandalf wrestled with the balrog in the water. also, Hurin and Feanor had fights with them so cant be THAT big...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-02-2002, 03:34 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,761
Posted By Perethil
Pipe I am a gigantic Terry Pratchett fan... ...

I am a gigantic Terry Pratchett fan...
absolutely hooked on all Discworld stuff, and i suggest that everyone at least read one and check it out. some LOTR refrences too...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-02-2002, 02:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 40,079
Posted By Perethil
Sting id name it Mr Pink (see reservoir dogs)

id name it Mr Pink
(see reservoir dogs)
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Perethil
Pipe I think there could be something there...

I think there could be something there actually... maybe he wasnt as useless as he is described. i am personally fascinated by the blue wizards though, and i think that in the very little that...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Perethil
Pipe Melkor was the smartest, and Tulkas the strongest...

Melkor was the smartest, and Tulkas the strongest physically. strength is a very general word and can mean a lot of things... i would say, that Melkor was the strongest, since it really took the...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By Perethil
Pipe Tolkien was majorly inspired by Norse mythology...

Tolkien was majorly inspired by Norse mythology and it formed a major base to his legends. i think, he also had great knowledge of ancient Nordic languages.
Forum: The Books 01-15-2002, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By Perethil
Sting It is better to live a short life, but not live...

It is better to live a short life, but not live within the boundries and shape my own destiny, than to live till the end of time but be carried by fate. Im with the mortals.
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