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Forum: The Movies 02-11-2002, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting To Starbreeze:<P>ElfQuest is the name of a...

To Starbreeze:<P>ElfQuest is the name of a fantasy comic book series that has been running for about 20 years - I mentioned it once I think in a message thread I started about "What other kind of...
Forum: The Movies 02-11-2002, 06:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting To Joy:<BR>Thanks! That fourth one was on the...

To Joy:<BR>Thanks! That fourth one was on the tip of my tongue...'ppreciate that!
Forum: The Movies 02-10-2002, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Hi Starbreeze! Just wanted to say howdy - I like...

Hi Starbreeze! Just wanted to say howdy - I like your name! It's a very "elven" name - very "ElfQuesty". How did you come up with it?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-04-2002, 08:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 40,078
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Iaurfennas. See if anyone can figure out what...

Iaurfennas. See if anyone can figure out what that means!! Heh heh...
Forum: The Movies 02-03-2002, 01:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting You said: <P> <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> R?...

You said: <P> <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> R? NOOOOO!!!!!!!!! How will I get to see it? It cant be R! Lots of violent movies are only M's. DONT MAKE IT R!!!!!!<BR> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I take it you're too...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-02-2002, 11:10 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Oh, just thought of another book I really enjoyed...

Oh, just thought of another book I really enjoyed - The Neverending Story by Michael Ende! Wonderful fantasy! There are 3 movies that have been made based on the book - the first two following the...
Forum: The Movies 02-01-2002, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting IN the Greek Language, there are actually four...

IN the Greek Language, there are actually four different words to describe love, which is more effective than our English "love". Let's see if I can remember them all...<P>Phileo - brotherly...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-01-2002, 01:47 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 96,981
Posted By River Jordan
Sting *River* was an elf name I went by 12-15 years ago...

*River* was an elf name I went by 12-15 years ago in high school when I was really into ElfQuest, and it seemed like a natural one for use here! I am River, the Elf!

*River*
Forum: The Books 02-01-2002, 01:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,949
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Thunderhammer said: Tom Bombadil is Elvis! How...

Thunderhammer said:
Tom Bombadil is Elvis! How else can you explain all that singing and those flashy outfits?

He's ALMOST right! Just a little typo there - Tom Bombadil is ELVEN! Yes, it's...
Forum: The Movies 02-01-2002, 01:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,572
Posted By River Jordan
Sting p.s. The only part of the movie that REALLY...

p.s. The only part of the movie that REALLY bugged me was the change made with Arwen / Liv Tyler - meeting the five, and then the whole warrior personality thing. Enough of this political...
Forum: The Movies 02-01-2002, 01:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,572
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Okay, I know, some of you are going to shout,...

Okay, I know, some of you are going to shout, "Thou art no purist!" and you may be right, you may be right. I enjoyed the movie! I was actually impressed with how they were able to turn what (as...
Forum: The Movies 02-01-2002, 01:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,449
Posted By River Jordan
Sting yes, it is a rather sad commentary on our society...

yes, it is a rather sad commentary on our society that any expressions of friendship would be seen as some kind of sexual love. In the Bible, King David (remember, the one who killed the giant,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-01-2002, 01:02 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Sting I must confess to watching a little Star Trek...

I must confess to watching a little Star Trek myself - I watched The Next Generation on TV when I was in high school, and the past couple of years had gotten into Voyager before it went off the air. ...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-31-2002, 09:44 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Sting The Oath is a really neat one - of all of...

The Oath is a really neat one - of all of Peretti's works, this particular one is an allegory (although not noticably or overtly so). It is the tale of a town that is plagued by a dragon, and how...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-31-2002, 05:36 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Silmaril When I was in high school, I read about a dozen...

When I was in high school, I read about a dozen or so of Anne McCaffrey's "Pern" novels as well, but haven't read any more since. Also, I have read most of Frank Peretti's fiction stuff - This...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-30-2002, 11:23 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Ring Yes, the "Time Quartet" is the series of books by...

Yes, the "Time Quartet" is the series of books by Madeleine L'Engle including:

A Wrinkle in Time
A Wind in the Door
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
& Many Waters

I read them originally when I was a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-30-2002, 11:09 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Yes, a couple of years ago, I started getting...

Yes, a couple of years ago, I started getting into the Star Wars novels (also being a big Star Wars fan, and looking forward to the new movie, Episode II, coming out this spring!). The Star Wars...
Forum: The Movies 01-30-2002, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,856
Posted By River Jordan
Sting I think anytime you have a story that starts out...

I think anytime you have a story that starts out as a book, and especially as in LotR, there is a large reading audience, you have so many different interpretations of what the characters and places...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-30-2002, 01:17 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 118,756
Posted By River Jordan
Boots What other fantasy books do YOU read?

Other than LotR, what other fantasy literature do the rest of you read? I like:
CS Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia"
Madeleine L'engle's "The Time Quartet"
and Richard and Wendy Pini's "ElfQuest". ...
Forum: The Books 01-30-2002, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By River Jordan
Sting Just thought I'd add a quick comment to this...

Just thought I'd add a quick comment to this discussion, as I'm skipping merrily through the Barrow-Downs! In my mind, I see wisdom and intelligence as being two different things. To me,...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-30-2002, 12:14 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,454
Posted By River Jordan
Sting YOU SAID: One of the reasons why I...

YOU SAID:



One of the reasons why I - as an Early Childhood Educator in my church - don't recommend the Harry Potter books to our children is of course for that very reason, that it can...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-27-2002, 10:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,454
Posted By River Jordan
Thumbs up ho bombadil! YOU SAID: "General agreement...

ho bombadil!
YOU SAID: "General agreement here, RJ. But I'm sure you didn't mean that the good guys in LOTR are purely good! Farmer Maggot wouldn't agree about Frodo, anyway "

Of course not. I...
Forum: The Books 01-26-2002, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,510
Posted By River Jordan
Pipe Did Lewis influence Tolkien's writings in anyway?...

Did Lewis influence Tolkien's writings in anyway? An interesting question, and some good replies so far. Here's another one!



As you can see, Tolkien and Lewis greatly influenced each other...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-26-2002, 01:50 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,454
Posted By River Jordan
Pipe YOU SAID: I wholeheartedly agree with...

YOU SAID:


I wholeheartedly agree with you. As Tolkien himself has said, the work was not written with allegory in mind. Tolkien was a Christian, but LotR is not a Christian or Biblical...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-25-2002, 06:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,454
Posted By River Jordan
Pipe YOU SAID: Besides, using the Bible to...

YOU SAID:
Besides, using the Bible to illustrate your point of view is not very convincing. Even if there's only "one true meaning" in the Bible, it's obvious that scholars can't agree on what it...
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