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Forum: The Movies 12-29-2002, 04:03 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,759
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Ooops, my mistake. Just read the thread title,...

Ooops, my mistake. Just read the thread title, said best/worst lines of TTT. Ah well...I would say that the best line of Sam's would have to be when he's talking to Frodo in the forest, about...
Forum: The Books 12-29-2002, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Interesting point: All of the evil characters in...

Interesting point: All of the evil characters in the movie, aye, the book as well, seem to forget to look behind them. For example: Sauron is so obsessed with the Ring, finding it, and the War, that...
Forum: The Books 12-29-2002, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting To me, the doom of the Noldor was sealed when...

To me, the doom of the Noldor was sealed when Feanor first began to forge the Silmarils, that is, the Great Jewels. But it seems that more than just the doom of the Noldor were tied to them, anyone...
Forum: The Movies 12-29-2002, 02:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,759
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Best Lines:<P>Grima: "That would take an army of...

Best Lines:<P>Grima: "That would take an army of thousands.."<BR>Saruman: "Tens of thousands.."<P>Worst Line:<P>Legolas: "A red sun rising, means blood has been spilled!" >:P
Forum: The Movies 12-29-2002, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting My personal favorite: Treebeard of...

My personal favorite: Treebeard of Fangorn.<P>Why: Because when he and the other ents of Fangorn attacked Isengard in retribution for what Saruman did to their tree-kin and the surrounding forest, it...
Forum: The Movies 12-29-2002, 02:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,279
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting I don't know, I have to say that one of the best...

I don't know, I have to say that one of the best scenes of the movie, was the timely arrival of Gandalf upon Shadowfax. I mean, were I there fighting that battle, I'd want some symbol of hope and...
Forum: The Books 12-28-2002, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Thanks, Lindolirian! smilies/smile.gif Very...

Thanks, Lindolirian! smilies/smile.gif Very good read! I never really looked at it being in their lifestyles and mindset. I always just figured it was due to the fact, that perhaps, they were a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Aragorn is Isildur's Heir, and to me, both...

Aragorn is Isildur's Heir, and to me, both reading about him, seeing his role played, even in the movie, makes him the single greatest hope of the race of man. It all seems to lie upon his...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 09:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,582
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Too old enough to be considered a child, and too...

Too old enough to be considered a child, and too young enough to be looked upon as an elder. Oh darn the luck! smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 09:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,460
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Why, thank you, m'lord Thengise! *bows and signs...

Why, thank you, m'lord Thengise! *bows and signs her name in flowing elvish script!* smilies/wink.gif

Seriously though, it's rather hard to explain the movie to someone who hasn't ever even...
Forum: The Books 12-28-2002, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Hobbits and the Rings of Power

Out of all curiosity, in the Lord of the Rings, the races that were given Rings of Power were Men, Elves, and Dwarves. Is there a particular reason that the Rings were not offered to hobbits as...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,588
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting All silliness aside, I have always been...

All silliness aside, I have always been fascinated by Earendil, the Mariner, who sailed to the Western Lands of Valinor seeking help against Sauron. What a voyage that must have been! ...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting What are the letters that you are talking about? ...

What are the letters that you are talking about? Does this pertain to the Lord of the Rings? If so, care to cite your source?
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Ah, Curulin, you are indeed quite correct about...

Ah, Curulin, you are indeed quite correct about the Olog-hai. I bow to your knowledge upon that subject. But the time is late for me here, and things begin to run together at this hour.

*Side...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 05:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,460
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Well, I am not quite alone in my fan-dom of...

Well, I am not quite alone in my fan-dom of Tolkien and LoTR, but rather alone in the understanding of his works, thereof.

For instance, my mom, case in point, saw the first movie, came out of the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,588
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Does that mean the new toy out for next christmas...

Does that mean the new toy out for next christmas is going to be "Tickle Me Gollum"?

"Yessss, my preciousss..that tickleses usss!" &lt;Insert creepy laughter&gt;
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting In all honesty, I have never seen an entry about...

In all honesty, I have never seen an entry about the creation of the goblin race, so the theory of their evolution is quite intriguing.

As for the Uruk-hai having the ability to travel in...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting The first orcs, called Olog-hai, were those elves...

The first orcs, called Olog-hai, were those elves captured and perverted by Melkor/Morgoth, so turned to evil, that they shunned the sunlight. Those elves that had fallen prey to his lies, and which...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,878
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Can you imagine Gollum as: 1. A super model:...

Can you imagine Gollum as:

1. A super model:

"Yesss...they likeses uss, my preciousss...they really, really likeses ussss!"

2. The Wicked Witch from the 'Wizard of Oz':

"I'll getss you,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,642
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Personal Favorite: Bob the Nazgul. So quiet. So...

Personal Favorite: Bob the Nazgul. So quiet. So unassuming. He's the one that always got blamed for everything. Such are the tribulations of being the 10th Nazgul, eh? smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,732
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting My favorite thing about Middle Earth...well, I...

My favorite thing about Middle Earth...well, I would have to say, that it's so large and adaptable. Middle Earth has so much to learn and discover, I am always finding myself reading about something...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,811
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting LoTR Meets Disney..hmm, interesting. I can just...

LoTR Meets Disney..hmm, interesting. I can just see Sauron singing that song from the "Lion King: Be Prepared" to his ring-wraiths, that Scar sang to his hyena allies. Funny image, that.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-28-2002, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,588
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Fav Character: The Witch-King of Angband aka The...

Fav Character: The Witch-King of Angband aka The Leader of the Nazgul, Black Captain of the Ring-Wraiths.

Why: He's tenacious, single-minded of purpose, deadly when he sees what he wants, and...
Forum: The Books 12-28-2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting My honest guess, is that balrogs aka...

My honest guess, is that balrogs aka 'valaraukar', were those first Maiar whom Melkor/Morgoth first corrupted to his cause. His 'generals', if you will. Gothmog is the only mentioned name of a...
Forum: The Books 12-28-2002, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ar-Gilien
Sting Whatever happened to Melkor?

Alright, here's a question for those who have read the Silmarillion: Once the final battle of Angband is fought, the breaking of the Thangorodrim, what happened to Melkor/Morgoth? Was he rechained...
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