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Forum: The Books 05-03-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Sorry to lower the jovial tone, but i disagree...

Sorry to lower the jovial tone, but i disagree that the incongruity that appears is a mistake.
I would agrue that it actually serves a double purpose. One, it helps to characterise Gandalf. We can...
Forum: The Books 02-01-2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,316
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Doug, what are these beasts and where do they...

Doug, what are these beasts and where do they appear in the books? Am i being very stupid here or am i in need of the HoME series?
Forum: The Books 01-08-2003, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Curulin
Pipe HeHe, no. I've only ever watched Dragon Balls Z...

HeHe, no. I've only ever watched Dragon Balls Z once, and it was in a language i didn't understand. My name means "pool of skill" in Elvish, its a bit big-headed of me.... Thanks for your interest!
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-08-2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,765
Posted By Curulin
Pipe What was the original gift of men, and what was...

What was the original gift of men, and what was it altered to? Sorry, just a bit confused. Wasn't his gift to them mortality?
Forum: The Books 01-08-2003, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Curulin
Pipe I think thats a possibility, as lots of elves and...

I think thats a possibility, as lots of elves and men migrated east because of the sinking of belariend. However, I'm pretty sure that many of the elves of Lorien are Silvan elves, those that turned...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-07-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 46,059
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Congratulations Russandol, you got it. Ok, now...

Congratulations Russandol, you got it.
Ok, now your go.....
Forum: Quiz Room 01-07-2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 46,059
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Sorry, thats not the answer i was thinking of,...

Sorry, thats not the answer i was thinking of, however correct it is. It's more specific...
Curulin
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-06-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Well, there is one character that springs to...

Well, there is one character that springs to mind...... Tom Bombadil!

Not based on anything, just an impression...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-06-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Well, there is one character that springs to...

Well, there is one character that springs to mind...... Tom Bombadil!

Not based on anything, just an impression...
Forum: The Books 01-06-2003, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Curulin
Pipe All i can say is that i know that Tolkien meant...

All i can say is that i know that Tolkien meant for the plural of Dwarf to be "Dwarrows", and i think probably the term was interhangable between the sexes. Its probably just Dwarf-Women...
Hey,...
Forum: The Books 01-06-2003, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Tell me about it! I'm dying to know what they're...

Tell me about it! I'm dying to know what they're really like, as well as the rest of Gil-Galad and Cirdan's Kingdoms...
I knew there was a palantir that could see to Valinor, but i didn't know where...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-06-2003, 01:06 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 46,059
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Hello all, well since Beren doesnt seem to be...

Hello all,
well since Beren doesnt seem to be replying, and i rather like this quizz, im going to ask a question. I'll do an easy one since it's not really my turn... ok, which is the odd one out...
Forum: The Books 01-06-2003, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Curulin
Pipe The White Towers

Does anyone know who dwelt on the Tower Hills, west of the shire, near the Grey Havens, and who built the White Towers that stood there? Its something thats always intrigued me, and i cant find...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-02-2003, 05:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,446
Posted By Curulin
Pipe just a quick question sort of off topic -Does...

just a quick question sort of off topic -Does anyone know how old Legolas was exactly? Or is it not specified anywhere?
Doesn't the name appear somewhere in the Silmarillion, in which case it would...
Forum: The Books 01-02-2003, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Curulin
Pipe There cartainly used to be Ents everywhere,...

There cartainly used to be Ents everywhere, because in the first age of the Sun they destroyed the remnents of the Dwarf host that had just destroyed Doriath and Menegroth. So Fagorn certainly wasn't...
Forum: The Books 01-02-2003, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Its interesting of you to make that analogy doug,...

Its interesting of you to make that analogy doug, there are lots of other parallels there too, like Gandalf being resurected, a bit like Jesus was...
sorry, just caught my eye.
Curulin
Forum: The Books 01-01-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Interesting thought! I think that maggot was...

Interesting thought!
I think that maggot was just one of Tom's informers, and perhaps he also had ways of gathering information from Men and Elves. He certainly knows Gandalf, who goes to have a...
Forum: The Books 12-31-2002, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Curulin
Pipe I think that Gandalf probably did wear the ring...

I think that Gandalf probably did wear the ring occasionally. We can deduct this by what is said in the last chapter or RoTK:



Because of the "now" it would seem that he probably did wear...
Forum: The Books 12-30-2002, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Curulin
Pipe The original Elves

Hello all.
I've got a qestion about the Elves: When the eldest eves awoke in the east of middle-earth, in Cuivenien, how many were there originally? it seems like there must have been a fair number,...
Forum: The Books 12-29-2002, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,622
Posted By Curulin
Pipe Precisely, the Istari were not sent by the valar...

Precisely, the Istari were not sent by the valar to defeat Sauron, but to aid the peoples of middle earth in their struggle against him. They were there to show them what they were really capable of...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-28-2002, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,816
Posted By Curulin
Pipe I would ask him about Tom Bombadil, so as to stop...

I would ask him about Tom Bombadil, so as to stop the debate finally.
I would also like to know about the precise number of elves, men and dwarves there when they all first awoke.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Curulin
Pipe The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien, edited by Humphrey...

The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien, edited by Humphrey Carpenter with the assistance of Christopher Tolkien and first Published by Harper Collins Books in 1981.
I suggest you go and buy them, it would be...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Curulin
Pipe he uses both terms in one of the letters, and the...

he uses both terms in one of the letters, and the implication is that they are the same.

As for Uruk-hai or Uruk, we can see from Appendix F from The Lord of the Rings:

quote:...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Curulin
Pipe just a small couple of points to modify what your...

just a small couple of points to modify what your saying:
the olog-hai were not orcs, but a strong race of Trolls bred by Sauron at the end of the Third Age. Unlike others of Troll-kind, they could...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-28-2002, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,943
Posted By Curulin
Pipe hello bomberiffic. well, in answer to one of...

hello bomberiffic.
well, in answer to one of your questions, it is not rididly: ors from mordor, uruk-hai from isengard and goblins from the north. Uruk hai (or uruks) were just a strong type of...
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