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Forum: The Books Yesterday, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Galin
Also, this map has been transcribed. Apparently...

Also, this map has been transcribed. Apparently the upper left note is from Pauline Baynes.

http://www.tolkiensociety.org/2015/11/tolkiens-annotated-map-of-middle-earth-transcribed/

Tolkien's...
Forum: The Books 01-15-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 291
Posted By Galin
But surely not to portray "Himling" at least,...

But surely not to portray "Himling" at least, which, if I recall correctly, some newer editions of The Lord of the Rings have done.

Also, the first edition Lord of the Rings map is a large...
Forum: The Books 01-15-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 291
Posted By Galin
I think it's possible (wow, going out on a limb...

I think it's possible (wow, going out on a limb there) that at least as late as the 1937 Silmarillion, the sinking of Beleriand left the Isle of England. The text refers to the "great isles" which...
Forum: The Books 01-11-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 291
Posted By Galin
Tolkien once imagined the Valar having children,...

Tolkien once imagined the Valar having children, and the "sons of the Gods" fighting in Beleriand. But he revised the concept of the Valar having children... and this sentence too (in reference to...
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,602
Posted By Galin
Pants no help Hulk ratings! yet yellow pants...

Pants no help Hulk ratings!

yet yellow pants available in Yunkai plaza (go Amazon river, take left)... lo lo price... buy now or Hulk smash!
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,602
Posted By Galin
Maybe Hulk appear in new show Ring Lord? ...

Maybe Hulk appear in new show Ring Lord?

Never know.
Forum: The Books 12-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,075
Posted By Galin
My Tolkien Universe doesn't even include Tol Fuin...

My Tolkien Universe doesn't even include Tol Fuin (or Himling).

So all yer orcs there... are drownded :p

But don't get me wrong, I'm still a fun person.
Forum: The Movies 11-16-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,602
Posted By Galin
I think the notes and commentary in The History...

I think the notes and commentary in The History of Middle-Earth series, providing a detailed explanation to more betterly understand the true state of the Silmarillion, its external history and...
Forum: The Movies 11-07-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Galin
You can't handle the truth! Colonel...

You can't handle the truth!



Colonel Nathan R. Jessup: "Are we clear?"

Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee: "Crystal"
Forum: The Books 10-31-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By Galin
VT seems to be, at Lulu, but I don't think PE is...

VT seems to be, at Lulu, but I don't think PE is (yet?), although some are still available, as Aiwendil already noted.

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/elf
Forum: The Books 10-25-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Galin
Does this put the "Men go to Mandos first" idea...

Does this put the "Men go to Mandos first" idea as an internal belief, wiggling into the tale of Beren perhaps, in any event?

Or am I readin' it wrong?
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-03-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By Galin
Hi Findegil. Yes I couldn't resist. I've spent...

Hi Findegil. Yes I couldn't resist. I've spent hours and hours on this tangle of history.

I don't mean that Galadriel's statement is wholly unspecific. It's quite general yet gives at least a...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-02-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By Galin
I realize the guidelines are specific in this...

I realize the guidelines are specific in this forum, but for me it seems simpler for Galadriel to stay with Celeborn in whatever's left of Beleriand, receive her ban, then cross the mountains of Ered...
Forum: The Books 08-20-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By Galin
I think that plenty already in The Silmarillion...

I think that plenty already in The Silmarillion can still happen (in a sense of reader participation as it concerns what "really" happened), on a round earth and under a pre-existing sun. And there...
Forum: The Movies 06-18-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,004
Posted By Galin
Plus, The Hobbit third edition reveals that orc...

Plus, The Hobbit third edition reveals that orc is a Westron word translated by English goblin. It's like Quendi with "Elves" No difference. It's like translating hund with dog :bark:

It's like...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,004
Posted By Galin
I didn't mind the armor in the well bit......

I didn't mind the armor in the well bit... Rhys-Davies sounding like Bert Lahr's sobbing lion was a far more horrific sound to my ear.

And yes, I can bloat any thread with pages and pages of...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,004
Posted By Galin
But all it takes is one goblin going to the well...

But all it takes is one goblin going to the well once too often.

Also one can never go to the goblin versus orc argument (orc/goblin same exact thing) too often! Beware of thread hijack. It can...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,004
Posted By Galin
I believe Tolkien was open to the idea at one...

I believe Tolkien was open to the idea at one point, until he saw a film treatment filled with (in his opinion) unnecessary alterations and large scale point-missings, illustrated by his comments in...
Forum: The Books 05-20-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 39,622
Posted By Galin
Well, I certainly like the word cryptid in any...

Well, I certainly like the word cryptid in any case! Though the ellipsis slowed me down a bit ;)

And one reaction to all of my above is: "well maybe so, but after the Ents were invented maybe...
Forum: The Books 05-12-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 39,622
Posted By Galin
My guess is that Tolkien was thinking of giants...

My guess is that Tolkien was thinking of giants when he began this description, and that through revision, Sam uses "tree men" because whatever was seen was as big as a tower or a tree.

I take...
Forum: The Books 03-23-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By Galin
Even traitors respect curb appeal! Anyway I,...

Even traitors respect curb appeal!

Anyway I, at least, try to keep my pits hidden... hidden in bigger pits if I can find them! It's a good thing.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 03-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Galin
I can't resist

"There was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. And then the murders began..." Lord of the Flies (or not)

"Where's Papa going with that axe?" said Fern to her...
Forum: The Books 11-30-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By Galin
I stumbled across the following from JRRT (letter...

I stumbled across the following from JRRT (letter 276 to Richard Plotz), to mix into Hammond and Scull's Chronology. But first, I can't recall any reference to Elfwine dating to after the later 1950s...
Forum: The Books 11-26-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By Galin
I begin to think that The Adventures of Tom...

I begin to think that The Adventures of Tom Bombdil becomes notably important here, as Tolkien chooses to characterize the lore of Rivendell as Elvish and Numenorean, and characterizes a First Age...
Forum: The Books 11-25-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By Galin
This seems to be something you find problematic...

This seems to be something you find problematic -- but I don't anyway, and it appears (so far) that at least one other person in this thread doesn't either. Translating ancient materials is one...
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