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Forum: The Books 12-23-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,670
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Hmm yes and no. Your post made me think about the...

Hmm yes and no. Your post made me think about the enormity of Boromir leaving Gondor because of a dream.

They are pressed militarly, in great danger, and he is their greatest warrior and (in his...
Forum: The Books 12-22-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,678
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Oh yeah Argonauth, sorry. Not a native English...

Oh yeah Argonauth, sorry. Not a native English speaker and all that :)
Forum: The Books 12-22-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,670
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
It's just not smart to completely alienenate a...

It's just not smart to completely alienenate a natural ally. Or to send Boromor home with the message "Imladris don't trust us, on top of that they insulted Gondor's finest warrior and heir to the...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 79,337
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Another stupid thing .... When they first...

Another stupid thing ....

When they first think they failed to open the secret door into the mountain, thinking they are to late, they dwarves just give up and leave - and Thorin even tosses the...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,186
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Poundage of Legolas' bow

I read somewhere that Tolkien had written somewhere that the poundage of Legolas' bow was 150 pounds. I can't find the reference though - does someone know it.

I don't know either if it's his...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,112
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Thorin just doesn't seem much like a cuddly guy :)

Thorin just doesn't seem much like a cuddly guy :)
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,881
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
My preferred alternative ending is that Gollum...

My preferred alternative ending is that Gollum avoids Falling into the crack of doom, somehow sneaks away from the ringwraiths (well he's so super sneaky isnt he, I am sure he already has his eye on...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,746
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Haha pretty much spot on :)

Haha pretty much spot on :)
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,650
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Elves and dwarves kill orcs and spiders and run...

Elves and dwarves kill orcs and spiders and run from a dragon
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,075
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Hobbit III

I find it funny there's so Little material left for the third movie. :)

Smaug devastates Dale, Bard kills Smaug.

Some psychology stuff in the mountain, the Arkenstone controlling Thorin,...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,670
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
I imagine Elrond and Gandalf having the final say...

I imagine Elrond and Gandalf having the final say - and maybe discussing the composition of the fellowship a bit after the somewhat chaotic council.

As regards to Boromir...

There's a political...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,888
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Tiredness I guess. Using those bows are heavy...

Tiredness I guess. Using those bows are heavy Work. Medieval English longbows had a poundage of 120-150 Pounds (i saw somewhere a reference to Legolas' bow having 150 pounds of draw power; I am...
Forum: The Books 12-21-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,678
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
The posture is different, true. And there's only...

The posture is different, true. And there's only one Bismarck but two argonauts :)

Yet the feel of the statue is so Argonaut-ish :) "Stern warrior-king from the past". And the size is about right...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,232
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
As for Gimli killing 42 orcs at Helm's Deep, I...

As for Gimli killing 42 orcs at Helm's Deep, I don't think it is unrealistic.

He is standing on top of a wall and the orcs are coming up on ladders having trouble defending themselves (ony one arm...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,787
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
I think Sauron is still an interesting villain....

I think Sauron is still an interesting villain. Mainly because in spite of his godlike powers he has many moments of únsecurity and fear.

Plus I always wondered if the eye hovering about Barad-Dur...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 79,337
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Oh and the whole "let's cook Smaug in melted...

Oh and the whole "let's cook Smaug in melted gold, this scene worked well in Terminator II and Alien III" come on!


Smaug should be this larger-than-life adversary that you can't outrun and dodge...
Forum: The Movies 12-21-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 79,337
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
It wasnt absolutely terrible as the first one. It...

It wasnt absolutely terrible as the first one. It was clear from me it would be bad when I heard The Hobbit would be turned into three movies - I think it was allright apart from a few things. I...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-26-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,836
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Like the camouflage/invisibility capes they got...

Like the camouflage/invisibility capes they got in Lorien. The hobbits seem to wear only their normal hobbit clothes + the barrow blades.

I'd think that there should be ** something ** in...
Forum: The Books 08-26-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,186
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
I don't think it takes more than a few ruffians...

I don't think it takes more than a few ruffians to freeze Butterbur's heart.
Forum: The Books 08-26-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,265
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Another interesting thing is that the people we...

Another interesting thing is that the people we know had wives because they have children (Theoden and Denethor) also don't have them - I presume they died.
Forum: The Books 08-25-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,563
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Indeed. The Sea of Rhun always fascinated me,...

Indeed. The Sea of Rhun always fascinated me, ever since I first reat it 30 years ago. Its marked on the map as a huge lake with a name, but there's absolutely no information about it,

That and...
Forum: The Books 08-25-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,092
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
I see more sources of pleasure in Gollum 1:...

I see more sources of pleasure in Gollum

1: The pleasure of satisfying one's curiosity. He travelled for 76 years. A lot of it evidently spent in places not related to "Baggins Shire". For...
Forum: The Books 08-25-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,879
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
And then again, it adds to Gollum's glory. ...

And then again, it adds to Gollum's glory.

Being at the right spot at the right time out of sheer luck is the mark of great people :)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-25-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 121,653
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
It's what Gollum calls fish :)

It's what Gollum calls fish :)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,836
Posted By Juicy-Sweet
Still there was a mighty long way to walk before...

Still there was a mighty long way to walk before Lorien and they knew all sorts of watchers might be around,

The good, water, clothing was nothing more than would you could have gotten from Bree....
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