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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-10-2017, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Raynor
Thanks Galadriel55! :D

Thanks Galadriel55! :D
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-10-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Raynor
Hehe, thank you Galadriel55 :) I love coming back...

Hehe, thank you Galadriel55 :) I love coming back to this community.

Happy birthday to BeiGei too!
Forum: The Books 05-08-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,058
Posted By Raynor
In my first reading, I didn't have much empathy...

In my first reading, I didn't have much empathy for that character, and I wasn't shocked to see him die (seeing how the author appear to build him up for me the reader).
Forum: The Books 09-07-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,418
Posted By Raynor
I am afraid I disagree that Sauron could actually...

I am afraid I disagree that Sauron could actually be defeated using the One.

And the conditions changed, and it was obvious that Sauron would win now through sheer army might. Is there anything in...
Forum: The Books 09-06-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,418
Posted By Raynor
That is contradicted by the fact that the Valar...

That is contradicted by the fact that the Valar did not let the Children do this on their own, they even sent some of their maiar, and even that failed. In fact, to help save the Children, Eru...
Forum: The Books 09-03-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,418
Posted By Raynor
Did the Valar really lack the means to actually...

Did the Valar really lack the means to actually help Middle-Earth more though? They sent a few of their lesser order, and in a severely weakened form, and their mission was even more restrictive in...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-02-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
Well, I don't bother explaining magic tbh; they...

Well, I don't bother explaining magic tbh; they are magical creature, I would expect their expression in the physical realm to be more than ordinary, starting from their anatomy if you will.
Well, I...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-02-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
I don't think this is a pertinent issue tbh....

I don't think this is a pertinent issue tbh. Dragons can employ forces which are far outside the realm of normal humans, and they may very well use those forces when flying, or why not, walking. I...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-02-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
That's.. a matter of contention (emphasis added):...

That's.. a matter of contention (emphasis added):


http://imgur.com/afNP6.jpg
http://imgur.com/gXjtM.jpg
http://imgur.com/AkgwZ.jpg
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-31-2010, 12:16 PM
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Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
Well, I pretty much doubt that even the most...

Well, I pretty much doubt that even the most erudite ant in the entire history of the ants could understand/evaluate the likes of Einstein, Gauss, Tolkien, Plato - or maybe even Jackie Chan, Angelina...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-31-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
To be honest, I had a saved gallery. ...

To be honest, I had a saved gallery.

Depending on your free time, you could use TinEye to track it down :D

http://www.tineye.com/search/be687d799d0441a58b822a634a1a851943bf3515/

Meanwhile......
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-30-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Raynor
What if wife did indeed mean the spouse of the...

What if wife did indeed mean the spouse of the Ent? What if they were actually supposed to be in harmony with their husbands? Didn't this independent streak (or divisive if you will), plus desire to...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-30-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
Well, I don't know how much credibility we should...

Well, I don't know how much credibility we should lend to someone admitting to be on the side of evil himself ;)

On the whole, each and everyone in Ea has a weakness:
If everyone carries a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
Are you arguing that good guys in Ea never get...

Are you arguing that good guys in Ea never get fooled by words? (http://imgur.com/jmx8p.jpg):P
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-29-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,170
Posted By Raynor
Dragon appreciation thread

Esteemed wights,

What are your opinions on dragons? Are they something that attracts you, interests you, impresses you? Or are there other magical creature which hold more sway over you?


...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,147
Posted By Raynor
Up until this moment, the world as it was known...

Up until this moment, the world as it was known was at the risk of total enslavement to an evil of mythological proportions, or even total annihilation. You might say the sword of Damocles was...
Forum: The Books 10-11-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,014
Posted By Raynor
Stand back, I'm gonna try science!...

Stand back, I'm gonna try science!...
Forum: The Books 10-01-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,698
Posted By Raynor
I disagree Relevant ...

I disagree


Relevant
http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/
Forum: The Books 02-05-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By Raynor
I was primarily referring to Sauron as the...

I was primarily referring to Sauron as the manipulator of that fear (fear of death), which ultimately became the reason to invade the blessed lands. While there isn't any exact parallel to Numenor...
Forum: The Books 02-04-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By Raynor
Despots, old and new

I would say there are some perennial traits regarding any dictatorship, be it in fantasy or in real life. Disregarding for a moment the magic factor in ruling subjects, (or, equating it, if you will,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-03-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,923
Posted By Raynor
I'm preparing a thread drawing parallels between...

I'm preparing a thread drawing parallels between ME authoritarian systems and real world ones, where Chomsky's observations might be relevant. I would beg some patience and saving our ammunition for...
Forum: The Books 02-02-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,490
Posted By Raynor
I would also have problems with the origin of the...

I would also have problems with the origin of the quote "mightiest of the descendants of Thorondor". It might just be a conjecture by hobbits getting mesmerized by newfound information and legends...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-02-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,923
Posted By Raynor
Well, I would love to engage in a debate with you...

Well, I would love to engage in a debate with you over that, but unfortunately this is not the forum to do so :)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-28-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,923
Posted By Raynor
"Chomsky's comments on L.o.t.R."

A nice piece of satire :)
http://www.mcsweeneys.net/2003/04/23fellowship.html
Forum: The Books 01-15-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,534
Posted By Raynor
I would say we need to consider more the...

I would say we need to consider more the influence of Orome, who seems to have been known to them (Bema); they also seem to be quite acquainted with the mearas, who most likely are related to Nahar....
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