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Forum: The Books 07-21-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
The entire notion of "moral certainty" even...

The entire notion of "moral certainty" even existing in the world is completely lost on me at the moment, I'm afraid. I live in a country where money is God, and in a state where a madman has bought...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-20-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 235,320
Thanks, Inzil. :) I've been a lurker for months...

Thanks, Inzil. :) I've been a lurker for months because of my health; my doctor put me on a statin drug in June of last year, and though it was a low dose, it built up in my system like things tend...
Forum: The Books 06-24-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,951
I have made both ePub and mobi formats, which are...

I have made both ePub and mobi formats, which are able to read by a huge number of ebook reading devices. The two programs you need to do it are Calibre and Sigil, both of which are freeware. ...
Forum: The Books 06-23-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,951
For myself, I have no disrespect for books, but a...

For myself, I have no disrespect for books, but a lot for the publishing industry. It isn't what it used to be, nor are most books. I myself own books that are quite old — the oldest is about 150...
Forum: The Books 03-01-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,840
It seems to me that Eru Iluvatar in no way fails...

It seems to me that Eru Iluvatar in no way fails anyone when he doesn't directly intervene to prevent suffering. He gave people all the tools they need to make their own decisions, of their own free...
Forum: The Movies 02-06-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 34,364
Lord almighty. What is it with these people? If...

Lord almighty. What is it with these people? If they're going to "re-imagine" a classic work of fiction into fanfic, the least they could do is steal from a good piece of fanfic rather than some...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-19-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 35,932
For some weird reason, what popped into my...

For some weird reason, what popped into my befuddled brain for this one was:

Rabbits in Middle-earth? Not just for pregnancy tests, anymore!

Cripes, I need to thaw my brain... (and get back...
Forum: The Books 12-30-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,951
I use an iPad rather than a Kindle, but I have...

I use an iPad rather than a Kindle, but I have all four available Tolkien books on it. At home, I will certainly sit down with the physical books, but when we were in Florida for most of October, I...
Forum: The Books 12-23-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,025
Ah, I needed a good laugh!:D My personal...

Ah, I needed a good laugh!:D

My personal opinion has always been that Radagast, in focusing too strongly on the flora and fauna of Middle-earth that he so loved, lost sight of his mission to aid...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-20-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Thumbs up Ah, Guinevere was right about the Silmarillion,...

Ah, Guinevere was right about the Silmarillion, and you indeed have it, Folwren! The floor is yours!
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-20-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Good choices, all (and I knew I should've checked...

Good choices, all (and I knew I should've checked things more closely last night — party exhaustion made me miss a few letters, which are now in place. My pardons).

SEATON

A n _ / _ t / _ s /...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
And another fine choice. SEA A _ _ / _...

And another fine choice.

SEA

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_ _ _ e s / _ e _ / _ _ e / e _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ e / _ _ _ _ _ / _...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Another good choice. ES _ _ _ / _ _ / _...

Another good choice.

ES

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_ _ _ e s / _ e _ / _ _ e / e _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ e / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ / _...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Excellent choice! E _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ /...

Excellent choice!

E

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_ _ _ e _ / _ e _ / _ _ e / e _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ e / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ / _ _ e...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Okay, I'm back, supper is eaten, and the others...

Okay, I'm back, supper is eaten, and the others are loading the dishwasher and clearing away the leftovers. So here's my quote. TAKE NOTE: it's from the narrative, not dialogue, but there should be...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
Actually, it was the "walk (something) in...

Actually, it was the "walk (something) in darkness" that tipped me off. I usually figure that if I need to do a computer search to find the quote, I need to read the books again. ;)

I will have...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-19-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
"Follow now the road to which the water has...

"Follow now the road to which the water has brought you from the hills, and fear not! You shall not walk long in darkness. Farewell!"

Gelmir to Tuor, "Of Tuor and his coming to Gondolin"

That...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-18-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
H, please.

H, please.
Forum: The Books 12-18-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,123
For myself, I have always been quite moved by...

For myself, I have always been quite moved by Gandalf's remark to Frodo concerning life, death, and pity. And I have also been moved by his comments:





And in the Silmarillion, for me it...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-18-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,879
Thumbs up And congratulations to you as well! Yeah, I was...

And congratulations to you as well! Yeah, I was well aware of the fact that nobody knew me, and I had the added whammies of focusing on a less than popular character (for fanfic, at any rate) and...
Forum: The Books 12-11-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,730
Since in a sense the wizards were "stewards" of...

Since in a sense the wizards were "stewards" of Middle-earth, as Gandalf tells Denathor, my personal interpretation has been that they are largely symbolic to their office, as the steward of Gondor...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 12-11-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16,237
Views: 542,098
I, please.

I, please.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-07-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,057
Oh, no, I'm not forgetting, but I was one of the...

Oh, no, I'm not forgetting, but I was one of the moderators for TORn. It got ugly, I got appalled, and... Well, a long story, and I'm not here to air the dirty laundry of another site. Suffice it...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-07-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,057
Sad but true, I fear. And in my experience, with...

Sad but true, I fear. And in my experience, with popularity comes a reduction of civility. Cliques form, fights break out more often, and... Well, that's one of the biggest reasons I left TOR.n. ...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-04-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,879
Morthoron is nominated, under the same name.

Morthoron is nominated, under the same name.
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