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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-08-2004, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Just a quick thing: Middle-earth wasn't a country...

Just a quick thing: Middle-earth wasn't a country or Europe, but the Norse term for the entire mortal world, sandwiched, in the middle, between Asgard above and the lands of fire and ice below. :)
Forum: The Movies 06-29-2004, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Well Gandalf must have notcied the lack of...

Well Gandalf must have notcied the lack of Boromir, and he hadn't spoken to Merry or Pippin, so he had many reasosn to think that (a) Boromir and Sam went a different route, (b) 1 or more of those 2...
Forum: The Movies 06-29-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,010
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Well there was the unimaginable fear of Sauron...

Well there was the unimaginable fear of Sauron running through them at that moment - the fear that the Ring would be destoryed, and that He (and therefore they) would die.
Forum: The Movies 06-29-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,108
Posted By Olorin_TLA
With regard to Saucepan man's post, only a few...

With regard to Saucepan man's post, only a few lines before that quote Tolkien refers specifically to the mumakil as "great beasts".

But still, if they really wanted ot have different creatures,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-18-2004, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,903
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Tolkien Glass Hammer basically set ther songs in...

Glass Hammer basically set ther songs in Middle-earth. :D One album deals with Aragron's journeys, another is a concert in Bree, etc.
Forum: The Books 05-17-2004, 05:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,272
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Plus N˙menor had its share of Ruling Queens so...

Plus N˙menor had its share of Ruling Queens so the Gondor point is kind of moot. ;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-16-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By Olorin_TLA
I know this is going to be off-topic, but in...

I know this is going to be off-topic, but in resposne to Imladris, physically women can be just as capable as men (especially when trained...because when faced with 2 well-trained athletes, of...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-15-2004, 10:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Join the Freemasons? Not join the Women's...

Join the Freemasons? Not join the Women's Institute? ;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-15-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Ah, I can see what you mean...I do have...

Ah, I can see what you mean...I do have characters (hoguh not the main-main protagonists (although a couple have ended up killing their best friends/close family, with varying degrees of "blame" (as...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-14-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 21,593
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Tolkien's aunt?

Tolkien's aunt?
Forum: Quiz Room 05-14-2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,713
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Nope. :D I am being evilly devious with my...

Nope. :D

I am being evilly devious with my 2 statements, btw. :D
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-13-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 82,832
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Uk, next to Reading in the (Berk)Shire!

Uk, next to Reading in the (Berk)Shire!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2004, 05:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,611
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Onew thing I'd like todowould be carry a tap...

Onew thing I'd like todowould be carry a tap recorder around,since sometimesI have great dialogue or narrative that gets lost in the transition from thought to page. :(
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-13-2004, 04:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,401
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Thumbs up I forget where this one is, but it had names like...

I forget where this one is, but it had names like "Gandalf Road" "Thorin Road", some Silmarillion ones I'm sure too...character places I think. BNut the more toiwns like this, the better!

Who...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-13-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,401
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Lol, in one housign estate in England, ALL the...

Lol, in one housign estate in England, ALL the streets are named after Tolkien things!!! :D
Forum: The Books 05-13-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,049
Posted By Olorin_TLA
This all boils down to: "assuming there's a...

This all boils down to: "assuming there's a Supreme Being in this existence, are THEY a sadist?" because that's what Eru is.

So devout religiopus people would be likely to say no. , myself, would...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,062
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Writers out there - what about genders?

I decided to start a new thread not to clutter up the "Are you writing serious fantasy II" thread, but could we have a quick poll to see if most people main/non-main characters are the same gender as...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,611
Posted By Olorin_TLA
I'd actually say not to care whether people "get...

I'd actually say not to care whether people "get it" at all, because tthey will - iut's only when people start worrying that they dumb down, and then they do it to a ridiculous level. If you don't...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,611
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Well, ╔owyn, it might not sink in for her that...

Well, ╔owyn, it might not sink in for her that quick, and might take a whule, as it can in real life. Perhaps soon after something could happen, (or even a moment of silence could happen) which...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-13-2004, 02:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,611
Posted By Olorin_TLA
For myself, I write...and as I write, I'll cross...

For myself, I write...and as I write, I'll cross out, edit, insert, 3the text. If I readit orcomeback to it later, that'll ahppen again...sometimes I might redo a paragraph, but usually only if I...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-13-2004, 02:28 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 21,593
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Ah, sorry Estelyn, but Child (long time no see)...

Ah, sorry Estelyn, but Child (long time no see) has it!

Yeah, that's always been a touching comment to me, especially considering how they'd drifted apart over the years. :(
Forum: Quiz Room 05-13-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 21,593
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Kind of tragic one...:( When CS Lewis passed...

Kind of tragic one...:(

When CS Lewis passed away, how did Tolkien descibe it, compared to other misfortunes in his life?
Forum: Quiz Room 05-13-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,713
Posted By Olorin_TLA
Well after clarifying that relatives don'thave to...

Well after clarifying that relatives don'thave to be blood relatives with Fingolfin here, I challenge ye all!

He was an evil lord

He was a master of his "craft", following in his...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-13-2004, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,292
Posted By Olorin_TLA
And nobody'd be able to write about Feanor's...

And nobody'd be able to write about Feanor's psirit leaving his body in fire...they'd think it was just the flamethrower.
Forum: The Movies 05-12-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Olorin_TLA
I noitced another Uruk too. I don't get how the...

I noitced another Uruk too. I don't get how the Uruk-hai's origins (birth, parentage) is something Jackson managed to get 100% wrong...all the time. Lies of Melkor seeds sown! (Well, you never know.)...
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