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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-01-2003, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,004
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Sorry to interrupt but does anyone know of a...

Sorry to interrupt but does anyone know of a translation of LOTR "as Gaeilge" as me and my dad would kill to see it. They've only released an Irish Harry Potter recently, long after the Latin and...
Forum: The Books 09-01-2003, 12:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,149
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Instead of argueing with you Gwaihir i'm going to...

Instead of argueing with you Gwaihir i'm going to ask where did this 20,000 figure come from. I can't find it in Home 8 but in unfinished tales the army was 12,000 strong before Theoden and the...
Forum: The Movies 09-01-2003, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting As to Theodens charge, look closely only...

As to Theodens charge, look closely only EIGHT!!!!!!!!! riders follow him. Bit of a heroic last stand (or last ride) than a tactical act
Forum: The Movies 08-31-2003, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting As for children fighting in wars we must think of...

As for children fighting in wars we must think of then and not now. Now the only real qualification to fight is the ability to use a gun and that really only needs index finger muscles. If anyone has...
Forum: The Books 08-31-2003, 01:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,149
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting 20,000 is the standing army trained,equipped and...

20,000 is the standing army trained,equipped and ready for battle. If Theoden had called for every male of correct age and ability he could certainly have collected more.
Forum: The Books 08-30-2003, 02:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,149
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Gwaihir the Windlord Actually until the musket...

Gwaihir the Windlord
Actually until the musket became the main weapon of armies 20,000 men was a finr and regular amount for an army of a country with a population of probably about 1 million....
Forum: The Movies 08-30-2003, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,953
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting I'm a bit ticked off at the whole 8 year old boys...

I'm a bit ticked off at the whole 8 year old boys fighting. PJ you do realise the term "strong lad able to bear arms" means 16 years at the youngest. I know that this is to show how desperate the...
Forum: The Movies 07-27-2003, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Hourns at Helm's Deep, I may in fact be forced to...

Hourns at Helm's Deep, I may in fact be forced to do a jig of happiness right now
Forum: The Books 07-26-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,541
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting I don't know about making tha Avari go west. The...

I don't know about making tha Avari go west. The Valar seem fairly into free will, so the Blue Wizards may have inticed, suggested or cagoled the Avari into standing against Sauron perhaps even going...
Forum: The Movies 07-26-2003, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Bah it's only expensive if you insist on a silver...

Bah it's only expensive if you insist on a silver one. I got one that i'm pretty sure is polished steel for €25
Forum: The Movies 07-22-2003, 12:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,703
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting What about when Boromir is fighting and gets hit...

What about when Boromir is fighting and gets hit by an arrow and suddenly his horn is cut in half. I don't think a frickin arrow could do that. Thye editor said he locked himself away for a weekend...
Forum: The Movies 07-20-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,085
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting A massive rewriting of the TT script would...

A massive rewriting of the TT script would certainly ensue. Also I would have the Rohirrim speak in Anglo Saxon, it's something I really wanted, and if anyone had a problem with that I have four...
Forum: The Movies 07-20-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>...for the Elves have the...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>...for the Elves have the best armour of all <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>This leads me onto my next question. How do you imagine Elvish armour? Did the film get it right or are your...
Forum: The Movies 07-20-2003, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Damn it why did I post this in the first place....

Damn it why did I post this in the first place. Even i'm starting to like that damnable programme <P>It's that Russel Crowe impression<BR>Maximus: So what is your name?<BR>Mick: Mick<BR>Maximus:...
Forum: The Movies 07-18-2003, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Armour

I've been meaning to prepare a post on armour for some time but my parents are telling me to get off the internet so i'll make this short for now.<BR>In TT when the Gondorion soldiers are fighting in...
Forum: The Movies 07-18-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Ok ok sorry about it wasn't that bad.<BR>It's...

Ok ok sorry about it wasn't that bad.<BR>It's just that I haven't been on this site for ages (Damn broken internet connection) and i really wanted to post about something. I saw something that ticked...
Forum: The Movies 07-14-2003, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,736
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Ok, now i'm angry

Did anyone see Dead Ringers on BBC2 earlier.<BR>Now I know that I sound like a whinging, obsessed geek but the LOTR sketch annoyed me.<P>It went something like this<BR>Saruman is in Orthanc holding...
Forum: The Books 07-11-2003, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,403
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Strangely enough I once translated The Fall of...

Strangely enough I once translated The Fall of Gil-Galad into Gaeilge.

Bhí Gil-Galad rí na Críonna...

Oh well I won't bore you with the rest
Forum: The Books 07-11-2003, 03:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,149
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Can I just go back to Dol Guldor for a second....

Can I just go back to Dol Guldor for a second. Sorry.
When the battle,if there even was one, is won sorting out the fortifications is quite simple. They just use slighting, see Castle by Marc...
Forum: The Movies 07-11-2003, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting I'm baaaaaaaaaaack!!!!!!!! <BR>Sorry but my...

I'm baaaaaaaaaaack!!!!!!!! <BR>Sorry but my internet connection broke and it's been a really long time since I've been here.<P>I'll bet you didn't even miss me "Sniff"<P>Ok now that i've got that out...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,047
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Well since i'm the one who started the whole...

Well since i'm the one who started the whole Tranduil story I might as well be the one to put forward my case.<BR> The elf at the Last Alliance did not wear a helm, the only other elves who did not...
Forum: The Books 02-14-2003, 12:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,360
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting The fall of Gil-Galad, this may be because this...

The fall of Gil-Galad, this may be because this is the only one that i know by heart.
I even managed to (badly) translate it into Irish
"Bhí Gil-Galad rí na Siog
As cé na ceoltoirí canadh go...
Forum: The Movies 01-31-2003, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,475
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Wait a minute, give that Uruk-hai a can of...

Wait a minute, give that Uruk-hai a can of Strongbow and an England jersey.<BR>Over emphasise the fact that the Rohirrim are Anglo Saxon ie from Germany.<BR>Suddenly that battle becomes a football...
Forum: The Movies 01-14-2003, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,295
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Redeeming Faramir

Does anyone have any suggestions for how Faramir's character can be redeemed without massive editing of TTT<P>How about, Faramir meets Pippin in Minas Tirith and they have a little heart to...
Forum: The Books 01-12-2003, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,159
Posted By Dimaldaeon
Sting Not to mention the fact the Elendil was almost 8...

Not to mention the fact the Elendil was almost 8 foot tall!!!!
You don't pick on someone who is twenty inches taller than you unless you are really thick.
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