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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-17-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 363,566
Posted By zifnab
Wow...

Been awhile since I'm here. Good to know that I have, yet, not been deleted. I think it's about time I brush up anew on the books. Glad to see that the site is up and looks productive. I wish you all...
Forum: The Books 07-03-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By zifnab
Response

Hilde - I do love those tales.

Bethberry - Blargy... :rolleyes:

Morthoron - If you are referring to a 'collection', then I understand. And I'm trying to stop my materialistic behaviors if it's...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-02-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By zifnab
What's wrong with being a healthy Hobbit?!

What's wrong with being a healthy Hobbit?!
Forum: The Books 07-02-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By zifnab
Tolkien Would YOU recommend it?

First off, please accept my apologize if this is a thread-restarter.

I've had 'The Children of Hurin' in my shopping cart at SFBC.com for months now, but due to back-ordering/the club closing...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-05-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,293
Posted By zifnab
"It features Tolkien, Williams and Lewis as...

"It features Tolkien, Williams and Lewis as characters in a 336 page young adult fantasy. "


Now that sounds like it would be a fun read!

Movie Rights? I'm sick and tired of Hollywood and any...
Forum: The Books 09-26-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 44,863
Posted By zifnab
Old news travels slower then old men.

By now...this is old news. I have not read every post on this so far, so, I apologize. He is what I did read (and a bit of some stuff from daveM{Look Dave! I didn't even need to hit the 'reputation'...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-13-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 65,360
Posted By zifnab
I'm still here! Thanks for the concern! ...

I'm still here! Thanks for the concern!


"If I never met you, I wouldn't like you. If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you. If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you. But I did, I do, and I...
Forum: The Books 08-30-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By zifnab
Back to my basic reading roots.

Although I donít fully agree with this, the basis is solid for me. My experience reading LOTR the very first time was magical. Never will I read it the same again. That applies to all novels of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-23-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By zifnab
I'm afraid I've had a change of mind. Finished...

I'm afraid I've had a change of mind. Finished Goldmans novel, now I'm replacing it and others with :

1. The Clan of The Cave Bear - Jean M. Auel (a must read?!)
2. Revelation Space - Alastair...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-12-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By zifnab
Hmmmmm, I seem to recall I have a small...

Hmmmmm, I seem to recall I have a small collection of those comics downstairs. I don't know if I have the nerve to look through all of them at the moment though, for it will surely imply 'cleaning'....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-09-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By zifnab
Although I'm not a fan of most cyberpunk novels...

Although I'm not a fan of most cyberpunk novels (Neuromancer/Cryptonomicon), I do respect Gibson's writing style and career. I have to admit though, that after meeting him at a signing, his name has...
Forum: The Books 08-08-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By zifnab
Not LOTR, but it works.

I usually find secondary characters to lighten the mood.

- The Hobbit

But don't even get me going on Tom.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-08-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,462
Views: 310,743
Posted By zifnab
The more I see Boromir88's signature, the more I...

The more I see Boromir88's signature, the more I approve of it.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-08-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By zifnab
Next 5 books on your list.

This question has been seriously throbbing in my frontal lube now for the last few months. I believe it is simply the fact that I have only read about a fourth of my collection, which of course makes...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-07-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,230
Posted By zifnab
!throw The Silmarillion BÍthberry How could...

!throw The Silmarillion BÍthberry

How could you forget Feanor? ;)

I would 'assume' that Elves cherish their family tree, relishing their heritage (always an exception of course). And most...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-07-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,230
Posted By zifnab
If you bring back a 'Can Balrogs Fly (coulda,...

If you bring back a 'Can Balrogs Fly (coulda, whoulda, shoulda)' thread.....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-05-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,420
Posted By zifnab
Call me old school but...

What is this fascination with sigs, reps, # of posts and special titles? I came here to yak about Tolkien and yak is what I do. I really have no idea how the reps work, and Iím pretty sure I havenít...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-28-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,894
Posted By zifnab
I would be interested in a thread like that as...

I would be interested in a thread like that as well. Probably in Books though. Get it done Dave. I got your back! References to Sauran and Saruman! Those pesky Blue wizards! That animal loving brown...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-28-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By zifnab
Old Chat Room Discussions brought back from the grave.

Not that this is very important, but it brings back some memories of some old regs, and some interesting storys. I can't believe that some of this stuff is 5 years old.

The palantiri explained - A...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-28-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,894
Posted By zifnab
So that's where Cabbage Patch Kids come from.

So that's where Cabbage Patch Kids come from.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-27-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3,674
Views: 282,130
Posted By zifnab
Pointless post.

Instead of wishing me a Happy Birthday. Lavish me with luxurious presents instead.
;)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-27-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,255
Posted By zifnab
The Knight of the Sorrowful Face.

Iím not too familiar with the musical (Man of La Mancha), but the novel by Miguel De Cervantes (the edition I own is translated by Edith Grossman) portrays Don Quixote as a man who has lost all his...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-27-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,230
Posted By zifnab
That's a big negative there. In fact, if you...

That's a big negative there. In fact, if you happen to run into Thranduil, ask him about his wife. For as family trees go, there are many branches that have been cut down in the Greenleaf family...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-26-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,644
Posted By zifnab
Who'da a thunk it?

Lets see. I'm gonna cross off the material items firstly, and go straight for the impossible list (except of course for numero uno).

1. Something current but too expensive - To...
Forum: The Books 06-26-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By zifnab
Pipe Yet another...

I also find it ironic that Glorfindel is asking about the Halls of Mandos, when after that fierce Balrog battle, you had a 'short' vacation among it. So...how was it? Did you have to take your shoes...
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