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Forum: The Books 09-14-2002, 02:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,288
Sting The comparison of Arwen with Luthien is unfair,...

The comparison of Arwen with Luthien is unfair, in that it doesn't take into account the role of elves in the Third Age as opposed to earlier ages. They are fading, and less directly involved in the...
Forum: The Books 09-01-2002, 04:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,288
Sting Warning, rant follows. smilies/smile.gif This...

Warning, rant follows. smilies/smile.gif This is a pretty outrageous example of the kind of feminist revisionist hooha that comes out of literary criticism, where people don't bother to actually...
Forum: The Books 09-01-2002, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,334
Sting Wow you guys go where angels and Tolkien fans...

Wow you guys go where angels and Tolkien fans fear to tread. smilies/wink.gif

Eol I disagree that the "mystery" about details in ME detracts from the stories. It's in keeping with the spirit of...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 08-31-2002, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,693
Sting Hi guys, interesting discussion. I can suggest...

Hi guys, interesting discussion. I can suggest two resources for further info on this subject. One, a website that has a good article on Tolkien's life and the influence of his faith on his...
Forum: Elvenhome 08-11-2002, 11:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,624
Sting Thought of another resource- more than once in...

Thought of another resource- more than once in MUSHing, I've been helped by looking at pictures of medieval tapestries. I think the visual element really helps in picturing in your mind what a...
Forum: Elvenhome 08-10-2002, 11:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,624
Sting Bethberry, thanks so much for this thread! ...

Bethberry, thanks so much for this thread! You've obviously hit a chord with many people who haven't felt represented in either the moderated RPGs or the present ones in Freestyle. Cim, your point...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-04-2002, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,980
Sting Hi all, great analysis here, which I...

Hi all, great analysis here, which I unfortunately only have time to scan and thus just have a few disjointed comments on things I've read along the way. First, ultimate triumph of good- this is...
Forum: The Books 06-04-2002, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Sting Hi guys- Squatter that's a good point about...

Hi guys- Squatter that's a good point about Numenor tying together elven and human cultures.

Your original question was an either/or but I think one springs from another. The culture of Numenor...
Forum: Elvenhome 06-02-2002, 02:18 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Gayahithwen, well I was going to suggest The...

Gayahithwen, well I was going to suggest The Hobbit but then I saw you been there done that. smilies/smile.gif So...there are frustratingly few detailed references that I have found. Some...
Forum: Elvenhome 05-25-2002, 04:12 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Thalionyulma- thanks but you guys have enough...

Thalionyulma- thanks but you guys have enough characters, especially female elves. Anyway I'm enjoying sitting back and reading it! However if there's a need for a character I'd be willing to step...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 05-25-2002, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,980
Sting I'm a Christian, but also haven't read HoME yet...

I'm a Christian, but also haven't read HoME yet so I'll speak generally about the idea of Christian themes in Tolkien's work. When I read in the appendix to LOTR that Tolkien said he didn't like...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-25-2002, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,135
Sting Kijo- Is your complaint against those who insist...

Kijo- Is your complaint against those who insist on you remaining true to Tolkien's books? If so I can understand that. Imagination is great, but Tolkien fans gather here primarily to enjoy and...
Forum: Elvenhome 05-23-2002, 03:01 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting You all are doing a great job! Bringing out your...

You all are doing a great job! Bringing out your characters and moving the story along. I'm hooked- keep up the good work. smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Elvenhome 04-11-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Gilthalion- feel free to edit me out, if that...

Gilthalion- feel free to edit me out, if that would make room for new characters or men. And I'm editable at this point. I'll watch the action with bated breath but from the sidelines. ...
Forum: Elvenhome 04-07-2002, 11:34 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Wanted to give a bit more time in case a daring...

Wanted to give a bit more time in case a daring rescue was afoot.
Forum: The Movies 04-06-2002, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Sting Never heard of dwarf tossing, I wonder if that...

Never heard of dwarf tossing, I wonder if that was deliberate! (Maybe in John Rhys-Davies' research on dwarves he came across the sport?!)<P>I also thought it was funny that he says, "not the...
Forum: The Movies 04-06-2002, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,488
Sting I've been a Tolkien fan for awhile so I was very...

I've been a Tolkien fan for awhile so I was very skeptical before seeing the movie, but then liked it a lot (though there were disappointments). I had told myself going in: a movie is a movie and a...
Forum: The Movies 04-06-2002, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,909
Sting Wow thanks for that run-down of the...

Wow thanks for that run-down of the linguists/vocal coaches' rationale...that's really great and just about says it all. I had guessed the thing about Frodo and Bilbo speaking a more standard...
Forum: The Movies 04-06-2002, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,840
Sting The movie started a second run in my area this...

The movie started a second run in my area this week, I went last night and the **whole** movie there was a bunch of teenage boys talking. Kind of a murmur... too quiet to bring an usher, loud enough...
Forum: Elvenhome 04-04-2002, 08:20 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Re Legolas-droolers...well, I was enamored with...

Re Legolas-droolers...well, I was enamored with elves when Orlando Bloom was in grade school. smilies/smile.gif We do have a very female cast it seems- just means the guys will have to write a bit...
Forum: Elvenhome 04-03-2002, 02:51 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Hi all- hope you don't mind me jumping into the...

Hi all- hope you don't mind me jumping into the RPG! I went back and gave Sauche a little more time to rot and be rescued. smilies/smile.gif

I'm enjoying reading everyone's stuff! All these...
Forum: Elvenhome 04-01-2002, 03:27 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 24,677
Sting Hi there- is it too late to join the RPG?? I'm...

Hi there- is it too late to join the RPG?? I'm brand new to the site but have begun to create the character Genandra in other forums. As she is a Mirkwood elf, here we are! I'm a long-time Tolkien...
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