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Forum: The Movies 02-24-2003, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,232
Posted By Veon
Sting No, but I've always pictured Eowyn as the kind of...

No, but I've always pictured Eowyn as the kind of girl I'd fall in love with <P>(If I met a nice girl looking like Miranda Otto's Eowyn I would definitely fall in love with her...)<P>Anders
Forum: The Books 02-23-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,978
Posted By Veon
Sting This...

This (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=000023&p=3) was posted a while ago, about how golf was invented.

Anders
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-21-2003, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,348
Posted By Veon
Sting In my very long List of Projects and Things to Do...

In my very long List of Projects and Things to Do i have "To make a historic atlas of Middle-Earth" (is 'historic atlas' the correct English term?)
I am a devoted fan of maps. I have a map of my...
Forum: The Books 02-19-2003, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting To put it short: Ohlmarks adds an adjective to...

To put it short: Ohlmarks adds an adjective to every noun and an adverb to every adjective.

Examples:
"six meals a day" -> "sex vällagade måltider om dagen" i.e. "six well-cooked meals a day"
...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 02-19-2003, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,984
Posted By Veon
Sting Isn't 'A' what BoLT, UT and HoME is all about? ...

Isn't 'A' what BoLT, UT and HoME is all about?

Anders
Forum: The Books 02-19-2003, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting Well, since Norwegian, Swedish and Danish share...

Well, since Norwegian, Swedish and Danish share most of the vocabulary and the grammar (it's the spelling and pronounciation that differs) I don't really see the problem with "Fylke" for the Shire....
Forum: The Books 02-16-2003, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting Hmm?

Hmm?
Forum: The Books 02-14-2003, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting There is some information (in Swedish) at the...

There is some information (in Swedish) at the publisher's (P.A. Norstedt & sons) website, http://www.panorstedt.se/Pressrum_OutPut.asp?ArticleID=12032&ProductID=0.

The translators are Erik...
Forum: The Books 02-13-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting Then what's the point? Shall we or shall we not...

Then what's the point? Shall we or shall we not translate books?

Do you know that in the present Swedish translation it's Merry killing the Witch-king?

Anders

[ February 13, 2003: Message...
Forum: The Books 02-13-2003, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Sting You're actually saying that no books should ever...

You're actually saying that no books should ever be translated? Strange point of view.

Anders
Forum: The Books 02-13-2003, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By Veon
Thumbs up New Swedish translation, finally!

The publishing house which owns the rights for Lord of the Rings in Swedish has finally decided to make a new translation of the trilogy! smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/biggrin.gif

Haha, this is...
Forum: The Movies 02-13-2003, 03:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,823
Posted By Veon
Sting People are idiots. The general public would vote...

People are idiots. The general public would vote for anything that made them say "oooh!" and they wouldn't remember movies they saw more than two months ago.<P>The general public would even say...
Forum: The Movies 02-11-2003, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,823
Posted By Veon
Sting I guess it's the Oscars. (<A...

I guess it's the Oscars. (<A HREF="http://us.imdb.com/RTO/2003/Oscars/" TARGET=_blank>IMDb: Academy Award Nominations</A>)<P>TTT is nominated for "Best picture", "Best Art Direction/Set Direction",...
Forum: The Movies 02-11-2003, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,599
Posted By Veon
Sting It's impossible to guess how I would have worked...

It's impossible to guess how I would have worked to make the story fit the movie screen.<P>What I do know is what suggestions I would have about changes in the script of PJ et. al.<P>I would have no...
Forum: The Movies 02-10-2003, 04:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,728
Posted By Veon
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>But I'd rather like to have...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>But I'd rather like to have Catherine Zeta-Jones as Arwen instead of Liv Tyler.<BR>I think she has more "life" in her acting than Miss Tyler. My humble opinion though......
Forum: The Movies 02-10-2003, 04:09 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 16,197
Posted By Veon
Sting Overall impression in short:<P>Beautiful, grand,...

Overall impression in short:<P>Beautiful, grand, no substance.<P>PJ is advertising the nature of New Zealand and his visual effects company instead of concentrating on telling a story. 30 to 45...
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