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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-20-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,604
Posted By Lotrelf
I do not mean to be pestering to anyone, but I'm...

I do not mean to be pestering to anyone, but I'm curious to know (since my questions have been buried within for months and months) why are their arguments that JRRT wasn't a very good writer?

I...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-13-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,604
Posted By Lotrelf
Sting I find is rather amusing how LOTR books are...

I find is rather amusing how LOTR books are declared "annoying and boring" by many people we see on the web.

I have a couple of questions that I believe needed no separate thread to be answered. ...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-23-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By Lotrelf
There was an article last year about how many...

There was an article last year about how many scientific agencies (is that the proper word?) have been named after the things in Tolkien's world. Mountains on Titan are named after his characters. In...
Forum: The Books 09-22-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,153
Posted By Lotrelf
So, our Hobbits are one more year older now!...

So, our Hobbits are one more year older now! Happy birthday to the two of most remarkable hobbits. <3
Forum: The Movies 08-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,472
Posted By Lotrelf
What are we supposed to think? Are we to question...

What are we supposed to think? Are we to question Tolkien's storytelling or that of Bilbo's? Blame the writers, blame the others but not blame Bilbo!!
Forum: The Books 08-23-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 20,634
Posted By Lotrelf
You know what? I loved that scene. I read TH few...

You know what? I loved that scene. I read TH few days back and realized that scene in particular showed the real growth of Bilbo Baggins keeping his hobbit sense alive. Bilbo knew Thorin was wrong...
Forum: The Movies 06-14-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,155
Posted By Lotrelf
Do fans make the movies too? If they do I suppose...

Do fans make the movies too? If they do I suppose the film will be closer to the book's story as they won't have anything to show-off to earn money except the story and the real substance. Not sure...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-11-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,503
Posted By Lotrelf
May his soul rest in peace. It's saddening to...

May his soul rest in peace. It's saddening to read this as if I thought he could live forever. He was the only one from the movies who had met Tolkien (if I'm not getting it wrong) and today it seems...
Forum: The Movies 06-08-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,155
Posted By Lotrelf
Wow! This is weird. And did the movie makers...

Wow! This is weird.
And did the movie makers really read the book? I have nothing much to say on this but can someone gift a bunch of TH books to PJ & co. as they literally took the different...
Forum: The Movies 06-06-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,155
Posted By Lotrelf
Does being indifferent count? That is what I...

Does being indifferent count?
That is what I am. I liked the AUJ except the few parts, but never finished the second film ever, and so far there has been no inclination to watch them either. The...
Forum: The Books 05-03-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,111
Posted By Lotrelf
Tom Bombadil: Evil?

Hi, everyone!
Here is an interesting article about Tom Bombadil that deals with something different altogether. Would like to know your opinions on this. If it has been posted on the forum, I...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-03-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,730
Posted By Lotrelf
A Big Thank You

Thank you so much for saving this site. Logging in to again it is really, really a great pleasure.
Forum: The Movies 09-29-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,270
Posted By Lotrelf
I wouldn't mind if she dies. Her scenes were...

I wouldn't mind if she dies. Her scenes were quite awkward. I didn't see Kili or Legolas falling for a girl and starting a love triangle(I hate stupid love triangles). I'm not a Kili or Legolas...
Forum: The Movies 09-28-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,399
Posted By Lotrelf
I saw the film- not finished- and was convinced...

I saw the film- not finished- and was convinced with whatever has been said here. The movie has caused the damaged to the original material. The movies failed to create the curiosity in mind of the...
Forum: The Books 09-23-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,153
Posted By Lotrelf
I'm late. This was the first time I celebrated...

I'm late. This was the first time I celebrated Hobbit Day. Happy B'day to Frodo and Bilbo. Can someone tell me how old they are considered??
Forum: The Movies 09-05-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Lotrelf
Gandalf indeed deserved the bow and honour. But I...

Gandalf indeed deserved the bow and honour. But I can't agree he did deserve more than the two Hobbits. Gandalf fought the Evil with the Powers he was given and never faced the threat that the...
Forum: The Movies 09-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Lotrelf
I feel I should have started this thread in ME...

I feel I should have started this thread in ME Mirth. -!- As for the Hobbits, I feel, the reason may be Merry and Pip too whose deeds were not as great as those of the Ring-bearers but they, too,...
Forum: The Movies 09-04-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Lotrelf
But not for Tolkien.

But not for Tolkien.
Forum: The Movies 09-01-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Lotrelf
Thumbs up Why did the Wise not bow to the Hobbits?

At the end of Return of the King everyone bows to the Hobbits in their honor but the Wise i.e. Gandalf and Elrond and even Legolas too, if I remember that. Why were they left out? Does it have any...
Forum: The Movies 08-25-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,849
Posted By Lotrelf
Last year, after finishing the books, I liked...

Last year, after finishing the books, I liked lots of Facebook pages and was suprised to see the hatred/dislike he recieved from the fans. There wasn't a single post that was had the comments like...
Forum: The Movies 08-25-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,849
Posted By Lotrelf
I agree. But Jackson lacks to be subtle? He has...

I agree. But Jackson lacks to be subtle? He has been subtle in other things. never mind. Frodo is certainly portrayed in an ineffetual way. He seems to be in action only in the first movie and rest...
Forum: The Movies 08-25-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,849
Posted By Lotrelf
Boots I am not one of those who after watching the...

I am not one of those who after watching the films said Frodo was whiner or wimp. But I could not consider him the hero of the movies either. It was the books that gave me the confirmation of it. I...
Forum: The Movies 08-24-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,849
Posted By Lotrelf
You think so? 'cause I don't. Tolkien's Frodo is...

You think so? 'cause I don't. Tolkien's Frodo is completely a different character than Jackson's Frodo. Movies stripped most of the qualities he showed in the books. His wisdom, selflessness, will to...
Forum: The Movies 08-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,849
Posted By Lotrelf
It had a lot to do with it. Not having read the...

It had a lot to do with it. Not having read the book didn't give him the idea of real Frodo, and the script he was given wasn't about Frodo at all. Had he read them, he could make up for many things...
Forum: The Books 08-24-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,463
Posted By Lotrelf
I agree. Frodo is indeed a paradox. His actions...

I agree. Frodo is indeed a paradox. His actions or their outcomes contradict themselves in all ways. For example his weakness, strength, failure, success etc.


Elrond says if Frodo has taken...
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