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Forum: The Books Today, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Indeed. "Tom" is a nickname for "Tolman" in the...

Indeed. "Tom" is a nickname for "Tolman" in the Shire, and it would seem that "Tom" was common enough in Shire usage for it to be the name given by the local hobbits to the odd person living on their...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs Yesterday, 08:43 AM
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Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Thirded Happy Birthday to the ever well-preserved...

Thirded Happy Birthday to the ever well-preserved Nerwen!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-23-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,020
Posted By Inziladun
Inziladun made his way inside the door, approving...

Inziladun made his way inside the door, approving the tasteful decor. Blue jeans, a button-up shirt, and black Under Armor shoes were the attire. He'd never been one for finery.

He'd heard of...
Forum: The Books 03-21-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,274
Posted By Inziladun
Well, he was certainly familiar with both the...

Well, he was certainly familiar with both the 1918 Influenza and the gas warfare on the Great War battlefields. I do agree though that Tolkien was rather averse to 'scientific' explanations for...
Forum: The Books 03-21-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,274
Posted By Inziladun
With the plagues sent by Morgoth and Sauron...

With the plagues sent by Morgoth and Sauron though, there doesn't seem to be any physical medium for the sickness to be transferred to their enemies. The illness came "on the wind".
Contagion as we...
Forum: The Books 03-20-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,274
Posted By Inziladun
As is my wont, I sometimes see great events of...

As is my wont, I sometimes see great events of the 'real' world through the lens of Tolkien.

The current Great Plague of our time reminded me of this thread, and I thought I'd bump it to see if...
Forum: The Books 03-19-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Inziladun
The use of money is well documented in the Shire,...

The use of money is well documented in the Shire, so I imagine service workers like Sam were paid. The Gaffer had worked for Bilbo before, so the post wasn't simply Sam helping a friend. Since Sam...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-08-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday TGEW!

Happy Birthday TGEW!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-07-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Eomer!

Happy Birthday to Eomer!
Forum: Discussion 03-02-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Inziladun
Well, it specifically describes it as "Fan...

Well, it specifically describes it as "Fan fiction from the Elder Days". Fanfic can be a slippery slope, but I've no doubt traditional high standards will prevail here. ;)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-25-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Morthoron!

Happy Birthday Morthoron!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-22-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Lommy!

Happy Birthday Lommy!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-13-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded ++Shasta!

Seconded ++Shasta!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-11-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Formy in his Coming of Age!

Happy Birthday to Formy in his Coming of Age!
Forum: The Movies 02-08-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,455
Posted By Inziladun
Farewell, Orson Bean

I have a soft spot for the animated Rankin Bass The Hobbit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HDI-INklKk) and The Return of the King films, from childhood.

Orson Bean, the voice of Bilbo in both...
Forum: The Books 02-05-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Inziladun
I would just add that the purpose for Sting (and...

I would just add that the purpose for Sting (and Glamdring/Orcrist) glowing was not to provide light; it was to alert the user of the presence of Orcs. It would even seem that a very strong light...
Forum: The Books 01-31-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Inziladun
Closed thread to follow. :rolleyes:

Closed thread to follow. :rolleyes:
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-28-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to the esteemed Mister U!

Seconded Happy Birthday to the esteemed Mister U!
Forum: The Books 01-26-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Inziladun
Immediately coming to mind are the Ring of...

Immediately coming to mind are the Ring of Barahir and the Elendilmir (both the original its erstwhile replacement), possessed, as the shards of Narsil, by the Dunedain of Arnor.

While that ring...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-21-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to HI!

Happy Birthday to HI!
Forum: The Books 01-16-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By Inziladun
Alas! :( I was thinking just the other day...

Alas! :(

I was thinking just the other day that his time left couldn't be that ample, owing to his age.
We who enjoy and indeed love the works of his father, must recognize our unpayable debt...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-16-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday Huey!

Seconded Happy Birthday Huey!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-13-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Enw!

Happy Birthday to Enw!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-10-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
A very Happy Birthday to Guinevere!

A very Happy Birthday to Guinevere!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-25-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,893
Views: 402,186
Posted By Inziladun
Thanks, sir. And Happy Christmas indeed to all!

Thanks, sir. And Happy Christmas indeed to all!
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