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Forum: The Books 02-13-2018, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Inziladun
I think it likely Sauron sensed Gandalf was more...

I think it likely Sauron sensed Gandalf was more than a wandering old man, being a kindred spirit himself. At that point in the rebuilding of his power, he would rightly have been wary of his true...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-13-2018, 05:29 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Shasta!

Happy Birthday Shasta!
Forum: The Books 02-12-2018, 02:30 PM
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Views: 66
Posted By Inziladun
An ongoing theme in Tolkien's works seems to be...

An ongoing theme in Tolkien's works seems to be that although there is a time and place for open conflict and confrontation, the really important acts happen on the quiet. Elrond put it well to his...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-11-2018, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday Formy!

Seconded Happy Birthday Formy!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Inziladun
Congratulations! Treasure every moment, even...

Congratulations! Treasure every moment, even through the sleepless nights and potty training. You'll wake up one day with a 14 year old, wondering where all those years went. ;)

A cursory web...
Forum: The Books 01-30-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Inziladun
Indeed. Not every little detail Tolkien added has...

Indeed. Not every little detail Tolkien added has to have some special significance. After all, J.K. Rowling (https://screenrant.com/harry-potter-easter-eggs-books-hidden-secret/) came along much...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Inziladun
For what it's worth, in The Return of the Shadow...

For what it's worth, in The Return of the Shadow (HOME), an early draft of the scene where Merry is compensated for his ponies' loss has him receiving twenty silver pennies, 'less the cost of their...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-28-2018, 05:39 AM
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Views: 240,504
Posted By Inziladun
A Very Happy Birthday to the illustrious Mister...

A Very Happy Birthday to the illustrious Mister Underhill!
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2018, 07:33 AM
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Views: 234
Posted By Inziladun
When did WB make a movie about Middle-earth? I do...

When did WB make a movie about Middle-earth? I do seem to remember something about crazy little people and a demented, bunny riding, wigged-out wizard though...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-24-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 63,553
Posted By Inziladun
Hear, hear. You can't throw that out and not...

Hear, hear. You can't throw that out and not deliver. ;)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-21-2018, 06:55 AM
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Views: 240,504
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday HI! May the hair on your toes...

Happy Birthday HI! May the hair on your toes never fall out. :D
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-20-2018, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
I do now seem to recall that in addition to the...

I do now seem to recall that in addition to the other misdemeanors, he misnumbered the game. I think it was that whole situation which led to the welcome rules revisions we have now.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-16-2018, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Huey!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Huey!
Forum: The Books 01-13-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,207
Posted By Inziladun
It is interesting to look for connections among...

It is interesting to look for connections among the various symbols.

Nmenor of course was a five-pointed star shape, and the Star of the House of Fanor is described by Gandalf on the Moria...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-13-2018, 06:00 AM
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Views: 240,504
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Enw!

Happy Birthday Enw!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-10-2018, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday Guinevere!

Seconded Happy Birthday Guinevere!
Forum: The Books 01-09-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Inziladun
The Silmarillion Of the Rings of Power and the...

The Silmarillion Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

RoTK Appendix A III: Durin's Folk

Perhaps Aul might have had a bit of prescience when fashioning his children?
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 58,422
Posted By Inziladun
118...

118 (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=16641) was also aborted mid-game. That was a strange situation.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-04-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,270
Posted By Inziladun
Congrats to the Forces of Evil! Pitch was...

Congrats to the Forces of Evil!

Pitch was masterful as a solo wolf, and I envy Boro for having had what I consider the most fun role in WW. ;)

It was a little gratifying that my intuition did...
Forum: The Books 01-03-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Inziladun
Glaurung specifically seems have much more of...

Glaurung specifically seems have much more of Morgoth's fea imparted to him than Smaug, certainly.
That makes sense, as the descendants of Glaurung were offspring, and each generation would have...
Forum: The Books 01-01-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By Inziladun
I see what you did there. ;) I would put a...

I see what you did there. ;)

I would put a caveat on that by saying that maybe the Nazgl were especially terrifying to Men.

It was established that Legolas, and Elves in general, didn't...
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,071
Posted By Inziladun
Possibly. I wonder though, how much they'll feel...

Possibly. I wonder though, how much they'll feel bound to stick with known characters in the interest of capturing the attention of the movie-goers.
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,071
Posted By Inziladun
If your name is Legolas, on the other hand....

If your name is Legolas, on the other hand....
Forum: The Movies 12-30-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,071
Posted By Inziladun
Sadly, you're right. Tolkien himself said...

Sadly, you're right.

Tolkien himself said way back in 1955 that he thought LOTR was "unsuitable for 'dramatisation'". He was quite correct. The language, story, and characterizations are sublime...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-29-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,270
Posted By Inziladun
Ok then. ++Rune

Ok then.

++Rune
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