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Forum: The Barrow-Downs Today, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
Admirers of Saruman have crafted their own...

Admirers of Saruman have crafted their own Palantíri (https://www.chron.com/business/article/Silicon-Valley-surveillance-company-Palantir-to-15607050.php), it seems.

I recall the Unfinished Tales...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-23-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Thenamir!

Happy Birthday to Thenamir!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-16-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Nilp!

Happy Birthday Nilp!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-12-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Legolas, and the ages-gone red.

Happy Birthday to Legolas, and the ages-gone red.
Forum: The Movies 09-11-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,704
Posted By Inziladun
My understanding is that they can do pretty much...

My understanding is that they can do pretty much anything that doesn't contradict the established canon. There's quite a bit of leeway there for GoT envy to play.
Forum: The Movies 09-10-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,704
Posted By Inziladun
Or the plan to invent an evil Elf queen and call...

Or the plan to invent an evil Elf queen and call her the Mother of Balrogs? ;)
Forum: The Books 09-03-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By Inziladun
That's true, in that I also had long assumed that...

That's true, in that I also had long assumed that the Black Riders had broken into the hobbit bedroom themselves. I remember in the Bakshi cartoon I saw when very young that that was indeed the...
Forum: The Movies 09-03-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Inziladun
The Second Age setting preludes Gandalf...

The Second Age setting preludes Gandalf uncloaking, but all bets are off otherwise..;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,213
Posted By Inziladun
I don't have a "dog in the fight", but you can't...

I don't have a "dog in the fight", but you can't expect a response to everything you post.

I couldn't say how many times over the years I've commented on something and no one seemed to have...
Forum: The Books 08-30-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Inziladun
First, the Meneltarma remaining above water after...

First, the Meneltarma remaining above water after the Downfall was only a belief among the Dúnedain, never proven.

Second, the peak itself was described as being very steep. The apex was only...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-27-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,213
Posted By Inziladun
I agree. The statement in LOTR Appendix A that it...

I agree. The statement in LOTR Appendix A that it was "Elvish country, green and quiet, where no Men went" has always been tantalizing.
Forum: The Books 08-27-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Inziladun
According to the Akallabêth, when Sauron saw...

According to the Akallabêth, when Sauron saw Ar-Pharazôn's army, he immediately concluded he had no chance of militarily defeating him. It was only then that Sauron conceived the plot to use his...
Forum: The Books 08-27-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Inziladun
Aside from the addition that getting all the...

Aside from the addition that getting all the dragons, giant spiders, and the Balrog to play ball was clearly not an option (else why hadn't Sauron done it?), I agree.

It'a safe bet that all Orcs...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-22-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Morsul!

Happy Birthday Morsul!
Forum: The Books 08-20-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,094
Posted By Inziladun
There are also the seven Lords and seven Queens...

There are also the seven Lords and seven Queens of the Valar.

I am by no means on the level of many of the learnéd on this forum, but the use of seven I've thought a reference to the Biblical...
Forum: The Books 08-19-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,094
Posted By Inziladun
Clearly J.R.R.T was his time's Nostradamus....

Clearly J.R.R.T was his time's Nostradamus. Perhaps he really had a Palantír. :eek:
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-18-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Rune!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Rune!
Forum: The Movies 08-11-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Inziladun
Sure. It was quite spectacular in the book, with...

Sure. It was quite spectacular in the book, with Legolas the only Elf present.
Forum: The Books 08-10-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,094
Posted By Inziladun
That's the crux of the matter. It's all...

That's the crux of the matter.

It's all well and good (for some, anyway) to parse the works of a deceased author in search of hidden signs and secret meanings.
With the lack of any evidence...
Forum: The Movies 08-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Inziladun
Man, that stings! Can I start a thread on who...

Man, that stings! Can I start a thread on who LOTR's Jar Jar is? :D
Forum: The Books 07-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Inziladun
The "timelessness" of Lorien and Rivendell was...

The "timelessness" of Lorien and Rivendell was attained largely by the use of the two rings of the Three used by their Elvish guardians. Eregion had no such powers at work.

The Shire had a wholly...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-22-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,973
Views: 443,029
Posted By Inziladun
1420! Happy Birthday indeed to Legate!

Happy Birthday indeed to Legate!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-20-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,012
Posted By Inziladun
The Eye Good deal. To the Fire with them!

Good deal. To the Fire with them!
Forum: The Books 07-19-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Inziladun
Assuming any of this is factual (a fairly large...

Assuming any of this is factual (a fairly large assumption), I truly cannot see the value of such study. Does knowing (or believing one knows) these things enhance enjoyment of the works themselves?...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 46,704
Posted By Inziladun
They missed a golden opportunity to dub their...

They missed a golden opportunity to dub their sessions Mt. Zoom. ;)
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