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Search: Posts Made By: Cirdan the Shipwright
Forum: The Books 01-29-2002, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
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Sting To be fair, Fingolfin was no mere elf. It is...

To be fair, Fingolfin was no mere elf. It is stated that he was the greatest elven warrior of all time - which in combat probably put him more in league with less powerful Maiar (I doubt, for...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2002, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,445
Pipe Nothing really frightened me in LOTR as I first...

Nothing really frightened me in LOTR as I first read it as a teenager. But I read the Hobbit when I was about ten, and the passage through Mirkwood when they were attacked by the giant spiders...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2002, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,421
Sting The entwives almost certainly did not end up in...

The entwives almost certainly did not end up in the Old Forest. The creatures there were huorns, but without ents to Shepherd them.

- Cirdan
Forum: The Books 01-29-2002, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Sting Thanks for the compliment. The only other hint...

Thanks for the compliment. The only other hint we have about the fate of the dwarf rings is that Sauron offers to return three of them to Erebor if they give him news of the hobbits. Since three...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2002, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Sting All it says is that he was wearing a ring, but...

All it says is that he was wearing a ring, but nothing else.

- Cirdan
Forum: The Books 01-28-2002, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Sting That pretty much covers it. I wonder if Sauron...

That pretty much covers it. I wonder if Sauron had redistributed his recovered dwarf rings to other servants. I sort of assumed that the Mouth of Sauron probably had one.

OH MAN - MAJOR EPIPHANY...
Forum: The Books 01-28-2002, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Sting The exact time of the First Age is debatable, but...

The exact time of the First Age is debatable, but close to 600 years is the generally excepted number.

-Cirdan
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-28-2002, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,583
Sting Scratch that last part. I meant the emnity...

Scratch that last part. I meant the emnity between goblins and dwarves.

- Cirdan
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 01-28-2002, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,583
Sting Once again, my orc/goblin theory: All...

Once again, my orc/goblin theory:

All writing regarding orcs & goblins imply that they are indeed the same things.

However (and let me just stipulate that this is pure theory without any basis...
Forum: The Books 01-28-2002, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Sting Some people call her ... Tim? - Cirdan

Some people call her ... Tim?

- Cirdan
Forum: Quiz Room 01-28-2002, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 81,747
Sting Eol created Anglachel. - Cirdan

Eol created Anglachel.

- Cirdan
Forum: Quiz Room 01-28-2002, 03:38 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting It is Vaire indeed! Next question please ...

It is Vaire indeed!

Next question please ...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-24-2002, 09:05 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting Getting warmer ... - Maglor

Getting warmer ...

- Maglor
Forum: Quiz Room 01-21-2002, 03:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting Nope - Nessa "danced upon the grass" after her...

Nope - Nessa "danced upon the grass" after her wedding to Tulkas.

Any other takers?

- Cirdan / Maglor
Forum: Quiz Room 01-17-2002, 01:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting Okay - Which of the Valar is never given any...

Okay - Which of the Valar is never given any action, and indeed is the only one not mentioned again after the Valaquenta?

- Cirdan / Maglor
Forum: Quiz Room 01-16-2002, 08:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,807
Sting Nicely done, Telchar. I thought Shadowfax would...

Nicely done, Telchar. I thought Shadowfax would trip someone up.

- Maglor
Forum: Quiz Room 01-16-2002, 08:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting Arien Eonwe Goldberry? Gothmog Ilmare ...

Arien
Eonwe
Goldberry?
Gothmog
Ilmare
Melian
Osse
Salmar
Sauron
Tilion
Forum: Quiz Room 01-16-2002, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Sting Yes - each one slew (or in the case of Gollum...

Yes - each one slew (or in the case of Gollum caused the death of) another Maiar.

Go Turambar.
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Sting Yes - I always thought Arachne was turned into a...

Yes - I always thought Arachne was turned into a spider in punishment for defying Athena. Similarly, when Ungoliant went over to Melkor in the beginning, she had the shape of a spider forced upon...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Sting It's possible that there is a seperate place of...

It's possible that there is a seperate place of waiting in the Halls of Mandos for 'deceased' Maiar.

As for Saruman, it is briefly hinted at that he created his own ring (similar to but much less...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,622
Sting In terms of actual physical strenght, Tulkas is...

In terms of actual physical strenght, Tulkas is the man!

However, there is much more to the power of the Valar than simple physical strength. Each was supreme in his or her own bailiwick, I...
Forum: The Books 01-16-2002, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Sting I think the role of Radagast is vastly...

I think the role of Radagast is vastly understated in the books. In his role as Yavanna's representative, he seems to have taken on the task of the Istari's chief communications officer. Have you...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-14-2002, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,425
Sting Was he an elm? (or was that beechbone?) -...

Was he an elm? (or was that beechbone?)

- Cirdan / Maglor68
Forum: Quiz Room 01-14-2002, 11:06 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,478
Sting Right on, Telchar. Go. - Cirdan / Maglor68

Right on, Telchar. Go.

- Cirdan / Maglor68
Forum: Quiz Room 01-14-2002, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,145
Sting I think everyone basically got it right. ...

I think everyone basically got it right. Lostgaerial, how about a new question?

- Cirdan / Maglor68
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