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Forum: The Movies Today, 03:12 PM
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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: 227
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: 3,954
Views: 430,695
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: 2,512
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: 414
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: 198
Views: 43,795
Posted By Inziladun
They missed a golden opportunity to dub their...

They missed a golden opportunity to dub their sessions Mt. Zoom. ;)
Forum: The Movies 07-13-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 43,795
Posted By Inziladun
Which hearkens back to what I see as the main...

Which hearkens back to what I see as the main issue with the whole endeavour: if the writers aren't using Tolkien for inspiration, what will they draw from? I have to assume the worst in that GoT and...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-12-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Gwath!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Gwath!
Forum: The Books 07-09-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Inziladun
Assuming you mean the Second Age conquest of...

Assuming you mean the Second Age conquest of Eriador, I would say numbers alone tilted things Sauron's way. His being in personal command would have driven his forces to a hatred for their foes and a...
Forum: The Books 07-08-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Inziladun
I would say yes, to a point. Being the most...

I would say yes, to a point.

Being the most westerly of mortal lands, in fact being in sight of Eressëa, had to have had some effect.

Elvish visitors noted that, in its bliss, Númenor in...
Forum: The Books 07-07-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Inziladun
Pipe Threads of this ilk are to me another reminder...

Threads of this ilk are to me another reminder (if any was required) of the wisdom of Gandalf:
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-06-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
1420! A Very Happy Birthday indeed to The Chief Wight!

A Very Happy Birthday indeed to The Chief Wight!
Forum: The Books 07-05-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Inziladun
I have to say that monks's Priya Seth...

I have to say that monks's Priya Seth (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=19272) connection doesn't overly impress me.

I have found that she makes inferences that, while possible, are...
Forum: The Books 07-05-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Inziladun
You predicted that before Tolkien wrote the...

You predicted that before Tolkien wrote the books? Well done! I have to wonder, though, how old you are.... ;)



I haven't read LOTR in a shamefully long time, but I don't recall ever keying in...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-05-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to tp!

Seconded Happy Birthday to tp!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Pitch!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Pitch!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-28-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Brinn!

Happy Birthday to Brinn!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Mith!

Happy Birthday Mith!
Forum: The Books 06-22-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Inziladun
Outstanding! Long time to wait though....

Outstanding! Long time to wait though....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-21-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 430,695
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Lottie!

Happy Birthday Lottie!
Forum: The Movies 06-19-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Inziladun
I do need to do that. I've known of the BBC...

I do need to do that. I've known of the BBC adaptation a long time, but somehow never got around to listening.
Forum: The Movies 06-19-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Inziladun
I haven't been as appreciative as Sir Ian...

I haven't been as appreciative as Sir Ian deserved for his work in the live action Tolkien treatments, due to my general disdain for them, but he was a tremendously talented actor.
"Ash" in Alien,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-15-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Inziladun
I quite like The Shadow of the Past. ...

I quite like The Shadow of the Past.

Gandalf's dark exposition to Frodo at Bag End, the most peaceful, pleasant locale for it, makes his words that much more jarring. It's like sudden thunderheads...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-15-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 454,173
Posted By Inziladun
RL is not WW-friendly for me just now, but at any...

RL is not WW-friendly for me just now, but at any rate I don't think I'd be on for a game with strict posting restrictions.

One of the fun aspects of the game for me is the way everyone's free to...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-07-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 134,356
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded!

Seconded!
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