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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-30-2003, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Salocin
Sting My desire to keep this wonderful thread HP free...

My desire to keep this wonderful thread HP free is clashing with my desire to enlighten those who are enslaved to HP. Can't you guys see it is just an atempt to draw people into witchcraft? Rowling...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-30-2003, 03:19 PM
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Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Sting Yes there is. You ought to be ashamed of your...

Yes there is. You ought to be ashamed of your selves smilies/mad.gif (its the closest thing to scolding)

I just finnished the Ender quartet by Olsen Scott Card which I started because of the...
Forum: The Books 05-18-2003, 04:41 PM
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Views: 8,839
Posted By Salocin
Sting Thats why I gave the example of a powerful sword...

Thats why I gave the example of a powerful sword doing Frodo no good.
Forum: The Books 05-16-2003, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,087
Posted By Salocin
Sting It always seemed to me that Leaf by Niggle was an...

It always seemed to me that Leaf by Niggle was an alegory of pergatory. Niggle neglected the inportance of packing for the neccesary surprise journey (death), but gets to make up for it in...
Forum: The Books 05-16-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,839
Posted By Salocin
Sting Another *small* person who loves dirks! ...

Another *small* person who loves dirks! smilies/tongue.gif .

As for the power of weapons, the maker of the weapon gives it its power as well as the matterial, forging technic, etc..., but those...
Forum: Elvenhome 05-03-2003, 01:25 PM
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Views: 41,520
Posted By Salocin
Sting While most of the guests errupted into a...

While most of the guests errupted into a boisturous, if unorderly, version of the Macarena, ashadowy figuer in a dark, hooded robe hurried into the building. "Ah, good. I seem to have avoid the Red...
Forum: The Books 05-03-2003, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,614
Posted By Salocin
Sting Your right, Isuldur is the older one, I just look...

Your right, Isuldur is the older one, I just look it up.

Wasn't Anarion the one that stole the fruit from the white tree just before Sauron killed it? Wait, no I just look that up to and it was...
Forum: The Books 05-02-2003, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,614
Posted By Salocin
Sting Wasn't Anarion the older brother? And anyways, he...

Wasn't Anarion the older brother? And anyways, he died a year earlier in the seige of Barad-Dur. A rock hit him in the head. Pretty lousy way to die if you ask me. Especially considering what we know...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-02-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Sting Real life? Whats that?

Real life? Whats that?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-27-2003, 04:27 PM
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Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Sting In order from Best to not as good as Best, here...

In order from Best to not as good as Best, here are my favorite fantasy/SciFi authors.


************Tolkien*****************

Besides ME stuff I really liked Roverandom, Farmer Giles of Ham,...
Forum: The Books 04-27-2003, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,614
Posted By Salocin
Sting Hmmm... I don't remember that. I really should...

Hmmm... I don't remember that. I really should look it up, but I can't find my copy of FoTR. O the frustration smilies/mad.gif (closest smilely to frustration smilies/wink.gif )
Forum: The Books 04-26-2003, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,162
Posted By Salocin
Sting Anything like that happening in the first century...

Anything like that happening in the first century is prety rediculous (I have to confess I went and look up your quote to make sure Day said first century smilies/biggrin.gif ).

I have read bits...
Forum: The Books 04-26-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,614
Posted By Salocin
Sting (My emphasis) Very good point, though I...

(My emphasis)

Very good point, though I would say that Boromir never consiously wanted the Ring for him self. He honestly believed he could take it to his father without sucoming to it.

I don't...
Forum: The Books 04-26-2003, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,783
Posted By Salocin
Tolkien Interesting theory, doug*platypus. We know they...

Interesting theory, doug*platypus. We know they did have that skill in Rivendell since Narsil was reforged into Anduril by smiths there and the blade of Anduril was covered in runes. It's plasable,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-24-2003, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By Salocin
Sting You forget Gandalf the White was essentially...

You forget Gandalf the White was essentially invincible. For one, no weapon could harm him. Also he was aloud to use his full power as a Maia and, arguably, was given even more power by Illuvaltar...
Forum: The Books 04-24-2003, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,833
Posted By Salocin
1420! Does this refere to avatars?

Does this refere to avatars?
Forum: The Books 04-24-2003, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,614
Posted By Salocin
Sting Westernesse traits (at least ones like insight)...

Westernesse traits (at least ones like insight) would probably be recesive. Others like strength and long life would probably have been more complex (like skin color or hight).
Forum: The Books 04-24-2003, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By Salocin
Sting I always thought it strange and grotesque that...

I always thought it strange and grotesque that Hobbits were always depicted with abnormally large feet. I'm glad Tolkien felt the same way.
Forum: The Books 04-24-2003, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,783
Posted By Salocin
Tolkien Even if it was a Bilbo thing it still would not...

Even if it was a Bilbo thing it still would not have anything to do with Sting's history or forging.
Forum: The Books 04-22-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Salocin
Sting If you are trying to take something from someone,...

If you are trying to take something from someone, its obviously easier to do it if he is wounded. They meant to wound him and then grab him, but Strider sort of prevented part two. Killing would have...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-21-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Sting Also George MacDonald is very good, even if you...

Also George MacDonald is very good, even if you don't read (or understand smilies/wink.gif ) his real stuff. The Princess and the Goblin and The Princess and Curdie are really good childrens fairy...
Forum: The Books 04-21-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Salocin
Sting That only happened in the movie. In the books...

That only happened in the movie. In the books anytime the Nazgul are anywhere close to the Ring they go after it. When one of them is after Frodo in the woods in the Shire, he is "scared" off by the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-21-2003, 12:38 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Sting Part of the reason you may not have heard of...

Part of the reason you may not have heard of Eddison is that he has been out of print for decades smilies/biggrin.gif. The only way to find his books is at a library, ebay, or (how I did) through...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-20-2003, 03:56 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 184,108
Posted By Salocin
Pipe Most of the stuff I like has already been given a...

Most of the stuff I like has already been given a lot of time here, so I won't mention it right now.

There are 3 things that I am surprised at how little they are mentioned.

First: E.R. Eddison...
Forum: The Books 04-20-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,839
Posted By Salocin
Sting Awww, thanks for ruining all our steriotypes ...

Awww, thanks for ruining all our steriotypes smilies/frown.gif
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