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Forum: The Books 07-02-2003, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Well done, SaucePan Man, that was exactly the...

Well done, SaucePan Man, that was exactly the tact I was going to take.

The Riders (in FOTR) did indeed have something like bodies, but they were weak physically and needed to be bolstered by the...
Forum: The Books 06-30-2003, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,679
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
The Eye Eeeeek...Findegil and Saucepan Man, you are...

Eeeeek...Findegil and Saucepan Man, you are scaring me!

Here's what I found:

"Necromancy is not to be confused with conjuring devils or demons for help. Necromancy is the seeking of the...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-26-2003, 10:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,089
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Question Arrr. This is a question that has been argued for...

Arrr. This is a question that has been argued for ages. I gave up on it long ago. When I first read the books I was under the impression that all Elves were light-haired and fair. (From The Hobbit.)...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 02-23-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,201
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
1420! Ah, I do agree with Diamond, as a former...

Ah, I do agree with Diamond, as a former Librarian, I tend to think of Tolkien as British Literature, and as such he'd be heaped up next to Dickens, Lewis, and so forth. Ah, but I probably couldn't...
Forum: The Books 02-23-2003, 11:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,002
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Question Ah, the ever-present wonder of the dream sender. ...

Ah, the ever-present wonder of the dream sender.
I have heard talk of it being Gandalf - for Gandalf was the keeper of the Ring of Fire.
I often used to say, "It helped him light a fire under...
Forum: The Books 02-23-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,128
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Thumbs up Great work here on the style of helms! I don't...

Great work here on the style of helms!
I don't know much about helms, but I've worn several, and my feeling is that Boromir's helm was probably the open-face type.
Those can be mighty heavy too,...
Forum: The Books 10-22-2002, 02:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Thumbs up Ohhhhh, one two three, everybody do it in unison!...

Ohhhhh, one two three, everybody do it in unison! "***BigRomanticSiiigggggghhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!***" (Tinnu adds in a fainting spell of bliss.)
Thank You again, Evenstar1, you've made my day. ...
Forum: The Books 10-18-2002, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,861
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Oh, my, Evenstar1 and Scapegoat! I did not...

Oh, my, Evenstar1 and Scapegoat!
I did not consider that Elrond could have been symbolic of someone in Tolkien's life! Well done. Thank you for posting that.

Now, getting on towards Elrond's...
Forum: The Books 10-17-2002, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Thank you, Maikadilwen! I don't know about...

Thank you, Maikadilwen! I don't know about others, but hey, how many legends do we know of where the hero's hand was bitten off? *hint, hint!*
To ignore Danish and Finnish legend in comparison with...
Forum: The Books 10-17-2002, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Pipe I have often heard the members of various bboards...

I have often heard the members of various bboards comparing Morgoth to Loki:



As such, Sauron would have to have been one of Loki's followers, if not one of his sons...
Does anyone have...
Forum: The Books 10-17-2002, 02:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Oye, Bill, that was ... poetic! Lovely. I feel...

Oye, Bill, that was ... poetic! Lovely. I feel all surprised and touched! *heh*

Also: Diamond, I know just how you feel! Why is it that kids often find their parents' questions somewhat absurd...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 10-16-2002, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,417
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Pipe Frankly I'm flabbergasted at the notion that none...

Frankly I'm flabbergasted at the notion that none of you have mentioned the history of society's attitude towards smoking in Tolkien's work.

In the sixties it was widely believed (by hippies and...
Forum: The Books 10-13-2002, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Hmm... the reason why I said it was possibly like...

Hmm... the reason why I said it was possibly like a Pterydactil and not an Archaeopteryx is because the description did not say "covered in feathers" or "partially feathered". Tolkien described...
Forum: The Books 10-13-2002, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,362
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting *Tinnu muses that some very lonely Orcs must have...

*Tinnu muses that some very lonely Orcs must have found them, and spent a great deal of time trying to figure out what they were used for - putting saucepans on their heads, using lids as shields......
Forum: The Books 10-13-2002, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Brrrrrrr! *Tinnu shakes her head and growls.* ...

Brrrrrrr! *Tinnu shakes her head and growls.*
As I said, if you look into the thread, around the visit to Galadriel's people, you will see that they excell in boat-making, ropemaking, weaving, and...
Forum: The Movies 10-13-2002, 06:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Ian plays Fluellen, who argues so with ancient...

Ian plays Fluellen, who argues so with ancient Pistol - (who was played by Sir Robert Stephens, my favorite voice in the acting world, who also played Aragorn, in the BBC Radioplays.) <BR>*Tinnu...
Forum: The Movies 10-13-2002, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting And to get even more off track... I thought you...

And to get even more off track... I thought you might want to see this valuable site for the increadible proof of Vikings not being ordinary men....<BR><A...
Forum: The Books 10-12-2002, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Question I found this biography page...

I found this biography page (http://servantsofthelight.org/SOL/Biographies/Knight.html) on Gareth Knight, and from it I conclude that yes, what you describe is a ritual.
I have seen many sites on...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-12-2002, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,063
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Estelyn, you're soooo right. How often have I...

Estelyn, you're soooo right. How often have I ignored a thread simply because I could not see what it was about?
How often have I wished that I could change the name of a thread to better reflect...
Forum: The Movies 10-10-2002, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting I'll add Viggo for ThunderHeart. <BR>Chris Lee...

I'll add Viggo for ThunderHeart. <BR>Chris Lee for The Mummy (my fav of his roles) <BR>Ian Holm - try Henry V (with Brannagh) <BR>and Night Falls on Manhatten (an excellent movie where he plays a NY...
Forum: The Movies 10-10-2002, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Thumbs up WOW. Fantastic info abounds in this thread! <BR>I...

WOW. Fantastic info abounds in this thread! <BR>I shall add something not truly related to Vikings or Norsemen, but might be added as a possibility. <BR>In studying the early Celtic society I have...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2002, 12:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,411
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting *blinking* Gee, I think it was only Elves...but...

*blinking* Gee, I think it was only Elves...but wait, if I remember correctly the Dwarves thought they had a little hallway set up there apart from the Elves, where they'd meet Aule (was it Aule?...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2002, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Yep, that's it, FKoA: Hrmm....she was...

Yep, that's it, FKoA:

Hrmm....she was definitely talking to the Nazgul. Now - as for the "fell creature" I remember it being described as a bird without wings, it's skin rubbery, it's neck long...
Forum: The Movies 10-08-2002, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Sting Great thread. I loved 13th Warrior, and have it...

Great thread. I loved 13th Warrior, and have it in my permanent collection, not for its action, but for its actors and love of language. I regularly watch it with the subtitles on so that I can read...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2002, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tirned Tinnu
Question I see your point about Elves and the lack of...

I see your point about Elves and the lack of explanation of daily tasks. Surely, though, you might think a bit on it. It doesn't take long to realize that they have no washing-machines or electric...
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