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Forum: The Books 11-21-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Inziladun
Both realms, though, had an incentive to remain...

Both realms, though, had an incentive to remain friends beyond what may serve their respective peoples at a given moment.

The Oath, as voiced by Eorl, ends by saying:



As Zigűr noted, if...
Forum: The Movies 11-19-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,029
Posted By Inziladun
I'd be surprised if the writers of a tv series...

I'd be surprised if the writers of a tv series had even done that. At most they might have watched the movies, and that's where their ideas about Tolkien will originate.
Forum: The Movies 11-18-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,029
Posted By Inziladun
Exactly. I fear the end product will have nothing...

Exactly. I fear the end product will have nothing Tolkien remaining, save the name. That begs the question of why one uses the Tolkien association, then. Only one answer: money.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-17-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,070
Views: 294,167
Posted By Inziladun
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-17-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 173
Posted By Inziladun
I can't think of any creature I'd prefer to be....

I can't think of any creature I'd prefer to be. Surprise me!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-16-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5,072
Views: 276,659
Posted By Inziladun
After a while, you just embrace the idea of being...

After a while, you just embrace the idea of being cannon fodder. :rolleyes:
Forum: The Movies 11-15-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,029
Posted By Inziladun
Man. :( That pretty much nails it. My...

Man. :(



That pretty much nails it. My own opinion will not matter a whit to them, but I can at least ensure that I don't give them a penny of my money.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-14-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,072
Views: 276,659
Posted By Inziladun
For me, maybe the last dozen times? ;)

For me, maybe the last dozen times? ;)
Forum: The Movies 11-13-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,029
Posted By Inziladun
I understand that money clouds judgement when...

I understand that money clouds judgement when people are making the call as to what to add, embellish, or cut from original works when adapting them to bigger, "better" media. If that's your thing,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-13-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,072
Views: 276,659
Posted By Inziladun
I think I could make time for a game, especially...

I think I could make time for a game, especially of the simpler variety.
Forum: The Movies 11-13-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,029
Posted By Inziladun
Therein lies the key. There's money, boys! Yee...

Therein lies the key. There's money, boys! Yee Haw! :rolleyes:

*Sigh* I just can't separate the motives from the actual product. I had the same issue with PJ's movies when I first learned of their...
Forum: The Books 11-12-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Inziladun
Perhaps. And maybe Varda? Bombadil, though:...

Perhaps. And maybe Varda?

Bombadil, though: I don't see it.

I know Balfrog introduced the caveat about having 'evidence' apart from the Sept. 30 date of Tom saving the hobbits, but I think...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-12-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 233,715
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Snowdog!

Happy Birthday Snowdog!
Forum: The Books 11-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Inziladun
Ha ha. Nice! His next line was "Don't you...

Ha ha. Nice!

His next line was "Don't you crush my lilies!" :D
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-10-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,108
Posted By Inziladun
I think Sauron (and Saruman's) thoughts on sex...

I think Sauron (and Saruman's) thoughts on sex could be reflected by the conscious breeding of Orcs to achieve specific physical traits, such as large stature, exceptional sense of smell, etc. Sex...
Forum: The Movies 11-04-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By Inziladun
https://zbeads.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/grumpy-...

https://zbeads.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/grumpy-cat-no-1.jpg
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-31-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 35,663
Posted By Inziladun
Parma Eldalamberon- where is it?...

Parma Eldalamberon- where is it? (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?p=709307#post709307)

South America?
Forum: The Movies 10-29-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By Inziladun
But Tolkien is where the money is! You can't very...

But Tolkien is where the money is! You can't very well expect to have a blockbuster Xena/Hercules/Dungeons and Dragons style flick with a screenplay written by Billy Joe Johnson from El Paso, TX. ;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-29-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,108
Posted By Inziladun
I would say any of the Maia would have been...

I would say any of the Maia would have been capable, but would have had to have emulated Melian in taking a 'real' body along the lines of the Children of Ilúvatar: material, needing nourishment,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-26-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 233,715
Posted By Inziladun
Happy 40th morm!

Happy 40th morm!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-26-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,108
Posted By Inziladun
Spouses, yes. Relationships? Obviously. Some...

Spouses, yes. Relationships? Obviously. Some seemed to have the need for companionship to (I shudder to say it) "complete" them. The physical side is what I question though. I would posit that...
Forum: The Books 10-25-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Inziladun
Interesting, Galin. I wish I had that...

Interesting, Galin. I wish I had that particularHOME.

I would say that the thought of Men's destination to Mandos was indeed probably internal.

If no mortal fea ever returned after death...
Forum: The Books 10-24-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,228
Posted By Inziladun
Hello, friend. Welcome to the Downs! You're...

Hello, friend. Welcome to the Downs!

You're quite correct in your assessment of the Ring's positive effects for Sauron.
However, the initial premise here was that Sauron was foolish because of...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-24-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,108
Posted By Inziladun
That makes me think of Bored of the Rings, which...

That makes me think of Bored of the Rings, which had Sorhed (Sauron) and Schlob (Shelob) being the parents of "nine strapping wraiths". :D

Really though, why would Maia want or need physical...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-21-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 233,715
Posted By Inziladun
Thanks Mith and G55!

Thanks Mith and G55!
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