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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-13-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By Andsigil
Turin didn’t know it was his sister, and when he...

Turin didn’t know it was his sister, and when he found out he was distraught.

Maeglin, on the other hand, had no such regrets and died having sold his city to Morgoth just so he could satisfy his...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-13-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By Andsigil
I guess that would depend on whether or not he...

I guess that would depend on whether or not he chose an incestuous traitor as his favorite character.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-10-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Andsigil
Why do you write "Maeglin" that way?

Why do you write "Maeglin" that way?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By Andsigil
No, it was written by Tolkien.

No, it was written by Tolkien.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-08-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 968
Posted By Andsigil
Yours really is the shallow interpretation in...

Yours really is the shallow interpretation in that it looks for depth which just isn't there, so you contrive it, instead.

He was obsessively incestuous with Idril. Yes, yes, we all know Pharaoh...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-26-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
So, you're saying genetics determines behavior? ...

So, you're saying genetics determines behavior?

That stance is going to earn you a bit of dislike from... certain groups.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-22-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Andsigil
Gladriel. I would teach her the value of being...

Gladriel. I would teach her the value of being with an exciting, passionate human, instead of stodgy, old Celeborn.

You know what they say: once you go Edain, all is bliss and red wine.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-22-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By Andsigil
He wouldn't have been able to burn the ships...

He wouldn't have been able to burn the ships without slaughtering the Teleri.

Burning the ships out of "love" seems to be a non-starter, therefore.
Forum: The Books 04-21-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By Andsigil
Here's something interesting to me which might...

Here's something interesting to me which might further illustrate the Imrazor question.

My mother's family came from the Yorkshire & Durham areas in the 1800s, and promptly settled in the hill...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-18-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
Starting all the way back with some geocities...

Starting all the way back with some geocities website, every, single test I've ever taken on the subject of "What kind of Tolkien character are you?" has given me the result of:

Dwarf
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-17-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
There is this thing; it’s called “context.” Your...

There is this thing; it’s called “context.” Your statement lacks it entirely, which is why I (futilely, it turns out) tried to give some.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-17-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
I hate to be the guy who says, "Ackshually...."...

I hate to be the guy who says, "Ackshually...." but I'm going to be him. My apologies.

Actually, self-defense isn't technically murder. It's a homicide

Homicide is simply a killing of one...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-15-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
Cirdan the Shipwright. I keep hoping that...

Cirdan the Shipwright.

I keep hoping that someone uncovers an old shipping trunk, under some clutter in an overgrown garden shed in Tolkien's old home, and finds an original, 300 page manuscript...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-15-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,354
Posted By Andsigil
There’s no evidence, to my recollection, that...

There’s no evidence, to my recollection, that elves matured more slowly than men; they simply lived in their physical prime much longer.

190 year old elf might be young, but he has the accumulated...
Forum: The Books 02-22-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By Andsigil
I admit that it's more than possible that I've...

I admit that it's more than possible that I've misjudged this. Yet, that (out-of-character) passage which Zigûr quoted, from Morgoth's Ring is a little difficult to reconcile with the (in-character)...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By Andsigil
Please correct me if I'm incorrect here, but this...

Please correct me if I'm incorrect here, but this post implies that Manwe conspired to drive out the Noldor in order to fight Morgoth "over there" instead of "over here." Therefore, the entire...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-19-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 323,198
Posted By Andsigil
Inzil, Galadriel, thank you. It's a half-century...

Inzil, Galadriel, thank you. It's a half-century for me.
Forum: Quiz Room 12-18-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
EXCLAMATIONS (please give the utterer and the...

EXCLAMATIONS (please give the utterer and the context, if you can).

1. Lawks! (Merry, Crickhollow).
2. Garn! (A mild expletive preferred in ruffian and orkish circles).
3. Blast! (Uttered by...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-11-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
1. Ninnyhammer 2. Descendant of rats 3....

1. Ninnyhammer
2. Descendant of rats
3. Láthspell
4. Dotard
5. Booby (said William to Tom)
6. Stinker (Sam of Gollum)
7. Stormcrow
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
1. Piddles in the Dark - When you are in danger...

1. Piddles in the Dark - When you are in danger of being eaten underground but really need the toilet OR Be careful where you tread in Gollum's cave.
2. Of the Coming of Men into the Nest - Beowulf...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-03-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on...

1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on a bridge, I think?
2. Elessar - the "elfstone" that gives Aragorn his name.
3. The white gem that Arwen gives to Frodo.
4. The Arkenstone.
5. The...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-03-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on...

1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on a bridge, I think?
2. Elessar - the "elfstone" that gives Aragorn his name.
3. The white gem that Arwen gives to Frodo.
4. The Arkenstone.
5. The...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-02-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on...

1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on a bridge, I think?
2. Elessar - the "elfstone" that gives Aragorn his name.
3. The white gem that Arwen gives to Frodo.
4. The Arkenstone
Forum: Quiz Room 12-02-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
People falling over, being knocked out or...

People falling over, being knocked out or fainting:

1. Boromir - trips on a tree-root and falls sprawling on his face.
2. Bombur - falling in the river.
3. Frodo - from the Morgul-knife on...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-30-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 41,395
Posted By Andsigil
People falling over, being knocked out or...

People falling over, being knocked out or fainting:

1. Boromir - trips on a tree-root and falls sprawling on his face.
2. Bombur - falling in the river.
3. Frodo - from the Morgul-knife on...
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