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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-27-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 310,355
Posted By Altariel
White Tree Greetings, denizens of the Barrow-Downs! ...

Greetings, denizens of the Barrow-Downs!

Once upon a time, I used to post here occasionally, but after the movies came out, I drifted away (disillusioned by Orlando Bloom fangirls, perhaps...). :(...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-27-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,014
Posted By Altariel
I always wished that the books offered a little...

I always wished that the books offered a little more insight into trolls and their ways. Trolls are neat.
Forum: The Books 01-19-2004, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Perhaps Grima's pent-up anger and loathing for...

Perhaps Grima's pent-up anger and loathing for his abusive master had something to do with it... you never know.

And I think, really, it's not a question of whether or not the hobbits' bows could...
Forum: The Books 01-19-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,478
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Somehow I don't think that Gothmog was one of the...

Somehow I don't think that Gothmog was one of the Nazgul... I got the impression that, well, he just wasn't. I assumed that he was an orc or something; I never really considered that he might be...
Forum: The Books 01-19-2004, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,049
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril After the end of the First Age, I believe that...

After the end of the First Age, I believe that the Valar decided to withdraw to Aman and leave the people of Middle-Earth to fight their own battles.
Forum: The Books 01-19-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Perhaps the return of Frodo & co. from......

Perhaps the return of Frodo & co. from... wherever it was that they were... motivated the hobbits to take back what was theirs?Frodo & co.'s superior martial skill/knowledge of tactics etc./previous...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-19-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,634
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril All Time Favourite: Feanor (surprisingly...

All Time Favourite: Feanor (surprisingly enough...)

Man: Aragorn

Woman: Eowyn

Elf: Gil-galad

Hobbit: Pippin
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-19-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril All that was said of the daughters was that there...

All that was said of the daughters was that there were "many..." smilies/rolleyes.gif

Which of course could be anything from 2 to, well... you draw your own conclusions. smilies/tongue.gif When...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-19-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril You know, Finwe, you might have something...

You know, Finwe, you might have something there...

Which forces me to draw some unfortunate conclusions about Feanor... smilies/frown.gif Enh, I never claimed he was a good leader (if he were a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-19-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,370
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril LotR: Umm... Aragorn! ^^; As for the Sil......

LotR: Umm... Aragorn! ^^;

As for the Sil... Feanor, you son of a silly person. Heh. Despite the fact that it would quite likely result in my death... ah well. smilies/tongue.gif

The Perky Ent...
Forum: The Books 01-17-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,161
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril One could give Sam the benefit of the doubt, as...

One could give Sam the benefit of the doubt, as it were, and say that perhaps his concern and love for his master was stronger than the urge to submit his will to the power of the One Ring...

Then...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-17-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Some might say that wanting to get his Silmarils...

Some might say that wanting to get his Silmarils back no matter what wasn't a sign of one of mankind's worst qualities, but a sign of strong will and resolve. Hubris was definitely a bit of an issue...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-17-2004, 09:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Wooop! Hail Feanor Worshipers indeed! Heh....

Wooop! Hail Feanor Worshipers indeed!

Heh. Hitler? Except Feanor wasn't a genocidal maniac. smilies/tongue.gif

As for "not saying anything good about Hitler," the man did things that were...
Forum: The Books 01-17-2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Yet another reason to love the House of Feanor! ...

Yet another reason to love the House of Feanor! smilies/biggrin.gif

Well, sort of.

It's sad and, um, unsad... both at the same time. It was unfortunate that, as it says, the bonds of kinship...
Forum: The Movies 01-08-2004, 03:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,150
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Curse you, Arwen subplot, cuuuurse yoooouuuu!

Curse you, Arwen subplot, cuuuurse yoooouuuu!
Forum: The Movies 01-07-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,150
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril My grievances are many and mostly trivial, since...

My grievances are many and mostly trivial, since I'm a stick-in-the-mud purist.<P>Still... I can't help but agree with the whole "Denethor-hurling-himself-off-of-the-bastion" thing. I really don't...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-07-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Men and Dwarves accepted the Rings out of greed;...

Men and Dwarves accepted the Rings out of greed; the mortal Men wanted power and the Dwarves... mm.. riches, probably. And that was exactly what Sauron offered them. They didn't have the power of the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-07-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Ah, Finwe. Morgul Queen and Everdawn... I see I...

Ah, Finwe. Morgul Queen and Everdawn... I see I have three kindred spirits!

Did I mention that I absolutely love Feanor? ^_^

I still liked Gil-galad, Finwe and FIngolfin, too... and I nearly...
Forum: The Books 12-24-2003, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril I always figured it was the Nazgul wandering...

I always figured it was the Nazgul wandering about... since there was the mention of the freezing of hearts, and that put me in mind of the Black Breath... Also, the Nazgul have a way of laying towns...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 12-24-2003, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,422
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Perhaps the fact that orcs fight so much among...

Perhaps the fact that orcs fight so much among themselves is demonstrative not of a lack of intelligence, but of a lack of tolerance? I'd imagine that, um, Orcish society probably teaches them to...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-24-2003, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Yeah, Fingolfin's my next-favourite. ^^

Yeah, Fingolfin's my next-favourite. ^^
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-23-2003, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Same here, StarJewel. Go warrior kings! I'm...

Same here, StarJewel. Go warrior kings! I'm partial to Gil-galad over Elrond.

But if you wanna talk COOLEST ELF EVER, let's talk about Feanor. Finwe, you've got the right idea. Finwe and Feanor...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-23-2003, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Oh, yes. smilies/smile.gif My boyfriend will...

Oh, yes. smilies/smile.gif My boyfriend will come to the movies with me, listen to me rant about Elves and Ainur and Silmarils and try to understand, and, to his credit, doesn't seem at all annoyed...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-23-2003, 10:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,649
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril A silly little poll, but... favourite Noldorin king?

So? Finwe, Feanor, Fingolfin, Fingon, Turgon or Gil-galad? ^__^;

I love me some Feanor. For some inexplicable reason, he's also one of my favourite characters.

"Oh no! What do I do?"
...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-23-2003, 06:27 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 19,113
Posted By Altariel
Silmaril Me too. I'm very proud, even a bit arrogant...

Me too.

I'm very proud, even a bit arrogant sometimes. I've often wanted to take over the world, too. smilies/biggrin.gif I get angry very easily, and when I'm angry, I say/do things with a...
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