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Forum: The Books 08-27-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Inziladun
Hmm, don't remember thinking of this before. ...

Hmm, don't remember thinking of this before.

It's a lot of conjecture, because we aren't told a great deal about Grishnákh. He does make an interesting statement, though. When threatening Uglúk,...
Forum: The Movies 08-20-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 125,618
Posted By Inziladun
I have been doing my absolute best to ignore all...

I have been doing my absolute best to ignore all of this, but I'm finding it more and more difficult: it's everywhere.

When I first heard of Peter Jackson's planned films these many years ago, I...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-19-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Inziladun
All bets are off now. There'll be no end to the...

All bets are off now. There'll be no end to the Tolkien name exploitation until the cash cow runs dry, and they move on to another franchise.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-18-2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Rune!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Rune!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-14-2022, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday skip!

Happy Birthday skip!
Forum: The Books 08-11-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Inziladun
I think there was a certain similarity, though...

I think there was a certain similarity, though primarily between the Jewels and the Three Rings.

The Silmarils were made by Fëanor after he had considered how he might preserve the light of the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-05-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 481,728
Posted By Inziladun
I turn my phone off at night. My wife has hers on...

I turn my phone off at night. My wife has hers on Vibrate, and we just make it a point to check it if we happen to wake up during the night. :)
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-26-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 644,735
Posted By Inziladun
I was thinking just recently that it seems a very...

I was thinking just recently that it seems a very long time since I last played.

A bit has changed in my life since the Halcyon Days, and I don't know now that I could find time to give it...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-22-2022, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
A very Happy Birthday to Legate!

A very Happy Birthday to Legate!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-20-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Ibrin!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Ibrin!
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-18-2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 481,728
Posted By Inziladun
It's not really secure, but I pretty much have to...

It's not really secure, but I pretty much have to write passwords down somewhere, be it on a bit of paper in my wallet, or on my phone.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-06-2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
1420! Hail to the Chief Wight! Happy Birthday!

Hail to the Chief Wight! Happy Birthday!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-05-2022, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Indeed! Happy Birthday phantom!

Indeed! Happy Birthday phantom!
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 07-02-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,294
Posted By Inziladun
The sails of the Corsairs of Umbar were black,...

The sails of the Corsairs of Umbar were black, who did have a connection with the Black Númenóreans.

I don't think the color of Faramir (or Denethor's) clothing was recorded, just that both lay...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2022, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
++Pitch :)

++Pitch :)
Forum: The Books 06-24-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Inziladun
I think it depends on whether the individual's...

I think it depends on whether the individual's first exposure to Tolkien was on film, or in print.

Tolkien had a distinctive writing style, of which I am highly enamored. His phrasing and word...
Forum: The Books 06-23-2022, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Inziladun
A good question. I've always been doubtful of the...

A good question. I've always been doubtful of the films' ability in the end to inspire an appreciation for the books, but I personally can't say one way or the other.



PJ's films, flawed as...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Mithalwen!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Mithalwen!
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Inziladun
As if we needed a bloody Amazon tie-in to bait...

As if we needed a bloody Amazon tie-in to bait the hook. :rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Inziladun
I'm quite on board with additional material on...

I'm quite on board with additional material on Númenor, as long as it comes from the Professor himself.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-21-2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Lottie!

Happy Birthday to Lottie!
Forum: The Books 06-20-2022, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,743
Posted By Inziladun
Not surprising. Slap the "Tolkien" name on...

Not surprising. Slap the "Tolkien" name on something, and fame and money are yours, is the thinking.



I wouldn't. There's quite enough to fume about as it is.
Forum: The Books 06-18-2022, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By Inziladun
The issue of the Nazgul's sense of the One has...

The issue of the Nazgul's sense of the One has always intrigued me. Hence, this shameless plug of an old thread (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=1907). ;)

To me, the intent of the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-15-2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 683,001
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to the mysterious Nonesuch! ...

Happy Birthday to the mysterious Nonesuch!

Haven't seen them in a while...;)
Forum: The Books 06-13-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Inziladun
I think that's certainly the real point. How...

I think that's certainly the real point. How could they, on one hand, allow Amazon and others with deep pockets to pretty much write their own Tolkien-based (nominally, at least) fiction, and act...
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