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Forum: The Movies 02-16-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,767
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I don't agree with this philosophical perspective...

I don't agree with this philosophical perspective at all. In my view just because Jackson did an awful job does not entitle his successors to sequentially do as bad and just a little bit worse.

...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-12-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 656,097
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Technically in my timezone at the moment I post...

Technically in my timezone at the moment I post this it is still not a belated birthday wish to Form.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-11-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 187,687
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Raving ego-mania drives me to note that I have...

Raving ego-mania drives me to note that I have now slipped past (without even noting it on the actual day) twenty years as a member of this forum.

I, in a way, draw some satisfaction that my posts...
Forum: The Movies 02-04-2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I think that is absolutely inescapable. How...

I think that is absolutely inescapable. How could they do it without him? (Don't answer that.)



I'm glad it didn't turn out to be what I was afraid it would be when I read that headline.
Forum: The Books 02-03-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Lending more weight to Aragorn's last words to...

Lending more weight to Aragorn's last words to Arwen.
Forum: The Books 02-03-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,454
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots This is quite interesting because it does leap...

This is quite interesting because it does leap out at me that the final end of Aragorn's line, by this extrapolation, approximately coincides with the end of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.

The start of...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,050
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Elrond and Cirdan should have pushed him in. ...

Elrond and Cirdan should have pushed him in. They would then not be dealing with the lure of the Ring themselves, they would have been killing Isildur in a manner that conveniently would have taken...
Forum: The Movies 01-29-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Post Melkor, possibly, but by the time he went to...

Post Melkor, possibly, but by the time he went to Eregion I think it is clear that ship had long since sailed.
Forum: The Movies 01-22-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Suspect Galadriel, just different actress.

Suspect Galadriel, just different actress.
Forum: The Movies 12-22-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Little did we know that, in true Tolkien fashion,...

Little did we know that, in true Tolkien fashion, the high point was at the beginning and everything was all downhill from there.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-19-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14,187
Views: 1,472,035
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Is THIS your ring..?

Is THIS your ring..?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-10-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,111
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Umm... :eek: :p (EDIT: I am nothing if...

Umm... :eek:

:p

(EDIT: I am nothing if not helpful...and also unable to rep most of the people in this thread.)
Forum: The Books 08-22-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots A fact that has somehow eluded many great minds...

A fact that has somehow eluded many great minds for centuries.
Forum: The Movies 08-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Unknown on both, but what the richest man on...

Unknown on both, but what the richest man on earth wants is the series to make him lots of money and that may well happen. Fundamentally, this is just an attempt to make a quick buck off the name...
Forum: The Movies 08-14-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Personally I don't think it has much significance...

Personally I don't think it has much significance for anything at all.
Forum: The Movies 08-13-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I have a bit of a bizarre reaction, but seeing...

I have a bit of a bizarre reaction, but seeing this image actually (and irrationally) makes me angrier about this whole thing than I was before.

I guess I had made peace (sort of) with the...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-07-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 105,916
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots *Checks own join date* I've only been here...

*Checks own join date*

I've only been here nineteen years. That's much better.
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 06-12-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,169
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I've always read that as resignation on Tolkien's...

I've always read that as resignation on Tolkien's part that all systems are each failures in their own way and that anarcho-monarchism was, in his view, the least bad rather than being particularly...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-31-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 656,097
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Happy Birthday Estelyn.

Happy Birthday Estelyn.
Forum: The Movies 05-31-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots That right there is basically everything that is...

That right there is basically everything that is wrong with contemporary pop culture summed up in a single sentence.
Forum: The Movies 05-28-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots My intense hatred of his...actions (I will not...

My intense hatred of his...actions (I will not dignify them with the word "effort") in this regard are a matter of copious public record...parasites trying to stand on the shoulders of a giant...
Forum: The Movies 05-28-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots But this is being sold as offering something of...

But this is being sold as offering something of the sort. The consumer bases their choices on the statements of the marketing.

What we are pointing out here is that Amazon is engaging in what...
Forum: The Movies 05-26-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 113,083
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots I don't know that any information there should...

I don't know that any information there should make us feel any worse about how the series will turn out. I think it just provides more confirmation of what we already knew.

What is dismaying,...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 05-06-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,169
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots Tolkien is playing into a common medieval...

Tolkien is playing into a common medieval stereotype against millers. The miller was one of the most prosperous members of the average medieval community. He had a monopoly from the local lord to...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-01-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,614
Posted By Kuruharan
Boots In to the throng walked a well dressed and hooded...

In to the throng walked a well dressed and hooded dwarf. Strangely, or perhaps not, he was followed by a large dragon of ancient and imperial lineage who appeared to be laden down with a large...
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