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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-12-2021, 04:21 PM
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Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
Consider me corrected... and edited the post,

Consider me corrected... and edited the post,
Forum: The Books 09-22-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mithadan
To what extent was JRRT's use of generations in...

To what extent was JRRT's use of generations in his timeline not linked to "tradition" or mortality but rather a device to assist in calculation of population, to which he clearly assigned a great...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-21-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
The History of the Barrow-Downs, Part 2 - The Movie Years

And then the first movie came out…

Throughout 2001, the administrators were expecting an uptick in both membership and the number of posts when Fellowship of the Ring came out. We had worked to...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-19-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
Hello Mr. Underhill, it's been a while. In fact,...

Hello Mr. Underhill, it's been a while. In fact, I think it has been years since two administrators posted within days of each other, let alone in the same sub-forum!



You may be correct here....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-13-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 564,230
Posted By Mithadan
Seconded!

Seconded!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-09-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
When do I get my royalties?

When do I get my royalties?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-07-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
"Fun?" Define, "fun." Of course, you were not an...

"Fun?" Define, "fun." Of course, you were not an administrator during that period.

FYI, for those interested, I plan to follow up on my History post with at least one more.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-07-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
The History of the Barrow-Downs - The Early Years, 1999-2001

As I said above, the history of this site is subjective; varying based upon point of view. To place my point of view into context, I am one of the few-remaining active administrators of these boards....
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-07-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By Mithadan
I have frequently posted on the history of the...

I have frequently posted on the history of the Barrow-Downs. The trick will be finding those posts. I will see what I can do or re-write it. I will note that the history of this site is necessarily...
Forum: The Books 09-04-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Mithadan
I would generally not advocate considering a wiki...

I would generally not advocate considering a wiki to be "trustworthy." I was merely observing a fact; that on the internet generally, and in many "sources" in particular, the lines between original...
Forum: The Books 09-03-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Mithadan
If there is not some negative connotation to "not...

If there is not some negative connotation to "not canon," (triple negative, woo hoo!) then we are about to enter the Twilight Zone. The LoTR and Hobbit movies did enough violence to the Tolkien...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-28-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 564,230
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Keeper of Dol Guldur!

Happy Birthday Keeper of Dol Guldur!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-21-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 564,230
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday Mhoram!

Happy Birthday Mhoram!
Forum: The Books 08-17-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mithadan
An interesting aspect of some of the answers...

An interesting aspect of some of the answers above is the apparent assumption that members of the Fellowship were offered the Ring as the means toward achieving their desires. I do not believe this...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-08-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By Mithadan
I understand both sides in this discussion. As I...

I understand both sides in this discussion. As I discussed in the Pre-1977 thread (and elsewhere), I first began reading The Hobbit and LoTR around 1971. By the time I started the Silmarillion, I had...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-24-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,444
Posted By Mithadan
I have already posted to say how I was first...

I have already posted to say how I was first introduced to Tolkien. And perhaps this should be a new thread, but I am curious.

For those of you who were first introduced to Tolkien via the movies,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-05-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,169
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Posted By Mithadan
Wow, three years since The Phantom last appeared....

Wow, three years since The Phantom last appeared. Happy Birthday.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-02-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 93,323
Posted By Mithadan
Wow! This is a pleasant surprise. The Fourth of...

Wow! This is a pleasant surprise. The Fourth of July weekend is not a great time to look for login help, and I am not savvy enough to assist myself, but we have asked for assistance.

Good to hear...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-20-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 564,230
Posted By Mithadan
Happy Birthday, Saucepan.

Happy Birthday, Saucepan.
Forum: Discussion 06-19-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,985
Posted By Mithadan
At last, the entirety of The Fairy Wife has been...

At last, the entirety of The Fairy Wife has been posted.

Feel free to post your feedback on this thread.
Forum: The Red Book 06-19-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By Mithadan
Chapter 19 - Friends (Mid Spring) ...

Chapter 19 - Friends

(Mid Spring)


Several days later, just before noon, Lothuial and LothlŻn arrived. Adaron introduced them to Lorien, Noldo, and Sindo.

Lothuial, LothlŻn, and Lorien...
Forum: The Books 06-17-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mithadan
... and then I was born, twenty years later, in...

... and then I was born, twenty years later, in 1995.... :rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 06-17-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mithadan
I first read The Hobbit in 1971 0r 72, quickly...

I first read The Hobbit in 1971 0r 72, quickly followed by LoTR, with several quick rereads of both. Around 1975, I read LoTR carefully with a notebook at the ready, and wrote down every single...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-15-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 564,230
Posted By Mithadan
Is there some mithunderstanding here?

Is there some mithunderstanding here?
Forum: Discussion 06-15-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,985
Posted By Mithadan
I have now posted Chapters 13 - 18. Enjoy!

I have now posted Chapters 13 - 18.

Enjoy!
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