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Forum: The Books 09-26-2002, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Naaramare
Sting That's not a given. Look at the superficial...

That's not a given. Look at the superficial genetic variety among humans and the very real feature difference between, say, Caucasians and First Nations people, let alone Caucasians and Blacks, for...
Forum: The Books 08-29-2002, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Naaramare
Sting Getting into a character's head . . . ahh, the...

Getting into a character's head . . . ahh, the wonders of 1stPersonPOV. ^~ I spend my entire story in my heroine's head. However, this leaves the other characters as something of a mystery at times....
Forum: The Books 08-17-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,004
Posted By Naaramare
Sting As to the subject of Arehdil herself . . .the...

As to the subject of Arehdil herself . . .the first person not guilty of doing something minorly selfish, raise your right hand now.

Yeah, that's what I thought. As has been pointed out, it's true...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2002, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,004
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien Eh, I think you're pushing a little, Lush. The...

Eh, I think you're pushing a little, Lush. The idea that people are more important than the works of ones hands permeates many religions, including my own, not just Christianity. Turgon's flaw was...
Forum: The Books 08-16-2002, 10:10 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien There's no trick to writing realistic characters...

There's no trick to writing realistic characters as opposed to Mary Sues. I find I even disagree with Feanaro: no person has one ruling emotion. I mean, look at me, for an example. At times, I'm...
Forum: The Books 08-16-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien ::hides from both lmp and Saxony:: Ermmmm . . . I...

::hides from both lmp and Saxony:: Ermmmm . . . I have an excuse! I really have MEANT to read and review at least six hundred different stories, but what time I haven't been working has been absorbed...
Forum: The Movies 08-15-2002, 01:08 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,718
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> For example mirror ,...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> For example mirror , doesn't it remind the Galadriels mirror? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>To paraphrase a quote from Tolkien (who ran up against something similar in comparison of LotR...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-14-2002, 04:01 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 44,271
Posted By Naaramare
Sting Raefindel and *Varda*: Thank you. ::blush:: ...

Raefindel and *Varda*: Thank you. ::blush::

Tigerlilly: Mmmm. Reallife name is Meredith . . .but unless you live in BC, mostly Northern, I'm probably not that person. ^~
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-14-2002, 01:54 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 44,271
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien I post again just because I like this picture...

I post again just because I like this picture (http://kyuusei.tsuisou.com/Pensive%20Merry.jpg) the best of all I've ever taken.
Forum: The Books 08-13-2002, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,116
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien So out of curiousity, anyone ever tried to hold...

So out of curiousity, anyone ever tried to hold onto a cliff with no real hand-holds for a long period of time when your leg, which has just been caught (whether it's still holding on or not!) by a...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-12-2002, 12:57 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 44,271
Posted By Naaramare
Sting Ummm . . .::looks:: Yes, my paperback copy of...

Ummm . . .::looks:: Yes, my paperback copy of LotR is on the bottom of the pile that's actually IN the bookshelf. Other than that . . . on the floor is The Fionavar Tapestry, a Star Trek New Frontier...
Forum: The Books 08-12-2002, 12:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien lmp: I think it may possibly be centered around a...

lmp: I think it may possibly be centered around a classism thing. The hobbits are of a different class than the other races; Frodo notes feeling "rustic and untutored", when the Rangers of Ithilien...
Forum: The Books 08-12-2002, 11:04 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien lmp: he does, but I think that's just because he...

lmp: he does, but I think that's just because he has a definite Nordic/Celtic thing on, and sidhe has been overused, so he used lios. ^^

Fionavar . . .I'm not entirely sure. It seems somewhat...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-12-2002, 09:45 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 44,271
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien Funnnnyyy Stephanos. =P

Funnnnyyy Stephanos. =P
Forum: The Books 08-12-2002, 09:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien Mmm. I suppose you're right, lmp. Paul,...

Mmm. I suppose you're right, lmp. Paul, Jennifer/Guinevere and to a certain extend Kevin (what with the . . yeah) become less so. By the end, I think it's mostly Kim and Dave. ^^
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-12-2002, 09:13 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 44,271
Posted By Naaramare
Sting *L* This is great . . . Me and my absolute mess...

*L* This is great . . . Me and my absolute mess of a room (http://kyuusei.tsuisou.com/Innocence....jpg)
Forum: The Books 08-11-2002, 05:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Sting If by mediation you mean...

If by mediation you mean person-to-whom-the-reader-may-relate-to, Kay's five "real world" protagonists are his mediators, I would think. They are, after all, from our own world.
Forum: The Books 08-09-2002, 11:56 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Sting Current perceptions of elves, as influenced by...

Current perceptions of elves, as influenced by Tolkien, are a good deal closer to the Irish Tuatha du Danaan than to lios alfar of Scandanavia. ^^
Forum: The Books 08-09-2002, 10:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien Considering the quality of Guy Kay's work, I...

Considering the quality of Guy Kay's work, I doubt it.



::quietly follows LMP off topic, but very briefly:: I have the feeling that this could be extremely interesting, but I can't think of a...
Forum: The Books 08-07-2002, 08:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien ::laughs:: Flying unicorns have always been part...

::laughs:: Flying unicorns have always been part of my own personal mythos, Birdie. I can't remember where I picked up the first one, but they've always been there since I was a child, and I don't...
Forum: The Books 08-07-2002, 03:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien lmp: Rakoth. ^^ (Yeah, this is an...

lmp:



Rakoth. ^^ (Yeah, this is an oft-reread book). I never had that problem, because that wasn't the eucatastrophe for me. Oh, it was sad that Imraith (the unicorn) died, and all that, but...
Forum: The Books 08-06-2002, 05:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,933
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien An interesting thread, lmp. ^^ I also find...

An interesting thread, lmp. ^^ I also find McKiernan lacking in his Mithgar (or whatever) books, but that's less for details and more that he apes, but does not internalize, the lingual style, and it...
Forum: The Books 08-01-2002, 06:27 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Sting I like inventing swearwords. ::blushes:: No,...

I like inventing swearwords. ::blushes:: No, really . . .swears, curses and other exclamations. Otherwise . . .not so much. I tend to get mixed up if I try to make up too many words. Meh.
Forum: The Books 08-01-2002, 03:16 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien I prefer to type my stories. I can type almost as...

I prefer to type my stories. I can type almost as fast as I think; I can't write that fast. Then again, I type extraordinarily fast.
Forum: The Books 08-01-2002, 01:37 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 95,657
Posted By Naaramare
Tolkien I have a quote in one of my bios for a website....

I have a quote in one of my bios for a website. It goes "In the beginning, there was the Story. And the Story was with [Naaramare] and the Story was [Naaramare]." (of course, my real name is used). ...
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