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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2022, 04:08 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
++Pitch :)

++Pitch :)
Forum: The Books 06-24-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
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: 12
Views: 272
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
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Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Mithalwen!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Mithalwen!
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
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: 12
Views: 272
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
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Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to Lottie!

Happy Birthday to Lottie!
Forum: The Books 06-20-2022, 02:50 AM
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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: 196
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: 4,286
Views: 655,562
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: 276
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...
Forum: The Movies 06-05-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Inziladun
I have gone from "little hope" to "no hope" that...

I have gone from "little hope" to "no hope" that I would enjoy anything about the Amazon series.
I feel also that my complaints over the years have likely become tiresome, so I've elected to simply...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-31-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Boots Happy Birthday indeed to Esty!

Happy Birthday indeed to Esty!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-29-2022, 07:41 AM
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Views: 225
Posted By Inziladun
I think the Professor would have been honored to...

I think the Professor would have been honored to have his writings personally recognized by a Pope.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-24-2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,898
Posted By Inziladun
Well, Herenya, I think if I were in your place, I...

Well, Herenya, I think if I were in your place, I would ask a friend or two to read my story.
Even if they aren't rabid Tolkien fans, odds are they've at least seen the movies, and could judge...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-19-2022, 04:14 AM
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Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Bb!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Bb!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-17-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,898
Posted By Inziladun
First off, welcome to the Downs! New blood is...

First off, welcome to the Downs! New blood is always appreciated.

I never paid any attention to this thread, apparently having simply missed it. That isn't surprising, since I've personally had...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-17-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,286
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Posted By Inziladun
Indeed. I also see no need to take note of...

Indeed. I also see no need to take note of birthdays for those who have been absent for a long time, and that I never had anything to do with. One must draw the line someplace.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-12-2022, 05:34 AM
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Posted By Inziladun
++Sally!

++Sally!
Forum: The Books 05-07-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,080
Posted By Inziladun
It seems to me that while Morgoth steered adverse...

It seems to me that while Morgoth steered adverse circumstances into Túrin's way, it was the latter's own choices (mainly an artifact of his pride) that effected the "curse" in the end.

If Túrin...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-01-2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Inziladun
1420! Ah, tempus fugit, but it's nice that some things...

Ah, tempus fugit, but it's nice that some things endure.

Cheers to the Downs.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-25-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday Boro!

Happy Birthday Boro!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-09-2022, 07:44 AM
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Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Seconded Happy Birthday to Cab!

Seconded Happy Birthday to Cab!
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-07-2022, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4,286
Views: 655,562
Posted By Inziladun
Happy Birthday to the increasingly well-preserved...

Happy Birthday to the increasingly well-preserved Nerwen!
Forum: The Books 04-05-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,965
Posted By Inziladun
The last sentence is undoubtedly true. But...

The last sentence is undoubtedly true.

But how "perverted" did Húrin become?
I see it as analogous to the difference between the much later falls of Saruman and Denethor.

Saruman actively...
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