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Forum: The Books 07-16-2002, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,952
Posted By Ulairi
Sting I dont see how Tolkien was depressed at all. This...

I dont see how Tolkien was depressed at all. This story was an epic novel, about a great war between good and evil. You can expect to end with "..and they all lived happily ever after." You have to...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2002, 11:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,907
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Laughed at:<BR>Pippin getting hit in the face...

Laughed at:<BR>Pippin getting hit in the face with an apple.<P>Gatekeeper getting squashed by the Nazgul.<P>"They come in pints?!"<P>"Not the beard!"<P>"Nobody tosses a dwarf!"<P>Didn't cry but got...
Forum: The Books 07-15-2002, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,516
Posted By Ulairi
Sting I read this in the tolkien encyclopedia,...

I read this in the tolkien encyclopedia, regarding dragons.
Forum: The Books 07-14-2002, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,629
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Has anyone...

Read or even glanced through "Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia". This is by far one of the most detailed and enlightening books I have read. If you were confused by the first 1/2 of the...
Forum: The Books 07-14-2002, 10:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,635
Posted By Ulairi
Sting This comes from "Tolkien, The Illustrated...

This comes from "Tolkien, The Illustrated Encyclopedia"...


This was one of the most detailed description of a Balrog I've seen. And there is not one mention of wings.

I believe its "wings"...
Forum: The Movies 07-10-2002, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,523
Posted By Ulairi
Sting No offense but...

This forum has gone from a good one to a plce for people to complain about the everything from "PJ is a bad director" to "there was a glitch in the movie". And I see most of these are complaints from...
Forum: The Books 07-08-2002, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By Ulairi
Sting One thing to be considered is the setting of the...

One thing to be considered is the setting of the story as well. This has a middle-ages setting. During this time period nearly all women's role was the housewife. To take care of kids, food, and...
Forum: The Books 07-08-2002, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,330
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Brandybucks for me. Curious and liked adventures....

Brandybucks for me. Curious and liked adventures. Weren't afraid of water or boats.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-23-2002, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,856
Posted By Ulairi
Question I am really curious as to wether orcs ever even...

I am really curious as to wether orcs ever even had a chance to die of old age. There was constant fighting, killing of each other, and cannibalism in the orc society. Most orcs probably were killed...
Forum: The Books 06-20-2002, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,432
Posted By Ulairi
The Eye Paint me a picture

I was wonding how did you envision the lesser characters in LoTR. Here are some starters...

WildMen-Looked, walked and talked like cavemen. Were a bit shorter than reagular men and mere broad.
...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 06-20-2002, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,994
Posted By Ulairi
Thumbs up When I read the Hobbit and LoTR I viewed goblins...

When I read the Hobbit and LoTR I viewed goblins and orcs as two different species. Almost like cousins in a way. I pictured goblins as smaller, long lanky arms, a bit slimy and with larger eyes....
Forum: The Books 06-20-2002, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,908
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Wow, thanks for all the input. It is an extremely...

Wow, thanks for all the input. It is an extremely well written and in depth book. I just got through the darkening of Valinor which was a pretty good chapter. Yeah, the names and such are the biggest...
Forum: The Books 06-19-2002, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,908
Posted By Ulairi
Question Dazed and confused...

Did anyone else have trouble reading the Sil like I am? I thought it was interesting to learn the history and such. But...I feel like I am reading the Bible. I will get through like one or two...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-11-2002, 09:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,994
Posted By Ulairi
When they first saw Shleob in TTT, it really...

When they first saw Shleob in TTT, it really creeped me out. They way they described the smell and the eight eyes shimmering in the darkness made my skin crawl a bit.

But my favorite(s) have to be...
Forum: The Books 06-09-2002, 09:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,451
Posted By Ulairi
Thumbs up Peter Jackson described in an interview, that...

Peter Jackson described in an interview, that Tolkien created LotR as a sort of mythology for England. He saw the rich myths of Greece and such and starting thinking. The only real myths in England...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 05-22-2002, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,901
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Tolkien always said that orcs "multiplied", that...

Tolkien always said that orcs "multiplied", that kind of gave them an even more filthy and uncivilized nature. They seemed to multiply almost like insects and a disease. It also never went into...
Forum: The Books 05-22-2002, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,230
Posted By Ulairi
Silmaril The poem/song about Gil-Galad is easily my...

The poem/song about Gil-Galad is easily my favorite.
Forum: The Books 05-20-2002, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,525
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Orthanc and Barad-dur would be the obvious...

Orthanc and Barad-dur would be the obvious choices, because they are the two "big" towers. However Cirith Ungol makes more sense because for starters Barad-dur itself was never described in great...
Forum: The Books 05-20-2002, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,041
Posted By Ulairi
Sting Actually, i considered "Orcs" and "Goblins" two...

Actually, i considered "Orcs" and "Goblins" two different things. Goblins in my perception of the books were the ones in Moria and such, they were in my mind a bit smaller, more lanky and a bit more...
Forum: The Books 05-20-2002, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,756
Posted By Ulairi
Thumbs up I have to agree, I like that the blue wizards...

I have to agree, I like that the blue wizards were left shrouded in mystery. It leaves a bit to the imagination. I also like, on a related note, how the history of hobbits is a bit cloudy too.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 05-08-2002, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ulairi
Sting smilies/smile.gif Gandalf is correct

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Gandalf is correct
Forum: Quotable Quotes 05-07-2002, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,073
Posted By Ulairi
The Eye You know what to do...

"True, alas, is our guess. This is not one of the Ulairi as may have long supposed. It i Sauron himself who has taken shape again and now grows aspaceand he is gathering again all the Rings to his...
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