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Forum: The Books 01-13-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,710
Posted By Oroaranion
Tolkien Geography of Middle Earth

Wow, first of all, i think it's been a good few years since i last posted, i feel quite out of shape!

to business - i have just finshed my 3rd reading of the Silmarillion, plus having read Lord of...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-18-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,110
Posted By Oroaranion
First thoughts after many readings of the books...

First thoughts after many readings of the books is that I am a story man. I have read the Hobbit and the Silm, and enjoyed both, although initially the Silm was quite hard to get into. I have a hard...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-18-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,728
Posted By Oroaranion
Of course, these three posts before me all assume...

Of course, these three posts before me all assume that Tolkein's so called symbolism is based on the Bible. Obviously there is the theme of Good vs Evil, and triumph. The thing with these books is...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-15-2005, 03:27 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,361
Posted By Oroaranion
Two questions - When is the final? and Why...

Two questions -
When is the final?
and
Why are using FIFA 2k6?
EA's FIFA 06 is a much better game, and far more accurate in player ratings and team and player licensing. Just a thought, sorry...
Forum: The Movies 12-15-2005, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,067
Posted By Oroaranion
As far as I know, Gandalf was went back by the...

As far as I know, Gandalf was went back by the Valar to finish his job in uniting Middle Earth and leading the united races to victory over Sauron.
Saruman changed his own colours didn't he? He...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-15-2005, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,312
Posted By Oroaranion
Um, sorry guys im slightly confused. That stuff...

Um, sorry guys im slightly confused. That stuff about Smaug, was that just a metaphor for this thread? Or is it actually what you wanted us to talk about?
If the latter, than I suppose I might, if I...
Forum: The Movies 10-23-2005, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,620
Posted By Oroaranion
not quite sure whether this belongs on here, but...

not quite sure whether this belongs on here, but the movies show Arwen rescuing Frodo after Weathertop, whereas it was actually Glorfindel in the book. also, where was Prince Imrahil of Dol Amroth?...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 10-23-2005, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,576
Posted By Oroaranion
Shield so if the whole book is about Stalin and Trotsky,...

so if the whole book is about Stalin and Trotsky, in allegory, where is Lenin? and what about Krushchev, Stalin's successor. and then who are the other world leaders of the time, the Churchills and...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 10-21-2005, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,413
Posted By Oroaranion
This is a good point, why was there a distinct...

This is a good point, why was there a distinct lack of entertainment in Middle Earth? The lives of people must have been dead boring.
Here are some ideas:
- Gandalf as a touring/TV magician,...
Forum: The Movies 10-14-2005, 04:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 46,345
Posted By Oroaranion
in all fairness, i would have to have the...

in all fairness, i would have to have the silmarillion in one film. LOTR had to be made in three films, for obvious reasons, but the silm is a relatively short book in comparsion. and besides, there...
Forum: The Books 02-27-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,514
Posted By Oroaranion
possibly the greatest line in english literature...

possibly the greatest line in english literature must be:



makes me laugh a lot, especially if you read the sentence after, which shows the hobbits's reactions.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-27-2004, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,857
Posted By Oroaranion
they could also have been corrupted by fear. ...

they could also have been corrupted by fear.

Sauron probably kidnapped their leaders, and made them swear allegiance to him.

and i thought that the Numenoreans had invaded lands of the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-24-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,962
Posted By Oroaranion
The sporits are subservient to a higher being(s)....

The sporits are subservient to a higher being(s). These are the Valar, practically gods. They could choose a form to live in, but they were bound to it until it is destroyed, and their spirit would...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-23-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,087
Posted By Oroaranion
Why not send Gandalf back in the form of a Dwarf...

Why not send Gandalf back in the form of a Dwarf or Hobbit? Then see how well seriously people took him.

Or what if you decieded to kill Arwen, just as she met Aragorn in Minas Tirith? I'm sorry,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-23-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,834
Posted By Oroaranion
Why don't you put the elves/peoples of ME in...

Why don't you put the elves/peoples of ME in Fangorn Forest? I'm sure there would be more wildlife than in Moria, 'cos all there is in Moria are Orcs and Balrogs.

Still, the Elves would be funny....
Forum: The Movies 02-22-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,162
Posted By Oroaranion
You never know, Leggy could have been preparing...

You never know, Leggy could have been preparing the table for Aragorn and Theoden's return, so they could have a little victory feast. And in his hurry, he tipped the table over, instead of just...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-22-2004, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,200
Posted By Oroaranion
Shield Hobbit Ages

How old were Samwise, Pippin, and Merry when they set off from the Shire with Frodo? I know that Frodo was 50.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-21-2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,421
Posted By Oroaranion
I'm sorry that I cannot give an answer, but this...

I'm sorry that I cannot give an answer, but this leads me too a similar question that I have wanted answered for a long time.

What other races of people were there in Middle Earth, east of Mordor?...
Forum: The Movies 02-21-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,183
Posted By Oroaranion
Shield Aragorn's best line must be THE most moving...

Aragorn's best line must be
THE most moving line in my recent cinematic experiences

Worst Line: most likely

I honestly think that "For Frodo" isnt that bad. They are not just going to the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-21-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Oroaranion
Of earlier Men, does no-one remember Barahir,...

Of earlier Men, does no-one remember Barahir, Huor, and Tuor? Huor was one of only two Men to make his way into Gondolin. And If you could count the sons of Earendil, who had the chance to choose...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-19-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,261
Posted By Oroaranion
well seeing as the tower of Orthanc cannot be...

well seeing as the tower of Orthanc cannot be brought down, then i suppose it has to be made into a guard tower or something. im also quite sure that it says something about what Orthanc becomes in...
Forum: The Movies 02-19-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,813
Posted By Oroaranion
OK, i went to see RotK for the third time today....

OK, i went to see RotK for the third time today. but, for the first time i realised that Pippin, and i think Faramir turned up at the Black Gate. they should be in the Healing Houses, where Faramir...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-19-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Oroaranion
Greatest of Men

In the Third Age, who is the greatest Man in heart, body and mind? I would have to say Aragorn first, and then probably Faramir next. Who else would you put in there? And what of Men from earlier...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-18-2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,471
Posted By Oroaranion
The Eye i seem to remember reading somewhere that gandalf...

i seem to remember reading somewhere that gandalf explains that he used a spell of some sort to divert or hinder the gaze of the Eye. i could be wrong though
Forum: The Books 02-17-2004, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,400
Posted By Oroaranion
Shield i thought that as the Ring got closer to Mordor,...

i thought that as the Ring got closer to Mordor, it's power increased. and so therefore Sam would be greater affeceted in that time than if he had borne the One while they were passing through the...
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