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Forum: The Movies 12-31-2002, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,317
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Theoden: "Now for wrath, now for ruin, and a red...

Theoden: "Now for wrath, now for ruin, and a red dawn. Forth Eorlingas!"<P>That is one of the most stirring war cries I have ever heard. I also really liked the little speech by Sam in Osgiliath. Oh,...
Forum: The Books 11-06-2002, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,147
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Elvish Class Systems?

This may be a rather inane question, but I've been curious about it for some time now.

Did a class system exist among the Elven communities in Middle-Earth? There were rulers, lords, and advisors...
Forum: The Books 10-05-2002, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,957
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril I think you pretty much answered your own...

I think you pretty much answered your own question as you were pondering it.

Either the Lorien Elves stopped trying to keep up with the ever-morphing language of their mortal friends (whom they...
Forum: The Movies 08-23-2002, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,202
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril I think Peter Jackson is going to include Arwen...

I think Peter Jackson is going to include Arwen in TTT and expand her role as he did in the previous film to remind the casual moviegoers that she's still there. He's also going to somehow integrate...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-18-2002, 03:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,824
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril (Lothlorien) Gimli:I have the eyes of a...

(Lothlorien)

Gimli:I have the eyes of a hawk, and the ears of a fox.
(Fellowship suddenly surrounded by various stuffed animals thrust in their faces. Haldir saunters down, stroking a teddy bear)...
Forum: The Books 08-16-2002, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,000
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Lothiriel brought up a good point. The story of...

Lothiriel brought up a good point. The story of Aredhel falls under the category of the cause-and-effect relationships that pervade Tolkien's mythology; i.e. if this hadn't happened then this...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-14-2002, 02:41 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,706
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril I have Elves in my locker. Ok, just pictures of...

I have Elves in my locker. Ok, just pictures of them, but adequate enough to disturb my friends. smilies/biggrin.gif

I also say that Haldir and his brothers live in my closet and that their...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-14-2002, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,281
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Merry and Pippin were definitely the comic relief...

Merry and Pippin were definitely the comic relief in both the books and the movie. But I laughed more times while reading the Hobbit than most other books. Bilbo has got to be the funniest...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-14-2002, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,136
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril *Rubs her eyes* Oy. I am so confused. Mayhem...

*Rubs her eyes*

Oy. I am so confused. Mayhem indeed. smilies/wink.gif

*Staggers off to find some aspirin*
Forum: The Movies 07-31-2002, 12:25 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,311
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Craig Parker- No One Can Hear You, Mercy Peak(oh,...

Craig Parker- No One Can Hear You, Mercy Peak(oh, wait, that's a TV series), The Tommyknockers<P>By the way, there's already a thread about this.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-26-2002, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,759
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril I'm sure you don't need me to say this, but be...

I'm sure you don't need me to say this, but be sure to read the Sil as well. The Unfinished Tales has a lot of references to it, and you might not know what some of the stories or characters are...
Forum: The Movies 06-23-2002, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,139
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril I regard the movie and the book as two seperate...

I regard the movie and the book as two seperate entities, each one a masterpiece in it's own way.<P>I enjoy and look forward to seeing what PJ changes, leaves out or keeps in the movies. I don't mind...
Forum: The Books 06-20-2002, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,467
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril The first time I read the Sil, I stopped trying...

The first time I read the Sil, I stopped trying to keep track of the names and places about halfway through. However, I read UT and reread LOTR, then went back to the Sil, and understood everything....
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-18-2002, 01:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 31,347
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Wow. You sum up about half to three-quarters of...

Wow. You sum up about half to three-quarters of all the Tolkien fanfic out there perfectly. Is it some innate supernatural power, or just skill? smilies/biggrin.gif Nice.

I enjoy reading Tolkien...
Forum: The Books 06-18-2002, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,216
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Umm, you've got your facts mixed up just a...

Umm, you've got your facts mixed up just a little. smilies/wink.gif

Aragorn and Arwen ruled a huge kingdom for many years in ME and then they died of old age. The Hobbits Merry and Pippin became...
Forum: The Books 06-17-2002, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,204
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Frodo Baggins- Read on. You should soon be coming...

Frodo Baggins- Read on. You should soon be coming to the chapter entitled "Of Aule and Yavanna" or something like that. That will tell you all you wish to know about the origins of dwarves. As for...
Forum: The Books 06-12-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,594
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril That's a really interesting question. If I...

That's a really interesting question.

If I recall correctly (I slept through most of my history classes), the Geneva Convention dealt with setting down rules for the humane treatment of POW's. If...
Forum: The Books 06-09-2002, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,250
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril If any race was to be predominantly left-handed,...

If any race was to be predominantly left-handed, it would probably be the Elves, because only left-handed peoples are in their right minds. Ah, ha, ha... Ok, that was lame. Sorry. ...
Forum: The Books 06-09-2002, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,212
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Very nice points about environment and freedom to...

Very nice points about environment and freedom to control one's future. However, in addition to all these, I personally believe that, like Feanor and his sons, Maeglin and Eol were brilliant but...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-07-2002, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,644
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Ooo, interesting stuff. I can tackle a couple of...

Ooo, interesting stuff. I can tackle a couple of these.

Frodo Baggins- Elves can't get sick persay, but they can get drunk (read the Hobbit) and I'll bet they can also get some pretty nasty...
Forum: The Books 06-05-2002, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,549
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril It is often said (Tolkien may have even said it...

It is often said (Tolkien may have even said it himself) that Middle-Earth is a piece of Europe (or England) and that Tolkien intended The Hobbit, LOTR, the Sil, etc. to be an alternative prehistory...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2002, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril A Question About the Dead Marshes

Quote: "Who are they? What are they?" asked Sam shuddering, turning to Frodo, who was now behind him.

..."I know not who they are; but I thought I saw there Men and Elves, and Orcs beside them."
...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2002, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril People are definitely paying more attention to...

People are definitely paying more attention to fantasy now than before the LOTR films, especially that of Tolkien. Only a little while ago, LOTR, the Hobbit, and the Silmarillion all were on...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-29-2002, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,320
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Aack! That's really disturbing, you guys. Oh, my...

Aack! That's really disturbing, you guys. Oh, my virgin eyes!! The afterimage is burning... smilies/biggrin.gif smilies/tongue.gif smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: The Books 05-29-2002, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,194
Posted By Lomelinde
Silmaril Elves could probably survive starvation a lot...

Elves could probably survive starvation a lot longer than Men of course, but they also would eventually succumb to it. Elves are immune to disease and aging- that's about it. So I would imagine that...
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