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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-16-2012, 09:59 AM
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Posted By dreeness
Ovaltineys....

Ovaltineys. (http://www.ovaltine.co.uk/en/article.asp?chco_id=25&item_index=3)

:p
Forum: The Books 07-15-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By dreeness
:) (Please post more of your...

:)




(Please post more of your atavistic grunting. It's a hoot!)
Forum: The Books 07-14-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,511
Posted By dreeness
Or perhaps Tolkien was slightly just taking the...

Or perhaps Tolkien was slightly just taking the mick out of Freemasons in general, with a knowing wink to adult readers who would recognize the reference.
Forum: The Books 07-14-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By dreeness
:) (Yes.)

:)





(Yes.)
Forum: The Books 07-13-2012, 11:47 AM
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Views: 20,135
Posted By dreeness
:) Whoa, pard. Best to load up with...

:)


Whoa, pard. Best to load up with something other than blanks before you start shooting the messenger.

No idea about how well you grasp the obvious, but them thar dastardly Hollywood...
Forum: The Books 07-13-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,511
Posted By dreeness
"Widows' Sons" is a cryptic Masonic phrase. ...

"Widows' Sons" is a cryptic Masonic phrase.


It means "Freemasons".


:eek:
Forum: The Books 07-13-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,135
Posted By dreeness
Chris must find it physically exhausting, keeping...

Chris must find it physically exhausting, keeping his head turned away while cashing all those enormous cheques.



:rolleyes:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 48,184
Posted By dreeness
Oh, because in the middle of Rohan there is a...

Oh, because in the middle of Rohan there is a mark, that they just couldn't get ridder.


(And if that seems lame, bear in mind that you easily might've had a "Rindsay Rohan" gag instead, and...
Forum: The Books 07-11-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 31,256
Posted By dreeness
In "The Violence of the Fantasy" Slavoj Žižek...

In "The Violence of the Fantasy" Slavoj Žižek said (emphasis added):
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-10-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 178,174
Posted By dreeness
Just a few that I can think of: Robert...

Just a few that I can think of:


Robert Holdstock's Mythago Wood books

Robert Aickman's stories

William Hope Hodgson's stories (particularly the "Carnacki" series)
like this one:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-09-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 48,184
Posted By dreeness
Because Arwen kept singing Lady Gaga songs in a...

Because Arwen kept singing Lady Gaga songs in a high-pitched chipmunk-ish voice, and it was weirding everyone out.

How do hobbits trim their toenails?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-09-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3,228
Views: 355,917
Posted By dreeness
Weak tea. Cheese that doesn't taste like...

Weak tea.

Cheese that doesn't taste like anything.

Idiot neighbors that let off fireworks at 3am, then run out of fireworks and start trying to skeet-shoot beer cans in the pitch dark.

Weak...
Forum: The Books 07-09-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,846
Posted By dreeness
As long as you had good drainage and ventilation,...

As long as you had good drainage and ventilation, it would be pretty much okay.
A lot of old-timey root cellars were just holes cut into hillsides and lined with bricks or boards.

Plus there's...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-08-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,778
Posted By dreeness
The word "hobbit"

The word "hobbit" can also refer to an archaic unit of measure for grains etc, similar to a bushel.

And the word "Hobbit" is a surname, derived from the name Hubert.


"Hobbits" fought in the...
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