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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-22-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,603
Posted By Ruoutorin
Radagast the Brown became enamored with birds and...

Radagast the Brown became enamored with birds and trees and things of nature and he strayed from his mission.
Forum: The Books 02-22-2005, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,638
Posted By Ruoutorin
I am grateful for everyone's response! Maybe...

I am grateful for everyone's response! Maybe it's just a matter of taste. I like the Sil more for it's tragic nature (the tales of Turin and Hurin, et al, appeal to me more then the tale of Beren &...
Forum: The Books 02-21-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,079
Posted By Ruoutorin
Many of the Noldor of Fingolfin's host perished...

Many of the Noldor of Fingolfin's host perished while crossing the Helcaraxe. Although details of their deaths are not provided, one might assume that the treacherous crossing caused some Elves to...
Forum: The Books 02-21-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,239
Posted By Ruoutorin
No matter how much someone has studied Tolkien's...

No matter how much someone has studied Tolkien's works they cannot see into his mind. Perhaps they will catch a trend in Tolkien's way of thinking, but by no means does that give them the right to...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,239
Posted By Ruoutorin
Please do not refer me to any so called "Tolkien...

Please do not refer me to any so called "Tolkien Experts" as they are no more experts then you or I and only offer their own opinions as to what Tolkien's intentions were and state them as facts. ...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,239
Posted By Ruoutorin
Oh pleeeeasseee. So what you're saying is that...

Oh pleeeeasseee. So what you're saying is that we can dismiss The Silmarillion as a valid source as well, since it was not "published in Tolkien's time". Therefore we are left with no valid source...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,638
Posted By Ruoutorin
The Annoying Hobbit

When I was a child (in sixth grade) the first "taste" of Tolkien that I had was a class reading of The Hobbit with a subsequent test on The Hobbit. Although I had to read it through, I just could not...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2005, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,461
Posted By Ruoutorin
I would avoid taking anthing that Dominic...

I would avoid taking anthing that Dominic Monaghan says about Gollum seriously. He's an actor, and not a Tolkien scholar. He's just trying to say that Gollum is a character with different...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 34,351
Posted By Ruoutorin
If you are a purist then you have to appreciate...

If you are a purist then you have to appreciate the movie version for it's scenery, costumes, and allowing you the opportunity to enter Middle Earth visually. You have to admit Jackson was "on the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-20-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,957
Posted By Ruoutorin
For myself, I'm a world lover or a History of...

For myself, I'm a world lover or a History of Middle Earth lover. The Sil is my favorite book ever and I can't stop reading it. Every time I pick up another book to read I get board and re-read the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-20-2005, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Ruoutorin
Gandalf explains his motivations in The Quest of...

Gandalf explains his motivations in The Quest of Erebor, however this is just Tolkien's attempt to tie together The Hobbit with The LotR. In reality it is my opinion that The Hobbit was written for...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,239
Posted By Ruoutorin
I totally disagree. It's just not "Tolkienish". ...

I totally disagree. It's just not "Tolkienish". They way I see Celebrain's torment is that it is similar to Frodo's torment after the destruction of the One Ring. Celebrain was wounded in body and...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-09-2005, 11:25 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 113,935
Posted By Ruoutorin
Both Ecthelion and Glorfindel slayed Balrogs. ...

Both Ecthelion and Glorfindel slayed Balrogs. Ecthelion slayed Gothmog, Lord of the Balrogs in the fall of Gondolin and Glorfindel slayed a Belrog allowing Turor and Idril to escape with Earendil,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-09-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,320
Posted By Ruoutorin
Not to be controversial, but I don't thing the...

Not to be controversial, but I don't thing the story would have changed much at all. Middle Earth seems to revolve around fate and destiny and there are characters in Middle Earth that have already...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-09-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 548,356
Posted By Ruoutorin
Thank you all for the warm (or shall I say cold,...

Thank you all for the warm (or shall I say cold, as in dead) welcome!!!! I hope to chat, debate, discuss, etc. with you all among the threads. Stay away from Mandos until we meet again (he may...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-07-2005, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 548,356
Posted By Ruoutorin
Hi Guys!

I just joined these forums and I come to you from Middle Earth Online (don't start throwing things at me just yet :p ). In MEO I found that most of my enjoyment of the forums came from the books...
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