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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-24-2016, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
Interestingly, I was going over the first chapter...

Interestingly, I was going over the first chapter of Book Five of The Lord of the Rings the other day and it's worth noting how often the Men of Gondor point out that Pippin speaks Westron with a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-16-2016, 11:40 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
In some respects, despite them even trying to...

In some respects, despite them even trying to convey it in the show, the Gandalf comparison doesn't entirely work, because unlike the Doctor, Gandalf had a mission, a reason for all his wandering: "I...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-15-2016, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
Again, I was merely trying to use neutral...

Again, I was merely trying to use neutral language :p

I think this also serves as an interesting comparison. I wonder if in Classic Doctor Who the Doctor is more like characters like Gandalf,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-13-2016, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
I thought we weren't meant to make value...

I thought we weren't meant to make value judgements about Who in this thread? :p (I do agree as it happens; or at least Capaldi in Series 9 and Matt Smith in Series 5 are the most Doctorish the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-12-2016, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
Your analysis here is pretty interesting. I'd...

Your analysis here is pretty interesting. I'd never really seen the TARDIS as comparable to a Ring, although I think it's an intriguing comparison, and other ideas about externalising power...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-18-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
Interesting thought. I'd say there are elements...

Interesting thought. I'd say there are elements of both:
-as Morgoth was the "creator" of Orcs (corrupter of Elves/Men), Davros is the "creator" of Daleks (corrupter of Kaleds)
-as Sauron acted to...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-12-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Zigūr
A couple of other things came to mind which you...

A couple of other things came to mind which you may have noticed. Firstly Traken is a very idyllic location in which evil things derive from outside. Such was the nature of Eä also:
the foundations...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-10-2015, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Zigūr
One thing which comes immediately to mind is the...

One thing which comes immediately to mind is the "Melkur", the evil creature in penultimate Tom Baker serial "The Keeper of Traken" which is trying to wrest control of the Source of Traken away from...
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