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Forum: The Movies 06-11-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Galadriel55
I love the legend of Helm Hammerhand. I would...

I love the legend of Helm Hammerhand. I would love to see a movie adaptation, and would be willing to forgive a lot of plot and stylistic inaccuracy.

...But the two of you just made me realize...
Forum: The Movies 06-10-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 54,986
Posted By Galadriel55
Lol. "See how it sings" is I think where I'm at...

Lol. "See how it sings" is I think where I'm at too.

I think my problem with Yoding around and weird word and emphasis placement is that I tend to stick too tightly to the Russian sentence...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-10-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,526
Posted By Galadriel55
Well, you brought it up to 6, I suppose. I had...

Well, you brought it up to 6, I suppose. I had Bilbo Baggins, Burrahobbit, Barrel-Rider. Go for it!
Forum: Quiz Room 06-10-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,526
Posted By Galadriel55
Next up: BBBB (all different names or...

Next up: BBBB

(all different names or titles of one person... I got four B's, bonus points if you think of a fifth for this character)
Forum: Quiz Room 06-10-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,526
Posted By Galadriel55
Thorin Oakenshield?

Thorin Oakenshield?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-10-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 523,004
Posted By Galadriel55
Happy birthday radagastly!

Happy birthday radagastly!
Forum: Quiz Room 06-08-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Well, unless you're gonna be more specific, it...

Well, unless you're gonna be more specific, it might as well be Primula Baggins and Deagol, (very) distant kin whose most well-known life event is toppling into a river.
Forum: The Books 06-07-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By Galadriel55
One thought about Pippin that I read elsewhere on...

One thought about Pippin that I read elsewhere on the web and really liked:

Pippin does a Gollum impression to Grishnakh, who instantly recognizes it. Pippin has never met Gollum. Which means that...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-04-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 594,652
Posted By Galadriel55
For some reason I thought the M Little woman was...

For some reason I thought the M Little woman was Mary, and looking them up and realizing she's actually Meg made all the difference, because MORE + MEG + ILL (ish) = MORMEGIL.
Forum: The Books 06-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Galadriel55
Congratulations, William! That is fabulous news!

Congratulations, William! That is fabulous news!
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Well, let's try the hobbit take on this one....

Well, let's try the hobbit take on this one. Bilbo and Frodo both left the Shire to save Bigger People in distant lands, and returned home. Though the grand deed by Shire reckoning is as likely to be...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 594,652
Posted By Galadriel55
6. HOLLIN, from H L N + oil?

6. HOLLIN, from H L N + oil?
Forum: The Movies 05-31-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 54,986
Posted By Galadriel55
Ha! I knew it would be Carcharoth! I knew it! I...

Ha! I knew it would be Carcharoth! I knew it! I win an imaginary trinket.

(Speaking of imaginary trinkets, it only came to me now how much our lives on the Downs resemble the lives in the Halls of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-31-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 523,004
Posted By Galadriel55
Seconded! Happy birthday Esty!

Seconded! Happy birthday Esty!
Forum: Quiz Room 05-30-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Indeed! Though Hurin arguably had the greater...

Indeed! Though Hurin arguably had the greater courage, staring down Morgoth and telling him he's a sorry idiot. Beren, if I recall, spent most of the time slinking in the corners or being...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-30-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Legendary as in, for instance, "Feanor made the...

Legendary as in, for instance, "Feanor made the Silmarils" - a deed that is of great renown, AND arguably the most important deed of his life, if you were to sum it up in one sentence. What is his...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-29-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Sure, but how is Finrod meeting Ulmo the thing he...

Sure, but how is Finrod meeting Ulmo the thing he is best known for? You are looking for encounters that are both legendary, and, arguably, the greatest points of both kinsmen's lives.

As a...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-29-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Finrod and Tuor are not correct. What would that...

Finrod and Tuor are not correct. What would that encounter be, that they are most famous for? Finrod could be said to be famous for meetin Men, or Sauron. Tuor's great deeds don't really include...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-29-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 594,652
Posted By Galadriel55
4. Makes me think ELF EYES.

4. Makes me think ELF EYES.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-29-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
They encounter the same... well, the encounter...

They encounter the same... well, the encounter that makes them famous. World-renowned.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-28-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
Neither one, I'm afraid. The encounters in...

Neither one, I'm afraid. The encounters in question are pretty singular - though not unique. Of the legendary world-changing variety. And for both kinsmen, this encounter could be said to be the most...
Forum: The Movies 05-28-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 54,986
Posted By Galadriel55
"You made solemn promise"? Yes, I...

"You made solemn promise"?



Yes, I think "is merely" is what he really means, but when you sing it it comes out Is mereLY.



Yeah, you've suggested that before. I didn't like it, because...
Forum: The Movies 05-28-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 54,986
Posted By Galadriel55
I mean, he kind of failed everything he attempted...

I mean, he kind of failed everything he attempted ever. But yes.


:D



Fair. Probably his most unpleasant too.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-28-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,898
Posted By Galadriel55
No these aren't hobbits. Both characters are also...

No these aren't hobbits. Both characters are also well known.
Forum: The Movies 05-27-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 54,986
Posted By Galadriel55
...That sounds like the SMART goal thing -...

...That sounds like the SMART goal thing - specific, achievable... wait, achievable? Hah! :p

Maybe better word for it is purpose. I still think Turin's purpose for urging Nargothrond to war is at...
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