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Forum: The Books 11-28-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Boromir88
I believe WCH's point in bringing up Numenor (and...

I believe WCH's point in bringing up Numenor (and please correct me if this is wrong) was to point out there were consequences to becoming too expansionist as well. Because if Elves were generally...
Forum: The Books 11-21-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Boromir88
I think I rather clumsily wrote my thoughts out...

I think I rather clumsily wrote my thoughts out in the original post.

First I'll start with Bombadil because I agree that he is not an isolationist. I was primarily thinking about Gandalf's...
Forum: The Books 11-20-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Boromir88
I agree that Melkor could not create, only "twist...

I agree that Melkor could not create, only "twist and corrupt" as Tolkien defines what Treebeard's "counterfeit" comment means. And later, Frodo's comment to Sam:



I think that's an important...
Forum: The Books 11-07-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Boromir88
I believe so, because Galadriel mentions...

I believe so, because Galadriel mentions something about Frodo perhaps getting his revenge for her testing of him earlier:



I'm not sure what her test would have been. What's your theory?
Forum: The Books 11-07-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Boromir88
Tolkien and Isolationism

With the pandemic and lockdowns I've used the opportunity over the last year+ to reread all the Tolkien books I own. And with the current state of the world, I've been thinking a lot about Tolkien's...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-06-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,866
Posted By Boromir88
Something Mithadan mentioned in his post, got me...

Something Mithadan mentioned in his post, got me thinking about my own thoughts when trying to read The Silmarillion for the first time (this would have been around 2007), but I couldn't get through...
Forum: The Movies 10-02-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Boromir88
I enjoyed Master and Commander a lot. You can't...

I enjoyed Master and Commander a lot. You can't go wrong with Paul Bettany and Robert Pugh in supporting roles (if I recall Billy Boyd plays a minor role as well).

I think ROTK won on being a good...
Forum: The Books 09-11-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Boromir88
It's probably been going on about a year since I...

It's probably been going on about a year since I did the same thing...read the books again, re-watched the films, and this was a scene/moment in the book that caught my attention as well.

I...
Forum: The Books 09-11-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Boromir88
I just wanted to pop in and say I agree with the...

I just wanted to pop in and say I agree with the point being made that Galadriel wouldn't be tempting members of the Fellowship with claiming and using the Ring. The Fellowship is grieving the loss...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-31-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,185
Views: 587,776
Posted By Boromir88
Happy birthday Esty! ...

Happy birthday Esty!
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Forum: The Movies 05-30-2021, 06:51 AM
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Views: 88,328
Posted By Boromir88
I go back and forth all the time about the Amazon...

I go back and forth all the time about the Amazon series, currently I'm at a "maybe I'll watch the series a few years later if people I know and respect say it's great and worth it. And if they say...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-22-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,199
Views: 571,345
Posted By Boromir88
I'm good to play a game in June. I'll reach out...

I'm good to play a game in June. I'll reach out to Rikae to see if she's still available to mod the game she was planning.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 26,673
Posted By Boromir88
--GhostOmir88 Edit: Crossed with the Mod....

--GhostOmir88

Edit: Crossed with the Mod. hehe epic narration. Well, I had your back Morsul. Sadly, the dead outnumbered me.

Well done Lommy and Wolves! Players of the game for me are the 3...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 26,673
Posted By Boromir88
I believe that was in reference to your post...

I believe that was in reference to your post saying it looked like we were having a blast. :p

Edit: I assure you we were not...well except 2 among us.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 26,673
Posted By Boromir88
--GhostOmir88

--GhostOmir88
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Agreed. I'm going to take G55 up on the offer and...

Agreed. I'm going to take G55 up on the offer and haunt the Living thread :p
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Would you like us to get you a cup of coffee too...

Would you like us to get you a cup of coffee too while you wait? Oh you would? *sneezes in cup*
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
G55 can we quote ourselves from this thread to...

G55 can we quote ourselves from this thread to haunt the living while we await the narration? I mean I can search for Tolkien quotes but I kind of just want to quote what I've posted here. :p
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Sure casually talk about a fender bender while...

Sure casually talk about a fender bender while you leave it to us to decide. :mad:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Or everyone else just vote for Pitch for this...

Or everyone else just vote for Pitch for this comment? Morsul's still lynched.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
I'm hungry and no one wants my judgement to be...

I'm hungry and no one wants my judgement to be influenced by getting hangry. So be done with it now and go get the food. :p
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Goodnight Greenie! I'll take the plunge too...

Goodnight Greenie!

I'll take the plunge too and go for the person who I think is acting more suspiciously than Morsul. Morsul's a wild card but I've felt like he's basically said whatever he's...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Hey I'm quite proud of the D&D campaign I joined...

Hey I'm quite proud of the D&D campaign I joined where for my Goliath character I picked up the "disarm" ability because I thought you know getting an enemy to drop a weapon would be quite useful to...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Gah! It's not that simple when you know there are...

Gah! It's not that simple when you know there are 2 wolves around who are capable of planning some last minute funny business. We're not all as cavalier with our votes as you are Morsul! :rolleyes:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,396
Posted By Boromir88
Do we have even numbers here? Let's just split...

Do we have even numbers here? Let's just split our votes and lynch them both. Pitch and Soriman survive. Village wins. :p

(I think I'll have to be far more persuasive than this to get the mods on...
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