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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse Bard was good Hamfast Gamgee 1184 38 Apr 24, 6:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eleniel)
       Totally agree NoelGallagher 1056 0 Apr 24, 7:18pm
       I love Bard. OldestDaughter 1050 0 Apr 24, 7:34pm
       Yep! Sarahbor 1024 0 Apr 24, 9:15pm
       yeah wizzardly 1009 0 Apr 24, 10:56pm
       Collapse Good character, and well-played. Meneldor 1011 3 Apr 24, 11:04pm
           Collapse not really trusting him LSF 1006 1 Apr 24, 11:16pm
               I'm fine with helping people grow and giving them second chances, Meneldor 964 0 Apr 25, 2:48am
           yeh wizzardly 1001 0 Apr 24, 11:32pm
       Collapse Character was miswritten but Luke Evans did a good job with it Omnigeek 969 6 Apr 25, 2:46am
           Collapse Bard v. Mayor subplot Kilidoescartwheels 815 5 Apr 25, 7:09pm
               Bard and the Elvenking Otaku-sempai 788 0 Apr 25, 8:19pm
               Collapse Bard, pushy? Omnigeek 777 3 Apr 25, 8:46pm
                   Re: Bard pushy? Otaku-sempai 763 0 Apr 25, 9:16pm
                   I wasn't wild about Bard in the book either Avandel 752 0 Apr 25, 9:36pm
                   I agree wizzardly 736 0 Apr 25, 11:35pm
       Bard & Luke Evans Kilidoescartwheels 951 0 Apr 25, 3:19am
       Yes.... dormouse 911 0 Apr 25, 10:49am
       Collapse Totally agree Avandel 854 2 Apr 25, 4:09pm
           Collapse Bard/Luke's athleticism Kilidoescartwheels 808 1 Apr 25, 7:17pm
             It's a gorgeous poster Avandel 769 0 Apr 25, 9:07pm
       Collapse Bard certainly gets overshadowed. Noria 674 1 Apr 26, 12:16pm
           Bard is certainly my fave of the three kings... LSF 661 0 Apr 26, 1:05pm
       Collapse Bard was good.. StingingFly 579 15 Apr 27, 4:22am
           Collapse Yes, I had thought of the Robin Hood parallels. Noria 533 14 Apr 27, 12:01pm
               Collapse A younger Sam Elliott is an excellent choice Omnigeek 452 13 Apr 28, 12:10am
                   Collapse Yes wizzardly 447 12 Apr 28, 1:27am
                       Collapse Well, I couldn't disagree more with that on all points..... dormouse 426 10 Apr 28, 8:03am
                           Collapse Good adaptations of The Hobbit Otaku-sempai 401 2 Apr 28, 1:49pm
                               Fair enough - I don't know that one dormouse 400 0 Apr 28, 1:52pm
                               Mind's Eye No One in Particular 393 0 Apr 28, 1:54pm
                           Collapse yes wizzardly 362 6 Apr 28, 10:59pm
                               Collapse I know you did.... dormouse 338 5 Apr 29, 12:04pm
                                   ok wizzardly 299 0 Apr 29, 7:52pm
                                   Collapse I would still rate the 1979 BBC Jackanory dramatic reading higher... Eleniel 235 3 May 1, 7:23am
                                       Collapse I don't know that one.... dormouse 237 2 May 1, 7:26am
                                           Collapse Probably inevitable Hamfast Gamgee 200 1 May 3, 6:34pm
                                               Not just any Jackanory but the celebratory 3000th episode! Eleniel 197 0 May 3, 6:58pm
                       I disagree. Noria 414 0 Apr 28, 12:18pm

  Collapse Do the Hobbit movies capture the "spirit" of the book? Kilidoescartwheels 2571 274 Apr 20, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Spirit and Tone Otaku-sempai 2139 9 Apr 20, 11:05pm
           Collapse Question Kilidoescartwheels 2078 8 Apr 21, 3:44am
               I think he tries to but within limits... moreorless 2060 0 Apr 21, 6:00am
               Collapse Reply Otaku-sempai 1982 6 Apr 21, 2:09pm
                   Collapse hm, okay Kilidoescartwheels 914 5 Apr 21, 5:27pm
                       Collapse Pete's Humor Otaku-sempai 894 4 Apr 21, 7:52pm
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 892 3 Apr 21, 7:56pm
                               Collapse Bombur Otaku-sempai 891 2 Apr 21, 8:06pm
                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 882 1 Apr 21, 8:30pm
                                       Okay. Otaku-sempai 874 0 Apr 21, 9:17pm
       Collapse ...nice summary, StingingFly 2132 2 Apr 20, 11:24pm
           Well that's also a nice summary Kilidoescartwheels 2116 0 Apr 21, 12:11am
           I really love this analogy! Gianna 2090 0 Apr 21, 2:37am
       Collapse Sadly...no wizzardly 2124 29 Apr 20, 11:48pm
           Collapse I see your point, but ... Kilidoescartwheels 2077 1 Apr 21, 3:42am
               I myself do not so much resent Tauriel as what they did with her character. Gianna 2000 0 Apr 21, 12:43pm
           Collapse But Avandel 711 26 Apr 24, 5:15pm
               Collapse "And BTW, why wouldn't the Battle of Five Armies be big and epic?" N.E. Brigand 659 25 Apr 25, 1:37am
                   Collapse But Avandel 547 24 Apr 25, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Citizens of Lake-town at BoFA Otaku-sempai 539 20 Apr 25, 3:42pm
                           Collapse Not sure that's "better" tho re the book Avandel 535 19 Apr 25, 3:53pm
                               Collapse Survivors of Lake-town Otaku-sempai 509 18 Apr 25, 4:49pm
                                   Collapse aaah - my bad.... Avandel 464 6 Apr 25, 10:06pm
                                       Collapse well... LSF 467 2 Apr 25, 10:20pm
                                           Collapse What part of Dale do you think is left.... Morthoron 462 1 Apr 25, 10:31pm
                                               movie Dale LSF 462 0 Apr 25, 10:34pm
                                       Collapse Long Lake Otaku-sempai 455 2 Apr 25, 11:05pm
                                           Collapse Smaug wasn't as big as portrayed in the movie either Omnigeek 598 1 Apr 26, 12:13am
                                               You're right Otaku-sempai 519 0 Apr 26, 1:47pm
                                   Collapse Is that an army I see before me? No One in Particular 577 10 Apr 26, 3:54am
                                       Collapse Orc armies Sarahbor 571 9 Apr 26, 4:18am
                                           Well, now I feel silly. No One in Particular 561 0 Apr 26, 4:37am
                                           Thanks! Otaku-sempai 522 0 Apr 26, 1:34pm
                                           Collapse "Admiral, if we go 'by the book', like Lt. Saavik, hours could seem like days." N.E. Brigand 486 6 Apr 26, 7:11pm
                                               Collapse Agreed Otaku-sempai 466 5 Apr 26, 8:00pm
                                                   Collapse Distances Sarahbor 413 4 Apr 26, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Travel in Wilderland Otaku-sempai 403 3 Apr 26, 10:16pm
                                                           Collapse Yep Sarahbor 450 2 Apr 27, 12:10am
                                                               Collapse In case it wasn't clear... Sarahbor 424 1 Apr 27, 1:48am
                                                                   Well... Otaku-sempai 399 0 Apr 27, 2:23am
                       Collapse "I would have said 'thinly stretched' or a more 'fairy tale' tone" N.E. Brigand 488 2 Apr 26, 7:06pm
                           Collapse But Avandel 434 1 Apr 26, 8:49pm
                               Of course it's subjective. N.E. Brigand 497 0 Apr 26, 10:36pm
       Collapse No, the Hobbit movies did not capture the "spirit" of the book... Morthoron 2109 10 Apr 21, 2:01am
           Collapse Sorry, not really Kilidoescartwheels 2076 8 Apr 21, 3:48am
               Collapse He only got them untangled in the movie MyWeeLadGimli 2013 7 Apr 21, 12:19pm
                   Collapse Agreed... StingingFly 1998 4 Apr 21, 12:49pm
                       Collapse There is a build up in the film. Smaug the iron 1982 3 Apr 21, 2:06pm
                           Collapse From The Hobbit StingingFly 1962 2 Apr 21, 2:32pm
                               Collapse Yes I remember it Smaug the iron 1959 1 Apr 21, 2:40pm
                                   Spider eyes... Otaku-sempai 1952 0 Apr 21, 2:54pm
                   Well okay, I can see that Kilidoescartwheels 1991 0 Apr 21, 1:34pm
                   Okay... Otaku-sempai 1973 0 Apr 21, 2:21pm
           This wizzardly 933 0 Apr 23, 3:44pm
       AUJ is the closest to the tone MyWeeLadGimli 2005 0 Apr 21, 12:26pm
       Lesse... Darkstone 1996 0 Apr 21, 1:20pm
       Collapse Spirit, theme and tone Noria 1942 19 Apr 21, 4:09pm
           You're welcome! Kilidoescartwheels 1909 0 Apr 21, 5:23pm
           Collapse Main elements but not spirit Omnigeek 870 16 Apr 21, 10:31pm
               Beorn and the Beornings Otaku-sempai 858 0 Apr 21, 11:15pm
               Collapse Okay, that's reasonable enough Kilidoescartwheels 849 13 Apr 22, 12:20am
                   Collapse Tone Omnigeek 842 2 Apr 22, 3:25am
                       central character LSF 835 0 Apr 22, 3:50am
                       I keep trying to reply Kilidoescartwheels 721 0 Apr 22, 7:49pm
                   Collapse tone wizzardly 777 9 Apr 22, 2:50pm
                       But... Avandel 727 0 Apr 22, 7:10pm
                       Classic British fairy tale Kilidoescartwheels 724 0 Apr 22, 7:12pm
                       Collapse Well Sarahbor 653 6 Apr 23, 2:45am
                           Collapse well wizzardly 942 3 Apr 23, 3:32pm
                               Collapse And...too, though.... Avandel 934 1 Apr 23, 4:05pm
                                   but wizzardly 910 0 Apr 23, 5:41pm
                               Not entirely Sarahbor 775 0 Apr 24, 3:29am
                           Collapse To be fair to Narnia... Gianna 611 1 Apr 25, 4:22am
                               Yep, I know Sarahbor 522 0 Apr 25, 4:23pm
               Omnigeek Noria 799 0 Apr 22, 12:57pm
           Completely agree with Noria's post Avandel 731 0 Apr 22, 6:46pm
       Collapse Can you name movies that disappointed you in this regard? N.E. Brigand 703 6 Apr 22, 11:05pm
           Collapse Are you asking me? Kilidoescartwheels 627 5 Apr 23, 4:45am
               Collapse "It's like a cardinal rule with me, always see the movie first." N.E. Brigand 912 4 Apr 23, 5:49pm
                   Collapse Wrong opera. Silverlode 860 1 Apr 23, 8:37pm
                       Also, La traviata BlackFox 697 0 Apr 24, 6:28pm
                   It's entirely possible I have that wrong Kilidoescartwheels 825 0 Apr 23, 10:11pm
                   Okay, here's a better example Kilidoescartwheels 802 0 Apr 24, 12:07am
       Collapse Spirit and tone Sarahbor 682 8 Apr 23, 1:38am
           Collapse Not quite... Otaku-sempai 664 4 Apr 23, 1:53am
               Collapse OK Sarahbor 660 3 Apr 23, 2:11am
                   Collapse The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Otaku-sempai 617 2 Apr 23, 6:58am
                       Collapse Well yeah Sarahbor 970 1 Apr 23, 11:32am
                           Agreed. Otaku-sempai 953 0 Apr 23, 2:44pm
           Collapse What was your objective in this thread? Omnigeek 625 2 Apr 23, 5:51am
               Collapse My objective was conversation Kilidoescartwheels 827 1 Apr 23, 10:20pm
                   And you succeeded. // N.E. Brigand 478 0 Apr 26, 7:16pm
       Collapse I think the obvious answer is no.... dormouse 997 110 Apr 23, 9:30am
           This. // BlackFox 959 0 Apr 23, 12:45pm
           Wow (: Avandel 945 0 Apr 23, 3:34pm
           Collapse Nicely said Sarahbor 897 102 Apr 23, 6:37pm
               Collapse Also Sarahbor 882 2 Apr 23, 6:54pm
                   Collapse well wizzardly 882 1 Apr 23, 7:04pm
                       In places, yes Sarahbor 869 0 Apr 23, 7:29pm
               Collapse ...are they, though? StingingFly 834 36 Apr 23, 10:00pm
                   Collapse It's a matter of opinion Sarahbor 818 35 Apr 23, 10:53pm
                       Collapse I wonder... LSF 811 1 Apr 23, 11:59pm
                           Agree Sarahbor 801 0 Apr 24, 12:11am
                       Collapse Too true *applauds* Avandel 740 18 Apr 24, 4:50pm
                           Collapse ...one example StingingFly 641 1 Apr 25, 2:36am
                               Agreed there Sarahbor 631 0 Apr 25, 2:52am
                           Collapse I would add Sarahbor 629 11 Apr 25, 3:04am
                               Collapse I'm not sure I would use "spirit" KW 566 2 Apr 25, 2:45pm
                                   Collapse Exactly. Jackson's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as Tolkien's "Hobbit" is to "Beowulf". N.E. Brigand 469 1 Apr 26, 7:53pm
                                       PJ's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as "Ghost Dad" is to "Hamlet". wizzardly 501 0 Apr 26, 10:27pm
                               Collapse And I would add Avandel 543 5 Apr 25, 3:42pm
                                   True Sarahbor 521 0 Apr 25, 4:27pm
                                   Collapse Hear, here! Kilidoescartwheels 518 3 Apr 26, 1:55pm
                                       Collapse Have you ever seen "Big Night", with Ian Holm? N.E. Brigand 469 2 Apr 26, 7:39pm
                                           Collapse Ian Holm was in "Big Night"? Voronwë_the_Faithful 437 1 Apr 27, 4:29pm
                                               "Bite your teeth into the @#$ of life!" N.E. Brigand 429 0 Apr 27, 4:57pm
                               Collapse Agreed, it's against greed not war per se Omnigeek 447 1 Apr 25, 11:56pm
                                   that's it wizzardly 585 0 Apr 26, 1:48am
                           Collapse Have you seen the 1948 film version of "The Red Shoes". N.E. Brigand 468 3 Apr 26, 7:40pm
                               Collapse The short answer would be no, re the Red Shoes... Avandel 407 2 Apr 26, 9:48pm
                                   Collapse "when I found out about this project I was thinking I wasn't interested, as this was going to be a 'kiddie film'" N.E. Brigand 497 1 Apr 26, 10:36pm
                                       Thank you, I shall! Avandel 429 0 Apr 27, 1:13am
                       Collapse "a huge battle and 3 major deaths" N.E. Brigand 473 13 Apr 26, 7:41pm
                           Collapse That is why... Smaug the iron 446 6 Apr 26, 8:26pm
                               I agree. ange1e4e5 445 0 Apr 26, 8:29pm
                               Collapse Agreed Avandel 424 1 Apr 26, 9:10pm
                                   Have you ever seen Akira Kurosawa's samurai comedy, "Sanjuro"? N.E. Brigand 496 0 Apr 26, 10:36pm
                               Collapse We have to see someone die to feel sorry for them? N.E. Brigand 496 2 Apr 26, 10:37pm
                                   Collapse I totally agree Omnigeek 426 1 Apr 27, 1:29am
                                       Maybe Smaug the iron 527 0 Apr 27, 5:26am
                           Collapse And one of the reasons I didn't like the book Kilidoescartwheels 487 5 Apr 26, 11:06pm
                               Collapse Dain is like Fortinbras in "Hamlet". N.E. Brigand 483 2 Apr 26, 11:27pm
                                   Collapse No, not really Kilidoescartwheels 402 1 Apr 27, 2:25am
                                       Empty space in books and films.... Avandel 435 0 Apr 27, 4:36pm
                               Collapse At least Dain had a beard wizzardly 473 1 Apr 26, 11:37pm
                                   Yeah, that makes everything better Kilidoescartwheels 402 0 Apr 27, 2:26am
               Collapse "Tolkien was speaking to children--his children--but the films need to speak to people of all ages" N.E. Brigand 470 61 Apr 26, 7:53pm
                   Collapse I know that Sarahbor 432 60 Apr 26, 9:00pm
                       Collapse "It doesn't matter that we don't 'see' Fili and Kili die in the book--they still die" N.E. Brigand 500 59 Apr 26, 10:37pm
                           Collapse I was talking about Thorin's death, not any death Sarahbor 458 58 Apr 27, 12:06am
                               Collapse "Film is a visual medium. You have to see things." N.E. Brigand 444 15 Apr 27, 12:45am
                                   Collapse It's still a matter of opinion Sarahbor 420 14 Apr 27, 1:53am
                                       Collapse and anyway wizzardly 419 1 Apr 27, 1:59am
                                           OH, you've gotta be kidding Kilidoescartwheels 399 0 Apr 27, 2:33am
                                       Collapse I have to agree Kilidoescartwheels 399 2 Apr 27, 2:30am
                                           Collapse "No Country for Old Men". N.E. Brigand 547 1 Apr 27, 4:18am
                                               Yeah, I was not a fan Kilidoescartwheels 379 0 Apr 27, 7:02pm
                                       Collapse Of course it is. N.E. Brigand 542 8 Apr 27, 4:18am
                                           Collapse Maybe because Sarahbor 534 7 Apr 27, 5:06am
                                               Collapse Written where? N.E. Brigand 531 6 Apr 27, 5:14am
                                                   Collapse In The Hobbit... Sarahbor 509 5 Apr 27, 9:50am
                                                     Collapse LOL Avandel 444 4 Apr 27, 4:10pm
                                                           Collapse Yet that's what Tolkien did in LOTR. N.E. Brigand 430 3 Apr 27, 5:10pm
                                                               Collapse Not entirely Sarahbor 414 2 Apr 27, 5:37pm
                                                                   Collapse Fili and Kili aren't main characters MyWeeLadGimli 374 1 Apr 27, 7:07pm
                                                                       They're heirs to the throne Sarahbor 520 0 Apr 27, 7:49pm
                               Collapse No, you DON'T have to see things Omnigeek 420 41 Apr 27, 1:57am
                                   Yes you do, no you don't...it's pure opinion Sarahbor 393 0 Apr 27, 2:37am
                                   Collapse But why? Kilidoescartwheels 392 6 Apr 27, 2:42am
                                       Collapse We'll have to agree to disagree Omnigeek 561 5 Apr 27, 3:27am
                                           Collapse Yes Sarahbor 556 2 Apr 27, 3:39am
                                               Collapse I think that was directed to me Kilidoescartwheels 415 1 Apr 27, 5:36pm
                                                   And I'll expand on that Avandel 381 0 Apr 27, 7:00pm
                                           Well, I come from the same perspective as you.... dormouse 521 0 Apr 27, 7:59am
                                           Yes, and that's fine Kilidoescartwheels 406 0 Apr 27, 5:42pm
                                   Collapse Probably beating a dead horse here, but Kilidoescartwheels 430 32 Apr 28, 2:05pm
                                       Collapse I suspect that while the death 'off-stage' can work in a book.... dormouse 411 31 Apr 28, 4:27pm
                                           Collapse indeed... LSF 406 15 Apr 28, 4:46pm
                                               Collapse "most of us want to see the things that happen to them and how they survive or die in the battle" N.E. Brigand 407 14 Apr 28, 5:47pm
                                                   Collapse is death... LSF 396 5 Apr 28, 6:07pm
                                                       Collapse "Is death not part of a character's story?" N.E. Brigand 389 3 Apr 28, 6:22pm
                                                           Collapse Character births and deaths Sarahbor 345 2 Apr 28, 9:10pm
                                                               Collapse Most people don't have meaningful deaths. N.E. Brigand 509 1 Apr 28, 10:10pm
                                                                   Fili and Kili do, IMO Sarahbor 507 0 Apr 28, 10:21pm
                                                       "Violent deaths have been in stories throughout the entire history of the world." N.E. Brigand 388 0 Apr 28, 6:26pm
                                                   Collapse So we know they're dead. Darkstone 381 1 Apr 28, 6:54pm
                                                       It can't help that Sean Bean dies and is reborn so often. // N.E. Brigand 349 0 Apr 28, 8:31pm
                                                   Collapse Why is that? Sometimes it just IS Kilidoescartwheels 521 5 Apr 28, 10:04pm
                                                       Collapse It's not just you. Humanity in general is "bloodthirsty". N.E. Brigand 513 3 Apr 28, 10:47pm
                                                           Collapse I was thinking about this in the car this morning.... dormouse 464 2 Apr 29, 12:47pm
                                                               Collapse Nice post. N.E. Brigand 329 1 May 1, 7:38pm
                                                                   Agreed Starling 673 0 May 2, 6:14am
                                                       Yes Smaug the iron 463 0 Apr 29, 5:41am
                                           Collapse forgot to add... LSF 402 1 Apr 28, 5:06pm
                                               Mostly from his point of view MyWeeLadGimli 461 0 Apr 29, 5:43am
                                           Collapse Tolkien didn't get to see two of his best friends die in battle. N.E. Brigand 404 12 Apr 28, 5:48pm
                                               That's an interesting point about Tolkien and his friends... dormouse 380 0 Apr 28, 6:54pm
                                               Collapse Closure is important. Darkstone 378 10 Apr 28, 7:03pm
                                                   Collapse Important to Tolkien, but to us? N.E. Brigand 357 9 Apr 28, 8:36pm
                                                       Collapse Does Sid Meier exist? Darkstone 355 4 Apr 28, 9:08pm
                                                           Collapse I have no idea. N.E. Brigand 340 3 Apr 28, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse Well Darkstone 520 2 Apr 28, 9:52pm
                                                                   Collapse I've never heard of the "4X" video game genre before. N.E. Brigand 507 1 Apr 28, 10:16pm
                                                                       Actually... Darkstone 443 0 Apr 29, 1:50pm
                                                       Collapse Nope Sarahbor 343 3 Apr 28, 9:12pm
                                                           Collapse But that means closure isn't so important. // N.E. Brigand 521 2 Apr 28, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse I didn't say it was Sarahbor 522 1 Apr 28, 9:47pm
                                                                   Fair enough. N.E. Brigand 504 0 Apr 28, 10:18pm
           "Spirit of the story" LSF 814 0 Apr 24, 12:05am
           My dear dormouse, let me whake your hand. Dame Ioreth 720 0 Apr 24, 5:08pm
           Collapse Interesting that you and Darkstone quote the same passage. N.E. Brigand 669 2 Apr 25, 12:35am
               Yes, I noticed that.... dormouse 605 0 Apr 25, 7:34am
               The thing is... Darkstone 494 0 Apr 27, 1:35pm
       The teaser trailer did. CaptainObvious 661 0 Apr 25, 12:47am
       Collapse I felt that it went back and forth between serious and light-hearted Misty Mountain Hop 486 67 Apr 27, 2:21pm
           Collapse Uneven moviemaking No One in Particular 474 62 Apr 27, 3:00pm
               But personally didn't see it as uneven Avandel 451 0 Apr 27, 4:09pm
               Collapse I would actually say blockbusters benefit from well used tone shifts... moreorless 461 60 Apr 28, 6:17am
                   Collapse Shifting tones in films. Otaku-sempai 437 58 Apr 28, 1:55pm
                       Collapse Not perfect but generally correct for me.. moreorless 421 57 Apr 29, 5:27pm
                           Collapse Radagast, etc... Otaku-sempai 400 56 Apr 29, 8:11pm
                               Collapse It feels like Smaug the iron 399 54 Apr 29, 8:28pm
                                   I'll save you a seat Starling 390 0 Apr 29, 9:01pm
                                   You like what you like... Otaku-sempai 384 0 Apr 29, 9:41pm
                                   Collapse Count me in as well... LittleHobbit 363 51 Apr 30, 12:07am
                                       Collapse You said it yourself Omnigeek 355 49 Apr 30, 12:14am
                                           Collapse Which scene(s)? LittleHobbit 339 2 Apr 30, 1:47am
                                               Collapse Alfrid Omnigeek 582 1 Apr 30, 2:43am
                                                   Alfrid LittleHobbit 564 0 Apr 30, 4:40am
                                           Collapse i agree wizzardly 332 45 Apr 30, 2:19am
                                               Collapse Okay... LittleHobbit 327 40 Apr 30, 2:28am
                                                   Collapse Yes it does Omnigeek 582 14 Apr 30, 2:44am
                                                       Collapse I am not sure... LittleHobbit 567 13 Apr 30, 4:32am
                                                           Collapse You're free to argue that Omnigeek 556 4 Apr 30, 5:26am
                                                               Collapse Again, why not? LittleHobbit 383 3 May 1, 11:37am
                                                                   Collapse You are certainly entitled to your opinion Omnigeek 330 2 May 1, 6:00pm
                                                                       Collapse I think the problem is... LittleHobbit 543 1 May 5, 5:23pm
                                                                           Correction. LittleHobbit 521 0 May 5, 6:46pm
                                                           Collapse It certainly does fit, and I'll explain why... Morthoron 503 7 Apr 30, 2:59pm
                                                               Collapse Why not? LittleHobbit 400 6 May 1, 10:54am
                                                                   Collapse Bad analogy... Morthoron 367 5 May 1, 12:59pm
                                                                       Sex in Tolkien's Middle-earth Otaku-sempai 363 0 May 1, 1:17pm
                                                                       lol wizzardly 359 0 May 1, 1:39pm
                                                                       Collapse Probably I do. LittleHobbit 542 2 May 5, 5:43pm
                                                                           Same here LSF 523 0 May 5, 6:49pm
                                                                           If that were the only complaint... Morthoron 503 0 May 5, 9:44pm
                                                   Collapse sure it does wizzardly 581 20 Apr 30, 2:55am
                                                       Collapse Double standard. LittleHobbit 570 19 Apr 30, 4:22am
                                                           Collapse not really wizzardly 498 18 Apr 30, 3:07pm
                                                               Collapse Not just for children. LittleHobbit 400 17 May 1, 10:44am
                                                                   Collapse that's the point right there wizzardly 360 16 May 1, 1:32pm
                                                                       Collapse So you haven't seen the third film? // Starling 667 6 May 2, 6:10am
                                                                           Collapse No I haven't wizzardly 610 5 May 3, 10:41pm
                                                                               Collapse I read a few snippets of The Hobbit Starling 431 4 May 6, 8:53pm
  Collapse fair enough wizzardly 419 2 May 6, 9:03pm
       Collapse LOL Starling Noria 297 1 May 10, 12:52pm
           it is true wizzardly 258 0 May 10, 11:10pm
  Psst! KW 176 0 May 13, 8:41pm
                                                                       Collapse So...? LittleHobbit 548 4 May 5, 4:58pm
                                                                           Collapse Grounding Fantasy Otaku-sempai 543 1 May 5, 5:33pm
                                                                               Making fantasy credible is a difficult task Voronwë_the_Faithful 499 0 May 5, 10:16pm
                                                                           Collapse so what? wizzardly 491 1 May 5, 11:03pm
                                                                               ''So'' was referring to the complaints... LittleHobbit 44 0 Jun 15, 12:57pm
                                                                       Collapse "kids like video games" KW 471 3 May 6, 1:47pm
                                                                           Collapse Halo LSF 461 2 May 6, 2:37pm
                                                                               sure wizzardly 457 0 May 6, 2:51pm
                                                                               Yes KW 449 0 May 6, 3:13pm
                                                   Collapse The Talking Purse Otaku-sempai 548 3 Apr 30, 6:59am
                                                       Collapse Agreed. LittleHobbit 389 2 May 1, 11:02am
                                                           Collapse Yes Otaku-sempai 364 1 May 1, 1:04pm
                                                               Okay. LittleHobbit 544 0 May 5, 5:03pm
                                               Collapse They do laugh at Oxford you know.... dormouse 545 3 Apr 30, 8:44am
                                                   Tolkien and humour Noria 526 0 Apr 30, 12:22pm
                                                   Collapse Agree Sarahbor 465 1 Apr 30, 6:44pm
                                                       ok i can see your point wizzardly 440 0 Apr 30, 8:55pm
                                       humour is a subjective thing LSF 352 0 Apr 30, 1:04am
                               yes wizzardly 378 0 Apr 29, 9:54pm
                   Shifts No One in Particular 431 0 Apr 28, 2:05pm
           Collapse Maybe it's just a Kiwi thing and we wouldn't understand. Darkstone 440 3 Apr 27, 4:59pm
               Collapse I have suggested that before Starling 531 2 Apr 27, 7:36pm
                   Collapse I don’t mind the tonal shifts either. Noria 509 1 Apr 27, 9:19pm
                       Nor do I.... dormouse 495 0 Apr 27, 10:50pm
       I don't think the films did capture the book's 'spirit' Glorfindela 614 0 May 3, 6:24pm
       no Jettorex 598 0 May 3, 8:43pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest IV: Forth Captionistas! StingingFly 994 18 Apr 19, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Baggins takes the snap, fires downfield toward... ange1e4e5 901 0 Apr 19, 1:59am
       Bilbo bids five silver pennies for the Elvish letter opener. // Otaku-sempai 883 0 Apr 19, 3:28am
       Collapse Bilbo is using the force to show the dwarves that he is a great Jedi. Smaug the iron 873 1 Apr 19, 5:22am
           I'm not the burglar you're looking for. Meneldor 831 0 Apr 19, 2:33pm
       Collapse Bilbo auditions for the Ered Luin Ballet Company..... dormouse 872 3 Apr 19, 8:34am
         Brava!// Dame Ioreth 838 0 Apr 19, 1:04pm
           Collapse We have a winner! StingingFly 595 1 Apr 23, 10:34am
               Thanks, StingingFly.... dormouse 500 0 Apr 25, 10:50am
       “Er, ‘scuse me! Don’t chip those glasses or crack those plates!” // Bracegirdle 843 0 Apr 19, 12:32pm
       "Ai! Ai! A balrog is come!" "We ain't falling for that, right Ori? (Uh, Ori...?)" / Darkstone 811 0 Apr 19, 4:23pm
       No, wait, that's Thorin's chair! Kilidoescartwheels 795 0 Apr 19, 7:06pm
       Oops! Beg pardon, your #majesty! Meneldor 794 0 Apr 19, 7:13pm
       Caption: Pipe Dream 766 0 Apr 19, 11:19pm
       Fili, Kili, NO! Don't you dare let in those fangirls! Avandel 728 0 Apr 20, 1:40am
       After a rousing night of Speight’s Cider Freeman misplaced his right ear so Jackson shrewdly shot only left profiles for this scene… // Bracegirdle 671 0 Apr 20, 9:12pm
       "You put your right hand in and you shake it all about..." / Darkstone 666 0 Apr 20, 10:00pm
       "Hey! (Hey!) You! (You!) I don't like your hairy girlfriend!" Ataahua 661 0 Apr 20, 11:08pm
       In a heroic effort to save his dignity, Bilbo attempts to microwave all of Wetas hardrives before PJ returns. wizzardly 557 0 Apr 23, 10:07pm

  Collapse A hard earned, watchful peace... StingingFly 735 3 Apr 16, 9:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Sarahbor)
       The downside is that good people get hurt Meneldor 711 0 Apr 16, 10:11pm
       Watchful Peace Otaku-sempai 673 0 Apr 17, 3:36am
       Elves Sarahbor 657 0 Apr 17, 5:05am

  Collapse The Battle of THE Five Armies? Or... LittleHobbit 1024 13 Apr 16, 9:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Tolkien uses both dormouse 939 3 Apr 16, 11:14pm
           Collapse Thanks. LittleHobbit 724 2 Apr 19, 1:36am
               Collapse The index in the UK edition of 'Return of the King'.... dormouse 703 1 Apr 19, 8:25am
                   Thanks. LittleHobbit 590 0 Apr 22, 6:54am
       Collapse Military historians got no respect for definte articles. Darkstone 901 1 Apr 17, 4:47am
           Good theory. LittleHobbit 729 0 Apr 19, 1:13am
       Collapse sounds better LSF 722 4 Apr 19, 1:47am
           Collapse It's more momentous when it's THE Battle Omnigeek 542 3 Apr 23, 5:14am
               either way... LSF 542 0 Apr 23, 5:26am
               Really? dormouse 532 0 Apr 23, 8:37am
               Yeah, just to clear up this point... LittleHobbit 414 0 Apr 29, 3:48am
       Collapse hmm Jeffrodo 250 1 May 4, 7:16pm
           Maybe... LittleHobbit 103 0 May 14, 8:00am

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 3 lionoferebor 731 17 Apr 13, 3:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar)
       Not late this time! Sarahbor 675 0 Apr 13, 4:44pm
       Mine Smaug the iron 671 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
     The *unbearable stress* of CHOICE Avandel 672 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
       Collapse week 3 answers... Nuradar 655 1 Apr 13, 6:04pm
           Yes! Sarahbor 642 0 Apr 13, 6:41pm
       Let's do this! BlackFox 635 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       my answers LSF 633 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 608 0 Apr 13, 9:20pm
       Well let's try this again Kilidoescartwheels 604 0 Apr 13, 9:34pm
       Last but not least... Queen of Erebor 598 0 Apr 13, 10:03pm
       answers Gianna 586 0 Apr 13, 10:59pm
       Challenge #3 Riven Delve 583 0 Apr 13, 11:24pm
       *cracks knuckles* Fereth 558 0 Apr 14, 12:16am
       Challenge accepted for the IIIrd time Kim 551 0 Apr 14, 12:38am
       *Giggles.... challenge accepted! dormouse 528 0 Apr 14, 7:41am
       A difficult challenge, mostly to choose one answer. Noria 507 0 Apr 14, 12:49pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 445 0 Apr 15, 4:15pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest, IIIrd Time's the Charm Meneldor 1042 36 Apr 11, 8:43pm Jump to last post in thread (by StingingFly)
       "Last one to the buffet is a rotten mushroom!" // Otaku-sempai 903 0 Apr 11, 8:52pm
       Collapse "With cat-like tread,/ Upon our prey we steal...." / Darkstone 905 1 Apr 11, 8:53pm
           Brilliant reference MyWeeLadGimli 723 0 Apr 13, 4:03am
       Collapse The long-awaited dwarf calendar reveals itself...// cats16 901 1 Apr 11, 8:56pm
           LOL! Good one. // Ettelewen 871 0 Apr 11, 10:57pm
       New York’s dull “Fashion Week” receives a badly needed boost from this exciting runway show by Thorin & Co. Avandel 895 0 Apr 11, 9:42pm
       And, alas! The “Infamous Massacre of the Twelve-year-old Truant” had begun. // Bracegirdle 888 0 Apr 11, 9:45pm
       "Lights! Camera! Wing It!!" wizzardly 879 0 Apr 11, 10:55pm
       Aaaargh! And the Tin Man thinks HIS suit needs oil! Kilidoescartwheels 849 0 Apr 12, 2:13am
       I'm going to rip myself off Sarahbor 835 0 Apr 12, 3:03am
       Collapse "The Dwarves Are Gonna Rumble" Lissuin 825 2 Apr 12, 7:16am
           Excellent!// Dame Ioreth 384 0 Apr 15, 2:04pm
           Wonderful!! // Loresilme 354 0 Apr 15, 6:21pm
       Thorin reckoned a stealthy approach would be best... dormouse 815 0 Apr 12, 9:44am
       To pass the time before the battle starts, the dwarves play a rousing game of Red Light, Green Light. // Silverlode 789 0 Apr 12, 12:54pm
       Short and cute !! We'll show you Short and Cute !!! EomundDaughter 787 0 Apr 12, 1:44pm
       We will, we will rock you!! OldestDaughter 741 0 Apr 12, 9:22pm
       The most popular Dwarven dance, often called simply the I Will Kill You // Gianna 696 0 Apr 13, 12:40pm
     Collapse After secret ballot a consensus was reached and The Twelve decided to assassinate the intolerable Thorin and select a new leader. // Bracegirdle 671 10 Apr 13, 5:46pm
           Et tu, Dwalin? // Meneldor 635 0 Apr 14, 3:04am
         Hmmm, so you're saying Thorin wasn't just a paranoid git after all? // Lissuin 631 0 Apr 14, 3:26am
           Dain, is that you? // Riven Delve 610 0 Apr 14, 2:22pm
           Collapse ...although the attempt failed after The Twelve were attacked by maddened hair fans... Avandel 606 6 Apr 14, 3:47pm
               Collapse Gawd, Avandel! Kilidoescartwheels 563 3 Apr 14, 7:39pm
                 Collapse *bows* and Avandel 432 2 Apr 15, 1:35am
                       Collapse No, no, don't stop! Kilidoescartwheels 415 1 Apr 15, 2:54am
                         OK....... Avandel 343 0 Apr 16, 2:18am
               Oh, Avendel Riven Delve 400 0 Apr 15, 11:28am
             Wonderful as always! Ilmatar 382 0 Apr 15, 3:19pm
       Duh-duh-duh rah-da-da! ange1e4e5 617 0 Apr 14, 2:20pm
       "Nobody trip, nobody trip... We'll never get up again and Dain will laugh at us... Ori no!" LSF 597 0 Apr 14, 3:05pm
       Eat your hearts out Rockettes - we've got weapons and armor!// Dame Ioreth 326 0 Apr 16, 3:51am
       Collapse by the time everyone figured out they were cardboard cutouts... StingingFly 295 3 Apr 17, 11:11am
           LOL Avandel 262 0 Apr 17, 6:52pm
           Collapse You know what I love about judging these contests? Meneldor 248 1 Apr 18, 1:56pm
               ...thank you StingingFly 222 0 Apr 18, 11:37pm

  Collapse Alternate Hobbit Casting Game (for fun!) StrangeOldHermit 565 7 Apr 9, 1:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by glor)
       Collapse Bard Otaku-sempai 545 1 Apr 9, 1:57pm
           Fassbender as Bard is a good one StrangeOldHermit 446 0 Apr 10, 5:59pm
       Collapse My alternate cast: malickfan 471 1 Apr 10, 2:34pm
           Interesting list StrangeOldHermit 454 0 Apr 10, 5:50pm
       Collapse A very interesting post, about who else could have played characters in The Hobbit. ange1e4e5 460 1 Apr 10, 5:37pm
           I have now-and I like it! StrangeOldHermit 449 0 Apr 10, 5:57pm
       My options glor 351 0 Apr 13, 1:43am

  Collapse The Battle of the five armies Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 1798 107 Apr 8, 4:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by ange1e4e5)
       Collapse Well... Otaku-sempai 1552 103 Apr 8, 8:40pm
           Collapse yes wizzardly 1449 96 Apr 9, 2:58pm
               Collapse indeed wizzardly 1420 95 Apr 9, 5:00pm
                   Collapse But Smaug the iron 1419 94 Apr 9, 5:08pm
                       well wizzardly 1404 0 Apr 9, 5:21pm
                       Not so much Omnigeek 1388 0 Apr 9, 6:43pm
                       Collapse Really Bracegirdle 1342 91 Apr 10, 3:09am
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1317 61 Apr 10, 7:12am
                               Collapse I believe that Peter Jackson and the other writers understand the Hobbit book quite well. Noria 1281 24 Apr 10, 12:08pm
                                   Collapse Opinions and all that Eldorion 1196 22 Apr 10, 5:30pm
                                       Collapse Dol Guldur and Erebor Otaku-sempai 1162 21 Apr 10, 6:20pm
                                           Collapse The strategic value lay in Smaug's threat Omnigeek 450 1 Apr 10, 6:32pm
                                               There is that as well. Otaku-sempai 442 0 Apr 10, 6:39pm
                                           Collapse As I mentioned Eldorion 420 18 Apr 10, 7:17pm
                                               Collapse More on Erebor Otaku-sempai 403 17 Apr 10, 7:35pm
                                                   Collapse What folk in the Vales of Anduin? Eldorion 380 16 Apr 10, 8:04pm
                                                       Collapse I made a map Eldorion 360 8 Apr 10, 8:22pm
                                                           Collapse Map of Wilderland Otaku-sempai 324 7 Apr 10, 9:01pm
                                                               Collapse Speculation based on the movies Eldorion 316 2 Apr 10, 9:15pm
                                                                   Collapse Goblin Mercenaries Otaku-sempai 307 1 Apr 10, 9:30pm
                                                                       Mercenaries Eldorion 292 0 Apr 10, 9:48pm
                                                               Collapse Plenty of strategic reasons in both books and movies Omnigeek 308 3 Apr 10, 9:27pm
                                                                   Collapse Capturing Erebor Otaku-sempai 299 2 Apr 10, 9:43pm
                                                                       Collapse Thanks Eldorion 287 1 Apr 10, 9:51pm
                                                                           Signs and Portents Otaku-sempai 710 0 Apr 10, 11:05pm
                                                       Collapse But Smaug the iron 361 3 Apr 10, 8:25pm
                                                           Collapse Not how things played out in the movies Eldorion 354 2 Apr 10, 8:29pm
                                                               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 343 1 Apr 10, 8:47pm
                                                                   Doesn't make a lot of sense to me Eldorion 331 0 Apr 10, 8:52pm
                                                       Collapse The Men of the Vales Otaku-sempai 345 2 Apr 10, 8:45pm
                                                           Collapse Response Eldorion 338 1 Apr 10, 8:50pm
                                                               The Vales of the Anduin Otaku-sempai 316 0 Apr 10, 9:20pm
                                   Yeah Sarahbor 476 0 Apr 12, 4:42am
                               Plus IMO Avandel 1234 0 Apr 10, 3:28pm
                               Collapse Has Christopher Tolkien seen The Hobbit trilogy? Bracegirdle 1219 22 Apr 10, 4:37pm
                                   yes wizzardly 1210 0 Apr 10, 4:52pm
                                   Collapse Anyone who thinks Peter Jackson is all about fame and money, Starling 1163 20 Apr 10, 6:28pm
                                       Collapse PJ isn't only about money wizzardly 441 4 Apr 10, 6:52pm
                                           Collapse Then Smaug the iron 429 3 Apr 10, 7:10pm
                                               Collapse i'm not insulting PJ wizzardly 406 2 Apr 10, 7:38pm
                                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 395 1 Apr 10, 7:49pm
                                                       again wizzardly 370 0 Apr 10, 8:21pm
                                       Collapse Money and fame Bracegirdle 702 8 Apr 11, 1:49am
                                           Collapse I don't think that's fair. N.E. Brigand 692 2 Apr 11, 2:08am
                                               Collapse Good morning N.E. Brigand Bracegirdle 641 1 Apr 11, 1:59pm
                                                 Perhaps true in a sense, but.... Avandel 604 0 Apr 11, 3:39pm
                                           Collapse There is a vast difference Starling 674 1 Apr 11, 5:48am
                                               Agree, and Sarahbor 481 0 Apr 12, 3:55am
                                           Collapse Thank God he wasn't a real fan. Darkstone 627 2 Apr 11, 2:54pm
                                               Collapse "Murder your darlings." N.E. Brigand 588 1 Apr 11, 6:20pm
                                                   I doubt he ever read it. Darkstone 298 0 Apr 15, 1:53pm
                                       Collapse Me too.... dormouse 642 5 Apr 11, 2:22pm
                                           Collapse Does Tolkien disparage A.A. Milne? N.E. Brigand 593 4 Apr 11, 6:27pm
                                               Or C.S. Lewis? Darkstone 575 0 Apr 11, 6:41pm
                                               Collapse Disparage? No, he's simply criticising Milne's adaptation.... dormouse 539 2 Apr 11, 10:15pm
                                                   Collapse And in the process, he criticizes Milne. N.E. Brigand 361 1 Apr 13, 12:21am
                                                       He does, but it's not personal criticism and to me that difference... dormouse 558 0 Apr 13, 8:26am
                               Collapse No Omnigeek 1179 1 Apr 10, 5:36pm
                                   I think Gandalf did say something about tales being embellished in AUJ. ange1e4e5 1179 0 Apr 10, 5:38pm
                               Collapse "both LOTR and The Hobbit are very faithful to the book"? N.E. Brigand 696 9 Apr 11, 1:58am
                                   Collapse Pretty much in order of airing Omnigeek 691 8 Apr 11, 2:07am
                                       Collapse Dunno Darkstone 637 7 Apr 11, 2:28pm
                                           Hear hear! No One in Particular 628 0 Apr 11, 2:34pm
                                           Collapse They all had some deviations Omnigeek 517 5 Apr 11, 11:50pm
                                               Collapse A couple points. LittleHobbit 455 4 Apr 12, 9:37am
                                                   Collapse "there were wereworms mentioned in the book" N.E. Brigand 425 3 Apr 12, 3:03pm
                                                       Collapse lol wizzardly 375 1 Apr 12, 10:32pm
                                                           Couple of questions, if you don't mind. LittleHobbit 547 0 Apr 13, 10:22am
                                                       No. LittleHobbit 552 0 Apr 13, 9:53am
                           exactly wizzardly 1228 0 Apr 10, 4:13pm
                           Collapse I sympathize with C.T.'s deeply held and personal feelings, however.... Eruonen 471 27 Apr 14, 4:48pm
                               Collapse Royd Tolkien LSF 466 6 Apr 14, 5:01pm
                                   Collapse The Shannara books are held in pretty low esteem. N.E. Brigand 368 5 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                       Collapse Low esteem? Omnigeek 282 4 Apr 15, 4:15pm
                                           Collapse Why Zack Snyder or Michael Bay? ange1e4e5 270 2 Apr 15, 5:39pm
                                               Collapse Just examples Omnigeek 256 1 Apr 16, 2:35am
                                                   I've been working for a good theoretical team who could do it right. ange1e4e5 250 0 Apr 16, 3:37am
                                           I think the word "Tolclone" was coined for Shannara. N.E. Brigand 238 0 Apr 15, 8:55pm
                               Collapse but wizzardly 438 5 Apr 14, 8:21pm
                                   Collapse Well, JRRT the author was willing to sell the rights so that to me trumps C. T. Eruonen 433 4 Apr 14, 8:32pm
                                       Collapse ok wizzardly 427 3 Apr 14, 8:47pm
                                           Collapse Yes, I agree. He is so intimately connected to both the author, the writing and the Eruonen 407 2 Apr 14, 9:33pm
                                               Collapse yes wizzardly 403 1 Apr 14, 9:49pm
                                                   He could have retained the rights and made sure that any changes the screenwriters made met his approval, a la J.K. Rowling. ange1e4e5 376 0 Apr 15, 1:08am
                               Collapse "cannot be presented in a film for the masses without some excitement" N.E. Brigand 371 13 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                   Collapse Maybe that is what he thinks but that is also denying the full impact and Eruonen 358 12 Apr 15, 2:39am
                                       Collapse Tolkien wanted the money. N.E. Brigand 357 11 Apr 15, 3:52am
                                           Collapse Children? Voronwë_the_Faithful 350 2 Apr 15, 4:30am
                                               Collapse Priscilla T. doesn't think Jackson's Ringwraiths are scary. N.E. Brigand 295 1 Apr 15, 8:58pm
                                                   Well that's funny Voronwë_the_Faithful 291 0 Apr 15, 9:07pm
                                           Collapse Hmmmm.... Darkstone 351 1 Apr 15, 4:31am
                                               Heh. When I said "you", I didn't mean . . . N.E. Brigand 294 0 Apr 15, 9:00pm
                                           Collapse Well Sarahbor 339 2 Apr 15, 5:46am
                                               Collapse That's my point. N.E. Brigand 287 1 Apr 15, 9:36pm
                                                   Gotcha Sarahbor 276 0 Apr 15, 10:26pm
                                           Collapse I have not read any of the Harry Potter books but I enjoyed the films. Eruonen 306 1 Apr 15, 1:25pm
                                               I thought I recalled Darkstone criticizing "Gone With the Wind". N.E. Brigand 284 0 Apr 15, 9:51pm
                                           Battlefield Earth Omnigeek 279 0 Apr 15, 4:19pm
           Collapse Yes that is Peter Jackson, prone to excess. Noria 1433 4 Apr 9, 4:45pm
               Collapse Is that a fact? Otaku-sempai 1422 2 Apr 9, 5:13pm
                   Collapse Okatu-sempai, you are right Noria 1293 1 Apr 10, 11:27am
                       More certain in the BotFA-EE Otaku-sempai 1286 0 Apr 10, 12:07pm
               yes LSF 1405 0 Apr 9, 5:29pm
           If Zack Snyder directed BOFA Sarahbor 491 0 Apr 12, 3:43am
       Collapse I must confess Hamfast Gamgee 1269 1 Apr 10, 1:36pm
           "Men are more expressive rolling a cigarette than saving the world". N.E. Brigand 513 0 Apr 13, 6:32pm
       So do I, Mr Arkenstone...... dormouse 622 0 Apr 11, 3:18pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 2 lionoferebor 821 30 Apr 6, 10:20am Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)
       Answers Smaug the iron 733 0 Apr 6, 11:32am
       I have no single favourite of anything so this is hard. Noria 724 0 Apr 6, 12:23pm
       *Cough.... sneeze.... kick.... giggle..... dormouse 720 0 Apr 6, 1:27pm
       Collapse This will be very tough Kilidoescartwheels 711 5 Apr 6, 3:16pm
           Collapse That last picture... lionoferebor 699 4 Apr 6, 3:33pm
               Collapse That's why it's lovely to come here, Riven Delve 686 1 Apr 6, 5:03pm
                   Awwww... lionoferebor 676 0 Apr 6, 5:40pm
               Collapse Sorry 'bout that! Kilidoescartwheels 665 1 Apr 6, 6:50pm
                   I've seen the behind the scenes footage... lionoferebor 660 0 Apr 6, 7:26pm
       Collapse My favorite female character DainPig 696 1 Apr 6, 3:55pm
           *Sniggers* lionoferebor 690 0 Apr 6, 3:58pm
       Here goes! BlackFox 671 0 Apr 6, 6:31pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 639 0 Apr 6, 9:36pm
       Collapse My answers... Queen of Erebor 637 1 Apr 6, 10:10pm
           There were more dragons MyWeeLadGimli 610 0 Apr 7, 3:11am
       Challenge accepted - Part Deux Kim 616 0 Apr 7, 2:08am
       , MyWeeLadGimli 608 0 Apr 7, 3:20am
       So... Lissuin 600 0 Apr 7, 5:40am
       answers grimbeorn15 563 0 Apr 7, 12:03pm
       so hard to pick single moments over others, but here I go.... Nuradar 553 0 Apr 7, 12:50pm
       Collapse Well, this IS a challenge Riven Delve 547 2 Apr 7, 1:45pm
           Collapse But RD Kim 470 1 Apr 8, 2:28am
               Yay! Riven Delve 271 0 Apr 8, 11:24am
       my answers LSF 532 0 Apr 7, 3:28pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 502 0 Apr 7, 7:46pm
       Answers KingTurgon 260 0 Apr 8, 2:28pm
       Questions that need answering cats16 249 0 Apr 8, 6:48pm
       Late to the party Sarahbor 202 0 Apr 12, 3:12am
       Late... as usual. Gianna 183 0 Apr 13, 12:52pm
       These questions are hard... lionoferebor 175 0 Apr 13, 2:57pm

  Collapse Who is the most "Dwarvish" Dwarf? Kilidoescartwheels 1414 97 Apr 5, 7:54pm Jump to last post in thread (by wizzardly)
       Collapse Dwarvish Otaku-sempai 1182 21 Apr 5, 8:26pm
           Collapse Dwalin's baldness Kilidoescartwheels 1175 1 Apr 5, 8:38pm
               Dwarven Baldness Otaku-sempai 1164 0 Apr 5, 9:11pm
           Collapse Gimli is not the only yardstick Omnigeek 302 18 Apr 10, 5:56pm
               Collapse The guy on the far right looks like Gloin. ange1e4e5 289 1 Apr 10, 5:57pm
                   Sorry, I meant Oin. ange1e4e5 266 0 Apr 10, 6:54pm
               Collapse Too Big! Otaku-sempai 284 3 Apr 10, 6:27pm
                   Collapse Can't edit the post Omnigeek 273 2 Apr 10, 6:43pm
                       Collapse The Council of Elrond Otaku-sempai 256 1 Apr 10, 7:12pm
                           Hmm just checking... Gandalf the Green 437 0 Apr 19, 4:09pm
               Collapse but wait wizzardly 270 8 Apr 10, 6:56pm
                   Collapse Because the dwarves aren't the main characters yet. ange1e4e5 250 3 Apr 10, 7:15pm
                       Collapse Are you sure that's a Man? Otaku-sempai 434 2 Apr 19, 4:25pm
                           Collapse That's a problem with that scene... LSF 425 1 Apr 19, 4:37pm
                               Men Otaku-sempai 420 0 Apr 19, 5:18pm
                   Collapse Swoooon! Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 523 3 Apr 10, 7:18pm
                       Collapse see, it works! wizzardly 508 2 Apr 10, 8:00pm
                           Collapse Pickup lines? Omnigeek 501 1 Apr 10, 8:59pm
                               maybe you're right wizzardly 488 0 Apr 10, 9:47pm
               Pic has been edited to a more viewable size. // dernwyn 243 0 Apr 10, 7:15pm
               Collapse ENOUGH with the "Pimp Furs" Kilidoescartwheels 479 1 Apr 10, 10:49pm
                   i agree wizzardly 470 0 Apr 10, 11:27pm
       Balin, without a doubt. Aragorn the Elfstone 1153 0 Apr 5, 10:23pm
       For me, Gloin Gianna 1138 0 Apr 5, 10:37pm
       Hmmm... lionoferebor 1133 0 Apr 5, 11:05pm
       Collapse Thror Riven Delve 1114 3 Apr 6, 1:29am
           Oh, I forgot Thrór.... DainPig 1100 0 Apr 6, 2:00am
           Oh yes,Thror is a definite... lionoferebor 1092 0 Apr 6, 2:24am
           Well yeah, there's Thror Kilidoescartwheels 1082 0 Apr 6, 3:04am
       Collapse Gloin most of all MyWeeLadGimli 1070 1 Apr 6, 6:00am
           Dwalin has two axes Kilidoescartwheels 1031 0 Apr 6, 2:36pm
       To me, the "human" looking dwarves are the most dwarvish Elarie 1052 0 Apr 6, 11:57am
       Collapse Balin of course Omnigeek 899 23 Apr 9, 6:54pm
           Collapse But Smaug the iron 897 22 Apr 9, 7:05pm
               Collapse No wizzardly 887 11 Apr 9, 10:00pm
                   Collapse Kinda hard to use a bow with a full beard, though. ange1e4e5 884 1 Apr 9, 10:06pm
                       No it's not Omnigeek 381 0 Apr 10, 12:43am
                   Collapse Yes Smaug the iron 882 8 Apr 9, 10:09pm
                       Collapse yes wizzardly 878 7 Apr 9, 10:13pm
                           Collapse And to be honest Smaug the iron 874 6 Apr 9, 10:18pm
                               Collapse He kinda did though wizzardly 871 5 Apr 9, 10:25pm
                                   Collapse Alright Smaug the iron 866 1 Apr 9, 10:34pm
                                       well wizzardly 862 0 Apr 9, 10:39pm
                                   Collapse Father? Kilidoescartwheels 335 2 Apr 10, 4:12pm
                                       Collapse Elrond's Folk Otaku-sempai 328 1 Apr 10, 4:21pm
                                           Oh, okay, thanks! Kilidoescartwheels 320 0 Apr 10, 4:27pm
               Collapse Beards Omnigeek 836 9 Apr 10, 12:41am
                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 373 8 Apr 10, 6:58am
                       Collapse No, they don't Omnigeek 358 4 Apr 10, 1:37pm
                           Well Smaug the iron 355 0 Apr 10, 2:00pm
                           Enough of beards Hamfast Gamgee 355 0 Apr 10, 2:04pm
                           Collapse Fili/Dean Kilidoescartwheels 311 1 Apr 10, 4:29pm
                               I'm sure he can Omnigeek 288 0 Apr 10, 5:51pm
                       Collapse the longbeards wizzardly 342 2 Apr 10, 3:56pm
                           Collapse Now, now Kilidoescartwheels 330 1 Apr 10, 4:16pm
                               well wizzardly 309 0 Apr 10, 4:31pm
       Collapse Going beyond the beards (or lack thereof) Omnigeek 355 2 Apr 10, 3:20pm
           Beards in what sense of the word? ange1e4e5 351 0 Apr 10, 3:25pm
           Yeah, that's what I'm getting at Kilidoescartwheels 322 0 Apr 10, 4:26pm
       Collapse This is turning into a Femine board. Riven Delve 466 1 Apr 11, 12:25am
         Darn female gaze! // BlackFox 427 0 Apr 11, 12:18pm
       Collapse Depends what you think of as 'dwarvish'! dormouse 419 35 Apr 11, 5:18pm
           Every Tolkien fan knows what Middle-earth's Dwarves look like. Darkstone 419 0 Apr 11, 5:32pm
           Collapse really though wizzardly 391 32 Apr 11, 10:58pm
               That works Riven Delve 392 0 Apr 11, 11:18pm
               Collapse Well, no, I don't think we can.... dormouse 371 29 Apr 12, 8:42am
                   Collapse well, we all know... LSF 330 28 Apr 12, 6:12pm
                       Collapse Yeah Darkstone 328 27 Apr 12, 6:23pm
                           Collapse A lot of cute rationalizations Omnigeek 313 26 Apr 12, 10:33pm
                               Collapse yeah wizzardly 308 5 Apr 12, 10:45pm
                                   Collapse There is a difference Silverlode 299 4 Apr 12, 11:35pm
                                       Collapse My apologies wizzardly 293 3 Apr 12, 11:56pm
                                           Collapse None needed! Darkstone 283 2 Apr 13, 1:19am
                                               Collapse careful now wizzardly 277 1 Apr 13, 2:33am
                                                   Don't worry. Darkstone 665 0 Apr 13, 3:19am
                               Collapse A lot of ugly irrationalizations Darkstone 286 8 Apr 13, 1:13am
                                   Collapse To shave or not to shave. That is the question. Otaku-sempai 678 7 Apr 13, 2:57am
                                       Collapse Actually.. Darkstone 640 6 Apr 13, 1:56pm
                                           Collapse Dwarf beards start early... Otaku-sempai 645 5 Apr 13, 2:19pm
                                               Collapse Does Tolkien actually say that, Otaku-sempai? dormouse 625 4 Apr 13, 6:17pm
                                                   Collapse HoME XI Darkstone 622 1 Apr 13, 6:44pm
                                                       Thanks! dormouse 571 0 Apr 13, 9:59pm
                                                   Collapse Yes... Otaku-sempai 607 1 Apr 13, 6:55pm
                                                       Thanks! // dormouse 567 0 Apr 13, 10:01pm
                               Beard definition LSF 271 0 Apr 13, 1:53am
                               Collapse The problem with your "rationalizations" Kilidoescartwheels 533 9 Apr 18, 10:02pm
                                   Collapse yes wizzardly 523 2 Apr 18, 11:44pm
                                       Burger King under the Mountain Otaku-sempai 511 0 Apr 18, 11:58pm
                                       I have to admit Kilidoescartwheels 454 0 Apr 19, 2:32pm
                                   Collapse It's obvious you don't see a problem Omnigeek 400 5 Apr 20, 12:31am
                                       Collapse No, I don't have a problem with it Kilidoescartwheels 394 4 Apr 20, 1:29am
                                           Collapse The other dwarves Omnigeek 385 3 Apr 20, 4:38am
                                               Collapse Well...... dormouse 374 2 Apr 20, 8:29am
                                                   The Beard question Kilidoescartwheels 326 0 Apr 20, 9:46pm
                                                   Gandalf's Eyebrows! wizzardly 315 0 Apr 20, 11:57pm
               Okay, I can go for that Kilidoescartwheels 338 0 Apr 12, 5:08pm
           Thanks for the quote! Kilidoescartwheels 339 0 Apr 12, 4:57pm

  Moved: Who would win? lionoferebor - - Apr 5, 5:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest II Fereth 899 29 Apr 4, 8:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Meneldor)
       Middle-earth Card Deck: The King of Diamonds // Otaku-sempai 812 0 Apr 4, 8:38pm
       Double-Oh Bard: Licensed to kill dragons. Meneldor 808 0 Apr 4, 8:48pm
       Room Service! AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 805 0 Apr 4, 8:50pm
       Thorin's tunnel vision was getting really serious at this point. // Silverlode 800 0 Apr 4, 8:56pm
       ... DainPig 804 0 Apr 4, 9:02pm
       Hail, Thorin - wow, I forgot how short Dwarves are! Kilidoescartwheels 793 0 Apr 4, 9:11pm
       Bard: "Wow, Thorin. You're really a square." ange1e4e5 787 0 Apr 4, 9:23pm
       "I don't think I... hmm, could Bain squeeze through here?" Gianna 787 0 Apr 4, 9:25pm
       Collapse To Bard, Thorin's promises were strangely hollow. // Riven Delve 776 1 Apr 4, 10:07pm
           Good one! Kilidoescartwheels 624 0 Apr 5, 5:24pm
       What d'ya mean, you're too #Majestic to pay taxes?! Avandel 771 0 Apr 4, 10:55pm
       Collapse Does this hole make my head too big? OldestDaughter 766 2 Apr 4, 11:00pm
         Collapse *Snigger* Avandel 753 1 Apr 4, 11:29pm
               Hehe! OldestDaughter 668 0 Apr 5, 11:35am
       "Bilbo, please come out of there. I know your movie is going terribly, but Bombur really needs to use the latrine." wizzardly 764 0 Apr 4, 11:00pm
       "Hmm, I know I left that Black Arrow somewhere." // Bracegirdle 735 0 Apr 5, 12:32am
       My name is Inigo Montoya... StingingFly 734 0 Apr 5, 12:44am
       Collapse The light at the end of the tunnel is blimmin' *gorgeous*. / Ataahua 699 1 Apr 5, 4:33am
           LOL I like this one too Avandel 294 0 Apr 7, 4:35pm
       "Mirror, mirror on the wall..... dormouse 687 0 Apr 5, 8:21am
       Snow White was puzzled at the image in the Wishing Well: Was it a Dwarf or a Prince? / Darkstone 655 0 Apr 5, 1:16pm
       He knew there had been reports of a mouse but EomundDaughter 634 0 Apr 5, 5:08pm
       Bard comes to square accounts with the King under the Mountain. // BlackFox 615 0 Apr 5, 5:45pm
       "Gosh it disturbs me to see you, Barge-man. Looking so down in the dumps... cats16 549 0 Apr 6, 9:02pm
       "Then I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house down!" / Lissuin 536 0 Apr 6, 9:20pm
       Caption KingTurgon 261 0 Apr 8, 2:30pm
       I got my work cut out for me. :D Fereth 243 0 Apr 8, 11:22pm
       Collapse And the winner is... Fereth 198 1 Apr 11, 3:49pm
           Who, me?! Gosh, I don't even have an acceptance speech ready, Meneldor 178 0 Apr 11, 8:15pm

  Collapse Your favorite character pose at the end credits? DainPig 675 9 Apr 3, 11:32pm Jump to last post in thread (by OldestDaughter)
       Hard to choose Kilidoescartwheels 612 0 Apr 4, 3:38am
       Collapse Martin and Evangeline... Aragorn the Elfstone 619 2 Apr 4, 4:16am
           Collapse I don't understand... DainPig 543 1 Apr 4, 2:50pm
               Because she's an angel... ;) Aragorn the Elfstone 541 0 Apr 4, 3:02pm
       My favourite of the end credit drawings.... dormouse 585 0 Apr 4, 7:56am
       I would say ThorinsNemesis 534 0 Apr 4, 3:11pm
       Collapse I love Radagast-Aiwendil 519 1 Apr 4, 3:52pm
           Yes.... dormouse 512 0 Apr 4, 4:12pm
       I thought Cate Blanchett's was very cool! OldestDaughter 454 0 Apr 4, 11:04pm

  Collapse I do like the Dwarves! Hamfast Gamgee 763 19 Apr 3, 10:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Yes... it is a nice company DainPig 698 2 Apr 3, 10:53pm
           Collapse Nori? lionoferebor 686 1 Apr 3, 11:55pm
               Dain is not my fav dwarf... DainPig 683 0 Apr 4, 12:19am
       Collapse The Company of Dwarves Kilidoescartwheels 668 11 Apr 4, 3:34am
           Collapse You know, kilicarts DainPig 626 10 Apr 4, 3:06pm
               Balin and Dwalin Otaku-sempai 588 0 Apr 4, 8:43pm
               Yes I know, but Kilidoescartwheels 579 0 Apr 4, 9:21pm
               Collapse the Durins LSF 576 1 Apr 4, 9:26pm
                   If you want to get technical... MyWeeLadGimli 541 0 Apr 5, 5:10am
               Collapse I'm glad you bring that up MyWeeLadGimli 547 5 Apr 5, 5:12am
                   Me too Noria 517 0 Apr 5, 12:08pm
                   Collapse Blame it on Azog Kilidoescartwheels 303 3 Apr 18, 9:48pm
                       Collapse The line of Durin included more than those three Omnigeek 274 2 Apr 20, 12:23am
                           Collapse Well, there's one more thing about the movie Kilidoescartwheels 266 1 Apr 20, 1:36am
                               The further Line of Durin Otaku-sempai 260 0 Apr 20, 2:54am
       They're a cheerful lot Riven Delve 602 0 Apr 4, 7:39pm
       Collapse As for dwarves EomundDaughter 489 2 Apr 5, 5:27pm
           Collapse documentary... LSF 481 1 Apr 5, 5:42pm
             ROFL // BlackFox 473 0 Apr 5, 5:47pm
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