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Thranduil Appreciation Thread Part XII

Lurker in the Mirk
Valinor


Sep 8 2014, 2:16am

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     Thranduil Appreciation Thread Part XII  

The TAXII ride continuesHeartAngelic

Any and all appreciation of HeartThranduil and everything related to him happens here.
All HeartThranduil Thralls, and appreciating non-Thralls are welcome.Smile So feel free to jump in at any time!

(Clicky!fanart)



The Thranduil Appreciation thread count:
I (Originating thread and II by Rowan Greene)
II
III
IV
V
VI
VII (Thread by Eruvandi)
VIII
IX
X
XI





Credit goes to Eowyn of Penns Woods for the "official" Thranduil Thrall moniker.




Thranduil Appreciation Lexicon
Tongue

  • Bubba: Nickname of Thranduil's beloved War-Elk
  • Equal Opportunistic Thrall: One who thralls whom her/his infidelity fancies. Shamelessly multi-allegiance by nature. See also "Thranduil Thralls"
  • Elvenking, The: That's right, that's how it's supposed to be written
  • Facemelt: That thing Thranduil does in T&T
  • Fanart: Popular post subject/title. Beacon for Thralls, as sure as moths dive into flames. (Helpful reference for the threadlard inspired: "The TA (very) Quickie Help/TIPS for adding IMAGES and POSTING") See also "Pretty!"
  • GotG: Guardians of the Galaxy. That movie in August 2014 with LP in it
  • HCF: Halt and Catch Fire. LP's 2014 TV series.
  • LA: The Last Alliance of Elves and Men, not the city in the States
  • Lee Pace: Thranduil
  • Leggy: affectionate diminutive of Legolas
  • Legolas: Son of Thranduil, aka surfer Elf of LotR
  • LP: Lee Pace
  • Oropher: Father of Thranduil
  • Orry/Oro: affectionate diminutive of Oropher
  • PD: Pushing Daisies. LP's 2007/2008 TV series.
  • Peckish Thrall: Avandel's TA humour panels ala Peckish Owl (So this is new, sue me. I'm just pre-emptively perpetuating something that's an eventuality Angelic)
  • Pretty!: Surely self-explanatory? See also "Woodland Weekend"
  • T&T: The Thranduil and Thorin confrontation scene in DOS. Generally ranked top favourite of Thranduil Thralls
  • TA: Thranduil Appreciation. All-round Heart for the Elvenking and his onscreen avatar (and by extension teh actor. See also LP). Shockingly, there are TA posts with that literary bent associated with thinking individuals frequenting such an exemplary forum as TORn. Some even hint at functional brain-matter in the poster.
  • That disagreeable (among other things) Dwarf: See "T&T"
  • Theory of Bling: Overarching term for theories and speculation on the backstories of Thranduil's rings. Popular discussion circa TAIII/TAIV, but still pops up occasionally.
  • Thranddy: affectionateHeart diminutive of the Elvenking's name (if you don't know who is the Elvenking, google is your mellon)
  • Thranduil Thralls: The afflicted. Fangirls, and boys, whose allegiance are pledged to the Elvenking. Also known as the hopelessly enthralled to his ELVEN MAGNIFICENCE. Perturbing to some, Thralldom may not be exclusive. See also "Equal Opportunistic Thrall"
  • Threadlock: The inevitable fate of all TA threads exceeding 200 replies, aka mundane Chore of Mod. See also "Thread tipping"
  • Thread tipping: Post(s) that sends the current TA thread over the 200 replies threshold (See this tip about avoiding post-death while threadtipping). See also "Threadlock"
  • TW: Thrall Wars. An ongoing bit of silliness in the Fan Art board ribbing everything in and about the Thralldoms of Thranduil and that disagreeable (among other things) Dwarf (see "T&T"). Only one thing is sure: nothing and no one is safe Evil Think of it as vicarious authorly pretensions in miniature ping-pong mode, usually between Avandel and yours truly... Morphing into a 3-player mahjong game with Kerewyn dipping her toes inHeart
  • Woodland Weekend (aka WW): Occasional mega URL laden post for Pretty! of Thranduil, and LP. May also include goodness for Legolas, *cough*That disagreeable (among other things) Dwarf*cough* and some others. Selective indiscrimination is key. See also "Pretty!"


  • Keeping track of the appreciation
    Caught off-guard at how much you've missed? 1 simple click will ensure you won't miss another update again. Put this thread on watch! Locate the "Watch thread" button to the top and right of this post (button 3 of the 5 threads buttons you see) and click it.

    Also, if you click on the "creation" bit in the "Age" column (last one) when you view a forum, it changes to "activity", and you get a list of threads which has been recently posted to, instead of when they were started. It's a much easier way to find the current TA thread since someone will probably post in it, and it usually appears on page 1 of the activity view. Certainly beats going back through the board to look for it.






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 8 2014, 2:30am

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         SDCC Goodies [In reply to]  

    Continuing with the SDCC Pretty!, here's the last of it I think, or least I've trawled what I canEvil

    http://leepaceily.tumblr.com/post/96089159549

    http://sherlockholmeson.tumblr.com/...ee-he-talks-halt-and

    http://ithelpstodream.tumblr.com/...osers-with-mtvs-josh

    http://leeandorlando.tumblr.com/post/93220357721

    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/93420733080

    http://whatmakesyoulove.tumblr.com/...e-movie-or-a-trilogy

    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/...eaks-i-looked-i-will

    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large

    http://elf-lee-ng-pace.tumblr.com/...8/the-one-and-only-1

    http://sanorabbit.tumblr.com/...-2014-sdcc-interview

    http://kkwings.tumblr.com/post/94239750945

    https://twitter.com/...s/498602826655105024

    http://mobile.nytimes.com/...p;_r=1&referrer=

    Just masking slightly objectional sitename for this one... but the content is what happens eh?

    http://m.youtube.com/...be&v=JO6eydRPpyU



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 8 2014, 2:33am

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         The new Thranduil DOS CHOW is up [In reply to]  

    Here. Looking forward to fellow Thralls' thoughts on this magnificent scene.Heart





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 8 2014, 1:53pm

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         VValar: on that BTS vid [In reply to]  

    About your TAXI post: Oh yes love the vid

    Think you'd like these GIFsHeart

    I love that "Oh yeah?" expression in the second oneSmile




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 8 2014, 2:21pm

    Post #5 of 230 (6720 views)
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         WooHoo and wants all them preciouses! [In reply to]  



    That's why this is among the 19 reasons Thranduil is the REAL star of DoS AngelicHeart

    Got to wonder, aside from these, what are we being deprived of?Mad



    Wants!

    .



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    phij2
    Rivendell


    Sep 8 2014, 7:28pm

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         just..... [In reply to]  

    slowly....melting...into.....a .....puddle....on....the....floor

    aaaarrrggg

    i need a Thranduil fix.

    (runs downstairs to find movies - goodnight sleep tonight - hello double movie watch)
    CoolTongueSmileLaughHeart


    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 8 2014, 8:43pm

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         Working on my reply [In reply to]  

    I started my reply last night. Wish I could work on it now but I'm writing this on my phone while I wait on my parents at the doctor's office. Just a check up. No worries.Smile It is a smidgen boring though. *bored sigh* At least I have the Silm to keep me company.Evil

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:02pm

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         Great start to #12 [In reply to]  

    Thanks Lurker for starting number 12 of the TA thread!


    I almost forgot to put up this beautiful piece of art Heart I've always liked art featuring Thranduil and little Legolas, it's just adorable.


    I think this looks amazing as well


    And just cause Heart No TA thread can start without this picture. It's just purrrrrfect



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:22pm

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         Oh my [In reply to]  


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    You've got to be kidding me, there's just too much prettiness in one picture it hurts me eyeeeees



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    I really like this year's comic con look of LP Cool


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    Woa girl you need to put a warning sign on these type of photos. Was so not expecting this *THUD* Heart It's so pretty *starts to cry*




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    Lol the husband possesses a sense of humor



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    He looks sexy as hell. It's the hair I tell ya (in case you haven't noticed I have a thing for sexy, long hair)




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    Lol where did you find this? Laugh Gandalf rocks his wand btw (hmm this might sound a bit strange)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:27pm

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         Thanks for the gifs [In reply to]  

    Even when making a face he still looks cute.

    lol, just lol



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:34pm

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         To honor the TAXII ride [In reply to]  

    These just couldn't be left out








    Fingers crossed we'll soon get more material from BOFA, and specifically Thranduil.
    Although watching these pics and GIF's from the teaser and other sources won't ever bore me, it would still be nice to find new material.

    And a golden oldie. Thranduil looks so etherical in it Heart (I might just have to make it my avatar)



    (This post was edited by VValar on Sep 8 2014, 10:42pm)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:41pm

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         Didn't know he was a model before [In reply to]  

    But makes perfect sense Angelic


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    The cloak thingy... what I would do to see it on the EE of DOS (btw it's in pre order in the UK already)
    Although I miss #20 because the hair should have his own listing as well



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:44pm

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         It's quite a natural respons... [In reply to]  

    ... to the witnessing of such greatness and beauty. We understand Smile

    Btw did you check out this week's CHOW yet? http://newboards.theonering.net/...i?post=772482#772482
    It has lots and lots of Thranduil in it


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:48pm

    Post #14 of 230 (6628 views)
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         Hey Eruvandi! [In reply to]  

    Hope your parents are allright! Was the checkup positive?

    How far have you come in the Silmarillion already?
    I started it a year ago, got the book from my grandmother who was actually a HUGE lotr fan (she even named her dog Frodo Evil). Anyway... I didn't make it far but I'm planning on starting to read it once more very soon (and hopefully finish it this time).


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 8 2014, 10:53pm

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         Re Addendum: Known cast/crew taller than Thranduil/LP [In reply to]  


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    So here we go: Conan Stevens was the original Bolg, 7ft tall. Don't know if he still counts since he was cut off from the production .This is the story..

    The other guy I mentioned is Lawrence Makaore who took over as CGI Bolg. You might already know he is also the stand-in for most if not all those shots where perspective is needed for Dwarves/Hobbit full body shots with taller characters. Believe he had the same job in LotR and was also Lutz, Gothmog the deformed orc leader and the Witchking of Angmar. I thought he was also something like 7ft but he's 6' 4".

    So I guess with known info, bottomline is you're right! Thranduil is probably the tallest on the set.





    You really do your research Smile Well then, LP is indeed tallest of the cast/crew of TH as suspected.




    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 9 2014, 12:03am

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         Hi VValar! [In reply to]  

    I'm home now and my parents are fine, thanks for asking!Smile The doctor was very happy with them.Cool

    Lurker, Kerewyn, Vanima Ephel and I are all participating in this Silmarillion Read-Along over on Tumblr. Each week the host assigns the next chapters to read and everyone can post stuff like fan art, recipes or anything else we can think of that has to do with the week's readings if we want to. This week we're supposed to read from Chapter 17: Of the Coming of Men Into the West, and Chapter 18: Of the Ruin of Beleriand.

    After spending most of the day sitting and waiting at different places I read all the way from the middle of Chapter 16 to the middle of Chapter 18! I actually had time to read farther than that, but a lot of doctor's offices around here have decided that all waiting rooms must have a radio or a TV playing constantly and the noise distracts me.CrazyAnyway, it's definitely a good read and I'm enjoying it!

    How awesome that your grandmother was a LOTR fan!Heart Just so you know, whenever you do decide to read the Silm again, it might be helpful to check out the Read-Along's archives (Click "more links" down under the read along explanation on the left and then click "archive") because the host posts stuff like weekly reader's guides that are great for helping you to keep track of all the stuff that happens in each chapter.

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 3:40am

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         *waves* glad to see you around! [In reply to]  

    Writing on phones are a pain I can certainly relate to Evil

    Hey, hope your folks are fine. Regards to all!



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 3:43am

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         Fanart: Baby Thranddy and his daddy [In reply to]  





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Tinne
    The Shire


    Sep 9 2014, 6:29am

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    (This post was edited by Tinne on Sep 9 2014, 6:30am)


    Tinne
    The Shire


    Sep 9 2014, 6:33am

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 7:57am

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         *THUD* O.M.V!!! [In reply to]  

    Thank you so much for sharing, Tinne!

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    My goodness, does this not absolutely look like an Elf is gracing the set and giving PJ some advice?Heart LP looks so... so... ethereal! *THUD*


    And on an OT I don't expect many others to get: if this is the Elvenking's tent, then I gotta give meself a good ol' pat on the back for getting Thranduil's choice of tent colour close in tw *YAY* LaughAngelicTongue



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 8:04am

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         Wow... thanks again, Tinne! [In reply to]  

    His armour is there on the right waiting for him! Heart Interesting those frilly things from his pauldrons(?) are attached under them.

    Reminder view from the back.


    Ok, really looks like Thranduil's tent... I'm giving myself another patWink



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 8:08am

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         *waves* Hi phij2 [In reply to]  


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    slowly....melting...into.....a .....puddle....on....the....floor

    aaaarrrggg

    i need a Thranduil fix.

    (runs downstairs to find movies - goodnight sleep tonight - hello double movie watch)
    CoolTongueSmileLaughHeart

    LoL... hope you enjoyed your binge. Though... um, if you're just looking for a Thranduil fix, do you need to go the whole hog with the movies? Just curious is all.Smile




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 9 2014, 8:10am

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         Thanks. This is really a very good sketch! [In reply to]  


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    Wonder if kagalin did up a proper colour version...



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    And just cause Heart No TA thread can start without this picture. It's just purrrrrfect

    *sigh* Oh yes!Heart Always good to have a reminderSly






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 9 2014, 8:13am

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    In Reply To

    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/93420733080



    I really like this year's comic con look of LP Cool

    me too!






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    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large




    Woa girl you need to put a warning sign on these type of photos. Was so not expecting this *THUD* Heart It's so pretty *starts to cry*

    Eh... isn't every link in the TAs a click-at-your-own-risk? EvilTongueAngelic



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    https://www.youtube.com/...PpyU&app=desktop


    Lol where did you find this? Laugh Gandalf rocks his wand btw (hmm this might sound a bit strange)

    HAHA... actually I don't know where that came from. But just thought I'd chuck it in for funSmile








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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 9 2014, 8:14am

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    That is uber PS farnie - Legolas' off-screen plea is the cherry on top! Priceless!

    .



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 9 2014, 8:16am

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    Fingers crossed we'll soon get more material from BOFA, and specifically Thranduil.
    Although watching these pics and GIF's from the teaser and other sources won't ever bore me, it would still be nice to find new material.

    And a golden oldie. Thranduil looks so etherical in it Heart (I might just have to make it my avatar)

    Did you wish very hard upon a star last night? Cos look at what Tinne shared! Exactly what you orderedHeart






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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 9 2014, 8:25am

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    See the commercial clip on one of the older threads...

    And I dunno, some possible piccies for some ad gigs? HeartHeart








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    The cloak thingy... what I would do to see it on the EE of DOS (btw it's in pre order in the UK already)
    Although I miss #20 because the hair should have his own listing as well

    totally agrees!




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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
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    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 9 2014, 8:26am)


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    Sep 9 2014, 8:32am

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         Eruvandi: Great to know!. And to VValar [In reply to]  


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    I'm home now and my parents are fine, thanks for asking!Smile The doctor was very happy with them.Cool

    Yay!



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    Lurker, Kerewyn, Vanima Ephel and I are all participating in this Silmarillion Read-Along over on Tumblr....

    Eh... I think i'll just be the one who's always a few steps behindEvil

    @VValar

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    How awesome that your grandmother was a LOTR fan!Heart Just so you know, whenever you do decide to read the Silm again, it might be helpful to check out the Read-Along's archives (Click "more links" down under the read along explanation on the left and then click "archive") because the host posts stuff like weekly reader's guides that are great for helping you to keep track of all the stuff that happens in each chapter.

    Got to second what Eruvandi's said here. Also, I too found my first Silm go around very tough going. So much so I didn't touch it again after I was done. But this time, I'm actually finding it very enjoyable... though my going isn't going to win me any 100 yard snail-dash competition. Just saying.Smile





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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 9 2014, 8:34am

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    You really do your research Smile

    Google is easyAngelic



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    Well then, LP is indeed tallest of the cast/crew of TH as suspected.

    Unless new tidbits to the contrary surface, I'd say so.Smile







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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 9 2014, 9:10am

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         Addendum: More thoughts, actually questions. [In reply to]  

    That robe-cape Thranduil's wearing is a different one than the one he wears in the Halls. More... flinty(?) in its design, print and colour, though no less glossy and voluminous.


    And the red peeking out from the cape, is it a blankie for LP to keep warm or part of Thranduil's garb? The way it's under the cape makes me think part of the costume... but it's very thick isn't it? More like a blanket for warmth? It was winter when they did the BotFA pickups right?

    Interesting that we can see Elven guards standing at attention (?) outside the tent too. (between LP and PJ)



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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 9 2014, 1:19pm

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    Went looking in tumblr, and ...


    Armour!Heart


    The source, and more pics here. So it looks like they're from a chinese language magazine called 《看电影》 or Watch Movies... not familiar to me, and looks like it's a China publication. Anyway! Here we go:

    Liking the art in the first image.



    Quick translation for any interested:
    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
    Peter Jackson & Luke Evans, & Ian McKellan
    Coffee, swords and beards - this is a dream-making moment; the hero is scruffed up; the wizard is exhausted - this is the face of war. The defining chapter of the dream of Middle-earth is nearing its end, and yet feels like it will perpetuate: The robes of Gandalf are still as grey, he is still as wrinkling, no more and no less so. What's the difference between the Kong of Men, Aragorn, and Bard, the Dragon slayer? Even the beer gut of Peter Jackson is as impressive as before. What a deja vu moment. Jackson's ambitious attempt to create a ending of such grandeur as befitting an epic historical poem, in service of a mere children's bedtime story, another another legendary Middle-earth story's ending. (Details on P12) Premiere: 17 Dec 2014.


    ... ) Thranduil the Elvenking in the 3rd movie...



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 9 2014, 1:30pm)


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    Sep 9 2014, 1:37pm

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JoqonFjS-ys

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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 9 2014, 2:48pm

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    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/post/97049613573



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 9 2014, 3:56pm

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         i suppose i didn't have to watch the whole movies [In reply to]  

    but then again, it's been a while since i watched them and i think i have to take thrandy in small doses, or i might just die!!


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    Sep 9 2014, 5:57pm

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    Quote
    http://leeandorlando.tumblr.com/post/93220357721
    You've got to be kidding me, there's just too much prettiness in one picture it hurts me eyeeeees

    The more pics with the two of them together the better!Angelic


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    Woa girl you need to put a warning sign on these type of photos. Was so not expecting this *THUD* Heart It's so pretty *starts to cry*

    Ooooooh yessssss! I wasn't expecting quite that level of pretty intensity either!


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    Lol the husband possesses a sense of humor

    The expression on her face is very much what mine would have been like if LP had his arm around me!!LaughHeart


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    Lol where did you find this? Laugh Gandalf rocks his wand btw (hmm this might sound a bit strange)


    The original version of that song annoys the crud out of me but I actually really like this nerdy version! LOL!

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



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    Gondor


    Sep 9 2014, 7:15pm

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         Good to have you back [In reply to]  

    And a relief your parents are doing fine and the doctor was happy with them.

    Thank you for sharing the link on the Silmarillion Read-Along (hey that rhymes), though I would be a bit behind you guys if I started reading the book now. I like the initiative of sharing art, thoughts and even recipes that come to mind while reading.
    I'm going to save the link to check the archives when I need them, so thanks again Heart

    Yep grandma did have excellent taste concerning fantasy books. I especially liked it when she named the family dog Frodo and let my granddad walk the dog around and having to call him by his cute, little Hobbit name. And since Frodo didn't listen so well, I'd imagine the name was well known throughout the neighbourhood (and my granddad is NOT a LOTR fan so I guess he felt a bit silly Evil)

    So beside Thranduil, I believe you also like Leggy and Tauriel if I'm not mistaken?


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    Sep 9 2014, 7:18pm

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    Ahh how I wish there was more stuff like this around on the net. Little Elfling Thranduil with his daddy, cute cute Heart


    Another cutie of Leggy and Thranduil Heart



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    Sep 9 2014, 7:28pm

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    Brilliant stuff!!!! Thanks so much for sharing, made my day!
    You have come to the right place to share your new found treasure. It's very much appreciated Heart

    Wauw doesn't LP makes a wonderful Thranduil, even offscreen he looks every bit the King of the Elves.


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    My goodness, does this not absolutely look like an Elf is gracing the set and giving PJ some advice?Heart LP looks so... so... ethereal! *THUD*


    Exactly Lurker!

    I know this has been discussed before but he looks so very tall Heart, especially next to PJ. And LE is a very tall man himself but even he is a little bit smaller than His Graciousness Heart. Nice to see a new wardrobe on him as well, fabric and colours looking all v majestically *swoon* Oh and that armour HeartHeartHeart wish we could see a closeup on that.


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    Sep 9 2014, 7:39pm

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    AngelicEh... isn't every link in the TAs a click-at-your-own-risk? EvilTongueAngelic



    Uhhmmm yeah I guess you're right about that. But some pictures do need more warning than others for they are a real health hazard (Eruvandi agrees with me on this piccie fe)
    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large
    *Shock* *Stare* *Swoon* *Dies*



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    That is uber PS farnie - Legolas' off-screen plea is the cherry on top! Priceless!



    Lol the inscription was almost better than the Party King himself, wasn't it?

    You know what else I came by? Cool


    Oh and this one Angelic http://www.lookhuman.com/...anduil-is-a-dilf.jpg

    Yes well apparently ppl actually buy these, or else they wouldn't be made would they?




    LOL


    Ok enough with this sillyness for one evening Angelic


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 9 2014, 7:55pm

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    Tinne made me a very happy girl Heart Doesn't he look stunning in his new outfit. Even more so when he puts that armour on *squeeeee* can't wait! We needs more, more precioussssss.

    Oh and I just couldn't resist and change my avie, until more BOFA battle ready Thranduil material shows up and I'll have my pick from them.


    (This post was edited by VValar on Sep 9 2014, 7:55pm)


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    Sep 9 2014, 8:01pm

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    Would totally buy anything he tries to sell me, not lying Evil

    That commercial was funny btw, I see a bit of Ned in there (cute, sweet, nerdy Ned Heart) Seeing as we're on that topic now:


    Angelic


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    Gondor


    Sep 9 2014, 8:07pm

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    Armour!Heart



    Ah there it is (my much needed closeup). Merci beaucoup Smile I can keep going on and on about it but doesn't it look amazing??



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    So it looks like they're from a chinese language magazine called 《看电影》



    Nahh doesn't ring a bell to me either EvilWink

    Thanks for the translation, and what wonderful art on that first piccie out of the magazine.
    I found this one as well (big clicky). Isn't it gorgeous?
    http://geekshizzle.com/...ttle-of-5-armies.jpg


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    Sep 9 2014, 8:07pm

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         TAXII's are goin' strong! [In reply to]  

    Every time I turn around and get a chance to come peek at the board, there's a new thread! Cool Way to go Thralls! Everyone is still so enthusiastic it makes me smile big time.

    Lurker - I never saw that quote by Daniel about Lee. Thanks for finding and sharing. Heart

    VValar, that pic is definitely purrrrrfect!

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    And just cause Heart No TA thread can start without this picture. It's just purrrrrfect



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 9 2014, 8:22pm

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    The more pics with the two of them together the better!Angelic






    Pretty Heart



    What do you reckon OB was thinking about? Pretty on the right Heart



    And my favourite Heart



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    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large

    Ooooooh yessssss! I wasn't expecting quite that level of pretty intensity either!


    You hear that Lurker? Bigger WARNING signs or else you might fall short of at least two active thrallers due to unforseen cardiac arrest.



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    The expression on her face is very much what mine would have been like if LP had his arm around me!!LaughHeart



    LOL you need to try to play it cool Cool But that probably wouldn't work, I know Laugh


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    Sep 9 2014, 8:34pm

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         Hiya Elf-kady [In reply to]  

    Yep TAXII's going strong, thanks to everyone around. Hope you'll find time to stop by more often since we seem to share the same interest and good taste in pictures Smile


    (This post was edited by VValar on Sep 9 2014, 8:35pm)


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    Sep 10 2014, 2:19am

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    Yep grandma did have excellent taste concerning fantasy books. I especially liked it when she named the family dog Frodo and let my granddad walk the dog around and having to call him by his cute, little Hobbit name. And since Frodo didn't listen so well, I'd imagine the name was well known throughout the neighbourhood (and my granddad is NOT a LOTR fan so I guess he felt a bit silly Evil)
    Lol! Poor grandad!

    That actually reminds me, the vet to whom I take my pets the get check ups used to have a dog named Frodo too! I think he was a greyhound mix of some kind and he was was allowed to roam the vet's office and visit with the owners of the patients. He was so sweet, but he was really old and I think he died a while ago.Unsure The vet's other two dogs, Sue and Junebug are still there and visit with people though.


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    So beside Thranduil, I believe you also like Leggy and Tauriel if I'm not mistaken?

    Yep, Leggy and Tauriel are my two other elven faves! I really like Tauriel because of the way she views the world and how she's so strong and wants to help people and won't just lie down and let evil take over. Then there's Leggy who's so stinking cute and I really like him as a character especially in the LOTR books, but also in the movies and the Hobbit movies.

    You know, the other Thralls have actually told me that having Tauriel as my avatar suits me because my posts can be very Tauriel-like or something like that, Lol! I take it as a great compliment!AngelicHeart

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



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    Sep 10 2014, 2:29am

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    but then again, it's been a while since i watched them and i think i have to take thrandy in small doses, or i might just die!!

    Sound strategySmile And once you've boosted your constitution to appreciate Thranduil in undiluted straight shots, I'm guessing you're gonna bookmark or DL the youtubes of all his scenes thus far?AngelicHeart Just for convenient instant reviews of course.





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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 2:39am

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    You know, the other Thralls have actually told me that having Tauriel as my avatar suits me because my posts can be very Tauriel-like or something like that, Lol! I take it as a great compliment!

    She does, they are, and you should!


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    Sep 10 2014, 2:46am

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    I know I can't wait for the EE - and 25 minutes of new action.

    Though you've all kept the pretty coming in spite of the dearth.

    "I dissent, even at the risk of being held incorrect or not sober."


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    Sep 10 2014, 3:05am

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    Seen this yet?




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    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:07am

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         I think that's my favorite pic of Thranduil and Legolas together... [In reply to]  

    Ack! I still have an unfinished text.doc for your first CHOW sitting on my desktop. I'm so far behind I don't dare promise anything, but I am off to read this new CHOW. We'll see what happens. :D

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:09am

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    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large

    Woa girl you need to put a warning sign on these type of photos. Was so not expecting this *THUD* Heart It's so pretty *starts to cry*

    Ooooooh yessssss! I wasn't expecting quite that level of pretty intensity either!

    You lot! Fussy, fussy Tongue Henceforth, I will shorthand them with HTR (High THUD Risk)





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    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:12am

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         *rewinds* Testing.. testing... HTR Warning! [In reply to]  

    Pre-testing preamble:

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    Lol the inscription was almost better than the Party King himself, wasn't it?

    Oh yeah! You might have noticed my love of Legolas-in-a-flap-cos-of-his-fabulous-daddy. *snigger*




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    Uhhmmm yeah I guess you're right about that. But some pictures do need more warning than others for they are a real health hazard (Eruvandi agrees with me on this piccie fe)
    https://pbs.twimg.com/...mBCEAA-hL8.jpg:large
    *Shock* *Stare* *Swoon* *Dies*

    Alert - HTR!





    Alert - HTR!





    Alert - HTR!




    There... so how was it? Please provide feedback of your experience on this "HTR" warning label. Tongue



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    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:18am

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    You hear that Lurker? Bigger WARNING signs or else you might fall short of at least two active thrallers due to unforseen cardiac arrest.

    Can't have you both out of commission. Try the test and lets us knowses.





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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:20am

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    Tinne made me a very happy girl Heart Doesn't he look stunning in his new outfit. Even more so when he puts that armour on *squeeeee* can't wait! We needs more, more precioussssss.

    Loves his new robey thing too!Heart



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    Oh and I just couldn't resist and change my avie, until more BOFA battle ready Thranduil material shows up and I'll have my pick from them.

    NICE!



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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:22am

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    He looked really young in it eh? I'm wondering how many LP commercials have Statesiders viewed but never realised it's him... hmmm.



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:24am

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         Wow... thanks for that biggie of the art [In reply to]  

    *SAVES* it is beautiful, gorgeous details!

    And of course so's Thranduil's armour. Can't wait til the next WETA book lays it all bare for usHeart



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Valinor


    Sep 10 2014, 3:26am

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         *HUGS* Elf-lady! [In reply to]  

    So glad you could pop in!

    heh... looks like your a resolution to do just one post per TA Tongue It's been slow-going at times. But thankfully, VValar jumped in, else I'd be talking to myself by this point. Just hope everybody's RL lets up and we can get on with the appreciation in peaceAngelic



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    Lurker - I never saw that quote by Daniel about Lee. Thanks for finding and sharing. Heart

    You're welcome. FRESH off a con in Utah apparently.Smile







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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:56am

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    Hmm... wonder if there's a Mirkwood sister club? I'd imagine an annual tournament or maybe a a twice-yearly friendly meet, coinciding with Thranduil's twice-annual crown changeHeart




    Maybe the Elvenking might preside over a meet or two over the centuries.






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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 3:59am

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    Yep grandma did have excellent taste concerning fantasy books. I especially liked it when she named the family dog Frodo and let my granddad walk the dog around and having to call him by his cute, little Hobbit name. And since Frodo didn't listen so well, I'd imagine the name was well known throughout the neighbourhood (and my granddad is NOT a LOTR fan so I guess he felt a bit silly Evil)'

    Just had to LoL at this. How about other pets? I do find Asfaloth a great name for a horse.Smile



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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 4:01am

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         *HUGS* vanima! You're back! [In reply to]  

    Wow! Been so long... how's tricks?

    Stick around, will ya?Heart

    @Eruvandi: Ditto! Though you know, I think you're more Tauriel, as I would imagine a character like her to be, than the Tauriel in the movies. In a good way of course!Smile



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    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 4:04am

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         And I am both dreading and looking forward to what they produce [In reply to]  

    as usualSmile


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    I know I can't wait for the EE - and 25 minutes of new action.

    Oh yeah!



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    Though you've all kept the pretty coming in spite of the dearth.

    I think I speak for everyone in saying it's been pure despair and ruin at times, but a Thrall's gotta trawl what a Thrall's gotta trawlCrazyEvilTongueSmile





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    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 4:06am

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    Ack! I still have an unfinished text.doc for your first CHOW sitting on my desktop. I'm so far behind I don't dare promise anything, but I am off to read this new CHOW. We'll see what happens. :D

    Take your time. After all, as long as the thread's not locked, anyone can post. Looking forward to your responses, when you do postSmile

    Take care and good night, I suppose.





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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Rohan


    Sep 10 2014, 7:58am

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         Well I'm back! [In reply to]  

    Back from the first of my three exiles. One down, two to go. I missed my thralling home!
    I had my dad staying and it was lovely, but because heíd come a long way to stay with me, and had to wait all day for me to get home from work, I didnít want to ignore and neglect him in the evenings. And by the time he was off to bed (bunking down in my living room where my desk is) I would be too exhausted to get online, and I dislike using my laptop in bed. (dunno why, just a thing of mine)

    But I did manage a spot of offline thralling & drooling, as my Cloaks & Daggers book arrived with Dad. Yay! Heart And I did manage to keep up with the Silmarillion Readalong, which is giving me a greater insight into Elfdom than Iíve ever had before.

    Well I have completed this weekís CHOW Ė thank you Lurker for stepping up for that. And I can see thereís a lot of pretty to catch up on. Canít believe I missed the TAXI! or most of. Thanks fellow Thralls for driving that one (somebody stop me) Cool

    But first, to comment on something most topical: the new image! HeartHeart

    Itís so right that Thranduil should travel with a golden tent (Lurker you were indeed spot on with your TW5 ficcie! Ooh the power of prediction)

    His fighting look is so silvery, but gold displays his power and prestige when at rest. Itís echoed in his gold headpiece and consequently, his hair looks more gold hue than silver-blonder here, though could be due to the tent lighting. This gorgeous highly patterned gold robe reminds me of something and Iím wracking my brain to think what (a patterning that some brand somewhere is using. Sad that my brain has descended into the commercial world, but I work there so prob canít help it)


    Quote
    And the red peeking out from the cape, is it a blankie for LP to keep warm or part of Thranduil's garb? The way it's under the cape makes me think part of the costume... but it's very thick isn't it? More like a blanket for warmth? It was winter when they did the BotFA pickups right?


    Re this, I think the sheen of the red fabric makes it look heavier than it actually is. To my view, it is the lining of the robe. If you draw a horizontal line left from PJís hands to the edging where the two fabrics meet, it seems there that the fabrics both occupy a side. The way the fold hangs from there, they donít seem to be separate. Ooh I want to see what he has on underneath too. Look at that uber-elegant sleeve gracing his wrist!

    Now do we think that the armour on its stand is an actual propÖ. like, this is how Thranduil holds his armour ready for battle? Or is it just a handy wardrobe department stand and wonít actually appear in the movie? I really want to go the former, but Iíve just had another look and the stand seems too modern. It might have more elven embellishments if it was a set piece. Hope Iím wrong though.

    While seeming relatively subdued, my excitement from this image is hard to contain! AngelicSly



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    Sep 10 2014, 9:40am

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         Well, here we are, the mag scans [In reply to]  

    http://dancarol.tumblr.com/...-the-hobbit-3-2014-9
    Seems quite a spread though the scan quality isn't great. I have a lot of trouble reading the words, so I'm not certain but I think there is no new Thranduil/LP quotes here. Well, if I come across other better scans, I'll report backSmile



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 10:09am

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         Welcome back! *HUGS* [In reply to]  

      

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    Back from the first of my three exiles. One down, two to go. I missed my thralling home!

    I miss tipping threads with ya! It's shocking but since you've been busy, there was thread tipped without me even on the board!Shocked



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    I had my dad staying and it was lovely, but because heíd come a long way to stay with me, and had to wait all day for me to get home from work, I didnít want to ignore and neglect him in the evenings.

    Of course! Happy to know you enjoyed each other's companySmile



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    But I did manage a spot of offline thralling & drooling, as my Cloaks & Daggers book arrived with Dad. Yay! Heart And I did manage to keep up with the Silmarillion Readalong, which is giving me a greater insight into Elfdom than Iíve ever had before.

    Good for you! I tried staying offline to get things done too, but so far it seems unless its exigences of RL or the musies running interference for tw, I.Can't.Keep.Away.Crazy Well, I am happy where I am exploring the first sundering so I guess I'm still going to be in the smoke trails you and Eruvandi leave.Evil



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    Well I have completed this weekís CHOW Ė thank you Lurker for stepping up for that. And I can see thereís a lot of pretty to catch up on. Canít believe I missed the TAXI! or most of. Thanks fellow Thralls for driving that one (somebody stop me) Cool

    Well done on the CHOWHeart and thanks!

    LOL! I guess we're going to hear taxi jokes until we pass #13.Tongue Though did I mention I miss threadtipping with you?



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    But first, to comment on something most topical: the new image! HeartHeart

    So thudderous, right? Still admiring it over here HeartHeartSmile



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    Itís so right that Thranduil should travel with a golden tent (Lurker you were indeed spot on with your TW5 ficcie! Ooh the power of prediction)

    I am just so CHUFFED to have gotten that I might just like the musies for a bit!Crazy My SQUEE would have brought the roof down, woken and frightened the kitties of out their fur... if it wasn't such an internal one CoolAngelicHeartEvil (btw, have answered your excellently kind review too)



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    His fighting look is so silvery, but gold displays his power and prestige when at rest. Itís echoed in his gold headpiece and consequently, his hair looks more gold hue than silver-blonder here, though could be due to the tent lighting. This gorgeous highly patterned gold robe reminds me of something and Iím wracking my brain to think what (a patterning that some brand somewhere is using. Sad that my brain has descended into the commercial world, but I work there so prob canít help it)

    Oh oh... mention of hair colour is going to bring out the hair-obssessor in VValar now.Tongue

    I know what you mean about the texture of the robe! It's just there at the edge but I just can't pin it down.Crazy



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    Re this, I think the sheen of the red fabric makes it look heavier than it actually is. To my view, it is the lining of the robe. If you draw a horizontal line left from PJís hands to the edging where the two fabrics meet, it seems there that the fabrics both occupy a side. The way the fold hangs from there, they donít seem to be separate. Ooh I want to see what he has on underneath too. Look at that uber-elegant sleeve gracing his wrist!

    Hmm... makes sense, though I am leaning towards part of the robe myself, just cos if it was indeed a blankie, it should be over the robe, not under it. His vambraces are always looking so elegant and cool! Just harking back to the AUJ prologue where we see his right hand as he reached for the box the feckless Dwarves shut ungraciously on him.



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    Now do we think that the armour on its stand is an actual propÖ. like, this is how Thranduil holds his armour ready for battle? Or is it just a handy wardrobe department stand and wonít actually appear in the movie? I really want to go the former, but Iíve just had another look and the stand seems too modern. It might have more elven embellishments if it was a set piece. Hope Iím wrong though.

    I'd think the former too. As in if it was a prop waiting to go where it should, would it be there? I'd think wardrobe would be holding it.



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    While seeming relatively subdued, my excitement from this image is hard to contain! AngelicSly

    And have you gotten through all the WWs in the TAXI? There's suddenly a whole buncha stuff (yup new thingies I'm reviewing) and I'm confused now, but I think you might find a few trinkets in them of particular interest to you. Either that, or they're forthcomingAngelic in which case mea culpa for the false alarm.

    I'm seeing some new newimage goodness already. Posting them in a bit.





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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 10 2014, 10:43am

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         And we here we go *SNIGGER* (Enter at your own risk) [In reply to]  



    Disagreeable photo-bomber alert!


    Some scribing problems obviously. Thranduil must have said: "No, no, no... there's no need to have more fabulous swag, unless you're ready to deal with spontaneous screen combustion everywhere."Angelic


    See how kind the Elvenking is, graciously helping the disagreeable Dwarf clean off his scruff. Bard must be tsking the Dwarf's flair for mess.


    And of course this is just some figment of a demented or ill-informed mindFrown



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 10 2014, 10:47am)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 6:59pm

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    Yep, Leggy and Tauriel are my two other elven faves! I really like Tauriel because of the way she views the world and how she's so strong and wants to help people and won't just lie down and let evil take over. Then there's Leggy who's so stinking cute and I really like him as a character especially in the LOTR books, but also in the movies and the Hobbit movies.

    You know, the other Thralls have actually told me that having Tauriel as my avatar suits me because my posts can be very Tauriel-like or something like that, Lol! I take it as a great compliment!AngelicHeart




    That's a really sweet compliment! I really like your avatar as well btw, is that a drawing of Tauriel?

    You know it has been too long since I read LOTR. I read it right after FOTR came out. My brother had just finished the book and told me there were these awesome horse people in the second book. And seeing as I have a thing for horses as well (beside the hair-thing) that was what triggered me to actually start reading LOTR in the first place. I was so mesmerized by the FOTR film, I figured that including people with lots and lots of horses would make it even better (what can I say, I was young and just loved horses). Couldn't wait another year to find out what was going to happen and who these people were. Hmm why was I telling you this story? Oh right, I wanted to explain why I don't remember book-Legolas all too well. It has been over 13 years since I read the book. The only Legolas I remember is movie-Legolas and yes you're right, he is stinking cute Heart I never thought there would be another Elf who could possibly compete with him in terms of absolute cuteness, but he has found a worthy opponent in his Daddy Heart

    As for Tauriel, I like the fact they made her a fine representation of a Wood Elf. Not only in appearance, but in character as well. You clearly see she is as Tolkien describes Wood Elfs to be, less wise and very dangerous. Less wise perhaps because she doesn't do a whole lot of rationalisation before she acts (perhaps that is considered less wise?) and clearly she is not someone to mess with. I only wish I could understand why they made her have affectionate (if anything else) feelings for a Dwarf, and vice versa, oh and let's drop Legolas in between them too. Just doesn't make sense. Why downplay such a character (and Leggy, and Kili) in such a tacky way? I wish I could get over it, but I can't Unsure Oh and I also hope she doesn't come in the way of any important screentime Thranduil and/or Leggie will/should have. Well actually only Thranduil should have any important screentime (but Leggie can be right by his side when he takes up his moment, I don't mind Angelic) Because technically she and Leggie were not even mentioned in the book. Not that I'm complaining because I really like seeing badass Legolas on screen, but I hope Thranduil's role will remain significant and he'll get to have the most screentime of all the Elves. Because that's what he deserves for being so very awesome.


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 7:08pm

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         Nope I hadn't seen it yet [In reply to]  

    Thanks for the piccie! Hey does Oropher seem to have silver hair?? Angelic

    Oh and I have a larger version of the previous Thranduil/Leggie art if you're interested:
    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/...3714bd7a561b36f6.jpg

    Here's another one of the pair



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 7:28pm

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         I like the HTR (High THUD Risk) [In reply to]  

    Good find Wink

    Let me see if it works accordingly *scoots over to your next post*

    Oh but I can conduct my own little experiment right here with you. Although I'm not sure if you're as easily THUDDED as Eruvandi and I. Ah well, that's what this experiment is for Shocked

    *HTR Alert* http://37.media.tumblr.com/...os1qh5xqho4_1280.jpg


    EDIT: needed to make a clicky out of it due to its size


    (This post was edited by VValar on Sep 10 2014, 7:37pm)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 7:44pm

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         Arghh *squee* it works! [In reply to]  


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    Alert - HTR!





    Alert - HTR!





    Alert - HTR!



    There... so how was it? Please provide feedback of your experience on this "HTR" warning label. Tongue



    Yep it works!! I didn't tragically die because my heart suddenly stopped when I saw that picture of yours again. Your HTR Alert proves worthy Heart
    (I love that I got to quote you and watch this amazing HTR piccie again)



    Edit, needed to make HTR pic work again. I'm not doing so well with my posting tonight lol


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    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 8:21pm

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         Oh boy, do I have just the thing for you [In reply to]  


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    Oh yeah! You might have noticed my love of Legolas-in-a-flap-cos-of-his-fabulous-daddy. *snigger*



    *grins*








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    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 8:35pm

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         Elves are always up for the win [In reply to]  

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    Hmm... wonder if there's a Mirkwood sister club? I'd imagine an annual tournament or maybe a a twice-yearly friendly meet, coinciding with Thranduil's twice-annual crown changeHeart



    The Elves would win that tournament any time I guess, so no fun in that Wink Especially with Legolas around who can clearly outshoot Bard any time. You know what I think? They had Legolas chasing after Bolg at the end of DOS so he wouldn't be around in Laketown when Smaug attacks. Otherwise he would've stolen Bard's shine when he shot that black arrow right into Smaug's heart. End of story. Isn't his fault, he is just so fab. Got that from his Daddy.

    Here here




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    Seriously I only just noticed his different headpiece, looks like winter to me.


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 8:44pm

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         Asfaloth is a good name for horse [In reply to]  


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    Just had to LoL at this. How about other pets? I do find Asfaloth a great name for a horse.Smile


    I like Asfaloth a lot! I recently suggested to my brother we should name our L-foal Legolas, but he just stared blankly at me Unimpressed I guess that means he does not approve.
    Then I suggested we should name our A-foal Asfaloth. He asked who that is, so I thought he was interested. I told him it was Glorfindel's horse in LOTR. He just muttered he didn't know any Glorfindel and went back to minding his own business.... I guess the content of the LOTR book didn't stick so well with him during the past 13 years either.



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    http://dancarol.tumblr.com/...-the-hobbit-3-2014-9
    Seems quite a spread though the scan quality isn't great. I have a lot of trouble reading the words, so I'm not certain but I think there is no new Thranduil/LP quotes here. Well, if I come across other better scans, I'll report backSmile



    Thanks for the scans! Most are screencaps from the teaser, except Thorin waving around his sword and -of course- that wonderful new piccie of Heart


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    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 8:58pm

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         Welcome back! [In reply to]  

    Good to have you back and it sounds you and your dad had a lovely couple of days together Heart
    What is this cloaks and daggers book you're referring to?

    In Reply To

    His fighting look is so silvery, but gold displays his power and prestige when at rest. Itís echoed in his gold headpiece and consequently, his hair looks more gold hue than silver-blonder here, though could be due to the tent lighting. This gorgeous highly patterned gold robe reminds me of something and Iím wracking my brain to think what (a patterning that some brand somewhere is using. Sad that my brain has descended into the commercial world, but I work there so prob canít help it)



    Lurker is right, I have a hair-thingy HeartAngelicHeart I like your description very much.



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    Look at that uber-elegant sleeve gracing his wrist


    Yes I know!! Gorgeous!


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 9:03pm

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    Some scribing problems obviously. Thranduil must have said: "No, no, no... there's no need to have more fabulous swag, unless you're ready to deal with spontaneous screen combustion everywhere."Angelic



    Lol, Thranduil needs no more swag, that wouldn't even be possible.



    Whoever thought such a silly thing must leave at once.



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 10 2014, 9:14pm

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         It's getting late [In reply to]  

    And my posts are getting less intelligent by the minute lol.

    So here's one last piccie before going to bed. I could so see this happening in TTT while they're running around through Rohan. Now you know what sleep deprivation does to my thoughts.



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    Sep 11 2014, 9:24am

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         Thanks for that! [In reply to]  


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    Thanks for the piccie! Hey does Oropher seem to have silver hair?? Angelic

    to differentiate from the golden glory of his son?Smile





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:25am

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         *THUD* Well, that worked! [In reply to]  

    Laugh Good test setup I must say.Heart



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:26am

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         All right! HTR it is then [In reply to]  


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    Yep it works!! I didn't tragically die because my heart suddenly stopped when I saw that picture of yours again. Your HTR Alert proves worthy Heart
    (I love that I got to quote you and watch this amazing HTR piccie again)

    Cool




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:27am

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         wahahahaha!!!! Oh my... [In reply to]  

    LOVE it!!!!

    Thanks, VValar. Just came from a heavy topic I unintentionally startedEvil this helps lighten things so much. Better already Laugh



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:36am

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    The Elves would win that tournament any time I guess, so no fun in that Wink Especially with Legolas around who can clearly outshoot Bard any time. You know what I think? They had Legolas chasing after Bolg at the end of DOS so he wouldn't be around in Laketown when Smaug attacks. Otherwise he would've stolen Bard's shine when he shot that black arrow right into Smaug's heart. End of story. Isn't his fault, he is just so fab. Got that from his Daddy.

    Here here

    Great point! LaughCool Bard's gotta be granted the opportunity to show his worth.



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    Seriously I only just noticed his different headpiece, looks like winter to me.

    Yeah, this is a direct reference to the book:

    In a great hall with pillars hewn out of the living stone sat the Elvenking on a chair of carven wood. On his head was a crown of berries and red leaves, for the autumn was come again. In the spring he wore a crown of woodland flowers. In his hand he held a carven staff of oak.
    Heart






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
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    Sep 11 2014, 9:41am

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         If I could have a horse, I'd want to call him Asfaloth [In reply to]  


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    I told him it was Glorfindel's horse in LOTR. He just muttered he didn't know any Glorfindel and went back to minding his own business.... I guess the content of the LOTR book didn't stick so well with him during the past 13 years either.

    what a missed opportunity. Oh well.



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    Thanks for the scans! Most are screencaps from the teaser, except Thorin waving around his sword and -of course- that wonderful new piccie of Heart

    Welcome. Oh, the caption for the piccie of Heart simply says Thranduil the Elvenking, acted by Lee Pace, will don armour and be part of the great in the third movie.






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 11 2014, 9:43am

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         LOL! Got to agree with you, VValar [In reply to]  


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    Lol, Thranduil needs no more swag, that wouldn't even be possible.



    Whoever thought such a silly thing must leave at once.





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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:56am

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         It's Thursday! How about some Thranduil Thursday Tickles? (potential HTR) [In reply to]  


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    If Thranduil and Ronan are out jogging together and one of the falls over, does the other one have to pick up the Pace?
    (source)


    http://thorinds.tumblr.com/...t-thranduil-actually
    http://gimmethehobbit.tumblr.com/...tely-fabulous-1-next
    http://ky-ros.tumblr.com/...-thranduil-thran-the
    http://oakenbranch.tumblr.com/post/93494350351 http://thorinshielding.tumblr.com/.../cant-stop-wont-stop




    Thranduil in modernity... interesting... (?)



    um... just no Tongue we wants the Elvenking GOLDEN!




    And what's some tickles with some Legolas in a flap?

    http://2girls-and-a-laptop.tumblr.com/...osity-soon-legolas-j
    http://2girls-and-a-laptop.tumblr.com/...aces-leggy-dearest-j



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 11 2014, 10:09am

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    Hie thee here and thank the OP for it.

    Smile



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 11 2014, 10:11am)


    Lurker in the Mirk
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    Sep 11 2014, 10:26am

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         Awww... Legolas, Daddy doesn't mean it that way. [In reply to]  

    Light-hearted look but well, it's so true for the Elvenking's life story though. Poor Thranduil.




    But...









    (source)



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:35am

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         Fanart! That ME map on Thranduil's capeswirl image [In reply to]  

    This seems like a bigger version than we've seen before and because I LOVE it, so here goes!... and clicky with HTR!Tongue







    Ready?















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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 11 2014, 10:35am)


    Lurker in the Mirk
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    Sep 11 2014, 10:45am

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    Thanks for another great LAUGH!



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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:52am

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         Daddy Thranddy and Legolas... may not be new tho [In reply to]  

    As usual, clickies!






    This Thranduil portrait's not bad either.


    Oh... *ahem* PM me if interested for 2 rather more intense EI/HTR Renaissance-style images I don't think should be purveyed here, for safety reasons.Smile




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:56am

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         One more pre-dinner LoL [In reply to]  

    Think it's not new either, but what the heck, its a good laugh!




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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Rohan


    Sep 11 2014, 11:30am

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         Oh I love this! [In reply to]  

    I have seen this cartoon before but it was a while back. It's one of my absolute favourites. HeartHeart Love how Thranduil decides he wants to borrow Bilbo to see if he is everything the dwarves say. Now I desperately want to see the next chapter - perhaps Bilbo serving up some hobbity food and submitting to some rather thorny elven hugs. Laugh

    Lurker upon your alert, I started looking back through the TAXI and OMG you're right, there is soooooo much WW there to look forward to! I started to indulge but have forced myself to stop and bookmark for later (as I am supposed to be working on the freelance project but instead am browsing pretty while listening to TH soundtrack. And there's only one hour til my self-imposed bedtime) Anyway I shall have plenty to look at when I need cheering up after a tedious work day. Better get that bookmark onto my phone for the commute!



    "Thou speakest of thralldom. If thralldom it be, thou canst not escape it..."


    Kerewyn
    Rohan


    Sep 11 2014, 11:52am

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         Cloaks & Daggers [In reply to]  

    Hey VValer ! Smile


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    What is this cloaks and daggers book you're referring to?


    Why' tis this marvellous output from Weta's publishing arm, that a bunch of us have ordered and like to drool over. Best.Coffee.Table.Books.Ever.

    http://www.wetanz.com/...-and-daggers-signed/

    This unideally light-affected photo proudly displays my collection of all four Chronicles. I'll add the BofFA one this Christmas when it's released and be complete! (may get the Smaug one too, though it's a different format)





    "Thou speakest of thralldom. If thralldom it be, thou canst not escape it..."


    Kerewyn
    Rohan


    Sep 11 2014, 12:19pm

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         Did a quick pre-bedtime caption... [In reply to]  

    ...because this is a conversation I like to imagine sometimes...





    "Thou speakest of thralldom. If thralldom it be, thou canst not escape it..."


    stn5
    The Shire

    Sep 11 2014, 1:20pm

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    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 11 2014, 1:57pm

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         Vanima! [In reply to]  

    Awww, thanks!Blush Nice to see you around again!

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 2:08pm

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         All right, Fanart and a multi-char scan! [In reply to]  









    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 2:14pm

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         *Hee* me too! [In reply to]  


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    HeartHeart Love how Thranduil decides he wants to borrow Bilbo to see if he is everything the dwarves say. Now I desperately want to see the next chapter - perhaps Bilbo serving up some hobbity food and submitting to some rather thorny elven hugs. Laugh

    Is any of these coming out in a tw appendix?Angelic



    In Reply To
    Lurker upon your alert, I started looking back through the TAXI and OMG you're right, there is soooooo much WW there to look forward to! I started to indulge but have forced myself to stop and bookmark for later (as I am supposed to be working on the freelance project but instead am browsing pretty while listening to TH soundtrack. And there's only one hour til my self-imposed bedtime) Anyway I shall have plenty to look at when I need cheering up after a tedious work day. Better get that bookmark onto my phone for the commute!

    You can thank me when you see them all, including some of the upcomin' ones EvilBlush

    Anyways! Hope you can hurry up and catch up! There's a ton more stuff I should be putting up this weekend. I can't believe the trouble I have keeping up with the proliferation on tumblr alone Crazy barely have time to check other sources. But it's all to the goodHeart


    .






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 2:25pm

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         This needs a Thranduil disapproves somewhere [In reply to]  

    aka we feels the need to get GIMPing. hee... EvilTongue



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 11 2014, 2:26pm)


    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 11 2014, 2:41pm

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         Fanart! Love this one of Thranduil with his staff [In reply to]  



    compare it to the source (GIFs clicky)





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 11 2014, 3:03pm

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    Just came from a heavy topic I unintentionally startedEvil this helps lighten things so much.


    Just wanted to say I agreed with you and Cirashala on that, but we shall move along to less heavy things now.Smile

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 11 2014, 3:09pm

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    The Elves would win that tournament any time I guess, so no fun in that Wink Especially with Legolas around who can clearly outshoot Bard any time. You know what I think? They had Legolas chasing after Bolg at the end of DOS so he wouldn't be around in Laketown when Smaug attacks. Otherwise he would've stolen Bard's shine when he shot that black arrow right into Smaug's heart. End of story. Isn't his fault, he is just so fab. Got that from his Daddy.

    Somebody did show us what that scenario could have looked like. (Right around 2:40) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJOSAwNzyi4 He-he!Wink

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:17pm

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    But this art is still cute

    Thranduil surrounded with flowers


    And just cause I love their hair AngelicHeartAngelic



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:23pm

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         Yeah I saw your long posts [In reply to]  

    And I'm glad I could help you cheer and lighten up a little Heart Like you, I adore every (fun) piece of art/PS where Legolas is in awe of his super fab dad up to the point of solemn dispair.

    Legolas must have listened to his daddy's instructions very carefully as a little Elfling, cause his hair is as gorgeous as his dad's. Only a bit shorter but that'll grow in time I'm sure



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:28pm

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         Did you just typed that passage from the book? [In reply to]  


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    Yeah, this is a direct reference to the book:

    In a great hall with pillars hewn out of the living stone sat the Elvenking on a chair of carven wood. On his head was a crown of berries and red leaves, for the autumn was come again. In the spring he wore a crown of woodland flowers. In his hand he held a carven staff of oak.

    Heart



    Thanks for posting! I like reading little snippets of the Hobbit (involving our beloved Elven King) since I haven't read the book myself (yet). I read TH calander when it came out, where a short passage of the book was written on each of the 365 days it coutend. It wasn't as extensive as the book though.
    Anyway, doesn't it strike you as odd that Thranduil would only change his crown during autumn and spring? Why not for summer and winter? And what kind of flowers/berries/leaves/etc. do you think he would wear for those two seasons?









    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 9:46pm

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         That's one precious post lol [In reply to]  

    Oh I really like your humor post!!



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    This one, priceless. That would be a nice representation of how Leggie and Gimli would have met if they weren't in the fellowship. Though I don't really understand why Thranduil is being portrayed as drunk and rebellious in most humor fanart. But it does make up for good laughs Smile




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    Thranduil in modernity... interesting... (?)




    Nahh I'm not really feeling Thranduil here. But it's still a nice try though. Maybe it's the beard, ohh wait I know... it's the (lack of long, shiny, silky, silver/golden) hair.




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    um... just no Tongue we wants the Elvenking GOLDEN!


    Nope, just nope!! Yes our Elvenking is GOLDEN (or silver, whatevsss Angelic). This haircolour just won't do!



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    LOL, it's very unfortunate dear Legolas that you have not yet become as fab as your dad (rhymes teehee),


    And in case you hadn't noticed:



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:06pm

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         Ohhw that's so heartbreaking [In reply to]  

    Legolas is such a cutie in that picture Heart

    But my heart goes out for Thranduil. I imagine little Leggy would have had all those questions when he was young. And it sure would have been painful, if nothing else, for Thranduil to talk about it *hugs* I just can't imagine how one could go on. Not when you you think about Tolkien describing Elves to have great memory
    The Elves had (as they said themselves) a 'great talent' for memory, but this tended to regret rather than to joy. Also, however long the History of the Elves might become before it ended, it would be an object of too limited range. To be perpetually 'imprisoned in a tale' (as they said), even if it was a very great tale ending triumphantly, would become a torment.

    And I'm not sure where I have read it, but I know Tolkien has written about the feelings of Elves and how they experience them. And that those feelings are more intens than those of any mortal (but I'm not sure where I have seen it).

    Here is a more happy picture (golden oldie) of the two



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:13pm

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    Really nicely done that PS of Thranduil and the map of ME, love it! Thanks for sharing and putting up the HTR alert Wink



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    This one is new to me, yeey!


    And because I like Thranduil/Legolas piccies so much:

    Lol


    Cutie alert!!Heart *Squeeeeeee* Just look at it!! And isn't that baby deer adorable?





    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:19pm

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    Are those all your books? I can't really read the titles of the books that well. But do they all have different subjects? The Cloaks and Daggers book looks amazing, pretty pictures and seems very educational. Didn't even know those books existed. I might have to take a look to see where they sell those books around here, though we don't have a lot of LOTR/TH merchandise where I come from. But love your collection Heart You're a true fan.


    (This post was edited by VValar on Sep 11 2014, 10:20pm)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:21pm

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    We are being treated to a lot of Thranduil goodiness these past two days!


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:23pm

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    Do you know where to find the original or HR pic of Thranduil (top right?) He looks so beautiful, armour + hair Heart


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 11 2014, 10:25pm

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         Lol I had already seen it [In reply to]  

    But it was a while back, so it was good to watch it again. thnx! Laugh

    Oh and cause you Heart Leggie so much:




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    Sep 11 2014, 10:36pm

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    This reminds me... I just saw some crazy valentine cards on the net with a pic of Thranduil + some text including the word 'staff'. It was just so wrong but it made me laugh for a good few seconds Evil I'm sure you'll be able to find it if you type the words 'Thranduil + valentine' into the google searchbar.



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    Oh... *ahem* PM me if interested for 2 rather more intense EI/HTR Renaissance-style images I don't think should be purveyed here, for safety

    reasons.Smile


    Going to the PM box right now Angelic


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    Sep 12 2014, 1:19am

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    Thanks very much. Getting 3 "I got ya" responses out of 4 is validating. (smart alec snarky comment deleted) That's good enough for me. Moving on! ... oops... I mean moving on...




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    Sep 12 2014, 1:28am

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    So Heartcho kawaii!!! (eh, Japanese for super cutesy)

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    Sep 12 2014, 1:36am

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    You're welcome. It wasn't as long as the one I typed out about the messenger who told Thorin to go eat his gold only to get a mis-aimed arrow for gratitudeTongue *CHEERS for messenger gumption*



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    Anyway, doesn't it strike you as odd that Thranduil would only change his crown during autumn and spring? Why not for summer and winter? And what kind of flowers/berries/leaves/etc. do you think he would wear for those two seasons?

    Hmmm... I guess it gets a bit troublesome? And doesn't the fashion year also go by two seasons? Laugh Eh, being from a tropical climate, though loving the concept of seasons, I really don't know... prolly getting it all wrong but cherries for spring? Strawberries, blueberries, cranberries for autumn?

    Actually, looking at the crowns of movie Thranduil, I think they did go with Summer and Winter for his season crown change.





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    Sep 12 2014, 1:44am

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    This one, priceless. That would be a nice representation of how Leggie and Gimli would have met if they weren't in the fellowship. Though I don't really understand why Thranduil is being portrayed as drunk and rebellious in most humor fanart. But it does make up for good laughs Smile

    I know! And they're true friends. Though I have my problems with Gimli's role as the movie jester in LotR... this is one nice moment (@Eruvandi, meltz much?Wink):
    http://elvesandwalkers.tumblr.com/...-to-get-on-a-boat-in



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    Nahh I'm not really feeling Thranduil here. But it's still a nice try though. Maybe it's the beard, ohh wait I know... it's the (lack of long, shiny, silky, silver/golden) hair.

    More a vampire eh? I think part of the problem is the eyebrows too. The artist made them too sinister.



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    Nope, just nope!! Yes our Elvenking is GOLDEN (or silver, whatevsss Angelic). This haircolour just won't do!

    Loves consensusSmile



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    LOL, it's very unfortunate dear Legolas that you have not yet become as fab as your dad (rhymes teehee),

    little greenleaf still got some growing up to do is all Heart Eruvandi will be there for himSmile



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    And in case you hadn't noticed:



    HAHA! You know, just with how badass Thranduil is promising to be, I'm really curious what the BotFA aftermath will be like, just going by stuff like the buzzfeed 19 reasons articles and TORn's own March Madness outcome. But regardless, this is truth for us ThrallsHeartHeartHeart

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    Sep 12 2014, 1:52am

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    But my heart goes out for Thranduil. I imagine little Leggy would have had all those questions when he was young. And it sure would have been painful, if nothing else, for Thranduil to talk about it *hugs* I just can't imagine how one could go on. Not when you you think about Tolkien describing Elves to have great memory
    The Elves had (as they said themselves) a 'great talent' for memory, but this tended to regret rather than to joy. Also, however long the History of the Elves might become before it ended, it would be an object of too limited range. To be perpetually 'imprisoned in a tale' (as they said), even if it was a very great tale ending triumphantly, would become a torment.

    And I'm not sure where I have read it, but I know Tolkien has written about the feelings of Elves and how they experience them. And that those feelings are more intens than those of any mortal (but I'm not sure where I have seen it).

    Exactly! ME books gives us very interesting insight into the Elven psyche. They also paint a very beautiful but also sadly angsty picture of Elves and their fate. Add to that what we know of Thranduil, I just want to sit him down and feed him a uber dark chocolate brownie ala mode complete with some nice orchid flower deco (still don't think they're good to actually use as dessert ingredients Tongue even though "
    3. Orchids: Although these flowers might seem too pretty to eat, you definitely should. Bacher describes their flavor as a mix "cucumber and endive." She recommends using them in stir fries or candy them for cake decorations." source)



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    Here is a more happy picture (golden oldie) of the two

    awww




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    Sep 12 2014, 1:54am

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    And thanks very much for the Leggy baby and his Thranddy daddy images Heart



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    Sep 12 2014, 1:57am

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    In Reply To



    Do you know where to find the original or HR pic of Thranduil (top right?) He looks so beautiful, armour + hair Heart

    So far, hasn't seen that image in isolation. But the source of all these pics are in
    this (thanks to dormouse for enlightening me wondering brain): Annual





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    Sep 12 2014, 2:09am

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    This reminds me... I just saw some crazy valentine cards on the net with a pic of Thranduil + some text including the word 'staff'. It was just so wrong but it made me laugh for a good few seconds Evil I'm sure you'll be able to find it if you type the words 'Thranduil + valentine' into the google searchbar.

    Well, I just did it. Thankfully, not as much as you seemed to have encountered.

    Some good ones



    This one though... LOL

    TongueEvil



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    Going to the PM box right now Angelic

    Purveyed!!!

    anyone else?Cool





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    Sep 12 2014, 2:19am

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    Thanks for bringing back that classic, Eruvandi. And clearly, once again, Elves save the day! Even for stupendously speechless Dwarves who probably will start muttering about elven showboating once they recover their senses.Tongue

    Tsk...


    that's Dwarven gratitude for ya




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    Sep 12 2014, 2:34am

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    Gil-galad? I don't get it. *shrug* anyway, young Thranddy and young LeggySmile ... clickies as usual










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    Sep 12 2014, 2:37am

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    And the hairHeart



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    Sep 12 2014, 2:40am

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    Sep 12 2014, 2:50am

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         Yes sorry, that photo is not the best [In reply to]  

    But if you scroll down on that Weta link in my post, you'll see a clearer image of the other three books at the bottom of the page... then you can click on the individual titles in the right-hand side bar, and read a bit more about each book (and I guess the detail, if you wanted to ask a local bookshop to get them in for you.) Two of them are 'Art & Design' books, including concept drawings, sketches etc - just lovely. And the other two cover off similar but are far more photographic. All of them include interviews with cast and crew on many topics to do with the set, costumes, props etc.

    Yes, I have become very interested in all that goes into these movies - it's like the ultimate study topic. Smile



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    Sep 12 2014, 2:52am

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    Like this fanart... resonant with above eh? Plus click here for the same fanart but with lovely "Goethe and the erlking" quotes






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    Sep 12 2014, 2:55am

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    Now I can see the 'swirling background' is fully made up of a sea of fighting armoured elves.
    Thranduil's other hand is hidden by his side, and I imagine the second sword is in its natural reverse grip position.
    Jut look at his focus. Heart



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    Sep 12 2014, 3:00am

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    Now I can see the 'swirling background' is fully made up of a sea of fighting armoured elves.

    And under his sword, on his left flank, you can see an orc corpse.



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    Thranduil's other hand is hidden by his side, and I imagine the second sword is in its natural reverse grip position.

    Naturally! Right above the orc in fact, if you sight the awkward orc elbow up past the blade of his primary sword, you can see the evidence of his main gauche in its usual reverse gripHeart



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    Jut look at his focus. Heart

    HeartHeartHeart





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    Sep 12 2014, 3:03am

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    Quote


    Oh yes, I like that! *giggles idiotically*Blush Thanks for the pre-bedtime pretty VValar! Very nice Leggy profile indeed! I shall now log-off for the night and go to sleep happy.AngelicSmile

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    Sep 12 2014, 7:08am

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    Evil

    I won't delve into it more either though- seems like some things are best left unsaid to keep the peace online, even if one's own worldview differs from others. It's a sad state of affairs all around on that particular topic, I'm afraid Evil



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    Sep 12 2014, 1:04pm

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    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 12 2014, 1:06pm

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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Valinor


    Sep 12 2014, 1:31pm

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    Tis a long vid: Q&A with the Cast and Crew of 'Lincoln'


    Because Ned's priceless expressions of shock and astonishment just makes me LoL


    Silliness


    hmmm... wallpaper



    Uber EI/HTR! collection. Enter at your own risk...




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 12 2014, 1:37pm

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    This made me helplessly laugh out loudly for a good minute! It really perturbed a few people near me, but they couldn't appreciate the great humour!

    Call me Rem, and remember, not all who ramble are lost...Uh...where was I?


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    Sep 12 2014, 1:39pm

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    Me too! I was just guffawing for a fair bitTongue Glad you liked it.



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Sep 12 2014, 1:44pm

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    Thranduil
    IMG
    http://thorinds.tumblr.com/post/96613788988/x
    http://thecrownlesskings.tumblr.com/post/94772022489
    http://bellevox.tumblr.com/...as-in-www-lofter-com
    hee... it's the narrative http://bellevox.tumblr.com/...-god-rested-and-made
    http://thearkenstone-ck.tumblr.com/post/95604623635
    (For Eruvandi) http://4.bp.blogspot.com/...s1600/Legolas108.jpg

    Farnie
    http://othermelissawyatt.tumblr.com/...f-the-queen-victoria
    http://minasannoinu.deviantart.com/...nd-Legolas-362774628
    http://31.media.tumblr.com/...d21rlkll9o1_1280.jpg
    http://kumama.deviantart.com/...-Of-Erebor-393832557
    No Thranduil but =P:
    - http://thranduilings.tumblr.com/...ind-of-happened-idek
    - (last one's not for the dwarf-afflicted) http://thranduilings.tumblr.com/...ing-on-the-bandwagon

    GIF
    For Kerewyn and Avandel: http://thranduilings.tumblr.com/...xclusive-interview-x

    Fanart
    http://candra.deviantart.com/...ror-mirror-421292889

    http://girlsbydaylight.tumblr.com/image/74623063816

    GotG
    GIF
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/...-party-for-guardians

    Farnie
    http://inquire-within-yourself.tumblr.com/...8/ronan-the-minion-x


    PD
    Viddie
    Comic-Con:http://youtu.be/WsaFtNC9XF4


    HCF
    Farnie
    http://othermelissawyatt.tumblr.com/...s-here-is-just-wrong


    The Fall
    GIF
    http://rogers.tumblr.com/...making-some-roy-gifs


    LP & Other Roles
    IMG
    http://justpotap.tumblr.com/...94986641420/lee-pace
    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/post/94961805598
    http://jetblacktempest.tumblr.com/...lous-found-the-image
    http://waltherwhites.tumblr.com/post/95451720112/acting
    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/post/95491655771


































    VERY EI!/HTR!
    Ronan: http://doitsuki.tumblr.com/post/94973664901/ , http://godlikeentity.tumblr.com/post/97176113544




    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 12 2014, 7:56pm

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    I really like your avatar as well btw, is that a drawing of Tauriel?


    Yep, it's a drawing of Tauriel by Jerry Vanderstelt. (He's got some other great Hobbit/LOTR pic on there too) I actually originally found the Tauriel one when Evangeline Lily tweeted it several months ago and it took me the longest time to figure out who the artist was!



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    You know it has been too long since I read LOTR. I read it right after FOTR came out. My brother had just finished the book and told me there were these awesome horse people in the second book. And seeing as I have a thing for horses as well (beside the hair-thing) that was what triggered me to actually start reading LOTR in the first place. I was so mesmerized by the FOTR film, I figured that including people with lots and lots of horses would make it even better (what can I say, I was young and just loved horses). Couldn't wait another year to find out what was going to happen and who these people were. Hmm why was I telling you this story? Oh right, I wanted to explain why I don't remember book-Legolas all too well. It has been over 13 years since I read the book. The only Legolas I remember is movie-Legolas and yes you're right, he is stinking cute Heart I never thought there would be another Elf who could possibly compete with him in terms of absolute cuteness, but he has found a worthy opponent in his Daddy Heart


    The first and most recent time I read LOTR was right around this time last year after I had discovered the movies over the summer, so I remember him pretty well.Wink After having watched the movies first where Leggy only has a limited number of lines, it surprised me to see how he is in the book because there are some places like Lothlorien where he becomes a bit of a chatty-Cathy! Lol! But other than that I like book Legolas because he's this fascinating combination of ancient and youthful characteristics. Plus, I just generally have a thing for all of Tolkien's elves. They're so cool!Cool


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    As for Tauriel, I like the fact they made her a fine representation of a Wood Elf. Not only in appearance, but in character as well. You clearly see she is as Tolkien describes Wood Elfs to be, less wise and very dangerous. Less wise perhaps because she doesn't do a whole lot of rationalisation before she acts (perhaps that is considered less wise?) and clearly she is not someone to mess with. I only wish I could understand why they made her have affectionate (if anything else) feelings for a Dwarf, and vice versa, oh and let's drop Legolas in between them too. Just doesn't make sense. Why downplay such a character (and Leggy, and Kili) in such a tacky way? I wish I could get over it, but I can't Unsure Oh and I also hope she doesn't come in the way of any important screentime Thranduil and/or Leggie will/should have. Well actually only Thranduil should have any important screentime (but Leggie can be right by his side when he takes up his moment, I don't mind Angelic) Because technically she and Leggie were not even mentioned in the book. Not that I'm complaining because I really like seeing badass Legolas on screen, but I hope Thranduil's role will remain significant and he'll get to have the most screentime of all the Elves. Because that's what he deserves for being so very awesome.


    Yeah, the whole so-called "love triangle" thing is unfortunate. I actually heard that the studio is the one who insisted that they had to make it a love triangle and no one else really wanted to do it. I'm hoping that maybe, just maybe they're only making it seem like a love triangle for now to make the studio happy but that nothing major will come of it in the end. Anyway, I hope just like you that Tauriel won't take away from any important Thranduil/Leggy time, but IMO it's sounding like everything will be fine on that front.Smile

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 12 2014, 9:56pm

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    That's why this is among the 19 reasons Thranduil is the REAL star of DoS AngelicHeart

    He-he! I'm glad everyone appreciates Thranduil as much as we do.Smile I especially like the gif under number 7 which I think pretty much sums up everyone's thoughts every single time he walked on set!

    LP: "Stop staring at me"

    PJ: "I can't."

    Laugh

    Also, I'm totally not surprised to hear that LP was a model. It explains a lot!Wink

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    Eruvandi
    Tol Eressea


    Sep 12 2014, 10:28pm

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    The cloak thingy... what I would do to see it on the EE of DOS (btw it's in pre order in the UK already)

    My aunt and I were hoping it would be in the TE, but alas, it was not so.Unsure Probably for the best though because if it was, they would have had to help all the women up after they fainted in the theater isles!Tongue

    "Home is behind the world ahead
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadow to the edge of night
    Until the stars are all alight.

    Mist and shadow
    Cloud and shade
    All shall fade
    All shall fade"



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:25pm

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         You're welcome and here's another one [In reply to]  

    http://th05.deviantart.net/...rlotvanh-d6zne6g.jpg (was a little too big)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:32pm

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    Hmmm... I guess it gets a bit troublesome? And doesn't the fashion year also go by two seasons? Laugh Eh, being from a tropical climate, though loving the concept of seasons, I really don't know... prolly getting it all wrong but cherries for spring? Strawberries, blueberries, cranberries for autumn?

    Actually, looking at the crowns of movie Thranduil, I think they did go with Summer and Winter for his season crown change.



    Nice choice with the blueberries and cranberries!

    About his headpiece/crown he wears in BOFA. It's funny how it seems he wears it in combat, but not while attending a formal visit to the Dwarves in Erebor in AUJ. I really love the fact that his 'combat' crown has branch-like features in the silver circlet.


    Closeup of the crown: http://33.media.tumblr.com/...091sajkj4o1_1280.jpg


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:37pm

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         You're very welcome [In reply to]  

    Always happy to provide my fellow Thrallers with some uber cute pictures of our favourite two Elves.

    Cool





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    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:48pm

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    And the hairHeart




    Are you starting to develop a thing for the hair as well?? Angelic Because yes it's hot Heart


    Little Leggie couldn't get his hands off of it either


    Hehe: http://fc06.deviantart.net/...htymilly-d63pxey.png

    Hair in movement



    Heart



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    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:51pm

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    Now I can see the 'swirling background' is fully made up of a sea of fighting armoured elves.
    Thranduil's other hand is hidden by his side, and I imagine the second sword is in its natural reverse grip position.
    Jut look at his focus. Heart


    Couldn't agree with you more! *jumps up and down* Oh how I wish it was december already!!


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 12 2014, 11:53pm

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    Galadriel totally checking Thranduil out lol. Don't blame her.



    In Reply To



    This one's very cool!


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 13 2014, 12:05am

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    Who's got the best party animal? I really like Legolas' Party-Phaunt, that's something new Laugh

    Btw, don't you think this is cute as well? Check out Leggy's evil glare. He knows they're going to win


    Oh and a total random Ronan picture that has nothing to do with anything of the above. But it's Pretty! of LP and should always be allowed even if it's very off-topic Angelic


    Yeah looking good. I suppose this is how a Dwarf would view Thranduil from below.



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    Gondor


    Sep 13 2014, 12:18am

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    Uber EI/HTR! collection. Enter at your own risk...



    That was a fun click Shocked

    Here's even more pretty of Pretty!





    Same picture but with different lightning Heart



    Hehe. Solid advice.









    Oh yesssss we agree! Heart



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 13 2014, 12:32am

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    In Reply To


    Now I know where you get your avatar from!




    In Reply To


    Lol. They're right though



    In Reply To



    Somehow I don't see Thranduil as a story teller. I would imagine him to be more solitary and might share one or two stories with Legolas and a few of his closest friends.

    Thanks for all the nice clicky's Heart


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 13 2014, 12:54am

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    Thanks for the link, wonderful artist. I still like Tauriel's drawing best, good choice for your avatar.



    In Reply To
    But other than that I like book Legolas because he's this fascinating combination of ancient and youthful characteristics.


    Great description of Legolas Heart I have to ask, what do you think of the difference in him as a character in LOTR and TH (films)?

    Yeah I heard that too, I wish the studio hadn't insisted on it and PJ would have stuck with his original intent. I don't think I have come across anyone on the internet who actually LIKED the weird love triangle thingy. It just was all together akward. And that's nobody's fault except the studio's. There's a lot of speculation going on about Tauriel and her role in BOFA. Since the only thing we can do at this point is speculate about it until the actual release date.. what do you think is going to happen?

    Here's some cute Leggie pictures I came across cause you like him so much




    And his smashing hair Smile



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 2:48am

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         Here's another GIF of that same marvellous image [In reply to]  

    http://tolqueen.tumblr.com/...pay-to-watch-a-movie
    Angelic



    .



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 2:51am

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    Nice choice with the blueberries and cranberries!

    So I got it right? Yay!


    In Reply To
    About his headpiece/crown he wears in BOFA. It's funny how it seems he wears it in combat, but not while attending a formal visit to the Dwarves in Erebor in AUJ. I really love the fact that his 'combat' crown has branch-like features in the silver circlet.

    Can't tell if are you joking or not. But don't his seasonal crowns look more suitably KINGLY impressive than this circlet?





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 3:05am

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    Always love the Leggy-in-a-flap-cos-of-fabulous-dad stuff. That's getting really troublesome to type frequently. Needs shorthand!

    I know! FLAST! For Flustered Leggy And Sassy Thranddy.

    *tries it out*

    Always love the FLAST stuff...
    What a FLAST
    Thanks for the FLAST

    Whaddaya think?



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 3:16am

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    Are you starting to develop a thing for the hair as well?? Angelic Because yes it's hot Heart


    Little Leggie couldn't get his hands off of it either

    For this hairHeartAngelic



    In Reply To

    LaughAngelic









    In Reply To
    Hair in movement



    Heart

    *STARES*HeartHeartHeart





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



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    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 4:32am

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    My aunt and I were hoping it would be in the TE, but alas, it was not so.Unsure Probably for the best though because if it was, they would have had to help all the women up after they fainted in the theater isles!Tongue



    LaughSmileAngelic



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 13 2014, 4:32am)


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    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 4:35am

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    Galadriel totally checking Thranduil out lol. Don't blame her.

    LaughLaughLaughI know!!! And I heart that second one very much too.

    .






    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 5:40am

    Post #158 of 230 (2948 views)
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         Love these! [In reply to]  

    And that last GIF is Heart

    .



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 5:45am

    Post #159 of 230 (2943 views)
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         Good LUFF! [In reply to]  

    That Miss Congeniality GIF is pricelessLaugh But why no HTR warning, huh?Mad Tongue



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 5:46am

    Post #160 of 230 (2955 views)
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         Agree [In reply to]  


    In Reply To
    Somehow I don't see Thranduil as a story teller. I would imagine him to be more solitary and might share one or two stories with Legolas and a few of his closest friends.

    That's more Gandy's schtick at Rivendell



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    Thanks for all the nice clicky's Heart

    Welcome! and takes for the appreciationHeart





    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 13 2014, 5:51am

    Post #161 of 230 (2968 views)
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         Gotta say, that fanart of leggy [In reply to]  

    is just superbHeartHeartHeart


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    And these are just priceless. Though can't compute: nanny Thranddy daddy.



    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    BlackFox
    Half-elven


    Sep 13 2014, 9:24am

    Post #162 of 230 (2975 views)
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         Hey, Thralls! [In reply to]  

    Title Contest Round III awaits you! TongueSmile



    Kerewyn
    Rohan


    Sep 14 2014, 12:41am

    Post #163 of 230 (2925 views)
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         That BOFA headline! [In reply to]  

    (soz, I still haven't sorted my interface issues, so I can't even seem to 'quote' an image)


    What a hoot! Laugh Y'know Lurker, *whispers* that almost reads as an 'origin story' for the Thrall Wars fics. How it all began and an army of Thralls was let loose on the world (then somehow a portal was found.... oooh, ideas are brewing)

    Turns out Woodland Weekend is the ideal accompaniment to a late night double train journey home, with platform changes and waiting times! Tumbling into tumblr land is a fine activity for a brain that has been drinking wine in a beer garden all afternoon with friends, followed by watching rugby and Flight of the Conchords in the evening. I would have caught up from the TAXI as well if my phone battery hadn't died of pretty overload. Evil



    "Thou speakest of thralldom. If thralldom it be, thou canst not escape it..."


    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 1:49am

    Post #164 of 230 (2897 views)
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         Haha... [In reply to]  

    *checks time* Dare I even go there? Sure the misguided legions of supporters for that disagreeable dwarf's pasted every sort of untruth in his hissyfit favour alreadyTongue

    *dons protective gear and heads over*


    .







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 2:02am

    Post #165 of 230 (2922 views)
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         *snigger* [In reply to]  


    In Reply To
    What a hoot! Laugh Y'know Lurker, *whispers* that almost reads as an 'origin story' for the Thrall Wars fics. How it all began and an army of Thralls was let loose on the world (then somehow a portal was found.... oooh, ideas are brewing)

    Thanks! I knew it'd get an appreciator sometime. Smile Too bad it's too large to post direct here, would have been a great deal punchier. But as it is, I had to host the source elsewhereUnimpressed

    *whispers back* who knows... fershure
    in writing the report Random Mirkwood Scribe's journalistic integrity faced great challenge from the unending LOVE and RESPECT all Wood Elves bear for Thranduil, whose wisdom and firm hand guides his people and keep the Realm of Northern Mirkwood safe from the evils of the South and unsullied by rude incursions of feckless hirsuit shortiesAngelic

    ... you know the stranger thing? I peeked in on the fan art board, and seems like there's still folks checking out the TWs, including your appendix. Interesting phenomenon, silent thread visitors.Smile Can't all be the curious just poking in for cursory glances right?



    In Reply To
    Turns out Woodland Weekend is the ideal accompaniment to a late night double train journey home, with platform changes and waiting times! Tumbling into tumblr land is a fine activity for a brain that has been drinking wine in a beer garden all afternoon with friends, followed by watching rugby and Flight of the Conchords in the evening. I would have caught up from the TAXI as well if my phone battery hadn't died of pretty overload. Evil

    Oooh. Commiserations. More to come though *evil laugh*










    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 14 2014, 2:16am)


    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 2:27am

    Post #166 of 230 (2901 views)
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         Closeups of the Thranduil image and more Fanart (armour fiends: HTR!!!) [In reply to]  

    Brace yourselves, oh ye who art Thranduil-in-amour smitten.







    Alert-HTR!







    Alert-HTR!







    Alert-HTR!







    Loving the details! Look at the belt thingy and the details on his armour, and even the garment under the armour. Just HeartHeartHeart


    Featuring more deliciousnessHeart






    Finally, combo fanarts from that multi-char image here for the so-inclined.







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 3:14am

    Post #167 of 230 (3191 views)
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         Woodland Weekend II [In reply to]  

    HTR/Spoiler and all that pishposh goodness nosh... so here we go!



    Thranduil
    IMG
    http://aprilwindworld.tumblr.com/.../i-cant-stop-looking
    http://krclara.tumblr.com/post/97143498838
    http://jetblacktempest.tumblr.com/post/96157938425
    http://jetblacktempest.tumblr.com/post/96157868365/
    http://anonymus-number6969.tumblr.com/...legolas-an-thranduil
    http://anonymus-number6969.tumblr.com/...6385207962/thranduil
    http://shiveringflame.tumblr.com/...what-his-greed-would
    http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/...23db079c7d3b7e56.jpg
    http://tentativanaoha.tumblr.com/...37/thranduil-ohobbit
    Head tilts!Heart
    http://thecrownlesskings.tumblr.com/post/96171684754


    GIF
    Because this one's just too fun
    http://saneliur.tumblr.com/...cenes-king-thranduil
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96277181860
    http://anonymus-number6969.tumblr.com/...6384846567/thranduil
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96361970265
    http://lord-of-the-rings-is-my-love.tumblr.com/post/96706065947/
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/...l-o-behind-the-scene
    http://lord-of-the-rings-is-my-love.tumblr.com/post/96994963647
    http://aprilwindworld.tumblr.com/...role-of-the-majestic

    Fanart
    http://jetblacktempest.tumblr.com/...43290/father-and-son
    http://pace-of-light.tumblr.com/...re-the-rock-maybe-we
    (For you, VValar) http://mingku619.tumblr.com/.../thranduil-and-ronan
    http://evankart.tumblr.com/...p-to-restart-drawing
    http://yassena.tumblr.com/...las-and-thranduil-by
    http://xiaozaozi.tumblr.com/post/96363587975
    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/post/96346076408/
    http://tannie-tallulah.tumblr.com/post/96249707000

    Farnie
    http://wanderwonderly.tumblr.com/post/96503290535/
    http://juliensorells.tumblr.com/post/96369596514 this proves it-http://jhuu-kauer.tumblr.com/post/96363489045
    http://shelbycaelum13.tumblr.com/post/96391395148
    http://thorinds.tumblr.com/...t-thranduil-actually
    http://miyucchi.deviantart.com/...-Thranduil-455837969
    http://eruna27.tumblr.com/...rocks-it-better-than
    http://winded-leaf.tumblr.com/...the-best-of-lee-pace
    (Can be a little touchy for the shorty hissyfit inclined) http://punkbabs.tumblr.com/...n-years-so-naturally
    http://jakesheadwarning.tumblr.com/...4/eyebrows-attacking
    http://magnuskervalen.tumblr.com/...elf-ie-by-gudulett-e
    http://bagginsgotdabooty.tumblr.com/...ith-an-overused-meme
    http://leepace-talent-e-beauty.tumblr.com/post/97070355698/
    Sorry leggy http://richardrmitage.tumblr.com/post/97062703863/and-thats-how-son-got-schooled

    Vid
    harumpff http://shameonme23.tumblr.com/...-is-fabulous-in-this


    HCF
    IMG
    http://larygo.tumblr.com/post/96180928706
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96152894861
    http://stewardish.tumblr.com/post/96086465579
    http://candordisarmsparanoia.tumblr.com/post/96006948039
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/...lee-as-joe-macmillan
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96613780161/joe
    http://october-king.tumblr.com/post/96953876665
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/post/96991089822

    Fanart
    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/post/96080765768

    GIF
    http://claud51.tumblr.com/post/96792280572
    http://close-to-the-metal.tumblr.com/...-season-1-cold-opens
    http://leepacesfaces.tumblr.com/...the-reason-that-were

    Read
    http://www.ibtimes.com/...-joes-future-1677246


    GotG
    IMG
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96345921390/
    http://nyyneeshms.tumblr.com/post/96320005046
    http://nyyneeshms.tumblr.com/post/96273062076
    http://spirkachu.tumblr.com/...yes-after-a-month-of
    http://keytalyn.tumblr.com/post/96382594085
    http://xenostitch.tumblr.com/...ee-pace-3-mcm-part-2
    http://gedebe.tumblr.com/post/96488372100/
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96470459526
    http://legilimentis.tumblr.com/post/96532322113
    http://lee-pace-royalty.tumblr.com/post/96790466211

    Vid
    http://youtu.be/ntDDU0NNAP8


    The Fall
    IMG
    http://pulchraimagines.tumblr.com/post/96218919778
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96257873120/
    http://olga-shchedrina.tumblr.com/...tp-vk-com-brovki-lee
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/...lutely-one-of-my-all

    GiF
    http://anxam.tumblr.com/post/96157535975/
    http://keytalyn.tumblr.com/post/96471969785
    http://elvenking-kry.tumblr.com/...ously-he-is-wickedly
    http://claud51.tumblr.com/...31772/roy-red-bandit

    Vid
    http://youtu.be/BiNuIUl3ptA


    PD
    IMG
    http://johnproctorsdick.tumblr.com/post/96035190935
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/...freckles-apreciation
    http://emptywoods.tumblr.com/post/96584887044
    http://lee-pace-royalty.tumblr.com/post/96706624686
    http://atomicvikings.tumblr.com/...lee-pace-and-kristen

    GiF
    http://piningthorin.tumblr.com/post/96172708886/
    http://life-in-a-cup.tumblr.com/post/96079639084
    http://lapetitadolfina.tumblr.com/...6072710607/dat-smile
    http://tulio-miguel.tumblr.com/post/96075527339
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96200049230
    http://sassmasterradagast.tumblr.com/...67970/ned-isnt-happy
    http://induction.co.vu/post/97397864541

    Fanart
    http://lilkatie.tumblr.com/...e-pace-by-lilkatiexp


    LP & Other Roles

    IMG
    http://elf-lee-ng-pace.tumblr.com/post/97327519058
    http://doitsuki.tumblr.com/post/96344309321/
    http://menculture-vulture.tumblr.com/post/96340712863/
    http://menculture-vulture.tumblr.com/post/96340659103
    http://lepaced.tumblr.com/post/96309646854
    http://lee-pace-royalty.tumblr.com/post/96267752896
    http://gedebe.tumblr.com/post/96257127855/
    http://menculture-vulture.tumblr.com/post/96241834353
    http://nyyneeshms.tumblr.com/post/96223020971
    http://my-dazzling-darkness.tumblr.com/post/96190082789
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96176370406/
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96103242146/
    http://legolaslover2003.tumblr.com/...m-me-pushing-daisies
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/post/96048984532
    http://nyyneeshms.tumblr.com/post/96047133346
    http://bradleycoopr.tumblr.com/post/96013226729
    http://yuna-ya.tumblr.com/...-roman-in-possession
    http://keytalyn.tumblr.com/post/96382091245
    http://kewellkitten.tumblr.com/post/96322897051/

    GiF
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/post/96236746994/
    For Kerewyn -http://suamazing.tumblr.com/...-i-am-not-the-author
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/...r-thorin-and-richard
    http://timetraveldetective.tumblr.com/post/96570826892
    http://aking-withoutacrown.tumblr.com/...rgeous-men-that-have
    http://elvenroyals.tumblr.com/...fantastic-eyebrows-x
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/...omic-con-2014otvline
    http://queeenslight.tumblr.com/post/97052067784
    http://armitageuniverse.tumblr.com/...ew-2012-premiere-the

    Fanart
    http://summerflowersstan.tumblr.com/post/96258354391
    http://yassena.tumblr.com/...the-nomad-by-wolfenm

    Farnie
    http://qwanderer.tumblr.com/post/96260188579
    http://elfadosventos.tumblr.com/...is-this-right-tumblr

    Read
    http://www.broadway.com/...-off-broadway-style/
    http://deadline.com/...to-croisette-727868/

    Vid
    http://youtu.be/JoqonFjS-ys




    OT for Kerewyn -http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/...ddleston-covers-hank
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/...reciation-masterpost























    EI!/HTR! Warning
    http://close-to-the-metal.tumblr.com/...n-making-out-kissing










    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 8:07am

    Post #168 of 230 (2871 views)
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         Does anyone know what he says here? [In reply to]  


    In Reply To



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 8:18am

    Post #169 of 230 (2862 views)
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         Naaha wasn't joking [In reply to]  


    In Reply To
    Can't tell if are you joking or not. But don't his seasonal crowns look more suitably KINGLY impressive than this circlet?



    I was being dead serious lol. Only I made the crucial mistake in thinking Thranduil had nothing on his head when he visited Erebor. OMG!! How could I have missed that/not remembered it?? ShockedShockedBlush It makes sense, when you're not planning on fighting a whole lot during your visit, you go ahead and wear your KINGLY crown. Looks indeed very impressive, I am sure the Dwarves were staring at him/it wishing they could be as Majestic as him. I think of the circlet more suitable for fighting and it looks soooo good on him (I have developed another 'thing' just now).



    Now I think of it, it looked very very good on his son as well


    They were born to wear and rock those circlets Heart


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 8:57am

    Post #170 of 230 (2905 views)
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         About FLAST [In reply to]  


    In Reply To
    Always love the Leggy-in-a-flap-cos-of-fabulous-dad stuff. That's getting really troublesome to type frequently. Needs shorthand!

    I know! FLAST! For Flustered Leggy And Sassy Thranddy.

    *tries it out*

    Always love the FLAST stuff...
    What a FLAST
    Thanks for the FLAST

    Whaddaya think?



    Having a blast while watching the FLAST (stuff). Yeah, I think that could work realy well!! CoolCool Great find!




    So we have FLAST, HTR, WW, EI, what else have I been missing?


    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:19am

    Post #171 of 230 (2864 views)
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         Well, yeah.... [In reply to]  


    In Reply To

    Try this viddie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP-F8Vp0sTY @ 2.54 Smile







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:22am

    Post #172 of 230 (2864 views)
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         What?! You needs remedialses! [In reply to]  

    The choice is clear imo Angelic but well, here's the two versions:








    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:26am

    Post #173 of 230 (2865 views)
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         Yay Flast! We've got our own word garden going fershure [In reply to]  


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    So we have FLAST, HTR, WW, EI, what else have I been missing?


    *check lexicon in OP* I think that's all for now. Sure we're gonna add stuff as we go alongAngelic

    Hmmm... I hope whoever starts the next thread remembers to add it to the lexicon list.







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 12:30pm

    Post #174 of 230 (2872 views)
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         Woodland Weekend finale [In reply to]  

    Yay... I've caught up with tumblr Tongue Phew...

    So HTR/EI/Spoiler and all that......


    Thranduil

    IMG
    http://asukafujima.tumblr.com/...97390137024/the-king
    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/...1/armor-king-details
    http://blackrainbow111.tumblr.com/...even-the-great-elven
    http://thearkenstone-ck.tumblr.com/post/96844711329
    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/post/96863823886
    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/...ssing-of-my-old-idea
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/...i-i-did-not-edit-the
    Bilbo... just cos http://bilbo-babe.tumblr.com/...it-the-battle-of-the
    http://xionthelostpuppet.tumblr.com/post/97037534229

    GiF
    http://kyrapeacock.tumblr.com/...y-can-i-be-as-pretty
    http://rpicongallery.tumblr.com/...-thranduil-gif-icons
    http://messia.tumblr.com/post/97221356088

    Fanart
    http://runecestershire.tumblr.com/...-thranduil-requested
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/...tiful-king-thranduil
    http://maedhrosmaitimo.tumblr.com/...s-so-cute-im-fund-in
    http://dorionthurin.tumblr.com/...lorien-by-rosythorns
    http://yassena.tumblr.com/...nduil-and-legolas-by
    http://cos-tam.tumblr.com/...-orichds-i-saw-these
    http://acicueta.tumblr.com/...duil-with-his-father
    http://justlarathings.tumblr.com/...se-deserves-a-cookie
    http://yassena.tumblr.com/...he-hobbit-by-dosruby
    http://queenofravens4.tumblr.com/...es-not-jump-in-green
    http://queenofravens4.tumblr.com/...rm-inside-hes-hiding


    LP & Other Roles

    IMG
    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/post/96489906991
    http://aprilwindworld.tumblr.com/...n-in-possession-2009
    http://oneking2another.tumblr.com/...-beauty-and-cuteness
    http://lee-pace-royalty.tumblr.com/...116821/l-e-e-p-a-c-e
    http://oneking2another.tumblr.com/...ir-style-obsession-1
    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96722754940/
    http://aprilwindworld.tumblr.com/post/96697890645
    http://peaches7217.tumblr.com/post/96817219275
    http://dailypace.tumblr.com/post/96901758447
    http://firefaire365.tumblr.com/...e-pace-photo-spam-as
    http://accxser.tumblr.com/...a-weak-spot-for-this
    http://lysnk2.tumblr.com/post/97031169304
    http://flawlessycons.tumblr.com/...97062145894/lee-pace
    http://laughcloudsaway.tumblr.com/post/97170102837
    http://frederickchilton.com/...rgot-lee-pace-was-in
    http://godlikeentity.tumblr.com/post/97175849944







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 12:38pm

    Post #175 of 230 (2840 views)
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         Another fanart of this beautiful BTS image [In reply to]  









    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 12:41pm

    Post #176 of 230 (2781 views)
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         Thralls: when caught in a FLASTER [In reply to]  


    *someone stop meEvilTongueAngelic*







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 14 2014, 12:45pm

    Post #177 of 230 (2789 views)
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         Fanart: Passing of the Elves, and questions [In reply to]  

    (Edited and expanded)

    Just found this. There's no mistaking who's on the special mount.Smile

    So what's your view? Would Thranduil stay in ME and fade or would he ultimately sail West and rejoin his family, which of course include Leggy. Would he meet Gimli there or would he arrive at a time when Gimli would have returned to wherever Aule summon Dwarves who passed (I don't think Dwarves are meant for immortality, regardless of the special dispensation Gimli got, or would he be extended longevity as well as part of the package)?

    But before Thranduil even get there, at the start of the journey as this fanart depicted, no doubt based on Arwen's procession in RotK, would such a procession be something Thranduil wanted or did? Or would he be taking a quiet long goodbye route by himself, either by choice or because the Elves who remained in ME and yet had passport to the West would essentially have dwindled down to just him?







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    (This post was edited by Lurker in the Mirk on Sep 14 2014, 12:53pm)


    vanima ephel
    Rivendell


    Sep 14 2014, 6:07pm

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         That is a beautiful image... [In reply to]  

    But it's not how I've ever pictured his life on middle-earth ending; I don't picture it ending at all. (And I know you see it differently, but hear me out.)

    We know that a couple of the reasons Tolkien wrote his whole history of the Elves was to see someone speaking his invented languages and to create a possible mythology for his beloved England, according to his own view of Faerie myth. I think Thranduil would have been his choice to remain in The Wood, if only because he and his Elves are a much closer match to the tales of pre-Victorian Elves than either Galadriel and hers or Elrond and his. The Mirkwood Elves would have to remain on Arda to continue "haunting" the collective unconscious through the hundreds (?) of thousands of years it would take for us to feel the effects in the here and now. (This is much more obviously bookverse than movieverse. I have no idea what Jackson and Co. intend, or if it'll be at all apparent before the trillogy - including EEs - is over. Unimpressed )

    I'd really like to believe that Gimli would have that Extra Special dispensation that would allow him and Legolas to hang out, but I know it's generally accepted (and makes sense) that he, like Sam and Bilbo and Frodo, would eventually die and go to wherever their spirits would naturally be bound. Unsure

    I think Thranduil is a maverick, he's always going to be the Elf to do his own thing (though that thing is heavily influenced by the horrors of his past). And, most of the Elves under his rule were descended from the original mavericks, the wood Elves who wanted nothing to do with the trek to Valinor. *shrugs* It just makes sense to me that he and his Elves would be the ones to remain a part of Arda to the end.

    "I dissent, even at the risk of being held incorrect or not sober."

    (This post was edited by vanima ephel on Sep 14 2014, 6:13pm)


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:03pm

    Post #179 of 230 (2765 views)
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         Missed it [In reply to]  

    Shoot, I was too slow.
    Thanks anyway for the heads up Heart


    BlackFox
    Half-elven


    Sep 14 2014, 9:09pm

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         You didn't [In reply to]  

    The contest remains open indefinitely. Feel free to chip in whenever you like! Smile



    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:14pm

    Post #181 of 230 (2740 views)
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         Fanartists are working overtime [In reply to]  

    Thanks for the HTR armour alert, I really needed it to brace myself for all of the awesomeness.

    THIS looks absolutely beautiful, like there's a mirror behind his back (second pic).


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    Oh my Angelic an armour closeup Heart *swoon* Beautiful details at the end of his breastplate. Looks like it resembles some of the details onto his armguard.


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:19pm

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         I must be really stupid [In reply to]  


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    Nice! But I still cannot make out what he says Evil He can see all the...?


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:25pm

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         There really is no excuse [In reply to]  

    There really is no excuse for not remembering what Thranduil did or did not wear on his visit to Erebor.


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    I like the EE better obviously for there is more Pretty! of Pretty. Though for some reason I find Thranduil looking different in that scene. I don't really know how to explain it, maybe it's just me?


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:31pm

    Post #184 of 230 (2754 views)
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         Quick question [In reply to]  


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    *check lexicon in OP* I think that's all for now. Sure we're gonna add stuff as we go alongAngelic


    Great!

    How then do we call Thranduil's not so affectionate feelings towards Dwarves?





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    Hmmm... I hope whoever starts the next thread remembers to add it to the lexicon list.


    Well I guess that would be..... you Angelic And I'm pretty sure it won't be long until the new TA thread starts.


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 9:55pm

    Post #185 of 230 (2737 views)
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         Thnx for the image [In reply to]  

    *Saves image*
    If look at all the new imagery fans create with the help of just two new (and relatively vague) Thranduil images, imagine what they will do when the marketing bunny is released? Oh if only the december would come a little sooner this year....





    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 10:00pm

    Post #186 of 230 (2732 views)
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         OMG that's so cute! [In reply to]  


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    Just look at that little spider, adorable LaughHeart Seriously where do you keep finding these pics?


    Ok here's my share of someThranduil fanart






    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 10:42pm

    Post #187 of 230 (2739 views)
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         Thranduil's passing [In reply to]  

    Good questions!
    I would very much like to think Thranduil eventually sailing West, to be reunited with Legolas Heart I imagine Legolas to be the centre of the universe as far as Thranduil's concerned (don't know if I'm right but I think Thrandy makes a great daddy Heart). Therefor I can't imagine Thranduil willingly cutting Legolas out of his life by staying in ME forever. But I'm very sentimental like that, I like my stories to have happy endings so I tend not to dwell on the ones that have the potential to end unhappy. Since Tolkien never wrote about Thranduil's sailing or staying, I'll stick with my version of events 'cause it's the one where my heart remains intact. Although I must say I find Vanima's theory very intriguing as well.

    I'm not sure how long Dwarves are allowed to live in Valinor (I do think they die eventually, seeing as they aren't Firstborn) but I don't think Thranduil and he would meet in Valinor. Couldn't it be possible they've already met in ME? Surely Thranduil would have visited his son in Imladris in the years after the War, and perhaps Gimli would have been there on one or two occassions as well?

    As for your last question, I don't think Thranduil would journey to the Grey Havens (and beyond) all by himself. Seeing as he is still King and there are always those who are still loyal to him and remain by his side. Also it would definitely not work for my happy ending if Thranduil decides to set out on his journey but never makes it because he gets wounded/killed along the way Unsure Noooooooo! Crazy That just wouldn't do.
    Furthermore I believe when an Elf finally comes to the decision to leave ME, he/she would not need to take the long goodby tour. Thranduil is alive for many years and has probably seen every corner of ME he wishes to have seen. When the time has come, I think he would take the shortest (and safest) route to the West.

    What do you think?


    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 11:00pm

    Post #188 of 230 (2748 views)
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         FLAST!! [In reply to]  

    I think this covers the definition of the FLAST imagery pretty well.
    Leggy is definitely flustered, and Thranduil as sassy as ever Laugh








    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 14 2014, 11:09pm

    Post #189 of 230 (2717 views)
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         More Legolas! [In reply to]  

    It's time for a little Leggy worshipping. He deserves it every so often AngelicHeart

    How cute is this?


    This would be the coolest scene ever, Legolas killing Bolg in his own spectaculair way


    Oef, he looks insanely handsome Heart

    Slightly larger clicky: http://i3.photobucket.com/...giee_zps3931c529.png

    I seriously cannot stop focussing on anything other than the hair whooshing in the wind, it's rediculous
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    Nice fanart



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 2:07am

    Post #190 of 230 (2698 views)
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         Welcome [In reply to]  


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    Thanks for the HTR armour alert, I really needed it to brace myself for all of the awesomeness.

    Thankfully, I recovered enough to remember to slap the alert on *phew*



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    THIS looks absolutely beautiful, like there's a mirror behind his back (second pic).

    LOVED that too. Was something I was thinking of GIMPing myself, but *cough* have not gotten round to sharpening my utter skillz lack yet.Evil




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    Oh my Angelic an armour closeup Heart *swoon* Beautiful details at the end of his breastplate. Looks like it resembles some of the details onto his armguard.


    OH yeah. The motif is consistent and fits Thranduil to a T EvilAngelicHeart haute couture at its bestLaugh









    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 2:15am

    Post #191 of 230 (2708 views)
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         *plays YT with volumn cranked up* [In reply to]  


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    Nice! But I still cannot make out what he says Evil He can see all the...?

    "
    So I can see all the... I can see all of them? Ok."

    I'm thinking he's getting PJ's confirmation he can see all the Dwarves in the scene where they're brought into the Halls, and to his throne?



    I hope we get to see this in the EE!









    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 2:19am

    Post #192 of 230 (2697 views)
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    There really is no excuse for not remembering what Thranduil did or did not wear on his visit to Erebor.

    Binge-watch the YT until you got every frame of Thranduil burned onto your brainTongue



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    I like the EE better obviously for there is more Pretty! of Pretty. Though for some reason I find Thranduil looking different in that scene. I don't really know how to explain it, maybe it's just me?

    I think it's the overall treatment for that scene. Everyone looked different, sorta flatter, to me too. Probably to evoke the sense it's an imagining by Bilbo since he would have heard of but not witnessed this scene?









    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 2:34am

    Post #193 of 230 (2716 views)
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         ... .... Hmmm... ... [In reply to]  


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    How then do we call Thranduil's not so affectionate feelings towards Dwarves?


    Good question.
    You got me stumped though. Since both sides think similarly of the other... Mutual Acrimony, Annoyance & Disrespect aka MAAD Syndrome?

    *tries it out*
    • Thranduil: those utterly disagreeable dwarves just make me so MAAD!
    • Disagreeable Dwarf: So MAAD at that perfectly coiffed nancing elf!

    hmmm... I dunno. Still needs some tinkering Evil







    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    =======
    Middle-earth dispatches out of the lurkmirk



    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 2:36am

    Post #194 of 230 (2697 views)
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         *small voice* give me a moment for pity's sake [In reply to]  


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    If look at all the new imagery fans create with the help of just two new (and relatively vague) Thranduil images, imagine what they will do when the marketing bunny is released? Oh if only the december would come a little sooner this year....

    What with HCF, GotG, and the excitement about a possible PD revival, right now I'm sometimes overwhelmed by the prolific pace of fan artists alreadyCrazyEvil I'd like November to come first Angelic DoS EE!HeartHeart Come to think of it, that will unleash the kraken of fan art for sure. Plus December... oh boy! *trembles*








    Fan of both books and movies; I am a lurker by nature though it seems I have severely misnamed myself... for the moment.


    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 2:38am

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    Just look at that little spider, adorable LaughHeart Seriously where do you keep finding these pics?

    *ahem* Well, it's still that one word: tumblr.

    Here's 2 more
    (language warning)
    http://the-king-of-mirkwood.tumblr.com/post/97451120847

    http://the-king-of-mirkwood.tumblr.com/post/97450029147


    And thanks for sharing those PrettySmile







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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 2:40am

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    I'd watch a sitcom with this pair!!! Laugh

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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 3:19am

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    But it's not how I've ever pictured his life on middle-earth ending; I don't picture it ending at all. (And I know you see it differently, but hear me out.)

    I remember one of our early discussions on this.



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    We know that a couple of the reasons Tolkien wrote his whole history of the Elves was to see someone speaking his invented languages and to create a possible mythology for his beloved England, according to his own view of Faerie myth. I think Thranduil would have been his choice to remain in The Wood, if only because he and his Elves are a much closer match to the tales of pre-Victorian Elves than either Galadriel and hers or Elrond and his. The Mirkwood Elves would have to remain on Arda to continue "haunting" the collective unconscious through the hundreds (?) of thousands of years it would take for us to feel the effects in the here and now. (This is much more obviously bookverse than movieverse. I have no idea what Jackson and Co. intend, or if it'll be at all apparent before the trillogy - including EEs - is over. Unimpressed )

    Great point. And, surprise, surprise, me agreeses!



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    I'd really like to believe that Gimli would have that Extra Special dispensation that would allow him and Legolas to hang out, but I know it's generally accepted (and makes sense) that he, like Sam and Bilbo and Frodo, would eventually die and go to wherever their spirits would naturally be bound. Unsure

    Yeah. Those candles gotta burn out sometime, no matter long the wick. Unimpressed



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    I think Thranduil is a maverick, he's always going to be the Elf to do his own thing (though that thing is heavily influenced by the horrors of his past). And, most of the Elves under his rule were descended from the original mavericks, the wood Elves who wanted nothing to do with the trek to Valinor. *shrugs* It just makes sense to me that he and his Elves would be the ones to remain a part of Arda to the end.

    Great points about Thranduil's maverick coolHeart and his Elves' 'tood! And definitely complements your comment: "
    The Mirkwood Elves would have to remain on Arda to continue "haunting" the collective unconscious through the hundreds (?) of thousands of years it would take for us to feel the effects in the here and now."

    So yes, I agree Thranduil will be King of the Elves in ME. For a very long time. But I imagine also that, being lesser elves, the Sylvan's hroar would be consumed faster than Thranduil's would be. And being lesser in being, their houseless fear may not be capable of cogent thoughts for ever. At some point, all that may be left of the Sylvan are half-conscious disembodied spirits, like the Huorns and ancients sentient trees the Ents shepherded. At that point, Thranduil, who I believe would stay in ME regardless of hell or high water because of his love and sense of responsibility for his subjects, will see that there's no need and no one to keep him in ME. He really doesn't
    strike me as the type to accept or be satisfied with the fate of ultimately being just a diminished version of himself, a wandering forgetful spirit just roaming ME until the end of days.

    And also, with the advent of Man, forests will diminish. It is sad, but I believe at some point beyond TA, there may not be any forests large enough for the Woodland Realm to endure within ME at all. Thranduil may end up moving his people out to somewhere like that little islet in the Bay of Balar just for peace's sake. In fact, I'd think they'd have to move a few times. He may also get more Elves as time passes since the other Eldar would all depart at some point, including Galadriel and Celeborn. At some point, Thranduil and his folks might be bunking in with Elrond or the twins. (OT: Hmm... would Arwen be in tow as well? Could get mighty crowded eh?)

    Lastly, I feel that Thranduil will feel the tug for family, especially as his people dwindled. And he might want to spend time with the clan when he gets to the West rather than arrive there dead and languishing in the Halls of Mandos waiting his turn for re-embodiment (may be getting it wrong here but I think that's the deal with Mandos' pad). I think it's safe to say he's the one Elf who doesn't leave things to chance if he had any say in the matter. He wants things done on his terms. So when the above happens, I'd think he would make the Journey. There may be a fellow Sindar or two who have been with him since the beginning of Greenwood. But I also do not see a grand procession. He has no need for pomp at this point and there's just not enough participants anyway. And who knows, he may just make a return trip to ME after cooling his heels in the West for a couple of Ages. It's been done before. Smile

    *pauses* Well, I'm still shaky on Elvenlore so the above could all be untenable crap. But yeah, that's what I think.Smile








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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Lurker in the Mirk
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    Sep 15 2014, 3:27am

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    I'm not sure how long Dwarves are allowed to live in Valinor (I do think they die eventually, seeing as they aren't Firstborn) but I don't think Thranduil and he would meet in Valinor. Couldn't it be possible they've already met in ME? Surely Thranduil would have visited his son in Imladris in the years after the War, and perhaps Gimli would have been there on one or two occassions as well?

    Surely Gimli would have met Legolas' awesome daddy when they visited Mirkwood after the war. I meant would Gimli still be alive when Thranduil gets to Aman.



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    Furthermore I believe when an Elf finally comes to the decision to leave ME, he/she would not need to take the long goodby tour. Thranduil is alive for many years and has probably seen every corner of ME he wishes to have seen. When the time has come, I think he would take the shortest (and safest) route to the West.

    Yeah, I'd go with the direct route too. For different reasons though. I think Thranduil, by nature, might not visit every corner of ME. He'd focus on things that interest him - orchidsSmile for example and the Dorwinion winyards Tongue Plus some places just hold too much unpleasant memoriesUnsureUnsure But at the end, there'd be nothing to hold and tie him to ME, and so the direct route makes sense to me.


    As for the rest, hope you don't mind, but my thoughts are in my response to vanima's post.










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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 3:44am

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    Whaddaya think?

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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 7:07am

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         Oh my.... [In reply to]  

    *prepares for onslaught of imagery*

    I may have to take a day off work to devote to these (I wish!) and to deal with the resulting thuddery!

    Where did that profile shot originate from? I never heard of the source - was it the Chinese mag that released the other pics?
    I really really like it anyway, and it's also proving to lend itself so wonderfully to fan art.

    I also like the two IMG pics you've posted above your linkee lists.
    In both, you can see thought / concern in his eyes. Haven't seen these exact shots before.

    While we're talking about images, has anyone ever noticed a Thranduil image appear in the 'ring' at top left of the TORn page?
    I previously thought it was all images from LOTR but I have since seen TH dwarves appear. If there's no Thrandy in the rotate, we really should put our footses down. Wink




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    Sep 15 2014, 7:23am

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    Just FYI, the Hobbit shots that appear are all from AUJ, in which there isn't a lot of Elvenking to be seen. The AUJ images were made last year by DanielLB, who volunteered his time to make them and worked with Calisuri to get them added into the rotation.

    If you want to see some new ones and are willing to help make them, I suggest PMing Daniel for tips on the process. In addition to Thranduil, it'd be nice to see some Smaug and Beorn, I think.

    Silverlode



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    Lurker in the Mirk
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    Sep 15 2014, 10:48am

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    *prepares for onslaught of imagery*

    I may have to take a day off work to devote to these (I wish!) and to deal with the resulting thuddery!

    RL is so inconvenient though EvilTongue



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    Where did that profile shot originate from? I never heard of the source - was it the Chinese mag that released the other pics?
    I really really like it anyway, and it's also proving to lend itself so wonderfully to fan art.

    I also like the two IMG pics you've posted above your linkee lists.
    In both, you can see thought / concern in his eyes. Haven't seen these exact shots before.

    Eh, no, different source from that Chines mag. It's from the 2015 Annual, which is available in the UK, and is published (apparently) under a different title in the US. Here's the start of the subthread, and the profile pic source is posted here. (Hmm... how are you viewing posts? In flat mode? Maybe the conversation flow might make more sense if you viewed in Threaded mode. Just a thought.)



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    While we're talking about images, has anyone ever noticed a Thranduil image appear in the 'ring' at top left of the TORn page?
    I previously thought it was all images from LOTR but I have since seen TH dwarves appear. If there's no Thrandy in the rotate, we really should put our footses down. Wink

    You know, I do keep seeing mostly Dwarves and Wizard, Elrond, Galadriel and Bilbo on occasion. Definitely not caught sight of Thranddy. I thought it was a glitch, chance, or some bias Tongue









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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
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    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    Sep 15 2014, 10:50am

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    Ah, simple answer then. Thanks, Silverlode.

    ETA: And congrats for tipping the thread over the 200 post limit!Wink

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    Heart Appreciating Thranduil, thread by thread: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII
    (Tis true: more appreciation threads for Thranduil exist than ME movies)


    Laugh Thrall Wars!: What business do Elves, Dwarves or Men(?) have with drooling thralls, yea, with smartphones in tow, unto the slopes of Erebor? ... oh, yes, the Hobbit's lingering in some shadows, ever ready to swoop to the hairy rescue. Take cover if you dare!. (A writing triangle with Avandel and Kerewyn)
    Teh partsies: Prologue (aka the 'tater-mash of whatever came before), two, three, three-appendix: An Unexpected Flashback, four, five (new, posted 20 August)


    "BoFA"= The Battle || "BotFA"/"tBotFA" = The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

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    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 15 2014, 12:22pm

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    http://aprilwindworld.tumblr.com/.../i-cant-stop-looking
    That is some mighty fine *new* picture I hadn't seen before. Too bad it's a LR image, but it's bloated so even though it's a bit blurry we can still see enough of Thranduil.

    http://anonymus-number6969.tumblr.com/...legolas-an-thranduil
    http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/...23db079c7d3b7e56.jpg
    Seriously all I see here is perfect hair *sigh* Hopefully this will be a new addition to the EE of DOS. Oh I just found out today that DOS EE will be released November 12th over here!!

    Head tilts!Heart
    http://thecrownlesskings.tumblr.com/post/96171684754
    Kudo's to the one who has put all the head tilts on one page. Words cannot describe how good looking Thranduil is while doing that, it is his thing.

    http://leepace-daily.tumblr.com/post/96361970265
    *Squeees* hello no HTR alert over here? Angelic This is one of my favourite moments in DOS. The look on Leggy's face is priceless and Thranduil looks so aloof Heart

    http://jetblacktempest.tumblr.com/...43290/father-and-son
    Nice, I like the colouring done to Legolas (green) and Thranduil (red). Sets the mood just right for those two I think, the colours suit them very well. Legolas in green because he's a child of the forest and Thranduil in his kingly red.

    (For you, VValar)
    http://mingku619.tumblr.com/.../thranduil-and-ronan
    Many many thanks Heart That is just a perfect picture! I saved it Smile And I would so pay to see that movie with both Thranduil and Ronan in it. Although not sure if it would work out very well for Thranduil because Ronan is insanely strong and powerful and both are quite the personalities Angelic

    http://xiaozaozi.tumblr.com/...87975/goodnight-kiss
    Very very cute! I imagine little Legolas climbing up the table where Thranduil is working for a quick cuddle Heart

    http://wanderwonderly.tumblr.com/...randuil-recycles-too
    I would laugh my ass off if I had been there hehe

    http://jhuu-kauer.tumblr.com/post/96363489045
    Such pretty eyes those two have

    http://thorinds.tumblr.com/...t-thranduil-actually
    Lol, great inscription

    http://eruna27.tumblr.com/...rocks-it-better-than
    Hehe... it reminds me of this image where Thranduil wonders who claimed Arwen fairest of all Elves for clearly they have not seen Legolas yet. You know which pic I'm talking about?

    http://winded-leaf.tumblr.com/...the-best-of-lee-pace
    Ahhh cute and so simple yet effectively explained. Love all three of them

    http://richardrmitage.tumblr.com/...how-son-got-schooled
    Haha this one made me laugh out loud Laugh read it again and laughed a second time

    About the entire HCF section, I like them all.
    http://larygo.tumblr.com/...es-minchin-iii-amc-x
    http://claud51.tumblr.com/...what-inspires-people
    Especially those. *Sigh* Must start watching HCF.

    http://nyyneeshms.tumblr.com/post/96320005046
    http://nats-little-fantasy-world.tumblr.com/post/96470459526
    Looking very handsome Heart

    http://lapetitadolfina.tumblr.com/...6072710607/dat-smile
    Ahh cute and sweet Ned and that smile...

    http://sassmasterradagast.tumblr.com/...67970/ned-isnt-happy
    I just like all those different goofy faces he makes. It makes him so adorable and likable. And that's a very deadly combo.

    http://elf-lee-ng-pace.tumblr.com/post/97327519058
    Heart I like the Original best, I was thudding all over the place when I saw that. But this isn't too bad either Wink

    http://gedebe.tumblr.com/...96257127855/lee-pace
    He's got the *intense Thranduil eyes* here

    http://menculture-vulture.tumblr.com/post/96241834353
    Oef, this really isn't healthy viewing

    http://queeenslight.tumblr.com/post/97052067784
    I just don't know how to respond to this *THUD*

    Well that was a fun ride!! Cool


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    VValar
    Gondor


    Sep 15 2014, 12:34pm

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    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/.../96863823886/perfect
    Where is that HTR alert when you need it? Angelic The hair, the eyes, the circlet, the snow, it's all so perfect.

    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/...1/armor-king-details
    Yes, well, seeing as I have a thing for the armour (among other things), I always like clicky's like these. Such amazing details and I'm curious if we get to hear the story behind that stone in his circlet.

    http://maedhrosmaitimo.tumblr.com/...s-so-cute-im-fund-in
    Here I thought it was Leggy and Thranduil, but it says Thrandy and Oropher. Little Thranduil/Legolas looks so adorable with his little teddydeer Smile

    http://maivolchica.tumblr.com/...906991/fixed-photo-x
    Sexy

    and cute
    http://lee-pace-royalty.tumblr.com/...116821/l-e-e-p-a-c-e

    Thanks for making my day Smile


    Lurker in the Mirk
    Valinor


    Sep 15 2014, 12:56pm

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    At the top of the postLaughEvilAngelic Thanks for letting me know what you enjoyed.Smile



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    http://anonymus-number6969.tumblr.com/...legolas-an-thranduil
    http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/...23db079c7d3b7e56.jpg
    Seriously all I see here is perfect hair *sigh* Hopefully this will be a new addition to the EE of DOS. Oh I just found out today that DOS EE will be released November 12th over here!!

    I know! *sigh* Oh yay for November. I think we might get it around the same or a few days after the US, given the tendency to follow stateside release schedule.



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    Head tilts!Heart
    http://thecrownlesskings.tumblr.com/post/96171684754
    Kudo's to the one who has put all the head tilts on one page. Words cannot describe how good looking Thranduil is while doing that, it is his thing.

    There was a conversation about Thranduil/LP's headtilts a while back. So the appreciation you've got is in good companySmile



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    http://eruna27.tumblr.com/...rocks-it-better-than
    Hehe... it reminds me of this image where Thranduil wonders who claimed Arwen fairest of all Elves for clearly they have not seen Legolas yet. You know which pic I'm talking about?

    Vague recollection... please enlighten if you've got the pic handy.



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    Well that was a fun ride!! Cool

    Kudos for risking post-death to put your responses up. BTW I checked, no mods online at the moment it seems.Evil


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