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One thing that made the older once especially cool
 
Poll: Expanding on something I posted a few months back…which character would tell the most interesting fireside stories?
1. Treebeard 8 / 3%
2. Galadriel 8 / 3%
3. Morgoth (then again if I found him sitting next to my fireside I think I’d be too preoccupied with cowering in fear to listen to anything he had to say…) 3 / 1%
4. Gandalf 22 / 9%
5. Ingwe 2 / 1%
6. Melian 3 / 1%
7. Elrond 11 / 5%
8. Annatar  2 / 1%
9. Tom, William and Bert 3 / 1%
10. Thorin 5 / 2%
11. Arwen 4 / 2%
12. Glorfindel 6 / 3%
13. Bilbo 14 / 6%
14. Eru Illuvatar 8 / 3%
15. Elwe 3 / 1%
16. Gimli 6 / 3%
17. Farmer Maggot 2 / 1%
18. Samwise 4 / 2%
19. Aragorn 12 / 5%
20. Smaug 4 / 2%
21. Luthien 5 / 2%
22. Radgast 6 / 3%
23. Beleg Strongbow 4 / 2%
24. Beren 3 / 1%
25. Sauron (I’ve cited this separately to Annatar to distinguish between his outward ‘good’ and evil appearance) 4 / 2%
26. Grima Wormtongue 1 / 0%
27. Cirdan 10 / 4%
28. Turin (It would certainly be a grim story but no less gripping) 6 / 3%
29. Osse 3 / 1%
30. Gollum 1 / 0%
31.           Smeagol 2 / 1%
32. Tom Bombadil 15 / 6%
33. Tar-Elendil ('The Mariner's Wife'...always wondered what the gates of morning looked like... 2 / 1%
34. Durin the deathless 5 / 2%
35. The Blue Wizards 7 / 3%
36. The Talking Purse (You’re not alone DanielLB in being a fan, I’ve always felt a little sorry for it, left by itself…) 11 / 5%
37. Frodo 5 / 2%
38. Imin 1 / 0%
39. Maglor (What happened to him?) 1 / 0%
40. Ghan-buri-Ghan 1 / 0%
41.           Saruman 7 / 3%
42.           Roac  4 / 2%
43.          The Mouth of Sauron 1 / 0%
Fireside stories scare me! 1 / 0%
41. Other (please specify if so inclined) 1 / 0%
237 total votes
 

Aunt Dora Baggins
Half-elven


Oct 12 2012, 8:50pm


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One thing that made the older once especially cool [In reply to] Can't Post

was that during the forging scene, Siegfried was actually hammering hot iron. It wasn't a special effect. I didn't notice it, but when I showed that scene to my son, who has done some blacksmithing, he noticed it right away.

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Expanding on something I posted a few months back…which character would tell the most interesting fireside stories? malickfan Send a private message to malickfan Oct 9 2012, 12:31pm
    You know what would make the best fireside story? DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Oct 9 2012, 12:57pm
        I always wondered why the purse didn't call out to frodo and Aragorn when they stuMbled across trollshaws... malickfan Send a private message to malickfan Oct 9 2012, 1:00pm
            Alas, I fear he was turned to stone :-( / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Oct 9 2012, 1:09pm
                The purse was turned to stone? Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 9 2012, 1:15pm
    I'd say Gandalf, purely because... Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 9 2012, 12:59pm
    My first reaction was Aragorn Annael Send a private message to Annael Oct 9 2012, 3:51pm
        Sings his stories... Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 9 2012, 4:52pm
            Ooh, I want one! Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 12 2012, 4:14am
                This is the one I have... Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 12 2012, 11:53am
                    Yep, that's the same one I got. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 12 2012, 5:39pm
                        The new one was okay Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 12 2012, 8:08pm
                            I particular I'd like to have Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 12 2012, 8:12pm
                            One thing that made the older once especially cool Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 12 2012, 8:50pm
                                Wow. I didn't know that. Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 13 2012, 12:01am
                                Interesting... Misto Send a private message to Misto Oct 13 2012, 12:05pm
    It depends... RoseCotton Send a private message to RoseCotton Oct 10 2012, 7:47am
        If Radagast has indeed "gone native" as someone put it... Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 10 2012, 1:47pm
    I picked Bilbo first of all. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Oct 12 2012, 4:20am
    Tough to pick one.... Donry Send a private message to Donry Oct 13 2012, 3:04am
    Interesting question Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Oct 13 2012, 8:53pm
    Durin!!! Durin's Folk Send a private message to Durin's Folk Nov 3 2012, 3:58am

 
 
 

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