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"Orc" of course being

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Nov 12 2012, 4:40am


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"Orc" of course being [In reply to] Can't Post

the Old English word for "demon". An apt comparison methinks.

"It was like a great shadow, in the middle of which was a dark form, of man shape maybe, yet greater; and a power and terror seemed to be in it and go before it." ~FotR

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Goblin/Orc connection? YaznegSouth40 Send a private message to YaznegSouth40 Nov 9 2012, 8:42pm
    We don't know for certain I don't think. Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Nov 9 2012, 8:48pm
    Tolkien used the term interchangeably Sinister71 Send a private message to Sinister71 Nov 9 2012, 10:09pm
        yeah he used them interchangeably earlier on, however I'm pretty (but not 100%) that by the LOTR he referred to goblins as being a bit different to Orcs Xanaseb Send a private message to Xanaseb Nov 10 2012, 12:02am
    Goblin/Orc Distinguished chrism628 Send a private message to chrism628 Nov 9 2012, 10:21pm
        Orc domination YaznegSouth40 Send a private message to YaznegSouth40 Nov 9 2012, 10:35pm
            However.... YaznegSouth40 Send a private message to YaznegSouth40 Nov 9 2012, 10:38pm
                I'm excited too Sinister71 Send a private message to Sinister71 Nov 10 2012, 3:48am
    In the movie, Gandalf will assure Bilbo (spoilers) burgahobbit Send a private message to burgahobbit Nov 9 2012, 10:33pm
    Well, here's the thing: Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Nov 10 2012, 12:13am
        Music to my ears Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 10 2012, 4:49am
    Orc is just another word for goblin Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Nov 10 2012, 3:28am
    My personal almost biological solution Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Send a private message to Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Nov 10 2012, 6:03pm
        But there were no "goblins" referenced in the LOTR films Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Nov 10 2012, 6:56pm
            Not in every translation Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Send a private message to Lieutenant of Dol Guldur Nov 10 2012, 7:02pm
            It seems in PJ's films, all Goblins are Orcs, but not all Orcs are Goblins... Captain Salt Send a private message to Captain Salt Nov 10 2012, 7:10pm
                The Misty Mountains ones work best for me Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Nov 10 2012, 7:12pm
            Oh but there is ForestPark Nov 10 2012, 11:29pm
                Goblin-men GothmogTheBalrog Send a private message to GothmogTheBalrog Nov 11 2012, 2:50am
                    There is an old saying.. ForestPark Nov 11 2012, 3:43am
                        LOL/// Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Nov 11 2012, 1:00pm
            No actually he says "goblins". Tim Send a private message to Tim Nov 11 2012, 3:43am
                You speak that with which I agree Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 11 2012, 2:53pm
                    I think the terms are interchangeable totoro Send a private message to totoro Nov 11 2012, 7:02pm
                        They are interchangeable Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Nov 11 2012, 7:32pm
                            "Orc" of course being GothmogTheBalrog Send a private message to GothmogTheBalrog Nov 12 2012, 4:40am
                                That's true Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 12 2012, 12:42pm
                        Tolkien's note to the third edition Hobbit Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 11 2012, 10:39pm
                        by the way... Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 11 2012, 10:57pm
        Film canon Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Nov 11 2012, 1:24am

 
 
 

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