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I think somebody needs a chill pill.

kareniel
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Nov 30 2012, 12:43pm


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   Goodness, he's angry! And a little confused. He warns that fantasy gamers are "unlikely to grow up looking like Daniel Craig." Right. James Bond. The spy star of that most realistic series of films. No fantasy there. Nope! None.
I wonder if Mr. Stanley or his friends (Do they look like Daniel Craig?) ever don colorful scarves or badges to support their favorite football team as they engage in an epic "battle" over a football. Hmmm. Now that sounds like living in Fantasy Land.
People's tastes differ. It's okay! Some like to escape their problems by watching movies; others by attending football games, hiking wilderness trails, going to fantasy conventions, traveling in exotic lands, or reading books.
And if you prefer Dostoevsky over J.K. Rowling, good on ya'. But don't be a snob about it. There's room in the literary and cinematic worlds for all levels of realism and the casts of characters who inhabit those levels. Including hobbits. Mister Stanley should pick on somebody his own size.

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Errr ... what? Article in The Telegraph: "Send these horrid Hobbits back to the Shire" DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Nov 30 2012, 8:51am
    Wow, that's quite the diatribe. Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Nov 30 2012, 9:11am
        Hit the nail on the head with this imin Send a private message to imin Nov 30 2012, 3:29pm
            I'm surprised The Telegraph allowed such tripe to be published! DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Nov 30 2012, 5:14pm
                The Telegraph publishes a lot of tripe DanielLB Moahunter Send a private message to Moahunter Nov 30 2012, 7:27pm
    The phrase demnation Send a private message to demnation Nov 30 2012, 11:19am
    I think somebody needs a chill pill. kareniel Send a private message to kareniel Nov 30 2012, 12:43pm
    In some circles it's cool to hate the popular thing. Alassëa Eruvande Send a private message to Alassëa Eruvande Nov 30 2012, 2:20pm
    I'm completely unsurprised by it. Tampa Phil Send a private message to Tampa Phil Nov 30 2012, 6:15pm
        I'd expect this kind of things 10 years ago, not in today's media. / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Nov 30 2012, 6:36pm
    It's just an opinion piece Starling Send a private message to Starling Nov 30 2012, 6:42pm
    Well that certainly seems over-the-top// Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Nov 30 2012, 8:47pm
    The true horror comes when someone can no longer tell the difference between what’s real and what’s not Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Nov 30 2012, 9:02pm
        Bender is a wide robot. :-) // Laerasyn Send a private message to Laerasyn Nov 30 2012, 11:18pm
    I thought this kind of sentiment died in the 1990's? Laerasyn Send a private message to Laerasyn Nov 30 2012, 11:16pm
    Chris Tolkien probably gave the Telegraph a huge wad of cash Crunchable Birdses Send a private message to Crunchable Birdses Dec 11 2012, 7:07pm

 
 
 

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