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I would say...


Feb 2 2013, 7:41am

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I would say... [In reply to] Can't Post

...Legolas. Bard is good, no doubt, but as an elf Legolas would have the advantage of better eye-sight, better reflexes, not to mention at least a few hundred years more of experience. As for Bard shooting Smaug, it was a combination of knowing where to aim, a perfect arrow, the right timing and luck (or perhaps a touch of fate or magic - who knows?).

Besides, of Bard we know only that one shot, really. Legolas has shown himself as very consistent in his aim, even in difficult circumstances. So, in a straight-up contest, I'd say that Legolas has the edge over Bard. But then again, everyone can get lucky - even I have managed to hit the bullseye once or twice, and I'm not an archer.

Subject User Time
Which is a better shooter javadth Send a private message to javadth Feb 1 2013, 4:29pm
    Well, technically Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 1 2013, 4:45pm
    Hmmm SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Feb 1 2013, 4:56pm
        Bard's Arrow IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 1 2013, 9:10pm
    Kili! burgahobbit Send a private message to burgahobbit Feb 2 2013, 2:59am
    I would say... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 2 2013, 7:41am
    i have a hypothesis I have been toying with for over a year or so.... Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Feb 2 2013, 2:51pm
        That is a very interesting theory! Kirly Send a private message to Kirly Feb 2 2013, 3:45pm
            Thanks Kirly :-) Ruxendil_Thoorg Send a private message to Ruxendil_Thoorg Feb 2 2013, 5:41pm


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