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Thorin Oakenshield vs Gimli son of Gloin


Nov 11 2010, 4:20am

Post #1 of 8 (5023 views)
Thorin Oakenshield vs Gimli son of Gloin Can't Post

Hmm, tough one....I may have to give the edge to Gimli due to his known experience in war.


Nov 11 2010, 8:04pm

Post #2 of 8 (4084 views)
That all depends on the manner [In reply to] Can't Post

of their fighting.Wink

If it's words: Thorin
If it's battle: Gimli
If it's drinking: Gimli
If it's humor: TieCool

It's Latin. Loosely translated, it means... we cheat.

"Strange treasures in this fair world appear, strange all, and new to me." That is a poem by Thomas Traherne and I have absolutely no idea what it's about. But, when I was small I was made to learn it by heart so I don't see why you shouldn't suffer too.

Wraith Buster

Nov 16 2010, 6:08pm

Post #3 of 8 (4171 views)
Gimli Son Of Glion! [In reply to] Can't Post

He isn't prideful like Thorin. Tongue

If our honorable friend continues to scrape the bottom of the barrel for objections he is in danger of getting splinters under his nails.

The Party Tree

Nov 17 2010, 6:38pm

Post #4 of 8 (3996 views)
Touché// [In reply to] Can't Post



Nov 21 2010, 11:24am

Post #5 of 8 (4067 views)
Thorin, no question about it whatsoever [In reply to] Can't Post

Thorin Oakenshield - King Under the Mountain would easily take down Gimli.

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.

Tol Eressea

Nov 22 2010, 5:33am

Post #6 of 8 (3928 views)
Thorin.... [In reply to] Can't Post

Going with the old Dwarf.....he kicks butt...

What's the matter, James? No glib remark? No pithy comeback?"

The Shire

Nov 22 2010, 11:50pm

Post #7 of 8 (4337 views)
Gimli [In reply to] Can't Post

Gimli is younger and faster, though Thorin does have a rather special sword. It would depend on what weapons they use, but I'd honestly go with Gimli. Thorin's just a little too old.

Konrad S

Feb 5 2015, 3:42pm

Post #8 of 8 (2967 views)
Thorin! [In reply to] Can't Post

Is he to old for fight? He fight with azog and kill many orcs!


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