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Elves and alcohol

Radagast's Lead Bunny
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Jan 17 2013, 9:23pm


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In the book, Bilbo manage to steal the keys because the elves are drunk.

But in the extended edition, RotK I think, there is a drinking contest between Gimli and Legolas, and Legolas do not seem to be affected by alcohol at all.

Discrepancy ?

Subject User Time
Elves and alcohol Radagast's Lead Bunny Send a private message to Radagast's Lead Bunny Jan 17 2013, 9:23pm
    "Dorwinion wine, stronger than anything else in Middle-earth". Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Jan 17 2013, 9:29pm
        Cheers! Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Jan 17 2013, 9:31pm
        Maybe Bilbo will try some when he is scavenging for food and pass out? :P // LordMaximus Send a private message to LordMaximus Jan 17 2013, 11:22pm
            Better yet, a dwarf. Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Jan 17 2013, 11:24pm
                Too easy to predict! // LordMaximus Send a private message to LordMaximus Jan 17 2013, 11:25pm
    Seriously tupps Send a private message to tupps Jan 17 2013, 9:32pm
        I think you have it right Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 17 2013, 9:37pm
        The whole concept of "elves can't get drunk" comes from this scene! Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Jan 17 2013, 9:40pm
            How could you guys miss this? Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Jan 17 2013, 11:20pm
            "It must be potent wine to make a wood-elf drowsy" Al Carondas Send a private message to Al Carondas Jan 18 2013, 12:15am
                Yeah, but it's an English story, so it would have to be hard cider! Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 18 2013, 12:43am
                Wasn't it mead? Rane Send a private message to Rane Jan 18 2013, 1:08am
                It's comical exaggeration at work Lightice Send a private message to Lightice Jan 18 2013, 2:23am
        Yeah, I'm hoping for the "needlessly cinematic escape" for 2 reasons. xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Jan 18 2013, 3:21pm
    My guess... Súlimë Send a private message to Súlimë Jan 18 2013, 3:31am
        My understanding Kelly of Water's Edge Send a private message to Kelly of Water's Edge Jan 18 2013, 11:21am
            Good point Súlimë Send a private message to Súlimë Jan 18 2013, 3:49pm

 
 
 

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