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Favorite Dwarf

The White Wizard
The Shire


Feb 8 2013, 1:57pm

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Favorite Dwarf Can't Post

Who is your favorite dwarf in all of the LOTR and The Hobbit? My list would be:
1. Gimli
2. Thorin
3. Kili
4. Fili
5. Balin
6. Dwalin
7. Bofur
8. Bombur
9. Gloin
10. Dori (He's always stuck with Bilbo especially in the book)
11. Bifur
12. Oin
13. Ori
14. Nori


Eowyn3
Rivendell

Feb 8 2013, 2:07pm

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My choices: [In reply to] Can't Post

1. Movie-Thorin, 2. Kili, 3. Fili, 4.Gimli, 5.Balin, 6. Dwalin, 7. Bofur, 8. Bombur, 9. Dori, 10. Oin, 11. Gloin, 12. Ori, 13. Bifur, 14. Nori


Lonely Mountain
The Shire

Feb 8 2013, 3:04pm

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Favorite Dwarf [In reply to] Can't Post

1.) Thorin
2.) Bofur
3.) Gimli
4.) Balin
5.) Kili
6.) Dori
7.) Dwalin
8.) Gloin
9.) Fili

Not sure about Nori, Ori, Oin, Bifur and Bombur.


Angharad73
Rohan

Feb 8 2013, 3:05pm

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My favourites... [In reply to] Can't Post

Now, these are all movie dwarves...

1. Thorin (well, what can I say...)
2. Dwalin
3. Bifur
4. Bofur
5. Fili
6. Kili
7. Gimli
8. Balin
9. Gloin
10. Thrain (I know, he's not exactly playing a big part, but I kind of like the look of him...)
11. Ori
12. Bombur
13. Oin
14. Nori
15. Dori


stoutfiles
Rohan


Feb 8 2013, 3:19pm

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Balin [In reply to] Can't Post

Everything about him is just about perfect. Then everyone but Thorin, Fili, Kili, and Ori, who are at the bottom.



Aragalen the Green
Gondor


Feb 8 2013, 3:46pm

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My list of favorite Dwarves (movie) [In reply to] Can't Post

I like all of them! But for a list:

1. Balin
2. Bofur
3. Bifur (I like the strong silent type :)
4. Fili
5. Thorin
6. Dwalin
7. Kili
8. Nori
9. Dori
10. Ori
11. Oin
12. Gloin
13. Bombur

'"Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!" he said to himself, and it became a favourite saying of his later, and passed into a proverb.'


EyeRock
Bree


Feb 8 2013, 4:58pm

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Well I like most every dwarf, but I''l give it a try [In reply to] Can't Post

1. Gimli
2. Thorin
3. Balin
4. Dori
5. Bombur
6. Bofur
7. Bifur
8. Oin
9. Fili
10. Dwalin
11. Gloin
12. Kili
13. Nori
14. Ori


Rostron2
Gondor


Feb 8 2013, 5:00pm

Post #8 of 14 (445 views)
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I'd say [In reply to] Can't Post

Thorin
Balin
Bofur
Dori


arithmancer
Grey Havens

Feb 8 2013, 6:16pm

Post #9 of 14 (440 views)
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Thorin! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thorin (movie) is my favorite.

Then Gimli, I liked him a lot in both the books and the movies.

Balin (book and movie, he was my favorite one in the Hobbit book).

Bofur

Others.


Brethil
Half-elven


Feb 8 2013, 7:03pm

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dwarf list (short list? ha.) [In reply to] Can't Post

Thorin (shush)
Dwalin
Bofur (can watch him all day)
Balin
Bifur
Gimli
Fili

...she took the point at once, but she also took the spoons.


GhostofMacbeth
Bree

Feb 9 2013, 9:14pm

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Mivie dwarves [In reply to] Can't Post

I would probably say
Thorin
Balin
Gimli
Dwalin
The rest, at this point in time.
They weren't really given enough character to get a lot of likes yet.


marillaraina
Rohan

Feb 10 2013, 11:17am

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Tough one [In reply to] Can't Post

Especially as Thorin and Balin are really the one ones who had fairly extensive dialogue and screen time.

1.Thorin(don't necessarily like him the best but he has good qualities and the most interesting storyline)
2. Kili(I do like him best, his personality is wonderful and his storyline appears to have great potential)
3. Balin(want to adopt him as my honorary dwarf granddad)
4. Bofur
5. Dwalin
6. Dori
7. Fili
8. Bifur
9. Bombur
10.Oin
11.Gloin
12.Nori
13.Ori


(This post was edited by marillaraina on Feb 10 2013, 11:18am)


swordwhale
Tol Eressea


Feb 12 2013, 7:30am

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favorite dwaaaaaaaaaaarves [In reply to] Can't Post

I took the survey (mentioned elsewhere on this forum) and one of the questions was "which character do you most identify with?"

I'm female, born the same year LOTR was, and The Hobbit is full of males. OK, Galadriel, but she hardly counts, she's a Goddess, and I can't touch that.

I also prefer the epic scope of LOTR (book) to (book) Hobbit. And I prefer Elves. And I was in love with Legolas when Orlando Bloom was in diapers. So here we are with the Hobbit... and a bunch of... Dwarves.

WETA has made me fall in love with Dwarves. &$&^%$&%&$^%$!!!

Oscars, please.

I thought about that favorite thing: Bilbo: regular guy, goes on adventure, learns stuff, grows... Ori, art and stuff... Thorin &Co are Majestic... Balin is a perfect design (someone please please please make a plushy). I live in York County where we make Harleys, and lots of guys look like Dwalin. I think Dori is my mother. etc.etc.etc. Dude with an axe in his head... starfish hair dude... they're all great. But...

Bofur... it's Bofur. Maybe it's the hat. Or the grin. Or the twinkle in the eye. Or... he is, partly, an archetype I relate to (and apparently, so do about nine gazillion fangirls who are half the actor's age)... he's a bit Raven, and a bit Magical Child.
Caroline Myss says of that: "The mature personality of the Child archetype nurtures that part of us that yearns to be lighthearted and innocent, expecting the wonders of tomorrow, regardless of age. This part of our nature contributes greatly to our ability to sense playfulness in our lives, balancing the seriousness of adult responsibilities. The balanced Child is a delight to be around because the energy that flows from this part of our personality is positively infectious and brings out the best in others, as well as in us."

Yup, that's it... if you're scratching your head, you can read more here... I like to throw words onto a page, or six...

http://swordwhale.tumblr.com/post/42779520646/an-elf-and-a-dwarf-walk-into-a-meade-hall-and-find

Go outside and play...


Glorfindela
Valinor

Feb 14 2013, 9:29pm

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Favourite Dwarves [In reply to] Can't Post

1. Thorin
2. Balin
3. Dwalin
4. Bofur

I love all the other Dwarves so far, apart from perhaps Kili because he looks a bit too human and I am very apprehensive about how they are going to handle him in the next films. I really, really don't want to see any romance, or made-up characters that are not in the book, or idiotic Legolas-type antics in the film (skateboarding, CGIing up some giant whatever). And it would actually be rather ridiculous to see a 4ft-tall Dwarf having a romantic interlude with a 6ft-tall Elf...

 
 

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