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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
Which Middle-Earth throne would you want to sit on?
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Poll: Which Middle-Earth throne would you want to sit on?
Théoden's Throne in Rohan
Aragorn's Throne in Gondor
Thranduil's Throne in Mirkwood
Thrór's/Thorin's Throne in Erebor
Saruman's Throne in Orthanc
Other [If you really want to sit in the Great Gobin's Throne in Goblin Town)
Who said anything about sitting on a Throne?
View Results (53 votes)
 

FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 13 2013, 11:27pm

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Oh ho! You naughty thing! [In reply to] Can't Post

Evil

Though, I must admit I am thinking the same thing. Sly


zarabia
Tol Eressea


Nov 14 2013, 10:45am

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Other... [In reply to] Can't Post

I've always been facinated by the description of Celeborn and Galadriel's "throne room" on the flet in the Mallorn tree. I have a hobbitish fear of heights, but I'd want to sit in Galadriel's throne with all of Caras Galadhan around me. Smile

Now if I had to sit in a lap, it would be Aragorn's without question. Laugh Sorry, Arwen. WinkEvilAngelic But Eomere's lap would certainly do.Cool


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 14 2013, 10:54am

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Aww, that would have such a breathtaking view! [In reply to] Can't Post

Lovely decision, zarabia. Wink

Ah, Aragorn's laps. Nice! Evil
I'd probably sit on them in Bree. Sly


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 14 2013, 10:56am

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Haha, why thank you, Silwen. [In reply to] Can't Post

Your words always make my day. Heart


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 14 2013, 11:01am

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A looooong line that would be indeed. [In reply to] Can't Post

Aww, thanks, Silwen. I really love Bard's quote and I thought it was high time I changed my avatar so after 405 posts, I changed it. Wink


Cirashala
Tol Eressea


Nov 18 2013, 9:47pm

Post #31 of 44 (271 views)
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is Thorin [In reply to] Can't Post

the new Santa or something? Tongue

What do you want for Christmas Evil

Ok, I will be good now....thought it might be fun to mention this for laughs Wink


Kim
Valinor


Nov 18 2013, 10:11pm

Post #32 of 44 (276 views)
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No need [In reply to] Can't Post

to be good, Morningstar and I were having this conversation as well. Yes, I'd be happy to sit on Thorin's lap and discuss what I want for Christmas. EvilWink


Dwarewien
Rohan


Nov 19 2013, 4:31am

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I'm one of them... [In reply to] Can't Post


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There are a lot of Thorin fans out there Wink


so of course I chose Thror's/Thorin's throne in Erebor. My couch is from Ikea, so it's not very comfortable. It's quite hard as a matter of fact. If the throne is a little too hard, I could always sit on Thorin's lap (if he'll let me that is, but then again, I'm not known as the Queen of Erebor for nothing).Wink

I hope all us drooling "fanladies" (I'm way too old to still be considered a girl) aren't getting a lump of coal for Christmas, because we're being so naughty, but it can't be helped with certain characters and/or actors.Smile


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 19 2013, 7:31pm

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Looks like it. [In reply to] Can't Post

We'll have to get him a Santa hat and ask Thranduil politely for some Elks to pull the sleigh. Sly


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Nov 19 2013, 7:36pm

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Yeah, there's gonna be a very long line of people waiting for their presents. [In reply to] Can't Post

Sly Thranduil won't be happy - queuing on his path through Mirkwood as we wait for our little time with Thorin OakenClaus. Evil


elaen32
Gondor


Nov 20 2013, 12:54am

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Lol!! [In reply to] Can't Post

And maybe some elves as Santa's helpersEvil


Kim
Valinor


Nov 20 2013, 1:33am

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somehow [In reply to] Can't Post

I don't think the elves would go for that! Tongue


Brethil
Half-elven


Nov 20 2013, 1:56am

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OK, I've behaved long enough. I have two suggestions: [In reply to] Can't Post

1. Separate area for Santa Thranduil. The ethereal, robed Elves can hang over there. And any else that feels like it, of course. (Ro can run back and forth between the two spots.)

2. The Helper's at Thorin's should dress more like this:


The hood is *very* important. It keeps you warm. See? Very Dwarven in spirit.

My two cents.


(This post was edited by Brethil on Nov 20 2013, 1:57am)


Cuwen Maegmacil
Rivendell

Dec 1 2013, 10:44pm

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Thranduil's! Hands down! [In reply to] Can't Post

I crave an Elven throne and Mirkwood would be a great place to rule. That or Gondolin, Menegroth or Nargothrond. Now I would probably prefer to just LIVE in one of those realms, but if I must rule, it'd be one of those!


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Dec 1 2013, 11:48pm

Post #40 of 44 (199 views)
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A most wise decision, Cuwen! [In reply to] Can't Post

I really like your choice there. Wink


sauget.diblosio
Tol Eressea


Dec 2 2013, 2:40am

Post #41 of 44 (202 views)
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Not only the throne, [In reply to] Can't Post

but the whole tower-- i'd like to live in Orthanc (as it was when Gandalf first arrived-- although it would be cool to explore the caverns later dug by the orcs).


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Dec 2 2013, 9:29am

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Ah, Orthanc. Brilliant idea! [In reply to] Can't Post

Nice to see a different point of view. Wink

I'd actually have loved to stand at the top of the tower (like in ROTK) and scan the borders up there... Smile


joec_34
Rivendell


Dec 18 2013, 5:19pm

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Gondor [In reply to] Can't Post

The throne room was pretty dull when Denethor was running the show, but I think that with Aragorn sprucing things up, that throneroom would be the place for a happening party. I imagine that the Riders of Rohan throw my kind of party, so I almost chose that throne. The tipping point in Gondor's favor for me was the better view from Minas Tirith when you step outside for some air.

However, if we're going for the seat itself, I'd have to imagine that I'd prefer sitting in any seat made by a hobbit.


FaramirAndEowynMorningStar
Rohan


Dec 19 2013, 4:05pm

Post #44 of 44 (181 views)
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That is an excellent choice. [In reply to] Can't Post

Ah, Gondor. Indeed, there must be a lovely view there. Wink

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