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Thanks so much for the laugh....

dormouse
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Jan 9, 4:28pm


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Thanks so much for the laugh.... [In reply to] Can't Post

... this line is preiceless!


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I had forgotten about all those times Tolkien wrote about his characters sitting in front of a Balrog having a polite conversation. TongueLaugh


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Peter Jackson ruined Smaug. Avnar Send a private message to Avnar Jan 8, 9:54pm
    I think this is slightly harsh Thranderz Send a private message to Thranderz Jan 8, 9:59pm
    On the flip side AncalagontheBlack Send a private message to AncalagontheBlack Jan 8, 9:59pm
    While there are many things about the movies I admire... ulstudor Send a private message to ulstudor Jan 8, 10:00pm
        The chase scene was horrible... aruman Send a private message to aruman Jan 11, 12:29am
    I thought he was playing with his food LoremIpsum Send a private message to LoremIpsum Jan 8, 10:05pm
    8 haarp Send a private message to haarp Jan 8, 10:08pm
    while i agree with your interpretation of Smaug, IDLookout Send a private message to IDLookout Jan 8, 10:14pm
        No no no no no........ Name Send a private message to Name Jan 8, 11:48pm
            Quite. glor Send a private message to glor Jan 9, 12:45am
                Food Ham_Sammy Send a private message to Ham_Sammy Jan 9, 1:51am
        Yeah, you've called it. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 9, 5:32am
    Respectfully I completely disagree with you Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jan 8, 10:14pm
    I have no problem with Smaug Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Jan 8, 10:22pm
        This, and tarasaurus Send a private message to tarasaurus Jan 9, 4:50pm
    On 2nd viewing I though Smaug vs Dwarves was fine sycorax82 Send a private message to sycorax82 Jan 8, 10:35pm
        Smaug made short work of Erebor in AUJ... Bladerunner Send a private message to Bladerunner Jan 9, 12:37am
    Disagree morgul lord Send a private message to morgul lord Jan 8, 10:50pm
        straw man... peterLF Send a private message to peterLF Jan 10, 3:46am
    The general audience likes these films... A lot tsmith675 Send a private message to tsmith675 Jan 8, 11:01pm
        Regarding Star Wars KingTurgon Send a private message to KingTurgon Jan 9, 9:44pm
            Yeah, I don't get the hate for Star Wars prequels Elskidor Send a private message to Elskidor Jan 9, 9:56pm
                Agreed KingTurgon Send a private message to KingTurgon Jan 9, 10:01pm
            Personally... tsmith675 Send a private message to tsmith675 Jan 9, 10:15pm
    I Agree Girdle of Melian Send a private message to Girdle of Melian Jan 8, 11:05pm
        Pelenor Fields AncalagontheBlack Send a private message to AncalagontheBlack Jan 8, 11:12pm
            But that scene didn't go on for 20 minutes. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Jan 8, 11:58pm
                did you miss the line from Thorin?? MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 9, 7:58am
                    Right on, MoS...Bomby WholeHeartilly Agrees!!! LOL// Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Jan 9, 1:03pm
                        ... MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 9, 6:08pm
    About Smaug speaking burrahobbit Send a private message to burrahobbit Jan 8, 11:17pm
        Hmmmm.. MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 8, 11:19pm
            Telepathic communication is used lots in the films burrahobbit Send a private message to burrahobbit Jan 8, 11:23pm
                yes but why would their lips move if they are not speaking to each other?? MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 8, 11:25pm
        At first, before I saw the film, I was concerned about how Smaug was going to talk. Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jan 9, 5:42am
    to quote Gandalf the Grey.. MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 8, 11:18pm
    another disagreement Avandel Send a private message to Avandel Jan 8, 11:29pm
        Agree (with you) glor Send a private message to glor Jan 9, 12:26am
            same Elskidor Send a private message to Elskidor Jan 9, 12:57am
                ... morgul lord Send a private message to morgul lord Jan 9, 3:35am
    Why would you be worried? Pazeer Send a private message to Pazeer Jan 8, 11:34pm
    yep TheRealBeren Send a private message to TheRealBeren Jan 8, 11:40pm
    I had problems with this scene GiantMushroomBear Send a private message to GiantMushroomBear Jan 8, 11:46pm
    Couldn't disagree more dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 8, 11:48pm
        Agree, and well said. // morgul lord Send a private message to morgul lord Jan 9, 12:13am
        Awesome! Avandel Send a private message to Avandel Jan 9, 1:57am
        "who...would not wish to look upon their ancient home, though it had become an abode of dragons?" dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Jan 9, 3:03am
            Wonderful point! Thanks for that // dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 9:18am
            Oh! Great point, dernwyn. Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Jan 9, 11:04am
            Hear, Hear dernwyn..No Wonder you are an Admin HERE... Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Jan 9, 1:10pm
            I have never noticed that link Thranderz Send a private message to Thranderz Jan 9, 10:18pm
    I agree to a point Rheged Send a private message to Rheged Jan 9, 12:04am
    I go back and forth on this Bishop Send a private message to Bishop Jan 9, 12:08am
        Really... DjU Send a private message to DjU Jan 9, 1:08am
            Really? Bishop Send a private message to Bishop Jan 9, 2:05am
                The 23 minutes... arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Jan 9, 3:08am
                    ok, you got me Bishop Send a private message to Bishop Jan 9, 3:48am
                        how long? book Gandalf Send a private message to book Gandalf Jan 9, 3:50am
    Good point about the Balrog.... Bladerunner Send a private message to Bladerunner Jan 9, 12:25am
    Cat and Mouse Heir of Durin Send a private message to Heir of Durin Jan 9, 2:23am
        Yes! Tim Send a private message to Tim Jan 9, 5:03am
            I'm not a huge Star Wars buff or anything Elskidor Send a private message to Elskidor Jan 9, 5:19am
    Have you ever had an annoying fly in your house that you just couldn't swat? Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Jan 9, 3:18am
        Great analogy!// tsmith675 Send a private message to tsmith675 Jan 9, 4:09am
    Smaug isn't just a killing machine Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Jan 9, 4:13am
        Seeing Smaug from underneath Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jan 9, 4:41am
        What is this "just a killing machine" business with Balrogs? Why the underestimation of their intellect? AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 9, 5:38am
            yeah...I was wondering the same thing... Snowghost77 Send a private message to Snowghost77 Jan 9, 6:38am
                Yup Scalpy Send a private message to Scalpy Jan 9, 6:55am
            I can't speak for who you're replying to but... Tim Send a private message to Tim Jan 9, 7:04am
                About Balrogs and Smaug Elciryamo Send a private message to Elciryamo Jan 9, 7:45am
                Something I take issue with in the films. I still lament that nothing of the spell contest over control AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 10, 12:31am
            My bad Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Jan 9, 4:13pm
                Thanks so much for the laugh.... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 4:28pm
                From Barely Started Tales: Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Jan 9, 5:32pm
                Gothmog does mock Hurin, after having him bound. And neither captains nor AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 10, 12:44am
        Good point glor Send a private message to glor Jan 9, 8:20am
    Better dwarves Danielos Send a private message to Danielos Jan 9, 4:58am
        A lot of great points here. Synthrinya Send a private message to Synthrinya Jan 9, 5:24am
            The passage from the secret door Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Jan 9, 6:23am
        Agreed. Also, Smaug will get his moment morgul lord Send a private message to morgul lord Jan 9, 5:53am
    While some of this is harsh, and I don't think the final analysis statements hold true, the rest is VERY AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Jan 9, 5:31am
    oh no! Lindele Send a private message to Lindele Jan 9, 5:57am
    Not quite as silly as the book... patrickk Send a private message to patrickk Jan 9, 7:49am
    agree pretty much with the OP's points but not to the extent of Smaug being ruined ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jan 9, 9:23am
        In keeping with the book? dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 9:27am
            yes in keeping with the book, Bilbo is never anywhere near Smaugs mouth, Smaug is searching for him, Bilbo's exact location was not perfectly discernible to him ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jan 9, 9:51am
                Given Smaug's sense of smell, and his hearing... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 11:33am
                    Difference between Bilbo and the dwarves' confrontation burrahobbit Send a private message to burrahobbit Jan 9, 5:47pm
                        Yes, it's different from the book... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 7:22pm
                    i know that book smaug was enjoying himself and trying to get information ElendilTheShort Send a private message to ElendilTheShort Jan 9, 7:48pm
    Hmm CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Jan 9, 11:50am
    A confrontation was essential...just not this one! Kendalf Send a private message to Kendalf Jan 9, 1:24pm
        Agreed aruman Send a private message to aruman Jan 11, 12:58am
    I couldn't disagree more with the OP. Noria Send a private message to Noria Jan 9, 1:31pm
    It could have been (a lot) worse ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jan 9, 5:10pm
        but book Gandalf Send a private message to book Gandalf Jan 9, 5:18pm
            Lol, or even worse Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Jan 9, 6:06pm
                I dunno... Eowyn of Penns Woods Send a private message to Eowyn of Penns Woods Jan 9, 6:57pm
        I Really Beg To Agree to DisAgree Girdle of Melian Send a private message to Girdle of Melian Jan 9, 5:18pm
            Which character was supposed to say that Smaug was toying with them? dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jan 9, 6:06pm
                Dwalin did say something of that sort Cirashala Send a private message to Cirashala Jan 9, 10:27pm
                    but book Gandalf Send a private message to book Gandalf Jan 9, 11:10pm
        I have to say Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Jan 9, 5:45pm
        It would make the cat and mouse aspect of the scene clear to viewers! // arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Jan 9, 5:46pm
        But where is Mr. Smudge's face?? Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jan 9, 7:20pm
    Dragons are not made Rickster Send a private message to Rickster Jan 9, 6:32pm
        well the singing in goblin town was them trying to stay true MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Jan 9, 6:55pm
    Yes, he did... aruman Send a private message to aruman Jan 11, 12:31am
        !!!!!!!! Name Send a private message to Name Jan 11, 2:17am

 
 
 

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