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Does the Purse turn to Stone Too???


Sep 26 2012, 7:22pm

Post #1 of 19 (1059 views)
Does the Purse turn to Stone Too??? Can't Post

We are getting sooo.
Bomby thought hemight lightenUP
thezz Boards a bit.

Also does that mean their LoinCloth thingieees
Also turn to Stone?

I can hear it Now
as Gandalf "Suns"..in on them.

Ascreemming Purse?

Thoughts TORn?!


(This post was edited by Bombadil on Sep 26 2012, 7:31pm)


Sep 26 2012, 7:29pm

Post #2 of 19 (457 views)
Woop! A purse thread! [In reply to] Can't Post

*Applauds Bombadil*

I hope the purse escaped the petrification process. Having dropped out of the Trolls pocket, the purse was able to escape into a bush. There he stayed, until a stray Ent picked him up. The Ent then helped Mr.Purse find Mrs.Purse. The journey was long, and fraught with danger. They had to cross mountains, deserts, rivers and glaciers. They never found Mrs.Purse, but the Ent and Mr.Purse became best of friends. Until the purse ripped ...

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Sep 26 2012, 7:40pm

Post #3 of 19 (428 views)
Questionzz that need Answers.. [In reply to] Can't Post

Just how many pockets does A Troll have?
In his Loincloth?

Grey Havens

Sep 26 2012, 7:45pm

Post #4 of 19 (393 views)
probably not [In reply to] Can't Post

The trolls were naked in the Fellowship of the Ring, so hopefully the purse escaped the trolls' fate.

Grey Havens

Sep 26 2012, 7:47pm

Post #5 of 19 (400 views)
The Purse Wives? [In reply to] Can't Post

I don't suppose you've seen Purse Wives in the Shire.


Sep 26 2012, 8:24pm

Post #6 of 19 (366 views)
Lobelia no doubt had them all! / [In reply to] Can't Post


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Sep 26 2012, 8:25pm

Post #7 of 19 (391 views)
And another question.... [In reply to] Can't Post

What other obscure objects do they possess that talk? Crazy

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Sep 26 2012, 9:08pm

Post #8 of 19 (359 views)
The Purse turns into The Moth [In reply to] Can't Post

Just as Tolkien would have wanted! Tongue

Tol Eressea

Sep 26 2012, 11:07pm

Post #9 of 19 (313 views)
should put Spoilers in your title danielLB [In reply to] Can't Post

that the plot scenario for the fourth film Your giving away too much information LOL Wink Crazy Wink


Sep 26 2012, 11:45pm

Post #10 of 19 (308 views)
Seriously..fur a Second? [In reply to] Can't Post

Turning into stone
could be a Quite an interesting
Sound Effect?

The look on the Company's faces is a
Gunna be Priceless..

Transforming at Dawn?
How Dracula Izz that!

Howard could be be as Creepy
azzs "The FLY"..here.

Jus'guessin' the loincloths w/purse will
remain the same unless Pete wants
to de-Pants them?

that Visual?
Would..Push IT past

Bomb. (I hope I'm Not producein'any Nightmares here)


Sep 26 2012, 11:49pm

Post #11 of 19 (315 views)
Yes, and then we hear the eagle theme as the moth rise in the air, lighten by the dawn [In reply to] Can't Post


(This post was edited by Ffnir on Sep 26 2012, 11:49pm)


Sep 27 2012, 2:20am

Post #12 of 19 (300 views)
He turns to stone where it counts (spoiler) [In reply to] Can't Post

Including his shorts or loin cloth or whatever he's wearing.

At least they (his clothes and his pocket and purse) should... Tokien makes a point of saying that it was very fortunate that the key to the trolls' lair fell out of William's (?) pocket before he was turned to stone. It is implied that everything he was wearing and everything he had in his pockets would have turned to stone and they likely would not have found Glamdring, Orcrist and "Sting."

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Sep 27 2012, 2:53am

Post #13 of 19 (284 views)
Thanx SDC.. [In reply to] Can't Post

Wazz wondering whether Dori?

Purposefully Purloins
Troll Purse Dude
PRACTICALLY at the last second..

Being that he has Dwarvish Dori
" Burgler Tendancies!"

Registered User

Sep 27 2012, 7:13am

Post #14 of 19 (257 views)
The Purse orchestrated the whole book [In reply to] Can't Post

The purse escaped, but with a lust for vengeance on the company. He infomed the goblins about the company in the Misty Mountains. It was he that pushed Bombur into the river. He told Smaug that Bilbo had taken some treasure. He became Bolg's servant and was the reason for the Bo5A. He dropped the rock on Bilbo.

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Sep 27 2012, 7:52am

Post #15 of 19 (244 views)
Makes sense... [In reply to] Can't Post

... similar, I think, to how wearing the Ring makes one *completely* invisible, clothes, sword, and all.


Sep 27 2012, 9:08am

Post #16 of 19 (198 views)
Shocking! Maybe I don't like the purse anymore! / [In reply to] Can't Post


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Sep 27 2012, 9:29am

Post #17 of 19 (217 views)
Forgive him [In reply to] Can't Post

He eventually repaid his debts when he tackled Gollum into the lava, sacrificing himself for the good of the free peoples of Middle Earth.


Sep 27 2012, 1:42pm

Post #18 of 19 (185 views)
The purse deserves a place on the ship to Valinor! / [In reply to] Can't Post


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Tol Eressea

Sep 27 2012, 6:20pm

Post #19 of 19 (241 views)
How great would it be if the sacks put over the Dwarves each had distinct voices/personalities/backstories/agendas? [In reply to] Can't Post

With three films, we have more than enough time for it now! Tongue

My Top 5 Wish List for "The Hobbit"
5. Legolas will surf down Smaug's neck
4. Bilbo will be revealed to a Robot
3. Naked PJ cameo as Ghan-Buri-Ghan
2. Use of not only 3D, but smell-o-vision, plus the inclusion of axes coming out of the seats and poking the audience when appropriate
1. Not only keep the claim that Thorin & Co. ran amok in Mirkwood "molesting people", but depict said incident in vivid detail!!!!!


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