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    Re: Mini-stories in HH series?

    Agreed. The Alpha Legion at times feels like an ass they pull things out of to advance the (already bloated) plot.

    Another thing I dislike about the series are the constant Primarch showdowns. The...
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    House of the Hammer of Wrath? Who are those guys with Finw's device at the end?
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    Re: Mini-stories in HH series?

    Which one? The Cabal is really lame, but I can't recall any others right now.
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    Please. As if a line most people forgot about would leave more of a negative impression than all the other :wub: Tywin pulled.


    Robb intended to make it up to him with a marriage to Edmure. And...
  5. Re: The Not-A-Official-Fun-Thread Thread: Post your funny ASOIF stuff here

    I'm saying that complaining about black and white morality being stupid is disingenuous.


    Tywin was less of a bastard than he was in the books, if anything.


    That is part of their ongoing...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    I was thinking about the origins of the Rohirrim and then happened upon this quote by Tolkien.


    And I think the implications about the political reaction in Gondor and the requirement of a myth...
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    There is nothing that is inherently less intelligent with black and white, just like having shades of grey isn't necessarily deep or nuanced. You can make a case for it being wrong because it is not...
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    Here's a list of various characters, although I can only guess which ones are playable.

    - Lord Gregor Forrester, in the field with Robb's army
    - Lady Elissa Forrester, ne Branstone (a minor...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Shouldn't that be "Old Hobbits die hard"?
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    Well, apparently the agile and fast Elves ran straight into the braced pikes instead of trying to slip through.
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    Actually, one of the most common ways to fight pikemen historically was to send groups of swordsmen to try and slip between the pikes. So that one isn't particularly preposterous, especially when...
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    I believe it takes place between Season 3 and 5. So, it is most likely that it does start at about that time.
  13. Re: The Not-A-Official-Fun-Thread Thread: Post your funny ASOIF stuff here

    For those curious, the first trailer for TT's game has been released.

    SkWYiRfKTpw
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Impossible. Oropher was from Doriath, and the only ones among the Doriathrim to fight against Morgoth during the time he fielded Dragons were Beleg and Mablung. And of course, I think it is more...
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    50% of the reason I can't stand his later version of Galadriel's and Celeborn's backstory. The other 50% being Saint Galadriel.
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Ernur was pretty much a proto-Boromir.
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    Unlucky bastard.

    And so he spoke, and so he spoke, that King of Menegroth..

    I'm so glad you have him as a Sinda. And not Prince Teleporno.
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    Sticky: Re: [Preview] Units

    Hmm. Who could those Elven generals be? Also, do I see some units from Haleth's Folk?
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    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    Problem, pauldron wearers? Longcoats are where it's at.
    http://i.imgur.com/SgYtq7V.jpg
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Apparently, mountains in Titan are named after mountains from Tolkien's Legendarium.
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    I think you accidentally typed Tolkien instead of Jackson.
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    There wasn't really a high enough number of Noldor left in Middle-earth to sustain a kingdom. So, by the Fourth Age, the dream was definitely over.
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    My problem with this particular argument is that it is both used as a shield to deflect criticism ("See, adaptations can't be exact to the source. Now, stop complaining") and is also incredibly...
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    Re: Small Update

    Praise our King..
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    Re: Suggestions & Questions

    A pity. I imagine there is a reason you refuse to show us battle screenshots then.
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    Sauron objects to your most tasteless assertions. He is not in fact willing to put anything caked in that amount of bird :wub: anywhere near his mouth.*

    *Although that restriction may not apply to...
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    Re: Suggestions & Questions

    In the Mod DB description, it mentions a blood mod. Willing to divulge some details?
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    It is not unreasonable to think that they did. Elrond was Gil-Galad's herald, and Thranduil heir to Oropher. They would certainly have talked at some point, especially in various strategic meetings....
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Certainly. Ones detailed by Tolkien? No. Although I guess it would have been hard for Elrod to have a conversation with anyone.
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    A dart can refer to other missile weapons than an arrow.

    Like one of these :laughter:
    http://images.clipartpanda.com/dart-clipart-dart-target01.jpg
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Which is more reasonable, given that El had to carry and conceal it.


    Meh, using poisoned weapons is a legitimate tactic, debatable morality aside.


    And him killing Aredhel was to set up one...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    The writer's problem with the idea of a javelin being a standard side-arm of his is quite reasonable I think. A javelin is a rather strange choice of weapon to use while traveling. And we know that...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    Ah, that must have been my source. But I don't see what part is unfounded, exactly. It is speculation, sure but I don't think there is anything wrong with speculation. You might remember that I...
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    Re: Tolkien General Discussion II

    I'm not sure what the House of Fanor has to do with El's proposed plans. Although that phrase is rather fun.
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    Wow, I just read a theory that El originally planned to assassinate Fingon, and it is actually pretty convincing.
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    Re: The Hobbit Trilogy 2012-2014

    I could see the Children of Hurin working as a series or a play.
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    Re: Warhammer 40000 Q&A

    Well, this is certainly interesting..
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    Re: Awesome 40K Pictures

    Nope. That's 40k for sure. Notice the insignia on the Imperial Knight?
  39. Re: [GENERAL DISCUSSION] [SPOILERS] HBO's Game of Thrones Series

    http://i.imgur.com/IE7jcsi.jpg
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    Re: Eternal Crusade

    There is a manual.
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