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#49414 The Hobbit's continuing saga... *WARNING: review, spoilers, a bit

Posted by Orion on 05 February 2014 - 07:01 AM

Personally, I think the whole Kili and Tauriel romance thing is *sort* of a nod to the future Best Friend/Brotherly relationship that Legolas ends up having with Gimli.  Also, I'm not minding the whole romance thing because I heart Tauriel, I don't care if she's not canon. :P


Granted, I've never actually *read* The Hobbit myself, but it was read to me when I was younger - twice, if my memory's right - so I know a bunch of stuff isn't as it should be.  I only remember *nothing* of Radaghast, because isn't he just mentioned in passing, along with the other two (blue?) Wizards?


As for them not having armor, if you had to RUN for your life from dragon, where armor would slow you down and not stop any attacks, wouldn't you remove your armor for the added speed?


Though I will say I think I enjoyed The Desolation of Smaug better than An Unexpected Journey... but let's just see how There And Back Again holds up - the fact that it's using the iconic words for it's secondary title is enough to give me worry for some reason.

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#49330 A little joke thread...

Posted by Elsa Von Spielburg on 15 January 2014 - 01:48 PM

:rofl:  I should print this list and show it to my dad everytime he wants me to clearn the house... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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#49326 A little joke thread...

Posted by Rath Darkblade on 15 January 2014 - 01:05 AM

Lady's HouseKeeping Tips

1. Vacuuming too often weakens the carpet fibers. Say this with a serious face, and shudder delicately whenever anyone mentions Carpet Fresh.

2. Dust bunnies cannot evolve into dust rhinos when disturbed. Rename the area under the couch "The Galapagos Islands" and claim an ecological exemption.

3. Layers of dirty film on windows and screens provide a helpful filter against harmful and aging rays from the sun. Call it an SPF factor of 5 and leave it alone.

4. Cobwebs artfully draped over lampshades reduces the glare from the bulb, thereby creating a romantic atmosphere. If your husband points out that the light fixtures need dusting, simply look affronted and exclaim, "What? And spoil the mood?"

5. In a pinch, you can always claim that the haphazard tower of unread magazines and newspapers next to your chair provides the valuable Feng Shui aspect of a tiger, thereby reducing your vulnerability. Roll your eyes when you say this.

6. Explain the mound of pet hair brushed up against the doorways by claiming you are collecting it there to use for stuffing handsewn play animals for underprivileged children.

7. If unexpected company is coming, pile everything unsightly into one room and close the door. As you show your guests through your tidy home, rattle the door knob vigorously, fake a growl and say, "I'd love you to see our Den, but Fluffy hates to be disturbed and the shots are SO expensive."

8. If dusting is REALLY out of control, simply place a showy urn on the coffee table and insist that "THIS is where Grandma wanted us to scatter her ashes..."

9. Don't bother repainting. Simply scribble lightly over a dirty wall with an assortment of crayons, and try to muster a glint of tears as you say, "Junior did this the week before that unspeakable accident... I haven't had the heart to clean it..."

10. Mix one-quarter cup pine-scented household cleaner with four cups of water in a spray bottle. Mist the air lightly. Leave dampened rags in conspicuous locations. Develop an exhausted look, throw yourself onto the couch, and sigh, "I clean and I clean and I still don't get anywhere..."

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#49264 Erana Dreams

Posted by Collector on 05 January 2014 - 11:00 PM

Exactly. Also, the connection between Erana and Piotyr.

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#49214 Heroine's Quest Update

Posted by Fizzii on 26 December 2013 - 12:37 AM

Crystal Shard is proud to announce the release of Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok, available for FREE download!


Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok is an adventure / RPG hybrid. Like in many adventure games, you have a world to save, and must use your wit, guile and inventory to puzzle your way through. Like in many roleplaying games, you can customize your character with various classes and skills, and must train yourself in combat to stand a chance against the fierce monsters in your way.

The game is designed in the spirit and atmosphere of the classics, and strives to have the same high quality of art, music, and plot. With multiple character classes and several solutions to many puzzles, the game has excellent replayability.

- Explore the rich world of Norse mythology!
- Three character classes with separate side quests: use your strength as a warrior, the arcane arts as a sorceress, wit and guile as a rogue, or create a hybrid with skills from multiple classes.
- 32 distinct voice acted characters with animated portraits.
- Over 100 hand-painted backgrounds and 10,000 sprites in animations.
- Many monsters, including giants, trolls, and svartalfar.
- High replayability due to optional quests, alternative solutions, and the three different classes.


Available for download from www.crystalshard.net/hq.htm .

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#49204 Merry christmas from the coles!

Posted by Construed on 24 December 2013 - 02:17 AM

Yep, and merry Christmas to you and the qfmg community!

That Cori and Lori sure do know good humor! :D

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#49201 Merry christmas from the coles!

Posted by Construed on 23 December 2013 - 06:12 PM



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#49416 Upgrading to the latest forum board

Posted by Elsa Von Spielburg on 05 February 2014 - 04:17 PM

Sorry for the late reply. Been busy lately hehe :)


Of course I want to add you as friend Const :D

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