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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#21  Postby scott1328 » Jan 07, 2014 2:26 am

Onyx8 wrote:iIs that the one with Dildo Bagfart?

I believe you mean Dildo Bugger of Bug End
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#22  Postby Onyx8 » Jan 07, 2014 3:49 am

Wow, plastic memory strikes again. Thanks.
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#23  Postby Nebogipfel » Jan 09, 2014 1:29 pm

scott1328 wrote:
Onyx8 wrote:iIs that the one with Dildo Bagfart?

I believe you mean Dildo Bugger of Bug End


...along with Frito Bugger, his friends Spam Gamgreen, Moxie and Pepsi, Goodgulf Greyteeth, Arrowroot (called by some Stomper), Legolam the elf, Gimlet the dwarf, Bromosel from the city of Minas Troney, Serutan the wizard of Isenglass and a nasty little clown called Goddam. Not to mention Eorache, fearsome Sheeprider of Roitan.
It's a great book. Even the map is funny. :lol:
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#24  Postby Matt_B » Jan 09, 2014 2:55 pm

I'm pretty sure anyone who's played Street Fighter II could have told you that Balrog doesn't have wings. :grin:
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#25  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Feb 13, 2014 8:29 am

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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#26  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Feb 13, 2014 8:30 am

Clearly has wings!
"Respect for personal beliefs = "I am going to tell you all what I think of YOU, but don't dare retort and tell what you think of ME because...it's my personal belief". Hmm. A bully's charter and no mistake."
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#27  Postby mrjonno » Mar 03, 2014 12:38 pm

Is this meant to be a deliberate mockery of theology (it's very good) or is it just someone with too much time on their hands?
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#28  Postby Spinozasgalt » Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm

Say what you will about the films; I thought Gwyneth Paltrow made an excellent Legolas.
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#29  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Mar 03, 2014 1:22 pm

mrjonno wrote:Is this meant to be a deliberate mockery of theology (it's very good) or is it just someone with too much time on their hands?

That's Stephen Colbert, who's show The Colbert Report is basically a spoof of Fox News.
"Respect for personal beliefs = "I am going to tell you all what I think of YOU, but don't dare retort and tell what you think of ME because...it's my personal belief". Hmm. A bully's charter and no mistake."
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#30  Postby Sendraks » Mar 03, 2014 1:27 pm

Spinozasgalt wrote:Say what you will about the films; I thought Gwyneth Paltrow made an excellent Legolas.


And Orlando Bloom made an excellent Cate Blanchett.
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#31  Postby proudfootz » Aug 23, 2018 12:14 pm

If Orlando Bloom and Cate Blanchett ever get together, can they tell themselves apart?
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#32  Postby Cito di Pense » Aug 23, 2018 1:00 pm

scott1328 wrote:A free PDF download of the original Bored of the Rings is available here


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#33  Postby Blackadder » Aug 23, 2018 2:27 pm

The resurrection of this thread shows that it is possible to rise from the dead. Therefore: Jesus.

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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#34  Postby Keep It Real » Aug 23, 2018 3:53 pm

What came first in terms of visual depictions, the Balrog or the Greater Demon of Khorne (THE hardest thing in the Warhammer world; always has been and always will be).

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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#35  Postby scott1328 » Aug 23, 2018 11:36 pm

Cito di Pense wrote:
scott1328 wrote:A free PDF download of the original Bored of the Rings is available here


Wow. Four short years can really change things, but the new stuff is even more fun.

Always wondered what the “bump thread” link did.
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#36  Postby laklak » Aug 24, 2018 2:51 pm

Has anyone asked the Balrogs, or are you just imposing your culturally oppressive views on them?
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Re: Balrogs don't have wings

#37  Postby scott1328 » Aug 24, 2018 3:12 pm

laklak wrote:Has anyone asked the Balrogs, or are you just imposing your culturally oppressive views on them?

I am sure any sufficiently curious balrog would have wondered what the bump thread link does.
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#38  Postby laklak » Aug 24, 2018 3:20 pm

Bump threads should be illegal, like bump stocks.
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