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Post by odo banks on Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:31 am

Now, Mr Wobbit, shameless self-promotion has never been the vogue in Forumshire. I cite The Hobwit and Wholesome Tales on the Fiction Threads as evidence of people here not promoting themselves. I mean, if I was to mention The Hobwit or Wholesome Tales with the single intention of letting people know about them, I would be guilty of manifest self-promotion, and I refuse to do so. It would be as bad as Mr Tyrant mentioning "Home", which, of course, would be reprehensible of him to do! And if Squatch were to mention her tale of a most disobedient child, it would be worse. In fact, I'm now asking people to forget I mentioned The Hobwit or Wholesome Tales at all, for it's only proper I not mention them (that's The Hobwit and Wholesome Tales, I mean).

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Post by Eldorion on Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:25 am

Yes, of course, Odo. You are always properly ashamed when you self-promote, right? Wink
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Post by Ally on Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:36 pm

Eldorion wrote:Speaking of the mighty Zepp, I can't resist posting a few videos now that have LOTR references. Very Happy


(Listen for the lines about Gollum and Mordor. Wink )





Woah, haven't heard those classic songs in a while!

it was in darkest depths of "morder" i met a girl so fair but Gollum and the evil one crept and slipt away with her.....yeah
I'll think I'll keep on rambling, i'm going sing my song, gona ramble on sing my song work my way all around the world...or something like that. Great song. Smile



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Post by Orwell on Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:41 pm

Wonderful choices, Ally! I'm feeling all nostalgic. Actually, it's been so long it's like they're new again.... sunny

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Post by Tinuviel on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:18 am

I heard "Ramble On" live a couple of weeks ago, Although since Robert Plant is quite old, it wasn't anything like it used to be Crying or Very sad But it was still AWESOME!!! He also played Misty Mountain Hop, and he only played a few Zepplin songs, so I thought it lucky that 2 of them were LOTR related!

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:20 am

Rub it in, why don't you, Tin! Mad

I remember when Zeppelin played a live show in 2007 and everyone was saying they'd go on tour. Very Happy I was disappointed when they said they wouldn't, not that I'd probably have been able to afford tickets anyway. Laughing
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Post by Tinuviel on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:23 am

scratch That couldn't be Eldo, Jimmy Page wouldn't be there! And I'm not sure when the band started, but Robert Plant has been solo for a while, or with the "Band of Joy"

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:36 am

Page and Planet have toured together for years as, well, Page and Plant Very Happy but they've only played with John Paul Jones a couple of times over the years since the band broke up.
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Post by Tinuviel on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:37 am

???????? Isn't Jimmy Page dead?

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:39 am

Not that I know of. Suspect I remember seeing him perform live at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 (as part of the delegation from London as the next Summer Olympic city) and he starred in a rockumentary with The Edge and Jack White in 2009. I haven't heard of him since then but I imagine that him dying would be fairly big news insofar as "entertainment news" is concerned.

Are you thinking of John Bonham? He died back in 1980, causing the break-up of the band, though his son occasionally plays live shows with the surviving members (like in 2007).
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Post by Tinuviel on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:46 am

hmmmm... I guess so, but I always thought that he ODed...hmmm, I'll have to ask the folks, they're bigger Zeppelin fans than me.

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:49 am

Frankly, I'm a little surprised he never OD'd given all the drugs he did, though not as surprised as I am by the continued survival of Keith Richards and Ozzy Osbourne. Laughing
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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:59 am

I have a theory Ozzy has been dead for years but his brain is so rewired an fried by drugs it hasn't cottoned on yet.

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Post by Eldorion on Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:00 am

That ... that ... would make a lot of sense, actually. Very Happy
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Post by Orwell on Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:30 am

So obvious it must be true.  cyclops 

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Post by Bluebottle on Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:42 am

Eldorion wrote:
odo banks wrote:Do you realise this thread has wandered....?  Rolling Eyes

This is pretty much par for the course on Forumshire. Razz

So that's what you called norcing before norcing. Shocked 

I think I prefer norcing.  Nod 

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Post by Tinuviel on Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:57 pm

Wow. I thought Jimmy Page was dead. What a fool

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Post by rihanakhan on Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:10 am

I forgot about Christopher Lee! And he's been a favorite of mine since the his work with Hammer Films.

for more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Lee_filmography

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Post by halfwise on Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:40 am

Moderators? We have a solicitor on board. Probably a bot that needs whackin'.

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Post by Eldorion on Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:20 am

I changed the link to something more topical. Smile
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Post by halfwise on Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:16 am

That's the way to do things!  Very Happy 

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Post by malickfan on Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:31 am

I've noticed in both The Stand (which I've seen referred to as an American LOTR) and 11/22/63 several references to LOTR, so I assume Stephen King is a fan, has he acknowledged Tolkien's writing as an inspiration at all?

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:38 pm

Laughing 

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Post by Mrs Figg on Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:48 pm

I like that guy

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