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3 W00t's for ROTK

Postby Loneranger » Sat Dec 20, 2003 1:43 am

W00T W00T W00T!!!!. that movie was so :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: (the books are better) GO SEE IT.

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Postby Dragon Master » Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:08 am

I want to go see it man!

However this is the wrong place for this, totally! But, there is no right place for it.

Maybe we need an other chat forum.

*sigh*

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Postby adm_matthew » Sat Dec 20, 2003 2:41 am

Can't you at least put it in the RIGHT FORUM? ;)
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:16 am

Okay, the usual number of changes that for the most part would be better if they left it as Tolkien wrote it, and strange decisions on what was clearly left on the cutting room floor (for inclusion in the extended version DVD) and what was included, but the movie is simply spectacular.

I have waited for this for...well, longer than most everyone on this board has been alive (hint, JRR Tolkien was still alive at the time I first read LOTR). As spectacular as the movies are, the book is still better. But all in all, the movies (extended versions preferred) are more than I could have ever truly expected. It was worth the wait for the technology to get to the point where the visuals could be done justice and someone brave enough to commit to all three films at once.
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Postby JPinoy » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:41 am

Ok... so who is gonna collect a bunch of MegaBlok knights for use as Orcs and BrikWar against my armies, and have a Pelennor Fields type battle? :lol:
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:59 am

JPinoy wrote:Ok... so who is gonna collect a bunch of MegaBlok knights for use as Orcs and BrikWar against my armies, and have a Pelennor Fields type battle? :lol:



Brikwars is a skirmish game (1 fig equals 1 individual). I doubt even Jimmy Parks has enough figures for that. Go with Fantasy Rules!

I can't say that I like Megablok figs. They have always seemed chintzy in comparison to Lego. Nor are they're proportions as pleasing.
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Postby wlister » Sat Dec 20, 2003 8:06 am

You can amass a lot of them for really decent prices though and the Vorgan and the Norvagen figs make great creature armies. Not as good as Lego, sure, but at least they are readily available. Except where they have sold out...

Say what you want about Megabloks, they know how to design "playability" better than anything TLC has done for years. And "playability" is supposedly why castles of the last decade have lacked the "realism" we used to see back in the Classic era.

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Postby JPinoy » Sat Dec 20, 2003 8:19 am

How many does Jimmy Parks have?
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Postby Troy T. Moore » Sat Dec 20, 2003 1:15 pm

Seen the movie yesterday after I wrote my Anatomy and Physiology final.... WOW!!! Although unlike when I bought the Two Towers DVD, I will wait for the extended version of this one, perhaps even a boxed set, probably available this time next year.
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Postby lemon_squeezer2 » Sat Dec 20, 2003 5:06 pm

The ROTK was - it was...

I still can't get over it. I watched it last night and I love it! Sure this is the wrong place to post, but my goodness! I just want to tell everybody to watch this movie! While watching the siege of Minas Tirith I felt pride for a country that dosen't even exist. It was an awsome movie.
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:00 pm

JPinoy wrote:How many does Jimmy Parks have?


Last I saw over 4,000. Something close to 300 barded horses.

Let me dig a bit:

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=11528

Pictures of massive minifig armies. Still not enough for a 1 for 1 Battle of Pelennor Fields - which might I say, is simply the most massive battle ever put to film.
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Sat Dec 20, 2003 6:41 pm

Troy T. Moore wrote:Seen the movie yesterday after I wrote my Anatomy and Physiology final.... WOW!!! Although unlike when I bought the Two Towers DVD, I will wait for the extended version of this one, perhaps even a boxed set, probably available this time next year.



Burn The Two Towers DVD and get the extended version. I was disappointed in the film, but the extended version added back in all the parts that made the film so maddening. The Return of the King has all sorts of bits that are obviously going to appear in the extended DVD (but not the Scouring of the Shire, since Jackson never liked that chapter and didn't film it), but it didn't suffer as nearly as much as the middle film did from their lack. I will wait for the extended version of The Return of the King, however.
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Postby timber_wolf899 » Sun Dec 21, 2003 7:13 am

went to the 11:45 showing yesterday morning with my gf.
when we got there we were informed that an organization had bought out all the seats. i was very unhappy!

and while we're off topic. I ran my monthly spyware check today and now IE is opening rnadom windows to the point of crashing my system. anyone know how to fix?
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Postby Devari » Sun Dec 21, 2003 3:10 pm

timber_wolf899 wrote:and while we're off topic. I ran my monthly spyware check today and now IE is opening rnadom windows to the point of crashing my system. anyone know how to fix?


Sounds like you have a worm, or perhaps a virus. Update your virus checker, and run a system scan.

I once had a worm that kept trying to connect to the internet (back in the old days of dial-up). These ShiftyBrick connection windows kept popping up, much like your browser.
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Postby architect » Mon Dec 22, 2003 2:17 am

Great Movie, wrong forum :roll:

So if you must be completely offtopic please post in General Lego. Thanks :D

This topic almost was melted in the fires of mount doom :lol:

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