Denethor getting beat up

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  1. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Did anyone like gandalf beating denethor with his staff?
     
  2. Arwen

    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    yes....I'd love to do that to some stupid people sometimes ;)
     
  3. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    I loved it. :D I want to be able to beat up my coworkers with a staff when they're annoying.
     
  4. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    I think denethor acted a little too insane in some parts
     
  5. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    Did that lovely sword of his burn as well?
     
  6. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Nope it fell off the battlement and was lost
     
  7. Scrinlord

    Scrinlord Dark Lord of Guppies

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    I loved gandalf beating Denathor, it was a great running joke.
     
  8. Glorfy_of_Imladris

    Glorfy_of_Imladris Mysterious Glorfy

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    lol yeah it was some sort of extended edition of "Fool of a Denethor" ;)
     
  9. Shinagani

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    Seriously, sometimes I think Gandalf likes beating people with his staff a little TOO much.... and when he doesn't have his staff he use's the blunt end of a spear, I guess he just plain old loves wacking people with blunt objects....
     
  10. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    Its rather fun ;) you know
     
  11. finrod

    finrod Born to woe.

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    hmmm so Gandalf has a thing for whacking old people. suddenly I don't want to know anymore what live's like for Maiar spirits. probably one big orgy.
     
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    I thought it was a little exadurated but thats my opinion
     
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    I thought it was funny that Denethor was like "Run away!!" I just kept thinking of monty python and the holy grail.
     
  14. Gûd Daedheloth

    Gûd Daedheloth Foe of Morgoth's Realm

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    I thought it was great. I just showed how annoyed Gandalf was getting and how important he considered the unfolding events.
     
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    Crusader Disturber of the Peace

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    I liked the way it showed gandalfs power and his respect among the gondorians. After all, with denethor being a defeatist whiner he had it coming.
     
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    denethors death was funny, when on fire jump off a cliff.
     
  17. Aiglos

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    Didn't like it much, I have to say. To me, it was just unecessary, and it took away from the Denethor emotional drama...
    I very much liked Sir McKellen's line after the whole spectacle, though:
    "So passes Denethor, son of Echtelion"

    Good line.
     
  18. will

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    I agree with you Aiglos, the beating and death of Denethor was sometimes a little overdone but the line Gandalf said was just beautifal
     
  19. sI0h

    sI0h Master of Buckland

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    I think it was a bit unlikely that Denethor was able to run so far, and then throw himself off the cliff while on fire. I highly doubt that anyone would be able to do that in real life. But then again, it is a movie, and in movies everything is possible.
     
  20. byzantine warrior

    byzantine warrior Autokratos Konstantinou

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    but dont forget denethors long flowing robes