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Post by RA Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:20 am

I found this summary video on the front-page of Youtube today. Pretty neat.


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Post by azriel Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:40 am

That was concise Very Happy Good tho Smile

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Post by Eldorion Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:43 pm

I like CGP Grey, and while sometimes I (very) occasionally he has errors, this video was solid through and through. Thumbs Up
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Post by Bluebottle Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:48 pm

Yup, was a fun watch. Nod Only thing that struck me was that he left out how Durins line claimed they got the Ring of Thrór directly from Celebrimbor. Though you can only get that much in in that short a video, I get that.

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Post by Eldorion Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:49 pm

His first LOTR video was pretty good too.

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Post by Eldorion Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:50 pm

Bluebottle wrote:Yup, was a fun watch. Nod  Only thing that struck me was that he left out how Durins line claimed they got the Ring of Thrór directly from Celebrimbor. Though you can only get that much in in that short a video, I get that.

True, but considering that their claim was suspect anyway, I think it's the kind of omission that makes sense if you're trying not to overwhelm people who are just being introduced to this stuff.

You don't necessarily want to get too nitpicky with stuff like "well by the time of LOTR, most Hobbits had stopped living underground" either, until you're sure that people are interested in getting into the nitty-gritty. Razz
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Post by Bluebottle Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:58 pm

Yeah, it's a run through where you give a basis, and then people look into the deapth if intersted. I get that. I always found the deapth far more interesting though.  Razz

And I always felt more inclined to believe the dwarves, as who other than Sauron could acsertain that he got all seven from Celebrimbor by torture. Mad

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Post by halfwise Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:42 am

Good summaries. may have to listen to his movie commentaries.

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Post by Forest Shepherd Fri Feb 13, 2015 9:15 am

Ah yes, I saw this video on some other site as well. It was pretty funny.

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