Rings and Sabers.

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  1. Elven_Jedi Jedi Master

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    This string is dedicated to talk of Lord Of The Rings and Star Wars. To compare characters, and battles.
  2. Lars_Muul Chosen One

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    Hmmm, in the OT, anyway, Obi-Wan has a similar role to Gandalf. In the PT, though, I believe he will look different.
  3. Greesha Jedi Knight

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    This is "The Hobbit," not LotR, but I guess it still applies...

    I think Luke is kinda like Bilbo. In the beginning of ANH, Luke isn't really interested in going on adventures. In the beginning of The Hobbit, Bilbo isn't interested on going on adventures. They both end up going on a really cool adventure and discovering something.
  4. Elven_Jedi Jedi Master

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    Is not Legolas the best with his knifes???? Who would win between Legolas and Chewy???
  5. Adi_Gallia_9 Chosen One

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    Both LotR and Star Wars are based on archetypes that make them comparable to each other and also hundreds of other books and movies like, Harry Potter, the Odyessy, etc.

    Obi-Wan and Gandalf are indeed the mentors to the main characters, though I feel the comparison is better made between Luke and Frodo. Luke is definately like Bilbo, but the Hobbit I've always viewed as short of a side story, not part of the man story. Sauron is easily Vader and/or the Emeperor and I've seen the ring as a parallel almost to the Force. In Middle Earth the ring is what gives one the power, but in Star Wars, it the Force (though of course the Force can be used for good.) Overall, Frodo's journey with the ring is the same as Luke's journey from Tatooine to being a Jedi. Just my thoughts!
  6. Adi_Gallia_9 Chosen One

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    Legolas and Chewie, interesting fight. I don't know. Chewie has the brute strength while Legolas has the agility. But Chewie's nasty with his cross-bow ( though Legolas is sick with his bow. ) Go figure. If it came down to a hand to hand fight, Legolas would be destroyed, but otherwise, I give the elf the edge.
  7. Elven_Jedi Jedi Master

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  8. Adi_Gallia_9 Chosen One

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    Elves are definately awesome (they'd beat Wookies any day with looks) but I can't forget Chewie's awesome strength.

    What about Obi-Wan versues Gandalf? That's a fight I'd like to see.
  9. Greesha Jedi Knight

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    Elfs aren't unbeatable, just hard to beat. There's a big difference.

    Did anyone else notice that in the movie, when everyone else was bleeding and dying, Legolas had a smudge on his face and nothing else? Does no one else find this weird and just a little funny?
  10. Alderaan_ Jedi Master

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    Did anyone else notice that Leia still looks good in a garbage chute? :p and she wasn't even a Jedi!

    Anyway, I finally figured something out that had been bugging me since seeing the Clone War trailer-- kinda like a "missing link.":

    ESB
    ESB music and "Join me!"

    FotR movie
    Christopher Lee and "We must join with him."

    Clone War trailer
    Christopher Lee, ESB music, and "You must join me, Obi-Wan!"

    See the parallels? :D
  11. Emperor_Billy_Bob Chosen One

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    The one area where Lord of the Rings fails to me is the inactivity of Sauron. He should have been more involved in the battles.
  12. Greesha Jedi Knight

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    This is the conversation between me and my sister, Meg_Dahera, that occurred when I told her about this thread.

    Meg: Yoda is like Gandalf.
    Me: How so?
    Meg: He's old.
  13. Lars_Muul Chosen One

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  14. KongZilla Jedi Master

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    This is so silly. But I can't resist joining in by saying... Sauron is much cooler than The Emperor. He could kick Palpatine's rear in a heart beat.

    Even Saruman could beat the tar out of The Emperor.

    :D
  15. Lars_Muul Chosen One

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    That´s right, KongZilla, you show´em!

    Palpy would fall onto his knees begging for mercy at the very sight of Sauron!
  16. KongZilla Jedi Master

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    Yeah! :D Sauron is the man!! Sauron! Sauron! Sauron!
  17. Elven_Jedi Jedi Master

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    Sauron would eat Palpy up and spit him out.
  18. Elven_Jedi Jedi Master

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    Which would you rather have at your comand??

    20 Sith Jedi Masters
    or
    1 Flame of Adun/ Balrog


    Balrogs are freaking bad.
  19. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    I know this is a bit old...but... :)
    Chewbacca would definitely win (I know I sound like Rainman, lol)!!! Come on, Legolas is good...but Chewie would tear his arms off or shoot him with the crossbow before Legolas knew what was going on.

    God bless y'all!


    -Princess Moose Helene
  20. Smuggler-of-Mos-Espa Jedi Youngling

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    Execept for Obi-Wan and Gandelf, Luke and Frodo, theres not much to discuss.
  21. Adi_Gallia_9 Chosen One

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    I'd have to go with 20 Sith. Balrogs are bad but 20 Sith could dispatch it and anyone else. Gandalf, a powerful yet eldery wizard took care of the Balrog. 20 Sith would be more than a match for a Balrog or anything else.
  22. Tatooine_Rose Jedi Knight

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    Saruman could be like Anakin. He "turned".
  23. Jabachile Jedi Master

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  24. Tatooine_Rose Jedi Knight

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    And Gandalf is like Obi-Wan because he got stuck down but arose more powerful than anyone could possibly imagine.
  25. Malz4JESUS Jedi Grand Master

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    Oh yeah! Cool!
    I love Ben and Gandalf (Qui-Gon too!)! They're my buddies!
    God bless y'all!

    -Princess Moose Helene
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