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by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 5:09 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: In A Post-Apocalyptic World, Who Would You Be?
Replies: 23
Views: 1587

Imperial Scarscalper from Wasteland. The best Ranger in the world.
by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 5:06 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Lakers get Malone
Replies: 16
Views: 982

I always had a wicked pleasure in realizing Karl Malone would never get any rings, which mostly was because of Michael Jordan. Now he has a chance as long as 2 things happen: 1. Kobe's trial is resolved and he doesn't get in trouble again 2. Phil Jackson can meld all those many egos. I think it will...
by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 4:17 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Whos your favourite star wars character/s?
Replies: 18
Views: 1666

Can't wait to see how Mace Windu dies, but I think Count Dooku is my current favorite. From the old trilogy, Han ruled and I always wanted to be Luke.

If only we could make real lightsabers... :P
by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 1:25 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Poll: LOTR vs. Potter!
Replies: 51
Views: 7634

Reply to Moog

Give George Martin a chance. His characterization is phenomenal. He loves to exploit shades of grey rather than pure good vs. evil, which of course is much closer to real life. Some of his chapters are absolute masterpieces. Though it's interesting that Potter has sold so many books, the acclaim of ...
by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 11:49 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Poll: LOTR vs. Potter!
Replies: 51
Views: 7634

I agree with AntiMagicMan except I thought the script for the 2nd movie (Potter) was worthless. I barely finished watching it and was glad I only spent $2.00 on it. Tolkien created his own world, history, languages, etc, a feat not duplicated before or since. He also did all this while holding down ...
by Hawkwing74
Thu Aug 21, 2003 11:16 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Poll: LOTR vs. Potter!
Replies: 51
Views: 7634

LotR is the foundation of Modern Fantasy Literature. If there was no LotR series, there would be no Potter or anything else similar. People have been aping Tolkien for 20 years. It is my opinion that even in Potter you can find items taken from Tolkien although some concepts are more original. Giant...
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