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View Poll Results: Which was better? Doom or The Lord of the Rings series.
Doom rocked! BFG all the way 4 8.51%
I love me some Hobbits, Lord of the Rings forever! 43 91.49%
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Old 08-04-2010, 11:34 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I think Tolkien is a mediocre writer, i hate magic, fantasy and all that childish horseshit and udually if there's dragons and knights in a movie i'm immediately turn off.


I like Tolkien.

Oh wellz.

This is a ridiculous question, of course Lord of the Rings was a million times better than Doom.
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Old 08-04-2010, 11:41 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I like Tolkien.
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You're in the majority.

I just think he was a mediocre verbose writer with a good taste for language but no storytelling abilities. He was more interested in creating a mythology than actually writing a readable work.

And i gave him plenty of chances.
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Old 08-04-2010, 12:11 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Wait...so Lord of the Rings was a book?
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Old 08-04-2010, 12:34 PM   #24 (permalink)
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You're in the majority.

I just think he was a mediocre verbose writer with a good taste for language but no storytelling abilities. He was more interested in creating a mythology than actually writing a readable work.

And i gave him plenty of chances.
It's okay, he's definitely not a writer I think everyone should like, I like that he made such a believable mythology, he put more work into that than possibly any other fantasy writer....I mean, if I'm not mistaken, he was actually really huge into mythology, maybe even a professor of it??? I did a paper on him forever ago...

It's just always sad when somebody doesn't like him.
The Hobbit is nostalgic as fuck.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:23 PM   #25 (permalink)
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You're in the majority.

I just think he was a mediocre verbose writer with a good taste for language but no storytelling abilities. He was more interested in creating a mythology than actually writing a readable work.

And i gave him plenty of chances.
You're 100% right, but to me the content is worth more than the presentation. I've read scores of technically better written books, but none of them have had the depth and impact Tolkien's work had.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:27 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I agree, i just cpouldnt force myself into reading it fully, let alone appreciate it. Too long winded and pompous.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:38 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Seriously, the movie Doom, the one starring The Rock? Are you fucking retarded? That movie was a piece of shit, I'd rather watch Sponge Bob, and I've never watched Sponge Bob, I just know it can't possibly be as terrible as that pile of shit.
You furreal? Watch Sponge Bob, brah! (the show)


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Old 08-04-2010, 08:16 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Okay having seen Doom again. I will concede that perhaps it wasnt as good as I had built it up in my head.

Lord of the Rings was better than i remember but i think i'll need to read the books to appreciate it.

But still a good memory is a good memory.


On another note, these comments are hilarious

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That movie was a piece of shit, I'd rather watch Sponge Bob, and I've never watched Sponge Bob.
Good work sir
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:40 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I didn't really like lord of the rings, but i'd rather get shot in the dick than see doom again.
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:50 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I'm not a LOTR nerd, but I did enjoy the films. It had its fair share of problems, but it was far more epic than any kind of movie based on Doom.
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