... *Sigh* No, the real question is why you post here repeating what you have said from the start, instead of writing down your letter to the Estate, since youMessage 1 of 48 , Sep 21, 2007View SourceJakob Lier wrote:
> THAT'S the real question here, isn' it?*Sigh*
No, the real question is why you post here repeating what you have
said from the start, instead of writing down your letter to the
Estate, since you seem so eager to have CJRT's opinion.
> Is Viggo Mortensen going to chop off my head, or what?Are you sure you are not confusing the dubious moral of some movies
with that of the books?
"Then the Messenger of Mordor laughed no more. His face was twisted
with amazement and anger to the likeness of some wild beast that, as
it crouches on its prey, is smitten on the muzzle with a stinging rod.
Rage filled him and his mouth slavered, and shapeless sounds of fury
came strangling from his throat. But he looked at the fell faces of
the Captains and their deadly eyes, and fear overcame his wrath. He
gave a great cry, and turned, leaped upon his steed, and with his
company galloped madly back to Cirith Gorgor."
See, no head choping and no need to be morbid ;)
... Note the specification: politeness etc. is expected only _towards other list members_, which membership is continually being purged of Salo/Fauskanger sMessage 48 of 48 , Oct 13, 2007View SourceOn Oct 13, 2007, at 5:54 PM, William Cloud Hicklin wrote:
> Herewith the evenhanded 'moderation' of Elfling:Note the specification: politeness etc. is expected only _towards
> 2) Repy, from D Salo:
> As a general matter, applicable to any user, however, messages to
> the list are expected to attain a basic standard of politeness,
> relevance, lack of antagonism towards other list members,
other list members_, which membership is continually being purged of
Salo/Fauskanger's favorite targets.... (Not that any politeness etc.
is expected from Helge, who is frequently rude to list members, as
for only the most recent example, Thorsten Renk.)
> and not to detract from the level of discussion by starting flamewars.<**couHELGEgh**>
> It has been observed that your contributions to other online fora<**couHELGEgh**>
> have been contentious, quarrelsome, and abusive, characterized by
> insults, flames,
> and even threatsLet's see: people threatened by William Hicklin: 0. People threatened
by Helge: at least 2. (Keep in mind, Helge actually sicced a lawyer
on Christopher Tolkien and the Tolkien Estate in the person of