Haakon
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Haakon

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Ok so I saw the Muppet Game of Thrones thing. You could say I now fully understand the Elmo issue. Apr 20, 2019 at 9:48 AM

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    1. Haakon
      Haakon
      Ok so I saw the Muppet Game of Thrones thing. You could say I now fully understand the Elmo issue.
    2. Haakon
      Haakon
      So the Lidless Eye of Sauron was finally found in the Messier 87 galaxy....
    3. Haakon
      Haakon
      Good morning, silmfilmers!
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    4. Haakon
      Haakon
      So which do you prefer?Jumping onto outlines as we used to, or six months of preparation? Or something in between?
      1. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        So far, I have found this process very exhausting, but I'm not going to knock it until I see how it pays off in the actual episode planning. Our 'prep' time may have been excessive this season, but I think we did come up with some really good storyarcs (some of which we likely won't use, more's the pity).
        Apr 6, 2019
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    5. Haakon
      Haakon
      Sorry I’m confused about where to post stuff right now. Two ongoing threads with kind of parallel discussions.
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      2. Haakon
        Haakon
        Yeah well at least we are active in both threads, so actually no one risks missing anything.
        Apr 3, 2019
      3. Nicholas Palazzo
        Nicholas Palazzo
        I also think that we are rediscovering why the forums themselves aren't great for planning the blow-by-blow of individual episodes.
        Apr 4, 2019
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      4. Haakon
        Haakon
        Yes the threads tend to become hard to follow at times. Easy to miss specific comments.
        Apr 4, 2019
    6. Haakon
      Haakon
      Wow, spam again!
      1. Nicholas Palazzo
        Nicholas Palazzo
        Yeah, I was surprised.
        Apr 3, 2019
    7. Haakon
      Haakon
      Hooommm, burarum!
      1. Nicholas Palazzo
        Nicholas Palazzo
        I'm not altogether on anybody's side, because nobody is entirely on my side.
        Mar 30, 2019
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      2. Ange1e4e5
        Ange1e4e5
        What’s hooommm, burarum?
        Mar 30, 2019
      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        It’s a Treebeard thing
        Mar 30, 2019
    8. Haakon
      Haakon
      I had the idea to work in Olorin into this season, but ended up just imagining healers praying to Nienna, Irmo, and Estë, ... and Olorin.
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      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        Yeah that’s better, thanks! My English is a bit simple sometimes, since it’s not my first language.
        Mar 4, 2019
      4. amysrevenge
        amysrevenge
        To help nail it down, I would consider pleas to the Valar to be invoking, but pleas to Illuvatar to be praying.
        Mar 4, 2019
      5. Haakon
        Haakon
        But if the terms match the corresponding Swedish terms at all, praying is a broader term. In Christianity, the term invoking seems to be used in various ways depending on what kind of Christian you are (at least Catholics or Protestants). Well, anyway, it doesn't matter, you're right.
        Mar 5, 2019
    9. Haakon
      Haakon
      It’s so great to see new members! Welcome to the forums!
      1. amysrevenge
        amysrevenge
        It's like a boost of energy to see new people contributing.
        Mar 2, 2019
      2. Ange1e4e5
        Ange1e4e5
        Agreed.
        Mar 2, 2019
    10. Haakon
      Haakon
      Here’s to old JRR! On his 127th birthday
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    11. Haakon
      Haakon
      Happy New Year!
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      2. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        God fortsättning!
        Dec 31, 2018
      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        Tack! Gott Nytt År!
        Dec 31, 2018
    12. Haakon
      Haakon
      Happy holidays!
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    13. Haakon
      Haakon
      Boring complaint: Again problems with the Webinar on the phone. Really limits my participation....
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      2. Faelivrin
        Faelivrin
        It also does not work on Firefox or Chrome. HOW do you use GoToWebinar? I have used it fine on Firefox with webinars from other presenters.
        Dec 7, 2018
      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        I found the webinar ID now on the computer webinar so I could type it into the phone app and that worked! So it was a dysfunctional link.

        Faelivrin you register on the site and receive a link on the mail. Then you need to download the GoTo app/program.
        Dec 7, 2018
      4. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        I use the GoTo Webinar on Chrome on my laptop. I don't typically have problems with it.
        Dec 7, 2018
    14. Haakon
      Haakon
      So apparently there’s a webinar launching now? I’m going to miss it.
      1. Haakon
        Haakon
        The Goto app connection for my phone has stopped working now for season four. I can connect by using my laptop but that won’t happen today.
        Nov 16, 2018
      2. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        Oh no! I listen on a laptop, so I don't know how to make it work on the phone :( You can try to watch on twitch?

        We're talking about the Frame today.
        Nov 16, 2018
      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        I managed to catch a few minutes on Twitch
        Nov 16, 2018
    15. Haakon
      Haakon
      The question was raised, can a moderator or admin move threads? I can move whole threads. I’m not sure I can move parts of a thread. Could->
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      2. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        Agreed; I'd rather not, but at least I know how to.
        Nov 14, 2018
      3. Ange1e4e5
        Ange1e4e5
        Faelivrin knows how to move posts across sub forums; I got into an argument about Amras getting KIA in the Second Kinslaying and her next reply was in the Feanorean Storylines, with the post before that attached.
        Nov 14, 2018
      4. Faelivrin
        Faelivrin
        Well, actually the only thing I did was to quote your post, then copy that reply and paste it into a reply to a different thread. I don't have moderator permissions except in the Community Hearth and Creative Writing sections (don't know why I have those.)
        Nov 15, 2018
    16. Haakon
      Haakon
      Hey guys, could we please hold on with the casting discussions?
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      3. Haakon
        Haakon
        It’s not you messing up, it’s things developing too far before more basic stuff is in place.
        Nov 8, 2018
      4. Richol Richards
        Richol Richards
        I have plans to try to improve that huge list and tidy some things up a bit (or a lot), and am personally glad the casting side of things isn't until later down the road...haha
        Nov 14, 2018
      5. Haakon
        Haakon
        :)
        Nov 14, 2018
    17. Haakon
      Haakon
      I moved the Caranthir casting thread from season 3 to season 4.
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      2. Ange1e4e5
        Ange1e4e5
        Nice. :)
        Oct 27, 2018
    18. Haakon
      Haakon
      I feel hopelessly unprepared...
    19. Haakon
      Haakon
      This could have gone better..
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      2. Haakon
        Haakon
        What results?
        Oct 12, 2018
      3. Ange1e4e5
        Ange1e4e5
        What the Hosts decide to do regarding Season 4.
        Oct 12, 2018
      4. Haakon
        Haakon
        Ok so you’re not trying to connect to the webinar.
        Oct 12, 2018
    20. Haakon
      Haakon
      Oh it’s a session on Friday? I won’t make it. Sad because I’m kind of invested in Sets. It’s Sets, right? Anyway...
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      2. Haakon
        Haakon
        I see. Sorry you won’t make it! I hope I will.
        Jul 27, 2018
      3. MithLuin
        MithLuin
        I just want *someone* to be there to discuss locations, because as of right now, the slides are just some photos without any commentary, so...I could see that being confusing for the Hosts to go through. Like, "I'm looking at mountains, I think?"
        Jul 27, 2018
      4. Haakon
        Haakon
        You’ve made slides? If you send them to me I could perhaps prepare some comments.
        Jul 29, 2018
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Mar 1, 1971 (Age: 48)
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Occupation:
    Psychologist/actor
    My real name is Håkan, but it wasn't accepted as username. So I chose the Norwegian version of the name. It's close enough. Also, I have Norwegian ancestors.
    I found the Simarillion Seminar on iTunes a couple of years ago. Loved it! Then I began to listen to Riddles in the dark.