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  • So apparently there’s a webinar launching now? I’m going to miss it.
    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.
    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.
    Haakon
    Haakon
    I managed to catch a few minutes on Twitch
    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->
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    Agreed; I'd rather not, but at least I know how to.
    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.
    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.)
    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...
    Haakon
    Haakon
    I see. Sorry you won’t make it! I hope I will.
    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?"
    Haakon
    Haakon
    You’ve made slides? If you send them to me I could perhaps prepare some comments.
    Close to 90 degrees here, no rain for weeks, numerous forest fires all around the country. Trying to cool my head enough to be able to work.
    Nicholas Palazzo
    Nicholas Palazzo
    I remember a long-burning fire that happened near where I grew up about 15-20 years ago. Scary.
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    You know there's something wrong when Sweden is warmer than Virginia in July! (Kinda like when the chinooks make it so Atlanta is colder than Calgary in the winter.)
    Haakon
    Haakon
    I’ll do what I can, if I’m there.
    Not sure I’ll be online this afternoon - sorry, morning - for the session. If someone would post the results in a thread, I’d be very happy!
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    And....we're starting more or less....NOW!
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    I tabulated the results, and will post them later today!
    Haakon
    Haakon
    Thanks! I attended a good part, but still missed a lot - from Caranthir and onward.
    Late thought about the palantiri: Since most of the stones were with the Teleri and the Noldor had just killed a lot of them ->
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    Haakon
    Haakon
    -> and stolen their precious ships, it would maybe be a good move by Fëanor to not bring any palantir along, or the Teleri would be able to track them more easily. (Of course, the route of the Noldor was not a hard guess anyway.)
    Faelivrin
    Faelivrin
    Palantiri are scrying devices in the hands of someone who knows how to use them, right? So I think they can track people who don't have a palantir of their own.
    Haakon
    Haakon
    Correct!
    I’m mostly happy about how this season turned out.
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    Haakon
    Haakon
    It was. And especially you and Nick and everybody who worked on scripts did a really good job. My wish for next season is that we put more work on season outlining. We ended up in a good place but it was after some unnecessary struggle back and forth.
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    I support that sentiment!
    Ange1e4e5
    Ange1e4e5
    I already have an idea for an opening scene for next season.
    Unless another couple or more nominations for Lúthien come in, we won’t break the record of nine nominees for a role this season.
    Ange1e4e5
    Ange1e4e5
    So do we want to break the record? There’s a chance to break it with Beren and Turin.
    Richol Richards
    Richol Richards
    I don't think there's any real need to, just in order to break the record. But nominations are still open. If anyone wants to make a few more suitable suggestions, I'd say go for it.
    Haakon
    Haakon
    I wasn’t suggesting that we had to break the record. I just made an observation for fun - but it also tells us something about the casting process in different seasons.
    So I believe the only characters with no casting nominations are Eldalotë and Amarië. I won't do them, since I'm going on vacation.
    Richol Richards
    Richol Richards
    Gotcha covered. Enjoy your vacation! :)
    Haakon
    Haakon
    Thanks! I will pop in when I can. Regretfully I will probably miss the Sets session though.
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    I am also going away. I will check on Monday how the nominations look. I *might* be able to get a few more in....
    I know people will engage more in casting closer to deadline, but we've only 12 days left!
    Richol Richards
    Richol Richards
    Another thing is, theoretically I do have actors and actresses lined up for most of these roles but for a lot of them there's no real compelling rationale beyond "this face more or less works for what I was thinking". So technically I can get some nominations up there, but there wouldn't really be any strong reasoning, per se... :-/
    Haakon
    Haakon
    Don’t worry about the reasoning. If you look at my nominations you will notice a few marked “I think he/she would be great”....
    Richol Richards
    Richol Richards
    Haha, okay I'll try to hop in soon. :)
    I so wanted someone to actually be called Mebob Kha! But of course it was a spammer.
    I actually managed to attend to almost half of the session! We didn’t get to sets, right?
    Haakon
    Haakon
    There’s nothing to be sorry for. Except that I’m off on vacation in three weeks (which is a good thing but makes it hard to participate). So that means Casting is even further down the road...
    MithLuin
    MithLuin
    Casting nominations will close on June 25th (tentatively).
    Faelivrin
    Faelivrin
    Is there a calendar/timeline anywhere? I guess that the 29th is a sets session. I don't know if the 22nd is a session, or if the 15th was. Does anyone know when the other topics will be discussed, or at least what order they will be discussed, and which already have been finished?
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