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    Default LOTR vs Greek Mythology

    So including Silmarillion etc, excluding someone like Eru Ilúvatar if he is too much, which side can come out on top in all out war.

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    Without the top of the line, the LOTR gets stomped. Zeus, Chronos, Titans, etc. Too much firepower.

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    I do have to say that trying to imagine Tulkas in a wrestling match with one of the hekatonkheires is....well it's kinda blowing my mind.
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    The fight between Hephaestus and the Balrog of Moria might be entertaining.

    Balrog: Flame On!

    Hephaestus: Flame OFF!

    Balrog: The fuck? Flame On!

    Hephaestus: Flame Off!!!!

    Several Hours Later.....

    Balrog: Uh, rock, paper, scissors?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gordon Smith View Post
    The fight between Hephaestus and the Balrog of Mori might be entertaining.

    Balrog: Flame On!

    Hephaestus: Flame OFF!

    Balrog: The fuck? Flame On!

    Hephaestus: Flame Off!!!!

    Several Hours Later.....

    Balrog: Uh, rock, paper, scissors?
    Actually, it sounds like the Bugs Bunny versus Dracula fight.

    Dracula: Abra Kadabra.

    BB: Alakazam.

    Dracula: Abra-cadabra.

    BB: Alakazam.

    Dracula: Abra-ca-da-bra.

    BB: Alakazam.

    Dracula: Abra-

    BB: Alakazam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Urban Blueman View Post
    So including Silmarillion etc, excluding someone like Eru Ilúvatar if he is too much, which side can come out on top in all out war.
    Eliminating the LOTR gods, it's a stomp for Greek Mythology. With the LOTR gods, I suspect it's a stomp for LOTR.

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    Greek mythology has friggin' abstract/cosmic-level beings like Chaos (whom is the primal embodiment of existence), the Protogenoi (think Marvel Abstracts in greek form), the Fates, and countless others under their belts... the olympian greek gods and even the titans are like only higher mid-tier in the entire greek mythos at best.

    Yeah Greek mythology is actually absurdly more powerful and broken than most people think. Do not underestimate them. Though granted they apparently lack a true omnipotent "God/Yahweh/Allah/Brahman-like" being, at least going by the ancient Greek religion or Classical myths that most people know about in school and stuff. Which in that case, their omnipotent Eru Illuvatar might be the only true shot the LotR-verse has (although i'm not LotR expert otherwise).
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    I'm curious.....which poster was downplaying the Greek side?

    Was it this?
    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Smith View Post
    Without the top of the line, the LOTR gets stomped. Zeus, Chronos, Titans, etc. Too much firepower.
    Or this one?
    Quote Originally Posted by Powerboy View Post
    Eliminating the LOTR gods, it's a stomp for Greek Mythology. With the LOTR gods, I suspect it's a stomp for LOTR.
    Was it because I said the guy that out wrestles the Satan analogue having a match with Briareus would be nifty to watch?

    Eh, I guess I just don't get the level of defense presented so it made me curious.
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    ^ Eh no one (yet). Don't mind me mate. I was just trying to show the true capabilities of a real mythos/religion or ancient/traditional literary figures or whatever just in case anyone comes in and says "omg god 1 got killed by a mortal slashing him". Transient Guest, just check your inbox for more of what I have to say.

    That said, Eru Illuvatar is the only chance LotR-verse has at winning. I gotta watch the LotR movies online sometime this year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IssunBoshi View Post
    ^ Eh no one (yet). Don't mind me mate. I was just trying to show the true capabilities of a real mythos/religion or ancient/traditional literary figures or whatever just in case anyone comes in and says "omg god 1 got killed by a mortal slashing him". Transient Guest, just check your inbox for more of what I have to say.

    That said, Eru Illuvatar is the only chance LotR-verse has at winning. I gotta watch the LotR movies online sometime this year.
    Are you saying my belief in the Silmarillion is a joke?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cthulhu_of_R'yleh View Post
    Are you saying my belief in the Silmarillion is a joke?
    *rolls eyes at people confusing the difference between the purpose of religion/spirituality and obvious fiction.*
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    Quote Originally Posted by IssunBoshi View Post
    *rolls eyes at people confusing the difference between the purpose of religion/spirituality and obvious fiction.*
    I win!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cthulhu_of_R'yleh View Post
    I win!
    How so, son?
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    Quote Originally Posted by IssunBoshi View Post
    How so, son?
    Oh fiddlesticks. I thought the misdirection would have worked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cthulhu_of_R'yleh View Post
    Oh fiddlesticks. I thought the misdirection would have worked.
    well you thought wrong.

    back on topic: greek mythology still stomps unless eru shows up.
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