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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:48 pm

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When the high ones decided to take on the elven form, they chose their respective form sorta randomly, right?

Wrong. Timmain explained, in the end of the original quest, that the "coneheads" had SPIED upon the humans of that world of two moons and they DETECTED that the humans worshipped and had LEGENDS about beings with THAT appearance.

Once more, my conclusion is that this "elf" form comes literally from.. NOWHERE.

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And according to the "only once" rule, Timmain was able to shape herself down genetically to have offspring with an alien species. So I assume most high ones only shape change on a superficial level?

Nope. They can CHOOSE how deeply they change themselves.
Even as deep as genetically so.


Making them the most incredible shapechangers of the universe, potentially.

Unless their magic fails them.

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:55 pm

This may be the point, PC.

ALL Coneheads are able to change to a genetical level (more or less deep) within the magical aura of the Palace.

ONLY Timmain was able to do so in the magic-hostile environment of the World of Two Moons.

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:17 am

@PCoquelin wrote:
@Miss Gillespie wrote:
When the high ones decided to take on the elven form, they chose their respective form sorta randomly, right?
Wrong. Timmain explained, in the end of the original quest, that the "coneheads" had SPIED upon the humans of that world of two moons and they DETECTED that the humans worshipped and had LEGENDS about beings with THAT appearance.
Ok, I'll be a bit more specific, they choose the shape of their faces, the colour of their hair, the colour of their eyes etc. randomly. One conehead looks just like the other. Afterwards, some had red hairs, other had white hair. Randomly.

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@Miss Gillespie wrote:
And according to the "only once" rule, Timmain was able to shape herself down genetically to have offspring with an alien species. So I assume most high ones only shape change on a superficial level?
Nope. They can CHOOSE how deeply they change themselves.
Even as deep as genetically so.
I'm pretty sure, Wendy or Richard said somewhere, that there is not going to be a human-elf hybrid, since Timmain and the wolf was a one time only thing and other high ones or elves can't shape down to the genetic level

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:22 am

@Miss Gillespie wrote:
I'm pretty sure, Wendy or Richard said somewhere, that there is not going to be a human-elf hybrid, since Timmain and the wolf was a one time only thing and other high ones or elves can't shape down to the genetic level

They DID say that.

However, considering they also recently allowed Shenshen's experiment...
Considering that, in the "Rebels" and "Jink" series, we see humans with elf-like mental powers...


I would not be SO sure.

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:49 pm

What if Redlance encountered Baby Groot from "Guardians of the Galaxy 2"?

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:19 am

Tyleet would get a little brother - what else? ^^

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:56 pm

What if Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Sylvester the cat are descended from elves?

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:32 am

Wait what??? Trollbabe, lol at both!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:36 pm

I won't post pictures, but you can look them up online.

Bugs, Porky and Sylvester stand upright, talk and have somewhat human anatomy, as though each were a cross between an animal and an intelligent creature. (Bugs and Sylvester have fur, while Porky wears clothes.)

Their proportions differ from both humans and animals. They have large eyes in proportion to their heads, and large heads in proportion to their bodies. All three have pointed ears, with Porky's ears being the most elf-like.

None of them seem to age. Porky's been around since 1935. They recover quickly from injuries that would kill or permanently maim humans, suggesting they either have self-healing powers or have access to an Elfin healer.

While they display no specific magic powers, each of them seem capable of occasionally defying the laws of physics. Examples include teleportation and levitation.




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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:45 pm

O.O ... they are ... ElfQuest EQ - Survivors of the Lost Tribes

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:08 am

I was reading an article about self-images and mirrors. Most people can recognise their own faces best, because it's the face they are most familiar with. However, there was a time without mirrors and people couldn't really know what they look like. Sure, you could try to see your own reflection in water, but the image would be dark, because your head is blocking the light. That's the whole reason Narcissus drowned.

Sooo... I guess most elves could ask another elf to send him or her a vision of his or hers own appearance. "What do I look like?" But what about elves who don't send? Or those, who live alone? Do Go Backs have a different self-image than Wolfriders? Did the self-image of the Sun Folk change with the process of learning how to send*? Does Two-Edge knows his own face?


*Maybe the Sun Folk had polished metal mirrors. However, even though they are better than water reflections, they still aren't that good.

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PostSubject: Re: Silly Questions that Go Unanswered   Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:02 pm

Good question. I Corinthians 13:12 refers to the poor quality of mirroring devices two thousand years ago. Go-Backs might have been able to see their reflection occasionally in smooth ice.

I think, in one of the novels, a High One tried to make glass, but the results weren't useful. A skilled rockshaper must be able to make a mirror out of some kind of mineral.

It would be funny if Elves could use other Elves to send selfies (Elfies?)

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