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Is it just me, or does anyone else think Frodo was essentially robbed in the recent movie adaptations?  In the books, he stood up to the Barrow Wights, the Nazgul, a troll, and Shelob, but in the movies he essentially ran away from everything.  He was turned into a damsel in distress (with perpetual slow-motion near-death sequences). --[[User:Ted C|Ted C]] 17:06, 11 October 2006 (EDT)
 
Is it just me, or does anyone else think Frodo was essentially robbed in the recent movie adaptations?  In the books, he stood up to the Barrow Wights, the Nazgul, a troll, and Shelob, but in the movies he essentially ran away from everything.  He was turned into a damsel in distress (with perpetual slow-motion near-death sequences). --[[User:Ted C|Ted C]] 17:06, 11 October 2006 (EDT)
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==Splitting Off History==
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In rewriting this article, I have found that since Frodo is practically the main character of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', his "History" section will be enormous.  Should we create a main article for that, say, "[[History of Frodo Baggins]]," and link to it in the article to prevent this one from being overcluttered? --[[User:Narfil Palùrfalas|Narfil Palùrfalas]] 11:14, 22 January 2008 (EST)

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It may be a matter of some interest that Frodo never actually killed anything in the course of the Lord of the Rings. He did, however, stand up to fight against some formidable adversaries. He foolishly attempted to fight the Nazgul at Weathertop, and he stabbed a troll in the foot in Moria to keep it from forcing open a door.

Frodo was wounded several times in the Lord of the Rings. The first came when he tried to fight the Nazgul at Weathertop and was stabbed with a Morgul blade. He was later knocked out by an orc's thrown spear in Moria, but the mithril armor Bilbo had given him saved his life. He was poisoned by Shelob in the pass of Cirith Ungol and later questioned by orcs in the tower. Finally, Gollum bit of his finger to obtain the ring as they struggled inside Mount Doom.

--Ted C 17:23, 10 October 2006 (EDT)

So are you saying this information should be included in the article? Whether you are or not, I think it should. All the articles on the four hobbits (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin) are terribly inadequate. I should do some work on them (I have done some on Merry, but didn't finish), though I prefer to work on articles concerning the First Age and elvish tongues. . . Earendilyon might be willing. . . Anyway, I'll try and get to them soon. --Narfil Palùrfalas 18:08, 10 October 2006 (EDT)
That was the general idea, but I like to let the original author know before I start editing the page. --Ted C 10:26, 11 October 2006 (EDT)
I could be wrong, but I think Hyarion copy-pasted the original from Wikipedia. --Narfil Palùrfalas 11:02, 11 October 2006 (EDT)

Is it just me, or does anyone else think Frodo was essentially robbed in the recent movie adaptations? In the books, he stood up to the Barrow Wights, the Nazgul, a troll, and Shelob, but in the movies he essentially ran away from everything. He was turned into a damsel in distress (with perpetual slow-motion near-death sequences). --Ted C 17:06, 11 October 2006 (EDT)

Splitting Off History

In rewriting this article, I have found that since Frodo is practically the main character of The Lord of the Rings, his "History" section will be enormous. Should we create a main article for that, say, "History of Frodo Baggins," and link to it in the article to prevent this one from being overcluttered? --Narfil Palùrfalas 11:14, 22 January 2008 (EST)