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Talk:Wainrider/Balchoth War

[edit] Naming Decision

It was a tough decision arriving at a name for this conflict. Appendix A (ROTK) uses both terms, and the pre-existing Celebrant battle article uses "Balchoth". So I tried to use both. Easterling is more of a generic description. Also, the time period involved here is very long, 700 years or so, but the whole affair is discussed as though it is a unitary conflict in the Tale of Years. So I kept the time scale long.--Theoden1 17:38, 13 July 2008 (EDT)

Some other naming: "Calimehtar-Dagorlad Battle"? Isn't "Second Battle for Dagorlad" a bit better? -- Ederchil 13:07, 14 July 2008 (EDT)
That's just a place holder-- perhaps 2nd will do.--Theoden1 14:51, 14 July 2008 (EDT)
I added a redirect page for Easterling War. That should keep everyone happy.--Theoden1 14:53, 16 July 2008 (EDT)

[edit] Typo Wars

Someday, Ederchil, we'll look back on this as the Great Typo War. I hope we're helping it other, not just chewing on each other. I thought I was helping you out with corrections to Christopher Lee. I hope you're responding with the same charitable spirit, dude.--Theoden1 14:50, 16 July 2008 (EDT)

Always charitable. We're all here to help eachother. I make typos, you make typos. If we don't correct eachother, then who will? -- Ederchil 15:41, 16 July 2008 (EDT)

[edit] Doesn't make sense

Sorry folks, it's ludicrous to put the Wainrider/Balchoth conflict into one. The Wainriders were utterly defated in 1944 TA, the Balchoth appear 500 years later. It's like talking about the "Hunnic-Mongol Invasion of Europe" despite Huns and Mongols being different peoples and are separated by 700 years. There's a wainrider conflict and a Balchoth conflict. Besides, the article is far from complete. And why is there crux behind Ecthelion II? From what I know he died peacefully. --Thalion 14:58, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

I didn't like it either way back when it was created. Split the subject. --Dwarf Lord 18:19, 20 September 2011 (UTC)
+1 --Amroth 14:58, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

Woolly Mammoth 16:24, 14 May 2015 (UTC) If the start of this "war" was in T.A. 1851, then what the bloody hell are Tarostar and Turambar doing in the list of commanders?

The body text names RĂ³mendacil I which clearly has then been added to the infobox. However, I don't accept that that this article should actually exist so perhaps we should take this as an opportunity to discuss this article's future and scope.
Can I say, though, that I don't think your language, Woolly Mammoth - "what the bloody hell" - is appropriate for this wiki. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 07:46, 15 May 2015 (UTC)