Miscellaneous Treebeard Bits

Contents of this page:
When leaving Treebeard's house after a party..... - Mr. Underhill
Stupid Ent Jokes  - The Foe Hammer, Primula and Dr. Gamgee
Thanks to all - seansbeanie
Treebeard's Voicemail   - Avondster
Boromir discusses with Linaewen the possibilities of a Treebeard tale - Linaewen
An acrostic drabble for Treebeard - Silivren Ithildin



When leaving Treebeard's house after a party............

....never tell him it is time for you to disembark! Badah Boom!!


Replies in this thread:

No, just tell him you have to leave! He likes that. – The Foe Hammer
I’ll root for that. – Primula
Try not to go out on a limb! – Mr. Underhill
This could branch out into a whole set of posts. – The Foe Hammer
You think it wood? – Primula
Or maybe knot. – The Foe Hammer
I’m stumped! – halavana
The question to ash: wooden it be good to stick to poems and knot tire ourselves with punish ents? – Doctor Gamgee
Don’t be barking up the wrong tree now. - Primula
Ter-mite. – pilbara orc
I’ve always been a sap for this kindling thing. - MayGamgee

- Mr. Underhill

Stupid Ent Jokes
 
What's the difference between an Ent and a Tree?
They'd tell you but it would take about a thousand years.

Who's Treebeard's favorite Disney character?
Tossup between Grandmother Willow (Pocahontas) and Woody (Toy Story)

What's Treebeard's favorite TV show?
Everwood.

-The Foe Hammer


What do you call an Ent with no trunk and no branches?
Leif.  

What do you call an Ent in the Entwash?
Bob.

Alternate answer: Dirty pool.  -The Foe Hammer

-Primula


Q.What did the Ent say when told someone was talking about him?
Hoom?

Q: If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no ent to hear him, does he have to confess at the next ent-moot?


Q: What did Fangorn say to Quickbeam when he heard about all of these bad jokes?

"'Punish 'em Ent wood' fit the crime!"

Q: Why don't ents have Jamaica-night parties?
The can't do the limb-0!

- Doctor Gamgee

Thanks to all who honor Treebeard, the man of my dreams. Tall, dark, deep thinking, slow to anger, a shoulder to lean on, defender, crusader, and dripping in green and gold.

- seansbeanie

Treebeard's Voicemail 

(TREEBEARD): "Hroom! You've reached Treebeard of Fangorn Forest. Please leave a message, but don't be hasty. Speak slowly. Very slowly. Think about what you want to say very carefully. Don't rush. Spell your name, speaking each letter succinctly. I promise to return your call, however, I cannot say when. Hroom! Must not be hasty. Once I carefully think through what my reply should be, I will call you back, saying each word slowly, very slowly ..... BEEP ............

(GIMLI): "You've reached Gimli the dwarf. Due to a hasty, likely regrettable promise, I'm busy packing, as tomorrow I leave to go trapsing through Fangorn forest with Legolas. If I do not return, I leave my axe collection to my friends at Aglarond, and my most prized possession - Galadriel's lock of hair - is to be given it's own shrine there. If this is Treebeard, PLEASE stop with the prank calls. If I hear one more chant of "the eyes, the eyes, beware of the eyes!", and Quickbeam snickering in the background - I'm NOT GOING!"

-Avondster

Boromir discusses with Linaewen the possibilities of a Treebeard tale

**Linaewen is pacing the room, tearing at her hair. Boromir sits calmly, one hip up on the table, inspecting his nails.**

Lin: I can't believe you are doing this to me! First you complain that I'm not getting on fast enough with your story, then you come up with this wild idea that I should do a Treebeard inkling for Treebeard Day that has you in it!

Boromir: Come now! You know you like a good challenge. If you can manage to defend my honor by engaging in a limerick war for hours on end, surely you can manage a short tale about Treebeard.

Lin: Do you realize how complicated it would be? You said yourself in the book that you have never been there. How can I get past that?

Boromir: You are very clever, Linaewen. I know you will come up with a plan.

Lin: Well, thank you...I think!

**Linaewen stands looking at the ceiling, thinking furiously.**

Lin: I don't know...what about a limerick instead?

It's one thing to write of Ent Treebeard;
(It is not so hard as I once feared!)
But bring Boromir there,
And people will stare!
It really is just very weird.

Boromir: Now, now...you can do better than that.

**Linaewen continues to pace. Suddenly she stops short, then quickly resumes her pacing, glancing at Boromir out of the corner of her eye to see if he has noticed.**

Boromir: So, you have thought of something.

Lin: (sighing) Yes...it might work...but I don't know if I can manage it in time. Treebeard Day might be over before I can work it up.

Boromir: No matter. Do they not sometimes allow late submissions?

Lin: Yes, I suppose so...even if not, it might be interesting to try it anyway...

**She picks up a pen and paper and starts scribbling some notes. After a moment she goes to the bookcase and gets down The Atlas of Middle-earth and The Return of the King, to check maps and dates. Boromir watches with interest.**

Boromir: I want Faramir to be in the story as well.

Lin: (dismayed) Faramir! Just like that I'm supposed to slip in Faramir? I don't even know how I'm getting you in yet..not really. (dripping sarcasm) Why don't we really make it complicated and have a battle as well?

Boromir: That is a very good idea. (Lin groans) Make it a battle with orcs.

Lin: Orcs...of course. (heaving a great sigh) That is at least feasible....So, we have Boromir, Treebeard, Faramir and orcs, in a story...before midnight...no problem!

Boromir: (smiling contentedly) I knew you could do it.

Lin: And if I don't have Chapter 44 ready for posting on Monday, what then?

Boromir: (waving his hand dismissively) Do not worry about Chapter 44. I will work on that while you write this up.

Lin: Right!

**Linaewen looks at her watch and tries to calculate what time it is on the US East coast.**

Lin: Hmmm...we're ten hours ahead here, so if I work on it the rest of the evening I might be able to get it posted at a halfway decent hour...and still have time to work on Chapter 44...assuming, of course, that the electricity is on, and the phone line is working, and that Mr. Linaewen doesn't want to eat supper tonight...

**Boromir gets up, goes over to Linaewen and whispers in her ear.**

Boromir: Leftovers.

Lin: (muttering while she scribbles) I guess we could have leftovers...

-Linaewen



Treebeard

T ruly old. One of the oldest creatures in all of
Middle-Earth.

R escued Merry and Pippin in their time of need.

E nt of Fangorn. A shepherd of the forest.

E ntered into battle against Isengard when he saw
the devastation Saruman had caused.

B earded one. His appearance surprised Merry and
Pippin.

E ntrapped Saruman in his tower and took over the
management of Isengard.

A sked Merry and Pippin if they had seen any of the
Entwives in the Shire.

R allied the Ents for the battle against Saruman.

D rew the Ents together for an Entmoot. Many
decisions to be made, of course, without haste.
- Silivren Ithildin
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