Dispatches from a Small Business
TJIC points to more poor decision-making by LOTR characters. I can't take these criticisms seriously after seeing the Lord of all ring-plan critiques here:
And don't forget this: http://www.angryflower.com/lordot.gif
Hehehe, I half expected Frodo to decide that he wanted to keep the ring, at which Gandalf orders the eagle: 'bombs away'. Last shot of the eagle flying off into the distance and Gandalf saying 'we'll build a statue for you'.
Frodo did decide he wanted to keep the ring. Gollum bit it off his hand, along with a finger, and fell over the edge, thereby quite accidentally saving the mission.