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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I have been spending the day with my family....

I have been spending the day with my family. Unlike a decade and a half ago, people on the internet are not as important as they are. :)



I think I had something like that, yeah. I think either...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Spot on! Let's take a look: 1. Ummm... I got...

Spot on! Let's take a look:

1. Ummm... I got my 'parents of masters of Bag-End' muddled up and wound up referencing Drogo in place of Bungo, didn't I? Oops!
2-4. Exactly.
5. After Lobelia was...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 01:51 PM
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Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Interesting! But we do know the names of a whole...

Interesting! But we do know the names of a whole bunch of people between Beren and Aragorn, including the entire line of the Kings of Arnor; plus there's a bunch of unnamed Lords of Andunie in there....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Good! :) Sadly I didn't really construct it in a...

Good! :) Sadly I didn't really construct it in a way that you can pick away at it; if you get one of the lines, I think the whole thing will immediately follow. I'll try to work on that next time.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 11:49 AM
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Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
I quite like that, but no, and not really close....

I quite like that, but no, and not really close. The answer is in the singular.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Think about what 'follow' might mean. ...

Think about what 'follow' might mean.



I... huh.

Okay, I have no idea how you came to the idea that I throw Sam into everything, but yes, it does have something to do with him. :p Not the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. 'The namesake' is not the namesake of 'the...

Nope. 'The namesake' is not the namesake of 'the daughter', but of another character.



It is not; as I said, it's chronological, any any chronology where the fifth step was 'S.A. 3255-T.A....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
Now that's an interesting word. Per Ardalambion,...

Now that's an interesting word. Per Ardalambion, it's a variant spelling of an archaic poetic Sindarin word (the common word being naneth). It looks like a cognate to Quenya amillė of the same...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-16-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By Huinesoron
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest

For the past nine years, there has existed a video game named Aragorn's Quest. Apparently it's kind of rubbish: it's a dumbed-down retelling of the Aragorn bits of the LotR movies, done in a kind of...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
The riddle is in chronological order. In...

The riddle is in chronological order.

In fact, I've just discovered I can add two more lines to the end:

Born to the one who went to the water,
Held by the one who returned from beyond,
Left...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
The riddle is comprehensive for the entire time...

The riddle is comprehensive for the entire time period covered in the books, mentioning every relevant person.

The 'ones' in line 5 includes three individuals.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
A sick rodent could be an ill rat, which gives...

A sick rodent could be an ill rat, which gives almost everything we need for ITARILLE.

If the element is Iridium, and the unit is mile, then by disturbing the end of the latter we get MIRIEL.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
I think you're stretching a lot with the Beren...

I think you're stretching a lot with the Beren and Luthien link, but regardless, this is nowhere near the right answer I'm afraid.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Born to the one who went to the water, Held by...

Born to the one who went to the water,
Held by the one who returned from beyond,
Left by the one who sought somewhere hotter,
Claimed by the one who for ages had longed,
Lost to the ones who took...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
Angrod, I think. At least I've always remembered...

Angrod, I think. At least I've always remembered them as 'Angrod and Aegnor'. Orodreth may or may not be younger than both of them.

Will try to come up with something.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 201,357
Posted By Huinesoron
An'? Aegnor, son of the Noldor, Second Tribe...

An'?

Aegnor, son of the Noldor, Second Tribe of the Caliquendi, fell in love with
Andreth, daughter of the First House of the Edain, House Beor,
Something something, don't get this line,
And he...
Forum: The Books 08-14-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By Huinesoron
This is beautiful. :) Given the ephemeral nature...

This is beautiful. :) Given the ephemeral nature of these notes, it can't be considered canon-canon - but as Tolkien's only known thoughts on the forest, it should probably be held as 'true' under...
Forum: The Movies 08-12-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,662
Posted By Huinesoron
Tom Shippey on the limitations of the series...

Tom Shippey on the limitations of the series (https://www.tolkiengesellschaft.de/30918/exklusive-interview-with-tom-shippey-concerning-lotronprime/).

There's a clump of interesting questions and...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-10-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
Sorry, by 'these' I meant the previous answers. ...

Sorry, by 'these' I meant the previous answers.



Bingo! And for exactly the right reasons too. :) Well done.

1. DEAD MARSHES - A deed of lesser note in the wet, lit by candlelight.
2. DEATH...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-09-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
You're both very much on the right track, but are...

You're both very much on the right track, but are these really places people died...?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
Exactly. :) 1. DEAD MARSHES - A deed of...

Exactly. :)

1. DEAD MARSHES - A deed of lesser note in the wet, lit by candlelight.
2. ??E?? - Wait a second: do not live up by the trees.
3. BARROW-DOWNS - One step in... well, here we are!
4....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm going to give you that one, because it is the...

I'm going to give you that one, because it is the sandpit used after Bywater. The actual name is BATTLE PIT, as in the stone of a fruit.



Yes - but not by that name. (I wanted to, but can you...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
No, it is not. That clue has no position...

No, it is not. That clue has no position indicator, just a cryptic and straight clue.

... and you've already spotted the straight clue with 'where Huor is buried'.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. :) What does 'by' mean? And where's...

Nope. :)

What does 'by' mean? And where's the cryptic clue?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7,749
Views: 279,563
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, yes, yes... and yes! 1. DEAD MARSHES -...

Yes, yes, yes... and yes!

1. DEAD MARSHES - A deed of lesser note in the wet, lit by candlelight.
2. ??E?? - Wait a second: do not live up by the trees.
3. BARROW-DOWNS - One step in... well,...
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