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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is very close, and in fact names at least...

This is very close, and in fact names at least one correct person, though not in the correc place.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
That's a pretty good linking of themes, but not...

That's a pretty good linking of themes, but not right I'm afraid.

Keep going! (I promise this one doesn't have a huge error - I made particularly sure to check stanza 2 to see who the addressee...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
But my first answer was not correct (except...

But my first answer was not correct (except technically, which is the best kind of correct).

I wouldn't be able to put up another one tonight anyway, so there's no harm letting people think for...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I've been trying to reach an immortal by hopping...

I've been trying to reach an immortal by hopping down the family tree to the Princes of Dol Amroth, but I wind up with Amroth as #9, so it's way too long.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
You know me not: As the others you deem me, ...

You know me not:
As the others you deem me,
And like them am I.
Yet other I am,
And before you I stand,
And by the sword in my hand,
You know me now.

You know me not:
As my kinsman you deem...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
So... which Eldacar? Because Eldacar of Arnor was...

So... which Eldacar? Because Eldacar of Arnor was the grandson of Isildur, which gives us:

Zimraphel > Elendil > Isildur > Valandil > Eldacar.

But there's also an Eldacar of Gondor, who I admit...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
How many assumptions am I allowed? GORBAG...

How many assumptions am I allowed?

GORBAG was a captain of Minas Morgul, and therefore served
THE NAZGUL, who took wing at the Black Gate against
GWAIHIR and the Eagles; and Gwaihir was the...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3,339
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Posted By Huinesoron
Haaaaaang on a minute: Windless, yet...

Haaaaaang on a minute:

Windless, yet animate, - alive without breath
With air of demise, - as cold as death
I'll wilt if I leave - drowns on dry land
My home, your paradise. - stream and pool /...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 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 08-17-2019, 10:24 AM
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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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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
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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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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
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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: 3,339
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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: 7,761
Views: 280,083
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: 54
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: 3,339
Views: 201,724
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: 3,339
Views: 201,724
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
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Views: 280,083
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: 3,339
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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: 3,339
Views: 201,724
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: 3,339
Views: 201,724
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: 3,339
Views: 201,724
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: 1,447
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...
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