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Forum: Quiz Room 02-14-2020, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
No, I know - like I said, it doesn't really fit...

No, I know - like I said, it doesn't really fit the clue, but if I didn't ask...

Okay, V should be easy; how many V-words can there be? I think 'wherefore, we hear' might be a Y, but Juliet's...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-13-2020, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I have nooo idea whose horse it is... I actually...

I have nooo idea whose horse it is... I actually came at it from the other side, looking for horses (the obvious quadruped) with 'hen' in their names. I was expecting Man+Hen, but disassembling...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-13-2020, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Doctor Who reference. Rory Williams gets replaced...

Doctor Who reference. Rory Williams gets replaced by a plastic duplicate of himself, while simultaneously being transported to Roman Britain. He then spends the next 2000 years being a semi-mythical...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-13-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
#4: If it's a place, then 'here' is the straight...

#4: If it's a place, then 'here' is the straight clue, and 'are you finished is 'U DUN?'

#7: a turnpike is a TOLL road, and a Toll Man minus Left is TOLMAN. One of Sam's relatives, right?

#9:...
Forum: The Books 02-13-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Huinesoron
Leaf I would say 'not intentionally'. I would actually...

I would say 'not intentionally'. I would actually swear I've seen a Tolkien drawing of either Wellinghall or Treebeard's viewpoint somewhere, but I can't track it down. Other than that possibility, I...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-12-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Or how about RIMION, a name once used for Beren's...

Or how about RIMION, a name once used for Beren's grandfather? That would be NORI + I'M, which isn't a pronoun but is pretty close.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 02-11-2020, 02:39 AM
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Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
My head keeps going to ROG, aka The Most...

My head keeps going to ROG, aka The Most Memorable Gondolinner (;)), but while 'gore' could arguably mean dirt (=filth = mess), 'gor' seems just to be a seagull.

Or there's RODNOR, aka Gil-Galad,...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-10-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
So we miiiight be left with just one to answer: ...

So we miiiight be left with just one to answer:

R: A returning pronoun is inside a confused dwarf, for him

I'm quite taken with the idea that it's a rare name that simply isn't indexed by the...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-05-2020, 11:36 AM
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Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
To me that sounds like SALT + E. Which gives...

To me that sounds like SALT + E. Which gives us... Elast? Estal? Etals? Ealts? Eslat?

Ah, there it is: ELTAS, teller of the Tale of Turambar in the Cottage of Lost Play.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 02-04-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Just realised I missed out 'our', but it would...

Just realised I missed out 'our', but it would need the same -uo- that made 'you' so unlikely.

This is the first time I've wished I owned HoME XIII; a single index would be very helpful at this...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-03-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay okay. Three male characters, no other...

Okay okay. Three male characters, no other obvious straight clues ("archaic" could be, but probably modifies "dirt" instead).

R(1): The pronoun isn't noted as not being English, so let's figure it...
Forum: The Books 01-30-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,714
Posted By Huinesoron
Who's getting rained on? This looks like a...

Who's getting rained on? This looks like a challenge! I shall leave mindil to handle their theory and instead return to mine:

-Tar and Finduilas are probably a Gondorian marginal note in the Red...
Forum: The Books 01-28-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Huinesoron
White Tree Two sets of objects jump to mind (sort of). The...

Two sets of objects jump to mind (sort of). The first is the heirlooms of Numenor, the ones the Edain brought from Beleriand. They include the Ring of Barahir and Narsil, the sword of unspecified...
Forum: The Books 01-21-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,714
Posted By Huinesoron
mindil - these are some absolutely brilliant...

mindil - these are some absolutely brilliant posts. :D One thing that ties in very nicely with this theory is the way Tolkien tried to introduce Numenor - both of his first(?) attempts to write the...
Forum: The Books 01-17-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By Huinesoron
Silmaril As so many others have said - he was a worthy...

As so many others have said - he was a worthy guardian of Middle-earth, and will be sorely missed. I am so pleased, though, that he managed to publish all three of the Great Tales under their own...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-15-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Huinesoron
Pipe The Silmarillion in the Vernacular

I have accidentally committed myself to retelling the Silmarillion in the vernacular to my children, aged 7 and 9.

This began because I foolishly attempted to explain why feeling guilty means you...
Forum: The Movies 01-15-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,495
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, as of yesterday we have 15 cast members...

Well, as of yesterday we have 15 cast members (https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/article/everything-we-know-about-the-lord-of-the-rings-amazon-series/), which includes several we already knew.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Second T: Not all TEARS are an evil. Second...

Second T: Not all TEARS are an evil.

Second E: A sailor has SEA LEGS, which in the singular becomes the majestic EAGLES.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-08-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
How about TOL BRANDIR? Don + ...well, I don't...

How about TOL BRANDIR? Don + ...well, I don't know, but it does include 'don' and start with T.

hS
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 389,369
Posted By Huinesoron
Thirded! Happy birthday G55! hS

Thirded! Happy birthday G55!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
First O: didn't ODO PROUDFOOT put the feet in...

First O: didn't ODO PROUDFOOT put the feet in question up on the table?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Second H... sigh, again. Is it a HOB that someone...

Second H... sigh, again. Is it a HOB that someone BIT ON?

(HOBBITON)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Forgot about this... because PRE+S+TOR hit my...

Forgot about this... because PRE+S+TOR hit my 'that looks like a name' button, and then I remembered where I recognised it from.

(Though honestly, 'lost eastern kingdom of Numenorean Faithful'...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
G: GILD + OR? ('I draan'... good grief,...

G: GILD + OR?

('I draan'... good grief, Pervinca. :D)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 366,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, nice! Hopefully we can knock down the...

Oh, nice! Hopefully we can knock down the remaining clues nice and quickly now. :)

S: 50p is a silver coin, so this clue describes a SILVER LOAD... sorry, SILVERLODE.

G: I'm wondering at...
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