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Forum: The Books Today, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Agreed. That's true of every historical empire...

Agreed. That's true of every historical empire (it's notable that the Romans 'wiped out' the pre-invasion tribal names in Britain, only to have them reappear on gravestones less than a generation...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
None of those people are invol-- no, wait. ...

None of those people are invol-- no, wait.

None of those people are presen-- hang on.

None of those people are physically present for the incident (and it is a specific incident) in question.
...
Forum: The Books Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By Huinesoron
You're right! Sort of & maybe. This is tied up in...

You're right! Sort of & maybe. This is tied up in the Faring Forth, which is a fairly nebulous idea from the end of the original legendarium. The quote I think you're thinking of is this:



Does...
Forum: The Books Today, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By Huinesoron
Ooh, I like this question. I mean, I think...

Ooh, I like this question.

I mean, I think you're wrong. Tolkien was never very fond of 'enemy POV' in his stories - the most we get is lines like 'Orcs would after laughing tell' in the Lay of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 285,694
Posted By Huinesoron
Seconded! A very happy birthday to the Downs'...

Seconded! A very happy birthday to the Downs' most dedicated birthday happy-er, Galadriel55!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
1. Piddles in the Dark - When you are in danger...

1. Piddles in the Dark - When you are in danger of being eaten underground but really need the toilet OR Be careful where you tread in Gollum's cave.
2. Of the Coming of Men into the Nest - Beowulf...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-06-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, to avoid you having to do two in a row,...

Well, to avoid you having to do two in a row, here's one in a rather different style:



hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-04-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
... what I really need at this point is a...

... what I really need at this point is a raised-eyebrow smiley.

Change a letter of a chapter title ... any Tolkien chapter ... to give another slant on the story. Or more than one letter,...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-04-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
And the first guess is the last, because that's...

And the first guess is the last, because that's exactly right. ^_^

Over to you, Urwen.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-04-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on...

1. 'A beryl, an elf stone' - found by Strider, on a bridge, I think?
2. Elessar - the "elfstone" that gives Aragorn his name.
3. The white gem that Arwen gives to Frodo.
4. The Arkenstone.
5. The...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-04-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay! This is the last one I've got pre-written,...

Okay! This is the last one I've got pre-written, so hopefully I don't wind up answering any more. ^_^ I think it's pretty easy.



hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-02-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
"Where now the horse and the rider?" Eorl...

"Where now the horse and the rider?"

Eorl the Young rode south with wings of cavalry to aid Gondor as he promised, past dark Mirkwood and golden Lorien (and through a cloud of enchantment from the...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-29-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
Transportation, broadly defined: 1. Fell...

Transportation, broadly defined:

1. Fell Beast
2. Sam (Mount Doom)
3. Lorien boats
4. Dori (carried Bilbo ... dropped him, but a goblin tripped him and kicked him in the back, or something)....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-29-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
Confirmed Ringbearers, broadly defined. 1....

Confirmed Ringbearers, broadly defined.

1. Durin III (Dwarven ring)
2. Cirdan (Narya)
3. Tom Bombadil (The One Ring)
4. Khamul the Easterling (One of the Nine)
5. Thror (Dwarven Ring)
6....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-29-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
Confirmed Ringbearers, broadly defined. 1....

Confirmed Ringbearers, broadly defined.

1. Durin III (Dwarven ring)
2. Cirdan (Narya)
3. Tom Bombadil (The One Ring)
4. Khamul the Easterling (One of the Nine)
5. Thror (Dwarven Ring)
6....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-28-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome...

1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome bread.
2. Alf of Wootton Major: baker, notably of two Great Cakes.
3. Samwise Gamgee: stewed rabbit, though I trust he makes great fish and chips too....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-28-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
Exactly right! 'Arvedui' is translated...

Exactly right! 'Arvedui' is translated 'last-king', a name given to him by Malbeth the Seer. Malbeth explicitly says that he's either going to be the last king of Arthedain because it will be...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-28-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
How about Mr. Bliss?

1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome bread.
2. Alf of Wootton Major: baker, notably of two Great Cakes.
3. Samwise Gamgee: stewed rabbit, though I trust he makes great fish and chips too....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome...

1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome bread.
2. Alf of Wootton Major: baker, notably of two Great Cakes.
3. Samwise Gamgee: stewed rabbit, though I trust he makes great fish and chips too....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome...

1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome bread.
2. Alf of Wootton Major: baker, notably of two Great Cakes.
3. Samwise Gamgee: stewed rabbit, though I trust he makes great fish and chips too....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
Yay! Great riddle, I love how much depth you've...

Yay! Great riddle, I love how much depth you've snuck in there.

And since I've got this one all prepared...



Three names being looked for here (or even four!), but 'He' and 'I' are the key...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 164,376
Posted By Huinesoron
Is it the stones on the path up to Dunharrow? The...

Is it the stones on the path up to Dunharrow? The P˙kel-men, who were probably placed by the Woses/Druedain; both they and 'their [ie, the makers'] children' guard ways away from death, in that the...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
It doesn't have to be Middle-earth, right?

1. Old Stone Troll/Perry-the-Winkle: Cramsome bread.
2. Alf of Wootton Major: baker, notably of two Great Cakes.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-26-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,031
Posted By Huinesoron
Whom shall they bring hither first?

1. Meriadoc the Magnificent
2. Hurin the Tall
3. Hurin the Steadfast
4. Sauron the Great
5. Elanor the Fair
6. Fingon the Valiant

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-23-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4,402
Views: 207,626
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay... how about FINROD (ie, Finarfin)? In D&D...

Okay... how about FINROD (ie, Finarfin)? In D&D terms he left the party when he turned round at Araman; I'm sure I remember some mention of Alqualonde arming itself against him on his return, which...
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