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Forum: The Movies Today, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is good stuff. :) I love the idea that Harad...

This is good stuff. :) I love the idea that Harad was "the civilised world" at that time - after all, they hadn't just undergone a cataclysmic destruction of the western seaboard...!



Um... the...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
... I was asleep. And you are the only person who...

... I was asleep. And you are the only person who saw it as some kind of contest to get the answer.

I'll let someone else ask the next question; don't want to monopolise the thread.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 03:11 AM
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Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, right, that. Um, is it alive? hS

Oh, right, that.

Um, is it alive?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
And here I thought we were working together to...

And here I thought we were working together to get the answer... ;)

Well done, I'd completely forgotten the vambrace, even though I used it in a riddle less than a month ago! Where's the 'sheepish...
Forum: The Movies Today, 02:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,087
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm sure I remember one map showing it exactly on...

I'm sure I remember one map showing it exactly on the equator. I have a horrible feeling it was...

... yeah, it was the 'Lungs' map...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:24 PM
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Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
This sounds like it's a piece of armour, such as...

This sounds like it's a piece of armour, such as a gauntlet or boot, rather than a full suit of mail.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm. Commanders' armour: -Aragorn's mail...

Hmm.

Commanders' armour:
-Aragorn's mail from Rohan.
-Forlong's mail
-Imrahil's armour
-Witch-King's mail
[-Denethor's armour]

I think we can mostly rule out Forlong - his armour is...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
That's the one; it's Hell-Mike reversed, rather...

That's the one; it's Hell-Mike reversed, rather than Hell, Mike reversed. (Also I have a nagging suspicion that first word is pronounced 'Mickle', but whatever.

DIMBAR - A dull pub between the...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
And I guess I can formalise this to save time: ...

And I guess I can formalise this to save time:

If the answer to Urwen's question 'Worn by a commander?' is NO, then I would like to ask 'Is it Eowyn's armour?'.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
I don't actually have an idea in mind yet; I want...

I don't actually have an idea in mind yet; I want to know how broad the options are. :)

I once saw a similar Tolkien 20 Questions where the answer was 'the name "The Little Kingdom" as once used...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Named, yes - but no promises on 'easier'. ...

Named, yes - but no promises on 'easier'.

While we're talking about the future, can I get a rules clarification?

a Person, a place, an event or an item of ME

-Could the answer be a group of...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
OBEL it is. It follows after Amon(ster), and...

OBEL it is. It follows after Amon(ster), and is... well, I guess the fact that I didn't know a division symbol is properly called an 'obelus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obelus)' should have hinted...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Current list: Commanders: -Aragorn's mail...

Current list:

Commanders:
-Aragorn's mail from Rohan.
-Forlong's mail
-Imrahil's armour
-Witch-King's mail
[-Denethor's armour]

Non-commanders:
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. This is a location in Beleriand, and is not...

Nope. This is a location in Beleriand, and is not a capital itself, but is a named (two word) location where the capital is located. So Túna rather than Tirion (but not Túna).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
I haven't seen Mith indicate that it needs to be,...

I haven't seen Mith indicate that it needs to be, just that it's not super obscure. We know it doesn't have an Elvish name, but that's about it.



Nope, go for it.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Never surrender! :mad: ;) hS

Never surrender! :mad: ;)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay; so here's everything described as 'armour',...

Okay; so here's everything described as 'armour', 'plate', 'corslet', 'hauberk', or 'mail', that could reasonably be the answer (so not 'the armour the goblins wore in Goblin Town):

From The...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
Aros! :D Which is the river on the south edge of...

Aros! :D Which is the river on the south edge of Region, which is a forest of holly trees (ouch).

DIMBAR - A dull pub between the rivers.
OSSIRIAND - I say: Oh sir! I hand this damp place (to...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
By a longer name, this place would be a rose. :D ...

By a longer name, this place would be a rose. :D

You're overthinking it.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
It definitely couldn't be those three, because...

It definitely couldn't be those three, because they have Elvish names (see question 3).

I don't think it can be any of the other Great Rings, because Mithalwen responded to the Feanor question...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 211,754
Posted By Huinesoron
Silmaril I'm thinking some sort of insult. 'Impertinent'...

I'm thinking some sort of insult. 'Impertinent' sounds like the sort of thing Gandalf would call Pippin, but I can't actually find it in the text. Half-baked also sounds like a Pippin thing.

Hang...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8,139
Views: 294,183
Posted By Huinesoron
It's been a bit, so have some hints: A: the...

It's been a bit, so have some hints:

A: the 'Rosie' guess followed pretty much the correct logic. The question states that by a longer name, this place would . 'Holly' indicates what the location...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-17-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 293,211
Posted By Huinesoron
First up, an apology: I messed up with...

First up, an apology: I messed up with 'plant-based'; I forgot that clothes in LotR are more likely to be wool than cotton. Either animal-based or metal would have been a better choice to rule out.
...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 09-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 342,983
Posted By Huinesoron
Happy birthday, Urwen! hS

Happy birthday, Urwen!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-13-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 211,754
Posted By Huinesoron
This makes me think of Sam talking to Gollum in...

This makes me think of Sam talking to Gollum in Ithilien. Dunno though. Who else talked about food?

hS
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