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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 02:12 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
The Muppets' Noldolante! Starring Michael Caine...

The Muppets' Noldolante! Starring Michael Caine as an increasingly exasperated Finrod.



Well, it's meant to be the Mindon in Tirion (since that's where the Oath was sworn). It, uh... wasn't...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-29-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
^_^ Coping with work is essentially why I got the...

^_^ Coping with work is essentially why I got the pin in the first place, though in my case it's More Paperwork I'm (always) dreading. What was yours? Because I bet it's more interesting to describe....
Forum: Quiz Room 09-29-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
Nothing is too much of a leap! :D:D:D (This...

Nothing is too much of a leap! :D:D:D

(This is not actually a statement of gameplay philosophy, fear not.)

In games like poker, the involuntary habits which reveal what a player is thinking -...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-29-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
What, Frodo? This is not an LotR clue. ...

What, Frodo? This is not an LotR clue.



Nope - the road isn't short (and the troll's pins aren't relevant either).

Some thoughts:

-What is a road made of?
-What hint might a gambler...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-29-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not. This is a named character, who is...

It is not. This is a named character, who is specifically noted to be unmarried (unlike the rest of the three (I SAID FOUR)).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-29-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
Y'know, he always has sounded like a refugee from...

Y'know, he always has sounded like a refugee from Narnia. Proof, perhaps, of the old theory that the east-facing Narnia map and the west-facing Middle-earth map are supposed to back onto each other,...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-28-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
They aren't, it's just the first letter. :) ...

They aren't, it's just the first letter. :)

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 09-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,547
Posted By Huinesoron
We made it through Turin! Stars and water...

We made it through Turin!

Stars and water he's hard work. But I've finally managed to bump off not just Turin, but his entire family and most of his friends and enemies as well. Thingol is still...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-28-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
N-- ... The clue is not indicating that...

N--

...

The clue is not indicating that you need to take the fourth letter, no.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-28-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
I wound up puzzling over this one myself. The...

I wound up puzzling over this one myself. The answer is indeed Earnur, with 'the city' being Minas Morgul... I think the clue was 'EARNER + "E? No, U!", but I'm honestly not certain.

URWEN - An...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-28-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Strictly speaking this isn't Zong news (though a...

Strictly speaking this isn't Zong news (though a preview might have snuck in), but it's definitely Zong-adjacent: when I went back to the office I started wearing a variety of pin-badges on my...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-28-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
Ur (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ur). :) It's...

Ur (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ur). :) It's kind of the ur-ancient city, so to speak. ^_~

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-28-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
^_^ That's exactly what they are. ...

^_^ That's exactly what they are.

(Originally it was going to be single women, but that only gives about 5 letters, and most of those are vowels, so.)



Correct!

URWEN - An ancient city...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-27-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
"He may live as a wolf, but he will die Ron." :D ...

"He may live as a wolf, but he will die Ron." :D

All three correct.

1. U - An ancient city (now? then? Start huffing less) with an older and sadder name.
NIENNA - An endless Elvish gift: one...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-27-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
That's the chappie; you see why I was amused? ;) ...

That's the chappie; you see why I was amused? ;)

1. - An ancient city (now? then? Start huffing less) with an older and sadder name.
NIENNA - An endless Elvish gift: one German backwards cries....
Forum: Quiz Room 09-27-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
This is entirely wrong (though would fit the...

This is entirely wrong (though would fit the theme), but hilariously you're only one letter away from getting the answer.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-27-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not (and 'Mother' is a cryptic element). ...

It is not (and 'Mother' is a cryptic element).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 09-26-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
Oakenshield it is. I was always taught that the...

Oakenshield it is. I was always taught that the three English trees were oak, ash, and elm - up until elm went rather solidly extinct in these parts.

1. - An ancient city (now? then? Start...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-26-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
I just get easily distracted while working at...

I just get easily distracted while working at home. Shhh, don't tell anyone. (Though most of the drawing was done at lunchtime, fear not.)



I was going to just talk about how singable it is,...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-25-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
And we have a new video! ...

And

we have

a new video!

Galadriel's Lament: Remastered (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtmMGidvr0M)

With shiny new digital effects and also probably everything stays the right size...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-25-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
I was aiming for 'sneer', but am happy with...

I was aiming for 'sneer', but am happy with 'smirk'.

Oh look, here's trouble:

https://i.imgur.com/Oh2hZ4l.png

I am cheating outrageously by keeping him in neutral pose, but I really enjoy...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-25-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Hurrah! I had to completely redraw Curufin's...

Hurrah! I had to completely redraw Curufin's eyebrows on the computer, because he looked - shudder - happy in the original.

Next up is redrawing Finrod, and then deciding whether Wind or the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-24-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 12,278
Posted By Huinesoron
A number of things have come together - I'm back...

A number of things have come together - I'm back working from home, and I've acquired a better video editing program* - and have led me to consider upgrading from 'digital sketch' to 'pencil-coloured...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-24-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, hah. Nothing to do with any of that (except...

Oh, hah. Nothing to do with any of that (except in the sense that this person is distantly related to them... but frankly, it's Middle-earth, isn't everyone?)



Correct; ANN(a)EIN backwards.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 459,703
Posted By Huinesoron
It is! The full derivation is reversed ELECT +...

It is! The full derivation is reversed ELECT + BRIM + BORE (dull) gives 'Tcelebrimbore', which is then topped and tailed.

1. - An ancient city (now? then? Start huffing less) with an older and...
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