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Forum: The Books Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Huinesoron
Emphasis added, because this is precisely what I...

Emphasis added, because this is precisely what I suggested Tolkien did:



In other words, taking into account the fact that 'thirty pieces of silver' is a common-use phrase, and the fact that...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
So the problem I'm having with #1 is that it's...

So the problem I'm having with #1 is that it's difficult to know where to start. There's nothing to obviously indicate an anagram (except maybe 'winding'), which suggests that there should be...
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By Huinesoron
A couple of notes for improvement: A sketch...

A couple of notes for improvement:

A sketch of the proposed house would go a long way. I know there's the 'T-diagram' in there, but it doesn't even show which rooms are which. It took me a good...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-21-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 171,802
Posted By Huinesoron
I love the puns! Especial shoutout to Oddwen for...

I love the puns! Especial shoutout to Oddwen for Little Miss Muffoot and sally for Mount Shroom.

I'm amused (and bewildered) that two separate people included a 404 error in their pictures, and I...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, that's where I got Birdseye. ;) Ah - I see...

Yes, that's where I got Birdseye. ;) Ah - I see that GIMLET (son of Groin, which frankly is cheating given that Gloin already is) not only has eyes like gimlets, but is also the name of a cocktail...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
I spotted that; I used to own a copy, actually,...

I spotted that; I used to own a copy, actually, but can't find it now.

The hard part is that I can't connect the clues to any of the names yet. ;) So possibly what I mean is 'Password is hard...'...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-19-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
This is very hard. ;) Is #4 perhaps...

This is very hard. ;)

Is #4 perhaps BIRDSEYE, which could point at both keen sight (like a hawk, say), and the vaguely comedic Fish Finger-selling Captain? (It's also hinted at by 'cocktail' -...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-18-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm. In that case, is #3 a reversal of Mad Dog,...

Hmm. In that case, is #3 a reversal of Mad Dog, aka Goddam?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-16-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Con as in 'constructed language'. :) hS

Con as in 'constructed language'. :)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
That's what Ardalambion always says. :D How about...

That's what Ardalambion always says. :D How about CONLANG AA?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
And #6 would presumably be ANCALAGON, noted...

And #6 would presumably be ANCALAGON, noted Thangorodrim-breaker. His name includes 'ANON' as half of a support group, but I can't turn Calag/Glaca/whatever into ab appropriate other part.

hS
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Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Which would suggest #1 is BARD, who on reflection...

Which would suggest #1 is BARD, who on reflection is rather drab.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm glad you know how to spell it, but I got to...

I'm glad you know how to spell it, but I got to the answer by spelling it wrong. ^_^

For #6 I found myself looking at 'the breaker of mountains', and thinking about all the most terrible monsters,...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
#5: If you take away NAG (a little speech/rant)...

#5: If you take away NAG (a little speech/rant) from BILABONG (noted as the preferred campsite of jolly swagmen everywhere), you're left with BILBO. (And if you spell it right and start with...
Forum: The Books 05-10-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,914
Posted By Huinesoron
Why did Frodo volunteer to take the One Ring to...

Why did Frodo volunteer to take the One Ring to Mordor, when that meant almost certain death? Why did Finrod Felagund give up rule of the greatest known city of the Noldor to help out a mortal who,...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-08-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, I was reading "Near-murderer of chosen one"...

Ah, I was reading "Near-murderer of chosen one" as a single phrase (ie, 'Maura, shaken, in Sn' as the whole clue); parsed it slightly wrong.

#1 must be ITHRYN LUIN, based on the latter half as...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
'Aruma' is also an anagram for 'Maura', ie Frodo;...

'Aruma' is also an anagram for 'Maura', ie Frodo; does that make Sam or Gollum the Chosen One? :D

I feel like the R clue might be RADAGAST, because they're ag[h]ast/disturbed. That would mean the...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
:D Heard and witnessed. I actually pulled...

:D Heard and witnessed.

I actually pulled the entire page list from Tolkien Gateway, then filtered it for word length. They seem to have an article for every Primitive Quendian root, which make up...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
The actual Sindarin word is 'eket', which is the...

The actual Sindarin word is 'eket', which is the type of sword Isildur had, and which I believe he kept hold of (despite losing other items, eg a certain ring). 'Eket' is 'A cat', with the As...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-04-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Huinesoron
I demand my cut! I predicted that a month before...

I demand my cut! I predicted that a month before TORn came out with it (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showpost.php?p=710833&postcount=22)! Clearly Universal are ripping me, an unknown internet forum...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
It is!

It is!
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
A hint, then... I didn't actually know this word...

A hint, then... I didn't actually know this word prior to writing this Password. It's one of the few things retained by someone who lost everything. And I've pretty much spelt out the answer.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-01-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Indeed, it was Araw deal. ^_^ (I was actually...

Indeed, it was Araw deal. ^_^ (I was actually thinking of him leaving the Avari completely, but the Teleri work too.)

One to go! It's in the early Third Age, and is not an English word.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-30-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
:D Ever noticed how people's guesses at answers...

:D Ever noticed how people's guesses at answers can be so much better than the actual answer?

Sadly, no. The leaving is somewhere between the two events you've listed... which I guess isn't saying...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-30-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 171,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Good thought, but not that. It was kind of...

Good thought, but not that.

It was kind of their choice that he left them.

hS
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