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Forum: Quiz Room 04-23-2018, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Nerwen
Pipe Yes to all!:smokin: F ËANOR Not a chance?...

Yes to all!:smokin:

F ËANOR Not a chance? Without doubt? That's the spirit! Though a little messed up (like the theme).
G I L-GALAD Fellow of dubious parentage sounds fishy and androgynous. No...
Forum: The Books 04-23-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By Nerwen
"Match me in London" is an interesting find. I...

"Match me in London" is an interesting find. I had never heard of it, but I checked it out- it is available online- and though the plot does not resemble that of "The Hobbit", the character Bilbo...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-23-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
You have missed someone. IIRC she only appears...

You have missed someone. IIRC she only appears in the "Extended Edition" of the story.


A good try, but no. And "spirit" is the straight part, as you've guessed- but does not refer to an Ainu.
Forum: Quiz Room 04-23-2018, 01:54 AM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Oddly enough, they did, and Laurelin was a...

Oddly enough, they did, and Laurelin was a "she"... but not the right one. When I said you had the correct family, I didn't mean Arien's. You sort of have to work backwards from Arien to get the...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-21-2018, 08:47 PM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Palantir-Green GIL-GALAD and DENETHOR are correct, and for the...

GIL-GALAD and DENETHOR are correct, and for the reasons given.

ARIEN is not... quite, though she is involved in the clue. You also have the correct family.

1. Not a chance? Without doubt?...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-21-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Pipe Here you go! Just a little one, this time. ...

Here you go! Just a little one, this time.

1. Not a chance? Without doubt? That's the spirit! Though a little messed up (like the theme).
2. Fellow of dubious parentage sounds fishy and...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-20-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
The Eye Úlairi?

Úlairi?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-19-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Yes, I'd realised- very elegant clue!:cool: ...

Yes, I'd realised- very elegant clue!:cool:

Now what in Middle-earth can the others be? Maybe ORC for #6, as an anagram of CROW minus W?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-19-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Exactly. Element eleventy-one!:smokin: ...

Exactly. Element eleventy-one!:smokin:

Anyway, I should have said this before: my reasoning for the answer is that the clue really means "binding the triple element with 'in'", so R + IN + G.
Forum: Quiz Room 04-19-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Ring Is it RING? Is the password SAURON?

Is it RING? Is the password SAURON?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-19-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Einsteinium or Roentgenium, then. Es or Rg. ...

Einsteinium or Roentgenium, then. Es or Rg.

And I guess whatever the theme is, it isn't SECOND AGE.
Forum: Quiz Room 04-18-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Roentgenium?

Roentgenium?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-17-2018, 07:47 AM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Neither would I.:p But do you mean that's it?

Neither would I.:p But do you mean that's it?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-17-2018, 06:53 AM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Lithium?

Lithium?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-17-2018, 06:15 AM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
So "triple element" != "three different...

So "triple element" != "three different elements". What is a "triple element" then, we wonders?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-17-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Ah, Grelvish! Takes me back... Nice work on...

Ah, Grelvish! Takes me back...

Nice work on #6 from both you- a very outside-the-box clue.

Is #2 AMON LANC ("Bald hill") with a play on "lank"?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-15-2018, 02:56 AM
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Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
"No correct answers"- does that include the...

"No correct answers"- does that include the suggestions I put in parenthesis?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-14-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
Actually, that looks to me if it might be saying...

Actually, that looks to me if it might be saying something like "take synonym for 'slave' (or name of a slave), anagrammize and remove letters to get a 'black-winged' creature". (Raven? Fell beast?...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 04-12-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 247,170
Posted By Nerwen
Happy birthday Child, Manwe and McCobbler, and...

Happy birthday Child, Manwe and McCobbler, and belated thanks to Zil and G55!
Forum: Quiz Room 04-01-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
NÁMO ("Moan"), then?

NÁMO ("Moan"), then?
Forum: The Books 03-31-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Nerwen
No, the "now" is from the perspective of a later...

No, the "now" is from the perspective of a later time (than that of "Lord of the Rings"), and the Műmak described as "a beast of vast bulk" is what Sam saw (or its kind). That really seems to me the...
Forum: The Books 03-31-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Nerwen
Note that historical war-elephants were typically...

Note that historical war-elephants were typically the smaller Asian species- so the tower is no indication of vast size. On the other hand, we have the author's statement (following on from your...
Forum: The Movies 03-31-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,163
Posted By Nerwen
Weel... not all of us consider your examples to...

Weel... not all of us consider your examples to be necessarily good things either, Huey.:p


But how *likely* is The Adventures of Young Strider Meeting Everyone With A Name to be actually good? ...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-30-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 161,291
Posted By Nerwen
That was Huey.

That was Huey.
Forum: The Movies 03-29-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,163
Posted By Nerwen
??? Aren't they basically saying it'll be...

??? Aren't they basically saying it'll be *actual* fan-fiction?
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