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Forum: The Books 11-14-2019, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Pipe Songs for the Philologists

Do you know what the rarest Tolkien book is? It's not any sort of first edition, or anything of that kind: it's Songs for the Philologists (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Songs_for_the_Philologists),...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-11-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,826
Views: 362,806
Posted By Huinesoron
Happy birthday to purplefluffychainsaw, who I...

Happy birthday to purplefluffychainsaw, who I knew elsewhere and had no idea was a Downer once (but the name's far too distinctive for it to be anyone else...!).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-07-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 235,090
Posted By Huinesoron
[Quietly closes the Complete List of Noseless...

[Quietly closes the Complete List of Noseless Entities of Arda...]

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-05-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 235,090
Posted By Huinesoron
Dropping back in after a madcap couple of...

Dropping back in after a madcap couple of weeks... ophiose, ophiose. Appears to be something to do with serpents... which makes it a very Voldemort riddle indeed!

But unless I missed something in...
Forum: The Movies 10-22-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,196
Posted By Huinesoron
My question is, what the heck is up with this: ...

My question is, what the heck is up with this:



Oren? Beldor? Tyra? Those can't be real names, right?

-They're very clearly not Adunaic names. Those come in forms like Ībal and Zamīn; having...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-22-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
I did. :) And that's my thing to learn...

I did. :)



And that's my thing to learn for today!



So apparently I totally forgot this one existed... it must surely be a tulip, which means Biblical Dude must have an O in his name....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-21-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, so: for the first W, could this be...

Okay, so: for the first W, could this be WELLINGHALL? Meduseld is the Golden Hall, and a water-meadow might have water welling up?

For H: HITHLAIN is the material of Lorien cloaks, and sounds like...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-11-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Huinesoron
Would it be overly ominous to suspect a bot...

Would it be overly ominous to suspect a bot attack? Given the... interesting post out of Ivriniel, it seems at least somewhat plausible.

Though any bot which gets its claws into the Downs is going...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-10-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
#1: a deer could be a HART, which we can run back...

#1: a deer could be a HART, which we can run back to get TRAH + ALD = a Smeagol by any other name (would still smell of fish).

#10... I think stoat fur is ERMINE, and the one real equine hybrid I...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-09-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
o.o I look away for one evening and the password...

o.o I look away for one evening and the password tumbles like dominoes. Nice work to both of you.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
So the clock itself is on the floor, initially...

So the clock itself is on the floor, initially lost indicates lock...

Oh! The floor is a LOCKBEARER. ^_^ That's a good one, I like that.

For the last one, I think the 'toilet edge' is a rim,...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Huinesoron
Which is perfectly plausible. Though it wouldn't...

Which is perfectly plausible. Though it wouldn't explain why there are three rainbows in LotR, and all of them are in water spray, not rain. Which may not need an explanation, but then there's no...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeah, I should have got that. -_- (This morning I...

Yeah, I should have got that. -_- (This morning I heard an ad on the radio: "The deadline for PPI claims may have passed, but for all other claims--" NOT INTERESTED BYE.)



... I remembered that...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Huinesoron
... huh. I think you're right. Beleriand has the...

... huh. I think you're right. Beleriand has the Rainbow Cleft, so named because the sea-spray forms rainbows. Legolas talks about rainbows on the falls of Nimrodel, and Frodo sees them over Rauros....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
For P: I'm contemplating 'pip' as in 'pipped to...

For P: I'm contemplating 'pip' as in 'pipped to the post'; I think I've heard it used similarly to 'a steal' when discussing a purchase. PIPPIP minus the last letter of the second instance, plus a...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
#1 grub is FOOD, and if I mix it with the first...

#1 grub is FOOD, and if I mix it with the first of radishes, I find FRODO.

#5: I'm not sure Catherine of Aragon was a Plantagenet, but she was certainly troubled, and if we add the initial of...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
I... think what I was thinking was that in a...

I... think what I was thinking was that in a programming context, when you cycle through a loop once, you can say you've iterated the loop by one, and also that you've iterated the counter of how...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Hee, all right: Adam fell? Add one at the...

Hee, all right:

Adam fell? Add one at the end, subtract six from the start, flip it around for one of two.

The comma-delimited instructions apply to the separate words. ADAM -> add one to the...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
That's the one! And on reflection, I'll give...

That's the one!

And on reflection, I'll give Mith ELLADAN for #12, but will withold the explanation in case anyone wants to guess. So that's complete!

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren,...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
It is, actually. Do you want to try and figure...

It is, actually. Do you want to try and figure out which one, or shall I put him in?



Correct, though in the singular.



Not the Grey Havens; I think I said that Anfalas was what was meant...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Spot on. :) THEODEN - The king stands before...

Spot on. :)

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren, to devour him subjectively.
HIRLUIN - "Here, Lou - in!" Only fair, no?
EOWYN - No Gollum, but say "Oh! Win!" to claim sword and shield.
4....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. I will say that the word you need for the...

Nope. I will say that the word you need for the password is the answer to 'lord of what?', rather than the actual name of 1.

Also, 1 was chosen deliberately. Radagast is by no means #1 of the Five...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Is the password. :) THEODEN - The king...

Is the password. :)

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren, to devour him subjectively.
HIRLUIN - "Here, Lou - in!" Only fair, no?
EOWYN - No Gollum, but say "Oh! Win!" to claim sword and...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
Galadriel it is, and for exactly that reason. (As...

Galadriel it is, and for exactly that reason. (As far as Yorkshire dialect goes, I personally don't think they have any logic behind their words. My Mam's from Leeds, so maybe matters are different...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,302
Views: 322,279
Posted By Huinesoron
I wouldn't say so? You can count the High Kings...

I wouldn't say so? You can count the High Kings of the Noldor, but Tolkien never sits down and says "Seven* were the High Kings of that people, and chief among them was Finwe," or somesuch.
...
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