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Forum: The Movies Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,096
Posted By Huinesoron
Seven for the Dwarf Lords, in their halls of...

Seven for the Dwarf Lords, in their halls of stone. (https://twitter.com/LOTRonPrime/status/1097495925163868162)

"Calenardhon".

Suddenly this map is 10x more exciting.

EDIT: Could it be the...
Forum: The Movies Yesterday, 06:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,096
Posted By Huinesoron
Someone else on the Reddit thread links to the...

Someone else on the Reddit thread links to the map from the Fellowship movie (https://i.imgur.com/rmZSwSZ.png), which also features them. Neither movie map shows the weirdly quartered forest, though;...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-15-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
... hang on. Adamanta and Isengrim are mother and...

... hang on. Adamanta and Isengrim are mother and son. Rose and Robin are, too.

FINDUILAS and MAEGLIN would fit for the last two clues, as mother of Faramir and son of Aredhel. But do they work...
Forum: The Books 02-15-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 48,581
Posted By Huinesoron
I hate to come back to this, but on further...

I hate to come back to this, but on further consideration, I've swung back towards this passage. The key piece of evidence is the 'clusters of words' concept. Compare this:



With this:


...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-13-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm. The line of Durin looks to only include four...

Hmm. The line of Durin looks to only include four dwarves with R in their names, all of which I mentioned. Azaghâl of Belegost doesn't have an R. Bodruith, Lost Tales Lord of Belegost (later replaced...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-13-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
It probably isn't if you remember Isengrim Took...

It probably isn't if you remember Isengrim Took exists... I know he's your great-great-uncle, Pervinca, but we're not all Shire-lorists! ^_~



If this is right, the 'royal dwarf, transformed'...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-12-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay: time to cheat. From my attempts at making a...

Okay: time to cheat. From my attempts at making a square riddle generator, I still have a list of all the articles on the Encyclopedia of Arda. Attacking that with what we know:

-'Muck+Sin' is the...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By Huinesoron
This is of course the key point: regardless of...

This is of course the key point: regardless of how fun the Gandalf-Vala notion is, Tolkien was both clear and consistent that he wasn't.



Somewhere in Tolkien's files there is the most amazing...
Forum: The Books 01-28-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By Huinesoron
Ooh. Well, I think Tolkien mostly thought of...

Ooh. Well, I think Tolkien mostly thought of Gandalf as a Maia, but there's some really interesting concepts to tease out in that 'mostly'.

To address your second point first, you reference this...
Forum: The Books 01-27-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Huinesoron
And Aragorn as Alexander? It works up to a point;...

And Aragorn as Alexander? It works up to a point; he certainly invaded the right places. Of course, the other thing Alexander's famous for is dying young...

(It would also get rid of the annoying...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-27-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
And #2 must surely be ODDWEN, with old being both...

And #2 must surely be ODDWEN, with old being both backwards and opposite.

EDIT: Warfarin is an anticoagulant sold under many, many names, most of which end with 'farin'. Nothing's springing out as...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-27-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
... oh sweet mercy. In true Gollum fashion,...

... oh sweet mercy.

In true Gollum fashion, the fact that I (incorrectly) fixated on 'rune' as 'ancient letter' last time sent my mind straight there on #6.

And then a son is a relation.

And...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-24-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, so 'north' is a rearranged thorn, the...

Okay, so 'north' is a rearranged thorn, the letter, so North something... ah! NORTH+FAR-THING, the Northfarthing of the Shire.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 01-23-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
... no-one's guessed LALAITH yet, have they?...

... no-one's guessed LALAITH yet, have they? Because we reeeeeally should've.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
... ohhhhh he's Third Marshal, isn't he? Even...

... ohhhhh he's Third Marshal, isn't he? Even though he was also the only Marshal of the Mark at that point. That's a good clue!

L, L, L... you're right, I probably am. I mean... Luthien? She was...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, as a representative of Yavanna's sentient...

Well, as a representative of Yavanna's sentient creations, I just think he might be a bit put out about being passed over for fame. Or maybe not - certainly he'd take his time coming to a conclusion!...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-21-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh! Is Y YAVANNA, famed for the Two Trees (though...

Oh! Is Y YAVANNA, famed for the Two Trees (though Treebeard would protest that...)

hS
Forum: The Books 01-21-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Huinesoron
... or a title? How's this for an idea: much...

... or a title?

How's this for an idea: much in the same way as the children of the British crown receive titles to various places (from the Prince of Wales on down to the - what's Harry? - Duke...
Forum: The Books 01-17-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Huinesoron
Narmer the Numenorean

Fact: J.R.R. Tolkien stated that the Fourth Age began approximately 6000 years ago, ca. 4000 BC.

Fact: Archaeological evidence shows that Eurasia was in the Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age at this...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 300,058
Posted By Huinesoron
Thank you! Does this mean I have to buy everyone...

Thank you! Does this mean I have to buy everyone a drink down at the Green Dragon at Bywater? :D

hS
Forum: The Books 01-10-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Huinesoron
This is certainly a valid point, and to address...

This is certainly a valid point, and to address my own idea critically, the Legendarium of the Book of Lost Tales changed repeatedly during the writing of it. So to adopt this approach in practice,...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-09-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3,714
Views: 300,058
Posted By Huinesoron
I knew Luthien_Tinuviel well over a decade ago,...

I knew Luthien_Tinuviel well over a decade ago, and have long since lost touch, but: happy birthday, Luthien!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 01-04-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, well then, #7 must be TWENTY, which is indeed...

Ah, well then, #7 must be TWENTY, which is indeed the number of Great Rings. 'Sweet and twenty' indeed (seriously, Shakespeare, what does that even mean?).

#9 could be several things, but TWO...
Forum: The Books 01-02-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Huinesoron
You may be right. In which case, Homo naledi...

You may be right.

In which case, Homo naledi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_naledi) is probably the Orcs. ^_^

And if you don't like that one, I'll go with 'their subterranean dwellings...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-02-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 220,278
Posted By Huinesoron
#11 is making me think of ENEL, the mythical...

#11 is making me think of ENEL, the mythical founder of the Teleri: third elf to awaken, but quickly became leader of the largest tribe (due largely to Imin's selfishness).

hS
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