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Forum: The Books 10-13-2018, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Nerwen
I agree. It doesn't seem like something he'd...

I agree. It doesn't seem like something he'd have just forgotten to mention.
Forum: Quiz Room 09-11-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
So, for the letters we've got- ...

So, for the letters we've got-

B_ONWEATH_NHA_THAD

Uh...?
Forum: Quiz Room 09-11-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Blizzard?

Blizzard?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-28-2018, 05:30 AM
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Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
That seems an excessive degree of spoonfeeding,...

That seems an excessive degree of spoonfeeding, Pervinca!

Is the sense of it actually "Hateful road brings epiphany of danger- and (epiphany of) this"? As opposed to "Hateful road brings epiphany...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-28-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
BLACK RIDERS, then? I was thinking they were the...

BLACK RIDERS, then? I was thinking they were the "epiphany of danger", but that's actually a separate and slightly earlier feeling.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-27-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 75,645
Posted By Nerwen
Discovering, after driving over a mountain range...

Discovering, after driving over a mountain range in a hurry to get to the nearest dentist, that my inflamed gum was not an abscess after all but merely the result of brushing too hard.:o
Forum: Quiz Room 08-27-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Okay... I've located the "hateful road" quote,...

Okay... I've located the "hateful road" quote, but I'm still not sure what it brings other than epiphany of danger. Hmmn. Must give it further thought.

Meanwhile- #3 raises dim memories of some...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Could #4 be NEEKERBREEKERS?

Could #4 be NEEKERBREEKERS?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Mushrooms? The "hated road" then being Farmer...

Mushrooms? The "hated road" then being Farmer Maggot's lane?

...So the "Terror of Cirith Ungol" is not Shelob? What then, I wonder?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-21-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
NEN LALAITH: Namesake of Hiawatha's beloved gives...

NEN LALAITH: Namesake of Hiawatha's beloved gives name to another doomed maiden.
ASCAR: is rich, yet a disfigurement.
RINGLÓ: Call softly; it is cold.
ONODLÓ: I'm addressing you- bow your head...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Right on all three counts! NEN LALAITH...

Right on all three counts!

NEN LALAITH Namesake of Hiawatha's beloved gives name to another doomed maiden.
A It is rich, yet a disfigurement.
RINGLÓ: Call softly; it is cold.
O I'm addressing...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-21-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Correct on #3 and #5. Pervinca, you're almost...

Correct on #3 and #5. Pervinca, you're almost there with #1, but you need, not Lalaith herself, but the thing for which she was named (and which translates roughly to "laughing water").

1....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-21-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
No. You are looking for a relatively recent...

No. You are looking for a relatively recent synonym for "call", with a specific (real-world) context.

Meanwhile, the answer is Middle-earth specific.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Sorry about the delay! Nice easy one this...

Sorry about the delay!

Nice easy one this time..l

1. Namesake of Hiawatha's beloved gives name to another doomed maiden.
2. It is rich, yet a disfigurement.
3. Call softly; it is cold.
4....
Forum: Quiz Room 08-18-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Not yet- I've been rather occupied the last few...

Not yet- I've been rather occupied the last few days, sorry. I'll get onto it!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-18-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Nerwen
Now, now, you do Finrod an injustice. Very...

Now, now, you do Finrod an injustice. Very successful Hunter! I mean, he died, sure, but that's the idea.

Moving on- Maeglin is, of course, the greatest cobbler of the Elder Days.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
1420! Oh, it *was* that after all! At there I was...

Oh, it *was* that after all! At there I was thinking I'd misjudged you!:p


Ah, well, it's the quiet ones you have to watch (as we say in Werewolf).;)
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
NARGOTHROND for #6? "Go(e)th rond" for the...

NARGOTHROND for #6? "Go(e)th rond" for the "ancient" and "French" parts, but I don't get the "sun" part (assuming this is right). The rest would be the straight clue.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
I'd think #3 might be LADROS, but according to my...

I'd think #3 might be LADROS, but according to my sources the German for "rose" is simply "die Rose".:confused:
Forum: Quiz Room 08-15-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Is #5 just the GUARDED PLAIN?

Is #5 just the GUARDED PLAIN?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-15-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Then what can the theme possibly be...?

Then what can the theme possibly be...?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
#6 is UMBOTH MUILIN ("pools of twilight"),...

#6 is UMBOTH MUILIN ("pools of twilight"), alternative name of Aelin-uial ("meres of twilight"), where Ulmo sent dreams to Turgon and Finrod.

Is the password FELAGUND?

Edit: Yes, I got the "far...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Oh, and if #2 is ERED WETHRIN...:mad:

Oh, and if #2 is ERED WETHRIN...:mad:
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
I think #1 refers to FAROTH, the "Hills of the...

I think #1 refers to FAROTH, the "Hills of the Hunters", unless it's something that can be seen from that location- Amon Ethir, the "Hill of Spies"? Not quite sure how the elements of the clue fit...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4,303
Views: 195,335
Posted By Nerwen
Amon- as in Amon-Ra.

Amon- as in Amon-Ra.
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