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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 10:32 AM
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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.
RINGL: Call softly; it is cold.
O I'm addressing...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:26 AM
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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 Today, 04:04 AM
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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 Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4,142
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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: 4,142
Views: 186,022
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
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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: 4,142
Views: 186,022
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: 4,142
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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: 4,142
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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
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Posted By Nerwen
Is #5 just the GUARDED PLAIN?

Is #5 just the GUARDED PLAIN?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-15-2018, 09:15 PM
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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
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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: 4,142
Views: 186,022
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
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Views: 186,022
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
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Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Amon- as in Amon-Ra.

Amon- as in Amon-Ra.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Nerwen
AMON RDH? (You know it's pronounced "ruth", not...

AMON RDH? (You know it's pronounced "ruth", not "rude", right?)
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Then is it (#8) DORTHONION? ("Door'th on ion"). ...

Then is it (#8) DORTHONION? ("Door'th on ion"). Former name of Taur-nu-fuin, the Forest Under Nightshade.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Is it significant that #8 has "chloride" not...

Is it significant that #8 has "chloride" not "chlorine"?
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Thumbs up ENIGMA is correct. It slants down from left to...

ENIGMA is correct. It slants down from left to right, then left for the final A.

NAMELESS THINGS: Earth's anonymous gourmands.
SILENT WATCHERS: Mordor's misnamed alarms.
IARWAIN BEN-ADAR:...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Nope, sorry.

Nope, sorry.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Pretend it's not there.

Pretend it's not there.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
That would be clever of me! No, it's just a set...

That would be clever of me! No, it's just a set of connected letters.
Forum: Quiz Room 08-07-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Boots IARWAIN BEN-ADAR it is! "Ben" means "son of"...

IARWAIN BEN-ADAR it is!

"Ben" means "son of" in Hebrew (don't know about Arabic, but they're related). However, I guess that's a coincidence, as BEN-ADAR means "fatherless" in Elvish, where the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-06-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
"Bewildering" is an anagram indicator. And...

"Bewildering" is an anagram indicator.

And no, the theme is not "immortal creatures".

I mentioned "at the Pelennor" as being a hint towards the overall answer/theme. Now that the clue has...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-06-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,142
Views: 186,022
Posted By Nerwen
Boots GOTHMOG is correct, and Huey and Pervinca are...

GOTHMOG is correct, and Huey and Pervinca are very close to the final answer...

NAMELESS THINGS: Earth's anonymous gourmands.
SILENT WATCHERS: Mordor's misnamed alarms.
3. Bewildering- me, in a...
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