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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
2. Well, LALAITH has 'ith' and 'la' twice (but...

2. Well, LALAITH has 'ith' and 'la' twice (but how is that following?) but it doesn't transform and she isn't fiery! Although her name does mean 'laughter.'

3. Sister to one of our own, she...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I don't think I thought of Arwen's gem at all,...

I don't think I thought of Arwen's gem at all, actually. The constant repetition of 'Shine on' in the original song automatically made me think of Frodo, because of the light that is said to shine...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Maybe that came from Luthien? It was said that...

Maybe that came from Luthien? It was said that her line would never fail, (maybe because she was half Maia). Or from the strong combined strain of Elf, Man and Maia in Dior.
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Fantastically! There are some ideas and insights...

Fantastically! There are some ideas and insights there that I hadn't thought of, a few missed and a few answered differently but well.

I will give itemised feedback when I have a little more time...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 04:04 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Just a guess at his twin, Elladan, for the...

Just a guess at his twin, Elladan, for the password?

Actually, have I got that right? Were he and Elrohir twins, and Elrond and Elros too? And Elwing's two brothers?
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
OK - just don't hit me if you don't like filks,...

OK - just don't hit me if you don't like filks, OK? This is not me trying to pass off Pink Floyd's work as my own - just a humble tribute to two masterpieces instead of one:

SHINE ON YOU CRAZY...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Well, I have something I originally wrote as a...

Well, I have something I originally wrote as a filk. I could try it as a riddle.
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
It was a lovely poem, Urwen. And that YouTube...

It was a lovely poem, Urwen. And that YouTube cartoon you linked to looks beautiful. I will watch it when I have a little more time.

I've never written a riddle before, unless you count my 'pubs...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I thought 'you' was Finduilas. Ah ... no....

I thought 'you' was Finduilas.

Ah ... no. She's the 'she' of verse 2.

Am not sure without looking it up ... is the 'you' Beleg?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Is this the guy who loved Finduilas? Gwindor, if...

Is this the guy who loved Finduilas? Gwindor, if I recall correctly, who also gave his (comradely) love to Turin?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Then I think it's the Grey Company, because they...

Then I think it's the Grey Company, because they ride and the Fellowship don't (at least, not during the time they all travel together).

And I think it's either Elladan or Elrohir, as they are...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
OK ... I thought 1 seemed to point at...

OK ...

I thought 1 seemed to point at Halbarad, but apparently that means 'tall tower.'

GANDALF is the White Rider, and goes south. But although his name means 'Elf of the wand,' only the...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Banazir has most of 'nadir' in it, for *a* low...

Banazir has most of 'nadir' in it, for *a* low (noun). Erm ... and a bit of 'above.'

(Lack of capitals reflects how much hope I have that this is right!)
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Are we talking about a gardening riddle ... a...

Are we talking about a gardening riddle ... a soil sieve?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
One would expect no less from a Took girl. Best...

One would expect no less from a Took girl. Best dressmakers in the Shire!
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Fish, then, because Sam hadn't guessed what...

Fish, then, because Sam hadn't guessed what Smeagol wanted?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
:D Who wrote that? Or were you quoting from...

:D

Who wrote that? Or were you quoting from your own work? ;)

Could 5 be OLIPHAUNT, because oliphaunts are a lot taller than Sam?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,632
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Posted By Pervinca Took
FORTINBRAS: He’s here (or in Norway) because of...

FORTINBRAS: He’s here (or in Norway) because of what an armoured heroine might need.
TOM: He’s three quarters of a particle.
ADRAHIL: Confused lad with a messy barnet, he is – crazy!
BILL: ...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
FORTINBRAS: He’s here (or in Norway) because of...

FORTINBRAS: He’s here (or in Norway) because of what an armoured heroine might need.
TOM: He’s three quarters of a particle.
??R????: Confused lad with a messy barnet, he is – crazy!
BILL: ...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-15-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
Not Barahir. A little less well-known, I think.

Not Barahir. A little less well-known, I think.
Forum: Quiz Room 03-15-2019, 10:18 AM
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Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
What a great and apt anagram ! For both meanings...

What a great and apt anagram ! For both meanings of 'fair.'

You do realise that many a fair lady has fainted at the sound of Andrew Seear playing that very character?

All of which does not...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-15-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
?????????S: He’s here (or in Norway) because of...

?????????S: He’s here (or in Norway) because of what an armoured heroine might need.
TOM: He’s three quarters of a particle.
??R????: Confused lad with a messy barnet, he is – crazy!
BILL: ...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-15-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
To make it easier: ?????????S: He’s here...

To make it easier:

?????????S: He’s here (or in Norway) because of what an armoured heroine might need.
TOM: He’s three quarters of a particle.
??R????: Confused lad with a messy barnet, he...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-15-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
You're right about 'barnet' meaning 'hair,' but...

You're right about 'barnet' meaning 'hair,' but none of the remaining answers are hobbitish or Breeish. EDIT: SORRY - ONE OF THE REMAINING ANSWERS IS A HOBBIT. BUT ONLY ONE.

Can you work out...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 224,485
Posted By Pervinca Took
???S???: He’s here (or in Norway) because of...

???S???: He’s here (or in Norway) because of what an armoured heroine might need.
TOM: He’s three quarters of a particle.
???R???: Confused lad with a messy barnet, he is – crazy!
BILL: ...
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