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Forum: The Books Yesterday, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
As it happens, I have The Peoples of Middle-earth...

As it happens, I have The Peoples of Middle-earth to hand (I know! The first time anyone's ever admitted to Having The Books Right Now), and it contains a very pertinent quote:



So far as I can...
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 61
Posted By Huinesoron
And probably did! Somewhere in my head...

And probably did!



Somewhere in my head I have the idea that -dene means 'wood', which means Wormtongue calls Lorien 'the forest of illusions'. It makes you wonder exactly what went on along...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeah, Argeleb was one of a long line of Ar-s in...

Yeah, Argeleb was one of a long line of Ar-s in Arthedain, but I couldn't have told you which. :)

Now, for your password... I like the look of these clues. One that jumps out at me is #9, which...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Yep, that's the ones. Oh, now you've...

Yep, that's the ones.



Oh, now you've got me hunting... it looks like Gorbadoc Brandybuck had seven kids with Mirabella Took (daughter of Gerontius), matching Feanor. There's at least one...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
I mean, it's a pretty famous one. I would call...

I mean, it's a pretty famous one. I would call him superlative, except that both Sam and Bilbo beat him.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
You're telling me that their rings ('nazg')...

You're telling me that their rings ('nazg') aren't shiny? It's just as gleamy as 'Ringbearer'. ;)

ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
URUNDIL - I hear you...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, well then: after Sam and Rosie, which couple...

Oh, well then: after Sam and Rosie, which couple had the next-most children? It's not Feanor and Nerdanel.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
I'd like to think I could find a more reliable...

I'd like to think I could find a more reliable way to clue 'NA'.

You need a synonym for ear (I think it's an English dialect word); you're looking for two 3-letter pieces to put together and...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
How tricksy are you being? Because the tricksy...

How tricksy are you being? Because the tricksy answers are Iluvatar and Aule, who between them have every Elf, Man, and Dwarf in the world.

Non-tricksy... going to throw out a guess at Mistress...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
I only used one party to the war, and briefly in...

I only used one party to the war, and briefly in this case means 'shortened'. But that's the right war!

(Also the answer starts with N. :))

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
Wasn't that one the longest in the First Age? ...

Wasn't that one the longest in the First Age?

In any case, this is a Primary World war (not World War).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
You are correct that it needs to be reversed....

You are correct that it needs to be reversed. Other than that, no. (What war are you thinking of, anyway?)

'Lend' is just a filler word; ignore it.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
ROAR! ... er. ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant...

ROAR! ... er.

ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
URUNDIL - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
RINGBEARER - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
No... is that a person? It could be one of the...

No... is that a person? It could be one of the Cuivienen lot, but I don't think it is.

Also: no anagrams. :)



Nope. You've interpreted 'beyond' correctly, though I'm not sure you meant to;...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Ooh, no, wait... technically, as the question was...

Ooh, no, wait... technically, as the question was asked, this answer is correct.

Finwe Nolofinwe and Finwe Arafinwe added those extra Finwes themselves, so they're not in their Father-names. Well...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope, it's more than that. hS

Nope, it's more than that.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
So go on then: how many times does the name...

So go on then: how many times does the name 'Finw' appear in the family tree of House Finw, assuming you give both Mother and Father-names of everyone in Quenya (where known)?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
All need to be people so they can be 'people...

All need to be people so they can be 'people named after precious stones, metals, and jewellery'. The password is not the theme, the cover is not the book, &c &c.

(Had I not gone with 'people',...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Easy: Finw and Finw. Obviously neither of...

Easy: Finw and Finw.

Obviously neither of those are Finw (father of Finw, Finw, and Finw); I mean Finw the father of seven lesser Finws (from Third Finw to Last Finw), and Finw the...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
Rolling to new page: ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot,...

Rolling to new page:

ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
URUNDIL - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. R - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Perfect. I also had Lightfoot/Snowmane, and of...

Perfect. I also had Lightfoot/Snowmane, and of course Melian/Luthien (only one of whom is an Incarnate - the Ainur don't count!). I'd completely missed Ungoliant/Shelob, who I think are mother and...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm guessing you wrote this before I put in my...

I'm guessing you wrote this before I put in my clarification (possibly it went up after you'd posted, though I didn't see your post when it went through). Hobbits and Petty-dwarves are genetically...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
Ada manta it is (and as it happens, they are all...

Ada manta it is (and as it happens, they are all people; the theme requires it). I didn't wind up using any of the other jewel-named Hobbits, but I was very glad to have them available.

ODOVACAR -...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 54,963
Posted By Huinesoron
Almost all of Tolkien's family trees are...

Almost all of Tolkien's family trees are exclusively among what Treebeard calls the Free Peoples, and the Eldar call the Incarnates or Mirranwi (http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Incarnate): Elves,...
Forum: Quiz Room 04-02-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 384,188
Posted By Huinesoron
Because the day to trick people into thinking...

Because the day to trick people into thinking there was a Quenya word for 'plaice' was yesterday. -_-







Nope; 'beyond' is just indicating where the words should be relative to each...
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