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Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
It is! The Golden Book of Tavrobel was...

It is!



The Golden Book of Tavrobel was written by Eriol/Aelfwine in the 'ending' of the Book of Lost Tales; and yes, apparently there was a Golden Book of the Eldar too, occupying a similar...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 11:26 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope (and I'm not sure either of those do that?)....

Nope (and I'm not sure either of those do that?).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
It is not dragons; dragons were a red (or gold,...

It is not dragons; dragons were a red (or gold, but probably not yellow) herring that I've been trying so hard not to rule out until someone said it. So thank you!

To the best of my knowledge,...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 07:48 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Reposting for the new page: Deck me out in...

Reposting for the new page:

Deck me out in fiery colours:
Gold and red and yellow too.
Feed me well with times and places;
Your memories I'll take from you.



In contrast to the colours,...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:12 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
You're right that there's a certain amount of...

You're right that there's a certain amount of metaphor involved, but this is not the right answer.

The second line is making a series of specific references, not just listing random colours.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 01:19 PM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
No. Try connecting your answers to the whole...

No.

Try connecting your answers to the whole riddle; just making guesses isn't going to get you any hints.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 10:58 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. I think Evermind is white. hS

Nope. I think Evermind is white.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 09:34 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes. I said take. hS

Yes.

I said take.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 282,538
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, y'know... GANDALF. The obvious...

Well, y'know... GANDALF.



The obvious one to go with Washington and Jefferson would be Adams; after that I think Franklin and Hamilton are the two listed by Wikipedia as 'key', but who are also...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 282,538
Posted By Huinesoron
Aha! Plymouth Colony was settled by the Pilgrims...

Aha! Plymouth Colony was settled by the Pilgrims from the Mayflower, and a middling shade is grey. So #1 could be either GREY PILGRIM, or MITHRANDIR if you prefer the Sindarin.

For #3, a long trek...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 08:59 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Perhaps something quick? Deck me out in...

Perhaps something quick?

Deck me out in fiery colours:
Gold and red and yellow too.
Feed me well with times and places;
Your memories I'll take from you.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-23-2019, 07:05 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Hang on... maybe it was the Haladin after all. ...

Hang on... maybe it was the Haladin after all.

Are we in 'The Faithful Stone', kicking Orcs out of Brethil with the Dr˙adan watch-stone, but getting our feet burnt putting out the fire?

Are we,...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
He does indeed. Your answer is what I got (though...

He does indeed. Your answer is what I got (though I suppose one could say Celeborn is a member too, by marriage... but that's going a little too far, don't you think?).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-22-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
Right then, this should please you: the two...

Right then, this should please you: the two happiest characters in Middle-earth:

Merry Brandybuck -- Lalaith daughter of H˙rin.

... without going through any member of House FinwŰ, because that...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-22-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
FIRIEL's son was ARANARTH, whose gave the...

FIRIEL's son was
ARANARTH, whose gave the keeping of his son and heirlooms to
ELROND, who was himself the foster son of
MAGLOR, who was the son of
FEANOR, who was very taken with being the son of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 08-22-2019, 03:10 AM
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Views: 335,186
Posted By Huinesoron
Indeed; happy birthday Morsul! hS

Indeed; happy birthday Morsul!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-22-2019, 02:42 AM
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Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Unfinished Tales? Wait - are we in Cirion...

Unfinished Tales?

Wait - are we in Cirion and Eorl here? Gondor summoned the Rohirrim through a combination of the Red Arrow and the beacons, which were lit by fire, so that could explain the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-21-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, and good find with the Aranarth-Cirdan link....

Yes, and good find with the Aranarth-Cirdan link.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, let's roll with the theme... Firiel...

Well, let's roll with the theme...

Firiel Fairbairn to Firiel of Gondor.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
I think one end of this has to be...

I think one end of this has to be Gil-Galad/Elrond - Elendil - Miriel. There's no other avenues to Numenor apart from Sauron, and like the thread says, avoid.

Hmm... wait, I know someone who was...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
This works. hS

This works.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 203,098
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, first thought is Beleg to Turin, but that's...

Okay, first thought is Beleg to Turin, but that's definitely wrong, because 'no life was lost'. With that out of the way...

'Second House' could mean several things:

-Second House of the Edain,...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,808
Views: 282,538
Posted By Huinesoron
There could be dozens of ghost-like creatures in...

There could be dozens of ghost-like creatures in the Wild! :D:D:D

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 119,847
Posted By Huinesoron
Surely difficult is the point? It's been a while,...

Surely difficult is the point? It's been a while, but 'six degrees' means six names total, right?

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-20-2019, 09:52 AM
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Views: 93
Posted By Huinesoron
Tolkien The birds of Tolkien

Out of sheer curiousity, I dug through Eldamo (https://eldamo.org/content/languages/index.html) and compiled a table of names for birds in Tolkien's languages. I've covered the four periods of his...
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