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Forum: The Books 08-17-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Huinesoron
Separate enough to warrant a separate post......

Separate enough to warrant a separate post... I've just run across this infographic (https://www.deviantart.com/airyyn/art/The-Silmarillion-467125374) by Airyyn on deviantArt, which lays out exactly...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-17-2018, 02:30 AM
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Views: 31
Posted By Huinesoron
House Finw Plays Werewolf

(Around the time of the Dagor Aglareb, in Barad Eithel, Minas Tirith, Vinyamar, Himring, and sundry other locations across the North.)

(Spinning out of the Password game thread, and inspired by...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-17-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
... House Finwe Plays Werewolf was something I...

... House Finwe Plays Werewolf was something I didn't know I needed.


Celegorm and Curufin are always accused of collusion - except when they actually are wolves together.
Orodreth is infamous...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. ERED WETHRIN - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. LADROS - Boys with German...
Forum: The Books 08-16-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By Huinesoron
I assume when she discovered the Athrabeth...

I assume when she discovered the Athrabeth includes Tolkien's actual insertion of a Biblical person into Middle-earth, she threw up her hands and went home. ;)

hS

EDIT: I've not read Arda...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
It isn't, though it's pretty geographically...

It isn't, though it's pretty geographically close.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. E - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. LADROS - Boys with German flowers in...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. E - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. LADROS - Boys with German flowers in...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-16-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. E - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. L - Boys with German flowers in the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. E - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. L - Boys with German flowers in the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but...

1. FAROTH - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. - Boys with German flowers in the...
Forum: The Books 08-14-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By Huinesoron
Which makes me wonder if there's more going on...

Which makes me wonder if there's more going on there. Tolkien does a pretty good job of cleaning up the loose ends after LotR is over, clearing the stage of immortals and powers to set up the...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-14-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. - You might spy them from far off, but the...

1. - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. - Boys with German flowers in the mortal...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-13-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
It's not Blumen; you need a specific flower. One...

It's not Blumen; you need a specific flower. One of your 'boy' words is useful, though.

Sol is actually a step in the right direction, but Sol was a Roman god; I'd look in an older mythology if I...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-13-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
Also not Gil-Galad. (Are you just guessing...

Also not Gil-Galad.

(Are you just guessing any 8-letter word ending in D because the clues are too convoluted?)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-13-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
No and no, though you're right that 'Turin held'...

No and no, though you're right that 'Turin held' is the straight clue on #4. :)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-13-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
Perhaps a hint... all 8 clues are place-names,...

Perhaps a hint... all 8 clues are place-names, and all except #5 are in Sindarin. #6 is probably going to be the hardest, because it's an obscure variant of a fairly obscure place.

Um... and every...
Forum: The Books 08-11-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By Huinesoron
The only Maia we know of with a child, Melian,...

The only Maia we know of with a child, Melian, had her by an elf. So we'd be layering our assumptions thickly to make Goldberry a daughter of two Maiar.

So... can a half-Maia like Luthien, or...
Forum: The Books 08-11-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Huinesoron
The quotes come from the Fall of Gondolin, which...

The quotes come from the Fall of Gondolin, which was begun in 1916, while Tolkien was recuperating from the Somme. It doesn't appear in the published Silmarillion, but is directly referenced in it:...
Forum: The Books 08-11-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Huinesoron
Now that I have (in a reverse of that old...

Now that I have (in a reverse of that old refrain) my books to hand, here's the quotes from The Book of Lost Tales: The Fall of Gondolin. Remember that this was the only long version of the Gondolin...
Forum: The Books 08-10-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By Huinesoron
Veeeeery difficult to say. The greatest...

Veeeeery difficult to say. The greatest concentration was... well, obviously it was during the Spring of Arda, when the entire host of the Valar lived in Almaren in Middle-earth! After that, however...
Forum: The Books 08-10-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Huinesoron
Sting Well, there were most definitely siege weapons in...

Well, there were most definitely siege weapons in the Wars of the Jewels... but let's step back a little further, first, in a quick review of the major wars of Arda.

The First War with Melkor
...
Forum: The Books 08-09-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,598
Posted By Huinesoron
[/QUOTE] I don't think any discussion of...

[/QUOTE]

I don't think any discussion of humour in the Silm is complete without Beren's classic routine:



And I think Kuruharan's rewriting of the scene at Losgar misses the fact that there...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 08-08-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,418
Posted By Huinesoron
I've always assumed that the full Verse of the...

I've always assumed that the full Verse of the Rings was written to memorialise the betrayal that was the One. Gandalf says:



When did they hear Sauron's words? Did Celebrimbor hear them when...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,130
Views: 185,378
Posted By Huinesoron
1. - You might spy them from far off, but the...

1. - You might spy them from far off, but the hunters would see you first.
2. - "He's red with wine," they slurred of Fingolfin before his death.
3. - Boys with German flowers in the mortal...
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