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Forum: The Books Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Huinesoron
Father-names among the Noldor

Noldor men are really terrible at naming their children.

I've known aspects of this for a while: Finwe, famously, named all three of his sons Finwe, and then differentiated them later (into...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 04:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
Currently I'm changing both. :) Oh, all right,...

Currently I'm changing both. :) Oh, all right, I'll switch them back. I've added a note to explain, too.

hS
Forum: The Books Today, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By Huinesoron
I think you're having an old argument with...

I think you're having an old argument with someone else here. Boro neither said nor implied that you were egotistical; he said you were falling into logical fallacies like appeal to authority (eg...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 02:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
I've tried this and it doesn't work. :( The...

I've tried this and it doesn't work. :( The portraits are in agressively neutral poses, so if I try to extend them downwards I just get limply-hanging arms all over the place.

What I might do is...
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 46
Posted By Huinesoron
Most definitely! The Silmarillion tells us as...

Most definitely! The Silmarillion tells us as much:



We know for certain, because the text directly tells us, that Sauron was one of those Maiar (accounted the greatest 'among those of his...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 01:47 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm... this could work. I'd probably have to draw...

Hmm... this could work. I'd probably have to draw a bit more of them (they're mostly not much taller than their frames, just wider), but it could work. I'll have to look at it.



Oh, I cheat....
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10,120
Views: 438,997
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope, completely the wrong track. I...

Nope, completely the wrong track.



I didn't even think of that. ^_^ No.



This particular flinger has one, fairly famous son. But is not Hurin.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-03-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
I was really pleased with how well the...

I was really pleased with how well the transitions lined up - Taniquetil and Tirion showed up at exactly the right points. Ideally I'd like the frames changes to keep to the beat, but that may be...
Forum: The Books 08-03-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By Huinesoron
So, you know that's way too long to respond to,...

So, you know that's way too long to respond to, right? :)

The Downs aren't going anywhere. You can afford to make a single point - perhaps a paragraph or two - and discuss it with people. Talking...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-03-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10,120
Views: 438,997
Posted By Huinesoron
Sorry, busy weekend, I've just this second...

Sorry, busy weekend, I've just this second finished writing the password. :)

Thanks for the last one! Some fun names to puzzle over there.

For this Password, the password letters are all the...
Forum: The Books 08-03-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Huinesoron
Thinking about it, I feel like Bree actually...

Thinking about it, I feel like Bree actually represents not an anomaly, but the most common type of settlement in Middle-earth. Take away the Little Folk, and mix up the parochialism a little, and...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-31-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
It's long! They sing, and they just don't stop......

It's long! They sing, and they just don't stop... :eek:

Okay, so I tried really hard to do something interesting with Sauron. I wanted to layer multiple voices - at one point I had me, you in the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-31-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, please don't stop eating for the sake of...

Yes, please don't stop eating for the sake of Finrod! It'll still be here when you get back.

(Unfortunately this link is throwing a 'you need access' error. Not sure why.)

There may be...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-30-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 567
Posted By Huinesoron
All right; I can't promise prolific posting every...

All right; I can't promise prolific posting every Day, but I'll sign up.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-30-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10,120
Views: 438,997
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, father of a future deputy mayor, then. In a...

Ah, father of a future deputy mayor, then. In a fine example of nepotism, Sam tapped his wife's brother to stand in when he popped down to Gondor. ^_^

So... I think I see the theme. Therefore:
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-30-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
I like it! It was tricky to get the start of...

I like it! It was tricky to get the start of Sauron's second verse at first, but I think I've hit it in this.

Oh, in what? In this, naturally...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-30-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10,120
Views: 438,997
Posted By Huinesoron
#9: Apparently Collins wrote The Woman in White,...

#9: Apparently Collins wrote The Woman in White, which says AREDHEL to me.

#3: The most obvious option here is HAMFAST GAMGEE (aka the Gaffer).

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-29-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, I know this one! Originally known as Alwē, he...

Oh, I know this one! Originally known as Alwē, he was the leader of the tiny breakaway Vanyar group who refused to leave Cuivienen (along with Morwē and Nurwē for the Noldor and Teleri). They...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-29-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10,120
Views: 438,997
Posted By Huinesoron
8/ LILY... BROWN, maybe? I think I remember a...

8/ LILY... BROWN, maybe? I think I remember a Brown at Hogwarts.

6/ BEREN, ERCHAMION, or MAEDHROS?

9/ ... LUTHIEN? With the 'other name' being the nightingale, which sings at Twilight?

hS
Forum: The Books 07-28-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Huinesoron
While totally accepting your point about...

While totally accepting your point about publication not being the be-all and end-all, I think it's unfair to ask Appendix A to use a different definition of 'Eldar' to the one provided in Appendix F...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-28-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
Just the vocals. I figure I'm probably not...

Just the vocals. I figure I'm probably not singing on pitch anyway. :)



I'll get it right eventually, I swear...



Oh, it has to be Fallen Angel. It's just a matter of how well I can...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-28-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
I think I can probably do it if I stick to the...

I think I can probably do it if I stick to the middle pitch, it's just a matter of keeping there. :) I'll give it another shot.

Meanwhile, here's a preview of what Finrod is singing about:
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-28-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, are we talking the "Gal Pals" phase of the...

Oh, are we talking the "Gal Pals" phase of the Legendarium? I've never been convinced by the claim that C.S. Lewis accidentally persuaded Tolkien that lesbianism lay outside the traditional Catholic...
Forum: The Books 07-28-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By Huinesoron
Boots Last Prince(ss) of Cardolan

Was the last ruler of independent Cardolan a woman?

By T.A. 1409, Arveleg of Arthedain was accepted as overlord of Cardolan, but the kingdom still had its own line of princes. (Arveleg also...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-28-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,285
Posted By Huinesoron
A quick recording of Progress Two....

A quick recording of Progress Two. (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hVAEsrfSmQv8vXduSP7rmb49GJCZ8lSc/view?usp=sharing) In which can be seen:

-My attempt at differentiating the voices. (Sauron has...
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