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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 03:39 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
3. Must be a NINNYHAMMER, surely? I'm so...

3. Must be a NINNYHAMMER, surely?

I'm so sorry I missed being suitably punished by your negative password. :D

(Hmm... I wonder if there's a way to concoct a password based on a sort of...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 489
Posted By Huinesoron
So explain it. From how you've been talking, it...

So explain it. From how you've been talking, it comes across like you read the Silm and thought 'I bet Tolkien was totally lying about Maeglin and he was actually lovely'. But I don't imagine that's...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Surely you didn't think I'd make the password and...

Surely you didn't think I'd make the password and the clue identical?! The password is " ", which is how you say the true Name of Iluvatar when you're not getting married, performing one of the three...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
" " - Shagrat's guide to the correct...

" " - Shagrat's guide to the correct pronunciation of Sauron's name.

"Neither does he use his right name, nor permit it to be spelt or spoken," said Aragorn.

The password is 'the correct...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 07:48 AM
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Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, if we're doing this: 0. Shagrat's...

Well, if we're doing this:

0. Shagrat's guide to the correct pronunciation of Sauron's name.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
Truly, do we not all have a relative named...

Truly, do we not all have a relative named Maeglin in our hearts?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 07:33 AM
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Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
'Vowels that can be indicated in Quenya-style...

'Vowels that can be indicated in Quenya-style Tengwar using only straight lines'. :D

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 07:16 AM
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Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
No, you wouldn't. ;) I assume the answer...

No, you wouldn't. ;)

I assume the answer isn't "Ai!".

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
Vorondil was Steward of Gondor like his dad. ...

Vorondil was Steward of Gondor like his dad.



I'm not sure Vorondil did.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 06:54 AM
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Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
He had a pretty famous son, so unless this is...

He had a pretty famous son, so unless this is another HoME XIII factoid, I think he probably did. :)

It's mostly not to do with spouses, no.

I guess Finwe could also be on the list.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
What, you don't remember Ecthelion's famous line,...

What, you don't remember Ecthelion's famous line, "Ah'm gonna stab ye with mah hat!"?

(Ecthelion is an angry Glaswegian. It's in HoME XIII: The Weird Bits.)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, let's try this one: -Indis -Ancalime...

Okay, let's try this one:

-Indis
-Ancalime
-Vorondil

There may be other examples, but I can't come up with any right now.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 04:43 AM
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Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, RUNE + W gives URWEN for #1. hS

Well, RUNE + W gives URWEN for #1.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 04:40 AM
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Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm. It can't be to do with their children:...

Hmm.

It can't be to do with their children: Turin and Nienor never had any. It can't be their parents, because Finwe never had any (named). It can't be anything to do with their deaths, because...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct! The Longfather Tree is the document...

Correct!

The Longfather Tree is the document I was looking for. I was phrasing the other part as 'they are the only person from their family ever named', but it comes to the same thing.

Well...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
I mean, if you feel like ignoring the thread for...

I mean, if you feel like ignoring the thread for a week and a half, um... feel free? It's not actually that hard, though. There's a very specific, named document in which all three appear - which is...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-14-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 489
Posted By Huinesoron
[Raises hand] I'm a fan of Maglor, and after his...

[Raises hand] I'm a fan of Maglor, and after his flip to 'no actually we should murder Eonwe's guards and just nick the jewels' he deserved everything he got.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-13-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 93,753
Posted By Huinesoron
So what is the difference between these three and...

So what is the difference between these three and Faramir Took?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-13-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
It is the Thousand Caves, which are famously...

It is the Thousand Caves, which are famously within the Girdle of Melian.

DWARROWDELF - A proper plural and archaic form gives the black its English name.
ELVENKING'S HALLS - Named for their...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Not that either. One of 'belted' and...

Not that either.

One of 'belted' and 'counted' is a clue to the realm as a, um, realm; the other is a direct clue to the name.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Caves, but not the Glittering ones. One half of...

Caves, but not the Glittering ones. One half of 'belted and counted' is a straight clue.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 09:42 AM
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Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
There are indeed. hS

There are indeed.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Yep; Greenwood becomes Murky. hS

Yep; Greenwood becomes Murky.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct! DWARROWDELF - A proper plural and...

Correct!

DWARROWDELF - A proper plural and archaic form gives the black its English name.
ELVENKING'S HALLS - Named for their master in the blackened green.
LONELY MOUNTAIN - Known by where and...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 247,045
Posted By Huinesoron
No, but also yes, so I'll give you that. ...

No, but also yes, so I'll give you that.



In that case yes. :)



Exactly that.
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