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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-27-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 366
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Posted By Huinesoron
My brain is frazzled, so I can't say whether it's...

My brain is frazzled, so I can't say whether it's fixed, but I can offer a performance:

Progress 3, sung (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hA2HOZzdnzV1bN6yA9M3XPtDUfXYIdTw/view?usp=sharing)
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Forum: Quiz Room 11-27-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Y'know what, between you you've got two of the...

Y'know what, between you you've got two of the three key words, and I don't want to drag the thread down further, I'm going to give you this one. The full answer is SLEEPER IN THE TOWER OF PEARL, a...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-26-2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
:D:D:D Okey dokey, let's go for an...

:D:D:D



Okey dokey, let's go for an alternate clue (same answer):

9b. S - Upon her(?) lies a railway; in high place she(?) lies long; her(?) place's gems are oyster-wrought; Happy Mariners...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-26-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, it's been a few days, so: The mystery...

Okay, it's been a few days, so:

The mystery in #9 is 'who is this person?', with one possibility Tolkien considered being a woman of Gondolin.

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-26-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 366
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Posted By Huinesoron
I'd say it's a bit long at the moment; watching...

I'd say it's a bit long at the moment; watching the 2014 show, Cur's part comes almost immediately after Finrod's long note finally fades off.



Given that it wasn't deliberate, I have no...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-26-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 21,599
Posted By Huinesoron
I think the speed is spot on. ^_^ I love singing...

I think the speed is spot on. ^_^ I love singing along to Curufin's part, it's just fun. I don't know if you've changed the flow of Finrod's bit, but I no longer have any problem with the horns/fair...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-23-2020, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
It is not. Try connecting pearls to (what you do...

It is not. Try connecting pearls to (what you do in) beds.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-21-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Specifically, she swaps the A for the I. Correct!...

Specifically, she swaps the A for the I. Correct!

MORINEHTAR - Wizard, more nectar? Shift that silence to me and stop to aspirate! (Mysterious Blue Wizard)
YEARS OF THE TREES - Much longer than...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-19-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 21,599
Posted By Huinesoron
We could always go full Tudor and put them all in...

We could always go full Tudor and put them all in tights and puff sleeves. I think Finrod would look quite dashing in a floppy hat with a huge feather!

-- speaking of Finrod, the advantage of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-19-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 21,599
Posted By Huinesoron
I've seen drum scores before, and I do not blame...

I've seen drum scores before, and I do not blame you in the least.



Thanks! The next image is actually up to Cardboard Cutout level already, so I can share that too:
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-18-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 21,599
Posted By Huinesoron
As ever, don't worry about taking your time -...

As ever, don't worry about taking your time - it's not like we're on a deadline!

I was thinking about the opening of the Renunciation; in my head I feel like it comes out as something of a...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-18-2020, 12:02 PM
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Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Exactly all of that, except that the mystery is...

Exactly all of that, except that the mystery is his voyages, which Tolkien never got round to writing. Did he kill Ungoliant? Did he even meet her? Did he somehow go to the southern hemisphere of a...
Forum: The Books 11-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Huinesoron
Personally I hold that the tale of Morgoth being...

Personally I hold that the tale of Morgoth being chased up a tree and spending the rest of his days knocking down stars while Varda fixes them up behind him is 100% canon to the published...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-16-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Exactly! I think C is a stop, right?...

Exactly! I think C is a stop, right? (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voiceless_velar_plosive) I went with 'stop' rather than 'plosive' to try and hide the phonetic clues a bit.

MORINEHTAR - Wizard,...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-16-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10,458
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Posted By Huinesoron
Both correct. :) The mystery in the latter case...

Both correct. :) The mystery in the latter case is: are they ten years (of the sun) or not? Tolkien's timelines are a mess.



#1 is not Mithrandir, and you don't need a synonym for nectar. :)
...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-16-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
... is correct! 1. M - Wizard, more nectar?...

... is correct!

1. M - Wizard, more nectar? Shift that silence to me and stop to aspirate!
2. Y - Much longer than twig days - but how long?
SMEAGOL - Sounds like the bosun rides on the back of...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-14-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,458
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Posted By Huinesoron
Correct (SMEE + LOG backwards) ; will add...

Correct (SMEE + LOG backwards) ; will add tomorrow.

EDIT:

1. - Wizard, more nectar? Shift that silence to me and stop to aspirate!
2. - Much longer than twig days - but how long?
SMEAGOL -...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-14-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
Veeeeeery nearly. :) Yes - Er + I + lo...

Veeeeeery nearly. :)



Yes - Er + I + lo backwards.



No (did have a daughter, not not noted for said daughter gathering anything).
Forum: Quiz Room 11-13-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10,458
Views: 492,348
Posted By Huinesoron
So it's been a few days, here's a general hint: ...

So it's been a few days, here's a general hint:

A lot of these (3, 5, 6, 8, arguably 4 and 1) have really specific straight clues. How specific? I've only 'arguably' included #1 in that list, for...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-13-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 21,599
Posted By Huinesoron
I think I need to go back and rebalance the sound...

I think I need to go back and rebalance the sound on all of them; I keep twitching whenever I hear snippets. I'll poke it at some point. (What do you think of song numbers in the titles, by the way?)...
Forum: The Books 11-13-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,317
Posted By Huinesoron
Cool! It took me a few days to get through it...

Cool! It took me a few days to get through it (but still felt like less time than the Helm's Deep sequence in the movie... :D). I liked that (part of) the takeaway was "the Witch-King was an idiot...
Forum: The Books 11-12-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, research completed, here's what I've got: ...

Okay, research completed, here's what I've got:

I have found multiple references to the coming of the Eldar to Broseliand at the end of the tale, and of the defeat and binding of Melko, but...
Forum: The Books 11-12-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Huinesoron
Well that's certainly true of The Hobbit! But I...

Well that's certainly true of The Hobbit! But I think it becomes less true as you work backwards from that point. HoME I includes the poem Kortirion Among the Trees, which is a love-song to the city...
Forum: The Books 11-10-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Huinesoron
I know, right? So why did he use the name of a...

I know, right? So why did he use the name of a forest in France for his subcreated land?

One thought that springs to mind is that he may not have viewed Brittany as 'really' French. I'm not sure...
Forum: The Books 11-10-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Huinesoron
Question Broseliand (Beleriand) in the Primary World

In the early days of the Legendarium, it was far more closely bound to the Primary World. The Book of Lost Tales starts with a sailor from Europe washing up on the shores of Tol Eressea, and in at...
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