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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He...

1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. E RNIL I PHERIANNATH - Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. R INGBEARER - Engulf a dubious panda for...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He...

1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. E - Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. R INGBEARER - Engulf a dubious panda for one who's missing...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter Today, 07:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,404
Posted By Huinesoron
It's a nice thought, but Tolkien disagrees. From...

It's a nice thought, but Tolkien disagrees. From Of the Rings of Power...



Curiously, that doesn't answer the purpose. The White Towers seem to have marked the western limits of Arnor, but if...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He...

1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. E - Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. R INGBEARER - Engulf a dubious panda for one who's missing...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He...

1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. E - Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. R - Engulf a dubious panda for one who's missing one.
4....
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He...

1. M ASTER SAMWISE - A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. E - Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. R - Engulf a dubious panda for one who's missing one.
4....
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
No, you're overthinking it (like I can talk!)....

No, you're overthinking it (like I can talk!). The second half of the answer is 'SAMWISE', and the Time Lord is a Time Lord.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
The answer is not SAMWISE, but Samwise is the...

The answer is not SAMWISE, but Samwise is the second half of the answer. You've got the fool (I feel a bit mean saying that), but where's the Time Lord?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-18-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses. 2. Earn...

1. A Time Lord, a fool? He chooses.
2. Earn ill an elvish title, but outside the youngest asks: he fairy enough?
3. Engulf a dubious panda for one who's missing one.
4. In the south, the...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-18-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Nice! Tricky, but that's what we come here for....

Nice! Tricky, but that's what we come here for. :)

This one took me quite a while to make work; I suspect it's been done before in some form, but I'm still pleased I found some version that hung...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-17-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
#6: ITHILIEN is an anagram of HIT + LIE IN. ...

#6: ITHILIEN is an anagram of HIT + LIE IN.

#7: IMLADRIS is an anagram of MRIs + ALDI... but I have no idea where 'in transit' comes from.

Only got these because you'd narrowed the field down...
Forum: The Books 07-06-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Huinesoron
... that's almost enough to make me wonder...

... that's almost enough to make me wonder whether Tolkien intentionally mirrored the two situations. A king's (Thingol/Sauron) former allies (the dwarves/the Numenoreans) turn on him, killing him...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-06-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
NAN ELMOTH? It's got the tree, but is there a...

NAN ELMOTH? It's got the tree, but is there a village called Oth? Google doesn't think so.

... oh, wait, no U. Which means it can't be Nan-tasarion, either.

Hmm.

hS
Forum: The Books 07-06-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Huinesoron
I think you're right in noting that Tolkien plays...

I think you're right in noting that Tolkien plays hard on the idea that intent and motive, rather than actions, determine whether something is Good or Evil. Aragorn marches an army north to invade...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-06-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, I'm going to give a guess of REFUGES for...

Okay, I'm going to give a guess of REFUGES for the password, and a stab at HENNETH ANNUN for #4 based primarily on it fitting that description and containing the letter U. It also has the letters for...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-04-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
#2 could be TOL FALAS (or Tolfalas), with falas...

#2 could be TOL FALAS (or Tolfalas), with falas being Sindarin for 'shore' ('meets the ocean').

... no, hang on, it's TOL ERESSEA: Tol + ere S, sea.

hS

EDIT: #5 is striking me as a...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-03-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Dingdingding! 1. FREDA - Morwen's daughter,...

Dingdingding!

1. FREDA - Morwen's daughter, sent away - A hobbit disenvowelled by everything - First contact (for many) (LotR: TTT (Movie))
2. EORNIS - Lorien's unwitting betrayer - The classic...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-03-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Pulling it onto the page. The final source...

Pulling it onto the page.

The final source is the only non-licensed source on the list; it made the news a few years back, when it appeared in English translation. The character is mentioned on...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-30-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Eo- is a lovely prefix for dawn (it occurs in...

Eo- is a lovely prefix for dawn (it occurs in Eohippus, the Dawn Horse, which was about the size of a large dog). I'm not sure I know of Eos specifically as a bird, though - my understanding was that...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-29-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Gosh, wasn't it? :D It may have been a serious...

Gosh, wasn't it? :D It may have been a serious hint, though.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-29-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
The eagle has a name?! ... wait, it's Greek...

The eagle has a name?! ... wait, it's Greek mythology, everything has a name. (Not Ethon.)



Silly Nerwen; Archaeopteryx means 'ancient wing', not 'dawn bird'.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-29-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
In fairness it's closer to either of them than to...

In fairness it's closer to either of them than to where I'm actually thinking of. My Eastern European geography is apparently quite compressed.

I'm probably more into paleontology than mythology,...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-29-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
1. FREDA - Morwen's daughter, sent away - A...

1. FREDA - Morwen's daughter, sent away - A hobbit disenvowelled by everything - First contact (for many) (LotR: TTT (Movie))
2. E - Lorien's unwitting betrayer - The classic dawn bird - The world...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-29-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
There is a relevant item mentioned on that page,...

There is a relevant item mentioned on that page, actually, though you'll need to find a more detailed account.



I've played that! It's actually quite good, if you can get over the graphics;...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-28-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,009
Views: 180,981
Posted By Huinesoron
Precisely. :) I think I said there was...

Precisely. :)



I think I said there was one left, actually.



:O I forgot about the musical! I'd much have preferred her to Evangeline Lilly.
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