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Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Nerwen
What about HEWER OF CAVES, translating Felagund? ...

What about HEWER OF CAVES, translating Felagund? It would be "unique" as the only Dwarven name given to an Elf. The "slender bough" part might then be a play on Fin(e)rod.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 08:05 AM
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Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
Thinking aloud... Well, I went and consulted...

Thinking aloud...

Well, I went and consulted the Ardalambion website, according to which no known word or word element in Khuzdul begins with H ("hazad" is Adûnaic). So if that's right the answer...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 02-19-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By Nerwen
The Eye Oh, it's war, all right. I've started...

Oh, it's war, all right.

I've started breeding Warbats already.

That'll teach 'em.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
#6 is also most puzzling, since we know very few...

#6 is also most puzzling, since we know very few Khuzdul personal names, and none beginning with U (IIRC).

However, in the already-mentioned inscription on Balin's tomb,Balin Fundinul Uzbad...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
And dwarven culture doesn't feature plants very...

And dwarven culture doesn't feature plants very much, so- what meaning does it hold? Curious...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-18-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
What about AZAGHÂL (backwards) for the last one?

What about AZAGHÂL (backwards) for the last one?
Forum: Quiz Room 02-17-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
Well, I'm back, she said. Congratulations on...

Well, I'm back, she said.

Congratulations on guessing the last one, Huinesoron. A question- is it significant that the password is KHUZDUL rather than KHAZÂD?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 01-24-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 63,638
Posted By Nerwen
I suppose you'd like someone to ask what you...

I suppose you'd like someone to ask what you *did*?:Merisu:
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
And could #2 be ROSE? (Anagram of...

And could #2 be ROSE? (Anagram of "Eros").
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
#7 is ARTANIS. (Sinatra backwards).

#7 is ARTANIS. (Sinatra backwards).
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
Okay then- MENELTARMA = ENAMEL TRAM.:smokin:

Okay then- MENELTARMA = ENAMEL TRAM.:smokin:
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
White Tree NIMLOTH Slender cave amphibian is disturbed to...

NIMLOTH Slender cave amphibian is disturbed to become pallid plant.
UMBAR Agitated ballroom dance loses element for fateful landing place.
MENELTARMA Reassemble and decorate cable-car to arrive at...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-22-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
MENELTARMA is correct- do you want me to explain...

MENELTARMA is correct- do you want me to explain the clue, or would you prefer to guess?



NESSAMELDA is ingenious, but not the right answer. The clue refers to a rather obscure animal.
Forum: Quiz Room 01-21-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
NUMENOR it is! As regards your other...

NUMENOR it is!

As regards your other guesses- the princess in question is Ancalimë, who said her preferred husband would be "Úner" = "Noman".

OROMET was a tower built by Tar-Minastir.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-20-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
That's it! 1. Slender cave amphibian is...

That's it!

1. Slender cave amphibian is disturbed to become pallid plant.
UMBAR Agitated ballroom dance loses element for fateful landing place.
3. Reassemble and decorate cable-car to arrive at...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-20-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
No, it is Elendil- I made a mistake with the...

No, it is Elendil- I made a mistake with the letters from doing this in a hurry!:o

And #2 is indeed Umbar: rhumba - H (for hydrogen). I didn't know you could write it without an H in English.
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-20-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 58,629
Posted By Nerwen
That was actually 78. Paranoia (the mod) just...

That was actually 78. Paranoia (the mod) just put in an extra "L". But yes, it was strange. IIRC he did something or other on Day Two which we wolves considered to arbitrarily disadvantage us, so...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-20-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
No, you're looking for someone who lived much...

No, you're looking for someone who lived much later.
Forum: Quiz Room 01-20-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
1420! Here you go! 1. Slender cave amphibian is...

Here you go!

1. Slender cave amphibian is disturbed to become pallid plant.
2. Agitated ballroom dance loses element for fateful landing place.
3. Reassemble and decorate cable-car to arrive at...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-19-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,283
Views: 153,809
Posted By Nerwen
Okay, okay! I'll think of something!

Okay, okay! I'll think of something!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-05-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,318
Posted By Nerwen
Sting Well, congratulations you nasty mangy lupines! ...

Well, congratulations you nasty mangy lupines! And well done recovering from the Day One disaster! (By the way, isn't Rune a Double Fenris now?)

I can't help feeling this was my fault for...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-01-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,082
Posted By Nerwen
Ugh. Sorry about dying (again)! My connection...

Ugh. Sorry about dying (again)! My connection chose a bad time to go out.:(
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,318
Posted By Nerwen
The Eye A flag is raised. This looks like a possible...

A flag is raised. This looks like a possible attempt by Lalaith at avoiding "ownership" of her future vote. Note that this way she doesn't have to make a case against, or even express actual...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,318
Posted By Nerwen
1420! Hey.:D

Hey.:D
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-31-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 3,318
Posted By Nerwen
This. It's strange that there was no attempt to...

This. It's strange that there was no attempt to get an alternative bandwagon rolling and save Rune; if his packmate was absent this would explain that.[/QUOTE]
Indeed, just based on the voting,...
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