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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-11-2019, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Would it be overly ominous to suspect a bot...

Would it be overly ominous to suspect a bot attack? Given the... interesting post out of Ivriniel, it seems at least somewhat plausible.

Though any bot which gets its claws into the Downs is going...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-10-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
#1: a deer could be a HART, which we can run back...

#1: a deer could be a HART, which we can run back to get TRAH + ALD = a Smeagol by any other name (would still smell of fish).

#10... I think stoat fur is ERMINE, and the one real equine hybrid I...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-09-2019, 01:55 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
o.o I look away for one evening and the password...

o.o I look away for one evening and the password tumbles like dominoes. Nice work to both of you.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
So the clock itself is on the floor, initially...

So the clock itself is on the floor, initially lost indicates lock...

Oh! The floor is a LOCKBEARER. ^_^ That's a good one, I like that.

For the last one, I think the 'toilet edge' is a rim,...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Huinesoron
Which is perfectly plausible. Though it wouldn't...

Which is perfectly plausible. Though it wouldn't explain why there are three rainbows in LotR, and all of them are in water spray, not rain. Which may not need an explanation, but then there's no...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeah, I should have got that. -_- (This morning I...

Yeah, I should have got that. -_- (This morning I heard an ad on the radio: "The deadline for PPI claims may have passed, but for all other claims--" NOT INTERESTED BYE.)



... I remembered that...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Huinesoron
... huh. I think you're right. Beleriand has the...

... huh. I think you're right. Beleriand has the Rainbow Cleft, so named because the sea-spray forms rainbows. Legolas talks about rainbows on the falls of Nimrodel, and Frodo sees them over Rauros....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,295
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Posted By Huinesoron
For P: I'm contemplating 'pip' as in 'pipped to...

For P: I'm contemplating 'pip' as in 'pipped to the post'; I think I've heard it used similarly to 'a steal' when discussing a purchase. PIPPIP minus the last letter of the second instance, plus a...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-08-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
#1 grub is FOOD, and if I mix it with the first...

#1 grub is FOOD, and if I mix it with the first of radishes, I find FRODO.

#5: I'm not sure Catherine of Aragon was a Plantagenet, but she was certainly troubled, and if we add the initial of...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
I... think what I was thinking was that in a...

I... think what I was thinking was that in a programming context, when you cycle through a loop once, you can say you've iterated the loop by one, and also that you've iterated the counter of how...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Hee, all right: Adam fell? Add one at the...

Hee, all right:

Adam fell? Add one at the end, subtract six from the start, flip it around for one of two.

The comma-delimited instructions apply to the separate words. ADAM -> add one to the...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:14 PM
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Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
That's the one! And on reflection, I'll give...

That's the one!

And on reflection, I'll give Mith ELLADAN for #12, but will withold the explanation in case anyone wants to guess. So that's complete!

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren,...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
It is, actually. Do you want to try and figure...

It is, actually. Do you want to try and figure out which one, or shall I put him in?



Correct, though in the singular.



Not the Grey Havens; I think I said that Anfalas was what was meant...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-06-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Spot on. :) THEODEN - The king stands before...

Spot on. :)

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren, to devour him subjectively.
HIRLUIN - "Here, Lou - in!" Only fair, no?
EOWYN - No Gollum, but say "Oh! Win!" to claim sword and shield.
4....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8,295
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Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. I will say that the word you need for the...

Nope. I will say that the word you need for the password is the answer to 'lord of what?', rather than the actual name of 1.

Also, 1 was chosen deliberately. Radagast is by no means #1 of the Five...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Is the password. :) THEODEN - The king...

Is the password. :)

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren, to devour him subjectively.
HIRLUIN - "Here, Lou - in!" Only fair, no?
EOWYN - No Gollum, but say "Oh! Win!" to claim sword and...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Galadriel it is, and for exactly that reason. (As...

Galadriel it is, and for exactly that reason. (As far as Yorkshire dialect goes, I personally don't think they have any logic behind their words. My Mam's from Leeds, so maybe matters are different...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
I wouldn't say so? You can count the High Kings...

I wouldn't say so? You can count the High Kings of the Noldor, but Tolkien never sits down and says "Seven* were the High Kings of that people, and chief among them was Finwe," or somesuch.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-05-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct. TOOK is the answer, and...

Correct.



TOOK is the answer, and refers to Pippin, but I needed the T.



Nope. I suppose they are a countable set, but the one you need is counted by Tolkien.
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
It doesn't refer to either of those. (At which...

It doesn't refer to either of those. (At which point, I'm not sure how many countable sets with an obvious number 1 there are left in Middle-earth...)



... correct. ^_^ Specifically it's 'Say...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes and yes. :) Correct. As the clue...

Yes and yes. :)



Correct. As the clue says: TO devour [HE]. :D

THEODEN - The king stands before a warren, to devour him subjectively.
2. - "Here, Lou - in!" Only fair, no?
3. - No...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Thanks - that was a good one, a nice mix of...

Thanks - that was a good one, a nice mix of dominos to follow and tricky clues to frown over. :) And I never would have guessed the password itself.

Here we go with something that may not be quite...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, now I follow the structure. You certainly...

Ah, now I follow the structure. You certainly wouldn't want to hear Eorl fel(l) of(f) his apricot-loving steed FELAROF.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
For #6, I'm going to throw out a guess at...

For #6, I'm going to throw out a guess at HASUFEL, who's the only horse not already used with an AU in it (for gold). The only word I can make with the leftover letters is SHELF, but... no, hang on,...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-03-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 311,421
Posted By Huinesoron
Checked, I'm afraid - but I'll take a little more...

Checked, I'm afraid - but I'll take a little more credit for this one than for 'Category:Horses', because at least I had to figure out where to look. :)

Still pondering the last two clues.

hS
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