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Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
8. Eriol? (Er + oil). 3. Ainur? 7 isn't...

8. Eriol? (Er + oil).

3. Ainur?

7 isn't just miruvore, is it?
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Quoting the puzzle to get it on the current page....

Quoting the puzzle to get it on the current page.

I wonder if 7 might be ALE - a drink (as miruvor is) and contains most of the word 'lame' for 'a bit pathetic.'
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Great to have another poster hooked on cryptic...

Great to have another poster hooked on cryptic clues ... especially when they bring their own style of passwords to the thread. :)

A tentative guess of EAMBAR for 8. ER for hesitation AB for...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-21-2018, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Me too! (Although I've never really been into the...

Me too! (Although I've never really been into the wild). (My mum used the expression once or twice, but it was in The Hobbit that I first encountered it).

Furthermore, when I first read LOTR, I...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-21-2018, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored...

MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored ewes’ mates yields substance fit to perfume a gondola.
MILK: Place of clichéd strife changes ending after an early start. Soft as elven-rope, it is!...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-21-2018, 12:17 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored...

MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored ewes’ mates yields substance fit to perfume a gondola.
2. Place of clichéd strife changes ending after an early start. Soft as elven-rope, it is!...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-20-2018, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored...

MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored ewes’ mates yields substance fit to perfume a gondola.
2. Place of clichéd strife changes ending after an early start. Soft as elven-rope, it is!...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-20-2018, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
You are very, very close. What was the only thing...

You are very, very close. What was the only thing Merry and Pippin could offer for dessert in Isengard?
Forum: Quiz Room 02-20-2018, 05:03 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Both correct!

MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored ewes’ mates yields substance fit to perfume a gondola.
2. Place of clichéd strife changes ending after an early start. Soft as elven-rope, it is!...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored...

MARJORAM: March girl trapped between mirrored ewes’ mates yields substance fit to perfume a gondola.
2. Place of clichéd strife changes ending after an early start. Soft as elven-rope, it is!
3....
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Congratulations on your first password,...

Congratulations on your first password, Huinesoron! :) I did post these congratulations before, but I chose quote instead of edit when trying to copy my clues to put in the first answer, and ended...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Whoops!

I'd actually forgotten that the final answer starts with H, not U!
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Or might it be a branch of a family tree that...

Or might it be a branch of a family tree that we're looking for?
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Silmaril Aha!

I have a dwarf-connected word beginning with U!

UNCOOKED.

(The kind of dwarves that trolls hate, and which Thorin's company remained).

:D
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Pity Numenor doesn't have a namesake beginning...

Pity Numenor doesn't have a namesake beginning with U.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I can't have mentioned them. They don't combine...

I can't have mentioned them. They don't combine with H to make anything meaningful.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I suppose the synonyms need translating into...

I suppose the synonyms need translating into Khuzdul.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Just copied onto this page so we can see the...

Just copied onto this page so we can see the clues without having to click back.

H clue:

Possible synonyms for 'meaning' could be SENSE, GIST (which has some of GIFT in it) or POINT.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
I was wondering if it was something along those...

I was wondering if it was something along those lines.

... It's in 'full.'

Also, if it means 'son of,' I guess males only use that form of patronymic once they're full-grown?

And was that...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-19-2018, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Unless it's the trees carved on the door of...

Unless it's the trees carved on the door of Moria. I think they bear crescent moons (because I can hear Ian Holm's Frodo saying so in my head).
Forum: Quiz Room 02-18-2018, 09:18 AM
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Views: 153,884
Posted By Pervinca Took
Ah, I see. I knew about the Gaza strip. Just...

Ah, I see. I knew about the Gaza strip. Just thought it must be a synonym of stripling/lad that we were looking for.

Can't find anything in Khuzdul to fit the remainng clues, and very little of it...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-18-2018, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Understand La for French 'the,' but could you...

Understand La for French 'the,' but could you explain Gaza?

(I was trying to construct something from le/la + lad).

Was Azarghal masked at some point?
Forum: Quiz Room 02-16-2018, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Could H be Hollin? There seems to be a Moria...

Could H be Hollin? There seems to be a Moria connection to the clues, and Hollin was close by, and I think the name is connected with holly.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-16-2018, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
Wondering if the first U could be Uzbad...

Wondering if the first U could be Uzbad Khazaddum. I was looking through the U's on Tolkien Gateway, and this is apparently 'Lord of Moria' in Khuzdul, from the runes on Balin's tomb.

Balin was an...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-16-2018, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Pervinca Took
The K clue ... Khazad-dum I believe meant dwarf...

The K clue ... Khazad-dum I believe meant dwarf mansion (a place of splendour), but was doomed to become Moria, which I believe means darkness/blackness.
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