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Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:25 PM
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Pipe It is Halifirien. Setter (I) doubly and En,...

It is Halifirien. Setter (I) doubly and En, around fir, after Lah backwards. The definition is rubbish, though, as nobody ever hid anything there. I must have confused it with Dunharrow.

1. CIRION...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:59 PM
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Pipe Quite so Both reasonable. It's probably...

Quite so


Both reasonable. It's probably worth seeing where they go.
There are more options that you're not considering, but that's also a good direction to try.

Not to me. I like the...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Pipe Huan isn't a setter. Tolkien seems to imply that...

Huan isn't a setter. Tolkien seems to imply that he's some special breed native to Valinor. Also the answer isn't Hornburg, which is too close to Aglarond to make for a good password. As for doubly...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 08:09 AM
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Pipe Not a trap, although I may claim later that it...

Not a trap, although I may claim later that it was a cunning double bluff. In any case, that's the right answer.

1. CIRION - Just over a century before rise of moody cinema, this character was...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 07:33 AM
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Pipe At the Council of Elrond Orald is an...

At the Council of Elrond



Orald is an Old English word, so should represent Rohirric. It's likely that it survives from a now extinct language spoken by the ancestors of the Rohirrim before...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-21-2017, 03:07 PM
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Pipe f?

f?
Forum: Quiz Room 11-21-2017, 03:05 PM
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Pipe While the primary meaning is intended to recall...

While the primary meaning is intended to recall genius loci and therefore Tom, the alternative meaning is an intentional misdirection.
Forum: Quiz Room 11-21-2017, 03:39 AM
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Pipe The very same. Your confidence is well placed. ...

The very same. Your confidence is well placed.

1. CIRION - Just over a century before rise of moody cinema, this character was known to be good
2. AGLAROND - Silver youth admits little Tolkien to...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-20-2017, 04:11 PM
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Pipe Did it really? Just goes to show how little help...

Did it really? Just goes to show how little help Google is going to be, I suppose. Rock on, though.


I think you might get closer to the answer if you considered the other six and a half words in...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-20-2017, 02:39 PM
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Pipe Exactly. There's a very good reason why you...

Exactly.

There's a very good reason why you can't get Helm's Deep to work for 9: it's not the solution. I can tell a setter from a collie, even when it's barking up the wrong tree.

1. CIRION -...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-20-2017, 08:16 AM
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Pipe I think some answers predate or are otherwise not...

I think some answers predate or are otherwise not exclusive to Rohan, so I suppose it's an important distinction. Having a theme that's not the password just seems like too much work to me.
Forum: Quiz Room 11-20-2017, 05:36 AM
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Pipe You're right about everything except 10. And the...

You're right about everything except 10. And the theme if I'm being really pedantic.

Speaking of pedantry: D is 500; M is a thousand. Wear on saddle = Rider mark. Also I appear to have confused...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-20-2017, 03:01 AM
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Pipe Indeed so That's more like it. ...

Indeed so


That's more like it.


Not even if she is, I'm afraid.

1. Just over a century before rise of moody cinema, this character was known to be good
2. Silver youth admits little...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-19-2017, 05:44 PM
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Pipe Not quite. You're not accounting for the whole...

Not quite. You're not accounting for the whole clue.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-19-2017, 05:09 PM
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Pipe That's the one

That's the one
Forum: Quiz Room 11-19-2017, 05:04 PM
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Pipe That was a good little theme, and Ithil does fit,...

That was a good little theme, and Ithil does fit, albeit tangentially. Minas Anor only became Minas Tirith after the fall of its sister city.

I've put this together in something of a hurry, but...
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-19-2017, 03:14 PM
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Pipe TENOR "-o-e / -o-- / ---e / -on-er--- /...

TENOR

"-o-e / -o-- / ---e / -on-er--- / ----./ -e / --- / not / --nt / to / --ee-,/ -n- / -e / --nte- / to / r--e / --t- / --n---- / -n- / t-ere / -e / --e-!"
Forum: Quiz Room 11-17-2017, 05:26 PM
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Pipe 5. is Tol-in-Gaurhoth, and 6 could simply be Huan

5. is Tol-in-Gaurhoth, and 6 could simply be Huan
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-17-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16,224
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Pipe ROT "-o-- / -o-- / ---- / -o---r--- / ----./...

ROT

"-o-- / -o-- / ---- / -o---r--- / ----./ -- / --- / -ot / ---t / to / -----,/ --- / -- / ---t-- / to / r--- / --t- / ------- / --- / t--r- / -- / ----!"
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-16-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16,224
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Pipe "---- / ---- / ---- / --------- / ----./ -- / ---...

"---- / ---- / ---- / --------- / ----./ -- / --- / --- / ---- / -- / -----,/ --- / -- / ------ / -- / ---- / ---- / ------- / --- / ----- / -- / ----!"
Forum: Quiz Room 11-16-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 147,514
Pipe I think 2 is Ithil and 4 is Ioreth, possibly...

I think 2 is Ithil and 4 is Ioreth, possibly leaving Tirith as the password. I also think that 6 might be Houses of the Dead
Forum: Quotable Quotes 11-15-2017, 12:59 PM
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Views: 540,657
Pipe That's Gandalf to Sam "It is some time since...

That's Gandalf to Sam

"It is some time since I last heard the sound of your shears. How long have you been eavesdropping?"
Forum: Quiz Room 11-14-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,131
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Pipe Neither did I until quite recently. But where's...

Neither did I until quite recently. But where's the fun in calling something by a name that anybody knows?

Pervinca has the right answer and Galadriel got the password, so at last the horror is...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-13-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 147,514
Pipe Indeed she did, and I remembered it as a guess on...

Indeed she did, and I remembered it as a guess on this clue instead of 5. The Ring of Barahir isn't the right answer, but it's very close.
Forum: Quiz Room 11-08-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 147,514
Pipe Fair enough. I think the answer has been...

Fair enough. I think the answer has been mentioned by another, better known name already. Obviously you've worked out that there's a theme to the clues, which should narrow down the personnel a bit....
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