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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Perhaps they both wore snazzy HATS? Or they...

Perhaps they both wore snazzy HATS?

Or they share their names with minor Star Wars characters, just like the obscure Elvish word HOTH?

(Wait, that's not actually obscure at all...)

hS
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 04:07 AM
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Views: 226
Posted By Huinesoron
Which ironically would be less of a concern for...

Which ironically would be less of a concern for Fingolfin, who would probably assume that Finwe would be immediately reborn to be with Indis. Feanor, however, would believe with his usual burning...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-17-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is a generally excellent post, but I want to...

This is a generally excellent post, but I want to poke at this point a little more. If we assume that the Great Tales as they came down to us are Bilbo's translations from Numenorean texts, then how...
Forum: The Books 07-16-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Huinesoron
Perhaps it's something like how things...

Perhaps it's something like how things occasionally went in the Kingdom of England? Henry the Young King (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_the_Young_King), elder brother of Richard the Lionheart,...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-16-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
All I see is a bunch of anagrams I can't get...

All I see is a bunch of anagrams I can't get anything out of.

#2 seems likely to include 'loan', and #3 is probably talon + n, but I'd have to resort to brute-force attacking them with a...
Forum: The Books 07-16-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Huinesoron
Jail-Crow of Mandos

Wait... what?

FŽanor's words are echoing the relatively common English term 'jailbird', as in someone who has previously been a prisoner. But... why does FŽanor have a colloquial term for a...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-13-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
I think it might be the actual word NOTE. The...

I think it might be the actual word NOTE. The clue suggests it's backwards rather than scrambled; are there any names ending with ETON?

(Isildur also drowned, but that's not much help. Arguably so...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
MAEGLIN - Here we are held in bondage. ALDARION...

MAEGLIN - Here we are held in bondage.
ALDARION - Black is my blame.
UNGOLIANT - I hunger still.
DENETHOR - The West has failed.
LEGOLAS - Now I cannot forget them.
ISILDUR - My pride has...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
-_- No. hS

-_- No.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,521
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Posted By Huinesoron
Yup. Snort. :rolleyes: I...

Yup.



Snort. :rolleyes:



I think it's the gulls rather than the waves, but yep, that's the one.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
Neither of these (cheeky so-and-so); I could...

Neither of these (cheeky so-and-so); I could never include Turin and still say 'their usual name' with a straight face!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 09:56 AM
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Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, yeah, him; what was his name again? ...

Oh, yeah, him; what was his name again?



Correct.



Aaaand there it goes.
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
They are indeed; they're also on a theme. 1....

They are indeed; they're also on a theme.

1. Here we are held in bondage.
2. Black is my blame.
UNGOLIANT - I hunger still.
DENETHOR - The West has failed.
5. Now I cannot forget them.
6. My...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
Whoo! Thanks for that; I would never have got...

Whoo! Thanks for that; I would never have got osier.

For this one, I will tell you that all the answers are people, and all of them are by their usual name.

1. Here we are held in bondage.
2....
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, 6 is A + ENVY + TRAIN = ENVINYATAR, 'the...

Ah, 6 is A + ENVY + TRAIN = ENVINYATAR, 'the Renewer', or Aragorn at his most Jesusy.

7 starts with R, so looks like Rose or Rosie; 'Willow loses incentive' sounds like you remove will to get...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7,521
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Posted By Huinesoron
I think it does, and I think I know both the...

I think it does, and I think I know both the theme and the password.

If #4 is TELEPORNO...

... then the password is PARTNERS, the theme is married couples, and the remaining two answers are...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7,521
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Posted By Huinesoron
PANTS - S + HALE = PANTHAEL, ie 'Fullwise'. ...

PANTS - S + HALE = PANTHAEL, ie 'Fullwise'.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-09-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 97,424
Posted By Huinesoron
And if I had either posted complaining that...

And if I had either posted complaining that no-one was guessing this, or sauntered into an idle thread and posted a new puzzle of my own, you might have an argument here. But I didn't, so you don't....
Forum: Quiz Room 07-09-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 97,424
Posted By Huinesoron
I don't think the intent of that rule is 'I can't...

I don't think the intent of that rule is 'I can't be bothered to solve your puzzle so I'll just wait a couple of weeks and give my own', but whatever.

Indis was the first elf to marry a divorcee;...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-03-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Huinesoron
Elves visiting Numenor

Okay, so:







It's clear that in the early days of Numenor, there was a fair amount of traffic between there and Eressea. The elves of Tol Eressea were those who sailed West from...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-02-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 322,840
Posted By Huinesoron
Sapphire_Flame - there's a blast from the past....

Sapphire_Flame - there's a blast from the past. Happy birthday, Saphy.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-02-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 192,467
Posted By Huinesoron
I was mostly looking for a rhyme, but Bilbo and...

I was mostly looking for a rhyme, but Bilbo and company trek through a broad valley (that leads Bilbo to declare the forest goes on forever); that's what I was thinking of.

Mirkwood and Dol...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-02-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 192,467
Posted By Huinesoron
It's sort of between Beorn's and Dol Guldur,...

It's sort of between Beorn's and Dol Guldur, which was what those lines were aiming at.

Over to you, then. :)
Forum: Quiz Room 07-02-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,075
Views: 192,467
Posted By Huinesoron
It is. Why? hS

It is. Why?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-02-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7,521
Views: 265,618
Posted By Huinesoron
I do that. Like, all the time. So... EIN(E)...

I do that. Like, all the time.

So... EIN(E) + FONT + a spy + a note. ... this isn't getting me anywhere.





Of course! Gammer Proudfoot's chocolate shop! (What? That's why I go to...
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