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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, there it is. #3 ERE + S + reversed ROT =...

Ah, there it is. #3 ERE + S + reversed ROT = ERESTOR.

(I was stuck with 'pre' for 'before', and wound up getting sidetracked wondering if Tolkien had included any version of Prester John in his...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
A dubious guess for #14: is he HALF FAST (ie,...

A dubious guess for #14: is he HALF FAST (ie, still, steady), = HALFAST?

15: I was assuming Hola, but it seems VALE is a Spanish greeting too. Balin's dad is Fundin, and if we remove F for forward...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
#21: So does he shout "NO B!"? #4: I thought...

#21: So does he shout "NO B!"?

#4: I thought this was like a pop/rock thing, but apparently Claude Debussy is a classical composer. One of his works was Prlude l'aprs-midi d'un faune, which......
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I'd tend to agree with this idea: it was, after...

I'd tend to agree with this idea: it was, after all, the collecting that Sam is said to have felt himself on parole from, not the passing on of the information.

To put it another way: Hobbits set...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, let's see: #9: WITHER - ER, + Y (from...

Okay, let's see:

#9: WITHER - ER, + Y (from the French), + DWINDLE - D = WITHYWINDLE.

#5: DORIATH - TH + ER = ERIADOR.

The straight clues are a good balance between helpful and vague, so...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-03-2019, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Can I check whether my guess at Laurelin is...

Can I check whether my guess at Laurelin is wrong, or whether you just missed it?

If it's not Laurelin, then... maybe another name for Laurelin? :D She was named Lindeloks and Lasgalen, though no...
Forum: Quiz Room 12-03-2019, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
L: I tried Lebethron, but then remembered, oh...

L: I tried Lebethron, but then remembered, oh yeah, there's Two Trees... LAURELIN is reversed NILE + ... vowel-switched REAL, maybe? Oh, no, it's RULE.

P: well, your link suggests PILINEHTAR,...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-29-2019, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
As + Lego = AEGLOS, the snowthorn of Amon Rdh. ...

As + Lego = AEGLOS, the snowthorn of Amon Rdh.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-28-2019, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
4: seems likely to be based on 'whale', but could...

4: seems likely to be based on 'whale', but could be something else. Are otters aquatic? Because they have a decent set of letters to spin up and splice with an element.

5: I'm guessing...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-25-2019, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
LENT is the most obvious period of fasting,...

LENT is the most obvious period of fasting, followed I think by RAMADAN, which is a bit long. Obviously neither of them work with those possibilities.

Caviar is fish eggs, or maybe fish jam, +a...
Forum: The Books 11-20-2019, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Ha, good catch. The fact that they were typed up...

Ha, good catch. The fact that they were typed up for students is really interesting, because it might make sense of that caption on the cover:

Ml-rnar skaltu kunna

Google Translate identifies...
Forum: The Books 11-14-2019, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Pipe Songs for the Philologists

Do you know what the rarest Tolkien book is? It's not any sort of first edition, or anything of that kind: it's Songs for the Philologists (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Songs_for_the_Philologists),...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-11-2019, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Happy birthday to purplefluffychainsaw, who I...

Happy birthday to purplefluffychainsaw, who I knew elsewhere and had no idea was a Downer once (but the name's far too distinctive for it to be anyone else...!).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-07-2019, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
[Quietly closes the Complete List of Noseless...

[Quietly closes the Complete List of Noseless Entities of Arda...]

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 11-05-2019, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Dropping back in after a madcap couple of...

Dropping back in after a madcap couple of weeks... ophiose, ophiose. Appears to be something to do with serpents... which makes it a very Voldemort riddle indeed!

But unless I missed something in...
Forum: The Movies 10-22-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,814
Posted By Huinesoron
My question is, what the heck is up with this: ...

My question is, what the heck is up with this:



Oren? Beldor? Tyra? Those can't be real names, right?

-They're very clearly not Adunaic names. Those come in forms like bal and Zamn; having...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-22-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8,353
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Posted By Huinesoron
I did. :) And that's my thing to learn...

I did. :)



And that's my thing to learn for today!



So apparently I totally forgot this one existed... it must surely be a tulip, which means Biblical Dude must have an O in his name....
Forum: Quiz Room 10-21-2019, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, so: for the first W, could this be...

Okay, so: for the first W, could this be WELLINGHALL? Meduseld is the Golden Hall, and a water-meadow might have water welling up?

For H: HITHLAIN is the material of Lorien cloaks, and sounds like...
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
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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: 8,353
Views: 329,421
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: 573
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: 8,353
Views: 329,421
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: 573
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....
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