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Forum: The Movies 05-16-2018, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Nerwen
No, I'm afraid Herald of Mandos has been proven...

No, I'm afraid Herald of Mandos has been proven time (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=17262) and time (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=17925) again...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-16-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
What he said. It's a term.

What he said. It's a term.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 11:06 PM
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Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Huey had it- CONLANG + AA.

Huey had it- CONLANG + AA.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,790
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Posted By Nerwen
Thumbs up DRAGON it is. BARD He seems entertaining,...

DRAGON it is.

BARD He seems entertaining, but dreary on reflection.
EREBOR Steal before confusion; arrive at lonely place.
SCATHA ...nine lives? Perhaps if you reassemble him- and give his...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Thumbs up All three correct! BARD He seems...

All three correct!

BARD He seems entertaining, but dreary on reflection.
EREBOR Steal before confusion; arrive at lonely place.
3. ...nine lives? Perhaps if you reassemble him- and give his...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 07:52 AM
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Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Good guess, but the answer is less abstract and...

Good guess, but the answer is less abstract and only broke some mountains.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Yes, the weather's reasonably okay now, for the...

Yes, the weather's reasonably okay now, for the time of year- thanks for asking.

#5 is correct- second version with "lang". (I know how to spell "billabong", thank you very much)!:p

#1 is not...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-15-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Pipe Sorry, been busy and had no internet due to bad...

Sorry, been busy and had no internet due to bad weather.

Here-

1. He seems entertaining, but dreary on reflection.
2. Steal before confusion; arrive at lonely place.
3. ...nine lives? ...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-08-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
It was getting late...

It was getting late...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-08-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Shield ROMESTÁMO = "Mare's moot".

ROMESTÁMO = "Mare's moot".
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
ISTARI for the password?

ISTARI for the password?
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Pipe For #4, AIWENDIL = "wail" + "dine"...

For #4, AIWENDIL = "wail" + "dine" mingled.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
"Ink on us"? That Huey is a bad...

"Ink on us"? That Huey is a bad influence!:mad:
Forum: Quiz Room 05-01-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Or actually- looking at how Huey's phrased the...

Or actually- looking at how Huey's phrased the hints, ARAW might be the answer. Same chap, anyway.
Forum: Quiz Room 04-30-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
*sigh* I am forced to the conclusion that...

*sigh*

I am forced to the conclusion that the answer is OROMË, leaving the Teleri behind on the Great Journey from Cuiviénen. It's Araw deal, geddit?:rolleyes:
Forum: The Books 04-30-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
1420! Beorn is definitely a Man. There is a direct...

Beorn is definitely a Man. There is a direct word-of-author statement to this effect, in The Letters of J.R.R.Tolkien: "Though a skin-changer and no doubt a bit of a magician, Beorn was a Man"....
Forum: Quiz Room 04-30-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Pipe The answer is obvious: HAIR. Maeglin's was...

The answer is obvious: HAIR. Maeglin's was black, and presumably located "around" him, while his face lacked it since he was an Elf.

Am I right or am I right?:smokin:

(Actually I sort of hope...
Forum: The Books 04-30-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
I rather think The Hobbit was published in...

I rather think The Hobbit was published in Tolkien's lifetime, don't you?:Merisu:
Forum: Quiz Room 04-30-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Question ???:confused:

???:confused:
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
But what is the source for incarnates not being...

But what is the source for incarnates not being able to change their hröa under any circumstances? This is directly contradicated in a number of places, including published material, so if Tolkien...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
Ah... Okay, denethorthefirst, I've got to say...

Ah... Okay, denethorthefirst, I've got to say that- respectfully- I totally disagree with this interpretation, don't think it fits at all with "what we know about Arda" (flying machines? Since...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
Lúthien could fly in vampire form, so it is...

Lúthien could fly in vampire form, so it is clearly more than a mundane disguise- but see my last post re:shapeshifting in folklore and Huinesoron's with the quotes from the Silmarillion and Lay of...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By Nerwen
What Tolkien is using here is a very common...

What Tolkien is using here is a very common myth/folklore motif- the idea of magical shapeshifting that requires a material component, typically something worn, such as a skin, cloak, helmet, belt...
Forum: The Movies 04-28-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,713
Posted By Nerwen
So, have we established there isn't anything more...

So, have we established there isn't anything more about Thranduil's history with dragons in the EE?
Forum: Quiz Room 04-27-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 171,582
Posted By Nerwen
Roc? Actually referring to the Caragdûr?

Roc? Actually referring to the Caragdûr?
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