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Old 01-11-2004, 12:52 PM   #1
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Here we go, ladies and gentlemen:

The House of Stewards
Osgiliath
Bag End
Meduseld
Thingol's treasury

I have gotten sick of people not reading the thread and therefore not including Thingol's treasury, so I am adding it myself.

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House of the Stewards: the only tomb?

too easy I guess..
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Old 01-11-2004, 03:24 PM   #3
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That's not it, but that's not a bad guess.
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Old 01-11-2004, 03:30 PM   #4
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Osgiliath- The only place taken over by orcs
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Old 01-11-2004, 03:43 PM   #5
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Ok then [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]

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Osgiliath is the only one not built on a hill.
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True. But no.
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The House of the Stewards is the only one without a river running in close proximity to it. The Water snakes right by Bag End on the Hill, the Snowbourne flows past the gates of Edoras, and Osgiliath is divided by the Anduin. The House of the Stewards is deep in Minas Tirith backed against Mindolluin.

And if that's not it, then I think after four good answers have been given, and they just don't seem to be the thing you're thinking of, it's about time for a wee directional hint, if you think you could manage. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 01-11-2004, 06:16 PM   #10
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Not the rivers.

HINT: The location doesn't matter. The common thread is something that happened there. Go to the books and read about each place. You will need to go to the Appendices for one of these.

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Old 01-12-2004, 07:44 AM   #11
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Meduseld was only place retooken to live in
(osgiliath was used as a barricade)
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Old 01-12-2004, 03:16 PM   #12
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Nope, that's not it. Specifically, it has to do with something people did there.
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Old 01-12-2004, 07:15 PM   #13
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Bag End, because at all the other places, the King (at one time or the other) and the royal family were driven out.
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Old 01-15-2004, 07:18 PM   #14
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Nope. When was the King/royal family driven out of the house of Stewards specifically? Last hint: Thingol's treasury would also meet the criteria.
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Ah, right, you have a point there.


Bag End, because no one brought or looked into a palantir there.

House of Stewards -- Denethor
Meduseld -- Pippin (it's stretching it)
Osgiliath -- a palantir used to be there
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Old 01-16-2004, 07:17 PM   #16
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No palantirs in Thingol's treasury.
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Old 01-16-2004, 10:26 PM   #17
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Ack, this is hard.

Maybe The House of Stewards because it was never visited by dwarves? (Although that may apply to Osgiliath as well, dunno)
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Was Osgiliath visited by Hobbits at all?
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Old 01-17-2004, 07:08 AM   #19
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We can't know that for sure. Pippin and Merry were said to have visited Gondor a couple of times, so perhaps they went to Osgiliath. So no, that's not the answer.
Arvedui, your answer is a good guess... but no.
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There was some kind of kinslaying in all except Bag End?
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You are on the right track, NightKnight. It does have to do with slaying, but not kinslaying specifically. Denethor didn't actually kill Faramir, either, so House of Stewards would also be "odd one out" in that case.
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Someone killed someone of their own race in all of them, except Bag End.
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It doesn't have to do with race. Go back and read the accounts of the events at those places.
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Wars were fought near all of them except for Meduseld?
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A war was fought near Meduseld as well, when Helm Hammerhand was driven out of Edoras. HINT: This event has something to do with the answer.
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I can feel I'm near, but I can't put my finger on it.
But is it something about the king being killed?
"King" Wulf was killed in Meduseld.
"King" Castamir was killed in Osgiliath.
House of the Stewards is the one that really puzzles me. No idea there...
Nothing in Bad End.
And as for Thingol's treasury, Thingol was killed there...wasn't he?

I think I'm confusing myself more and more as I try to come up with something. :P
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Herm...Treasure and slaying. Treasure-slaying.

No one was killed over wealth or gold or some kind of riches in the house of stewards?
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It's neither the treasure nor the royalty. Keep guessing!
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helo everyone and welcome. lets get started.

Weathertop
Fangorn
Hobbiton
Lothlorien

HINT: think places certain hobbits went

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Weathertop is the only place that the Hobbits weren't safe, and/or where one of them was injured.
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Fangorn is the only place where not all of the Hobbits went.
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lathspell got it. well done
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Imladris
Lothlorien
Carrock
Cair Andros

Hint: Names!

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Imladris - cleaved valley
Lothlorien – flower of dreams
Cair Andros - ship of long-foam
Carrock - Carrock

carrock is not sindarin
out with it

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Darn you beat me to it. Well enough of being a bad sport. Thats what I would have said.It took me to long to translate the names.
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You are VERY good at showing off HerenIstarion [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]... but it was not what I was looking for :P

Try again!
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Hmmmm...Imladris is the only place usually called something else (Rivendell).
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Well, what I'm thinking of seems too easy, but I might as well try it anyways: Imladris is the only one west of the Misty Mountains.
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They all have Elvish names, except for Carrock?
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Well, I'll put my finger on Carrock again, on the ground that all three others are composed names (i.e cleaved+valley etc) and carrock, well, is just carrock (I don't think it was the stony place where beornings were parking their trucks [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img])
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