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Old 02-12-2003, 12:51 PM   #281
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Well, I've never heard of it. Any hints to be had? Geez, I feel really stupid...
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Old 02-12-2003, 02:05 PM   #282
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A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to; the long explanations needed by the young are wearying.
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Old 02-12-2003, 02:06 PM   #283
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I have never heard that, I feel really stupid. Oh well, your go.

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Old 02-12-2003, 02:56 PM   #284
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You are right, Lyra!

It is a quote from Gandalf when he returns as the White Rider. When he is sitting with the three hunters upon the cliff in Fangorn, Aragorn accuses him of speaking in riddles, and this was his reply.
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Old 02-12-2003, 02:58 PM   #285
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Oh... I really need to read the books again. But, happily, I am! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

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Old 02-13-2003, 02:52 PM   #286
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Do I have to revive EVERY thread here? [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 02-15-2003, 04:58 AM   #287
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_ / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ /
_ _ _ _,/ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _, /
_ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ _, / _ _ / _ _ /
_ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ / _ _ _ _ _ _ /
_ _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ /
_ _ _ _ _ _ .


It's a speech/quote from the book.

[ February 16, 2003: Message edited by: Lyra Greenleaf ]
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Old 02-15-2003, 09:14 AM   #288
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Old 02-15-2003, 09:29 AM   #289
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How about an 'S'?
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Old 02-15-2003, 12:33 PM   #290
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Old 02-15-2003, 06:39 PM   #291
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Old 02-16-2003, 06:20 AM   #292
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Update:

I / _ _ _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _ r /
_ e _ _,/ _ e _ r _ / _ _ _ / _ _ _, /
_ _ s _ e _ / _ _ _ r _, / i _ / i _ /
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_ i _ _ e r / _ r _ _ / _ _ e /
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Old 02-16-2003, 07:49 AM   #293
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Can I have a "D" please ?
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Old 02-16-2003, 10:15 AM   #294
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'A' please.
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Old 02-16-2003, 12:13 PM   #296
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Old 02-16-2003, 01:57 PM   #297
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Old 02-16-2003, 03:23 PM   #298
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I / w _ _ _ _ / _ _ t / _ _ _ / _ _ _ r /
h e a d,/ _ e a r d / a _ d / a _ _, /
_ a s t e r / d w a r _, / i _ / i t /
s t _ _ d / _ _ t / a / _ i t t _ e /
h i _ h e r / _ r _ _ / t h e /
_ r _ _ _ d .

Should be easy now i think...
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Old 02-16-2003, 03:57 PM   #299
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"I would cut off your head, beard and all, master dwarf, if it stood out a little higher from the ground."
Eomer to Gimli as they meet the first time in Rohan.

(I have only the Finnish translation of LoTR so these are little tricky for me but I hope I got this one right... [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] )

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Old 02-17-2003, 12:14 PM   #300
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Yep, perfect!
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Old 02-17-2003, 01:37 PM   #301
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Here's a new task for you:

----/--/---/---/------/--/-----/----/----/---/------/--/---/-----:/-----/-----/--/----/
-------/----/----,/-----/---/----/--/---/
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Old 02-17-2003, 04:12 PM   #302
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Are there any Ts?
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Old 02-17-2003, 04:29 PM   #303
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Sure!

----/--/--t/t--/------/--/-----/t--t/----/t--/------/--/t--/-----:/-----/-----/--/t---/
-------/t---/---t,/-----/t--/----/--/t--/
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How about an 'O'? Thanks.
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Updating (have nothing else to do... [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img] )

----/--/o-t/t--/-o----/o-/-----/t--t/-o--/t--/------/o-/t--/-o---:/-----/-----/-o/t---/
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Letters used: t,o,a,f,n

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I've still no idea... how about an "E" ?
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Old 02-18-2003, 02:08 PM   #311
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Here's your 'E', hope it helps.

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Yep!

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e-e-/of/the/--eat/a-e/e--e-he-e.

Getting easy, I suppose. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]

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Almost...how about a 'y' or two or three?
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Letters used:TOAFNEHYS

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the-/-e-a-se/they/--st,/-h--e/the/eyes/of/
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Jolly good job! [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] Please continue.
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Thank you, Annunfuiniel! Here's the new one:

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---/ ----/ -/ ----/ --/ ---/ -----/ ---/ --/ ---/ -----/ ----/!"

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