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Old 09-24-2019, 04:46 AM   #3481
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Got it. Arwen.


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Old 09-24-2019, 07:03 AM   #3482
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Mithalwen is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Mithalwen is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Mithalwen is lost in the dark paths of Moria.Mithalwen is lost in the dark paths of Moria.
Correct. Arwen means noble woman which is what she is... right back to trying to do a password which might take longer to solve than set.
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Old 09-24-2019, 02:32 PM   #3483
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A short and easy one.....or is it?

He is a thief
Who stole this from me
And in the end,
Death was my fate, you see
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Old 09-24-2019, 03:48 PM   #3484
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Bilbo and Smaug and the stolen cup?
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Old 09-24-2019, 04:09 PM   #3485
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Old 10-06-2019, 05:35 AM   #3486
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Old 10-25-2019, 03:16 PM   #3487
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It's free for the taking, yet no one wants to.....

I give you a day more before I continue this, and fair warning, my shall be related to you-know-who in some manner (please don't make a Voldemort pun), so if you want to prevent my obseeesiiiveee ways, better step up now while you still have the chance.
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Old 10-26-2019, 07:25 AM   #3488
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Bilbo and Gollum? Bilbo and the Troll? Morgoth and Feanor or Finwe? Beren and Morgoth?

The riddle doesn't have that many clues pointing to specific instances. There were so many people who stole things from other people who dies sometime after - not to mention the more liberal interpretation where one or both elements are not actually people, and "this" is not a physical item. It would be nice to have a more concrete clue to work with.

But keep your Voldemort riddle, I'd like to see it!
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Old 10-26-2019, 09:46 AM   #3489
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1420!

Well, if you want to see it so badly, here it is

I am a creature of night
I made death take flight
I have no nose
Yet my true nature is ophiose.

(Well, you wanted it and I wanted this thread to continue, so.)
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Old 10-26-2019, 09:56 AM   #3490
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Thorin and the Arkenstone? (The thief riddle).
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Old 10-26-2019, 01:24 PM   #3491
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Old 10-26-2019, 04:11 PM   #3492
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Old 10-27-2019, 03:18 AM   #3493
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Right time period, wrong answer.
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Old 11-05-2019, 07:34 AM   #3494
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Well, if you want to see it so badly, here it is

I am a creature of night
I made death take flight
I have no nose
Yet my true nature is ophiose.

(Well, you wanted it and I wanted this thread to continue, so.)
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 Cursed Child, I don't think Voldy is in Middle-earth these days. So... you implied a connection to Gondolin... is it a Balrog? I feel like Gandalf said it was serpentine after its fall into water, and it's certainly a creature of Shadow (and as a Maia, has no innate nose). Not sure about the death part, unless it refers to them scaring away Ungoliant.

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Old 11-05-2019, 02:59 PM   #3495
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Do Balrogs have no noses? No wings, yes. But no noses on top of that is just salt in the wound.

For the record, my first thought was that death taking flight IS the Balrog to whom the oh so ambiguous famous line refers. However I do not think there is a specific subject that would match that case.
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Old 11-05-2019, 04:19 PM   #3496
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Ohh. Is it a Fell Beast? Main reason being that it allowed the Nazgul to fly.
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Old 11-06-2019, 07:53 AM   #3497
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That was a joke riddle.....
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Old 11-06-2019, 08:48 PM   #3498
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That was a joke riddle.....
But what if there is an actual answer?
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Old 11-07-2019, 08:08 AM   #3499
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That was a joke riddle.....
[Quietly closes the Complete List of Noseless Entities of Arda...]

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Old 11-07-2019, 05:12 PM   #3500
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