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Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 03:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721758)
Let me see if I can guess the password without any letters provided. :D

Password: Book three :smokin:

Nope. :p

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 03:39 PM

1. Most beautiful and beloved.
2. Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, itís his job! We heard it in a song.
3. One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
4. Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
5. Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
6. Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!
7. Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
8. Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
9. A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 03:45 PM

6. Eriador (IRE backwards + ROAD anagrammed)

Urwen 03-16-2020 03:54 PM

9. Erestor (RE+STORE)

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 04:02 PM

1. Most beautiful and beloved.
2. Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, it’s his job! We heard it in a song.
3. One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
4. Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
5. Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!
7. Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
8. Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Correct end results, but it's

ERI (IRE) + ADO + R

and E(lizabeth) R(egina) (as seen on most of the UK's post boxes) + STORE.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:08 PM

Does #1 include synonyms?

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:11 PM

#1: Arwen?

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 04:19 PM

No and no.

Or rather:

Sort of and sort of.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:23 PM

#1: Vanimelde? (Elvish cognate of 'most beautiful' and 'beloved')

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 04:26 PM

VANIMELDA: Most beautiful and beloved.
2. Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, it’s his job! We heard it in a song.
3. One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
4. Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
5. Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!
7. Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
8. Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:39 PM

5. Midgewater Marshes (where Midge watered?)

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 04:42 PM

VANIMELDA: Most beautiful and beloved.
2. Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, itís his job! We heard it in a song.
3. One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
4. Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
MIDGEWATER MARSHES: Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!
7. Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
8. Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:49 PM

I can only see 'Vanimelde' as the password. As in Tar-Vanimelde? :confused:

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 04:53 PM

Afraid not.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:56 PM

7. Old Man Willow (Old Man River - River + Willow)

Urwen 03-16-2020 05:00 PM

8. Nienor (RIEN+NO)

Urwen 03-16-2020 05:03 PM

Password: Volume one?

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 06:27 PM

VANIMELDA: Most beautiful and beloved.
O: Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, itís his job! We heard it in a song.
L: One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
U: Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
MIDGEWATER MARSHES: Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!

OLD MAN WILLOW: Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
N: Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

No Nienor in FOTR, of course. ;) But nice thinking.

It was uncanny how Vanimelde fit perfectly at one point. I'd certainly never thought of it for the password, and was surprised by it as a guess for that.

Urwen 03-17-2020 03:39 AM

There is no female with an initial U in FOTR either.

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 04:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721781)
There is no female with an initial U in FOTR either.

Oooooohhhhhhh yes there is.

Urwen 03-17-2020 04:49 AM

Then find one here.

Urwen 03-17-2020 04:51 AM

Unless you mean Undomiel, but there is Vanimelda already.

Urwen 03-17-2020 04:59 AM

Also, can't find L either, and googling 'give the right of way song lyrics' yields nothing either.

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 06:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721784)
Unless you mean Undomiel, but there is Vanimelda already.

So? Vanimelda is a particular address used by Aragorn in Lorien. It's something that happens/a word that is used in Volume 3.

Undomiel is correct, but work out the elements. Then I'll put it in.

Undomiel refers to the scene where Frodo sees her for the first time, under a canopy at the feast.

As for L, reread and rethink the clue.

Urwen 03-17-2020 07:28 AM

One of the quartet implies one of the hobbits.....

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 07:34 AM

Not one of the hobbits. The answer is in a song.

Urwen 03-17-2020 07:35 AM

How stupid I was.

Undomiel = LOUD+MINE

Urwen 03-17-2020 07:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721791)
Not one of the hobbits. The answer is in a song.


A real-life one or a Tolkien one?

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 08:54 AM

A Tolkien one. And my words are a paraphrase, which is why a Google Search wouldn't find them.

Urwen 03-17-2020 09:09 AM

"Tree and flower and leaf and grass
Let them pass, let them pass."

3. Leaf?

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 09:50 AM

VANIMELDA: Most beautiful and beloved.
O: Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, itís his job! We heard it in a song.
LEAF: One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
UNDOMIEL: Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
MIDGEWATER MARSHES: Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!

OLD MAN WILLOW: Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
N: Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Two to go!

Urwen 03-17-2020 10:46 AM

I only found Troels Skovgaard

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 11:21 AM

Troels is a Danish name, but you don't have to look for any particular Troels.

Urwen 03-17-2020 12:10 PM

Assuming that O isn't the first letter, Bob?

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 01:15 PM

O is the first letter.

It's a bit like the LEAF clue.

Urwen 03-17-2020 01:40 PM

Ostler (anagram of TROELS and caretaker of horses). From the 'Man in the Moon' song.

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 02:54 PM

Indeed!
 
VANIMELDA: Most beautiful and beloved.
OSTLER: Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, itís his job! We heard it in a song.
LEAF: One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
UNDOMIEL: Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
MIDGEWATER MARSHES: Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
ERIADOR: Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!

OLD MAN WILLOW: Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
N: Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
ERESTOR: A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

One to go.

Urwen 03-17-2020 03:06 PM

Is the N one a person or a thing or a language or something? It isn't specified....

Pervinca Took 03-17-2020 04:08 PM

It is. Or at least, it's hinted.

Ask yourself why there seem to be two anagram indicators.

Urwen 03-17-2020 04:15 PM

Nenya? (NE for French negative and ANY for english negative)


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