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Nilpaurion Felagund 01-11-2004 08:29 PM

Still not there.

Finwe 01-11-2004 08:31 PM

All right, now I'm truly stumped.


Just for the record, what exactly is a "straight clue" again? I seem to have forgotten. *blush*

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-11-2004 08:42 PM

A new avatar??? For Finwe???

A straight clue is the one that is not cryptic( [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img] ), hence what I'm looking for is the name of departing ones...

Celebrian 01-11-2004 10:17 PM

Ahem...
3) Elrond? Elves?

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 8:32 AM January 12, 2004: Message edited by: Celebrian ]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-12-2004 07:08 PM

Not.

Finwe 01-12-2004 07:10 PM

I'm going to be asinine, and blatantly plagiarize Celebrian's answer. [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]


3) Eldar?

P.S. Yes, Nilpo, I changed my avatar. It is a picture of King Louis XIV of France, who was called Le Roi Soleil "The Sun King," which fits perfectly with my name, because Finwe's banner was a sixteen-pointed Sun, making him also "The Sun King."

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-12-2004 07:18 PM

You're getting quite close...about a few hundred meters to the right...

*whacks self in the head*

She's not a tank gunner!

But it's close. You find a group of Eldar that has "half a ringbearer" in its name...

P.S. King Louis...hey! That's me! I'm Louis.
P.P.S. No, not the King Louis, but still a king whose name is Louis.
P.P.P.S. Not Nilpo. Nil would be fine(but that's Niluial's) or Elenrod. Please, someone use Elenrod! [img]smilies/frown.gif[/img] [img]smilies/rolleyes.gif[/img]

Finwe 01-12-2004 07:22 PM

Teleri?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-12-2004 07:25 PM

Nope...it's not in Elvish...you'll find it in UT index...

Finwe 01-12-2004 07:35 PM

Gnomes?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-12-2004 07:44 PM

*shakes head*

Finwe 01-12-2004 07:55 PM

3) Grey Elves?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-13-2004 07:46 PM

(Sorry for the seeming outburst, but...)

Departing ones! It's another name for the Noldor!!!

Finwe 01-13-2004 08:21 PM

*chuckles*

3) Noldor


I knew I would be able to drive you to an outburst eventually! Haha! I have succeeded! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-13-2004 10:21 PM

Hehe. Not Elvish, I said.

Finwe 01-14-2004 06:26 PM

Damn!

Loremasters?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-15-2004 12:02 AM

Finwe, Finwe, Finwe...your guesses are without rhyme or reason. Here's what I suggest you do: Read back, then collect all the hints. Hopefully, that will point you to the correct answer.

Good luck! [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 10:05 PM January 18, 2004: Message edited by: Nilpaurion Felagund ]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-18-2004 09:15 PM

Anyone? The Ringbearer I refer to bore the One Ring. But he was never mentioned by that name. That should be clue enough.

Please? Answer?

Finwe 01-18-2004 09:43 PM

The only "bearer" of the One Ring, whose name has an even number of letters, is Sauron. Am I right with that, at least?

The Perky Ent 01-18-2004 10:38 PM

Question Finwe, doesn't Gollum have an even number of letters? But then, i'm not sure if he was called a "bearer" of the One. I'll have to check up on that

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-18-2004 10:57 PM

Quick! Someone's real close!!! Use all the clues! USE ALL THE CLUES!!!

The Perky Ent 01-18-2004 11:10 PM

3) Deagol?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-19-2004 07:59 PM

Ummm...Déagol isn't another name for the Noldor...

Keep trying! [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

symestreem 01-19-2004 08:52 PM

4) Eldarin. Another name for Quenya, and aran is the Sindarin root for father.

Firefoot 01-19-2004 09:12 PM

3)Golug

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-19-2004 09:15 PM

I love the reasoning, but Eldarin is not an assembly, as I said above.

Keep 'em coming!

EDIT: We have a winner!!!!! Golug it is, Firefoot!

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 10:18 PM January 19, 2004: Message edited by: Nilpaurion Felagund ]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-19-2004 09:24 PM

Artificially generating update...

1) Ranga-Unit of measure in Númenórë or Angamandi.
2) Eärendil-The universe tore sick mariner.
3) Golug-Half a ringbearer leads departing ones.
4) Assembly that is Quenya and father.
5) Hollin-Chamber not outside, former Elven land.
6) Aulendil-Maiarin son of Vardamir.
7) Targon-Food-man of the Third Company.

Celebrian 01-19-2004 11:13 PM

4) Eärendil?

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 12:16 AM January 20, 2004: Message edited by: Celebrian ]

symestreem 01-20-2004 03:01 PM

Could you please explain the meaning of "assembly" again, since I can't seem to find the above post? Thanks.

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-20-2004 08:08 PM

Reposting for this page...

Quote:

4. That is really not a "cryptic clue," but a proper statement with two quotation marks removed. Put the quotation marks in the proper place, and the answer will hit you like a precision-guided Hellfire.
Vy ze vay, ze assembly is another word for council or fellowship. Or a meeting. In some place, private or public.

OK, I'll stop now...

Finwe 01-20-2004 08:40 PM

Mereth Aderthad?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-20-2004 08:50 PM

That's a negative, Star who cannot die.

Finwe 01-21-2004 07:07 PM

4) Boromir? Council of Elrond?

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-21-2004 08:18 PM

Never! It requires translation!

Finwe 01-21-2004 10:27 PM

Ok... so it's a council, and it's in Quenya, right?


Wait... nooooo....

could it be, Heren Istarion??

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 11:28 PM January 21, 2004: Message edited by: Finwe ]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-22-2004 07:13 PM

Wow. Nearer and nearer. They're in the same league as your answer, but it's like the professionals compared to the amateurs.

So, then...anyone?

Finwe 01-23-2004 11:40 AM

The White Council?

The Saucepan Man 01-23-2004 07:04 PM

Máhanaxar, where the Council of the Valar met? It's Quenya, but I can't see any "father" connection. [img]smilies/frown.gif[/img]

Nilpaurion Felagund 01-24-2004 03:02 AM

Don't frown, Sauce. Even if your answer is wrong.

Still, I'll "reword" the question for all:

Assembly that is Quenya "and father."

That should clear things up...

<font size=1 color=339966>[ 4:12 AM January 24, 2004: Message edited by: Nilpaurion Felagund ]

Finwe 01-24-2004 12:31 PM

Oh...my...Eru!


I've been so infernally stupid!


It's Aratar!


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