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Forum: Quiz Room 05-14-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, a pandemic, but EPIDEMIC didn't seem like a...

Well, a pandemic, but EPIDEMIC didn't seem like a very Tolkien-y word.

hS
Forum: The Movies 05-14-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,531
Posted By Huinesoron
Since I am never knowingly without a thought on...

Since I am never knowingly without a thought on symbolism: in Wind, Amarie has lines like "Listen: When I call your name the whole wood sings!" and "I call to thee / As the daylight fades beneath the...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-13-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
#14: I vaguely recall from a song that the French...

#14: I vaguely recall from a song that the French for husband sounds like 'marry'. SILL + MARI = SILMARIL?

#10: if taken literally and considering the Middle-earth theme, PLAGUE is a possibility....
Forum: The Movies 05-13-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,531
Posted By Huinesoron
I have now listened to the Aria and think it's...

I have now listened to the Aria and think it's wonderful. ^_^ And I've listened to versions of it enough that I can sing along, which is only a good thing.



Pfft, 200 years - we're still...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-11-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
#8: I tried FIN + SLAD (thanks to Wikipedia), and...

#8: I tried FIN + SLAD (thanks to Wikipedia), and stared at it for a minute before realising I could go for fini > FINUI + SLAD = FINDUILAS.

#12 sounds like something inside THEN. ODE would fit as...
Forum: The Books 05-11-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 112,201
Posted By Huinesoron
Ultimately, this. The Silmarils are a part of the...

Ultimately, this. The Silmarils are a part of the First Age, the war of the Light against Those who would destroy it. Their one representative in the Third Age, the star and light of Earendil, serves...
Forum: The Movies 05-10-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,531
Posted By Huinesoron
Sounds good! (I've got it in the Libretto as...

Sounds good! (I've got it in the Libretto as Appeal, by the way: we combined "Beren's Coming to Nargothrond" with what they call the "First Duet of Finrod and Beren", but "Beren's Appeal to Finrod"...
Forum: The Books 05-10-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 112,201
Posted By Huinesoron
Are we allowing or ignoring voice of the author?...

Are we allowing or ignoring voice of the author? Because yeah, Tolkien is pretty clear that the Silmarils stayed where they were put. On that basis I don't think there's an argument to be made (other...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-10-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
AGE for the E, with the Istari coming in the...

AGE for the E, with the Istari coming in the Third Age?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
#3: A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden...

#3: A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden YOLK inside is hid?

hS
Forum: The Movies 05-07-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Huinesoron
It sort of reminds me of the prologue to Henry V...

It sort of reminds me of the prologue to Henry V (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Henry_V_(1918)_Yale/Text/Prologue), which basically says "staging Agincourt is way outside our budget, so just imagine...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11,013
Views: 582,604
Posted By Huinesoron
I think you probably can now. hS

I think you probably can now.

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-06-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By Huinesoron
This must be true, because how else would Smaug...

This must be true, because how else would Smaug know about the barrels? They came down-river all tied together in rafts, so would only be discernable as barrels from close up. Are we to imagine Smaug...
Forum: The Movies 05-06-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,531
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeah, this works. Or... hmm. If I work up a...

Yeah, this works. Or... hmm. If I work up a "Camp" backdrop over which Luthien's stars can fit, I could have her 'dream Doriath' fade smoothly to Beren's Camp.



230 miles is just about exactly...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-06-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Huinesoron
I'd agree with what's been said so far: the Silm...

I'd agree with what's been said so far: the Silm is very much a mythology, not a firm narrative. The actual timeline is... kind of vague (consistent ones like the one Mith linked to are very much...
Forum: The Movies 05-05-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 50,531
Posted By Huinesoron
It does! It may be slightly weakened by the next...

It does! It may be slightly weakened by the next song starting off with the same Doriath background; in fact I think I ended the Aria with Luthien's 'star' version, so it will be literally the same....
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 365,615
Posted By Huinesoron
Yep! Specifically Earendil's, which you called...

Yep! Specifically Earendil's, which you called out in your full explanation. Good answer, over to you.

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-05-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 641,049
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh ye of little faith. Page 1...

Oh ye of little faith.

Page 1 (https://web.archive.org/web/20110801211403/http://www.freewebs.com/barrow-downs/)

Page 2...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 365,615
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not the Ring. :) That would've required a...

It is not the Ring. :) That would've required a 'lost' or somesuch between Worn (by Isildur) and Rescued (by Gollum); the answer here was never lost.

But I do like your thinking.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 365,615
Posted By Huinesoron
Inspired by the chronological style of that one: ...

Inspired by the chronological style of that one:

Created, blessed,
Guarded, repossessed,
Coveted, worn,
Rescued, borne,
Devoured, retrieved,
Worn again, thieved,
Reclaimed, worn,
Fought...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-05-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 641,049
Posted By Huinesoron
This is really cool and makes me grin. :D Riiight...

This is really cool and makes me grin. :D Riiight down at the bottom of the forum homepage there's a birthday ticker; if you keep an eye on it when your father's birthday rolls round you might see...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 05-04-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, this confused me too. Certainly one of the...

Yes, this confused me too. Certainly one of the humorous elements of the story that reveal it's tongue-in-cheek, but again, I feel like I lack the context to fully appreciate it. To be honest,...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 365,615
Posted By Huinesoron
What I like about this riddle is that it's...

What I like about this riddle is that it's relatively easy to hit any three of the verses, but very tricky to meet all four.

It's not the Black Riders in the Shire, is it? Verse 2 is the tricky...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 80,784
Posted By Huinesoron
I missed this! Yes, this is quite correct. I...

I missed this! Yes, this is quite correct. I didn't check the books, but my memory is that he first found out through a dream or vision, and then from one of those mythical Halflings of northern...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 365,615
Posted By Huinesoron
I was wondering about "a garb shall be our mark",...

I was wondering about "a garb shall be our mark", and remembered that the Rangers of Arnor wore a silver star. They're also noted for being tall, and for standing guard over the Shire and surrounding...
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