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Forum: The Books 12-06-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Huinesoron
The latest text on aging in NoME, 1.XVIII,...

The latest text on aging in NoME, 1.XVIII, actually discusses both Elrond and Arwen, but also cuts down the 'resting period' dramatically: he gives the usual length as 6 years for full elves. This is...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 589,156
Posted By Huinesoron
Seconded! A very happy birthday, G55! hS

Seconded! A very happy birthday, G55!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 12-01-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
It's really interesting how much time Frodo in...

It's really interesting how much time Frodo in particular spends sleeping in TTT. I get the feeling Tolkien was drawing specifically on the bone-weariness of living in the trenches, where...
Forum: The Movies 11-30-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 92,051
Posted By Huinesoron
Ex!Cite!Ment! So I was just going to PM you...

Ex!Cite!Ment!

So I was just going to PM you (and will do so on a different note), but then I listened and... it's incredible. I love this song. XD And I had to say so here.

It gave me proper...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 11-25-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,935
Posted By Huinesoron
Not my region of the forum (I haven't the...

Not my region of the forum (I haven't the patience!), but I wanted to drop in and mention that NoME might also change your conclusions on Maelor: 3.VII Manwe's Ban uses that form of the name, and is...
Forum: The Books 11-23-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,985
Posted By Huinesoron
This is a really good point. Could Broseliand...

This is a really good point. Could Broseliand have been, not a reference to the real geographical place, but a reconstruction of the pre-Christianised version of the Arthurian wood, like "Sellic...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-22-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Well I learn something new every day. My wife has...

Well I learn something new every day. My wife has heard of the tea variety, but the others I had to look up. Is it tubeROSE or tuber-ose, do you know?

(The weirdest incense sticks are always the...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-22-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11,791
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Posted By Huinesoron
I have a shoebox full of incense sticks, but...

I have a shoebox full of incense sticks, but they're all called things like "strawberry" and "sandalwood". ;)

The trouble is, I can do loads of things with tea + christmas, but none of them fit...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-22-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
I really want #4 to be one of those riddles where...

I really want #4 to be one of those riddles where you have to find the word that can fit after any of the options. Tea LIGHT, Christmas LIGHT, but not really tube LIGHT... :-/

hS
Forum: The Books 11-22-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Huinesoron
And very well supported in the text, because the...

And very well supported in the text, because the last major text on Orcs (HoME X:V:X, pleasingly) is exactly this kind of document:



Much like the occasional Numenorean scholar author, the...
Forum: The Books 11-19-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Huinesoron
I've always assumed that this shift was due to...

I've always assumed that this shift was due to Tolkien not wanting to be so mean to his elves. :D He was happy for them to bring doom and destruction on their own heads, but I think in his later...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 11-18-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,109
Posted By Huinesoron
rim II ... is dead. :( No picture,...

rim II

... is dead. :(

No picture, because I've managed to lose the sketchbook I draw them in, but am not willing to admit defeat on finding it again.

rim did an amazing job. She made it...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-17-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
I think they're basically synonyms, yeah; I...

I think they're basically synonyms, yeah; I didn't mean to say he only had two names, so sorry about that. :)

hS
Forum: The Books 11-17-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By Huinesoron
Uh-oh. :D There are three texts which seem...

Uh-oh. :D

There are three texts which seem to be heavily based on each other: IV (manuscript), III (typescript), and XII (manuscript). Our interpretation has been that Tolkien originally wrote IV,...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-16-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Camlost it is, by way of cam-shaft. "Farewell,...

Camlost it is, by way of cam-shaft. "Farewell, sweet earth and northern sky" etc is the song I was thinking of.

MAGLOR - Of the fall, mad glory is his, but the day neither begins nor ends.
ULMO -...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-13-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Fingon is wrong, but you're right that you need a...

Fingon is wrong, but you're right that you need a synonym for 'missing', and that he sings outside Angband. Which... really, there's only like one other person who does that I think. Maybe another...
Forum: The Books 11-10-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By Huinesoron
I got halfway through disagreeing with this and...

I got halfway through disagreeing with this and then changed my mind. ^_^ The key point I missed is that Galadriel's offer wasn't "Give me the Ring and you can go back to Bag-End with Bilbo"; it was...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-06-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Who plays (pipes, I think) beside the sea, and is...

Who plays (pipes, I think) beside the sea, and is one of the Three Most Magical minstrels (with Dairon and Tinfang Warble) in the Book of Lost Tales. Yep!



I'm afraid I couldn't possible...
Forum: Quiz Room 11-05-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Yep! And yep! (Fall of the Noldor, but...

Yep!



And yep! (Fall of the Noldor, but yes.)



Well, it does, but you forgot to push the I forward. The red letter is the first letter.
Forum: Quiz Room 11-05-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct and correct (and yes, E is the most...

Correct and correct (and yes, E is the most common letter in English).

1. - Of the fall, mad glory is his, but the day neither begins nor ends.
2. - You run of four, less nitrogen upon the horn....
Forum: Quiz Room 11-05-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, I know it's been a few days, but here we go...

Okay, I know it's been a few days, but here we go at last:

1. - Of the fall, mad glory is his, but the day neither begins nor ends.
2. - You run of four, less nitrogen upon the horn.
3. - In the...
Forum: The Movies 10-29-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 92,051
Posted By Huinesoron
Oof, it's been a while, hasn't it? It looks...

Oof, it's been a while, hasn't it?

It looks like I promised to put the Elvish choir into Appeal, which I have done (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8y7MFdvV4Q).

I've also put together a rough...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-29-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
Ahhh, I had the Orient thing backwards: it's not...

Ahhh, I had the Orient thing backwards: it's not I>E, it's E>I. So lingir > RINGIL.

... does Theoden have a sword named HERUGRIM? 'Hero' for lion-heart.

With the password being "ARGH!". :D

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 10-26-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
When I signed up for this charming Tolkien forum,...

When I signed up for this charming Tolkien forum, I never dreamed I would one day play games that sent me to the Icelanding Saga Database (https://sagadb.org/brennu-njals_saga.en).

#4:
Njal has a...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-26-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11,791
Views: 692,736
Posted By Huinesoron
And now it is Tuesday again. :eek: #4:...

And now it is Tuesday again. :eek:

#4: Straight-up searching for "Njalson" gives me a couple of people on Facebook, plus "Helgi Njal's son" from the same saga as Skarphedin Njalsson. "Njal" itself...
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