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Forum: The Movies 06-11-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Huinesoron
Shield The War of the Rohirrim: Anime Middle-earth

Yes, really. (https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/lord-of-the-rings-anime-movie-in-the-works-from-new-line-warner-animation-group-1234965985/)

New Line are working on a new LotR...
Forum: The Movies 06-10-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 55,027
Posted By Huinesoron
Thanks! Filking is great - you don't have to come...

Thanks! Filking is great - you don't have to come up with an interesting tune yourself, it's right there for you. :D



It certainly adds an extra layer to things if the call to return that she...
Forum: Discussion 06-10-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Huinesoron
Fwoooo, 7-12 is a rollercoaster ride. It's a very...

Fwoooo, 7-12 is a rollercoaster ride. It's a very similar feel to how LotR shifts from a Hobbit-tale to something larger and more dangerous. It's good, and I do hope there's more.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-10-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 594,908
Posted By Huinesoron
Now watch the answer be...

Now watch the answer be Mmxlviiactherinedcccxxxiv. ;) (It's a minor peak in the White Mountains; it's all in the Hostetter book, you know.)

hS
Forum: Discussion 06-08-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Huinesoron
Before I started on the new ("new") chapters I...

Before I started on the new ("new") chapters I had to go back and read the old(er) ones, and I have another favourite line: "They are under no pressure to grow, so they take their time." It's exactly...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-08-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
Finwe and Fingolfin are father and son and both...

Finwe and Fingolfin are father and son and both faced Morgoth (and died).

Earnil and Earnur are father and son and both fought the Lord of the Nazgul.

Durin III is the direct (and distant)...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-07-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 594,908
Posted By Huinesoron
#9: I think this is EYE OF SAURON. The 'survivor...

#9: I think this is EYE OF SAURON. The 'survivor song' is Eye of the Tiger, which becomes 'Eye of', and then takes Sauron as the dark wizard. An eye of course gives perspective. :)

Has anyone...
Forum: The Books 06-07-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 691
Posted By Huinesoron
I don't see any indication in that paragraph or...

I don't see any indication in that paragraph or the rest of the chapter that Frodo's words had any effect. You could argue that it would have, or why would the Witch-King bother to shut him up, but I...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-02-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 594,908
Posted By Huinesoron
Hot Topic. This isn't a Gap of Rohan joke, is it?...

Hot Topic. This isn't a Gap of Rohan joke, is it? >_>

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-02-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Huinesoron
Sting How to Kill Morgoth: Playing Angband

Buy a torch
Go down lots of stairs
Kill Morgoth


This is Angband (https://rephial.org/), a 30-year-old Roguelike video game in which you... well, see above! The gameplay consists in large...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-02-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11,145
Views: 594,908
Posted By Huinesoron
Taken straight, #8 could be about Mirkwood; it...

Taken straight, #8 could be about Mirkwood; it shares that name (in Sindarin) with the woods of Dorthonion, which were first burned and then destroyed; but by other names it is noted for its...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 06-02-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Huinesoron
As a writer I love Leaf by Niggle. It perfectly...

As a writer I love Leaf by Niggle. It perfectly captures the twin feelings that nobody properly appreciates your work (^_~) and that your work isn't any good anyway, as well as the niggling (sorry)...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
That seems to be right, but you took a more...

That seems to be right, but you took a more complex route than me! Faramir and Frodo are both direct descendants from the Old Took, so in fact Sam is father-in-law to Frodo's second cousin twice...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
They are, by marriage. Does it say...

They are, by marriage.



Does it say "hobbitses" in our usernames, preciousss? We're not tricksy, no, not us!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
So... um... which answer was it? I gave two. ...

So... um... which answer was it? I gave two.

Okay, so: What is the familial relationship between Frodo and Sam?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, you saw the press release too! ...

Oh, you saw the press release too!



Hmm. One must be Tar-Miriel, but after that... Tar-Alcarin, whose sceptre was siezed by his dad? There are seven Kings of Numenor between Alcarin and Miriel...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm sorry, I'm afraid the next six turns have...

I'm sorry, I'm afraid the next six turns have been sold to Amazon; they're creating a series of puzzles about the previously-unknown Heirs of Miriel which should be released sometime in 2025. :)
...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
I did in the final question, though not discussed...

I did in the final question, though not discussed in the preamble. :) It was the last bit I added in before posting. (The edit was because I'd spelt 'tuppenny' with one N.)



And that's the most...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
:D But what was the precise relationship between...

:D But what was the precise relationship between the two...?

Anyway, no: the title was in abeyance [= disused] in between, not directly inherited. Also I don't think it was an official title,...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
Sure, and courage, heroism, glory, and tuppence...

Sure, and courage, heroism, glory, and tuppence will get you a tuppenny sweet. :D The Silm is really down on doing things that get you noticed, isn't it? Like, the #1 combat instruction it gives is...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-30-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
O-kay. I think that means it has to be either a...

O-kay. I think that means it has to be either a Noldo/Sinda pair, or a pair between two of the three Houses of Men.

A poke through the Sindar tree doesn't show anything obvious, so I'm thinking...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-30-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 83,965
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, generic possibilities: - The...

Okay, generic possibilities:

- The grandchildren of Finwe and their descendents.

- The house of Elwe and Olwe - Luthien is 1c1r to both Celeborn and Galadriel, for example.

- The early...
Forum: The Books 05-28-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh yes! You mentioned this in the thread about...

Oh yes! You mentioned this in the thread about the Hostetter book, and I made 'oooooh' noises. :D So (forgive my academic-publishing illiteracy!) is the expectation that it will appear in the Tolkien...
Forum: The Books 05-28-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 691
Posted By Huinesoron
It's certainly possible; but the lack of commas...

It's certainly possible; but the lack of commas in "through dragon-lair and hidden door /
and darkling woods" suggests that they may well be a single list. 'Dragon-lair' has to be Erebor, and...
Forum: The Movies 05-28-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 55,027
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, Appeal commentary: To my father once...

Okay, Appeal commentary:

To my father once you had made a promise

That 'had' is purely for the syllable. Possibly 'To my father once you [made/swore] [oath/vow] and promise'?

But to him my...
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