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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Is #2 a certain comedically named troll WILLIAM...

Is #2 a certain comedically named troll WILLIAM HUGGINS, (esquire)?
Forum: The Movies Today, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Huinesoron
My 2020 analysis post was over here...

My 2020 analysis post was over here (https://www.plotprotectors.org/posts/159754) (another forum), and I thought it'd be fun to see how I did:


Joseph Mawle - still unidentified. I said Sauron,...
Forum: The Movies Today, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Boots The Cast of "Rings of Power"

I've just discovered that back in January 2020, I did an analysis elsewhere of the initial 15 cast members announced for "Rings of Power". That inspired me to put together a list of all the cast...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-26-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 805,568
Posted By Huinesoron
I think B might be BOLDOG instead, from the Lay...

I think B might be BOLDOG instead, from the Lay of Leithian era.

For E, "bane of the young" plus Urwen saying it suggests EVIL BREATH, killer of... well, Urwen!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-25-2022, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Which presumably makes D DRAUGLUIN? hS

Which presumably makes D DRAUGLUIN?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-24-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12,053
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Posted By Huinesoron
Could #5 be MENELMACAR or MENELVAGOR? The...

Could #5 be MENELMACAR or MENELVAGOR? The "folder" could be a Manilla folder "by the sound of it", though I admit I can't do any of the rest.

hS
Forum: The Books 06-23-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Huinesoron
Did you ever run into Philosopher@Large/Bellatrys...

Did you ever run into Philosopher@Large/Bellatrys back in the day? Her complaint about the Jackson movies was in part exactly this - "I walked away speechless from ROTK-M, but not from awe, I fear....
Forum: The Books 06-23-2022, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Huinesoron
I feel that's a bit harsh. How many people got...

I feel that's a bit harsh. How many people got deep into Middle-earth on the back of the movies? I don't think I started collecting HoME until after the trilogy was complete, and Fall of Numenor will...
Forum: Discussion 06-22-2022, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By Huinesoron
Finally taking the time to read these in full....

Finally taking the time to read these in full. Bilbo's last words are amazingly good (though I fear he's been spending a bit too long with Finrod, if he's caught the "the world will be renewed and we...
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Huinesoron
"The Fall of Numenor", coming November 2022

Announced today (https://www.tolkiensociety.org/2022/06/new-tolkien-book-the-fall-of-numenor-to-be-published/), the Tolkien Estate will be publishing The Fall of Numenor this November: a collection...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-22-2022, 02:15 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Had I remembered that 'daring' was a word, this...

Had I remembered that 'daring' was a word, this clue would have been much better. :) I did sin + dar(es) + in (ie, 'with in to cover the end').



Oui, c'est vrai!

LONGING - To want no short...
Forum: The Books 06-21-2022, 04:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,178
Posted By Huinesoron
The timeline is restored...

The timeline is restored (https://docs.google.com/document/u/3/d/e/2PACX-1vSIyuBM8eUGC4vBdWaqsZcTChCgeCZz-Ooyz6ZiZFYsg5JaYFlGROatDJCF5ZI4iVLsSf_2clV5l-ki/pub)! Making use of the now-accepted order of...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-20-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12,053
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Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm, interesting. What was he translating from? ...

Hmm, interesting. What was he translating from?



So, three replies:

a) No.

b) But the Frenchmen being bane'd are indeed knights.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-18-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,288
Posted By Huinesoron
We're back! I still haven't drawn Irimë II,...

We're back! I still haven't drawn Irimë II, though I still intend to, but I have a new character in the dungeon right now. As a reminder, the current criteria for getting a portrait and ending the...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-17-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 805,568
Posted By Huinesoron
No, and with no more information I can't even...

No, and with no more information I can't even tell if you're thinking in the right direction.

#5: There's not a specific Frenchman, but there is a group; and it's not tied with an extra ribbon.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-16-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12,053
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Posted By Huinesoron
Correct. :) (The 'he' is the giant, the opposite...

Correct. :) (The 'he' is the giant, the opposite of which is a dwarf.)



Nope. I've been slightly cheeky with separating (or not separating) words in this one.

LONGING - To want no short...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12,053
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Posted By Huinesoron
It is not. You need a specific, Middle-earth...

It is not. You need a specific, Middle-earth giant.



Correct!



I'm going to give you that. I was aiming at LONGING (as in sea-), but forgot that long itself is also an adjective. :D
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2022, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12,053
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Posted By Huinesoron
But LASGALEN doesn't start with an E......

But LASGALEN doesn't start with an E... :confused: Luckily Erin, I mean ERYN LASGALEN does.

1. L - To want no short adjective.
2. ERYN LASGALEN - Sounds like a girl, breathless in the Tibetan...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 805,568
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeppers. 1. - To want no short adjective. ...

Yeppers.

1. - To want no short adjective.
2. - Sounds like a girl, breathless in the Tibetan capital in a Scottish valley, lush once more.
3. - Smash a giant to find his opposite.
4. -...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-14-2022, 02:26 AM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 805,568
Posted By Huinesoron
Thank you! It's been a while... thanks for the...

Thank you! It's been a while... thanks for the puzzle, and for keeping the thread going! (301 pages, that's a little ridiculous now. :D)

1. - To want no short adjective.
2. - Sounds like a...
Forum: The Books 06-13-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Huinesoron
tl;dr version of the above: like Thinlómien said,...

tl;dr version of the above: like Thinlómien said, this is a legal exercise designed to protect their trademark and copyright. They only actual mean it in commercial contexts, and I'm pretty sure in a...
Forum: The Books 06-13-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, I wrote a thing on this! Or three things,...

Oh, I wrote a thing on this! Or three things, actually, but not in a convenient place so I'll copy-paste them over.

General Overview

This is mostly from a fanfic perspective. I'm not a lawyer,...
Forum: The Movies 06-13-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 112,503
Posted By Huinesoron
I did a post on names in the Vanity Fair thread...

I did a post on names in the Vanity Fair thread here (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showpost.php?p=734509&postcount=43) and basically agree with you, though their Elvish language words (Arondir,...
Forum: The Books 06-13-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Huinesoron
Can Sauron sense the Ring? He can if it's used on...

Can Sauron sense the Ring? He can if it's used on a site designed to project the user's senses and presence across large distances (Amon Hen), or if it's used in Mordor itself, particularly at Mount...
Forum: The Movies 06-11-2022, 12:53 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 112,503
Posted By Huinesoron
Not a great Inclusion Policy, if I'm honest; they...

Not a great Inclusion Policy, if I'm honest; they could technically fulfill it by having a black lesbian in a wheelchair say "hi!". But that's what you expect from Amazon.

Tolkien, of course, does...
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