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Forum: Quiz Room 07-25-2021, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I hope this applied only to Pervinca's guesses,...

I hope this applied only to Pervinca's guesses, because I think it's Gethron's buddy GRITHNIR, who neatly fits the structure I described in my post. He's RIGHT + IN + R, with the first two words...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-22-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope to... which part? :confused: hS

Nope to... which part? :confused:

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-21-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
That last R... A preposition between a long...

That last R...

A preposition between a long and short direction. It's all in disarray, and backwards. For him.

'backwards' suggests the R is the final letter. I think it likely that the R is...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-20-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
Sure, I guess we could go with the solution that...

Sure, I guess we could go with the solution that makes sense instead... :p

#6: Very embarassed not to remember what goes on and on... SADOR.

#2: I was wracking my brains for way to get...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-20-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Huinesoron
Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid - RIP ...

Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid - RIP

https://i.imgur.com/clKheegl.jpg

This was a foolish death. I was fighting a Maia of Mandos in Pukel-form, and just held down the forward button and punched it....
Forum: The Movies 07-20-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 63,928
Posted By Huinesoron
This sounds really good. I can't wait to hear it...

This sounds really good. I can't wait to hear it with the ending and Arrival in place! The music is so evocative that it may wind up being another one I have to film "live" just to do it justice.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-20-2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
I think it's the same word, actually: 'rach' is...

I think it's the same word, actually: 'rach' is the (possibly consonant-mutated) Sindarin word, which looks like a cognate to a Quenya 'racco' (though, full disclosure, I can't find 'racco'...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 07-17-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 457
Posted By Huinesoron
I love Smith, but have a possibly quite basic...

I love Smith, but have a possibly quite basic question: is there an origin for Tolkien's infatuation with stars on people's brows? Earendil, Elendil, Aragorn, technically Morgoth, Smith... it's a...
Forum: The Movies 07-14-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 63,928
Posted By Huinesoron
Well I'm pretty sure that's exactly how it goes...

Well I'm pretty sure that's exactly how it goes in the book, so I don't know what you're complaining about! :D

("So long as it ends with Silmaril". Snort. ^_^)

Meanwhile, while you've been...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-14-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
#9: First thought was Anarion, but then I...

#9: First thought was Anarion, but then I remembered Turin's buddy who got unceremoniously clonked over the head while stalking Glaurung. A quick look in CoH shows me he's HUNTHOR, ie Hun[s] + Thor....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-14-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Huinesoron
Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid Still still not...

Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid

Still still not dead, and what a difference a day (or two) makes! Yesterday Shuri fought and killed Mim (Betrayer Of Turin), and he dropped one of her dungeon...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-13-2021, 08:45 AM
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Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
Of course she is; just ask Turin, he'll tell you!...

Of course she is; just ask Turin, he'll tell you! "All the warmth of his heart was for [Urwen] his sister" and all that.

Shame, 'cos I was really pleased at spotting Cuthalion. Too much of a...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-13-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
#8: Cut + HAL-9000 + ion = CUTHALION. hS

#8: Cut + HAL-9000 + ion = CUTHALION.

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-12-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Huinesoron
Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid Still not dead,...

Shuri II - Half-Troll Druid

Still not dead, but not doing great. Shuri has tried three times to explore DL40, and on each attempt has been stymied by horrible monsters. Her worst moments so far...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-12-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
... is correct! Ang[er] + a vowel, for the first...

... is correct! Ang[er] + a vowel, for the first half of 'Angamando' (Q. for Angband, "Iron Jail").

EARTH - An old man eats, hears an old thorn. [1]
GOLD - Kick it in, lose the first in third but...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-11-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
o.O Okay, so the classical elements are...

o.O Okay, so the classical elements are earth-air-fire-water. A slightly later set was sulfur-mercury-salt. Chinese lists often include metal and wood, alongside some or all of the classical set. And...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-10-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
At least two things, I should say. :D Not...

At least two things, I should say. :D

Not related to the question, but where did you pull that list from? It's clearly modern, but other than 'not Pokemon' I can't really narrow it down.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 07-10-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
... :eek: 1. E - An old man eats, hears an...

... :eek:

1. E - An old man eats, hears an old thorn. [1]
2. L - Kick it in, lose the first in third but gain the fourth, and Bilbo brings it home. [3]
3. E - A policeman to fill the tubs. [5]...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-10-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
That's some really good theorising, but falls...

That's some really good theorising, but falls foul of the fact that the answer isn't bed.

It's WILMA.

1. - An old man eats, hears an old thorn. [1]
2. - Kick it in, lose the first in third...
Forum: The Books 07-09-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Huinesoron
Do you happen to know when the translator/Found...

Do you happen to know when the translator/Found Document frame of the Book of Lost Tales emerged? The title suggests it was fairly early, but the only explicit linking of Eriol's hearing the tales to...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-09-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct! I used to live near a Wat Tyler Country...

Correct! I used to live near a Wat Tyler Country Park, so the name is permanently stuck in my head.

1. - An old man eats, hears an old thorn. [1]
2. - Kick it in, lose the first in third but...
Forum: The Books 07-09-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,677
Posted By Huinesoron
Had to come back to this, because I happened to...

Had to come back to this, because I happened to glance at The Lost Road, which lists Tolkien's notes on stories he could include while 'working backwards' to Numenor:



The key point is up in...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-09-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
Thanks! So was it 'My three children', or was...

Thanks! So was it 'My three children', or was there a different meaning?

In this one the [numbers] indicate which letter you need. And two of the answers are in Elvish.

1. - An old man eats,...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-09-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
"AxantUr". ;) Okay, two left, and they...

"AxantUr". ;)

Okay, two left, and they should be Elrohir and Oromendil. So:

#6: OROMENDIL literally means 'devoted to Orome'. :)

So #4 ELROHIR? It's an anagram of 'HOLE IRR(elevant)'.
...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-08-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,479
Views: 616,464
Posted By Huinesoron
I think we might have 3 sets of 3 siblings -...

I think we might have 3 sets of 3 siblings - Turin and his sisters - Yavien, Axantur and their brother - the El Twins and Arwen. So that's probably the 'three' element?



I think 'ax' is a...
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