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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Oh cool. What was the grain though? hS

Oh cool. What was the grain though?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
The best I've got so far for grain is that "Amon...

The best I've got so far for grain is that "Amon Amarth" contains an anagram of Amaranth.

A-places I can find that we haven't suggested for this clue so far, in case they inspire anyone:

-...
Forum: The Books Today, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Oh yes. This (once any kinks have been worked...

Oh yes. This (once any kinks have been worked out) is getting copied out and slipped in the front of the book. Let's see what we've got.

- I.1 - Hostetter is slightly unclear in the dating here,...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:31 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Naomi, like Lois (2 Timothy 1:5), is one of those...

Naomi, like Lois (2 Timothy 1:5), is one of those names I can never quite believe is in the Bible. For my part I was stuck on Star Trek's Naomi Wildman, but was pretty sure she wasn't relevant.
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Yesterday, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
And we're back! Looking at my last post, and...

And we're back!

Looking at my last post, and having just (2 months ago, that is) played a casting class in the Druid, I decided I'd leave the Priest for now and go with a Rogue. I didn't want to...
Forum: The Books 10-13-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
That would be excellent. :) "Elvish...

That would be excellent. :)



"Elvish Ages and Numenorean" is... actually a bit of a pain. It seems to cover everything: Galadriel's return to Middle-earth, the death of Arwen, but also...
Forum: The Books 10-12-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
Agreed. Hostetter did an amazing job, and I'm...

Agreed. Hostetter did an amazing job, and I'm incredibly glad to have the book; but I'm always being caught out by the handful of Part 1 texts which are conceptually later than chapters which follow...
Forum: The Books 10-12-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
Unfortunately my claim is weakened (though not...

Unfortunately my claim is weakened (though not destroyed) by a misreading of the text. Most of "Eldarin hands..." is spent discussing Common Eldarin, and so the meanings and details it gives can be...
Forum: The Books 10-08-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
This is some good detective work. I think you're...

This is some good detective work. I think you're right that the "nette remark" probably indicates that Tolkien returned to the 1:1 Elvish growth rate - "little slower" could still mean 3:1 (by...
Forum: Quiz Room 10-04-2021, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
#4 must surely be sodium molybdide... er, NaMo. ...

#4 must surely be sodium molybdide... er, NaMo.

(Molybdide... [Shudders] That just sounds like an astoundingly bad idea. You think you're getting a nice stable salt, and instead you get molybdenum...
Forum: The Movies 09-26-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
;) Are we 100% sure "she" isn't his...

;)



Are we 100% sure "she" isn't his harp?



Trouble is, I don't think I've heard a lot of spoken Russian, and my sung Russian experience is polluted by the first set (Pella Hisie) being...
Forum: The Movies 09-26-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
Sadly no; it took me long enough to cobble...

Sadly no; it took me long enough to cobble together the few lines he translates. I am not Maglor, despite any evidence to the contrary.



Ditto; I quietly ignore it mostly. But with NoME and...
Forum: The Movies 09-26-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 528
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Posted By Huinesoron
The fact that I don't understand most of what you...

The fact that I don't understand most of what you just said explains why I'm so impressed. Sure, you think that makes it easier... ;)



I think a lot of those are actually accents: "Feana'ro" is...
Forum: The Movies 09-25-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
Technically the problem with my thought process...

Technically the problem with my thought process is that Nargothrond is too far to the north, but yes, Brethil makes more sense. ^_^ Though technically the Silm tells us that followed Narog up to the...
Forum: The Books 09-25-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
You're quite right - I meant 'final' as in it's...

You're quite right - I meant 'final' as in it's the last thing he wrote down. Whether he then rejected the "Alternative" is unknowable - he was just thinking on paper, and never wrote a "final...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-23-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11,755
Views: 659,325
Posted By Huinesoron
Did somebody say "element"?! :D:D:D #1 could...

Did somebody say "element"?! :D:D:D

#1 could be Tin + UR, to give TURIN.

hS
Forum: The Books 09-23-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
He certainly was very preoccupied with "realism",...

He certainly was very preoccupied with "realism", hence his boosting of the number of generations from 6 to 25 almost off the cuff. Whether even immortal elves could create a language from scratch in...
Forum: The Books 09-22-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
He definitely did, though his idea of how many...

He definitely did, though his idea of how many that needed to be seems to have changed constantly, and there is a definite argument that the generations were just a mathematical exercise. In talking...
Forum: The Books 09-22-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
Tolkien's final view of the generations of the...

Tolkien's final view of the generations of the Quendi borders on ritualistic. He decided that (at Cuivienen at least) they had a very specific pattern to their lives. To take the 24th generation as...
Forum: Quiz Room 09-22-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,755
Views: 659,325
Posted By Huinesoron
P could be Panthael - Pan = lambast (as in a...

P could be Panthael - Pan = lambast (as in a review), and thael is lather - R.

hS
Forum: The Books 09-22-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Huinesoron
Silmaril Tolkien's final First Age timeline

Tolkien didn't have a final First Age timeline. Or rather, he had several: the Annals of Aman and associated Tale of Years (HoME X: Morgoth's Ring) seem to be his latest thoughts on the period before...
Forum: The Movies 09-21-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
It's almost as though Tolkien actually thought...

It's almost as though Tolkien actually thought his characters' motivations through...!

(No, actually that is surprising, for the Silm; the number of times he rejigged random bits of the story...
Forum: The Books 09-20-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,177
Posted By Huinesoron
Help, someone can't count. In NoME 1.XIII,...

Help, someone can't count.

In NoME 1.XIII, "Key Dates", Text 1 is Tolkien's final timeline of the Awakening to the March. It matches up nicely with his final Generational Scheme (1.XVII, scheme...
Forum: The Movies 09-14-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
Been a while since I've drawn a complete picture...

Been a while since I've drawn a complete picture for this, but I've just finished the woodland backdrop for Camp. I looked at the map, and decided that Stuff It, it's going to be Brethil, because...
Forum: The Movies 09-13-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
The good thing about this question is that the...

The good thing about this question is that the canon is "it happened, and then nothing more is written". It all has to be headcanon, fanon, or theorising, because... there's no text. Just what we...
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