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Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:39 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 12,048
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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: 228
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
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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: 112,355
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: 147
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: 112,355
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...
Forum: The Movies 06-10-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 344
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Posted By Huinesoron
Sounds very close to Erendis' comments on...

Sounds very close to Erendis' comments on Numenorean men to her daughter, found in Unifinished Tales. Also very appropriate for the woman playing Galadriel, whose Valinor plotline in particular goes...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-07-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12,048
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Posted By Huinesoron
You straddle a saddle in Staddle. :D hS

You straddle a saddle in Staddle. :D

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-07-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,048
Views: 804,863
Posted By Huinesoron
A: Robin Hood is an archer, minus Right and plus...

A: Robin Hood is an archer, minus Right and plus Tea gives ARCHET.

hS
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