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Old 03-19-2005, 02:47 AM   #601
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
Let's have a vowel next - A, please.
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Old 03-19-2005, 11:12 AM   #602
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Old 03-19-2005, 11:14 AM   #603
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Old 03-19-2005, 02:21 PM   #604
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C-longing fulfilled
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Old 03-19-2005, 05:17 PM   #605
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I, please
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Old 03-19-2005, 05:27 PM   #606
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Old 03-19-2005, 05:29 PM   #607
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Oh, my search was finally successful - no more information needed!
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Chrysophylax to Farmer Giles of Ham

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Old 03-20-2005, 06:41 AM   #608
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Old 03-20-2005, 07:03 AM   #609
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:17 AM   #610
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Old 03-21-2005, 02:38 PM   #611
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Old 03-21-2005, 03:17 PM   #612
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Old 03-21-2005, 03:20 PM   #613
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+ T

--e--e- --e t-e -e-e--_---e-- --t- t-e-- ----e -- t----- --t ----- --t--- -e----e- t--e.
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Old 03-21-2005, 04:11 PM   #614
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Old 03-22-2005, 02:13 AM   #615
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+ R

--e--e- -re t-e -e-e--_---er- --t- t-e-r r---e -- t----- --t ----- --t--- re--r-e- t--e.
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Old 03-22-2005, 12:37 PM   #616
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Old 03-22-2005, 03:30 PM   #618
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Old 03-24-2005, 10:33 AM   #619
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Ah! Now I can suddenly see it!
It's from "Mythopoeia" (where my sig. is also from)

Blessed are the legend-makers with their rhyme
of things not found within recorded time.
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Old 03-24-2005, 01:22 PM   #620
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Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!Estelyn Telcontar has reached the Cracks of Doom and destroyed the Ring!
You have it right, Guinevere! There are so many wonderful lines in that poem. Your turn...
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Old 03-26-2005, 07:26 AM   #621
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Old 03-27-2005, 10:51 AM   #622
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Let's start off with a traditional "T", please.
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:09 PM   #623
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Old 03-28-2005, 08:56 AM   #624
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Old 03-29-2005, 01:37 AM   #626
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Well, that combination of letters really gave away the last word! Thanks to your good help, Tuor, and the fact that the lines looked like they could be poetry, my search was successful. Here's the answer:
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Here grass fades and leaves fall,
and sun and moon wither,
and we have heard the far call
that bids us journey thither.
Lovely choice, Guinevere!
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Well done Esty! With only two letters!
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Oh, I forgot to mention the speakers - the mariners are addressing Fķriel in 'The Last Ship', The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.

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O yes!

Indeed - well spotted!

O! ----- o- -o-o---- o- ------ o- ------ ------ o- -------- o- ------o--o-, o- -o------- o- o----, - ----o--
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:58 AM   #631
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O + R

Yet another telling choice!

O! ----- or -o-o---- or ------ or -----r ------ or ---r---- or ------o--o-, or -o-----r- or o---r, - ----o--
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Old 03-31-2005, 07:21 AM   #633
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It must be in "Roverandom" I suppose....
Ha! found it:

"O! Japan or Honolulu or Manila or Easter Island or Thursday or Vladivostok, or somewhere or other, I suppose."

(said the mer-dog to Roverandom about the destination of a ship)

btw, when is it "O!" and when is it "Oh!" ? I'm puzzled.
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Old 03-31-2005, 10:41 AM   #634
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That's it! With the right couple of letters, you got the most important clues and found it! As to the use of "O" and "Oh", I'm not sure - the former seems to be a more archaic usage, or perhaps poetic...

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Old 04-01-2005, 01:42 PM   #635
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Thank you, Esty!

"-----/ --/ ------/ --/ -----/ ---/ ----/ -----/ ---/ ---/ ------/ --/ ---/ -----/ ---/ ---/ -------/. ----/ ---/ ----/ --- _---------/ -----/. -------/ ---_--------/."

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How about a nice coupla T's, please?!
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Here they are

"T----/ --/ ----t-/ --/ -----/ ---/ ----/ -----/ ---/ --t/ ------/ --/ ---/ -----/ ---/ ---/ --t----/. ----/ ---/ t---/ --- _---------/ -t---/. -----t-/ ---_--------/."
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S-T strikes again

Sssss too, please
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