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Old 10-04-2022, 07:49 AM   #1
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White Tree Yet Another Baby Wight Born

Keeping with the good tradition of this site that has created so many couples and, in notable number of cases, has led to producing a new generation of Barrow-Downer offspring, I would like to announce with great joy the birth of Thinlómien and Legate of Amon Lanc's baby daughter.

Her due date was officially 22nd September, but as a debatable screenwriter once wrote, a Wizard is never late, nor is she early, she arrives precisely when she means to. We therefore did not exactly make it for Cormarë, but nonetheless - the little one is now with us and we hope that in time, she would not frown on her parents' interests but perhaps find her own joy in them (or even join this very community, if we dared to hope - that would create already a third-generation 'Downer in one family, which would truly be something).

Keeping with the Finnish custom of naming children usually only a couple of weeks or months after birth, I cannot share a name with you, but I can tell you that much that, unsurprisingly, Tolkien referrences have been heavily considered among our options.
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:10 AM   #2
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From our Downs family to yours: congratulations Legate and Lommy! Never mind their real name, what username to bequeath them? Thinny of Amon Lanc? Legalomien? The options are endless!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:33 AM   #3
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Old 10-04-2022, 10:38 AM   #4
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Congratulations to you, Legate and Lommie. And I believe congratulations are also in order to a certain Downer on gaining Gaffer status, Nogrod.
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:25 PM   #5
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Congratulations and best wishes, Lommy and Legate, as well as Gaffer Nogrod and Auntie Greenie! How lovely to see the Barrow family growing!
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:49 PM   #6
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O fabulous news, o great glory and splendour! A hearty welcome to the Baby Wight, best wishes for the health of Mother Penguin and her Werechick, and congratulations to the extended family!
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:40 PM   #7
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Happy birthday to the newly arrived Istar! And of course to the parents and all the rest of the family!

And it may of course only be a silly coincidence, but one of the things that marks a wizard is that many are their names in many countries - or forums.

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From our Downs family to yours: congratulations Legate and Lommy! Never mind their real name, what username to bequeath them? Thinny of Amon Lanc? Legalomien? The options are endless!
Leglomien of Amon Thin! Penguin-180!

(But imagine the amount of wishy-floppy flip-washiness if someone with such a username ever joined a game of WW! )
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:03 PM   #8
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(Is the title of Legate inheritable?)


Congratulations and much love to the expanded family! <3
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Old 10-05-2022, 02:58 AM   #9
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Congratulations Lommy and Legate!

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In Middle-earth everything is hereditary. I think the heir to a Legate would be a Tribune, so congratulations to Tribune *Legalomien too. ^_^

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Best of wishes to you both and the best of health to the Halfling.
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