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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, so Agent Elrond. First cousin means...

Okay, so Agent Elrond. First cousin means grandparents' other grandkids. His grandparents are Tuor and Idril on the one hand (only had one kid, so not them), and Dior and Nim... loth? on the other...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:50 AM
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Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not Edhelharn either, no. The...

It is not Edhelharn either, no.



The name of Space Station Mir is translated 'peace' (or 'world', as Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter remembered to great effect in their Time Odyssey).
...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
The term 'green jewel' does indicate the Elessar...

The term 'green jewel' does indicate the Elessar (probably the second one, in context), but that's not the answer to #7.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
You're most welcome. :) 1. - A Proudfoot,...

You're most welcome. :)

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain it's...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
No, no I do not. But for some weird and wacky...

No, no I do not. But for some weird and wacky reason, Eol has a tendency to show up in the same pages as this 'Glindur' chap. You'd almost think they were related or something.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
It was a very transient name for Maeglin, from...

It was a very transient name for Maeglin, from the 'what if his dad named him after his favourite metal' period. It's in HoME XI, I believe.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 07:22 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, the grumpiest non-Thranduil elf I mentioned...

Well, the grumpiest non-Thranduil elf I mentioned was Eol... come to think of it, while looking up 'Glindur' for the Passwords, I think I saw a passing mention of Eol as cousin to Cel'n'Cur. So is...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 07:15 AM
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Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. And yup, exactly that. 1. ...

Nope.



And yup, exactly that.

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
Ha, this is a trick question: Thranduil's family...

Ha, this is a trick question: Thranduil's family tree isn't developed enough to know!

... all right, all right. I'm going to assume Maeglin? In which case we're looking for his grandfather's...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:33 AM
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Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one...

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A beast beyond the circle? I'm uncertain it's inscribed.
4. - Lend one ear...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, Patrick Moore! Good catch, Urwen. And great...

Oh, Patrick Moore! Good catch, Urwen. And great password, Pervinca.

1. - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy.
2. - I hear you run before a herb, copper.
3. - A...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
Thorin III is indeed his fourth cousin; over to...

Thorin III is indeed his fourth cousin; over to you.

I know it is; tomorrow, I think.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
And I guess it's me? At the time of the War...

And I guess it's me?

At the time of the War of the Ring, Gimli has one known living cousin at zero removes - ie, just a first, second, third etc cousin. What degree of cousin is he?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
So clearly they didn't know that. ;) hS

So clearly they didn't know that. ;)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
Ah, but cousinness isn't reversible. The degree...

Ah, but cousinness isn't reversible. The degree of cousin is based on how far back you have to go for a shared ancestor: first is a shared grandparent, second a shared Great-grandparent, etc....
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
Are you saying nope, none of those are that type...

Are you saying nope, none of those are that type of cousin, or nope, I didn't find the one you're after?

(Maeglin is her paternal fourth cousin thrice removed, incidentally; I know because I...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,430
Posted By Huinesoron
White Tree I think she has several, none of whom she lived...

I think she has several, none of whom she lived at the same time as.

Her paternal first cousin is her father's sibling's child - ie, Vardamir Nolimon, titular second King of Numenor. That much I...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-28-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Utter blather; you must think I have no brain at...

Utter blather; you must think I have no brain at all to claim such nonsensical clusters exist! (Or did you just bring your bluster?)

Aaaaanyway, is G GILTHONIEL? 'Gilt' can mean fair, and, um......
Forum: Quiz Room 03-27-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Now that's a lovely double-barrelled clue that I...

Now that's a lovely double-barrelled clue that I completely missed. ^_^

#2: given that it has to start with a vowel (there's no B- consonant clusters I can think of!), and will contain an M...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-27-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Aha! For #4, would you moan in NAMO's Halls? ...

Aha! For #4, would you moan in NAMO's Halls?

For #8, I'm very pleased that Little Women only has four names on the cover... I'm not sure ELBERETH would be too keen on being associated with 'BETH...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 03-26-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 441
Posted By Huinesoron
Technically speaking, it would be entirely...

Technically speaking, it would be entirely accurate to say that Huinesoron was dressed as befitted a Noldo of high degree in the glory days of Beleriand, but to make such a claim would be to miss out...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-24-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
Darn, I was wondering if it was a sneaky...

Darn, I was wondering if it was a sneaky ECTHELION, for both the tower and the Lord of the Fountain.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
3. Weathertop?

3. Weathertop?
Forum: Quiz Room 03-23-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8,995
Views: 381,611
Posted By Huinesoron
2. ORTHANC, with the translations of Mount Fang...

2. ORTHANC, with the translations of Mount Fang (a Very Good Boy) and the Cunning Mind?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 03-20-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 46,817
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct! :) hS

Correct! :)

hS
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