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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
That is a lovely answer, but no. The Beast is in...

That is a lovely answer, but no. The Beast is in English, and 'beyond' is a cryptic modifier.

... also there's no gold in this clue. ;)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I admit I had myself a little giggle over that...

I admit I had myself a little giggle over that one. ^_^



Not really on the right track at all. I will tell you that 'beyond' is a modifier on 'a beast', rather than on 'the circle'.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I didn't actually check the answer myself... ;)...

I didn't actually check the answer myself... ;) Aredhel and Idril, Galadriel, Celebrian, and Arwen, Finduilas... that's six by Silm-canon, but yes, Findis and Irime makes eight. :)

Huh, and Irime...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Spot on! I guess it's slightly cheeky to use a...

Spot on! I guess it's slightly cheeky to use a translation of another name in the password, but at least young Fairbairn is a separate character.

ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Not to mention Yavanna and Mr. "Nevertheless they...

Not to mention Yavanna and Mr. "Nevertheless they will have need of wood" Aule... still, it was a nicely constrained list.



As far as I'm concerned, this sort of tangent is fantastic. Like a...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Precisely that, and a lifesaver when it came to...

Precisely that, and a lifesaver when it came to spelling words; as Odovacar indicates, I was kind of hurting for vowels!

ODOVACAR - A Proudfoot, vacant but cut short by one and a bit, is wealthy....
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 02:04 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, first guess is that sounds like it could be...

Okay, first guess is that sounds like it could be a variant of Erendis, which would make the answer Aldarion. (Also, y'know, there's not that many estranged couples in M-e.)

... aaaand it was, but...
Forum: Quiz Room Today, 01:58 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
St. is right, but that's the wrong sort of race. ...

St. is right, but that's the wrong sort of race.



Correct, but you didn't need 'one': just chop one and a half letters from Vacant to get Vacar.

(His name means 'Watchful Wealth', for the...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:07 PM
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Views: 382,492
Posted By Huinesoron
There she is, the venerated Saint Eel (she EN). ...

There she is, the venerated Saint Eel (she EN).



... is the right answer, though I was aiming at Ar-gel-. 'Silver' is the straight clue (in this case it's the lenited form of celeb, geleb).
...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Who is venerated? hS

Who is venerated?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
You've actually interpreted both of those parts...

You've actually interpreted both of those parts of the clue correctly, but the answer isn't right (and doesn't strictly contain CELEB, because Sindarin).

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is where I find a picture of Edna from The...

This is where I find a picture of Edna from The Incredibles, but caption it "No anagrams!".

(No.)



Rings are worn, indeed, and yep, it's Mr. There Is Only One himself.

1. - A...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Eel is correct. Venerated is being used in the...

Eel is correct. Venerated is being used in the technical sense here. And there is more to the cryptic clue. :)



In #5? It's not, and you might want to split that clue up a little differently....
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Nope. Not that sort of title. :) hS

Nope. Not that sort of title. :)

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
I count six, but I admit Vardilme is a borderline...

I count six, but I admit Vardilme is a borderline case. (I also want to count Cemendur as named after Yavanna Kementari, but that's too much of a stretch.) You're spot on about Vardamir and...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Okeydokey, let's try this: In the first...

Okeydokey, let's try this:

In the first seven generations of the House of Elros (ie, Elros himself and the six generations that followed him - so down to Ancalime's generation):

-How many...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 54,656
Posted By Huinesoron
First inclination was Rian & Morwen, who I know...

First inclination was Rian & Morwen, who I know are Beren's cousins. Looking at the family tree... it seems to be Rian and Morwen.

Wait, though: Beren has two grandfathers, and his other one is...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By Huinesoron
I'm sorry to hear that. In the absence of any...

I'm sorry to hear that. In the absence of any attempts at answers, I can't really give clues, but I guess I can showcase how my thinking works?

If the cryptic clue read "Sam's bed is not...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 04:44 AM
Replies: 389
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Posted By Huinesoron
Correct; to you. hS

Correct; to you.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Of course he is! It's another name for Beren, son...

Of course he is! It's another name for Beren, son of Balin, son of Balrog, right? :D

A-ny-way: other than marriage, what is the relationship between Celeborn and Galadriel?

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 03-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 54,656
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, Mandos take it, they count weirdly on the...

Oh, Mandos take it, they count weirdly on the upper edges. That's entirely unfair and makes no sense besides. I knew I remembered there being something weird there, but convinced myself I'd made it...
Forum: Quiz Room 03-30-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 54,656
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 03-30-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 382,492
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 03-30-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 382,492
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 03-30-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 382,492
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...
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