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Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 04:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 280
Posted By Huinesoron
I disagree. This assumes that the wolves are...

I disagree. This assumes that the wolves are happy to throw away Day 1 without trying to probe for Gifted, buddy up with innocents, or set up lines of enquiry for later days. Which, I mean, it would...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 04:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 280
Posted By Huinesoron
Care to clarify what 'playing carefreely' would...

Care to clarify what 'playing carefreely' would look like?

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth Today, 02:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 280
Posted By Huinesoron
"There will be no meeting?" Hah, wrong before...

"There will be no meeting?" Hah, wrong before they even left the opening narration. :D

I had a chance to look over the thread a couple of hours ago on my phone, and thought Nog's opener was really...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By Huinesoron
I think this is pretty much what I said when I...

I think this is pretty much what I said when I first responded, so yeah. :)

There's nothing wrong with reading and analysing Beowulf from a perspective close to that of its protagonist. What would...
Forum: The Books 06-03-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By Huinesoron
'Sallow', for what it's worth, is defined in the...

'Sallow', for what it's worth, is defined in the OED as 'Having a sickly yellow or brownish yellow colour'. They include one reference to 'the sallow Tartar', so it was sometimes applies to Asian...
Forum: The Books 06-02-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By Huinesoron
Objection, yerhonour! Good catch...

Objection, yerhonour!





Good catch on the Appendix F quote; I'd missed that one. Read literally, it actually applies far more broadly than 'Noldor and Teleri':
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-02-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,096
Posted By Huinesoron
This one just passed across the quote ticker on...

This one just passed across the quote ticker on the Downs, and it seemed inevitable:

‘No thank ’ee,’ said Ted, ‘I won’t. I heard tell of them when I was a youngster, but there’s no call to believe...
Forum: The Books 06-01-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By Huinesoron
Getting somewhat tangential, but still on the...

Getting somewhat tangential, but still on the Tolkien/racism/Bible theme... I mentioned earlier the Medieval split of the world into the descendants of Japheth (Europe), Ham (Egypt & Africa), & Shem...
Forum: The Movies 05-31-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Huinesoron
That was amazing. :) Best moment was when Liv...

That was amazing. :) Best moment was when Liv Tyler was being kind of mediocre with her lines, and then suddenly drops into fluent, rapid-fire Elvish. Jaw-drop!

Here is the link...
Forum: The Movies 05-30-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Huinesoron
That trailer pushes all the same nostalgia...

That trailer pushes all the same nostalgia buttons as The Last Goodbye music video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8ir8rVl2Z4) did six years ago. I will definitely be watching. It's at 5pm for me,...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-27-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
#8: I was busily thinking of Frodo, who was...

#8: I was busily thinking of Frodo, who was temporarily mayor & wound up on an island, but that first part looked too cryptic...

And then I remembered that 'Tolman' is a Hobbitish name, and is Tol...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-27-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
Of course! Part of the fun is seeing how...

Of course! Part of the fun is seeing how different people tackle different themes or words, I'm never going to complain about that. :) I'm glad you enjoyed it!

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-27-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
#2 made me immediately think of Meriadoc the...

#2 made me immediately think of Meriadoc the Magnificent, but you've already got him. :) Then I started thinking of ponies, wondering if one of the Hobbits' original five had a name that fit. I don't...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-24-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,060
Posted By Huinesoron
I've seen something similar done before, and it...

I've seen something similar done before, and it works very nicely. (It gets even funnier when you have multiple factors influencing the vote, and don't reveal anything except who was killed. Then the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-23-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,060
Posted By Huinesoron
Assorted thoughts: -If you want to avoid...

Assorted thoughts:

-If you want to avoid randomness, the trap could kill whichever wolf sends the night-kill PM. That lets the wolves choose who to sacrifice, rather than putting a potentially...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-22-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm trying to work out whether #5 is a terrible,...

I'm trying to work out whether #5 is a terrible, glorious pun on yew > EWE.

#2 has enough of a garden feel that I'm almost certain it's ITHILIEN.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-21-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
#3: I'd swear Errantry has off-colour gems, but...

#3: I'd swear Errantry has off-colour gems, but the only thing I could actually find was yellow oranges. Generically, that could be CITRUS, or even FRUIT.

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 05-21-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 247,920
Posted By Huinesoron
This would actually be hilarious. :D[/QUOTE] ...

This would actually be hilarious. :D[/QUOTE]

It really would![/QUOTE]


It really would![/QUOTE]

HMMMM...

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-21-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
6/ I had to look up what actually turns to silver...

6/ I had to look up what actually turns to silver glass (Into the West just says 'all', which is easy to remember but not very helpful); RotK says it's the RAIN.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-21-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
#10: I'm almost positive this is SIGNATURES,...

#10: I'm almost positive this is SIGNATURES, probably as mentioned during the opening of The Hobbit.

#14: The SILMARIL? With the mariner being either Elwing or Earendil.

#11: Merry (I think...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
More to the point, we need vowels... Incanus it...

More to the point, we need vowels... Incanus it is.



Well, the answer isn't Nic oR Tina, is it? no R!

SOUTHERN STAR - Aragorn's badge in his new home, a noted kind.
MERRY - The happy...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct (and yes you did). Correct. :)...

Correct (and yes you did).



Correct. :)



Yep! Very nicely done.
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not. :) The work this person authored...

It is not. :)

The work this person authored does not exist (at least not in full) in the Primary World.

hS
Forum: The Books 05-20-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,809
Posted By Huinesoron
Entirely possible! My theory that it isn't is...

Entirely possible! My theory that it isn't is based on two (maybe three) points:

1. There's no text placing a Sindarin-speaking population in that area. Gondor exerted at least theoretical...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-20-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,780
Views: 416,961
Posted By Huinesoron
None of those. But you've actually said the...

None of those.

But you've actually said the answer. :)

hS
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