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Old Yesterday, 04:55 PM   #10921
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Really wild guess for 8 - SORCEROR from SAUCE + ER/URGH.
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Old Yesterday, 04:56 PM   #10922
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1. Borrow we hear. The beginning of eternity followed by a boy reflected, note this; it's twisted.
2. A french transaction caught in a riddle with a twist at the end!
3. Amon Sūl - Salmon with direction would be lucky to make it here.
4. The flavorist Whaley is confused, the water of this region must not be used.
5. This rests upon a gift from a fair lady, take three from the gift to find a way and follow this path.
6. Shelob - Obfuscated flat holes help to find her.
7. Argonath - Two mighty figures guarding and doing, we hear.
8. A dressing with an audible sigh makes the role.
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Old Yesterday, 05:11 PM   #10923
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Really wild guess for 8 - SORCEROR from SAUCE + ER/URGH.
You're on the right lines, i'll refrain from giving any further clues on this one for now but I will say I think this one only works on paper.
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Old Yesterday, 07:27 PM   #10924
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I am actually finding these quite challenging! I wanna throw out MORGUL for #4, because we know not to drink water from the rivers of the Morgul Vale.
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Old Yesterday, 11:11 PM   #10925
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You got it Galadriel55, or are so close by saying Morgul Vale I should give you credit.
Although I had a different name for the same location, i'll put the answer in soon if nobody manages to descramble "the flavorist whaley".


I was pretty unsure how to guage the difficulty when writing these, just testing to see how difficult this one is.
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Old Today, 02:40 AM   #10926
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You got it Galadriel55, or are so close by saying Morgul Vale I should give you credit.
Although I had a different name for the same location, i'll put the answer in soon if nobody manages to descramble "the flavorist whaley".
IMLAD MORGUL is the obvious alternative to the English, but I'm not unscrambling that from anything.

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I was pretty unsure how to guage the difficulty when writing these, just testing to see how difficult this one is.
Looks pretty good so far; about the right balance between 'oh I got it!' and 'arrrrrrgh'.

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Old Today, 03:48 AM   #10927
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I was thinking the same as Galadriel. Couldn't solve the cryptic elements, though.

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Valley of the Wraiths?

Could 2 be an ARROW resting on Legolas's bow?
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Old Today, 06:47 AM   #10928
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1. Borrow we hear/here? The beginning of Eternity followed by a lad reflected, note this.
2. A french sale caught within a riddle with a twist at the end!
3. Amon Sūl - Salmon with direction would be lucky to make it here.
4. Valley of the Wraiths - The flavorist Whaley is confused, the water of this region must not be used.
5. This rests upon a gift from a fair lady, take three from the gift to find the road.

6. Shelob - Obfuscated flat holes help to find her.
7. Argonath - Two mighty figures guarding and doing, we hear.
8. A dressing with direction makes this role.[/QUOTE]



Okay I've decided to make some edits to the clues that might improve your chances, you've all done rather well so far, you guys have guessed all my favourite ones.

Hopefully things will be easier to guess once you get the password, all solutions can be vaguely linked to it.
A big help towards this would be getting number 8, Pervinca Took was fairly close with "Sauce+Argh" at least in the format (You might want to try an alternative to sauce though). I've decided to change the clue itself as it simply makes much more sense this way and really didn't work much at all before.

Number 2 may also be a failing on my part as my translation may be a few letters out, I lowered the difficulty by changing "transaction" to "sale".

Huinesoron thought number #5 has galadriel vibes and I will confirm that it does however the gift in question is only a means to arriving at the solution which unfortunately is pretty unrelated to galadriel.
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Old Today, 07:02 AM   #10929
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Valley of the Wraiths?
Forgot to congratulate you on this descrambling, took a while to put this one together, I wasn't sure if a "flavorist" was real but google proved it was real enough and they wouldn't want to use water from the mogul vale.

I wonder if I should've just used the V in Mogul Vale for the password and avoided a multi-word anagram.

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Could 2 be an ARROW resting on Legolas's bow?
No that's not right.
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Old Today, 07:17 AM   #10930
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A MARINER from a marinade?

I don't really deserve the praise, Soriman. I guessed we needed VALLEY because it uses a lot of the same letters as WHALEY, plus the V from flavorist, then looked up other names for the Imlad Morgul, thinking of what other letters we needed.

I did, however, google Whaley and flavorist before any of this, and came across a scientific document about fruit and vegetable flavours, and looked without success for a Dr Whaley in the credits!
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Old Today, 11:25 AM   #10931
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1. Possibly HARROWDALE? E(ternity) + LAD backwards gives the second half. I thought "borrow" would turn into barrow, or perhaps boro, but harrow works too.
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