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Urwen 08-11-2019 11:06 AM

Can't find any archaic synonym for 'tedious'. :o

Pervinca Took 08-11-2019 11:26 AM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
2. She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
3. Norse god confuses her.
4. She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
5. Hear me versify for her.
6. She bestrides a turbulent river?
7. Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

It's not quite as simple as a synonym of 'tedious.'

Try another clue first.

Urwen 08-11-2019 11:45 AM

The only norse Gods I know are Thor and Odin.

Galadriel55 08-11-2019 07:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 719665)
The only norse Gods I know are Thor and Odin.

There's also Loki and Balder and Freyr, and a whole bunch more that google yielded, but none that easily lend themselves to a meaningful anagram. I'm not good with anagrams though.

Urwen 08-12-2019 01:32 AM

And the Mariner's wife is either Elwing or Erendis, but anagramming them yields nothing either.

Pervinca Took 08-12-2019 03:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Galadriel55 (Post 719666)
There's also Loki and Balder and Freyr, and a whole bunch more that google yielded, but none that easily lend themselves to a meaningful anagram. I'm not good with anagrams though.

It's one of the less obvious ones.

Pervinca Took 08-12-2019 03:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 719667)
And the Mariner's wife is either Elwing or Erendis, but anagramming them yields nothing either.

Doesn't it? Try again.

Urwen 08-12-2019 09:06 AM

Got it
 
If we rearrange Erendis, we get Feanor's mom.

Pervinca Took 08-12-2019 09:05 PM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
2. She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
3. Norse god confuses her.
4. She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
5. Hear me versify for her.
6. She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

CLUE FOR 2: Think of a character who could be described as tedious (whilst having other sterling characteristics as well).

Urwen 08-12-2019 11:38 PM

You said nice characters are boring, and the only nice characters are Elves in Aman and Hobbits. Now, if it didn't say 'she', I'd answer Pippin. Another option could be Primula, but if the rumors are to be believed, she is not that nice. Lobelia is also tedious to an extent, but she is not that nice either.

Pervinca Took 08-12-2019 11:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 719673)
You said nice characters are boring, and the only nice characters are Elves in Aman and Hobbits. Now, if it didn't say 'she', I'd answer Pippin. Another option could be Primula, but if the rumors are to be believed, she is not that nice. Lobelia is also tedious to an extent, but she is not that nice either.

No, I didn't say nice characters are boring.

There is a particular reason why this lady *could* be described as tedious, although she is very warm-hearted, kind, and well-intentioned.

Urwen 08-12-2019 11:53 PM

Melian? Her name starts with 'Me'.

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 03:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 719675)
Melian? Her name starts with 'Me'.

Note 'subjectively.'

Urwen 08-13-2019 04:05 AM

Morwen?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 05:06 AM

'Me' is not a subject pronoun.

Urwen 08-13-2019 06:02 AM

So 'I'?

Urwen 08-13-2019 06:04 AM

Ioreth?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 06:17 AM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
IORETH: She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
3. Norse god confuses her.
4. She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
5. Hear me versify for her.
6. She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

IORETH.

(Some would say that she boreth).

Urwen 08-13-2019 06:44 AM

River is rio

Urwen 08-13-2019 06:52 AM

Passwords: Gifters?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 07:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 719683)
Passwords: Gifters?

Good idea, but no.

Not Rio. It's an English river. Well, English and Welsh.

Urwen 08-13-2019 07:25 AM

Gifteds?

Urwen 08-13-2019 07:35 AM

Eowyn? (Wye+On)

Password: Girlies?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 07:49 AM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
IORETH: She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
R: Norse god confuses her.
L: She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
I: Hear me versify for her.
EOWYN: She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

Well done!

There are towns such as Ross-on-Wye and Hay-on-Wye that bestride the Wye River.

Urwen 08-13-2019 08:11 AM

5. Irime (I+Rhyme)

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 08:22 AM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
IORETH: She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
R: Norse god confuses her.
L: She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
IRIME: Hear me versify for her.
EOWYN: She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

Urwen 08-13-2019 08:34 AM

Hints for R and L?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 09:02 AM

L: look at some family trees.

Urwen 08-13-2019 09:07 AM

I asked for both R and L.

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 09:11 AM

Just how many female names beginning with R are there? Very few. Start with the name and work backwards. I've already told you it's a lesser-known Norse god.

Urwen 08-13-2019 09:21 AM

Is there a Norse God called Rani?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 09:22 AM

No, but there's an anagram of it that is.

Urwen 08-13-2019 09:26 AM

So R is Rian.

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 09:29 AM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
IORETH: She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
RIAN: Norse god confuses her.
L: She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
IRIME: Hear me versify for her.
EOWYN: She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

NARI, son of Loki.

Urwen 08-13-2019 10:07 AM

And the last one is Luthien.

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 12:08 PM

No it isn't.

Urwen 08-13-2019 12:16 PM

Lothiriel?


Of heard must be auditory?

Urwen 08-13-2019 12:18 PM

Or maybe Laura, from aural?

Pervinca Took 08-13-2019 06:04 PM

GALADRIEL: She unravels the Grail deal.
IORETH: She's archaically tedious, or is it me, initially? (And subjectively).
RIAN: Norse god confuses her.
LAURA: She's hard (or garbled) of hearing.
IRIME: Hear me versify for her.
EOWYN: She bestrides a turbulent river?
SERINDE: Mariner's wife is distressed for her.

Over to you.

Urwen 08-13-2019 11:36 PM

Will come up with something soonish.


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