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Nilpaurion Felagund 03-01-2004 02:59 AM


So #4's second letter is R...



Evisse the Blue 03-01-2004 03:21 AM

Well done!~

So here's the full solved riddle:

1.Ithil Thing that starts a sword's harmless touch comes out at night.
2.Lhun Final journey begins here.
3.Boromir With my little brother I shared a jewel but not a passion.
4. Brandybuck Spirits pay off for him.
5.Silent Watchers Muted malice broken by a bright memory
6.Angband Hellish way to contain a musical ensemble
The Password is THORIN.

Nilpaurion Felagund will be serving the next one.:)

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-01-2004 03:28 AM

No dillydallying here!
Here's a quick one.

1. Initially north of Bree.
2. Ringbearer without flinging Ring first.
3. Stable boy of the Pony.

Enjoy. :)

Evisse the Blue 03-01-2004 03:50 AM

#3 - Bob?

The Saucepan Man 03-01-2004 08:19 AM

But how quickly will it be guessed?
#1 Nob? (North of Bree.)

#2 Isildur?

Celebrian 03-01-2004 06:28 PM

Just to be straightforward
1) Chetwood?

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-01-2004 11:10 PM

Here are the correct answers:
1. Nob Initially north of Bree.
2. Ringbearer without flinging Ring first.
3. Bob Stable boy of the Pony.


Just to be straightforward
Only number 3 was straightforward here... ;)


But how quickly will it be guessed?
A good question.

Arestevana 03-02-2004 03:48 PM

#2 Aragorn?

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-02-2004 07:34 PM

I'm sorry...

NightKnight 03-03-2004 12:59 AM

2. Odo?

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-03-2004 11:28 PM

That's it!
1. Nob Initially north of Bree.
2. Odo Ringbearer without flinging Ring first.
3. Bob Stable boy of the Pony.

Now, what's the password?

A hint: One thing in common.

Turambar 03-04-2004 08:28 AM

Can you explain #2 ?

Kind of a sideways palindrome you've got going there - reading down starting from the 1st, 2nd and 2rd letters of "Nob", you get Nob-Odo-Bob again. Very clever.

Celebrian 03-04-2004 02:57 PM

Is the password not Nob then?
How about, say, um, ohhh, lessee...

ure, tengwa for w that looks like an "o", meaning 'heat'?

NightKnight 03-04-2004 03:58 PM


Can you explain #2 ?

Ringbearer without flinging Ring first.
The Ringbearer is Frodo, without the first letters of Flinging Ring (Fr), which makes Odo.

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-04-2004 07:45 PM

Neither are correct.
The letters of the clues themselves provide nothing to the password, but the clues have one thing in common. That's the password.

symestreem 03-04-2004 09:24 PM

They're all names.
They all have three letters.
They all have an o.

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-05-2004 01:58 AM

They're all names...
Names of what? ;)

Firefoot 03-05-2004 06:06 AM


Nilpaurion Felagund 03-06-2004 01:26 AM

My password was legal, correct? I didn't violate any rules?

Firefoot 03-06-2004 07:38 PM

*skims rules* I'm pretty sure it was legal. Anyway, here's the new puzzle:

1. Amon Din: The silent place on which I am.
2. River Running: Water sprinted to the east.
3. Horn Call of Buckland: Hobbits are afraid because their enemies have torches.
4. Weathertop: Atmospheric Conditions on the upside.
5. Indis: Mother of the one with the sharp tongue.
6. Indor: Morwen's kinsman not outside.
7. Gamgee: Faithful companion ends up turning right.

NightKnight 03-07-2004 05:26 AM

5. Indis? Fëanor accused Fingolfin of having a sharp tongue...

Firefoot 03-07-2004 08:22 AM

NightKnight is correct with #5.

Thorongil 03-08-2004 01:55 AM

1: East Emnet?

The Saucepan Man 03-08-2004 03:24 AM

#2 River Running?
#4 Weathertop?

Firefoot 03-08-2004 06:15 AM

Saucepan Man is correct with both 2 and 4.
Thorongil: not even close.

Turambar 03-08-2004 09:18 AM

#6 Aerin ?

NightKnight 03-08-2004 12:21 PM

7. Ragnor, Gildor, Hathaldir or Dagnir?

Firefoot 03-08-2004 02:50 PM

Turambar: getting warmer. "not outside" is cryptic.
NightKnight: All of those are very cold.

Finwe 03-08-2004 07:06 PM

6) Thingol?

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-08-2004 07:19 PM


Firefoot 03-08-2004 08:02 PM

Finwe and Nilpaurion, both getting colder...

Mariska Greenleaf 03-09-2004 03:13 AM

6: House of Beor?

Firefoot 03-09-2004 06:25 AM

Mariska: colder, freezing cold...

Finwe 03-09-2004 07:47 PM

3) Helm's Deep?

Silmarien 03-09-2004 08:14 PM

6) Thalion?
7) Huan?

Firefoot 03-09-2004 08:25 PM

None of those.

#6 isn't going anywhere. Turambar's guess was the closest so far.
#3 is entirely cryptic.
In #7 "faithful companion" is the straight clue.

Silmarien 03-10-2004 07:41 PM

1) Amon Din?

Firefoot 03-10-2004 07:56 PM

Yes, Amon Din is #1.

Nilpaurion Felagund 03-10-2004 09:57 PM


Evisse the Blue 03-11-2004 03:21 AM

#6- Beren?

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