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Urwen 05-17-2019 02:12 AM

Maybe this would help: http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Category:Towers

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 02:14 AM

Perhaps it will help if I divide the clue up?

If you want to play | shortly pay | in | (what) [sounds like a dour | frozen world | with a different note.]

Each |section| should be considered separately, while the third section in the [square brackets] refers back to the combination of the other two. 'What' is just a linking word.

hS

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 06:55 AM

Tol-in-Gaurhoth? On the basis that it has a short "toll", "in", and "Hoth"? It was Hoth that did it.

Oh, and Gaur sounds like dour, with the note G switched in?

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 06:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Galadriel55 (Post 716954)
Tol-in-Gaurhoth? On the basis that it has a short "toll", "in", and "Hoth"? It was Hoth that did it.

Oh, and Gaur sounds like dour, with the note G switched in?

Correct on every point; and you play there. :D

TOL-IN-GAURHOTH - If you want to play, shortly pay in what sounds like a dour, frozen world with a different note.
ORTHANC - Alternately, it's ok, thank the Sea for the toothed summit.
WEATHERTOP - It doesn't matter... or bottom, don't light any fires.
ELOSTIRION - If you hear a greeting (or more than one) before the Elvish city, look to the west.
BARAD-DUR - It's bad, but you need Marie's bane inside - duh, pretty much. Take a third of what one founded.

Theme: Towers

I believe you got the password, G55, so over to you.

hS

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 716955)
Correct on every point; and you play there. :D

https://i.imgflip.com/2vl761.jpg


Next password coming up!

Pervinca Took 05-17-2019 07:13 AM

What is the frozen world and what is the 'want to play?' (Well done, by the way!)

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:17 AM

This one is a little weird in format, because I had an idea (and they don't lead you anywhere good). But the clues are not made to be difficult, on the contrary I think you'll get them fairly quickly. There's no direct theme, so instead the password gets a title:


Google Maps Is Your Friend

1. Long-lost cousin appears near Henderson & McClellan, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
2. Monster's dwelling. Note her.
3. Men of Light almost in New Zealand (and throughout the world, really)!
4. Hill in the oceans and in meals.
5. Lands seen through otoscope - except for their far end.
6. Barrow-dweller off the coast of Britain.
7. Lost lord finally found near Woodbine & Danforth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8. Cursed man in northern Italy.


Hope you enjoy!

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 716959)
What is the frozen world and what is the 'want to play?' (Well done, by the way!)

Hoth is a frozen planet from Star Wars. And TIG is the Werewolf thread! (great straight clue, Hui! That was awesome!)

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:26 AM

4. Tuna

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:27 AM

8. Turin

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:32 AM

1. Morwen (NORM+WE(ller))

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:34 AM

7. Amroth (from Amroth Avenue)

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 07:37 AM

6/ The Isle of WIGHT.

hS

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 07:38 AM

3/ DUNEDIN is nearly Dunedain.

hS

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 07:40 AM

1/ A little south of the junction is UNDERHILL Crescent, after the family who decided Frodo must be a cousin.

hS

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 07:41 AM

2/ After a brief digression into Scylla and Charybdis, I remembered that there's a pretty famous British loch-dwelling monster, who can claim the note A and become NESSA.

hS

Huinesoron 05-17-2019 07:44 AM

5. An otoscope is that weird thing used for looking in your ear, so... EA, the World That Is?

hS

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:44 AM

1. Long-lost cousin appears near Henderson & McClellan, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
2. Monster's dwelling. Note her.
3. DUNEDAIN: Men of Light almost in New Zealand (and throughout the world, really)!
4. Lands seen through otoscope - except for their far end.
5. TUNA: Hill in the oceans and in meals.
6. WIGHT: Barrow-dweller off the coast of Britain.
7. AMROTH: Lost lord finally found near Woodbine & Danforth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8. TURIN: Cursed man in northern Italy.


Accidentally switched a couple clues around. Fixed now.

Morwen is incorrect. The rest are right.

Edit - crossed with Hui's few

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:47 AM

1. Holman, from Holman Crescent.

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:49 AM

1. UNDERHILL: Long-lost cousin appears near Henderson & McClellan, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
2. NESSA: Monster's dwelling. Note her.
3. DUNEDAIN: Men of Light almost in New Zealand (and throughout the world, really)!
4. Lands seen through otoscope - except for their far end.
5. TUNA: Hill in the oceans and in meals.
6. WIGHT: Barrow-dweller off the coast of Britain.
7. AMROTH: Lost lord finally found near Woodbine & Danforth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8. TURIN: Cursed man in northern Italy.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 716970)
5. An otoscope is that weird thing used for looking in your ear, so... EA, the World That Is?

hS

It is that weird thing indeed. And you look into the "ear" (medically vague term) with it. But you can see something a teeeny bit more specific that would give you a different answer. You would know this term, it's not an obscure bit of anatomy, but maybe a google search will help trigger the right association.

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716972)
1. Holman, from Holman Crescent.

Hui got the answer, it's Underhill.

Urwen 05-17-2019 07:53 AM

Hearthat for the password?

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 07:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716975)
Hearthat for the password?

Indeed.



1. UNDERHILL: Long-lost cousin appears near Henderson & McClellan, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
2. NESSA: Monster's dwelling. Note her.
3. DUNEDAIN: Men of Light almost in New Zealand (and throughout the world, really)!
4. ???R???:Lands seen through otoscope - except for their far end.
5. TUNA: Hill in the oceans and in meals.
6. WIGHT: Barrow-dweller off the coast of Britain.
7. AMROTH: Lost lord finally found near Woodbine & Danforth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8. TURIN: Cursed man in northern Italy.
?

Urwen 05-17-2019 08:01 AM

4. Middle Earth (Remove the ending - TH - and you get middle ear)

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 08:07 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716977)
4. Middle Earth (Remove the ending - TH - and you get middle ear)

Correctomundo!


1. UNDERHILL: Long-lost cousin appears near Henderson & McClellan, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
2. NESSA: Monster's dwelling. Note her.
3. DUNEDAIN: Men of Light almost in New Zealand (and throughout the world, really)!
4. MIDDLE-EARTH:Lands seen through otoscope - except for their far end.
5. TUNA: Hill in the oceans and in meals.
6. WIGHT: Barrow-dweller off the coast of Britain.
7. AMROTH: Lost lord finally found near Woodbine & Danforth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8. TURIN: Cursed man in northern Italy.
?



Hope that was fun. I had a collection of sound-alikes and geographical Tolkien in my head, and I thought I'll put them together into a password. I get a little happy every time I see the street names when I'm in those areas.

Over to Urwen now!

Urwen 05-17-2019 09:12 AM

It'll take a while. In the meantime, try to solve my question in 'Bad Guy Trivia' thread.

Urwen 05-17-2019 10:26 AM

Well, since you seem more interested in this, here you go.


1. A deceiver and a headless element circulate for him.
2. A confused Newfoundlander, within, reveals her.
3. Behold a headless mythical creature. In turmoil, he is revealed.
4. A den and a pronoun are in disarray for him.
5. A girl and a German number return for her.
6. Rearrange a note in danger, and he is revealed.
7. A Hawaiian girl stumbles upon an element within an article. She is revealed.

Galadriel55 05-17-2019 10:32 AM

5. Nienna = Ein + Ann?

Urwen 05-17-2019 10:35 AM

1. A deceiver and a headless element circulate for him.
2. A confused Newfoundlander, within, reveals her.
3. Behold a headless mythical creature. In turmoil, he is revealed.
4. A den and a pronoun are in disarray for him.
NIENNA: A girl and a German number return for her.
6. Rearrange a note in danger, and he is revealed.
7. A Hawaiian girl stumbles upon an element within an article. She is revealed.

Urwen 05-18-2019 03:36 AM

Is this one too difficult?

Huinesoron 05-18-2019 10:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716990)
Is this one too difficult?

It is the weekend and many of us are busy. :)

hS

Urwen 05-18-2019 10:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 716991)
It is the weekend and many of us are busy. :)

hS


Don't most jobs happen during weekdays, meaning that people should be less busy on weekends? Or is it different where you live?

Huinesoron 05-18-2019 10:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716992)
Don't most jobs happen during weekdays, meaning that people should be less busy on weekends? Or is it different where you live?

Speaking for myself, I have a wife, two small children, and shopping to do. :) At work, I can slack off... ;)

(Also: at work I'm stuck in front of a computer anyway. At home, I have access to books and so forth.)

hS

Galadriel55 05-18-2019 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716992)
Don't most jobs happen during weekdays, meaning that people should be less busy on weekends? Or is it different where you live?

Like Hui - lots of Downs happens for me in breaks between lectures during the week. I think it's true for many Downers that they Downs during work/school hours, depending on the nature of their work.

But that aside, I haven't had any bright ideas so far.

...Actually...


4. Ilmare? lair + me?

Urwen 05-18-2019 12:11 PM

Nope.

Pervinca Took 05-18-2019 12:57 PM

Is 6 ANGROD, changing the E of DANGER into an O?

Urwen 05-18-2019 01:37 PM

No.

Pervinca Took 05-19-2019 10:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 716982)
1. A deceiver and a headless element circulate for him.
2. A confused Newfoundlander, within, reveals her.
3. Behold a headless mythical creature. In turmoil, he is revealed.
4. A den and a pronoun are in disarray for him.
NIENNA: A girl and a German number return for her.
6. Rearrange a note in danger, and he is revealed.
7. A Hawaiian girl stumbles upon an element within an article. She is revealed.

Well, kaikamahine is the Hawaiian word for girl, but that's too many k's for most Tolkien names. There's a song called Hawaiian Girl, too. Or perhaps we're looking for a popular girls' name in Hawaii. Or a famous Hawaiian girl.

So ....

The above-mentioned song actually *does* appear to mention thd girl's name:

Aloha Wau Ia Oe (if that's her name).

And I think Aloha was in a list of popular Hawaiian girls' names that I found. But can it firm a Tolkienian name when mixed with a pronoun? Let's see ....

Whoops! This one adds an element within an article. Which I was thinking, yesterday, must be a--n, since splitting the at the end of a word seemed less likely for a feminine name.

Perhaps the article surrounds all the other letters?

Urwen 05-19-2019 02:25 PM

Nope. Think Disney.

Pervinca Took 05-19-2019 04:31 PM

Moana?


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