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Urwen 04-17-2019 08:24 AM

Give me a day or two to think about a good one...

William Cloud Hicklin 04-17-2019 08:29 AM

I wasted a lot of time playing with "brooch", i.e. a "point trinket"

Urwen 04-17-2019 10:18 AM

Here is a fun one, with a fun theme.



1. Note, he was baited
2. Two notes followed by a confused blow for her
3. We hear that you are a returned novelty (For her)
4. A vase mingles with reversed pronoun for him
5. A mixed number and a conjunction mingle together for her
6. A bar and a Hawaiian garland mix up and mingle. She appears.


(You might be suprised by a little trick I've pulled here)

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 11:09 AM

2. Edith?

E + D + HIT.

Urwen 04-17-2019 11:49 AM

Nope.

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 12:39 PM

Oh! La la.

2. LALAITH.

3. URWEN. We hear U and R; NEW backwards.

Urwen 04-17-2019 12:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 714975)
Oh! La la.

2. LALAITH.

3. URWEN. We hear U and R; NEW backwards.


1. Note, he was baited
LALAITH: Two notes followed by a confused blow for her
URWEN: We hear that you are a returned novelty (For her)
4. A vase mingles with reversed pronoun for him
5. A mixed number and a conjunction mingle together for her
6. A bar and a Hawaiian garland mix up and mingle. She appears.


Congratulations, you figured out my trick.

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 12:49 PM

6. Niniel.

Lei + inn.

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 12:51 PM

I think the theme is namesake pairs.

5. NIENOR - NINE + OR (conjunction).

Urwen 04-17-2019 12:55 PM

Not quite. I simply had to add these double names because.....well, I don't want to spoil the suprise....



1. Note, he was baited
LALAITH: Two notes followed by a confused blow for her
URWEN: We hear that you are a returned novelty (For her)
4. A vase mingles with reversed pronoun for him
NIENOR A mixed number and a conjunction mingle together for her
NINIEL: A bar and a Hawaiian garland mix up and mingle. She appears.

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 12:58 PM

ELURIN for the password?

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 12:59 PM

1. Elured.

E + lured.

Urwen 04-17-2019 01:02 PM

Congratulations.



ELURED: Note, he was baited
LALAITH: Two notes followed by a confused blow for her
URWEN: We hear that you are a returned novelty (For her)
R..: A vase mingles with reversed pronoun for him
NIENOR A mixed number and a conjunction mingle together for her
NINIEL: A bar and a Hawaiian garland mix up and mingle. She appears.

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 01:03 PM

So maybe TURIN for the remaining clue.

URN + IT.

And siblings for the theme.

Urwen 04-17-2019 01:05 PM

ELURED: Note, he was baited
LALAITH: Two notes followed by a confused blow for her
URWEN: We hear that you are a returned novelty (For her)
TURIN: A vase mingles with reversed pronoun for him
NIENOR A mixed number and a conjunction mingle together for her
NINIEL: A bar and a Hawaiian garland mix up and mingle. She appears.


What I had in mind was children who died before their parents, but some research showed that this wasn't the case for Elured/Elurin, so let's go with your idea. :o

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 02:04 PM

That was fun! :)

Although I have a few already prepared, I had another idea today and have just written the clues for it. Here they are:

1. Find him circulating at a strange support group.
2. Put back, almost intact, to find him.
3. A twist of double pastry for him.
4. Search around the ship for him.
5. Coin in German money? Shake it up for him.
6. Hail, spirit! Turn and see him!
7. For him, a happy alternative, with minimal compromise.

Urwen 04-17-2019 02:09 PM

7. Maeglin or Turin, because that's what I wish for them. ;)

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 02:11 PM

Alas, no. ;)

Urwen 04-17-2019 02:22 PM

German money is GELD, but it has no Tolkien-esque connections.....

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 02:30 PM

No, but it could be an element.

Urwen 04-17-2019 02:33 PM

German coin is Munze


EZMUN+DLEG still doesn't give anything Tolkien-esque.....

Pervinca Took 04-17-2019 02:35 PM

True. :D

William Cloud Hicklin 04-17-2019 06:15 PM

2. Erestor. "Put back" = Restor-e

William Cloud Hicklin 04-17-2019 06:19 PM

5. Glorfindel FLORIN + GELD rearranged

Galadriel55 04-17-2019 06:39 PM

7. GALDOR (glad + or)

Seems to be people in attendance at Elrond's council.

William Cloud Hicklin 04-17-2019 07:04 PM

I tentatively had Galdor for 7, but I couldn't jibe OR with "minimal compromise."

Agree on the Council. Possibly council attendees NOT Fellowship members. That leaves Gloin, Elrond himself, and Bilbo. Or possibly Elladan and Elrohir, even though they weren't in attendance.

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 02:51 AM

A hat trick!
 
1. Find him circulating at a strange support group.
ERESTOR: Put back, almost intact, to find him.
3. A twist of double pastry for him.
4. Search around the ship for him.
GLORFINDEL: Coin in German money? Shake it up for him.
6. Behold, spirit! Turn and see him!
GALDOR: For him, a happy alternative, with minimal compromise.

THEME: PEOPLE PRESENT AT THE COUNCIL OF ELROND.

In GALDOR, OR is the 'alternative' bit. The 'minimal compromise' is that GLAD OR is only minimally compromised, because it's only just an anagram, (just as 'restore' is 'almost intact' in clue 2).

Urwen, FLORIN still remains inside GELD, even though both are rearranged - hence 'Coin in German money.'

N.B. I have slightly amended clue 6.

Huinesoron 04-18-2019 03:15 AM

Lo! Gin! Let us imbibe together, GLOIN!

hS

Urwen 04-18-2019 03:43 AM

4. Aragorn, which contains the ship ARGO.

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 03:44 AM

1. Find him circulating at a strange support group.
ERESTOR: Put back, almost intact, to find him.
3. A twist of double pastry for him.
4. Search around the ship for him.
GLORFINDEL: Coin in German money? Shake it up for him.
GLOIN: Behold, spirit! Turn and see him!
GALDOR: For him, a happy alternative, with minimal compromise.

THEME: PEOPLE PRESENT AT THE COUNCIL OF ELROND.

Yes, I realised 'Hail' wasn't really an anagram of 'Lo.'

EDIT: Aragorn is not correct, I'm afraid.

Urwen 04-18-2019 03:54 AM

4. Elrond?

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 03:59 AM

No.

(Please include reasoning for guesses, especially when there is only a limited number of possible answers left).

Urwen 04-18-2019 04:03 AM

Well, none of other answers contain the word 'ship' or any of its synonyms...

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 04:06 AM

But there's no ship in Elrond. Did you mean search for him on the ship west?

There is one you haven't thought of yet.

Urwen 04-18-2019 04:09 AM

Nope. Can't see it. Bilbo and Frodo almost fit, if you count their full names, but they lack the letter 'T'.

Urwen 04-18-2019 04:13 AM

But I'll take a shot at the password: Meeting?

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 04:21 AM

???M???: Find him circulating at a strange support group.
ERESTOR: Put back, almost intact, to find him.
???E???: A twist of double pastry for him.
???T???: Search around the ship for him.
GLORFINDEL: Coin in German money? Shake it up for him.
GLOIN: Behold, spirit! Turn and see him!
GALDOR: For him, a happy alternative, with minimal compromise.

THEME: PEOPLE PRESENT AT THE COUNCIL OF ELROND.

Correct! Well done.

P.S. I can't see how 'Baggins' has 'ship' in it. They would both work as answers if I meant 'Search for them on the ship west.' But that wasn't my initial reasoning behind the clue.

Urwen 04-18-2019 04:23 AM

Based on the letters, 1 is GIMLI.

Urwen 04-18-2019 04:24 AM

4 is Gandalf the Grey

Pervinca Took 04-18-2019 04:26 AM

Both wrong.


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