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Pervinca Took 03-07-2020 04:05 PM

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Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721634)
2. Something to do with Frodo?

Not really. At least, not deliberately.

Pervinca Took 03-07-2020 04:06 PM

BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
2. Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
3. Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
4. He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.
5. Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
6. Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ...
very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

Pervinca Took 03-07-2020 04:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721636)
Not really. At least, not deliberately.

Oh, sorry. I thought you meant the theme. Well, that clue might be. ;)

Galadriel55 03-07-2020 04:25 PM

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Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721628)
And I guess 'I never lie' is ambiguous - hence 'that's not what it means' for the Oliphaunt clue.

Nice password, G55!

Thank you! :) Yes, the "I never lie" is ambiguous out of context, and kinda sounds like the Oliphaunt is defending its honesty.



6. Watcher? [in the Water]?

Pervinca Took 03-07-2020 04:46 PM

BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
2. Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
3. Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
4. He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.
5. Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
WATCHER (IN THE WATER): Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ... very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

Wotcha, G55! And correct.

Urwen 03-07-2020 05:43 PM

Password: Book Two?

Pervinca Took 03-08-2020 04:30 AM

BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
O: Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
O: Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
K: He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.

T: Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
WATCHER (IN THE WATER): Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ... very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

Huinesoron 03-10-2020 01:51 AM

Wasn't it an ORC CHIEFTAIN who nearly made a Frodo kebab?

And is K CARAMAC... sorry, I mean KALIMAC?

hS

Pervinca Took 03-10-2020 09:49 AM

BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
ORC-CHIEFTAIN: Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
O: Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
KALIMAC: He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.

T: Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
WATCHER (IN THE WATER): Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ... very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

Indeed - and, in Book 2, Merry surprises Gandalf by being on the right lines about the 'riddle' or instructions on the Door of Moria.

Caramacs are candy bars, and L's and R's are classed as liquids.

Huinesoron 03-13-2020 08:59 AM

'Fierce enough, at need' is making me think of 'fierce as a dragon in a pinch', but that was Bilbo back in The Hobbit.

... OROPHIN, brother of Haldir? As in 'Horror Fin'?

hS

Pervinca Took 03-13-2020 09:23 AM

Indeed!
 
BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
ORC-CHIEFTAIN: Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
OROPHIN: Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
KALIMAC: He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.

T: Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
WATCHER (IN THE WATER): Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ... very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

'Orror-Fin, indeed. And I wouldn't dispute the fierceness of those Lorien archers.

One to go!

Huinesoron 03-13-2020 09:30 AM

Okay, what do you brew? Ale and tea. And it...

...

...

-_-

If the brew keeps winning, is it on a T(ea) ROLL? I wouldn't be at all surprised if one of the Hobbit trolls made tea, and there might well be one in Book Two. (There certainly is in the film, thank you Boromir.)

hS

Pervinca Took 03-13-2020 11:53 AM

BILBO: Partially sighted and slightly confused librarian?
ORC-CHIEFTAIN: Try to spear the Ringbearer, would you?
OROPHIN: Could be an epesse for Jaws, if Michael Caine said it? And I daresay he's fierce enough, at need.
KALIMAC: He sounds like a candy bar with a different liquid inside, but proved brighter than a wise one expected.

TROLL: Shire beverage on a winning streak, we hear? One of these creatures brewed it - but not this one.
WATCHER (IN THE WATER): Sounds like a Cockney hello. Well, it greets ... very enthusiastically ....
ORI: Miss the start of the evening in France, and spin what remains to find him.

There is a troll in Moria who gets Sting in his foot, and two others, I think, who lay slabs of stone for the Balrog to pass.

The one who makes the tea is the troll in 'Perry-The-Winkle.'

Over to Urwen!

Urwen 03-13-2020 12:46 PM

1. Note a masterless samurai, and spin it for her.
2. Note one that gnaws, twice, in disarray? He appears.
3. Turbulently, those who deny reveal her.
4. An estimate gains direction. A twist reveals him.
5. A german note precedes chaotic destruction for him.

Pervinca Took 03-13-2020 01:55 PM

5. Hurin. (H + ruin).

3. ERENDIS, from DENIERS.

Urwen 03-13-2020 02:46 PM

1. Note a masterless samurai, and spin it for her.
2. Note one that gnaws, twice, in disarray? He appears.
ERENDIS: Turbulently, those who deny reveal her.
4. An estimate gains direction. A twist reveals him.
HURIN: A german note precedes chaotic destruction for him.

Pervinca Took 03-14-2020 02:32 AM

Note one could be musical note plus A or I.

One that gnaws could be rat, dog, molar ....

'Twice in disarray' could mean add A or R.

Hmmmm.

Unless 'gnaws' refers to the 'cold hard lands tgat 'bites our hands' and 'gnaws our feet.' ;)

Urwen 03-14-2020 05:06 AM

what is the one who gnaws known as?

Pervinca Took 03-14-2020 10:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721723)
what is the one who gnaws known as?

Oh ... is it the troll who gnaws the bare old bone?

Or is it gnawer, or biter?

...

Agarwaen?

Gnawer + A (note) + A (occurs twice in 'disarray').

So 'disarray' serves two purposes in the clue.

Urwen 03-14-2020 10:55 AM

There it is.
 
1. Note a masterless samurai, and spin it for her.
AGARWAEN: Note one that gnaws, twice, in disarray? He appears.
ERENDIS: Turbulently, those who deny reveal her.
4. An estimate gains direction. A twist reveals him.
HURIN: A german note precedes chaotic destruction for him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 04:55 AM

Bump?
 
Only two are remaining...:(

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 05:58 AM

I know. But I can't figure the password out, so there is nothing to make the clues any easier.

Huinesoron 03-16-2020 07:09 AM

A masterless samurai is a ronin, apparently (I knew there was a word, but had to look it up). By the letters that follow it, the answer can't start with a vowel, so...

#1 NIENOR? With E as the note.

An estimate could be a guess, which seems fairly easy to spot - how many characters have both a G and a U in their name? But I can't spot it in any of the lists I'm generating...

If the password is NAE_H, what could that last letter be? It can't be a vowel. C, T, or S would make English digraphs with the H, while D would also work in Sindarin.

... NAEDH for the password, the Sindarin word for 'wound' according to Eldamo and Parma Eldalamberon. Though Aule only knows who that last answer could be. Deguss? Dugess? Dusseg? Probably not based on 'guess', at this point. ;)

hS

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 07:17 AM

Or NAETH?

(Woe).

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:02 AM

NIENOR: Note a masterless samurai, and spin it for her.
AGARWAEN: Note one that gnaws, twice, in disarray? He appears.
ERENDIS: Turbulently, those who deny reveal her.
T: An estimate gains direction. A twist reveals him.
HURIN: A german note precedes chaotic destruction for him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:04 AM

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Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 721738)

An estimate could be a guess, which seems fairly easy to spot - how many characters have both a G and a U in their name? But I can't spot it in any of the lists I'm generating...

hS


Well, there is Guilin. ;)

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:06 AM

This synonym for 'estimate' is usually used to designate whether movies are suitable for children viewing them or not.

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 08:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721743)
Well, there is Guilin. ;)

And Gollum. :D (Wrong Age, though).

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:12 AM

For visibility sake:



Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721744)
This synonym for 'estimate' is usually used to designate whether movies are suitable for children viewing them or not.


Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 08:22 AM

Rating.

But I can't get a character from that with any directional letter. I tried NE, NW, SE and SW too.

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 08:24 AM

Unless it's PG or R plus a directional *word* ...?

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:44 AM

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Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721747)
Rating.

But I can't get a character from that with any directional letter. I tried NE, NW, SE and SW too.


You forgot the two other 'direction' letters, ie. R and L. ;)

Urwen 03-16-2020 08:47 AM

Also, I am using yet another 'obsolete' name for a character here, that's why you might be confused. I considered using Tar-Miriel, but decided against it because she didn't fit my 'woe' theme as accurately.

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 09:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 721749)
You forgot the two other 'direction' letters, ie. R and L. ;)

No, I tried RATING with R and L too. And looked at some TARs.

...

Was TARLING a rejected name?

Urwen 03-16-2020 09:48 AM

NIENOR: Note a masterless samurai, and spin it for her.
AGARWAEN: Note one that gnaws, twice, in disarray? He appears.
ERENDIS: Turbulently, those who deny reveal her.
TARGLIN: An estimate gains direction. A twist reveals him.
HURIN: A german note precedes chaotic destruction for him.


Over to you.

Huinesoron 03-16-2020 11:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721745)
And Gollum. :D (Wrong Age, though).

And I suppose Gollum doessss have the esssssessss, precioussss...

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 721751)
Was TARLING a rejected name?

While we wait for the next one, who is (was) Tarling? I love names I don't recognise!

hS

Urwen 03-16-2020 11:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 721753)
While we wait for the next one, who is (was) Tarling? I love names I don't recognise!
hS


You don't want to know. Trust me. *looks at Huey awkwardly*

Pervinca Took 03-16-2020 11:18 AM

Alternatively, how about another password while we wait to hear about Tarling?

Also big kudos to Huey - I guessed it was an elvish word, but could not work it out until he found NIENOR and guessed NAEDH.

1. Most beautiful and beloved.
2. Troels gets mixed up with the horses? Well, it’s his job! We heard it in a song.
3. One of a quartet that we were bidden (in song) to give the right of way.
4. Deafening explosive reveals her in devastation.
5. Swamp where Ultravox have had a wee?
6. Anger is reversed? What a fuss on the way here, though!
7. Showboat time? Sing! But trade a flower for a tree to reveal him.
8. Two negatives: one French, one English, mingle circularly.
9. A Latin queen, initially? Add mixed stock to reveal him.

Urwen 03-16-2020 02:36 PM

Let me see if I can guess the password without any letters provided. :D

Password: Book three :smokin:

Urwen 03-16-2020 02:54 PM

Also, I just remembered it was TARGLIN, not TARLING. *laughs at her own blunder*


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