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Urwen 05-23-2021 04:08 AM

You still haven't mentioned the most famous forest ever. ;)

Pervinca Took 05-23-2021 12:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 732357)
1. Is he rude, or in turmoil? One vowel becomes another.
ELROND: Um...he makes a gesture of approval, with direction. Twist it.
ALATARIEL: A Disney mermaid follows Indian rhythm (in reverse). Find her.
4. Behold, he is sad! Or maybe troubled by what he did.
5. A forest turns, and exchanges a sound, for him.
6. Band boss in medieval lingo.


But FANGORN doesn't need to turn to produce a 'him.'

Unless we turn it to inch towards ARAGORN.

Urwen 05-24-2021 02:55 AM

Um, Lothlorien?

Pervinca Took 05-24-2021 06:01 AM

Well, there's LORIEN, but you can get the Vala from the wood without turning it.

Unless we start with Dwimordene.

Pervinca Took 05-24-2021 12:34 PM

Is the password LEADER?

With 5 ERIOL from Lorien.

Urwen 05-24-2021 05:27 PM

Nope.

Huinesoron 05-25-2021 06:57 AM

Is #6 just LORD OF THE RING(S) - ie, boss of one or more bands of metal?

hS

Urwen 05-25-2021 09:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 732390)
Is #6 just LORD OF THE RING(S) - ie, boss of one or more bands of metal?

hS


Ye.

Pervinca Took 05-25-2021 11:42 AM

DEAGOL for the password, with all the answers Ringbearers?

4. LO + GLUM = GOLLUM.

5. OLORIN from LORIEN. The E becomes another O.

1. DAUR, from RUDE, with the E exchanged for an A. A name for Frodo.

Urwen 05-28-2021 03:37 AM

Told you ;)
 
DAUR: Is he rude, or in turmoil? One vowel becomes another.
ELROND: Um...he makes a gesture of approval, with direction. Twist it.
ALATARIEL: A Disney mermaid follows Indian rhythm (in reverse). Find her.
GOLLUM: Behold, he is sad! Or maybe troubled by what he did.
OLORIN: A forest turns, and exchanges a sound, for him.
LORD OF THE RINGS: Band boss in medieval lingo.

And over to Pervinca. ;)

Pervinca Took 05-29-2021 05:30 AM

Nice one, Urwen!

1. Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
2. The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlers creature to reveal him.
4. Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
6. Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
8. Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
9. Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

Galadriel55 05-29-2021 08:45 AM

4. Makes me think ELF EYES.

Pervinca Took 05-29-2021 11:53 AM

1. Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
2. The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlers creature to reveal him.
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
6. Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
8. Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
9. Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

Galadriel55 06-01-2021 07:55 AM

6. HOLLIN, from H L N + oil?

Pervinca Took 06-02-2021 05:11 AM

1. Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
2. The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlers creature to reveal him.
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
8. Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
9. Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

That's the one.

Huinesoron 06-02-2021 05:39 AM

Taken straight, #8 could be about Mirkwood; it shares that name (in Sindarin) with the woods of Dorthonion, which were first burned and then destroyed; but by other names it is noted for its greenness, as GREENWOOD THE GREAT or ERYN LASGALEN. (Th'ain't nobody called it "the Wood of Green Leaves"; the Elves used the Sindarin and you know mortals just called it Mirkwood still.)

hS

Pervinca Took 06-02-2021 07:26 AM

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Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 732541)
Taken straight, #8 could be about Mirkwood; it shares that name (in Sindarin) with the woods of Dorthonion, which were first burned and then destroyed; but by other names it is noted for its greenness, as GREENWOOD THE GREAT or ERYN LASGALEN. (Th'ain't nobody called it "the Wood of Green Leaves"; the Elves used the Sindarin and you know mortals just called it Mirkwood still.)

hS

Afraid not. Start with the burning issues.

Huinesoron 06-02-2021 07:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 732543)
Afraid not. Start with the burning issues.

Hot Topic. This isn't a Gap of Rohan joke, is it? >_>

hS

Pervinca Took 06-02-2021 01:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Huinesoron (Post 732544)
Hot Topic. This isn't a Gap of Rohan joke, is it? >_>

hS

Nope. ;)

Galadriel55 06-04-2021 08:24 PM

For some reason I thought the M Little woman was Mary, and looking them up and realizing she's actually Meg made all the difference, because MORE + MEG + ILL (ish) = MORMEGIL.

Morsul the Dark 06-04-2021 08:31 PM

2. Joseph. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

It might be Saruman but Joseph is correct no matter what your original intent was.

Urwen 06-05-2021 03:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pervinca Took (Post 732543)
Afraid not. Start with the burning issues.


Is there such a thing as Spirit of the Forest?


Oh, wait, it's Treebeard, isn't it?

Pervinca Took 06-06-2021 06:15 AM

MORMEGIL: Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
2. The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlered creature to reveal him.
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
8. Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
9. Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

No to the rest, I'm afraid.

Grammatical error corrected in Clue 3. It occurred because I had no internet and had to retype the clues on my phone.

Urwen 06-06-2021 06:46 AM

So the one with destructive, burning issues is either Feanor or Orodruin, aka Mount Doom.

Pervinca Took 06-06-2021 07:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 732570)
So the one with destructive, burning issues is either Feanor or Orodruin, aka Mount Doom.

Neither of these.

It is a person, though.

Urwen 06-06-2021 11:01 AM

Denethor?

Pervinca Took 06-06-2021 05:45 PM

MORMEGIL: Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
2. The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlered creature to reveal him.
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
DENETHOR: Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
9. Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

Yep.

Huinesoron 06-07-2021 05:06 AM

#9: I think this is EYE OF SAURON. The 'survivor song' is Eye of the Tiger, which becomes 'Eye of', and then takes Sauron as the dark wizard. An eye of course gives perspective. :)

Has anyone guessed TOM BOMBADIL for #2? "Bright blue his jacket is..."

hS

Pervinca Took 06-07-2021 05:40 AM

MORMEGIL: Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him!
ORALD: The brightly-jacketed One.
3. Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlered creature to reveal him.
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age.
5. Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that!
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here.
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
DENETHOR: Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues.
EYE OF SAURON: Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.
10. Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

Near enough. ;)

Well done.

Urwen 06-07-2021 05:01 PM

3. Radagast (ADA+STAG (+R from Er..))

And the password is MORE SHADES.

Urwen 06-07-2021 05:05 PM

And with that out of the way, 5 is Salvia, from VIALS+A

Urwen 06-07-2021 05:13 PM

And I'll take a stab for 7 too, with Aredhel (LEAD+???)

Pervinca Took 06-07-2021 05:47 PM

MORMEGIL: Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him! (black)
ORALD: The brightly-jacketed One. (blue)
RADAGAST: Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlered creature to reveal him. (brown)
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age. (grey)

SALVIA: Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that! (purple)
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here. (red)
7. Foreign gunshots mingle for her?
DENETHOR: Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues. (green)
EYE OF SAURON: Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.(yellow)
S Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

Aredhel is very, very close.

The R in Radagast is for a sigh that sounds like 'Ah!'

Urwen 06-08-2021 02:12 AM

So the password is not MORE SHADES?


How about MORE SHADED instead?

Pervinca Took 06-08-2021 06:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 732592)
So the password is not MORE SHADES?


How about MORE SHADED instead?

Sorry. I thought I'd put all the letters in. I have now. It's a throwback to the other 'colours' passwords I did, all inspired by Huey's brilliant RAINBOW one.

I was impressed that you got SALVIA, Urwen. Have you been trawling Shire family trees as well? ;)

Urwen 06-08-2021 07:14 AM

You still haven't added A. And speaking of which, if Aredhel is close, then maybe Ar-Feiniel?

The only other possible solution that fits is ASPHODEL.

Pervinca Took 06-08-2021 11:59 AM

MORMEGIL: Additional little woman under the weather, they say? See him! (black)
ORALD: The brightly-jacketed One. (blue)
RADAGAST: Hear a sigh. A palindrome girl meets a confused, antlered creature to reveal him. (brown)
ELVEN-EYES: Keen they are, and often the only indicators of age. (grey)

SALVIA: Her little bottles are in a terrible muddle. She's noted for that! (purple)
HOLLIN: Heavenly, loving nymphs initially mingle with grease here. (red)
AR-FEINIEL: Foreign gunshots mingle for her? (white)
DENETHOR: Verdant namesake of one with destructive, burning issues. (green)
EYE OF SAURON: Survivor song loses article and beast; add a dark wizard for perspective.(yellow)
S Man in the moon's rhyming pair of irregulars.

AR-FEINIEL (ALIEN FIRE).

Denethor is green because the 'other' one was one of the Laiquendi.

Urwen 06-08-2021 12:33 PM

And the last one could be SPOONS

Pervinca Took 06-08-2021 03:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 732606)
And the last one could be SPOONS

Close - ish. But no cigar. ;)

Remember there needs to be a colour association.

Hollin is red because it's derived from 'holly,' I believe, so red berries.

Urwen 06-08-2021 03:35 PM

Spoons are described as silver in the poem, so there is a color association...


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