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Urwen 05-08-2023 04:00 AM

Serutan?

Urwen 05-08-2023 04:03 AM

and as for 1, it's BARD+QV/ER/VR.


Oh, I know, it's Darber, the less known relative of Beren. He didn't just have one elven wife. He had two! You see, Nimloth and Finduilas never died. He took them with him.

Pervinca Took 05-08-2023 06:26 AM

1. Poet hailed Queen Victoria in confusion?
2. Steamy and hot! Stir it well for her, and extract nothing.
3. Shift around raven country to arrive here?
4. Roast rat!? In consternation, find him!
5. Why, we ask, does she disturb the famous water?
LAURELIN: Are they rhymefully quarrelin' under its branches?
SERUTAN: Mud spelled backwards, according to the Harvard Lampoon.

Sorry, 1 is a bard, but 'bard' is not an element. VR is, though.

Urwen 05-08-2023 08:09 AM

Is it a Tolkien bard? Or a specific bard? Cause the only bards I know of are Daeron and Maglor, neither of which has both V and R in their name.

Pervinca Took 05-08-2023 12:11 PM

It's a poet. A Tolkien poet.

He only wrote one poem before he was killed, but I think it was a pretty significant one.

Also, 'hailed' is one of the elements.

Urwen 05-08-2023 12:54 PM

And that one poem interests me a lot. He is Dirhavel (HAILED+VR)

Urwen 05-08-2023 01:56 PM

And 3 must be VERNA (from RAVEN)

Urwen 05-08-2023 02:17 PM

Now I wonder, does CALION mean 'roast' somehow?

Pervinca Took 05-08-2023 05:04 PM

DIRHAVEL: Poet hailed Queen Victoria in confusion?
2. Steamy and hot! Stir it well for her, and extract nothing.
3. Shift around raven country to arrive here?
4. Roast rat!? In consternation, find him!
5. Why, we ask, does she disturb the famous water?
LAURELIN: Are they rhymefully quarrelin' under its branches?
SERUTAN: Mud spelled backwards, according to the Harvard Lampoon.

Not Calion. That clue is much easier than you are making it.

No to Verna. For raven, choose a specific raven.

Urwen 05-08-2023 05:31 PM

About 3, is the raven Roac/Carc?

Urwen 05-08-2023 05:32 PM

And for 4, is it just ROAST RAT rearranged?

Pervinca Took 05-10-2023 03:08 PM

Yes to both.

Urwen 05-10-2023 03:42 PM

Cardolan (ROAC LAND)

Urwen 05-10-2023 04:04 PM

And 4 is Tarostar.

Pervinca Took 05-10-2023 04:29 PM

DIRHAVEL: Poet hailed Queen Victoria in confusion?
A Steamy and hot! Stir it well for her, and extract nothing.
CARDOLAN: Shift around raven country to arrive here?
TAROSTAR: Roast rat!? In consternation, find him!
YAVIEN: Why, we ask, does she disturb the famous water?
LAURELIN: Are they rhymefully quarrelin' under its branches?
SERUTAN: Mud spelled backwards, according to the Harvard Lampoon.

Excellent work! :)

(Y + EVIAN)

P.S. I am assuming the stress falls on the first syllable of Dirhavel. I get tired of reusing answers I've used before and trying to write different clues for them.

Urwen 05-10-2023 04:30 PM

The password is DACTYLS, perhaps. In which case, Y must be Yavien.

Pervinca Took 05-10-2023 04:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Urwen (Post 737104)
The password is DACTYLS, perhaps. In which case, Y must be Yavien.

See above.

One to go!

Urwen 05-11-2023 05:17 AM

I cannot find an anagram for steamy and hot, sorry.

Pervinca Took 05-11-2023 12:57 PM

Maybe you forgot to extract nothing? ;)

Urwen 05-11-2023 01:59 PM

Even then, I get STEAMY HT, and that doesn't lead anywhere either. Of course, there is MAY, but the rest of the letters are STEHT, which doesn't translate to a hobbit surname.

Pervinca Took 05-11-2023 03:06 PM

It's not a *surname* you want.

All you need is STEAMY HT.

Urwen 05-12-2023 03:41 AM

There are no names that contain those letters, are there? Unless it's an alternate name.

Pervinca Took 05-12-2023 03:54 AM

It's an obscure hobbit first name, but I have used her before. When I needed a colour in one of the 'different shades' passwords that Huey gave me ideas for with his original 'rainbow' one.

Think 'semi-precious stone.'

Urwen 05-12-2023 03:57 AM

Amethyst?

Pervinca Took 05-12-2023 05:13 AM

DIRHAVEL: Poet hailed Queen Victoria in confusion?
AMETHYST: Steamy and hot! Stir it well for her, and extract nothing.
CARDOLAN: Shift around raven country to arrive here?
TAROSTAR: Roast rat!? In consternation, find him!
YAVIEN: Why, we ask, does she disturb the famous water?
LAURELIN: Are they rhymefully quarrelin' under its branches?
SERUTAN: Mud spelled backwards, according to the Harvard Lampoon.

Well done. And over to you!

Urwen 08-20-2023 01:53 PM

I finally came up with something
 
1. You and a bird go in a circle, for her.
2. A Japanese warrior goes backwards. A note is within. She appears.
3. The color of death, according to Poe. Surround it with endless hell and an article to find her.
4. German one, a type of dwelling and a Roman numeral, all tangled up, reveal her.
5. Me is a type of bread. Or is it him?
6. An actor drops a note to reveal him.
7. Raw metal exchanges one direction for another. Twist it to find someone who worked on it.
8. Torn and dirty clothes meet the noise. All is twisted for him.

Galadriel55 08-20-2023 01:57 PM

7. Raw metal is probably Ore, giving ORE - R + L = EOL, who worked the ore.

Urwen 08-20-2023 04:44 PM

1. You and a bird go in a circle, for her.
2. A Japanese warrior goes backwards. A note is within. She appears.
3. The color of death, according to Poe. Surround it with endless hell and an article to find her.
4. German one, a type of dwelling and a Roman numeral, all tangled up, reveal her.
5. Me is a type of bread. Or is it him?
6. An actor drops a note to reveal him.
EOL: Raw metal exchanges one direction for another. Twist it to find someone who worked on it.
8. Torn and dirty clothes meet the noise. All is twisted for him.

Pervinca Took 09-03-2023 04:29 AM

3. A-red-hel

4. Luthien? (ein + hut + l)

1. Me-lian, since I believe a 'luan' is a mythological bird, and the circle might be her Girdle?

8. Dagnir, from 'rag' and 'din?'

Urwen 09-15-2023 05:40 AM

1. You and a bird go in a circle, for her.
2. A Japanese warrior goes backwards. A note is within. She appears.
AREDHEL: The color of death, according to Poe. Surround it with endless hell and an article to find her.
LUTHIEN: German one, a type of dwelling and a Roman numeral, all tangled up, reveal her.
5. Me is a type of bread. Or is it him?
6. An actor drops a note to reveal him.
EOL: Raw metal exchanges one direction for another. Twist it to find someone who worked on it.
DAGNIR: Torn and dirty clothes meet the noise. All is twisted for him.


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