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Forum: The Books Today, 05:03 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
True - but remember that CT had no idea that...

True - but remember that CT had no idea that "Concerning" existed. In its absence, Tolkien's final word on the matter was a string of notes which either didn't mention the outlaws at all or didn't...
Forum: The Books Today, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Huinesoron
It is possible, but not by much. "Concerning"...

It is possible, but not by much. "Concerning" makes direct mention of the Preface to Adventures of Tom Bombadil, which was published in 1962. The very earliest theoretical point "Concerning" could...
Forum: The Books Yesterday, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
My understanding is that the only copy of the...

My understanding is that the only copy of the letter is the one that was sent - it looks like it wasn't even known to exist until 1984, when it was first put up for auction. Christopher may well...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 05:40 AM
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Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
Correct! It's interesting that Tolkien never...

Correct! It's interesting that Tolkien never quite positions Firiel as a candidate for the throne - he uses her claim under Numenorean law as support for Arvedui's candidacy. Arvedui seems to be...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is good thinking. hS

This is good thinking.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 04:42 PM
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Views: 827,532
Posted By Huinesoron
Exactly where I got to. Could "exclaims,...

Exactly where I got to. Could "exclaims, elvishly" mean two exclamations, like oh+ai =????

I figure N should start with a sound alike for (ba)nana, possibly with a nar involved, but a quick poke...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
No, he doesn't, but the line is indeed literal. ...

No, he doesn't, but the line is indeed literal.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Nope, not a -dacil. hS

Nope, not a -dacil.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 02:00 PM
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Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
Those are the literal meanings of the lines, yes....

Those are the literal meanings of the lines, yes.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Correct. hS

Correct.

hS
Forum: The Books 08-08-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 162
Posted By Huinesoron
Silmaril "Concerning... 'The Hoard'" revealed

Since the '80s, it has been known that Tolkien wrote a long letter in 1964 linking his poem 'The Hoard' (in Adventures of Tom Bombadil) to the legends of the First Age. Excerpts have been printed in...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
(Ar-)Pharazon has nothing to do with this riddle,...

(Ar-)Pharazon has nothing to do with this riddle, and the question is about a choice. You need to figure out which of the three the speaker chose.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 04:54 AM
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Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
The first line has nothing to do with Isildur....

The first line has nothing to do with Isildur. The third line... you're right about the law, and the line is not directly about Miriel.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-08-2022, 03:46 AM
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Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
Okay, I've struggled with this one for several...

Okay, I've struggled with this one for several days, but I think maybe brevity is the answer here:

The choice is mine:
The victor who failed,
The line that failed,
Or the law that failed....
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 08-08-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 39,521
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh wow! That's a really impressive find, and a...

Oh wow! That's a really impressive find, and a fascinating resolution to the Girdle Problem. I feel like your discovery deserves a thread up in Books for more general discussion; do you want to start...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-03-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
Thanks, but I have no ideas, which is the other...

Thanks, but I have no ideas, which is the other reason I didn't go for it.

hS
Forum: The Movies 08-03-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 129,150
Posted By Huinesoron
Sounds good! Ironically the one line I can't seem...

Sounds good! Ironically the one line I can't seem to find is the very first one - I either latch onto a too-early or too-late musical cue - but I'm sure I'll figure it out. My only musical note is...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-02-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
I almost replied yesterday with "what's the...

I almost replied yesterday with "what's the reason this ISN'T Turin", but decided to take another look before I did.

I wonder if the gate in line 4 is literal? That could point more towards...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
I think I fluked into the right answer while...

I think I fluked into the right answer while musing over the Fingolfin part, but it looked like Urwen was having fun, and, like... fun is the point of the thread.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12,168
Views: 827,532
Posted By Huinesoron
Is 7 Arago(g) (mutilated) + Registered Nurse =...

Is 7 Arago(g) (mutilated) + Registered Nurse = ARAGORN?

hS
Forum: The Movies 08-01-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By Huinesoron
Me too. I think the visuals are stunning. I'm...

Me too. I think the visuals are stunning. I'm happy with the casting and the characters - sure, short-haired elves look a bit funny, but I can see their Elrond as the young heir of Earendil who will...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-01-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
It looks to me like the group can be placed on...

It looks to me like the group can be placed on the timeline of the First Age:

"The oldest one, the nameless one"

"The [Noldor] came in second's turn"

Then Feanor dies.

"younger sister......
Forum: Quiz Room 07-29-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,929
Views: 465,025
Posted By Huinesoron
I'm pretty sure the Lord Now Dead is Fingolfin. ...

I'm pretty sure the Lord Now Dead is Fingolfin.

Is one of the group described in only three words? Despite being arguably the most prominent?

hS
Forum: The Movies 07-29-2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By Huinesoron
The Eye Images from the latest trailer: Opening...

Images from the latest trailer:

Opening shot: Galadriel and the pile of helmets. Looks like a Battle of Beleriand to me.

https://i.imgur.com/iA8nQzJ.png

My favourite shot: Galadriel, Miriel,...
Forum: The Movies 07-28-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By Huinesoron
The Eye That article is genuinely vile. I read it all...

That article is genuinely vile. I read it all last night and felt unclean after. I was dreading having to look at it again to respond to it, but luckily Blind Guardian has provided all the quotes I...
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