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Forum: Quiz Room Today, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
S: Is there a hobbit named SAPPHIRA? [Checks] Ah,...

S: Is there a hobbit named SAPPHIRA? [Checks] Ah, she's a Boffin.

E: The word 'renders' catches my eye as being a near-anagram for ERENDIS. You'd lose an R ("much less") but gain an I ("one who"),...
Forum: Quiz Room Yesterday, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Fair enough, though I wonder when. UT claims that...

Fair enough, though I wonder when. UT claims that "Annael and many of his folk had indeed escaped from Dor-lómin and came at last to Círdan in the far South", and that Ulmo had been picking up gossip...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-15-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Huinesoron
Update: https://i.imgur.com/R4MtccSl.jpg ...

Update:

https://i.imgur.com/R4MtccSl.jpg

Celebestel II died as my second-best character so far. She had a whole bunch of elemental spells, meaning she could burn, zap, dissolve, or freeze her...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Um. If the R is the first letter it would have to...

Um. If the R is the first letter it would have to be RAGNOR. I guess it includes 'nag', but 'ror' only works for "small and sturdy" if it's a synonym for "tiny but fierce" - "ROR!".

Ah, but the...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
So it's a male character, who probably died in...

So it's a male character, who probably died in significant circumstances. A quick scour of the Encyclopedia of Arda list for R only throws up RADHRUIN, companion of Barahir, who has 'hard' (sturdy)...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Hmm. I've been assuming it's a Primary World...

Hmm. I've been assuming it's a Primary World breed or type of horse, like Exmoor pony (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exmoor_pony) (but probably not that). Or it could be two or three words - "rugged...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-15-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
G: I was poking around with basilisk and Medusa...

G: I was poking around with basilisk and Medusa when I remembered gorgon (having not yet seen Pervinca's last comment), and thus GORGOL the Butcher.

No idea about R; my knowledge of horses is very...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 55,779
Posted By Huinesoron
Of course you could also go all-in on the...

Of course you could also go all-in on the "Taliska is based on Gothic" factoid and call everyone Frauja...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 55,779
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, we do use what we're used to. I think...

Well, we do use what we're used to. I think Maedhros would be quite put out at being referred to as a vassal-lord, but that doesn't mean a Beoring wouldn't do it.

Given the ambiguity inherent in...
Forum: The Movies 06-14-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 487
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Posted By Huinesoron
You know, I don't think most of the titles have...

You know, I don't think most of the titles have diminutive forms like that. 'Prince' isn't etymologically related to 'queen', for instance; and 'baronet' is an entirely separate title to 'baron'.
...
Forum: The Movies 06-14-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 55,779
Posted By Huinesoron
It's quite possible that Beren's title was...

It's quite possible that Beren's title was formally Beor. It's a Taliska word meaning "vassal", which was taken by Balan as a personal name; the Fingolfin/Finarfin case shows that adopting the first...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-14-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 118,447
Posted By Huinesoron
Well, we slightly do! Let's take a look at them: ...

Well, we slightly do! Let's take a look at them:



We know that Bilbo's walking-companions arrived in early September, so were hanging out at Bag-End for 1-2 weeks. We know they came from the...
Forum: The Movies 06-11-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Huinesoron
Shield The War of the Rohirrim: Anime Middle-earth

Yes, really. (https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/lord-of-the-rings-anime-movie-in-the-works-from-new-line-warner-animation-group-1234965985/)

New Line are working on a new LotR...
Forum: The Movies 06-10-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 55,779
Posted By Huinesoron
Thanks! Filking is great - you don't have to come...

Thanks! Filking is great - you don't have to come up with an interesting tune yourself, it's right there for you. :D



It certainly adds an extra layer to things if the call to return that she...
Forum: Discussion 06-10-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Huinesoron
Fwoooo, 7-12 is a rollercoaster ride. It's a very...

Fwoooo, 7-12 is a rollercoaster ride. It's a very similar feel to how LotR shifts from a Hobbit-tale to something larger and more dangerous. It's good, and I do hope there's more.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 06-10-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Now watch the answer be...

Now watch the answer be Mmxlviiactherinedcccxxxiv. ;) (It's a minor peak in the White Mountains; it's all in the Hostetter book, you know.)

hS
Forum: Discussion 06-08-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Huinesoron
Before I started on the new ("new") chapters I...

Before I started on the new ("new") chapters I had to go back and read the old(er) ones, and I have another favourite line: "They are under no pressure to grow, so they take their time." It's exactly...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-08-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 84,307
Posted By Huinesoron
Finwe and Fingolfin are father and son and both...

Finwe and Fingolfin are father and son and both faced Morgoth (and died).

Earnil and Earnur are father and son and both fought the Lord of the Nazgul.

Durin III is the direct (and distant)...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-07-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
#9: I think this is EYE OF SAURON. The 'survivor...

#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...
Forum: The Books 06-07-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Huinesoron
I don't see any indication in that paragraph or...

I don't see any indication in that paragraph or the rest of the chapter that Frodo's words had any effect. You could argue that it would have, or why would the Witch-King bother to shut him up, but I...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-02-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Hot Topic. This isn't a Gap of Rohan joke, is it?...

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

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-02-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Huinesoron
Sting How to Kill Morgoth: Playing Angband

Buy a torch
Go down lots of stairs
Kill Morgoth


This is Angband (https://rephial.org/), a 30-year-old Roguelike video game in which you... well, see above! The gameplay consists in large...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-02-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11,169
Views: 596,941
Posted By Huinesoron
Taken straight, #8 could be about Mirkwood; it...

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...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 06-02-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Huinesoron
As a writer I love Leaf by Niggle. It perfectly...

As a writer I love Leaf by Niggle. It perfectly captures the twin feelings that nobody properly appreciates your work (^_~) and that your work isn't any good anyway, as well as the niggling (sorry)...
Forum: Quiz Room 06-01-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 84,307
Posted By Huinesoron
That seems to be right, but you took a more...

That seems to be right, but you took a more complex route than me! Faramir and Frodo are both direct descendants from the Old Took, so in fact Sam is father-in-law to Frodo's second cousin twice...
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