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Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 578,132
Posted By Huinesoron
#3: A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden...

#3: A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden YOLK inside is hid?

hS
Forum: The Movies 05-07-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By Huinesoron
It sort of reminds me of the prologue to Henry V...

It sort of reminds me of the prologue to Henry V (https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Henry_V_(1918)_Yale/Text/Prologue), which basically says "staging Agincourt is way outside our budget, so just imagine...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-07-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 578,132
Posted By Huinesoron
I think you probably can now. hS

I think you probably can now.

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-06-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Huinesoron
This must be true, because how else would Smaug...

This must be true, because how else would Smaug know about the barrels? They came down-river all tied together in rafts, so would only be discernable as barrels from close up. Are we to imagine Smaug...
Forum: The Movies 05-06-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 48,985
Posted By Huinesoron
Yeah, this works. Or... hmm. If I work up a...

Yeah, this works. Or... hmm. If I work up a "Camp" backdrop over which Luthien's stars can fit, I could have her 'dream Doriath' fade smoothly to Beren's Camp.



230 miles is just about exactly...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-06-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By Huinesoron
I'd agree with what's been said so far: the Silm...

I'd agree with what's been said so far: the Silm is very much a mythology, not a firm narrative. The actual timeline is... kind of vague (consistent ones like the one Mith linked to are very much...
Forum: The Movies 05-05-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 48,985
Posted By Huinesoron
It does! It may be slightly weakened by the next...

It does! It may be slightly weakened by the next song starting off with the same Doriath background; in fact I think I ended the Aria with Luthien's 'star' version, so it will be literally the same....
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 363,673
Posted By Huinesoron
Yep! Specifically Earendil's, which you called...

Yep! Specifically Earendil's, which you called out in your full explanation. Good answer, over to you.

hS
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-05-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 639,085
Posted By Huinesoron
Oh ye of little faith. Page 1...

Oh ye of little faith.

Page 1 (https://web.archive.org/web/20110801211403/http://www.freewebs.com/barrow-downs/)

Page 2...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 363,673
Posted By Huinesoron
It is not the Ring. :) That would've required a...

It is not the Ring. :) That would've required a 'lost' or somesuch between Worn (by Isildur) and Rescued (by Gollum); the answer here was never lost.

But I do like your thinking.

hS
Forum: Quiz Room 05-05-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 363,673
Posted By Huinesoron
Inspired by the chronological style of that one: ...

Inspired by the chronological style of that one:

Created, blessed,
Guarded, repossessed,
Coveted, worn,
Rescued, borne,
Devoured, retrieved,
Worn again, thieved,
Reclaimed, worn,
Fought...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-05-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,147
Views: 639,085
Posted By Huinesoron
This is really cool and makes me grin. :D Riiight...

This is really cool and makes me grin. :D Riiight down at the bottom of the forum homepage there's a birthday ticker; if you keep an eye on it when your father's birthday rolls round you might see...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 05-04-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,107
Posted By Huinesoron
Yes, this confused me too. Certainly one of the...

Yes, this confused me too. Certainly one of the humorous elements of the story that reveal it's tongue-in-cheek, but again, I feel like I lack the context to fully appreciate it. To be honest,...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 363,673
Posted By Huinesoron
What I like about this riddle is that it's...

What I like about this riddle is that it's relatively easy to hit any three of the verses, but very tricky to meet all four.

It's not the Black Riders in the Shire, is it? Verse 2 is the tricky...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 79,982
Posted By Huinesoron
I missed this! Yes, this is quite correct. I...

I missed this! Yes, this is quite correct. I didn't check the books, but my memory is that he first found out through a dream or vision, and then from one of those mythical Halflings of northern...
Forum: Quiz Room 05-04-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,828
Views: 363,673
Posted By Huinesoron
I was wondering about "a garb shall be our mark",...

I was wondering about "a garb shall be our mark", and remembered that the Rangers of Arnor wore a silver star. They're also noted for being tall, and for standing guard over the Shire and surrounding...
Forum: The Books 05-01-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Huinesoron
This is true as far as it goes. :) That's pretty...

This is true as far as it goes. :) That's pretty much why I've stuck to very simple phrases for the demo - they can't mess up the grammar if I don't use any! :D I know Sindarin verbs are a perennial...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-30-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 8,325
Posted By Huinesoron
Story of my lives. :D Looking back, I'm...

Story of my lives. :D

Looking back, I'm really impressed with all the wolves - Legate who I never suspected, Lommy who always managed to be so believable that I rejected whatever doubts I had -...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 8,325
Posted By Huinesoron
Congratulations wolves! Excellently played, right...

Congratulations wolves! Excellently played, right down to the wire.

G55 - I was doubled over with my hand over my mouth through the entire Epilogue, trying desperately not to wake the house after...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 8,325
Posted By Huinesoron
~Huinesoron Baggins, on the ragged edge of sanity

~Huinesoron Baggins, on the ragged edge of sanity
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 8,325
Posted By Huinesoron
~Huinespectre

~Huinespectre
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 8,325
Posted By Huinesoron
~Huinespectre

~Huinespectre
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 2,631
Posted By Huinesoron
It is fitting that the former Ghosts made the...

It is fitting that the former Ghosts made the call. :D

hS
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 2,631
Posted By Huinesoron
Very easy provided you don't use it. Y'know...

Very easy provided you don't use it.

Y'know what?

1) My lynch vote implies Lommy's innocence.

2) My own reactions to this situation line up with innocent Lommy and guilty Morsul.

3) The...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 04-29-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 2,631
Posted By Huinesoron
Lommy's latest looks like exactly the sort of...

Lommy's latest looks like exactly the sort of thing I'd post as a despairing innocent on the block. As a wolf in this situation, I'd be more manic-carefree (like when I turned into a Dead Cobblewolf...
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