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Indeed, u were very close, my friend; I'd like to share the prise with u, if my answer was correct! Let Grondy decide!

Well, even though Bugyfeanor gave a more complete answer, I will go with Arcormacolind’va's as it was made earlier. Arco gets the Pseudo-Silmarill. Happy Elf Smilie

What kind of a creature was called 'thoron' in Sindarin Question Smilie
An Eagle (that's how Thorondor is named; Thoron-taur mutated into Thorondor, Lord of the Eagles)
Gee what took you so long to figure that one out Arcor? Six long minutes?? Wink Smilie
Arco gets the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

Which of Faramir's Rangers asked for permission to shoot Gollum Question Smilie
Oh Perwing,I've spent the last half and hour trying to figure it out,and I think you're right....
Yes and Perwing gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What deed of Melkor's was held to be the most hateful to Il’vatar Question Smilie
*hiding from Grondy's wrath, knowing the answer comes too quickly*

The breeding of the hideous race of the Orcs. Though my own opinion is quite different: the marring of Feanor comes first for me!

Bugyfeanor has the answer and the pseudo-Silmaril, but doesn't get any of my wrath as he didn't answer the last one. Happy Elf Smilie

I was going to remind our Americas contingent to leave one unanswered once in a while to allow the those East of the Atlantic a shot at a question due to the time zone problem; however, I just noticed the reminder isn't neccesary. Lately we have been getting answers from that side of the pond too. Good Show! Cool Elf Smilie

Can you name two rivers that flowed through Fangorn Question Smilie
Gee what took you so long to figure that one out Arcor? Six long minutes??

I noticed the new post after 6 minutes Tongue Smilie
Anyway, since I can only think of one of the rivers off the top of my head, I'll let someone else take it. Wink Smilie
Waving Hello Smilie

Those would be the Limlight and the Entwash. Big Smile Smilie

[Edited on 19/11/2003 by TomBombadillo]
Correct Stonehelm. Yellow or golden; Forgoil or 'Strawheads' You get the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

With what chain was Morgoth bound after the War of Wrath Question Smilie
Tommie gets the Pseudo-Silmaril for her answer. Happy Elf Smilie

What was the usual hair-color of the Rohirrim, and what name did the Dunlendings give them as a result Question Smilie
Yellow and Strawheads.
Angainor. Poor ol' Melkor ...

*hiding as a true Laiquendi would*
Bugyfeanor gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What were Illuin and Ormal Question Smilie
The two great lamps of the Valar, situated in the Northern and Southern extremities of the Hither Lands.
Peredhil gets the Pseudo-Silmaril for the correct answer. Happy Elf Smilie

Which hobbit-clan had a reputation for adventurousness even before Bilbo's adventures Question Smilie
Perwing has got that one right and another Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What did Bilbo actually mean to say when he squealed 'Time! Time!' Question Smilie
Bilbo meant to say "I need more time to solve this riddle!" or something like that, but got so stressed that the only thing that came out was "Time! Time!". That happend to be the answer to Gollums riddle and Gollum thought he was answering.. Sssneaky little hobbit.

We wantsesss shiny bauble. So pretty. So shiny. We be quick to answer nice master of the Hammer to get one more pretty bauble. Give it to usss... Nice master! Give it to Amari’.. *insert green eyed Gollum smiley here*
Okay, Amari’ gets the shiny bauble because she begged for it so nicely, but even more so because she had the correct answer. Happy Elf Smilie

How many dogs did Frodo and his companions encounter at Farmer Maggot's farm, and what were their names Question Smilie
I think their names where Fang,Grip and Wolf and there where only three. Cat Smiling Smilie Dog Smilie
Yes there were three: Puppy Smilie Fang, Dog Smilie Grip, and Wolf Smilie Wolf. LadyFeawen gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What happened in The Shire when the river Brandywine froze over in the Fell Winter Question Smilie
Um, wargs (or wolves) crossed the river and Gandalf came to the Shirefolks' aid?
White Wolves crossed over into the Shire to be exact.Wolf Smilie
Well LadyFeawen at the full answer, but Arcormacolind’va was first with the wolves crossing over, even though I think Gandalf and the Rangers were busy elsewhere and thus couldn't come to the Shire folks' rescue. Anyway, Arcormacolind’va gets the Pseudo-Silmaril unless he wants to share it with LadyFea. Happy Elf Smilie

To whom did Bilbo ask, 'Well, are you alive or are you dead' Question Smilie
I'll say Annatar (Sauron).
Perwing gets the Pseudo-Silmaril for the correct answer. Happy Elf Smilie

Who told Ar-Pharaz’n that Melkor was 'Lord of All' and 'Giver of Freedom' Question Smilie
Right as reign Peredhil, you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Which Dwarf carried Bilbo on his back as they escaped from the goblins in the Misty Mountains Question Smilie
My guess is with Dori, but I'm not sure here. Mere guess really.
Kili? (Also just a mere guess) Wink Smilie
Yes Tommie, it was Dori, so you get the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

What were the three Dwarf-realms mentioned in Elven history, and under what mountain ranges had they been delved Question Smilie
Hadhodrond: Hithaeglir
Belegost and Nogrod: Ered Luin
Erebor: under the Lonely Mountain
Correct Arcormacolind’va. Your first is Khazad-d’m (Moria) under the Misty Mountains. Belegost and Nogrod under Ered Luin are the other two.

I'm not sure whether Erebor counts as being in the Elven history, as it isn't mentioned in the Silmarillion; however, were the Elves, rather than Hobbits and Men writing the history at the end of the third age, Erebor would have been included for an honorable mention as well as Dain's holdings in the Iron Hills. Still, neither of these was as magnificent as were the former three at the height of their glory. You get the Pseudo-Silmarill. Happy Elf Smilie

Name the large expanse of water in Southern Mordor Question Smilie

[Edited on 2/12/2003 by Grondmaster]
The Sea of Nurnen? Something like that.
Yup, the Sea of N’rnen, Peredhil gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Who slew the great boar of Everholt but died in the process Question Smilie
Folca, a Rohirric hunter.
Yep, more importantly he was the 13th King of the Rohirrim. Peredhil gets another pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

What was the last Kingdom of the Noldor to fall to Morgoth's legions Question Smilie
The Elven kingdom of Gondolin (as seen in Of Tuor And His Coming To Gondolin), a.k.a Ondolind’, The Hidden City, The Hidden Rock, The Hidden Kingdom, The Hidden Realm, Gondolind, Gondolinn, The Rock of the Music of Water, etc.
I think they were some Underhills from Staddle.
Arcormacolind’va again has the answer and the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Who took Frodo to be a long-lost cousin at 'The Prancing Pony' Question Smilie
Correct Naira, you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What was most distinctive about the town of Esgaroth Question Smilie
The town of Esgaroth was-- Tongue Smilie Well, I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but I feel like letting someone else take it. If no one answers within like three or four days... then I'll answer it.
Arco, does your Esgaroth answer have something in common with egrets, cranes, flamingos, and even the hut of a famous Russian witch?
No, from the top of my head I think it was on stilts or something like that. Right? or not?
Yeah, it was built on stilts over Long Lake; stilts are what I was after, so Arcormacolind’va gets the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

Those long legged birds stand on stilt-like legs and Baba Yaga's hut stood upon and moved around on chicken-like legs.

Can you name three of the great Eagles of Arda Question Smilie
Actually, Grondy, I can't ... But I can name four of them; hope this will do:

Thorondor, Gwaihir, Landroval and Meneldor!

Actually, Bugy, you could and did, and you just get extra credit for the fourth, for the answer was: "Any three from: Gwaihir, Landroval, Thorondor, and Meneldor." So you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What gemstone did Bilbo pocket inside the Lonely Mountain Question Smilie
The Arkenstone....the one gem that Thorin was most eager to get since it was his heritage!
Aul’ has the right answer and the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Who had a butler named Galion Question Smilie
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