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Is it because they could fall sick?
Yes, because they were frail in body and spirit; the word means 'sickly'. So Thorin gets the Pseudo-Silmaril.

Can you fill in the missing gaps: 'In _______ _____ beneath the Sun, the flowers may rise in Spring' Question Smilie
western lands ? I have no idea if this is right
That was correct, it was from Sam's song as he was looking for Frodo in Cirith Ungol. Golden_Red; gets the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

Which great servant of Morgoth issued forth from Angband two hundred years after Dagor Aglareb Question Smilie
Glaurung the Father of Dragons?
Yes, another correct answer from Thorin for the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

Who was the father of Uldor, Ulfast, and Ulwarth Question Smilie
Dunno. Will have to look it up if no one answers. I'll go with a silly guess: Baldor! Wink Smilie
Nope, he weren't the one. Orc Sad Smilie
Ulfang ?
Yes Golden_red, you get the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

What was Elendil's emblem Question Smilie

Seven stars above the white tree?
Yes Thorin, but there was also a silver crown above the tree, and it all was on a black field. Thorin gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What did Tolkien 'cordially dislike in all its manifestations' Question Smilie
Allegory?
Correct Thorin, another pretty bauble to you. Happy Elf Smilie

Where did Legolas promise to go with Gimli after the War of the Ring was over Question Smilie
Glittering caves
Correct Thinker, you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Who was Iarwain Ben-adar Question Smilie
Old Tom Bombadillo! Orc Grinning Smilie
Another pretty bauble to Thorin for the correct answer. Happy Elf Smilie

What sort of beings were the Istari, and what form did they take Question Smilie
they were Maiar and they took the form of men
Old men in fact. Golden_red gets the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

In what battle did Merry and Pippin lead a band of hobbits against a hundred or so of the Chief's Men Question Smilie
Battle of Bywater
Gwindor gets the Pseudo-Silmaril for the correct answer. Happy Elf Smilie

What was the Sindarin name for the Encircling Mountains Question Smilie
The Crissaegrim?
Not quite, the Crissaegrim, where the Eagles nested, were the southern portion of the Encircling Mountains; I'm looking for the whole chain or hoop, as it were. Try again. Happy Elf Smilie
I would have said the Crissaegrim but maybe the Echorriath (or something like that ?)
Golden-red gets the pretty bauble for Echoriath, the Mountains that encircle fertile plain of Tumladen where Gondolin was hidden. Happy Elf Smilie

Whom did Sam succeed as Mayor of the Shire Question Smilie
Will Whitefoot?
Yes, Thorin gets the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

What was most distinctive about the flies of Mordor Question Smilie
They had a red eyeshaped spot on their back
Correct Mellon, you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

Who journeyed to Morgoth's throne disguised as a great wolf and a vampire-bat Question Smilie
Beren and Luthien
Correct Gwindor, you get the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

Which is the odd man out: 'No Stone Unturned', 'Roast Mutton', 'On the Doorstep', 'Flies and Spiders', 'A Short Rest' Question Smilie
No stone unturned. I'm guessing you are referring to the chapters of The Hobbit!
That was it Thorin, in both cases, so you get the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What does the Quenya "Sauron" mean in English Question Smilie
There is an Himalayan cousin of our local (western Washington State) Sasquatch ("Big Foot") that is know by the same name as the answer. Note: "Yeti" isn't Quenya. Elf With a Big Grin Smilie
Hint: "_________" Snowman = Yeti
Abominable
You got it Gwindor and the pretty bauble too. Happy Elf Smilie

Who did Gimli mistake for Saruman Question Smilie
Gandalf
Correct Mellon; have a Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What did Boromir do to arouse the Watcher in the Water Question Smilie
Throw a stone in the water?
That's it Gwindor, you get the pretty bauble. Happy Elf Smilie

What trees were peculiar to Lothl’rien Question Smilie
Mallorn I imagine
Gwindor imagined correctly; he gets the Pseudo-Silmaril. Happy Elf Smilie

What nightmare of Tolkien's was the basis for the legend of N’menor Question Smilie
A nightmare in which he stood upon a cliff at night and watched a huge tidal wave sweep over all the land in sight.
You got it Turin, and the pretty bauble to boot. Happy Elf Smilie

Who gave Vilya to Elrond Question Smilie
gil-galad
Correct again Turin; another Pseudo-Silmaril for you. Happy Elf Smilie

Name the Peredhil Question Smilie
Hint: There were only two.
Elros and Elrond.

Beware of turning over stones. You may, on some cold day, find ME underneath one...
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