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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Applying the (almost) 24 hour rule:

    Unfriends
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Cutholen View Post
    Applying the (almost) 24 hour rule:

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    The Green-elves of Ossiriand are the unfriends of the newcomers to middle-earth (men).

    So, the answer is that these elves were the unfriends, or that their (the elves) unfriends were the newly discovered men.

    So it could be "elves" or "men".

    I choose: Elves.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Boraxxe View Post
    The Green-elves of Ossiriand are the unfriends of the newcomers to middle-earth (men).

    So, the answer is that these elves were the unfriends, or that their (the elves) unfriends were the newly discovered men.

    So it could be "elves" or "men".

    I choose: Elves.
    Correct in one. (I must be loosing my touch.)
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Next:

    Outsider
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Boraxxe View Post
    Next:

    Outsider
    Strider perhaps?
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Boraxxe View Post
    Next:

    Outsider
    Morgoth? Since he was cast into the Void outside Arda after the War of Wrath. Also Bombadil's "He knew the dark under the stars when it was fearless--before the Dark Lord came from Outside." (Though it's not 100% clear he's talking about Morgoth and not Sauron there, plus in that context "Outsider" is not unique to Morgoth.)
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Cutholen View Post
    Strider perhaps?
    Nope

    Quote Originally Posted by BIGeyedBUG View Post
    Morgoth? Since he was cast into the Void outside Arda after the War of Wrath. Also Bombadil's "He knew the dark under the stars when it was fearless--before the Dark Lord came from Outside." (Though it's not 100% clear he's talking about Morgoth and not Sauron there, plus in that context "Outsider" is not unique to Morgoth.)
    and another nope... though you are scratching at some of the right doors.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Earendil because he sails the sky ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tuor66 View Post
    Earendil because he sails the sky ?
    Nope, not Earendil
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    If Morgoth is scratching at the right doors, then I will have to try the other person to descend from the dark outside, Ungoliant.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by BIGeyedBUG View Post
    (Though it's not 100% clear he's talking about Morgoth and not Sauron there,)
    Sauron was already known as a servant of Morgoth before he would have had a chance to "Come from the outside," wasn't he?
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by sir-rinthian View Post
    Sauron was already known as a servant of Morgoth before he would have had a chance to "Come from the outside," wasn't he?
    No, he "came from outside" as a servant of Aule, and remained so until the destruction of the two pillars at least (although he was a spy for Morgoth for quite some time before that).
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Boraxxe View Post
    though you are scratching at some of the right doors.
    Iluvatar, who abides "beyond the confines of the World"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutholen View Post
    If Morgoth is scratching at the right doors, then I will have to try the other person to descend from the dark outside, Ungoliant.
    Nope

    Quote Originally Posted by BIGeyedBUG View Post
    Iluvatar, who abides "beyond the confines of the World"?
    This is close. However, the target of the one-word clue resides within Arda.
    I am trying to remain true to the spirit of this trivia category which is: ONE word Tolkien trivia. So giving clues sort of negates the one-word rule.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    I will say Tulkas, because he did not initially come into Arda with the other Ainur (and therefore can be distinguished from Morgoth).
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    We also have the Maia who carry the Sun and the Moon (I forget their names) and travel beyond the Doors of Night into the Outside each day. However, since they are a duo, that would make the answer non-unique.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vilnas View Post
    I will say Tulkas, because he did not initially come into Arda with the other Ainur (and therefore can be distinguished from Morgoth).
    Not Tulkas

    Quote Originally Posted by Vilnas View Post
    We also have the Maia who carry the Sun and the Moon (I forget their names) and travel beyond the Doors of Night into the Outside each day. However, since they are a duo, that would make the answer non-unique.
    Not them either.

    Ok, a clue:
    This is the only true outsider to all in middle-earth.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    JRR Tolkien
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutholen View Post
    JRR Tolkien
    lol...if not Eru himself, then at least his scribe.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boraxxe View Post
    Ok, a clue:
    This is the only true outsider to all in middle-earth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesManCharlie View Post
    Aelfwine. 10 characters
    Well, Hmmm, I guess I didn't specify this but we have generally been working with the world as documented in LoTR and The Silmarillion.

    From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%86lfwine_of_England

    There is no such framework in the published version of The Silmarillion; Tolkien eventually changed the intended framework of the saga, altering its mode from tales told by Ælfwine to one based around Bilbo Baggins's Red Book translations of "Elvish lore".
    oops, there goes another clue.....
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Tom bombadil?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aleczander View Post
    Tom bombadil?
    That's it.

    Tom has no relatives.
    No pop, no mom, no sons, no daughters.
    So, related to no one: a total outsider, belonging to no group.
    Goldberry was a candidate, but she has a mom.
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    Re: One-word Tolkien Trivia

    Try this one: "Faithful"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Morthaur View Post
    Try this one: "Faithful"
    Finrod? ..
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