Obfuscated Tolkien Trivia
A new trivia category.
From Wikipedia: “Obfuscation (or beclouding) is the hiding of intended meaning in communication, making communication confusing, wilfully ambiguous, and harder to interpret.”
Here is an example: On the ferry boat that I ride every morning, there is an area that is labeled, “Survival Craft Embarcation Station”. This is really the life boat launch.
Another example: Paper-enclosed vegetable matter for the inhalation of heat-activated nicotine.
Now if we combine this concept with Tolkien trivia we might have some fun.
Here is an example of that:
Riddle: Bole bearing flora associated with social events.
Scroll down to see the answer.
Answer: The Party Tree.
Lets give this a try.
About limits: lets try to keep this associated with the most common of the professor’s published works: The Hobbit, The Lord Of The Rings, The Sillmarillion. This way we will be able to include more players.
I will start this off. Here is the first one:
Itemize the matter deposited within the cavity attached to a vesture not belonging to you that is in your presence.
"Just like Mary Shelly, Just like Frankenstein, Break your chains, And count your change, And try to walk the line"