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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:43 pm 
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Wait a minute - that's not in the third person!

Jude is outraged.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:01 pm 
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Jude wants someone talking about himself in third person? Jude gets someone talking about himself in third person!

Thou thy doom master simulates Alda Merck problem power supply.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:17 pm 
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Thank you, Jude. :roll:

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:34 pm 
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Jude wonders if that is a real Tolkien quote that is the next one to solve.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:38 pm 
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Yup!

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The name of the speaker was in the original quote (speaking of himself in the third person), but has been mangled significantly in the translation.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:14 pm 
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Does the name sound like Alda Merck?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:15 pm 
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Melkor?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:21 pm 
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Yes to Inanna, and sort of yes to Jude. Melkor somehow became Merck, but the "Alda" was also morphed, from something closer.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:36 am 
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Arda became Alda?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:37 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:39 pm 
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Is it from the Ainulindalë?

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No, much later.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:11 pm 
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Was it addressed to himself, or to others?

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To another.

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Do we need another hint?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:57 pm 
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The answer rhymes with "guess"

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Is Melkor saying it to Húrin?

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"Failing mortal Húrin dares to question the huge power of Melkor, best master of the fates of Arda ever! SAD!"

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bigly power, Jude, bigly power.

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