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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:34 pm 
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Isn't that Danny Boy?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:48 pm 
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It's actually the inverse of Danny Boy.

"It's me, it's me who has to hurry, and you who has to stay.
But I'll come back again, your sad heart whispers..."

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:49 pm 
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Frelga wrote:
Isn't that Danny Boy?


I'm thinking The Parting Glass ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:56 pm 
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What the hell lyrics are you guys listening to? :)

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:02 pm 
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Danny Boy? It's on my Culann's Hounds CD, where even I can tell that the girl shouldn't be trying to hit those notes, but it's also been stuck in my head recently because it's in an insurance commercial.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:04 pm 
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Alas! Danny Boy is not the correct answer.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:20 pm 
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So I guess we need a hint...

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:04 pm 
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What, saying it isn't Danny Boy isn't enough of a hint? ;)

The meaning of the first sentence is reversed.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:17 pm 
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Was this perhaps Gimli expressing his regret at having to leave Lothlórien? Was the gender of the last pronoun reversed as well?


Just to bring it to the new page:
Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
Now I travel with joy again. It is me who has to hurry and he has to stay.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:27 pm 
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Good guess. Not correct, but a good guess! You have the correct speaker. The gender of the last pronoun is NOT reversed.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:22 pm 
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It sounds a lot like someone lamenting that they have to leave a fallen comrade.

So if it's Gimli, I'm going to say - at Balin's tomb?

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:41 pm 
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Wait, scratch that - it must be this:

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Now long shall I journey ere I have joy again. It is I that must hasten away, and he that must remain.


Lamenting Gandalf, not Balin.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:43 pm 
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Yes, indeed! Well done and your turn.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:48 pm 
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Here's our brand new quote:

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She had already almost solidified me.


:shock: It's not what you think.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:01 pm 
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Is a hint needed?

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:56 pm 
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Let’s start with the Qs.

Which book?

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:14 pm 
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The Lord of the Rings.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:02 am 
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Hardened?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:48 am 
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Nope :D

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:01 pm 
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Another hint needed?

Or an easier quote?

Or a less naughty one?

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