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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:58 am 
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Oops - okay, here it is; yet another place where Bilbo quotes the end of his hypothetical book:

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I had thought of putting: and he lived happily ever afterwards to the end of his days.


Bilbo was a lot like Tolkien himself: doomed to spend his life tinkering with and revising his writings, so that in the end he managed to leave a small handful of finished works and a ton of promising fragments.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:33 am 
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That’s the one!

This was an interesting one, completely by chance. :).

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:54 am 
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And here's the new one!

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I should not end it until I resolve the confusion.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:48 am 
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From LOTR?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:13 pm 
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Yes.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:02 am 
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The word "confusion" is not in the original, but it's kinda-sorta a synonym of a word from the real quote. I can see where it came from, anyway.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:53 pm 
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Is it Bilbo?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:19 am 
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No, Bilbo wasn't present when it was spoken.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:09 pm 
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I guess I can ease back into this thread.

Was it spoken by or to a hobbit?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:48 pm 
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Yes to both!

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:43 am 
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Frodo to Sam?

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:27 pm 
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No...

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:01 am 
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Sam to Frodo?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:25 pm 
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Well, Sam to Frodo and others...

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:16 pm 
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Need another hint?

Or should I post an easier quote?

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