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Inanna wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:20 pm New quote:
For your safety, you can return to the hall.
I guess this is not a reference to the new SSL certifcate here at the Hall of Fire?
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Jude wrote:In Rohan?
Wrong book.

Lol, V. It is apt, though.
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Does the hall refer to the actual original Hall of Fire in Rivendell?
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No.
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In/around/regarding Gondor?
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was a 2020 planner.

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People, it’s from The Hobbit.
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Before or after Smaug's death?
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After. Closely after.
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Was it spoken by a man to a dwarf?
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Spoken to a dwarf. Not by a man.

In fact, it is not common for the species that has spoken to speak.
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Aha!
You may go back to your halls in safety; all the treasure is yours - for the moment.
Roäc to Thorin?


Edit: I used my new admin powers to add "Roäc" to our magic word filter.
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Yes! Your turn.
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Disagreeable! Sauron does not use Elf Runes.
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On Amon Hen?
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Yes
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Jude wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:01 pm Edit: I used my new admin powers to add "Roäc" to our magic word filter.
I don't know how I could have missed that one, but thank you!
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