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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:Half brothers of blood, complete brothers of mind becomes me. You are a lie, I will continue. Please make sure that new sorrow does not divide us.
That’s Finwes other son to Fëanor. Fingolfin? Those bloody F elves!
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Yes. Quote?

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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:Yes. Quote?

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I meant the quote for mine, not a new one.
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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:I meant the quote for mine, not a new one.
Still the same answer. I can’t look up the quote. :)
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Someone else could give the answer (like, for instance, you, Jude).
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I could, if I knew it :whistle:
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Al has given a pretty good clue. There aren't too many quotes from Figolfin to Fëanor!

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Okay, this may be it:
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Yup!

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New quote:
But what does Hobbit want? He got drunk and washed.
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Thats Gollum. Its the quote about wanting water.
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So what's the actual quote? :poke:
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Jude wrote:So what's the actual quote? :poke:
Away from my books again! From memory something like “But what do the hobbitses want it for? They have washed, they have drink”
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Well, not exactly. But I'll give it to you if you want to do the next quote.
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Nah let someone else have a turn!
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Anyone?
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It really should be the person who got the quote. Otherwise, the game falls apart.
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'But what does the hobbit want all that water for? He has drunk, he has washed.'

New quote

He looked like more than a foot mark as he may
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