The Hobbit Triva Thread

Discussion in 'Books' started by Radagast, Sep 8, 2003.

  1. kartaron

    kartaron Hunter / Gatherer

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    Ok here is one, Who fell in the water in mirkwood and became unconscious?
     
  2. Elvenblademaster

    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    Bombur, we have asked that before dude, I gotta come up with some more really hard ones....ask Jmo if yuou don't believe me....

    Ok think, think, think, think, Ok not really hard but its the best I can think of spur of the moment......

    How did gollum think of Goblins as table fair? Don't use the book, but quote it best you can.
     
  3. jeremiah.l.burns

    jeremiah.l.burns Callo

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    Wow. Haven't been here in awhile...and it looks like nobody's got this one, EBM.

    Okay. Uh, let's see...something along the lines of "Goblins he thought tasty, when he could get them."
     
  4. Elvenblademaster

    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    Thats close enough!

    I think the actual quote was...."Goblins he thought good, when he could catch them..."

    but your turn Jmo, your go..
     
  5. jeremiah.l.burns

    jeremiah.l.burns Callo

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    Oh gosh...sorry. I meant to get to this DAYS and DAYS ago. My bad.

    Ummmmm

    What was the entire dwarf/hobbit/gandalf-split up when the dwarves had to climb the trees to escape the wolves/orcs, and what kinds of trees were each in?

    In other words, who was with who, and what kind of tree were they in?
     
  6. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    Fili and Kili on a large larch, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, and Gloin on a pine tree, Bifur, Bofur, Bombour, and Thorin also on a pine tree. Dwalin and Balin on a fir tree. Gandalf was by himself on a tall pine.
     
  7. jeremiah.l.burns

    jeremiah.l.burns Callo

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    Yes that's correct, Jesse. Your turn.
     
  8. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    hmm....let me see......


    in the elf realm, some barrels couldn't be opened for escaping. Which barrels were these, and why couldn't they be opened?

    and, for the bonus, which barrels could be opened?
     
  9. Aenónar

    Aenónar Elf of Arda Tauréndor

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    They couldn't open the Vine barrels, cause theese are so tightput together to be waterproof...

    They could open the barrels which contained Apples and such (Fili or Kili had an apple barrels, which he didn't like very much :p)
     
  10. Jessehk

    Jessehk The introverted

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    yup :) :p

    your turn.
     
  11. Lady_of_Shalott

    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    So, are we going to get a question, or should someone else just ask a question to keep the thread alive?
     
  12. jeremiah.l.burns

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    Someone just ask one.
     
  13. isengard111

    isengard111 The Master Chief

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    I'm someone.
    Who was Thorin's father, and how did Thorin get his Oakenshield name?
     
  14. jeremiah.l.burns

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    Let's see...

    Thorin's father was Thrain. Or, more appropriately, Thrain II...though I don't think they mention the surname, "II", in The Hobbit.

    As far as how Thorin actually got his name, Oakenshield...it was never discussed in The Hobbit. Therefore its relevance to The Hobbit is minimal, and it's not really a "Hobbit Trivia" question...but just to save face and get the question answered:

    Thorin got his nickname "Oakenshield" after a great battle between the seven houses of dwarves and the orcs of the misty mountains. It was fought before the gates of Moria. Thorin's shield was lost/broken, and he used a tree branch as a means of defense in its stead. Hence, Oakenshield.
     
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    isengard111 The Master Chief

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    I thought it was in the Hobbit... Oh, well
    I think you're correct either way.
     
  16. jeremiah.l.burns

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    In what way did Thorin humorously "threaten" Bilbo before the battle of the five armies?
     
  17. Elvenblademaster

    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    good one jerimiah, I know the part, but I don't think it was that humorius. Lo, I cannot remember the threat...
     
  18. jeremiah.l.burns

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    "Be off!" called Thorin. "You have mail upon you, which was made by my folk, and it is too good for you. It cannot be pierced by arrows; but if you do not hasten, I will sting your miserable feet. So be swift!"
     
  19. Elvenblademaster

    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    ok no ones posted in here in a year.... How about a new question....

    Easy....

    What kind of cakes did bilbo feed the dwarves?
     
  20. jeremiah.l.burns

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    I know! But I'm going to go easy on this thread for a bit. Draw out some of the newbies, perhaps?