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Is it Boromir and Faramir?
10. No
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Okay, is it Frodo and Bilbo?

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Is it Merry and Pippin?
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Do they already know each other when the books begin?
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dancindoula I am on pins and needles over here!!!!
Sorry! Sorry! So sorry!!! I didn't mean to leave you all hanging, but Thanksgiving and rushing around like mad got in the way. And all of it was out of state and in a home that...get this....doesn't have a computer! (I know! I can hear the collective gasps from here!) So HUGE apologies for abandoning all of you. If it makes you feel better three of you figured it out:

YES! It's the Argonath!


ETA: WHOA! I am so out of it. Two whole pages behind and I didn't even catch on. I desparately need sleep. Seriously out of it. Never mind! Carry on.

ETA #2: ooh, cool, relationships. Hhhmmm....is it between people of the race of men?

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13. Yes
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Sorry! Sorry! So sorry!!! I didn't mean to leave you all hanging, but Thanksgiving and rushing around like mad got in the way. And all of it was out of state and in a home that...get this....doesn't have a computer! (I know! I can hear the collective gasps from here!) So HUGE apologies for abandoning all of you. If it makes you feel better three of you figured it out:

YES! It's the Argonath!


ETA: WHOA! I am so out of it. Two whole pages behind and I didn't even catch on. I desparately need sleep. Seriously out of it. Never mind! Carry on.

ETA #2: ooh, cool, relationships. Hhhmmm....is it between people of the race of men?

Ugh, no computer!!! :

And 14. No, the people in question are not of the race of men.
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Is it between wizards?
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15. No, and time for a slight hint: the race of the relationship in question has already come up in some guesses.
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Is it between hobbits?
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Humph. I was going to say Sam and his dad, but you said it wasn't a parent/child relationship. I was going to say Sam and Rosie, which would fit the answer of 'debatable' familial relationship, but you said they were same gender.

So my only remaining guess is Bilbo and one of his many cousins, but I can't think of any of their names at the moment. So I'll pose it this way -- is one of the people in the relationship, Bilbo Baggins?

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Does it involve one or more hobbit who is a member of the Fellowship?
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Is it Smeagol and Deagol?

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Humph. I was going to say Sam and his dad, but you said it wasn't a parent/child relationship. I was going to say Sam and Rosie, which would fit the answer of 'debatable' familial relationship, but you said they were same gender.

So my only remaining guess is Bilbo and one of his many cousins, but I can't think of any of their names at the moment. So I'll pose it this way -- is one of the people in the relationship, Bilbo Baggins?
17. No
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Is it Smeagol and Deagol?
19. And at number 19, right down to the wire, Magstphil comes in with the right answer!!!

(In the text they are called "friends" but Tolkien in a later letter apparently said they were "probably cousins" hence my answer to q. 8.)

And what do you know, Magstphil also answered the previous turn from Dandindoula correctly, so it's absolutely and unambiguously your turn, Magstphil!
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19. And at number 19, right down to the wire, Magstphil comes in with the right answer!!!
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(In the text they are called "friends" but Tolkien in a later letter apparently said they were "probably cousins" hence my answer to q. 8.)
That's what called it for me was your maybe/maybe not to the familial question.

K now I have to think of one.....

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K, I've got one!

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Is this a place?

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2. Is it evil?

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2. Is it evil? No

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1. Is this a place? No
2. Is it evil? No
3. Is it a person? No

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Is it an animal?
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4. Is it an animal? No

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Is it elven in origin?
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5. Is it elven in origin? Yes

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