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Can you name the words from J.R.R. Tolkien's poem 'All That is Gold Does Not Glitter'?
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Apr 7th, 2010 at 21:42 GMT
you might want to force people to answer in order, that way the answers to later lines will not bee answered, but it also would cause you to have to type words over again
Jun 27th, 2010 at 21:21 GMT
@twomoons: That would just about exclude anybody who has not learnt it off by heart!
Game published: Jun 28th, 2010 at 21:14 GMT
Jun 28th, 2010 at 21:51 GMT
i typed a in as an answer and it wouldn't accept it
Jun 28th, 2010 at 21:54 GMT
@Jonberg: I had the same problem. I retook the quiz and it worked. It must be a glitch if more people got "all" than "a"
Jun 28th, 2010 at 22:11 GMT
Tolkien was a king. Fantastic poem. Thanks @Foxen
Jun 28th, 2010 at 22:45 GMT
But Smashmouth and the lady in Stairway to Heaven told me that "All that Glitters is Gold"!
Jun 29th, 2010 at 00:53 GMT
Any Tolkien poem gets a five from me.
Jun 29th, 2010 at 09:44 GMT
Beautiful poem. Great quiz!
Jun 29th, 2010 at 11:05 GMT
My favorite poem in the trilogy :)
Jun 29th, 2010 at 14:26 GMT
My favorite poem ever...
Jul 1st, 2010 at 13:33 GMT
I like this poem: it has a nice rhythm to it. A nice quiz, thanks.
Jul 2nd, 2010 at 01:21 GMT
@sasquatch: I KNEW somebody was going to bring up Stairway! Anyway, great quiz.
Aug 16th, 2010 at 22:09 GMT
My all-time favorite poem from the books! LONG LIVE ARAGORN!!!!!!
Sep 28th, 2010 at 23:54 GMT
ok twitterheads, enough with the @ sign. it makes just as much sense to address a person and put a comma, instead of putting the @ sign in front of the person's name. there is no reason for this convention. get it out of your head.
Feb 24th, 2011 at 20:09 GMT
@racchole420...........actually that was my point in its entirety. Suck it.
Mar 29th, 2011 at 20:37 GMT
anyone have a good explanation of the meaning behind this poem?
Apr 15th, 2011 at 16:27 GMT
Have you read Lord of the Rings? If you haven't i would highly recommend that you do. If you don't want to here is an explanation but it won't make sense if you haven't at least seen the movies This poem refers to Aragorn. All that is gold does not glitter refers to the fact that he is awesome but doesn't look that great (at least in the first book). "Not all who wander are lost" refers to the fact that before the books start he does a lot of wandering but he always knows where he is. "the old that is strong does not wither deep roots are not reached by the frost" those two lines mean that although his linage is old he is strong. "from the ashes a fire shall be woken a light from the shadows shall spring renewed shall be the blade that was broken the crown-less again shall be king" is a bit of a prophecy basically saying that they shall reforge narsil and aragorn shall become king.
Nov 22nd, 2011 at 23:05 GMT
Thorough explanation, catm921.
Oct 24th, 2012 at 21:39 GMT
This is why I painted the poem on my wall! So I could do well in a sporcle quiz xD
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