kitoba wrote:Looks like this is a book we all know pretty well.
Unfortunately, that means a whole raft of eerily similar choices...
kitoba wrote:Come on SC, let us know, which hole was the right one?
inspiration wrote:It was a very good hole.
Jorodryn wrote:Not a damp dark hole, but a warm comfortable hole.
kitoba wrote:You mustn't think of some nasty, dirty animal's den hollowed into the earth; no, this was a hobbit's hole and that means comfort.
AlternateTorg wrote:Because it was a hobbit hole, you would not find dirt, or mud, or sand, or tree roots, or serpents, or worms; rather, you would first encounter a perfectly round, green door with a brassy knob in the center.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien wrote:Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.
CCC wrote:Now, you must not think that this was in any way a mean or humble dwelling.
drachefly wrote:It was a quiet hole with a circular wooden door, with a brass lantern on each side, and the initials 'B.B' inscribed just below the knocker.
Solara Hanover wrote:Not a cold, dark, smelly damp hole, nor a dry desert-like hole, but a hobbit hole.
C.S. Lewis wrote:There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.
kitoba wrote:I'm beginning to suspect insp is deliberately throwing this game!
I'm surprised how close mine was to the real thing. I haven't read that book in at least a decade. I guess it's just lodged deeply in my memory. I'll have to go buy a copy somewhere.
And to Solara, Why couldn't you have went with The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe? I might have had a shot with that one.
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