What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, and yet never grows?
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What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, and yet never grows?
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[rednop sirhc] - Easy.....a mountain I suppose
[oabmab rolf] - mountain? - riddles in the dark
[emluh hsa] - Mountains have roots?
[tteluh elocin] - A mountain, Precioussssssssss!!!
[esuoh trebor] - A Jersey girls hair?
[rehgallag asaeret eralc] - The misty mountain
[iraknisaw eitak] - An errection. :-). * ducks and hides*
[ylad ekul] - This thing all things devours:
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins town,
And beats high mountain down.
[saugib leon naitsirhc] - Mountain preciousss!!!!
[itsek inoj] - A Robot Unicorn!
[erriuga retep] - String, or nothing!
[adaf nalla] - smaug's mountain precious....
[nosgdoh etak] - Mountain...Riddles in the Dark, my favourite chapter in The Hobbit.
[munrah mik] - Just watched it yesterday again
[ินานินาน ยาน] - gollum teeth ! i knew it
[seek cirtap] - While the answer is "mountain", mountains do grow, you know.
[yeneewscm nahte] - "...riddles in the dark..." :3
[reztnim mot] - False. There are at least two known mountain ranges that are growing.
[ekeller lekim] - A mountain. The riddle refers to one object.
[tterrep rehpotsirhc lien] - Luke daly....time.
[enidraj ekim] - Alas mountains can grow
[odnilag eide] - Gollum's "teef"? Oh no, never mind. ;)
[noskcaj cimotajd leinahtan] - Volcano actually lol
[yeffug ical] - Most mountains do "grow". So.bit confusing riddle.
[knuf nahtanoj] - you picked the easy riddle to ask about
[llewsrac leinad] - Mountains do grow though don't they? (tectonics)
[smailliw ydna] - A mountain, my preciousssss...
[kooc otrebor] - most mountains grow
[noskcaj cimotajd leinahtan] - Roots = lava tubes
Up up it goes = lava erupting
Never grows = it shrinks from the loss of land when it blows
Taller then trees = the mountain top
Therefore answer is a volcano
[namsneh ydna] - I'm pretty sure the correct answer is "a mountain"
[trahnnam saihttam] - It's the mountain of course. :) these riddles were the first sentences I ever read.
[civonumis sajom] - its a riddle from the hobbit..xDD
[voldrevs taram] - " and yet grows at a rate imperceptible to unaided mortal observation"*
[àdobols namor] - Smeagol rules :')
[edhor nairolf] - @djatomic... Normal mountais have roots, too... Made of stone, not lava
[ekralc anit] - LMAO at the ^ "my dick" ^ Comment... = You still got a newborn baby sized dinky!!! Hahaha
[tony ynot] - That's a great picture!
[ppilihp anna] - Of course aMountain!
[vehsilg lonam] - Ser Gregor Clegane ;)
[otomistam oratih] - Guys comments about your dicks only prove how immature and sad you are learn to talk like adults... These books are for mature individuals
[hguolluccm ydna] - For the pedantic idiots, you've got to work on your pedantry - since this is a riddle in Middle Earth, plate tectonics may not have been in force in the Third Age, as the world had only relatively (in global terms) recently been bent to prevent access to the West. As a rule, eagles don't talk either. If you're going to be pedantic, you've got to be accurate...
[soimas acul] - Mountainses my precious!!!
[maheraw htiek] - Gods i wish i could draw like this
[nesnetrom nella] - But mountains do grow, just really slow
[meda akuot] - good... you have the good and the truth answer, so i thin that u understand well ;-)
[yakcm enihpesoj] - Thirty white horses on a red hill,
First they champ,
Then they stamp,
Then they stand still.
[sehguh ynot] - A Box Without Key or Hinges...Nor Key or Lid But Yet a Golden Treasure Inside Is Hid?
[thgildnanwadfo dlihceugor] - Some one water those dam horses
[rekuhs enna] - Nassssty hobbitsssses
[yenffag naes] - That white roundy thing to the left of the drawing..
The Hobbit: What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, and yet never grows? - 50th Comments
[sorrab suetam] - Well, it grows sometimes, depending on the mountain and local geology.
[ppilihp anna] - What do I have in my pocket?
[niassuh dammah] - I read the description in Gollum's voice.
[kered naes] - An office building with a secret basement torture chamber
[hgiah kcirtap] - the answer is mountain, as it is written.
[lliksacam eus] - What have I got in my pocket?
[dnalrehtus bor] - Well said Andy McCulloch.
[hguorbracs werd] - I have read every book of the of the series and watched all of the extended movies i know iknow im a fiend
[ammür annød nohj] - Guys, I have a collected various copies of the hobbit over the years and This is my favorite. It's a really comfortable reading copy of the hobbit. It's leather bound, just the right size, has a nice feel in the hand, and has the first chapter of the fellowship of the ring in the back !
#hobbit #tolkien #lordoftherings
[tteltrab riatsala] - Oh, we knows, we knows! Shut up!
[ywomlif mzilobatem ynlow] - I thought it's a Moonbase
[tsenre erivebgo emurb] - a readol frum gollon askin bilbow hupkin wen bilbow was lookin for a way out of d cave (gollon's chambers)wen he escaped from d capture of s fellows ,by d oaks nd incidentally got lost....he accually got dis one and d rest of d readols ryt......dey ar d mountains
[nosneh nayr] - Mateys it doesn't grow. Space displacement makes the mountain taller my man.
[bbor adnileb] - the riddle game ;) a Mountain lol <3
[ranywc aniluap] - yes, it's a mountain
[noc sicnarf lrak] - Moutains, a ha my turn.
[kilf ocmer] - Ist not a mountain mountains do grow
[lael navi] - tolkien drawing, fantastic
[droffig nomis] - I'd say Mountain but mountains can grow taller?
[emswonk enoon] - I wish i could have been peering over his shoulder as he drew this...
[notsnav'o adnap] - Mountains, reason: mountains do not "grow".
[niawlicm llib] - any mountain zachary
[noslah leahcar] - I think the sky... Mountains do grow
[bmal rehpotsirhc] - Actually to "grow" is to just increase in size by natural processes. Seeing as how mountains can get taller by the movement of tectonic plates, a natural process, the do "grow". But this was also in reference to characters from Middle Earth...so they would have no clue about that :)
[droffig nomis] - Mountains can grow if the plates push against each other. India is pushing against Asia, so the Himalayas are "growing". Hardly visible to the eye though.
[draw nor] - What...has it gots...in its NASTY LITTLE POCKETSES!?!
[yragcm semaj leahcim] - Riddles in the dark
[lladnuop nahtanoj] - Stupid hobbitses
[elppahc evad] - Any one how doesn't know the answer this obviously hasn't read the book or seen the movie
[ikswokuŻ naimad] - Always running, never walking, always murmur, never talk, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
[eirruc nire] - Regardless of any 'logic' anyone gives the answer is and will always be Mountain, lol! It's just the answer! :P
[thgirne nhoj] - 30 white horses on a red hill.First they chap then they stamp then they stand still.(Bilbo)
[gnisuarf rejes saittam] - MOUNTAINS!!!!!!!!!!
[doow anigroeg yma] - Why get all technical. Its mountain. Its just a riddle. Lol
[ikswokuŻ naimad] - John Enright - teeth :P
[dlanodcam rehtaeh] - What have I got in my pocket?
[droffats nwad] - A mountain ( the lonely mountain)
[elitsac mij] - Didn't he ever take a geology class?
[notsnav'o adnap] - I am pretty sure that Tolkien himself knew about tectonic movements in the earth! However, he uses the word "grow" in a riddle to throw the reader off a little but then he uses it in a way that makes sense because he doesn't mean "grow" as in how a tree would grow! Ergo: a Mountain does not "grow" in that sense! Which is the sense that Tolkien would have been thinking in when he wrote the riddle in the first place! :D
You forget: Tolkien would never have written it if he didn't understand the workings of the English language! :P
[htims htebazile] - Thirty white chestnuts on a hill. First they stamp, then they champ, then that stand still. What am I?
[ikcanjohc leira] - Just read that chapter.
[yasdnil .a rehpotsirhc] - The Lonely Mountain
[llewen noraa] - Easy! Mountains, I suppose...
[inamas hsoj] - hah! Just passed this picture on my re-read! can't wait for desolation of smaug!
[ehcuorama namyn mada] - Actually some moutains do grow.
[sirrah j wehttam] - Pterodactyls! Who doesn't love a good story about pterodactyls?
[ikswolduk kram] - Easy, my precious. Mountains it is !
[kawon edlih] - Der einsame Berg
[etagtsae ylime] - oh my dark lord sauron this photo brings back many a pang of nostalgia. ps mountain.
[eegcm neleh] - lol i love that scene!
The Hobbit: What has roots as nobody sees, is taller than trees, up, up it goes, and yet never grows? - 100th Comments
[hganavak yram] - @Panda O'Vanston: it's highly unlikely that Tolkien knew anything about plate tectonics when he was writing The Hobbit which was published in 1935.
The theory was just about being accepted in geological circles in the late 60's. And it took until well into '70's for it to be widely known to the general public. At that time don't forget there were very few computers and no internet as we know it today.
[wen rovert] - Middle Earth was created by magic not logic....
[nniuq idnew] - A mountain, of course - who asked the question tho' - Gollum or Bilbo? Thirty white horses on a red hill.......
[nerraw lrae] - the lonely mountain
[reddol kcorb yerffoeg] - I believe the answer is mountain
[notsnav'o adnap] - @Mary Kavanagh: he must have known at least something either way :) but point is being technical about the "growth" of mountains when speaking of Tolkien's riddle is just stupid! :D
[sknips nayr] - Clearly the answer is duck billed platypus