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Name the Snake!

posted Jun 5, 2017, 10:49 AM by Peppy Bristlebrush   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 5:30 AM ]
By LinaWillowwood  

It is high time we named the Brockenborings mill snake.

Did yer ever wonder why there are so few shrews and mice in Brockenborings? The reason is easy to see, it is in plain sight. Up by the mill, it lies there always. In sun, rain, sleet or hail, it just doesn’t move from its spot. Well, apart from hissing at anyone passing by, that is. And possibly eating any rodents unlucky enough to come within the village borders.

It is the Brockenborings mill snake, of course.


Strangely enough, the snake has never been named. For years has it been a permanent fixture of the village, but no-one thought of giving it a name. And I suppose asking it what other snakes call it wouldn’t help much. Those fangs really don’t invite constructive conversations.

Penny and me talked about this the other day, and we decided that this won’t do, this nameless snaking. So, instead, we’ll run a name competition. And this is where yer can help out:

  • Suggest a name for the snake, ideally in the comment field at the bottom of this Biscuity page, but yer can also contact me otherwise.
  • After a while, we’ll gather up the suggestions and choose some we like.
  • Lastly, we’ll have a poll/vote, so yer can help decide the best snake name.

((No real rules beyond this, but we’d prefer names that are somewhat fitting in a Tolkien world))

Get yer snake thinking hat on and slither out a good suggestion for us! Yer are of course welcome to add more than one suggestion too.

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