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When I edited a page, I was asked, "What is the name of Frodo's uncle?"

I did not know the answer "Bilbo", because Bilbo is Frodo's first cousin and his second cousin. Frodo's *actual* uncles are Dinodas, Didonas, Saradas, and Rorimac (old Rory) Brandybuck; and Dudo Baggins.

Please change the security question to read, "What is the name of the person thought to be Frodo's uncle?" In this way people will know they are expected to give a wrong answer as if it was a right answer. Unsigned comment by Webgiant (talk • contribs).

Whilst Bilbo was not strictly Frodo's uncle, Frodo regarded him as his uncle and Bilbo regarded Frodo as his nephew. But you do have a point. Perhaps we could change the question to be "Who was Bilbo's adopted heir?". And, obviously, this would change the answer to "Frodo".-- KingAragorn  talk  contribs  edits  email  10:41, 26 June 2012 (UTC)