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Bilbo and Gollum played riddles. If Gollum won he could eat Bilbo. If Bilbo won Gollum had to show Bilbo the way out of the cave.

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In the hobbit why isn't Bilbo found until the day after the battle?

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Because Bilbo won it in his game of riddles with Gollum.

How did Bilbo find the way out of gollums land?

Gollum inadvertently showed him the way out because he thought ''It found the way in, it must know the way out!'' So he ran to the exit in order to catch him, but he was following him the whole time.

How did Bilbo discover the power of the ring in The Hobbit?

He got lost in the mountain in gollums cave and then he found gollum and they had a riddle contest and then he found it on the ground and he asked what is in my pocket and then he put the ring on and ran to a door and escaped out of the mountains

What was the deal between gollum and Bilbo?

Bilbo and Gollum agree to play the riddle game with each other. If Bilbo wins he will be free to go, but if Gollum wins he implies that he will kill and eat Bilbo.

Who wins the riddle contest gollum or Bilbo?

Bilbo wins when Gollum can not guess what is in his (Bilbo's) pockets

What is Gollums original name?

Sméagol was Gollum's original name.

Why did Bilbo play a riddle game with Gollum?

Because Gollum said that if Bilbo won he would show him the way out of the cave.

What page does Bilbo win the riddle game?

Page 86.

How does Bilbo manage to win the riddle game?

Entirely by accident.

What was the key incident between Gollum and Bilbo in 'The Hobbit'?

The riddle game.

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During the riddle game, Gollum’s ring is in Bilbo’s pocket.

How did Bilbo win the riddle game with Gollum?

Bilbo said, talking to himself, "what have i got in my pocket?" (it was the Ring). Gollum thought it was a riddle and Bilbo decided to make it one. he gave Gollum three chances to guess and gollum lost after four. then gollum went "to get something" (it was the ring), and Bilbo thought he was abandoned and left with the ring on. Gollum thought Bilbo knew the way out and he wanted to follow him, realizing Bilbo had the ring. Bilbo saw Gollum racing towards the gate and followed him to safety.

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As Thorin is dying he apologizes to Bilbo and Bilbo forgives him.

Is Gollum in The Hobbit?

Yes he is, Bilbo has a game of riddles with him and "steals" the ring (Gollum's precious) from his island

Why is Bilbo unhappy in the chapter a warm welcome?

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Gollum promised to show Bilbo the way out if Bilbo won. And Gollum was going to eat Bilbo if he could.

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