In The Hobbit, what mistakes do the dwarves make about Durin's Day? What does this tell you about them?

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After much searching, the dwarves and Bilbo find a narrow shelf on the western side of the Lonely Mountain that leads to a flat smooth surface. They recognize it at once as being the secret entrance, but they have forgotten the translation provided to them by Elrond that the passage can only be opened with the key when the last light of Durin's Day strikes the door. The dwarves...

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