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Throughout the Harry Potter books, there are some variations between the Bloomsbury (British) and Scholastic (American) editions. Below the first section on "Philosopher's vs. Sorcerer's" is a section on other different terminologies used.

Philosopher's vs. Sorcerer's

When Scholastic was publishing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in America, they decided to rename the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. They claimed that the American and British uses of the word philosopher were a bit different, so therefore sorcerer was a 더 많이 appropriate word. Any true Harry Potter fan, American...
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HOGWARTS STAFF
Headmaster Albus Dumbledore: His first name is from the Latin word alba, "white." His last name, according to Rowling interviews, is Old English for "bumblebee." In colour symbolism, white often stands for purity, so the headmaster's name suggests honour and a hard-working nature ("busy as a bee").
Professor Binns: A bin is a large storage container. A dustbin is British English for a garbage can. This boring professor could be described as a ghostly storage for information that many Hogwarts students view as rubbish.
Headmaster Armando Dippet: Armando is from the name Armand,...
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posted by ginnyweasleyfan
Harry Potter married Ginny Weasley. They had three children, James Sirius, Albus Severus, and Lily Luna. He became head of the Auror's Department under Kingsley Shacklebolt.

Ginny Weasley played quidditch for the Holyhead Harpies. After deciding to raise a family, she retired and became Senior Quidditch correspondent at the Daily Prophet.

Hermione Granger married to Ron Weasely and had two children, Rose and Hugo. Hermione went back to Hogwarts and sat her NEWTS before working for Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures and helping house elves. She then moved to the Department...
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Dolores Umbridge: the horrible woman who is the most cruel and hated character in the Harry Potter series. Here are 100 reasons as to why I hate Dolores Umbridge.


1) She believes in extremely harsh, severe, and cruel punishments.

2)Too much pink.

3) She's just doesn't make sense. Like, how she tells everyone to raise their hands if they want to speak, but then she ignores them.

4) She's racist. Well, she's technically "half-breed-ist", because she thinks wizards and witches are better than centaurs, werewolves, goblins, elves, etc. I hate that, because without the help of a lot of half breeds,...
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posted by hatelarxene
 A rare and natural beauty
A rare and natural beauty
5. Ginny-For starters, I 사랑 her beautiful red hair. It's so gorgeous. I 사랑 it when she has that white 꽃 in her hair, it's pretty. I also 사랑 her eyes. She's just stunning. She has an amazing smile. She is such a natural beauty.

4. McGonagall-Now, before 당신 start calling me weird, let me explain. Have 당신 seen her as a young woman? She's gorgeous! I 사랑 her big eyes, they're so amazing. She has gorgeous hair.

3. Luna-I 사랑 Luna's looks! She's stunning! I 사랑 her long, blonde hair. I also adore her eyes, not to big and not too small. I 사랑 her 무 earrings, they compliment her...
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To start I would like to say that I am not posting this to be mean 또는 start any fights. I'm posting this because a lot of people ask me why I don't like her 또는 simply assume it's only because I like Bellatrix, and I want to clear this up. Plus I'd rather just post a link to this 기사 rather than explain it every time someone asks.

Anyways, the first and biggest problem I have with Molly is (yes the obvious one lol, I'll get it out of the way first) that she killed Bellatrix. I do respect her motives, her kid's life was on the line. But I still don't like it. I also don't like how she called...
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 Wax 봉인, 인감
Wax Seal
Supplies:
Paper (You could use regular paper and give it a tea/coffee effect 또는 당신 could use parchment paper. (I used the parchment)
These Harry Potter FREE Fonts found here. (You can pick and choose which ones 당신 want. There is no wrong way to do this, I promise)
Address Labels (this is to print out a faux wax seal)
Twine (optional)

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The first page of the acceptance letter says:

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Headmaster: Albus Dumbledore (Order of Merlin, First Class, Grand Sorc., Chf. Warlock, Supreme Mugwump, International Confed. of Wizards)
Dear (Your name)

We are pleased...
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Now that Harry Potter is over, I’ve made a little list of the films from my least-favorite to most 가장 좋아하는 (as of now…it tends to change), listing some of the pros and cons of each. I wrote this just for fun, and I’d like to hear your thoughts as well. This is just my humble opinion, and I’m sure it will be different from yours, but no rude 코멘트 please :)



#8. HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (2004) Mike Newell
The fourth Harry Potter movie, whilst not being exactly the longest, feels like it’s the longest. The special effects are great, but in my point of view they hardly...
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posted by Hermione30
Ever wondered what the dedications at the beginning of each Harry Potter book mean? 당신 can find all the 답변 on this page!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher/Sorcerer's Stone
For Jessica, who loves stories, for Anne, who loved them too, and for Di, who heard this one first.
Explanation: Jessica is JK Rowling’s twelve-year-old daughter. Anne was Jo’s mother, who, unfortunately, died of Multiple Sclerosis on December 30th, 1990. Dianne, 또는 “Di," is Jo’s younger sister who she read Philosopher/Sorcerer’s Stone before Jo sent it off to be reviewed.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets...
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WARNING Total spoilers for lastest film. DO NOT READ IF 당신 HAVEN'T SEEN IT!!!

I just saw Half-Blood Prince and entertainment wise it's proberly the best so far - so go see it! It has one of the funniest HP scenes ever (Harry taking Felix potion).
BUT it was also the worst in terms of missing information and missing scenes. I'm holding out for DH though as i figured that they purposely missed out stuff in order to bulk up those two films. So here is my list of things that truly annoyed me about the film.

1. This one actually counts in at least the last 3 films. Dumbledore just isn't Dumbledore!...
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posted by Thecharliejay
Send McGonagall a tin of cat 음식 for Christmas

Suggest to Peeves that he hold a Poltergeist party in Filch's room

Tell McGonagall that Crookshanks has been watching her closely over the last few days . . .

Tell Dobby that Harry would 사랑 it if he sent cat 음식 up to McGonagall's plate at dinner

Tell Dobby that Harry would 사랑 it if he sent crap up to all the staffs' plates at 공식 만찬, 저녁 식사 and told them it was black pudding

Tell Flitwick 당신 went on Genes Reunited and found a picture of his grandmother. Show him a 사진 of Yoda

6b) Show him a 사진 of Grumpy from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

(For Dwarfers...
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posted by Hermione30
Sorcerer's Stone
The Mirror of Erised: Erised is Desire spelled backward, 또는 how it would appear in a mirror. Also, the inscription reads "Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi," which read in a mirror reads, "I show not your face but your hearts desire." (Thanks, Kathryn)


They could hear footsteps, Filch running as fast as he could towards Peeves' shouts.
"Oh, 옮기기 over," Hermione snarled. She grabbed Harry's wand, tapped the lock and whispered, "Alohomora!"
The lock clicked and the door swung open -- they piled through it, shut it quickly and pressed their ears against it, listening.
"Which...
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I do not own Harry Potter, 또는 A Midsummer Night's Dream. I did have a dream in summer one time, though...I think.

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CORNELIUS
Now, Lydia, our nuptial hour
Draws on apace; four happy days bring in
Another moon: but, O, methinks, how slow
This old moon wanes! She lingers my desires,
Like to a step-dame 또는 a dowager
Long withering out a young man revenue.

LYDIA
Four days will quickly steep themselves in night;
Four nights will quickly dream away the time;
And then the moon, like to a silver bow
New-bent in heaven, shall behold the night
Of our solemnities.

CORNELIUS...
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Fleur Delacour:

- After the 초 Wizarding War, Fleur and Bill had three children; Victoire, Dominique and Louis Weasley.
- Clémence Poésy, who plays Fleur, was cut from the 6th movie, but will return in The Deathly Hallows.
- According to J.K. Rowling Fleur's name comes from the French phrase fleur de la cour, meaning flower of the court 또는 noblewoman.

Viktor Krum:

- It's not known if Viktor is a pure-blood 또는 a half-blood.
- Viktor married a Bulgarian woman whose name is unknown.
- The name Viktor is a Slavic version of the name Victor which is derived from the Latin word victoris, meaning "conqueror"...
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1. Some 더 많이 minor characters, such as Dobby, were only included in the films where their roles were pivotal. Others such as Peeves were excluded entirely. The development of minor relationships such as Tonks/Lupin and Bill/Fleur was cut.

2. The locations for Harry/Ginny and Ron/Hermione's first kisses were both altered in the films. Some smaller scenes between the couples were also changed 또는 added in. Scenes such as Harry and Hermione dancing in Deathly Hallows were added to please their 팬 and to create 더 많이 of an impression of a 사랑 triangle.

3. Some characters' appearances didn't fully...
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posted by Slytherinlife
Although Dobby was a smaller character we all must admit that we cried at his death. Unless we're heartless. Dobby was full of such life and kindness. He had such compassion for Harry and appreciated him. He wanted to save Harry because Harry had helped him which often put Harry in a worse place. Harry and Dobby eventually became 프렌즈 even though they weren't close at first. Dobby was 의해 Harry's side throughout everything even when Harry didn't want him to be. Dobby had few close relationships. He had a very close one with Harry and he was still trying to find a way to thank Harry for freeing...
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*Diagon Alley is a cobbled wizarding 거리 and shopping area located in 런던 behind a pub called the Leaky Cauldron. Many of the set pieces were re-dressed and repurposed as Hogsmeade for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

*To create the magical moment when Harry's wand chooses him in Ollivanders, filmmakers slowed the film speed, which is normally twenty-four frames per second, to one hundred and twenty frames per second.Remarkably, this dilation of time, some clever lighting, a smoke machine, and a 팬 were all they needed to produce this effect.
posted by zar_far11
*DISCLAIMER* I did not come up with any of these, I found them all online and put them together...the 링그 which i used are cited in the description. So let's not waste any 더 많이 time and get started with the 50 랜덤 Harry Potter Facts!!

1) Hermione's last name was going to be Puckle.
2) Hedwig was played 의해 a male in the movies.
3) If a Muggle were to come across Hogwarts, all they would see was a sign that said, "Keep out, dangerous building."
4) 프레드 and George were born on April Fool's Day... That should explain their mischievous acts :)
5) Snape was partially based on a teacher JKR once had....
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If not little known, at least little remembered. ;) I've collected here eleven (in my opinion) of the most interesting and useful ones. Plus my 코멘트 on some of them.

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1. There is no such thing as a pureblood family. Every wizarding family has a muggle 또는 a few among them. Some just choose to 십자가, 크로스 them over in their family 나무, 트리 and pretend they don't exist and instead claim themselves as purebloods.
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^I can see Blacks and Malfoys doing that. But makes me wonder why were the Crouches noted as purebloods then, as evidently the father and son were not passionate about purity of blood....
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I decided to write this 기사 because I have seen many 코멘트 lately that kind of bother me.

There are several picks in which this has come up, but the last one I have seen, and the reason why I am 글쓰기 this is the question: ¿Have 당신 completely changed your attitude towards a character after reading/watching their past stories? (or something along those lines)

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It is a really interesting question, and what really caught my attention were the answers, the comments, especially since it wasn't the first time that I am 읽기 코멘트 like those.

The thing is that in that pick, James...
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