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'''"Faux Floo"''' was a term used by employees of [[St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]] to describe various kinds of homemade powder that [[wizardkind|witches and wizards]] attempted to use as a substitute for [[Floo Powder]].<ref name="POT">[[Pottermore]] - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book2/chapter4/moment2/floo-powder-jkr New from J. K. Rowling: Floo Powder]</ref> One variety that was used apparently consisted of powdered [[Runespoor]] [[Runespoor fang|fangs]].<ref name="POT" />
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'''"Faux Floo"''' was a term used by employees of [[St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]] to describe various kinds of homemade powder that [[wizardkind|witches and wizards]] tried unsuccessfully to use as a substitute for [[Floo Powder]].<ref name="POT">[[Pottermore]] - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book2/chapter4/moment2/floo-powder-jkr New from J. K. Rowling: Floo Powder]</ref> One variety that was used apparently consisted of powdered [[Runespoor]] [[Runespoor fang|fangs]].<ref name="POT" />
   
 
The use of such powders was dangerous, and could result in burns, or people getting blown out of their chimneys.<ref name="POT" /> [[Healer]]s at St. Mungo's had to treat a patient suffering from a "Faux Floo" injury at least once a year.<ref name="POT" />
 
The use of such powders was dangerous, and could result in burns, or people getting blown out of their chimneys.<ref name="POT" /> [[Healer]]s at St. Mungo's had to treat a patient suffering from a "Faux Floo" injury at least once a year.<ref name="POT" />

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"Faux Floo" was a term used by employees of St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries to describe various kinds of homemade powder that witches and wizards tried unsuccessfully to use as a substitute for Floo Powder.[1] One variety that was used apparently consisted of powdered Runespoor fangs.[1]

The use of such powders was dangerous, and could result in burns, or people getting blown out of their chimneys.[1] Healers at St. Mungo's had to treat a patient suffering from a "Faux Floo" injury at least once a year.[1]

In 2010, Rutherford Poke, Healer and St. Mungo's spokeswizard, lamented "Faux Floo" injuries, reminding people that genuine Floo Powder only cost two Sickles a scoop, and swearing that he would not treat the next wizard who came into St. Mungo's with a burned bottom.[1]

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