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Should there be a set guideline for content in each of the House pages? They seem very disorganised in comparison with one another.

For example





Shouldn't there be a sort of universality with order of headers and names of these? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).


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I don't want to be nitpicky and cause more problems than it works, but I'd tentatively like to recommend adding a "Cleanup" tag to the article.

While it is fairly neat, there are some minor errors that could be tweaked, and a couple sentences that are, in my mind, half-canon and half-fan theory/perception (for instance, saying that the Hat uses students' preferred traits instead of their own by pointing out Crabbe and Goyle - who, I might add, turned against Draco in the battle - being stupid/lazy yet Slytherin.

I'd happily make the changes after school, but wanted community consent first :) --Hunnie Bunn (talk) 12:00, May 27, 2015 (UTC)

Behind the scenes: Primary colors

So, in Behind the scenes it was stated, that only Skytherin colors are not primary, and it really bugs me, cause I know only of RGB, that is Red-Green-Blue, so it doesn't make sense, only Hufflepuff color isn't primary, also, if we include additional colors, then, according to books, they'll be, Gold for Gryffindor, Silver for Slytherin, Bronze for Ravenclaw, but Black for Hufflepuff, which stands out again as the only non-metal based color. So I think either you should point Hufflepuff as standing out, or link to which primary colors it's referring to.

Nekokuza (talk) 11:21, December 19, 2016 (UTC)

Primary colours are the root from which every colour can be made by mixing them. The primary colours are blue, yellow and red. When you mix yellow and blue, you get green, making green a secondary colour. RGB is separate from that model - it is an additive colour model where by mixing everything together, you make lighter colours, ending with white. It subtracts instead of adding, unlike primary colours. So Ravenclaw, Gryffindor and Hufflepuff have primary colours while Slytherin only has a secondary colour. I hope that helps! --Kates39 (talk) 11:27, December 19, 2016 (UTC)
Well, I suppose, it's a british thing, cause I don't remeber yellow being a primary color in our physics class. However, there are still secondary house colors! Nekokuza (talk) 14:54, December 19, 2016(UTC)
It's not a British thing, it's the difference between primary colors for pigments (such as paint or ink) and primary colors for light (such as spotlights or computer screens). In a physics class you're likely talking about the light spectrum so would be using RGB primaries while in an art class you'd use magenta, cyan, and yellow primaries (commonly simplified as red, blue, yellow). It makes sense to use the primary pigments when describing house colors as they were defined by physical painted emblems. --Ironyak1 (talk) 16:16, December 19, 2016 (UTC)

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