According to Wikipedia, there are at least a dozen meanings for the word "recorder"; are we sure this article uses the right one?
I personally doubt this because (1) a tape-recorder, being an electronic device, wouldn't work at or near Hogwarts and (2) the stated meaning depends on the user of the device just happening to have a tape of the cry of a werewolf — the latter is a bit too much of a contrived coincidence for me.
I suspect that the actual intended meaning of "recorder" in this context is "member of the flute family". Such a device, being non-electronic, would work around Hogwarts with no problems, and could concievably (given a skilled and knowledgeable user) be used to imitate a werewolf's cry. — RobertATfm (talk) 05:22, March 6, 2013 (UTC)
- Normally, I would be inclined to think you are correct. However, the LEGO Harry Potter games tend to play a bit fast and loose with this sort of thing, having a lot of Muggle technology and stuff that you wouldn't normally expect to be included. For example, LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 also has rubber ducks, even though in the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets film, Arthur Weasley seemed to think they were a Muggle thing. So I wouldn't be at all surprised if what's described on the page is correct, but I don't have this game to check. ProfessorTofty (talk) 14:48, March 6, 2013 (UTC)
- What's on the page is correct. I've played the game, and certainly that level, multiple times. -- PerryPeverell 14:55, March 6, 2013 (UTC)