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Always at Hogwarts?

The article says the location is at Hogwarts. Do we have any proof that the tournament is always held at Hogwarts? I thought that it rotated between the 3 schools. Thoughts? --Freakatone 00:13, 30 April 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, it does. I've changed it, and I've also cleared up that the four participants were all part of the 1994 tournament. --Cubs Fan2007 01:03, 30 April 2008 (UTC)


1994?

why would it be in 1994 when the book came out after that? it might as well be in 123 bc or something Im changing it

No, you're not changing it. For more info see Dating conventions. -- Seth Cooper Owl Post 00:30, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

Gillyweed

Is the Goblet of Fire story diffrent a bit then the film? it says on "The Second Task" that Harry was woken by Dobby and given Gillyweed on the film it is Neville who gets the Gillyweed

Bongo2009

Yes the movie is different from the book. --Profiteor Gryffindorcrest(Owl Me) 16:44, 19 July 2009 (UTC)

Book canon takes priority here over movie canon. You can see the part about Dobby is in the main article, while the part about Neville is mentioned under the "Behind the Scenes" section. You can read more about the policy here. - Nick O'Demus 16:49, 19 July 2009 (UTC)


Dobby was left out of the 4th film altogether, which i found disappointing as me and my sister had been looking forward to the part when Dobby comes to work at hogwarts, and Winky is also cut from the film, which I think destroys the plot a bit (and also makes Madam Pomfreys part smaller, but not much) Also in the book, McGonagall has a shouting match with the minister for magic, which I had been looking forward to.

Inconsistency in The Goblet of Fire regarding Hagrid and the Triwizard Tournament

Dumbledore clearly states that the Triwizard Tournament hadn't been held for over a hundred years - Hagrid, a few chapters after, is excited because he didn't think he'd see another Triwizard Tournament in his life. Hagrid was born in the 20th century - this is very inconsistent, don't you think? Has J.K. Rowling commented on this?

I read the book in swedish, regrettably - could this be a bad translation? I only have the book in swedish, so I haven't read it in english.

I remember reading about that happening to. That's an inconsistancy. --Parodist 15:38, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
I remember reading somewhere (possibly on MuggleNet, though I can't seem to find it anymore) that Hagrid meant seeing it in relation to when it was last played, not when he personally saw it last. --Cubs Fan2007 (Talk to me) 16:03, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
Oh, I see. He says "I never thought I'd be alive to see the Triwizard Tournament played again." He meant to see it played again for the first time in 500 years, not played again since he last saw it. Alright. Thanks for pointing that out. --Parodist 16:26, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

The Article's infobox

Do we have an "Event infobox"? For me, the Location infobox is inappropriate for this article. --ÈnŔîčö DCRavenclawcrest(Send me an Owl!) 05:49, December 11, 2009 (UTC)

It is using an event infobox. It's just that some of the code on the event infobox is displaying incorrectly. I'll adjust it. - Cavalier OneGryffindorcrest(Wizarding Wireless Network) 10:38, December 11, 2009 (UTC)

Perhaps it is cursed?

It says that there have been unsuccessful attempts to revive the Tournament after the death toll became too high in the eighteenth century. We definitely know the 1994 did not have any better of a turnout. Maybe it is cursed like the DADA position was. Instead of not being able to find a permanent teacher, it is not able to hold the tournament without someone dying as a result. Hmm, just an idea. 24.49.35.99 07:52, February 16, 2010 (UTC)


They shouldn't let something that risky happen at all, quite frankly.In the muggle world, anything like the Triwizard tournament would be illegal, so why wouldn't it land a wizard in Azkaban for all eternity!?


Cluttered

I have done these edits to unclutter the article. Lee7003 16:29, April 14, 2010 (UTC)

Cannon?

In the movie it shows everyone watching the task on floats, but in the book it specifies that the stands are on the shore, and that the contestants have to not only swim up from the lake, but also back to the shore, so how does cannon come into play here? --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 23:48, September 23, 2010 (UTC)

What the book says is canon. --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 01:31, September 24, 2010 (UTC)

Spelling

I wasn't sure, but is "moral fibre" (from the second task) correct, or should it be spelled like "fiber?" Is it different in the British version versus the American edition? 69.76.203.130 02:25, November 27, 2010 (UTC)

In British English the word Fiber is spelled Fibre. --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 02:44, November 27, 2010 (UTC)

Harry dies

If Moody (Crouch Jr) wanted Harry to win so Harry could die of Voldemort. Why didn't Moody (Crouch Jr) just let Harry die off the Triwizard Tasks. I mean:

  • A dangerous tornament is going on
  • There's a Hungarian Horntail, Grindylows, merpeople, boggarts, a sphinx, acromantula or something, alive maze
  • Moody needs Harry to win the tournament
  • EVEN THOUGH HARRY COULD JUST DIE IN THEM

Why??? Donut4

Probably because Voldemort needed Harry for the potion in order to get his body back. --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 22:38, March 28, 2011 (UTC)

Exams

When the Triwizard Tournament is taking place, Champions do not have to write examinations, is that correct? Well, then what happens to the Champions who are in their seventh years? Won't they miss out on their N.E.W.T.s? So will they get an N.E.W.T on the subjects they take? Or will they have to repeat the year? Or will they have to write the examinations after the tournament? I am...Arceus...The God...of Pokemon! 08:19, June 23, 2011 (UTC)

Well?

I totally understand your case. I think people can miss N.E.W.T.s, but not O.W.L.s. I also believe it is a requirement for O.W.L.s. So that means if the O.W.L. takes place after the Triwizard Tournament, could people be banned from watching the tournament because of bad grades? If the O.W.L.s were done the next year, the fifth years would have TO REPEAT? The latter would result in so many people taking the O.W.L.s. (Uh oh. Looks like the former would ban Crabbe and Goyle from watching. HarryPotterEpicFan 02:09, December 28, 2011 (UTC)HPEF, A.V.A.D.A. K.E.D.A.V.R.A.

Inconsistency...

Has anyone noticed that if the Triwizard Tournament started in 1294, 1792 wouldn't be a date for the Tournament? Unless the "every five years rule" changed between those years this is a really big inconsistency...


(Yes, I know J.K Rowling isn't good at math but, really, come on.) -HoboHunter28- (Leave me an owl!) 02:40, August 14, 2011 (UTC)

The First Task

Hey does anyone know what time the year the first year usually takes place? KaylaHawthorne 00:23, December 13, 2011 (UTC)KaylaHawthorne(:

Summoning

Does anyone find it strange that none of the champions tried to use the summoning charms on the egg in the first task? Even Harry who was mastering the charm on the eve didn`t even try to say "Accio golden egg"? It is possible that the egg was protected from the summoning charms but there was no way for the champions to know it. Is it a mistake of J. K. Rowling or there is an explanation?--192.162.208.3 12:05, August 15, 2012 (UTC)

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