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==Archive==
 
==Archive==
====November 11, 2012====
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====11 November, 2012====
 
*...that in the end credits of the '''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|''Goblet of Fire'' film]]''', it says: "''No [[dragon]]s were harmed in the making of this movie''"?
 
*...that in the end credits of the '''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|''Goblet of Fire'' film]]''', it says: "''No [[dragon]]s were harmed in the making of this movie''"?
   
====January 28, 2012====
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====28 January, 2012====
 
*...that '''[[Alan Rickman]]''' was the only ''Harry Potter'' cast member to find out their character's fate before the release of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows|Deathly Hallows]]''?
 
*...that '''[[Alan Rickman]]''' was the only ''Harry Potter'' cast member to find out their character's fate before the release of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows|Deathly Hallows]]''?
 
*...that [[Neville Longbottom]]'s wife, '''[[Hannah Abbott]]''', became the landlady of the [[Leaky Cauldron]]?
 
*...that [[Neville Longbottom]]'s wife, '''[[Hannah Abbott]]''', became the landlady of the [[Leaky Cauldron]]?
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*...that when '''[[Fred and George Weasley]]''' bewitched snowballs to bounce off the back of [[Quirinus Quirrell|Professor Quirrell]]'s [[Quirinus Quirrell's turban|turban]] in the winter of the [[1991–1992 school year]], they were unknowingly hitting [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] in the face?
 
*...that when '''[[Fred and George Weasley]]''' bewitched snowballs to bounce off the back of [[Quirinus Quirrell|Professor Quirrell]]'s [[Quirinus Quirrell's turban|turban]] in the winter of the [[1991–1992 school year]], they were unknowingly hitting [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] in the face?
   
====June 22, 2011====
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====22 June, 2011====
 
*...that '''[[Arabella Figg]]''' makes her living by breeding [[Kneazle]]s?
 
*...that '''[[Arabella Figg]]''' makes her living by breeding [[Kneazle]]s?
 
*...that '''[[Fabius Watkins]]''', legendary Captain and [[Chaser]] of the [[Montrose Magpies]], died in a freak collision with a helicopter?
 
*...that '''[[Fabius Watkins]]''', legendary Captain and [[Chaser]] of the [[Montrose Magpies]], died in a freak collision with a helicopter?
   
====April 30, 2011====
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====30 April, 2011====
 
*...that many recipes traditionally served at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] feasts originated from '''[[Helga Hufflepuff]]'''?
 
*...that many recipes traditionally served at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] feasts originated from '''[[Helga Hufflepuff]]'''?
 
*...that '''[[Daisy Dodderidge]]''' (1467-1555) was the first landlady of the [[Leaky Cauldron]]?
 
*...that '''[[Daisy Dodderidge]]''' (1467-1555) was the first landlady of the [[Leaky Cauldron]]?
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*...that [[Lucius Malfoy]] attempted to have the story '''''[[The Fountain of Fair Fortune]]''''' censored at Hogwarts because it depicted the marriage between a witch and a Muggle?
 
*...that [[Lucius Malfoy]] attempted to have the story '''''[[The Fountain of Fair Fortune]]''''' censored at Hogwarts because it depicted the marriage between a witch and a Muggle?
   
====March 3, 2011====
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====3 March, 2011====
 
*...that both [[Albus Dumbledore]]'s and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]'s self-proclaimed proudest achievement was being featured on a '''[[Chocolate Frog Card]]'''?
 
*...that both [[Albus Dumbledore]]'s and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]'s self-proclaimed proudest achievement was being featured on a '''[[Chocolate Frog Card]]'''?
   
====October 11, 2010====
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====11 October, 2010====
 
*...that [[Harry Potter]]'s son, [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], stole the '''[[Marauder's Map]]''' out of Harry's desk?
 
*...that [[Harry Potter]]'s son, [[James Potter II|James Sirius Potter]], stole the '''[[Marauder's Map]]''' out of Harry's desk?
 
*...that '''[[Araminta Meliflua]]''' tried to pass a bill that made [[Muggle]]-hunting legal?
 
*...that '''[[Araminta Meliflua]]''' tried to pass a bill that made [[Muggle]]-hunting legal?
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*...that [[Quidditch]] is less popular in the Far East because they prefer to use '''[[flying carpet]]s''' over [[broomstick]]s?
 
*...that [[Quidditch]] is less popular in the Far East because they prefer to use '''[[flying carpet]]s''' over [[broomstick]]s?
   
====April 17, 2010====
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====17 April, 2010====
 
*...that '''[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]]''' has a scar above his left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground?
 
*...that '''[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]]''' has a scar above his left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground?
 
*...that in [[1979]], '''[[Caractacus Phelps]]''' exploded eight hundred [[Stink Pellets]] by dropping them from the roof of the Daily Prophet building into [[Diagon Alley]] below, as an April Fool's joke?
 
*...that in [[1979]], '''[[Caractacus Phelps]]''' exploded eight hundred [[Stink Pellets]] by dropping them from the roof of the Daily Prophet building into [[Diagon Alley]] below, as an April Fool's joke?
   
====January 15, 2010====
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====15 January, 2010====
 
*...that the name of the one-eyed witch whose statue hides a passageway to [[Hogsmeade]] is '''[[Gunhilda of Gorsemoor]]'''?
 
*...that the name of the one-eyed witch whose statue hides a passageway to [[Hogsmeade]] is '''[[Gunhilda of Gorsemoor]]'''?
 
*...that '''[[Hermione Granger]]''' was the only member of the trio who returned to Hogwarts to complete their [[seventh year]]?
 
*...that '''[[Hermione Granger]]''' was the only member of the trio who returned to Hogwarts to complete their [[seventh year]]?
 
*...that "'''[[Mirror of Erised|Erised]]'''" is "desire" spelled backwards because the mirror shows one what they want most in the world?
 
*...that "'''[[Mirror of Erised|Erised]]'''" is "desire" spelled backwards because the mirror shows one what they want most in the world?
   
====October 31, 2009====
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====31 October, 2009====
 
*...the '''[[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]]''' visitor's code to get in through the phone booth was the combination 6-2-4-4-2 which can spell out "magic"?
 
*...the '''[[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]]''' visitor's code to get in through the phone booth was the combination 6-2-4-4-2 which can spell out "magic"?
 
*...'''[[Hermione Granger]]'s''' middle name was changed from "Jane" to "Jean" to avoid sharing a middle name with [[Dolores Umbridge|Umbridge]]?
 
*...'''[[Hermione Granger]]'s''' middle name was changed from "Jane" to "Jean" to avoid sharing a middle name with [[Dolores Umbridge|Umbridge]]?
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*...that '''[[Aberforth Dumbledore]]''' once made newspaper headlines for practicing illegal charms on goats?
 
*...that '''[[Aberforth Dumbledore]]''' once made newspaper headlines for practicing illegal charms on goats?
   
====June 12, 2009====
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====12 June, 2009====
 
* ... that [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] students were allowed to swear loudly if the '''[[Venomous Tentacula]]''' attempted to strangle them?
 
* ... that [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] students were allowed to swear loudly if the '''[[Venomous Tentacula]]''' attempted to strangle them?
   
====April 4, 2009====
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====4 April, 2009====
 
* ... that all 700 [[Quidditch]] [[:Category:Quidditch Fouls|fouls]] were committed at the [[1470s|1473]] '''[[Quidditch World Cup]]'''?
 
* ... that all 700 [[Quidditch]] [[:Category:Quidditch Fouls|fouls]] were committed at the [[1470s|1473]] '''[[Quidditch World Cup]]'''?
   
====November 8, 2008====
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====8 November, 2008====
 
* ... the '''[[Moontrimmer]]''' was a [[broomstick]] created by [[Gladys Boothby]] in 1901?
 
* ... the '''[[Moontrimmer]]''' was a [[broomstick]] created by [[Gladys Boothby]] in 1901?
 
* ... the [[Elder Wand]] contains [[Thestral]] tail hair for its core?
 
* ... the [[Elder Wand]] contains [[Thestral]] tail hair for its core?
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* ... the '''[[Mandrake Restorative Draught]]''' is a potion used to restore people who have been Petrified?
 
* ... the '''[[Mandrake Restorative Draught]]''' is a potion used to restore people who have been Petrified?
   
====October 12, 2007====
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====12 October, 2007====
 
* ... '''[[Kennilworthy Whisp]]''' is a fan of the [[Quidditch]] team [[Wigtown Wanderers]]?
 
* ... '''[[Kennilworthy Whisp]]''' is a fan of the [[Quidditch]] team [[Wigtown Wanderers]]?
   

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11 October, 2010

17 April, 2010

  • ...that Dumbledore has a scar above his left knee that is a perfect map of the London Underground?
  • ...that in 1979, Caractacus Phelps exploded eight hundred Stink Pellets by dropping them from the roof of the Daily Prophet building into Diagon Alley below, as an April Fool's joke?

15 January, 2010

  • ...that the name of the one-eyed witch whose statue hides a passageway to Hogsmeade is Gunhilda of Gorsemoor?
  • ...that Hermione Granger was the only member of the trio who returned to Hogwarts to complete their seventh year?
  • ...that "Erised" is "desire" spelled backwards because the mirror shows one what they want most in the world?

31 October, 2009

  • ...the Ministry of Magic visitor's code to get in through the phone booth was the combination 6-2-4-4-2 which can spell out "magic"?
  • ...Hermione Granger's middle name was changed from "Jane" to "Jean" to avoid sharing a middle name with Umbridge?
  • ...that Harry Potter joined the Auror Department at age 17?
  • ...the bite of a Mackled Malaclaw will cause the victim to be highly unlucky for up to a week after the injury?
  • ...that Aberforth Dumbledore once made newspaper headlines for practicing illegal charms on goats?

12 June, 2009

4 April, 2009

8 November, 2008

12 October, 2007

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