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'''''Which Broomstick?''''' is a periodically released magazine about [[broomstick]]s. It advertises and sells all sorts of broomsticks for [[Quidditch]] players. [[Oliver Wood]], the old [[Gryffindor Quidditch team]] captain has been seen reading it.
 
'''''Which Broomstick?''''' is a periodically released magazine about [[broomstick]]s. It advertises and sells all sorts of broomsticks for [[Quidditch]] players. [[Oliver Wood]], the old [[Gryffindor Quidditch team]] captain has been seen reading it.
   
In [[1993]], [[Oliver Wood]] allowed [[Harry Potter]] to borrow it, to find a replacement for his destroyed [[Harry Potter's Nimbus 2000 broomstick|Nimbus 2000]].<ref name="pa10">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 10</ref> He later recommended that Harry order a new broomstick using an order form that can be found in the back of this magazine.<ref name="pa12">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 12</ref> Later, as Harry was riding [[Harry Potter's Firebolt broomstick|his firebolt]] at the second [[Quidditch]] of the season, [[Lee Jordan]] noted that the [[Firebolt]] was the broomstick of choice for the [[Quidditch World Cup]].<ref name="pa13">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 13</ref>
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In [[1993]], Oliver Wood allowed [[Harry Potter]] to borrow it, to find a replacement for his destroyed [[Harry Potter's Nimbus 2000 broomstick|Nimbus 2000]].<ref name="pa10">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 10</ref> He later recommended that Harry order a new broomstick using an order form that can be found in the back of this magazine.<ref name="pa12">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 12</ref> Later, as Harry was riding [[Harry Potter's Firebolt broomstick|his firebolt]] at the second [[Quidditch]] of the season, [[Lee Jordan]] noted that the [[Firebolt]] was the broomstick of choice for the [[Quidditch World Cup]].<ref name="pa13">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', Chapter 13</ref>
   
 
In the summer of [[1995]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] quoted ''Which Broomstick'' regarding the speed of the [[Comet 260]] while praising the capabilities of the [[Cleansweep Eleven]] he received as a present for becoming a [[Gryffindor]] [[prefect]].<ref name="op9">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 9</ref>
 
In the summer of [[1995]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] quoted ''Which Broomstick'' regarding the speed of the [[Comet 260]] while praising the capabilities of the [[Cleansweep Eleven]] he received as a present for becoming a [[Gryffindor]] [[prefect]].<ref name="op9">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 9</ref>
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The [[Editor of Which Broomstick?|editor]] of this magazine provided an endorsement for ''[[Quidditch Through the Ages]]''.
   
 
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Which Broomstick?
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Magazine

Focus

Broomsticks

Known subscribers

Which Broomstick? is a periodically released magazine about broomsticks. It advertises and sells all sorts of broomsticks for Quidditch players. Oliver Wood, the old Gryffindor Quidditch team captain has been seen reading it.

In 1993, Oliver Wood allowed Harry Potter to borrow it, to find a replacement for his destroyed Nimbus 2000.[1] He later recommended that Harry order a new broomstick using an order form that can be found in the back of this magazine.[2] Later, as Harry was riding his firebolt at the second Quidditch of the season, Lee Jordan noted that the Firebolt was the broomstick of choice for the Quidditch World Cup.[3]

In the summer of 1995, Ron Weasley quoted Which Broomstick regarding the speed of the Comet 260 while praising the capabilities of the Cleansweep Eleven he received as a present for becoming a Gryffindor prefect.[4]

The editor of this magazine provided an endorsement for Quidditch Through the Ages.

Behind the scenes

The title may be a reference to the real-world magazine WhatCar.

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