Archive for May, 2008

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Quiddich Round 1

May 29, 2008

1. Which of Arabella Figg’s cats ran out from under the car

a. Tibbles

2. Which of the following is NOT one of Albus Dumbledore’s middle names?

A. Ignatius

 Which educational decree introduced a High Inquisitor to Hogwarts?

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Apart from Harry, Ron and Hermione, who was the first person to enter the Hog’s Head that showed an interest in Harry’s Defence Against the Dark Arts classes?

  1. Neville Longbottom

 In the first Quidditch match of the year which player attempted to score first?

a. Angelina Johnson

. What kind of bush does Harry hide behind to listen to the news?

b. A hydrangea bush

 Why is Mundungus Fletcher disguised as a woman when he witnesses the DA (Dumbledore’s Army) meeting in the Hog’s Head pub?

b. He was banned from the Hog’s Head pub 20 years ago.

When Harry and Cho go on their first date to Madam Puddifoot’s in Hogsmeade, what is it decorated with for Valentine’s Day?<!–[endif]–>

c. Golden cherubs and pink confetti

How old is Sturgis Podmore and where does he live?

a. 38 and number 2 Laburnum Gardens Clapham

 What did Fred and George Weasley do to Montague?

a. Forced him head-first into a Vanishing Cabinet on the first floor.

Picture Scavenger Hunt

Pictures may either be posted to your site OR you can hyper-link to the pictures location, BUT when I visit your site I MUST be able to see or get to the pictures in some way by seeing or clicking. Simply having the words of what the picture is will not work.

Fred and George Weasley (Together)

Hog’s Head Pub

Sirius Black

Mr. Weasley & Harry (Together)

Draco Malfoy

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More Homework

May 21, 2008

1. How many goal posts are on the Quidditch Pitch?
6, 3 on each side

2. Who was portrayed in the picture that kept screaming in the headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix?
Walburga Black (Sirius’ Mum)

3. Who was giving Hagrid all of those bruises and cuts?
His brother Gwarp

4. Who left his shift early, leaving Harry open to a dementor attack?
Mundungus Fletcher

5. What was the name of the Squib who came to Harry’s side after the attack?
Arabella Figg

6. What position was Percy promoted to that made him have a ‘row’ with Mr. Weasley?
Junior Assistant to The Minister (Fudge)

7. What secret does Hermione know about Rita Skeeter?
She is an unregistered animagus.

8. Name one person other than Sirius Black who was scratched off of the Family tree wall?
Alphard Who gave gold to the runaway Sirius.

9. Who discovers the room of requirement?
Dobby.

10. Where is the first DA meeting held?
The Hog’s Head.

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Little Glimpse into My Homework

May 20, 2008

I have a pair of socks due for Magic in Threadwork and Weaving.  While showing the professor my progress I perhaps should have let it slip that these socks were called Inferius Socks.   And perhaps when asked if I knew what an Inferi was I shouldn’t have said yes.

So tonight I have to read a chapter on Inferi and do a 4 Inch Summary.  So far I have : “An Inferius (plural: Inferi) is a corpse controlled through a Dark wizard’s spells. An Inferius is not alive, but a dead body that has been bewitched into acting like a puppet for the witch or wizard; this manifests itself as a white mist in the controlled corpse’s eyes. They cannot think for themselves: they are created to perform a specific duty assigned by the Dark wizard who commands them. They remain idle until their task can be performed. This task is then thoughtlessly carried out, whether or not it will produce any result. Inferi are difficult to harm by magic; however, they can be repelled by fire or any other forms of heat or light. When defeated, they return to their idle state.”

OCC: Zombie Socks by Sheryl Giles  (it’s free to download on Ravelry)

Yarn: sKNITches BeBoop Sock Yarn: Zombie Colourway.

Please Note that my real life self has grand intentions but starts her new job today while still working out the notice on her old job as well. Couple that with taking care of elderly parents, the grand design for the term is on the shelf at the moment. Tks.

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Down Once More

May 10, 2008

OCC: This blog is going to be an experiment.  I hope to do a sort of serial short story mixed with a combination of real life knitting.   I have to say while Danazraella is very much a little voice in my head she is very hard to capture on paper, or blog for that matter.  She’s a thief, concerned with herself and her own well being.  She isn’t as self-absorbed as she seems, her opinion of herself is certainly high but she doesn’t spend every moment thinking about herself.  Originally “designed” with a much more tortured past than the version presented here.  But with all my writings there has to be an element of humour. This makes a bit of a tightrope walk-sans net, maybe not for me but for her very much so.

There won’t be much exposition about her past so I’ll share it with you myself to a point.  Her parents were Death Eaters, dead now. You can’t be exposed to that sort of lifestyle and not be changed by it.  She was changed in the sense that she stood up and said “Not me” meaning I will not be like them nor will I ever be like the people they control and use. She struggled on her own and has a great deal of distrust in general. Becoming a thief gave her control and she became a better and better thief and at 12 was making herself comfortable, she opted to go to Hogwarts out of curiosity and stayed because formal education suits her ultimate goal of being totally independent. She’s a “reasonably”gifted child.  She is capable of more spells than perhaps is normal for someone her age because of necessity.  A formatting change is going to happen on the blog as well.  Parts of the text are going to be darker these are going to be more truthful asides to reader then the blog itslef.  The blog is ultimately a journal she needs to to do as part of her final Muggle Studies grade, somethings will be shared some won’t be from her offical blog.

I’ll possibly try to include others from the swap into the blog but loathe to take liberties with other people’s characters. The version of Hogwarts that we share will be somewhat altered in this blog, I don’t think I can avoid that.  It’ll be a fun challenge and there will be a planned twist for the end of the swap.  Here is hoping that it goes well ;>  Now to descend back to the dungeons once again.