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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #60 on: July 26, 2004, 12:04:56 AM »

Oooo!  That would be so cool!  I'd be there by then!  I'd LOVE to have a Hogwarts get together.  Ping and Jan and I had one last summer, and that was really fun.

//starts planning a mini-get-together in DC in the fall//
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #61 on: July 26, 2004, 11:19:10 AM »

 :'(  I'm flying to DC tomorrow, and I'll be there for a week, but I don't think I'll make it back again before Christmas!  WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #62 on: July 31, 2004, 08:59:56 PM »

You can request your tournament tests now.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #63 on: August 04, 2004, 09:03:02 AM »

Today is the last day to request your Tri-Wizard Tournament test.  Only 4 people have taken their test to date.  Remember that if you don't take the test, you are not eligible to advance to the forth round (which is the final round).  I will be in depositinos today, so there may be a lag in me getting you your test, so the 24 hour rule will be flexible today.

Thanks!

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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #64 on: August 07, 2004, 11:22:59 AM »

When will we be able to recieve questions for the fourth round? I am going to be going away on Monday, and I won't have any access to a computer during my trip. I'll be back Sunday, so would it be okay to request my question then?

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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #65 on: August 08, 2004, 10:43:05 AM »

Results of the Third Tri-Wizard Test

The third tri-wizard test asked the champions to identify the Harry Potter character who came from a family whose surname was the same as one of J.K. Rowling's former flatmates.

Molly Prewett Weasleyshares the same surname as J.K. Rowling's former flatmate Jill Prewett.

Earning 20 points for their respective houses for answering this correctly are:

Kelpie, Ping, and SeaShelly

Only six champtions attempted this test, so only those six are eligible to advance to the forth round.  The champions are:  Kelpie, Ping, Sea Shelly, Deedra, Madeline, and Lauren.

The final test will be available on Saturday.  You may start PMing me for your test on Saturday.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #66 on: August 12, 2004, 08:07:39 PM »

I'm guessing we don't get a hint this time, seeing as it is the last test...?
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #67 on: August 13, 2004, 11:50:46 AM »

No hint this time.  Sorry.  :(
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #68 on: August 15, 2004, 01:35:17 PM »

Just a reminder -you have until Wednesday to request your Tri-Wizard test.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #69 on: August 16, 2004, 08:11:34 AM »

Man, those were tough, Heather! I think I got them, but geeeez! *wipes forehead*

I doubt I'll catch Kelpie, though. I don't think she's missed one yet.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #70 on: August 16, 2004, 08:53:28 AM »

I will see if I can spring Carolyn from law school to get her to help with my trial and bring her along.

Yeah, I just now saw this, and holy cow yes -- I'll be your trial gimp for a trip out of state!!! (Just don't take me to Arkansas)
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #71 on: August 16, 2004, 05:30:21 PM »

I scurried around for awhile, but I lnow i got one. i had to have, b/c i haven't gotten any points for my house yet in this Tourny.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #72 on: August 19, 2004, 10:02:54 AM »

Tri-Wizard Tournament Results:

The last test was (for 10 points each):

Which creature's hair is spun into an Invisibility
Cloak?

Demiguise.


In terms of the "Harry Potter" timeline, when did
Hagrid's expulsion from Hogwarts occur in relation to
Dumbledore's defeat of Grindelwald?  (5 points if you
can answer if it was before or after; 10 points if you
can give the number of years before or after).


Hagrid was expelled from Hogwarts in 1942, three years before Dumbledore defeated Grindelwald in 1945 (think about that for a while as it relates to Voldemort and Grindelwald - Riddle was in his fifth year at Hogwarts when Hagrid was expelled).

In his unnatural quest to achieve immortality,
Voldemort used three different potions/magical
substances of which we know.  Please identify these
potions/magical substances.


Voldemort used (1) unicorn blood, (2) a potion which kept him alive from the time Wormtail returned to him until he could be reborn (it consisted of unicorn blood and snake venom milked from Nagini), (3) and a potion to restore him to his body (June 24 1995: bone of his father, blood of his enimy, flesh of his servant).
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Earning 30 points:

Kelpie
Ping

Earning 25 points:

Mad
Lauren

Earning 15 points:

Deedra
Shelly

Final Tri-Wizard Tournament Standings

Champion = KelpieKelpie had a perfect score in the tournament answering all tests correctly.  She earned 20 additional points for being the champion

Runner-up Champion = PingPing answered all questions correctly except for the first test earning 10 additional points.

Congratulations everyone!

The next tournament will start after the next House Cup Begins.  Based on this first tournament, I will be making some changes to help the tournament flow better.  If you have any suggestions, I would greatly appreciate them.  Please PM them to me.  If I use them, you could receive points for your house.  Additionally, if you have any suggestions for tests, that could also earn points for your house.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #73 on: August 19, 2004, 12:05:35 PM »

Yay! Woohoo! Congrats, Kelpie! *slaps you heartily on the back*

This was amazingly fun, Heather! Can't wait for the next one!

Edit: Kelpie now has a cool new title.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #74 on: August 19, 2004, 04:44:28 PM »

Yes, Ping. Very cool. I mean it.

Congrats to Kelpie! Yeah!
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #75 on: August 19, 2004, 04:58:59 PM »

Kelpie, you're my hero!

And nicely done to Ping as well.  ;D

Hmm. I hate to arguementative, but I believe that Hagrid was expelled in the spring of 1943, rather than 1942. My reasoning on this one is that the beginning of Harry's second year is 1992, as dated by Nick's Death Day Party. The second half of the year would then be 1993, and 50 years earlier would be 1943. Since Hagrid was framed and expelled near the end of the term that would be the year 1943, two years before Dumbledore's defeat of Grindelwald in 1945. Right?

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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #76 on: August 19, 2004, 05:33:01 PM »

I was using the Lexicon's dates.
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #77 on: August 19, 2004, 05:37:32 PM »

Congrats,Kelpie
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #78 on: August 20, 2004, 12:34:42 AM »

Arrrg! I would have got it right if I had just looked it up instead of being so sure I had it right.

Oh well. Congratulations, Kelpie! Job well done.  ;D
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #79 on: August 20, 2004, 11:48:25 AM »

AYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAAYAYYA!!!!!!!!!!!!! I won! Thanks everyone. And thanks Ping for the new title. This is great. It was so hard answering all of these questions, because I was most of the time away when we had to answer: the first question, I answered from my house in Hong Kong, so that wasn't bad, but the second time, I was in an internet cafe in Japan (Kyoto), the third in my uncles house in Belgium, and the third in an internet cafe in Paris. So, even though I think that all of you did a superb job, I am still sort of proud of myself having managed to win...
Thanks for the congrats everyone!
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #80 on: August 23, 2004, 10:14:06 PM »

Heather, the spot on the Lexicon where I found the years DID say 1943.  It must say 1942 somewhere else, though.  Odd, that.  You'd expect the Lexicon not to contradict itself.

Not that it would make any difference about the champion.  Just a few of us would get another five points.  *shrugs*
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #81 on: August 24, 2004, 11:24:58 AM »

Well, you know, 50 years is a round number.  It could mean 50 school years rather than calendar years, for example.  In that instance, either 42 or 43 would fit.
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« Reply #82 on: August 24, 2004, 01:09:39 PM »

I must have been lucky enough to find the same page Heather did. :) Go HP-Lexicon!
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« Reply #83 on: August 24, 2004, 10:38:51 PM »

In reliance on the Lexicon and differing dates, Mad gets an additional five points. 
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Re: Tri-Wizard Tournament
« Reply #84 on: August 25, 2004, 12:44:57 PM »

Yay!!

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