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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #30 on: November 10, 2003, 03:15:22 PM »

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I got them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #31 on: November 10, 2003, 03:20:59 PM »

The answer to the trivia question:  

Passwords to the Gryffindor Common Room:

Balderdash
Bana Fritters
Caput Draconis
Fairy LIghts
Flibbertigibbet
Fortuna Major
Mimbulus Mimbletonia
Oddsbodkins
Pig Snouth
Scurvy Cur
Wattlebird

Passwords to Dumbledore's Office:

Cockraoch CLuster
Fizzing Whizbee
Lemon Drop or Sherbert Lemon

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Kelpie - 5 points
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Angelina Tonks - 7 points
Minerva327 - 7 points
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #32 on: November 10, 2003, 03:27:52 PM »

Trivia Question for Week of November 10

This is a multiple choice question.  As such, you may submit only one answer (i.e. you can't increase your odds by submitting multiple answers).  If you submit more than one answer, I will only consider the last answer you submit.

Question:

Which of the following titles is not a title held by Professor Dumbledore:

Certified Grand Sorcerer, First Class
Chief Warlock
Supreme Mugwump
International Confed. of Wizards
All of the above
None of the above

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #33 on: November 10, 2003, 03:50:40 PM »

Um, clarification question:  Is "International Confederation of Wizards" one of the options for a title, or is it part of one of the previous ones?
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« Reply #34 on: November 10, 2003, 05:48:40 PM »

It is a seprate title - was he a member of the International Confed. of Wizards?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #35 on: November 10, 2003, 08:24:41 PM »

I don't want to be a nag or anything, but I only got 5 points added to my name, not 7.
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« Reply #36 on: November 10, 2003, 08:30:55 PM »

Thanks.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #37 on: November 10, 2003, 08:40:12 PM »

My bad - I got in a hurry adding points (this is NOT my week - can I get anything right?) - I just added them.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #38 on: November 13, 2003, 09:23:30 PM »

phew... I'm glad you got my answers, Heather... it took forever for me to get them all and I was in New York City when you accidentally deleted them. ;) And thanks to Ping for retrieving them, too. ;)  ;D
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #39 on: November 14, 2003, 06:49:56 AM »

*doffs hat* My pleasure. :)

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #40 on: November 14, 2003, 07:04:57 AM »

*blinks*

Outbox?  We have an outbox?   I never realized that!  

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #41 on: November 17, 2003, 03:27:07 PM »

The Answer to the November 10 trivia question,

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Which of the following titles is not a title held by Professor Dumbledore:

Certified Grand Sorcerer, First Class
Chief Warlock
Supreme Mugwump
International Confed. of Wizards
All of the above
None of the above

is:  Certified Grand Sorcerer, First Class

Wizards winning points for their house are:

Cho
Madeline
Marold
Morgana
Xan
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #42 on: November 17, 2003, 03:39:53 PM »

November 17 Trivia Contest:

According to Hermione and "Sites of Historical Sorcery", the Inn in Hogsmeade in 1612 was used as what?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #43 on: November 18, 2003, 05:21:25 AM »

You know, the frightening thing is that I can actually remember that one off the top of my head ...
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« Reply #44 on: November 18, 2003, 07:05:08 AM »

Uh, yeah, that is frightening, Xan.
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« Reply #45 on: November 18, 2003, 07:10:09 AM »

I think I almost remember, but I'm not sure and I leant out my book.  :(
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #46 on: November 23, 2003, 07:57:54 PM »

November 17 Trivia Answer:

Headquarters to a Goblin Uprising

Marold, Madeline, and Xan earned 5 points each for their house.  Congratulations!

Stay tuned for the November 24 trivia question
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #47 on: November 24, 2003, 08:17:24 AM »

November 24 Trivia Contest:

How many staircases are there at Hogwarts?
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« Reply #48 on: November 30, 2003, 01:40:19 PM »

The answer to the November 24 trivia contest is:  142 staircases.

Wizards winning 5 points each for their house are:

Xan
Marold
SeaShelly
Kelpie

Congratulations!

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #49 on: November 30, 2003, 05:11:08 PM »

December 1 Trivia Question:

What is the spell which allows a wizard to see the last spell a wand cast, and how can the spell be performed?  (worth 5 points)

If you get the first question right, you are eligible to try for the following bonus question:

What is the counter-spell to the answer(s) to the above question, and how is it performed? (worth 3 points)

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2003, 03:51:57 PM »

Answer to Decemer 1 Question:

Prior Incantato is a spell which, when cast, forces a wand to emit a ghost image of the last spell it cast. The images can be dispelled using the Deletrius spell.  

The spell also occurs when two wands are forced to duel which have core material from the same single animal.



The following earned 8 points for answering the trivia questions:

Marold
SeaShelly3
Xan
Cerebus
Angelina Tonks
Kelpie
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #51 on: December 08, 2003, 04:00:02 PM »

Trivia Question for the Week of December 8

In the game of Quidditch, the Golden Snitch replaced what piece of equipment?

For an extra 3 points, in what year did the Golden Snitch replace that piece of equipment?
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« Reply #52 on: December 08, 2003, 04:17:31 PM »

Hey!  What were the answers to last week's questions?
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« Reply #53 on: December 14, 2003, 12:16:31 PM »

Answer to December 8 Trivia Question:

The Golden Snitch was invented in 1300s by Bowman Wright of Godric's Hollow as a replacement for the Golden Snidget bird, which was used in the game of Quidditch until banned in the 1200s.

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Marold, Kelpie, and Cerberus earned 8 points.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #54 on: December 14, 2003, 12:19:36 PM »

Trivia Contest for December 15.

Mrs. Figg has four cats which are mentioned by name in the Harry Potter books.  Please name those four cats.

For 3 extra points, what is Mrs. Figg's middle name?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #55 on: December 14, 2003, 09:13:35 PM »

Oh man... I was looking for an exact date!!!

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« Reply #56 on: December 14, 2003, 11:08:01 PM »

I looked for it too Lauren then I gave up and just went with a rounded number.
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« Reply #57 on: December 21, 2003, 11:59:49 AM »

Answer to December 15 Trivia Questions

Arabella Dorren Figg has cats named Tibbles, Snowy, Mr. Paws and Tufty.


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« Reply #58 on: December 21, 2003, 12:21:53 PM »

I know I made that one in under the wire. *phew*

I love this season and all, but alot of the times it takes you away from games you love playing.  ;D
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« Reply #59 on: December 21, 2003, 01:38:07 PM »

Grr ... I could only find 1 of the cat names and her middle name.
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