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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #60 on: December 22, 2003, 11:10:56 AM »

Trivia Question for the Week of December 22:  Gilderoy Lockhart authored 8 books.  For 5 points, please name those books.

For an extra three points - what are used to light Christmas trees at Hogwarts (and Sirius's) - what sort of "decorations" were used a lights?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #61 on: December 28, 2003, 01:54:44 AM »

Heather ... I count 9 books
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #62 on: December 28, 2003, 12:51:17 PM »

8 text books - and one household book
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #63 on: December 28, 2003, 04:54:38 PM »

December 22 Trivia Answer

Gilderoy Lockhart wrote 8 text books he used when teaching Defense Against the Dark Arts:

Wandering with Werewolves
Gadding with Ghouls
Travels with Trolls
Holidays with Hags
Break with a Banshee
Voyages with Vampires
Year with the Yeti
Magical Me

He also wrote Gilderoy Lockhart's Guide to Household Pests

Fairies were used to light the Christmas Trees.

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #64 on: December 29, 2003, 11:33:23 AM »

Trivia Question for the week of December 29

Ottery St. Catchpole is a small town along the River Otter in Devon, near Exeter. Ottery St. Catchpole is home to several wizarding families (at least 4 that we know of).  For five points, who are these families?

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #65 on: December 29, 2003, 07:55:08 PM »

  :o  :o
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #66 on: January 04, 2004, 01:44:44 PM »

Answer to December 29 Trivia:

The Weasleys, Diggorys, Lovegoods and Fawcetts live in Ottery St. Catchpole.

Xan and Marold earned 5 points each for the house for their correct answers.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #67 on: January 04, 2004, 01:48:04 PM »

Trivia contest for the week of January 5:

How does Hogwarts learn of magical children so that Professor McGonagall can send the children their Hogwarts letters?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #68 on: January 04, 2004, 09:39:35 PM »

where do you come up with these things?  :o *wracks brain to figure out the answer*
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #69 on: January 05, 2004, 02:04:39 AM »

Hah ... were we the only ones to figure it out?

Slyths rule. ;D

*reads new question*

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #70 on: January 07, 2004, 02:34:36 AM »

Do you mean any student in particular? or just all the students in general?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #71 on: January 07, 2004, 05:35:16 PM »

All the students - there is a specific way that Hogwarts learns of magical children - what is it?
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« Reply #72 on: January 07, 2004, 06:28:59 PM »

Ok gotcha now.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #73 on: January 11, 2004, 11:41:31 AM »

Answer to trivia question for week of December 29:

In Hogwarts there's a magical quill which detects the birth of a magical child, and writes his or her name down in a large parchment book. Every year Professor McGonagall checks the book, and sends owls to the people who are turning 11.

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #74 on: January 11, 2004, 11:46:49 AM »

Trivia question for the week of January 12:

For 5 points:

Name all of the O.W.L. examiners which have been identified in the books.

For 3 extra points:

Name the individual who performed Dumbledore's Transfiguration O.W.L. exam.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #75 on: January 18, 2004, 07:13:45 PM »

The Answer to the trivia question for the week of January 12 is:

The two examiners identified by name in the books are Professors Marchbanks and Tofty.  Professor Marchbanks tested Dumbledore for his N.E.W.T. in Transfiguration.

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #76 on: January 18, 2004, 07:21:51 PM »

Trivia Question for the week beginning January 19:

As of the start of the book, Order of the Phoenix, we know of 21 named members of the Order of the Phoenix.  For 8 points, name these members.
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« Reply #77 on: January 18, 2004, 11:09:13 PM »

:DCool, my first points!!!!!!!!

GO SLYTHERIN!!!!!!

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #78 on: January 19, 2004, 02:49:20 PM »

Do past AND present members count as part of the 21, or only present members?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #79 on: January 19, 2004, 11:41:40 PM »

Past and Present members, who, as of the start of the 5th book could still participate (i.e. nobody who had died or the Longbottoms) in the Order.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #80 on: January 20, 2004, 10:12:01 AM »

Okay, so some past members (i.e. those not alive) aren't part of the count?  That clears it up.
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #81 on: January 28, 2004, 11:57:01 AM »

Sorry for the delay, I have been in trial . . .

The answer to the trivia question is:

Sirius Black
Dedalus Diggle
Elphias Doge
Albus Dumbledore
Aberfoth Dumbledore
Arabella Figg
Mundungus Fletcher
Rubeus Hagrid
Hestia Jones
Remus Lupin
Minerva McGonagall
Alastor Moody
Sturgis Podmore
Kingsley Shacklebolt
Severus Snape
Nymphadora Tonks
Emmeline Vance
Arthur Weasely
Molly Weasely
Bill Weasely
Charlie Weasely

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #82 on: January 28, 2004, 12:04:57 PM »

Trivia question for week of January 28 (please submit answers by February 1)

Please name the three teachers who have taught Care of Magical Creatures during the time Harry has been at Hogwarts.
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« Reply #83 on: January 29, 2004, 12:04:08 AM »

ack, we get 5 days? is that midnight board time Feb 1?
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #84 on: February 02, 2004, 08:41:51 PM »

January 28 Trivia Answers:

Professor Kettleburn
Professor Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank
Professor Rubeus Hagrid

Kitty Snape, Kelpie, and Xan each earned 5 points for correct answers.  Good job!!!
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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #85 on: February 02, 2004, 08:44:34 PM »

February 1 Trivia Question:

For 5 points, what is the proper name for a Mer-horse?

For 3 bonus points - what is the proper name for the young/child of a Mer-horse?

Please PM me your answers no later than February 7.

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Re:Weekly Harry Potter Trivia Contest
« Reply #86 on: February 03, 2004, 03:07:31 AM »

 :o

WTH is a mer-horse?!

*frantically flips through books*
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« Reply #87 on: February 03, 2004, 10:57:11 AM »

Erm, is it kind of like a demon?
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« Reply #88 on: February 03, 2004, 03:43:38 PM »

Here is a hint - it is a magical beast
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« Reply #89 on: February 04, 2004, 04:32:08 PM »

can i give another hint?
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