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A few essays have been connected/reconnected to the essay index lately in the midst of all our site maintenance. Most of them predate the publication of Half-Blood Prince (and thus appear earlier in the essay index than visitors might expect) but are none the less interesting for that. We hope you enjoy them. Read More
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The Encyclopedia of Potions has been partitioned into sections while undergoing maintenance. These and other pages on various magical disciplines are still undergoing updates. There may be occasional hiccups when attempting to follow links to specific potions pages as those links are being moved from the (formerly) single main potions page… Read More
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Lots is new! Mrs. Black and her son Regulus have their own pages now, and Mundungus‘ page has been re-worked. My big project this weekend was to redo the way the wizard pages are grouped, and I’m almost done. I’ll post later with links when it is out of beta. Read More
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This morning’s update of the Lexicon brought to you by Michele and The Quibbler, which now has its own page. Other updates to the Communication-related pages have also taken place. Read More
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Me again. Lucius now has his own page, and Arthur Weasley‘s and James Potter‘s pages have been re-organized so that they should be easier to refer to (quick facts on top, in-depth profile below). Read More
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I’m doing some site maintenance today. A lot of links will change. If you encounter a link error before, say, 2:30 pm EDT, please accept my apology but don’t worry about it. It takes a while to upload all the revised files. If you still find a broken link after… Read More
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We now have an icon (thanks, Steve!) and a page for the Slug Club. It is difficult to definitively identify early members , so if Slughorn mentioned someone was one of “his” students, received gifts from them, or socializes with them, they made it on the tentative list. Read More
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Editor: Michele L. Worley I have stretched this list to include some instances of numbers containing the word “seven”. There will be seven books in the series. “All right, thirty-seven then,” said Dudley, going red in the face. [counting birthday presents, (PS2)] “Seven years there and he won’t know… Read More
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Editor: Michele L. Worley I have stretched this list to include some instances of numbers containing the word “six”. “Thirty-six,” he said, looking up at his mother and father. “That’s two less than last year.” [counting birthday presents, (PS2)] …while Harry and Uncle Vernon watched Dudley unwrap the racing… Read More
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Many, many people help on the Lexicon. We have the finest staff in the history of the web, that’s true, but a lot of folks help out in other ways, from error checking to making suggestions for essays, artwork, or new pages. I want to take a few moments to thank… Read More
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I’ve been analyzing the timeline and I’ve made a few discoveries and revisions. The dates of events of fifty years ago, when Riddle was at Hogwarts, have had to be changed to match new material in HBP. I’ve updated the timeline and also added a new table of those years to… Read More
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Well I’ve finished my first survey of book 6, and think I have added all the new characters, both wizard and Muggle. Next I will be double-checking and adding dates, researching name meanings, and hunting for new artwork. Read More
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The character pages have been updated with new info through chapter 15. They aren’t finished yet, but I have started whole pages on Rufus Scrimgeour and Horace Slughorn. Voldemort’s page has new sections: “Followers,” and “Victims.”… Read More