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Tricks and Treats abound on Jo’s official site today for Halloween! There also appears to be new hidden extra content for you Scrapbook. We’ll leave this post spoiler free for those wanting to solve the mysteries for themselves, but see the first comment in this pensieve for clues as… Read More
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Jkrowling.com has a special Halloween treat for us! The Do Not Disturb sign on the Secret Door has returned, but along with a TimerTurner! The Time Turner allows you to revisit all the past puzzles that lay behind the Door each time the Do Not Disturb sign was removed… Read More
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As expected, the Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR’s official site has changed to display birthday wishes to Molly Weasley for October 30th, again this year. Happy Birthday to one witch who showed us just how powerful love really can be! (Note for those Americans wondering about the… Read More
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As expected, the Wizard of the Month calendar has automatically updated to show Happy Birthday greetings to Filius Flitwick for October 17th. I’ve updated the Guide to Jo’s site to note it. Read More
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The new Wizard of the Month for October 2007 has appeared on Jo’s site, and Lo and Behold it’s Harry!! His description states: Harry Potter (1980 – ) The Boy Who Lived, only known survivor of the Avada Kedavra curse and conqueror of Lord Voldemort, also… Read More
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Please join us in wishing our own Clint Hagen a very happy birthday today, September 24th! Clint is the Lexicon’s Master Coder Guy, as Steve has dubbed him and our resident Latin expert. He is responsible for the magical programming behind the Remembrall Search feature, the Knight Bus Tours, and… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month Calendar has changed to wish a Happy Birthday to Hermione Granger for September 19th again this year. Hmm…. curious it’s not updated to include her married name, Weasley. 😛… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR.com has changed to display the new WotM for September 2007 to be: Albus Dumbledore 1881 – 1996 Brilliant and often controversial headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore is most famous for his 1945 defeat of Grindelwald… Read More
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No, we’re not up to mischief! Although our server has been misbehaving a bit. I’m suspecting Nargles, but the tech folks tell us that they’re working on it. If you’ve experienced a “page not found” error recently when trying to access the Lexicon, or found this page telling you… Read More
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The Wizard of the month calendar on JKR.com has updated to reveal the new WotM for August 2007 to be… Rowena Ravenclaw Medieval (precise dates unknown). One of the four famous Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Rowena Ravenclaw was the most brilliant witch of… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s official site is showing Happy Birthday wishes for our dear hero, Harry Potter. We would also like to extend our best wishes to Jo herself, who shares her birthday with her boy wizard. Happiest birthday to Harry and Jo!… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR.com has updated to wish a Happy Birthday for 30 July to Neville Longbottom! Hurray for the other hero of our story, born as the seventh month dies!… Read More
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This is it, July 20! The last day before the official release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows! It’s been a long wait, and the anticipation is at a fever pitch. We hope this Countdown has helped pass the time, and offered a chance to look back over… Read More
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It is now July 19th and that means only 2 more days until the release of Deathly Hallows. We are passing the time by thinking of instances from the Wizarding World that correspond to the number of days left. Here are some passages in which the number 2 is important. Read More
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Jo has just updated the Diary on her official website with a plea to fans to thwart the spoilers attempts. We’re doing our best here at the Lexicon Jo! CONSTANT VIGILANCE!… Read More
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Here we are at July 18th, and only 3 days until the release of Deathly Hallows. Share your examples of the number 3 that remind you of something from Harry Potter. Madam Rosmerta is the proprietor of the Three Broomsticks in Hogsmeade. “…born to those who have thrice defied him”. Read More
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Now it’s July 17th and Deathly Hallows is just 4 days away! Time to list all the instances of the number 4 we can find. The four houses of Hogwarts, named for the four Founders. The Dursleys live at Number Four Privet Drive. The Triwizard Tournament had four champions. Read More
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Today is July 16th, bringing us down to 5 days until the release of Deathly Hallows. How many examples of the number 5 can we come up with from the stories? The Five Feathers in Barnsley is home to Bungy the waterskiing budgerigar. Gilderoy Lockhart, five times winner of Witch… Read More
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Now it is July 15th and there are only 6 days until the release of Deathly Hallows. List as many examples of the number 6 as you can come up with for the stories. We’ve had some brilliant examples in the previous days! Be sure to take a look if… Read More
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July 14th, the date that marks the release of Deathly Hallows as one week away. ONE WEEK! Just 7 days. Seven, the most powerfully magical number of all. This is sure to be the longest list we’ve created yet, as there are many times the number 7 is mentioned. (For… Read More
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The HP Lexicon is happy to promote the fund raising efforts of fellow Potter fans to help put our beloved books (literally) into the hands of blind readers. The National Braille Press is magically making Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows available in braille the… Read More
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Today being July 13th means there are 8 days to go before the release of Deathly Hallows. How many examples of the number 8 can we find relating to Harry Potter? The Hogwarts library closes at eight o’clock in the evening. Neville Longbottom showed his first sign of magical ability… Read More
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Yesterday was sure a lot of fun, coming up with all the tens. Here we are on July 12th, which means Deathly Hallows is 9 days away. How many occurances of the number 9 can we find associated with Harry Potter? A few to get us started: The Hogwarts Express… Read More
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A small group of obsessive nitpicking Harry Potter fans (true Lexicon friends!) who call themselves the HPNs have found a fun way to pass the time waiting for the final book. They’ve been scouring the books for occurrences of the number corresponding to the number of days left. Let’s join… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on JKR.com has changed to display the wizard for July 2007 as: Godric Gryffindor Medieval (precise dates unknown) One of the four famous Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Godric Gryffindor was the most accomplished dueller of his time,… Read More
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Continuing our tradition of joining in the birthday wishes posted on Jo’s site… The Wizard of the Month calendar has changed to Happy Birthday Dobby for June 28th. Read More
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A new book has appeared in the Links section of Jo’s website, entitled Missing Madeleine. Please LOOK, read, and spread the word about this tragic story. We are praying for her safe return. Editorial: For those who would criticize Jo for giving this publicity to the plight… Read More
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Owls are arriving with the results of WOMBAT 3 on Jo’s official site. Text from all certificates is now posted on the WOMBAT – results page, images on the way! EDIT:The page is now complete with screenshots of the WOMBAT wall and images of all the certificates. Read More
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The WOMBAT results delivery clock on Jo’s official site shows that the Results are in the post. You can see this by clicking on the WOMBAT card and entering your Student ID code. In the past this has meant we would receive the results within a day! If… Read More
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Well we’ve finally managed to post the text of WOMBAT grade 3 exam with our Lexicon staff commentary. John Kearns joins us this time with his added insight, and Lisa returns for a second time with her perspective. Steve and I have been overwhelmed in real life the past… Read More
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The door is open on JKR.com! With WOMBAT grade 3 behind it. The Lexicon is working on our commentary as we did for the first two. We’ll have that posted for you as soon as we can. To open the Door and activate the WOMBAT:… Read More
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Today, June 3rd, is the birthday of our Essays Editor… Paula Hall! Please join us in wishing her a day filled with magic and all her dreams come true. Happy Birthday Paula!… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s official site has gone blank. Apparantly a glitch that I’m sure will be fixed soon. And now it’s fixed 🙂 Salazar Slytherin Medieval (precise dates unknown) One of the four celebrated Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Salazar… Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s official site has changed to display Happy Birthday wishes for May 15th to Pomona Sprout. Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the new interactive site. Read More
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Jo has posted five new FAQ’s in About the Books this morning. Lisa has updated the character pages with the new canon and I’ve updated the Guide to Jo’s site. Read More
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The Wizard of the Month calendar on Jo’s site has been updated to show the new WotM for May and it’s none other than our dear Hogwarts founder… Helga Hufflepuff!… Read More
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As Keith Johnson continues work on his project to illustrate Philospher’s Stone, he has recently completed this (ahem) “delightful” image of the troll in the girl’s toilet. 😀 I’ve posted it on the Reader’s Guide for chapter 10. Thank you Keith for sharing your paintings with us!… Read More
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I’ve been working on a few lingering projects lately, and managed to finish the Archive of images from the Wizard of the Month calendar on jkrowling.com. It’s hard to believe we’ve had three full years worth of Wizards of the Month already, since Jo launched her new… Read More
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When my good friend Heidi Tandy (of FictionAlley) asked me if I’d like to write a magazine article about Order of the Phoenix I paused (only for a moment) and then said, “Sure! What do you need?” (Because I’m crazy that way, I’ll do anything Potterish.) “An… Read More
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We’d like to introduce you to our newest artist- Keith Johnson! Keith is undertaking an ambitious project to create cover art and chapter illustrations for all of the Harry Potter novels. He is currently working on the final chapters of Philosopher’s Stone and has offered to share his work with… Read More
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The WotM calendar on Jo’s official site is showing Happy Birthday wishes to Remus Lupin for March 10th, again this year. So far, all birthdays have repeated since appearing for the first time, with no new ones nor any being skipped. Read More
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Happy Birthday greetings to Ron Weasley have appeared again this year for March 1st. Also, the Text Only version of the site is listing the new Wizard of the Month for March as Tilden Toots 1959 – present ‘The wizard with three green thumbs’ Celebrity herbologist and… Read More