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Yup, me again. I am very pleased to announce the addition of a new artist’s work to the Lexicon! Her name is Makani, and I have just finished adding her paintings and drawings of: Young Arthur & Molly Weasley, Dumbledore and Fawkes, Remus Lupin, Hestia Jones and Emmaline Vance, Fenrir… Read More
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The reorganization project is complete! Information-wise, I have added new research into Trelawney’s name: Sibyll (Sybill) Trelawney, and thanks to Santiágo Peresón, we have our first quotes for Book 6: Quotes by and about Sibyll (Sybill) Trelawney… Read More
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Lots of updates all over the site. The Lexicon is constantly changing. One thing we added was our statement of editorial policy, which is on the page about the Lexicon and its staff. On a staff-related note, it is my sad duty to announce that Josh Santilli, my stalwart assistant… Read More
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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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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
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I wish you both a long future of health, love and laughter! I am pleased to say that I have added some stunning new artwork by four longtime Lexicon contributors: Red Scharlach (The Crouches), Riikka Jäntti (Ron, Draco, Snape), and Laura Freeman (Scrimgeour). I think you’ll agree… Read More
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We’re still adding new information from Half-Blood Prince. Lisa has the new characters added and Michele has been adding new spells and magic items. John has been working on the Reader’s Guide pages for the new book, listing all the new information in chapter-by-chapter format. You’ve been very helpful as well. Read More
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More updates all over the site. I have had a few notes from people who have been spoiled when they Googled something like ‘Death Eaters’ and hit the Lexicon’s page. I am truly sorry if that happens. We talked about the whole problem of spoilers before the book hit the… Read More
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If you want to see my notes prior to my making updates, I’ve been putting them out on my livejournal. I warn you that they contain massive spoilers (that’s what they’re for!) I’ve made some small updates to the Spells Encyclopedia and the wands page already (more to come)… Read More
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This is Steve reporting in. I’ve been on vacation and offline for a few days, but I’ve been busy anyway. I just uploaded some revised pages and I’ll be adding more soon. John has been busy working on the Reader’s Guide to the new book. I think it’s worth mentioning… Read More