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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
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I am in the process of adding new characters: Alecto; Amycus; Aubrey, Bertram; Belby, Marcus; Belcher, Humphrey; Benson, Amy (Muggle); Bishop, Dennis (Muggle); Burke, Caractacus; Cadwallader; Chorley (Muggle); Cole, Mrs. (Muggle); Coote, Ritchie; Cresswell, Dirk; Cuffe, Barabas; Damocles [Uncle]; Flume, Ambrosius; Gaunt, Marvolo; Gaunt, Merope; Gaunt, Morfin; Golpalott; Greyback, Fenrir;… Read More
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I’ve been adding spells and other things from the last few chapters of Order of the Phoenix over the last couple of days, finishing up the cataloging of book five. Our new editor, John Kearns, has been working through the Reader’s Guide pages, organizing them with index material and making sure they’re… Read More
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I’ve added a few more maps to the Atlas of Hogwarts. I think there are enough there now to satisfy just about anyone’s wishes. But there is much bigger and better news. If you follow the links to Sources of Lexicon information, you’ll find pages giving details about the various… Read More
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Just added new maps to the Atlas of Hogwarts and a new essay by Cornelia Remi which is simply outstanding. There will be more to come. We’re hard at work getting things ready for the 16th…which is barely two weeks away!… Read More
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I just added a new link to the resources page. It’s been a while since I’ve added any new resource links, and as I added this one it occurred to me that it would be worth mentioning why I don’t add more links. As a policy, the Lexicon does not include… Read More
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The ‘Error’ in the Title Graphic This is an email I recently received: Subject: Flaw on the picture on the main page I don’t know if this has been called to your attention before, but there’s a typo on the main page. The word “complete” is spelled “compleat” in… Read More
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We’ve just passed the 30-day point, waiting for the publication of the sixth book. Here at the Lexicon, we’re gearing up for the massive task of integrating all the new information from Half-Blood Prince into the 700+ pages of the site. Between now and July 16, we’re trying to make… Read More
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This evening I’ve been doing a lot of file maintenance throughout the Lexicon. In the process, a lot of filenames and links have been changed. Dreamweaver does a marvelous job of managing that sort of thing, but it takes a while to re-synch everything. If you happen to encounter a… Read More