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Gripe with Gringott’s Bank

"As I failed to answer every one of the sphinx’s riddles, I was unable to get past it to my gold."
-- letter from Mallory Twiddle (DP1)

Gripe with Gringott’s Bank

Gripe with Gringott’s Bank is a letter complaining about overzealous bank security from Mallory Twiddle, appearing on the Letters Page of the Daily Prophet (DP1).

Mr Twiddle was unable to access his High Security vault because of the difficult riddles asked by the Sphinx guarding it. He would personal prefer the return of dragons or security trolls to the front line at Gringott’s Wizarding Bank (DP1).

Commentary

Notes

Although the date printed on the first Daily Prophet Newsletter (DP1) is 31 July 1998, the timeframe for this event is 1992-1993.

From the Web

Writing by J K Rowling on Pottermore: The Daily Prophet

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