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    Thread: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Michael's Take (Spoilers)
Post: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Michael's T...

I actually liked the fact that Harry did not return to Hogwarts in this book. With the task that was set to Harry in the sixth book, there really wasn't a chance that Harry would have been able to go ...
pika100891 Harry Potter 198 21,659 July 25th, 2007, 12:50 AM
    Thread: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Michael's Take (Spoilers)
Post: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Michael's T...

Darq Ali Wrote:This whole thing, of wand magic, allegiance, is oddly used and one of the things that 'seems inconsistant', to me. "The wand chooses the wizard". But Ron starts his career with on old...
pika100891 Harry Potter 198 21,659 July 24th, 2007, 04:30 PM
    Thread: Favourite subject at Hogwarts
Post: Favourite subject at Hogwarts

Charms, cause it sounds really fun, and it would be useful. Transfiguration, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Potions, and Arithmancy also sound really interesting. My least favorite class would prob...
pika100891 Harry Potter 8 769 August 25th, 2005, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Which is the best HP book?
Post: Which is the best HP book?

I loved Order of the Phoenix - the character developments, the intensity, the intricacy of the plot... to me, this book was way above the level of its previous counterparts. And the Department of Myst...
pika100891 Harry Potter 6 715 August 24th, 2005, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Why does DD plead?
Post: Why does DD plead?

I don't think Dumbledore and Snape had previously agreed that he would be killed in such a situation. Dumbledore did have a reason for not wanting to die. He was not pleeding because he was afraid of...
pika100891 Harry Potter 22 1,908 August 24th, 2005, 08:30 PM
    Thread: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)
Post: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)

gaudior24601 Wrote:I'm pretty sure in one of the books it said that the Drought of Living Death put someone into a sleep so deep and permanent it resembled death. Thanks Gaudior. As for the potion t...
pika100891 Harry Potter 28 1,601 August 22nd, 2005, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Mugglecast
Post: Mugglecast

The Brazilian Boa Constrictor (the snake from SS) doesn't have a diamond-shaped pattern, so it can't be Nagini.
pika100891 Harry Potter 15 905 August 22nd, 2005, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Is Sirius really dead?
Post: Is Sirius really dead?

Didn't JKR mention in an interview or something that the mirror would turn up again? I think I remember that, but I'm not sure...
pika100891 Harry Potter 29 1,994 August 22nd, 2005, 04:00 PM
    Thread: Hermione Never Sees Parents?
Post: Hermione Never Sees Parents?

I also find it irritating that Hermione almost never sees her parents. Whether or not it makes the books more interesting, it makes her character seem so much less believeable. I would love to see a b...
pika100891 Harry Potter 163 9,779 August 22nd, 2005, 03:56 PM
    Thread: So who guards azkaban now?
Post: So who guards azkaban now?

Boba,Obi Wan,Jango Wrote:So if the dementors have joined Voldemort, who guards azkaban now? Do the dementors still remain there or what? I doubt that if they'd joined voldemort they'd help the ministr...
pika100891 Harry Potter 8 747 August 22nd, 2005, 03:49 PM
    Thread: The potion Dumbledore drank (SPOILERS!!)
Post: The potion Dumbledore drank (SPOILERS!!)

Yep, I definitely think it's relevant to the story - if it wasn't, JKR probably wouldn't have included it. I agree that he may have been talking about the Potters and/or the Longbottoms, or even every...
pika100891 Harry Potter 51 2,324 August 22nd, 2005, 03:47 PM
    Thread: Hermione Never Sees Parents?
Post: Hermione Never Sees Parents?

Yes, I've always wondered about this too. Hermione seems to have no connection at all with her parents. Where were they when she was attacked in Cos???
pika100891 Harry Potter 163 9,779 August 21st, 2005, 02:57 PM
    Thread: The "What if" game
Post: The "What if" game

Then Cedric, Sirius, and Dumbledore would have died for nothing :angry: What if Rita Skeeter was actually a Death Eater?
pika100891 Harry Potter 395 19,517 August 21st, 2005, 02:56 PM
    Thread: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)
Post: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)

Lol, okay, I'll debate a little... How could Dumbledore have possibly been Aberforth? Dumbledore showed no signs of not being himself. Surely if they had switched, Harry would have noticed a differen...
pika100891 Harry Potter 28 1,601 August 21st, 2005, 02:52 PM
    Thread: Theory that answers all questions. *SPOILERS*
Post: Theory that answers all questions. *SPOILERS*

gaudior24601 Wrote:Around 150? How would he manage that? I think that she must have been joking/sarcastic, because in the books, he was young 50 years before COS JKR explained that wizards and witches...
pika100891 Harry Potter 11 1,022 August 21st, 2005, 01:53 PM
    Thread: The potion Dumbledore drank (SPOILERS!!)
Post: The potion Dumbledore drank (SPOILERS!!)

so and so Wrote:Zoe, As an old man, and headmaster of a school where several students have died, there are plenty of things he could feel guilty about, when under the effect of such a spell. The drink...
pika100891 Harry Potter 51 2,324 August 20th, 2005, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Harry Potter is NOT a child book.
Post: Harry Potter is NOT a child book.

I agree with Kwik silver... Harry Potter, while originally targeted at children, has become a series for people of all ages. But yes, I also find it irritating when people say that something will not ...
pika100891 Harry Potter 9 781 August 20th, 2005, 07:31 PM
    Thread: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)
Post: Dumbledore, (spoilers from HBP)

Haha... I'm resisting my urge to start arguing...
pika100891 Harry Potter 28 1,601 August 20th, 2005, 07:24 PM
    Thread: So what makes Snape tick? (contains spoilers)
Post: So what makes Snape tick? (contains spoilers)

I agree with some points of your opinion. Snape is a true supporter of neither Dumbledore nor Voldemort - he's out there for himself. He does what he does because it's in his own best interests. Howev...
pika100891 Harry Potter 8 776 August 20th, 2005, 12:58 AM
    Thread: Just finished 6th. Anyone else who has, come here & discuss your ideas (SPOILERS)
Post: Just finished 6th. Anyone else who has, come here ...

Hmm... when a wizard does magic without a wand, it is usually involuntary and uncontrollable. I don't think you could voluntarily cast an Unforgivable Curse without a wand - perhaps a very powerful da...
pika100891 Harry Potter 243 16,689 August 19th, 2005, 10:48 PM
    Thread: Eileen Prince (SPOILERS!!)
Post: Eileen Prince (SPOILERS!!)

AJ786 Wrote:In my memory..if i saw Snape writing a couple words down on his exam paper..i wouldn't really put into my memory. I dunno..if i was sneaking and writing a note..my writing would be comple...
pika100891 Harry Potter 23 1,481 August 19th, 2005, 09:33 PM
    Thread: Why did DD (contains spoilers)
Post: Why did DD (contains spoilers)

Dumbledore did not know how many Death Eaters were coming up the steps when he froze Harry. Even if he saw that it was only Malfoy before he froze Harry, he probably expected more Death Eaters to come...
pika100891 Harry Potter 16 1,006 August 19th, 2005, 09:21 PM
    Thread: Harry and Hogwarts
Post: Harry and Hogwarts

pika100891 Wrote:JKR cannot possibly leave Hogwarts completely out of the story. It has a very symbolic meaning in Harry's life, as it is the one place in where he has truly felt at home, and no doubt...
pika100891 Harry Potter 27 1,541 August 19th, 2005, 01:35 AM
    Thread: Eileen Prince (SPOILERS!!)
Post: Eileen Prince (SPOILERS!!)

Harry only saw Eileen Prince for a couple of moments during the Occlumency lessons. There would have been very little chance of him remembering what she looked like enough so that he would have been a...
pika100891 Harry Potter 23 1,481 August 19th, 2005, 12:50 AM
    Thread: Just finished 6th. Anyone else who has, come here & discuss your ideas (SPOILERS)
Post: Just finished 6th. Anyone else who has, come here ...

Lack Wrote:My impressions: 1. The worst book of the series. Too much dull travels into Pensieve. What was the first chapter for? 2. Snape was right, Harry really is "a mediocre to the last degree" (as...
pika100891 Harry Potter 243 16,689 August 17th, 2005, 09:09 PM
    Thread: Theory that answers all questions. *SPOILERS*
Post: Theory that answers all questions. *SPOILERS*

Sorry, but I doubt this is true. JKR had already stated (before Dumbledore's death) that Nicolas Flamel had died. JKR never lies; when she says someone is dead, she means it. In addition, JKR stated ...
pika100891 Harry Potter 11 1,022 August 17th, 2005, 08:54 PM
    Thread: The "What if" game
Post: The "What if" game

Then they will begin a relationship, which will be filled with arguments but will eventually develop into the beginning of a strong and trusting love. What if Lucius Malfoy escaped from Azkaban?
pika100891 Harry Potter 395 19,517 August 16th, 2005, 01:35 AM
    Thread: Harry and Hogwarts
Post: Harry and Hogwarts

JKR cannot possibly leave Hogwarts completely out of the story. It has a very symbolic meaning in Harry's life, as it is the one place in where he has truly felt at home, and no doubt JKR will use tha...
pika100891 Harry Potter 27 1,541 August 16th, 2005, 01:27 AM
    Thread: the unknown horcrux
Post: the unknown horcrux

Excellent observation, Orangeblossom! That's a very interesting idea. Perhaps the piece of Tom Riddle's soul that was being transferred to Ginny never fully left her. That would definitely be a dark t...
pika100891 Harry Potter 69 3,994 August 16th, 2005, 01:16 AM
    Thread: Wormtail+Book 7
Post: Wormtail+Book 7

I think Wormtail will eventually redeem himself. He has a life debt to Harry, and it has been hinted that he will somehow repay it. I'm also guessing that he will die in the process; perhaps he will b...
pika100891 Harry Potter 4 796 August 16th, 2005, 01:08 AM