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by Will Lestrange
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Games Talk
Topic: Naming Characters
Replies: 3
Views: 592

Re: Naming Characters

Most of the time I use some form of the name William as a first name, but with other names added as appropriate. There was one game where you chose which type of wizard you were and the game began with a personality quiz which would suggest a type of wizard for you. After making a few wizards, I wan...
by Will Lestrange
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, February!
Replies: 8
Views: 66

Re: Happy Birthday, February!

Where I’m sitting it’s still the 12th. So - happy birthday Febi’uvairi! So glad you’re having/had a great one!
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 1290

Re: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!

As rain began to settle in, the first February pickup was one of the better-attended ones; when all was said and done, every house was represented! We began with two rounds of Xany, and then we divided up into teams: half of us had proper four-letter names (Kris, Will) and the other half had longer ...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 4 - Bus!
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Lesson 4 - Bus!

As per Assignment Four , we will play a counting game in this thread! (Note that Bus! is the Parseltongue for the sound a bee makes. It is NOT the equivalent of the English word 'bus'.) The rules of this game are as follows: -The first post should correspond to the number 1 and each post should corr...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 3 - Discover Some More Words
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Lesson 3 - Discover Some More Words

This is another chance to add to the Parseltongue lexicon! As per Assignment Three , your prompt here is as follows: Discover another word, which can be of any part of speech, by talking to the class snakes. In the thread "Lesson 3 - Discover Some More Words", you should make a post containing: -An ...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 3 - Critical Inference
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Lesson 3 - Critical Inference

Recall the prompt for this part of Assignment 3 : I showed Basl a few more images; he described each of them with a sentence in Parseltongue. The images are linked below, along with how Basl described each of them. IMAGE 1: https://sites.google.com/site/parseltongue101/assignment3/Discuss5.jpg?attre...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 2 - Discover a Noun
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Lesson 2 - Discover a Noun

This is your first chance to add to the Parseltongue lexicon! As per Assignment Two , your prompt here is: Now that you have chosen a class snake, it is time to see if the snake can teach you a noun! In this thread, you should make a post containing: -An undiscovered noun in Parseltongue (i.e. it do...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 2 - Choose your own Snake
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Lesson 2 - Choose your own Snake

Here is where you get to choose a snake of your own from the ophidiarium! As per Assignment 2 , your prompt is as follows: Choose a snake from the class ophidiarium and post in this thread with the following three things: 1. A link to a picture of the snake you chose. (If you find a picture on the M...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 2 - Critical Inference
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Lesson 2 - Critical Inference

Recall the prompt for this part of Assignment 2 : I showed Basl a few more images; he described each of them with a sentence in Parseltongue. The images are linked below, along with how Basl described each of them. IMAGE 1: https://i.imgur.com/itH6REP.jpg 'Tasi doʃe kura stabsle gara sliʃe athne.' I...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Lesson 1 - Introduction
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Lesson 1 - Introduction

This is the post where you can introduce yourself! As per Assignment One , this introduction should include: -Your HOL name and House -At least one of the following: What motivated you to take this class? What are you most looking forward to about learning this term? What piques your interest about ...
by Will Lestrange
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Parseltongue for Beginners
Topic: Kestnaʃ?
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Kestnaʃ?

Feel free to ask your Parseltongue questions here! (As you will learn in Lesson 2, kestnaʃ is the Parseltongue word for 'question'/'questions'). Also, if you think you can answer a fellow student's question in this forum, you are strongly encouraged to reply to help them out! As per the syllabus, th...
by Will Lestrange
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Alex!
Replies: 12
Views: 148

Re: Happy Birthday, Alex!

hope you had a great one!
by Will Lestrange
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: February Prompt: How Romantic! (or not?)
Replies: 2
Views: 48

February Prompt: How Romantic! (or not?)

February is known for cold, as well as the very first signs of spring growing outside. But many people also know it for Valentine's Day! For this month, your task is to write at least 50 words on some form of love or romance (the sky's the limit as long as you keep the HOL guidelines in mind)! This ...
by Will Lestrange
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: January Prompt: New Beginnings
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: January Prompt: New Beginnings

Everyone involved has earned full HOOTs for this!
by Will Lestrange
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: HOLLERS
Topic: January Reminders
Replies: 0
Views: 51

January Reminders

You have a little under a week to earn HOOTs for January in the following places: January Challenges Jigsaw Slitherlink Maze January Creative Outlet Constrained writing challenge (in the Writing Under Constraint subforum): New Beginnings Other Creative Outlet challenges (in the Main Creative Outlet ...
by Will Lestrange
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 6
Views: 12935

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

*Will the first question of the Quaffle game have a colour in it? - no
*How many 'All Chaser' situations will there be? - 5
*Which team will score the last goal? - Ravenclaw
by Will Lestrange
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Arianna!
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Happy Birthday, Arianna!

hope you had a great birthday!
by Will Lestrange
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Tour of the Common Rooms
Topic: Assignment 3 Riddle
Replies: 3
Views: 314

Re: Assignment 3 Riddle

A footstep!

What gets wetter as it dries?
by Will Lestrange
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 1290

Re: 2019-2020 Quidditch Pickups Thread!

Only a few of us were able to make it to the pitch for the first pickup session of 2020, and one of them could only be there for half an hour. Despite that, we were able to get in five quick rounds of exploding fun with the Quod! The teams were divided based on Hogwarts graduation: Undergraduates (W...
by Will Lestrange
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: January Prompt: New Beginnings
Replies: 3
Views: 119

January Prompt: New Beginnings

For this month, we're breaking away from the "consecutive chapter titles of Philosopher's Stone" prompt theme to celebrate the new year and new decade! For this month, your task is to write at least 50 words on some sort of new beginning (this can involve HOL, Harry Potter characters, or anything el...

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