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by Marie Dark
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Announcing HOL Version 5
Replies: 68
Views: 14979

Re: Announcing HOL Version 5

I miss collecting my beans....lol
And I too look forward to the new site and a new year. I really hope everyone is having a good Summer. :D
by Marie Dark
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Spells You Would Like to See
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Re: Spells You Would Like to See

I may have a spell that I wish existed. Maybe this doesn't qualify and might be too science fiction. But, what if there was a spell for astrological travel. Like traveling to the moon or one of Venus moons or to another planet or star. Could you imagine an interstellar passport or would that be call...
by Marie Dark
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Anna!
Replies: 7
Views: 1398

Re: Happy Birthday, Anna!

Happy Belated Birthday Anna. I wish you happy and safe endeavors. Have a great Summer till next school year. :D
by Marie Dark
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Muggles and Magic Collide
Topic: Introductions!
Replies: 12
Views: 3232

Re: Introductions!

Greetings and Salutations Everyone!!!! I too am a Proud Lioness... :D Rawrr!! I came back to HOL after a long break and I am looking forward to making new friends and learning new things. My family and friends are starting to join HOL... (jumping up and down yelling "Woooo-Hoooo!") I currently work ...
by Marie Dark
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: What's your boggart?
Replies: 14
Views: 2977

Re: What's your boggart?

My fear is "Falling to my death" or "Drowning in a huge Tidal Wave during a storm". I can't see myself jumping out of airplanes for pleasure..... Nope!!! And I'm a pretty good swimmer.... but in a storm the waves get Enormous and I always shutter to think I can't swim in a storm if a Huge Tidal Wave...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Movie Adaptations of Books
Replies: 3
Views: 1567

Re: Movie Adaptations of Books

Not sure what movie has been better than the book release.... hmmm .... it just seems like books have a better "Detail" of a moving picture..... unless I don't care to read the book.... but I can't think of any... lol
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Favourite Genre?
Replies: 10
Views: 2422

Re: Favourite Genre?

I truly like Fantasy...... it takes me away from my Daily Grind of 10 hour days standing on my Feet and picking orders to be shipped.... lol
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: What Book Are You Reading?
Replies: 202
Views: 31392

Re: What Book Are You Reading?

Well, I am currently re-reading "The Order of the Phoenix" and not because of this site. .... but it's been my tradition to read them starting in summer and reading them a""Bit by Bit" before I go to bed..... "It Calms me"!, and allows my brain to relax and stop thinking about the days stresses........
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Bookcrossing
Replies: 1
Views: 1505

Re: Bookcrossing

Oh my goodness, I think this is a great Idea.... especially for my mother.... but she reads quicker than spit.... lol no but really , she's a fast reader and she is retired and loves to read. ... she'd be perfect for a group like this in and around Los Angeles, California area.... I will research th...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Book talk
Replies: 175
Views: 29980

Re: Book talk

I really enjoyed the DaVinci Code series and the Twilight series. So before you judge me and put me down..... I like books of all different genres.... because I like to read, that's why.... So, if I dissappoint in reading this forum message.... then move on.... To the rest, "The Code" has a bundle o...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Book Suggestions
Replies: 213
Views: 37802

Re: Book Suggestions

Well, I have to confess, I Did NOT read everyone's suggestions for reading.... so if someone said the Da Vinci Code series, before now.... then I apologize for the Echo..... I really enjoy the series and yes , I am one of those people who have to look up facts... to make sure they're true..... hahah...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Lights! Camera! Action! Pitch your own movie plot!
Replies: 5
Views: 2150

Re: Lights! Camera! Action! Pitch your own movie plot!

Oh Please just Make this Fabulous Yellow Flamingo Movie.... I would totally watch it.... I have had an few ideas but I'm too hesitant to say them for I feel foolish when I think about it later down the line..... so I guess for now, until I get my confidence built back up.... I will stick to reading ...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: The Maze Runner
Replies: 1
Views: 1433

Re: The Maze Runner

Yes Maze Runner was very good and I thought it was a "Copy Cat" of the Hunger Games or Divergent but It really IS NOT.... I should read the books and I heard that they are thinking about making a TV series but then they didn't have enough Fans big enough to watch it... so not sure if they will go th...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Bond!
Replies: 2
Views: 1385

Re: Bond!

I really love Daniel Craig as James Bond..... he is so yummy....lol but yes... the film did not Let me down..... has the Action and drama they way it was intended.... :wub:
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: The Lord of the Rings/Hobbit
Replies: 3
Views: 1712

Re: The Lord of the Rings/Hobbit

i probably don't qualify to be in this discussion... only because I have only seen the movies... I never read the books and I should.... Even my great Uncle named his dog Frodo and he rescued an Owl which he called Fangorn because of his love for the books.... after he passed away the family fought ...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Movies for Valentine's Day
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Re: Movies for Valentine's Day

All of the previously mentioned movies are great Valentine's movies.... I watch "P.S. I love you" and "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "Shirley Valentine" and not because of her last name being Valentine... hahahahaha but because it's a great love story. The movie "Ghost" with Demi Moore "The English Pati...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Mockingjay Part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1334

Re: Mockingjay Part 2

When I first read the book, I wasn't sure if I really wanted to read about a lottery of kids being killed just to entertain the rich and gluttony... But like my daughter encouraged me to read on, I got hooked and then the movies came out and I was pleased with the first one (of course, I tried not t...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Beauty and the Beast 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2075

Re: Beauty and the Beast 2017

Well, I enjoyed the movie but I didn't finish it only because my daughter wasn't with me to watch it....When My daughter was 3 years old and we watched the animated cartoon, she had to have "Belle's Dress", and so the Grandparents (spoiling my child all the time,) bought her the dress and she didn't...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Remakes
Replies: 2
Views: 1219

Re: Remakes

Ha ha ha ha Om my goodness, Maxim... I totally agree with you regarding the CGI in the Beauty and the Beast.... I watched as much as I could but I didn't finish it because of several reasons... but not what people think why... it's more of a movie that I watched with my daughter when she was 3 years...
by Marie Dark
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Wonder Woman
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Re: Wonder Woman

OK, I purposely avoided reading any posts on here for fear of reading anything I shouldn't know before watching the movie. Now I am commenting only because I grew up Watching Wonder Women the TV show with Linda Carter and just loved the fact a Women was the Heroine and was so beautiful taking out th...

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