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by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mars – Mythology
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Mars – Mythology

Mars is one of the most important deities in Roman mythology, second only to Jupiter. No one is really sure about the origins of his exact nature, but through ancient history, Mars developed into a god of war. He was also protector of Rome since in the myth, he was a father of Romulus and Remus. To ...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mars – Astronomy
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Mars – Astronomy

Mars has been the most visited planet in our solar System. So far, four missions with rovers landed on Mars, Sojourner, Spirit and Opportunity, Curiosity and as of February 18th 2021, Perseverance, lovingly nicknamed Percy. Rovers help scientists in their quest to understand what different parts of ...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mars – Popular Culture
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Mars – Popular Culture

Historically, Mars was thought to be the most likely of the planets to harbor life and mentions if Mars in popular culture go as far back as the 18th century, though true fascination with the Red Planet did not occur until late 19th. Since then, Martians have been common in popular culture, showing ...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Pop Culture
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Mercury - Pop Culture

20 Hoots and 50 beans go to:

Amy Darvill
Aurelia West
Emily Spencer
Iverian Gnash
Louis Walles
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Astronomy
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Mercury - Astronomy

30 Hoots and 50 beans go to Emily Spencer!
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Mythology
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Mercury - Mythology

20 Hoots and 50 beans go to Emily Spencer and Iverian Gnash!
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: February - Nurikabe
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: February - Nurikabe

25 Hoots go to:

Iverian Gnash
Kendra Givens
Mia Fountain
Prof. Will Lestrange
Reyyan Azkendra
Silvana Mandeville
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Better than in the Book
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Better than in the Book

Yes, the title might seem a tad sacrilegious, thinking that the movie presented some things better than they were described in the books. But sometimes, especially when it comes to describing emotions, it just hits harder for me to see it on the screen than read it in a book. One of such scenes was ...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Is the Sorting Hat always Right?
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Re: Is the Sorting Hat always Right?

I never really subscribed to the whole Sorting Hat is never wrong idea, and the Sorting itself. The series is all about proving that people can grow and change and learn from previous mistakes and experiences, so who is to say your personality is completely shaped and set in stone when you have turn...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Getting Into Harry Potter
Replies: 565
Views: 105363

Re: Getting Into Harry Potter

It occurred to me that I never really replied here... It was a chance meeting during after school hours. I was waiting for the school bus to take me home, but I missed one, due to my friends and the fun we had. So I had to wait one hour for the next bus to come. Atypically for me, I decided to spend...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Kyrie!
Replies: 14
Views: 201

Re: Happy Birthday, Kyrie!

I wish you a very happy birthday Kyrie! Hope you had a great day. :)
by Maxim Trevelyan
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Top Points Winner of the Month 2020-21
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: Top Points Winner of the Month 2020-21

January is always one of the busiest months of the year when students are hurrying with last of their assignments, professors are busy grading and the term starts to wind down. So we should not be surprised when the cold month gives us some of the biggest point numbers of the year! Award Winner: Ga...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: February - Nurikabe
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: February - Nurikabe

People who turned in their nurikabe solutions:

Kendra Givens --- both
Prof. Will Lestrange --- both
Mia Fountain --- both
Silvana Mandeville --- both
Iverian Gnash --- both
Reyyan Azkendra --- both
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Bingo
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: Book Bingo

I would like a card please. :)

Card Sent
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: February - Nurikabe
Replies: 2
Views: 111

February - Nurikabe

Worth 10 Hoots : https://i.imgur.com/nTCBOKK.png Worth 15 Hoots : https://i.imgur.com/ErKYxnu.png Rules Each puzzle consists of a grid containing clues in various places. The object is to create islands by partitioning between clues with walls so: Each island contains exactly one clue. The number of...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Mythology
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Mercury - Mythology

Mercury is a major god in the Roman pantheon. He is the god of financial gain, commerce, eloquence, messages, communication, travelers, boundaries, luck, trickery, and thieves and serves as the guide of souls to the underworld. What are some of your lucky possessions or concepts? Take a photo of the...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Pop Culture
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Mercury - Pop Culture

Scores of science-fiction writers have been inspired by Mercury, some of them being Isaac Asimov, C. S. Lewis, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, and H. P. Lovecraft. Television and film writers, too, have found the planet an ideal location for storytelling. In Invader Zim, Mercury is turned into a pro...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Astronomy
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Mercury - Astronomy

Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system and nearest to the Sun. Despite its proximity to the Sun, Mercury is not the hottest planet in our solar system, a title that belongs to Venus. It has no moons or rings. Mercury takes 59 Earth days to make one full daily rotation and completes one r...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: January - Skyscrapers
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: January - Skyscrapers

25 Hoots go to:

Kendra Givens
Mia Fountain
Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Prof. Will Lestrange
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Which Disney Animated Film Is The Best?
Replies: 198
Views: 39112

Re: Which Disney Animated Film Is The Best?

Mine is a tie between The Lion King and Rescuers Down Under. Both are just great movies that I kept watching over and over again when I was growing up. Just the right amount of fun, exciting, dashing, thought-provoking and amazing.

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