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Miscellaneous Archives

A catch-all category for posts that don't really fit into any of the other categories. Includes both forgettable fluff ("Which character do you most envy?") and thematic analyses (the roles of paranoia and vengeance in the series as a whole).

RE: Some more thoughts about Lily and the Marauders

Lily's relationship with MWPP during their Hogwarts days.

Posted January 22, 2002 at 12:13 am
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RE: Pranks--Envy--Ghosts--Library Policies

An anti-prankster rant, and a brief discourse on envy as the primary spiritual killer of the Potterverse. Suggestion that Moaning Myrtle's unwillingness to forgive her schoolday tormentors is what keeps her as a ghost. British University library policies.

Posted February 08, 2002 at 3:00 pm
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RE: FLIRTIAC--What's In A Name?--Draco--Envy and EEWWWWer

Support for FLIRTIAC, some joshing around about anagrammatic name-play, and other such forgettable fluff. Notable mainly for the T.S. Eliot/SHIPping reference at the end, play on which was later to cause so much trouble.

Posted February 11, 2002 at 5:34 am
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RE: FLIRTIAC and the Marauder's Map

FLIRTIAC defense: an explanation of why a transfigured human Mrs. Norris' first name might not show up on the Marauder's Map.

Posted February 14, 2002 at 6:24 pm
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RE: An 0ld-fashioned discussion

Fluff piece answering question "who is your favorite non-wizarding character?"

Posted February 16, 2002 at 12:16 pm
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RE: Enviable and pitiable characters

Answers to the questions "Which character do you most envy?" (Professor Flitwick), and "Which character do you most pity?" (Amos Diggory).

Posted February 24, 2002 at 7:30 pm
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RE: Flitwick, Amos Diggory

Flitwick and the other Heads of House; Amos Diggory and his possible role in future canon.

Posted February 26, 2002 at 1:57 am
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RE: Redeemable Fred--Neville Timeline--Ron's Birthday

A "Redeemable Fred" moment, some discussion of Neville's birthday, and a canon correction regarding Ron's birthday.

Posted March 07, 2002 at 1:23 am
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RE: Paranoia and Flying Hedgehogs

An analysis of ways in which GoF seems designed to encourage the reader in paranoia, and speculation as to what role paranoia may be slated to play in the series as a whole.

Posted March 08, 2002 at 3:04 am
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RE: Sartorial blind-spots, Animagi clothing, Sirius' motorcycle

JKR as a writer not terribly interested in clothing. Was Pettigrew naked in the Shrieking Shack? Sirius' mental condition at the time of his arrest.

Posted March 10, 2002 at 11:15 am
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RE: The Train Stomp vs. Dissin' The Slyths

Ethics, morality, vengeance and "cynicism" in the series.

Posted January 31, 2003 at 5:49 pm
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RE: Depictions of Mental Illness

Argues that JKR portrays characters who evidence signs of RL mental illness in a relatively non-defamatory manner.

Posted February 01, 2003 at 11:01 pm
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RE: Vengeance

The role of vengeance in the series as a whole.

Posted February 05, 2003 at 8:02 pm
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