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Post by bzjayhawks » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:11 pm

I'm Bridget-player-I went to SEMO camp recently.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:11 pm

johnboy81918 wrote: Ignore my last post...I decided to get off my ass and look something up for once :wacko:
lol John. You make me a happy pony. (Not to keep butting in on your attempted conversation or anything!)

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Post by johnboy81918 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:16 pm

bzjayhawks wrote: I'm Bridget-player-I went to SEMO camp recently.
Cool...although I won't pretend to remember everyone I saw there...although Shane and I *almost* hit your coach a few times with a frisbee...poor guy, I felt bad for him since he was rooming in our hallway...

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:17 pm

johnboy81918 wrote: Cool...although I won't pretend to remember everyone I saw there...although Shane and I *almost* hit your coach a few times with a frisbee...poor guy, I felt bad for him since he was rooming in our hallway...
Yeesh. Crazy mofo.

Not that, uh...I'm making pointless posts in order to advance my post count or anything...I would NEVER do that!!

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Post by johnboy81918 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:20 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: Crazy mofo.
I'm offended

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:23 pm

johnboy81918 wrote:
LibertyMarie wrote: Crazy mofo.
I'm offended
*shrug*

you still get 2 eprops for the locket business.

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Post by johnboy81918 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:32 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: you still get 2 eprops for the locket business.
um...yay?

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:37 pm

heh. Let's bring this back on-topic...

I HATE SNAPE

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Post by johnboy81918 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:01 pm

Unfortunately, he's my father...please don't hate him

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:09 pm

johnboy81918 wrote: Unfortunately, he's my father...please don't hate him
John, you are the funniest kid

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Post by johnboy81918 » Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:48 pm

What can I say? Wait...I can say...


sorry, couldn't come up with anything...maybe tomorrow when I'm not dripping watermelon on my keyboard?

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Post by LibertyMarie » Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:38 pm

johnboy81918 wrote: maybe tomorrow when I'm not dripping watermelon on my keyboard?
Nice work, kiddo.

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Post by johnboy81918 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 3:52 pm

Perhaps you've forgotten, or maybe you never knew, but kiddo is my word kiddo...please refrain from further usage. I shall only ask once.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:06 pm

johnboy81918 wrote: Perhaps you've forgotten, or maybe you never knew, but kiddo is my word kiddo...please refrain from further usage. I shall only ask once.
bring it kiddo

everyone else...feel free to comment about harry potter. seriously, i just started conversating with john last page so i could get to 800. haha

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Post by johnboy81918 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:10 pm

Oh yeah? Well this is post 99 for me kiddo. That means only a few more till 100!

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Post by S.C.Mitchell07 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:20 pm

Harry Potter 90210.

In all seriousness (heh, the aspiring screenwriter of vulgar golf movies commentating on Harry Potter) HPB was one of the better ones in the series, (i'm not gonna gush. I reserve that for my own works of genius) and it does well to tie up the loose ends from the previous 5 books and set up for the final one. I'm sincerely hoping that the Seventh has a lot of "flash forwards" or at least a prologue so we see how everything turns out. Rowling didn't use her standard formula from the last books (not that there's anything wrong with it) so that was a bonus, and she made everything clean and clear cut

Character wise, everything was all right. Harry was a bit off kilter. I'll chalk that up to being 16 (or me reading it from 10:00pm to 6:00 am... meh) and his obsession on Malfoy. I'm just gonna be honest and say that he and Ginny just go ahead and marry each other already. Loose the tension. And of course, Harry made his patented dumb move (tm) and slashed Malfoy, giving himself detention. Meh. Every other person was the way they should've been, well aside from the whole murdering professor and student so that was aight too.

The ending... I was spoiled, so I wasn't shocked. Other message boards are trying to explain it away, like Snape was forced to kill, or Dumbledore dodged it by transfiguring or whatever... But it's pretty closed to interpretation folks. He be dead.

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Post by MoundCityBMW...T » Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:24 pm

I didn't know conversating was a word--nice. Wordsmithing is fun.

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Post by flycaitiee69 » Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:34 am

s.c.mitchell, you make me oh-so-happy. silly harry and his patented moments.

your posts make me giggle.

i think i love you.








:huh:

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Post by LibertyMarie » Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:31 am

MoundCityBMW...T wrote: I didn't know conversating was a word--nice. Wordsmithing is fun.
I think I heard it from some pop song long ago? I'm not going to claim credit for it, I'm not that clever. (or something)

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Jul 23, 2005 2:12 pm

flycaitiee69 wrote: i think i love you. 








:huh:
So what are you so afraid of!?

(Yes, that's a preposition at the end of a sentence, but blame the guy who wrote the lines 30+ years ago.)

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Post by AC160 » Sun Jul 24, 2005 1:04 pm

bzjayhawks wrote: I guess I still want to think that Snape is good and that Dumbledore wasn't wrong in his judgement.
Most people probably want to think that, but it is hard. Rowling might be trying to get everyone mad at Snape and then make him be the hero of the next book.

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Post by bzjayhawks » Sun Jul 24, 2005 2:25 pm

Hopefully the last book will be nice and long, at least 1000 pages.....yup. It's kinda sad to think that the seventh is going to be her last. Everything should be cleared up, especially Snape's role in this. J.K. Rowling said she might write more books about Harry if he doesn't die in the last book, so who knows what will happen?

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun Jul 24, 2005 3:25 pm

I read she plans to use a pseudonym.

Maybe Lance Armstrong will do the same.









;)

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Post by LibertyMarie » Sun Jul 24, 2005 3:58 pm

Bah. She won't kill Harry. What kind of children's book kills the main/title character?!

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Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:03 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: Bah. She won't kill Harry. What kind of children's book kills the main/title character?!
Wait, I thought we established this wasn't a kid's book anymore.

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Post by johnboy81918 » Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:10 pm

Not to break anyone's heart here...but here are two pieces of fact:

1. JKR has already established that book 7 will be shorter than Order of the Phoenix...therefore, 1000 pages is out of the question.

2. There will be no eighth book. She said she may write another, but it will be an encyclopedia of sorts about the series, not another story.

Once again, I apologize for stating these facts to you poor souls.

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Post by bzjayhawks » Sun Jul 24, 2005 6:02 pm

Geez...you just had to go and burst my bubble of hopefullness. Yes, I already figured that the book would be shorter, I think even JK stated that the fifth book was going to be the longest. Maybe I was wrong, but I could have sworn that JK had been thinking about writing another HP book that wasn't an encyclopedia, but I was probably mistaken. Oh well.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Sun Jul 24, 2005 7:45 pm

GOOD, book five (and four, for that matter) was entirely too long. I mean...

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Post by johnboy81918 » Mon Jul 25, 2005 9:15 am

That puppy picture is the BEST!!!

Aww...cute puppy...

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Post by AC160 » Mon Jul 25, 2005 1:59 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: Bah. She won't kill Harry. What kind of children's book kills the main/title character?!
A really bad one.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Mon Jul 25, 2005 7:17 pm

Thank you for answering my rhetorical question, that really furthered the discussion.

(Sorry.)

Seriously, though...people are upset about this book. If she killed Harry--or probably even Hermione or Ron--people would throw rocks at her.

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Post by S.C.Mitchell07 » Mon Jul 25, 2005 8:39 pm

flycaitiee69 wrote: s.c.mitchell, you make me oh-so-happy. silly harry and his patented moments.

your posts make me giggle.

i think i love you.








:huh:
That's something I don't hear everyday...

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Post by johnboy81918 » Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:12 am

LibertyMarie wrote: If she killed Harry--or probably even Hermione or Ron--people would throw rocks at her.
I wouldn't...

Matter o' fact, I'm just fine if all three of them die at the hands of Voldemort in the next book, but it probably won't happen. Or better yet, die at the hands of Snape!

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Post by bzjayhawks » Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:59 am

That's a lovely thought---i'm sure plenty of people would be overjoyed to see the 3 main characters die.

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Post by johnboy81918 » Tue Jul 26, 2005 12:25 pm

bzjayhawks wrote: That's a lovely thought---i'm sure plenty of people would be overjoyed to see the 3 main characters die.
I didn't say plenty of people, I said me...

I wouldn't mind if all of them died...I can't speak for anyone else. Actually, I'm hoping that when Voldemort and crew (crew = Death Eaters, obviously) are on some Muggle killing raids, the Dursleys bite the dust too. How cool would that be?

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Post by AC160 » Tue Jul 26, 2005 1:00 pm

LibertyMarie wrote: Thank you for answering my rhetorical question, that really furthered the discussion.

(Sorry.)
I just felt like posting something so I answered it.

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Post by bzjayhawks » Tue Jul 26, 2005 3:51 pm

That was my version of sarcasm.......oh well. Yea, the Dursleys aren't so great, obviously.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Tue Jul 26, 2005 6:02 pm

lol, you silly kids.
I like Aunt Petunia. Dudley can go, sure, but...*shrug.* John, you are so strange. (But I <3 you.)

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Post by AC160 » Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:07 pm

bzjayhawks wrote: That was my version of sarcasm.......oh well. Yea, the Dursleys aren't so great, obviously.
I think it failed. The Dursleys like to keep up with the jones to much.

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Post by EngManUtd » Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:43 pm

I'm not a regular user of this forum, but I'll say that

I like Snape.

I think he's still trustworthy. Before everyone gets on me for still liking him, consider the situation--he's made an unbreakable vow to protect Draco; the Dark Lord expects Snape to finish the job if Draco is unable to do it.

I still think he's a spy for the good side. Obviously he is doing a very convincing job of siding with the Dark Lord, but any misstep on Snape's part could reveal his allegiance to Dumbledore and such, and that would get him nowhere except for a very painful death.

Let's face it, in order for Harry to truly grow up, he has to be set free of Dumbledore.

I'm expecting Snape to sacrifice his own life for Harry's in the next book--or some other drastic circumstance revealing his allegiance.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:45 pm

bah. Snape could've NOT made such a vow, pretty easily even, as he could say it was treason against Big V or something.

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Post by AC160 » Mon Aug 01, 2005 5:51 pm

EngManUtd wrote: Let's face it, in order for Harry to truly grow up, he has to be set free of Dumbledore.

I'm expecting Snape to sacrifice his own life for Harry's in the next book--or some other drastic circumstance revealing his allegiance.
I agree that Harry had to be set free of Dumbledore, but I think Harry need to learn a bit more about Voldemort and more powerful magic.

Snape might not sacrifice his own life but he might help Harry out if his hatred doesn't get the better of him or he might help him just to get him closer to Voldemort so Voldemort can fight him.

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Post by EngManUtd » Tue Aug 02, 2005 11:47 am

Wouldn't it be HILARIOUS if Snape turned out to be a wacko--schizophrenic, emotionally greedy lunatic who escaped from St. Mungo's?! I mean, it's totally unrealistic, but wouldn't it be hilarious? haha. i am laughing.










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Post by jcarkeys » Tue Aug 02, 2005 1:37 pm

I think the big surprise in book 7 will be the new love affair.

Harry and McGonagall

Imagine that love scene in the movie








:o :lol:

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Post by AC160 » Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:04 pm

jcarkeys wrote: I think the big surprise in book 7 will be the new love affair.

Harry and McGonagall

Imagine that love scene in the movie








:o :lol:
You are crazy. McGonagall is way to old. The love affair would be Ron and Hermione or Harry and Ginny or Luna.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:51 pm

jcarkeys wrote: I think the big surprise in book 7 will be the new love affair.

Harry and McGonagall

Imagine that love scene in the movie








:o :lol:
hahahaha, thanks for that.

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Post by LOPERSNOT » Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:12 am

I LOVE THIS BOOK, I WAITED AT WAL-MART, AND I GOT FREE POTTER
GLASSES AND CAKE. I THINK JUST AS IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS GANDALF
COMES BACK, SOMEHOW DUMBLEDORE WILL ALSO, I HOPE.

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Post by DeckardCain » Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:19 am

Yeah, Harry Potter 7 will be the first and probably only time I wait somewhere to buy something. It will be great.

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Post by LibertyMarie » Thu Sep 15, 2005 10:09 am

Hey hey...two months until move four!

Although from the previews it appears that Ron especially and also Harry have HIDEOUS haircuts...

lol.

george weasley is hawt.

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Post by East Buc & UMR » Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:16 am

Hey hey...two months until move four!
What is a move four? Is that like connect four?

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