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  1. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    The Sorting Hat’s New Song - Task 1

    For were there such friends anywhere As Slytherin and Gryffindor? Unless it was the second pair Of Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw? And only those of sharpest mind Were taught by Ravenclaw While the bravest and the boldest Went to daring Gryffindor. It was both interesting and annoying to me that Gryffindor and Ravenclaw were paired up as a "rhyme" twice in the song since I figured they would be fairly easy to rhyme with other words. The order was switched as well, so I couldn't just go with "Ravenclor" both times. Or maybe I can... if I adopt a different accent? I also like these lines with the Sorting Hat wondering if the sorting might do more harm than good and use of the word "quarter." Though I must fulfill my duty And must quarter every year Still I wonder whether sorting May not bring the end I fear.
  2. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    The Sorting Hat’s New Song - Task 1

    Which lines from the Sorting Hat’s song are the most significant or stand out to you and why? 10 scales if posted by Sunday 18th November, 23:59 HOL time. 5 scales if posted after that but before Friday 30th November, 23:59 HOL time.
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    The Sorting Hat’s New Song - Task 2

    I'd definitely go for mashed potatoes with plenty of gravy. I like to mix corn in with my mashed potatoes. Not quite sure what protein I'd want... That'll depend on my mood and how easy it is to reach. *g* It's really hard for me to say no to anything with mushrooms or broccoli or shrimp. I'm not a huge fan of pumpkin juice, so I'd opt for a large glass of apple cider.
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    The Sorting Hat’s New Song - Task 2

    The new first years have been sorted and it’s time to feast! Where will YOU begin? Food descriptions and pictures are welcome! 10 scales if posted by Sunday 18th November, 23:59 HOL time. 5 scales if posted after that but before Friday 30th November, 23:59 HOL time.
  5. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    SerpenTimes Ideas

    Yes, Vanessa, that will give you maximum points for submissions.
  6. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    SerpenTimes Ideas

    So you want to submit to SerpenTimes, but need an idea or two? You're in the right place! Any approved ideas will be listed below. Feel free to claim anything that does not have a name by it. If you have any other ideas, you can reply to this thread or send them in to serpentimes.hol@gmail.com. Key: Free Approved Received Next Deadline: 15th January SerpenTimes Points Spreadsheet ARTICLES - HOL happenings, Quidditch recaps, interviews, reviews, recipes, and more! The Chaser Race --- Will Lestrange Review --- Maxim Trevelyan COLUMNS - If you have an idea for a column, fill out an application and send it in! Delicious Destinations --- Maxim Trevelyan Elegant Entertaining --- Amaryllis Storm Harry Potter Read-Along Update --- Arianna Stonewater Iverian's Interviews --- Iverian Gnash Meet the Snake --- Arianna Stonewater Moments of Zen --- Amaryllis Storm Quidditch --- Cody Lewis Snake Charm --- Hope Stark Spoonful of Supplements --- Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis GRAPHICS - maximum width 600 px SerpenTimes SQT Green versus Silver Green Team Silver Team S.H.O.P. The Serpent Lounge Silly Snakes Harry Potter Read-Along Arcade Club --- Vanessa Tilley GOBstones Puzzle Exchange --- Vanessa Tilley HOL Book Club HOLLERS Quidditch Pickups Gathering and Games SUPERLATIVES - must be exactly 350x350 px Quick Learner Most Meticulous Most likely to intern at St. Mungo’s --- Maxim Trevelyan Most likely to request an extension Most likely to want to build a snowman --- Maxim Trevelyan PUZZLES Fallen Letters --- Vanessa Tilley Nonogram --- Vanessa Tilley OTHER Recipe --- Vanessa Tilley
  7. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Luna Lovegood - Task 2

    Luna’s father needs a few more short articles to fill the next edition of The Quibbler. Write something that is 1-2 paragraphs long so that publication is not delayed! 10 scales if posted by Sunday 11th November, 23:59 HOL time. 5 scales if posted after that but before Friday 30th November, 23:59 HOL time.
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    Luna Lovegood - Task 1

    Neville receives a Mimbulus mimbletonia from his Great Uncle Algie. Mimbulus mimbletonia is native to Assyria and very rare. What makes the Mimbulus mimbletonia so rare? What special magical properties do you think the plant possesses? 10 scales if posted by Sunday 11th November, 23:59 HOL time. 5 scales if posted after that but before Friday 30th November, 23:59 HOL time.
  9. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    British and Irish Quidditch League

    [Appleby Arrows] vs Wigtown Wanderers Wimbourne Wasps vs [Tutshill Tornados] [Ballycastle Bats] vs Pride of Portree Caerphilly Catapults vs [Montrose Magpies] Chudley Cannons vs [Kenmare Kestrels] [Falmouth Falcons] vs Holyhead Harpies
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    Luna Lovegood - Task 2

    Southern Sapphire Shift Insect enthusiasts around the world are preparing to watch the Southern Sapphire Shift in Australia. The vivid, sapphire blue Billywigs spend their springs and summers in the Australia Alps, but migrate to a warmer climate as winter approaches. While a single Billywig is typically difficult to spot, a whole swarm of Billywigs is a beautiful sight. Still, omniculars are recommended for those who plan to view the migration. Australian magizoologists have already set up several viewing areas. They also want to remind everyone that Billywigs do possess stingers, so be sure to stay out of the migratory path. The effects of being stung include giddiness and levitation. This incredible sapphire wave occurs twice a year. Have you witnessed it yet?
  11. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Word Association Game

    Nap
  12. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Last Letter, First Letter

    replenish
  13. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Sweets Elimination Game

    Cauldron Cakes + Sherbet Lemon - Drooble’s Best Blowing Gum 21 Cauldron Cakes 24 Sherbet Lemon 6
  14. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    This or That

    Black... easier to match! Ski or snowboard?
  15. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Double Letters

    litterbug
  16. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    1-10,000

    5310
  17. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Keep a word, drop a word!

    repeat customer
  18. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Guess the next poster

    No... Sorry! Iverian?
  19. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    The Wizard/Witch Below Me..

    I'm more of a book person. TWBM has a good pie recipe.
  20. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Puzzle Exchange - Sudoku

    I'm loving all the autumn colors outside, so here's an autumn-inspired visual sudoku: 10 scales (November 2018) Send me the solution via Dungeons PM with the subject: Autumn Sudoku Solved by: Prof. Tarma Amelia Black 5 scales (November 2018)
  21. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Puzzle Exchange - Sudoku

    Now that all the summer scales are squared away, we’ll be exchanging… SUDOKU!! Sudoku puzzles are very popular on HOL, popping up in activities and assignments for classes. The rules for completing a classic Sudoku are easy to grasp: every row, column, and 3x3 “box” contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Now, there are several different variations of Sudokus available, including puzzles where the numbers are replaced by letters or images. Here is an example SLYTHERIN Sudoku: The puzzle has been around since the 19th century, appearing in French newspapers. Puzzle books featured Sudokus since 1979, but with the name “Number Place.” The Japanese puzzle company Nikoli made the puzzle popular, giving it the name Sudoku meaning “single number.” You can find Sudokus on many sites, such as this one. Post your puzzles below along with the following information: Title or theme (optional) Type of Sudoku (if applicable) How to submit the solution (E-mail, Dungeons PM, HOL message, etc.) Each puzzle you make is worth 10 scales. Solving someone else’s puzzle earns you 5 scales. You are allowed to post and/or solve multiple puzzles, but keep in mind that the maximum number of scales you can earn per month from Puzzle Exchange is 50 scales. Please remember to edit your post when other people solve your puzzle(s) so they can receive their scales.
  22. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Hogwarts Houses

    The cooperative genre fits Hufflepuff because the games require good communication and patience. (But NOT a cooperative game that is as difficult to win as Pandemic.) Picking Hogwarts Battle is a little too obvious, so I'll go with The Big Book of Madness. The players in The Big Book of Madness are also students at a magic school. They must work together to defeat monsters that they have accidentally let loose. Each player has their own deck of elements, but can choose to share resources with everyone. Danger can escalate quickly, but it is possible to keep everything under control by working together.
  23. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Hogwarts Houses

    A couple weeks ago, the newsfeed on my phone suggested an article titled: 5 Modern Muggle Board Games We Think Hufflepuffs Would Love. At the time, the list for Gryffindors was also up. I waited for the ones for Ravenclaws and Slytherins. I haven't actually played most of the games on the Gryffindor and Slytherin lists, though I have heard of some of them. Bluffing seems to be a common theme in the games mentioned for Slytherins. If you had to choose one board game for each Hogwarts house, which one would you pick and why? It's okay if you don't have one for each house, you can post what you have and come back later!
  24. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    November 2018 Game Challenge: Asteroids

    The sniper ships are much worse than the asteroids ><
  25. Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis

    Grab the book closest to you!

    Turn to page 94 and post the 5th sentence. Don't mention the title. "Just then my cellphone rings." Your turn!
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