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The Language of the Flowers was a popular method to express feelings where words might be improper, but did you know other means of doing so? Some ladies used their parasols, as well as their fans, gloves, and hankies to flirt with a gentleman (or alternatively, tell them to shove it!). — Bree ( Submit your own)
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Questionable Friend/Crush for Philip Aymslowe.
When your mum thinks you're gay for your best friend (but you probably are)
This boy, then. He wasn't new. Wasn't one of the worst people in the common room, those rotten rich boys - like Mr. Jailkeeper - who could not fathom a world beyond their own farts. Was a good working class lad, so he'd heard. Had a bit of a weird looking face, and a bit of a weird thing for preaching. Still.Aubrey Davis in The Under-Sofa
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Post 3+ times in three or more class threads during the course of a school year. Must all be done with the same character, be they a professor, student, or school portrait or ghost!

Est. June 9, 2010

Muggles discover that there are wizards living among them and ostracize them from society. Outcast wizarding families flock to the newly established, all-magical village of Hogsmeade. IC


Not long after a dangerous patient escapes the hospital, a local stableman is found murdered with “Mudbloods Beware” carved onto his body. Eleven days later, three muggleborn students go missing from Hogwarts. The Minister of Magic, Faris Spavin, decrees that all muggleborns must leave Hogsmeade as a matter of safety. IC

This marks the start of Charming’s first sitewide plot. OC

01 MAR

It is discovered that Faris Spavin was behind the murder and disappearances in a plot to relieve Hogsmeade of muggleborns. He is taken into custody. IC

24 MAR

Darcy Potter, only 18 years of age, is elected Minister in a landslide victory. IC

Ministerial elections take place with IC and OOC member voting. OC

14 MAY

After a bout of Prophet articles deploring the ill-behaved “hussies” at Hogwarts, etiquette lessons are instituted, and girls are banned from playing quidditch at school. IC

25 OCT

Those drafted onto the Hogsmeade Trail expedition set off to find suitable land for expansion. IC

Sitewide plot #2 begins. OC

16 MAY

After several long months, a muggle town is discovered. A deal is struck up and muggles and wizards alike are forced to learn how to coexist in the new town, Irvingly. IC


Sitewide plot #3 is announced: The Quidditch World Cup.OC

01 JAN

Due to a spill, Hogsmeade's tea becomes laced with Amortentia and havoc ensues. IC


Hogsmeade plays host to the Quidditch World Cup. The final four teams are Egypt, Japan, Britain, and France. France defeats Egypt to become the winner of the Cup. In the aftermath, the World Cup pitch becomes home to a newly founded local team, the Hogsmeade Howlers, and the female ban at Hogwarts is abolished. IC

18 AUG

Despite surviving an assassination attempt scarcely a month prior, Minister Darcy Potter is murdered. IC

01 MAR

After another Hogwarts Hussy scandal, Hogwarts introduces Chastity Cuffs to police the students' virtue. (They remain in use until August 1886.) IC

10 MAY

Balthazar Urquart is elected new Minister of Magic.IC

Ministerial elections take place with IC and OOC member voting. OC


This summer, Hogsmeade is struck by a series of disasters: a drought, a plague and a fire. The Laughing Plague was originally spread by the visiting carnival and most affects those with greatest purity of magical blood, leading to illness, hysteric laughter and many deaths, though is eventually vaccinated and a cure found (in September). The fire (11-16 July) breaks out in the High Street and Wellingtonshire, and causes extensive damage.IC

The Plague is Charming's sitewide plot #4. OC


Representatives from schools in Brazil, India, Italy and South Africa arrive at Hogwarts to participate in the Pan-Magical Games.IC

04 JAN

An explosion in the Department of Mysteries causes the Ministry of Magic to go into lockdown for the week following the disaster. IC

30 MAR

With six Azkaban convicts on the loose, Hogwarts is put into lockdown and students sent home early. (The Coming Out Ball is cancelled.) IC

29 MAY

Sitewide plot #5, the Pennyworth Project is announced.OC

25 JAN

After two months of construction, Pennyworth opens on 22 May. IC

Sitewide plot #6, The World's Wizarding Fair, is announced. OC


The World's Wizarding Fair opens for the summer, and includes an international scientific fair, markets, competitions, and an exhibition quidditch match. IC


The Hogwarts Board of Governors announces their controversial policy, requiring students to provide proof of human lineage and banning non-humans and halfbreeds from returning to school in September.IC

This marks the start of sitewide plot #7. OC

31 MAY

A decade after the fallout with muggles, the Ministry renews ties with Queen Victoria, and Hogsmeade celebrates Reconciliation Day by inviting her to visit Hogsmeade.IC


Disaster strikes at the 1887 World Market, when the pavilion collapses. Many visitors are trapped or injured in the chaos, and must also fend off a loosed horde of flying tigers. IC


Amidst these months of bitter debate and protest for and against the ban and turmoil in the Ministry, the Minister's daughter is revealed to be a werewolf. On 1 September Balthazar Urquart resigns his post. IC


Justin Ross is elected Minister of Magic.IC

Ministerial elections take place with IC and OOC member voting. OC

13 DEC

Though the halfbreed ban was previously weakened (3 Oct) by allowing fully human students to return in the New Year, under Minister Ross' administration the school board fully reverses the ban.IC

30 DEC