Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

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    News
    12.13 Some quick reminders!
    12.08 Another peek at what's to come...
    12.05 It's election day! OOC, at least.
    12.04 We have our PW winners for November!
    12.02 New Skins! In less exciting news, the AC is underway.
    11.27 AC Saturday and election next week!
    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
    11.10 Election update!
    11.07 We have Posting Wizards!
    11.06 A big announcement...
    11.04 Happy AC day!
    11.03 Banner time!
    11.03 Welcome to November!
    10.29 October is waning...
    10.17 Election 1887 campaign ledgers are up!
    10.16 Kayte's changed her (Charming) face!
    10.10 Congrats to September's PW winners Olive and Miri!
    10.03 An update on the Hogwarts ban...
    10.01 It's now October~
     
        
     
    Jenny's Jumble of Dysfunctional Fun
    #1
    JENNY LURKS HERE
    Jenny will write an intro here one day.
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    JENNY’S TICKER OBSESSION
    Daisypath Happy Birthday tickers
    Daisypath Friendship tickers
    Daisypath Graduation tickers

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    I owe MJ all my love <3
    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
    #2
    STAMP COLLECTION
    That Jenny so lovingly hasn’t updated since July ‘14.

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    I owe MJ all my love <3
    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
    #3
    POLICIES
    This makes me sound official and provides essential padding.

    ➸ Unless you tell me, I won’t know. I’ve tried mind-reading, and trust me, the results were a tad messy and rather inconsistent.
    ➸ Once a month I go through my postlog (see Useful Links) and post in every active thread I have on there. If it's not on my Postlog, chances are I'll forget it.
    ➸ If Anne's PM box is full, PM the most relevant account OR Frederick Humphrey-Mavis.
    ➸ Nagging gets you nowhere, unless you count the bottom of my to-do list as somewhere. Obviously if a thread is going to die or you think I’ve genuinely missed/forgotten something, let me know, but nicely.
    ➸ If it looks like I’m about to enter into a bet, please tell me to remember Delight and Toussaint. And then laugh.
    ➸ Yes all my characters are slightly ridiculous. The same goes for their player.
    ➸ I am one of the Queens of procrastination. At any point I’m probably contemplating going into Photoshop, Pinterest, Polyvore or Tumblr, but I promise, I do get things done! Eventually.
    ➸ I am more than happy to answer your questions about historical clothing, victorian standards/things in general and horses. Just be prepared to have your ear talked off.
    ➸ If I am on pain meds/drunk, I apologise in advance for how weird I may be. TBH I'm weird without them. You're all used to it.

    CONTINGENCY PLAN

    This could probably come under policies but yes.

    If, I, for whatever reason, vanish for more than a week without notice, and am not responding to AIM, Rosa (and in all honesty most people on here) knows my full name and the town where I live so will be able to confirm as to if my town has been blown up by aliens/kidnapped by pirates/otherwise inconvenienced.

    If that’s not the case, then chances are my wifi has really died, and a sacrifice of a couple of virgins to the volcano god of internet would be appreciated.
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    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
    #4
    LINKS YOU MAY FIND USEFUL
    Things that may be of use to someone either being nosey, for contact or for reference. I just tried to link my jumble here, but I shall trust you can all manage without.

    Postlog.
    Character Spreadsheet
    Networking
    Reputation Log
    Graphics shop
    Hurlables
    Harriet’s hurling files
    My Tumblr
    Personal Pinterest
    Portfolio
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    #5
    POSTING TEMPLATES

    90°F/32°C | Friday 12th June, 1885
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    For when I need a template with a weather stamp for starting threads & future reference.



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    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
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    In Character
    Full Name: Georgette Bellissent
    Nicknames: Georgie
    Birthdate: November 30th, 1866
    Current Age: 18
    Occupation: Invalid
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Elsewhere
    Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff
    Wand: Her father has confiscated it
    Blood Status: Pure
    Social Class: Upper
    Family:
    William Bellissent, Father, 1816
    Vanessa Bellissent, Mother, 1830
    Edith, Helen, Catherine, Sisters
    Toby, James, Brothers
    Appearance:
    Georgette is very slender, stands at 5 ft, and her curves are more sharp and jutting after years of being an invalid. She has a long face, blonde hair, grey eyes and a nose that borders on being roman. Right handed. Georgette enjoys dressing in pinks. PB: Vanessa Axente
    History:
    Childhood
    Georgette is the second youngest child born to William and Vanessa. Like all her siblings and her father, she is a touch sickly. She is joined a year after by a brother, James, who doesn’t last long. By the age of eight, she is the only surviving child, a brother and two sisters having died before she was born.

    Hogwarts
    Georgette was sorted into Hufflepuff in 1878. Hardly the brightest student, she threw herself into extra-curricular activities rather than her lessons. Her Mother died whilst she was in her second year, and unbeknownst to her, the next year her Father begins deliberately weakening her through potions so she will not be able to leave home, and can instead remain to keep him company. She drops out at the end of her fourth year when her health deteriorates as a result.

    Invalidation
    Since her fourth year, Georgette has hardly left her Father’s estate, which sits a few miles outside Hogsmeade. She has kept up letter correspondence with a few friends but largely keeps her father company. If she ever ‘over exerts herself’, her father renders her weak again for a few days, though she is oblivious.
    Personality: Sweet | Unsuspecting | Friendly | Cautious
    Belinda’s observations: Enjoys painting
    Right handed

    Likes pink

    Takes her tea with milk and one sugar

    Fond of cats and walks in the garden

    Dislikes sour foods

    Terrible at maths

    Superstitious
    Colour of polyjuice: Pale silver
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    Since August 2oth, 1885, Belinda has been posing as Georgette Bellissent.
    Georgette hasn't been seen in society for several years, but friends from school may notice the changes in 'her' behaviour.
    #7
    Character Trivia
    This is 100% just for my own reference and procrastination. I have lots of headcanons for each character that I don’t want to spam, or things I might forget.
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    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
    #8
    Annette Fontaine
    Full Name | Annette Margaux Cecile Frances Fontaine
    Name Etymology/Reason | Grace, Favour
    Title | Miss Annette Fontaine [1867-1882], Miss Fontaine [1882-Present (Following Sister’s marriage)]
    Played Family | Johanna Echelon (Cousin), Charlotte Fontaine (Cousin), Alexandre Fontaine (Cousin), Scarlett Bulstrode (2nd cousin once removed)
    Birthplace | Saint Emilion, France
    Current Residence | Oldcroft Hall, Kent
    Birthmarks/scars | Small birthmark on ribcage
    Scent | Lemon Blossom
    Health | Prone to colds in winter
    Energy | High
    Languages | French (Standard, Aostan), English, Latin, German
    Accent | RP, French becomes more prominent when stressed
    Phobias | Childbirth, falling through ice, heights
    Religion | Catholic
    Political leaning | Undetermined
    Traditions/superstitions | Won’t walk under a ladder, brushes her hair 100 times twice a day
    Hobbies | Riding, tennis, fencing, archery, painting
    Instruments | Piano, harp
    Pets | Papillon (Cat), Ptolemy (Owl)
    Guilty Pleasure | Swimming in the lake at night
    Amortentia | Lemons, ink, horses, cut grass
    Patronus/Animagus | Corsican hare
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    Jenny has sold her soul to gods of architecture and is most likely absent to some degree unless otherwise said. If you need me, various people have non-charming ways of throwing stones at me
    #9
    Harriet Prewett
    Full Name | Harriet Hepworth Prewett
    Name Etymology/Reason | Ruler of the home
    Title | Miss Potter [1828-1847], Mrs Prewett [1847-Present]
    Played Family | Lets not even go there.
    Birthplace | The Potter Household, somewhere
    Current Residence | Prewett Plaza, Wellingtonshire
    Birthmarks/scars | Large stretchmarks
    Scent | Lavender and Jasmine
    Health | Hayfever
    Energy | Moderate
    Languages | English, French, Italian
    Accent | RP
    Phobias | Her children predeceasing her, family falling on hard times
    Religion | Agnostic
    Political leaning | Center-right
    Traditions/superstitions | Has strawberry cake for every birthday
    Hobbies | Flower arranging, knitting, embroidery, matchmaking
    Instruments | Piano
    Pets | N/A
    Guilty Pleasure | Eating cake for breakfast
    Amortentia | Rose oil, petrichor, baby powder
    Patronus/Animagus | Swan
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    Elsa Tinker
    Full Name | Elsa Rose Tinker
    Name Etymology/Reason | My God is an oath
    Title | Miss Elsa Tinker [1878-Present]
    Birthplace | The Tinker Farm
    Current Residence | The Tinker Farm
    Birthmarks/scars | Small scars on both knees from climbing
    Scent | Rose soap
    Health | Very robust
    Energy | High
    Languages | English
    Accent | Slight Scottish (presumably)
    Phobias | Leaving the farm, losing the animals, losing her family
    Religion | Protestant
    Political leaning | N/A
    Traditions/superstitions | Has to splash in every puddle she sees
    Hobbies | Playing with animals, sewing, baking
    Instruments | N/A
    Pets | Mr Chicken
    Guilty Pleasure | Sneaking seconds of dessert
    Amortentia | Freshly baked cake, roses, hay
    Patronus/Animagus | Undecided
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    ~Perfect set by Bee!~
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    Delight Urquart
    Full Name | Delight Emeraude Urquart
    Name Etymology/Reason | Delight, Happiness
    Title | Miss Urquart [1871-Present]
    Birthplace | America
    Current Residence | Irvingly
    Birthmarks/scars | N/A
    Scent | Spiced orange soap
    Health | Average
    Energy | Average
    Languages | English, Frenc
    Accent | Slight American from her Mother
    Phobias | Her family dying, beetles
    Religion | Undecided
    Political leaning | N/A
    Traditions/superstitions | Won't swim after eating, drinks orange juice every breakfast
    Hobbies | Gardening, sports
    Instruments | Piano
    Pets | Pomona (Yellow puffskein)
    Guilty Pleasure | Long baths
    Amortentia | Spiced oranges, cinnamon, pine needles
    Patronus/Animagus | Undecided
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    Frederick Humphrey-Mavis
    Full Name | Frederick Charles Humphrey-Mavis
    Name Etymology/Reason | Peaceful ruler
    Title | Viscount Corcrest [1858-Present]
    Birthplace | Esterwick Park
    Current Residence | Esterwick Park
    Birthmarks/scars | Numerous small scars
    Scent | Cologne
    Health | Average
    Energy | High
    Languages | English, French, German, passable in several others, learning Russian
    Accent | RP
    Phobias | Claustrophobic
    Religion | Protestant
    Political leaning | Center
    Traditions/superstitions | Alcohol with breakfast on his birthday
    Hobbies | Sports, travel, spending money
    Instruments | Piano, Violin
    Pets | Catherine (Lion), Matchbox & Damson (Horses)
    Guilty Pleasure | Drinks a lot of hot chocolate
    Amortentia | Ploughed earth, spice, Eva’s perfume
    Patronus/Animagus | Wolf (patronus), Wolfhound (Animagus form)
    Freddie is formally introduced as 'Viscount Corcrest', but in conversation and in letters is called 'Lord Corcrest' the first time, and afterwards alternatively 'My Lord'
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    L'oreal worthy set courtesy of Soph!
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    James Ellesborough
    Full Name | Chester James Ellesborough
    Name Etymology/Reason | Fortified place
    Title | Mr Ellesborough [1855-Present]
    Birthplace | Godric’s Hollow
    Current Residence | Bartonburg
    Birthmarks/scars | Legs heavily scarred from troll attack
    Scent | Apple soap
    Health | Prone to colds
    Energy | Average
    Languages | English, French, German, Italian, Latin
    Accent | RP
    Phobias | Embarrassment, VEELA
    Religion | Protestant
    Political leaning | Liberal generally, anti-veela
    Traditions/superstitions | New socks every Christmas
    Hobbies | Music, poetry
    Instruments | Piano, Violin, Cello, Singing
    Pets | Hugh (Dog)
    Guilty Pleasure | Naps
    Amortentia | Old paper, resin, wood polish
    Patronus/Animagus | Ram
    James is available for private music lesson threads upon request
    until the end of 1883, James was a relatively famous opera singer. your character may recognise him/his name from this

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    Amazing set courtesy of Bee!
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    Gretchen Lestrange
    Full Name | Gretchen Irmingard Lestrange
    Name Etymology/Reason | Pearl
    Title | Miss Gretchen Lestrange [1874-Present]
    Birthplace | The Hall family home
    Current Residence | Uncle Priam’s, Wellingtonshire
    Birthmarks/scars | Small birthmark on back of neck
    Scent | Lavender
    Health | Average
    Energy | Average
    Languages | English, French, Latin
    Accent | RP
    Phobias | Ending up in Hufflepuff, getting lost
    Religion | Athiest
    Political leaning | Conservative
    Traditions/superstitions | Eats her vegetables before anything else
    Hobbies | Reading, embroidery
    Instruments | Piano, Harp, Violin
    Pets | Linette (Cat)
    Guilty Pleasure | Long baths
    Amortentia | Rain, pomegranates, old books
    Patronus/Animagus | Egyptian Mau
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    Gorgeous set by Soph <3
    #15
    Etcetera Lloyd
    Full Name | Etcetera Iolanthe Allegra Lloyd
    Name Etymology/Reason | And so on
    Title | Miss Marriot [1866-May 1st, 1885], Mrs Lloyd [May 1st, 1885-present]
    Birthplace | Marriot House, Pembrokeshire
    Current Residence | The Lloyd’s, somewhere in Wales
    Birthmarks/scars | Burns to lower legs and left shoulder
    Scent | Jasmine oil
    Health | Average
    Energy | High
    Languages | English, French
    Accent | RP, touch of Welsh
    Phobias | Getting lost (again), claustrophobic
    Religion | Agnostic
    Political leaning | Liberal
    Traditions/superstitions | Always puts her left shoe on first
    Hobbies | Painting, drawing
    Instruments | Piano
    Pets | Fwoopers, probably
    Guilty Pleasure | Walking in the rain
    Amortentia | Jasmine, charcoal, oil paints, Ianto’s cologne/whathaveyou
    Patronus/Animagus | Unicorn
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    Orpheus Parkinson
    Full Name | Orpheus Bellerophon Parkinson
    Name Etymology/Reason | ‘The darkness of night’
    Title | Mr Parkinson
    Birthplace | IDEK, IDKLand
    Current Residence | Wellingtonshire
    Birthmarks/scars | Scar on left collarbone from Petra
    Scent | Light Musk
    Health | Average
    Energy | Average
    Languages | English, French, German
    Accent | RP
    Phobias | Disappointing everyone, getting caught up in a major scandal
    Religion | Protestant
    Political leaning | Center-Conservative
    Traditions/superstitions | Following Deborah’s invasion, he only has one fireplace hooked up to the floo network, in a room that is kept locked at all times.
    Hobbies | Fencing, poetry, hiking
    Instruments | Piano (actually very good at it, would never admit it)
    Pets | Petra, Electra
    Guilty Pleasure | Sleeping in
    Amortentia | Rain, candle smoke, ink, warm toffee (blame Quin for that one)
    Patronus/Animagus | Black bear
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    'Mr. Parkinson, a former Hufflepuff, is twenty-seven years old and we think that his curls are frankly impressive.'
    ~Witch Weekly