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.

With a member driven story line, monthly games and events, and a friendly and drama-free community focused on quality over quantity, the only thing you can be sure of is fun!
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    04.22 Accidental Magic Reversal Squad Blunder
    04.19 Rogue Dementor In Southern England
    04.17 Snakes Slay Badgers
    04.05 Miss Pendergast Returns
    04.03 Miss Pendergast Missing!
    03.10 Pettigrew Found Unconscious
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    04.29 It's gonna be May.
    04.29 Submit your summer banners!
    04.29 Submit your summer banners!
    04.17 We seem to be suffering a shortage of older students >.<
    04.09 A foul odour is plaguing Irvingly...
    04.02 Activity Check underway and other updates
    03.17 Students now have full access to their house skins!
    03.09 Changes to Student Clubs records
    03.01 Activity Check, new skins, and more!
    02.28 So you want to be a Wench?
    02.27 24 hours to submit a Spring banner!
    02.26 The staff team would like your SKINput on spring availability~
    April 1887
    04.01 - 04.30 Posting Wizard
    April Writing Challenge
    04.07 Padmore Picnic
    04.16 Quidditch: Hufflepuff vs. Slytherin
    04.21 - 04.23 Dueling Tournament
    And More!
    January Lynch
    In Character
    Full Name: January Annette Lynch
    Nicknames: Jan
    Birthdate: July 22, 1869
    Current Age: 14 Years
    Occupation: 4th Year
    Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
    Wand: Holly, 10", Hippogriff Talon, flexible
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Middle
    Arthur Lynch - Grandfather [75]
    Irene Lynch [née Wilkes] - Grandmother [65]
    Ronald Moody - Maternal Grandfather [68] - Deceased
    Marilyn Moody [née Rutherford] - Maternal Grandmother [65]

    Peter Ruford Lynch - Father [45]
    Romilda Lynch [née Moody] - Mother [40]
    Clarence Lynch - Uncle [39]
    Benedict Lynch - Uncle [39]
    Remington Nathaniel Lynch - Uncle [30]

    August James Lynch – Elder Brother [18]
    February Sabrina Lynch - Sister [18]
    November Lynch - Sister [16]
    September Trinity Lynch - Sister [15]
    October Lynch - Sister [11]
    January stands at a precise five feet, zero inches and weighs approximately ninety pounds. She has greyish green eyes with long, brown hair that falls to her waist when it is let down. January wears clothing that is suitable for her age and class though she tends to dress a lot more modestly than her peers. Her wand hand is her left hand.
    July 22, 1869 - January Annette Lynch is born, making her the fifth child and fourth daughter of the family. She grows an attachment more to November and September than she does to her other siblings.

    1872 - October is born and January is secretly upset at no longer being the youngest of the family. She quickly gets over it as she spends time with the new baby.

    1873 - January exhibits her first signs of magic in the form of 'summoning' a toy that a sibling had put out of her reach.

    1874 - At the age of five, January began her lessons with the family tutor along with her other siblings. She enjoyed these lessons, mostly due to her siblings presence. January also found a fondness for gardening and cooking.

    1877 - The Lynch family move to Hogsmeade which doesn't overly concern January. August and February soon head off for Hogwarts and are sorted into Gryffindor.

    1879 - January is distraught when September and November head off for Hogwarts. The two girls are sorted into Gryffindor.

    1880 - Finally, the time comes when January heads off to Hogwarts as well. She is ecstatic to be sorted into Gryffindor like her siblings before her. She sticks close to her siblings and has a difficult time branching out from them. She immediately joins the gardening club, however, and makes friendly acquaintances and friends within the club. January quickly proves to also have a natural knack for Herbology. January, after much thought, decides to also join the Potions and Art clubs.

    1882 - At the age of 13, Januarys mark of womanhood arrives. She was distraught at this change as it meant that she was no longer a child and no longer had the relative freedom of one. She was also not too fond of having to wear corsets. For a time, she was also sure that something was wrong with her since her older sisters had their monthly cycles arrive when they were fourteen. Mrs. Lynch quickly assures her that it is natural and something that 'just happens'.

    January also begins taking her chosen elective courses of Care of Magical Creatures, Divination and Arithmancy.

    1883 - October arrives at Hogwarts and surprises everyone with her Slytherin sorting. This is also the year where January starts to notice the more appealing differences between girls and boys.

    Personality: Shy ~ Soft-spoken ~ Cautious ~ Imaginative ~ Slightly Naive ~ Intuitive ~ Protective ~ Loves herbology and gardening ~ Easily Distraught
    Sample Roleplay Post: I plead the fifth.
    Out of Character
    Name: Emma
    Age: 26
    Contact: PM
    Other Characters: Several
    How did you hear about us?: Magic
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    Set by Emily

    — You should be titled in a few moments. Please post with your new character in the Character Master List thread.

    — If you have a playby you would like to claim, you can go here.

    — Don't forget to record your character's past position(s) in our history records.

    — Not sure where to start? You can introduce yourself in a new topic here and fill out the plottage preferences form so people know what you're interested in. If you're looking for assistance in getting integrated into Charming, check out our Welcome to Charming: Getting Into the Game doc written by newbies!

    We also have a newly developed buddy system. If you are new to Charming, you will be contacted by your assigned buddy within 48 hours. Once initial contact is made, you can decide whether you'd like to continue to participate in the buddy system or if you'd prefer to figure things out on your own.

    — Our Networking Forum is here. You can also hop in on a thread in our Lonely thread list or start an open thread of your own.

    — Don't forget to check out our Stamp Station for some extra fun!

    — We also have a member submitted and staff run Daily Prophet that reports on in character happenings. Check it out so you can see how it might effect your future plots.

    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D
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    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

    set by the unparalleled lady

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