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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


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Ester Montgomery for Thomas Montgomery. The one that got away (with the pornographer...)
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.

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SWP 8: Choose Your Own Adventure
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Site-Wide Plot 8: Choose Your Own Adventure

At somewhat of an impasse, the Ministry has decided to open up calls for volunteers to take the train into Irvingly - (unless they're already there) - to try to find - and ideally stop - the source of the fog. These volunteers will be sorted into teams and sent off. There is a significant monetary reward for successful teams, in the hopes of attracting the qualified.

To participate:

- Sign up no more than three characters using the following form by Sunday, July 1st at 9:00 P.M. EST:
Code:
[b]Name:[/b] @"First Last"
[b]Education Level:[/b]
[b]Skills:[/b]
- Participating characters must be: fully or part human, and over 17, because the Ministry isn't interested in accidentally killing children.
- Threads will be started on July 3rd-5th for every 'team.' For format examples, see The Hogsmeade Trail threads, ex. this shiny one I pulled from the archives.
- By participating, you're committing to post about one+ times every 48 hours in the thread! This is flexible ish, but if you take longer than 72 hours you risk being concussed and sent back to Hogsmeade/London/from whence you came.
- A note that there may be some not-death not-permanent-maiming harm visited upon your character as part of participation in this event. (If you want death or maiming, well, we can also make that happen.)
- Contact the Staff team if you have any questions about this.
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MJ made this!
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Name: Miriam Trelawney
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: ...is a healer




MJ made this!
#3
Name: Annabelle Bones
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Trained healer, over a decade of experience. Mom friend.

Name: Alfred Clearwater
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Trained mediwizard. V. tall so useful for reaching high things.

Name: Constance Sykes
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Reasonable reflexes. Good at not losing people.
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gorgeous set by MJ
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Yaaas I am 100% down

Name: Edric Umbridge
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Combat, Stealth, Auror-y skills...?

Name: Bella Scrimgeour
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Plant identification, Healing (but, like, late-stage intern level)

Name: Finnian Byrne
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Humor, "I-got-into-the-auror-training-program-but-I-didn't-graduate" level skill
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this is such a bee-autiful set!
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#5
Name: Fletcher Langley
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Healer in Charge of Potions and Plant Posioning Mungo's

Name: Clinton Podmore
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Head of Beast division! (He knows all about animals and stuff)


Un-BEElievable Bee Set
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#6
Name: Lupus Jameshill under the name Charlie Williams
Education Level: NEWTs + Auror Training
Skills: Of the non-magical variety: was an auror so is theoretically good at investigating stuff, can carve & whittle wood, knows Hebrew, familiar with the town/people of Irvingly so might be able to get into places strangers wouldn't. Of the magical variety: transfiguration boss.

Name: Frederick Townsend
Education Level: Some schooling, no OWLs.
Skills: A good nose for significant monetary rewards. Oh, and theoretically some investigative journalism skills because at one point in his life he was actually a good reporter. :P Flirting skillz, can talk his way into/out of a lot of things.

And maybe one more depending! I need to hear back from Bee about something first xD

Nevermind, just two for me. As you probably anticipated, I'm 100% down with whatever level of chaos you want to inflict, including permanent consequences. No death though, please & thanks.


is it a crime to love too well?
To bear too tender, or too firm a heart, to act a lover's or a Roman's part?
Is there no bright reversion in the sky, for those who greatly think, or bravely die?
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#7
Name: Barnabas Skeeter
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Dueling, presumably. Charms + Transfiguration + Muggle Studies (NEWT level O's)

Name: Declan Wood
Education Level: OWLs
Skills: Quidditch + Flying +++, Athletic, decent at potions, getting into trouble, needs the moola stat
#8
subject to change because ew decisions

Name: Carmelina Cramming
Education Level: NEWTS
Skills: Knows a lot of stuff about runes. And tombs. And curses. And digging.

Name: Conall MacKay
Education Level: OWLS
Skills: Magizoology knowledge, can throw a punch, has spent the last four years living in the wilderness.

Name: Tybalt Kirke
Education Level: NEWTS
Skills: ...Likes money and adventures.



#9
Name: Jeremiah Tatting
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Muggle Studies; Charms; Transfiguration

Name: Nectar Shinnick
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Several magical and non-magical languages; knowledge of various magical and non-magical plants; potions; horseback riding
(I’m open to maiming this one, though I’d have to speak to Elaine about killing. #NectarTheFriendlyGhost)

Name: Odette Lécuyer
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Organizational; good at working with others; horseback riding
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(June 24, 2018 – 3:08 PM)Acacia Ruskin Wrote: Name: Sweetie Whitledge
Education Level: Just finished OWLs
Skills: Transfiguration (club president); Dueling; avoidance of family

Name: Jeremiah Tatting
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Muggle Studies; Charms; Transfiguration

Name: Nectar Shinnick
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Several magical and non-magical languages; knowledge of various magical and non-magical plants; potions

Sweetie can't participate because she's still legally a minor, sorry!




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#11
Quick question: Avril will be 17 on the 2nd of July :-) can I use her?


MJ is a goddess and made Avril's set!

Thirty Song Challenge!
#12
Name: Andrew Lyness
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Good survival instinct, resourceful,  can be a strong leader, charmswork and transfiguration is good

Name: Thomas Tilcott
Education Level: Moderate NEWTs
Skills: Excellent at flying and Quidditch, okay at dueling, fantastic at overreacting to everything, also awkward af. He's good at being awkward too.

Name: Durant Lécuyer
Education Level: No Hogwarts education but excelled in Uagadou
Skills: Animagus, superb duelist, non-verbal and wandless magic is his forte, really good at yelling at people, quite perceptive and good in the wilderness


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(June 24, 2018 – 3:22 PM)Avril Lukeson Wrote: Quick question: Avril will be 17 on the 2nd of July :-) can I use her?

Yes!
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#14
Name: Garrett Cavey
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Healing

Name: Kentigern MacFusty
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Can wrangle dragons. Resourceful. Survivalist.

Name: Timothy Ainsworth
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Potions, figuring shit out


#15
Name: Mason Skeeter
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: herbologist, knowledge of both magical and muggle plants

Name: Eugene Scamander
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: Beast Division employee, has minor tracking skills

Name: Eavan MacKay
Education Level: NEWT equivalent (Ilvermorny)
Skills: Magizoologist, well-traveled, used to "roughing it"


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#16
Name: Anne Devon
Education Level: NEWTs
Skills: good at Herbology, teamwork, and, perseverance due to extreme anger at the fog.


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