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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    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 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.
    Victorian Resource Directory
    Have you ever stumbled upon a site with cool information about the Victorian era? About the lifestyle, the fashion, ect? Did you think to yourself "Man, I want to share this cool new information with everyone on Charming!" And I bet that you did link to that in the cbox, but there were only so many people who managed to see this information you found in the depths of the internet.

    This is the solution to that.

    In this thread we will gather all the links to cool sites with information about the era we RP in. If you have a link to share, post your link with this code, in code tags:
    PHP Code:
    [code][url=YOUR LINK]Name/description of site[/url], [i]submitted by YOUR NAME[/i][/code

    Dressing the Late 19th Century Woman
    Victoriana Magazine, submitted by Lynn

    Guide to London Districts and Neighbourhoods from John, Murray, "The World of London." Blackwoods Magazine (July 1841), submitted by Bex

    Food timeline, submitted by Soph
    Victorian Era Cooking, submitted by Steph

    Flower Language Dictionary, submitted by Soph

    Victorian Slang Dictionary, submitted by Olive
    Victorian Vulgarities - A List of Crude Slang, submitted by Olive


    1000 Most Popular Names of the 1880's, submitted by Steph
    Old-Fashioned, Vintage, Retro, Classic, Eclectic, Unusual and Uncommon Names for Girls, submitted by Soph

    Old Names of Diseases/Conditions, submitted by Jenny

    Examples of what would go where: Fashion is self-explanatory. xD Lifestyle would be links to etiquette pages, rules on dancing and other such shit. Historical events would be information about events that happened. Other is like... other stuff that doesn't really fit the above categories. Diaries of actual Victorian people and lists of weird baby names and shit.