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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    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~
    December 1887
    SWP7 is live!
    12.01-12.24 Secret Swap
    12.02-01.06 Posting Wizard
    12.09 Hogwarts Hogsmeade Visit
    Pettigrew Annual Quidditch Party
    12.13 The 1887 MoM Election
    12.13-12.24 12 Days of Charming
    12.21 Christmas Dance
    And More!
    Ariadne Harmon
    In Character
    Full Name: Ariadne Giselle Harmon née Park
    Nicknames: Aria
    Birthdate: January 19 1858
    Current Age: 28
    Occupation: Etiquette Professor
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Hogwarts/Hogsmeade
    Hogwarts House:Hufflepuff
    Wand: Willow, Unicorn hair, 10 1/2 inches, Springy
    Blood Status: Halfblood
    Social Class: Middle
    Family: Park Min Jun (Min Jun Park) [Father][B.1835]
    Elizabeth Park née Harvey[Mother][B.1840]
    Eric Park [B.1857][Brother]
    Augustus Harmon [Deceased]

    Appearance: Aria is taller than Victorian standard, standing elegantly at 5 feet and 5 inches with a curvaceous body due to tight lacing. She inherited her facial features from her Korean father. Her eyes are a soft shade of hazel and her hair is a dark brown colour. Her skin complexion is pale.  Her choices of dresses are modest and simple western muggle clothing.Though she occasionally wears a Hanbok. Her dominant hand is her right.
    Pre-Birth| Park Min Jun is sent to England for work in the Ministry of Magic where he meets the newly debuted Elizabeth. Long story short, they got married after a year. The couple was blessed with a son in the year 1857
    1858|  Ariadne is born as the only daughter and last child of  an upper middle class couple, Mr. and Mrs. Park
    1863| She shows her first sign of magic when she magically made her dolls dance.
    1864-1868| The family hires a governess and she is taught several languages including French, German, Spanish and Korean as well as dancing and other things that a lady has to know and she proves to be a natural on those aspects.
    1869| Aria is sent to Hogwarts and was sorted in Hufflepuff
    1871| She enters her third year and chooses to take Arithmancy, Earth Magic and Ancient Studies
    1873| She is chosen as hufflepuff prefect and She takes her OWLs examination:

    CHARMS — O

    1874| She continues  with Charms, Transfiguration, Earth Magic , Arithmancy and History of Magic for her sixth year.
    1876| She Graduates and was sent to a muggle finishing school.


    1878|She graduates Finishing school and worked as a governess to a rich cousin. While working she meets a fine man and they exchange letters but before he could properly ask for her hand he died in a shipwreck next year.
    1879| She starts working as an etiquette instructor for a finishing school
    1881| During the summer, she meets Augustus Harmon and they enter courtship after a month.
    1882| She marries after the school’s term was finished and continues to work.
    1884|  The early part of the year takes the life of her husband due to work. As her depression was making her unstable at work, she decides to quit.
    1885| The position of etiquette professor at Hogwarts becomes vacant when Miss Moira Prewett quits. She takes the job to ease her loneliness and because she had always loved educating young girls.
    1886| Current year

    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Meeka
    Age: 16

    — 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.

    We also have a 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.

    Buddy System Leaders:
    Beanie @Cassius Lestrange
    Rosa @Gertrude Baker

    — 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
    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

    set by the unparalleled lady

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