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.
    The 1887 Election
    Election ‘87

    With the recent resignation of Balthazar Urquart comes, predictably, the election of a new leader of Wizarding Britain! The election itself will take place IC on December 13th and OCC from December 2nd to 13th, with campaigning starting now! Do you have interested characters? Excellent. We want them.

    Post the following form below on the applicable account, provided that they…
    • Are at least half-human
    • Are 21+ years of age
    • Are alive (sorry, no ghosts!)
    • Have 25+ IC posts
    • Have been active for at least one month (as of the day you enter them)
    Once your post has been liked by a member of staff, you can move on! Please register on or before October 25th.
    [b]Age as of September 1, 1887:[/b]
    [b]Notable Accomplishments:[/b]
    [b]Political Leaning:[/b] Far Right, Centre-Right, Centre, Centre-Left, Far Left

    Submit an article to the Daily Prophet indicating your character’s intention to run. This article should be written by you yourself and include a bit of background on your character. It should be no fewer than 100 and no more than 400 words in length. This should be published by Ian Pengloss from September 8th to October 31st. Once your article has been published, you can move on!

    Campaign! Campaigning can help earn you realism votes (dictated OOC), as well as help to get your name out there for characters to see. What might campaigning entail?
    • Hosting campaign events and rallies*
    • Have these covered in the DP or WW
    • Attending various events and schmoozing
    • Closed-door conversations
    • Publishing a platform in the DP—this should be separate from your announcement for running
    • Posting campaign posters on the community bulletin, or purchasing ad space (UC/MC only—clear with @Ophelia Dippet) in WW
    • Publishing a candidate profile in the DP or WW
    Of course, these are just general ideas. Speak to myself or @Cassius Lestrange with any questions or suggestions!

    *These will not be given forums because otherwise that will get out of hand quickly xD

    • Only six candidates will make it on the final ballot. On November 1st, staff will decide who four of these are based on qualifications and effort thus far. The remaining two slots will be filled at randomly from the remaining candidates! We will limit these slots to one per player.
    • Candidates can have rumours—positive or negative—circulate about them at any time, without any basis in fact, and without consent.
    • If your character falls inactive at any time and for any reason from the day you sign up until the election, they’re out.
    • If elected, things like character death must be approved by staff with notice. We also will reserve the right to NPC your character in terms of articles should she/he/they fall inactive after election.

    But Kayte, what about the actual voting? As in the past, we’ll be doing a combination of IC voting (for eligible characters), OOC voting (for those who don’t have eligible voters), and Realism Votes to make up the rest of the Wizarding World. A complete list of eligible voters will be released late in November :)

    Got questions? Post ‘em!

    [-] The following 1 user Likes Odira Potter's post:
       Cassius Lestrange

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    Character: Justin Ross
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 41
    Notable Accomplishments: In the Ministry for the past 23 years. Hit Wizard 1863-1875, Squad Chief 1875-1886, DMLE Assistant Head 1886-1886, DMLE head 1886-Present. Appointed to the Wizengamot in 1884.
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
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       Odira Potter
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    Character: Stephen Flint
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 36
    Notable Accomplishments: Head of House Elf Relocation office [1876-1881], Assistant Head for the Dept. RCMC [1881-1884], Head of the Dept. RCMC [1885-Present]
    Political Leaning: Centre-Right
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       Odira Potter
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    Character: Herschel Dawlish
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 96
    Notable Accomplishments: Translator 1813 — 1825
    Member of the Wizengamot 1825 — Present
    Interrogator 1857 — 1885
    Chief Warlock 1885 — Present
    Political Leaning: Center right
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       Ellory Pendergast, Odira Potter

    Character: Eugene Scamander
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 34
    Notable Accomplishments: Head of the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Office 1877-present, Wizengamot Member 1884 - present
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
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       Cassius Lestrange, Ellory Pendergast, Leander Grantham, Odira Potter
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    Character: Conrí Power
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 25
    Notable Accomplishments: Shop Owner from Early [1886 to Present] (He says dealing with his wife turning into a child for the first two weeks of his marriage should count.)
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
    [-] The following 2 users Like Conrí Power's post:
       Aamiya Power, Odira Potter
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    Hey pals! I'm here in a Hagging capacity. I am only publishing one announcement article per day on a first come first serve basis, so it is in your best interest to submit your articles ASAP if you want them to be published sooner rather than later. Make sure that you follow all the instructions in Kayte's 'approved candidate' PM, or I can't schedule them until you do. Thanks! :D
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       Ellory Pendergast, Elsie Beauregard, Odira Potter, Ophelia Dippet
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    Character: Roman Crouch
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 29
    Notable Accomplishments: Senior Undersecretary to the Minister of Magic (1886-present), member of the Wizengamot (1886-present), DMLE Lawyer (1878-1886)
    Political Leaning: Centre-Right
    Roman wears glasses now... sometimes.
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    Character:Antonia Greyback
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 32
    Notable Accomplishments: Founder of Magical Franchisment League, advocate for magical equality and parity of esteem for all magical creatures.
    Political Leaning: Far Left
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       Cassius Lestrange
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    This is a courtesy reminder that if you haven't submitted your announcement article, you have one month from today (in GMT) to do so. Make sure you follow the instructions in Kayte's PM!
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       Odira Potter, Ophelia Dippet
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    Piggy-backing off of Beanie to say that if you want any of these campaign-related WW things, you have to ask for them! Scheduling must be done through me, and if your deliverables aren't to my Wenches in time for the deadline, you lose your spot.

    If you previously contacted us about an article and you missed your deadline, you must contact me again to reschedule. You don't get automatically rescheduled to the next available week.
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       Aeror, Cassius Lestrange, Odira Potter



    Character: Barnabas Skeeter
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 28
    Notable Accomplishments: Well, he lost part of his leg in a heroic effort to save people from a troll attack. He's worked for the Ministry since he left Hogwarts and thanks to his efforts (cough, cough) women were given equality to duel. Also the dueling head of commission so knows how to run things... and has been after MoM since he could walk.

    Employment History
    MoM Improper Use of Magic Office | Investigator
    June 1877 - August 1885

    MoM (Department of Games and Sports) Dueling Commission | Head of Office
    August 1885 - Present

    Political Leaning: Centre-right
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       Cassius Lestrange, Ellory Pendergast, Ophelia Dippet
    Barney uses a prosthetic leg and a cane to get around.

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    This is a friendly reminder that those of you who haven't have eleven days to submit your MoM announcement article to me! Make sure you follow the instructions in the first post here and in the election-approval PM or you will have to make edits.
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       Aldous Crouch
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    Character: Justus Pilliwickle
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 25
    Notable Accomplishments: Lawyer for the DMLE (1885-Present)
    Political Leaning: Far Left
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       Ambrosia Shinnick, Annabelle Scrimgeour, Cassius Lestrange, Hudson Pine
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    Character: Eleanora Brownhill
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 31
    Notable Accomplishments: Author of widely published essays and books, organizer for children's charities.
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
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       Aldous Crouch
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