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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    02.20 We've made some changes to our History Records
    02.12 An early Valentine's Day announcement!
    02.08 Technical difficulties and Potion Brewing Competition sign ups!
    02.03 PW Winner and February's Writing Challenge
    02.01 AC News
    01.01 Happy New Year, Charming!
    12.28 The activity check approaches!
    12.04 New skins!
    12.01 AC news, Secret Swap, and Events!
    11.26 Secret Swap and Posting Wizard Sign-ups!
    11.18 This month's quidditch matches have been scored.
    11.08 Wenches are Hiring!
    11.03 Congrats to October's PW winner!
    11.01 AC news, Events, and NaNo
    10.29 Activity Check, Student Quidditch, and misc reminders!
    10.24 Posting Wizard and NaNo Sign ups!
    February 1887
    02.01 - 02.28 Posting Wizard
    February Writing Challenge
    02.14 Potion Brewing Competition
    02.18 Ravenclaw vs. Slytherin
    And More!
    House Points
    Current House Point Standings

    Click here for a detailed breakdown!

    House Points can only be earned through IC threads - this encourages IC class participation and a more realistic Hogwarts roleplay area. Professors, Head Boy/Girl and Prefects can add and deduct house points. However, prefects cannot add or deduct house points from each other, nor can they add or deduct points larger than 10 for each task. Head Boy/Girl can add and deduct house points from prefects as well as each other.

    Detentions are often doled out in addition to house point deductions. Detentions in this era were most often corporal punishment: hanging students by their wrists in the dungeons for a few days, whippings, beatings, physical labor without the use of magic, or something otherwise dangerous to the student's person - such as entering the Forbidden Forest.

    Earning House Points
    House Points are earned in increments of five.

    TaskPoints Awarded
    Good Deeds (tutoring, assisting others in need, etc.) 5 - 20
    Answering questions correctly in class 5
    Being the first to successfully complete a task in class (such as a potion or essay) 5
    IC Homework delivered via letter forum 5 - 20
    Win a Duel in the Dueling Tournament 5
    Win the Dueling Tournament 20
    Join a Student Club (must be an active participant) 5
    Earn a summer internship (counts for upcoming summer holiday) 10
    Outstanding Service to the School 50
    Win a Quidditch Match 50

    Losing House Points
    House Points are deducted in increments of five.

    TaskPoints Deducted
    General Rule Breaking (Late for class,  passing notes, poor behavior toward superiors and fellow students, disobedience) 5 - 10
    Extreme Rule Breaking (Fighting, Insobriety, Thievery, Vandalizing) 15 - 30*
    Fellow Student Endangerment 50 */**
    Out of Common Rooms After Hours 50 *
    Sexually Inappropriate Behavior with Other Students 50 **

    * Automatic detention.
    ** May lead to expulsion.

    If rule breaking is spotted in a private thread that takes place at Hogwarts, professors/student staff may PM a member of Charming's staff for permission to enter (if certain reasonable conditions are met) and dole out punishments.

    In order for house points to be added or deducted to/from the totals, professors/student staff must post a reply to this thread with the below code filled out. These will be kept on record here.

    [b]Staff Member:[/b] who awarded/deducted the points
    [b]Points:[/b] +/- #
    [b]Reason:[/b] Please try to be specific but not prolific.
    Student: Benjamin Turner
    House: Ravenclaw
    Staff Member: Event Mod
    Points: +10
    Reason: Won his group in the potion tournament
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    Student: @Martha Flack
    House: Slytherin
    Staff Member: Nathalie Jennings
    Points: +10
    Reason: won group in Potion Brewing Competition
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