Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Quidditch Round 1

1. What momentous event was the reason that the members of the Order of the Phoenix felt it necessary to move Harry out of the Dursley’s house?

d. Harry’s upcoming birthday

2. Who revealed the actual date of Harry’s transfer to Voldemort, despite the misinformation the Order had been spreading around that the move would occur on the eve of his actual birthday?

b. Snape

3. With the use of Polyjuice Potion (and to confuse any possible attack by Death Eaters), six member of the Order were disguised as Harry and escorted out of Privet Drive, along with the real Harry. Which member of the order did not survive that night?
a. Mad-Eye Moody

4. Who informed Harry, Ron and Hermione of the bequests left to them in Dumbledore’s will?

d. Rufus Scimgeour

5. During the wedding celebration for Bill and Fleur, Kingley Shacklebolt sent a Patronus to tell the guests that the Ministry had fallen, Scrimgeour (the Minister) was dead and the wedding celebration was about to be attacked by Death Eaters. What form did the Patronus take?
a. A lynx

6. Escaping from the wedding to London, our three friends found themselves confronted by a pair of Death Eaters, disguised as workmen. This close brush impressed on them the need to find someplace to hide. Where did they decide to go?

b. Sirius Black’s house

7. Kreacher’s animosity towards Harry, Ron and especially Hermione (a Mudblood) was well documented in book five, “The Order of the Phoenix.” His initial interaction with them showed that his attitude had not changed. How did they win him over?

d. By giving him Regulus Black’s old locket

8. Who did they eventually find was in possession of the locket/Horcrux?

d. Dolores Umbridge

9. What did Harry find embedded in the door of Umbrdige’s office?
a. Moody’s magical eye

10. After retrieving the Horcrux, they tried to return to their safe place but they were pursued (actually Yaxley tagged along when they disapparated). This meant that the Death Eaters knew their hiding place and they had to go somewhere else. Where did Hermione take them?

d. To the site of the Quidditch World Cup

Picture Scavenger Hunt
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

House Quiz

1. Do you knit or crochet? both
How long have you been at your craft? crochet - 4 years, knitting - 3.5 years
2. Do you spin? What type of spinning do you do? no
3. Are there any other crafts that you participate in? sewing
4. What are your favorite yarns/fibers? wools, alpaca, llama, soft animal fibers
5. What are your LEAST favorite yarns/fibers? acrylic, scratchy yarns
6. Are there any types/brands of yarn that you are dying to work with but haven't gotten a chance? I don't even know there are so many
7. What are you currently working on? Socks for my sister
8. Are their any knitting/crochet techniques that you would like to learn? fair isle
9. Do you have a yarn winder and/or a swift? yes
10. Where/how to you keep you needles/hooks? I have a couple needle rolls and a small felted basket that I made to hold them
11. Do you like sweets? What are your favorites? I love sweets, milk chocolate, peanut m&ms, snickers, baby ruth, twizzlers (but no other fruit candies), and Reese's
12. Are you having a birthday during this swap? No

Sunday, February 8, 2009

HLBOES package heading out

Well my package to Madam Jak should be heading out tomorrow. So I am really glad about that. It was really fun making her hat for this package and getting everything together.


Well we got our swap partners for HSKS 7 and I am spoiling Madam Ferula Finnegan. It should be fun. I am really looking forward to things picking up.