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by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: When the Mourning Comes
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: When the Mourning Comes

This really hits home for me in regard to one of my favorite book series, His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. I revisited the series this summer after I found out that BBC TV series is in the works, with another companion trilogy The Book of Dust, coming in October. The three books, The Golden Com...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Film/TV Adaptations
Replies: 5
Views: 167

Re: Film/TV Adaptations

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with Movie/TV adaptations. I love that something I read is getting transformed into a movie or a show that I can watch, and see it my visualizations were correct, but it is a roll of the dice. It can be wonderful and true to the book, or it can be so, so, wro...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: HOL Appreciation Month - GOLD SPIRIT AWARD
Replies: 26
Views: 685

Re: HOL Appreciation Month - GOLD SPIRIT AWARD

  • Earn 3500+ points.
  • Turn in submissions for at least two house newspapers.
  • Write at least three chapters in Collaborative Book Writing.
  • Earn at least 8 quills.
  • Get full points in at least 5 classes.
  • Join a house.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer:
plot dastardly acts
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Ask a Prefect
Topic: Signature test
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: Signature test

You are just missing ] at the end :)
by Maxim Trevelyan
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Ask a Prefect
Topic: Signature test
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: Signature test

You need to use forum code for images to show.

Since you are using tinypic, when you upload a picture, you get four links under Share This Image. Copy the one under IMG Code for Forums & Message Boards and it should show in your signature.

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by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From City of Bones by Cassandra Clare:
Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling:
They're working to bring down the Ministry of Magic from within using a mixture of dark magic and gum disease.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Uniforms
Replies: 12
Views: 259

Re: Fan Section: Uniforms

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by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From Inferno by Dan Brown:
sticks her head in the sand while a pack of hyenas closes in around her
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Sky!
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Happy Birthday, Sky!

Happy birthday Sky(net)! I hope you have a great day.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Design A Signature
Replies: 14
Views: 309

Re: Fan Section: Design A Signature

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EDIT: Eh, letter order is wrong, oops. Just imagine they say it different in Bulgaria, similarly to NATO vs. OTAN in French :P
by Maxim Trevelyan
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Poetry
Replies: 12
Views: 197

Re: Fan Section: Poetry

Quodpot Haiku

First question or fifth.
Take a chance to answer it.
Just do not get BOOMed!

Should I answer fast?
Or I do it very slow?
What a lovely game.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 130
Views: 2308

Re: Quick Quotes

From The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks:
I'm going to eat a sandwich.
by Maxim Trevelyan
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Fan Section: Flash Game
Replies: 15
Views: 241

Re: Fan Section: Flash Game

After half an hour figuring which figure am I and how to work it, I finally managed to win!

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Exclamations were my favorite. "No!", "Who do you think you are?". Very amusing!
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Summer Reading Challenge 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 967

Re: Summer Reading Challenge 2017

I pledge three books! :D

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Click Here!

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
Click Here!
by Maxim Trevelyan
Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOLLERS Award - Spring 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: HOLLERS Award - Spring 2017

Congratulations to Tarma and Shiloh!

Thank you Polaris and Kim for being amazing leaders! <3
by Maxim Trevelyan
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: The Scrapbook
Topic: Coupe d'émeraude
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Coupe d'émeraude

Did you learn anything new and interesting about France or French culture? I did! I have heard about new foods that I wanted to try (especially sweets) and through hellish song identifications, I managed to find a few songs that I liked. What activities were your favorite to participate in? I think...
by Maxim Trevelyan
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: HOL Quidditch World Cup
Topic: Refs Wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Refs Wanted

Reffing Experience/Preferences (Quaffle, Snitch, both) : Quaffle, one "match" of snitch. I reffed two official matches, one or two NAPs and practiced with HQT. Summer Availability : Gone from 21st to 31st July, though if it is told a few days beforehand, I might find a cafe or something, ...

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