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by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 3 - Design a Uniform
Replies: 0
Views: 6

SQL 2018 - Week 3 - Design a Uniform

You have your Siggy and Avatar (maybe)! Lovely. B) Now we need to have appropriate garb for our teams! Create a uniform for yourself and your team mates! Post a picture of your creation(s) in here (maximum 600 x 600 size). This may be a picture of your actual Quidditch Robes, or what you wear under ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 3 - Cryptogram
Replies: 0
Views: 8

SQL 2018 - Week 3 - Cryptogram

There was such delight amongst all the crowd of witches and wizards watching that first World Quidditch Cup. Not only was the Quidditch play itself of huge interest, but there was a lot of other activity on the playing field which provided great entertainment. https://s26.postimg.cc/q61aw5kmx/SQL_20...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Atypical Protagonists
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: Atypical Protagonists

There are so many books and stories published which do not have the stamped imprint of 2-legged 'separate from and superior to the rest of life' as their theme. This is of a great gladness. :) Many cultures of the world see the characters of their stories simply as 'People', no matter which form or ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 SNITCH Ref Sign-Up Post 1
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: SQL 2018 SNITCH Ref Sign-Up Post 1

Hooray for all who volunteered to Ref. Thank you! When you ref a game, please be sure to read and follow the Ref Duties shown in here Ref Duties 1) Remember to log your game and send in the log to QB ( quidditch @ hol.org.uk - without the spaces ) 2) Remember to go to #refchan during the game 3) Sni...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 REF Sign-Up Post
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: SQL 2018 REF Sign-Up Post

Hooray for all who volunteered to Ref. Thank you! When you ref a game, please be sure to read and follow the Ref Duties shown in here Ref Duties 1) Remember to log your game and send in the log to QB ( quidditch @ hol.org.uk - without the spaces ) 2) Remember to go to #refchan during the game 3) Sni...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 Questions and Answers
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: SQL 2018 Questions and Answers

Question: I see there are a bunch of folks signed up on the teams. That means that if everyone shows up, on a Quaffle Saturday, not everyone will play. Do I still go in on a Quaffle Saturday? Answer: Yes. See this post . The Quaffle game 'time periods' will not be played as in House games. There wil...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 SNITCH Ref Sign-Up Post 1
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: SQL 2018 SNITCH Ref Sign-Up Post 1

Thank you all for your prompt replies! Right now, we have this scheduled: Will vs Scarlet [Tue 7/24 3 AM HOL] - Shiloh Sirius vs Vanessa [Thu 7/26 4 PM HOL] - Katelin Faye vs Scarlet [Mon 7/30 5 PM HOL] - Maxim Will vs Shiloh [Wed 8/1 3 AM HOL] - Scarlet (?) Emma vs Vanessa [Thu 8/2 7 PM HOL] - Scar...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Quidditch Fouls
Replies: 9
Views: 156

Re: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Quidditch Fouls

https://s26.postimg.cc/iuk8x0und/SQL_2018_-_Week_2_Quidditch_foul.png Graphic shows a broomstick of the 1300s - obviously hand made and not the sleek and shiny broomsticks we have today. The ash broom tail, or brush, appears to have fresh green growth coming out from the twigs. The name of the Quid...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Sudoku
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Sudoku

The teams are just zipping along doing stuff! Already we have two people sending in their correct solutions to the sudoku -- Will Lestrange Katelin Ross And now more are sending in their solutions -- Ingvild Ogden Limine Snidget (Prof.) Silas Hipolito Crist Zen McGregor Scarlet Leslie-Lewis (Prof.) ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 294
Views: 14029

Re: Quick Quotes

July prompts continue with

Moments of doubt

from Burning Water by Mercedes Lackey
If I didn't know she knows what she's doing ...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy birthday Sky!
Replies: 9
Views: 61

Re: Happy birthday Sky!

Happy Birthday!

I hope you have an amazing, wonderful and magical Shiftin' Shadows birthday, Sky.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 SNITCH Sign-Up Post
Replies: 12
Views: 167

Re: SQL 2018 SNITCH Sign-Up Post

Thank you all for volunteering to be Tribute.

Snitch sign-up is closed! We'll be figuring out a Seeking Schedule and posting it asap.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 1 - Siggy & Avatar
Replies: 14
Views: 285

Re: SQL 2018 - Week 1 - Siggy & Avatar

You may continue to post your Siggy and Avatar, but from now on, they are worth 3 Team Points.
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Quidditch Fouls
Replies: 9
Views: 156

SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Quidditch Fouls

Again referring to Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp, there is a fascinating paragraph which talks about fouls and our first ever World Cup. Rules are of course "made to be broken". Seven hundred Quidditch fouls are listed in the Department of Magical Games and Sports record...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: SQL 2018
Topic: SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Sudoku
Replies: 1
Views: 89

SQL 2018 - Week 2 - Sudoku

How well do you know your Quidditch fouls? Do you know the word used for this particular foul? Flying with intent to collide from Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp Here you have an opportunity to earn more Team Points (and Beans for yourself)! https://s26.postimg.cc/ga2z53o0p/SQL_2018...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 3 - Proto-writing
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Week 3 - Proto-writing - Cryptogram

Solutions have been received from:

Gail Allen
Kendra Givens
Maxim Trevelyan
Polaris Black
Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Silas Hipolito Crist
Will Lestrange
Zen McGregor
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 3 - Early Scripts
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Week 3 - Early Scripts - Origins and Evolution

Submissions have been received from:

Amaryllis Storm
Gail Allen
Ivorie Windton
Kendra Givens
Maxim Trevelyan
Silas Hipolito Crist
Will Lestrange
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 3 - Wizarding Artefacts
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Week 3 - Wizarding Artefacts - the Mystery Inscription

Submissions have been received from:

Amaryllis Storm
Gail Allen
Ivorie Windton
Janie Peterson
Kendra Givens
Maxim Trevelyan
Polaris Black
Silas Hipolito Crist
Will Lestrange
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 3 - Wizarding Artefacts
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Week 3 - Wizarding Artefacts

We've talked about the Muggles and their cave drawings and their pictograms and now we have reached discussing their Proto-writing. But what have the wizards been doing all this time? Your task is to draw a wizarding artefact with an inscription in an early script or wizarding alphabet. What is your...
by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: History of the Word
Topic: Week 3 - Early Scripts
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Week 3 - Early Scripts

There are many kinds of scripts which were used in different areas of the world which scholars call Proto-writing. This means a written communication which is before what is called the invention of Alphabetic writing. There were Cuneiform script, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Chinese writing, Indus script, ...

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