Amph Diagon Alley: The Official Harry Potter Thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by Kessel Runner, Jul 26, 2001.

  1. Ghost Chosen One

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    JK Rowling apparently regrets putting Hermione with Ron, and now thinks she would have been better off with Harry, but didn't realize that while she was writing because the original plan was for Ron/Hermione.
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  2. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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  3. Ghost Chosen One

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  4. Volderon Force Ghost

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  5. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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  6. themetresgained Jedi Grand Master

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    NOOOOOOOO.

    I thought the Ship Wars were over. And now they've come back. Back to haunt me *has PTSD*
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  7. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    Ron and Hermione together are problematic (just a bit) but would rather Harry and Ginny never got together. Luna for Harry and Neville for Ginny.
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  9. DarkEagle Jedi Grand Master

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    Soooo next is saying Voldemort was supposed to be a giant slug-creature, yes? :p
  10. Darth Xalfrea Jedi Grand Master

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    Seriously?

    Well, what's done is done. I'm sure Georgie boy has some regrets with characterization and pairing and whatnot. Nothing that can be done about that now.

    Besides, I like that Ron and Hermione are together. I'm not a shipper by any means, but I dunno, just something about them works in a sorta humorous way.
  11. anakinfansince1983 Chosen One

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    I'm just hoping Rowling doesn't reboot due to changing her mind.
  12. Chancellor_Ewok Force Ghost

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    I have a hard time seeing Harry and Hermione to together. I don't think that it would have worked out in the long run. There are even lines to that effect in Goblet of Fire.
  13. Rew Force Ghost

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    I'm inclined to think the article is BS. It just doesn't sound like something JKR would actually say.
  14. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    So does this mean we'll get a Special Edition soon?
  15. Ghost Chosen One

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    The interview is being released this Friday I believe.
  16. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    I doubt Rowling could ever be as bad as Lucas.
    As long as she doesn't release a new set of the books and gets rid of the original books.
    If she wants to change Hermione and Ron I am fine with that. If she does change things give us the old books as well.
    Just change the Harry/Ginny relationship.
  17. VadersLaMent Chosen One

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    "As bad as Lucas"? I don't understand.
  18. PiettsHat Force Ghost

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    Yeah, me neither. The Harry Potter books have undergone a bunch of changes. Mostly minor, but they are there.

    http://www.hp-lexicon.org/about/books/differences.html

    And on top of those, there's the differences between the UK and US versions:

    'Come over to the right side, Draco, and we can hide you more completely than you can possibly imagine. What is more, I can send members of the Order to your mother tonight to hide her likewise. Your father is safe at the moment in Azkaban...when the time comes, we can protect him too... come over to the right side, Draco...you are not a killer...'

    vs

    "He cannot kill you if you are already dead. Come over to the right side, Draco, and we can hide you more completely than you can possibly imagine. What is more, I can send members of the Order to your mother tonight to hide her likewise. Nobody would be surprised that you had died in your attempt to kill me -- forgive me, but Lord Voldemort probably expects it. Nor would the Death Eaters be surprised that we had captured and killed your mother -- it is what they would do themselves, after all. Your father is safe at the moment in Azkaban...when the time comes, we can protect him too. Come over to the right side, Draco...you are not a killer..."
  19. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    Well since I've only got 1 version of the books aside from SS (Where I have some speciality Hardcover from several years ago) unlike the SW movies where I have several versions I don't know all of the changes that there are in the HP books. I do know the Reverse Wand effect change. I personally liked the way it was before. Yeah it was wrong but it worked for me.
    Everything on that list is one set of changes though isn't it? How many versions of the SW movies are there? 5? JK Rowling still has several more versions to go to get to Lucas territory.
  20. yankee8255 Force Ghost

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    On the Harry/Ron/Hermiione comment, from what I've seen, Rowling really did say that.

    I disagree, though. I always thought it a particularly good twist, you expect them to get together. The problem is that that Ginny just turns out to be a dud. That's compounded in the movie versions, where Emma Watson is probably the closest to a star of the child actors, whereas the actress who played Ginny has the charisma of a rock.
  21. Mar17swgirl Chosen One

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    Er, I don't think Emma Watson is a good actress at all. Out of the "child actors" Tom Felton is by far the best. Rupert Grint is also pretty good. But the rest are average at best. But I agree, Bonnie Wright is pretty bad.
  22. yankee8255 Force Ghost

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    I specifically did not say best actress, but "star".
  23. Mar17swgirl Chosen One

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    Being a star doesn't equal having charisma, though. ;)
  24. Jedi Merkurian Episode VII Thread-Reaper

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    *meh* It's probably an attention/cash grab. Well played, Jo. Well played.
  25. Rew Force Ghost

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    Evanna Lynch would like to have a word with you. ;)