“I’d like to refocus everyone’s attention away from the Kardashians and onto Doctors Without Borders or aid workers. Let’s redefine scandal. Scandal is not who so-and-so is dating; scandal is the fact that 1.2 million people are still living in tents in Haiti, and cholera is rampant because Nepalese U.N. soldiers dumped shit from their Porta-Potties into the river. That’s a fucking scandal. If the average 15-year-old was hearing about that instead of so-and-so’s plastic surgery or cheating in Hollywood, I’d feel better about our future.”—Olivia Wilde to Marie Claire (via monkeyknifefight)
I don’t give a fuck about Harry Potter or Pottermore or whatever that shit is called. I don’t even know what it is, but it seems stupid to me. And I don’t get why Harry Potter is becoming such a big deal now just because the last movie is out. It’s fucking over, so why bitch about it? Harry Potter is overrated. And that is my opinion, m’kay? I don’t get it, magic doesn’t even exist in real life. You cannot turn a boy into a ferret. That is impossible. There. I said it.
No. Not Mkay. Ok, it’s you’re opinion. I respect that. I don’t agree, but I respect it.
Stop being a fucking jackass about it.
I think you’re an asshole. That’s my opinion. M’kay?
If you don’t like something blacklist it, unfollow people. You literally do not have to see shit on your dash if you don’t want too.
Look at us. Look at this fandom. There's people who've been awake all night, we're all here together sharing the same feelings, the same excitement, and even when nothing happens we still stay, because we love it all too much to leave in case something happens and we're not there to be a part of it. Harry Potter isn't over. Look at the fandom. It's never going to be over.
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We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Please find enclosed a list of all necessary books and equipment. Term begins September 1st. We await your owl by no later than July 31. Yours Sincerely, Minerva McGonagall
UNIFORM First-year students will require: 1. Three sets of plain work robes (black) 2. One plain pointed hat (black) for day wear 3. One winter cloak (black silver fastenings) Please note that all pupil’s clothes should carry name tags
COURSE BOOKS All students should have a copy of each of the following: The Standard Book of Spells (Grade 1) by Miranda Goshawk A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot Magical Theory by Adalbert Waffling A Beginner’s Guide to Transfiguration by Emeric Switch One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi by Phyllida Spore Magical Drafts and Potions by Arsenius Jigger Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection by Quentin Trimble
OTHER EQUIPMENT 1 wand 1 cauldron (pewter, standard size 2) 1 set glass or crystal phials 1 telescope 1 set brass scales Students may also bring an owl OR a cat OR a toad PARENTS ARE REMINDED THAT FIRST YEARS ARE NOT ALLOWED THEIR OWN BROOMSTICKS