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The Welcome Center June Monthly Contest :: Engorgio! - winners on Pg 3



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~ Anonymous

Uh oh. It looks like Fred and George have been trying to teach some spells to the First-Year students. Unfortunately, someone has managed to cast an Engorgio Charm on the speech of everyone in the castle and now people everywhere are speaking in superlatives! It seems that they need your help in undoing the spell. Are you up for the challenge?

TASK

Your task is to decipher each quote below. Along with the deciphered quote, you must also state which character said those words, and which Harry Potter book/movie the quote is from.
1.It is my deepest aspiration that you are magnanimously bedazzled with your individual expression of who you are. It is possible that all members present could have found themselves decimated – or most adversely, relegated to depart from these premises.

2.It does not bode advantageously to ruminate on mental imagery while being in a state of soporific existence and consign to obliviation the need to exist.

3.You are minusculely redoubtable intermittently, were you cognizant of that? Sagacious, but redoubtable.

4.One must have an enormous reserve of indomitability to oppose adversaries, but an equal amount to confront kindred spirits.

5.Perturbation of a nomenclature singularly aggrandizes perturbation of the subject matter itself.

6.Personal preferences illuminate the true essence of our being, appreciably extraneous to our proficiencies.

7.Jouissance can subsist even in the most tenebrous of epochs, if an individual simply recalls the ability to activate the luminary.

8.Absolutely it is occurring within the inner recesses of your cerebral skeletal structure, but why on this terrestrial planet is it obliged to denote that it is not irrefutable?

9.Nocturnal and treacherous allotment of days precede us. Momentarily we must confront the options of what is morally obligatory and what is unburdensome.

10.There is both luminosity and obscurity in the confines of our being. The important essential element is the component where we confront and commit to a particular endeavor. In essence, it reflects our essential entity.

RULES

-Your entry must include:
Correct quote! -- Who said it? -- In which Harry Potter book or movie?
-All work must be your own and all HEX rules apply.
- Prizes will be randomized from 100% correct entries.
-Please ask any questions in this thread. Do not reveal portions of the answers.
-Entries must be owled to the Welcome Center Mods no later than
June 30th, 2019, at 11:59 pm HEX standard.

PRIZES

1st Place - Butterbeer Charm + 2000 House Points
2nd Place -Silver Lightning Bolt Charm + 2000 House Points
3rd Place - Chocolate Frog Charm + 2000 House Points


[color=white]Edited by Spike
 

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Good lord. This is both making me laugh and giving me a headache. 😂
 

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Is anyone allowed to enter this contest or only Newbies, please?
 

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This looks so good. It's like me writing my master's thesis 😄😄
 

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@Red-Felix The monthly contests and discussions held in the WC every month are open to everybody. It is only the monthly newbie raffle that is for newbies only.


 

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Thank you VERY much for answering! I've always wondered about it and never entered for fear of doing the wrong thing and horning in on the Newbies fun.
 

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Your welcome
I know that feeling. I was like that for a long time too before I found out the the monthly contests were open to everybody.


 

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hey Hogfrieds, let's try to have fun on a Sunday!
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this is a good challenge. I laugh in the face of a challenge. I owled an answer, I got one I think
 

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I am stuck with one of them. It sounds familiar but I can't, for the life of me, figure out the correct original quote. I'm disappointed with myself.
 

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@MsVera Take a break from it and come to it later. Maybe you will be inspired.


 

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Good lord. This is both making me laugh and giving me a headache. 😂


This describes me perfectly.😂

And huge kudos to whoever thought of this. I salute your creativity!
 

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@MsVera Take a break from it and come to it later. Maybe you will be inspired.


That was EXACTLY what I needed! A good night of sleep and boom!

I sent mine in 😁

This was so much fun, thank you!
 

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What if the characters who say the quotes differ between book and film? Same with the actual book/film itself?

Please tag.
 

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This is pretty hard actually. I'm not sure I'll be able to fetch them all but I love a challenge. Also wondering about the question AccioNox brought forth.
 

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Understandable.... 😄
Your question has been seen, we will get back to you on that asap!
 

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@AccioNox and @Siara-Snow If there is more than 1 answer as to which character said the quote, all correct characters will be accepted.


 

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Thanks for the tag
 

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Okay, now I'm worried because I used books only for my entry and there is one that indeed is said by someone else in movies... 😕

But yeah. I see you'll be accepting both answers so I'm slightly less worried now. Great contest 😁😁

Edited by MsVera
 

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@MsVera As stated 2 posts above your post, if more that 1 character stated the quote, they will all be counted as a correct answer. Meaning if Character 1 made the quote in the book and Character 2 made the quote in the movie, then naming either one of those 2 characters will be correct.


 

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Thank you for the clarification and tag ^__^ I appreciate it. I sent in my answers. It was nice to juggle with these quotes, if I didn't have such a bad memory I'd certainly try to memorize them all because they sound more fancy than the original. Haha~
 

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