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Posted by MariaAna on January 18, 2019 - 6:54 am



The snow is flying outside, and the Interdepartmental Memos are flying inside The Atrium.

We can't wait to hear what you have to think in our two newest polls, and we've got a new participation raffle and HEXperience trivia to tickle your taste buds! Run on over to the Fountain of Magical Brethren to chat up two members of site staff and ask them all your questions! This month you can even win badges for these questions! The elevators at the Ministry are filled with flying words of love. Tell us what's in your limerick in this month's contest: Love in an Elevator.

In addition to our Errors and Glitches thread and suggestion threads, be sure to check out our Known Bugs thread, the Broken Coding and Formatting thread, and our Homepage Polls: Let's Talk About That! thread!

We hope to see you around The Atrium soon!


Magical Archives Are Hiring

Posted by nickolaii on January 17, 2019 - 12:36 pm


Are you one of those people who are obsessed with the Harry Potter books, having read all of them countless of times? Do you enjoy drafting up fun activities, discussions, and contests themed to your favourite books?

The Magical Archives are looking to bring some new people into our family! We are hiring Magical Archivists, and Archives Apprentices, a brand new position. Please check out this thread for the application.



Daily Prophet :: January Edition

Posted by Cait on January 16, 2019 - 6:14 am


Sometimes, you can stare at something and draw a blank for whatever you're working on. Other times, all it takes is one small thing to inspire you. Join us with January's issue as we take a look at inspiration. Who knows? Maybe you'll find your own stroke of inspiration hidden within the pages.

Did you miss an edition, or want to re-read your favorite articles? Check out our Official Archives to get your hands on all of the Daily Prophet's former issues.

If you have any concerns regarding the Daily Prophet, please contact Breanna or Janelle. You may also get in touch with Cody, Karli or Steph from Publications Management.

Caretaker Concoctions - January

Posted by Sammy on January 15, 2019 - 4:51 pm



The dawn of a new year means many things to people, but to the wizarding world, it means the biggest party of the year, hosted by none other than The Weird Sisters' own Myron Wagtail! Every year has a theme, and after last year's mildly morose 'Year of Lasts' he's set out to brighten everyone's spirits with this year's 'A First Time For Everything'! You've got your ticket in hand and a snazzy outfit, so let's get rockin' and rollin' and start the year off with some Razzle Dazzle!

PRIZES


House Party Hat || Party Dress Charm || Blue Luminous Balloon


Be sure to watch the Student Hangout's Watch Thread and our Student Corkboard for regular updates on the happenings inside the walls of Hogwarts.

WWN: December 2018 Broadcast

Posted by vievelynn on January 14, 2019 - 12:07 am

WWN Broadcast


It's better late than never; tune in for another exciting broadcast of the Wizarding Wireless Network. To wrap up the year, we took a peek into how various individuals in the magical community celebrated their holidays. Join Hannah and Neville as they give us a glimpse into their busy Christimas-time at The Leaky Cauldron, and the festivities of those visiting them.

Want to read the broadcast instead? We've got you covered. To learn more about the writers and hosts of WWN and listen to previous broadcasts, visit us at wwn.hexrpg.com.

Shopping Forums Update - We're Hiring!

Posted by Edmundus on January 13, 2019 - 12:23 am


The Shopping Forums are hiring! If you love to stalk every silent auction, browse every raffle, and check in for every contest, you may be just the person to join the team. Applications can be found here and are due by January 27.

We are also happy to introduce the Quarterly Raffle. Complete contests around the shopping forums to earn tickets. With fantastic prizes to be drawn every three months, be sure to check in often.

Speaking of which, this month's round of contests are sure to prove of interest.

Expert Eavesdropping | Missions for Mulpepper
A Fabulously Faulty Raffle | Fanged Frisbees and Firewhiskey




Hogwarts Hijacks Honeydukes!

Posted by Zoe on January 12, 2019 - 12:00 am


Finally, it's a Hogsmeade weekend! You've made plans with your friends on what stores to visit and what to stock up on - pranks, food, and most importantly, more chocolate. As you make your way to the Entrance Hall, you hear whispers around you of a plot by the staff to take over... the chocolate factory? Zonko's? Honeydukes? It doesn't make much sense why the staff would do something so childlike, but why not?

Come join the Ravenclaw Staff as we take a delicious journey in Hogwarts Hijacks Honeydukes - tasty treats, games, and adventures await!



From the Grounds

Posted by Kljy on January 11, 2019 - 4:13 am



Weird magic is in the air. Inexplicably, you've found yourself trapped in the Forbidden Forest - the question is, why? Is it some ritual, holiday festivities gone bad, or just an innocent game? Answer that for yourself in this month's roleplay. All entries are due by January 31st at 11:59 HEX time.

While you're at it, make sure to keep an eye on our Watch Thread to stay up to date with events like our current bi-weekly chat and roleplay and roleplayer of the month.

New Issue of The Quibbler!

Posted by Zoe on January 10, 2019 - 10:40 pm


The start of a new year always leaves many of us wanting to get more on track with our lives. To do this, some people break out a never-ending supply of sticky notes that become stuck to everything ... until they're not. Others tend to default to using a calendar to track anything and everything, from when they watered the plants (down to the second!) to when their next dentist appointment is. No matter what sort of person you are, this month's issue of The Quibbler is definitely relatable. The writers fall in all areas of this spectrum and, oh, did they have strong feelings about the topic this month!

No matter what type of person you are, be sure you schedule in some time to read the January issue of The Quibbler!

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about The Quibbler, please either visit The Newsstand or send an owl to Zoe.

RPC Teaching Center January Updates

Posted by KatieNumbers on January 9, 2019 - 12:08 am


The Teaching Center is proud to announce a whole slew of exciting new activities to go alongside this new year! There is plenty of fun to be had, and there are some shiny House Points and prizes up for grabs. Take a look at our events to see what catches your interest!

Characterization is key in a successful roleplay. Come create an interesting character in our Roleplaying 101 event. After crafting the perfect character, head over to our Beginner Roleplay to take your new character for a spin.

If you're looking for some practice in identifying common roleplaying errors, consider taking part in Character Chaos, our monthly contest. Be sure to act fast, because it ends on January 15th!

Finally, head over to this thread to congratulate our first-ever Student of the Month! Do you think you've got what it takes to be the next Student of the Month? Check out the main Student of the Month thread to learn more about this new initiative!

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