Celebrating the Life of Severus Snape

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Jan 09, 2008

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The calendar on JKRowling.com has been updated for January 9th, marking the birthday of Severus Snape. We at TLC ask you to join us as we reflect on a most fascinating character, whose remarkable journey in the Harry Potter series was marked with both unpleasant behavior and extraordinary courage. Cheers to you Severus Snape!





219 Responses to Celebrating the Life of Severus Snape

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Happy Birthday Snape, I never doubted your innocence.

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What an amazing character Snape is. Cheers to you Sev!

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Happy Birthday Severus, I hope you are enjoying a fine Elf Wine wherever you are. xx

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HAPPY B-DAY SNAPE…your so awsome!!!!

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Happy Birthday Severus! You fooled everyone right till the end.

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Quite a surprise since JK seems to find Snape such a horrible person. R.I.P. Severus.

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I occasionally hated you, but you are one of the best characters ever, Happy Birthday, Snivellus! (I like the Mauraders a little more)

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Rest in peace… I also always knew he’s a “good” guy. Snape is a great character in the books and I think Alan Rickman did a great job on him. Totaly Snape! Happy birthday!

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Cheers Snape, may the worms eat the body of the person next to u first

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Goodbye my love! ( sobs!) you were a great potions master and DADA teacher and of course Headmaster of hogwarts I will miss you terribly but you and Bellatrix will always remain in my heart.

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Bless Snape!

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Happy Birthday Severus!

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Happy birthday to everyone’s favorite greasy-haired, hook-nosed, mysterious potions master! (Not to mention DADA teacher, prince, singing judge/rapist, melancholy robot, and fallen angel!) (oh. I was talking about Alan Rickman, wasn’t I?)

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Changed my avatar for this happy, happy day. Snape is one of the most amazing characters in modern literature. To have people so polarized on a character is incredible. For those Snape loyalists, the release of DH was a vindication. Snapes life was truely a outstanding example of loving being the most powerful magic. Happy Birthday, Severus

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Happy b-day Severus, may you rest in peace. LONG LIVE HARRY POTTER-LONG LIVE SEVERUS SNAPE!! “the bravest man i ever met” A moment of silence to be observed from us members here at the Salem Institute!

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Happy birthday, Severus! You may be departed from this mortal place, but I have no doubts you are in heaven with a certain green-eyed girl! :) You were brave and loyal to the end, and I always knew you were a good person! Here’s to the best character in the entire series! Cheers!

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OMG how in the name of middle-earth could I forget you were my half- blood prince charming, and I your princess! ( by the way I cant wait to see Alan back and bigger as Snape- I ‘m going to cry in the 7th movie)

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Snape, I always knew you were innocent! Happy Birthday! The bravest man I ever knew!

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sevfan, jkr never said that she thought snape was a horrible person

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Happy Birthday Severus! You will forever live on in our hearts, our memories and our fanfiction! Thank you for all you did for the wizarding world.

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Happy Birthday Snape. Cheers to one of the greatest characters of the Harry Potter series. What you taught goes far beyond the potions class room. You taught us both the power and pain of love. It is tragic that these feelings were never fully returned. Intense love can cause a person to do great things. You’re fierce loyalty, driven by the love of Lily, was very admirable. You have proved what other former death eaters did not. That love is stronger than hate, and that you, unlike many of the others, are most certainly not a coward.

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SNAPE… I always loved you in that hateful kind of way. But in the end, you made it all worthwhile and I will forever have a soft spot for dear Snivellus, the real protector of Harry Potter. Without you, Voldie would have definitly gotten to Harry before he was ready for him. R.I.P. you did the right thing

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Snape… you made it all possible. I have always loved you in that love hate kind of way. you were that true protector of Harry Potter, b/c w/o you, Voldie would definitly have gotten to Harry before he was ready. RIP. You did good.

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Happy Birthday to you, Snape. I know you are a fictional character but you helped make the Potter books come to life. You kept me guessing until the end. Cheers!

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Happy Birthday to Severus Snape. I was glad to finally see the truth about Snape and his alliegances. I think he was the most mysterious and interesting character of the serie. I always trusted him, in general, but I must admit that I had some moments of doubt.

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Happy birthday to Snape!! I wonder if he’s rolling over in his grave at the thought of one of Harry’s children being named after him?

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Happy Birthday Snape, you were so brave, Thank you for everything.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEVERUS!

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Snappuuh

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Happy Birthday, Snape. I have liked you from the beginning. I never stopped trusting you and Dumbledore! You deserve to have a great birthday.

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happy birthday snape! thru the last few years of your life you definitely bewitched my mind and ensnared my senses…. i wish you could have lived on to terrorize the next “james potter”

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Snaaaape ♥ Such a wonderful character!

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Well happy birthday prof Snape. I confes that I didn’t know what to believe when I read the second chapter in HBP but know when I know that you are good I feel really sorry that I don’t believed you. I am very sorry that you died but maybe know you are happy when you finally after so many years you find Lily and maybe know she forgive you( after you saved her’s son life a few times) so you can talk now with her.Even you aren’t with us anymore, you will stay in our hearts and we will remeber you forever Severus Snape the bravest man I ever heard of. HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

Sorry for my english I am from Macedonia you see:D:D:D

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Jasmine: Please reference JK’s quote…

“Snape is fun to write, because he is a deeply horrible person.” http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/1999/0999-familyeducation-abel.htm

Not that I believe that for a minute, just quoting the source.

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“Happy” Birthday to Severus Snape…perhaps she should also update dates of death for us to mourn…anyways, wherever you are, may you have found peace, or at least less suffering.

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To the best character in the HP Universe. I join JK Rowling and Harry Potter in saying “Cheers Snape!”

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Well happy birthday prof Snape. I confes that I didn’t know what to believe when I read the second chapter in HBP but know when I know that you are good I feel really sorry that I don’t believed you. I am very sorry that you died but maybe know you are happy when you finally after so many years you find Lily and maybe know she forgive you( after you saved her’s son life a few times) so you can talk now with her.Even you aren’t with us anymore I know that you will stay in our hearts forever and we will remember you as brave man that risked his own life to save harry’s. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

sorry for my english I am from Macedoni

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Happy birthday Snape! Though as much as I like him, my favorite line in the HP series still remains “You don’t have to call me ‘sir,’ professor.”

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Happy Birthday Sev!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I miss you so much!! :(

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Happy Birthday, My Prince, My Lord and Master. From one Capricorn to another. raises glass of blood-red elf-made wine To the BEST character of all in the HP series.

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To Severus Snape! I’ve loved this character from the get go, never doubting his loyalty or courage. The man of many faces who warms my heart.

‘Ear, ‘Ear!

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WTG Snape….what is that mysterious ticking noise?

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Happy Birthday Sir! You are forever with those of us that feel your spirit. Your courage and silence during your life is a huge inspiration for those of us who have loved you no matter what. You will always be with us and we shall always love and respect you for your decisions!

You are free now to go where you wish and do as you wish. May you now enjoy your freedom!

With love and respect, Snapemaniac

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Happy Birthday Snape! Hope your portrait and Dumbledore’s had a fun party at the Headmaster’s Office.

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I love you Snape! I must admit, my opinion of you did waver, but you turned out alright in the end. We’re going to miss you

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SNAPE I LOVE YOU SO MUCH! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY! EVEN IF LILY DIDN’T FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU I THINK YOU’RE AMAZING AND I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3<3<3<3<3<3

AND I THINK YOU’RE REALLY SEXY!!

I’m a little insane, ahaha.

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my fave character!!!!! snape you are so complex (just how i like you). i almost like you as much as harry! that is an acheivment my little snapey. I LOVE YOU, RIP MY DARLING.

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Happy Birthday Prof. Snape, our favorite snarky hero! You will live forever in our hearts!

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Lily Phoenix your not insane if you think he is sexy because I absolutely agree with you who can resist a bad a** man in black!

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Thank-you Severus for showing amazing courage till the end.

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Here’s to you Snape… you finished the game like nobody else.

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Have a very happy birthday, Severus Snape!! I hope that although this life may not have treated you well, the next one will. I never doubted your innocence!

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happy birthday sevi…................... i know you wasn’t perfect but who is it??? ony god…..

you were the BEST OF ALL TEACHERS IN HOGWARTS!!!!!

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Severus Snape – the psycho in making.

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Happy Birthday to Severus Snape, spy/professor/snarkmaster extraordinaire! All of us believers were vindicated, so cheers to you!

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the first day of classes for me- how fitting.

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I am glad i share my birthday with him. RIP the man who’s love for Lily helped bring down Voldy. Happy Birthday brave Snape.

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Snape I doubted you once…. R.I.P….. You were a great character!!

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happy bday snape!! I always knew there was more to your story.

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Dearest Master, You’ve touched numerous lives. You’ve changed even so many too. You’ve aided in growth, discovery and experience. Many of us who have found you, or you them have numerous things in common with you, whether from Childhood or adulthood. However, yes, you are free now, free to do as you wish and choose. As you continue to touch and change our lives. We do sincerely and deeply, desperately love, honor and respect you. You are indeed the best that has happened in my life, a blissful and wonderful 8 years ago, thank you! Wishing you a very happy birthday, Severus Snape!

Love Always, SnapesRose

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Here’s to you Severus, we raise our glasses to the Bravest Man We’ve ever met. I KNEW you were good, KNEW you were Dumbledore’s man. RIP my Sweet Prince. You ROCK. Long live Severus Snape!!!

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Snape is EVIL!!!!!

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ah, Severus, how tortured was the life you lead my true greek hero. Alas, although your motives were always selfish and never for the good of all I must admit you served your purpose in this universe well. RIP oh Hercules.

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Happy Birthday Snape! I never did doubt you! Love ya!

Ps: (I don’t care what the book says, you haven’t died in my mind.) ;)

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Happy Birthday Sev! Your sexiness and snarkiness will live on forever!

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OMG that means there will be more of this, you know, HBD for all dead guys. Like Sirius? maybe. I’m so happy Yay! Anyway, Happy Birthday Sev!!! Your life was so bitter, i wish you’re better now. RIP

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I knew I shared a birthday with a great guy besides Richard Nixon and Gilligan from Gilligan’s Island! Happy Birthday to us!

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OOTP won Best Movie Drama at the People’s Choice Awards tonight BRAVO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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So I was a dork and totally cried when I read this news post…then I went on her website and cried more. :<—Snapes_Angel is a dork:

Happy birthday, my love! I will love him forever.

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Happy Birthday Snape! Your a wonderful character <3

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Happy Bday Sev! At least i always like you more than james ;)

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Happy Birthday to the batman Snape! Truly a character for the ages. Talented, couragious, obsessive, tortured soul that he is. He is not evil yet as JKR said he is not all good either…just is who he is…brilliantly talented, bravest man Harry knew, obsessively in love with Lily, tortured by her death and the part he played, seduced by the dark arts, voluntary Death Eater til Lily… Cannot think of Snape without automatically picturing Alan Rickman. Sincere thank you to you Mr. Rickman for your channeling of Snape, You are he an he is you. An for JKR ther are no words just sincere heartfelt gratitude.

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happy birthday to snape… i’m sorry i thought you were an evil murder :) rip.

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“You know, I sometimes think we Sort too soon.”

Here’s to Severus Snape, a flawed man but a very brave one. A love like yours might easily have wrecked you; but, instead, you channeled its flame, and you let it drive you and sustain you, through terrible struggles, into acts of real goodness. May we all find strength to do the same.

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snape, being dead would have made you a lot better i think…

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Happy Birthday my dear Professor Snape!!!

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Happy Birthday, Headmaster Snape! You truly were the bravest man Harry Potter ever knew, and a literary character for the ages.

Brave to love, brave to live. All Hail.

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Snape is good Snape is a very bad man

Well both turned out to be true, didn’t they? It’s hard to believe that someone so nasty could hold such powerful love in his heart.

Happy Birthday Professor. I hope you get your cake and eat it too.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! At first I thought Severus was such a horrible character but in the end it turned he was a very brave, very nice, and most of all . . . very faithful (to Lily Potter, of course, his one and only love kilig!) . . . – 0=) Seeker

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Happy birthday dear Severus!

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Happy Birthday Snape!

!!It end how it ends!!

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He bewitched the mind and ensnared the sences! Cheers to you Severus! XXX The only thing that is worth living and dying for is LOVE!

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Here’s to you, raise a glass to Severus Snape, the Bravest and most Loyal man to the end. I knew you were good. You stood by your promise to Lily and your love for her saved her son. RIP MY Sweet Prince. You ROCK and long live Severus Snape. Oh Man, I’m going to be bawling in DH.

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Happy Birthday, professor. Wherever you are I hope there aren’t any children around to annoy you. :)

Can cherubs be considered as children? If so do hex them professor!

always believed in him and will be a Snape-fan forever

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LOVE YOU SEV!

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happy birthday severus! <3

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Happy Birthday, you obsessive stalker you!

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Sometimes I wanted to punch you in the throat, Snape, but you were a great character. Oh, the power of love! Happy Birthday Severus Snape!! :D

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what wonderful snarkiness … happy birthday to an endlesly fascinating wizard.

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ENDLESSLY fascinating

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Happy birthday Snapeeyyyy… Cheers!! clink

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I love you Snape. And will do forever.

You brave snarky idiot.

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I should have waited and watched Sweeney Todd tomorrow, dang it! Ah, well, Happy birthday, Severus!

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Severus, you showed the world that unconditional love is the greatest cause to fight for and taught us all a bit more about not judging a book by it’s cover. I hope the HP-generation will never forget your message.

“Blackbird singing in the dead of the night Take these broken wings and learn to fly All your life You were only waiting for this moment to arise

Black bird singing in the dead of the night Take these sunken eyes and learn to see All your life You were only waiting for this moment to be free

Blackbird fly, Blackbird fly Into the light of the dark black night.”

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Happy Birthday Severus Snape!

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Severus Snape, happiness never was yours in life. On your birthday, I wish you happy rewards for the sacrifices you made and the courageous life you lived.

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Though not living, but you are, a true example which defines that- Love Is the Greatest Of All Magic. And if one, has even a little bit of love inside, one can never be conquered by evil. Sorry for not believing in you, but I did cry, a Niagra fall at your death. You passed away, teaching us, that, even in darkest of times, it is love that guides us through the path. I started believing you, in HBP. Then, I thought, there is something in you that makes you, human, and not a death eater. I knew it was Lily, and believe me, the love you’ve shown, the faith that you had, even after her death, was something that was beyond all greatness.
It is our choices that makes our destiny.
You are a remarkable man, Severus. You truly are. Happy Birthday

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I LOVE YOU SO MUCH SEV!~ HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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Dearest Severus, happy birthday!!!!

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Happy Birthday and rest in peace! Probably the most interesting character in the series, he kept us guessing until the end… I always believed in him though =)

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Happy Birthday Severus :) I always believed in your innocence – and it used to be not EASY,to convince my friends of your being on the right side – especially insisting -t hat you loved Lily Evans! I am very happy that a great Muggle actor,like Alan Rickman is portraying you in the movies! With his awesome performance, I was able to see early on,through your careful hidden defenses! May you rest in peace in the BEYOND! Without you, the story of Harry Potter (do you still despise him? ;) would lack the salt in the soup!!!

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......who jinxed my writing? Was that the Marauders ;-)

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I love you Severus, I never doubted you, and I knew of your love for Lily (which was, to be fair, kind of obvious) I would like to wish you a very merry birthday, which makes you 47 now I think, thats wierd! lol. xxx

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I never liked Snape as a person, still don’t. He really did have a mile wide mean streak and caused a lot of unnecessary grief. Any good thing he did was for his own selfish reasons and he had no love for anyone but Lily. The one thing he did not lack, however, was courage and for that I give him full credit.

Severus Snape was a most fascinating character and gave a lot of spice to the Potter series. Happy birthday you old son of a gun!

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Best wishes to the most beautiful, mysteriuos and the only Potions Master from Bosnia. HAPPY B-DAY PROF. SNAPE!!!! P.S. By the way, we are having a party here – feel free to come and join us:)

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Happy birthday and best wishes from another fan from Bosnia. Snape, You are the most bestest :) See ya on the party!!! ( We’ve bought you something special, hope you like it)

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Happy Birthday to my hero, Severus Snape. I identify so much with Severus, as I also know what it,s like to be bullied, alone, and an outsider. Snape is the unsung hero of the wizarding world, acting as a double agent at great risk to himself. So I raise my glass of elf made wine, and say happy birthday Severus. long live Slytherin! long live the Half Blood Prince!

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I cried so much when he died. I never expected him to make it, but still, it came as a shock. You’ll be missed, Severus Snape.

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It’s so wonderful that there are so many more positive posts than before DH! Some of us always knew Snape was a good guy ~ a toast to the Snape fans who never lost hope!

“Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ~ The Little Prince

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Thank you JK for creating Severus! Without him (and her) I would be… so different. And life would be a misery. :) (Btw, I always believed in you <3)

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Happy Birthday Snape! Your innocence was a heavily debated topic at my local bar. And I didn’t waste one second to gloat that I was right…

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Yay for Snape!

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Happy birthday bravest man

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Happy Birthday Severus, may you rest in peace…kept me on my toes until the very end. :)

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LOL Snape’s birthday is on day before min! Well, Happy Birthday, Prince ..

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Not a nice man, but a good and a brave one. Snape, I never doubted you. (But I wouldn’t have liked to be in your class.)

“Goodnight, sweet Prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest….”

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Happy Birthday Severus. Isn’t it amazing what characteristics are brought out in people by intense love?

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HAPPY B-DAY TO PROFESSOR SNAPE :) I always new you would prove yourself to be the friend Albus new you could be.

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Mountain Violet that was a beautiful quote, I’m tearing up! May I ask where that is from? Couldn’t be more appropriate…

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Many happy returns, you brave soul you

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Ah, Sev…..we owe you one. :-P Thanks for the tears and the anguish, the laughter and the love….hope everythings going all right in that Big Train Station in the Sky: http://acciobrain.ligermagic.com/silly.php (Click on “greasy potter sandwhich”)

rofl

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Happy birthday Sevvy! We love you! Just like Lily does. The best character in my opinion. Shows all the emotions in a human being. Thank you Jo for creating him. Just PLEASE tell us more in the encyclopedia if he came back and talk to Harry in his portrait, or anything! That is most what I want to know about. Kiss, hug to you! :)

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ImHermione1027, that was the Bard. Er, not Beedle, but Will.

Hamlet, Act V, Scene II.

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p.s. I still bawl my eyes out when I read the Prince’s Tale. ahhh so great though.

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Mountain Violet, that’s what I thought…thank you that was beautiful :)

I too still bawl my eye’s otu when I read the chapter “The Prince’s Tale”...

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Happy Birthday Severus! I knew you had a good heart inside of you, ( Oh and sorry for hating yoou in HPB when u did what you did at the end, i remember getting so mad i throw the book and it fall in the other side of my room and i cry, yeah but i am glad i kep reading…...you really surprised me.

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Mountain Violet, that’s what I thought…thank you that was beautiful :)

I too still bawl my eye’s out when I read the chapter “The Prince’s Tale”...

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Proffessor Snape is a very brave character. Never doubted you!!! Happy birthday!!!

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Happy b’day Severus. You are,if the truth be known, the best guy of all. R I P. I knew you would come through.

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Out of a collection of wonderful characters, the bitter, twisted, obsesed and oh so brave soul that is Snape, is in my opinion, the most remarkable character in the HP canon. I have often wondered how when, in in the first chapter in book 7, Voldemort looks at him so keenly after he imparts “the best” news about Harry, he can n manage to conceal his thought processes under that evil gaze that cowers all others watching….......A fantastic creation !

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Happy Birthday to Serverus Snape. The best character in the books IMO. I always said he was Dumbledore’s man not Voldemort’s. Sadly the person I most enjoyed debating that with doesn’t seem to have come back here after HBP!

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I forgive you, Sev!

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Happy Birthday to a guy who was really quite a jerk, but ended up doing the right thing in the end, even if for selfish reasons. The most complex of the characters, indeed! Cheers to our favorite misanthrope!

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Happy Birthday Severus!

“For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.” – Kahlil Gibran

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happy birthday snape-o! james potter sucks!

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Happy Birthday, Snape. I never doubted that you were a kind, innocent man. I trusted you, and I trusted Dumbledore’s judgement. The wizarding world shall never be the same, now that you are gone. With the kindess farewell, and a special Happy Birthday!

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Any seeming horribleness in a person merely comes from a horribleness of his or her personal experience(s). Yet even the most “horrible” person has the ability to choose the right way.

Thank you Severus, for choosing the right way in the end.

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i hate to tell u this but i no longer belive in u, you are a fake mystical nonreal person!!!!

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In regards to the previous post, I think that it is dishonorable to bring forth any such information when it is such a special occasion. I sincerely disagree with the previous statement from Bob, but I understand it, nonetheless. I hope Bob is having a better day than Severus.

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R. I. P. Mr Snape.

And Yes’ JKR said very categorically that Professor Severus Snape was a horrible person. She even said that she could not undersatand anyone liking or admiring him.

That being said, He was a very courageous person. I am sory that he died. He certainly did not deserve that.

Nobody is perfect.

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bob, you’re one funny dude. the was the best post ever.

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Cheers to Severus! lol

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Snape was HOT!

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As a character you simply rocked, and I shall never forget you and your contributions to such a wonderful world. For this, and this reason alone I am delighted of your birth, life and even death, you added so much color and emotion to an already rich tapestry in so many ways. But…

Snape, you were a horrible, selfish, self absorbed, self loathing person who only cared about yourself. Your disdain for James and subsequently Harry was only a slightly less than your hatred for the Dark Lord and what he did to you and the only other person in the world that you had cared for, maybe, might have even loved. You served your purpose in death; chose to do something right in for once, even if it was without any repentance. I will always remember the way you mistreated everyone you considered to be sentimental, compassionate, valiant or self-giving. I did not morn your death, but I pitied your wasted life. I am sorry but I considered you to be neither heroic nor courageous in the end, and your loyalty went only as far as the boundary of a nostalgic clandestine relationship with Lily and of what little conscience you had, based solely on you possibly living up to her memory.

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I never in my life was imagining the moment, that could lead me to hate Snape… It’s unbelievable to me, but it has happened: after The Prince Tale I have changed my view of him – now I am part of “I hate Severus Snape ” group.

TPT ripped me of my illusions about that character because only a monster could have asked to kill a child, so he could have the baby’s mother. It’s inhuman and egoistic and it doesn’t matter to me how truly and deeply Snape loved Lily. He didn’t feel remorse for endangering some unknown to him (at that time) family, he would have not cared if his actions caused the death of the Longbottoms and so on.

Well… I should rather celebrate his deathday, not birthday… See you on second of may, then!

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Granted, Severus Snape had personal issues, but that does not take away from the fact that he was a hero.

So,happy birthday, Professor Snape!

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Harry pretty much forgave him…

I mean he named one of his children after him, and called him one of the bravest man he ever knew.

I have to say, my feelings are clouded by Alan Rickman playing the part. He brought the character to life for me.

Plus…. he’s hot!!!

I’ve loved him since ‘Die Hard’, and he was hysterical in ‘Galaxy Quest’

Happy Birthday Severus!!!!

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happy birthday severus. i take back all those years of hating you. you fooled me untill the end you clever, brave man.

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Lily chose not to forgive. We always should remember our responsibility towards the sinner. If we chose not to forgive God will not forgive us. If we do not show mercy for the weaker one we will not get any mercy either. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi The reason why Snape became embittered and unwillingly to forgive and unfair is founded in Lily´s behavior. She showed him how to do it in the wrong way. People learn by examples. Lily was Snape´s greatest bad example of mercilessness. He even copied her Patronus, he copied her behavior (just listen to what I want to listen to, she listened to James, not knowing what really had happened, so did Snape towards Harry). I will not congratulate Snape, because he died. Indeed he was unfair, indeed he was jealous, indeed he was obsessed and dilapidated his life in loving someone who did not wanted to be loved by him and died because of tragic circumstances. Poor man. He believed it was his mistake all alone. But it was not of course. It´s illogically to say Snape was the reason. Lily rejected him, she thrown him out of her life. She even was one of the many reasons, too why this soap opera tragedy could had happen. I like Snape as a character. He was a complex three dimensional written character in a one and two dimensional Potterverse. What a dissipation.

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Professor Snape(!). Not Sev or Snape, etc… RESPECT!!!

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To all ppl that wrote crap about Prof Snape. REMEMBER, he is the reason for the development of the whole story… RESPECT!!!

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“If we do not show mercy for the weaker one we will not get any mercy either.”

Snape should have had this on his mind while giving the prophecy away.

And he wasn’t the weaker.

Lily clearly tried to convice him to reject those “fiends” of him and I don’t think she was merciless – just let down by her best friend, who called her a mud*. Her decision was perfectly understandable to me.

“He was a complex three dimensional written character in a one and two dimensional Potterverse.”

Well Dumbledore is multidimensional too and I don’t see Harry as a saint, either.

“Poor man. He believed it was his mistake all alone.”

? It WAS his fault IN FIRST PLACE! Lily didn’t force him to be Death Eater and he made his decisions out of his free will!

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A raised Pumpkin Juice glass to Severus Snape! May the memory of your last effort to show a bit of compassion for the son of your rival’s wife, live on! Happy Birthday Snape.

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Happy Birthday Prof. Severus Snape. Many faults but a true hero.

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A VERY big HaPpY bIrThDaY!!!! you will never be forgot- loved or hated!!! xx

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Hi allinne. Life is more. JKR made stereotyped story looking complex. Best regards.

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Happy Birthday Sev! After all this time, your fangirls will always love you. Always.

Cheers.

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Happy Bday Snape…I think Snape should be the next one featured in JKR’s “Wizard of the Month” Section and hevw her tell us a lil bit more about this AMAZING CHARACTER!

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Blessings on you, Severus. You symbolize so much for me. Thank you for your protection.

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As my Avatar has said since the beginning – Not Evil. I’ve always believed in you, and shed tears over your death. I raise a glass of virtual elf-wine to my favorite professor – Severus Snape.

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Is this the first time that we have seen Snape’s birthday on her website? Yashira, I don’t think we are going to get any more Wizards of the Month. That is why she set up the archive.

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Happy Birthday, my prince, I always believed in you.

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Who says Snape is good or that the power of love moved him??? He lost Lily’s love because he preferred to follow his ambition and become a Death Eater. Is that what you call bravery? He repented afterwards and became bitter and nasty but no one can call him GOOD. He only tried to pay for his mistakes later on; that’s all.

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Boo! Hiss! His words of filth he said towards others is not enough to redeem him in my eyes

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Never thought I would say this-I love you Snape! My worst enemys birthday is today, I wonder if the two are linked ;)

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Cheers to Severus!

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Snape! I knew you were a Capricorn. ;P

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Happy birthday Severus! I never doubted you, merely doubted myself for believing in you so much!!!!!

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“He only tried to pay for his mistakes later on; that’s all.”

Okay, saying Snape is good is perhaps going too far, but he’s not evil.

Trying to pay for his mistakes was a pretty damn good thing to do, though, if you ask me!

A sinner and a saint, he was. So complex.

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Happy birthday to Professor Snape, the greatest character in the history of history! I always knew you were innocent!

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Happy Birthday Snape! I ALWAYS knew you were innocene! :D

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talking to the dead is a sign for delusion.

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actually secunda, talking to the dead is a sign of faith in the departed being, so Farwell Snape my darling and Happy Birthday, you will always be loved no matter what anybody says!

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Happy Birthday to our well loved Potions Master and the best charakter in the Harry Potter series. He may have been austere and demanding to the studends, but hey, Potions like Chemistry is dangerous if handled careless. But the only really cruel person is JKR herself who killed him off and did not give him a chance for a happy life. So I wish him a peaceful afterlife.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEVERUS SNAPE U TRULY ARE 1 OF THE GREATEST WIZARDS OF YOUR TIME U WILL BE BE MISSED

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Happy birthday! I still have mixed feelings about him, but he helped Harry! RIP

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Happy Birthday my sweet prince!

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Happy birthday Severus – I never doubted you – your name and your courage will live for ever. With all love from your lily always

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Here’s to you, Severus – you were worth all the rest of them put together!

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SEVERUS SNAPE FOREVER!!

Happy Birthday dear Severus. You’re one of the bravest and most loyal men in literature. You are AWESOME!!

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Long live Severus Snape…the bravest man in the HP series! May you be given the Order of Merlin wherever you are.

He was a great literary character, and even though I absolutely hated the way he was killed off in DH, I always knew he was innocent.

HP fans will remember the name Severus Snape…always.

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Dear Sevvy,

Happy birthday, my sweet prince. I’ll se you at home tonight.

All my love, my darling, my life,

Your Josie

XXXXXOOOOO

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Am I the only one that can’t find it on her site? I’ve looked up and down and can’t find a calendar or anything about Snapes bday. I still don’t like Snape. Yes, he helped protect Harry but only b/c he helped kill his mother whom he loved. Had it not been for that, Snape would have been the exact same only without the debt he owed Harry.

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Its up in the right hand corner, for all of you who dont like Snape then why ruin his day by posting pointless comments on here, its supposed to be a happy cheerful post, not about how he was bitter, weve all been bitter before!

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Tonks – how do you know what the story would be like had it changed , no one knows what any of the characters would or would not have been like except Jo, so dont say such rediculous things.

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that was my comment above I ment to put P.S. in the postin box, sorry

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Happy Birthday Severus!

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I can’t believe I used to think harmonians were the craziest hp fans! They have nothing on the Snapefen. This thread is O___O

~happy birthday sweet prince sev111~~ ::shudders::

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Think of it! Wouldn’t the series have been mortally boring with out severus?

The genius of JKR is demonstated in the character. Truly, Hogwarts did sort too early. At least in Snape’s case. But then, wouldn’t he have been disappointed to have been sent to Gryffindor! What would the poor boy have done?

Loved it all.

Waiting for the ‘Scottish Book’ whenever it arrives.

OMT

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Happy Birthday/Deathday more like it. You were an awsome character and I can’t wait to see you in film six, bigger and better than before! (Not to mention nastier!)

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Happy Birthday, Severus, wherever you are, and congratulations on a job well done!

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Happy Belated Birthday to my favorite character and my little black cat’s namesake.

Hope it’s happier where you are than where you were.

Thanks for everything!!!!!!!

All my love, LV

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Snapey rules! If he was real, I’d be wishing him a Happy Birthday!

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Happy Previous Birthday and Happy NEW Birthday, Severus Snape!!! I wept when I read about your final fate on earth. You deserved much better! May your next re-incarnation be one in which you find your true Soul-Mate, and be very happy with her. Bless you!!! Tami, a Harry Potter fan from Bogor, Indonesia.

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Has anyone notice that JK has made Snape’s birthday on 9 January – that is also Richard Nixon’s birthday. I think that isn’t a real compliment to Snape, but a funny fact!

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I don’t want to like him but darn it one can’t deny he’s not entirely bad. I’ve to say that after reading DH Prince’s Tale is by far my favorite chapter. So RIP & Happy B-day Sev

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severus severus severus snape happy birthday!

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Happy Birthday in tribute to our favorite Potions Master and all around grouch, Severus Snape. I hope you’re at the playground with Lily as we speak.

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snape would probably be pissed off, getting all these happy messages. he’d find it reprehensible and repugnant! he’d probably tell everyone where they could stick their birthday wishes!

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Well, nice to see JK isn’t verbally bashing him for once. Happy Birthday, Severus. We (and by that I mean I) will always love you!! sobs

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One of the most fascinating characters in the series. I never believed that he killed Dumbledore. But I must admit that I doubted him during the final book – but now I realise what a valuable, important character he was! Love you Severus

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May you finally be at peace, you sad, tortured man. You were too tormented for Lily to have ever married, and too broken to realize why she couldn’t have loved you totally. It was never about James, Severus. We hope you’re happy now.

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Forgot to mention—nearly everything Snape ever said to Harry was ultimately something Harry really should have listened to. But Snape always said it so nastily and unfairly that Harry couldn’t get past the anger to listen to the truth of his words (for instance, about occlumency).

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haha, mike!, you’re totally right!

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i aboslutely love snape as a character, just as i love umbridge, they’re so much fun! i know umbridge is evil but the scenes that shes in is just so great, shes one of those people you love to hate!!! sorry, im not here to ramble on and on about umbridge, im here to wish snape a very happy birthday (sorry this is sort of belated, its the 10th)

i always trusted u!<3333333333

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oops i accidentally posted it twice, hahahahah

sorry =]

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Happy Birthday!!! Snape, you were a great and courageous person! Thank for all your help and for taking care of ‘arry! You sure fooled Lord Moldy-armpit!!! lol!! Cheers!!

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Oh Severus!

Like a rose

Lost to the wind

Until we meet again

your gentle soul

I whisper to my lover

black locks flowing

gently

forever

on your day of birth

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I always loved you Severus! Happy Birthday! I’m pleased to know that you are a capricorne, so am I!

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Severus Snape forever!!! My favourite charachter.

I allways believed the best of you.

You were great in life and death.

The bravest man I ever knew.

R.I.P. my sweet prince…

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Happy late birthday Snape! I always thought you were sort of a butt – but after reading “The Prince`s Tale” I can now say that you are a true hero! Happy late birthday again!

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A little late, but HAPPY B_DAY moron!!! U fooled me until the last day!! but i still love u!. in whatever tomb u lay, dont ever forget how much we hated u and how much we love u now.

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I love you Snape, your the bravest character in the whole book (not even harry, he’s 2nd) I hope you and Lily make up in heaven!!!!!!!!!!

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wish u a belated happy birthday Severus. knew you were on our side from the start. was ecstatic to know our Harry saw the truth and acknowledged your bravery and sacrifice.

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Happy birthday Severus Snape u wonderful litttle dog you. U had me fooled the until the end. Ur a greatest and bravest man to walk the earth and wen u leaver i’ll miss ya.

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JKR said that Snape was a “complex character.” He is neither all good nor all bad. Remember his fascination with the Dark Side. A great character, yes, but I still don’t find him very cuddly. And as for his being reunited with Lily in the afterlife—a guy named James Potter might have something to say about that.

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A belated happy b’day dear snape. You were the best character in the full series.Always surprising me with your new avatars.

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Happy Birthday Snape-You’re my favorite character. So complex and unexpected. You’re beautifully written.

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