New Year’s Resolutions Contest

Feb 01, 2008

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color=”#A50000″ face=”Comic Sans MS”>New Year’s Resolutions Contest

New Year’s is fast approaching and it’s time to help the Harry Potter characters we have grown to know and love (and sometimes hate) make their resolutions for the coming year. We’ve divided the characters up into six categories. All you need to do is write one resolution for one character from each category. So put on your party hats and pull out a quill, ink and parchment and start writing those resolutions!

When writing your resolutions, please keep them within the New Year’s that occurs within Deathly Hallows. This will, of course, exclude the information in the Epilogue which occurs 19 years later.

The judges will be looking for creative resolutions which deal with plot points in thoughtful or humorous ways. Please try to avoid resolutions based solely on “shipping” concerns.

For example:
Resolution based solely on shipping: Harry: I resolve to tell Ginny how much I love her every day of the year.
Resolution based on a plot point: George: Wear protective head gear before flying off to battle Death Eaters.

Rules:

  • Choose one character from each category and write a New Year’s Resolution within the New Year’s that occurs within Deathly Hallows.
  • There is a strict PG-13 rating for the content.
  • There is a limit of one entry per person. All work must be original.
  • All submissions must be e-mailed to contests@the-leaky-cauldron.org by January 7, 2008 at Midnight (EST).
  • Anyone over the age of 13 can enter the contest, including staff members who are not involved in the judging process.
  • All decisions by our judges are final.
  • Winners will be chosen from each of the categories. Depending on the number of entries, a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be announced for each category.
  • Please refer to our FAQ if you are not sure of something.
  • If you have any questions, not answered on the FAQ, or would like to discuss this Contest, then please come to the Contest Corner Forum of The Leaky Lounge.

Categories:

Hogwarts Personnel
* Bloody Baron
* Dumbledore, Albus
* Fat Lady
* Fat Friar
* Filch, Argus
* Flitwich, Filius
* Grey Lady
* Hagrid, Rubeus
* McGonagall, Minerva
* Nearly Headless Nick
* Nigellus, Phineas
* Peeves
* Sir Cadogan
* Slughorn, Horace
* Sprout, Pomona
* Snape, Severus

Order Members
* Delacour, Fleur
* Dumbledore, Aberforth
* Lupin, Remus
* Potter, Lily
* Potter, James
* Shacklebolt, Kingsley
* Tonks
* Weasley, Arthur
* Weasley, Bill
* Weasley, Charlie
* Weasley, Molly

Magical Creatures
* Buckbeak
* Crookshanks
* Dobby
* Fang
* Firenze
* Grawp
* Griphook
* Kreacher
* Nagini

Students Past and Present (Harry’s time)
* Brown, Lavender
* Chang, Cho
* Crabbe, Vincent
* Creevey, Colin
* Finnegan, Seamus
* Goyle, Gregory
* Granger, Hermione
* Jordan, Lee
* Longbottom, Neville
* Lovegood, Luna
* Macmillan, Ernie
* Malfoy, Draco
* Parkinson, Pansy
* Potter, Harry
* Smith, Zacharias
* Thomas, Dean
* Weasley, Fred
* Weasley, George
* Weasley, Ginny
* Weasley, Ron
* Wood, Oliver

Characters at Whom Some Would Like to Throw Rotten Tomatoes
* Carrow, Alecto
* Carrow, Amycus
* Dolohov, Antonin
* Greyback, Fenrir
* Lestrange, Bellatrix
* Macnair, Walden
* Malfoy, Lucius
* Malfoy, Narcissa
* Pettigrew, Peter
* Rookwood, Augustus
* Umbridge, Dolores
* Voldemort
* Yaxley

Other
* Aunt Muriel
* Black, Regulus
* Dawlish
* Dumbledore, Ariana
* Dursley, Dudley
* Dursley, Petunia
* Dursley, Vernon
* Fletcher, Mundungus (yes, we know he’s an Order member, but really!)
* Gregorovich
* Grindelwald, Gellert
* Krum, Viktor
* Longbottom, Augusta (Gran)
* Lovegood, Xenophilius
* Ollivander
* Shunpike, Stan
* Skeeter, Rita
* Tonks, Andromeda
* Tonks, Ted
* Thickness, Pius
* Weasley, Percy

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