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Character Motto Contest Announced

Posted by: Rosi
January 02, 2011, 03:18 PM

As it's now the month of January, our Contest Crew have announced their newest contest, the Character Motto Contest. Entrants to this month's contest must create a motto (of no more than 10 words in length) for a character in the Harry Potter books. For example, what short saying would Hermione have that would express her guiding ideal or principle? All entries must meet PG-13 standards of decency and good taste.

Please email your submission to by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the 31st of January with "Character Motto" in the subject line of the e-mail and your motto copied and pasted into the body of the e-mail. Please also include a name to be used for authorship, either a real name or a Leaky Lounge name and do bear in mind that all entries must meet the PG-13 rating. The full rules and more information about the Character Motto Contest can be found here. The first place winner will receive a handcrafted wand donated by Wizard Wood Wands (design changes each month) and 200 MyLeaky points.

FAQ can be found here and if you have any questions not answered in the FAQ, or would like to discuss this Contest, please come to the Contest Corner Forum of The Leaky Lounge. Best of luck to all who enter!

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3065 Points

Ooh, ha ha ha, sounds like fun, but can we do more than one??

Posted by JulietBlack on January 02, 2011, 03:29 PM report to moderator
660 Points

All the best ones from Wizard Rock lyrics wouldn’t meet the censorship guidelines! =)

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on January 02, 2011, 03:57 PM report to moderator
216 Points

I’m so glad I take Latin. Prepare for proper declensions!

Posted by Scarlet~Phoenix on January 02, 2011, 04:46 PM report to moderator
10268 Points

@JulietBlack, the rules say only one entry per person, which is annoying. I could probably come up with a dozen in a couple of hours of thinking about it, but then I’ll have to try to second-guess the judges as to which one they would like best.

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on January 02, 2011, 05:13 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

I’m sure they will all be great!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on January 02, 2011, 05:42 PM report to moderator
45744 Points

This. Sounds. Awesome. I’m sooo doing this!!! This is going to be so much fun, I’ll start brainstorming now! Though, it really is ashame that we only get one shot at it though… Darn… snaps fingers

Posted by jhlovesmusic {^HISS^} on January 02, 2011, 07:21 PM report to moderator
5503 Points

Thisll be Fantastic! I can’t wait to submit Mine! :)

Posted by ksddancer... ROAR!!!!!!! on January 02, 2011, 08:18 PM report to moderator
442 Points

Leaky: “Character Motto Contest Announced.”
Simba: “What’s a motto?”
Timon: “Nuthin’! What’s a-motto with you?”

Posted by Bandersnatch on January 03, 2011, 12:37 AM report to moderator
3134 Points

I wish we could enter more than one, too, but can you imagine trying to judge the contest if EVERYONE submitted a long list? It would take forever!

Ha ha. Good one, Bandersnatch!

200 Points

One entry per person? Hang on…I have to go eat one one crisp.

Buy seriously, this is such a rich area to work in. Gred and Forge would never put up with this rule.

Posted by trontech on January 03, 2011, 06:50 AM report to moderator
5389 Points

Wow that’s good. can’t wait to see what all ideas people come up with

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on January 03, 2011, 07:18 AM report to moderator
1985 Points

Good luck! Can’t wait to see the entries.

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on January 03, 2011, 01:42 PM report to moderator
340 Points

I’ve got a good one!

Posted by chuzzle on January 06, 2011, 08:23 PM report to moderator
134 Points

I can’t wait to see what people come up with!

Posted by Books_and_Cleverness on January 08, 2011, 07:10 PM report to moderator
254 Points

Can’t wait for this. :) I’m not going to do it, as always, but i’d like to see what people come out with.

Posted by andarocketship on January 10, 2011, 05:36 PM report to moderator
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