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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2007, 01:13:34 pm »
Or to annoy all the religious people who were complaining about Harry Potter :P
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2007, 01:27:44 pm »
Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is one last blast of controversy to give her some extra publicity whilst she writes her new book...
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2007, 05:27:11 pm »
Next we'll find out the source of magical energy in HP is either from idol worship or from mass murder..fear..tortured prisoners...or something strange and controversial like that.

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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2007, 08:56:15 pm »
I never thought of Dumbledore as having a preference. He was just the wise old wizard. I don't think it really changes anything.

That's just the point. We could not tell from the text, and it doesn't change anything now because personal relationships were a nonoption to him. Rowling was stating a point, that point being that Dumbledore does not take into account those kind of things.
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2007, 12:47:20 am »
incredibly stereotypical foriegn people like Viktor Krum or Cho Chang of course, who all talk with exagerrated accents and are the most balls-out Foriegn people ever.

So true. Britain's really multicultural, at least compared to Sweden. There's not a hint of that in the books....only exception being Kingsley, I suppose. He didnt matter anyway!

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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #20 on: October 26, 2007, 04:52:10 am »
He's the freaking Prime Minister's Bodyguard!
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2007, 06:20:39 am »
next best thing to being the PM's aid...

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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #22 on: October 30, 2007, 01:15:47 am »
Never again will I be able to read Harry Potter and not laugh when "Dumbledore tenderly touched Harry's wand."



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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #23 on: November 07, 2007, 11:18:08 pm »
He's the freaking Prime Minister's Bodyguard!

And the prime minister mattered how...? He's just a token black guy, so annoying.

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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2008, 10:50:55 am »
He's the freaking Prime Minister's Bodyguard!

And the prime minister mattered how...? He's just a token black guy, so annoying.
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #25 on: January 10, 2008, 07:30:40 pm »
Funny how all of you are completely missing the context.  She didn't just say "oh by the way, Dumbledore is Gay, I'm being so open-minded guyz!!!11lolerz!"  At an event (talk, speech, whatever), she was doing Q & A, and someone asked if Dumbledore ever found love.  JK answered that Dumbledore was gay and had found love with that Wizard he battled and defeated (the one he was at first close friends with, and whom had beliefs similar to Voldemort).  So, it wasn't just publicity or crap like that.  She was just answering a question truthfully.

Granted, I must admit, a great deal of humor can come from this.  For example: http://booter-freak.deviantart.com/art/Albus-Iloveitinthebackdore-67935853
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
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Re: Theres something about Dumbledore that you should know.
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2008, 12:27:21 pm »
Why is there still activity in this thread?