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17th Jun '16 11:06:09 PM nero666
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izPKXdbuK90 The chess scene]].

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izPKXdbuK90 com/watch?v=9sm_-vJNCHk The chess scene]].
11th Apr '16 9:09:34 PM Seraphine
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* When Quirrell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.

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* When Quirrell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]."SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!"]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.



* A meta one for director Chris Columbus: because of his negative experience working with Macaulay Culkin's father Kit on the HomeAlone movies, he interviewed not just the kid actors but their PARENTS and immediately eliminated all those who came off as [[StageMom stage parents]]. The reason the Golden Trio gave such great performances over the years and grew into such well-adjusted adults? Columbus had enough foresight to make sure their performances came from [[DoingItForTheArt the right place]]. Good on him.

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* A meta one for director Chris Columbus: because of his negative experience working with Macaulay Culkin's father Kit on the HomeAlone ''Film/HomeAlone'' movies, he interviewed not just the kid actors but their PARENTS and immediately eliminated all those who came off as [[StageMom stage parents]]. The reason the Golden Trio gave such great performances over the years and grew into such well-adjusted adults? Columbus had enough foresight to make sure their performances came from [[DoingItForTheArt the right place]]. Good on him.
30th Jan '16 8:58:50 PM KoopaKid17
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** Dumbledore quiets the hall down differently in the book. While he does use his wand, he instead summons purple firecrackers with it.
30th Jan '16 8:50:16 PM KoopaKid17
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** Hagrid bending Vernon's gun "into a knot as if it had been made of rubber" and throwing it out of his reach.
13th Jan '16 1:53:56 PM Mantyf
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* In the book, Ron winning the chess game will trying to avoid three specific pieces was epic enough. In the movie, however, he loses a pawn beforehand just to check what'd happen, giving him an even greater disadvantage, but he still wins.
18th Dec '15 2:55:03 AM SPBurke
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* When Quirrell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.

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* When Quirrell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.heard.
* A meta one for director Chris Columbus: because of his negative experience working with Macaulay Culkin's father Kit on the HomeAlone movies, he interviewed not just the kid actors but their PARENTS and immediately eliminated all those who came off as [[StageMom stage parents]]. The reason the Golden Trio gave such great performances over the years and grew into such well-adjusted adults? Columbus had enough foresight to make sure their performances came from [[DoingItForTheArt the right place]]. Good on him.
29th Sep '15 4:04:42 PM RaustBD
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* Hagrid righteously terrorizing the Dursleys after he finds out that they've been lying to Harry for over a decade is one of the most satisfying things ever after the continuous abuse Harry's been put through.
28th Aug '15 9:36:12 AM WildKatGirl
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* When Quirell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.

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* When Quirell Quirrell was warning about the troll and fainting and the students begin to panic and run amok, Dumbledore stopped them simply by shouting [[BigShutUp "SIIIIIIIILENCE!!!]]. Before calmly instructing the teachers and prefects on how to deal with the situation. Unlike the [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire later example]], he didn't even need a wand to make his voice heard.
22nd Jul '15 4:10:44 PM nero666
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRCgQ3yQuIg The chess scene]].

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* [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRCgQ3yQuIg com/watch?v=izPKXdbuK90 The chess scene]].
17th Jun '15 4:19:36 PM CJCroen1393
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** Immediately afterward, Hermione saves the boys from being punished by [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness not only lying to the teachers but also willingly making herself look like a rule breaker]], telling them that she thought she could handle the troll herself and went looking for it to defeat it and the boys came in to save her (in reality, the troll found her by chance and the boys broke the rules to rescue her).

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** Immediately afterward, Hermione saves the boys from being punished by [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness not only lying to the teachers but also willingly making herself look like a rule breaker]], telling them that she thought she could handle the troll herself and went looking for it to defeat it and the boys came in to save her (in reality, the troll found her by chance and the boys broke the rules to rescue her). Considering the fact that she was not only at these boys' throats for much of the book but considers being punished for rule breaking to be ''worse'' than dying, this was a pretty gutsy move on her part.
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