History YMMV / HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows

5th Jun '17 11:56:20 AM Supercap
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* In the movie, during Harry's tussle with Voldemort on the Hogwarts towers. The movie has Harry ride along with Voldermort as he tries to kill him around and through the building! And at one moment, the camera zooms in to show that the two characters' faces have merged! ''shudder''

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* ** In the movie, during Harry's tussle with Voldemort on the Hogwarts towers. The movie has Harry ride along with Voldermort as he tries to kill him around and through the building! And at one moment, the camera zooms in to show that the two characters' faces have merged! ''shudder''
5th Jun '17 11:53:04 AM Supercap
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** [[spoiler:Snape's death]]. Being bitten repeatedly by a giant venomous snake ''in the neck'' is '''NOT''' a nice way to go. '''GAH'''!
*** Anytime Nagini appears, you just may accept the fact that she ''will'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou lunge at]] [[MouthCam the screen]] when you least expect it, executing a very effective jump scare, especially for ophidiophobes.

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** [[spoiler:Snape's death]]. Being bitten repeatedly by Having an orb which contains a giant venomous snake lowered on you, of which the animal inside proceeds to bite you repeatedly while simultaneously injecting you with venom ''in the neck'' is '''NOT''' a nice way to go. '''GAH'''!
*** Anytime Nagini appears, you just may accept the fact that she ''will'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou lunge at]] [[MouthCam the screen]] when you least expect it, executing a very effective jump scare, especially for ophidiophobes.
'''GAH'''!



* NightmareFuel: In the movie, during Harry's tussle with Voldemort on the Hogwarts towers. The movie has Harry ride along with Voldermort as he tries to kill him around and through the building! And at one moment, the camera zooms in to show that the two characters' faces have merged! ''shudder''

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* NightmareFuel: In Anytime Nagini appears, you just may accept the fact that she ''will'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou lunge at]] [[MouthCam the screen]] when you least expect it, executing a very effective jump scare, especially for ophidiophobes.
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the movie, during Harry's tussle with Voldemort on the Hogwarts towers. The movie has Harry ride along with Voldermort as he tries to kill him around and through the building! And at one moment, the camera zooms in to show that the two characters' faces have merged! ''shudder''
5th Jun '17 11:42:29 AM Supercap
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** [[spoiler:Snape's death]].

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** [[spoiler:Snape's death]]. Being bitten repeatedly by a giant venomous snake ''in the neck'' is '''NOT''' a nice way to go. '''GAH'''!
*** Anytime Nagini appears, you just may accept the fact that she ''will'' [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou lunge at]] [[MouthCam the screen]] when you least expect it, executing a very effective jump scare, especially for ophidiophobes.
30th Apr '17 9:17:02 PM kquinn0830
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* InferredHolocaust: The fate of many Muggle-borns at the hands of the Death Eater-controlled Ministry of Magic.

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* InferredHolocaust: The fate of many Muggle-borns at the hands of the Death Eater-controlled Ministry of Magic. J.K. Rowling revealed on Pottermore that many of them did in fact die while they were imprisoned, which was why [[spoiler:Umbridge was given a life sentence.]]
24th Apr '17 11:54:57 AM ryanson209
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** When Voldemort tries to break the barrier around Hogwarts, the camera zips into the Elder Wand showing it cracking under the stress. Thing is, the wand is never damaged and these cracks never come up again, even though a fair bit of CGI was used to illustrate it. The wand isn't working for Voldemort, ''but it isn't being damaged''...
12th Apr '17 11:35:41 AM kquinn0830
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* FanFicFuel: Thanks to the TrappedByMountainLions nature of the plot, parts of the plot such as the full extent of Voldemort's takeover of the Ministry, the Order of the Phoenix forced to go underground, and Neville reviving Dumbledore's Army to rebel against the Death Eater rule at Hogwarts became this.
25th Mar '17 9:01:20 PM Kurtis
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* CompleteMonster: If there was any doubt that [[TyrantTakesTheHelm Dolores Umbridge]] did not fit this trope and that she was JustFollowingOrders, her actions in this book completely destroy that argument. She's more than happy to stay on in the Ministry after Voldemort takes over and [[StepfordSmiler cheerfully presides]] [[HangingJudge over the]] [[KangarooCourt show trials]] [[ThePurge of Muggle-borns]]. She wears the [[ArtifactOfDoom Slytherin locket]] without tainting any sense of her cheerily sadistic attitude and keeps Moody's eye on her ''door'' like a trophy. She casts a corporeal Patronus, capable of holding back several Dementors at once, while actively taking joy in the InferredHolocaust of Muggle-borns and wearing the Horcrux locket around her neck. Repeat: the happy thought she is using to summon her Patronus is the mental image of people ''getting their souls ripped from their bodies by beings that embody fear and despression''. It's around this point that Voldemort starts to sound like TheDragon in comparison.

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* CompleteMonster: If there was any doubt that [[TyrantTakesTheHelm Dolores Umbridge]] did not fit this trope and that she was JustFollowingOrders, her actions in this book completely destroy that argument. She's more than happy to stay on in the Ministry after Voldemort takes over and [[StepfordSmiler cheerfully presides]] [[HangingJudge over the]] [[KangarooCourt show trials]] [[ThePurge of Muggle-borns]]. She wears the [[ArtifactOfDoom Slytherin locket]] without tainting any sense of her cheerily sadistic attitude and keeps Moody's eye on her ''door'' like a trophy. She casts a corporeal Patronus, capable of holding back several Dementors at once, while actively taking joy in the InferredHolocaust of Muggle-borns and wearing the Horcrux locket around her neck. Repeat: the happy thought she is using to summon her Patronus is the mental image of people ''getting their souls ripped from their bodies by beings that embody fear and despression''.depression''. It's around this point that Voldemort starts to sound like TheDragon in comparison.
13th Mar '17 9:38:06 AM TimeLordVictorious
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**** Hell, any of Voldemort's [[LargeHam hammy]] moments. One almost expects him to give up and shout "[[Film/RevengeOfTheSith UNLIMITED]] [[DrunkOnTheDarkSide POWAAAAAAAAH]]" already.
11th Mar '17 12:54:43 AM PrincessGwen
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** Remember Molly's boggart from ''Order of the Phoenix''? [[spoiler:It comes true with Fred's death at the end of the book.]] Even worse, you might remember that [[spoiler: the boggart took the form of ''both'' Fred and George]]...meaning that [[spoiler: even in her worse nightmares, Molly couldn't picture Fred and George being separated by death]]. Many fans wish J.K. Rowling couldn't have imagined such a scenario either.

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** Remember Molly's boggart from ''Order of the Phoenix''? [[spoiler:It comes true with Fred's death at the end of the book.]] Even worse, you might remember that [[spoiler: the boggart took the form of ''both'' Fred and George]]...meaning that [[spoiler: even in her worse worst nightmares, Molly couldn't picture Fred and George being separated by death]]. Many fans wish J.K. Rowling couldn't have imagined such a scenario either.



* JerkassHasAPoint: Muriel Weasely mentions in ''Death Hallows'' that squibs were encouraged to settle down in Muggle's world, and views it as blessing for them, because they would live as lower class in Wizard's world. It's indeed true - just remember [[JerkassWoobie Argus Filch]]... though he himself chose such a fate. And Arabella Figg seems to be quite happy to live in Muggle's world.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Muriel Weasely Weasley mentions in ''Death Hallows'' that squibs were encouraged to settle down in Muggle's world, and views it as blessing for them, because they would live as lower class in Wizard's world. It's indeed true - just remember [[JerkassWoobie Argus Filch]]... though he himself chose such a fate. And Arabella Figg seems to be quite happy to live in Muggle's world.



** When Voldemort tries to break the barrier around Hogwarts, the camera zips into the elder wand showing it cracking under the stress. Thing is, the wand is never damaged and these cracks never come up again, even though a fair bit of CGI was used to illustrate it. The wand isn't working for Voldemort, ''but it isn't being damaged''...

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** When Voldemort tries to break the barrier around Hogwarts, the camera zips into the elder wand Elder Wand showing it cracking under the stress. Thing is, the wand is never damaged and these cracks never come up again, even though a fair bit of CGI was used to illustrate it. The wand isn't working for Voldemort, ''but it isn't being damaged''...



*** Voldemort's dissolving into ashes it may seem strange until one remembers what happen to him (in Quirrel's body) after he was defeated in the very first movie, he collapsed into ashes. It still rings hollow with some who appreciated how the book described that for all his work towards immortality, his death comes with his corpse hitting the ground as a mortal man.

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*** Voldemort's dissolving into ashes it may seem strange until one remembers what happen happened to him (in Quirrel's body) after he was defeated in the very first movie, he collapsed into ashes. It still rings hollow with some who appreciated how the book described that for all his work towards immortality, his death comes with his corpse hitting the ground as a mortal man.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The movie almost completely omits the final battle in the great hall; all we see are some blurry bangs and flashes when Neville wakes up and Molly's very brief duel with Bellatrix.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The movie almost completely omits the final battle in the great hall; Great Hall; all we see are some blurry bangs and flashes when Neville wakes up and Molly's very brief duel with Bellatrix.
10th Mar '17 5:23:37 PM SunriseWarrior
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* LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt: As the books progressed and got darker Rowling was sometimes asked "what's Harry going to do after Hogwarts?". She would toss in a "How do you know Harry is going to survive?" People commonly invoked this trope in response. [[spoiler: Harry ''does'' die... just not permanently.]]

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* LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt: As the books progressed and got darker darker, Rowling was sometimes asked asked, "what's Harry going to do after Hogwarts?". Hogwarts?" She would toss in a "How do you know Harry is going to survive?" People commonly invoked this trope in response. [[spoiler: Harry ''does'' die... just not permanently.]]
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