troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
YMMV: Quidditch Through the Ages
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: Many.
    • One of them being a player proposing to the other team's captain after being defeated by her team. She replies by hitting him with her broomstick.
    • Some of the Obvious Rule Patches are hilarious. For example, you're not allowed to decapitate a Keeper with a broadsword, attempt to murder the referee, or turn a Chaser into a polecat. Yes, Quidditch has rules against that.
    • Then there's the Marsh Witch's diary, which consists entirely of Tuesdays. The book quips that the onlynote  interesting information to be gleaned from it is that she seemed to only know a single day of the week.
    • The "Starfish on a Stick" position is described as a wizard hanging from their broomstick by one hand and one foot, splaying all their limbs out to defend as large an area as possible. The author then adds "The 'Starfish Without a Stick' should never be attempted."
    • In the introduction, Dumbledore shares his advice about not mistreating Madame Pince's library books. He once absentmindedly doodled in a borrowed book, and the book retaliated by beating him on the head.
  • Fridge Horror: The infamous Quidditch match of 1492 broke every rule that has ever been written for Quidditch. As the above states, the rules include "no murdering the referee" and "no decapitating a keeper with a broadsword". There is a disturbingly good chance that these rules were broken.
  • Mexicans Love Speedy Gonzales: There are real life Americans that'd like to watch a real game of Quodpot.
  • Paranoia Fuel: Dumbledore can't guarantee that he's removed all the anti-vandalism curses on this book, so treating it roughly may result in Madame Pince appearing in your home and demanding a heavy fine.
  • The Woobie: The Chudley Cannons as of late.

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
3398
26