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Lego Mosaic J. K. Rowling Created at Legoland Windsor

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2009, 07:04 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that author J. K. Rowling has been memorialized in a Lego mosaic at Legoland Windsor after a recent poll named the Harry Potter author as the "''ultimate hero" of the last ten years."  The Lego-fied tribute to Ms Rowling contains 48,000 "white, yellow and grey bricks," and was constructed with the help of children this past bank holiday in the UK.  General Manager of Legoland Windsor Vicky Brown, is quoted in the article as saying of Ms. Rowling's first place rank "We are thrilled that JK Rowling topped this poll as her books have been a great inspiration to children of all ages.  At Legoland, we actively encourage imagination and creativity and believe in making the children the heroes – just as Rowling does in her stories."

Ms. Rowling placed first in the Legoland Windsor poll, which also ranked such other notable people' as President Barack Obama, Sir David Attenborough, Daniel Radcliffe, and others.  The full list is as follows:

1. JK Rowling – 37.4%
2. Zac Efron – 27.3%
3. Barack Obama – 11.8%
4. Cheryl Cole – 6.7%
5. David Beckham – 4.4%
6. Andy Murray – 3%
7. Sir David Attenborough – 2%
8. Daniel Radcliffe – 2%
9. David Tennant – 1%
10. Joe Jonas (Jonas Brothers) – 1%

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139 Comments

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this list is really odd.. i’m glad jo is on there, but how are zac efron and daniel radcliffe heroes?

Posted by avrenim [WBM!] on May 04, 2009, 08:40 PM report to moderator
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along with joe jonas and other people on the list… obviously preteen girls voted on this!

Posted by avrenim [WBM!] on May 04, 2009, 08:41 PM report to moderator
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haha wow..
she beat out our president..wonder how she feels about her face being on bricks??

Posted by Mary11_hplvr*WBM* on May 04, 2009, 08:51 PM report to moderator
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COOOOOOOOL! Thank goodness she beat out Zac Efron haha. Now JK needs a jelly belly mosaic :D

Posted by animalz10 ~~ROAR~~ on May 04, 2009, 09:07 PM report to moderator
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Totally awesome LEGO potrait. I’d spend all my time playing with LEGO if I could — but sadly that just don’t pay the rent.

Posted by LochDoc on May 04, 2009, 09:13 PM report to moderator
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This is really cool. Congrats to Jo

Posted by Sirius17 -ROAR_ on May 04, 2009, 09:17 PM report to moderator
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I can’t believe Zac Efron placed second. Or that Joe Jonas is in the top ten! Why?

Posted by raven_puff on May 04, 2009, 09:26 PM report to moderator
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That is so cool though! That picture of Jo looks amazing!

Posted by raven_puff on May 04, 2009, 09:27 PM report to moderator
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Okay, that would just be weird. It’s cool though.
I can’t stop laughing that both Jo and Zac Effron came in way above Obama.

Posted by Attolia [squee!!!] on May 04, 2009, 09:29 PM report to moderator
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I can’t believe Zac Efron and Joe Jonas made the list.. I mean, who voted? I’m happy that JK won.. but the fact that Zac Efron came in second place—the poll just lost credibility for me..

Posted by chaos35 on May 04, 2009, 09:45 PM report to moderator
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I guess they can’t really control who’s voting though… At least we know there are more people with sense out there than those without..

Posted by chaos35 on May 04, 2009, 09:48 PM report to moderator
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wow this is so cool! congrats to Jo! she will always be my hero!

Posted by Lavendergirl ~WBM~ on May 04, 2009, 09:51 PM report to moderator
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what an honor! that’s extremely cool! :)

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on May 04, 2009, 09:52 PM report to moderator
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That’s awesome! I too, was a little shocked to see Efron on the list, but otherwise..
Sir David Attenborough is a broadcaster/ naturalist….you can see his natural history documentaries on BBC (other channels here in Aust.). I wish he was higher on the list though.

Posted by Owlet on May 04, 2009, 09:54 PM report to moderator
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That rocks!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on May 04, 2009, 10:01 PM report to moderator
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