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Who Cast the Owl Crop Circle Spell?

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Posted by: sue
August 17, 2009, 10:12 AM

There is a rather offbeat yet fun Harry Potter reference in the news today as there is a report that a giant owl crop-circle has appeared in a field in England as a tribute to the late pet of Harry, Hedwig. The Telegraph reports that a new series of mysterious crop-circles (patterns cut in farmers fields) have appeared this summer in fields in Wiltshire, the most recent being this 400 foot pattern, perhaps as tribute to the late bird from the Harry Potter series. The paper says: "crop circle specialists are searching for a meaning, and some are convinced it is a tribute to the teenage wizard. Steve Killick, a Harry Potter fan, said: "It is very exciting to think that there are fans of Harry from other galaxies. "Most of the world has fallen in love with Harry Potter so it makes sense that most of the universe will do eventually too."

While no word on who might have cast such a crop circle spell, or is the work perhaps of clever mischievous Muggles wishing to propel the rumor Hedwig lives ;) others dismiss such a possible tribute:

"Pattern expert Karen Alexander dismissed the claims.She said: "The owl is an ancient symbol of wisdom, so perhaps it is a message to people that we should be thinking deeper about the world around us."This is obviously a time of some upheaval in the world so perhaps this is a sign that we should be looking backwards for some wisdom in how to deal with today's problems, rather than anything to do with Harry Potter."

What say you: A sign from Dumbledore, a gift in memory from the aliens, work of bored Muggles in the night? Feel free to weigh in below.

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108 Comments

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Cool ! Long live Hedwig!!! :-D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on August 17, 2009, 12:22 PM report to moderator
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Very fun. Hedwig rocks. I don’t know who did it, but I totally approve.

Posted by LulubelleI {WBM} on August 17, 2009, 12:22 PM report to moderator
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thats soo COOL!!! id love to see that in person. it was definitely the work of bored muggles. OR it was a sign from dumbledore. Dumbledore got the bored muggles to do the work in order to give us a sign. :)

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on August 17, 2009, 12:23 PM report to moderator
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I wonder who the publisher of HP books in the Proxima Centauri system is?

Posted by Won_Two on August 17, 2009, 12:25 PM report to moderator
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I really want the person who made it to come out and say, “No, it was for Hedwig”.

Haha. Hedwig lives!

Posted by Olivia on August 17, 2009, 12:25 PM report to moderator
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Wow this totally made my day! Hedwig lives on. I think its Hedwig because its the most famous owl in the world.

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on August 17, 2009, 12:28 PM report to moderator
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wowowowowow!!! it’s a sign that everyone loves hedwig, i kinda hope it’s aliens how cool would that be? but i have no idea who put it there.

Posted by justanargle on August 17, 2009, 12:32 PM report to moderator
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of course,the whole universe’d love Harry :)
i hope that, wether it was made by Dumbledore(and i guess it was :P) or aliens or bored muggles,they’ll remember Dobby as well :D

Posted by xxIBelieveInNarglesxx on August 17, 2009, 12:34 PM report to moderator
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Pretty cool! Hedwig lives! :) LOL

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on August 17, 2009, 12:41 PM report to moderator
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Wow, that’s a beautiful crop circle!
It’s funny to think it might be a tribute to Hedwig or something, but I figure it might just be the work of bored Muggles or something. It might not even be an owl. It definitely resembles one, but it’s only natural for us to try to relate it to something familiar in our minds. It might be some weird symbol… o.O But still an interesting and funny article!

Posted by Mera004 on August 17, 2009, 12:59 PM report to moderator
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It would be cool if it actually was a Hedwig tribute, but I’m not sure that’s what it actually looks like.

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on August 17, 2009, 01:02 PM report to moderator
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hedwig lives!

Posted by thundermountain7*Roar* on August 17, 2009, 01:02 PM report to moderator
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or Hedwig, from beyond

Posted by cztery on August 17, 2009, 01:05 PM report to moderator
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or Hedwig, from beyond

Posted by cztery on August 17, 2009, 01:05 PM report to moderator
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Hedwig lives!

Posted by Hufflepuffler on August 17, 2009, 01:18 PM report to moderator
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