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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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HEDWIG LIVES ON!!!!!

Posted by sunlitdays (ROAR) on August 18, 2009, 01:48 PM report to moderator
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Dumbledore casting spells from beyond the grave. I knew he wasn’t gone!!! That is so cool, owl crop circles.

Posted by Brosia, OoM 2 [WBM] on August 18, 2009, 03:52 PM report to moderator
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Of course it was Dumbledore. no question about it. lol

Posted by Taylor Potter ~★ROAR★~ on August 18, 2009, 04:27 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant!

Posted by You Know Stew [ROAR!] on August 18, 2009, 10:28 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant!

Posted by You Know Stew [ROAR!] on August 18, 2009, 10:29 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant!

Posted by You Know Stew [ROAR!] on August 18, 2009, 10:29 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant!

Posted by You Know Stew [ROAR!] on August 18, 2009, 10:30 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant!

Posted by You Know Stew [ROAR!] on August 18, 2009, 10:31 PM report to moderator
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Eh, don’t think it’s Hedwig, but it’s still pretty.

It annoys me though; the farmers loose quite a bit of their crop when people/“aliens” do this.

Posted by Kyatenaru on August 18, 2009, 11:05 PM report to moderator
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Whoa! That must of taken forever!!! and people who think it is “werid” to think it is Hedwig, just listen. I think people just love Hedwig so much they want to figure it as a tribute, your thinking logically ,even if it isnt, doesnt mean you can’t have a little imagination. :D Cheers to HEDWIG!

Posted by AndreaB09 on August 18, 2009, 11:50 PM report to moderator
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That’s cool! It does look like an owl. I have seen other crop circles similar to that, but without the outer design. It may not intentionally look like an owl. It’s fun to think that it is in memory of Hedwig, though!

Posted by Huffleclaw65 on August 19, 2009, 07:57 AM report to moderator
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Nice, but probably not meant to be Hedwig. Soz folks

Posted by Hatty Bumble on August 19, 2009, 10:15 AM report to moderator
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The world is a strange and wonderful place.

Posted by Phylis {ROAR} on August 19, 2009, 12:30 PM report to moderator
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Well, whoever did it had an awesome eye for symmetry ;D

Posted by MollyMicro on August 19, 2009, 02:35 PM report to moderator
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Aw this is so cool. It’s great to think of it as Hedwig. I look at is as a kind of universal symbol for people…look at it as you wish I say. But for me of course it is a Hedwig shout out!!

Posted by Wit_Beyond_Measure on August 19, 2009, 03:23 PM report to moderator
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