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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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524 Points

I think it is cool and have you ever tried to do crop art it is not easy as you are not up in the air to inspect your work. Just remember not to do it in a new field waith till the farmer cuts the crop.They do apriciate good work just not on a good crop.

Posted by HGROSS44 on August 19, 2009, 10:26 PM report to moderator
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3263 Points

That’s really cool!

Posted by siriuslysirius11 {*SQUEE*} on August 24, 2009, 07:50 PM report to moderator
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370 Points

hahaha cool

Posted by **Holly** on September 12, 2009, 04:32 PM report to moderator
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