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New HPEF Convention: Prophecy 2007

Posted by: sue
June 02, 2006, 01:18 PM

HPEF, the same group who brought Potter fans Nimbus 2003, The Witching Hour, and the upcoming Lumos 2006 convention, have announced their new event: Prophecy 2007. Being held in Toronto, Ontario Canada, Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend will occur August 2-5 next year. Hotel and registration information will beContinued...


WOMBAT Review Course Now Open

Posted by: Melissa
May 20, 2006, 01:13 PM

The WOMBAT review center at the LeakyLounge is now open! Get your wits about you, and prepare for the next pop quiz from!


W.O.M.B.A.T. Review: The LeakyLounge's Study Course

Posted by: Melissa
May 17, 2006, 02:11 PM

Nervous about your next W.O.M.B.A.T. test? Do standardized wizarding exams make your palms sweat? The idea of the looming Grade 2 W.O.M.B.A.T. sending you into hysterics?
Never fear; the LeakyLounge, with the Chamber of Chat and the Corner Booth, have joined together to form a W.O.M.B.A.T. reviewContinued...


LeakyMug #7: LeakyMug Returning to NYC for Jo's Visit

Posted by: Melissa
May 13, 2006, 03:04 AM

Surprise! The LeakyMuggers have returned, with a big announcement about the week of Jo Rowlng's visit to New York. We're celebrating with another live podcast - it's four days after our Vegas live podcast but there was no way we could let this momentous event go by without some celebratingContinued...


Leaky the First Fan Site to Win Webby Award

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2006, 02:19 AM

Well, guys, thank you! Because of you, Leaky has become the first fan site to win the Webby Award, considered the "Oscar of the 'Net." We took the People's Voice award in our Celebrity/Fan category; the official site for Prince took the judge's award. Other People's Voice winnersContinued...


Patronus 2006 Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2006, 06:10 PM

Patronus 2006, the European Harry Potter Conference set for this summer, has announced their first keynote speaker. Steve Vander Ark , founder of our floo partner The Harry Potter Lexicon, will be addressing the conference which will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark July 7-9. Steve will also be part of a panelContinued...


Last Day for Webby Votes

Posted by: Melissa
May 04, 2006, 11:07 AM

Thanks to you all, the last time we checked, Leaky had an astounding 65 pecent of the vote going into the final days of the People's Voice Webby competition. However, there are now about 36 hours left to vote, and as such we have absolutely no idea what's going on, because the tracking stats have been turned off.Continued...


New Essays - Scribbulus Issue #3 Now Live, Plus Text-Only Page

Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2006, 11:33 AM

Issue 3 of Scribbulus, Leaky's essay project, is now available, containing 12 new essays for your perusal. We also have a new text-only page for the essay section, as some of you have browser trouble or wish to print the pages for keeping. Enjoy!
In this issue, Clunycat "stoppersContinued...


Order of the Phoenix Countdown Now Desktop Item and Widget

Posted by: Melissa
April 27, 2006, 04:12 PM

As promised, our Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix countdown and news reader (seen at right) is now available for you in yet more convenient ways; now can get it as a widget, as a item on your desktop, or for your MySpace, Blog, or other Web site (except LiveJournal). Chris ChangContinued...


Galleries Update

Posted by: Melissa
April 21, 2006, 01:31 AM

Our galleries have been updated to include screengrab collections from all four films; some of you might recognize them from the popular Impervius site, which was unfortunately hacked recently. Mary Hamm, our image manager, has brought all that content in here for you all to enjoy - to the tune of some 26,000 images so far. AwesomeContinued...


Leaky on Your Phone:

Posted by: Melissa
April 20, 2006, 12:02 AM

While savvy TLC users know that our text-only page is compatible with most mobile phones, we've gone a step further and opened up LeakyMobile, your on-the-go Harry Potter resource at the very convenient-to-type In this extremely scaled down Leaky page that fits just right on your phone youContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling on Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential Poll

Posted by: sue
April 19, 2006, 05:06 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is included in a new poll being conducted by Time Magazine asking who are the most influential people for 2006. Each week they have been asking readers to vote on different categories; this week the category is "Artists & Entertainers." AlongContinued...


Reading Group Signup Re-opened

Posted by: Melissa
April 17, 2006, 09:37 PM

We had a technoquirk in our signups for the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone reading groups in LeakyLounge the other day, so now that everything's working the process is repoened again. If you wish to sign up, go here. As a reminder, if you're already in a group or if you were on a waiting list beforeContinued...


PotterCast #35 Ready for Download

Posted by: Melissa
April 17, 2006, 12:42 AM

PotterCast #35, the second part of our call-in show from this weekend, is now available for download! First, a reminder: Our impersonations contest is still going on, and at stake is $30 at The Cauldron Shop. For more, click here.

In this show:
-A quick news discussion with the PC trio precedes the call-in show,Continued...


Leaky Presents: Quizzes! And the HP IQ Test

Posted by: Melissa
April 16, 2006, 09:57 AM

Leaky is proud to present a new section: our Quizzes section, for all you HP quizmasters who love trying your hand at trivia and testing your personality in an HP-related way. This section will be expanded greatly upon in the near future: for now, we've got one, hard test for you to take. It scoresContinued...

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