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Newt Scamander. : (16 August 2018 - 10:20 AM) OMG... So I'm rewatching Deathly Hallows part 2... And I only just realised.... The last thing Snape said to harry was "look at me" followed by "you have your mothers eyes" .... He wanted to the last thing he seen before he died was Lily's eyes!!! Why have I never noticed this before OMG!!!
darker side... : (16 August 2018 - 10:16 AM) Never min
darker side... : (16 August 2018 - 10:15 AM) Anyone else having trouble with the security codes. I'm trying to retrieve my password and every code I put in is wrong even though it's exactly as it is written
Newt Scamander. : (16 August 2018 - 05:56 AM) Abbey and buck from 9-1-1 :cry: so beautiful
klutzy_kara : (15 August 2018 - 10:19 AM) what's the ship? :-)
Newt Scamander. : (15 August 2018 - 08:33 AM) OMG guys I have a new ship and they're adorbs and I love them :cry:
rock&rol... : (14 August 2018 - 01:43 PM) I spent a shameful amount of time saving up so my character looks exactly like me!!
GorJesSpazze... : (12 August 2018 - 06:46 PM) i wish the dueling club was constant i love it so much!!
Newt Scamander. : (12 August 2018 - 10:31 AM) sometimes I wonder, how many of you I have dueled in Hogwarts mystery :P
hamylton. : (11 August 2018 - 11:45 AM) not sure if i included enough :cry: faces to fully express my emotions
Newt Scamander. : (11 August 2018 - 11:36 AM) Apparently I was full - talking to everyone about the 100 all the time :lol: should be good to go now x
Newt Scamander. : (11 August 2018 - 11:31 AM) Whyyyyyyyy I shoukdnt be full... Let me check X
hamylton. : (11 August 2018 - 11:30 AM) I tried to PM you but it wouldn't let me :(
Newt Scamander. : (11 August 2018 - 11:15 AM) What do you think? https://pin.it/ovnlhcenpou3ju
Newt Scamander. : (11 August 2018 - 11:15 AM) Hey guys - go look at this, pretty interesting especially the order of the Phoenix with the Phelps' I never knew that... All 12+ (g) rated x

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