[LMB] OT Rawling was Heinlein

Peter Hews Peterhews at protonmail.com
Sun Oct 10 12:21:43 BST 2021



On Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 22:04, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

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> The other thing that annoyed me was the house scores. I have this
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> impression that in each year, Gryffindor would be lagging behind other
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> houses, and then they would get awarded just enough points to win for
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> some spurious, ad-hoc reason.
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> Even though I was rooting for Harry's house, it offended my sense of
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> fairness.
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Just once, it would have been nice if they'd won the cup fair and square.  OTOH, the whole house points thing involved such blatant favouritism, with Snape docking Gryfindor at every excuse, that there wasn't much fairness involved.

Peter Hews

Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly,
Than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart.



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