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Welcome to Alohomora! We are an intermediate, non–canon Harry Potter inspired roleplay that takes place in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. From magical happenings to personal interactions, the site offers a casual slice of life experience for its members. If you're interested in complex characters, good writing, and creating your own elaborate plots, then Alohomora may become your RP home! We certainly hope to see you around.

Interested? Read through our informational threads and say hi to us in the cbox! Staff and members alike will be happy to chat and answer questions.
mini–update, 8/21. Hey, guys. We've got a mini update for you guys to quickly glimpse over regarding the site's current month, as well as a reminder to post in the activity log!
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SONNET posted in 08. POSITION REQUIREMENTS on Jul 3 2017, 07:15 PM
Welcome to ALOHOMORA! In this board, you'll find all of the necessary information to get started. The staff hopes everything makes sense, and that you read this information before you register. Thanks for checking us out!
PANDORA posted in 06. MINI UPDATE! on Yesterday at 02:34 pm
Any and all important updates and announcements will be posted here, including activity logs, bans and wants, and more! Be sure to keep up to date with the information within.
VIV posted in faculty, athena vogt on Yesterday at 10:21 am
All characters are to be posted here to be sorted for staff review. Don't worry about selecting a house for your character -- the staff will do that for you based on your character's personality and history. Please be sure to follow all instructions in the application!
COLTON THILE posted in ACTIVITY LOG 005 on Yesterday at 11:50 pm
A special little place for members to come and let the staff know that something needs to be done. If you need a thread move, have any suggestions, of just have questions, this is where you want to be.
VIV posted in 7th year, Lyra Caldwell on Aug 18 2017, 10:59 PM
Accepted applications will be moved to the correct sub–board here! Members are permitted to make minor edits to their character's application after acceptance.
Once accepted, feel free to traverse plotters in this board, or post one of your own! Members are encouraged to talk to people to make the most out of roleplaying here. Within, you'll also find a board for wanted ads, if you're thinking about a new character.
ARCANGELO AVERY posted in ASK AND YOU SHALL READ on Aug 4 2017, 01:35 PM
Alohomora News is the school newspaper, which was briefly disbanded last year. Now, they're back, and accepting submissions from club members and outside students and faculty!
FIONN DAVIES posted in THE GREAT WIZARD RACE on Jul 10 2017, 12:21 PM
Information about all events taking place on Alohomora will be placed within this board. Site Wide Events are orchestrated by the staff members of the site, while 'faculty created' are made by faculty characters to earn house points -- things such as extra credit or homework assignments. instructions pertaining to participating of each event will be placed in their individual threads.
LEANDER SEVERIN posted in alert alert on Aug 17 2017, 07:43 PM
You don't have to be face–to–face to have a conversation. Write letters, send texts, or even post pictures using WizPic!
ZSAZSA VARADI posted in misguided ghosts on Aug 18 2017, 01:02 PM
You may use this board to post thread trackers, or to store templates for use in roleplay. Please create only one thread in each board to reduce clutter!
ARIES CALDWELL posted in kiss with a fist on Yesterday at 03:46 pm
Each house has a different common room in a different part of the castle, each secured with a password which only the students of that house know. However, just because they're separated doesn't mean that sometimes, students don't sneak their friends from other houses in. The girls and boys dormitories are separated, with the girl's dormitories containing special precautions to keep the boys out.
ISLA FROST posted in ode to joy on Yesterday at 03:34 pm
The classrooms at Hogwarts are where all of the classes are taught -- though some may be empty for much of the time. When class is not in session, they are a place for students to study or get some work done. They are often unlocked, though storage rooms within are not.

LEON BAER posted in message in a bottle on Today at 04:02 am
Located under the school, the dungeons are colder (and creepier) than the rest of the castle. The Slytherin common room is hidden down here somewhere and a handful of classes are held here as well. What most of the students don't know is that during the full moon, werewolf students (and faculty) are placed in a secluded, well hidden and specially charmed part of the dungeon to keep them away from other students.
ARIES CALDWELL posted in frosted on Yesterday at 03:42 pm
The grounds of Hogwarts are massive, covered with green grass and trees, forbidden areas and relaxing courtyards. Anything not within the castle walls is considered to be on the overall grounds of Hogwarts. Just be careful -- there are some areas that may be dangerous to venture into.
ARIES CALDWELL posted in antagonism is blind. on Yesterday at 03:36 pm
A massive room on the third floor of the castle. The Hogwarts Library is filled with books of all sorts, from class books, to liesurely reading books and is outfitted with comfortable armchairs and couches and study areas for the students. The restricted section is off limits to students who do not have permission to access it, due to the potentially dangerous content.
CLARK TROTWOOD posted in no rain, no flowers on Aug 20 2017, 02:52 PM
Located down in the basement of Hogwarts behind a portrait of a bowl of fruit, the kitchen is occupied by a number of (very happy) house elves who cook for and clean up after the students. The kitchen is always fully stocked with food, however to gain access, the correct fruit on the portrait must be tickled.
TEDDY IBOSHI posted in better things on Yesterday at 08:09 pm
A popular destination for students who want a 'valid' excuse to get out of class, the Infirmary, also known as the Hospital Wing, is located on the first floor of the castle and, typically, where students go when they're not feeling well or get injured. It is a long room, with a number of curtained beds to ensure the privacy and comfort of patients.
ICARUS AURION posted in state of dreaming on Yesterday at 05:42 pm
The hallways of Hogwarts are a labyrinth to new arrivals and filled with secret passageways and shortcuts from the seasoned student and professor. The portraits lining the walls are always eager for conversation -- as are the ghosts that sometimes travel through them. Students beware of tricks left behind by Peeves and trick staircases and bricks lining the hallways.
PHILLIPA HAWKINS posted in FIND A WAY on Yesterday at 07:17 pm
There are a number of towers in Hogwarts that rise high above the castle -- some in which there are classes, some with common rooms, some housing bells and storage areas. The two most commonly visited (aside from the common rooms) are the astronomy tower and the headmaster's tower. If there's one thing for sure about each of these places, it is that they have the best view of the ground in the entire castle -- no matter which one you choose to explore.
LEON BAER posted in your heart's in your head on Today at 03:46 am
Where the houses congregate for their meals and the annual feasts. The hall is composed of four sets of tables lined up -- one row for each house, though apart from main feasts, students are not required to sit at their own house table. There is a long table at the front of the hall where the faculty sits during the feasts. The hall is decorated with the colors of the previous winners of the house cup and a ceiling that mirrors the sky outside.
ARIES CALDWELL posted in in the spring [flashback] on Yesterday at 03:31 pm
Hogsmeade is a wizarding village just outside of the Hogwarts grounds. It is largely a commercial district, and has lots of stores and establishments such as Honeydukes, The Three Broomsticks, Madam Puddifoot's Tea Shop, The Hog's Head, Zonko's Joke Shop, and many, many more.
MACKENZIE DELFOSSE posted in ticket to ride on Aug 20 2017, 12:11 PM
The Hogwarts Express is a large, bright red steam engine that takes students to and from Hogwarts every year. Each train has multiple compartments that can each fit a handful of students comfortable with a witch that travels through each with a trolley filled with snacks. Prefects and Head Boy and Girl have special compartments toward the front of the train for part of the train ride, but the rest can be enjoyed anywhere within.
ELLIOT SWANN posted in life itself on Aug 7 2017, 11:07 PM
A wizarding shopping area hidden in London containing everything a witch or wizard could possibly need. The Ministry of Magic, Gringotts, and shops containing everything a student needs for school is located in Diagon Alley, hidden behind a the wall of a pub called the Leaky Cauldron.
ARIES CALDWELL posted in stranger than you dreamt it on Yesterday at 03:43 pm
Hogwarts, for the most part, allows students into the school within a certain jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. Any threads taking place at students' homes should be placed here -- just be aware, unless there are special circumstances, these thread take place before or after term, or during holidays!
MANISH TRIPATHY posted in sobs on Yesterday at 11:46 am
Sure, we would all love to sit around and roleplay, but that's not always possible! If you need to take a few days off, please post here to let the staff know. That way, we won't accidentally archive your stuff!
rita skeeter posted in flagrante on Yesterday at 03:46 pm
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Alohomora is a Harry Potter roleplay created by Stark and Viv. Site information, including wandlore, was written by Stark. The skin and its custom boards, profiles, statistics, etc. were coded by Pandora using Jcink's Custom Forum Structure. The site templates, including the application and optional templates, were also coded by Pandora. The site banner, found on Zerochan, was created by Eihi. Our ad image was created by Sayhana. Our button images were created by Khanithakat, ナリコ, and Countess-Chocula. Other scripts include Malihu's Tooltip, Jawn's Code Modification, and Shine's Inbox Popout. The pixels used for the awards are from Candy Coded Response. Please do not steal or copy any part of this skin. All uncredited items belong to their original owner. Contact a staff member if you see a code or graphic being wrongfully used here; we will remove it.

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