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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.
activity log, 10/15. We've just put up our new activity log! Follow the directions and reply to save your claims and characters! Lasts until October 31st.

wandlore update, 10/05. Hey, guys! We've made some changes to the wandlore thread and have opened the floor for wand core suggestions! Check out this new update here!

cupid's web event, 10/03. Hi, everyone! The prefects are hosting a Valentine's Dance, so grab a date and join in on the fun! Read more about it here.
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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!
STARK posted in wandlore updates on Oct 7 2017, 04:06 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.
ROME KOBAYASHI posted in 5th year, rome kobayashi on Yesterday at 09:19 pm
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!
MIKHAIL ALDEMIR posted in ACTIVITY LOG 007 on Yesterday at 11:07 am
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 FACULTY, safiya patel on Oct 14 2017, 04:58 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.
TRISHA LAU posted in STARS & THE MOON on Yesterday at 03:15 am
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.
ATTILIE MUN posted in THE PROBLEM WITH HIGH EXPEC... on Yesterday at 10:21 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!
ZOEY WINSLOW posted in KISSING BOOTH on Oct 7 2017, 05:56 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.
XIOMARA CRAVALHO posted in mr brightside on Oct 15 2017, 08:19 AM
You don't have to be face–to–face to have a conversation. Write letters, send texts, or even post pictures using WizPic!
SAFIYA PATEL posted in cherry hearts on Oct 14 2017, 05:12 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!
LYRA CALDWELL posted in caissa's folly on Today at 10:48 am
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.
ATTILIE MUN posted in stand by me on Today at 04:39 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.

AURORA AURION posted in truth be told on Oct 15 2017, 08:47 PM
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.
FELICITY YOUNG posted in golden hour on Today at 09:55 am
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.
JULIET HAWKINS posted in playful hearts on Oct 10 2017, 11:03 AM
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 Yesterday at 02:51 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.
LYRA CALDWELL posted in let's not on Yesterday at 11:39 am
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.
AURELIA ABBOTT posted in beside you; on Yesterday at 01:48 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.
MANISH TRIPATHY posted in unusual changes of two on Today at 01:04 am
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.
ESTHER LÉVESQUE posted in THE WAY I DO [E] on 52 minutes ago
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.
PHILLIPA HAWKINS posted in scale it back on Today at 03:27 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 Oct 4 2017, 10:29 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.
LEON BAER posted in foreground on Oct 9 2017, 04:01 AM
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.
PHILLIPA HAWKINS posted in golden summers on Today at 07:39 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!
EMMA FALKHARDT posted in say something on Oct 10 2017, 03:24 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!
CMH Admin posted in Calls Me Home [JCINK] on Today at 01:22 pm
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CUPID'S WEB, SITEWIDE EVENT • Love is in the air—and the prefects have put together a Valentine's Dance for the students! Read up on how to join here.

A LITTLE DRAMA, FACULTY EVENT • Professor Varadi is hosting auditions for her upcoming one–act. Break a leg here!

WHERE'S PROFESSOR DAVIES?, FACULTY EVENT • Professor Davies has enlisted his first year flying students to to track him down amongst the snow. Read more about his event here.
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