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Sarah Manley @fandom

Hi Edit

Wotcher! I figured I'd reply to your message on here, in answer to your question my dog is actually Miniature Pinscher, her name is Sammi, she's almost 2 years old now. I don't mind helping you out here some, I'll do what I can, I do a lot on the Harry Potter wikia, and I have my own recipes wikia. :-) Cheers! --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 21:30, March 2, 2011 (UTC)

Sure, you can put the awards on the main profile page, I don't mind. :-) --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 23:04, March 2, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks alot! BIG AMOUNTS OF ALOT!Edit

Hey! Thanks so much for the offering of help!:P WOW! i LOVE HOW YOU ARE AN UMBRIGE HATER!. To be honest I think I hate her more than Voldy! :) We also have the same avatar thingy! Lol:) I feel so special. I have the same avatar as the creater of this wikia:) Hehe:) TheMeaningOfLife 09:09, March 5, 2011 (UTC)

I'm hereEdit

I saw, thank you, I am around. I'm planning on getting on at some point today and contributing, just got up, going through emails and such. I do want to help you, so please don't take absences as a sign I'm not interested, I also have 2 of my own wikia's I've been working on, then there's the other Harry Potter wikia, plus I'm going to college online, and I'm a member of the newly created Wikia Community Council. I did mean to ask you though, do you have a policy page yet?--BachLynn33px(Accio!) 14:49, March 5, 2011 (UTC)

Look I told you I would edit "some" on here and help out "as much as I can". I have no problem helping out but the Harry Potter Wiki will always be my first priority as I have spent months and many many hours contributing to it. After that my priorities lie with my own 2 wiki's that I have created myself. If the small contributions I have tried to make to this Wiki aren't up to your standards of how much time you think I should be contributing I apologise. Look, I have a new class starting this week, so my free time will be even less then it is now, so let's just leave it at if you have a technical issue or need help with something specific feel free to ask, but far from that if you expect me to be on here every day making lots of edits I just don't have the time for that. I'm sorry. --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 15:28, March 6, 2011 (UTC)

Badge descriptionsEdit

I meant to take the description of the Severus Snape badge out of there, but I can't go back in and edit my profile page because it says it's been locked. --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 15:05, March 5, 2011 (UTC)


I'm not really sure what you mean, the template is on this wikia, some of the code is the same, but code is universal, the colouring and style is different, the names are gonna be the same, there's only so many ways to make a template, also I am responsible for having created 70% if the templates on the Harry Potter wikia. If you don't like the template, that's fine, but I can't delete pages on here, so all I can do is delete the tag off Severus's page, you'll have to delete the template yourself at [[Template:Death Eaters]] --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 16:58, March 5, 2011 (UTC)

today Edit

I'm not angry, it's just your message made it seem like you were maybe disappointed or upset that I hadn't edited my user page with those new badges, and I just wanted to make sure you knew it wasn't intentional I just have a lot to do. No biggie. --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 16:18, March 6, 2011 (UTC)


It really all depends on what program you're using and how you're saving. If you have .png files that you want converted to .jpg there are programs that you can download to do that. Most screen shot programs save as .png, but a lot of times if you are taking a pic off the web to save on your computer, if you right click and save that way instead of using the screen shot program, if the file was originally a jpg file it'll save as a jpg file. --BachLynn33px(Accio!) 16:41, March 6, 2011 (UTC)

House of BlackEdit

Just wanted to check in, tell you I'm up and got your message and will start creating the articles as soon as I finish checking my emails. --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 13:59, March 13, 2011 (UTC)


Ok, it may be a bit, stupid internet keeps blipping out ever 5 minutes so I keep having to refresh pages and retype stuff, very very very annoying. It's taking me forever to do the simplest things. :-( Seriously, this is the third refresh just trying to send this message. --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 14:30, March 13, 2011 (UTC)

I'm trying, I got the Bob Hitchens page done finally, but seriously, I had to refresh the page like 20 times before it would save, like I said, my internet is having issues and I keep loosing connection. :-( --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 15:16, March 13, 2011 (UTC)


Not sure really, they do look funny though. Maybe they are an older more artistic version of wizard hats. --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 17:39, March 13, 2011 (UTC)

don't knowEdit

I don't know, probably the same stuff I do every day.....--BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 18:59, March 16, 2011 (UTC)

hi Edit

Again, I'll do what you what I can to help, I have to go for today, sorry! bye! Taryn Lighte20px(I suspect Nargles are behind it...) 22:57, March 24, 2011 (UTC)

RE: Edit


Head.Boy.Hog(Talk To Me) 23:31, March 24, 2011 (UTC)


Well, the wiki does look like it needs some help. Sure, I'll join :) --InSpeckGryffindorcrest(Owl me!) 13:33, March 26, 2011 (UTC)

RE:Admin Edit

Thanks! You could request admin rights on the Test Admin Wiki. (I founded it) (A wiki to test admin rights)

Head.Boy.Hog(Talk To Me) 14:21, March 26, 2011 (UTC)


Actually, I haven't been to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. So.... I don't have pictures, lol

--InSpeckGryffindorcrest(Owl me!) 18:02, March 26, 2011 (UTC)

Hey Edit

Hey Donut4. If you want, I can help a lot! I am pretty much the biggest fan... I know all there is to know about Harry Potter, and more. I am usually free around 3 Central time.

Maybe the teacher box because I dont really think he was necisarily a death eater. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 14:52, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Okay, I'll do that :) SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 15:04, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

what categories should The Quibbler go in? SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 15:16, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

It doesnt let me edit the page since its your profile but my Birthday is September 4th. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 15:28, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Thank you, Dount4! :D SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 15:41, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, you probably should. Technically, he's a magical creature, a house-elf, and technically, he's an animal. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 17:50, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Donut4, can I add gifs to articles so that it makes more sence? Like add on on the monster book page of the monster book biting or in the Fera Verto page of the animal being turned into a water goblet? SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 19:49, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

infobox character. Peeves was never a teacher SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 19:53, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

I just put like 2 sentances in, but yeah. Why did you put little lego milkman in there anyway? lol XD. But it still does count as a 'Harry Potter' character since its from the game. lol SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 20:08, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

nice! just saw it. I dont play the lego harry potter games so i wouldnt know of all of the...strange differences, lol. :) SnapeFan1Gryffindorcrest(Talk) 20:18, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

And everyone loves a random milkman! :D lol SnapeFan1Gryffindorcrest(Talk) 20:19, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

WOW, lol. I like how the milkmans all like, 'hmm?' and the door opens and, as usual, in all games and movies, he decides to go in and gets scared by a toy bat, lol. And when he punches the snake its so hilarious, lol! XD SnapeFan1Gryffindorcrest(Talk) 20:26, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

oh wow, lol. Who knew that Fudge was into fashionable wizards? lol SnapeFan1Gryffindorcrest(Talk) 20:28, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Oh okay. Sorry. I'll do that :) SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 21:44, April 3, 2011 (UTC)

Hey, Donut4. Sorry I didnt respond sooner, I was at school, so about the kreacher page, yeah, you should put him also in the animal and creatures category. Its makes since cause hes technically a magical creature SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 21:36, April 4, 2011 (UTC)

Okay, I just did, looks great! Thanks :) SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 20:39, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

  • gasps and explodes* awwww thank you! :D Snape! Note: If I met Snape, I'd be stupid enough and with the nerve to call him Sevykins. XD SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 20:59, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

Yay :) SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 21:34, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

Really? That's quite an acomplishment. I'm actually amazing at how many pages this wikia already has :) SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 21:49, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

oh wow, lol, sooo true. XD So many people are on that wikia-it makes since why they have no badges lol XD SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 21:53, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

Infobox Character. Cause, filch wasn't a teacher or death eater, and his hogwarts house was never confirmed. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 22:11, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

true...filch scares me in so many ways, lol. He reminds me of one of my old teachers at school. O_O. Well, yeah, he was a squib, thats true. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 22:16, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

Hey, Donut4. The userboxes look great, and sorry i didn't respond sooner. I had really bad connection problems that kept me off the wikia from yesterday ro most of today. SnapeFan1Snape Is Suspicious 2(Talk) 19:43, April 6, 2011 (UTC)

RE: Edit

Internet block? Head.Boy.HogTalk  23:18,8/11/2011 

Okay, anyways, it's alright again :) Head.Boy.HogTalk  15:49,8/15/2011 

Hi Edit

ITs me Madly! :D I'm really going to enjoy this! 16:56, August 17, 2011 (UTC)

lol thanks ^^ Anti-Cosmo39px(Sophisticated, Yet Stupid) 15:55, September 4, 2011 (UTC)

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