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The Ravenclaw Common Room
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You find yourself standing in front of a rather strange looking painting. A knight in full armor is leaning on his sword. All of a sudden, he shifts his weight off the sword, pulls up the slate that covers his eyes and looks right at you.

"Password, please?"

Nervously, you take out a tiny slip of paper. Your hands are shaking. You take a quick look to make sure no one from another house can see or hear you. The coast is clear. You look up from the paper and softly whisper the password.

"You may proceed." he says, taking a slight bow.

The painting swings open just like a door. You're amazed. You slowly walk inside and are met with the most breathtaking sight you've ever seen.

"Welcome to the Ravenclaw common room. We're happy to have you."

This closed community is the Ravenclaw House common room for the Hogwarts Challenge (hogwartsch) network of communities. If you would like to be sorted, please visit hogwarts_ch to post an application.

IMPORTANT: We recently did some "house cleaning" to ensure that all the listed members of Ravenclaw are actually participating and paying attention. We removed everyone from the member list who did not respond to a post in the common room within a month-long period (the deadline was July 31, 2007). There were frequent reminders about this!

If you were a member of Ravenclaw and you were removed because you were unable to respond during that month, send an e-mail to the address on this page and include the reason why you weren't able to respond and a link to your sorting post in hogwarts_ch where you were stamped as a Ravenclaw. You will be re-added to the common room, provided that you make an effort to participate in some way at least once per month. Thank you!

Your Prefect: forfunandprofit

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Places to visit

hogwarts_ch : Earn points by sorting new students in the sorting community
hogwartsch : Updates, voting, general chit-chat, the "Great Hall"
hgchcontest : Earn points for Ravenclaw by entering and voting in contests and challenges ranging from drabble/fiction challenges, icontests, caption contests, poetry, fanart, and more
comfybed : Need advice? Our very own hospital wing
hgchdiagon : Our very own Diagon Alley
hgch_icons : A place for you to post all your graphic creations; mostly icons, but any sort of graphic you create is acceptable
hgch_lessons : Earn points for Ravenclaw by attending lessons and turning in your homework
hgch_clubs : Come join one of the student clubs, including the Divination Club, the Fangirl Club, or the Love Thy Neighbor Club, and more!
hgchprophet : Our local newspaper of sorts--articles, games, interviews and more
bwrightfield : Come watch Quidditch and cheer on your Ravenclaw team
hgch_writers : Need a beta for your fic? Find one here
sharpestwit : Our private Ravenclaw Library

All of this information and more may also be found in the Newbie's Guide.

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