Help me find Harry Potter Spoilers
July 24, 2007 4:44 PM   Subscribe

Please help me spoil Harry Potter 7!

So I've finished Harry Potter, and now I want to read all of the spoilers I wouldn't let myself read before. I'm most interested in those that are creative and elaborate, yet ultimately, though seeing who got it right before it really leaked might be interesting too. I'm more interested in stuff that was actually supposed to spoil it, rather than straight up fan-fics. I've check the wired article that was on Metafilter a while back, but it's changed to a spoof.
posted by fermezporte to Writing & Language (16 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Something like this?
posted by puke & cry at 4:47 PM on July 24, 2007 [2 favorites]

posted by bunnycup at 5:40 PM on July 24, 2007

The best lists I've seen are on Livejournal, but it's down today. Will post them when I can.
posted by zadcat at 6:06 PM on July 24, 2007

I thought Keith Olbermann's guesses were remarkably astute, and nearly all correct. Interesting that he took "market pressures" into consideration when thinking about what Rowling would do.
posted by lubujackson at 6:06 PM on July 24, 2007 [1 favorite]

This isn't quite what you were looking for, but I can't help but link it: Spoiler Alert
posted by musicinmybrain at 7:18 PM on July 24, 2007

The Harry Potter page on Encyclopedia Dramatica has lots of wacky spoiler hijinks.
posted by drew3d at 7:25 PM on July 24, 2007

Encyclopedia Dramatica link has some NSFW pics/language, careful.
posted by drew3d at 7:40 PM on July 24, 2007

Can anyone let me in on the reference from the final paragraph of Olberman's article:
"Harry, Ron and Hermione enter a diner. They order Butter Beer and onion rings. Voldemort is sitting at the lunch counter, marking time. Outside, Ron’s sister, Ginny, is having a hell of a time parallel parking, even though she’s using her wand. And just then the door to the diner opens and Harry Potter looks up and—the last 11 pages of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” are freaking blank. "
I feel like I should get it, but I don't.
posted by chudmonkey at 7:54 PM on July 24, 2007 [1 favorite]

Chudmonkey, it's a Soprano's finale reference.
posted by inigo2 at 7:58 PM on July 24, 2007

Cheers, inigo2!
posted by chudmonkey at 8:18 PM on July 24, 2007

For more Potter/Sopranos mashup fun, see this article. (not particularly HP spoilery)
posted by Guy Smiley at 9:12 PM on July 24, 2007

The Book Spoiler has a nice long summary of the book and then a sweet "cut to the chase" spoiler as well. Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but the short, twenty-sentence version was all I needed. The site can be a little wonky, but if I refresh once or twice it works.
posted by kidsleepy at 6:23 AM on July 25, 2007

I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for, but I bookmarked some stuff without reading it because I didn't want to be spoiled either.

Short Yahoo article which led me to the zendurl/hallows page (cached because appears to be down).

Here's a yahoo article on snape

Group interview of JKR where she talks about stuff not covered in the book.

Sorry for the two cruddy yahoo links that disappear after a few weeks.
posted by moonshine at 9:44 AM on July 26, 2007

Oh, apparently that last link is the Today Show/Meredith Vieira interview she did.
posted by moonshine at 9:48 AM on July 26, 2007

Oh, and apparently, Dumbledore is gay! .... not that there is anything wrong with that!
posted by R. Mutt at 4:10 PM on October 21, 2007

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