Most people I talk to who are fanfic experts tend to point out that a vast majority of plot elements of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child can be found in fanfiction.

Is there a resource that compiles such a reference? (matching specific ideas/plot points to fanfics that used them earlier). Something like HP Lexicon.

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    I've seen many people comparing it to "My Immortal" :-)
    – Valorum
    Sep 1, 2016 at 11:39
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    @Valorum - that's insulting to "My Immortal" :) Sep 1, 2016 at 11:42
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    I think we are starting to, right here! scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/136035/…
    – Skooba
    Sep 1, 2016 at 11:54
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    @Skooba - Fanfiction troupes doesn't necessarily equal being non-canon-compliant. (E.g. time-travel is a common fan-fiction troup. The Wizarding World believing a rumor that someone went back several years with a time turner is non-canon-compliant.)
    – ibid
    Sep 1, 2016 at 13:18
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    Given how many fanfictions there are, perhaps the real question is which plot elements are not found in fanfiction.
    – Adamant
    Sep 1, 2016 at 13:33


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