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Why didn't Harry use a Time-Turner to save Sirius Black's life the second time? [duplicate]

In "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" Harry and Hermione saved two lives (Sirius and Buckbeak). And in "The Order of Phoenix" Sirius died by Harry's fault. Why didn't Harry use The Time-Turner ...
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Why didn't Voldemort try to get a Time-Turner? [duplicate]

This is the opposite of a great question. Instead of asking why Time-Turners weren't used to destroy Voldemort, I want to know ... Why didn't Voldemort try to get a Time-Turner? He and his Death ...
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In HP and PoA, why didnt they take the Minister back in time with the time turner to validate Sirius' innocence? [duplicate]

I reread the series every summer, and still, there are many events that continue to upset me as if it's the first time I've read them. Like when Sirius had to flee because they had nothing to prove ...
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Why didn't Gandalf or Frodo Fly to Mount Doom?

Why didn't Gandalf use his eagles to fly over Mount Doom and drop the ring? I know he feared what he would do if the ring overpowered him, so why not just give Frodo an eagle? And, if there would be ...
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Why was the time turner never used again?

It seems like it would be a very helpful device. Why was it never used again, regardless of the purpose?
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Is Dumbledore partially at fault for how Tom Riddle turned out? [closed]

According to the books, Dumbledore was one of the very first wizards to have met and talk to Tom Riddle as a child. Dumbledore discovered he was born an orphan with no family and friends. He was also ...
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Which is the greatest plot-breaker in Harry Potter series? [closed]

Harry Potter's narrative had at least one plot breaker, in my point of view (Maybe it's because J K Rowling went so deep into the magic narrative?), and I found myself doubting the entire history. ...
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Were time-turners available during the first wizarding war?

It has been established that time-turners are wizard-made. We also know that time-turners were not available during the second wizarding war because they were all destroyed during the events of Order ...
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Why are the time turners in the Department of Mysteries?

The Department of Mysteries contains all of the Ministry's top-secret projects, and only the highest ranking people in the ministry, and the unspeakables (the wizards who work in the Department of ...
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Are there other ways to time travel in the Potterverse?

There are a lot of questions about the time turners in Harry Potter. There's a fan theory that Ron could have used one and become Dumbledore at some point in the past (but that's been debunked). I ...