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Some strategic questions about Battle of Hogwarts

After watching the movies again & reading the books, I had several questions about the strategy used in the Battle of Hogwarts: Why didn't they blow up both bridges to Hogwarts? Why did they ...
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Why doesn't Voldemort use muggle technology to trivially destroy all of his obstacles? [duplicate]

Avada Kedavra < ICBM I know Voldemort despises mudbloods and muggles but even he couldn't deny the brutality of muggle weapons. An intelligent and dark mind such as his must have been drawn to and ...
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What would happen if Muggle weaponry was used against Voldemort? Would he die or stay alive?

I was just thinking if a nuke hit Voldemort, would he be completely unharmed due to his Horcruxes making him immortal, or would he turn to ash? In general, what would happen if Muggle technology were ...
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Can Voldemort kill Harry?

We know, Lily made a sacrificial shield for Harry. So, Voldy can't kill Harry with the killing curse. What would have happened if Voldy used non-magical things to kill him? Like take a 9mm bullet and ...
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Doesn't Hogwarts seriously put the world in jeopardy? [closed]

Forty kids enter Hogwarts every year. That’s forty potentially powerful wizards from potentially broken homes, abusive families…orphanages. We all know about Voldemort, and I think that’s reason ...
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If Harry Potter had a concealed weapon wouldnt his struggles have been much easier to overcome? [duplicate]

Okay, lets say theoretically HArry had a Desert Eagle handgun each year, and even had it magically upgraded to not jam or break and the proffesors never confisccated it(I added this part to thwart ...
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Did J.K. Rowling say that a gun would beat a wand?

A common claim online is that J.K Rowling said (at some point or another) that a Muggle with a gun would beat a wizard with a wand. For example, on TV Tropes: J.K mentioned that in a battle ...
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In Harry Potter book 7, why didn't the Order flee Britain after Harry turned seventeen?

Wouldn't it have been better for the Order to just flee Britain as soon as Harry turns seventeen, since I don't think anyone in the Order knows that Harry is hunting Horcruxes anyway?
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Outside Hogwarts, wouldn't it have been beneficial to use Muggle-technology as well as Magic?

Yes Muggle-techonology doesn't work at Hogwarts, but outside the castle, it sure would have helped Potter, Ron and Hermione at many instances, isn't it? Well, Using the telephone to call Ron when he ...
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Why didn't Voldemort just Kill Harry the old Fashioned way? With a knife or something else? [duplicate]

Is there a reason why Voldemort specifically tried to kill Harry using magic? What was there that prevented Voldemort from just killing Harry using a knife or some other means? Death eaters and ...
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Bullets vs Wizards [duplicate]

Would a magician in a harry potter universe be able to shield/block bullets fired from a muggle like pistol? Example: James Bond vs. Harry Potter
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If Voldemort intends for wizards to rule the muggles why the apparent hesitation to reveal Wizard superiority and the magical world to the Muggles [duplicate]

If Voldemort intends for wizards to rule the muggles does he also intend to reveal the magical world to the Muggles. After Voldemort supporters takes over the Ministry of Magic and openly advocating ...
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Why don't wizards adopt or copy Muggle technology generally? [duplicate]

This question asked why wizards couldn't use firearms to defeat Death Eaters. There are a variety of answers, but the lurking question there, I think, is why the wizarding world doesn't adopt certain ...
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Why we don't see guns in Harry Potter World? [duplicate]

They can shield bullets ? and a shot seems to be much stronger than a expelliarmus
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Could Voldemort have killed Harry with Muggle weapons? [duplicate]

May be Voldemort wouldn't stoop to such a low level as to use tools devised by Muggles to do his bidding, but still, after Voldemort became capable of touching Harry after regenerating in the fourth ...

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