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Why did Mad-eye Moody (disguised Barty Crouch, Jr) wait until the very end? [duplicate]

If Mad-eye Moody's only purpose was to get Harry to Lord Voldemort then why did he have to wait until the very end of the Tri-wizard tournament? Being a teacher he had Harry at his mercy anytime so ...
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Why a way to get Harry Potter was so elaborate in Goblet of Fire [duplicate]

We see through the books that there are numerous ways to get in and out of Hogwarts: By Train Flying car Secret passage to Hogsmeade Through the lake Through vanishing cabinet It looks like there ...
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Why did Mad Eye need to use the trophy as a portkey when he could have used anything else? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why was the Triwizard Cup used as the portkey? In an otherwise untainted and freakin' awesome series, J.K. Rowling leaves a hole that cannot be ignored: Why did Moody, and ...
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How did Voldemort know that Harry would be the one to get the Triwizard Cup?

Voldemort made the Triwizard Cup a Portkey to the cemetery, so that the first person who touched it would come to him in the graveyard. But what if somebody else got the Cup? What if Harry had died in ...
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Why Did the Triwizard Portkey Return Harry to the Outer Edge of the Maze?

[Harry] was looking up at the starry sky, and Albus Dumbledore was crouched over him. The dark shadows of a crowd of people pressed in around them, pushing nearer; Harry felt the ground beneath his ...
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Who can make a portkey that goes into Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire the Triwizard Cup was used as the portkey to send Harry and Cedric to the graveyard to face Voldemort. In this question it was discussed why the Triwizard Cup ...
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How did they place the Portkey in Goblet of Fire?

In the fourth Harry Potter movie, when they went to the Portkey, how did someone put it there without touching it? I mean also the triwizard cup, how did the guy put it there without teleporting to ...
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Was Voldemort's plan always to abduct Harry during the final trial of the Triwizard Tournament?

From Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: “I have my reasons for using the boy, as I have already explained to you, and I will use no other. I have waited thirteen years. A few more months will ...
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How did the Ministry protect against the use of unauthorized portkeys?

I've noticed some confusion over portkeys and their use. On this site, in particular, Why was the Triwizard Cup used as the portkey?. The question Barring legal issues, why aren't portkeys used ...
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What's the point of the whole tri-wizard tournament? [duplicate]

The motive of the imposter Moody was to transport Harry to the graveyard and he achieves it with nothing more subtle than a portkey. Then why did he have to help Harry win the whole thing just to make ...
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Wouldn't Snape's Dark Mark have given Voldemort's return away?

In this question - Why was the Triwizard Cup used as the portkey?, it is answered, (and accepted by everyone who commented ), that the intention of going over so elaborate a procedure to make Harry ...