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How did Sirius Black bring the Weasley family picture back from Azkaban?

An animagus is able to transform with clothes on, as can be seen when McGonagall transforms inside the class room: Also found the clip where Sirius transforms from dog ...
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How did Voldemort know that Frank was lying if he couldn't use Legilimency?

Voldemort didn't need to use Legilimency. He already knew Frank wasn't married. Voldemort's been living in the big house for a while already. He surely would have taken an inventory of the threats ...
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How did Voldemort know that Frank was lying if he couldn't use Legilimency?

Professor Snape states that there are circumstances in which legilimency can be performed without eye contact, although he doesn't elaborate. Presumably this is one of those cases. ‘The Dark Lord is ...
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How did Sirius Black bring the Weasley family picture back from Azkaban?

You're assuming there are no other copies of the Daily Prophet around. It wouldn't have been impossible for Sirius to find a discarded copy after he gets back to Britain.
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Measuring a wizard's 'raw' power in Harry Potter

While there is no direct measurement of a "power level" in the Wizarding World, there is definitely evidence of it existing; although, it is not fully described where it comes from. Magic in ...
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How did Voldemort know that Frank was lying if he couldn't use Legilimency?

Voldemort is able to detect lies without eye contact elsewhere as well. In Chapter Seventeen of Philosopher's Stone we find: But he hadn’t walked five paces before a high voice spoke, though Quirrell ...
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Harry Potter Fanfiction-Title The Sir and Ma'am Chronicles

To quote Valorum in 2020: It would appear that that author has deleted their account on FF and requested that their writings be removed. I can't see anywhere else online that they post. I've found a ...
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Why did Malfoy taunt Harry about Sirius

The answer is in the question: Fudge says when telling Madam Rosmerta about it that it was kept out of the papers and kept under wraps. The question then becomes: how did Fudge knew? Fidelius Charm ...
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