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There is actually an example where a student theorized about what he would do if placed in a house he didn't want to be in. From Chapter Nine of Chamber of Secrets: "I always knew Salazar Slytherin was a twisted old loony," Ron told Harry and Hermione as they fought their way through the teeming corridors at the end of the lesson to drop off their bags ...


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No, it doesn't look like it. From Pottermore, we see that the Sorting Hat is very stubborn about sticking to the decisions it arrives at. It seems that it's impossible to protest that the Sorting Hat got the decision wrong and to ask it to reconsider. The Sorting Hat is notorious for refusing to admit it has made a mistake in its sorting of a student. On ...


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