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Am I protected from vampire landlords?

Vampire Diaries is somewhat unusual in that its conceit over the ability to block vampires from entering a property (the "invitation") are very much based on legal property rights. You can, for ...
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Why do vampires need a heart if they're dead?

The show isn't 100% consistent, but in this show vampires seem to continue most bodily functions. They can eat (and even enjoy) regular food. They can get drunk from alcohol (but it takes much more),...
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How does the invitation thing exactly work?

Conveniently leaving the door open is not enough (1x01). But if the owner drags a vampire into their house, this is a valid invitation (6x08); if a guest drags a non-invited vampire into a house, the ...
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Why do vampires need a heart if they're dead?

DISCLAIMER: I have found no specific canon explanation for the heart-removal thing. Adding to this, vampire lore has roots in many different and varied cultures, many of whom disagree about how to ...
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Why did Katherine lose her baby?

The father is unknown from the story. As to why Katherine had to give the baby away, you have to understand in the 1500s it was "improper" and "embarrassing" for the family to have ...
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Why did this person die in The Vampire Diaries?

Casting magic in The Vampire Diaries can take a physical toll on the user's body. We see this a lot when Bonnie tries to perform magic beyond her ability, she starts to bleed out of her nose: In this ...
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How strong are vampires in The Vampire Diaries?

TVD vampires don't really have strong "lifting" feats of strength or at least anything really definitive. What has been shown is that even newly made vampires like Caroline Forbes can easily lift an ...
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If Elana turned off her humanity why did she still burn down her house

The idea of 'switching off humanity' is very shady and has no particular rules. I would say even if one's humanity is turned off, that person still knows who or what he/she is most attached to. Its ...
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How old are Stefan and Damon?

There seems to be an error somewhere. Lily Salvatore died (was turned) in May 1858, which would make Damon 18yrs 11 months and Stefan (born November 1847) 10yrs 6 months. There are three different ...
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How old are Stefan and Damon?

Stefan Salvatore "is" 17 According to the wikia, he was born on 1 November 1846, and became a vampire on 25 September 1864. So he was 17 years old, near 18. According to wikipedia, he was born on 5 ...
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Why did Damon and Stefan try to kill Klaus?

Initially nobody knew that a bloodline would die if an original died, seeing nothing like that happened before until Finn Mikaelson died during episode 18 of season 3. After that nobody knew who ...
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Why do Vampires have to be invited into your home?

This is a old element of vampire folklore. Although there were many variations on vampiric creatures, along with their powers and weaknesses, there were some fairly commonplace (but not universal) ...
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How could Damon kill Bree without getting burned?

Because it’s diluted in the blood, and Damon doesn't consume it, unlike Katherine, who fed on Stefan. He also isn't holding the heart very long, to diminish the effect further.
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Why do vampires need a heart if they're dead?

In the swarm of vampire folklore tales which eventually conformed the myth, there are a branch (mainly from the east-european regions) where the heart of the creature is it's weak point. The ways to ...
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Why does Klaus need Elena's blood to create Hybrids?

To break the curse, Klaus needed to sacrifice a Doppelgänger, but they tricked him and saved Elena. Now Elena is the missing key to create a hybrid, that's why Klaus needed her blood. Katherine's ...
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