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Decision time! [Jan. 6th, 2009|02:58 pm]
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haumea
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I know that this post should be done on the 4h_mod account, but since it's not paid I cannot do polls on it. :(

It's time to decide if we want to continue to keep the_four_houses open or not.

First off, I'd like to say that this game has been awesome. I know it sounds over dramatic, but in many ways it helped save my life, and those of you that know me will know that this is really true. I've met great friends, and the love of my life in this game so it's a fairly serious decision to close it or not.

The thing is, I feel like the game has run it's course. We have a second game open now, 4h_tng, and because of this we know the future of the characters in this game; their course is set. Also, at the other game we have many more OCs that we've put a lot of time in, and have more of an ability to make our own instead of being stuck in the rut that JKR has set for us in canon, there are years separating this game and the next and our characters have grown accordingly.

In my eyes, keeping this game alive means that we also run the risk of having our characters turn around and do something else (as we've seen happen time and time again when we've planned storylines). If something were to happen in this game it could change the whole dynamic over at TNG causing major plot problems and I don't think we should risk that.

To be fair to everyone, because this game is no longer just mine but OURS, I'm going to take a vote. Decide however you want (one vote per player), and whatever the majority decides will be the fate of the game. If we do decide to close it up, then we will have a large summary post about what happens to catch us up TNG, and so we have some closure here. If the vote is to keep it open, then we all need to make sure that we keep up to date on our posts.

Poll #1326553 The Four Houses Future

Do we keep playing The Four Houses?

Yes
1(11.1%)
No
8(88.9%)
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Game Watchers [Jun. 8th, 2007|02:37 am]
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hogwarts_newz
As you have seen at the latest post at the_four_houses, the game has gone friends only.

I know that this might cause you problems if you are not part of the community. We are willing to allow you into our community to read, as we feel the gaming we are doing is entertaining and well written.

Please leave us a comment at this post and the moderators will take each person on a case by case. I hate to have to do it this way, but with the current climate we want to make sure that the people who are watching us are actually interested in the story that we are writing and not looking to be the next pioneers of censorship.

The moderators will look at your journal, if you are denied access to the community please see if the following could be a reason.

1. Your age was not public on your userinfo, or seemed to be falsified due to your journal entries. This game has adult content, and we insist that adults are who read our material.
2. Your journal is less than three months old.
3. Your journal has little or no content.
4. You still have the default layout and/or have nothing to very little in your userinfo?
5. You have few LJ friends.
6. You have few LJ comments.
7. Your interests have nothing to do with the game.

If you feel that for some reason you were wrongly denied, please e-mail tish@thefourhouses.com. I will be glad to listen to your grievance and see if there is a way we can work things out to make everyone happy. Please do not contact through the moderator's journals.

Thank you,
Tish
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STICKY: Available Characters [Feb. 28th, 2007|11:59 am]
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hogwarts_newz
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These characters are open for application:

Hogwart Staff (You will notice that I have given the Ancient Runes professor a last name but not a first name or a gender)

Professor Filius Flitwick (male) - Charms
Professor ?? Sinistra (female) - Astronomy Professor
Professor Septima Vector (female) - Arithmancy
Firenze Male - Divination
Professor ?? Erikson Male or Female - Ancient Runes
Rubeus Hagrid male - Keeper of the Keys and Grounds
Argus Filch (male) - Caretaker
Irma Pince (female) - Librarian
Poppy Pomfrey (female) - School Nurse

Gryffindor Students

Colin Creevey - 5th Year
Dennis Creevey - 3rd Year
Natalie MacDonald - 3rd Year
Jimmy Peaks - 3rd Year
Euan Abercrombie - 2nd Year

Hufflepuff Students

Wayne Hopkins - 6th Year

Ravenclaw Students

Cho Chang - 7th Year
Su Li - 6th Year
Mandy Brocklehurst - 6th Year
Stephen Cornfoot - 6th Year
Anthony Goldstein - 6th Year
Lisa Turpin - 6th Year

Slytherin Students

Terence Higgs - 7th Year
?? Urquhart (male) - 7th Year
?? Vaisey (male) - 7th Year
?? Harper (male) - 5th Year
Malcolm Baddock - 3rd Year
Graham Pritchard - 3rd Year

Order of the Phoenix Members

Dedalus Diggle
Elphias Doge
Arabella Doreen Figg
Sturgis Podmore
Caradoc Dearborn (Supposedly Missing...body never found)


Death Eaters

Evan Rosier
Alecto Carrow
Amycus Carrow
?? Mulciber
?? Nott (Theodore's Father)
?? Goyle
?? Crabbe
?? Travers
?? Avery
?? Jugson

Affiliation Unknown

Fleur Delacour
Amos Diggory
Mafalda Hopkirk
Augusta Longbottom
Griselda Marchbanks
?? Williamson

Ghosts and Elves

Winky
Bloody Baron
Nearly-Headless Nick
The Fat Friar
The Grey Lady

Also remember to look at the_four_houses user info, as there are characters up for adoption! You can also find out how to apply there.

We are also accepting Original Characters, please contact the moderator for more information.
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STICKY: Pureblood Bloodlines [Jun. 30th, 2006|05:24 pm]
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hogwarts_newz
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With the fact that there are few families of Pureblood decent it is not possible that most children are pureblood, in reality many of them are Halfblood at best. I have made a list of families that are considered Pureblood in this game. Please be wary of this when you make your family histories.

List of Pureblood familiesCollapse )

If anyone of you are playing Pureblood characters please make sure that your family history has two of these names in it. Please be very cautious with some names...such as Dumbledore, as Albus is actually Halfblood but his father was a Pureblood. If someone is a Dumbledore Pureblood it will have to be a distant relative. If you have questions please feel free to contact me.

Cheers,
Tish
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TTFN.... [Jun. 29th, 2006|02:39 am]
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ambizione_pura
Hey guys.  The moderators already know about this, but I figured for courtesy's sake I'd share it with the rest of the players.

I'm leaving for a two week family vacation on Friday and will only have limited Internet access.  The house I'm staying at doesn't have a hookup and the only way I can get online is at an Internet cafe in the town, which I'll probably only visit a handful of times given how much of my time will be spent doing other family-oriented... stuff.
Then after that I'm going to be flying out to California to rove around with our mods, Tish and Alma, for about 10 days.  We'll have access to the 'Net then, but we won't be as available as we usually would be.  On this you can probably expect a more detailed post from Tish and/or Alma in the near future.

So... with my departure I'll be taking with me Blaise (ambizione_pura), Susan (ridmyselfofsin), Andromeda (seeingandromeda), Viviana (donnadellamorte), and Grim (snufferoflife).  Just a heads up in case you had scenes that would require any of them.  Tish is going to do her best at letting me know what I have to attend to, and I'll do what I can to still contribute.  I'll be back to normal availability by the end of the month.

It's a lot of fun playing with everyone so I'm looking forward to resuming it properly after my vacations.

Be well,

Jenn
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Icon plea. [Jun. 8th, 2006|04:12 am]
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seeingandromeda
I have a debacle-

I need icons for Andromeda (yay!). Her PB is Toni Collette and there are nary a few that I've been able to find out there on the Interweb. I've made a few but I would like a few more. Can you guys help at all?
Anything would be appreciated.

Thank you.....

Jenn
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STICKY: PB's and journal names + Banned PBs [May. 19th, 2006|12:24 am]
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hogwarts_newz
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Here is the list of characters that are in play along with their PBs and journal names. If you are a new player please make sure that the PB you want isn't already in use, this will save us lots of trouble, thanks. Also there are a few NPG characters that have PB's as well for imagery purposes only, at these time these characters are not up for adoption.

HOGWARTS STAFF

covets_socks: Albus Dumbledore - PB: Michael Gabon
dignified_cat: Minerva McGonagall - PB: Maggie Smith
philtrum_prof: Severus Snape - PB: Trent Reznor
prof_plant: Pomona Sprout - PB: Kathy Bates
prof_remus: Remus Lupin - PB: Ewan McGregor
exquisite_hell: Persephone Prewett - PB: Sophia Myles
ladytealeaf: Sybil Trelawney - PB: Emma Thompson
cwdragon: Charlie Weasley - PB: Josh Homme
krumkkake: Viktor Krum - PB: Goran Visnjic
mugglestudsmyth: Joshua Smyth - PB: Josh Freese

GRYFFINDOR STUDENTS

starling_k_bell: Katie Bell - PB: Mandy Moore
gold_and_red: Harry Potter - PB: Daniel Radcliffe
mione_smartgurl: Hermione Granger - PB: Emma Watson
no_like_spiders: Ronald Weasley - PB: Rupert Grint
lavy_babe124: Lavender Brown - PB: Sarah Michelle Gellar
toadprince: Neville Longbottom - PB: Jared Padalecki
foirfe_misgear: Seamus Finnigan - PB: Dominic Monaghan
thestraless: Mnemosyne Vane - PB: Kristin Kreuk
perfect_parvati: Parvati Patil - PB: Aishwarya Rai
westhamchaser: Dean Thomas - PB: Colombus Short
ginnyweasley_hp: Ginevra Weasley - PB: Cintia Dicker
bitchcrazy: Romilda Vane - PB: Fairuza Balk

HUFFLEPUFF STUDENTS

morethan_blonde: Hannah Abbott - PB: Kristen Bell
ridmyselfofsin: Susan Bones - PB: Scarlett Johansson
serious_brit: Ernie Macmillian - PB: Paul Banks
megansmaddness: Megan Jones - PB: Kate Bosworth
zacharias_4h: Zacharias Smith - PB: Mathias Lauridsen
justfinchfletch: Justin Finch-Fletchley - PB: Carlos Dengler

RAVENCLAW STUDENTS

great_betrayer: Marietta Edgecrombe - PB: Kristen Dunst
competitive_ed: Eddie Carmichael - PB: Josh Hartnett
sainsburyhex: Elizabeth Sainsbury - PB: Thora Birch
thestraltamer: Luna Lovegood - PB: Gemma Ward
m_cornered: Michael Corner - PB: Orlando Bloom
placid_padma: Padma Patil - PB: Aishwarya Rai
kentwistle: Kevin Entwistle - PB: Daniel Kessler

SLYTHERIN STUDENTS

drake_o_malfoy: Draco Malfoy - PB: Boyd Holbrook
parkinson_heir: Pansy Parkinson - PB: Selma Blair
ambizione_pura: Blaise Zabini - PB: Ian Somerhalder
sullengrl_milli: Millicent Bulstrode - PB: Fiona Apple
theo_betrayed: Thoedore Nott - PB: Jeremy Dufour
reptile_godess: Aine Maeve - PB: Rose McGowan
wicked_tracey: Tracey Davis - PB: Emina Cunmulaj
greengrassdaph: Daphne Greengrass - PB: Emily Browning
not_tweedledumb: Gregory Goyle - PB: Ethan Suplee
smarterthanhim: Vincent Crabbe - PB: Brandon Davis

ORDER OF THE PHOENIX MEMBERS

alastor_eyes: Alastor 'Mad Eye' Moody - PB: Brendan Gleeson
metamorph_tonks: Nymphadora Tonks - PB: Kate Winslet
chainsofspeech: Kingsley Shacklebolt - PB: Kevin Grevioux
dying_egypt: Bill Weasley - PB: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
fancynewweasley: Fred Weasley - PB: Seth Green
gag_gift_george: George Weasley - PB: Seth Green
mollywobbles_4h: Molly Weasley - PB: Julie Andrews
plugfanatic: Arthur Weasley - PB: Mark Williams
seeingandromeda: Andromeda Black-Tonks - PB: Toni Collette
typicalttonks: Ted Tonks - PB: David Wendam
dumbledrunk: Aberforth Dumbledore - PB: Hugh Laurie
sweethestia: Hestia Jones - PB: Holly Marie Combs
steals_stuff: Mundungus "Dung" Fletcher - PB: Stephen Fry
old_bones_4h: Edwin Bones - PB: Bill Murray
nbbauku: Nelson Banks - PB: Kiefer Sutherland

DEATH EATERS

maleficus_morti: Lord Voldemort - PB: Ralph Fiennes
betrayer_rat: Peter'Wormtail' Pettigrew - PB: Phillip Seymour Hoffman
sang_purmalfoy: Lucius Malfoy - PB: Jason Isaacs
le_black_fem: Bellatrix Black-Lestrange - PB: Angelina Jolie
donnadellamorte: Viviana Zabini - PB: Catherine Zeta-Jones
greyback_prowls: Ferir Greyback - PB: Clansy Brown
orinda_maeve: Orinda Maeve - PB: Zooey Deschanel
phin_bulstrode: Phineas Bulstrode - PB: Colin Firth
oli_bulstrode: Olivia Bulstrode - PB: Aimee Mann
saadesaati: Agatha Yaxley - PB: Rachel Weisz
lord_lestrange: Rodolphus Lestrange - PB: Sean Bean
other_lestrange: Rabastan Lestrange - PB: Daniel Craig
butcherofmen: Walden Macnair - PB: Gerard Butler
nott_wrong: Bartholomew Nott - PB: Bill Nighy
dethdealer: Antonin Dolohov - PB: Jeordie White

AFFILIATION UNKNOWN

_ladymalfoy_: Narcissa Malfoy - PB: Naomi Watts
snufferoflife: Obsidian Grim - PB: Rufus Sewell
proper_percival: Percy Weasley - PB: Matt Ross
soul_unrefined: Regulus Black - PB: Joaquin Phoenix
boots_electric: Jesse Haims - PB: Jesse Hughes
rexevrythng: Rex Rook - PB: Nick Oliveri
emile_vane: Emile Vane - PB: Helena Bonham Carter
eldest_vane: Hilde Vane - PB: Parker Posey
twisted_vane: Trenton Vane - PB: Jared Leto
quaffle_keeper: Oliver Wood - PB: Joe Flannigan

GHOSTS

4h_peeves: Peeves - PB: The Presence
pervyghost: Moaning Myrtle - PB: Shirley Henderson

OTHERS

bearer_of_socks: Dobby - PB: Dobby

NON-PLAYED CHARACTERS
Filius Flitwick
Poppy Pomfrey
Alissa Haims

BANNED PBs

Ladies

Jessica Alba
Tyra Banks
Mischa Barton
Victoria Beckham
Kate Beckinsale
Jessica Biel
Amanda Bines
Cameron Diaz
Haylie Duff
Hilary Duff
Paris Hilton
Heidi Klum
Keira Knightly
Lindsey Lohan
Brittany Murphy
Sienna Miller
Ashley Olsen
Mary Kate Olsen
Hayden Panettiere
Nicole Richie
Ashlee Simpson
Jessica Simpson
Brittany Snow
Britney Spears
Ashley Tisdale
Evan Rachel Woods


Gentlemen

George Clooney
Leonard DeCaprio
Patrick Dempsey
Johnny Depp
Jason Dohring
Zac Efron
Colin Farrell
Jake Gyllenhaal
Wentworth Miller
Brad Pitt
Ryan Reynolds
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