The Planning Podcast of Randomness Episode 81

Planning Podcast:

Newts: will be worth 450 points total – 75 points for 50% at the end of the first month of term, 125 for 75% completion at the end of the second month of term, and 250 points for 100% completion at the end of the final month of term.
Fall 2013 N.E.W.T. Timeline:
September 30: 50% benchmark for 75 pts
October 31: 75% benchmark for 125 pts
November 30: 100% final benchmark 250 pts

Owls: will be worth 200 points total – 75 points for 50% at the end of the second month of term, 125 points for 100% completion at the end of the final month of term.
OWL Timetable for Fall ‘13
September 1st – 30th: OWL proposals may be submitted. OWLs should only be started after they are approved by the relevant examiner.
October 31st: deadline for submission of OWLs at 50%
November 30th: deadline for submission of completed OWLs.

OOtP:
Begin accepting BROOMs – September 7
Last day for BROOMs – September 21
Go! – September 28
First day to turn in Missions – November 9
Last day to turn in Missions – November 23

Quidditch:
September 3 – November 5: Explore the Quidditch Positions
September 5: List of House Positions due to the Quidditch Coaches
September 5 – September 16: Get to know your new Nimbus
October 4: Seeker September Prize Lists due to Secrettrail
October 10 – October 19: Pre-match Jitters
November 4: Seeker October Prize Lists due to Secrettrail
November 17 – November 28: Victory! Butterbeers all around!
December 4: Seeker November Prize Lists due to Secrettrail
first event- sep 3 – nov 5th Explore the Quidditch Positions — In our game everyone’s a Chaser! But for this event, you can choose to study any one of the four Quidditch positions, and craft according to the specifications listed below.
Beaters: Knit, crochet, weave or spin up to 15 projects using 50 yards/project minimum. Each project will earn 10 points.
Chasers: Knit, crochet, weave or spin up to 6 projects using 150 yards/project minimum. Each project will earn 25 points.
Keepers: Knit, crochet, weave or spin up to 3 projects using 300 yards/project minimum. Each project will earn 50 points.
Seekers: Knit, crochet, weave or spin up to 2 projects using 500 yards/project minimum. Each project will earn 75 points.

Jessica
NEWT: alpaca fleece to sweater
OOTP: mashup sweater or 713 yds of spinning?!…
Quidditch: seeker- sweater for leah?!
Allena
NEWT: sock yarn blanket.
OOTP: wallabys for madi and bella? maybe.
Quidditch: seeker or keeper- spin something.
Field Trips, September 2013

Madame Malkin’s – Clothing and Accessories Non-rav crafts accepted with prior approval.
Prepare for a special event by crafting an item or accessory. Alternatively, spin or dye yarn that epitomizes halloween or yule.
Jessica- sew a skirt?
Allena- over dye some orange fiber for halloween
Ollivander’s – Wands
Craft a project that chooses you, just like your wand did.
Jessica- dye fiber
Allena-spin

Knockturn Alley – Dark Artefacts
Pair up and with your partner, research and defend against a dark artefact.
Craft a garment or accessory which will allow you to blend into a crowd. Invisibility cloaks will not be accepted.
Jessica- dye fiber
Allena- knit tanktop

Quality Quidditch Supplies – Quidditch Supplies Non-rav crafts accepted with approval.
Craft something to catch or (spinners and dyers) attract a snitch.
Craft something that you’ve failed at before or that has frightened you out of trying.
Craft something non-magical to help with cleanup.
Jessica- opt1 -market bag
Allena – see if they will let me sew bags

Apothecary – Magical Ingredients
Craft using an unusual ingredient, eg feathers. (listg of ing link) http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Apothecary
Craft something which includes shiny black beads.
Craft something based on a glass jar found in the shop. You must show the jar in your turn-in.
Jessica- another market bag- green- for opt3
Allena – spin

Flourish and Blotts – Books
Protect your legs from curses by crafting socks/leg warmers or spinning/dyeing yarn for future socks.
Make an item or dye that is really ugly. Bonus points can be had for giving this item as a gift.
Jessica- opt2 weave an ugly rag rug!
Allena maybe spin

Potage’s Cauldron Shop – Cauldrons
Craft your preferred beginner’s project and explain why it’s good for beginners.
Craft using an efficiency-improving technique.
Craft something the colour of pewter, brass, copper, silver or gold.
Jessica- opt3- silver market bag? or opt1 a hat or dishcloth
Allena – weave bath matt?

Magical Menagerie – Fantastic Beasts Non-rav crafts accepted with prior approval.
Craft something to care for your pet.
Craft something inspired by a creature you find in the shop.
Jessica
Allena – spin

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