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A status competition

Crispin James 3 years ago updated by Kayte / Angela / Zara 2 years ago 6

So as WoP has been around for a total of 33 or so weeks (give or take) I was thinking that we on the US site should hold a status competition. As far as I know there hasn't been one and a lot of people want one. After all, with how lineage works in the Harry Potter universe it should be more available for students to have certain statuses. It only makes sense??

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There will be status competitions once in a while :)

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I, Nyekstim Nuadi, proud member of the U.S Site, am in total agreement. There are many purebloods, half bloods and muggleborns, some from different countries of origins in their backstory, so that would mean not every character is not inbred british purebloods, or from limited gene pools. we also must consider how bastard children are also a thing, so a muggleborn could be descendant of a squib who was an illegitimate child of a special wizard or witch, with a status, or a half blood. Or pureblood. 


That was to further my point, the gene pool is not as limited as one might thing, but compared to the whole thousand wizards and witches in the Isles, yes it would seem extremely rare, especially among the families that are trying to keep themselves related to only the most powerful families, leading to some inbreeding, which could prevent inheriting some traits.


We also must consider that the Isles would still get some magical folk from other countries, that decide to settle down in the isles for whatever reason, I am talking about adults who could sleep around as they pleased.

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I would very much like to actually have other factors such as vampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, etc. You KNOW they are out there and it would be a lot more fun to have a mixture of people.

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As WoP US has undergone major staff changes and new classes added into it and other competitions and events needing to come first, status competitions have been put aside as we regroup and reorganize. Our main focus is to make sure your main staff are covered for so you can enjoy homework and assignments from the new classes. There is a status competition in the works and in planning but we ask for your patience while we try and get everything regrouped.

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There will be status competitions once in a while :)

Once in a while. that could be once a year or once every 6 months, the suggestion for once a month was denied and even that isnt that often. 


Statuses are very rare and if competitions are held all the time, they won't be rare anymore and it will not only be unrealistic, it will also make the statuses less desirable. 


Each site holds their status competitions at a different rate, but they do happen, so just keep your eyes peeled. 

If you really think it's been awhile, then you can send an owl to the Headmaster or Minister suggesting to hold one soon, but please keep in mind that planning the competitions take time as well.