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Old December 26th, 2007, 6:46 am
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Re: Movie mistakes

Originally Posted by The 8th Weasley View Post
Maybe Snape just mean it was best to use it non-verbal that way the person didn't know what was coming.
I suspect you're right. In HBP, Snape asks the DADA class what the advantage is of non-verbal spells; Hermione answers "Your adversary has no warning about what kind of magic you're about to perform which gives you a split-second advantage." Which Snape acknowledges is the right answer, then goes on to say that not everyone can do non-verbal magic, that it takes concentration and mind power. Snape seems to be saying that any spell can be non-verbal if the person is skilled we can assume "levicorpus" would work as a verbal spell also.

People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff...

....I miss David Tennant....
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