J.K. Rowling Just Answered One Of Those Tricky Tumblr "Harry Potter" Questions

And one about tea.

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Here's one of those questions from Tumblr that just ruins a Potter fan's day...

@jk_rowling a valid question on Tumblr (credit to the urls/people)

loquacious fatima@llamaofthelabFollow

@jk_rowling a valid question on Tumblr (credit to the urls/people)

11:16 PM - 05 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

...until this morning.

.@llamaofthelab The Horcrux-receptacle has to be destroyed BEYOND REPAIR, so Harry would need to have DIED. #pleaseneveraskmethatoneagain

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowlingFollow

.@llamaofthelab The Horcrux-receptacle has to be destroyed BEYOND REPAIR, so Harry would need to have DIED. #pleaseneveraskmethatoneagain

9:39 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

And if you were wondering about Fluffy...

@jk_rowling what happened to Fluffy after he was released into the forest? I hope he returned to Hogwarts for the battle!

Emily Strong@EmyBemy2Follow

@jk_rowling what happened to Fluffy after he was released into the forest? I hope he returned to Hogwarts for the battle!

9:43 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

...now you know.

.@EmyBemy2 He was repatriated to Greece. Dumbledore liked to put Hagrid's more foolish acquisitions back where they belong - not the forest.

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowlingFollow

.@EmyBemy2 He was repatriated to Greece. Dumbledore liked to put Hagrid's more foolish acquisitions back where they belong - not the forest.

9:44 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

This one I have to confess I've never considered.

@jk_rowling Why is 12 Grimmauld place in the middle of a muggle house complex?

Charles Estrada@CharlsECFollow

@jk_rowling Why is 12 Grimmauld place in the middle of a muggle house complex?

9:45 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

But now we know.

.@CharlsEC A Black ancestor coveted the beautiful house, so 'persuaded' the Muggle occupant to leave & put the appropriate spells on it.

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowlingFollow

.@CharlsEC A Black ancestor coveted the beautiful house, so 'persuaded' the Muggle occupant to leave & put the appropriate spells on it.

9:47 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

And we've just got time for *the* important question about British lifestyles...

@jk_rowling What's your favorite brand of tea?

✨@gazing_venusFollow

@jk_rowling What's your favorite brand of tea?

9:40 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@gazing_venus Lancashire tea. I'm drinking it right now.

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowlingFollow

.@gazing_venus Lancashire tea. I'm drinking it right now.

9:43 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

...like that, she's gone.

Sorry, haven't got time for more than three HP answers this morning. Robert needs me, but take those as a thank you for yr lovely messages x

J.K. Rowling@jk_rowlingFollow

Sorry, haven't got time for more than three HP answers this morning. Robert needs me, but take those as a thank you for yr lovely messages x

9:49 AM - 06 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

She needs to tweet more.

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