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    Different Sorts of Detention

    I know that detention assignments vary with each teacher, but would would some of the detentions be? Let's stray away from the obvious "Write lines for Umbridge" and "Disect toads for Snape" and instead to some detentions that could be given.

    i.e. In my story, my character has given Zabini and Malfoy detention and under her supervision, they have to alphabetize(sp?) books in the Historical Herbology Handbooks section of the library for Madam Pince.

    I am planning on having more detentions given in my story, so some unique ones would be good.

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    Scrub out the bedpans in the hospital wing.
    Untransfigure an object first years work working with. (tedious, but necessary)
    Clean out the bathrooms.
    Degnome the Hogwarts garden.

    I'll try and think of more. this is quite fun.

    Oh and which teachers are you thinking of having punish your characters?

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    More detention choices...

    Categorize/Alphabetize Runes
    Translate some Runes-if necessary this could relate to Potions if that was what they were translating....
    Since it's Malfoy, who hates hard labor, they could be transporting something to or from the Potions classroom

    Sorry, I really can't think of anything that would cause the detention to be both with Snape and Audrey. I'll post again if i think of anything else!

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    Oh, my character. She's the new Ancient Runes teacher and she likes her detentions to be mind-boggling and rather confusing.

    EDIT - I would also maybe like an example of a detention that maybe her and Snape would supervise.

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    Maybe some sort of obstacle course or gauntlet run, kind of like getting past the defences for the Sorceror's Stone. A detention that you have to escape from would probably be interesting. I don't know what exactly the obstacles could be, would depend on what the student did to get the detention.
    For Snape there could be a room the has poison gas in it and he's on-hand if anyone needs an antidote.

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    I have an idea!

    "You will be taken to the dungeons where a drunken Filch will be waiting for you holding a cactus and a crochet mallet" ~Potterpupetpals

    I lurve that one!

    Or if not:

    Give Filtch a sponge bath

    Clean Snape's undies

    Be Draco Malfoy's servant for a week

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