Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood
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I almost finished HP3: Prisoner of Azkaban last night, and then finished it on the commute to work this morning. Now I'm starting on HP4: Goblet of Fire.

I just passed the section where it is explained that Mrs. Weasley is pissed that the twins don't want to get government bureaucrat jobs and instead want to (shudder) start a business, with the complaints that not wanting a government salary is "no ambition" "dont know where we went wrong", while Percy talks about gov't enforcing international standards for cauldron thickness out of fear that "the market will be flooded with cheap cauldrons".

Which is a damn stupid point-of-view to take, given how much his family has to scrimp and save to do things like buy school cauldrons for their kids.

No wonder the Weasleys are poor, if that's how they see how the world should be.
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