Harry P. runs out of money.

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Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby LunaInverse » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:23 pm

All I can remember is that harry finds out his trust fund is now empty due to overspending(?) and cant pay for hogwarts tuition. I think he also starts baking pies to make money.
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby rogue7 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:10 pm

I remember reading a few where he'd been fleeced by Dumbledore and his plots 'for the greater good', but not from overspending...
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby slickrcbd » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:14 pm

I think I remember one where he's starting a bakery or restaurant. I'm almost certain the money was [legally] stolen by his magical guardian giving it away however. Or they went anybody in possession of the Gringotts key is legally allowed to withdraw the gold, and since Harry never got his key back after third year, it's his fault.
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby Slab Bulkhead » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:49 pm

LunaInverse wrote:All I can remember is that harry finds out his trust fund is now empty due to overspending(?) and cant pay for hogwarts tuition. I think he also starts baking pies to make money.

I think I remember this, IIRC it was written as a parody of all those Independent!Harry fics that have him going on a huge Diagon Alley shopping spree.
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby LunaInverse » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:04 pm

Any idea what the names of the fics are?
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby Spica75 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:32 pm

rogue7 wrote:I remember reading a few where he'd been fleeced by Dumbledore and his plots 'for the greater good', but not from overspending...


I vaguely recall there being a short and not serious parody where that happened.



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and cant pay for hogwarts tuition


Why would he? Author´s statement is that its free. *excuse the snark please, i just find this astounding to come up so often despite WOG being given multiple times by now*


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I remember reading a few where he'd been fleeced by Dumbledore and his plots 'for the greater good'


Variations on that seems to be the norm yes. There´s also the "over-realistic" view on goblin standards fics where they´ve emptied his vaults based on fees or interest rates on something. And then the ones where there never really was any fortune, the trustvault was it, and that came from selling everything off when the parents got killed.
There´s more variants for sure, but i don´t think i´ve read any where overspending takes his money, so hoping for someone to know it.
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Re: Harry P. runs out of money.

Postby slickrcbd » Wed May 03, 2017 1:45 am

I'm sorry I can't remember anything more helpful. You might want to try searching on a forum dedicated to Harry Potter fanfiction rather than Sailor Moon & Ranma 1/2.

Here are some Yahoo groups that might be a better choice:

Flourish and Blots
This one is part of a pair, and is primarily for G & PG-13 searches. If in doubt, use the other one.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/flourish_and_blots/

Borgin and Burkes
This one is part of a pair, and allows the more mature rated stories (R & nc-17). The other group is if you want to avoid smut stories.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/borgin_and_burkes/


HPstoryfinders
Looking for the Harry/Draco novel? Or that Snape/Hermione story that made you cry? Or even that Weasley twins one that was really good? Just can't remember where to find it? Post on this list and ask, someone just might know where it is. Gen, het, and slash are allowed. They're all equal as far as anyone should be concerned.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hpstoryfinders/

(the next is NOT a duplicate, just almost the same name)

HP_Storyfinders
Want to find that story you read, so you can read it again? Looking for a specific type of story? Then this is the list for you! If you can describe it, chances are one or more of the other members can find it if you are ready to offer your help in return by answering requests!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HP_Storyfinders/


http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HPfind-a-fic/
Remember that chaste little kiss that gave you sweet dreams for a week? Or the time Snape confiscated a HP/SS fanfic in class? Or how about that satisfying moment when Lucius finally bottomed? -- if you know it's out there, but you don't know where: HP find-a-fic. For all your fanfiction needs. This is the most efficient Harry Potter fic finder on the net! Help us maintain the excellent service by helping to promote the group!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HPfind-a-fic/


Harry Potter Recommendations & Links
Hey, are you obsessed with Harry Potter? Do you like fan fiction? Than this is the group for you! Here you can post and discuss anything dealing with Harry Potter. Any fiction or link goes, regardless of type or rating.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Harry_Pot ... s_N_Links/


HP-RECS
An original group dedicated to making it easier for avid Harry Potter fanfiction readers and writers to give and recieve what's new and old in fantastic hp recommendations. All slash (as we are a slash-oriented group), het and gen is welcomed!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hp-recs/


P.S. I had this as a semi-canned response for situations like this cropping up on non-HP forums, but it looks like I need to update the information to include the Neo links before they stop working. They should still work however.
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