Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realise that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one that rises against them and strikes back!
Not my words of course, but those of Albus Dumbledore. Bit heavy, innit? I doubt his rhetoric would be as hard-hitting had he lived to see this cool new Harry Potter advent calendar.
That’s right Potheads (that’s what they’re called right?), feast your eyes – and tastebuds – on THIS!
One can only imagine how well this is going to sell:
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The geniuses behind this festive novelty is Asda believe it or not.
They wrote on their website:
We’ve launched a range of alternative advent calendars for people looking for a different way of counting down the days until Christmas – and they’re already getting lots of people excited.
Our alternatives to traditional and chocolate-based advent calendars range from make-up to toys and books to cheese!
This Harry Potter-inspired jewellery advent calendar has been getting people talking on social media. It’s £15 and includes a charm bracelet with three beads, 12 charms and nine rings in silver, gold and rose gold so you can build your own bracelet throughout December.
That’s right folks. £15. Is that extortionate for an advent calendar? I’ve never bought one seeing as I get my traditional and sugarless version from my church each December.
If you want a Potter themed calendar which isn’t quite like this then don’t worry, there’s others.
If you’ve ever dreamt about trailing your cloak through the snow in Hogsmeade, tucking into the magnificent Christmas feast in the Great Hall, or decorating Hogwarts with magical decorations, then there’s another contender to play with.
This one contains 24 mini figurines relating to the magical series. All of your favourite characters are included, with a couple of props to go with it. What more could you want?
The famous trio Harry, Ron and Hermione are obviously hidden somewhere behind the doors, but its anyone’s guess as to which other characters will be discovered.
The advent calendar is a creation by Funko, and although it might not be available to buy just yet, the company have teased it’s ‘coming soon’.
Their website says:
Countdown to Christmas with a line of Harry Potter-themed pocket Pop!
Featuring the Wizarding World’s favorite witches, wizards, beasts, ghosts and house elves, this Harry Potter advent calendar promises a very jolly Christmas indeed, especially when paired with treacle tart and a mug of hot Butterbeer.
Just like a regular advent calendar, you can count down the days in the lead up to Christmas day by opening the doors and receiving a small gift.
But whereas in a chocolate calendar, you tend to get the same chocolate every day (which can get a tad boring), with this one you have no idea which character you’ll be surprised with each day.
Still not happy? Fine. Suit yourself. Go get the Mars one. Still great tbf.
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