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Fans Are Sharing Obscure Lore About Fred And George Weasley

June 23, 2021 276 votes 44 voters 2.7k views8 items

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Fred and George might be the black sheep of the Weasley family but that only made them more interesting to both the students of Hogwarts, and readers of the books. There is a lot to learn about the twins that aren't expressly stated in the books and these fans are pointing them out on Reddit.

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    Fred And George Are The Reason Ron Is Afraid Of Spiders

    From Redditor u/CapLFSternn:

    Fred and George changing Ron's beloved teddy bear into a giant f*cking spider and causing him lifelong emotional trauma.

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    The Twins Were Much Smarter Than They Let On

    From Redditor u/ManiacSpiderTrash:

    I always got the impression that Fred and George did poorly on their OWLs just because they didn’t try that hard. They already knew they wanted to open a joke shop and were putting all their effort into that dream. They were quite skilled, really. They created fireworks that were even better than Dr. Filibuster’s. The bruise from their boxing telescope couldn’t be removed except with the balm they made. Decoy detonators, extendable ears, self writing quills, headless hats, weather in a bottle, not to mention their line of sweets that made you sick. Even Hermione was impressed by their day dream charms in Half-Blood Prince. Fred and George were very smart. They just had different ambitions

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    Their Birthday Is April Fools Day

    From a former Redditor:

    The twins' birthday is April 1 (that's probably not obscure but I love it anyway).

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    George Couldn't Produce A Patronus After Fred's Death

    From Redditor u/SerArysOakheart:

    After Fred's death, George could never produce a patronus.

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