Should this page be cleaned up or should it be deleted? -- Seth Cooper Moon.jpg (Owl Post) 23:43, 26 June 2009 (UTC)

Perhaps it should just be redirected to Chamber of Secrets. Nick O'Demus 23:48, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
I agree should be directed to the Chamber of Secrets --User:Profiteor 23:54, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
I don't get why the page should be redirected? I fixed the infobox & moved the article & the talk page just cause I thought the words "Chamber" and "Secrets" should've been capitalized. -- T.J. (talk) 00:36, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
What about now? I expanded it, so it looks a lot better. What do you think? -- Seth Cooper Moon.jpg (Owl Post) 00:57, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
I moved it to Affray at the Chamber of Secrets. Battle seemed too much - after all, this conflict was nothing compared to the Battle of Hogwarts. -- Seth Cooper Moon.jpg (Owl Post) 01:18, 27 June 2009 (UTC)


What does affray mean? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).

It is kind of like a skirmish. A small encounter with limited combatants. And please sign your posts. --Hcoknhoj 03:23, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

I think an affray is specifically a skirmish in a PUBLIC place, that also consitutes "disturbance of the peace." This may seem like nit-picking, but I don't think "Affray" really applies to this particular event. --Emmy () 16:28, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
  • noisy quarrel
  • a noisy fight
  • In many legal jurisdictions related to English common law, affray is a public order offence consisting of the fighting of two or more persons in a public place to the terror (in à l'effroi) of ordinary people
  • The act of suddenly disturbing any one; an assault or attack; A tumultuous assault or quarrel; The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others; To startle from quiet; to alarm; To frighten; to scare; to frighten away--BachLynnGryffindorcrest.jpg(Accio!) 16:34, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, all of those apply more to like, a couple people getting into a scuffle in the middle of a residential street and freaking out the neighbors-- not a combat in a hidden chamber. I really think this title should be changed to "Skirmish" or something along those lines. Affray really doesn't work at all. --Emmy () 16:36, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
I agree with Emmy, looking over other events, nothing else uses "affray", was there somewhere in the movies or books that referred to this event specifically as an "affray", if not why was it chosen over other words? --BachLynnGryffindorcrest.jpg(Accio!) 16:44, November 1, 2010 (UTC)

Surely Harry Potter and Tom Riddle should be added to the combatants? As other than Fawkes and the Basilisk, none of those listed actually had any impact on the skirmish Archangel12 (talk) 16:39, March 20, 2016 (UTC) Archangel12

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