"Harry quickly looked down again as Professor McGonagall silently placed a four-legged stool in front of the first-years. On top of the stool she put a pointed wizard’s hat. This hat was patched and frayed and extremely dirty..."
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The zoom layer has a welcome message from the Sorting Hat and a button to start the Sorting Quiz.
"The Sorting Hat
"There’s nothing hidden in your head
"The Sorting Hat can’t see,
"So try me on and I will tell you
"Where you ought to be...
"...put me on! Don’t be afraid!
"And don’t get in a flap!
"You’re in safe hands (though I have none)
"For I’m a Thinking Cap!"
New changes to Pottermore: Zoom one
- Mousing over Nearly Headless Nick makes his head wobble
- Collect a Galleon from the empty spot on the bench to the left of the three standing first-years
- Collect a chocolate frog from the table just above it
- Unlock "The Sorting Hat" by clicking on the Sorting Hat
- Mousing over the Sorting Hat also makes it move
- Unlock "Hatstall" by clicking on Professor McGonagall
- Collect a Cauliflower-flavoured bean from the second table from the wall
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