Talk:Wizards' Magic

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An example of this was seen in Moving Pictures where a wizard propels himself up the the Tower of Art by causing a stone to drop from the tower's roof. I'm pretty sure that's from "light fantastic"--Teletran 08:35, 30 January 2007 (CET)

I've just double checked and its definitely from The Light Fantastic so I've made the appropriate change.--Teletran 09:28, 4 February 2007 (CET)

Orders of Wizardry

I felt quite bad about that last edit; it was obviously meticulously researched with reference to the early book and then some punk comes along with a copy of the companion and changes it all. --Teletran 16:20 08 Feb 2007

the unbroken circle is apparently quite important: there have been at least two orders named after it. we don't know for sure that these where different orders, they may have simply been different names for the same one. I wasn't sure when I added the Alternate names whether I should remove this comment entirely however I decided it was still accurate but the current version is not. --Teletran 21:53, 9 February 2007 (CET)

They're mentioned as contemporaries in The Light Fantastic. --Old Dickens 02:52, 10 February 2007 (CET)

I added some more characters from The Light Fantastic and linked to them because that's what you do but I doubt most of them will ever get there own page. Maybe we should put a character's level next to their name so we can tell at a glance who the leader of the order is e.g. Galder Weatherwax(8th).--Teletran 19:20, 10 February 2007 (CET)

Any objections??

Can we change this to the grammatically-correct Wizards' Magic? The apostrophe follows the "s" in the plural. We're not talking about one wizard's magic, but the magic that they all use. --Knmatt 16:05, 3 December 2009 (UTC)

Makes sense to me. Also, it would seem to make sense to capitalize "Witches' magic" as well, if "Magic" is capitalized here. TC01 22:29, 3 December 2009 (UTC)
Done. Doctor Whiteface 16:13, 4 December 2009 (UTC)

Wizards and celibacy

Something that moves around my head for quite a while now: Could it be wizards aren't to have sex not (only) because of the dangers of a sourcerer, but cause of all the other possible results that can spring from magical genetics material, even if one's NOT an eight son's eight son? Witches have a 'natural magic' while wizads are lightning-rods and melting pots for all sorts of magic...--LilMaibe 19:05, 3 October 2011 (CEST)

Which might make Mrs Letice Earwig's marital bedroom a more interesting place than one might have thought - a witch married to a wizard. And even allowing for Letice being a not very good witch, just think of the fireworks in Nanny Ogg's adventurous life should she have ever... or if Esme and Mustrum had got it together... But one of the High Secrets of Roundworld wittchcraft/ritual magick is the "sacred marriage" betwen High Priestess and High Priest, from which great magics are said to emerge...--AgProv 10:26, 4 October 2011 (CEST)

Yeah, but that's the same kind of only adds...multiplies even... Discworld witches and wizards might very likely be like trying to multiply pink reading glasses with trombone noise.--LilMaibe 13:59, 4 October 2011 (CEST)