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Is Harry/Tonks relationship morally wrong?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Don, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. Jarizok

    Jarizok Seventh Year

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    0800-Rent-a-Hero by Brainthief has Tonks prentending to be ‘Amanda’ to get close to him.

    If you meant Tonks pretends to be Ginny or whatever than I don’t know any.
     
  2. junkseer2

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    I rarely post, but this discussion's quite delicious, so i'm going to join in. To the people preaching that no sane 24 year old woman would go for a 16 y/o boy/young man/HPotter, i'd like to draw your attention to Exhibit A: Emmanuel Macron, current President of France. 39 year old president, married to a 64 year old woman, a relationship spanning 24!! years. It began when he was 15 and Mme Macron was his 39 year old teacher.
     
  3. Oz

    Oz The Big Kahuna Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Macron is definitely a good role model and not an actual piece of human shit.
     
  4. junkseer2

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    Ok, i admit, i failed to take his legislative stance and libertarian? approach into account when bringing him up in a discussion about age gaps and fanon relationships. My bad
     
  5. momo

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    I honestly think this thread is a joke. No offense to anyone but come on. Look at the fandom. If HarryxTonks even make the list of top 100 problems, there is something wrong with the list.

    Anyway, if it was irl...it would be more than a little creepy. However, in the word of fanfiction, it doesn't matter. It could be a fun pairing to read and write and this is what matters.
     
  6. Joe's Nemesis

    Joe's Nemesis High Score: 2,058 Prestige

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    Harry/Tonks is morally, aesthetically, and tastelessly wrong if she morphs into a man and impregnates Harry. Other than that? As long as Harry turns seventeen before anything physical happens, there's nothing morally wrong with it.
     
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    To be entirely fair to the pairing, 24 is not necessarily a particularly mature age, though it can be for some people (Tonks has shown no signs of being one of them).

    I can see it without it being incredibly icky. It'd need a convincing chemistry and good combination of down to earth younger half and immature older half, which admittedly is not hard to pull off with the people involved.

    I'd argue that's a bigger reason as to why the pairing is so popular, as most fics (good or no) tend to explore Tonks' attitude more than abilities.
     
  8. Andrela

    Andrela Plot Bunny DLP Supporter

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    What if the age of consent in the wizarding world is 14?

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  9. Sauce Bauss

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    Actually, based on the Twins' actions in OotP there's a fair argument to be made that the age of majority, such as it is, is 15. Once you have your OWL's you're considered an adult since they could leave school and start a business at that age.
     
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    Those don't really have a correlation to each other. You don't have to be an adult to have a business in the muggle world, and I don't see why that would be different in the magical world (though we could make something up of course since the two worlds go to great strides to remain separate). Similarly in muggle UK the dropout age is 16.

    Regardless, the twins were already 18 years old by the time they dropped out.
     
  11. Chengar Qordath

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    Actually, as I recall they explicitly say the age of majority is 17 in the Wizarding World in Deathly Hallows. Of course, that's different from the age of consent.
     
  12. LordPotter

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    Yes it would be an issue. We're not talking about a 29 and 24 year old hooking up. We're talking about a teen potentially dating a 23 year old. Unless Tonks is a pedo no sane women would go after a snot nosed brat.
     
  13. TheWiseTomato

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    Look bud. I've only got so much 'investigative power' in me. The well has run dry. I can't look into this issue again. I've moved on. Perhaps you should too.