Happy Birthday to Tor.com! We Turn 11 Today and…Hey, What’s This?

Stubby the Rocket launched Tor.com 11 years ago today, on July 20, 2008! And after last year’s raucous 10 year birthday party we’re really looking forward to a cupcake or six and a nice quiet year ahea…

Erm, what’s this?

That envelope was definitely not there before.

(The unicorn definitely was.)

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

We guess it could be a check from mom and dad, which is nice. We’re 11 so who knows how we’ll cash it, but…woah.

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

WOAH.

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

MINERVA.

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

We suppose a rocket landing in Diagon Alley probably wouldn’t be the weirdest thing that happened there…

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

Wait.

This explains a lot.

Stubby the Rocket Hogwarts letter Tor.com 11th birthday

 

We’re off to school! We’re going to be so good at Magical Creatures, you guys.

….

How’d the owl get in here?

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