Continuity mistake: How can Ron and Lavender be in a 'prominent corner' of the Common Room when in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, it says it is a circular room?

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Continuity mistake: On page 186 of the American hardcover, about a quarter of the way down the page, a paragraph begins "Malfoy looked rather as he had done the time Hermione had punched him in the face." However, Hermione never punched Malfoy in the books, she slapped him in Book 3. She only punched him in the third movie.

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Continuity mistake: When Severus talks to Narcissa and Bellatrix in his house, he states that he "had sixteen years of information" about Dumbledore when Voldemort returned. However, Voldemort returned in June 1995. Snape would only have been teaching at Hogwarts (and supposedly spying on Dumbledore) for not quite fourteen years at that point, as he started in 1981.

Question: When Professor Snape confronts Draco for avoiding him, he is able to tell that Draco is using Occlumency to block his attempts to look into his mind. Therefore, wouldn't Voldemort know if Snape has ever used Occlumency to block him out, and be suspicious of him?

Answer: Two possibilities: One: Voldemort didn't question Snape's loyalty and never bothered to look into his mind to see if he was using Occlumency. Two: Since Snape is operating as the Death Eaters' double-agent in the Order of the Phoenix, it would be practical for him to be using Occlumency at all times (which would have the hidden advantage of not being able to let Voldemort see that he is, in fact, a triple-agent loyal to Dumbledore).

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