ETA: The number inside the Great Hall has now reached
250,010 268,005 294,443 309,897. In other words: 25% roughly 27% over 29% over 30% of the entire Beta pool has now made it through the Sorting Hat. :D
Most likely, at least one-third of the welcome emails have now gone out, possibly considerably more.
Original post starts here…
Okay, the Happy Day has finally arrived! Today, the Pottermore Insider announced that Pottermore plans to send out welcome emails daily over the next two weeks:
The good news is that we no longer expect to pause sending these (as mentioned in our Beta testing and Welcome emails post). Instead, we plan to send emails out daily over the next two weeks. As always, there’s a chance that our plans may alter as we assess the site and how it is reacting to new users but we will update you if anything changes.
To me, this sounds as if Pottermore plans to try to get everybody inside over the next two weeks – depending on how the site withstands the traffic. And honestly, I really haven’t been seeing additional problems arise as a result of additional traffic. Some people still have problems with potions, and wizards duel has not yet returned. But the traffic does not seem to have increased these problems.
As for who is getting in..
It definitely seems that Day 3 and Day 4 people have increasingly been getting their emails over the past couple of days. I also know that welcome emails sometimes arrive at the oddest times. One of my friends received hers at about 10:30pm last night.
So for those of you who fear that your Pottermore email will never arrive… Stay Strong! It may be coming by Errol Post, but Errol always does manage somehow to arrive.
In the meantime, here’s Harry Potter in 99 seconds…
Let’s hope Errol doesn’t take much longer than that!