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Signs You Might Be a Harry Potter Fanatic

Updated on February 18, 2012

Sure you've read all the Harry Potter books (including Quidditch Through the Ages, The Tales of Beedle the Bard and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them). You've seen all the movies (ten times) and can quote scenes and answer Potter trivia in your sleep. But really? How can you tell if you're a real Harry Potter Fanatic?

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Which was your favorite book?

Favorite Book?

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You Learn to Knit...

... so you can make Harry Potter socks using the OFFICIAL Harry Potter sock yarn.

Then immediately start on all the projects in Charmed Knits upon completing all 8 sets of Harry Potter Yarn Socks.

First in Line!

You camped out in front of the bookstores to be first in line for the books and at the movie theaters for the midnight showing... in full costume of course!

Books Into Movies

Hollywood loves producing popular books into movies because they come with instant fan bases. However the Harry Potter movies caused great debate and strife within the fanatics community.

What did you think of the Harry Potter movies?


You proudly strut around in your officially licensed Harry Potter Slanket. Those who don't like it are just jealous of your impeccable fashion sense.

You've Written and/or Starred in... - ... a Harry Potter Parody

Do you think J. K. Rowling should write more books based on the Potter world?

Further Books?

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When naming new species of dinosaurs... - ... you think of Draco Malfoy and the Hungarian Horntail

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What's the most embarrassing or weirdest thing you or a "friend" has ever done as a Potter Fanatic?

You're amongst friends. We won't judge.

Confess Now

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      me and my friend dressed in black when we read half blood prince. and if anyone asked why we said we were mourning for Dumbldore

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      Helene-Malmsio 6 years ago

      A lens to satisfy the most dedicated Harry Potter fanatic! Well deserves the Lens of the Day award - congratulations!

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      aquarian_insight 6 years ago

      I was abroad when the Half Blood Prince was released, and of course had ordered it way before it was released. But I could not wait to get my mitts on it, so had my parents send it via a friend to me. The evening it arrived, I was in the middle of a dinner party at my friends. My friend and I (she's also a huge HP fan) got up in front of everyone and one by one, took the book in our hands and fondled it gently before kissing it. We turned to see the other guests staring at us and one lady called us mad! haha - fab lens!

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      June Parker 6 years ago from New York

      I loved Harry Potter, books and films; and I adore this lens too! You really did a fabulous job with your creativity in the way you presented it. *Squid Angel Blessed* and added to My Squid Angel Blessings for 2012 in the "Books, Poetry & Writing » Books » Children's Books" neighborhood. In fact, you are the 1st lens to be featured in this category. Whoot!

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      June Parker 6 years ago from New York

      Threw a Potter style Halloween party.

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      MaggiePowell 6 years ago

      hmmm,,, I've dressed a son as Harry, a daughter as Hermione, thrown a Harry Potter birthday party, and made the kids play muggle qwidditch. Does that count?

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      Srena44 6 years ago

      great lens

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      JoshK47 6 years ago

      Definitely a worthy LotD! Too many of these things describe me, too...

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      Renaissance Woman 6 years ago from Colorado

      Congrats on LotD! Wish I had been the one to come up with the blockbuster that is Harry Potter. What a phenomenon. Fun lens. Thanks!

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      WeirdStuff 6 years ago

      No, I am not a fanatic yet (and since the movies are over, I guess I will never be :P)

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      Frankie Kangas 6 years ago from California

      lol. Loved the lens and love Harry Potter. I hope to catch up on the last few books I've missed. Excellent lens and well deserving of LOTD award. Thanks for reminding me how much I loved the ones I've read and get me interested again. Bear hugs. Frankster

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      Amy Stephens 6 years ago from Missouri

      Are you telling on yourself here. We want to see you in your costume. lol

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      ChrissLJ 6 years ago

      @LaineA: I don't know what you're talking about. **tries to look innocent**

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      candy47 6 years ago

      Congratulations on Lens of the Day!! Great lens.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Nice lens, lots of cool Harry stuff.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Too cute! Yes, I am a Harry Potter fanatic...still knitting after all this time. It's a classic so why not claim to be a fan - atic.

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      GrowWear 6 years ago

      Have not read the books, but have seen parts of the first movie... Sure that if I'd take the time, I'd enjoy them, though. :) ...Congratulations for LOTD.

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      happynutritionist 6 years ago

      I haven't read the books and watched one or 2 movies when on TV, but it's not my kind of thing...however I enjoyed my visit to this page, the pictures etc., and congratulate you on your LOTD:-)

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      Ann Hinds 6 years ago from So Cal

      Great job on this lens and congrats on LOTD. I am a Harry Potter fan and enjoyed the books and the movies.

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      Bill 6 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

      Congrats on LOTD. I love HP in both book and film form. I thought you did a great job with this but I did notice a few spelling errors in the intro. (sorry to point them out) My son went around the house with his toy wand for hours after seeing the latest film casting spells on everything. Hilarious stuff it was! LOL

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      JennySui 6 years ago

      Congrats on LOTD!

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      TravelingRae 6 years ago

      I was first in line in my small town to see the first movie. I waited two hours. In the rain.

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      BunnyFabulous 6 years ago from Central Florida

      I've gone out to dinner or coffee with fellow Potter fans to discuss the books and/or the movies and make predictions. Nothing too weird, but I do love me some good Potter discussions. Great comic, by the way, and congrats on LOTD

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      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      I have not read the books but I enjoy the movies. The comics were hilarious.

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      Cynthia Davis 6 years ago from Pittsburgh

      There are a lot of Harry Potter fanatics out there! Great lens, congrats.

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      emmaklarkins 6 years ago

      Love this. Blessed :)

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      lemonsqueezy lm 6 years ago

      One of the best lenses I have wever read! Fantastic! Creative! I love it! BTW - I am a closet Potter fan.

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      My sister and her family are huge Potter fanatics. They buy 4 copies of each book as it comes out so none of them have to wait to read it.