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Let's Sit Down Together And Talk Out Our Feelings About "Cursed Child"

Alrighty folks, let's hash this out. (MAJOR spoilers within.)

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OK. So we've all had a teensy bit of time to digest the new Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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You, like I, probably have some opinions about the truly wacky things that take place within it.

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Let's digest those together. Let's take stock of how we're feelin'.

  1. So...what'd you think overall?

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  1. How we feelin' about the Trolley Witch twist?

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    What the fuck even was that?
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    Mostly I'm confused
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    What the fuck even was that?
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  1. What about the relationship between Albus and Scorpius?

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    Coulda done without them
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    The best friendship since the trio and the marauders
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    It was good, until they didn't get together
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    It was good, but they should have been canonically queer
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What about the relationship between Albus and Scorpius?
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    Coulda done without them
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    The best friendship since the trio and the marauders
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    It was good, until they didn't get together
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    It was good, but they should have been canonically queer
  1. But did it feel like reading Harry Potter all over again?

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    At parts
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    It felt like coming home again
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    It felt like a new, cool thing all its own
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But did it feel like reading Harry Potter all over again?
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    It felt like a new, cool thing all its own
  1. Um, Cedric Diggory became a Death Eater. How 'bout that?

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    I could see it
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Um, Cedric Diggory became a Death Eater. How 'bout that?
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  1. And, uh...about Voldemort having a daughter?

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    NOT AT ALL GOOD, why did they feel the need to do that?
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    I'm still wrapping my head around it
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And, uh...about Voldemort having a daughter?
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    I'm still wrapping my head around it
  1. How do you think about Cursed Child's place within the Harry Potter franchise as a whole?

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    It's canon
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    I think we'll have to wait and see
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  1. Did you see the play live? If so, how'd you feel?

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    I haven't seen it
  1. If you've read it but haven't seen it live, how are ya feeling?

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    I haven't seen it but now never want to
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    I haven't seen it but I'm DYING TO
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    I've seen it
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If you've read it but haven't seen it live, how are ya feeling?
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  1. Will Cursed Child have an impact on how you view the original series of Harry Potter books?

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    No, my opinion on the original books hasn't changed
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    Yes, I loved the original books but love them less so now
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    Yes, I didn't love the original books and now I do
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    Yes, I didn't love the original books and now I love them even less
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    Yes, I loved the original books and now I love them even more
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Will Cursed Child have an impact on how you view the original series of Harry Potter books?
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    No, my opinion on the original books hasn't changed
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    Yes, I loved the original books but love them less so now
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    Yes, I didn't love the original books and now I do
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    Yes, I didn't love the original books and now I love them even less
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    Yes, I loved the original books and now I love them even more

Chime in with more of your Cursed Child thoughts in the comments! How we feelin' about Panju? Who was the most out of character? Who had the most character development?? THERE ARE TOO MANY THINGS TO FEEL!!!

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