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21 Lies "Harry Potter" Told Us

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Deception.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the biggest lies we were led to believe in Harry Potter. Here are the all-too-real results.

1. You'll get a letter inviting you to a school of witchcraft and wizardry, where you'll learn spells. Like, sure.

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—Erin Murphy, Facebook

2. A gigantic man with a beard will appear on your 11th birthday to say you've got magic in your blood.

—gatesna9
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3. You won't have to worry about not getting along with your roommates, because a magical hat will pair you with the perfect ones.

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4. All of your hard-earned money will be spent on goodies, like wands and chocolate frogs, all purchased from the strip mall of your dreams.

—Sean Mackey
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5. One day you'll just be strolling around, perusing a selection of wands, and one WILL CHOOSE YOU AS ITS OWNER.

—audreyrijkens
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6. If you're ever doubting what you want in life, there's a beautiful, mysterious mirror you can gaze into that'll clear things up.

—Weronika Bartczak, Facebook
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—Weronika Bartczak, Facebook

7. If someone pisses you off, you can scream at them without actually being in their presence.

—Deb Kopsky, Facebook
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—Deb Kopsky, Facebook

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8. If you step on your glasses, it's no biggie — there's a spell to fix that.

—rebeccamackeyg
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9. Your dreams of time traveling can easily come true, as long as you own one of these cute little necklaces.

—ashad4f1
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10. Your school's dining hall will actually have delicious food — and tons of it.

—jazzye2
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11. If you get bored with your appearance, you can pretty much change it on command, if you feel like it.

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12. You'll never lose a game of hide-and-seek again, because you can literally keep tabs on every single person.

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13. Your friends' pets will be as fiercely loyal to you as they are to your friend.

—christya
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14. You'll never be stranded, thanks to a seriously fast bus that will appear at the flick of your wand.

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—Lynne Carpenter, Facebook

15. Owls will bring you your mail, as opposed to the post office.

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—Celia Hambright, Facebook

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16. You could crash your car into a tree, and you wouldn't even get in THAT much trouble.

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17. There's a sport where people fly and throw things at each other.

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18. TBH, you can actually fly whenever you feel like it.

—Kbredenbeck
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19. If you're bad relaying stories to your friends, it's totally cool — there's a really easy way to just SHOW them yourself.

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20. If you talk to the walls, they'll talk back.

—MintMelon
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21. And, most importantly, you can leave your Muggle struggles behind and escape to an entire world of magic.

—Anna Kopsky
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Can we just get our letters already?! 😩

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