Community·Posted on Nov 19, 201617 Things You Only Understand If You Grew Up With "Harry Potter"I still solemnly swear I am up to no good.by Caryn and ConnieCommunity ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You always check the walls in between train platforms. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros / Via Giphy There are a ton of subways in New York, we should check all of those just in case. 2. You know which House you are in and are very protective of it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via Tumblr Nothing is worse than people thinking they are in a house you KNOW they would never be in. #Knowyourself 3. You use the terminology without thinking about it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Via Giphy "He's more like the Harry to Hermione, you know what I mean?" 4. You always try to have conversations with snakes. Warner Bros. You've looked up ways to learn the language of Parseltongue, JUST ADMIT IT! 5. You've thought about getting a pet owl. Warner Bros. It could deliver my messages — it would pay for itself! 6. Chopsticks are always wands. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via Tumblr You find yourself constantly casting spells over Chinese takeout. 7. You want a cupboard under your stairs. Via Tumblr It could be your own space for like, books and stuff. 8. Diaries and pre-owned books seem a bit suspicious. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures / Via Giphy Any dark wizard coulda touched that thing, tbh. 9. You can breeze through novels. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via Giphy 300 pages? Child's play. I was reading that when I was eleven. 10. You don't understand people who don't like Harry Potter. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tyler, The Creator / Via Tumblr Nothing can end a date quicker than, "I just don't get Harry Potter." 11. You always have a backup Halloween costume. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via Giphy I'm sure I have a robe, wand, tie, and sweater around here somewhere... 12. You still make it to the midnight premieres. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via Giphy Fantastic Beasts, here I come! 13. You get immediate tears every time you hear the theme song. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via Tumblr Right in the nostalgia. Every time. 14. J.K. Rowling feels like a member of the family. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TFI News We're just so proud. 15. You can't wait to introduce the magic to a younger generation. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo Get ready to have your life changed. 16. Universal's Harry Potter World feels like coming home. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Via Rebloggy Do they rent rooms above The Leaky Cauldron? 17. And you're still waiting for your Hogwarts letter. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. / Via Giphy One day... one day soon... Did you know you can sign up for a BuzzFeed account and create your own Community posts? Get started here!