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    18 Things That J.K. Rowling Still Hasn't Explained About "Harry Potter"

    I got a whole lotta questions.

    If you haven't been living under a rock for the past few decades, then you might have heard of a lil' ol' franchise called Harry Potter. Heck, you might even be a fan!

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    Harry Potter dazzled us with the dope-ass wizarding world that we all wanted — and still want — to be a part of.

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    But for as many fantasies that Harry Potter inspired, it also left us with a lot of questions that went answered.

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    Recently, Reddit user GreendayG11 asked the Potterheads of Reddit, "What just doesn't make sense about the Harry Potter universe?" These responses will have you scratching the ol' noggin.

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    Here are some of the most puzzling replies:

    1. Do they or do they not have dentists in the wizarding world?

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    "At Slughorn’s Slug Club meetings, Hermione brought up her father being a dentist, which gets confused stares from the students and Slughorn. Yet in Chamber of Secrets, a clock in the Weasley house can be seen, each hand with a family member’s face and many indications of where they might be at any given moment, and one of those places is the dentist."

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    2. How is it that none of the kids — especially legacies like Malfoy and Ron — knew anything about the Sorting Hat?

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    3. How is there a spell to grow bones back from nothing, but not a spell to fix Harry's eyesight?

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    4. Why did they lock the third-floor corridor when the Alohomora spell exists?

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    5. Why don't they listen to Muggle music, especially since so many students come from the Muggle world?

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    6. How is the wizarding world so much more advanced than the Muggle world, yet they still use owls as a means to deliver mail?

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    7. How is it that love potions are legal? (*cough cough* consent *cough cough*)

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    8. Where do the pure-blood kids go to school before Hogwarts, since it only seems to be grades 6–12?

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    9. How is it that Dumbledore stayed headmaster for so long when he made so many administrative blunders?

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    10. Why did the students of Hogwarts use quills and ink when they lived in the late 20th century?

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    11. If the students have access to Portkeys and the ability to teleport, why use any other means of transportation, i.e., flying cars or the Hogwarts Express?

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    12. If it was against the rules, why couldn't Harry simply not participate in the Triwizard Tournament?

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    13. If all the "bad wizards" came out of Slytherin, why didn't they attempt to change the culture of the Slytherin house?

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    14. What is their justice system? How was Sirius wrongfully imprisoned, but Voldemort and the Death Eaters walked free?

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    ESPECIALLY since truth serum exists!

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    15. How do they not teach math, English, health, or foreign languages at Hogwarts?

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    16. How is Rita Skeeter able to write the things she does, ESPECIALLY since it's usually about minors?

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    17. How ~exactly~ does their economy work? Also, aside from working at Hogwarts, the Ministry of Magic, or being a Death Eater, what do wizards do for work, especially since they're so removed from the Muggle world?

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    18. Finally, how is it possible that Hogwarts is considered one of the "safest places in the world," when we have seven books and eight movies that prove otherwise?

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    What are some lingering questions you still have about the Harry Potter universe? Let us know in the comments below!