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For Every Harry Potter Fan Who Lined Up For The Books

IS IT MIDNIGHT YET??

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1. You fondly remember counting down the days, the minutes, the SECONDS until the next book was out.

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2. You eagerly awaited the midnight book release at your favorite bookstore with HUNDREDS of other Potter fans.

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3. And of course you had to show up dressed in your house colors with your BFFs.

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4. You were THOROUGHLY entertained by your bookstore's creative Harry Potter activities while you waited for the clock to strike midnight.

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5. You remember rocking the shit out of the glow-in-the-dark Harry Potter glasses that were given away.

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6. And when you started to feel your energy draining, you happily guzzled down a butterbeer for a quick pick-me-up.

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7. But it was hard to be bored when there were so many ~MAGICAL~ things happening right before midnight.

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8. Of course you *had* to get your face painted...

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9. ...or play a rousing game of wizard's chess with your worthy opponent.

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10. And although it wasn't exactly Ollivanders, you absolutely *had* to make your own wand...

11. ...but if you were tired of all the hoopla, you found an empty corner in the bookstore to ~relive the magic~ before the next book.

12. When it started getting closer to midnight, you couldn't wait to get in line to FINALLY get your hands on your precious copy.

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13. You distinctly remember the moment the DO NOT OPEN boxes could *finally* be accessible to the entire world.

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14. You fondly recall the intense feeling of PURE ELATION as your very own copy was presented to you.

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15. And if you were lucky enough, your book came with a BADASS poster that you hung in your room.

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16. But before you went home to devour each and every page, you had to snap a pic with your Potter Squad.

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17. AND THEN YOU BOOKED IT OUT OF THERE SO FAST BEFORE ANYONE COULD SPOIL A SINGLE DETAIL FOR YOU.

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18. And when you finally got to read in the privacy of your own home, you couldn't help but look forward to how much fun you'd have at the *next* midnight release party.