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10 Things That Happen When You Read Harry Potter For The First Time As An Adult

Wondering why it took you so long is just the start.

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1. People stop giving you 'that look' because you are no longer a Harry Potter virgin

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I mean you now know that it is "Wing-gar-dium Levi-o-sa" so you are pretty much a pro.

2. You wonder how they ever allowed children to read these books

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All this time you thought this was just a series of children's books but then you realize that it is so much more. There is death. Like, a lot of death.

4. You are no longer the only person in your college dorm who can't join a conversation about everyone's favorite wizard

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But then you realize you are no longer in college and you wish you started reading sooner.

5. You start making Harry Potter references in everyday conversations and wonder how you lived without this wit

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The next time you are watching 'House Hunters' and you see storage under the stairs you can knowingly yell, "Harry's bedroom!"

7. Suddenly you realize why everyone has always wished they were a wizard

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I mean once you get past the whole 'He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named' thing, what isn't there to love about the wizarding life?

9. All in all, you just realize that there has been a huge gap in your life for so many years and you feel really dumb for having not taken the plunge before this

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Everyday after you have finished reading you think to yourself, "How did I convince myself for so long that I didn't need this in my life?"

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