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23 Things All Obsessive "Harry Potter" Fans Have Definitely Done

Don't deny it, you've tried to Apparate.

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1. Casually leaned against a brick wall at a train station in the hope that it'd be the portal to a wizarding platform.

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2. Spun on the spot, thinking *destination, determination, deliberation* as hard as you could, hoping you'd be able to apparate.

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3. Tried to use "accio" when you were feeling particularly lazy.

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4. Used a wand-like object as a wand and tried to cast spells.

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5. Reenacted an entire scene from the movies... by yourself.

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6. Ran around the house with a broomstick pretending that you're playing Quidditch.

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7. Spent more time than you'd care to admit wondering what Butterbeer actually tastes like.

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What it REALLY tastes like, not what the Muggles at the theme parks think it tastes like.

8. Mentally sorted people into Hogwarts houses.

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9. Either gotten, or considered getting a Harry Potter- themed tattoo.

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10. Named a pet after a character.

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11. Gotten into huge debates about Snape, Dumbledore or even the Fat Lady.

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12. Dressed up at least once for a midnight premiere.

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13. Found a way to wear a Harry Potter costume to a party with a totally unrelated theme.

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14. Spent way too long making potions on Pottermore.

15. Baked a cake on the 31st of July.

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16. Observed a minute's silence on the 2nd of May.

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17. Baked cookies and pretended you were mixing ingredients in potions class.

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18. Dreamed about spending Christmas at Hogwarts.

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19. Read some very questionable fan fiction - or written it.

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20. Convinced your parents to let you sleep in the cupboard under the stairs.

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Then realised it really wasn't that enjoyable.

21. Really considered getting a pet owl.

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22. Gone to a Harry Potter convention or meetup.

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(Or sobbed quietly at home if you didn't live close enough to go.)

23. And made actual IRL and internet friends from your love of the series.

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