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    Posted on Aug 6, 2014

    21 Embarrassing Things Every Muggle Secretly Does

    The Muggle struggle is real.

    1. Started writing a diary just to see if it would write back.

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    And when it didn't, you were both disappointed and relieved.

    2. Quietly muttered “Lumos” when you turn on a light.

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    And "Nox" when you turn it off.

    3. Still silently swoon whenever someone says “always” in any context.

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    "I always trim my toenails once a week—"

    "MARRY ME."

    4. Said “Accio” to try and summon something you've misplaced.

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    Accio the damn remote control.

    5. Seen a rat and tried to count the number of toes it had.

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    Curiously long life for a common garden rat...

    6. Lingered around the snake display case at the zoo, listening very hard.

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    "Enemies of the heir beware," you whisper to the indifferent snakes.

    7. Longed to be flushed down a toilet.

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    Has anyone ever actually tried it? Because it's 100% possible.

    8. Immediately and silently sorted someone you just met into the appropriate Hogwarts House.

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    "He's such a Ravenclaw."

    9. Discreetly pressed a hand against the walls in every train station you visit, just in case.

    10. Still felt the tiniest twinge of hope when you check your mail.

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    MAIL GETS LOST ALL THE TIME.

    11. And still felt the inevitable disappointment when the heaviest envelope is just your utilities bill.

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    Dammit.

    12. Been very cautious around any and all willow trees.

    13. Felt genuinely afraid of muttering any of the Unforgivable Curses, even as a joke.

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    Avada Kedanyway...

    14. Looked at a sock and teared up.

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    "Harry...Potter..."

    15. Been immediately suspicious of people who wear a lot of pink.

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    No Fudgin' way.

    16. Secretly decided what your Horcruxes would be.

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    Not that you'd ever kill anyone but come on, constant vigilance, right?

    17. Done something embarrassing and whispered "Obliviate," full of hope.

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    What a wonderful world that would be.

    18. Looked at your empty tea cup a little too closely.

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    WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

    19. Convinced yourself on more than one occasion that you were going to die soon because you kept seeing the Grim.

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    And seriously, that breakfast croissant...

    20. Said the words "Expecto Patronum" when you were alone and afraid.

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    This isn't at all embarrassing, because it actually helps.

    21. Gotten a headache and seriously wondered if all is indeed well...

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