18 Things You'll Know If You Secretly Never Got Into "Harry Potter"
You feel a little bit like you're betraying your generation by not liking it.
You understand that this is a franchise that's important to many people and was very formative to them.
You, however, can leave it or take it.
That's not to say you even dislike it, you just don't like it quite as much as some people.
Or maybe you just genuinely never got into it, not even as a child.
The hype around it just puts you off actually giving it another go.
But admitting this seems deeply taboo.
You've probably never fully owned up to your ambivalence/dislike/burning hatred for the franchise.
You may have never even finished the books.
Or even started them at all.
You may have never even watched the films.
It's not that you meant to abandon it, but the internet gave away the whole plotline via memes anyway, so now you feel like there's no point in trying to finish the series.
You feel slightly guilty for not appreciating all the things an HP fan would love.
You don't understand how people can be so obsessed with something that technically ended nearly a decade ago.
You're astonished at how much stuff is Harry Potter-themed now.
You really don't find the cast as charming as some people do.
You're also amazed at how many conspiracy theories and fan-fictions people can create from just seven books.
But you're kind of jealous of the enthusiasm that surrounds the whole franchise.
Anyway, the Philip Pullman books were way better.
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