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I Don't Get the Appeal of Harry Potter

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    WTHP??? - So I never really understood why people don't read the classics but they would rather read Harry Potter. I have tried reading the series, only to realize that the story...
    sparkles4edward sparkles4edward 26-30, F Jul 14, 2010

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    Whatever Happened to Don't Judge a Book By It's Cover... - I'm a Harry Potter fan or well, I was until the series finished. I started reading Harry Potter when I was ten years old...
    Neur0ticism Neur0ticism 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    Harry Potter Fans - I saw the movies and it's not like they weren't good; i just can't imagine reading the series is all. A lot of people really liked Harry Potter. I guess the use...
    jenimichel jenimichel 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    Never Reall Watched It - and i seriously doubt that i ever will. A boy wizzard, witch friends...flying around defeating bad people...and the point is? I'm not knocking anybody who...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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