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I Have Read All 7 Harry Potter Books

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    Harry Potter Rant- I've read all the books

    countless number of times, same goes for watching the movies. And every time I watch a Harry Potter movie, I walk away feeling so frustrated!! It's such a sham. It's a hollow, hollow version of the book. I cannot stand David Yates, he ruined the series for me. Some of the things...
    TerriTerrific TerriTerrific 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Alterations

    Did anyone notice that they started using the Levicorpus spell in the movie of Order of the Phoenix, even tho they didnt actually learn that spell until the Half Blood Prince?  little things like that bug me.  Harry was supposed to learn that spell from the book he...
    zebunomicon zebunomicon 31-35, M 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    NightsEternalShadow NightsEternalShadow 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    In Spirit

    I heven't logically:D I have though:D I love harry potter:D I used to have a crush on that guy the one with similar hair to me ummmmm he is i the dafuq meme? He's like the headmaster or something I like him, when I was little I was supposed to look like daniel? I kinda did, but...
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Oct 26, 2012

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    And One Day

    i will have somebody read them to me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26, 2013

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    Addiction

    I'm a potterhead. I grow up with them. Sometimes shared same feelings with characters, learnt real friendships, figured out how to struggle. Still i whistle in my head sountrack of it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    More Times Than I Should Admit!

    I started reading the books when I was very little, and place a tick mark inside the front cover everytime I finished reading one of them. Currently the count is as follows:Sorcerer's Stone: 63Chamber of Secrets: 74Prisoner of Azkaban: 93 (I read my original copy so many times it...
    LostLotus LostLotus 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    I Solemnly Swear...

    I solemnly swear I am up to no good! *taps wand on map * :p
    Tihtil Tihtil 36-40, F Nov 9, 2013

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    I Cried

    I have read all 7 of the Harry Potter books. And what struck me is the fact that they can be so depressing! I got the seventh the day it came out, and I didn't open it - why? I knew it would depress me. And it did, I read it the following day. I couldn't believe she felt so many...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    I Was Robbed!!

    the last book was advertised as 608 pages and it wasn't its 607.................... I WANT MY LAST PAGE AS PROMISED!!!
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2007

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    Lumos!

    A friend sent me copy of the first one waaaaaaaaay back when only the first three were out.  I was an addict from page 1.  A friend of mine said she quit reading after the fourth, because "It's getting too dark, too heavy."  I looked at her as if she was nuts...
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    The simplest way to put it .

    .. The world would be a better place if we lived in Harry Potter.
    onecutebubbles0729 onecutebubbles0729 22-25, F Oct 26

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    I've read every book 3 times

    and am currently reading them again for the fourth. The books start out pretty slow but soon become an amazing, emotional, action packed story. I can't get enough of it!
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Not Just Once. Or Twice. Several Times.

    Step back in time a few years with me.  I read the first three books.  Then I found out they were actually popular.  I just loved the stories, the characters, the depth of the world of Hogwarts and Magic.  I have been a huge fan of the midieval and Dungeons...
    Rachael74 Rachael74 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2010

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    It was magical, really.

    It is my favorite series.
    loveawakee loveawakee 16-17, M Feb 23

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    Unorthodox

    I actually started by reading #5 in the series.  It came out the summer before my freshman year in high school and was required reading for all incoming freshmen.  I had seen the first two movies by that point but had never read the books, even though I'm a serious...
    gman1023 gman1023 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 19, 2010

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    Well, I didn't strictly read them.

    :// I listened to them on audio books.
    purplestreak purplestreak 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Comfort

    These books were sort of an escape for me. They brought a sense of comfort and were entirely too easy to just get lost in. I read most of them several times. I really almost cried when dumbledore died. I was staying in atlanta for a week hanging out with my brother and it ruined...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Read All 7 Harry Potter Books Lotsa Times

    i have lots of books that I read many times and I read tons of books anyway. repeat readings of faves are a real joy. some of them I turn to if ill or down and needing comfort and to feel a certain way. A few of my not so literature loving friends think this is weird but my book...
    blucat blucat 56-60, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Funny Thing Though

    ...is that when I read the first HP novel, I had an super cool extra bonus of being eleven years old - the exact same age Harry was. I can't even begin to describe how cool I thought it was, to read about a hero who was my age. :D And when I first got to read the second novel, I...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M Feb 20, 2013

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    Muggle Years

    2006-2010 were my Potter years.  Stretched out, leaning on my elbows on the edge of her bed, every night I'd nestle down with my daughter and live in the world of Snape, Weasley and huge spiders.  I remember, as we started TPS, thinking dark thoughts about reading another six...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Sep 28, 2011

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    When I talk to someone new,

    I subtly add Harry potter references to test how awesome that person is
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    My Childhood

    When I was about 4-5 years old, my mother would read HP and the Philosopher's Stone to me. But she would go on reading after I was asleep already because she was so absorbed by the story herself. Thus, I mised half of the story, and tried to figure out the parts I missed on my...
    ennje ennje 22-25 Mar 28, 2013

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    Even though I've read young adult novels

    that are far better written than Harry Potter could ever hope to be ("Fire and Ash" by Jonathan Maberry, "Escape From Furnace: Execution" Alexander Gordon Smith, and all three of my favorite, "and "Stick" by Andrew Smith", I still have a permanent
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M Oct 9

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    Cant Believe Its Ended

    read them all and once i finished had to start them all again, cos i just couldn't believe that it had ended! we'll never see another harry potter book written again and that made me feel kinda sad! i suppose we've always got the movies to look forward to.
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2007

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    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Awesome

    I just finished reading "...The Deathly Hallows" and it was AWESOME.. I wish it continued on somehow. There's nothing like it
    Duuuuuude Duuuuuude 18-21, M May 20, 2011

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    I Read The First One In 1998

    After listening to a the radio talk show about this book Harry Potter and how the Religious right were trying to get the book banned I saw it at my son's school during a parent's teacher's conference. He was in 1st grade and they were having a book sale. I saw the book and I...
    titanis titanis 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    The Chamber of Secrets is my favourite movie,

    but the Goblet of Fire is my favourite book. :)
    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I have read all 7 of the books many times.

    My most favourite is the last part though.
    flyyhigh21 flyyhigh21 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Harry Potter Rocks!

    I began to read Harry Potter when my oldest was 7. I would read them to her because they were the "in" books and she couldn't read that well yet. So I got very caught up in them and was just as excited as she was when each book was due out. I went a few times at midnight to get...
    Kat47 Kat47 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Harry Potter Books Are Totally Awesome

    i wonder sometimes what the big fuss was about the Harry Potter novels. apparently they are evil...WHAT??? do people even know the definition of evil?? i mean what the hell, just like all the other books we read, Harry Potter is fantasy - plain and simple...no hidden messages or...
    darkthundercloud darkthundercloud 26-30 Aug 6, 2012

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    cellorocks cellorocks 13-15, F Dec 7

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    My Friend Harry

    Its sad but true. Harry Potter was my only friend in Intermediate school.
    JadeAlexMcKenzie JadeAlexMcKenzie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2010

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    How I Got Started Reading Harry Potter

    I ABSOLUTELY love reading books, but I HATED Harry Potter!!! My step mom was into Harry Potter at the time and I used to make fun of her for it! I would tease her, hide her books, and ask her "Why do you like Harry Potter? It's SO STUPID!" And one day at school my best friends...
    Ekmrox Ekmrox 13-15, F Feb 6, 2011

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    Books Vs Movies

    As everyone knows, the books are always better and the movies change so many things in it. I remember reading The Goblet of Fire and there was this one part were professor Dumbledore ask calmly if Harry put his name into the Goblet of Fire. When I watched the movie, that part...
    Nzina Nzina 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Im Awesome

    I read them all...but forgot what happened...
    dasha314 dasha314 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    To The Well Organised Mind

    Harry Potter is what made my childhood, Harry, Ron, Hermione, Luna and Dean Thomas were my friends ( I had real life friends as well) and their adventures made me smile, laugh, cry, sit up in shock and read on in anticipation. I will never be embarrassed to admit that Harry...
    themoonandtheyewtree themoonandtheyewtree 18-21, F Nov 14, 2011

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    I've Read All 7

    I've read all seven of them and enjoyed also with my kids. There are a few discrepancies, however, like the death of Harry's parents in Book 3, 4 & 7. There's also lack of use of the two-way mirror in Book 5. But most bizarre of them is the time reversal in Book 3 where a death...
    JWinter JWinter 41-45, M Jul 14, 2012

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    I've Read All 7

    I've read all seven of them and enjoyed also with my kids. There are a few discrepancies, however, like the death of Harry's parents in Book 3, 4 & 7. There's also lack of use of the two-way mirror in Book 5. But most bizarre of them is the time reversal in Book 3 where a death...
    JWinter JWinter 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Made Me A Reader

    before these books came out, i hated reading. but then i picked up a harry potter book and became obsessed with it. everytime a new book would come out, i would not put it down until i had read it from cover to cover. and now that the final movie is coming out, im starting to get...
    nikkitay nikkitay 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11, 2011

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    Hp

    I remember when I was 4 my mother reading me the first Harry Potter book. I was so fascinated by it that by the time I was 6 I was able to read it by myself. I fell in love with them from the beginning...I remember going to Wal-Mart at midnight and getting a green Slytherin...
    morganlynn95 morganlynn95 18-21, F Sep 27, 2012

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    The Thing That Sucks

    now that they're over, i don't think jk rowling can possibly hope to write anything ever again that could even compare. i'm so sad they're over - i devoted 10 years of my life to following those books. it kind of feels like my childhood is ending. i don't think it's likely...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Always

    I was in fourth grade... my mother was so scared to buy these books for me as a Christmas present and asked from me for thousand times that am I sure that I will read them or not. Every time I answered yes, I´m sure... I was really happy to get them and I will never regret...
    kikus13 kikus13 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Deathly Hallows In A Day!!

    i remember when the last book was released.. i wz super excited that i got up 6am and rushed to the book store. the manager was juz rearranging "the book" on th shelf and i tuk my copy and frm ther i wudnt stop reading. kept on reading till midnight and finishd the book in a...
    livealife livealife 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    More Than Once :)

    I have read all seven Harry Potter Books. To say that I am a Harry Potter fan would be an understatment. I am a die hard Potter fan. I have read the books more than once, even more than twice. I Love the Harry Potter books, and the Movies. They are all amazing, and anytime that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    "Don't pity the dead Harry, pity the living and above all those who live without love" - dumbledore Harry Potter deathly hallows part 2 I love this quote.
    BloodWolfRises BloodWolfRises 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    BEST. SERIES. EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE BELLATRIX!!!
    PurplePuppy68 PurplePuppy68 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My mom read all of the books to me when I was little and I've seen all the movies. I wouldn't say I'm a HUGE fan, but I do enjoy it.
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Harry Potter is one of my most favorite book/movie series. Every time I re-watch any of the movies, I want to re-read the books.
    Dragneel216 Dragneel216 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I really love the Harry Potter films and books but The Lord of The Rings trilogy (and the hobbit) occupy a special place in my heart.
    FloydIsTheDeal FloydIsTheDeal 16-17, M Nov 22

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