27 Struggles “Harry Potter” Fans Know All Too Well

~Waits 17 years for my Hogwarts letter~

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the hardest part about being a Harry Potter fan. Here are the amazing results.

1. You try to keep your cool when someone asks, “Isn’t Harry Potter for children?”

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2. You have best friends who aren’t obsessed with the series like you are.

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3. A part of you dies when Dobby, Fred Weasley, and Professor Dumbledore die.

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4. You cancel your Friday night plans to watch the Harry Potter weekend marathon on ABC Family.

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5. No matter how hard you try, your broomstick will only be good for sweeping the floor and not for playing Quidditch.

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6. You have a million questions for J.K. Rowling, but she’ll never answer them.

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7. It’s a constant battle trying to get through every movie without hysterically crying.

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8. You still haven’t received your Hogwarts letter in the mail.

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9. You use Harry Potter references in everyday conversation, but it takes a while for people to catch on.

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10. It’s always annoying when someone asks you to explain your Deathly Hallows tattoo.

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11. Movie. Ginny. Weasley.

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12. Anytime you go to Netflix to search for Harry Potter, nothing shows up.

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13. You read so much fan fiction that you forget what is real and what is fake.

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14. You’ll never stand in line at a bookstore at midnight to buy a new Harry Potter book.

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15. You want to have deep conversations with the characters you grew up with.

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16. You don’t know what your Patronus is.

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17. Attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry isn’t actually possible.

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18. You don’t know how to deal with the people who only watched the movies.

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19. You date someone who doesn’t fully appreciate the beautiful world of Harry Potter.

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20. It’s always difficult to hear someone hate on Hufflepuff when they’re actually amazing.

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21. You always have the desire to reread the books, but you know bad things will always happen.

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22. You can’t go to a bar and order Butterbeer.

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23. It’s hard learning someone didn’t finish reading Deathly Hallows because it’s “too boring.”

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24. You’ll never get to experience this magical world for the first time again.

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25. Anytime you say “Accio remote!” it doesn’t come to you.

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26. The word “always” brings you to tears without fail.

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27. And the overwhelming feeling you get whenever you explain how important Harry Potter is to you.

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