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Old 10-18-2017, 07:04 PM
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He has seen all the movies, but never read the books..
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Old 10-18-2017, 09:10 PM
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Same as my sisters. They're only movie-only fans.
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Old 10-19-2017, 05:48 PM
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Honestly, only in my family are movie-fans while me, but my aunt read GoT books, but don't watch the show..
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I'm the only Potterhead in the family too since I've read all the books and watched the movies. My other family members don't even care about HP. Like my mom knows what it is, the actors are familiar to her but she doesn't know their names and all she knows about HP is that it's about magic.
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Old 10-20-2017, 04:49 PM
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My mother def can familiar to actors, but my father.. Forget it.. But she enjoyed HP even tho she only saw it one time and that was it..
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At least your father saw it. My dad isn't even familiar with any of it. HP (especially during the earlier days) appealed mostly to the younger adults/teens and even I was iffy to read the book because I thought it was a children's book and I'm already an adult when the books came out.
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That's true.. And I tho that the books was children's book until book 3, I was like ahh, it don't sound children's book..
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I think it was also advertised that way, a children's book? But a lot of adults read them.
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Yeah, I never understand why they put it as advertised.. But they should put it in general.. Bec like you said most adults read those..
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That was also one of the reasons why I didn't read the book at first. I just thought it's a children's book and therefore I might not enjoy it but then I saw the movie and loved it and then read the books and I now I understand why adults read it.
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For me, I haven't into reading the books until I went to bookstore and saw it.. Then I remember I have read it, but decide to buy it.. I even read it all night w/ flashlight on..
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Oh my gosh really? Awww, that's actually really nice. You can't put the book down?
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Thanks for bringing that over.

Here's what it says in that article:

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Harry Potter lives with his aunt, uncle and cousin because his parents died in a car-crash — or so he has been told. The Dursleys don’t like Harry asking questions; in fact, they don’t seem to like anything about him, especially the very odd things that keep happening around him (which Harry himself can’t explain).

The Dursleys’ greatest fear is that Harry will discover the truth about himself, so when letters start arriving for him near his eleventh birthday, he isn’t allowed to read them. However, the Dursleys aren’t dealing with an ordinary postman, and at midnight on Harry’s birthday the gigantic Rubeus Hagrid breaks down the door to make sure Harry gets to read his post at last. Ignoring the horrified Dursleys, Hagrid informs Harry that he is a wizard, and the letter he gives Harry explains that he is expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in a month’s time.

To the Dursleys’ fury, Hagrid also reveals the truth about Harry’s past. Harry did not receive the scar on his forehead in a car-crash; it is really the mark of the great dark sorcerer Voldemort, who killed Harry’s mother and father but mysteriously couldn’t kill him, even though he was a baby at the time. Harry is famous among the witches and wizards who live in secret all over the country because Harry’s miraculous survival marked Voldemort’s downfall.

So Harry, who has never had friends or family worth the name, sets off for a new life in the wizarding world. He takes a trip to London with Hagrid to buy his Hogwarts equipment (robes, wand, cauldron, beginners’ draft and potion kit) and shortly afterwards, sets off for Hogwarts from Kings Cross Station (platform nine and three quarters) to follow in his parents’ footsteps.

Harry makes friends with Ronald Weasley (sixth in his family to go to Hogwarts and tired of having to use second-hand spellbooks) and Hermione Granger (cleverest girl in the year and the only person in the class to know all the uses of dragon’s blood). Together, they have their first lessons in magic — astronomy up on the tallest tower at two in the morning, herbology out in the greenhouses where the
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I assume that they refuse to tell him bec they prob knew what his parents were..

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Oh my gosh really? Awww, that's actually really nice. You can't put the book down?
I just telling myself one more chapter..
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