How old were you when you got into Harry Potter?

RichardSly

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I've kinda been wondering how other people fell headfirst into the Potterverse. For me I was in my late teens and my younger brother got the first book and he doesn't read. Like not even traffic signs. So I gave it a try and was hooked before Hagrid even showed up. I'm all about the books though. I think the movies are a nice companion, kind of an extra, but as good as they are they don't hold a candle to the original source material.
What about you all?
 
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Oh, I started reading shortly before OoTP came out, I read the first four really fast, then had to wait a bit to get my hands on OoTP, which I read in one day, as I did HBP and DH. I was 16 back then, a little older than harry, though I think by the time the last book came out we were about caught up in book-age. But part of the beauty of the Harry Potter series is that it's great no matter how old you are.
Since then I might've been actively pushing everyone I know into reading the series. It's a public service, of course...
 
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I still remember the hit movie of HP which left me curious to read the books. So, before watching the movie, I read out in-fact skimmed the books to get to know the actual theme behind it.
 
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Aah, that is an old story now. One of my class fellows introduced me with Harry Potter :p and yeah, finally that turned me a super fan of Harry Potter! ;)
 

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I honestly dont know for sure, I was reading all of the Anne Rice series at the time. It may have been late teens.