The Harry Potter Obsession Quiz

Just how obsessed with Harry Potter are you?

Click every box that you answer yes to and find out!


The Books

1. Have you read Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone/Philosopher's Stone?
2. Have you read Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets?
3. Have you read Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban?
4. Have you read Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire?
5. Have you read Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix?
6. Have you read Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them?
7. Have you read Quidditch Through the Ages?
8. Have you read all the books more than once?
9. Have you read all the books more than four times?
10. Do you own more than one copy of the books?
11. Do you own them in more than one language? (Note: UK and US versions count)
12. Even though you don't understand the other language?
13. Have you translated them into another language?
14. Were you at a bookstore at midnight to get Goblet of Fire when it came out?
15. Were you at the bookstore at midnight to get Order of the Phoenix when it came out?
16. Did you stay up all night reading it?
17. Even though you had to go to work/school the next day?
18. Did you wear a costume?
19. Even though you're over 18?
20. Do you find one of the characters oddly attractive?
21. Have you talked your friends into reading the books?
22. Did they become as obsessed as you are?
23. Did you actually catch the "Wand Order" mistake before you heard/read about it?
24. Did you come up with elaborate theories to explain it?
25. Do you consider the correction in later editions to be pathetic?
26. Do you find the portkey to take Harry to Voldemort in Goblet of Fire very contrived when Crouch Jr. could have created a portkey and had Harry touch it at any point in time during the year?
27. Are you upset at the New York Times for creating a seperate childrens best seller list because of the Harry Potter books?
28. Have you written them about it?
29. Using clues in the book, have you attempted to find the exact geographical location of Hogwarts or other locations (Durmstrang, etc.) mentioned in the books?
30. Do you disagree with certain statements given by J.K. in interviews/chats because they contradict with the evidence you see in the books? (number of students, etc.)
31. Have you written lengthy explanations about why you disagree?
32. Have you constructed a timeline of events in the Harry Potter books?
33. Have you attempted to figure out the exact ages of all the Weasley children?
34. Have you read any books that analyze Harry Potter (Exploring Harry Potter by Elizabeth Shafer, etc.)?
35. Have you written a serious literary paper analyzing Harry Potter?
36. Do you write lengthy commentaries about various aspects of the HP books, such as the inconsistencies, mysteries, characterizations, etc.?
37. Have you spent time contemplating which main characters will die by the time the series is over?
38. Have you written lengthy explanations about why you think that character will die?
39. Have you been very depressed by that conclusion?

The Movies

40. Have you watched the Sorcerer's Stone/Philosopher's Stone movie?
41. Have you watched the Chamber of Secrets movie?
42. Did you complain (during the movie) every time a minor change was made?
43. Were you kicked out of the movie theatre for talking too much?
44. Do you own the Sorcerer's Stone/Philosopher's Stone DVD/Video?
45. Do you own the Chamber of Secrets DVD/Video?
46. Did the thought of a movie terrify you because you were certain they're going to mutilate the book?
47. Did you going to see it on opening night anyway?

Internet Fandom

48. Have you read Harry Potter fanfic?
49. Have you written HP fanfic or filks? (this includes paordy-style articles)
50. Have you drawn any fan art?
51. Do you visit Harry Potter websites?
52. Do you run a Harry Potter website?
53. Have you ever visited the Harry Potter Lexicon?
54. Are you Steve Vander Ark?
55. Did you visit the Unofficial Harry Potter Fan Club before it was closed?
56. Are you Jenna?
57. Have you ever visited The Leaky Cauldron?
58. Do you visit daily?
59. Are you one of the posting members of the Leaky Cauldron (B. K. DeLong, Heidi Tandy, Melissa A. etc)?
60. Did you donate money to The Leaky Cauldron, hoping to find out what was on that mysterious auction card?
61. When using a virtual sorting hat (on-line or sorting hat keychain) did you resort yourself multiple times in order to get the house you wanted?
62. Are you on any Harry Potter mailing lists?
63. Are you on three or more Harry Potter mailing lists?
64. Does the majority of your e-mail consists of mail from Harry Potter mailing lists?
65. Have you started a Harry Potter mailing list?
66. Have you started more than one?
67. Do you participate in Harry Potter chat rooms?
68. Have you started a Harry Potter chat room?
69. Have you participated in a Harry Potter RPG?
70. Are you a shipper?
71. Do you write lengthy treatises on why one ship is better than another?
72. Do people continually use you as an example of a spokesperson for one particular ship?
73. Have you written fanfic devoted to one ship?
74. Do you harass fanfic authors trying to get them to put the character in leather?
75. Do you avoid fanfic because you're afraid it'll taint your view of the canon?

Real-life Behavior

76. Have you read the books to your unborn child so that they'll become addicted young?
77. Have you had any Harry Potter related dreams?
78. Do you have them regularly?
79. Do you own any Harry Potter merchandise? (and not just the books)
80. Do you own more than five pieces of Harry Potter merchandise?
81. More than ten?
82. Do you have a Harry Potter calendar or any posters on your walls?
83. Do you own them despite hating the blatant merchandising?
84. Do you own them despite hating the art?
85. Did you dress up as a character from the books for Halloween?
86. Even though you're an adult?
87. Have you named a child and/or pet after a Harry Potter character?
88. Would you if you had one to name?
89. Have you ever been quoted in a news article about Harry Potter?
90. Have you ever been on TV show about Harry Potter?
91. Do you despise attempts to ban Harry Potter in the classroom?
92. Do you participate in groups dedicated to stopping such censorship?
93. Have you written to J.K. Rowling?
94. Have you ever made a lengthy trip in order to be at a location where J.K. is supposed to be?
95. Do you have an autograph from J.K. Rowling?
96. Have you ever bought overpriced Harry Potter merchandise from e-bay? (books count)
97. Do you find yourself relating Harry Potter to other books and/or television series?
98. Do you find yourself relating Harry Potter to real life?
99 . Are you desperately searching for other reading material while waiting for the next book to come out?
100. Have you ever stalked J.K. Rowling? (if yes, please e-mail me so I can notify the proper authorities)
101. Did you go to Nimbus 2003?
102. Were you one of the panelists?

Random Weirdness

103. Have you spent time doing a timeline to see if you would have been old enough to date a certain character when you were in high school? (generally Sirius, Lupin, Snape, etc.)
104. Have any of your friends and/or family suggested therapy to help you overcome your Harry Potter addiction? (jokes count)
105. Do you call your favorite teacher Lupin?
106. Do you call your least favorite teacher Snape?
107. Have ever spent an afternoon in London searching for the Leaky Cauldron?
108. Even though you don't live in the U.K.?
109. Have you ever had a fantasy where you met J.K. Rowling?
110. Do you go searching pet stores and animal shelters for a black labrador retriever in the hopes of finding Sirius Black in animagus form?
111. Have you ever gone around King's Cross station bumping into various walls trying to get to platform 9 3/4?
112. Even though you don't live in the U.K.?
113. Did you buy a kids chemistry set in the hopes of becoming a Potions Master to rival Snape?
114. Did you start learning the art of reading tea leaves in case you ever got the chance to take a class taught by Trelawney?
115. Did you actually put together your own curriculum for a Defense Against Dark Arts class? (after all, they're always looking for new teachers...)
116. Did you learn to knit just so you could make a Weasley sweater?
117. Did you learn about time travel theory just so you could understand the complications that would arise from Hermione's use of the time turner in Prisoner of Azkaban?
118. Have you considered going on (or arranging) a Harry Potter tour to go see all the locations or possible locations of places in the books?
119. Did you discuss the archetypal aspects of Harry's journey with your therapist in order to understand how you can further develop spiritually and emotionally?
120. Have you played a Harry Potter game?
121. Did you try to recreate a Quidditch match?
122. In order to understand Lupin better, did you rent tons of werewolf movies?
123. Did you steal a movie poster from the theatre/subway/train station because you just couldn't resist the temptation? (I, DrMM, am guilty of that crime)
124. Does it now decorate your walls?
125. You finished this quiz.




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Quiz by DrMM with some help from Thena and the HPforGrownups mailing list. Kudos to the Otaku Purity test for some ideas.

Revised version finished on June 20, 2003.

Please send all questions and/or comments to DrMM who is 50% obsessed. All links are welcome. Also, if you're interested in Harry Potter doujinshi, please visit Addiction: A (Mostly) Harry Potter Doujinshi Webpage