Do I have something interesting for you or what! Karen just sent me this article, and I just have to share it and see what you think.
A professor at a university in Ireland was researching the Harry
Potter phenomenon and found that there are four different categories
that Harry Potter fans fall into, and that these categories match the
personalities of the four Hogwarts houses.
Quick, think of which house you think you'd be in, and then click to
see if Professor Brown got your fan-style right. You might be surprised
at what you find out. (Or do it the other way around: think about what
type of fan you are and use that to see which house you'd fit into
Gryffindor: Quick readers. Interested in
getting the next and newest book as soon as possible; once it's
done, they move on to the next, new thing.
Hufflepuff: Slow and steady readers. Love the Harry Potter books and will re-read
them over and over again. Loyal to Harry even now that the series is
Ravenclaw: Enjoy the magical world but view the stories themselves
with skepticism. Use the books as a jumping off point for their own
Slytherin: Don't particularly care one way or the other about the
books. Prefer the movies, but will read the books if there's some
other reason to do so.
Or, as Professor Brown puts it, "Only the Hufflepuffs are totally
loyal to Harry, the Gryffindors are already moving on to other things,
the Slytherins never really liked him anyway and the Ravenclaws are too
busy writing their own fan fiction or posting spoof videos on YouTube."
What do you think? Where do you fall? (If you're curious, I'm
soooooo Ravenclaw I once told Nancy that I wanted J. K. Rowling to stop messing with
— Carly H., STACKS Staffer