harry Potter - do you like him or hate him?

@emmiszoe (444)
Sweden
November 14, 2006 4:18pm CST
Seems to be one or the other: either you love the books or you hate them! What is your oppinion? Have you seen the films? Did you like them? I havn't because I'm affraid they'll destroy the pictures I have in my head from the books!
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@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
14 Nov 06
I love harry:) If you are going to see the movies then you should treat them as separate to the books, or you may get disappointed to all the things they leave out. But I would recommend them, they are great! I saw the movies before I started reading the books:)
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Yes, but that's the difficult thing, to go to the cinema not exåecting to see my whole private picture of the world of Harrys visualise it's self. It's like with the recent Narnia-film, I darn't watch it because I loved the books to bits (physically to bits!) when I was young!
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
14 Nov 06
I still think you should see them, they are part of the Harry Potter experience. I think it's improved the books for me :)
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Ok, thanks. I think I will get around to seing them one day. I sort of feel I have to. But I keep putting it off... but if you say it might make the books even better, I might make this my christmas project!
• United States
14 Nov 06
I have enjoyed reading the Harry Potter books and then seeing the films based on the series of books. I prefer the books, but the films are entertaining visually.
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@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
I understand exactly, both the two responses above! Maybe I'll "dare" to watch the films... or maybe not... :S
• United States
14 Nov 06
i do like harry potter and have enjoyed reading the books myself..i watched the movies also..but i thought they didnt come nowhere close to doing the books any kind of justice..
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
15 Nov 06
That's what makes me not know weather to see them... Thanks for your opinion!
@kevindb (274)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I love the books but I really am not thrilled with the movies.
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@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
That's what I'm a bit affraid of, that I'll not really like the movies even though I think the books are a great laugh.
@am99gt (187)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I've never read the books or watched the movie....just not my cup of tea.....but I've heard great things about it
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@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
15 Nov 06
I suggest you give them a try - a lot of people who say they don't really enjoy fantasybokks or books about magic end up loving the books anyway!
@lockandr (68)
• Canada
14 Nov 06
I think the character, Harry Potter, is really an idiot. But I enjoyed reading the books when they first came out.
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Have you read all of the books, or did you stop after a few? (There are 6 out now.)
@demonfox (313)
• United States
14 Nov 06
Nah I hate Harry Potter. But I do like Hermoine.
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@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
I like her to.. although I missread her name the first time it appered and thought she was called Herminnonny for three books...
@srhelmer (6934)
• Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
14 Nov 06
The younger Harry Potter was cool. The older one is just another annoying teenager who just happens to be a wizard.
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@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
hihi is that oppinion based on the books or the movies?
@luskas (3430)
• Portugal
21 Nov 06
I don´t love him or hate him... I just thing he has a dumb face...
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
21 Nov 06
That's at least an original comment - thank you for your response! hihi
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
21 Nov 06
That's at least an original comment - thank you for your response! hihi
@yuki87 (607)
• Italy
21 Nov 06
I love Harry Potter! I've read the books and seen the movies, which I think are pretty good. My favourite book and movie is "The Goblet Of Fire". *-*
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
22 Nov 06
Thanks for your response - personally I can't even chose which of the books I like best, there all so good in different ways!
@jirkahav (364)
• Czech Republic
21 Nov 06
I like HP ... I readed all books. my favourite person is Hermiona (Emma Watson - photo in my profle)
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
21 Nov 06
I love Hermiony as well - how can you not love her! Al though I feel sorry for her because she is forcing her self so hard to get good results, but good results isn't everything. Her strength and curage is a good example for girls out there, but the fact that she breakes down when she doesn't get top grades can make more of our girls feel inadequate and get to high pressure in school. A slightly filosophican turn on the subject...
@ebsharer (5519)
• United States
14 Nov 06
Love to hate him
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Good answer! :)
@shellyrios (1215)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I thought the books and the movies are excellent. I read the books as a family with my son and we have all the movies. We love Harry Potter!
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
My familly did that to, with my younger sister! And no-one, out of my father, mother and two brothers, was alowed to start reading untill they were all settled! I've never thought about it in that way, but it's a great way to unite families and make parents spend quality time with their kids!
@Jetdanet (1032)
• Portugal
14 Nov 06
i hate him. its soo childish the movies. is not looking like an cool and fantazy movie. it seems an Xmas tale.
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
21 Nov 06
I find it kind of relaxing that the story is a bit childish, even though it has very grown-up elements to it as well. (I've still not seen the film.) Sometimes I find everything in books and films nowadays has to be so real, so alike the real world. But that's not always what I need - I live in the real world 24/7 al my life, sometimes I just want to get away from it for a little while!
@brokentia (10396)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I love the Harry Potter books. I have yet to read them all. I normally wait until the next movie is about to come out and then read the book. Yes, I love the movies also. I am a bit disappointed that it differes from the book (Dobby was completely taken out of the movie Goblet of Fire when he had a huge part in the book.)
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Goblet of Fire without Dobby? I see what you mean, that's strange, he'd really important! Personally I just can't wait with getting the book if I know it's come, but I understand your way, to take the book at the same time as the film.
@MellieC (783)
• United States
14 Nov 06
i love the books and the movies! i one day hope to have all the films in the series and the books!
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
I am collecting al the books, but the films... generally I don't really feel I need to buy films. Books are different, some how, you want to own your own book in a different way.
• India
14 Nov 06
child - child
it is a childish question
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
As I saw your image I can't help but ask weather you prefer the Ring-movies? Personally, I really liked them, once I got around to see them! I'm going to try to see them again this christmas!
@calico79 (173)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I did not think that I was going to like Harry Potter when the books first came out. I thought it was for little kiddies and was stupid. Even when the first movie came out I really had no desire to see it. My dad happened to be watching the second movie on HBO and i caught it in the middle and the two of us actually liked it! We went out and rented them both! Then i got into the books. The first two follow the books pretty well but the third film strays a bit from it. As someone said above you need to keep the films separate from the books but they are definitely enjoyable!
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
I know a lot of people who like you didn't even try the books 'cause they thought they were for kids! I think they are great in that way, they give the kids some and the adults some, everyone can enjoy different aspects of the books!
• United States
14 Nov 06
I love him, I have read every book! I also have watched all the movies and loved them as well.
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
I've also read all the books - bought the 4th, 5th and 6th within a week of release, couldn't wait!
@stellarjade (1240)
• United States
14 Nov 06
I love the harry potter books. i have seen the movies too, but the books are better.
@emmiszoe (444)
• Sweden
14 Nov 06
Thanks for your respones! (That goes to everyone here, by the way!) That seems to be quite a comman oppinion, so maybe I'll skip the movies.