Any true Harry Potter fan will acknowledge that they have read the books and watched the movies so many times, they can quote them by now. They can also relate to Ron, Harry or Hermione and have experienced a point in their life where they have contemplated if they're a wizard, too. Harry Potter fans have also relished in any reference made to the series on the internet.
When it comes to being a fan of one of the most popular books of our time, the internet can be a particularly fun place to reminisce about it and connect with other fans alike by sharing memes, inside jokes and new revelations (like the time we realized that we had been pronouncing "Voldemort" wrong the entire time). Despite the series coming to an end years ago, Harry Potter will always be a staple in our lives and we just can't get enough of these memes and jokes that only true Potter fans will understand and appreciate.
15 Harry Potter puns for the win every time
If you are a devoted Harry Potter fan, you can enjoy a good pun, more so than the average person. After consuming thousands of pages of the fantasy book, you have likely developed a great love of words and wordplay. Naturally, this meme speaks to that love. Every fan knows that a 'Keeper' is a position on the Quidditch team, most famously played by Ronald Weasley in the books. As you can probably recall in the books, it took some time for Ron to play well as a Keeper. At first, Hermione had to interfere in the Quidditch tryouts to give Ron a fighting chance at being chosen and later, Harry tricked him into playing well by convincing him he had given him his lucky potion. In the end, Ronald became a good player all on his own. Eventually, he also became a "keeper" for Hermione, too. Ah, just when you thought this meme could not get any sweeter.
14 When Voldemort reminds us of someone else
Only a real Harry Potter fan can appreciate this parallel drawn between Lord Voldemort and a teenage girl. While, at first glance, you may think there's no way you can compare that evil monster to a teenage girl, a closer look will have you realizing that they have more in common than initially meets the eye. The proof is in the pudding. We all know that Voldemort possessed a diary, which he wrote in as Tom Riddle and famously was featured in the second book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we also learned that Voldemort placed a part of his soul in a tiara (AKA Rowena Ravenclaw's Diadem). He also hid another part of his soul in Helga Hufflepuff's Cup and was also always fawning over his pet snake, Nagini. In addition to that, as every teenage girl has a teenage boy that she obsesses over, Voldemort obsessed over a teenage Harry Potter, with much the same fervor. So yeah, it's basically the same thing.
13 A Chamber of Secrets reference that delights
What better way to share your appreciation for the Harry Potter series than with a clever meme? This particular meme explores why the 'Chamber of Secrets' was so large. If you ask us, this seems like a valid explanation: "Tom Riddle know's everybody's business, he knows everything about everyone. That's why his chamber is so big. It's full of secrets." If there's one thing Harry Potter fans have in common, it is that they are clever, so all the more reason to appreciate this meme. The Chamber of Secrets first came to light quite fittingly in the second book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In the book, Ginny Weasley was lured into opening the chamber with Tom Riddle's diary and the chamber was pivotal in the plot. Whether the chamber was full of secrets or not, we can't get enough of this meme.
12 When Quidditch and Jay Z make magic together
There are all sorts of way to incorporate Harry Potter into the modern world and referencing the wizarding world's favorite game in a song is just one of our many favorites. What better way to merge the famous game with pop culture than by changing the lyrics of a Jay Z song to include Quidditch? The two go hand in hand. Jay Z released his popular song "99 Problems" in 2003 and we think changing the words to reflect Harry Potter works like magic. This meme works in more than one way, as Harry Potter truly had very little problems with a snitch while playing Quidditch. Every Potter fan knows that if there was one thing the young wizard was good at, it was playing Quidditch and capturing the coveted golden snitch every game. Harry was a natural, so there's no disputing that he may have 99 problems, but a snitch certainly was never one of them.
11 A perfect way to depict the four houses
Over the years of reading Harry Potter, you quickly learn that the students in each of the four Hogwarts houses share certain personality traits. There are some reasons why an individual is sorted into any given house, but shared core characteristics are one of the main reasons. Gryffindors value bravery, nerve and chivalry, while sharing a hate of Slytherins. Slytherins value ambition, leadership, cunning and resourcefulness, while sharing a hate for Gryffindors. Hufflepuffs value patience, justice, loyalty and share a love for diplomacy. Ravenclaws value intelligence, creativity and wisdom, while sharing a love of learning.
This meme works well in depicting each house as it clearly demonstrates the animosity between individual houses and how the other houses react to it based on their valued core principles. If we had to wager a guess, we would say that a Ravenclaw created this clever meme.
10 A truth about Harry Potter
While all Harry Potter fans came close to mourning the world's most famous wizard on multiple occasions, he always pulled through. This particularly holds true for the last book in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, in which he finally does get killed, only to survive. This makes us have a great appreciation for this meme, which accurately sums up the truth about Harry. While this may confuse a non-Harry Potter fan, us devotees know why Harry was indestructible when Voldemort tried and failed once again to kill him with the Avada Kedavra spell. It's also possible Harry could also not be killed off because the series was set around him so much that if J. K. Rowling did kill him off, that would cause far too much confusion. Besides, haven't we already suffered enough by losing Fred, Lupin, Tonks, Dumbledore, Sirius and Snape? Yes, yes we have.
9 Snape creates meme gold
As mentioned above, a play on words, lyrics or movie captions are automatic winners with Harry Potter fans. So, we adore this meme, which re-imagines the title of the movie, Snakes on a Plane, as a title of a film featuring Snape. Not only does replacing 'Snakes' with 'Snapes' work perfectly, but the addition of the caption, "Slytherin into a theater near you this summer,' adds a golden touch to this meme. We're not so sure wizards would feel comfortable flying on a plane, so this picture of Snape is also quite fitting. Although Professor Snape did feel disdainful towards many things and people, we're pretty positive this would be his face on a plane. Due to the air of displeasure always surrounding Snape, he truly does make instant meme gold.
8 Voldemort's nose as the butt of many jokes
At one point or another, all Harry Potter fans have wondered what happened to Voldemort's nose. So, to have his missing nose be at the forefront of a "got your nose" meme seems pretty fitting. This particular meme not only highlights that Voldemort is missing a nose, but it also merges another meme favorite of the little girl running, to create a magical meme only real Potter fans can appreciate.
All jokes aside, though, why doesn't Voldemort have a nose? Well, it has been revealed online that his nose turned into two slits due to a potion he was drinking made from Unicorn blood and Nagini's venom to help keep him alive. The drink, which was brewed by Wormtail, is believed to have resulted in Voldemort's snake-like appearance over time.
7 Every day, Dumbledore is Dumblin'
Combining the lyrics of a catchy LMFAO song with Dumbledore wins us over pretty effortlessly. When we see this GIF of Dumbledore, we can hear the song, "Party Rockin'" by LMFAO play simultaneously in our heads and we can not help but dance along with the Headmaster. While Dumbledore often had a very serious role to play throughout the Harry Potter series, every fan knows that he also knew how to have fun. There were many times throughout the series where Dumbledore revealed his cheeky and playful nature, so we don't doubt that the man knew how to get down. 'Dumblin' seems like a pretty accurate term for describing the powerful wizard's way of living his life. Dumbledore was a one-of-a-kind character, so it's super deserving that he gets a word to summarize his day-to-day life.
6 The perfect Valentine's Day card for a Harry Potter fan
With Valentine's Day behind us, this meme would have made the perfect card for any true Harry Potter fan. So, if you didn't get this card for your significant other that loves the wizarding world, you need to get on top of that next year (you're welcome). In the rare instance that you are not a true HP fan, let us explain why this meme works so well. As is revealed in the series, Voldemort divided his soul into seven parts that were spread out over various objects, known as Horcruxes. So, to say that a Horcrux completes a person would be a pretty literal way of describing it. This is so very punny (okay, we'll stop). A Horcrux, to a person, is like a beat to a heart. But, you already knew that, right?
5 Giving credit where credit is due
While Harry Potter regularly received credit for being "the boy who lived," Ronald Weasley arguably overcame an even bigger feat by getting out of the friend zone. As Harry Potter fans, we watched as Ronald first developed a friendship with Hermione, which eventually led to love. Although it's an age-old tale when a male friend falls for his female friend, it generally does not end as happily as the story of Ron and Hermione. Ron is one of the lucky few boys to make it out of the friend zone and into the love zone with Hermione. For anyone who has been stuck in the friend zone, you know that it is no easy task to get out of it. When you are labeled with the dreaded "just a friend" title, chances are, you will be stuck there for life. It's a curse, really (a curse that Ronald Weasley managed to break through). So guess what, Harry? You are not the only impressive one around here.
4 When a meme points out the obvious
Yes, we know that messing with time can seriously mess with the way the world turns out, but this meme does point out the obvious. While Dumbledore repeatedly told Harry that there was no way to reawaken the dead to bring back his parents, it's not entirely the truth. As we witnessed in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, there is a way to bring back the dead and it's called using a Time-Turner. Harry Potter and his crew managed to successfully travel in time
to save Hagrid's pet, Buckbeak, from execution. So, you see, Dumbledore wasn't entirely honest. We suppose bringing Harry's parents back would have resulted in mad chaos and way too much rewriting for J. K. Rowling, so we forgive her. The books were fantastic, as is. Nevertheless, this meme lends itself to the humorous side of Harry Potter musings.
3 The moment Neville Longbottom flourished
Throughout the Harry Potter series, Neville Longbottom was the goofy sidekick that no one would consider dating. However, as soon as Mr. Longbottom left his teens, he flourished into a very handsome adult. So, who gets the last laugh? He does. Throughout the movies, Neville did not catch our eye in a romantic kind of way, but we have to hand it to him—he is the best-looking one out of the bunch now. That's right, Neville Longbottom is now better looking than Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley and Draco Malfoy. While we are not so sure he is better looking than Cedric Diggory, he should still be proud of himself. Don't worry, Neville, Cedric Diggory is a tough one to beat in the looks department. After all, he did go on to become a beautiful vampire in the Twilight series, so that's a tough one to beat.
2 A meme that accurately sums up Hermione
From the start of the Harry Potter series, Hermione has always appeared as a bit of a know-it-all and this meme nails that about her. As every fan knows, Hermione never shied away from correcting individuals. So, this meme is not too much of a stretch. If you recall, Hermione and Ron almost did not become friends in the first book when Hermione overheard him talking about her know-it-all status.
While she prides herself in all of the knowledge she retains, she also takes offense to people if they try to paint her in a negative light due to her intellect. However, even though she takes offense to people's commentary on her book smarts, that does not deter her from telling people what to do and using her knowledge to correct individuals and scold them. It's one of the things we end up loving about Hermione the most and why Ron ends up loving her, too. At the end of the day, we would not put it past smarty-pants Hermione to put even the infamous Lord Voldemort in his place. She just can't help herself.
1 For those that know about Snape's true love
Every Harry Potter fan knows that Professor Snape always had a thing for Harry Potter's mother, Lily. In fact, it was more than just a 'thing,' but rather she was his first love and by the looks of it, his only love. So, what happened? Well, as many tragic love stories go, Snape could never be with his true love because he never made it out of the friend zone. That's right; the talented Wizard achieved many great feats in his life (like successfully deceiving the one of the most evil wizards of all time), but he could not use those convincing skills to escape from the friend zone. Poor Snape was consistently turned down by Lily and even had to watch her fall in love with another man, who he believed to be dreadful in comparison to himself. In the end, Snape never became anything more than just a friend to Lily. Better luck in another life, Snapey.