Harry Potter opened last night. And I didn’t go to see it. I hate staying up really late, especially when I have to get up early the next morning. And the movie just isn’t quite important enough to me to be there for the midnight showing.

Frankly, I care far less about the movies than the books (although I enjoy the movies), so I don’t feel like I have to be there the moment it opens.

My whole family went to see the second HP movie when it opened at midnight. I had a debate tournament the next morning that began at nine a.m. (and had just finished a speech tournament that evening), and my most vivid memories of that movie are trying desperately to stay awake and failing miserable for the last quarter. And then the next morning I nearly died when the alarm went off.

I feel like an old person.

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  • Reply Miriam Higginson July 11, 2007 at 1:59 pm

    Welcome to the ranks!

  • Reply chloe elizabeth July 11, 2007 at 3:33 pm

    ha ha ha…I’m going tonight, with Jen actually. But the 10:00 showing, not the midnight. I can do late, but not that late.

  • Reply chloe elizabeth July 12, 2007 at 3:00 pm

    I just had to say that HP was totally worth the exhaustion I am feeling today!

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