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To Hermione on her 18th Birthday
image Donald Nyffington, 37-year-old UNIX programmer, is in love. He's in love with Hermione Granger... or rather with Emma Watson who plays Hermione in the Harry Potter movies. And Emma, unfortunately for Donald, is only 14. So he's started the 'Official Countdown Website to Hermione Granger's 18th Birthday.' The site is convincing enough that you really might start to believe that Donald and his unrequited passion for Hermione are for real. But they're not. The picture on Donald's 'About Me' page gives it away. It comes from an old Onion article titled 'Creepy Middle-Aged Weirdos Swept Up In Harry Potter Craze.' (via Scattered Pieces)
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Posted by The Curator on Thu Jun 24, 2004


Thank god for that.
Posted by Heccubus  on  Mon Jun 28, 2004  at  04:44 AM
Heh.. That Onion article's quite funny..I enjoy Harry potter a lot, but it described fanatics pretty well
Posted by Jenny  on  Sat Jul 10, 2004  at  09:13 PM
why in gods name am i here
Posted by tom  in  england  on  Wed Dec 07, 2005  at  04:37 PM
Hey, this reminds me of the same thing they did with a pre teen neo nazi group, (yes scary, the pre teen neo nazi group is in fact real.) i think the author of the site prefered to them as "jail bait"
Posted by Eva  in  New york  on  Thu Feb 09, 2006  at  06:46 PM
u r my favourite actor. i like ur way of conversing.i want to have friendship with u.plz send mails to this address .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Posted by kamalaveni  in  INDIA  on  Tue Jun 06, 2006  at  06:52 AM
emma watson is such a pretty girl. its not surprising someone would be crazy over her (if only the story is true.)
Posted by Emerald  in  Phils  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  02:23 AM
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