Why Hufflepuffs Are Incredibly Underrated
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Why Hufflepuffs Are Incredibly Underrated

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When I finally took the Pottermore Sorting Hat quiz, I couldn't help but feel disappointed with my result. Hufflepuff... seriously? I had always thought Hufflepuffs were the weak bunch of the wizarding lot, the house that no one cares about. But I've come to realize that Hufflepuff is the best, most underrated house ever. Here's why:

1. We make the best friends

By definition, Hufflepuffs are loyal, kind, and true. We stand by our friends no matter what and we aren't the type to exclude people or be mean. In fact, some might say we're almost too loyal.

2. We have some of the coolest people

Not only do we have Cedric Diggory (hello, Robert Pattinson!), we also have John Green and Rupert Grint. That's right, the real life Ronald Weasley is a Hufflepuff. And most importantly, who could forget this heroine?

... 'nuff said.

3. J.K. Rowling loves us

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In an interview, Rowling said "in many, many ways Hufflepuff is my favorite house," praising the way Hufflepuffs rushed to defend their classmates during the Battle of Hogwarts: "Now, the Gryffindors comprise a lot of foolhardy and show-offy people. That’s just the way it is. I’m a Gryffindor, I’m allowed to say it. You know, there’s bravery and there’s also showboating, and sometimes the two go together. The Hufflepuffs stayed for a different reason. They weren’t trying to show off, they weren’t being reckless. That’s the essence of Hufflepuff House."

4. We're really chill


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Hufflepuffs don't get all bent out of shape over silly stuff. We're too busy doing awesome things, like winning the Triwizard Tournament and er, herbology.


5. We're just overall awesome

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You can't argue with the facts: we produce the least amount of dark wizards, our common room is closest to the kitchen, our ghost is really chill, and we don't have any major rivalries. Plus, badgers are pretty dang cute.


Are you a Hufflepuff? If you don't know your Hogwarts house yet, take the Sorting Quiz now at https://www.pottermore.com/writing-by-jk-rowling/t...

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