!For the Literature/HarryPotter books:

* Take a drink every time the phrase 'Harry, Ron and Hermione' is used.
* Take a shot if anybody's being a JerkAss to Harry. Take two shots if it's Snape, Malfoy, or the Dursleys, and three if it's Umbridge.
* Take a drink every time Harry [=CAPSLOCKs=].
** Take two if it's during or near a conversation in which Dumbledore praises his power of love.
* Take a drink every time Harry breaks the rules
** Take two when Hermione warns him about breaking the rules
* Take a shot for every time a MeaningfulName crops up (Sirius and Lupin, for instance).
** If you have studied Latin, you are medically advised to skip this one.
* Take a shot for every time a {{MacGuffin}} is mentioned in passing. This includes people such as Sirius.
* Take a shot every time 'green' is mentioned. Two shots if it's 'emerald' or 'bright'. Take three if it's to do with Harry's eyes.
* Take a shot for every time 'sock' or 'socks' turn up. Take two if it's related to Dobby.
* Take a shot every time Harry has a near-death experience.
* Take a sip every time Harry's scar is mentioned. Take another if it's hurting. Finish your drink if Harry's history is summed up within the next three sentences.
** Are you trying to kill us all?
*** Yes, yes I am...
*** Well, none of us get to be 'the boy who lived'.
* Take a drink every time a character dies in ''Deathly Hallows''. Take two if the character is a villain and finish your drink if it was one of your favorite characters.
* Take a drink every time Harry is compared to his parents. Take two sips if Harry says something about hearing that all the time.
* Every time Snape's appearance is referenced in a negative way. Double it if the words "sallow", "slimy" and/or "greasy" are used. Triple if he's compared to a bat.
* Take a drink every time the phrase "There was a pause...", or any variation thereof, is used.

!The hardcore drinking game for films:
* Drink whenever magic is used or appears- a spell, brooms flying, portraits moving, a ghost appears on screen, whatever
* Drink whenever the words "magic", "wizard" or "witch" are said
*** Congratulations, you now know what alcohol poisoning feels like!


!Alternative film drinking game:

* Take a drink every time the name of a spell is said
** Two drinks if there's any actual specific wand movements shown.
* Take a drink if someone uses a spell in combat that does something other than knock the enemy back in a blast of light
* Take a drink every time Harry's scar is mentioned. Take another if it's hurting. Take three if Harry's connection to Voldemort is mentioned
* Take a drink every time Harry is compared to his parents. Take two sips if Harry says something about hearing that all the time.
* Down your drink when Voldemort does an awkward hug
* Take a sip every time you notice Emma Watson moves her eyebrows a lot every time she speaks
* Take a drink every time someone uses Polyjuice potion, and another when they change back [[spoiler: this could be a nasty one with Barty Crouch jr.]]
* Take a drink everytime someone scores in a Quidditch match
** Take two shots when the Snitch is caught.
* Take a drink whenever there's a reference to Ron being poor or Hermione being clever
* Take a drink whenever "Voldemort", "Horcrux" or "Deathly Hallows" are said
* Take a drink whenever Slughorn says, "Merlin's beard!"
* Take a drink whenever house points are awarded
** Take two when someone takes points away from a house.
* Take a drink whenever Draco sneers
** We'd all be down and out in a minute.
* Take a sip whenever Draco calls Harry by his last name, take two whenever he exclaims that his father will hear about something.
* Take a drink whenever magical creatures appear on screen (for example dementors, hippogriffs, doxies, Nagini)
** Our livers give up before the 4th movie, if marathoning.
* Take a drink any time someone calls Harry "The Boy who Lived."
** Two shots if it's Voldemort.
* Take a drink whenever Ron says "Bloody Hell"
* Take a sip every time Harry says "Ahhhh".

!For the 'Harry Potter' Video Games:
* In The Order of the Phoenix Take a sip every time the use the word "Reward" is used.
* Take a sip every time Hermione states the obvious. Take another when Ron lampshades this.
* Take a drink whenever Hermione teaches everyone a new spell. Down the glass when whoever she teaches it to says that it's Harry who's a great teacher.

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