Drinking Game: Harry Potter

For the Harry Potter books:

  • Take a drink every time the phrase 'Harry, Ron and Hermione' is used.
  • Take a shot if anybody's being a Jerk Ass 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.
    • Finish your drink if Harry nearly gets expelled for breaking the rules.
  • Take a shot for every five points Snape deducts from Gryffindor.
  • Take a shot for every time a Meaningful Name 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 almost dies.
  • Take a shot every time Slytherin House is portrayed in a negative light.
  • Take a shot every time Malfoy mentions his father. Take two if it's as a threat.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Take a drink every time Voldemort is referred to as "You-Know-Who". Take two if he's referred to as "The Dark Lord".
    • Finish your drink if Harry gets a negative reaction from someone by calling him "Voldemort" out loud.
  • 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.
  • Take a sip if McGonagall drops her books.
  • Drink the entire bottle and start a new one if McGonagall makes awesome shit happen.
    • Drink TWO bottles if the awesome shit is in Deathly Hallows...
      • Drink THREE bottles if the awesome shit involves humiliating or one-upping Umbridge!
  • Take a drink every time Hermione chides Harry and/or Ron for not reading Hogwarts, A History.
  • Take a drink for every time Dudley's weight is mentioned/mocked.

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 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".
  • Chug if Seamus blows something up.

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.