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Here are some of the wildest, funniest, and most eye-opening things that Harry Potter fans have realized as adults:

It’s amazing that there was never any mention of head lice at Hogwarts. The sorting hat literally touches every new student’s head.
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Someone could have defeated Harry Potter by saying “Accio glasses!”
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Harry Potter named his children like someone obsessed with Harry Potter.
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The most unrealistic thing about Harry Potter is that they eventually use all the skills they learn at school
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Cell phones are to us what magic wands are to Harry Potter. Everyone has one, they are similar but unique to us, and they only respond to our touch.
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In the Harry Potter universe, you could probably get a .gif tattooed on you.
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The Golden snitch in Harry Potter is nothing but a Ferrero Rocher on Red Bull.
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Harry Potter went to a school full of wizards and wizards-in-training, and NO ONE knew a spell or potion to cure his eyesight?
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Harry Potter is the ultimate example of someone that ‘peaked in high school.’
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In all seven books, Harry Potter only bathes once.
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11-year-old Harry Potter is kind of an asshole for buying all the candy from the trolley on his first Hogwarts Express trip.
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In Harry Potter, a simple counter to Expelliarmus would be to wear a wrist strap.
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Even in Harry Potter, a magical world, they thought Astrology was a joke
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If the wizards in Harry Potter really wanted they could create a society with unlimited food, space and energy that could vastly improve Humanity as a whole, instead they just hide like a*sholes.
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Wizards at Hogwarts are still carrying books while muggles are using tablets and laptops
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The names Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint sound more made-up than Harry Potter and Ron Weasley.
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Harry Potter was a trust fund jock who married his high school sweetheart and became a cop.

As Christmas is celebrated within the world of Harry Potter. With the ability to conjure food, walk on water, and heal people, was Jesus just a wizard who practiced magic around muggles?
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Dumbledore should really do background checks before hiring new professors.
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What’s the point of locks in the Harry Potter universe? If anyone with a wand can open them, they become more like child proofing than actual security
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Honestly, if I was a Muggle in the Harry Potter series and I had just received a letter saying that my child is a wizard, I’d think it was some sort of scam
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In Harry Potter, the exact pronunciation matters a lot when casting spells, meaning you would have to cast spells in a British accent.
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I feel like owls would be a major security flaw in the Harry Potter world. All you have to do is write a letter to whoever you’re looking for and follow the owl.
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In the Harry Potter universe, a broom closet would be kinda like a parking lot.
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During the 2nd and 3rd tasks of the Triwizard Tournament in Harry Potter, the audience would have been staring expectantly at a lake and a hedge, respectively.
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What if Harry Potter was dreaming for seven years because he ran headfirst into a wall at a train station?
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