It has been said that the "Harry Potter" movies are a great gateway for getting kids into reading. Potter Mania has driven a lot of otherwise book-weary men, women and children to pick up an actual novel or seven. But it's not just inspiring literacy...
"Harry Potter" has also driven unsuspecting people to do things a lot bolder than picking up a book. Exhibit A: 22 Harry Potter Tattoos.
Let's hope some day in the future that girl with the "HP Is the Best Hope We Have, Trust Him" ink on her neck or the woman with the lighting bolt scar on her forehead don't want to answer the long-standing question of whether "Harry Potter's" magic is stronger than laser removal.
Our three favorites below; see the rest at BuzzFeed.