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Date(s): November 1999[1] - present
Moderator: none
Type: discussion, analysis
Fandom: Harry Potter
URL: at Google Groups
Click here for related articles on Fanlore. (AFHP) is a Usenet group created in 1999 for "anything relating to the Harry Potter books, movies, or merchandise, or to J. K. Rowling."[2] This excluded fanworks, which were posted at

AFHP and Yahoo! Groups' Harry Potter for GrownUps were two of the primary venues for discussion, analysis, and fan theories about the Harry Potter series in the early days of the fandom.

In 2004 and 2005, the newsgroup was listed on Tom Felton's official site as one of his favorite websites.[3]

FAQs and Resources


  1. ^ at Google Groups. About. (Accessed 27 November 2011.)
  2. ^ Petrea Mitchell. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Updated 02 September 2011. (Accessed 27 November 2011.)
  3. ^ My Favourite Links. Archived 03 January 2005. (Accessed 27 November 2011 via Wayback Machine.)