How much Harry Potter stuff is enough? A team member shows off an interactive magic wand at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley in Orlando, Florida (Reuters)
How much Harry Potter stuff is enough?
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A man is in Hogwarts heaven. His collection of "Harry Potter" memorabilia was named the world's largest.

Menahem Asher Silva Vargas lives in Mexico City. He has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to author J.K. Rowling's books. The wizard-fantasy series has been turned into eight movies.

The collection fills two rooms. It counts magic wands and toy figurines. It has Gryffindor scarves and replica Quidditch brooms.

Guinness World Records declared the collection as No. 1. It contains 3,097 pieces.

Silva Vargas said he never intended to obtain so many items. He just kept buying them.

"My salary, my bonuses ... it all ended up here."

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COMMENTS (4)
  • Ashley0207-yyca
    10/03/2014 - 08:25 p.m.

    I think the man is greedy because he bought so many Harry Potter collection figurines and models. I don't agree that a man could collect so many of Harry Potter's collection series. I learned that a man collected all Harry Potter things with his own cash and with his own energy. It is very mysterious because a man buying things for himself is so weird. I am surprised because because a man bought things for himself. Usually, adults don't buy toys for themselves not even to children! This is very odd, too odd, do men really buy toys for themselves, I hope not because that is not very nice to children.

  • lacyn-Bla
    10/04/2014 - 10:28 a.m.

    This article is about a man that loves Harry Potter stuff.He is in a World reordered book. He has been doing this for 15 years

  • danceDance904
    10/06/2014 - 12:01 p.m.

    This whole thing is on my point of view. Harry Potter is very boring and it is hard to understand. This man has lost his marbels with 3097 little creations and figures from Harry Potter !!!!! I think that I would get boerd with in the first movie . In fact I know I can beacuase my sister LOVES!!!! Harry Potter books and movies . She got the first one and I thought ok this seems interesting but no. Half of the time it is all mumbling, jumbled words, and acsented spelles . I would get stressed every time I look at the two rooms full of junk . I have made my point of view from expirience and not looks so if you agree great and if you dont thats even better !!!!!

  • John0724-YYCA
    10/14/2014 - 09:15 p.m.

    REBUTTAL:
    I don't think that man is greedy at all. In the passage he never bot the toys he just carved some of them and he wanted a store. He never wanted it for himself. Also some adults do buy toys to children. Maybe not your dad but I know a bunch of kids that get toys from there dad. How is it not very nice to children if the men buys toys. Is not like there is only one in the whole world. I disagree what you wrote because you wrote something that was not in this article and you made it up.

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