DH, just 4 more days.
So, here's my little problem:
When I was 8, I read PS, in German, of course. And then CoS, PoA, waiting for and reading GoF - all in German. By the time OotP was published I would have been able to read it in English first, but I didn't. Same with HBP.
BUT WHAT AM I GOING TO DO ABOUT THE LAST BOOK? THE BOOK OF ALL BOOKS???
They will publish it in German on 27th October at midnight (one day after my birthday, weee. Guess what my party is all about! :D), but I am really sure I can't stay spoiler free for 3 months, because there's LJ, and icons and the internet and Die Bildzeitung, a very popular German newspaper whose headline one day after the publishing of OotP was: "WHY SIRIUS BLACK HAD TO DIE"
Just screw the tradition and read DH on 21st July!
Stay with your tradition and read it on 27th October!
I don't know / I don't care
Argh! I'm just so Monk-ish about those things! -.-