realization: the hufflepuff common room/dormitories is a freaking hobbit hole.
to make my point clear, this comes up if you put “hufflepuff common room” in google images:
which is, you know, Bag End.
but also here:
this, combined with the fact that our dormitories are right next to the kitchen leaves me with one conclusion:
hufflepuffs are, in fact, hobbits.