Wow, I find it hard to believe that I haven't posted here, especially when you check my post count.
I second, third and fourth everything that's been said about Hufflepuff. You may start thinking 'Oh, I'm a Hufflepuff.' because you secretly thought you were Harry or Hermione but then you realise that Cedric and Tonks were 'Puffs and they were awesome.
We're a friendly house and we have an amazing community feel to us. Go to the Game room and introduce yourself on the Badger Bar.
The best thing that happened to me in my early days was when I had a fic rejected (for the third time). I was seriously thinking about jacking the whole thing in but decided to moan on the bar instead. I hadn't bee a regular visitor but immediately I had three offers to beta the story and so much support that I could have wept. Infact I think I did shed some tears.
Put simply, Badgers ROCK!