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25 Signs That You’ve Grown Up

Here’s a list of 25 signs that you’ve moved on from your crazy university days and into adulthood. It doesn’t necessarily mean that your lust for life has to end — my thirties represent some of the best and wildest times I’ve had (“He doesn’t need a bachelor party, his goddamn life has been a bachelor party,” said my buddy George once). But yes, I haven’t stumbled from a party at 6 a.m. in quite some time.

A quick note about item 24, “You drink at home to save money before going to a bar”: we always did that back at Crazy Go Nuts University. We called it “warming up”.

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Indeed, I’ve also done that for years. Started in university, and continued on after university for at least 3-4 years. Don’t do it much over here in Ireland these days, but that’s primarily because I don’t go *out* in Ireland all that much 🙂

“I just can’t drink the way I used to,” replaces, “I’m never going to drink that much again.”

Um yeah. UM, YEAH.

At the UWashington, that was referred to as “prefunk”. The most memorable occasions were before home football games, where it started at 10 am with pancakes and mimosas.

#24 is called pre-drinking. It becomes unneccesary when two pints of Stella will do you in. Ergo, it’s a young man’s game.

I have managed to kill all my plants, and I do have more beer in the fridge than food. I do not watch the Weather Channel, but, I have heard my favourite song on an elevator (or the lobby of my building) more than once.

Mmmh, I’m kinda grown up, kinda not so much, I guess.

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