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Some Sign's That You've 'GROWN UP'

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#1 NickAu


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Posted 31 December 2014 - 09:15 PM

-Your house plants are alive, and you can't smoke any of them.
-Missing social events and being up to date on with friends' lives is important... but so is sleep, usually more so.
-Having sex in a twin bed is out of the question.
-Eating garbage, not working out and being able to see your feet are no longer a viable option.
-You're just as happy to get an iPhone now even though there's a new model coming out in a month or two.
-You keep more food than beer in the fridge.
-'Downton Abbey' is required viewing.
-All of the vegetables that you used to hate, you've now developed a taste for.
-6am is when you get up, not when you go to bed.
-You've actually used the phrase "Kids these days…"
-You hear your favourite song on an elevator.
-Mum and dad no longer make your financial decisions.
-You're aware of the alarming sodium content in tinned soups.
-Plans are made according to the weather forecast.
-Politics is now interesting. Politicians are still "all dickheads".
-Your friends marry and divorce instead of hook up and break up.
-You can't walk past the kitchen without dirty dishes annoying you.
-That six pack of beer has been sitting in your fridge for a surprisingly long amount of time.
-You go from 130 days of vacation time to 14.
-There's no such thing as portion control when it comes to things you ate small servings of as a kid.
-Jeans and a sweater no longer qualify as "dressed up".
-There's enough money in your bank account to take advantage of automated billing without worrying about overdrawing.
-Contrary to everything you thought as a teen, waking up for work is 800 times harder than waking up for school.
-You're the one calling the police because those damn kids next door won't turn down the stereo.
-There's not necessarily any soft drink in the fridge.
-Older relatives feel comfortable telling sex jokes around you.
-You'd rather stay home and cook.
-The hardware store is your go-to Saturday outing.
-You don't know what time Taco Bell closes anymore.
-You have a mortgage.
-Your car insurance goes down and your car payments go up.
-Littering gives way to recycling.
-You automatically wake up early on the weekends even though you have absolutely no reason to.
-You feed your dog Science Diet instead of McDonald's leftovers.
-Must watch the evening news.
-Sleeping on the couch makes your back hurt.
-There's a lawn mower in your shed.
-You no longer take naps from noon to 6pm.
-Your car doesn't have bald tyres. It may even be clean.
-At midnight, you're leaving the bar instead of arriving at it.
-Dinner and a movie is the whole date instead of the beginning of one.
-There's a pile of recyclable grocery bags in the pantry.
-Eating a basket of buffalo wings at 3am would severely upset, rather than settle, your stomach.
-You like receiving gift vouchers.
-You go to the chemist for ibuprofen and antacid, not condoms and pregnancy tests.
-A $4 bottle of wine is no longer "pretty good stuff".
-You have a filing system.
-You eat breakfast food at breakfast time.
-"I just can't drink the way I used to" replaces "I'm never going to drink that much again".
-Your ironing skills have evolved from just pulling shirts out of the dryer at the right time.
-90% of the time you spend in front of a computer is for real work.
-You keep your stuff organised without someone forcing you to.
-You no longer drink at home to save money before going to a bar.
-You don't always purchase furniture that arrives unassembled.
-One of your favourite pastimes is doing absolutely nothing while wearing some form of soft pants.
-There's a 'present cupboard' somewhere in your house.
-Seeing kids living their careless, responsibility-less life makes you jealous.
-You no longer share your apartment with five other roommates.
-You're now able to go in to K-Mart and be like, meh, this isn't so bad.
-Your phone is filled with apps that are more about finance instead of fun.
-You don't flinch or even have the least bit of interest when walking past the toy section.
-You willingly purchase throw pillows. You get excited about it.
-You realise that things like food and furniture don't just magically appear in your home.
-You make a grocery list throughout the week.
-Babies fill your Facebook feed.
-You take really good care of your towels.
-Your tax refunds are used towards credit cards, loans and bills.
-Concerns over a Sunday hangover influence Saturday night plans.
-Screaming gives way to using your words and having rational conversations to resolve conflict.
-You think you're ready to upgrade to some high-quality kitchen knives.
-You don't cringe when so-and-so announces her pregnancy because it actually makes sense to have kids at this age.
-You get your car serviced when you're supposed to and don't really think about it.

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#2 Sintharius


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Posted 01 January 2015 - 03:52 AM

Halfway there! :lmao:

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Posted 01 January 2015 - 04:45 PM

I may be growing old but I REFUSE to grow UP.

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Posted 03 January 2015 - 04:51 PM

People over 50 are looking younger.

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