24 Signs You Have Problems Separating TV From Reality

We all do it sometimes, but then again, what is real anyway?

1. The first step is admitting it.

2. And sometimes you get a little carried away…

3. You view real life situations through the eyes of the television story world.

4. You refer to television actors by their characters’ names more often than their real ones.

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5. You have one character on TV that you see as representing YOU.

6. Or at least you have a TV friend group you’re secretly a part of.

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7. In fact, sometimes you duck out of plans with your real friends to spend time with your other “Friends.”

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8. At times you purposely talk like you’re on a sitcom.

9. Except you forget that delivering killer one-liners can actually make other people feel bad.

10. You’re convinced you could solve a legit crime after a CSI/SVU/Law & Order/Criminal Minds marathon.

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11. You’ve still retained some of the messages you learned on TV growing up.

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NO SMOKING, STEPHANIE JUDITH TANNER.

Show your friends you love them!

12. And you use them to judge other people (in real life and on TV).

Love you Miley, but cool it.

13. You have at least one character that’s your TV significant other and you’ve called “dibs” on him/her.

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14. You’re always in denial when somebody great leaves SNL.

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15. You sometimes forget bars and restaurants in shows are fictional.

NOBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME HERE.

YOU WILL NEVER GET CENTRAL PERK COFFEE SERVED TO YOU BY GUNTHER.

16. You might’ve written a few spec scripts or fan fiction pieces.

17. And you probably have a TV blog.

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18. You use decisions by characters to justify your actions.

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19. You bond with other obsessives.

20. And you use characters’ advice to solve your actual problems.

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21. But then one of your shows goes off the air.

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22. And your world feels like it’s ending.

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23. People are always like…

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24. And you’re just like…

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