16 Signs You’re Too Old For This Bar

What? I can’t hear you. WHAT?

1. You just want to have a nice conversation but every other word you say is “WHAT?”

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2. Everything you say has to be reduced to easily barked phrases – “HOW’S WORK?” “OK.” “COOL!”

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3. You don’t hear something right and pretend that you understand, but then get totally confused when that thing you didn’t get comes up again.

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4. You try to flirt with someone but it all comes out wrong, or worse, it’s all totally misunderstood.

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5. You feel a deep, visceral horror the moment the volume of the music goes from totally reasonable to PUNISHINGLY LOUD.

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6. People you don’t want near you lean in way too close to hear what you’re saying.

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7. You feel pressured to dance even if you really, really don’t want to be dancing.

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8. You can’t understand why everyone else is having SO MUCH FUN when you can’t even concentrate.

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9. You start zoning out and paying attention to the music instead of the people you’re supposed to be hanging out with.

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10. The bartender gives you the wrong drink because they couldn’t hear your order.

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11. You go hide in the bathroom in an attempt to get away from THE NOISE…

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12. …but you are totally demoralized when it’s SOMEHOW EVEN LOUDER IN THERE.

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13. You just start drinking more in the vain hope that it will make you feel less miserable.

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14. Your ears start ringing the moment you leave the bar.

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15. You KNOW your voice is going to be totally hoarse the next day.

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16. You feel so, so old because you just want to go home where it’s nice and quiet.

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