29 Signs You Didn’t Do Any Extracurricular Activities As A Kid

We weren’t dance kids. We weren’t cheerleaders. In a world of 31 flavors, we were the cup of water they rinsed the scoops in.

1. You were upset that BuzzFeed hadn’t made a list about your childhood activities.

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2. Every day after school you came home to get acquainted with an old friend called television.

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3. You watched Nick in the Afternoon so much that you can remember Stick Stickly’s address.

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4. This thing was the apex of your musical career.

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5. You tried playing sports but this happened.

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6. It didn’t bother you much though because while some kids were busy catching baseballs, you were busy catching all 151 pokemon.

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7. You tried doing art but this happened.

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8. You were frequently left alone when your friends had to go practice for football/wrestling/dance, etc.

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9. You spent an unhealthy amount of time on Nick.com…

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10. or playing Cartoon Cartoon Summer Resort…

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11. Or looking up cheat codes on the Internet (and hoping one of your parents didn’t pick up the phone).

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12. While other kids were off doing their thing, you were playing video games…

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13. making friends with a bear and bird…

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14. a bandicoot…

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15. And a bunch of other virtual characters.

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16. Your idea of an extracurricular activity was spending an extra minute or two on the school playground.

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17. You spent hours after school trying to create MS paint masterpieces.

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18. You were very defensive when someone dissed your afternoon TV lineup.

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19. You learned about tons of different myths from watching a giant, talking head every weekday after you got home.

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20. You had no idea what the other kids were doing at things like Brownies

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21. Sometimes you felt bad that you didn’t do much with your time.

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22. But then you remember all the fun you had watching this guy…

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23. and these guys.

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24. And you remember just being a regular, stress-free kid in general.

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25. Because you never had to worry about messing up a dance move.

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26. Or bombing at a concert.

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27. Or embarrassing yourself and your family by messing up at the big game.

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28. And even though people might criticize your upbringing by saying you didn’t develop any skills or crucial “life experience,” you don’t care. You had an awesome childhood!

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29. And if people don’t like that, they can…

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