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16 Things That Seem Normal At University But Are Actually Really Weird

Uni will have you doing the weirdest things, like setting an alarm for a 17-minute nap.

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1. Finding someone asleep under a desk in the library at 4am, using a pile of books for a pillow.

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IRL: "This drunk person has clearly got lost and broken in here, maybe I should call the police."

At uni: "Ah, a powernap, how sensible."

4. Doing a taste test for "things you can dunk in Nutella" at midnight on a Tuesday.

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IRL: "I am going to spread this Nutella on toast like a normal person and then go to bed at a reasonable hour."

At uni: "I wonder what it tastes like with carrot?"

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7. Wearing pyjamas and a dressing gown in public.

Wth econ lecture!?! LOL RT @yin_karen O m g bananas in pyjamas came into my lecture

IRL: "Time to put my regular adult clothes on to go to my regular adult job."

At uni: "What's the point in putting clothes on for this lecture when I'm just going to sleep through it anyway?"

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9. Spending Wednesday night and the early hours of Thursday morning very drunk and dressed up as a pencil.

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IRL: "What you up to tonight, Dave?"

"Oh, nothing much, just putting my Crayola costume on and downing a cuntload of Jägerbombs. You know, the usual."

"You're 32 years old, what the fuck is wrong with you?"

At uni: "Sport social innit."

10. Having loads and loads of work to do, so watching cartoons all day and night and then starting at 3am.

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IRL: "It's probably not acceptable for me to watch Frozen at work."

At uni: "Why would I work in the day? The day is for sleeping."

12. Mixing cheap vodka with cheap squash, putting it in a mug, and calling it a cocktail.

IRL: "I'm going to go to the bar and have a proper drink."

At uni: "I am far too wasted to give a fuck how this tastes."

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14. Staying up until 4am watching YouTube videos of cats being friends with turtles.

Eating grapes and watching YouTube videos at 3am because who needs sleep right?😅

IRL: *goes to bed at 10pm*

At uni: "OK just one more video."

15. Drinking eight cans of energy drink in the seven-hour period between 1-8am.

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IRL: "Any more than one can of this shit is probably going to give me a heart attack."

At uni: "Fuuuuuuuuuuck, have to finish this essay. I'm so tired but also so awake. Fuck. Fuck. Fuck."

16. Spending your entire Monday playing a ridiculously elaborate, made-up game with all of your flatmates.

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IRL: "Eugh, Monday mornings are the absolute worst."

At uni: "Don't touch the floor, the floor is LAVA!"