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21 Ways Binge-Watching Netflix Is The Same As Mediocre Sex

"Do you wish to continue?"

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1. You get home. You're tired. You don't want to think, you just want some instant, mind-numbing pleasure and gratification.

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2. You know EXACTLY what you need to do, so you climb into bed and get ready to go.

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3. It's easy to get overwhelmed by so many options, so you struggle briefly with what to hit first.

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4. And since you're at a total loss, you end up falling back on a friend's recommendation.

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5. It takes you awhile to get things queued up because your entire family keeps butting in.

The little leeches.
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The little leeches.

6. Once you're in the clear, you take a moment to briefly contemplate if there's something better you can be doing with your life.

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7. You conclude that there's not, and you just jump right into things.

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8. After a bit, your mind wanders and you start to think of other things like taxes, laundry, bills, etc.

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9. You stop feeling. Actually, you never felt anything. Your mind, body, and soul are numb to all sensation.

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10. You also spend a lot of time thinking about a good time to pause things and grab a quick snack.

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11. And you have to fight off the urge to check your phone every 30 seconds.

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12. You didn't think it would be so hard to find a good position on a bed.

Like, WHY?
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Like, WHY?

13. Especially when you're trying to get the best viewing angle.

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14. "Do you wish to continue?" you're asked. You hesitate.

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15. But you ultimately decide to keep going because you have nothing better to do with your time.

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16. You're going along, going along, going along, and then something happens. The tower goes down. The, um, internet tower. And streaming is interrupted.

Just when you were about to finish this episode.
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Just when you were about to finish this episode.

17. And a voice in your head tells you, This is your chance. You deserve so much more — why are you squelching it away on this?

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18. But once things are booted up again, you figure you might as well just finish the season.

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19. You're getting kind of sleepy, but you power through because it's almost over.

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20. When you're done you kind of just lay there, questioning how you just spent the last chunk of your life.

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21. Even though it might not have been the best, you're still down to do it again.

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