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21 Reasons Winter Birthdays Are The Absolute Best

Eat snow, summer babies.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community why they love having a winter birthday. Here are the brilliant results.

1. If you don't get what you want for your birthday, you can request it for Christmas. And vice versa.

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Submitted by Ellen Pickford (Facebook).

2. You learn how dedicated your friends are, because they'll celebrate with you in any weather conditions.

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Submitted by kosamarie.

3. Having a day dedicated entirely to you is the perfect distraction from the winter weather.

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Submitted by Anna Kopsky.

4. You can go skiing, sledding, and snow tubing to celebrate.

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Submitted by Anna King (Facebook).

5. Unlike kids with summer birthdays, you got cupcakes or other treats at school.

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Submitted by Quiana Marquis (Facebook).

6. You're already in a festive spirit because of all the winter holidays.

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7. And since your special day is so close to the holidays, it feels like the gifts don't stop coming.

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8. Your friends look forward to celebrating, because there are usually less parties once it gets cold outside.

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9. Because the weather tends to be crappy, you plan more creative indoor celebrations.

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Submitted by Brittigno.

10. People are on break for the holidays, so they have few excuses to not celebrate with you.

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Submitted by Carlena Probert-Baulch (Facebook).

11. But if they can't make it on your actual birthday, you're almost guaranteed to see them at a holiday party anyway.

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Submitted by Nancy Heist Skok (Facebook).

12. You can request special desserts to be made and brought to holiday parties just for you. That you don't have to share.

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13. And you don't second-guess eating more dessert than usual, because everyone's in celebration mode anyway.

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14. If your birthday is over holiday break, you were guaranteed to have no school as a kid.

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15. And if you work, you can take time off without feeling guilty.

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Submitted by danielles35.

16. If your birthday isn't during break, you still have the brilliant possibility of a snow day.

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Submitted by Emma Brown (Facebook).

17. You don't experience the post-holiday blues, because there's an entire celebration for you on the way.

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Submitted by whatwouldcourtneydo.

18. If you're not one for lavish parties, you don't feel guilty relaxing at home. Especially if you've already met your party-quota from the holidays.

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Submitted by chelseaf14.

19. You don't feel pressured to dress up when celebrating, since it's so cold.

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Submitted by Alanna Sikorski (Facebook).

20. You get to combine holiday sales with birthday discounts for extra-inexpensive gifts for yourself.

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21. And most importantly, if you love winter and snow, there is extra magic in the air on your birthday.

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