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19 Things Every Person Who Stays Up Too Late Knows

The dreaded cycle which can never be broken.

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4. A couple of minutes later you end up checking your phone because lying in the dark is boring AF.

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Like, somebody important might have messaged and you wouldn't see it until tomorrow and that's just not acceptable to ignore somebody that long.


6. You kid yourself that you're just going to put Netflix on as background noise to help you sleep. Basically this is bollocks because you end up watching something new and get hooked after five minutes.

Bye, early night. It was nice knowing you.

8. Staying up late isn't all bad though: You get to transform into a ninja when you go to the bathroom so you don't wake everybody up.

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You actually sound like a herd of elephants but at least you tried.


10. For some reason your appetite is basically nocturnal, so you find yourself in the kitchen with two frying pans, three saucepans, and six plates on the go.

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Your Michelin-star chef skills only come out at stupid o'clock, obviously.

11. You send out a mournful Snapchat in the hope that somebody will reply because they too have been caught in the cycle.

The chances of anybody else being awake to keep you company are slim to none.

12. Since nobody is awake to stop you, you find your crush's/ex's Instagram account and get your stalk on.


Before you know it, you're on their cousin's Facebook looking through pictures of their trip to Dubai last summer.


13. At some point you clock the time and hate yourself for abandoning your early night plans.

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You also start to make calculations of how many hours you'd have to sleep if you dozed off immediately. The answer is nowhere near as many as you'd like.

14. When you're about to call it a night, the episode you swore would be the last one you watched ends on a cliffhanger.

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You have no choice but to watch the next one because those are the rules of Netflix.