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    17 Ways To Be A Cool Dad As Told By Phil Dunphy From "Modern Family"

    He's not like all the other dads. He's a cool dad.

    1. Learn all the High School Musical dances.

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    2. Convince yourself that Harry Potter is REAL.

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    3. Make sure you're completely in tune with the lingo of today's youths.

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    4. Open yourself up to the hobbies of your children.

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    5. Play it cool in front of your kids' friends.

    6. Deliver fatherly advice to your children.

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    So wise.

    7. Calmly and patiently teach your kids how to drive.

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    8. Keep it realer than real.

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    9. Always be blossoming with pop-culture references.

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    Even during the most significant of milestones.

    10. Don't be afraid to #YOLO.

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    11. Live life like you're in a Jason Derulo song.

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    12. When your kids get excited, you must get excited too.

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    13. Become a master of puns.

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    14. Immerse yourself in the awesomeness that is modern 3D technology.

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    15. Demonstrate your professional problem-solving skills.

    16. Take the occasional trip to the ~wild side~.

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    17. Be confident in your radiating coolness.

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    And eventually, you might convince your kids that you are an ACTUAL cool dad.

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