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13 Universal Truths About Being The Older Sibling

Because you can't be siblings if there isn't a rivalry. Huey and Riley Freeman are finally returning to airwaves with a brand-new season of The Boondocks, new episodes Mondays at 10:30/9:30c, only on Adult Swim.

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1. As eldest, "Player One" was your right, and your right alone.

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Guess who's got two thumbs and isn't playing as Toad in Mario Kart again? You guessed it.

2. And you called "shotgun" when they weren't even a twinkle in your mom's eye.


Don't forget to buckle up back there!

3. You were the enforcer of each and every board game rule. / Via

Monopoly is serious business, you guys.

4. And you got automatic veto power over any and every boyfriend or girlfriend.


Don't like it? Then don't date. Like, ever.

5. The family dog has known you the longest. Therefore he likes you best.


Sit. Good boy, Spot.

6. And "oldest" was just another word for "always gets the last slice of pizza."

7. You put up with their whining, so they had to put up with your hand-me-downs.

8. You were born two years earlier, which means your taste in music is two times better.

9. Which is fair. Because you had to listen to them whine twice as much.

10. But being a little older meant you got a lot more of the blame.


Even if you kinda deserved it, sometimes.

11. And that, sometimes, you needed to be a lot more patient.

12. But at the end of the day, they're still your sibling.

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And you're still the oldest.

13. (And you know where they sleep.)


Because revenge is your right, and you're always right, because you're the oldest.

End of discussion.

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The wait's finally over. Join Huey, Riley, and Granddad for a brand-new season of The Boondocks, premiering April 21 at 10:30/9:30c, only on Adult Swim.