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    22 Things That Happen When You Turn 22

    For starters, everyone quotes that goddamn Taylor Swift song to you.

    1. You are literally 22.

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    2. Which means you are no longer 21.

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    Or any other number below 22, tbh.

    3. You're still one of (if not *the*) youngest person in the office.

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    4. People will be shocked when you tell them that you're 22. Something that never happened when you were a young, silly 21-year-old.

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    5. But you're still close to ~the youths~.

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    6. You can binge drink without adult responsibilities, even though you are now a seriously out-n-out adult.

    7. Your parents will call you and tell you they're "proud."

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    8. And people you forgot about will wish you happy birthday on Facebook.

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    9. Twenty-one is a year of "fake" adulthood. Technically you're all grown up now, but everyone knows its 22 that things get ~real~.

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    10. You can complain about "adult issues"...

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    11. And you can complain about "youth issues"...

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    12. Because you're basically in age limbo!

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    Not quite a child not yet an adult.

    13. You're one year closer to becoming "wise."

    14. You will, eventually, panic - because you turn 23 next year. And nobody likes you when you're 23.

    15. You also realise that your next ~big~ party should come when you turn 30.

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    (But don't let that stop you from having big parties now!)

    16. You realise quickly that your body will take a bit longer to recover, though.

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    17. You can sing about feeling 22, just like T.Swift, and it's literally true.

    18. The numbers in your age become perfectly symmetrical. This doesn't happen THAT often.

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    19. You start thinking about doing adult things, like getting a dog and paying your taxes.

    Just kidding about the taxes.

    20. You start liking sleep a HELL of a lot more.

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    Even if you loved it already.

    21. And your metabolism starts to... change...

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    22. But mostly, you know its just another year to have fun and be silly.

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