1. The moment you realize your pumpkin weighs more than you do.
2. The moment you find a golden hue so beautiful that your friends agree to side-hug.
3. The moment you find your spirit tree.
4. The moment you realize that an apple cider donut is the only donut.
5. The moment your friend demands that "autumnal" be the party theme.
6. The moment you remember that carving a pumpkin is actually pretty gross.
7. The moment your cousins take the annual game of "500" to a whole new level.
8. The moment you discover this combo and decide that life is complete.
9. The moment those blanket scarves come out of the woodwork.
10. The moment you realize the seasonal maze is not meant for adults.
11. The moment your girlfriend shows more interest in her candy apple than your conversation.
12. The moment you pose in your Halloween costume and pray to God that your friends understand it.
13. The moment your friend regrets volunteering for the leaf photo.
14. The moment you realize you're a part of the pumpkin problem.
15. The moment your two-person leaf battle grows into an all-out war.
16. The moment you take the pies out of the boxes and the lying officially begins.
17. The moment you get your first whipped cream mustache...
...and the moment you're like, "Screw it. Selfie."
18. And the moment someone chooses his first pumpkin.
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