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24 Things Everyone In A Close Friend Group Will Understand

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1. Everyone has to take their turn with being the butt of the joke.

The group always needs someone to roast, and as long as they roast everyone equally then peace will remain.
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The group always needs someone to roast, and as long as they roast everyone equally then peace will remain.

2. You know each other so well you know exactly which buttons you can push...and which ones you should probably leave alone.

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3. But if someone from outside your group says something about someone, that's a whole different matter.

If they don't know the backstory, then they can't use the hilariously mean nickname.
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If they don't know the backstory, then they can't use the hilariously mean nickname.

4. Even if you're apart it's important to keep up to date on absolutely everything that's happening in each other's lives.

And you probably do this over several complicated message groups.
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And you probably do this over several complicated message groups.

5. And when you all get back together again you take off from exactly where you left.

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Small talk isn't in your vocabulary.

6. You get jealous when the whole group hangs out and you can't make it.

Even if your other plan is amazing, nothing really beats hanging out with your closest friends.
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Even if your other plan is amazing, nothing really beats hanging out with your closest friends.

7. Any new romantic updates are big news for everyone.

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If someone gets with any of the group, the whole group will know every detail.

8. And if any of the group has a romantic dilemma, then everyone will have a different hot take.

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9. When one of your group is single it is the group's mission to get them some action.

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The group will wingman and force setups with varying success.

10. You know everyone's romantic histories by heart.

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11. And it's your duty to bring up the most embarrassing stories all the time.

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Just when everyone has nearly forgotten them.

12. When you were younger, your group had its fair share of drama.

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But those arguments have only made you closer, and you can laugh at them now.

13. You can't remember the origin of many of your group's in-jokes.

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Someone mispronounced a word four years ago and now it's become your group's go-to niche meme.

14. And it can make it pretty hard to introduce new people into your group.

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You should really prepare some reading materials for any new people who are going to hang out with you guys.

15. Over the years a few newbies have made their way into the group.

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And now you've forgotten they weren't there from the very beginning.

16. But that doesn't make introducing new significant others any easier.

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If the group doesn't like them, there must be something wrong.

17. You've helped each other through silly problems and some real tough times.

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18. It's taught you that you can count on your group to be there for you when you really need them.

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19. And you know that the group will give you some tough love when you need it.

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They'll drag you out of the house when you've been self-pitying for too long.

20. If one of the group is holding a grudge, then the whole group will back them up.

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And even after original grudge holder has forgiven, the group will still be a bit angry.

21. When you hang out, it doesn't really matter what you do, because you know you'll have fun anyway.

You can plan some big night out, but you know you'll have just as much fun being hungover together the next day.
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You can plan some big night out, but you know you'll have just as much fun being hungover together the next day.

22. You've debated many times who will be the first to get married.

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Or have kids, or become a millionaire, or get arrested.

23. You've talked about ditching all of that and living in one big commune together.

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And that kind of sounds better than plan A.

24. And you know that one day you'll actually find out the answers to all those questions.

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Because your group is for life.