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21 Things All Durham Students Know To Be True

Quaddies are the greatest cocktail on earth.

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1. You can tell a lot about someone by their favourite Durham takeaway.

If it was Paddy's then you were just too lazy to go to Stanton's or Falafel Alhana.

2. These two clubs changed names with the seasons, but were always Studio and Loft in your heart.

Also the carpet in Loft was actually the stickiest thing known to man.
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Also the carpet in Loft was actually the stickiest thing known to man.

3. No matter how many times you professed your hatred for Klute, you would end up going back there at least once a week.

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4. Klute isn't actually a nightclub, it's a mating ground.

Everyone has heard a story of someone doing an actual sex act in Klute, probably behind the cash machine.
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Everyone has heard a story of someone doing an actual sex act in Klute, probably behind the cash machine.

5. Anything more than four quid for four shots of vodka is a rip off.

One quaddie makes a good night, two quaddies makes a GREAT night, and three quaddies makes the worst night of your entire life.
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One quaddie makes a good night, two quaddies makes a GREAT night, and three quaddies makes the worst night of your entire life.

6. Potato can take on up to 36 forms.

That's how many different types of potato college serve.
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That's how many different types of potato college serve.

7. Formals aren't actually very formal at all.

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It's amazing how messy a night that starts with a latin prayer can get.

8. You put about as much effort into your fancy dress costumes as you did your dissertation.

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9. Rowers are a separate species to the rest of us.

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Because what normal human in their right mind would volunteer to get up at 5am when it's three below freezing.

10. You will get your essay done twice as fast if you manage to get your favourite seat in this building.

11. You are guaranteed to bump into whoever you got with last night in Klute on your hungover trip to Tesco the next day.

12. Durham doesn't really have a no-coat season.

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It just has that one hot week while you were revising for exams.

13. But Durham in the snow is seriously beautiful.

And it means that clubbing in wellies is totally acceptable.
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And it means that clubbing in wellies is totally acceptable.

14. Posh people like to pretend they are farmers.

15. And contrary to popular belief flip flops are actually an all-weather footwear.

And as long as it's above freezing you'll be alright in some shorts and a gilet.
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And as long as it's above freezing you'll be alright in some shorts and a gilet.

16. The vast majority of societies were just an excuse to drink more while wearing stash.

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Which is what you did most of the time anyway.

17. Your college day was the best day of the year and definitely better than all the other college days, even if it always rained.

Apart from if you went to Chad's and it was before exams, literally what was that about?
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Apart from if you went to Chad's and it was before exams, literally what was that about?

18. Walking half an hour across town was a big deal.

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Any walk longer than 20 was a bit far. And you had to really like someone to visit them in Gilesgate.

19. All drinks seem expensive after college bars.

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You'd struggle to pay over three quid for a pint then, and now you can't pay under four.

20. You have to hate absolutely everyone who goes to Hatfield.

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If they're actually your good friend you have to at least pretend to hate them.

21. This is the best place to graduate in the country.

It makes up for all the hours you spent in Billy B.
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It makes up for all the hours you spent in Billy B.