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23 Things You'll Know If Your Group Only Talks On The Group Chat

Your group chat is your sacred text.

1. Trying to make any kind of plan is an absolute nightmare.

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You suggest a day, some people say they can go, then one person suggests a different day, and all of a sudden it's like war negotiations.

2. And every plan seems to need a separate group thread, which is basically the main group thread minus, like, one person.

3. But if they don't get a separate thread, and you can't go to the plan, that is also a nightmare.

4. And then people get confused between the threads, even though one is clearly labelled ~<3 St Michael's Hunnies 4eva <3 ~ and the other is called Thrope Park 2K17.

It's all too much.

5. Keeping up with the chat is pretty much a full-time job.

When you go to bed early 😐 #groupchatproblems

6. Sometimes you wonder if any of your friends do actually have jobs, because they spend so much time on the chat.

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Toilet breaks are used for catching up on the group chat admin.

7. But the one time you actually need the chat, it feels like everyone's muted at once.

8. Luckily every group chat has a mum friend who is the unelected leader of the chat.

9. The mum friend will also police the level of group chat spam that's allowed in the thread.

If it's genuinely funny it isn't spam.

If the joke bombs, it's spam.

10. There's always one person in there that you don't know that well, who never talks, and now knows literally everything about your life.

11. When someone adds someone new to the group chat, it can be a tricky time.

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It will go one of two ways. Either they'll never speak in the group chat again, or they'll come to everything you guys organise forever.

It's a big commitment.

12. When you're not involved group-chat drama is the best thing in the world.


You have a front-row seat on the best soap opera in town.

13. But when you are involved, group-chat drama is the trickiest thing to navigate.

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You could storm out in the heat of the moment and then be filled with regret.

14. The morning after is always when the group chat is at its absolute finest.

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15. But the group chat is also pretty lit during the night out.

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Snogging pictures are group chat gold.

16. If you didn't go on the night out, you will have the biggest FOMO.


But you will be so glad you can see at least some of the drama.

17. The group chat has so many in-jokes that it is basically illegible to anyone not in the chat.

18. All the jokes are hilarious, apart from the ones about you.

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Particularly bad if you wake up to this after a night out.

19. There have been times when you've considered leaving the group.

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The lack of notifications would be sweet, but the FOMO would be real.

Also would anyone remember to invite you to anything ever again?

20. Your group-chat name is probably deep and meaningful.

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Or at least like a really good pun.

21. When someone makes a subgroup that's not for an event, you know that something is up?

22. You can't really remember how you communicated before group chats were a thing.

Must have been like the game of telephone.

23. And you can't imagine life without the chat anymore.

You'll still be sending round screenshots when you're 80, but maybe the chat won't be called ~xxxSlagosaurus Sistasxxx~ then.

But it probably will be.