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Life-Changing Things We Learned By Watching Friends

There's no doubt about it: Friends was a life-changing show. And in honour of the 20th anniversary, here’s some of the lessons we learnt from our Friends. Watch Friends daily on Comedy Central.

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1. There are seven basic erogenous zones

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"Start out with a little 1, a 2, a 1-2-3, 3, 5, a 4, a 3-2, 2, a 2-4-6, 2-4-6, 4, 2, 2, 4-7, 5-7, 6-7, 7, …7..…7…7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7…Seven!"

2. Hair turbans are not just for women

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3. If you’re trapped in a bedroom, you can eat leg wax

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4. Faking an interest in sport will get you out of chores

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5. Being ‘on a break’ is NOT THE SAME as being broken up

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6. The correct way to hold a baby

7. Effective pick-up lines don't need to be complicated

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8. Lobsters mate for life…

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…As do some people.

9. Always run like no one is watching

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10. Never let your male friend do your make-up

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11. The first "I love you" just has to be authentic, not romantic

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12. Condoms only work 97% of the time…

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…As is evidenced by Emma Geller-Green.

13. There's a failsafe way to get your apology accepted…

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14. When you get measured for trousers – there’s no such thing as ‘cupping’

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15. Read the instructions, twice, before using a spray tan booth

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And NEVER count Mississippi-ly.

16. Never take hairstyle advice from your new boyfriend’s ex girlfriend

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Even if she does seem really, really nice.

17. It’s not that common, it doesn’t happen to every guy and IT IS A BIG DEAL

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Sorry, Ross.

18. If you need to make yourself fake cry, just tweeze

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19. The hug and roll

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20. It’s impossible to quit the gym

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21. Naps are better when you have a partner

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22. The perfect way to compile a 'freebie list'

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Aka the five celebrities you're allowed to sleep with without your partner getting upset. They need to be both attainable, local and laminated.

Just don't show it to any 'runners up'.

23. Everyone has a hand twin

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24. A woman proposing can be ultra-romantic

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25. How to drink responsibly

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26. Maternity trousers have multiple uses

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Eg. For shoplifting watermelons, or as 'eating trousers' for holiday feasts.

27. Don’t wait years and years to tell someone how you really feel…

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…Because it'll make us all cry.

28. Friends are the new family

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