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13 Things You're Always Excited To Count Down To

3...2...1... HOORAY! After a countdown, let the celebrations begin. And with GEICO, definitely celebrate, because you could save money on car insurance. Woohoo!

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1. The end of a really, really, really long workday.

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It's a countdown to don't-have-to-wear-pants o'clock.

2. The start of the weekend.

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3. New Year's Eve...into New Year's Day.

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Because #tradition. And who doesn't love staying up late?

4. When it's time to go on vacay!

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Is it time for drinks with tiny umbrellas yet?

5. Your birthday!

Look at those notifications! All those sweet, sweet notifications.
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Look at those notifications! All those sweet, sweet notifications.

6. The moment when you can finally buy tickets to that really popular concert.

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7. When the next book/movie/video game of your favorite series comes out.

Did somebody say "MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY"?!
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Did somebody say "MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY"?!

8. Counting down the seconds to the extra life on a mobile game you're totally addicted to.

Free to play? Sure. But you gotta wait 15 minutes until you can play again...
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Free to play? Sure. But you gotta wait 15 minutes until you can play again...

9. The ~holiday season~.

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For presents. But also, friends and family. (And presents!)

10. When an online package gets delivered to your house.

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11. Right before the start of your favorite sports season.

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Yeah! Sports! Do the thing! Hit the ball!

12. When a really large file FINALLY finishes downloading.

There was more counting in dial-up days, but it's still exciting nonetheless.
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There was more counting in dial-up days, but it's still exciting nonetheless.

13. And, finally, you know you love counting down until right before your microwave beeped.

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We all know that this isn't the final countdown!

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