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    Posted on Aug 10, 2017

    21 Things British People Do That Are Pretty Fucking Weird To Everyone Else

    Saying "I'll put the kettle on" at the slightest sign of trouble.

    1. Chanting "DOWN IT! DOWN IT!" during any drinking game that requires someone to finish their drink.

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    2. Eating a Colin the Caterpillar cake at every children's birthday party.

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    A tradition that, if there were any justice in the world, would continue into adulthood.

    3. Gathering in an overly crowded park or someone's back garden to watch fireworks on Guy Fawkes' night.

    4. Saying "I'll put the kettle on" at the slightest sign of trouble.

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    There's very little a reassuring cup of tea won't fix.

    5. Or "can I come in your suitcase" whenever someone mentions their holiday.

    Are you even British if you don't say "let me come in your suitcase" when anyone you know is off on holiday

    6. Immediately finding a park to drink in as soon as you see the sun.

    7. And persevering with a BBQ in the rain because the weather report said it was going to be sunny.

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    8. Eating a drunk kebab or chicken and chips at the end of a night out.

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    It's a going out tradition, for sure.

    9. And eating a full English breakfast the morning after.

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    And genuinely believing that it will cure your hangover.

    10. Eating mince pies for the entire month of December while not even being 100% sure if you actually like them or not.

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    You just accept that you must eat them for the good of Christmas.

    11. Watching an outrageous pantomime at Christmas with various celebrities you'd almost forgotten about.

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    And shouting "HE'S BEHIND YOU!!!" at the stage.

    12. Pissing off to a random party resort with a group of your mates as soon as you've finished your exams.

    13. Drinking this exact drink at uni.

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    All hail the snakebite.

    14. Ditching everything as soon as you hear the sound of an ice cream van.

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    15. And nine times out of 10, ordering the same thing.

    16. Drinking wine from a plastic glass as soon as you board a train journey that's longer than 45 minutes.

    17. Periodically falling in love with childhood TV characters that are actually kind of terrifying.

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    Can literally anyone explain Mr Blobby?

    18. And being wildly entertained by gameshows with the ODDEST premises ever.

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    Yep, Naked Attraction is a dating show where you choose your partner by looking at their naked body.

    19. Complaining about the weather NO MATTER WHAT because it's oddly therapeutic.

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    20. Responding with "oh, go on then" to any treat that you "really shouldn't".

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    21. And completely and totally NAILING the art of passive aggression at any given opportunity.

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    It's what Brits do best.

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