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16 Things That Happen When Your Best Friend Lives In A Different Time Zone

"Wait, what time is it there?" —You, every day for the first six months.

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1. You become eternally grateful for the world clock function on your phone.

Because you check it at least three times a day.
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Because you check it at least three times a day.

2. And the whole concept of "time" blows your mind more than ever before.

Is time a flat circle??????? Or just another social construct?
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Is time a flat circle??????? Or just another social construct?

3. You feel totally isolated when you find yourself somewhere without good WiFi.

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What do you have if you don't have access to WhatsApp or iMessage?

4. Because you rely on the power of the internet to keep in touch.

Maintaining our long distance friendship w/ 2 hour Facetime and beers

Sure, letters are sweet but you need to see their face regularly to stay sane.

5. A big part of your day is checking to see if they've posted anything online overnight.

Naturally, if they have, you like EVERYTHING.
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Naturally, if they have, you like EVERYTHING.

6. Seeing them online at an unexpected time is a joy that cannot compare to anything else.

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Especially when it happens at a time you're dying to talk to them. Thank you, universe!

7. Tagging each other in memes becomes one of your main communication methods.

You look forward to each and every notification.
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You look forward to each and every notification.

8. You keep of list of things you need to tell them about, so you can be sure you don't miss anything.

Obviously, they do the same for you.
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Obviously, they do the same for you.

9. You become an at expert at putting together care packages.

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Each one more elaborate than the last.

10. You find yourself waking up in the middle of the night a lot, especially when there's something big going on in your best friend's life.

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Today's the day they find out about that promotion? Cue 4 am wakeup.

11. You keep an eye out for flight sales like it's your full-time job.

Your inbox is constantly being flooded by deals from airlines.
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Your inbox is constantly being flooded by deals from airlines.

12. When they do finally book a trip to see you, the countdown begins.

"I CAN'T BELIEVE THERE'S ONLY 14 WEEKS TO GO."
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"I CAN'T BELIEVE THERE'S ONLY 14 WEEKS TO GO."

13. As does the itinerary planning, so you can make the absolute most of your time together.

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It's way too easy to forget that there might be other people who want to catch up with them too...

14. You make a lot of "funny" "jokes" suggesting your best friend move to where you are immediately.

"Haha but seriously why the fuck can't you just be here?"
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"Haha but seriously why the fuck can't you just be here?"

15. You work hard to find fresh ways to remind your friend that even though you're not technically there, you're always there for them.

Long distance best friend goals @lindsay_web 💞

Until you can be there to shout them a coffee, you have to make do.

16. And when you do finally see them, no matter how much time passed, it's like nothing has changed.

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Because they'll always be your best friend, no matter where on Earth they live.

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