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    Posted on 3 Nov 2015

    16 Snapchats Every Girl At The Melbourne Cup Will Send

    "That garbage bin looks how I feel."

    1. When you arrive, you realise your own headwear will never compare to some.

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    You vow to do better next year.

    2. Because, naturally, you did your fascinator shopping at the last minute.

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    And spent the entire time cursing the tradition of wearing weird feather-covered headbands to watch horses race.

    3. Next, you decide it's time for a drink, and thankfully live to tell the tale.

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    4. The next 20 minutes are spent trying to get that ~on point~ outfit photo.

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    You decide you might as well document your look on Snapchat as well.

    5. You feel a little overwhelmed by the excessive displays of national pride.

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    6. And continue to be blown away by the extremely high standards of headwear.

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    You again, rethink your decision to go ~minimal~.

    7. You complain about the weather.

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    But also, like, what more could you expect from Melbourne tbh?

    8. As the day goes on, you see more and more people ~enjoying themselves~.

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    9. And before you know it, your squad gets caught up in the thrill of it all as well.

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    This, you DEFINITELY need to share with anyone not around to witness it.

    10. You feel the need to share a photo of those who are getting a little ~giddy~ by the track.

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    11. Until the pain of standing for too many hours hits you, and you can't think of anything beyond the desire to take your shoes off.

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    12. And your story becomes a desperate plea for help.

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    A cry from your feet to the world.

    13. It's around this time you and your Snapchat start to feel a little trashy.

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    14. And you're kind of hoping this whole thing will be over very soon.

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    "Get me home. Or at least, get me to pizza."

    15. Your photos take an inspirational turn, as you see fellow race goers come to the aid of their friends.

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    You can see the light at the end of this Melbourne-Cup-tunnel.

    16. And your end your day reflecting on all the fun you've had.

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    Because everyone wants their story to have a happy ending.

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