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22 Random Things That Radiate Pure Dad Energy

Cargo shorts for life.

1. Cellphone holsters.

Cellphone holster attached to someone'e jeans
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You have pockets RIGHT there!

2. A farmer's tan.

Person revealing a tan line left from their t-shirt sleeve
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Honorable mention: a sunglass tan.

3. Blue plaid.

George Lopez posing in a blue plaid shirt
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It's the uniform of dad.

4. New Balance sneakers.

White new balance sneaker
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Dad's freshest kicks.

5. Crew socks.

White crew socks
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Preferably from Hanes.

6. Travel mugs.

Prtable coffee mug
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"I didn't need to drink coffee until you were born!" Haha, good one, Dad.

7. Mulch.

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They are drawn to bags of mulch like a moth to a flame.

8. Visors.

A pink visor hat
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Bonus points if it has a logo on the front.

9. Cargo shorts.

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All those pockets and they still insist on wearing their phones clipped to their belts.

10. Snoring.

Man sitting on the couch sleeping and snoring
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Anybody can snore, but nobody snores quite as loud as a dad.

11. Recliners.

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Because dads need a place to snore where the whole house can hear.

12. iPads.

Ty Burrell holding an iPad with excitement
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They love to feel tech savvy.

13. Oakley sunglasses.

Pair of sunglasses
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Dad couture.

14. Golden retrievers.

A golden retriever
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Ultimate dad dog.

15. Sandals with socks.

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Incoming sock tan!

16. Cruises.

Cruise ship sailing across the water
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They love buffets and staring at the ocean.

17. Binoculars.

Man looking through binoculars
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Dads like to be aware of their surroundings.

18. Rearview mirrors.

Hand adjusting a rearview mirror
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Why must they adjust it 100 times?

19. Loose change.

Pile of loose change
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Why do dads always have at least three crusty pennies with them at all times?

20. Henley shirts with three buttons.

Ray Barone in the kitchen with his young daughter
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They have the same shirt in gray, blue, white, and maybe green.

21. Fleece pullovers.

Stack of fleece shirts
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Who needs athleisure when you have dadleisure?

22. Finally: Scrabble.

Board game Scrabble
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They want to play so bad, but then get mad when you call them out for trying to use fake words. SMH.

What else do you associate with "dad" culture? Drop it in the comments below!

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