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    19 "This Can't Be The Same Brain" Tweets That Made Me Laugh Through My Tears

    I am so tired...

    Millennial burnout is a real thing a lot of us are dealing with right now.

    woman looking tired at computer
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    It affects all of us, but it can be particularly jarring if you were an overachiever in school — you might feel like you once had a sharp, clever mind, and now struggle to do basic tasks, especially when it comes to things like reading and math.

    It's gotten even worse in quarantine and in the wake of our fiery dumpster trash of a world, when there are so many stressors in our lives that it's incredibly hard to focus.

    How it started: How it’s going: I’m gonna write I have a novel during forgotten how quarantine to read

    ^Relatable.

    But one of my favorite things about millennials and cuspers is that we're able to find a nihilistic sense of humor throughout it all. Cue the new "this can't be the same brain" meme, which people have used to hilariously recount the things they did easily when they were younger.

    1. Remember when we all knew the lyrics to "Super Bass"?

    this can’t be the same brain I used to memorize nicki minaj super bass

    2. And "Lifestyle"?

    this can’t be the same brain I was using to memorise Lifestyle by thug and rich smh

    3. Or read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in a couple days?

    this can’t be the same brain i was using to read 750 page novels in 3 days during middle school

    (Or if you were as hardcore as I was, one day/night.)

    4. Or straight-up become witches and wizards.

    this can’t be the same brain i was using to memorize harry potter spells when i was a kid

    5. Remember when we were the "top readers" in our class?

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to read sixth grade level books to be the top reader in the second grade

    6. Remember times tables???

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to do these before time was up

    I was the frickin' QUEEN of times tables.

    7. REMEMBER FANFICTION???

    this can’t be the same brain i was using to stay up all night reading fan fiction and still manage to wake up for school by 6am in the morning

    8. Although, the real hardcore people WROTE fanfiction all night, too.

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to fabricate whole novels on Wattpad

    I used to legitimately stay up all night reading and writing Gossip Girl fanfiction. And be FINE the next day. Those were the days.

    9. Remember Twilight??

    this can’t be the same brain I used to read the entire twilight saga in a week

    ^But it only counted if you also read the leaked first half of Midnight Sun.

    10. Even at the beginning of quarantine, we were much smarter.

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to terraform my Animal Crossing island back in March

    11. Remember when we all played educational games?

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to play Brain Age on my Nintendo ds

    Quick shoutout to Type to Learn.

    12. Remember when we were literally put to work 7 a.m.–11 p.m.?

    this can't be the same body i used to wake up at 7 to go to school for eight hours then go to practice then come home and do chores then homework

    How did we survive? I can't even get out of bed before 9 now.

    13. I seriously don't know how I applied to 14 colleges.

    this can’t be the same brain i used to get into berkeley

    14. *Sigh* I miss Club Penguin...

    this can’t be the same brain i solved all the club penguin secret agent missions with

    Remember when we all had Club Penguin boyfriends? I think that was my last serious relationship.

    15. And RollerCoaster Tycoon.

    this cannot be the same brain i used to build theme parks in rollercoaster tycoon

    16. Oh gosh, I haven't even THOUGHT about graphing calculators in years.

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to work the Texas Instruments n-spire CAS calculator

    17. We were all amateur coders back in the day.

    This can’t be the same brain I was using to create tumblr custom HTML’s 🧐

    Okay but my theme was so good, you guys.

    18. Remember when we were all One Direction stans?

    this can’t be the same brain i used to memorize one direction’s discography

    We did them proud.

    19. And finally, when we knew literally every lyric from Hamilton?

    this can’t be the same brain that memorized the entire Hamilton soundtrack

    I tried to do Lafeyette's part in "Guns and Ships" the other day and...I'm sad to report I disappointed myself.

    That's all for now — practice self-care and don't be too hard on yourself! All of our brains are a little fried right now.

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