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    19 Things Every "Grey’s Anatomy" Fan Is Totally Guilty Of

    It’s a beautiful day to rewatch Grey's Anatomy for the 100th time.

    Grey’s Anatomy is truly the gift that keeps on giving. 17 seasons later, this show still has me in a chokehold and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Here are 19 things I'm convinced every Grey’s fan is guilty of doing from time to time.

    🚨This list contains many, many spoilers 🚨

    1. Forcing your family and friends to watch the show so you can live vicariously through them.

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    There’s something so undeniably satisfying about recruiting Grey’s Anatomy stans from your friends and family. Watching them fall in love with the show and experience the most heart-wrenching moments is one of life’s greatest pleasures. 


    2. Believing you’re basically qualified to give medical advice.

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    Thanks to Grey’s, I’ve perfected the art of being a backseat surgeon. At least once every episode you’ll find me screaming “he’s in V-Fib”, “push 10 of epi” or “start a central line” at the TV, and if that doesn’t qualify me to give medical advice, I don’t know what does. 

    3. And after many hours of watching Grey’s, convincing yourself that you could actually do surgery

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    If med school could be supplemented by seasons of Grey’s, I'd be the first to volunteer my services in any "Is there are doctor here" situation.

    4. Quoting the show on a daily basis

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    Are you really a true Grey’s Anatomy fan if you don’t slip “what a beautiful day to save lives” or “Pick me, choose me, love me” into casual conversation?  

    5. Ripping off your face mask like the surgeons after an unsuccessful surgery

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    We’ve all become pretty accustomed to wearing face masks over the past year and a half, and there is truly no greater feeling than taking it off at the end of the day. But why remove your mask gently when you can dramatically rip it off just like a Grey’s surgeon?!

    6. Genuinely mourning the characters’ deaths

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    From our favourite surgeons to the most loveable patients, like Denny Duquette, each death on the show actually feels like the death of a loved one and no – I’m not exaggerating. I can safely say that I basically experienced the seven stages of grief when O’Malley died. That 007 scene still haunts me to this day...

    7. And being equally as heartbroken when a character is written out of the show

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    I get it, it’s a TV show and that means characters have to leave from time to time, but it never gets any easier. Feel like pure shit, just want Cristina, Callie, and Arizona back. 

    8. Rewatching old episodes

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    Naturally, once you finish a new season of Grey’s, you either immediately restart the show from the top or watch episodes at random to fill the hole in your life – it’s the only way.

    9. Overlooking the unrealistic storylines

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    Grey’s clearly loves a dramatic, unrealistic storyline and fortunately, so do we. Somehow in the space of just a few years, there was a bomb explosion, a shooting, a train crash, a plane crash, a ferry crash, an earthquake, and a sinkhole right by the hospital. And let’s not forget about the Izzy-sleeping-with-Denny’s-ghost storyline... 

    10. Falling in love with someone new each season

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    One thing about the cast of Grey’s Anatomy, they’re all ridiculously attractive. Let’s be honest, it’s borderline impossible not to catch feelings for these dreamy surgeons. 

    11. And taking online quizzes to find out which dreamboat you’d end up with

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    Then retaking said quizzes if you don’t get the hunk you’re currently obsessing over. It’s a vicious cycle. 


    12. Wanting to move to Seattle

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    And go on ferry boats!

    13. Bawling your eyes out after certain scenes

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    I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve actually broken down in the middle of an episode. There are so many gut-wrenching and heartwarming storylines that completely catch you off guard.

    14. Having an irrational fear of weddings after all the drama

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    Grey’s doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to weddings, and some of us have been left a little traumatised. Remember when April ran off with Jackson instead of marrying her fiancé? Or when Jo and Alex got locked in a shed when their ceremony was meant to be taking place? So much drama, so little time. 

    15. Warming to the idea of hooking up with a colleague

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    Truth be told, this show is a pretty good advertisement for workplace romances. After the number of successful relationships that all started in the Seattle Grace Hospital, hooking up with a co-worker doesn’t seem so bad after all. 

    16. Reading spoilers on the newest season

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    ...and regretting it instantly.


    17. Having a love-hate relationship with Shonda Rhimes

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    Now credit where it’s due, Shonda Rhimes made one of the greatest shows of all time and she deserves all the flowers. However, she also made us all emotionally invested in the lives of characters and subsequently killed several of them off. How could she do that to us?

    18. Taking a while to warm up to new characters

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    When Seattle Grace merged with Mercy West, I was personally offended by the screentime the new characters were getting, but they ended up being some of my all-time favourites. Moral of the story: trust the process. 

    19. Wanting to find your ‘person’

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    Let’s be honest, we all want what Cristina and Meredith have. As dark and twisty as these two are, they are the ultimate friendship goals. 

    What's are you most guilty of? Tell us in the comments!

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