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    25 Things People Who Doodle Know To Be True

    We make masterpieces in the margins.

    1. You have pages and pages of absolutely worthless notes.

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    Right... The Battle of Hastings.... that was the one with a dinosaur, apparently?

    2. You've been accused of not paying attention because you were drawing.

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    But you were! (Most of the time.)

    3. Your drawings are an outlet for your busy mind.

    4. Sometimes you aren't really sure what you're drawing.

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    Just let it happen.

    5. You've been... disturbed by what you drew.

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    Your subconscious is sending you a dark, dark message.

    6. You mastered how to draw that fancy "S" at an early age.

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    7. You do some of your best work... on random pieces of paper.

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    This scrap paper belongs in the Louvre!

    8. You've hesitated to turn in a paper because you made an awesome drawing on the back of it

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    Is passing really worth losing this piece of art?

    9. You've drawn so much on one page that it becomes impossible to make anything out.

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    10. You need to buy fresh notebooks way more often than your non-doodling peers.

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    Maybe "sketchbooks" is a better word for them.

    11. You carry around nice art supplies so you can doodle like a pro.

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    Number 2 pencils are for noobs.

    12. People around you are always interested in your doodles.

    13. But sometimes they have the gall to judge your art.

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    Not cool, man.

    14. You have to make a concerted effort not to draw whenever there's a pen and paper in front of you...

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    "I will not draw. I will not draw. I will not draw."

    15. ...And you usually fail completely.

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    You just can't hold these artistic urges back.

    16. You turn into a child whenever a restaurant has crayons.

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    Paper tablecloths are your canvas.

    17. Sometimes you get so caught up in your doodles that you forget what you were supposed to be doing.

    18. You've drawn on a desk.

    19. You've drawn on your hand.

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    20. You've drawn on something important that you shouldn't have.

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    Essentially, no surface is safe when it's in front of you.

    21. You fondly remember the days when everyone was playing Draw Something.

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    22. You're able to entertain yourself by doodling when you're not able to use your phone or computer.

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    23. You've spent multiple days working on one doodle.

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    Good things take time.

    24. Your absent-minded doodles sometimes take on a life of their own.

    Sometimes a sketch turns into something great.

    25. And you know, no matter what the haters say, that doodling is sign of a mature, creative mind.

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