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    21 Signs You're Hopelessly Hooked On "Law & Order: SVU"


    1. You can finish the show's intro from memory.

    2. You can identify the season you're watching by the length of Olivia Benson's hair.

    3. You've scheduled social obligations around SVU marathons.

    4. You've physically gotten up from your couch/bed to cheer for an Olivia Benson line.

    5. You've convinced yourself you have a special talent for detecting guilt.

    6. You've made mental notes for a spin-off show centered on M.E. Warner.

    7. You suffered more emotional turmoil at the hands of Benson and Stabler than you have in any relationship of your own.

    8. You were inconsolable when you learned Christopher Meloni wouldn't be returning to the show.

    9. However. Nick Amaro has been a VERY pleasant surprise.

    10. You've seen Rollaro fan fiction on Tumblr. BARELY skimmed. Only read a little.

    11. You speak about court procedure with the authority of a 23-year-old who's completed one semester of law school.

    12. You've applied psychoanalysis you learned from Dr. Huang to your friends and family members.

    13. You know there can only be one.

    One of these women represents the fight for true justice. The other is a mere simulacrum.

    14. Your motivational Pinterest board would just be every one-liner Fin has ever spoken.

    15. You have a learned Pavlovian reaction where if Olivia Benson cries, you cry.

    16. You know and can recite the plot of this episode on sight.

    17. You can spot a ripped-from-the-headlines SVU plotline in the making.

    18. You feel like a successful cult leader each time you introduce a friend to the SVU backlogs.

    19. You've made this your computer background.

    20. You panicked when it was announced that Seasons 1–12 would be taken off Netflix streaming.

    21. You never felt closer to Taylor Swift than when she said this: