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    Posted on Dec 27, 2013

    New Year's Eve: Your Dreams Vs. Real Life

    Let's get this out of the way right now: there will be no confetti.

    Expectation: Fancy Downtown Open Bar Party.

    Reality:

    Expectation: The hors d'oeuvres.

    Reality:

    Expecation: The alcohol.

    Reality:

    Expectation: The outfits.

    Reality:

    forever21.com

    What ill-fitting dress can I buy last minute from Forever 21 for $22.80?

    Expectation: Your joy/energy level.

    Reality:

    Expectation: Comparability to a TV show about wild teens.

    Reality:

    The CW Network / Via allthetests.com

    Expectation: The countdown.

    Reality:

    slapcaption.com

    "Oh, lol, did we miss it?? Happy 12:04!!!!"

    Expectation: Noisemakers.

    Reality:

    Expectation: Confetti.

    Gary Hershorn / Reuters

    Reality:

    en.wikipedia.org

    (You know what's impossibly difficult and annoying to clean up? Confetti. That doesn't mean you won't wish it was there.)

    Expectation: Meeting/being with your soulmate.

    MGM Studios / Via totakethetrain.wordpress.com

    Reality:

    Expectation: The midnight kiss.

    View this video on YouTube

    (UGHGHGHGHGHGH)

    Reality:

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