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    The 22 Unofficial Rules Of Being A Tomboy

    Please adhere to the guidelines or risk being one of 'those girls'. You know. The pretty ones with boyfriends.

    Never wash if you can dry shampoo. Bedhead, undone and surf are your style heroes.

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    Wear dresses so infrequently, everyone thinks you look incredible when you do.

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    Ditch all handbags, double-strap the backpack and enjoy a straight spine.

    Read magazines and books with actual content.

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    See: New Scientist, Vice, NME or well...the Library.

    Embrace 'Boyish' and 'Boyfriend' as eternal trends.

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    Never wear heels. Always be free to dance.

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    When you do dance, only ever sexy dance ironically.

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    Hip-Hop, Robot and Drunk are great reference points for the dance floor.

    Laugh at women who endure sticky summer thighs.

    Say no to salad.

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    Get a wedding dress with pockets.

    Establish an unshakeable invite to BOYS ONLY nights out.

    Don't sleep with the lead singer. Be in the band.

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    Relish unusual compliments.

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    But respond to all others with venomous disagreement.

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    Let the world be confused about your feelings towards these women.

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    - Anna Kendrick

    - Emma Stone

    - Aubrey Plaza

    - Lake Bell

    - Lena Dunham

    - Shannyn Sossamon

    - Kristen Stewart

    - Greta Gerwig

    - Kristen Wiig

    - Jennifer Lawrence

    - Gillian Zisner

    - Helena Bonham Carter

    - Drew Barrymore

    - Stevie Nicks

    Be ignored by the opposite sex.

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    Be capable of carrying stuff. Carry it good.

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    Offer dinosaurs, space and skateboards as romantic date themes.

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    Mostly adore Rom-Coms that feature a tomboy/underdog girl coming out on top.

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    See: Calamity Jane, Bend It Like Beckham, Some Kind Of Wonderful (above).

    Do not attempt anything above beginner level beauty procedures alone.

    Scare your mum with your Netflix suggestions.

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    Because you liked 'Violent Dramas'...

    Because you liked 'Zombies'...

    Because you liked 'Drug Documentaries'...

    Most importantly, stay away from the dark side.