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    How To Bring Out Your Inner Wednesday Addams

    Here are 12 steps to help you become your somber, sadistic dream girl.

    1. Get pale.

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    Pallor is necessary. Remove any trace of a healthy glow.

    2. Forget how to smile.

    Your teeth are now in hiding - DO NOT LET THEM OUT.

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    Eventually you can pull out the smile for extremely special circumstances in which you need to unsettle everyone around you.

    3. Fill your closet with her signature attire.

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    A black dress with a white collar.

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    Have the dress, but lack the collar?

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    Then make one, you somber lady you. Here's how.

    4. Braid your hair.

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    Whether you're awake or asleep - do not remove the plaits.

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    If you're completely inept when it comes to braiding, just buy a wig.

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    It won't be as luxurious as a wig made from the hair of Cousin Itt, but it'll do.

    5. Find suitable heroes.

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    6. Drink your daily poison.

    A bottle is fine for when you're out and about, but use a mug in the morning.

    7. Be assertive.

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    8. Search out some suitable reading material.

    A fiction and nonfiction option (for variety).

    9. Speak the truth.

    Brutal is the way to be.

    10. Start stockpiling useful ingredients.

    You never know when a little cyanide will come in handy (especially if you're babysitting your brother).

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    11. Fully commit when performing.

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    Make the audience believe that you're really bleeding out on stage; if there isn't a splash zone, you're not trying hard enough.

    12. Pursue your passions.

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    Your enthusiasm should always be kept in check EXCEPT when witnessing the sizzling effects of high voltage electricity upon the human body....

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    ....or continuing your in-depth research on the Bermuda Triangle.

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    The fact is, Wednesday Addams is an icon and a hero...

    ...and you should honor her as such.

    OR ELSE.

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