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17 Ways Your Friends React When You Say You're Going To Be A Dad

This is a big deal for them, too.

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2. The friend who thinks it's hilarious to feign amazement at the fact you were able to get anyone pregnant...

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"Don't think so, pal. Ten bucks the baby comes out looking like the guy in 4B."

3. The friend who is really worried about sports allegiances...

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Your Friend: “How are you going to raise the kid?”

You: “Well, we're Catholic, so -- "

Your Friend: “NO! Dodgers or Angels?”

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8. The friend who turns philosophical...

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"But it seems like just yesterday we were kids ourselves. Sand through the hourglass, man. Sand through the freaking hourglass."

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10. The friend who brings up all the stuff you did in the past that makes you ill-prepared to be a parent...

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“So the guy who got wasted at The Foo Fighters concert and threw up in line for the bathroom is going to be a dad..."

12. The friend who uses the announcement as an excuse to celebrate...

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"Congratulations! This calls for a new round! You know what else it calls for? A Dadchelor Party! We'll go to Vegas, hit all the clubs..."

13. The friend who shocks you with his knowledge of kids and pregnancy...

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"I hope Beth is taking prenatal vitamins. Folic Acid especially is so important in your baby's development, bro."

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14. The friend who takes it upon himself to be your daddy mentor...

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He spends the hour after you tell him explaining every little thing that's going to happen for the next five years.

15. The friend whose biological clock starts ticking upon hearing the news...

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"My father already had kids by now. What am I doing with my life? If I don't hurry I'll be the 'old dad' at Little League!"

16. The friend who immediately starts plotting how he can use the baby to get chicks...

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"Anytime you need a babysitter, let me know. I'll take the kid to the park where all the ladies are. This is the best thing that ever happened to me!"

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