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21 Reasons Birthday Cake Is, And Always Will Be, Better Than Cupcakes

Are you Team Cake or Team Cupcake?

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1. Kids have loved birthday cake for hundreds of years.

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In fact, the origins of eating cake to celebrate a birthday can be traced back to Roman times. Birthday cake is forever, people. Be gone, cupcakes!

5. It's an incredible feeling to look down at a beautiful cake and see "Happy Birthday" written on it.

7. There's nothing quite like when the lights are turned low and the cake is carried into the room.

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Everyone "oohs" and "aahs" over the glow of the candles. Nobody "oohs" and "aahs" over a cupcake.

10. Nobody feels special with cupcakes, though, because every kid gets the exact same thing. Even the birthday kid. Tragic, really.

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Birthdays should not be a democracy. On your birthday you're the king, and the king gets the frosting rose!

11. Putting ice cream and cake on the same plate and then eating them together is glorious.

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You can't do this with a cupcake. Cupcakes say, "It's either me or ice cream, kid. Pick one and deal with it."