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21 Things You'll Only Get If You're Slightly Obsessed With True Crime

*Watches documentary about Ted Bundy* *Immediately does a Google image search*

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3. You accept that it's odd your favourite way to unwind is to learn about cases of violent crime.

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*lights candles, runs bath, puts in bath bomb, listens intently to a story about a woman being hacked to death by her brother*


5. When it comes to true crime cases, you soak up every bit of information like a sponge.

6. So you sometimes fantasise about taking a degree in criminology.

*Never misses a single lecture or seminar*

7. Because then you might be able to actually justify all the time you spend watching crime documentaries...

If I could only put that energy and time I used to binge watch Making a Murderer into actually becoming a better human being.

8. ...listening to podcasts...

I'm gonna start listening to casefile podcasts again here we go dangerrrr


9. ...and reading nonfiction crime books.

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The only time nonfiction is as unputdownable as a thriller.


16. You get actual chills when you see this at the start of what you think is a regular movie:

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And you've never concentrated so hard as when the closing credits come up and you get to read what later happened in the case.


18. But another part of you is secretly glad, because it means you were destined to solve it.

"These detectives are useless! Why did they not search the car?? If I were the detective I would have searched everything! EVERYONE!"