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29 Things Only Late Twentysomethings Who Stay At Hostels Will Understand

"Yeah, I graduated too. Five years ago."

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3. And by weird, I mean it can make you feel old AF.

It's 9:30 a.m. I'm eating pancakes and they're playing techno music in this hostel. I am about 9 years too old for this. #hanoi #vietnam

4. Because practically everyone else will be younger than you.

Overheard at my hostel in Berlin: "It's like that one episode of Suite Life with Zach and Cody." I think might be getting too old for this.

5. Most likely on their gap year, *sigh*.

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6. And while they're all getting up in the afternoon, you'll be that person with the alarm going off at 8am.

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7. Because you're here to have fun, but you're also here to see some shit.

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9. And you can spot the wannabe players from a mile away.

Some lads snapback in the hostel #cringe

11. Hostel drinking rituals are now slightly terrifying to you.

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12. Because playing strip Twister with some 18-year-olds is just not your idea of fun any more.

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13. You genuinely worry you won't last on a pub crawl.

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14. And just the thought of a boat party makes you want to die a little bit.

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Even though you'll probably still go, and you'll probably have a good time.

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18. They don't know how you struggle to get onto that top bunk.

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19. And the consequences of you not getting a proper night's sleep.

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20. And while others are using the shitty internet to upload photos to Facebook, you'll probably be checking your work emails.

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And crying.

21. Because you've been out of your university lifestyle for a while now.

Girl has been in bathroom for 30 minutes. It's a shared bathroom for 6 women. This is why I don't miss college. #hostelproblems

22. Thankfully, there's always someone older than you.

One other person in my hostel room. 60+ year old man

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23. Someone who understands that you're at that stage where you expect to be able to take a jizz-free shower.

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24. Someone who knows that you don't want to deal with weird problems at 3am in a room you share with 15 strangers.

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25. Someone who also wonders if it's time to shell out the big bucks on a bug-free bed.

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26. A bed where "first time anal in this bed" isn't etched into the frame.

27. But even though you know you might be too old to have cake for breakfast.

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Or r u tho?

28. You're never too old to hang out in hammocks with some new friends.

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29. And that's the kind of vibe you can only ever get from a hostel.

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