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    Posted on Jul 11, 2017

    If You've Been Waiting To Turn 21, Sorry, But It's Low-Key Overrated

    No offense to 21, but it's not that great.

    ATTENTION! I have an announcement to make.

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    Listen up, because I'm serving the ~truth~.

    Turning 21 is overrated!

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    I know what some of you are thinking.

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    "How could this fetus know what's overrated about being 21?" —You, a non-intellectual

    Well, I racked up the receipts and compiled them here.

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    You're welcome, sweeties. (:

    You expect to finally be treated like an adult by the world.

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    I mean, you've lived for 21 years, so you def know everything, right?

    But your parents still own you because they literally pay all of your bills.

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    And the o*ds still write articles about how people your age are single-handedly ruining restaurants and the housing market.

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    Damn you, avocado toast!

    You think you'll be able to roll into every bar no questions asked.

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    But you'll still get stopped by the bouncer because you have a severe case of fetus-face.

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    He'll literally spend a solid three minutes looking at your face for the puberty that never found itself there.

    You'll have so many weekend plans...

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    ...except most of your friends aren't 21 yet, so you're sitting around the bar reflecting on your decisions...

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    ^Exclusive footage of you.

    ...and you realize that bars are pretty much like the parties you attended when you were underage.

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    But you'll also have to pay 14805203x as much for the booze.

    You'd like to go out all the time...

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    ...until you realize how exhausting it is.

    And now you don't have the excuse of being a child to avoid staying out. RIP you.

    A touch of good news: You don't have to have someone buy alcohol for you.

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    Bad news: You'll be bombarded by children asking you to buy for them.

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    ^You and your high school friend going to the gas station to buy beer.

    You think about how you can get someone cute to buy your drinks...

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    ...only to realize that you don't like human interaction, so you decide to buy your own.

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    $5 PBRs for you, I guess.

    So in short, being 21 means nothing.

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    So pour one up and have fun, kiddos! (:

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