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    Going Home For Thanksgiving Expectations Vs. Reality

    Your room is now a cat sanctuary.

    When we travel home for Thanksgiving, we have a lot of ideas about how nice and relaxing and awesome it will be. But deep down, we all know the truth.

    1. Expectation: Flying home won't be that bad.

    Reality: You're not making it home for dinner!

    2. Expectation: Get there two hours early.

    Reality: You really thought that would make a difference?

    3. Expectation: You're gonna drive home and feel that wind in your hair.

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    Reality: Adult bumper cars.

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    4. Expectation: Your bed is even comfier than you remembered.

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    Reality: Your room is now a gym or cat sanctuary.

    5. Expectation: Your creepy uncle won't be creepy this year.

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    Reality: Your creepy uncle is still very creepy.

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    6. Expectation: You are sitting with the adults this year!

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    Reality: You are still at the kids table.

    7. Expectation: Catching up with your cousin.

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    Reality: Catching up with Facebook.

    8. Expectation: You will eat the perfect turkey.

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    Reality: Turkey dies a second death far worse than the first.

    9. Expectation: You're gonna shove pumpkin pie in your face.

    Reality: It's dessert for the dog.

    10. Expectation: You'll make the sweet potatoes.

    Reality: YA BURNT

    11. Expectation: You'll be drinking a classy amount of wine.

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    Reality: Wastey-faced.

    12. Expectation: You'll celebrate your team's win with the family.

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    Reality: Your team loses and you need to be alone.

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    13. Expectation: Everyone gets along.

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    Reality: "I'd be THANKFUL if you were DEAD!"

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    14. Expectation: You're going in for seconds.

    Reality: You're spending the next hour in the bathroom.