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21 Expectations Old Hollywood Movies Gave You About Adulthood

We can't all be Cary Grant.

1. There would be lots of drinking.

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2. Lots.

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3. But you would always look classy and perfectly put together, even when downing your fifth martini.

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4. There would also be lots of smoking.

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5. But it would be sexy.

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6. And it most definitely would be a come-on.

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7. You would host dinner parties and you ~may~ even solve a murder between courses.

8. Or at least get delightfully wasted.

9. Your fashion sense would bring the party to a halt.

10. Your impulsive haircut would be perfect and instantly iconic.

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11. Your dancing would be flawless.

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12. You would be the Ginger Rogers to your own Fred Astaire.

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13. Or the Gene Kelly to your own Cyd Charisse.

14. Actually, life would be just one long dance sequence.

15. You would have casual affairs.

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16. Some on cross-country train rides.

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17. And others would completely change your life.

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18. Cary Grant would be within your reach, essentially.

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19. Everyday would be an adventure.

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20. And a hare-brained scheme would be just a car ride away.

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21. Overall, life would be pretty grand.

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