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Why Being A Night Owl Has Special Benefits

Staying up late into the evening has its perks, people.

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1. PARTIES

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Everyone knows nighttime...is the right time...for...partytime. We believe the saying goes "never, ever party during the daytime because it's a complete waste." Apparently this guy didn't get the memo.

2. You feel invincible after you pound that second cup of coffee after midnight.

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Nobody can stop you. Not even the overwhelming biological urge to shut your eyes and sleep.

3. You feel like you’re getting more out of life rather than sleeping it away.

It's important to squeeze every last drop out of life. How are you gonna do that if you're sleeping? Exactly.
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It's important to squeeze every last drop out of life. How are you gonna do that if you're sleeping? Exactly.

4. You tend to feel a lot more creative.

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Bucket hats are arguably the most creative thing one can create.

5. You get more reading done than all other sleeping humans.

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While those suckers are catching ZZZs, you're catching some B's*.

*Books

6. You feel extra stealthy and sneaky. Like a nighttime assassin of snacks and the internet.

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Being sneaky during the night just comes with the territory. You've got to be sure not to wake anyone.

7. You know the world at night is a very different, very beautiful thing.

Everything seems to stand perfectly still.
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Everything seems to stand perfectly still.

8. STARS

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If you haven't gone outside at night to look up at the stars recently, you really ought to. You might just catch a glimpse of a UFO. They're out there, folks!

9. Binging your favourite TV show doesn't feel counterproductive.

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Time seems to last forever after midnight. So what's a few hours of television going to matter? Exactly.

10. Whenever you read one of those studies saying “geniuses don’t need as much sleep,” you feel validated.

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Because you're a genius, duh.

11. You feel a special bond with everyone else online at 3 a.m.

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Nothing like a late-night internet dance party with all your internet pals!

12. Nobody can see all the late-night snacking you feel so guilty about.

If nobody sees it, it didn't happen.
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If nobody sees it, it didn't happen.

13. You can *finally* get some work done.

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You know, after all the partying, eating, TV-watching, and reading.

Being a night owl certainly has its benefits, and they might finally pay off!