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People Are Sharing Their Telltale Signs That Somebody Peaked In High School And It's Way Too Real

"Still bragging about high school basketball games from ten years ago."

Yesterday, a viral Reddit thread asked users: "What screams, 'I peaked in high school'?"

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As it turns out, everyone knows someone who never really moved on from their high school glory days. Here are the telltale signs:

1. "Partying with high schoolers when you're 30."

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2. "Sharing EVERY memory from Facebook talking about the 'good ol' days' and 'wish we could go back' when it’s only been a few years since graduation."

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3. "I dated a guy with his high school mascot tattooed on his arm. It was such a turnoff."

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4. "Still bullying the 'nerds' at your 10 year reunion."

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5. "Selling pot to teenagers and then trying to get them to stay and smoke with you."

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6. "Wearing your high school class ring after graduation."

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7. "At my ten year reunion, the prom queen came wearing a tiara with a custom 'Queen '03' sash over her shoulder. I had to go outside because I was laughing so hard. But I'll be damned if she didn't rock that outfit the whole time, so, respect. Still sad though."

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8. "Getting the score of the football game you won against the school's rival tattooed on your shoulder."

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9. "Still bragging about high school basketball games from ten years ago."

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10. "Selling your pyramid scheme essential oils on Facebook."

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11. "Teachers who suck up to the athletes and other popular kids and ignore the less popular kids. My freshman year Spanish teacher was like that."

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12. "Making any mention of SAT or ACT scores. Bonus points for that IQ test you took when you were a kid online."

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13. "People who say, 'High school is the best time of your life.'"

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14. "Really aggressive sport parents. I stayed in the same hotel as a little league team and there wasn't a single parent that I didn't despise."

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15. "I work in HR and once had a resume that mentioned the applicant had been the captain of the local high school football team. He was in his fifties at the time he submitted this application."

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16. "Loud mufflers and revving your engines on residential streets."

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17. "Constantly going back and visiting your high school after graduation."

And finally, there's this tragic tale...

18. "A guy who graduated from my high school back in 2003 was arrested a few years ago for his second DUI. He was wearing his Letterman jacket in his mugshot."

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So, what are YOUR biggest "peaked in high school" red flags? Sound off in the comments.

Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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