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    19 Things That Are Weirdly True If You Have Siblings

    "Only the powerful or the fast get to take hot showers."

    Today, a Reddit thread asked users, "What’s something that people without siblings will never understand?"

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    The thread quickly went viral, as thousands of people started sharing the things you can only know if grew up with brothers and/or sisters.

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    Here are some of the best responses:

    1. "Why it's a bad idea to put a light switch OUTSIDE the bathroom door."

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    2. "That you don't apologize after a fight, you just start talking to them again."

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    3. "What it's like to have someone who is both an accomplice and a rival."

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    4. "That ownership of the TV remote is a matter of life or death."

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    5. "'Mom said it's my turn to play the Xbox.'"

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    6. "The wave of fear that shudders through you at the moment your younger sibling bursts into tears within earshot of your parents because of something you did."

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    7. "'Please don't tell mum! Look, you can hit me back!'"

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    8. "The amount of blackmail you have on each other that creates a Cold War scenario."

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    9. "Having someone to complain about your parents to. I love my parents very much, but they are crazy sometimes."

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    10. "That only the powerful or the fast get to take hot showers."

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    11. "As an oldest sibling you may give the younger siblings shit. But nobody else is allowed to give them shit."

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    12. "The experience of literally dehydrating yourself so you don't lose the prime seat that if you get up from, will be stolen within seconds."

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    13. "Having to hide your snacks because they'll be gone in seconds."

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    14. "Making your sibling laugh so their cries are not credible to the parents."

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    15. "Getting offered something by your parents, saying no, and then when you see them ask your sibling, you're like, 'Wait a minute, I want that.'"

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    16. "That the oldest gets front seat. I am the eldest of four and had a monopoly on that front seat until we were all old enough to have our own cars."

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    17. "The ever-changing alliances. Is my brother on my side or my sister's side today?"

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    18. "The experience of hating someone who is literally just sitting in the same room as you and isn't doing anything. Just their presence is annoying."

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    And finally...

    19. "That it’s possible to love someone who you usually hate."

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    So, what things do YOU think only people with siblings will understand? Share yours in the comments below.