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13 Signs You've Become Addicted To Netflix

You get stressed out when you see that Netflix has just launched, like, 35 new series in the last half hour.

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1. You realize that you've started watching more shows than you can handle and now you have to choose which ones to finish.

But you never learn to say goodbye.
Netflix

But you never learn to say goodbye.

2. That's why you feel a bit stressed out whenever you see that Netflix has just released, like, 35 new series in the last half hour.

Don't they know they're putting impossible expectations on my shoulders???
Netflix

Don't they know they're putting impossible expectations on my shoulders???

3. Even though some of them are ones that the critics don't like, but which are like a soft blanket that always warms your heart.

Tough luck for the haters.
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Tough luck for the haters.

4. Deep down you know that there are a few of them that you only keep watching because everybody else keeps talking about them, but TBH you'd rather be watching something else.

Or maybe not even so deep down.
Michael Yarish

Or maybe not even so deep down.

5. And sometimes, after watching one of the more ~highbrow~ series, you secretly feel smarter.

Even more so if it's one with lots of British accents, or takes place in a country other than the US.
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Even more so if it's one with lots of British accents, or takes place in a country other than the US.

6. When you discover that someone enjoys the same obscure series you love, it's a bit like finding a soul mate.

Finally, you'll have someone to talk about it with!
Adam Rose / Adam Rose/Netflix

Finally, you'll have someone to talk about it with!

7. You always feel a bit ticked off when you decide to look at your phone during a particularly boring episode and bang, they play the most important scene.

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Argh, rewind, rewind!

8. You've already played imaginary matchmaker for characters from different series, and you love it when the actors of your favorite characters "meet" in another series.

It's a bit of a mindfuck.
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It's a bit of a mindfuck.

9. And you've stocked up on series to watch during the waiting periods between seasons of your favorites.

Like a squirrel storing nuts for winter.
Netflix

Like a squirrel storing nuts for winter.

10. You join Facebook groups just so you can talk about your shows as much as you want to without anyone asking you to change the subject.

Thank you <3
Netflix

Thank you <3

11. The possibility of a writers' strike made you a bit panicky.

But you know they deserve to be highly paid, because they give happiness to so many people around the world.
Netflix

But you know they deserve to be highly paid, because they give happiness to so many people around the world.

12. You have conflicting feelings about those series that only put out one episode per week.

And you have to wait around like some kind of cave dweller.
Netflix

And you have to wait around like some kind of cave dweller.

13. Oh, and deep down, you consider people who only know about Netflix or HBO series a bit amateur.

Netflix / Via giphy.com

You're the real pro.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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