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Are You Secretly Uptight Or Very Chill?

There is absolutely nothing wrong with organised fun.

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    Tick off everything you have ever done.

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    Been over half an hour early to an event.
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    But stood still in the exact spot you were supposed to meet in, instead of going for a wander, because you didn’t want to risk being late.
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    Had an argument with a friend because they were 10 minutes late.
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    Literally ended friendships with people who are regularly late.
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    Because being late means that they value their own time more than yours and that’s selfish.
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    Made plans even though were tired because you hate the idea of a plan-free evening.
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    Or worse, a plan-free weekend.
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    Felt guilty for having a lie in at the weekend.
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    Spent more time overanalyzing a party than actually being at the party.
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    Ruined every Secret Santa you’ve ever been a part of by finding out who got who before you were meant to.
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    Fought with your housemate because they let your house get too messy.
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    Actually cried because your house got too messy.
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    Fought with your housemate because they didn’t fold the blanket that goes over the back of the sofa.
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    Cried because it just isn't difficult to avoid scrunching it up and leaving in in a ball goddamnit.
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    Owned over six different cleaning products.
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    Asked for a hoover for a birthday or Christmas.
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    Cried on the phone to your mum within the last year.
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    And your landlord.
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    And your bank.
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    Had a fight with someone you were cooking with because they didn’t chop the vegetables in an efficient order.
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    Sent a meal back in a restaurant.
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    Made your guests take off their shoes before coming into your home.
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    Put a coaster underneath your guest’s drink.
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    Tidied away a guest’s plate before they’ve finished their meal.
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    Re-washed dishes that someone else has already washed.
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    Re-made a bed that someone else has already made.
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    Re-folded clothes that someone else has already folded.
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    Were a house captain at school.
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    Were a prefect at school.
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    Were head girl or boy at school.
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    Got straight As at school.
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    Got a first in your university degree.
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    Take real pleasure in filling out feedback forms and surveys.
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    Have at least three hobbies.
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    But wish you had time for more.
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    Exercise an exact number of times every week.
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    And get really stressed out if you don't manage to do it.
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    Hate getting ill more than anything because it throws your whole schedule off course.
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    Made an hour-by-hour plan while you were on holiday.
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    Owned a planner.
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    Owned a desk planner.
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    Only use specific pens in these planners.
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    Get very stressed by the idea writing on the same page in both blue and black ink.
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    Get very stressed by the phrase “let’s play it by ear”.
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    Purposely kicked the ankles of someone walking slowly in front of you.
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    Purposely stood too close to someone because they haven’t moved far enough down the tube.
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    Leave work exactly on time every day because you have evening plans.
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    Get stressed out by spontaneous after-work drinks plans.
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    Rehearsed conversations you might have in the future in the shower.
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    Felt an indescribable rage every time you hear hold music on the phone.
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    And every time your signal cuts out.
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    Love organized fun.
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    But know that you’re pretty good at regular fun too.
 
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