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21 Things That Definitely Happened At Every Formal After-Party

"Hey, wanna go in for a carton of cruisers?"

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1. There was always a huge debate as to who held the after-party.

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2. Because everyone wanted someone with the biggest house to host it.

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Or at least someone who had chill parents.

3. There was generally some sort of fire pit situation, even in summer.

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4. Year 12 after-parties were a bit harder to organise though, because half the year were 18 already and wanted to go out.

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5. Your parents would ask a million questions about the party and whether or not there would be parental supervision.

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6. And some would insist on calling the parents of the house it was at, which was MEGA EMBARRASSING.

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7. If you were under 18, you'd beg your older friends to pick up a six-pack of UDLs for you.

The one or two drinks your parents would allow you was hardly going to do it.
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The one or two drinks your parents would allow you was hardly going to do it.

8. Some people rocked up in their formal attire, while others organised a quick change of clothes.

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9. And the girls ended up taking off their shoes halfway through the night.

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10. There were always plenty of Vodka Cruisers floating around.

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11. And stray bottles of Passion Pop.

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12. Someone would drunkenly cry about school being over.

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13. And the term "friends forever" was probably used a casual 90 times during the party.

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14. You took photos with everyone like it was the last time you were ever going to see them.

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15. And this Vitamin C hit probably started blaring at some stage.

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16. It felt like your last chance to hook up with your high school crush.

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17. There was always one fight or tiff between a group of friends.

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18. Someone would definitely drink too much, and everyone else would try and sober them up before their parents arrived.

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19. If your parents picked you up, you also tried to ~sober~ up in the car ride home.

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20. But if it was an older sibling, you demanded they take you to Macca's.

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21. And looking back, it truly was one of the greatest nights ever.

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That nostalgia.

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