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    11 Things You Understand When You’re The Only Sports Fan In Your Friend Group

    How did you get surrounded by all these nerds?

    1. Just because you sometimes watch sports, you're like the biggest "bro" your friends know.

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    Love to be a bro.

    2. When any athlete is in the news your friends expect you to know everything about it.

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    Even if you don't even watch that sport...

    3. But, of course, when you want to talk about an INSANE thing that happened in a game, they have no idea.

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    You know! THE thing that happened!

    4. They also assume that because you watch sports, you're also good at all of them.

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    If only...

    5. When you're hanging out with friends, you have to ask random strangers what the score is.

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    Sure, you could just pull out your phone to check, but you don't want to be rude to your nerd friends.

    6. People invite you to their viewing party because you're the only one who can explain the rules to them.

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    "Just know that flags mean something was bad."

    7. And whenever you're explaining something you need to do it in terms of whatever TV show is popular, otherwise they won't understand.

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    You gotta get on their level.

    8. You're tired of laughing at your friends' jokes about "sportsball" being "pointless."

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    Hey man, *pointing to a lot of other things* this is ALL pointless. Let us have our fun!

    9. If you want to go to a game, you have to find someone well outside your friend group who also wants to go.

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    Your landlord's son Trevor is always game.

    10. Honestly, you're used to just watching the game home alone.

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    Plus, it's like 3000% cheaper.

    11. BUT when your friends do wanna talk sports, you're so proud of them!

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    Even if they have the absolute worst takes, you appreciate them for trying.

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