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11 Important Life Lessons We Learned From TLC Songs

At the height of their success, T-Boz, Chili, and Left Eye were best known for making music with a message. Revisit all their sage advice in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, only on VH1.

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1. The only person who can make you happy is you.

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"Unpretty" (FanMail)

2. Keep your feet on the ground and your head on your shoulders.

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"Waterfalls" (CrazySexyCool)

3. If the grass is greener, go get some green.

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"Switch" (CrazySexyCool)

4. Keep your friends close and your enemies far as hell away.

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"Case of the Fake People" (CrazySexyCool)

5. Baseball caps are infinitely hotter on women, are you crazy?

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"Hat 2 Da Back" (Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip)

6. Friends who aren't friends when times are hard were never actually friends.

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"What About Your Friends" (Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip)

7. If lies didn't hurt people, there wouldn't be a separate category for "little white lies."

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"Dear Lie" (FanMail)

8. Never underestimate the power of word of mouth.

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"Girl Talk" (3D)

9. Sometimes it's OK to ask for what you want.

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"Let's Do It Again" (CrazySexyCool)

10. Like, really ask for what you want.

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"Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" (Ooooooohhh... On The TLC Tip)

11. No scrubs.

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"No Scrubs" (CrazySexyCool)

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Inspired by CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story premiering October 21st, 9/8C on VH1.