15 Thoughts Every Introvert Who Loves Music Has At A Concert

15 Thoughts Every Introvert Who Loves Music Has At A Concert

Because you love music, but you hate crowds of loud, obnoxious strangers.
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Most introverts like to maintain a special balance in their lives with social situations and alone time. And for those of us who love music, live shows can be a hellish place.

1) You ponder why on earth you bought these tickets in the first place, knowing you hate going to shows.

It happens literally every time- you buy tickets in an excited frenzy knowing you love the artist, but as the date of the show looms closer, the feeling of impending doom grows.

2) If the tickets were cheap, you contemplate skipping the show and staying in the comfort of your own home. That’s worth what you paid, right? It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world to just not go. You'll just end up tired, sweaty and in an anxious mood until the show ends. Netflix suddenly sounds so much better.

3) When you decide to suck it up and go, you mentally remind yourself to never buy tickets again, especially if you have to drive to another city.

Because now you have to factor in traffic and the drive back home. Who wants to drive hours back home in the dark when you're exhausted from the show?


4) When you get there, you can’t decide if it’s worth the wait in line to be close to the stage, or if you’re content in the back with the rest of the latecomers.

It doesn't really matter how close you are, right? As long as you can hear what's going on! Unless the artist pulls people in the front row on stage, or does something equally as cool...


5) But when the doors open you somehow push your way as close to the front as possible.

Because you just know that if you're content to stand in the back, something amazing will happen to those in the front rows.


6) And when the opener starts, you wonder why having openers is even a thing. START THE SHOW, ALREADY!

Unless you're extremely lucky or are into REALLY undiscovered music, there's a good chance you won't know who the openers are, and an even better chance you'll be too impatient to hear the headliner to really enjoy them.


7) When the crowd inevitably packs in closer when it’s time for the headliner, you wonder how long your sanity will last when stranger’s body parts start to make contact with you.

Because you just had to stand behind that unashamed dancer who's either accidentally grinding against you, or about to elbow you in the face.


8) You suddenly realize just how annoying unsupervised teenagers are. You also start to wonder if you looked that young and dumb when you were that age.

But then you realize you probably did, and some other person was judging you just the same.


9) When someone accidentally steps on your feet or spills an alcoholic drink anywhere near you, you again wonder why you do this to yourself over and over.

It comes with the territory, but it doesn't make it any less annoying.


10) If you’re short, you wonder why concert etiquette doesn’t demand the tall people who have squeezed in to the front row move to the back.

It's just common courtesy, right?!


11) When you googled the set-list and are diligently counting down the songs until it’s over, but the artist has decided to slip in a few extras.

And even though you probably love the extra songs they're playing, you feel betrayed by the set-list you were so desperately clinging to for sanity.


12) And when it’s finally time for the encore, you consider just leaving, but you know they’ll play your favorite song if you go.

Because there's that one popular song you haven't heard that you just know they'll save for the end.


13) And then the encore lasts extra long, too.

We all know there's going to be an encore. Just come back out, already!


14) When the lights finally dim and the crowd starts to disperse, there isn’t a more joyous feeling in the world.

All your complaints go out the window, because you're finally out of the sweaty mob you've been trapped in for the past few hours and have your own personal space once more.


15) And at the very end of it all, you’re happy you went, because you love music and you appreciate the experience now that it’s over. Until the next time, that is.

Because there will be a next time. You just can't help yourself.


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Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."


3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."


4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.


"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.


“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.


Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."


25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.


"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.


"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."


30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.


"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"


32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."


34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."


35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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