21st Birthday As Told By Breakfast At Tiffanys
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21st Birthday As Told By Breakfast At Tiffanys

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21st Birthday As Told By Breakfast At Tiffanys
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Your 21st birthday is arguably one of the most not so memorable, memorable nights of your life. You're finally able to legally destroy your body and weaken your inhibitions! Hooray! For those of you who are super classy, you'll celebrate in style, so who better to explain how your 21st will go down than Holly Golightly herself? Here's how your 21st birthday will go as told by Breakfast at Tiffany's...

You start getting ready to go out like:

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When you're trying to fix your make up in the Uber and realizing you're buzzed from the pregame:

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You'll roll up to the first bar and have your first drink:

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So then you roll up to the second bar like:

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You're trying to get someone to buy you a drink like:

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21 is cool but you're still a broke college student. Somebody get me another round!

When you're trying to try all of the drinks:

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Let me have a sip, thankkssssss.

Walking through the club like:

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Not sure if it's a swagger or if I'm drunk.

When you've had so much that everything is becoming funny:

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It's liiiiiiiiiit.

So you'll be telling your life story to strangers at the bar like:

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Then some guy will try to take you home:

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No. No. NO!

While you're in the bathroom at the club:

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This is also the moment when you really realize you've had enough.

When you're killing it on the dance floor:

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When you've had too much to drink and that creepy dude on the dance floor looks good:

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Ew.

When you're trying to make plans for tomorrow with that same creepy dude from the dance floor:

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We found love in a hopeless place!

When you realize you can go out wherever and whenever you want now that you're legal:

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So many possibilities!

... and everything is starting to hit you.

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When your friends decide that you've had enough and it's time to Uber home:

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I wanna swinnnnng from the chandelier! Don't kill my vibe, boy!

Fighting with your friend in the Uber like:

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The driver will take your side though.

When you finally get home after your first legal night on the town:

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Legendary.


Happy 21st birthday! Cheers!

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