The 9 To 5 Thoughts Everyone Has

The 9 To 5 Thoughts Everyone Has

Working 9 to 5, trying to make a living and still just getting by.

"Is it 5 o'clock yet?" or "Can I go home now?"

Admit it, while working at your job, you've thought that. But, no matter how much you love your job or love to hate it, you continue working day after day because you have to make money, somehow. Some days are better than other days, obviously, and some days will fly by while others will drag on for what seems like eternity. Even if you don't want to admit it, here are some thoughts that everyone has while working the good ole 9 to 5.

1. "Is it really time for work already? Maybe I'll just sleep for another few minutes."


3. "But, the weather is so nice outside. I wanna be where the people are."

4. "I'm a pro at looking busy."

5. "Seriously, it's only been five minutes?"

6. "Do I really need this job?" *Thinks for a minute*... "Yes, I do because I'm broke. "

7. "Is it lunch time yet?"

8. "Lunch time!"

10. "I can't believe my lunch break went by so fast."

11. "I could use a nap, or two."

12. "It's quitting time!"

13. "I love my job."

14. "Just kidding, I love payday!"

15. "Adulting is not what it's cracked up to be."

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Every Time I See A College Tour Group Walk By I Just Want to Scream 'It's a TRAAAPP!'

The tour guide is good - they're just a liar.

It's officially that time of year - anywhere you walk on campus, there's bound to be a gaggle of parents and befuddled high school students winding their way through building after building. In front of them stands an overenthusiastic tour guide, spouting off statistics about the school so fast they'll make your head spin.

Unfortunately, what the tour guide says doesn't exactly line up with what goes on at the school. Oh, the things we students wish we could shout out to the parents as they pass by.

1. "You'll get sick of the dining!"

It may look like there's something new to eat every single day, but by the end of the semester, you'll be sick of everything except the things closest at home.

2. "I'm only here for the free t-shirts!"


3. "IT'S A TRAP!"

Seriously, part two. You get two of three things: a social life, sleep, or good grades. Whoever said you could have all three is lying.

4. "Welcome to the real world, suckers!"

It's got confrontation, taking care of yourself, and formal emails. (Which, of course, your professor will respond with 'k thnx bai' sent from their iPhone.)

5. "Say goodbye to sleep!"

There are three types of people on campus: tea drinkers, coffee drinkers, and people with energy drinks running through their veins.


Check all of your housing options before you move in. The dorm they're showing you might be the worst housing area on campus.


You're getting squat. Free tuition? Try the tune of $13k a year. Or more. Depending.

8. "The library is NOT the best study place."

Depending on your major, there are several places for you to study that aren't the library.

9. "The health center sucks!"

True fact: word through the grapevine is that someone once got antibiotics for a sprained ankle.You may as well sell that leg on the black market to cover the costs.

10. "Believe the roommate horror stories!"

All random roommates are horrible unless proven otherwise. (But be wary of everyone.)

11. "SI (student instructor) sessions are useless."

You will learn nothing . Chances are you'll end up correcting the instructor.

12. "The freshman fifteen is optional."

Some people don't gain it at all, and some people really gain it. It's up to you.

13. "You'll need a car!!"

If, for some reason you can't pay for the overpriced parking pass, find a friend who can.

14. "Hookup culture is real!"

But it's not for everyone. Just because everyone is doing it doesn't mean you have to.

15. "Campus jobs are a myth!"

Campus job? What's a campus job? Do you have work-study? No? No job for you. Have you tried the local coffee shop?

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