Face it, most of you all underage drank. If you are one of the few that didn't, you have quite the willpower. I felt like it took centuries to turn 21. When I finally did, well nothing really changed I just didn't have to worry about being caught anymore (which is a nice weight off my shoulders, to say the least) but while counting down those days to my birthday, I realized how dumb it is for the drinking age to be 21 in America, but 18 for the rest of the world.

1. Obtain a alcoholic beverage serving license

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A few states allow you to serve alcohol to adults while being underage. Being from Wisconsin, I have been bartending for almost 4 years. Does it make sense to serve alcohol, but not drink it? Seem's odd to me.

2. Join the military.

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IF YOU CAN SIGN YOUR LIFE AWAY TO SERVE OUR COUNTRY, YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO HAVE A DRINK.

3. Write yourself off at the doctor.

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If I can have complete legal control of myself medically without my parents consent, that's a big responsibility that seems more concerning than having a few drinks.

4. Buying tobacco, vapes, and other forms of nicotine.

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Some states are now requiring you to be 21, but if I can [as a teenager] buy something that can possibly give me cancer, I should be able to have a drink, hangovers over cancer any day.

5. Vote.

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IF I CAN DO A CIVIC DUTY AS VOTING FOR WHO COULD LEAD OUR COUNTRY, STATE, OR COUNTY, I SURE AS HECK SHOULD HAVE GOOD JUDGEMENT. BUT CLEARLY NOT GOOD ENOUGH JUDGEMENT TO DRINK ALCOHOL LEGALLY.

6. Buy lottery tickets.

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Talk about gambling? That takes responsibility.

7. Apply for credit cards.

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You can start building credit as a TEENAGER, and if you screw that up, it follows you for the rest of your life. But society thinks we are responsible enough at 18.

8. File a law suit.

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In the eyes of the law, they think that you are ready...as a kid????

9. Be summoned for jury duty.

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Teenagers determining a criminals fate? Scary stuff.

10. LEGALY move out of the house.

The world thinks you are responsible to live on your own by then.

11. You can adopt and animal...AND A PERSON.

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You're telling me you could be given the responsibility of raising another child, but not responsible enough to have a drink out to eat? Hmmmm.

12. GET MARRIED.

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I mean come on...

13. Get a tattoo.

Another big decision.

14. Change your name.

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Another big deal.

15. Buy a house.

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Guys seriously...

16. Create a will.

Should probably have good judgement for that, but society thinks you're ready at 18.

17. Apply for loans.

Another potential credit destroyer.

18. Buy fireworks.

Celebrating the 4th of July

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I mean come on these can be way more dangerous than alcohol.

Least to say is if the law says I can do all these VERY ADULT, RESPONSIBLE THINGS AT 18, I sure as hell can have a drink while I'm at it. That's just my two cents. Plus the rest of the world's drinking age is 18, and they seem to be doing just fine.