Life As A Chronic Waver
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Life As A Chronic Waver

Please make my hand stay down.

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Life As A Chronic Waver
Elsa Bertsch

Ever see someone you kind of know and your hand pops up without you realizing it? Join the club. At this point, it’s becoming an issue. I don’t even realize my hand is going up until I see the person I am intending to wave at and then look down and see my hand flailing around. The best part is, most of the time the other person doesn’t wave back because they don’t see me. Cheers to me hopelessly and unapologetically managing to embarrass myself daily. Here are some examples of ways in which I manage to be a chronic waver.

1. The awkward I-see-you-you-see-me-but-I-can't-stop-waving-because-you-saw-me-start-waving wave.

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2. The fan-girl wave

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3. The awko-taco salute

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4. The ever-lasting-love attention grabbing. Jk it's just baby Leo <3

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5. The embarrass-your-best-friend-shimmy

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6. The cute-smize-shalom

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7. The womp-womp-exit

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8. The "hey girlie!!!!!!"

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9. The absolute worst tbh

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10. The oh-hey you're cute

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11. The bye-Felicia

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12. The meep-hey-oh-man-slap-my-hand-down (most commonly used)

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13. The cool-man-smell-ya-later

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14. The ha-ha-ta-ta

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15. The oh-my-god-please-don't-look-at-me

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