14 Times When We Were Obviously Under 21
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14 Times When We Were Obviously Under 21

Almost, but not quite.

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14 Times When We Were Obviously Under 21

We all experiences a time in our life when we are just a little too young to do the things we want to do. Our friends are anywhere from a few months to several years older and the age difference(s) are made quite clear, every time we get together.

1. Doing Taxes

Now that we have a better income from no longer working at Dunkin Donuts, we have absolutely no idea how to do our taxes. But hey, at least, our high school biology class taught us all about how "the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell," right?

2. Not Being Able to Reserve A Hotel Room

When everyone is going to Miami for Spring Break and we can't legally reserve a room in any hotel, let alone pay for it

3. Casino Night

When our friends want to blow their money on the Slot Machines, we blow ours in the food court.

4. The "Can You Pick Up Wine On Your Way Over" Text

When our friends are well aware of our age but somehow still manage to push us into awkward (and illegal) situations. #BuyYourOwnPinot2016

5. Pretending That We Can Actually Get Alcohol

If we did get it, it was probably from our parent's upper cabinet at home.

6. Going Out To Eat

We were the only ones to order plain old Coke while everyone else could have Jack in their soda's.

7. Asking For Some Help


When we really wanted a cocktail and were sure that the "puppy dog" look would work...it didn't.

8. Bribery


Since the sad eyes and the pouty face never worked, we thought offering some sort of compensation would. Extra money, free food, doing their laundry, etc... something always got them to crack.

9. Teaching Someone How To Drive


This actually comes in handy, when mom and dad tried to make us teach our younger siblings how to drive. WE CAN'T!!! #sorrynotsorry

10. Renting A Car


No matter the distance of the trip, we can't rent a car for even a minute. #ThanksObama

11. Placing A Down Payment On A House


As if we could actually afford that...

12. Getting Out Of Adult Conversations (With Parents)


It is nice not having to have the "where is your life going" talk with mom and dad.

13. Getting Out Of Adult Conversations (With Teachers)


Usually at this point, we can slip out of this conversation with our professors, too.

14. Getting Out Of Adult Conversations (With Self)


When things get too difficult to even think about, we can just wink at ourselves in the mirror and then order some pizza.

Even though being just under 21 is probably one of the most annoying stages in our life, there are still some perks. But hey, we'll get there soon enough. Until then, we can enjoy our Virgin Piña Coladas and our Coke with NO Jack Daniels Whiskey.

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