19 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Binge Watch A New Show
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19 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Binge Watch A New Show

Don't even get me started on the character mixing.

19 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Binge Watch A New Show

Everyone knows this feeling... a new show is released on Nextflix. There are only 13 episodes, so you can easily knock that out, but not without a rollercoaster of emotions and physical symptoms. We all do it anyways, but if you haven't hard-core binge-watched a show... Here's what happens:

1. Your ears hurt.

Whether you're listening with headphones or earbuds... 18 hours straight of full volume drama hurts the ears. I'm currently binging 13 Reasons Why S2, and my ears hurt SO BAD from my Beats Headphones.

2. Your brain starts to fry.

Hours of connecting dots and climactic twists can start to make your brain a little fuzzy. Sensory overload.

3. You go from love to hate back to love.

With every character. All in the span of 18 episodes in less than a day... Whoops.

4. You realize little things.

Whether you're rewatching, or just beginning a show with staring at the same sets for hours, you start to notice the little things. A moved book in a crime show. An interesting ally with two opposite characters. It's all game during the binge.

5. Eye-headaches.

I'm not sure if this is a real thing, but the mixture of eye pain and head pain equals the unavoidable eye-headache.

6. Everyone's eyes are so different.

I've noticed that binge-worthy casts usually have at least two blue-eyed, one brown-eyed, and a few green-eyed main characters. Sometimes I notice when I look at the same few people for hours on end.

7. Catching irregularities.

Her hair is up in one camera angle, and down in the next. The clocks change. Horrible...

8. You see some fake ass acting.

Some actors just suck.

9. You'll Google the actors.

If you've ever watched 13 Reasons Why, you'll google 'Hannah' just because she's mysterious AF. You'd then know she's freaking BRITISH! Then you'll start hearing her accent in weird scenes...

10. You see people from other shows.

Character mixing. I'm so glad that Grey's Anatomy characters are pretty much only on Grey's Anatomy. But once they're on something else... no.

11. You'll hit rewind.

If you're deep into your binge, you'll miss something and rewind. Sometimes I miss like 10 minutes. Don't ask me how.

12. You ship.

Two characters have one tiny flirty moment... SHIP. Then four episodes later... you move on to another couple.

13. Why isn't my life this eventful?

You wonder why your own town doesn't have THIS kind of drama! Why can't my ex-friend punch her ex-best-friend in the face and break her nose?

14. You fall in love.

There's always one character you fall in love with and STAY in love with through the whole season. Sorry not sorry.

15. Snaaacks.

You may go through a bag of Doritos, 8 bottles of water, and a box of nilla wafers. It's just the binge, don't worry. We all do it.

16. You forget meals.

On the flip side, your fam calls you for dinner but you totally don't go because you're on episode 12/13 and it's not worth it. Doritos are all I need.

17. You cry.

Whether you're crying from sadness or happiness depends on the show.

18. Uncontrollable laughter.

It could be the exhaustion, or the show could actually be funny. Either way, the boot fits.

19. Your heart breaks.

When it's over, you feel almost like you lost a friend. What do you even do with yourself now? Who are you?

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