POST THIS IN YOUR JOURNAL WITH THE TITLE SAYING,"I ACT LIKE A __ YEAR-OLD".[X] YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE A POT OF COFFEE. [X] YOU KEEP TRACK OF DATES USING A CALENDAR.[X] YOU OWN A CREDIT CARD. [ ] YOU KNOW HOW TO CHANGE THE OIL IN A CAR.[X] YOU'VE DONE YOUR OWN LAUNDRY.[X] YOU CAN VOTE IN AN ELECTION.[X] YOU CAN COOK FOR YOURSELF.[X] YOU THINK POLITICS ARE INTERESTING.TOTAL: 7 [X] YOU SHOW UP FOR SCHOOL LATE A LOT. [ ] YOU ALWAYS CARRY A PEN/PENCIL IN YOUR BAG/PURSE/POCKET.[ ] YOU'VE NEVER GOTTEN A DETENTION. [X] YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR OWN BIRTHDAY. [X] YOU LIKE TO TAKE WALKS BY YOURSELF. [X] YOU KNOW WHAT CREDIBILITY MEANS WITHOUT LOOKING IT UP.[X] YOU DRINK CAFFEINE AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK.TOTAL: 5[X] YOU KNOW HOW TO DO THE DISHES[X] YOU CAN COUNT TO 10 IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE. (French, Croatian, German and Spanish.)[X] WHEN YOU SAY YOU'RE GOING TO DO SOMETHING YOU USUALLY DO IT.[ ] YOU CAN MOW THE LAWN. [X] YOU STUDY EVEN WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE TO.
(I actually only ever study properly when I don't have to.)[X] YOU HAVE HAND WASHED A CAR BEFORE.
TOTAL: 5[X] YOU CAN SPELL EXPERIENCE WITHOUT LOOKING IT UP.[ ] THE PEOPLE AT STARBUCKS KNOW YOU BY NAME. (Starbucks is a place that only exists in my very blurry, unreliable stoner memories. I've never been to a Starbucks with a clear head and I've only ever been there In London. It's unlikely they know be by my name.) [ ] YOUR FAVORITE KIND OF FOOD IS TAKE-OUT. [X] YOU CAN GO TO THE STORE WITHOUT GETTING SOMETHING YOU DON'T NEED. [X] YOU UNDERSTAND POLITICAL JOKES THE FIRST TIME THEY ARE SAID. [X] YOU CAN TYPE PRETTY QUICKLY.
[ ] YOUR ONLY FRIENDS ARE FROM YOUR PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT.
[ ] YOU HAVE BEEN TO A TUPPERWARE PARTY.
[X] YOU HAVE REALIZED THAT PRACTICALLY NO ONE WILL TAKE YOU SERIOUSLY UNLESS YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 25 AND HAVE A JOB.
[ ] YOU HAVE MORE BILLS THAN YOU CAN PAY.
[X] YOU HAVE BEEN TO THE BEACH.
[X] YOU USE THE INTERNET EVERY DAY.
[X] YOU HAVE BEEN OUTSIDE 3 OR MORE TIMES A DAY
[X] YOU MAKE YOUR BED IN THE MORNING.
Grand total: 26
ANY COMMENTS ON YOUR RESULTS?: Doesn't come as suprise, most people in my social circle are this age, it rubs off.
Now of course this is a very limited take on maturity and what it means to be an adult. But it was fun to do. For anyone wondering, I am 17 years old and while I'm mature and responsible, I'm also a fucking stupid kid, which is absolutely fine.