Source: YouTube

19 actual things that have made me emotional while hungover

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PRESENTED IN NO particular order.

1. The episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians where Kim realises marrying Kris Humphries was a grave mistake.

Source: YouTube

Me, hungover: “It could happen to any of us. We all make mistakes. We are all Kim.”

2. Men having little hobbies, especially anything to do with pigeons or greyhounds.

Source: Flickr

Me, hungover: “Are you literally trying to kill me here?”

3. A promo for the London Olympics with Adele’s “Hometown Glory” playing over it.

Source: Flickr

Me, hungover: “ADELE IS THE ONLY PERSON WHO UNDERSTANDS ME AND ALSO I MISS THE OLYMPICS.”

4. Thinking about Katie Taylor. Just in general.

Source: PA Archive

Me, hungover: “[hyperventilating] It was just so magical.”

5. Animals being monogamous.

Source: Giphy

Me, hungover: “BUT WHAT IF ONE OF THE MONOGAMOUS PENGUINS DIE? IT’S POOR PENGUIN PARTNER WILL BE SO UPSET.” 

6. The thought of old people going out to buy the RTÉ Guide every week.

Source: RTÉ Guide

Me, hungover: “[crying]“

7. Liquorice not being fashionable anymore.

Source: Flickr

See also: the thought of old people offering a child a piece of liquorice and the child refusing.

8. The corner of a fitted sheet coming off the bed.

Source: Flickr

Me, hungover: “Why can’t something just go right for me for once in my life?”

9. People not sending handwritten letters/cards to each other anymore.

Source: Flickr

Me, hungover: “I mean, are people just going to stop sending Christmas cards to each other? Is this where we’re headed as a SOCIETY?”

10. The ad for SMA Follow-On Milk where they’re like, “You’re doing great!”

Source: SMANutritionVideos

Me, hungover: “It’s true. Nobody asks for your CV when you become a mother.”

11. This tweet.

Me, hungover: “YOUR GIRLS. Oh my Christ.”

12. Realising that (a) the can of tuna I bought was not a ring pull and (b) I did not own a can opener

Source: Flickr

Me, hungover: “[unintelligible weeping]“

13. The thought of former X Factor contestants having to perform in tiny nightclubs in Ireland

Me, hungover: “Oh God, I hope they’re doing okay.”

14. A fanmade montage about Barack Obama’s victory in 2008

Source: YouTube

Me, hungover: “Yes we can…”

15. A video of Tom from McFly delivering his wedding speech in song

Source: Tom Fletcher

Please note that this is absolutely the type of thing I would sneer at/mock relentlessly if I was in the right frame of mind.

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16. The mere thought of people being mean to GAA managers

Source: PA Archive

Me, hungover: “But they’re trying their best!”

17. The concept of time going by really fast.

Source: Uproxx

Me, hungover: “Before I know where I am, I’ll be in a GRAVE.”

18. Thinking of all the memories that One Direction share

Source: Yui Mok

Me, hungover: “It’s just been such a crazy rollercoaster for them. We can’t even comprehend.”

19. When RTÉ switched from analogue to digital

Source: Mark Stedman

Me, hungover: “I mean I don’t even really understand the difference, but technology just seems to be moving really fast and I’m feeling overwhelmed by it all.”

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First published August 2015