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19 signs you're definitely turning into your dad

Deadliest Catch, anyone?

Tesco Car Park Source: David_Hanwell

1. You choose parking spots in Tesco that are far enough away from other cars to reduce possible door dings.

2. Any excuse for a trip to B&Q. Any excuse.

3. You own a can of WD-40. Nothing you can’t fix with a spray of WD-40.

4. You own at least two Fleetwood Mac CDs.

5. And Genesis actually had some really great tunes. And Mike and the Mechanics.

fleetwood mac, the collection, Source: badgreeb RECORDS - art -photos

6. Is that ‘Call Me Al’? Turn it up there.

7. You have a favourite newsreader.

8. Golf is actually quite an interesting sport to watch.

9. You have referred to the people in Leinster House as “that shower” at least twice in the past month.

10. That website that tracks flight paths is tremendously interesting actually.

11. Those glasses that turn into sunglasses when you step into the sun would actually be very handy.

186/365 - LZ - Quiet Day Source: The Travelling Bum

12. You have acres of advice for anyone doing their driving test, particularly about the tricky three point turn.

13. You love nothing more than the opportunity to tell a few tales about your own experiences learning to drive in a field.

13. You own a set of screwdrivers.

14. And you know the difference between the flathead and the Phillips head.

15. You have a ‘favourite joke’

16. Oh, is Salvage Wars on? Stick it on there.

17. Will you tape Deadliest Catch for me?

18. Under Seige is a great yarn. Can’t beat a bit of Seagal.

19. The middle section of Lidl/Aldi with the leafblowers/ geranium seeds/hi-vis jackets is your Mecca

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