You Know You've Been Out Of College Too Long When...

  • Your potted plants stay alive.

  • You keep more food than beer in the fridge.

  • 6:00 AM is when you get up, not when you go to sleep.

  • You hear your favorite song on the elevator at work.

  • You carry an umbrella.

  • You watch the Weather Channel.

  • Your friends marry and divorce instead of hook-up and break-up.

  • You go from 130 days of vacation time to 7.

  • Jeans and a sweater no longer qualify as 'dressed up'.

  • You're the one calling the police because those damn kids next door don'tknow how to turn down the stereo.

  • Older relatives feel comfortable telling sex jokes around you.

  • You don't know what time Taco Bell closes anymore.

  • Your car insurance goes down and your car payments go up.

  • You feed your dog Science Diet instead of McDonalds.

  • Sleeping on the couch is a no-no.

  • You no longer take naps from noon to 6 p.m.

  • Dinner and a movie - The whole date instead of the beginning of one.

  • MTV News is no longer your primary source for information.

  • A $4.00 bottle of wine is no longer 'pretty good stuff'.

  • You actually eat breakfast foods at breakfast time.

  • Grocery lists are longer than macaroni & cheese Pepsi Ho-ho's

  • 'I just can't drink the way I used to' replaces 'I'm never going to drink that much again'

  • Over 90% of the time you spend in front of a computer is for real work.

  • You don't get liquored up at home, to save money, before going to a bar.


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