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List Rules TWINS ONLY - vote up the weirdest thing you have to deal with as a twin.

There aren’t too many people in the world who are able to claim the status of identical twin. When you’re an identical twin you experience many things that non-identical twins could never even began to contemplate or understand. First and foremost you have a human being that looks exactly like you. Some people search their whole lives to find their doppelganger, but you’ve known who yours was ever since you were born!


You know firsthand how awesome it is to go around through life with someone who shares all of your DNA. Your twin is your best friend, your partner in crime, and your ride-or-die girl or guy. You have someone that you can stick with throughout all of life, and you absolutely love it.


We also know that there are things that we could live without. Remember when someone asked you “Can you and your twin tell each other apart?” Or how about, “So do you guys like have the same birthday?” You’re not alone my fellow identical twins. We’ve all been there,and we can all take solace in the fact that there are other people out there who know exactly what it’s like being an identical twin.


So now I’m putting a call out to all identical twins! Do you agree with the items on this list? Can you think of other things that I’ve left out? Share with us what being an identical twin is like for you. I’m sure you’re not the only identical twin out there who has experienced it!

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You never know who is who in y... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You never know who is who in your baby photos You have a fifty-fifty chance that you're wrong... or right.

23 Actors Who Have Played Identical Twins 28 Creepy Photos Inspired by Children's Nightmares

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Your prank game is automatical... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
Your prank game is automatically next level Getting people to think that you are your twin is always entertaining (for you and your twin at least).

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You get excited when you see a... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You get excited when you see another set of identical twins A smile automatically creeps across your face when you and your twin see another set of identical twins!

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You're constantly asked th... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You're constantly asked the same questions over and over again PLEASE STOP ASKING: "Can you read each other's minds?" "Can you feel each other's pain?" "Have you ever switched boyfriends?" "Does your mom ever mix the two of you up?"

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You sort of have to answer to ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You sort of have to answer to your twin's name They might be calling you or your twin, so you might as well acknowledge them so you can find out. 

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You know what it's like to... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You know what it's like to be constantly dressed exactly like your sibling It didn't matter if your mom mixed up your clothes because they were exactly the same.

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You could never make fun of yo... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You could never make fun of your twin's looks (You look basically the same.) 

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People call you "twin"... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
People call you "twin" like it's your name Stop being lazy! I HAVE A NAME! USE IT!!

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You've imagined what it wo... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You've imagined what it would be like if you and your twin married another set of identical twins Would our kids look like twins since both of their parents are twins?

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You've thought about what ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You've thought about what it would be like if you never had a twin

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You hate it when people list o... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You hate it when people list off your similarities Yes I know that we both are really good at math. Don't need you to point it out...

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People who have known you your... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
People who have known you your entire lives still can't tell you apart Really? After 30 years?

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You've thought about going... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You've thought about going to a twin convention You'd be around people just like you who understand what it's like being a twin.

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You'll probably end up lik... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You'll probably end up liking the same person as your twin at one point or another And then you have to figure out how to resolve who gets a chance with him or her.

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You have an intensely competit... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You have an intensely competitive relationship that only twins can have

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For some reason you always see... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
For some reason you always seem to have the same exact friends as your twin Elementary school, middle school, high school, and maybe college = same friends.

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You feel sorry for your siblin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Weird Things That Only Happen to Identical Twins
You feel sorry for your siblings who aren't your twin You and your twin share so much together that your sibling(s) feel left out.