‘Moet?!’, denk je nu misschien verontwaardigd, ‘ik moet verdorie helemaal niets!’ Groot gelijk: je moet ook helemaal niks. Alleen dit lijstje met een flinke korrel zout nemen.
Nadat de site MarketWatch had berekend dat je tegen je 35ste twee keer je salaris gespaard zou moeten hebben, besloot Twitter aan de haal te gaan met alles wat je nog meer bereikt zou moeten hebben voor die leeftijd. Hoeveel kun jij er afvinken?
By age 35 you should have a huge box of cables but you can’t throw them out because you’re pretty sure you still need a couple of them but you’re not sure which ones
— Lori G 🌸 (@LoriG) May 19, 2018
By age 35 you should have at least one fork in your cutlery drawer that you just don’t like, and actively frown at if you accidentally grab it.
— Nutella Enchanted (@chrisopotamia) May 20, 2018
By age 35 you should have a shelf full of books you can’t read because they’re not ebooks, but can’t throw away either because you intend to read them.
— Kiran Jonnalagadda (@jackerhack) May 20, 2018
by age 35 you should have a kitchen cabinet dedicated entirely to plastic bags that contain other, smaller plastic bags
— vytas (@peakysblinder) May 20, 2018
By age 35 you should have at least two thirds of your hard drive space taken up by recursively nested copies of the hard drives from all your previous computers
— Alex Kerfoot (@akerfoot) May 20, 2018
By age 35 you should be able to re-watch Bridget Jones and think ‘You’re only 30 and you manage to afford to live alone?’
— Emma Reynolds (@EmmaIllustrate) May 20, 2018
By age 35 you should have learned to only write down the tasks and goals you’ve already accomplished so you can pretend everything is going just wonderfully.
— Patrick Nathan (@patricknathan) May 17, 2018
By age 35 you should have approximately 10 times the existential dread you had when you graduated high school.
— Greg Hillis (@gregorykhillis) May 20, 2018
By 35 you should have at least two abandoned blogs, one dormant podcast or streaming channel, three RPG campaigns prepped but never run, and five unfinished novels (graphic, text, or interactive).
— Daniel Solis • Junk Orbit premieres at Origins (@DanielSolis) May 20, 2018
By 35 you should have a lot of yarn you don’t remembering buying.
— Kay Gardiner🗽 (@KayGardiner) May 21, 2018
By age 35 you should have enough life experience to justifiably hate everything and everyone
— Jon Topping (@jonisdope) May 20, 2018
By age 35 you should have a drawer in your house filled with random items. That way, when you can’t find something, you’ll just check the junk drawer. And boom, just like that, you won’t find it there either.
— schmox (@IvoryGazelle) May 21, 2018
By 35, you should have turned water into wine, raised at least one person from the dead, founded a worldwide religious movement, died, descended into hell, risen again, and have been seated at the right hand of the Father for two years.
— Charles Louis Richter (@richterscale) May 21, 2018
By the time you’re 35, you should have used up at least one can of WD40.
— Katherine Mangu-Ward (@kmanguward) May 21, 2018
By age 35 you should run into friends and say “WE SHOULD HANG OUT SOON!” twice a week. You will never hang out. You’ll just scream this at each other until one of you dies.
— Luke Trayser (@trukelayser) May 20, 2018