22 Things People Who Only Work Graveyard Shifts Understand


  1. You know every bar that opens at 6am.
  2. People mistake you for being albino because you have not seen the sun in 15 weeks.
  3. You know every material that will blackout windows.
  4. You can function perfectly well off 3-4 hours of sleep…
  5. …as long as you get 12-13 hours of sleep on your nights off.
  6. No matter where you work, you don’t get weekends off.
  7. You know exactly how many drinks you can have between waking up and going to work sober.
  8. You only hit commute traffic leaving work.
  9. You drink more Red Bull than water.
  10. You absolutely hate every friend who works a day shift, and they don’t understand why.
  11. You have literally watched every show and movie on Netflix…
  12. …twice.
  13. Seeing places in daylight confuses you.
  14. You know what time every restaurant around you closes and if they deliver after midnight.
  15. Thinking that 24 Hour Fitness was the greatest invention ever and convincing yourself you always go on your night off.
  16. ALWAYS choosing sleep over everything.
  17. Seeing your friends 3 times a month.
  18. Realizing that there are no good looking people at 7am at your local bar.
  19. Being in a relationship with someone who is not working graveyards sucks.
  20. Not being in a relationship, period.
  21. Constantly looking for new jobs while at work.
  22. Constantly trying to find a way to convince your parents to pay for a 6th year of college.

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