9 Signs Your Fourth of July Is Not Turning Out As Well As You Expected

The Fourth of July, Independence Day, is a day to relax with friends and family and celebrate our country. But sometimes it doesn’t go as you planned.

 

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You work on your custom flag dress for weeks and your cousin walks in wearing the exact same thing.

 

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The drummer in your parade group thinks he is John Bonham.

 

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Gypsy fortune tellers at the July 4th party say you only have 3 months to live.

 

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Every kid in the parade got their parents to help with their costume. Yours looks like you made it in your sleep.

 

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Your softball team is halfway through the season and you are 0-34.

 

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Girls on the beach don’t even notice you walk by anymore.

 

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The fireworks are almost over, and you have no idea where the car is parked.

 

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You realize you didn’t make enough potato salad.

 

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Your son falls in a well after trying to use an umbrella “as a parachute, daddy!”


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