The 15 Most Relatable Moments From ‘Elf’

Elf : It’s more than just a Will Ferrell movie that we conveniently like to pretend Zooey Deschanel isn’t in. It’s a movement. It’s a lifestyle. It’s a Christmas staple. No, seriously—I dare you to turn on USA Network anytime between Thanksgiving and Christmas and not see that shit playing on loop. There’s a reason Elf is so ubiquitous around this time of year, and it’s because, in addition to being hilarious, it’s also relatable AF. Well, parts of it anyway. I’ve compiled the realest moments from this amazing movie into list format. You are welcome.

1. When your friend makes it through the work week without stabbing any coworkers

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2. When he said he’d call you at 8:30 and it’s now 8:31 and you haven’t heard from him

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3. When you drink coffee that’s not from Starbucks

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4. Literally at all times

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5. When you wonder if there’s any way things can get any worse and the universe answers

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6. Your boss trying to motivate you like

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7. When you eat so many Christmas cookies you feel like puking even though you told yourself you’d only have one

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8. When you match with that one overenthusiastic guy on Hinge

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9. When the tiniest inconvenience happens

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10. Making plans like

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11. When you have to act like you have no idea why your card got declined

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12. When your ex doesn’t get the hint that you don’t fuck with him

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13. Me, looking for all the fucks I give

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14. Actual footage of me exercising

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15. When I get drunk and think I know how to break dance

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