The contents of this post is selected and taken from IB Humor Checklist website.

You know you’re in IB when…

  1. Relatives that have been dead for years come visit you and suggest that you get some sleep.
  2. You say the same sentence over and over again, not realizing you’ve said it before.
  3. You say the same sentence over and over again, not realizing you’ve said it before.
  4. You can see individual air molecules vibrating.
  5. While writing a TOK paper, you begin to actually understand the material.
  6. You explore the possibility of setting up an IV drip of espresso.
  7. You wonder if brewing is an essential step in the consumption of coffee.
  8. You begin speaking in a language that only you and Channelers can understand.
  9. You believe that if you think hard enough, you can levitate.
  10. You say the same sentence over and over again, not realizing you’ve said it before.
  11. You heart beats in 7/8 time.
  12. You and Reality file for divorce.
  13. It appears that people are speaking to you in binary code.
  14. You have great revelations concerning Life, the Universe, and Everything else, but can’t quite find the words for them before the white glow fades, leaving you more confused than before.
  15. You begin to talk to yourself, then disagree about the subject, get into a nasty row about it, lose, and refuse to talk to yourself for the rest of the day.
  16. You say the same sentence over and over again, not realizing you’ve said it before.
  17. Five words: “WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?!?!?!?!?”
  18. You can spell “Baccalaureate”.
  19. You go to bed at 3AM and think, “Oh, it’s an early night!”
  20. Your favorite saying is “If I get a hundred on every test for the rest of the year…”
  21. Social life? What’s that?
  22. You’ve fooled yourself into believing that colleges actually care whether you’re in IB or not.
  23. You try to wake up fast enough to catch yourself sleeping – and succeed.
  24. You talk to yourself in the 3rd person.
  25. It’s okay to fail, so long as you are not alone.
  26. You frequently catch yourself saying “What?? We had homework??”
  27. a good night’s sleep is 5 hours
  28. 16+2= …wait let me get my graphing calculator!
  29. you have theoretical physics discussions at parties
  30. the number on your screen name corresponds to the page number that character you use for your screen name has an appearance in the book you got it from
  31. you understand the above the first time you read it
  32. whenever you’re watching a movie you find all the motifs and themes…without trying
  33. you start to laugh hysterically when you’re writing a bibliography because a book has TWO authors
  34. you spend all your time complaining about your work, then do it hurriedly because you want to get to bed and don’t know where all the time went
  35. you brag that you only got 2 hours of sleep last night
  36. you write a two page answer to a one sentence question
  37. you enjoy complaining and scaring underclassmen (yeah, and they gave us 500 pages of History, but I managed to do that even though my back is now permanently damaged by the weight of my backpack, and the track bugs almost got me so I was exhausted from running… etc.)
  38. you love telling your boyfriend/girlfriend the story your math teacher told you
  39. this number means something: 42
  40. you forget to breathe
  41. your main addiction is to sleep…and you’re always experiencing withdrawal.
  42. your backpack is heavier than you are.
  43. You say the same sentence over and over again, not realizing you’ve said it before.
  44. you complain that you can’t store notes on your graphing calculator for the IB English exam.
  45. you can’t enjoy a heart-warming cartoon because the French grammar is wrong.
  46. You know the chemical composition of the ugly brown stains on the ceiling tiles.
  47. You see 0110 1001 0110 1001 and get horny.
  48. Your Theory of Knowledge class has you seriously thinking if Hitler was justified in killing those 6 million Jews.
  49. You make a date to do homework together and you actually do.
  50. Your pick-up lines include compliments on the quality of her (his) epidermis and the wonderful shape of her (his) occipital plate.
  51. You wonder about things like what would happen if your car travelled at the speed of light and you turned your lights on.
  52. You skip breakfast so you can get to school early to get in some extra cramming time and gain that “upper edge” on the rest of the class.
  53. The bags under your eyes are heavier than the ones carrying your textbooks.
  54. Desperate to fill up your CAS hours, you claim watching a black and white movie as “creativity” and walking your dog as “activity”, and your teacher approves it.
  55. Explaining is too difficult – you just tell people the answers.
  56. You plead insanity on a research paper.
  57. Your plea is accepted by your teacher.
  58. You actually read all the above!!