9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

12/30/2013 02:40 pm ET

It's the last week of 2013, and while we're looking forward to next year, getting there isn't going to be easy.

  • 1 The beginning of a month-long Christmas tree genocide.
    When the streets start to look like a pine graveyard.
  • 2 Continuing to know who Phil Robertson is, and that he still has a job.
  • 3 Being inexplicably stressed out about having the perfect New Year's Eve.
    Whose New Year's Eve actually looks like this?
  • 4 Accidentally starting a conversation with this girl at a party.
  • 5 Pretending we know ANY of the words to Auld Lang Syne.
    Should old acquaintance be forgot and... something, something something...
  • 6 Realizing at around 11:05 p.m. that we really would have preferred to stay in.
    Staying in all night watching "Mystery Science Theater 3000" doesn't constitute a New Year's Eve, but it should.
  • 7 Starting to awkwardly negotiate how to enjoy the Sochi Olympics.
    Conflict and controversy might as well be official sports.
  • 8 The roughly 100 times someone will say 'I can't believe it's already January' at work.
    We know what day (and year) it is, thank you.
  • 9 Two words: Facebook resolutions.
    TMI, everyone.
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