REQUIREMENTS FOR BEING A MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL

if you're lucky a boring, straight, white dude might one day project onto YOU!
  1. You are simply NOT LIKE THE OTHER GIRLS!!!!
  2. You must have three names
    One of these is preferably a stereotypically male name
  3. Your sole purpose in life must be to teach a boring, straight, white dude the meaning of life.
  4. You probably want to dance in the rain.
    Screw waiting for the storm to pass! Life is about EMBRACING THE MOMENT AND IGNORING THE FINITE NATURE OF OUR FRAGILE HUMAN CONDITION!
  5. You come across as a flighty temptress, but secretly want to settle down w the aforementioned boring, white guy who is relentlessly pursuing you.
    This desire is so secret that you don't even know it yourself. Don't worry, though, he will convince you.
  6. You're not afraid to eat a messy burger on the first date.
    You'll never weigh more than 112 pounds anyway because you're just a construct of the male protagonists ideal woman!
  7. The only music on your ipod is obscure indie music.
    Oh yeah, and the Beatles, but only because you love Ringo.
  8. You must say "maybe it's time to start breaking the rules" at least twice a fiscal quarter
    It's in the MPDG contract.
  9. You play video games...and are good at them, too? Perfect! Only his hobbies matter now that you're full manic pixie.
    DISCLAIMER: You can only be good, not better than him at **anything**! You're just here to show him the meaning of life, not show him up!
  10. Most importantly, you must be able to "fix" you're boring, straight, white guy.
    Andrew. Tom. Drew. They're all so sad, tortured, and misunderstood. Only their MPDG can save them now.