Queen Bey Awards $200K in Scholarship Funds to Historically Black Colleges

Update: Beyoncé recently announced a partnership with Google.org to award $100,000 in scholarship money to four additional HBCUs.

Texas Southern University, Fisk University, Grambling State University and Morehouse College will each receive one $25,000 scholarship.

Bey came to slay at Coachella this year, but she didn’t stop when she left the stage. Beyoncé announced that Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman universities will each receive a $25,000 scholarship from her charity for the 2018-2019 academic year.

All four schools are designated as Historically Black Colleges and Universities, higher-education institutions in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intent to serve primarily the African-American community.

The new scholarships are part of the Homecoming Scholars Award Program organized by Beyoncé’s philanthropic initiative, BeyGOOD.

Students interested in studying literature, creative arts, African-American studies, science, education, business, communications, social sciences, computer science or engineering are eligible to apply.

“We salute the rich legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” Ivy McGregor, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Relations at Parkwood Entertainment, which houses BeyGOOD, said in a statement. “We honor all institutions of higher learning for maintaining culture and creating environments for optimal learning which expands dreams and the seas of possibilities for students.”

This is the second time Queen Bey has bestowed scholarship money to U.S. universities. In 2017, BeyGOOD’s Formation Scholars program awarded a total of four scholarships to female students at Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College.   

Details and application deadlines for this year’s scholarship program will be available through the colleges, so contact the financial assistance office at Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee or Bethune-Cookman for details.

If your school or major isn’t part of the Homecoming Scholars Award initiative, check out our massive list of 100 college scholarships for more opportunities.

Lisa McGreevy is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.

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Is Your State Really Bad at Repaying Debt? Here’s How to Tackle It

Right now in the U.S., there’s about $421 billion worth of debt that’s classified as serious delinquency, or at least 90 days overdue, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Paying off debt is a serious problem many of us have struggled with. It can seem like financial whack-a-mole — you pay your credit card bill this month, but then your student loan and car loan payments might have to come in a little later.

You’ve got to buy groceries somehow.

There are plenty of ways to help dig yourself out of debt — some that can only take 13 minutes to start.

But the type of debt people have trouble paying actually varies widely based on where they live.

Using data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, we ranked the five states with the highest serious delinquency rates for four types of debt.

1. Plastic Problems: These States Are the Worst at Paying Credit Card Debt

Last year, the U.S. managed to rack up $834 trillion in credit card debt — the most since the Great Recession.

And many are having trouble paying it back. These are the five states that rank the highest in rates of serious delinquency:

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  1. Nevada — 10.76%
  2. Arizona — 9.54%
  3. Florida — 9.41%
  4. New Mexico — 9.02%
  5. Arkansas — 8.66%

But wait! It’s not too late to start chipping away at that debt before we hit another recession.

If you live in one of these states — or maybe you just went a little buck wild last holiday season — a service like Even Financial can help you consolidate your debt and lower your payments.

Even searches the top online lenders to match you with a personalized loan offer in less than 60 seconds. The platform can help you borrow up to $100,000 (no collateral needed) with fixed rates starting at 4.99% and terms from 24 to 84 months.

2. Tuition Trouble: Student Loan Delinquencies Have Hit These States the Hardest

We’ve already figured out Florida is strangely good at paying off student loans, but many states are facing delinquency rates in the high teens:

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  1. Mississippi — 16.84%
  2. West Virginia — 16.38%
  3. Kentucky — 15.4%
  4. Oklahoma — 15.33%
  5. Nevada — 14.63%

Maybe this is you. Or maybe you’re just not a student-loan savvy Florida Man (or Woman). Some hacks  can still help you take that debt by the scaly tale and wrestle it into submission. Or… something like that.

Credible is a student refinancing site with a twist — it’s an independent student loan marketplace, not a lender. You merely give the site some information, and Credible will help you find the lenders that are right for you. Heck, you could save an average of $18,668.

3. Car-pe Diem: These States Are Delinquent on Their Auto Loans

People are paying their car loans a lot less diligently than they were back in 2012, leading some experts to worry about a subprime auto crisis (but not too much).

But when you look at state-by-state numbers, there’s a pretty wide gulf of serious delinquency rates — from 1.8% to a little more than 7%.

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  1. Washington D.C. — 7.23%
  2. Mississippi — 6.43%
  3. New Mexico — 6.15%
  4. Louisiana — 5.86%
  5. Alabama —5.75%

It could be worse. Still, the fact that 7% of car owners with auto loans in Washington, D.C. haven’t paid their vehicle loans in more than 90 days is troubling.

Besides ditching the car for another commuting option, there are plenty of ways to make money with your own vehicle to help pay down that debt.

You can try the usual ridesharing options, such as Lyft or Uber, or other weird ways to make money from your car.

4. Good Housekeeping: The Surprisingly Good News About Mortgage Debt

OK, here comes the good news. Delinquency in the mortgage sector isn’t alarming the way student debt is.

The serious delinquency rates vary from less than 0.5% to just under 3%.

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  1. New York 2.76%
  2. New Jersey 2.67%
  3. Delaware 2.12%
  4. Connecticut 1.95%
  5. Maine 1.95%

Not bad — but that still means there are thousands of folks struggling to pay off their homes, and we want to help.

Still paying interest on your mortgage at an old rate?

Refinancing could help you take advantage of better interest rates and save thousands of dollars over time.

We know why you’re hesitating. It’s the hassle, isn’t it? Getting a new mortgage can take months.

To save yourself time and money, consider Lenda*, a rapidly growing online mortgage broker.

Lenda is using cutting-edge technology to streamline this whole process. You do everything online. By automating and digitizing its processes, the company says it saves homebuyers an average of $409 per month in loan repayments.

Lenda can wrap up its loans in 17 days — as opposed to the industry standard, which is typically two months. That’s nearly 3.5 times faster.

Lenda is available to customers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

Conquering Your Debt

If your state didn’t make it onto any of these not-so-prestigious lists, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re home free. Make sure to check out all our tips to make money from home so when those bills do come, you’re ready.

And if your financial situation is good, congrats! Help keep it that way with a service like Credit Sesame, which will help you monitor and learn how to improve your credit score.

*Lenda Disclosure: This content is provided by Lenda, an advertiser. The Penny Hoarder does not provide home mortgage loans or mortgage recommendations. Lenda is the mortgage originator. Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Finance Lender Law License No. 60DBO68584. Lenda loans are originated by Lenda, Inc, NMLS #991397. Terms and Conditions apply; see https://www.lenda.com/terms_of_use for details. Mortgages are not available in all states. See the Lenda eligibility list. https://www.lenda.com/licensing. Lenda, Inc, 44 Tehama Street, San Francisco, CA 94123.

Alex Mahadevan is a data journalist at The Penny Hoarder. Oh crap, he forgot to pay that credit card bill.

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Chrissy Teigen Gave Her Best Response Yet To This Person Criticising Her Parenting

Don’t come for Chrissy.

We all know that Chrissy Teigen is an expert in shutting down trolls. She pretty much does it on a daily basis.

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However, when it comes to being shamed for the decisions she makes as a parent, Chrissy has little patience.

However, when it comes to being shamed for the decisions she makes as a parent, Chrissy has little patience.

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Some people jumped in to defend Chrissy, pointing out that alcohol evaporates during cooking.

Some people jumped in to defend Chrissy, pointing out that alcohol evaporates during cooking.

And at no point did Chrissy confirm that Luna had eaten the any of the meal either.

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But then Chrissy stepped in to shut down the comment herself with this perfect reply.

But then Chrissy stepped in to shut down the comment herself with this perfect reply.

Twitter: @mandishields22

Well played, Chrissy.

Well played, Chrissy.

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How Much Trash Do You Toss? This Woman’s Goal Is a Zero-Waste Life

Imagine fitting all your trash for the month inside a Mason jar.

For many, that seems like an impossible feat. But for Graciela Vidal of Tampa, Florida, it’s a refreshing reality.

Vidal, 36, decided to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle about two years ago in an effort to benefit the environment.

She had thought she was being eco-conscious in the past by recycling and bringing her own bags to the grocery store instead of getting plastic ones. But Vidal says watching environmental documentaries like “Plastic Paradise” on Netflix really opened her eyes.

“I didn’t realize that even though something’s recyclable, it doesn’t mean that it’s actually going to be recycled. It might actually end up in our water, harming the environment and the wildlife.”

She vowed to consume less and reuse more, instead of just recycling.

Transitioning to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

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Now that she has adopted a zero-waste lifestyle, Vidal can fit one month of nonrecyclable trash into a Mason jar. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder

Though armed with the determination to live zero waste, Vidal found it wasn’t easy to change everything overnight.

“Actually, it was a slow process, only because a lot of the things that are reusable are a little costly,” she says. “I wasn’t able to just go out and buy everything I needed to do the switch all at once.”

One of the first changes Vidal tackled was no longer using plastic straws. She never used to buy them for home, but she started making the request for no straws whenever she went out to restaurants.

Vidal purchased a couple of reusable stainless steel straws for her son, who’s now 7, to use when they went out to eat, because it was sometimes difficult for him to drink out of a glass. She says the reusable straws cost about $1.50 to $2 each.

Vidal also swapped out using plastic resealable snack bags for a reusable version made of fabric. She bought a bunch from a woman in Clearwater, Florida, who operates the Etsy shop Bag It Conscious and also sells eco-friendly items at the Saturday Morning Market in St. Petersburg, Florida.

“That was actually one of my bigger purchases,” Vidal says, noting the reusable snack bags cost about $5 to $7 each.

In addition to the reusable bags, Vidal says, sometimes she’ll just use old, cleaned-out containers for snacks.

“Really, any container will do just fine,” she says. “And sometimes you put them in the containers, and they don’t smush your snacks, so it’s actually better.”

Another change Vidal made was to stop drinking from throwaway coffee cups. Instead, she’ll request a mug at the cafes she frequents. Or, if she can’t stay, she’ll bring her reusable to-go cup — which cost about $25 — and ask the barista to fill it up.

Vidal says she even started bringing her own Mason jars to smoothie shops to use instead of plastic cups.

“You just have to ask,” she says. “It’s a little unnerving sometimes because people look at you weird, but if you just say, ‘Hey, I care about the environment, [and] I don’t believe in using single-use plastics or disposable items,’ then they’ll understand where you’re coming from and they’ll be more than happy to put it in your own container for you.”

Shopping Zero Waste

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Vidal places her lemons in a reusable bag while grocery store shopping at Sprouts Farmers Market in Tampa, Florida. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder

To decrease the amount of waste she produces, Vidal grocery shops at bulk stores.

“One of the easiest things about shopping is here in Tampa we’re fortunate that we have a Whole Foods and we have Sprouts and Rollin’ Oats,” she says. These grocery stores allow shoppers to buy items in bulk that are usually available only prepackaged at other stores.

“And they’re very accommodating,” she says. “You can use your own bags and your own containers to fill up on your bulk items at those stores.”

For those who don’t live near stores that have bulk sections, Vidal recommends cutting back on packaging waste by buying the largest quantity of the product available. For example, if you took home a 20-pound bag of rice, you’d end up with less plastic to dispose of than if you bought 20 one-pound bags of rice over time.

Buying food in larger quantities is often less expensive on a cost-per-unit basis.

Vidal admits she isn’t perfect in her pursuit of a zero-waste lifestyle. She also switched to a vegan diet two years ago and has found instances where being vegan has clashed with living zero waste.  

“Most of the cheese alternatives and meat alternatives, they’re all wrapped in plastic,” Vidal says.

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Vidal’s pantry is filled with glass jars, reusable containers and cardboard boxes. She tries to adhere closely to a zero-waste lifestyle. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder

That packaging usually results in the largest share of her plastic waste, but she tries to limit those purchases. Vidal also occasionally gives in to prepackaged goodies for her son, like a bag of chips to take to the beach.

“He knows that’s like a treat that happens like once a month,” she says.

Vidal has learned to ignore the lure of convenience items. She does her best to feed her family whole foods, which saves money. Vidal makes her own lemonade and orange juice. Food waste goes into a compost pile.

Vidal’s zero-waste life extends beyond food and drink. Instead of buying cleaning supplies at the store, she makes her own out of vinegar and citrus peels. Coconut oil and baking soda form the base of the deodorant and toothpaste she concocts.

For hand-washing, Vidal buys bar soap that’s not wrapped in plastic. The laundry detergent she uses also comes in a bar form from an Etsy seller, Tangie, based in Eustis, Florida.

“You just dilute it in water and you put it in your own container,” Vidal says. “You can even use your old laundry detergent container.”

She hasn’t quite found a zero-waste solution to buying dish-washing soap, though.

“So I just buy the largest concentrated biodegradable soap I can find,” Vidal says. “It lasts me at least six months.”

Making a Bigger Impact

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Vidal founded Zero Waste Tampa Bay to spread the word about the advantages of reusing and recycling. Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder

Vidal could have limited her eco-conscious ways to herself and her household, but she felt compelled to spread the message to others.

About a year ago, she founded Zero Waste Tampa Bay, a group that spreads awareness of living a zero-waste lifestyle. She’s working on making it a nonprofit.

As president of Zero Waste Tampa Bay, Vidal has organized Meetups to unite other like-minded people in her community. She also visits local restaurants and shops to initiate conversations about what business owners and managers can do to reduce their environmental impact.

“I just try to spread my message and try to enlighten people because I was the same way a couple years ago,” Vidal says. “I didn’t know the effects on the environment for every choice I was making in my daily life.”

She says people shouldn’t feel intimidated about the zero-waste lifestyle or feel like they must be 100% waste-free.

“You can’t cut everything out of your life,” Vidal says. “It’s impossible.”

It’s all about making small changes over time, she says.

Vidal knows if she can get one person to make a small change and that influences another person, the ripple effect can make a significant positive difference.

Nicole Dow is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.

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18 Tweets From This Week That Are Knee-Slappingly Funny

“Whoever lost an iPhone X in McDonalds today…please stop calling me this is my phone now.”

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Plenti Rewards Program Is Ending July 10 — Here’s How to Use Your Points

My mom used to say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

Someone should have told Southeastern Grocers that when it ditched Winn-Dixie’s Shell fuelperks! program and adopted the Plenti program last year.

Plenti, a rewards program sponsored by American Express, allowed customers to use points toward purchases at participating retailers including Macy’s, Rite Aid, ExxonMobil, AT&T, Chili’s and Hulu.

Now some of those retailers are backing out, dealing less-than-plentiful options to the once-perky program.

Southeastern Grocers — the parent company of Winn-Dixie, BI-LO, Fresco y Más and Harveys Supermarkets — will discontinue the Plenti program nationwide on July 10.

What Will Happen to Your Plenti Points?

On April 16, the Plenti program stopped accepting new registrants.

Any Plenti cardholders enrolled prior to April 16 can continue to earn and redeem points on eligible purchases at Exxon and Mobil gas stations and BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie supermarkets until July 10.

However, you will not be able to redeem points at Macy’s or Chili’s after May 3.

Disclaimers at plenti.com warn that all unredeemed points will expire July 10, so you better get to it.

If you’re a current Plenti customer, you probably received an email notifying you of the new(ish) Shell fuel rewards program that will be rolled out post-Plenti.

The email said the equivalent value of any unredeemed Plenti points for fully registered Plenti rewards members will get transferred to the new rewards program automatically.

So depending on your status with Plenti, your points may expire July 10 or roll over into the new Southeastern Grocers rewards loyalty program when it launches this summer.

To check the status of your enrollment, visit bi-lo.com, frescoymas.com, harveyssupermarkets.com or winndixie.com and click on the red “Check Status” button.

Stephanie Bolling is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She has 659 Plenti points.

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Whole Foods Is Canceling Rewards Program for ‘Something Great With Amazon’

It’s out with the old rewards program, in with the mysteriously new at Whole Foods.

The grocery chain announced in an April 16 email to customers that their accounts on WholeFoodsMarket.com would be suspended after May 1, and encouraged users to download recipes and shopping lists they have saved there.

The email also warned that digital coupons would be absent from the store’s website and app after May 1.

“Stay tuned — we’re cooking up something great with Amazon and we can’t wait to tell you about it,” the message concluded.

Amazon announced its buyout of Whole Foods Market’s more than 470 locations in summer 2017, and said that Amazon Prime would eventually become its customer reward program.

In the meantime, Whole Foods has announced slightly lower prices on popular products and went on a hiring spree. But the promise of lower prices hasn’t been fully realized: Whole Foods is still tweaking prices to stay competitive with other grocery chains.

Amazon lockers have started appearing in some stores, and displays for Amazon products like Echo devices have popped up throughout the chain. The Amazon Prime Rewards credit card started offering 5% back on Whole Foods purchases in February 2018.

But Whole Foods is keeping mum on how it will reward loyal customers in the future. The company did not respond to a request for more information about upcoming programs.

Customer loyalty programs may be on the brink of disruption altogether: Studies have shown that paid membership programs retain customers better than free loyalty programs.

One example: Plenti offered benefits for shopping at retailers like Macy’s, Rite Aid and Winn-Dixie, but the rewards network announced this week it would end the program in July.

Lisa Rowan is a senior writer at The Penny Hoarder who covers the grocery and retail industries.

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22 Small But Really Annoying Inconsistencies In “Friends”

The one with all the inconsistencies.

Monica appearing to change her mind about the existence of soulmates in a matter of weeks.

Monica appearing to change her mind about the existence of soulmates in a matter of weeks.

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When Monica and Chandler get married, she calls him her “soulmate” in the vows. Then, just a couple of weeks later, Phoebe introduces Monica to a guy who Phoebe thinks is Monica's soulmate. It causes Chandler to get all upset, so Monica then tells him she doesn't believe in soulmates?!

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Monica forgetting that Ross told her when he lost his virginity.

Monica forgetting that Ross told her when he lost his virginity.

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In one episode, Monica thinks she's out with a brother and sister when they're actually a couple. When the woman mentions how great her “brother” is in bed, Monica says: “My brother didn't even tell me when he lost his virginity!” BUT, in the previous episode, Monica says “I hope you wouldn't remember” when Ross realised the dates. We then find out it was the anniversary of the first time he slept with Carol – and actually the occasion he lost his virginity. It drives me CRAZY!!!!

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Ross forgetting when he lost his virginity.

Ross forgetting when he lost his virginity.

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He makes this whole thing about how he lost his virginity to Carol, and yet in a much later season reveals he slept with a cleaning lady in college. So what's the truth?!

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Rachel being pregnant for over a year.

Rachel being pregnant for over a year.

Chandler and Monica get married in May, and by that point, Rachel is already six weeks pregnant. But then Valentine's Day rolls around and she's still pregnant?!

– Anna Davis, Facebook

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David saying he lives in Minsk in Russia when Minsk isn’t in Russia.

David saying he lives in Minsk in Russia when Minsk isn't in Russia.

They continually say that David the scientist is living in Minsk, Russia, when Minsk is the capital of Belarus. Belarus was recognised as independent from Russia roughly three years before the airing of the first episode.

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Monica time travelling on her date with Pete.

Monica time travelling on her date with Pete.

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When Pete “the millionaire” takes Monica for their first date, they go to Rome for dinner. The way they lay out the episode means that basically no time passes between them leaving, “having dinner” and coming home. New York to Rome would be a nine hour flight one way! I know Pete is rich, but they must have rocketed there and back.

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Rachel and Chandler meeting “for the first time” on three separate occasions.

Rachel and Chandler meeting "for the first time" on three separate occasions.

They meet “for the first time” in “The Pilot,” “The One With The Flashback” and “The One With All The Thanksgivings.”

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Ross forgetting that he doesn’t actually hate ice cream.

Ross forgetting that he doesn't actually hate ice cream.

There's a whole joke about how Ross hates ice cream, but there are two scenes where he happily eats it – with his monkey, Marcel, and on a date with Elizabeth.

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Chandler saying he can’t cry despite there being plenty of evidence to the contrary.

Chandler saying he can't cry despite there being plenty of evidence to the contrary.

The episode “The One Where Chandler Can't Cry” really annoys me. Before this episode, we'd seen loads of instances where he cries – like when he proposes to Monica, when Ross gives Phoebe the bike, and when Ross says he and Joey could both be best men. Sooo many examples of him crying!!!

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Joey’s shirt changing from purple to black in the same scene.

Joey's shirt changing from purple to black in the same scene.

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The numbers of their apartments changing.

The numbers of their apartments changing.

Joey and Chandler's door and Monica and Rachel's door go from four and five to 19 and 20.

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Joey’s agent Estelle helping deliver Ross and Carol’s baby.

Joey's agent Estelle helping deliver Ross and Carol's baby.

Estelle was actually the nurse who helped deliver Carol's baby in the earlier seasons, and NO one ever mentioned it.

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Rachel’s baby suddenly being breech and pushing anyway.

Rachel's baby suddenly being breech and pushing anyway.

During Rachel's labour, the “gag” was that Rachel was taking ages to dilate. But then the midwife suddenly goes, “Oh, we just found out this baby is breech.” C-section? Epidural? Nope. She's told: “You're just gonna have to push a bit harder!” Um. What?!

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The partition to Joey’s “bedroom” being visible in this scene.

The partition to Joey's "bedroom" being visible in this scene.

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Everything about Rachel’s sisters.

Everything about Rachel's sisters.

In an early episode, Rachel says she has one sister, then later she has two.

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In one episode, Rachel tells Danny that one of her sisters has a “very masculine energy,” but they're both very feminine.

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And, finally, their birthdays changing all the damn time.

And, finally, their birthdays changing all the damn time.

Ross has three different birthdays. In season one, he mentions it's October and says his birthday was seven months ago (so March.) In a later episode, he mentions to Gunther that his birthday is in December. And in season nine, he says his birthday is October 18.

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Their fucking birthdays drive me nuts. Aside from Ross' birthday changing three times, at one point Phoebe says her birthday is February 16 and then seasons later it's her birthday in October. As a religious fan of the show, it's always driven me crazy.

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