10 Signs You're a True "So You Think You Can Dance" Fan

Season 9's Top 10 girls performing to "Where The Light Gets In," choreographed by Travis Wall (Adam Rose/FOX)

"So You Think You Can Dance" has everything a dance show needs: crazy judges, incredible talent, famous choreographers, and heartwarming stories. Whether you're on your second season or your 15th, if you're a true "SYTYCD" fan, you can relate to the following signs of true-blue fandom.


1. You scream “judges” (or, really, "jidges") at your screen within seconds of the opening.

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Ignore the stares. When Cat Deeley tells you to do something, you do it.

2. You worship Cat’s outfits every week.

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Does that come in my size?

3. You can’t hear or say "So You Think You Can Dance" without adding "dance, dance, dance…"

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And, yep, you've thought about what moves to add to the end of your solo to go with it.

4. You eagerly await the arrival of the Hot Tamale Train.

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And always are sure to cover your ears in time. Mary Murphy's iconic screech raises the show to a whole new (decibel) level.

5. You hardcore 'ship every "SYT" couple.

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Lex + Taylor! Kiki + Koine! ALLISON + TWITCH!

6. You immediately add whatever songs they perform to to your playlist.

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No, this song was not on "So You Think." Whatever do you mean. I found it all by myself.

7. You can spot a "SYT" choreographer’s work anytime.

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You live for Travis Wall. No, you do not mean Mandy Moore the actress. Nappytabs is your dream team.

8. You pray for the return of Wade Robson.

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And Mia Michaels. And Jesse Tyler Ferguson!

9. You're counting the days until your 18th birthday (or until the return of "SYTYCD: The Next Generation").

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Your solo and outfit are already in the works. And, of course, you've planned your happy dance with your ticket.

10. You keep a close eye on the "SYTYCD" Tour stop list.

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If it gets within 100 miles of your house, you're going. No way are you missing that.

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