All The Reasons Why You're Just Like Penny From The Big Bang Theory

If you're anything like Penny from The Big Bang Theory, then there's no way around it—you're pretty darn fantastic!What does that mean exactly? Well, in your friend group, if you've ever found that your pop-culture references go unnoticed or you're consistently the voice of reason, then you're not alone. In fact, you might be surprised to learn you have a lot in common with the newly anointed Mrs. Hofstadter! Stream episodes of The Big Bang Theory now on CBS All Access.

You're irreplaceable.

You're irreplaceable.

If you're anything like Penny from The Big Bang Theory, then there's no way around it—you're pretty darn fantastic!

What does that mean exactly? Well, in your friend group, if you've ever found that your pop-culture references go unnoticed or you're consistently the voice of reason, then you're not alone. In fact, you might be surprised to learn you have a lot in common with the newly anointed Mrs. Hofstadter!

Click through to see what other characteristics you might also share with the bubbly blonde.

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You're spontaneous.

You're spontaneous.

What can you say? When you get an itch, you've gotta scratch it! From wild girls' nights to a Vegas elopement, you keep your schedule—and your heart—open to possibilities.  
You're a tiny bit of a freeloader.

You're a tiny bit of a freeloader.

Whether you're asking for cash or raiding your friends' pantries, you have a propensity for pocketing what isn't yours. Though, your pals might complain that you've, once again, increased their monthly grocery bills, they keep inviting you back anyway. 

You can't put a price on friendship, right?
Your friends come to you for relationship advice.

Your friends come to you for relationship advice.

Whether you're helping pick out the perfect date-night outfit or you're giving out the name of your favorite bikini waxer, people count on you for all-things romance. Everyone knows you're the relationship guru and you wouldn't have it any other way.
Your apartment always looks like it was hit by a tornado.

Your apartment always looks like it was hit by a tornado.

Okay, so you might throw your clothes all over the house and keep a tray of flatware on your couch, but not everyone can live up to Sheldon Cooper's standards. It's called "pigpen chic" and it's gonna be all the rage. Someday.
You're rarely spotted without a libation in your hand.

You're rarely spotted without a libation in your hand.

Red, white, or rosè? It doesn't matter the drink, as long as it's a generous pour!
Your friends might be the brains, but you're the brawn.

Your friends might be the brains, but you're the brawn.

Unless you're at some kind of math convention, solving a complex algebraic equation won't help you win in a fist fight. Let your buddies have the brains; you've got the muscle to power through whatever challenges life throws your way.
You're not afraid to get your hands dirty.

You're not afraid to get your hands dirty.

Let's be honest: You're better at crafting a cocktail than you are at constructing a mobile space station model. But just because you've never been great at arts and crafts doesn't mean you're unwilling to be crafty and give things another shot.
You think honesty is the best policy.

You think honesty is the best policy.

You're not going to waste your time mincing words, so rather than sugarcoating the truth, you tell it like it is. Hey, it's not your fault you know how to get things done!
You're an expert at ending a conversation.

You're an expert at ending a conversation.

Your time is precious and you're not going to waste it on ridiculous arguments about comic books, especially when a superhero's abs could be discussed instead.
You're always getting dragged into things you don't want to do.

You're always getting dragged into things you don't want to do.

You've found yourself at a comic-book store more times than you'd like to admit, and you rarely get a say during movie night. Fortunately, you know how to make the best of any situation. Just add free food, a bottle of wine, and you've got an instant party!
You're not sarcastic at all. (Yeah, right.)

You're not sarcastic at all. (Yeah, right.)

No matter what anyone says, you love listening to your friends debate the physics of superheroes, can't wait to see what's in store for the hottest sci-fi franchise, and relish when Sheldon comments on your appearance or your cleanliness. 

Now that's sarcasm. Look into it.
You push your friends to try new things.

You push your friends to try new things.

Everyone has that one friend who thinks playing video games constitutes a workout. Thankfully, you're always there to lovingly encourage—or shame—your pal into getting off the couch and strike a Warrior 1 pose. 
You often think you're the only one with a shred of common sense.

You often think you're the only one with a shred of common sense.

Your friends might school you in theoretical physics, but when it comes to the wild world of music and entertainment, the joke's on them. After all, it's not like anyone's watching Keeping Up With The Plutonium
Most importantly, you're a great friend.

Most importantly, you're a great friend.

No matter what, your friends can count on you to stick with them through the good times and the bad, even if that means stepping away from a killer soirée to hang out with one of your besties in the bathroom. 

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