Aside from her 18th birthday party and that time she took a shot and then almost DIED, Elena was a pretty good party girl.
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Many fans loved Nina Dobrev as Katherine Pierce more than they loved Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert. Take a look at these doppelgangers and decide for yourself.
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Remember when Elena first began to discover that the supernatural existed? We have Bon-bon and her floating feathers to thank for that.
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Elena is totally good at being a shoulder to cry on when her friends need it.
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How could we forget Elena's existential crisis? She learned this "lay in the middle of the road and play dead so I can eat whoever stops to help" trick from Damon.
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We haven't seen it much this season, but Elena's vamp face is pretty epic.
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When Damon teaches her the art of "catch, eat, erase," Elena Gilbert realizes she definitely has a taste for human blood. That whole sire-bond thing totally had nothing to do with it.
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This is Elena Gilbert's "WTF" face, as in "WTF I DIED AND NOW I'M ALIVE AGAIN AND OMG I AM A VAMPIRE!"
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Vampire Diaries Quotes

He's your first love. I intend to be your last. However long it takes.

Klaus [to Caroline]

Stefan Salvatore. Why Stefan? Why didn't you go for Damon? Or do you enjoy them both? Like Katherine did.

Isobel