1337_Dude wrote:Never know when someone will decide to be the "Quiz Time Killer". His random knowledge of state capitals could one day save his life.
And right on leet dude! You never know...
I know Pennsylvania has their own list of stupid stuff about "knowing you're from Pennsylvania if..." It's way dumber than the TX one though... let me see.
You've never referred to Philadelphia as anything but "Philly." And New Jersey has always been "Jersey."
You refer to Pennsylvania as "PA."
"You guys" is a perfectly acceptable reference to a group of men & women.
You know how to respond to the question "Djeetyet?" (Didyoueatyet?)
You learned to pronounce Bryn Mawr, Wilkes-Barre, Schuylkill, Bala Cynwyd, Duquesne, New Tripoli, Tunkhannock, Punxsutawney, Tamaqua, Susquehanna, Allegheny, and Monongahela.
You know what a "Mummer" is, and are disappointed if you can't catch at least highlights of the parade.
The first day of buck and the first day of doe season are school holidays.
You can use the phrase "fire hall wedding reception" and not even bat an eye.
At least 5 people on your block have electric "candles" in all or most of their windows all year long.
You know what a "Hex sign" is.
You know what a "State Store" is, and your out of state friends find it incredulous that you can't purchase liquor at the mini-mart.
You know several places to purchase or that serve Scrapple, Summer Sausage (Lebanon Bologna), and Hot Bacon Dressing.
One of the highlights of your life was a field trip to Penn's Cave and Horseshoe curve.
You know exactly what to do when your mother tells you to "red up" your room.
You know the time and location of every "wing night" in a 20 mile radius.
You don't think people from Philly or Pittsburgh talk funny.
You don't understand all the hype about Rolling Rock beer; You've been drinking it for years even though Iron City is better.
You consider an exotic vacation to be a trip to Ocean City, Virginia Beach, or Myrtle Beach.
Words like "hoagie", "chipped ham", and "pop" actually mean something to you.
You know that Blue Ball, Intercourse, Climax, Bird-in-Hand, Virginville, Paradise, Mars, and Slippery Rock are all PA towns.
You not only have heard of Birch Beer, but you know that it comes in several colors: Red, Blue, White, Brown, Gold.
You ask the waitress for "dippy eggs" for breakfast.
When it snows, they put cinders on the roads instead of sand.
Know that Yuengling is pronounced "Ying-ling," and believe that it really is a premium beer
You have an uncontrollable urge to buy bread and milk when you hear the word "snow."
You live within two miles of a plant that makes potato chips, corn chips, pretzels, candy, or ice cream, or that packages turkeys, beans, or bologna.
You can stop along the road to buy fruits, vegetables, or crafts on the "honor system."
You only buy your beer by the case. <I hate this one>
You think the roads in any other state are smooth.
You know the Penn State cheer, and although you've never attended Penn State, you are a most obnoxious Penn State fan.
You have the Rolling Rock bottle memorized: "From the glass lined tanks of Old Latrobe, we tender this premium beer for your enjoyment. . . . "
Elect pro-life Democrats and pro-choice Republicans for Governor
You love the Phillies (unless they stink) in which case you love the Orioles (unless they stink) in which case you solemnly swear that you've never even liked the Phillies or the Orioles, but have always been a Penn State fan.
Not much of it applies to me since I hate PA and my parents are from Queens. This will likely convince people to steer clear.
If you're a battery, you're either working or you're dead....
1. Speed limits are just suggestions 2. You take a major highway to school (95, 66,28, etc) 3. You constantly complain about there being nothing to do, even though you are right next to DC 4. You have at least 2 friends who have no idea what their parents do because its "top secret" government work 5. 50% of your senior class plans on going either to Mason, JMU, Tech or UVA 6. When people ask where you're from, you tell them DC because its easier to explain 7. You've never told someone you're from Virginia without putting "northern" in front of it 8. When you and your friends get bored you all whip out your cell phones and start playing with them 9. Its not actually tailgating unless your bumper is touching the car in front of you. 10. A yellow light means at least 5 more cars can get through. 11. A red light means 2 more can. 12. It takes you 30 minutes to drive 10 miles 13. Your local news is national news 14. If you hear the word "sniper" one more time you're going to slap someone 15. You actually know what the black boxes at stoplights are for 16. Even if your high school is only a year old, its already overcrowded 17. You have over 500 students in your graduating class 18. Despite the fact that Virginia fought for the south in the Civil War, you are NOT, under ANY circumstances, a "southerner" 19. You are friends with people from at least 2 other high schools 20. You know at least 2 people who drive a mercedes, BMW, Lexus, etc. 21. The cars in the student parking lot are woth 3x those in the teacher parking lot. 22. You are amused by visiting relatives who are actually excited to see Washington DC 23. You are amazed when you go out of town and the people at McDonalds speak english 24. You can cross 4 lanes of traffic in under 30 seconds 25. There are at least 3 malls within 20 minutes of your house 26. There are at least 6 Starbucks within 20 minutes of your house 27. You or someone in your family has a Smart Tag 28. Homework/Extra credit for a class has been to visit a museum in DC 29. When traveling, you have your choice of 3 airports 30. You don't actually like the Redskins/Wizards (except when Jordan was playing) 31. An inch of snow and you miss 3 days of school 32. All the potholes just add a little excitement to your driving experience 33. Stop signs mean slow down a little, but only if you feel like it 34. A rich white kid driving a BMW while blasting rap music is a common occurance 35. You call things "ghetto" even though in most of the rest of the country it'd be high class 36. You or most of your friends have a 3 car garage 37. You don't actually keep your cars in it. 38. When you were driving on the beltway at 2:13am on a Tuesday there was still traffic 39. Crown Victoria = undercover cop 40. A slow driver is someone who isn't going at least 10mph over the speed limit 41. You understand the meaning of "If you don't get it, you don't get it" 42. Subway is a fast food place. The transportation system is known as Metro, and only Metro 43. You've taken a wrong turn somewhere late at night and ended up in a bad part of DC(ex. anacostia) 44. Most of Loudoun County is the "middle of nowhere" 45. They just tore down the old farm house across the street and put 12 new houses in its place 46. The word Hfstival actually means something to you 47. Someone has honked at you because you didn't peal out the second the light turned green. 48. You've honked at someone because they didn't peal out the second the light turned green. 49. Rush hour lasts all day 50. For the cost of your house, you could own a small town in Iowa 51. Helicopters and airplanes flying above your neighborhood is a normal occurance. 52. 9:30 isnt just a time, its a place. * Added by other people * 53. If you stay on the same road long enough, it will eventually have 3 new names. 54. You have to dial the area code to call your neighbor 55. You live 5 minutes from at least 2 high schools, but you go to one thats 30 minutes away. 56. You know at least 3 alternate routes to avoid sitting at a stop light. 57. You can't pull up to a 7-11 without seeing at least one cop, and usually there's another cop sitting not too far away. 58. You refer to distances in minutes, not miles. 59. When you put on your turn signal to change lanes, the people next to you speed up. 60. Talking on metro in the morning is prohibited