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....