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Posted: 30 Jul 05, 23:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You Know You're From Atlanta When...
You give directions starting with, "Go down Peachtree" and include the phrase, "When you see the Waffle House."

You only know their way to work and their way home.

You only drink Coke or Diet Coke - drinking Pepsi is blasphemy.

You know to wear sneakers to the airport.

The 8:00 AM rush hour is from 6:30 to 10:30 AM. The 5:00 PM rush hour is from 3:00 to 7:30 PM. Friday's rush hour starts Thursday afternoon, and lasts through 2:00 AM Saturday.

You use "Sir" and "Ma'am" if there's a remote possibility that person you're talking to is least 30 minutes older than you are.

You can Ponce De Leon Avenue correctly.

The falling of one rain drop causes all drivers to immediately forget all traffic rules.

If a single snowflake falls, the city is paralyzed for three days, and it's on all the channels as a news flash every 15 minutes for a month. All the grocery stores will be sold out of milk, bread, bottled water, toilet paper, and beer.

If there is a remote chance of snow, and if it does snow, people will be on the corner selling "I survived the blizzard" tee-shirts, not to mention the fact that all schools will close at the slightest possible chance of snow.

If you are standing on a corner and a MARTA Bus stops, you're expected to get on and go somewhere.

Construction on Peachtree Street is a way of life and a permanent form of entertainment, especially when a water line is tapped and Atlanta's version of Old Faithful erupts.

Construction crews are not doing their jobs properly unless they close down all major streets during rush hour.

You never go 55 on "The Watermelon 500 or the Georgia 400.

You know you're not allergic to pollen, because if you were - you'd be dead already.

You've never gone around the block and ended up on the street you started on.

You know where 'Butthead' and 'F*ckhead' are, and it's the same part of town.

ou haven't been downtown at night in years

You've woken up at 4:30 am on workdays to beat the traffic to work, intending to leave work before 3 pm to compensate.

You know at least five different ways to get to work, none of them ideal

You know what "sunshine slowdown", "auto-flambe'", "topside" mean, and what color a H.E.R.O. is.

You know where PIB, JCB, FIB, MLK, PDK and "Grady curve" are, and you try to never go there during any of the nine hours of rush "hour"

You've thought about getting a blow-up companion for the front passenger seat

You hope you are the one to spot the vehicle that is the subject of the latest "Amber Alert" which has been flashing for ten minutes on the DOT message board exactly 13.5 feet above the hood of your SUV

You've been in traffic on 85, 75, 20 or 400 (choose one) - wondering if your fuel, your cell-phone battery and your bladder will make it to the next exit, just 1/2 mile ahead

It's 4:30 pm Sunday, you're stone-cold sober and you've just finished the last left-over hot dog when you realize that in exactly 12 hours you have to get up and go to work - again

You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Atlanta.

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Posted: 30 Jul 05, 23:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As spotted on The Onion:

The Mason-Dixon Line renamed The IHOP-Waffle House Line.


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Posted: 31 Jul 05, 11:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You Know You're From Philadelphia When...

You punctuate every sentence with, "You know" at least twice.

You want olive oil, not mayonnaise on your "hoagie".

You hate the Redskins.

You hate Dallas.

You realize that your favorite dessert is "wooder ice".

You find yourself using "yo" and "youse guys" when talking long-distance to family members.

You know how to spell Schuylkill.

You pronounce ACME "ACK-A-ME".

You think that $2,500 a year for insurance on a 1977 Toyota Corolla is a bargain.

You find youself at a nice restaurant thinking "I wonder if they have cheese steaks?"

You sleep soundly through gunfire and ambulance sirens.

You visit New York and are impressed by how clean it is.

You can't eat french fries without Cheese Whiz.

You call sprinkles on top of your ice cream cone "jimmies".

You don't think Wawa sounds funny.

You snub a cheese steak that isn't on an Amoroso roll.

Your parents, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles all live on the same block.

You know who Jim O'Brien is and how he died.

You can't imagine lunch without a Tastycake.

You're still not sure about Jerry Penacolli.

A vacation at the Jersey shore (pronounced "Down the shoore") is better than going to an island (there's more stuff to do, plus you know everybody.)

You know where to find the Rocky statue.

You know that only tourists go to Geno's, Pat's and Jim's for authentic cheese steaks.

You only go if you're drunk and it's 3:00 a.m.

You can make a cheese steak and you've never been taught

You've never been to the Liberty Bell, or the only time you were there was on a class trip in third grade.

You know what and where "Boathouse Row" is.

You will buy a pretzel from anyone, anywhere without even thinking of where it was - or where his hands have been.

You can't imagine a breakfast without scrapple.

You don't know what a sub is, but you think they are trying to describe an imitation HOAGIE.

You aren't a bandwagon Sixers fan. You loved them when they sucked, and before they had A.I.

You go to The Gallery or South Street in the summer time just to chill. [note from Sara: The Gallery is an underground mall in the 11th Street subway station.]

You have the pizza place on speed dial.

You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Philadelphia.


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Posted: 31 Jul 05, 20:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LOL, and the reason I get many of those is because I frequently talk to you :)


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Posted: 31 Jul 05, 21:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ha! I saw the "you're from Philly if..." and just had to say something. I'm not from the city, West Chester to be exact. I did get a warm fuzzy feeling for that post.

You punctuate every sentence with, "You know" at least twice.
I typically use 'ya know' 'Know', from someone who is really from Philly has the best sound. My favorite accent is the Philadelphia one. Second is the Virginia take on the southern drawl.

You want olive oil, not mayonnaise on your "hoagie".
olive oil? not in my neighborhood. We do vegitable oil around here.

You hate the Redskins.
You hate Dallas.
I don't follow football so much, but I do enjoy watching the home games. I do miss the Vet. Proud member of the 700 club right here.

You realize that your favorite dessert is "wooder ice".
RITA'S!!

You find yourself using "yo" and "youse guys" when talking long-distance to family members.
Yup.

You know how to spell Schuylkill.
Sure-Kill expressway. Second choice for a route into town

You pronounce ACME "ACK-A-ME".
I used to cringe when my old science teacher said that, but now I know that it comes with the territory.

You think that $2,500 a year for insurance on a 1977 Toyota Corolla is a bargain.
I just got a hefty discount when I turned 21, but I know what you mean

You find youself at a nice restaurant thinking "I wonder if they have cheese steaks?"
I was in Indy a couple weeks ago, and laughed when I saw a cheese steak on a menu.

You sleep soundly through gunfire and ambulance sirens.
Don't even flinch

You visit New York and are impressed by how clean it is.
Don't especially care for NY.

You can't eat french fries without Cheese Whiz.
mmmm...

You call sprinkles on top of your ice cream cone "jimmies".
Rainbow sprinkles, chocolate jimmies

You don't think Wawa sounds funny.
Gotta havva Wawa. Coffee, hoagie, gas. one stop

You snub a cheese steak that isn't on an Amoroso roll.
hoagies too. otherwise, it's not the same

Your parents, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles all live on the same block.
I'm the 13th generation living in West Chester.

You know who Jim O'Brien is and how he died.
Afraid I don't know that one

You can't imagine lunch without a Tastycake.
Hostess can kiss my ass.

You're still not sure about Jerry Penacolli.

A vacation at the Jersey shore (pronounced "Down the shoore") is better than going to an island (there's more stuff to do, plus you know everybody.)
I'm more of a fan of Delaware and MD. Being west of the city, it is an easy shot down to 95

You know where to find the Rocky statue.
I could take a real good guess

You know that only tourists go to Geno's, Pat's and Jim's for authentic cheese steaks.
My favorite steaks come from a shop right in West Chester.

You only go if you're drunk and it's 3:00 a.m.
I don't drink, but I think I understand.

You can make a cheese steak and you've never been taught
absolutely

You've never been to the Liberty Bell, or the only time you were there was on a class trip in third grade.
I think it's been moved since the last time I walked by it.

You know what and where "Boathouse Row" is.
The new lights look schweet

You will buy a pretzel from anyone, anywhere without even thinking of where it was - or where his hands have been.
mustard or no?

You can't imagine a breakfast without scrapple.
I'll pass. Ya ever look at the stuff in good lighting?

You don't know what a sub is, but you think they are trying to describe an imitation HOAGIE.
There is a Subway near my house. I don't know anyone who has eaten there.

You aren't a bandwagon Sixers fan. You loved them when they sucked, and before they had A.I.
I can remember some pretty embarrassing seasons.

You go to The Gallery or Sou