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  1. #1
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    Talking YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM ERIE WHEN....

    YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM ERIE WHEN....

    You consider walking around the Millcreek Mall a totally viable option for a date

    You've never purchased beer in a convenience or grocery store

    Been bar-hopping downtown, visited 32 bars and never left 1 block

    Think it's normal for the citizen to pizza shop ratio to be 4:1

    Know what a davenport is

    You think going to North East is a long drive You know that North East is in the Northwest corner of the state

    'Pop' has everything to do with beverages and nothing to do with your Dad

    You have three choices - Browns, Bills or Steelers that's it.

    It's completely normal to see people you've known since kindergarten every weekend

    Perch is on the menu

    If it's not a Smith dog, I don't want it.

    You think Greek sauce and pepperoni balls are available everywhere

    Pizza and wings are your favorite meal - whether at home or eating out

    You keep an ice scraper in your car for 10 months out of the year, because you never know

    You've heard 'it's a horse apiece' and know what it means

    Two feet of snow does not mean a snow day

    You find drive through beer distributors in your neighborhood

    You find zero degrees 'a bit chilly'

    You don't care to go to the Peninsula, but 100,000 people from Pittsburgh do

    Peach jam refers to traffic problems

    You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events

    You know several people who have hit deer more than once

    Vacation means going south past Pittsburgh for the weekend

    You can drive 65 mph through two feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching

    You carry jumper cables in your car and your girlfriend knows how to use them

    Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow

    You measure distance in hours

    You know all four seasons as: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction

    You often switch from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day and back again

    Otters are a hockey team and the Seawolves play baseball

    When choosing a pumpkin for Halloween, you often have to dig through snow to find one

    Every time you hear 'Carol of the Bells' you start singing 'Star Mobile Home, Star Mobile Home...'

    You know all the lyrics to the 'Brandel Painting' jingle

    Getting dressed up means putting on something OTHER than sweat-pants (or at least the ones without the holes)

    '80s hair'isn't a thing of the past

    It wouldn't be summer, it wouldn't be fun without ice Cream from Sara's

    Your weekend plans include a stag and drag and a diaper party

    You've ever bought a beer for a quarter

    You really DID walk uphill, both ways in two feet of snow to school every day

    A Register is something that heat comes out of.

    You go to a beach and comment on the 'good' sand

    You've ever gone to a 'prep dance'

    You've been to a 'Save-An-Eye' game

    You remember the Pop Man at Jerry Uht Park

    You wear shorts when it's the least bit warm No Matter what because you never know when you'll get to do it again

    Going 30 mph is speeding

    You know what ox roast is

    You have a pool table in your basement and you are on a bowling league

    You know it is your lucky day when you get all of the green lights on West 12th St

    You know what sponge candy is

    When you eat out, you get a side of ranch dressing for your french fries

    You eat French fries on your chicken/steak salad- and they actually look at you like your crazy when you ask why it isn't like that everywhere...

    "We The People..."

  2. #2
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    Default Re: YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM ERIE WHEN....

    Don't forget that there is a 20 second window to turn left after a light has turned red (as long as you are in the intersection).
    This one really gets to me for some reason.
    When the government has a knife at your throat and a hand on your wallet, it matters not whether it is the left or the right hand.

  3. #3
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    Default Re: YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM ERIE WHEN....

    Quote Originally Posted by NWPA shooter View Post
    YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM ERIE WHEN....

    You consider walking around the Millcreek Mall a totally viable option for a date
    Haven't done that.

    You've never purchased beer in a convenience or grocery store
    Done it, NY & Ohio are pretty close

    Been bar-hopping downtown, visited 32 bars and never left 1 block
    I'm not allowed on that block anymore

    Think it's normal for the citizen to pizza shop ratio to be 4:1
    You mean it isn't?

    Know what a davenport is
    Guilty

    You think going to North East is a long drive You know that North East is in the Northwest corner of the state
    Isn't that where grapes come from?

    'Pop' has everything to do with beverages and nothing to do with your Dad
    Absolutely

    You have three choices - Browns, Bills or Steelers that's it.
    Or you stop watching football

    It's completely normal to see people you've known since kindergarten every weekend
    Not every weekend but it does happen

    Perch is on the menu
    Mmmmm...Perch.

    If it's not a Smith dog, I don't want it.
    Nope, actually send my Uncle those to Arizona.

    You think Greek sauce and pepperoni balls are available everywhere
    What you mean their not? WTF!

    Pizza and wings are your favorite meal - whether at home or eating out
    Depends on where you go

    You keep an ice scraper in your car for 10 months out of the year, because you never know
    My snowbrush is still in the car, cause you never know

    You've heard 'it's a horse apiece' and know what it means
    Guilty

    Two feet of snow does not mean a snow day
    Neither does 3'

    You find drive through beer distributors in your neighborhood
    This isn't normal?

    You find zero degrees 'a bit chilly'
    Eh, T-shirt weather

    You don't care to go to the Peninsula, but 100,000 people from Pittsburgh do
    At least it's safe to swim in the bay now

    Peach jam refers to traffic problems
    My Gramother can remember when it was a dirt road

    You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events
    Guilty, and even when there is no season in sight

    You know several people who have hit deer more than once
    That would be me

    Vacation means going to Cooks Forest for the weekend

    You can drive 65 mph through two feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching
    Then you get behind some out of towner & have to go 10mph

    You carry jumper cables in your car and your Wife knows how to use them

    Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow
    Yup

    You measure distance in hours
    I can be anywhere in the county in a half hour

    You know all four seasons as: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction
    You forgot hunting season

    You often switch from 'heat' to 'A/C' in the same day and back again
    It has happened recently

    Otters are a hockey team and the Seawolves play baseball
    Remember the Blades & Orioles?

    When choosing a pumpkin for Halloween, you often have to dig through snow to find one
    Ever trick or treat in a snow suit when you were a kid?

    Every time you hear 'Carol of the Bells' you start singing 'Star Mobile Home, Star Mobile Home...'
    That's just funny

    You know all the lyrics to the 'Brandel Painting' jingle
    Um, not really...might have to jog the memory a little

    Getting dressed up means putting on something OTHER than sweat-pants (or at least the ones without the holes)
    Charharts!

    '80s hair'isn't a thing of the past
    Unfortunately...no it's not

    It wouldn't be summer, it wouldn't be fun without ice Cream from Sara's
    Was there on Monday

    Your weekend plans include a stag and drag and a diaper party
    It's amazing how many people don't know about diaper parties

    You've ever bought a beer for a quarter
    .25 drafts give me a headache

    You really DID walk uphill, both ways in two feet of snow to school every day
    Went to Academy

    A Register is something that heat comes out of.
    Of course, what else would it be

    You go to a beach and comment on the 'good' sand
    Oh! real sand...not gravel

    You've ever gone to a 'prep dance'
    Uninvited I may add

    You've been to a 'Save-An-Eye' game
    perhaps donate a car to the blind? That still gets me!

    You remember the Pop Man at Jerry Uht Park
    Oh yeah!

    You wear shorts when it's the least bit warm No Matter what because you never know when you'll get to do it again
    Blinding people with my freakishly white legs

    Going 30 mph is speeding
    Only through Lawerence Park

    You know what ox roast is
    Yup, don't worry people...doesn't really come from an Ox

    You have a pool table in your basement and you are on a bowling league
    Had to sell the pool table when we moved

    You know it is your lucky day when you get all of the green lights on West 12th St
    This actually happens?

    You know what sponge candy is
    Yucky!

    When you eat out, you get a side of ranch dressing for your french fries
    Naturally

    You eat French fries on your chicken/steak salad- and they actually look at you like your crazy when you ask why it isn't like that everywhere...
    It's not like that everywhere? You're kidding right?

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