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Old 01-02-2009, 06:04 PM
 
Location: Downey CA
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Default how you know your from souther california

Your monthly house payments exceed your annual income.


You drive next to a Rolls Royce and don't notice.


You don't know anyone's phone number unless you check your cell phone.


You speak Spanish, but you're not Mexican.


You begin to "lie" to your friends about how close you are when you know that it'll take you at least an hour to get there (see below).


Getting anywhere from point A to point B, no matter what the distance, takes about "twenty minutes".


You drive to your neighborhood block party.


In the winter, you can go to the beach and ski at Big Bear on the same day.


You eat a different ethnic food for every meal.


If your destination is more than 5 minutes away on foot, you're definitely driving.


Calling your neighbors requires knowing their area code.


You know what In-N-Out is and feel bad for all the other states because they don't have any.


You don't stop at a STOP sign, you do a California roll.


You really can never be too rich or too thin or too tan.


You've partied in Tijuana at least once.


You go to a tanning salon before going to the beach.


You eat pineapple on pizza.


Your cell phone has left a permanent impression on the side of your head.


You think that Venice is a beach.


The waitress asks if you'd like "carbs" in your meal.


You know who the tinsel underwear dude in Venice Beach is.


You classify new people you meet by their Area Code. An "818" would never date a "562" and anyone from "323" or "213" is ghetto/second class. Best area code: "714, 949." Nobody likes anyone from the "909, 951" because it smells there.


You call 911 and they put you on hold.


You have a gym membership because it's mandatory.


The gym is packed at 3pm, on a workday.

You think you are better than the people who live "Over the Hill." It doesn't matter on which side of the hill you are currently residing, you are just better than them, for whatever reason.


You know that if you drive two miles in any direction you will find a McDonald's or a Starbucks.


You know what "SigAlert", "PCH", and "The Five" mean.


You can't remember . . .is pot illegal?


It's barely sprinkling rain and there's a "STORM WATCH" report on every news station.



i love this
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Old 01-02-2009, 06:39 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
16,587 posts, read 19,676,765 times
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Originally Posted by EDDIEISTAZ View Post
Your monthly house payments exceed your annual income.
Nope, I bought back in the early eighties


You drive next to a Rolls Royce and don't notice.
True


You don't know anyone's phone number unless you check your cell phone.
I memorize phone numbers, probably because I don't own a cellphone


You speak Spanish, but you're not Mexican.
True


You begin to "lie" to your friends about how close you are when you know that it'll take you at least an hour to get there (see below).
Never


Getting anywhere from point A to point B, no matter what the distance, takes about "twenty minutes".
True


You drive to your neighborhood block party.
I'd drive to my mailbox if I could


In the winter, you can go to the beach and ski at Big Bear on the same day.
I could


You eat a different ethnic food for every meal.
Also very possible. But so could a lot of people in other large cities


If your destination is more than 5 minutes away on foot, you're definitely driving.
I'm driving if it's 5 seconds away


Calling your neighbors requires knowing their area code.
Not here in the IE


You know what In-N-Out is and feel bad for all the other states because they don't have any.
Actually, I don't


You don't stop at a STOP sign, you do a California roll.
How did you know?


You really can never be too rich or too thin or too tan.
I'm none of the above


You've partied in Tijuana at least once.
At least. Donkey shows FTW.


You go to a tanning salon before going to the beach.
Uhhhh, no. I prefer to blind people with my Caucasian wonderfulness


You eat pineapple on pizza.
I wouldn't eat pineapple on pizza with your mouth


Your cell phone has left a permanent impression on the side of your head.
Once again, no cellphone


You think that Venice is a beach.
The only one that matters to me is


The waitress asks if you'd like "carbs" in your meal.
The waitresses don't speak English at the places I eat


You know who the tinsel underwear dude in Venice Beach is.
I've heard of him


You classify new people you meet by their Area Code. An "818" would never date a "562" and anyone from "323" or "213" is ghetto/second class. Best area code: "714, 949." Nobody likes anyone from the "909, 951" because it smells there.
I'm in the 909. It smells here.


You call 911 and they put you on hold.
Only when I'm in L.A.


You have a gym membership because it's mandatory.
I don't have a gym membership because I'm f'in lazy


The gym is packed at 3pm, on a workday.
See above


You think you are better than the people who live "Over the Hill." It doesn't matter on which side of the hill you are currently residing, you are just better than them, for whatever reason.
I live in Fontana. Need I say more?


You know that if you drive two miles in any direction you will find a McDonald's or a Starbucks.
And that's very annoying


You know what "SigAlert", "PCH", and "The Five" mean.
Hell, I hope so after all these years.


You can't remember . . .is pot illegal?
It shouldn't be.... don't get me started


It's barely sprinkling rain and there's a "STORM WATCH" report on every news station.
We worship any amount of moisture from the sky, especially after 7 months of blasting heat and no rain.



i love this
So do I.....
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Old 01-04-2009, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Downey CA
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so the poll show that this is mostly funny
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles-213.323.310.818/San Diego-619.858.760
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Half of this is not even true. At least in LA its not. LA is a different world than the rest of SoCal which is what I love. I can now see why parts of the country thinks were stupid.
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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You classify new people you meet by their Area Code. An "818" would never date a "562" and anyone from "323" or "213" is ghetto/second class. Best area code: "714, 949." Nobody likes anyone from the "909, 951" because it smells there.
The best area code is definitely not in OC!

Didn't the original list have 310 as the best?
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Old 01-04-2009, 08:33 PM
 
Location: Cushing OK
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You know you USED to be from socal when you go back for Thanksgiving and as soon as you get there notice the sky is grey, your eyes burn and its hard to breath.
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:10 PM
 
Location: CITY OF ANGELS AND CONSTANT DANGER
5,404 posts, read 7,775,982 times
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Originally Posted by EDDIEISTAZ View Post
Your monthly house payments exceed your annual income.
annual? did they mean monthly, either way...not in the least.

You drive next to a Rolls Royce and don't notice.
its happened. ferraris too.

You don't know anyone's phone number unless you check your cell phone.
not at all. i prefer to know numbers. keeps me sharp.

You speak Spanish, but you're not Mexican.
very true.

You begin to "lie" to your friends about how close you are when you know that it'll take you at least an hour to get there (see below).
i only do that when im late, and no more than 15 minutes away.

Getting anywhere from point A to point B, no matter what the distance, takes about "twenty minutes".
usually

You drive to your neighborhood block party.
not at all

In the winter, you can go to the beach and ski at Big Bear on the same day.
havent done it yet, but i hear its possible

You eat a different ethnic food for every meal.
you can, but i prefer to cook

If your destination is more than 5 minutes away on foot, you're definitely driving.

no im driving. or on the bus

Calling your neighbors requires knowing their area code.
never

You know what In-N-Out is and feel bad for all the other states because they don't have any.
i know what it is, but i dont feel bad for others.

You don't stop at a STOP sign, you do a California roll.
i stop, its the law

You really can never be too rich or too thin or too tan.
tan? thin? dont care about that. but having extra cash never hurt.

You've partied in Tijuana at least once.
in my pre 21 days, when all you had to say was "american citizen" and walk on by

You go to a tanning salon before going to the beach.
who does that? maybe if i were pasty.

You eat pineapple on pizza.
isnt that hawaiin?

Your cell phone has left a permanent impression on the side of your head.
nope

You think that Venice is a beach.
i dont care one way or the other

The waitress asks if you'd like "carbs" in your meal.
never had that happen to me, i would probably laugh in her face

You know who the tinsel underwear dude in Venice Beach is.
nope, but i kinda wish i did

You classify new people you meet by their Area Code. An "818" would never date a "562" and anyone from "323" or "213" is ghetto/second class. Best area code: "714, 949." Nobody likes anyone from the "909, 951" because it smells there.
not on the least. im not that shallow

You call 911 and they put you on hold.
not in life threatening circumstances. but one time when i reported a dog on the freeway they did.

You have a gym membership because it's mandatory.
dont need one, dont have one

The gym is packed at 3pm, on a workday.
i wouldnt know

You think you are better than the people who live "Over the Hill." It doesn't matter on which side of the hill you are currently residing, you are just better than them, for whatever reason.
what hill? hill street in downtown? who uses that phrase?

You know that if you drive two miles in any direction you will find a McDonald's or a Starbucks.

thats the US for you

You know what "SigAlert", "PCH", and "The Five" mean.
hell ya!!!

You can't remember . . .is pot illegal?
that makes sense, totally.

It's barely sprinkling rain and there's a "STORM WATCH" report on every news station.
SO TRUE!!!


i love this
some stuff is on point, most of it is just an exageration.

born and raised here.

but it could depend on where you live.

live
from
florence
and
graham

the

one
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:39 PM
 
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You need to add to the list: "You can, (unfortunately) visualize the size, shape, toenail polish color/or lack of, of every foot of every person in your entire neighborhood, work force, school or repair person who has ever visited your home as well as the color of the flipflops they were wearing."
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Old 01-05-2009, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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You need to add to the list: "You can, (unfortunately) visualize the size, shape, toenail polish color/or lack of, of every foot of every person in your entire neighborhood, work force, school or repair person who has ever visited your home as well as the color of the flipflops they were wearing."
That sounds more like SD to me, lol.
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Old 01-05-2009, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Burbank, CA
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funny. True for me atleast, I'm always contemplating growing some pot but not sure if its a good idea....
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