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my friend lauren rocks [Feb. 12th, 2002|04:02 pm]
Nchanter
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You know you're from the DC Metro area if....


1. You say you're from DC, but you actually live in VA or MD but are too embarrassed to say it

2. Snow means rain to you

3. Ice on the roads just means that you pay more attention to other cars, but still go 75 mph on the highways

4. You can tell when the roads change from DC to Maryland (they get better)

5. MD drivers say VA drivers are bad while VA drivers say MD drivers are bad

6. We get out of school for government closings

7. You know where the pentagon really is

8. There’s only one Costco and its near the Pentagon

9. You can see the national cathedral from almost anywhere

10. The air and space museum is NOT the best museum.......nor are any of the monuments

11. You actually know at what times the streets change directions and which they direction they change to

12. We don't have southern accents, IT'S NOT THE SOUTH!!!!!

13. You know at least 2 rowers

14. You know that Georgetown is NOT only a school

15. We are NOT all related to each other

16. You consider Northern VA to be in no way similar to southern VA

17. You know at least 3 other people from any of the 3 areas

18. You know which bridges to cross to get to Maryland or VA

19. The closest Wal-Mart is ____minutes away

20. Do we even have a Wal-Mart?

21. When you say you're going to the mall you don’t necessarily mean you're going shopping

22. The Old Post Office doesn't sell stamps

23. We aren't all Orioles, Wizards or Redskins fans

24. You can take the subway to another state

25. You can be in a boat on the Potomac and be in DC, VA, and MD

26. We call it targét, not target

27. You can live next door to a senator, an ex president/vice president or any political figure

28. You consider exploding man hole covers to be a yearly occurrence

29. You actually know what HFStival is

30. We know what direction to go on the beltway

31. Washington National is and will always be "WASHINGTON NATIONAL" not "Reagan National?

32. DC cops ARE real cops

33. You constantly hear stories about dead bodies that are found in our rivers? Oh and cows too

34. You actually know what’s in Dupont circle?need I say more

35. You've been a redskins fan at some point in your life but are too embarassed to admit it now

36. DC park police CAN and WILL come to your house to ticket you? Even if you don’t live in DC

37. When you have a party, most of the cops know about it and stop by

38. When a party is going on, at least 5 schools are represented and they aren’t all from the same state

39. A lot of your friends have parents that are some sort of lawyer

40. There’s at least 4 7-eleven’s on a road and each of them are at least a ?mile from each other

41. There’s at least 5 gas stations on each intersection

42. You can tell by people’s cars where they live and maybe even what neighborhood

43. You claim that there’s nothing to do on a weekend night even when you have a HUGE city to explore

44. You dress like you’re going to go to a club but you drive around Georgetown instead

45. You actually know that Captiol Hill really is a hill

46. You dont take metro stops names literally... Foggy Bottom ain't foggy

47. You have the metro map memorized.

48. You've given people directions to I-95 and 66... simultaneously

49. Everything is at least 10 minutes away and you still think it's too far away

50. You know what "Zag" is and you've been to one of their parties

51. One word: ABERCROMBIE

52. When you get a person's phone number, you get their house number along with their cell phone and/or pager and either put it in your own cell phone or in your palm pilot

53. You can name almost all the private schools in the area and name at least 2 people from each of them

54. You've been to the Cathedral numerous times but only one of the times has actually been a school field trip

55. You notice that there's been construction on the same stretch of highway for the past 5 years and you never see anyone working on it

56. You know dozens of Congressmen/Sentators/Diplomats/IMF and World Bank members, because you either live next door to them or you've partied with their kids

57. Once you are able to drive, you drive EVERYWHERE and never even think about the possibility of walking anywhere
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[User Picture]From: thebookofjoel
2002-02-12 03:25 pm (UTC)
Du Bist really-long-post gehrmaken.
My gay uncle is from DC. (Let's hear it for gay uncles!)
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[User Picture]From: clydemyman
2002-02-12 05:49 pm (UTC)

funny stuff!

i emailed that to my dad, thought he'd appricate it.
i feel so special, cause i'm down there so much i could understand some of those "jokes" :)
-Amy
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[User Picture]From: nchanter
2002-02-12 06:41 pm (UTC)

Re: funny stuff!

there is actually one or two that i don't know... i feel like a bad washingtonian..... oh wait! i don't live there anymore!

like number 50.

and number 53, i was able to do once upon a when i lived there.

the funny thing is... it's really kinda accurate
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