Wednesday, January 31, 2007

you know your a San Diegan when....

I totally stole (I mean borrowed ) this list from a friend on myspace Ha thats funny.....I wanted to share it with y'all so here it is

You know you`re a San Diego local when.........

  • ~All the street names around you are either in Spanish or Spanish related, and you're surprised when other areas don't have this.
  • You can determine the accuracy of someone's "I'm ghetto" claim by knowing their high school. For example, El Camino High School or Crawford High School.
  • You see weather forcasts for four different climate zones in the same county, and aren't remotely surprised.
  • You routinely go or have gone to Pat & Oscar's solely to get breadsticks.
  • You've ever gone to Downtown San Diego and marveled at the homeless people mingling with the rich young urbanities.
  • You've gone to Mt. Helix in July and known you still need a jacket.
  • You've tailgated at Qualcomm Stadium, and for bonus points, also tailgated when it was Jack Murphy Stadium.
  • .You've ever been on a field trip to see an Imax movie at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
  • You still call it the Del Mar Fair.
  • You say "i'm going to the track" and people know what you mean.
  • You understand what May-Gray and June-Gloom is.
  • A famous skateboarder/surfer lives in your town.
  • There's a North County, a South County, and an East County but no Central County.
  • "Mossy Nissan! Mossy Nissan! Mossy Nissan Moves You!"
  • You know what it means when two guys are walking in Hillcrest.
  • You know what it means when a girl in a short skirt is walking on El Cajon Blvd.
  • You've gotten stuck in the Horton Plaza parking structure traffic after a Padres game.
  • You know what "The Merge" is, and will plan your entire day around not being on it during rush hour(s).
  • You've ever been to Belmont Park and rode the Big Dipper.
  • (For North County) You remember the days before the all the big movie theaters opened. And when they did. First the Edwards in San Marcos, then the Regal in Oceanside, then the Krikorian in Vista, and finally the Regal in Escondido.
  • You've ever taken the Coaster and laughed at people sitting in traffic on the 5.
  • You know the difference between Claremont Mesa, Kearny Mesa, and Mira Mesa.
  • You can correctly pronounce Tierrasanta, La Jolla, Rancho Penasquitos, San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, and El Cajon.
  • You've ever gone to Sea World on a warm day and sat in the first few rows at the Shamu Show to get cooled off.
  • You've ever been delayed at the Border Checkpoints on the 5 and the 15.
  • There are more bands than people.
  • Your house doesn't have air conditioning.
  • You know it's San Diegan, not San Diegoan, or San Diegoite.
  • Everyone has their favorite beach.
  • No matter what the weather is, there is always someone walking around in a t-shirt, shorts, and flip flops.
  • You live on, near or are surrounded by hills
  • .You hate tourists and their bad driving. GET OFF THE ROAD NORTH DAKOTA, NOBODY WANTS YOU HERE. SERIOUSLY. GO HOME.
  • You have family and or friends that have moved to Arizona, probably because they are tired of waiting to be able to afford to buy a house.
  • There are four distinct seasons: Summer, Not Quite Summer, Almost Summer, and Oh Hey Look Its Summer Again
  • Your house is worth more than the GDP of some small countries.
  • You know what MB, OB, and PB stand for.
  • You used to, and sometimes still do ride the carousel at Seaport Village.
  • You know someone who doesn't own pants, and have a neighbor who doesn't seem to own a shirt.
  • Your high school had a surf team.
  • You know what Santa Ana's are, and that they have literally nothing to do with the city of Santa Ana (which, unfortunately for it, is in Orange County.)
  • You know what a California burrito is
  • .You never, under any circumstances call it anything other than "the Gaslamp."

cheers and have a nice day ! :)

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