stole this from my lover, cait.
im going to go ahead and answer these questions from when i still lived in long island because i refuse to accept the fact that i no longer do.
You know you're from Long island when...
[x] 1. You live in the shadow of the greatest city in the world, but you almost never go there.
[ ] 2. You've always liked Billy Joel and own several of his albums.
[x] 3. You know someone who went to Chaminade.
[x] 4. You wonder why there is no bridge to Connceticut.
[ ] 5. You've tried to find the Amityville Horror House.
[x] 6. You've cruised on Ocean Parkway.
[x] 7. If you're not from Long Island, Staten Island, or NYC, you're not really from NEW YAWK.
[x]8. You pronounce it Lawn-Guyland.
[ ] 9. If you're from Nassau County, you've been to Safety Town.
[ ] 10. You've played golf at Eisenhower Park...legally or otherwise.
[x] 11. You've been to Tanger Outlets and came home with nothing to show for it.
[x] 12. You curse. A lot.
[x] 13. At some point in your life, you've gone clamming.
[x] 14. Billy Joel said it best: "either you date a rich girl from the North Shore, or a cool girl from the South Shore."
[x] 15. You've said stupid things like "Strong Island" or "Strong Isle."
[x] 16. The Belt Parkway sucks!
[x] 17. Concerts at Jones Beach...the best place in the world to see a show.
[x] 18. You can correctly pronounce places like Commack, Massapequa, Hauppauge, Islip, and Islandia.
[ ] 19. You wonder why there has never been a copyright lawsuit against Marvel in Long Beach.
[x] 20. You've had a seagull crap on your car. (cait!! i will never get over my fear of seagulls)
[x] 21. What's the big deal about the Hamptons?
[ ] 22. You refer to Deer Park Avenue as "DPA,"the avenue" or "the strip."
[ ] 23. You remember all the times that Walt Whitman Mall went on fire.
[x] 24. You were an Islander/Met/Jet fan or a Ranger/Yankee/Giant fan. There was no crossover.
[x] 25. You can order a whole pizza and a soda and people understand.
[x] 26. You're Italian.
[x] 27. You don't go to Manhattan, you go to "the City."
[x] 28. Your car is covered with pollen in the spring and summer.
[ ] 29. Debbie Gibson was your idol when you were young.
[x] 30. The eastern-most part of the Long Island Expressway doesn't scare you at night.
[ ] 31. You know which parts of The Godfather were filmed on Long Island.
[x] 32. You'd pay $9.25 for a movie.
[x] 33. No, you don't want mustard on that burger!
[x] 34. Either your parents or grandparents lived in the city.
[ ] 35. You've been to Mulcahy's on Thanksgiving Eve...the largest ladies night event of the year.
[ ] 36. You remember Roosevelt Field before it had two levels.
[x] 37. How many times can you use the word "like" in a sentence?
[x] 38. Z100, WBLI, KROCK are preset on your car stereo.
[x] 39. Block parties...oh, the memories!
[x] 40. Somehow, you know the OBI is cool, but you've never actually been there.
[ ] 41. You know where at least one strip club is.
[x] 42. Regular gas about $2
[x] 43. No, the SOB does not stand for Son of a Bitch!
[x] 44. The 7-11's are all within half a mile of one another. gotta love 7-11, cait!( our morning buttered rolls)
[x] 45. You wonder why the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway begins in Seaford, but ends in Syosset instead of Oyster Bay.
[x] 46. You never realize you have an accent until you leave.
[ ] 47. Is Huntington really that cool?
[x] 48. You're waiting for a bridge to Fire Island.
[x] 49. You don't get scared driving over the Robert Moses bridge.
[x] 50. Whenever you hear Billy Joel's "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant" you try to figure out which places on Long Island he is singing about.
[x] 51. You've seen where Queens changes to Nassau simply on intuition.
[x] 52. You or someone you know has an animal that came from North Shore Animal League.
[x] 53. When people ask you where you're from, you answer Long Island assuming that everyone in the world knows that answer means New York.
[x] 54. You don't realize what little patience you have for people on the road until you get your license.
[x] 55. You never, ever want to "change at Jamaica."
[x] 56. "Hey! How YOU doin!"
[ ] 57. You've stuck your head out the window or sunroof of your car or your friend's car and tried to pick up a guy/girl when stopped at a red light or while stuck in traffic.
[ ] 58. You've gotten lost trying to get to South Shore Mall from the other side of Sunrise Highway.
[ ] 59. The name "Donna Donna" means something to you.
[x] 60. You know someone with a cabana.
[ ] 61. You've purchased a 40, underage, with no problem
[ ] 62. You head to the city or hamptons after the prom.
[ ] 63. You wonder what the deal is with the Commack Motor Inn.
[x] 64. Snapple is an important part of every meal.
[x] 65. You feel like you know Howard Stern.
[ ] 66. You know the exact point of a movie at the Westbury Drive-In before it was torn down.
[ ] 67. When you think of Massapequa, only one name comes to mind: Buttafuoco.
[x] 68. You think your family has connections to the Mafia.
[ ] 69. You've failed your road test in Hicksville, but passed it in Brentwood.
[x] 70. You don't take no crap from no one.
[x] 71. You've driven to Montauk Point and back just for the hell of it.
[ ] 72. You've toilet-papered someone's house at your high school.
[x] 73. When you leave, you forget you're no longer in New York and start cursing like a truck driver...and then wonder why you get strange looks from people.
[x] 74. You or someone you know has worked at Waldbaums. ( waldbaums, <333333)
[x] 75. When you're underage, the places to be are TGI Fridays or Applebees.
[x] 76. Every other car you see is a Camaro or a Firebird, has tinted windows and rims just about as big as the wheel.
[x] 77. You know the location of every mall on the Island.
[x] 78. You've read all 77 of these and youve most likely read this before and didnt mind reading it again cause some of it is so true.
too many memories reading this. ill be back for the summer, girls!
ann- 6th harry potter book out july 16th. you know this means late nights until we finish reading it.<3