You know you're from CALIFORNIA if............

  1. You know you're from California if:

    1. Your coworker has 8 body piercings and none are visible.

    2. You make over $300,000 and still can't afford a house.

    3. You take a bus and are shocked at two people carrying on a conversation in English.

    4. Your child's 3rd-grade teacher has purple hair, a nose ring,
    and is named Flower.

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

    6. You've been to a baby shower that has two mothers and a
    sperm donor.

    7. You have a very strong opinion about where your coffee beans are grown, and you can taste the difference between Sumatran and Ethiopian.

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

    9. A really great parking space can totally move you to tears.

    10. Gas costs $1.00 per gallon more than anywhere else in the

    11. Unlike back home, the guy in Starbucks at 8:30 am, wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses, who looks like George Clooney really IS George Clooney.

    12. Your car insurance costs as much as your house payment.

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

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

    15. You pass an elementary school playground and the children are all busy with their cells or pagers.

    16. It's barely sprinkling rain outside, so you leave for work
    an hour early to avoid all the weather-related accidents.

    17. HEY!!!! Is pot illegal????

    18. Both you AND your dog have therapists, psychics, personal
    trainers and cosmetic surgeons.

    19. The Terminator is your governor.

    20. If you drive illegally, they take away your driver's
    license. If you're here illegally, they want to give you one
  3. 9. A really great parking space can totally move you to tears.

    hahaah yesss!
  4. That's great! LOL! All true.
  5. Lol!
  6. I love those things :smile: The one about Maryland and Mississippi are especially fun!

    I tried looking for one about Germany, but they were all stupid
  7. It's so true! Lol!
  8. :lol::roflmfao::yes:
  9. For reals!!! lol :roflmfao:
  10. So true...:amuse:
  11. [FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif]You Know You're From Canada When...[/FONT][FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif]

    You're not offended by the term, "Homo Milk."

    You understand the phrase, "Could you pass me a serviette, I just dropped my poutine, on the chesterfield."

    You eat chocolate bars, not candy bars.

    You drink pop, not soda.

    You know what a Mickey and 2-4 mean.

    You don't care about the fuss with Cuba. It's a cheap place to go for your holidays, with good cigars.

    You know that a pike is a type of fish, not part of a highway.

    You drive on a highway, not a freeway.

    You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.

    You know that Casey and Finnegan were not part of a Celtic musical group.

    You get excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.

    You brag to Americans that: Shania Twain, Jim Carrey, Celine Dion and many more are Canadians.

    You know that the C.E.O. of American Airlines is a Canadian!

    You know what a touque is.

    You know that the last letter of the English alphabet is always pronounced "Zed" not "Zee".

    You understand the Labatt Blue commercials.

    You know how to pronounce and spell "Saskatchewan."

    You perk up when you hear the theme song from "Hockey Night in Canada."

    You were in grade 12, not the 12th grade.

    "Eh?" is a very important part of your vocabulary and more polite than, "Huh?"

    Winter. Whenever you want it. And then some.

    There's German food, Italian food, Chinese food, Armenian food, American food, but NO Canadian food.

    You call a "mouse" a "moose".

    You like the Americans a little because they don't want Quebec either.

    Contests run by anyone other than the government have "skill-testing questions" that winners must answer correctly before they can claim a prize.

    Everything is labelled in English and French.

    Milk comes in plastic bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.

    Mountain Dew has no caffeine.

    You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Canada.

  12. oh how i miss Cali...everything was so true and made me laugh! it really brightened up my day and made me think of sunshine and warm weather (its cold and snowy in RI)
  13. [FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif]You Know You're From Massachusetts When...[/FONT][FONT=Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif]

    The person driving in front of you is going 70 mph and you are cursing him for going too slow.

    When ordering a tonic, you mean a Coke...not quinine water.

    You actually enjoy driving around rotaries.

    You almost feel disappointed when someone doesn't flip you the bird when you cut them off or steal their parking space.

    You know how to pronounce the names of towns like Worcester, Billerica, Haverhill, Barre and Cotuit.

    You have driven to New Hampshire on a Sunday in order to get beer.

    You know that there are two Bulger brothers, and that they're both crooks.

    You know what they sell at a packie.

    You know at least one bar where you can get something to drink after last call.

    You can actually find your way around Boston.

    Evacuation Day is a recognized holiday.

    You know what First Night is.

    You know at least one guy named Sean, Pat, Whitey, Red, Bud or Seamus.

    You think the rest of the country owes you for Thanksgiving and Independence Day.

    You have never been to Cheers.

    When the words 'WICKED' and 'GOOD' go together.

    You knew that there was no chance in hell that the Pats would move to Hartford.

    You have gone to at least one party at UMass.

    The curse of the Bambino is taught in public schools.

    You own a "Yankees Suck" shirt or hat.

    You think Doug Flutie is the greatest athlete ever.

    You remember exactly where you were when the ball rolled through Buckner's legs.

    You pray for the Red Sox to win the World Series not this season, but in your lifetime.

    You know how to make a frappe.

    You know that "Big Dig" is also a kind of ice cream you can get at Brigham's.

    You actually know how to merge from 6 lanes of traffic down to one.

    You never go to "Cape Cod", you go "down the Cape".

    You think that Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs and Derek Jeter are more evil than Whitey Bulger.

    You went to Old Sturbridge Village, Plymouth Plantation, or both, on field trip in grammar school.

    You're aware that there is a town, somewhere in Massachusetts, named Brimfield where they have the biggest outdoor antique market in the world.

    You can drive to the mountains and the ocean all in one day.

    You know that the Mass Pike is some sort of strange weather dividing line.

    You know that P-Town isn't the name of a new rap group.

    You know that Ludlow is 90% Portuguese and that Fall River is 90% Lebanese.

    You do not recognize the letter "R" as a part of the English language.

    You've called something "wicked pissa"

    You have driven to either Rhode Island, New Hampshire or Vermont for a tattoo.

    You see people like Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Dicky Barret (The Mighty, Mighty Bosstones), Tracy Bonham, Evan Dando (The Lemonheads) and Ric Ocasek (The Cars) in the local supermarket and it doesn't phase you.

    You've slammed on your brakes to deter a tailgater

    Know at least three Tony's, one Vinnie and a Frank(ie)

    Paranoia sets in if you can't see a Dunkin Donuts, ATM or CVS within eyeshot at all times.

    You keep an ice scraper and can of de-icer on the floor of your car...year round

    You still try to order curly fries from Burger King

    You order iced coffee in January

    You know what candlepin bowling is

    You drive 45 minutes to New Hampshire to save $5 in sales tax

    You've pulled out of a side street and used your car to block oncoming traffic so you can make a left.

    You've bragged about the money you've saved at The Christmas Tree Shop

    You know what a "regular" coffee is

    You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Massachusetts.
  14. :lol::jammin::supacool:
  15. The California bit is so true!!