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Small Town People 

Those of us who grew up in a small town will laugh when we read this. Those of you who didn't will be in disbelief... but trust me every one of these is true. 

1) You can name everyone you graduated with

2) You know what 4-H is 

3) You went to parties at a pasture, barn, or in the middle of a dirt road.

4) You used to lap "main"

5) You said the "F" word and your parents knew within the hour

6) You scheduled parties around the schedule of different police officers, since you know which ones would bust you and which ones wouldn't.

7) You could never buy cigarettes because all the store clerks knew how old you were (and if you were old enough they'd tell your parents anyhow)

8) When you did find somebody old enough and brave enough to buy cigarettes, you still had to go out into the country and drive on back roads to smoke them.

9) It was cool to date somebody from the neighboring town

10) The whole school went to the same party after graduation

11) You don't give directions by street names or directions by references.  Turn by Nelson's house, go to 2 blocks east to Anderson's, and it's four houses left of the track (field)

12) The golf course had only 9 holes

13) You can't help but date a friend's ex-boyfriend/girlfriend

14) Your car stays filthy because of the dirt roads and you will never own a dark vehicle for this reason

15) The town next to you is considered "trashy" or "snooty", but is actually just like your town.

16) You refer anyone with a house newer than 1980 as the "rich people"

17) The people in the "big city" dress funny then you pick up the trend 2 years later

18) Anyone you want can be found at the local gas station or the town pub

19) You see at least one friend a week driving a tractor through town or one of your friends drives a grain truck to school occasionally

20) The gym teacher suggest you haul hay for the summer to get stronger

21) Directions are given using THE stop light as a reference

22) You decide to walk somewhere for exercise and 5 people pull over and ask you if you want a ride somewhere

23) Your teachers call you by your older sibling's names

24) Your teachers remember when they taught your parents

25) You can charge at all the local stores or write checks without any ID

26) The closest McDonalds is 20 miles away (or more)

27) The closest mall is over an hour away

28) It is normal to see an old man riding through town on a riding lawnmower.

29) You've peed in a cornfield, or cotton field.

30) Most people go by a nickname.

31) The movie theater had one screen, everyone knew which seats were broken, and it was called "The Bijou". 

31) You laugh your butt off reading this because you know it is all true and you forward it to everyone who lives in your town (because you know them All!!!)


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