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

Discussion in 'The BS Topic' started by Batman, Oct 8, 2005.

  1. Batman

    Batman Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Mission Viejo, CA, USA
    1. Your monthly house payments exceed your annual income.
    2. You drive next to a Rolls Royce and don't notice.
    3. You don't know anyone's phone number unless you check your cell phone.
    4. You speak Spanish, but you're not Mexican.
    5. You begin to "lie" to your friends about how close you are when you know damn well that it'll take you at least an hour to get there. Getting anywhere from point A to point B, no matter what distance, takes about "twenty minutes".
    6. You drive to your neighborhood block party.
    7. In the "winter", you can go to the beach and ski at Big Bear on the same day.
    8. You eat a different ethnic food for every meal.
    9. If your destination is more than 5 minutes away on foot, you're definitely driving.
    10. Calling your neighbors requires knowing their area code.
    11. You know what In N Out is and feel bad for all the other states because they don't have any.
    12. You don't stop at a STOP sign, you do a California Roll.
    13. You really can never be too rich or too thin or too tan.
    14. You've partied in Tijuana at least 3 times... You don't remember least 1 of them.
    15. You go to a tanning salon before going to the beach.
    16. You eat pineapple on pizza.
    17. Your cell phone has left a permanent impression on the side your head.
    18. You think that Venice is a beach.
    19. The waitress asks if you'd like "carbs" in your meal.
    20. You know who the tinsel underwear dude in Venice Beach is.
    21. You classify new people you meet by their Area Code. An "818" would never date a "562" and anyone from "323" or "213" is ghetto/second class. Best area code: "714." Nobody likes anyone from the "909" because it stinks there.

    22. You call 911 and they put you on hold.
    23. You have a gym membership because it's mandatory.
    24. The gym is packed at 3pm...on a workday.
    25. You think you are better than the people who live "Over the Hill". It doesn't matter which side of the hill you are currently residing, you are just better than them, for whatever reason.

    26. You know that if you drive two miles in any direction you will find a McDonald's or a Starbucks.
    27. You know what "sigalert", "PCH", and "the five" mean.
    28. You can't remember . . . is pot illegal?
    29. It's barely sprinkling rain and there's a report on every news station: "STORM WATCH"
    30. The Terminator is your governor.
    31. You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from California.
  2. rogerh

    rogerh Veteran Member

    #12 - Just got a ticket for.
  3. pantera72

    pantera72 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    May 19, 2004
    I could add all kinds of my own to this list,but i'll hold my tongue. [​IMG]
  4. muscl car

    muscl car Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    batman how about :

    you drive @ 75 plus mph on the freeway with a half car length between the car in front of you or behind you.

    you start wearing your heavy winter coats when temps go down to 65 degrees like today.

    yep living in socal is fun huh !!!

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    425HP 350sbc old school build-up

    restification in progress 70's baldwin motion NHRA gasser with old school day2 parts

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    [This message has been edited by muscl car (edited October 08, 2005).]
  5. MulletMan1980

    MulletMan1980 Veteran Member

    Jul 2, 2004
    Wa, USA
    scary how a lot of that stuff on list pertains to me but I live in the Seattle area...I think its the influence from all the Cali peeps that move up here.
  6. 3_z28camaro

    3_z28camaro Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Dec 17, 2004
    Acton, CA
    So true.
  7. Batman

    Batman Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Mission Viejo, CA, USA
    You forgot the fact that while you're wearing your parka, you've still got shorts and flip flops on!
  8. ReRod

    ReRod Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Sep 9, 2005

    MIDNIGHTBLUE Veteran Member

    Jul 28, 2000
    Southern Kaifornia
    You drive 75 in the slow lane and get passed by an 86 Hyundai doing 90 in the fast lane.

    You have passed a CHP unit when you are in the toll lane at 85 and he is in the fast lane doing 75.

    When you are stuck in traffic waiting for the off ramp and people are using the emergency turn out lane as a fifth lane to get to the off ramp at least a mile away.

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    1972 Canary Yellow Pre-L DeTomasso Pantera Boss351 5spd

    72 Camaro (SOLD)
  10. Dogmeat

    Dogmeat Guest

    #21 is the truth! Ontario smells like straight Cow$%^T!

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