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it's the land of Springsteen, Edison, funny smells, radiation, and the world's first gay governor.<br><br><br><br><br><br>
You Know You're from New Jersey When...<br><br><br><br>
...you recognize or can relate to at least 10 of these:<br><br><br><br>
You've been seriously injured at Action Park.<br><br>
You know that the only people who call it "Joisey" are from New York (usually The Bronx) or Texas.<br><br>
You don't think of citrus when people mention "The Oranges."<br><br>
You know that it's called "Great Adventure," not "Six Flags."<br><br>
You've ordered a hard roll with butter for breakfast.<br><br>
You've known the way to Seaside Heights since you were seven.<br><br>
You've eaten at a diner, when you were stoned or drunk, at 3 am.<br><br>
Whenever you park, there's a Camaro within three spots of you.<br><br>
You remember that the "Two Guys" were from Harrison.<br><br>
You know that the state isn't one big oil refinery.<br><br>
At least three people in your family still love Bruce Springsteen, and you know what town Jon Bon Jovi is from.<br><br>
You know what a "jug handle" is.<br><br>
You know that a WaWa is a convenience store.<br><br>
You know that the state isn't all farmland.<br><br>
You know that there are no "beaches" in new Jersey - there's "The Shore," and you know that the road to the shore is "The Parkway" not "The Garden State Highway."<br><br>
You know that "Piney" isn't referring to a tree.<br><br>
Even your school cafeteria made good Italian subs, and, you call it a "sub" not a "submarine sandwich" or worse yet, a "hoagy" or a "hero."<br><br>
You remember the song from the Palisades Park commercials.<br><br>
You know how to properly negotiate a Circle.<br><br>
You knew that the last question had to do with driving.<br><br>
You know that "Acme" is an actual store, not just a Warner Bros creation.<br><br>
You know that this is the only "New..." state that doesn't require "New" to identify it (like, try ...Mexico, ...York, ...Hampshire (doesn't work, does it?).<br><br>
You know how to translate this conversation: "Jeet yet?" "No, Jew?"<br><br>
You only go to New York City for day trips, and you only call it "The City."<br><br>
You know that a "White Castle" is the name of BOTH a fast food chain AND a fast food sandwich.<br><br>
You consider a corned beef sandwich with lettuce and mayo a sacrilege.<br><br>
In the 80's you wore your hair REALLY high.<br><br>
You don't think "What exit" (do you live near?) is very funny.<br><br>
You know that the real first "strip shopping center" in the country is Route 22.<br><br>
You know that people from 609 area code are "a little different."<br><br>
You know that no respectable New Jerseyan goes to Princeton - that's for out-of-staters.<br><br>
The Jets-Giants game has started fights at your school or local bar.<br><br>
You live within 20 minutes of at least three different malls.<br><br>
You can see the Manhattan skyline from some part of your town.<br><br>
You refer to all highways and interstates by their numbers.<br><br>
Every year, you had at least one kid in your class named Tony.<br><br>
You know where every "clip" shown in the Sopranos opening credits is.<br><br>
You've gotten on the wrong highway trying to get out of Willowbrook Mall.<br><br>
You've eaten a Boardwalk cheesesteak with vinegar fries.<br><br>
You have a favorite Atlantic City casino.<br><br>
You start planning for Memorial Day weekend in February.<br><br>
And finally...<br><br>
You've never pumped your own gas.
 

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My favs:<br><br><br><br>
You know that the only people who call it "Joisey" are from New York (usually The Bronx) or Texas.<br><br><br><br>
You know how to properly negotiate a Circle.<br><br>
You knew that the last question had to do with driving.<br><br><br><br>
You know that this is the only "New..." state that doesn't require "New" to identify it (like, try ...Mexico, ...York, ...Hampshire (doesn't work, does it?).
 

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Hey I'm originally from the 609 area code - that's really funny that it made the list. people are a little strange in those parts.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Koalaborg</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Hey I'm originally from the 609 area code - that's really funny that it made the list. people are a little strange in those parts.</div>
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yes we are and i would be a fool to deny it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/dizzy2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":dizzy:">
 
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