You know you’re from…. Vancouver

21 04 2005

You know you’re from Vancouver when….(It’s all true)
1. Your coworker has 8 body piercings and none are visible.
2. You make over $250,000 and still can’t afford a house.
3. You know what these acronyms mean: PNE, VPL, GVRD, YVR.
4. You’re shocked when it snows in the winter
5. You’ve had a California roll for lunch.
6. Know more than 10 ways to order coffee.
7. Know how to pronounce Coquihalla.
8. A really great parking space can move you to tears.
9. A man gets on the bus in full leather regalia and crotchless chaps; You don’t even notice.
10.Your hairdresser is straight, your plumber is gay, the woman who delivers your mail is into BDSM, and your next door neighbour grows weed.
11. The guy at 8:30 am at Starbucks wearing the baseball cap and sunglasses who looks like George Clooney IS George Clooney.
12. Your car insurance costs as much as your house payment.
13. The gym is packed at 3 PM ….on a work day.
14. Can tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese and Thai food.
15. You watch the weather from a Seattle TV station because it’s more accurate (see 17).
16. You pass an elementary school and the children are all busy with their cell phones or pagers while waiting for their personal rides home.
17. You don’t even listen when the forecast announces “chance of showers.”
18. Can taste the difference between Starbucks, Second Cup, and Tim Horton’s.
19. Feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.
20. You’re not surprised to see geese throughout the whole year
21. You can’t remember…. is pot still illegal?
22. If there’s a day of snowfall, you consider not going to school/work.
23. You realize there are far more Rainbow flags in the city than Canadian flags
24. Can name 10 Starbucks locations in less than a minute

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