|22nd Jan 2002, 10:43 PM||#1|
Only for the true New Jersey person!
You know you're a New Jerseyian if:
You've been seriously injured at Action Park.
You know that it's called Great Adventure, not Six Flags.
You've ordered a hard roll with butter for breakfast.
You've known the way to Seaside Heights since you were seven.
At last three people in your family still love Bruce Springsteen
and you know what town Jon Bon Jovi is from.
You know that a WaWa is a convenience store.
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".
You know that "Piney" isn't referring to a tree.
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
You know how to properly negotiate a Circle.
You knew that the last question had to do with driving.
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?)
You only go to New York City for day trips, and you only call it
You know that a "White Castle" is the name of BOTH a fast food
chain AND a fast food sandwich.
You don't think "What exit" is very funny.
You know that the first "strip shopping center" in the country is
You know that people from 609 area code are "a little different".
You know that no respectable New Jerseyan goes to Princeton -
that's for out-of-staters.
The Jets-Giants game has started fights at your school or local
You refer to all highways and interstates by their numbers.
Every year, you had a least one kid in your class named Tony.
You know where every "clip" shown in the Sopranos opening credits is.
You know that people from North Jersey go to Seaside Heights, and people from South Jersey go to Wildwood. It can't be the other way around.
You were not raised in New Jersey. You were raised in either North Jersey, Central Jersey or South Jersey. You don't consider Newark or Camden to actually be part of the state.
You've eaten a Boardwalk cheesteak with vinegar fries.
You start planning for Memorial Day weekend in February.
And finally... You've never pumped your own gas. Hehehehe! So many are so true its great.