You Know You're From a Small Town When...
Third Street is on the edge of town.
You leave your jacket on the back of the chair in the cafe, and when you go back the next day, it's still there, on the same chair.
You don't signal turns because everyone knows where you're going, anyway.
No social events can be scheduled when the school gym floor is being varnished.
You call a wrong number and they supply you with the correct one.
Everyone knows all the news before it's published; they just read the hometown paper to see whether the publisher got it right.
The one-block-long Main Street dead ends in both directions.
Second Street is in the next town over.
There's no place to go that you shouldn't.
A "Night on the Town" takes only 11 minutes.
Running from the cops consists of hiding in the cornfield.
You have to name six surrounding towns to explain to people where you're from.
You have to drive five miles out in the country to smoke a cigarette.
Headline news is who grew the biggest vegetable this year.
There is no point in high-school reunions because everyone knows what everyone else is doing anyway.
Driving cars up and down the main drag is a universal high school experience.
You can name everyone you graduated with.
You know what 4-H is.
You ever went to parties at a pasture, barn, or in the middle of a dirt road.
You said the 'f' word and your parents knew within the hour.
You schedule parties around the schedule of different police officers, since you know which ones would bust you and which ones wouldn't - same goes with the game warden.
School gets canceled for state sporting events.
You could never buy cigarettes because all the store clerks knew how old you were and if you were old enough, they would still tell your folks.
You were ever in the Homecoming parade.
You have ever gone home for Homecoming.
It was cool to date someone from the neighboring town.
You had senior skip day.
The whole school went to the same party after graduation.
You don't give directions by street names or references (turn by Nelson's house, go two blocks to the Anderson's turn left and it's four houses left of the football field).
The golf course had only 9 holes
You can't help but date a friend's ex-girlfriend.
Your car stays filthy because of the dirt roads, and you will never own a dark vehicle for this reason.
Getting paid minimum wage is considered a great job.
You refer to anyone with a house newer than 1980 as "rich" people.
Directions are given using "the" stop light as a reference
Weekend excitement involves a trip to the grocery store.
Even the ugly people enter beauty contests.
You decide to walk somewhere for exercise and 5 people pull over and ask if you need a ride.
Your teachers call you by your older siblings names.
Your teachers remember when they taught your parents.
You can charge at all the local stores.
The closest McDonald's is 45 miles away.
So is the closest mall.
Everyone who played sports had to play on every type of team, or there wouldn't be enough people to have a team.
A cool vehicle had big tires or a bad-ass stereo.
Driving to the party on a four wheeler is quite normal.
The town population decreases by one-third when the universities go on break.
You know exactly where to go when the party is at "the river".
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