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    Default You know you're from Massachusetts.............

    You Know You're From Massachusetts When...

    The person driving in front of you is going 70 mph and you are cursing him for going too slow.

    When ordering a tonic, you mean a Coke...not quinine water.

    You actually enjoy driving around rotaries.

    You almost feel disappointed when someone doesn't flip you the bird when you cut them off or steal their parking space.

    You know how to pronounce the names of towns like Worcester, Billerica, Haverhill, Barre and Cotuit.

    You have driven to New Hampshire on a Sunday in order to get beer.

    You know that there are two Bulger brothers, and that they're both crooks.

    You know what they sell at a packie.

    You know at least one bar where you can get something to drink after last call.

    You can actually find your way around Boston.

    Evacuation Day is a recognized holiday.

    You know what First Night is.

    You know at least one guy named Sean, Pat, Whitey, Red, Bud or Seamus.

    You think the rest of the country owes you for Thanksgiving and Independence Day.

    You have never been to Cheers.

    When the words 'WICKED' and 'GOOD' go together.

    You knew that there was no chance in hell that the Pats would move to

    You have gone to at least one party at UMass.

    The curse of the Bambino is taught in public schools.

    You own a "Yankees Suck" shirt or hat.

    You think Doug Flutie is the greatest athlete ever.

    You remember exactly where you were when the ball rolled through Buckner's legs.

    You pray for the Red Sox to win the World Series not this season, but in your lifetime.

    You know how to make a frappe.

    You know that "Big Dig" is also a kind of ice cream you can get at

    You actually know how to merge from 6 lanes of traffic down to one.

    You never go to "Cape Cod", you go "down the Cape".

    You think that Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs and Derek Jeter are more evil than Whitey Bulger.

    You went to Old Sturbridge Village, Plymouth Plantation, or both, on field trip in grammar school.

    You're aware that there is a town, somewhere in Massachusetts, named
    Brimfield where they have the biggest outdoor antique market in the world.

    You can drive to the mountains and the ocean all in one day.

    You know that the Mass Pike is some sort of strange weather dividing line.

    You know that P-Town isn't the name of a new rap group.

    You know that Ludlow is 90% Portuguese and that Fall River is 90% Lebanese.

    You do not recognize the letter "R" as a part of the English language.

    You've called something "wicked ****a"

    You have driven to either Rhode Island, New Hampshire or Vermont for a tattoo.

    You see people like Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Dicky Barret (The Mighty, Mighty Bosstones), Tracy Bonham, Evan Dando (The Lemonheads) and Ric Ocasek (The Cars) in the local supermarket and it doesn't phase you.

    You've slammed on your brakes to deter a tailgater

    You know at least three Tony's, one Vinnie and a Frank(ie)

    Paranoia sets in if you can't see a Dunkin Donuts, ATM or CVS within eyeshot at all times.

    You keep an ice scraper and can of de-icer on the floor of your car...year round

    You still try to order curly fries from Burger King

    You order iced coffee in January

    You know what candlepin bowling is

    You drive 45 minutes to New Hampshire to save $5 in sales tax

    You've pulled out of a side street and used your car to block oncoming traffic so you can make a left.

    You've bragged about the money you've saved at The Christmas Tree Shop

    You know what a "regular" coffee is

    You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from

    The site that has this (and other states) is:
    "Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." Will Rogers

    The borrower is slave to the lender. Proverbs 22:7 - Debt free since 10/5/2009.

    "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." - New York Judge Gideon Tucker

    "As Americans we must always remember that we all have a common enemy, an enemy that is dangerous, powerful and relentless. I refer, of course, to the federal government." - Dave Barry

    www.daveramsey.com www.clarkhoward.com www.heritage.org

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    and 1 more...........
    The BOSOX are finally World Champions

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    Thumbs up

    Getting homesick there, Sparky? Boston just got a foot of snow, ya know?!? wicked ****a
    Of course, that's just my opinion. I could be wrong
    Dennis Miller

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    No. Providence R.I. : Land of the "How ya doins"


    And you either know someone or went yourself to SPCI in Taunton.
    "I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a fireman. The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we know the work which a fireman has to do believe that his is a noble calling."

    Edward F. Croker
    Chief 1899-1911
    Fire Dept. City of New York

    HOOK N' CAN of the I.A.C.O.J.

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    when you actually miss the old 100 yard mad dash from the Tobin bridge across 3 lanes of I-93 to get to Storrow Drive!
    Remember, it IS as bad as you think and they ARE out to get you!

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