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Small Town Humor

Posted by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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Those who grew up in small towns will laugh when they read this.
Those who didn't will be in disbelief and won't understand how true it is.

1)     You can name everyone you graduated with.

2)  You know what 4-H means.

3)  You went to parties at a pasture, barn, gravel pit, or in the middle of
a dirt road.  On Monday you could always tell who was at the party because
of the scratches on their legs from running through the woods when the party
was busted.

4)  You used to 'drag' Main .

5)  You scheduled parties around the schedules of different police officers,
because you knew which ones would bust you and which ones wouldn't.

6)  You could never buy cigarettes because all the store clerks knew how old
you were (and if you were old enough, they'd tell your parents anyhow.)
Besides, where would you get the money?

7)  You knew which section of the ditch you would find the beer your buyer
dropped off.

8)  It was cool to date somebody from the neighboring town.

9)  The whole school went to the same party after graduation.

10)    You didn't give directions by street names but rather by references..
Turn by Nelson's house, go 2 blocks to Anderson's, and its four houses left
of the track field.

11)    The golf course had only 9 holes.

12)    You couldn't help but date a friend's ex-boyfriend/girlfriend.

13)    Your car stayed filthy because of the dirt roads, and you will never
own a white vehicle for this reason.

14)  The town next to you was considered 'trashy' or 'snooty,' but was
actually just like your town.

15)   You referred to anyone with a house newer then 1955 as the 'rich'

16)  The people in the 'big city' dressed funny, and then you picked up the
trend 2 years later.

17)   Anyone you wanted could be found at the local gas station or on Main

18)    You saw at least one friend a week driving a tractor through town or
one of your friends driving a grain truck to school occasionally.

19)   The gym teacher suggested you haul hay or pick rock for the summer to
get stronger.

20)  Directions were given using THE stop light as a reference.

21)  When you decided to walk somewhere for exercise, 5 people would pull
over and ask if you wanted a ride.

22)   Your teachers called you by your older siblings' names.

23)   Your teachers remembered when they taught your parents.

24)    You could charge at any local store or write checks without any ID.

25)   There was no McDonalds.

26)  The closest mall was over an hour away.

27)   It was normal to see an old man riding through town on a riding lawn

28)   You've peed in a wheat field.

29)  Most people went by a nickname.

30)   You laughed your butt off reading this because you know it is true,
and you forward it to everyone who may have lived in a small town.

I would not have wanted to be raised any other way!!!!

by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:41 PM

lmao I love it! My little town only had a stop sign. no stop lights.

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by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:41 PM

OMG that is all true! I miss home LOL



by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:46 PM

23)   Your teachers remembered when they taught your parents.

haha yes!!! all of my teachers taught my mom, or they either went to school with her!! lol oh how i miss my little town.. we actually had a stop light, but the little town my dh grew up in didnt, they only had a yield sign lol. they just got their first light about 5 years ago! thanks for the post, those are soo true!!


by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:48 PM

OMG that is so funny. # 10 made me laugh the hardest... ive given those directions before lmao. Very very very swedish town... we are abundant in andersons, nelson, larsons, ect.

by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:51 PM

OMG love this so true! the kids come home all the time and say mr so and so remembers dad and said he was naughty! lol

by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:53 PM

I got a kick out of it too. I am from a very small town, we didn't have a stop light until I was in high school... And I can name all 51 people who I graduated with.. Oh and parties, yep middle of the dirt road called it cross roads, then there was the rock cory, out by the lake, and my fav is the one by the cow pasture..lmao..

Got to love small towns.. 


by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:56 PM

LMAO 800 ppl in my hometown and every one of these was true

by on Mar. 8, 2009 at 4:59 PM

 ROTF  # 6 , we SOOOO used to do that! lol #28, I have never peed in a wheat field, but I have peed next to many a Pine Tree! lol Thanks or the laugh, Mama.

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