You're truly from (Long Island) if you can relate to any of the following:
You've always liked Billy Joel and you own several of his
You know someone who went to Sachem.
Seeing a concert at Jones Beach Theater - the best place in the world to see a
Is it just me, or is every girl from Nassau a bitch?
Billy Joel said it best, "either you date a rich girl from the North Shore,
or a cool girl from the South Shore. "
What's the big deal about the Hamptons?
If you're not from Long Island, Staten Island, or NYC, you're not really from
You don't go to Manhattan, you go to "the City"
The Belt Parkway sucks!
You never, ever want to "change at Jamaica..."
You never realize you have an accent until you leave.
Your parents took you to Nathans or Carvel (on the way home from the beach).
You hate the radio commercials for Hofstra University "Hi, this is Mary
Somehow, you know the OBI is cool, but you've never actually been there.
At some point in your life, you've either gone clamming, or caught a bluefish.
You know where at least one strip club is.
Regular gas - $1.60
You remember George Lamond at Levels.
You curse. A lot.
You can name at least three players on the Islanders Stanley Cup teams.
You remember the exact day you stopped going to Wading River & Cedar Beach.
Public beach? What's that?
Is the club scene really that great (unless you're a guido)?
Going to the diner at 2:00am.
You've had a seagull crap on your car.
Either your parents or your grandparents lived in the city.
You had a bicycle with a banana seat.
You or someone you know has owned an animal that came from North Shore Animal
You've cruised on DPA in a Mustang GT.
You know someone with a cabana.
You've walked through the tunnels at Smith's Point.
If you're from Suffolk County, you've been to Splish Splash.
Quick! Who's the Nassau County Executive? Don't know do you?!
You don't have to go far to see your family.
You know the exact streets that divided your school districts, but have no idea
which voting district you are in.
You've gotten drunk at the Boardy Barn.
You know the difference between WLIR and WDRE, even though they played the same
You are an Islander/Met/Jet fan or a Ranger/Yankee/Giant fan. There is no
You can correctly pronounce places like Hauppauge, Ronkonkoma, Islandia,
Massapequa, Cantiague and Copiague.
You know the location of 6 malls and a dozen McDonalds and 36 7-11's.
Additions to the list:
You know who the following people are:
Amy Fischer (LI Lolita), Joey Buttafuoco
(Amy's lover), Dominick Barbera (Joey's attorney)
Colin Ferguson (LIRR massacre)
Gerry Cooney (the last great white hope
1111 Old Country Road (Coronet Baby
Commack Motor Inn
Walt Whitman (the mall and the poet)
The Miracle Mile
The Tender Trap
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