You Know You’re from Small Town if:
~ You can name everyone you graduated with.
~ You ever went to parties at a pasture, barn, or in the middle of a dirt road.
~ You used to drag “main.”
~ You said a cuss 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).
~ You ever went cow-tipping or snipe hunting.
~ School gets canceled for state events.
~ 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 directions by references (turn by Nelson’s house, go two blocks east Anderson’s, and it’s four houses left of the track 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.
~ You think kids that ride skateboards are weird.
~ The town next to you is considered “trashy” or “snooty,” but is actually just like your town.
~ Getting paid minimum wage is considered a raise.
~ You refer to anyone with a house newer than 1980 as the “rich people.”
~ The people in the city dress funny, then you pick-up on the trend two years later.
~ You bragged to your friends because you got pipes on your truck for your birthday.
~ Anyone you want can be found at either the Dairy Queen or the feed store.
~ You see at least one friend a week driving a tractor through town.
~ Football coaches suggest that you haul hay for the summer to get stronger.
~ Directions are given using “the” stop light as a reference.
~ The city council meets at the coffee shop.
~ Your letter jacket was worn after your 19th birthday.
~ You have ever taken a trailer or dog to school on a daily basis.
~ Weekend excitement involves a trip to a Wal-Mart.
~ You know what 4-H is.
~ Even the ugly people enter beauty pageants.
~ You decide to walk somewhere for exercise and 5 people pull over and ask if you need a ride.
~ Your teachers calls 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.
~ It is normal to see an old man riding through town on a riding lawn