23 Signs You’ve Lived In New York City Too Long

Concrete jungle where dr — I’M SO TIRED.

1. When you leave the city and a cashier smiles at you and asks how your day was, you’re like:

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2. Dinner = hitting up your slice place at 1 a.m.

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3. Nothing fills you with more rage than getting on a crowded subway car and suddenly hearing, “It’s showtime!”

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4. You have the same conversation with the same friends at the same bar every night.

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5. $12 cocktails and $20 yoga classes seem normal now.

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6. In the summer, you consider the wind from an approaching subway car to be “a nice breeze.”

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7. You’ve considered moving into your office to save on rent since you spend so much time there anyway.

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8. You’ve gone from not leaving Brooklyn on the weekends, to not leaving your actual neighborhood on the weekends.

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9. Savings account? HAHA, good one.

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10. You’ve Seamlessed lunch and dinner in the same day and not given a shit.

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11. This is sadly accurate.

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12. You’ve flipped off a tourist bus.

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13. You wear earbuds while grocery shopping.

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14. You’ve become immune to the hot garbage smell.

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15. You can swipe your Metrocard without breaking stride.

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16. You go to the bodega in your pajamas.

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17. When you visit the suburbs and try to sleep at night, the silence scares you.

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18. You’ve forgotten how to drive a car.

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19. You’ve stopped going out on Friday nights and started going out on Tuesday nights.

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20. You walk faster than most people run.

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21. You’ve either gotten really into cooking, or totally given up on cooking.

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22. You get outraged when a Duane Reade isn’t open 24 hours.

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23. You relish getting out of the city any chance you get…

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But when you return to New York, you realize you couldn’t possibly live anywhere else.

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