21 Things You’re Only Afraid Of If You Live In Philly

It takes a certain kind of person to call this city home.

1. The people of SEPTA.

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2. This monstrosity.

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3. These bills.

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This is you on the phone with Comcast.

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4. That the PPA will ruin your day…

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Not taking any chances

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…and park illegally to do so.

@BravesOverPhils / Via Twitter: @PPAwatch
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5. That this will happen…

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…on more than one occasion.

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6. That your family will want to see the historic stuff.

It’s a bell with a crack in it.

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7. These trees.

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8. The free hot dogs at Voyeur.

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9. These rats who enjoy dining at your favorite restaurant.

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10. That you’ll run out of alcohol on a Sunday.

Or forget to stock up before the holidays.

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11. That you might get shot while ordering drunk food in North Philly.

Worth the risk

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12. That you might get mugged and/or shot on your way to class.

Philly is home to the two most dangerous schools in the country.

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13. The dating scene.

Philly is also one of the ugliest cities in America.

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14. The structural integrity of your apartment building.

Who knows when the next micro earthquake will strike.

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15. These trolley tracks…

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…which will result in this traumatizing wipeout.

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16. Naked people.


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17. The amount of alcohol you’ll consume tailgating.

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At least the cops are cool with it.

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18. That you’ll get caught up in the wrong crowd.

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19. Late-night arguments over cheesesteak preference.

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20. That you’ll miss the last train home.

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And finally, the most terrifying thing of all…

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21. That too many people will discover how amazing it is to live here.

And your rent will skyrocket.

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