Buzz·Posted on Nov 13, 201531 Ways You Know You're DEFINITELY a DC Native"Wind me up Chuck!"by Adam ButlerBuzzFeed DC Office ManagerFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You constantly use the word "Bama". View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram.comdonbeabamma a "Bama" is anyone who disagrees with you, is not from your neighborhood, Doesn't dress properly or generally rubs you wrong.And you had no idea that term is used as a nickname to the state of Alabama, until this post. 2. The word "young" is a verb, noun, adjective and more. Urban Dictionary / Via UrbanDictionary.com Even Urban dictionary can't fully explain the vast use of this word. But the example they used is funny as hell! 3. You get turned around in areas you used to know well because so much has changed. (i.e- Columbia Heights, Navy Yard, Waterfront) Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Miramax / Via giphy.com WTF is NOMA? 4. Stand on the right and walk on the left is more of a law than a suggestion. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy.com If you're ever in DC REMEMBER THIS! 5. You refer to the entire Northwest quadrant as "Uptown". View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via Bob Smoke TV Yall know we all felt like we arrived when this song dropped! 6. "The WHARF" describes the entire Southwest Waterfront even though the actual fish market is only about .2 miles long. southern foodways / Via southernfoodways.org 7. You've never actually purchased shrimp from the shrimp boat. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 8. But you do know someone that purchased clothes from there. Tumblr / Via Tumblr Yes bootleggers sell fake clothing on the side of the Shrimp Boat restaurant 9. The billboard top ten is ok but you would rather party to the Go Go version. View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via Allan.f 10. You have been to Unifest, DC Carnival, Zanzibar, H20, the Ritz, DC LIVE, Hogates, The 930 club, The Black hole or the Icebox. View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via EZ street And every act started with the "We ain't gonna have no beef today" speech before actually preforming. because they knew exactly what was up. 11. You have culture shock, when you see white people dance to go-go. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF GIPHY / Via Giphy.com But that won't stop the party! 12. You passionately debate with fellow natives about the best/worst: carry out, go-go band, bus line and train line. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy / Via giphy.com Johhny's, BYB, the P12 and the Red Line :) 13. But we can all agree that even if a Zombie apocalypse happens, you can still catch these bus lines to anywhere in the city: 70, X2, P12, 80. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CNN / Via giphy.com The Zombie bus driver would still get you where you needed to go. 14. You remember listening to the LIVE squad or Big Tigger after school. Getty / Peter Kramer / Staff "Damn damn damn damnnnnnnnn" 15. But older natives remember Petey Greene. View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via Robert Beacham Petey showed us all the proper way to eat Water Melon 16. We were all sad when Donnie Simpson left. youtube.com / Via youtube.com 17. But when he returned DC felt like home again! Donnie Simpson @DonnieSimpson Too much fun! @mymajic1023 @COMICCOP @Chillerspeak 09:42 PM - 06 Nov 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Welcome Back Donnie!!! 18. You love the new stores in your neighborhood, but side eye the new people. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy / Via Giphy.com Sorry but gentrification is a real thing. We just can't trust it, but we do love that new organic market. The Apples are so fresh :) 19. You hope the newbies never figure out how to get around DC without using the main corridor streets (K St, NY Ave, Florida Ave). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy / Via Giphy.com Their ignorance saves you time! *Shrugs* 20. Madness, WE R ONe, DDTP. You know exactly what these things are. Instragram / Via Instagram: @http://instagram.com/user/adding_influence 21. You don't understand why so many people are in line at Ben's Chili Bowl. AFP / Stringer but you're glad it's still there. 22. You partied at Howard, even if you never went there. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via instragram.com Don't Lie 23. You shopped at Landover, Forestville, Pg Plaza, Greenbelt and Iverson mall. View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via Everybodywalk And you're shocked that 4 out of 5 of those relics are still standing! Yeah Iverson is still open and apparently our grandparents go there to work out. 24. Wale is the best rapper.-OR- Wale is trash. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF GIPHY / Via Giphy.com There is no in between 25. You've gotten used to the inaccurate portrayals of DC on TV and Film. Dan Steinberg @dcsportsbog Fake "Cathedral Heights" Metro stop in House of Cards was actually Baltimore's Charles Street stop http://t.co/ADNpDofJnx 08:42 PM - 17 Feb 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite WTF is Cathedral Heights?!? 26. You think &Pizza should have been here a long time ago. But Jumbo Slice is your first [pizza] love. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Yelp.com Especially after a night of getting pissy drunk down Adams Morgan. 27. You will not accept the term "DMV" unless it's referring to licensing and registration. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cartoon Network / Via giphy.com Sorry either you're from "The City", PG County, Montgomery County or Northern Virginia. NOT THE DMV! 28. You think Mumbo Sauce should be in the Smithsonian, along with Chuck Brown, Marion Barry and Cool Disco Dan. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via Instagram/Msr_Adam Does any one actually know Cool Disco Dan? 29. You still slip up and call the "Wizards" the Bullets. Getty Images Sport And you're low key shocked the other team hasn't changed its name yet. 30. You are both offended and proud to be referred to as a "Native" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via giphy.com Yeah I know it doesn't make sense. Deal with it. 31. But at the end of the end of the day you love your City. Even if you've moved away your heart will always be in DC! Adam Buler / Via Instagram: @msr_adam #DCorNothing And to all the newbies... View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via Mambo Sauce Band Welcome to DC! Please treat her right.