1. This view never gets old upload.wikimedia.org I just want to stare at it 2. ...nor does this view geology.um.maine.edu / Via geology.um.maine.edu The view from Kerry Park is so good I want to marry it. Or get married there. 3. The rain doesn't bother you media.komonews.com / Via komonews.com We have this thing called "being inside" if it bothers you so much 4. But your hatred of golf umbrellas is an endless void of rage images.tbd.com / Via tbd.com This photo is from another city because the last guy who walked around Seattle with a golf umbrella was fed to the orcas. 5. Some days you just want fresh flowers, fish, vegetables, mini doughnuts and wind-up toys and you want it all from the same place upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Maybe you want a piroshki, too 6. You don't want coffee, you NEED coffee blogger.com / Via caffevita.com I hate to brag but Seattle is kind of a coffee town 7. Your face when out-of-towners complain about parking Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com / Via seattlechillin.tumblr.com I bet your town would still have cool stuff for you to visit and hang out at if you hadn't torn it down to build all those parking lots you love so much 8. Besides, it's fun to bike here. You know you love it. Even Mayor Mike McGinn does it mynorthwest.com / Via mynorthwest.com ...though he's probably got a better bike than you've got. Frowntown. ...as do our City Councilmembers ww1.hdnux.com / Via seattlepi.com I mean, if the Mayor does it, right? 9. If you jog everywhere instead you've learned to hate urban assault strollers Flickr: sarah_schrock00 / Via schrockthehouse.wordpress.com "Jogging at Green Lake? Will the strollers part and let us through?" 10. You don't care anymore, you just want someone to tear this thing down upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Build your dang tunnel if you must but don't act like everyone wanted anything more than getting rid of the viaduct 11. You forecast the weather by volcano upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Legends tell of a man who once saw Mt. Rainier in February 12. You set your watch to minor protests "Oh, is it May Day already? Better tie down the trash cans!" 13. Or by the start of complaints about the Blue Angels upload.wikimedia.org / Via en.wikipedia.org 3 months before August, like clockwork 14. Casual conversation is usually a little blue in comparison to other cities upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Even our bosses are GGG when it comes to conversation 15. Your friends all have a great collection of vases seattlecross.org / Via seattlecross.org Well, I mean, you put water and plants in them, so... 16. You take time to enjoy some of our unique architecture after appreciating your friends' vases blogger.com / Via kelseybang.com It's a smashed guitar according to Gehry. Yeah, I don't know either. 17. And when it comes to fantastic buildings and our fantastic views you know what's up upload.wikimedia.org / Via en.wikipedia.org You might even flash your Husky Card when you pay your admission to this observation deck 18. Even if you've got Microsoft money you're still kind of a fan of the bus upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org They'll get you there. Unless it's snowing in which case lolnope 19. You might even love trains as much as you love buses if they'd hurry up and build some tracks upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Coming soon. Ish. Sorta. Maybe. 20. You know Seattle is so nice that Sir Mix-A-Lot and his posse are from here upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org "My posse's on Yesler" just doesn't pull people in, I imagine 21. And you'll always cherish your first Skerritt sighting upload.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org ...probably at the Market or something 22. Our food establishments are so good you still have heartburn from your first visit to Beth's bethscafe.com / Via bethscafe.com "I'm so drunk I'll eat the whole thing!" 23. We're such a welcoming town for people of all races, religions and sexual orientations seattletimes.com / Via seattletimes.com 24. And sizes, too! We've got not one but THREE bear bars nwbears.com / Via nwbears.com I think it's the flannel that draws them to Seattle 25. Of course, the bears can't top the Wildrose's annual pride party payload44.cargocollective.com / Via tylerbosch.com 26. We're known for being a pretty awesome loving town ww3.hdnux.com / Via seattlepi.com Also: party town. 27. It's easy to see why people fall in love here media.komonews.com / Via komonews.com "Awwwwwww!" 28. And you wouldn't have it any other way tumblr.com / Via skyscraper.tumblr.com I (space needle) Seattle!