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How Hard-Core Seattle Are You?

Do you bleed moss green?

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    You have a special vendetta against Californians.
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    You have very specific ideas about where the boundaries of Seattle begin and end.
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    You think anyone who uses an umbrella is a huge wimp.
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    You loved Ken Griffey Jr.
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    You loved Shawn Kemp.
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    You loved Gary Payton.
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    You loved Detlef Schrempf.
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    You know that 99 is always faster than I-5.
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    You know never to go to Pike Place Market on a weekend in the summer.
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    You remember the Seattle P-I.
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    You've climbed all over the Fremont Troll.
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    You've almost been clipped by a bicycle on the Burke-Gilman.
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    You've almost been run over by a rollerblader at Green Lake.
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    You'd recognize the Green Lake "Spanish Lessons" guy anywhere.
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    You've Instagrammed the ever-changing flower memorial on the Green Lake trail near 99.
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    You've taken a ride on the S.L.U.T.
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    Now that there's a toll on 520, you avoid it at all costs.
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    You've climbed the Queen Anne Stairs.
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    You talk shit about anyone who pays to go to the top of the Space Needle.
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    You know who the 12th Man is.
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    You refuse to pay $23 to go to the EMP Museum.
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    You know which buildings Paul Allen has paid for and which ones Bill Gates has paid for.
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    You've had Dick's at 2 am.
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    You've gotten stuck in ferry traffic on a Friday afternoon.
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    Starbucks is your 10th choice for "good coffee."
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    You've been in Alki Beach.
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    You've taken the ferry to Bainbridge Island.
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    You've taken the ferry to Vashon Island.
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    You've taken the Edmonds-Kingston Ferry.
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    You've taken a boat out on Lake Union.
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    You call the University of Washington "U - Dub"
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    And Washington State University "Wazzu"
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    You've spent the day after Thanksgiving shivering while watching The Apple Cup live.
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    You're partial to Rainier cherries.
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    You know what it means when "the mountain's out."
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    Driving over Snoqualmie Pass doesn't freak you out.
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    You run/walk/bike do anything in the rain, because if you didn't, you'd never go out.
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    You've taken a selfie at Gasworks Park.
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    You've had amazing Dim-Sum in the International District.
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    You know that summer doesn't start until after July 4th.
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    And "summer weather" is anything over 60 degrees.
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    You've flown Horizon Air.
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    You brag about how beautiful the Seattle Airport is.
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    You've never had salt damage on your car, and don't really know what it is.
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    You do, however, know what studded snow tires are.
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    You paid the monorail tax and bitched about it.
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    But now you think the lightrail to the airport is GREAT.
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    You describe the location in your neighborhood by how far away it is from a body of water.
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    You remember the Ballard Denny's.
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    You know what "the locks" are.
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    And "the cut."
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    You've "sailgated" before a Huskies Game.
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    You remember the Honey Bear Bakery in Tangletown.
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    You know it's sketchy to swim in Green Lake.
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    You know the best beach is the one in Madison Park.
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    And the best BBQ spot is Golden Gardens.
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    You refer to Pike Place as "The Market," never "Pike Place."
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    You get annoyed when tourists call it "Pike's Place."
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    You've hung out on a houseboat on Lake Union.
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    ...or lived on one.
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    You've waited in line to eat at Paseo.
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    And saved many paychecks to eat at Canlis.
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    If you're a guy, anytime you wear a shirt with a collar and buttons you know it counts as "dressing up."
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    If you're a girl, Dankso clogs = "dressing up."
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    You think no one can cook salmon quite as well as you can.
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    You think of Portland as your hippy, not-as-sophisticated cousin.
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    You know exactly how late you'll be when one of the bridges goes up.
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    You death every time you drove on the Viaduct.
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    You know exactly what "The Ave" refers to.
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    You've seen a blockbuster at Cinerama.
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    And a show at The Paramount.
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    You feel VERY STRONGLY about your neighborhood and why it's better than all other Seattle neighborhoods.
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    You talk a lot about getting a cabin in the San Juans.
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    You own "performance outer wear."
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    You know there's nothing funnier than watching cars slip down Queen Anne Hill when it snows.
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    You know why the Space Needle was capped with orange last year.
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    You've walked home instead of waiting for a Seattle cab.
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    You've spun out going up one of steep downtown hills in the rain.
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    Nothing makes you happier than the site of the red shipping cranes when you turn the corner coming up I-5 from the airport.
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    Because you truly, deeply, madly love Seattle.
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