33 Things Only People Who Went To Small Town High School Will Understand

Let's all go muddin'.

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1. The hottest girl in your high school looked something like this.

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2. Photos like these were always in the local newspaper.

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3. So were photos and mentions and profiles of all your sports-playing friends.

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4. Learning how to ride a four-wheeler was a rite of passage.

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5. You knew that everything was better with mud.

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6. And have pulled a friend out of that mud.

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7. Most of your friends started driving at age 12 or 14, depending on whether or not they lived on a farm.

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8. And you've got this skill down pat.

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9. You referred to all cars -- even sedans and minivans -- as "rigs."

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10. You completed gun safety class in middle school.

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11. And weren't weirded out when you went over to a guy's house and saw this in his room.

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12. If you're a girl, you were super jealous of the rodeo princesses.

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13. You knew what a dualie was.

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14. And legit coveted a lifted Dodge Ram.

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15. This is all you needed for a fun Saturday night.

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16. Someone you knew had a parcel of land known as "deer camp."

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17. Senior Photos were a HUGE DEAL.

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18. Which most people had taken in their letterman's jacket (or with their rifle or car)

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19. You've made out with a high percentage of your senior class.

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20. And attended a formal dance with seemingly EVERYONE else.

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21. Those formal dances were always held at very unfancy places, like the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, Fairgrounds, or your high school gym.

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22. Where country music made a regular appearance.

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23. And everyone knew how to line dance AND country swing.

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24. You were totally fine driving 2-3 hours to go to a mall with Zumiez, Hot Topic, and Abercrombie & Fitch.

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25. Because shopping in your hometown looked something like this.

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26. You could take "Auto Shop" for three hours every day, if you wanted.

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27. You knew what 8-Man Football Was

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28. And have experienced the thrill of actual Friday Night Lights.

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29. You knew nothing felt better than opening the windows and driving fast on a two-lane highway.

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30. And just how quiet it got downtown at night.

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31. You couldn't imagine a world where you couldn't see (and make-out) under the stars at night.

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32. And even though it sometimes felt like the world around you was just a stream of vast, boring, nothingness....

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33. You wouldn't trade that small town high school experience for anything.

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