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21 Things That Will Make Anyone From Philly Say "Yup" And Everyone Else Say "But Why?"

No more Boston cream doughnuts in Philly!

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1. When you chuckle at greased light poles because you know that nothing will stop a true Philadelphian:

Good morning from Philly where crews from the city are greasing the light poles with Crisco to prevent #Eagles fans…

Greased poles can't Foles! Go Eagles!

3. When pride for your city means banning certain doughnut flavors:

Instagram: @dottiesdonuts

No more Boston cream in Philly! Go Eagles!


5. When even the cops can't resist a good Philly tailgate:

6. When things get out of hand and you see someone driving a dune buggy up the steps of the art museum à la Rocky Balboa:

Kid: "Mom, where's dad?" Mom: "He's in jail for riding a dune buggy up the Rocky Steps." #Eagles #FlyEaglesFly…

But you know Rocky would do the exact same thing if given the opportunity. Go Eagles!


10. When other cities try to claim they're the most patriotic, but you know they aren't because Philly has the Liberty Bell:

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Plus, the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philly.

12. When people living in Philly do everything in the most extreme way possible:

North Philly starting they bullshit already 🤦🏾‍♂️

No car? No problem!


13. When not even the formality of the theater can stop that rowdy Philly pride:

Philly is the kind of town where an @Eagles win = the entire theater crowd at the Academy of Music chanting *E-A-G-…

At least they waited until intermission. Go Eagles!

16. When you know nothing beats a real soft pretzel:


19. When seeing this makes you cringe:

We just arrived in Minneapolis, and I’m already calling a flag on the play. #NotAPhillyCheesesteak

20. When preparing for a snowstorm just means picking up a few more things at Wawa:

21. And finally, when you are just so proud of your profoundly weird city:

Embracing 'underdog' status, #Eagles players wear dog masks after beating Falcons…

Go Eagles!!!