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31 Bizarre Things About LA That Will Make Everyone Else Say "WTF?"

You can quite literally have your car valet parked while going to IHOP.

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4. People always recommend using West Side Rentals to find an apartment...


10. And literally every Uber driver you have is trying to be a part of that industry.

Everyone: 2016 could not possibly get worse Me: *dies in a car crash while my Uber driver is literally DJing*

11. There's actually a difference between Los Angeles CITY and Los Angeles COUNTY (people often get this confused).

12. And places like Burbank, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica (and more!) are NOT a part of Los Angeles CITY... Like, they literally have their own police departments.


14. It's pretty common for blackouts to happen in September and October because the heat can cause circuit breakers to literally catch on fire.

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15. We refer to our freeways with a "the" in're not driving on 405. You're driving on THE 405.

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18. While people in other cities might worry about rats or whatever, we're out here hiking near actual MOUNTAIN LIONS.

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27. And you don't *really* live in LA until you watch a car chase on TV. There's one on about every other day, tbh.

And you always get excited to see them...

28. There are an endless number of hand car washes. Yes, hand.


31. And you can actually have brunch inside the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre. If you want.