Buzz·Posted on Apr 12, 201324 Signs You Grew Up In A Small TownWhere everybody knows your name! Because it would be hard to gossip about you if they didn't.by Erin ChackBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You had the same barber your entire life. verylol.com And stuck with him even when his techniques became questionable in his old age. 2. You looked forward to reading the police blotter. uberhumor.com 3. You purposely drove to a different town to get your prescriptions filled. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF everytimeicomeinthekitchen.tumblr.com 4. Your social life in middle school consisted of standing around in random locations. joblo.com 5. And for some reason, the police considered this suspicious activity and told you to find somewhere else to "chillax." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF swagmastavibes.tumblr.com 6. You didn't have to tell your doctor your family history because he knew it firsthand. oregonlive.com He treated your grandparents, after all. 7. If you had an overdue library book you got a personal phone call from the librarian. lolbrarian.tumblr.com Because she was your friend's mom and had your number on the caller ID. 8. Everyone knew the girls from the neighboring town were—ahem—advanced. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF realitytvgifs.tumblr.com 9. You fully understood the politics of proper lawn maintenance. funny-pictures.feedio.net*uploads*201005*10*imgs*1273472247_most-creative-mona-lisa-lawn-design.jpg 10. There was only one good breakfast spot but before you could eat you had to greet everyone you knew. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF realitytvgifs.tumblr.com 11. You knew your recycling said a lot about your personal habits so it was important to be discreet. imgur.com 12. Your town had little to no ethnic food options. ididafunny.com Not counting the Chinese food place you went to when you were drunk. 13. Sometimes it felt like there was nothing to do besides drugs... assets.diylol.com 14. ...or each other. legacyofhope.com 15. You never paid for parking. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF svtperformance.com 16. The town gossip was the original "Facebook." someecards.com 17. Going here was considered a pretty solid Friday night: imgur.com 18. Everyone knew what your "big announcement" was before you said it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF realitytvgifs.tumblr.com Gossip spreads quick in a small town. 19. You feared certain people in town based solely on urban legends. ifc.com 20. When you finally got your license, you spent all your gas driving around town. quickmeme.com 21. A lot of scandalous things went down in parks. townofwestport.org 22. But the most exciting thing to ever happened in your town was that time that B-list celeb stopped to ask for directions. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF realitytvgifs.tumblr.com 23. If your family was going through a crisis, you weren't surprised to find a hot meal on your doorstep. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF mrsjonie.com The true definition of comfort food. 24. And finally, you couldn't wait to leave your small town but the second you did you realized it was the best place to grow up. tumblr.com Because love 'em or hate 'em, small towns become your extended family.